The 49ers addressed their injury-riddled running back corps Monday by agreeing to terms with former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith, according to a league source.

NAPA, Calif. - Khalil Mack, after his first day of Oakland Raiders camp, seemed certain of one thing.

Menelik Watson's rookie season proved to be mostly a waste.

Jacksonville Jaguars guard Zane Beadles, who signed a five-year, $30 million free-agent contract in March, is giving back to his alma mater.

Peyton Manning isn't all business all the time. The star quarterback showed his lighter side Monday when he did a dorky dance during the team stretch when "Rocky Top" was blared through the loudspeakers at the Denver Broncos' training camp.

The Falcons were given the unusual go-ahead to tackle to the ground on the first day of full pads in training camp, and even rookie Prince Shembo could see that players were too excited to finally be hitting.

One of Tampa Bay's top priorities this offseason is improving one of the NFL's weakest pass rushes, an effort the Buccaneers launched with the signing of Michael Johnson in free agency.

Claude Humphrey wishes he could have made the Pro Football Hall of Fame "a long time ago where I could have actually enjoyed it more."

Morris Claiborne got on Terrance Williams' nerves the minute the competition started at training camp for the Dallas Cowboys.

The Chargers ended their first phase of training camp on Monday and are off until Wednesday.

Offensive lineman Travelle Wharton will announce his retirement in a press conference at Carolina Panthers training camp on Tuesday.

Standing a sturdy 6-foot-7, Packers pass rusher Julius Peppers poses an imposing sight to opposing linemen even without pads.

For an undrafted rookie out of Tiffin University, Tennessee Titans receiver Nate Washington has had a pretty good career.

This Eagles' defense won't be pushed around.

The Houston Texans' biggest problem in their 2-14 season was inconsistent play at quarterback.

In one season, Andre Ellington has gone from sixth-round draft pick to dynamic featured back for the Arizona Cardinals.

The Detroit Lions have tabled talks on a contract extension with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season, but general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand both insisted Monday that they still expect to re-sign Suh at some point.

The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season.

The Vikings are making a sizable investment in Kyle Rudolph, banking that the 24-year-old soon will become one of the NFL's best tight ends.

A look at Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel's day at training camp.

The Minnesota Vikings have pledged to make Kyle Rudolph a larger part of their offense for, well, his whole career.

Mario Manningham attended his first NFL training camp in 2008 as a third-round draft pick of the New York Giants, basically secured of his place on the team's opening day roster.

The Oakland Raiders signed safety Jeremy Deering on Monday.

The whistle blew and Sean Spence sprinted forward, each cathartic step distancing the linebacker from the horrific knee injury that threatened to end his NFL career before it even really began.

Justin Blackmon is probably gone for good. Ace Sanders is suspended the first four games of the season. And Cecil Shorts III is hurt once again.

The Washington Redskins are the team that gave us Michael Westbrook punching Stephen Davis, Dan Snyder landing his helicopter during practices, Albert Haynesworth turning the conditioning test into a sideshow and Mike Shanahan using the podium to remind everyone that he was Robert Griffin III's boss.

Behind his stylish sunglasses, Browns first-year coach Mike Pettine stayed cool and showed little outward emotion on a day he had been looking forward to for months.

(SportsNetwork.com)- Pedigree means opportunity in the NFL.

The Washington Redskins signed linebacker Everette Brown to an undisclosed deal on Monday.

The presumptive favorite to win the starting right guard spot with the Kansas City Chiefs worked out with the third team on Monday. The guy who is challenging him for the spot slid over to center during another portion of the workout.

Oday Aboushi gently placed the young boy on the hospital room bed, and quickly stepped aside.

It's become a rite of training camp for Sam Bradford.

There are two things receiver Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend.

Peyton Manning's top target is back.

Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston has not been medically cleared for training camp.

The Panthers are breathing a sigh of relief over rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin.

The Browns say offensive guard Jason Pinkston has not been medically cleared to practice.

Amid the celebration of the greatest athletic achievement of his sporting life, Richard Sherman also experienced an unexpected desire for something more.

Ndamukong Suh's contract negotiations have dragged on longer than expected, but first-year Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he remains confident that Suh and the Lions will reach a long-term extension to keep the Pro Bowl defensive tackle in Detroit.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Asked how he'll deal with a challenge from a phalanx of young and talented running backs this year, the 49ers' Frank Gore turned toward his questioner, smiled and said, "I'm from Miami, man."

Mo Claiborne heard what you said. And he read what we wrote.

The Green Bay Packers prioritized Jordy Nelson over Randall Cobb, inking the veteran to a four-year contract extension Saturday.

The Minnesota Vikings signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a contract extension on Sunday night.

Kyle Rudolph hasn't put up the biggest numbers over the first three years of his career, which is due as much to the Minnesota Vikings' revolving door at quarterback as anything else.

LeSean McCoy emerged from the scuffle still enraged, needing to be restrained from going after Trent Cole again. The Eagles' star running back was upset when Cole, a veteran linebacker, pushed him off the line during a seven-on-seven drill Sunday.

Not a lot has changed in the year since Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent.

Another injury has struck the 49ers' running back corps, as LaMichael James got carted off the field with an apparently dislocated left elbow early in Sunday's practice.

Keenan Allen really did think about quitting last summer.

Keenan Allen really did think about quitting last summer.

Lawrence Okoye speaks as if he is hoping to win a contest for the Oxford University debate team. That very well may be next on his list of things to accomplish.

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