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New Orleans Saints QB Jameis Winston day-to-day with a sprained foot, will sit out the preseason opener

METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston will not play in the team’s preseason game against the Houston Texans on Saturday because of a sprained right foot, coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday. Allen said he does not think the injury is significant, but Winston will still likely miss a few practices while he …

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NFL says Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’ use of ayahuasca did not violate drug policy

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ use of the hallucinogenic drink ayahuasca during an offseason retreat isn’t considered a violation of the NFL’s drug policy. Rodgers discussed on “The Aubrey Marcus Podcast” last week how he went on an ayahuasca retreat to Peru in 2020, before the third of his four MVP seasons. …

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Baltimore Ravens sign K Justin Tucker to four-year NFL extension

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Justin Tucker signed a four-year extension with the Baltimore Ravens, the team announced Monday, with a source saying it’s worth $24 million and continues to make Tucker the NFL’s highest-paid kicker. Tucker, the most accurate kicker in NFL history, will earn an average of $6 million per season, the source said, …

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NFL asks on-field officials to focus on illegal contact fouls during the 2022 season

The NFL has asked its on-field officials to pay particular attention to illegal contact fouls during the 2022 season, a league spokesperson confirmed Monday. The request could lead to an increase in such flags following a big drop during the 2021 season. Illegal contact refers to prohibited contact by a defender when the quarterback still …

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Former San Francisco 49er Bryant Young’s emotional tribute to his son highlights Hall of Fame induction

CANTON, Ohio — Being part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2022 holds a special — and painful — meaning for former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Bryant Young. It’s an emotional reminder of his son Colby, who died of cancer on Oct. 11, 2016. Colby’s favorite number, his dad said during …

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