Adrian Peterson missed Minnesota Vikings practice for the second straight day, but the team does expect the star running back to make the trip to Kansas City this weekend.

The Tennessee Titans are looking for Coty Sensabaugh and Blidi Wreh-Wilson to replace departed Pro Bowl cornerback Alterraun Verner, and coach Ken Whisenhunt sees no reason to make a decision just yet.

All James Carpenter wanted was to be able to run. That seems an odd wish coming from a 6-foot-5, 321-pound offensive lineman.

Jay Gruden is more of a night owl than an early bird, which puts him in the Joe Gibbs category among Washington Redskins head coaches.

The Detroit Lions have let Matthew Stafford ease into the preseason, allowing him to lead a total of four drives in two exhibitions.

Jamaal Charles returned to Chiefs practice Thursday for the first time since hurting his foot last week, though he's unlikely to play in Saturday night's preseason game against Minnesota.

The Chiefs have acquired safety Kelcie McCray from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive guard Rishaw Johnson in a move that should bolster depth for both teams.

The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi's Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were slipping.

One of the NFL's top quarterbacks learned from one of the best defensive backs in the game.

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Thursday the career of linebacker DeVonte Holloman appears to be over because of a serious neck injury.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop has been postponed for two months.

Robert Griffin III on Thursday stood by his latest retort against naysayers and said he has no plans to shut down his social media presence, pointing out that "there are 1.1 million people on Twitter" interested in what he has to say.

Bills coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players on Thursday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice.

Johnny Manziel pulled off his orange helmet, dropped to his left knee and watched from the side as Brian Hoyer worked with Cleveland's starting offense during practice.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop has been postponed for two months.

The Dallas Cowboys said Thursday that linebacker DeVonte Holloman has a career-ending neck injury related to a spinal problem that kept him out almost half of his rookie season a year ago.

Sean Payton walks through the locker room to leave motivational props for players. Ron Rivera practically lives there. Jim Harbaugh barges into the bathroom to rush players to meetings.

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.

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