When the Raiders visit the Green Bay Packers on Friday night, fullback Marcel Reece expects to put his best foot forward. And the other one, too.

Dez Bryant considers himself among the top receivers in the game and his numbers justify it. But that doesn't mean he's reached his potential.

Frankie Hammond Jr. spent 18 weeks on the Chiefs practice squad last season and impersonated some of the best wide receivers in the NFL.

Aaron Rodgers likes what he sees when he looks around the Green Bay Packers' No. 1 offense: Familiar faces.

The Detroit Lions should have time to throw and room to run with their collection of talented playmakers, thanks to what looks like a solid offensive line.

Just what Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III need: more dynamic receivers.

GREEN BAY, Wisc. - When Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks to the left, there's Jordy Nelson.

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount face charges of marijuana possession and Bell faces an additional charge of DUI, according to multiple media outlets.

Wide receiver Stevie Johnson hopes the 49ers have to give up a third-round draft pick next year.

Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community: Ferguson, Missouri.

Two members of the Steelers backfield were stopped by Ross Township (Pa.) police this afternoon after a police officer smelled marijuana coming from their vehicle.

The hospital treating Jim Kelly's recurring oral cancer reported Wednesday that the Hall of Fame quarterback appears to be cancer free.

The Bengals and Vontaze Burfict agreed to a three-year contract extension that will pay the Pro Bowl linebacker a maximum of $20.05 million through 2017, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

Green Bay's grab of the NFC North for the third straight season, giving the Packers seven of the 12 titles since the division formed, was predictable.

Even Dale Earnhardt Jr. took issue with how the Browns handled their quarterback competition.

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end O'Brien Schofield is more determined than ever to prove himself after what he calls a "crazy" offseason.

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has put a strong emphasis since the start of training camp on improving the team's run defense.

Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Norwood tore his left ACL in practice Wednesday, ending what was shaping up as one of the league's best comeback stories.

Aaron Rodgers likes what he sees when he looks around the Green Bay Packers' No. 1 offense: Familiar faces.

Rex Ryan was up to the task of firing up a good, old preseason rivalry.

While he's not quite ready to name starters, Panthers coach Ron Rivera is pleased with how his offensive line has progressed following an offseason of change.

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been bothered a sore right wrist, prompting coach Mike Zimmer to limit him in practice.

Denver Broncos right tackle Chris Clark took exception when J.J. Watt pushed him around in a 1-on-1 pass-rushing drill and kept right on motoring toward the imaginary quarterback.

On the first day of training camp, well-traveled cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie showed why the New York Giants signed him to a five-year, $35 million contract in the offseason.

Tom Brady left the practice field Wednesday and for the first time this season, strode through the locker room to the media room podium rather than making the short jaunt to the sideline to address reporters.

The New York Jets have placed rookie cornerback Dexter McDougle on season-ending injured reserve after he had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn knee ligament.

One day Rolando McClain is getting first-team work with the Dallas defense after owner Jerry Jones offers yet another hopeful plug that the former top 10 pick can fill a big void at linebacker.

Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece escaped a scare when an injury to his right foot was not as significant as initially feared and he expects to be at full strength when the season opens next month.

Former Minnesota Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff has been nominated as the senior finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2015 class of inductees.

Mike Ditka has weighed in on the Redskins name debate.

Green Bay's grab of the NFC North for the third straight season, giving the Packers seven of the 12 titles since the division formed, was predictable.

Earlier Wednesday Mike Ditka made the news with his brash comments in favor of the Washington Redskins keeping their controversial nickname.

GREEN BAY, Wisc. - When Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks to the left, there's Jordy Nelson.

Tom Brady has seen plenty of other quarterbacks come and go in the AFC East.

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Denver Broncos wideout Jordan Norwood has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in one of his knees during a Wednesday practice and is out for the season.

Jalen Saunders still isn't quite sure what happened to him last weekend.

Doctors treating Jim Kelly for sinus cancer said there is no longer evidence of cancer in the Hall of Fame quarterback.

Robert Griffin III stood at his locker and answered five consecutive questions about sliding.

Nick Fairley said he has gained seven pounds since the start of training camp and, after nearly two weeks in a backup role, the big defensive tackle is hopeful that he'll regain his starting job with the Detroit Lions by preseason's end.

They do things a little differently in the AFC North.

The Ravens' practice Wednesday was scrapped in favor of a walkthrough and trip to the movies to see Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman in "Lucy."

On the day the Arizona Cardinals went back to work for the first time since Darnell Dockett went down with a knee injury, the impact of losing the big defensive tackle for the season was softened a bit by the return of safety Tyrann Mathieu and nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu.

Saints safety Jairus Byrd has rarely been so eager to hit and be hit, if only to reassure himself that his surgically repaired back is a healed as doctors believe.

The Browns took a leap of faith by choosing veteran Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel as their starting quarterback for the Sept. 7 regular-season opener at Pittsburgh despite the preseason debacle Monday night.

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly received encouraging news in his battle with cancer.

The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed former Navy fullback Eric Kettani and waived/injured tight end Fendi Onobun.

LeSean McCoy's left toe turned an ordinary preseason game into one worth watching.

Minnesota Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff was selected as the senior nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015.

Eric Fisher refuses to use offseason shoulder surgery as an excuse.

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