Football

Sight of Eagles hugging inspires Bills lineman to…

The sight of defensive end Chris Long putting his arm around Philadelphia Eagles teammate Malcolm Jenkins during the national anthem inspired Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Cameron Jefferson to raise his fist in show of support.

Prescott, Bryant connect quickly as Cowboys top…

Dak Prescott and Dez Bryant connected for a 32-yard touchdown on their first series of the preseason, sparking the Dallas Cowboys in a 24-19 exhibition victory over the Indianapolis Colts

Marshawn Lynch sits once again during national…

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat on the bench while the anthem was played before Oakland's game against the Los Angeles Rams

Trevor Siemian appears to have won Broncos QB job…

Trevor Siemian appears to have won the Denver Broncos starting quarterback job for the second straight summer

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The Buffalo News, N.Y., Jerry Sullivan column

On the bus: Jay Glazer 1-on1 with Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins talks with Jay Glazer about what it will take to get his big contract and how the team can take the next step forward.

Seahawks DE Bennett sits again during national…

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sat during the national anthem for the second straight game of the preseason

NFL linebacker Greene says dropped gun charge…

An NFL linebacker who had a New Jersey gun charge against him dropped says people started looking at him differently and accusing him of being a thug even though the case against him 'was false.'

Thompson's 109-yard return highlights Bears…

Deonte Thompson returned a missed Arizona field goal 109 yards for a touchdown as the first half ended and the Chicago Bears went on to beat the Cardinals 24-23 in a preseason game.

Norv Turner: Football coach and... country singer?

Nick Hardwick on how good Norv Turner's singing is.

FANTASY PLAYS: Wide receivers more important as game shifts

FANTASY PLAYS: Wide receivers more important as game shifts

Rocha helps bring Mangy back to Central

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Do the Jaguars have to bench Blake Bortles?

Blake Bortles' terrible preseason game has Hardwick and Richards wondering.

Brady has TD in preseason debut as Pats fall to…

Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game

Texans hold off Patriots in preseason NFL play

Urban Meyer says he worries about Ezekiel Elliott

Elliott's former coach had some worrisome thoughts on the Cowboys' running back.

Rodgers looks good, Cousins doesn't; Packers top…

Aaron Rodgers made a surprise start and played well on his only drive for Green Bay in a 21-17 win over Washington

The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La., Smiley Anders column

Doug Gottlieb explains why he is all in on Tampa…

Doug Gottlieb talks about Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Find out why he thinks they are big winners this preseason.

Lions handle Hackenberg, beat Jets 16-6

Matthew Stafford threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones in the second quarter, and the Detroit Lions shut down Christian Hackenberg and the New York Jets 16-6 in a preseason game

Rookie Mack produces buzz-worthy NFL debut

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Are the majority of San Diegans secretly…

The preseason game for the Chargers still had solid ratings.

3 Chiefs throw TD passes in 30-12 win over Bengals

Rookie Patrick Mahomes threw a pair of touchdown passes, solidifying his spot as the Chiefs' primary backup, and three Kansas City quarterbacks threw for a score during a 30-12 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals