Titans lean heavily on young receivers under new coaches

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans seem confident that their young wide receivers will quickly make an impact this year.

NFL helmet maker helping curb soldiers’ head injuries

The creator of the innovative football helmet that performed best in NFL testing the last two years is taking its concussion-reducing technology from the playing field to the battlefield.

Seahawks sign draft picks Shaquem Griffin and Tre Flowers

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks continued to lock up their 2018 draft class by signing linebacker Shaquem Griffin and cornerback Tre Flowers to rookie contracts Thursday.

Falcons reach agreement with DT Senat before rookie minicamp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with third-round draft pick Deadrin Senat, a defensive tackle from South Florida.

Lions’ Patricia says he was ‘falsely accused’ of assault

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia says he was ”falsely accused” in a 1996 sexual assault allegation that resurfaced this week.

Ex-NFL player says police knew gun charge was based on lie

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) A former NFL linebacker says in a lawsuit that police and prosecutors in New Jersey knew a shooter had lied about getting a weapon from the player, but charged him anyway.

Giants sign QB Alex Tanney, defensive end A.J. Francis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have added a veteran defensive tackle and another quarterback to compete for the backup job to Eli Manning.

Prosecutors review video submitted by Foster’s ex-girlfriend

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The ex-girlfriend of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has submitted a video to prosecutors to support her statement that she lied when she told authorities Foster had hit her.