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Jags exercise $12M option on DE Campbell

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have exercised a $12 million option on Pro Bowl defensive end Calais Campbell for 2019.

The team also picked up options on defensive end and special teams captain Lerentee McCray and backup safety Cody Davis on Monday.

Campbell signed a four-year, $60 million contract with Jacksonville in March 2017. The deal included $30 million guaranteed. He made the Pro Bowl in both seasons with the Jaguars, totaling 139 tackles, 25 sacks and four forced fumbles.

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QB coach gives Rodgers familiar face

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) When Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gets ready for his 15th season, he'll be working with a new coach and offensive coordinator.

Plus, for the first time in his career, he'll be directing a new offense.

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QB Murray facing questions about height

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner's height.

The former Oklahoma star says everyone will get their answer at the NFL combine next week. And that was after Murray listed himself at 5-foot-10 Monday before accepting the Davey O'Brien Award as the nation's top college quarterback.

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Former Seahawk fatally shot in dispute

AURORA, Colo. (AP) A man fatally shot in a dispute over a parking space was an assistant principal for Aurora Public Schools and a former football player at the University of Colorado who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks.

Arapahoe County sheriff's office spokeswoman Deborah Sherman says 46-year-old Anthony "T.J." Cunningham died Monday.

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Dolphins hire McKenzie to front office

MIAMI (AP) Former NFL executive of the year Reggie McKenzie has been hired by the Miami Dolphins as a senior personnel executive under general manager Chris Grier.

The move was the latest change in football operations for the Dolphins following a 7-9 season. Grier was given more authority last month, and Brian Flores was hired as coach to replace the fired Adam Gase.

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AAF gives pro football back to San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) Two years after the Chargers left their home of 56 seasons, pro football returned to San Diego on a cold, rainy winter Sunday, with a different dynamic mixed in with a beloved local tradition.

On the field at SDCCU Stadium, the San Diego Fleet of the new Alliance of American Football, coached by San Diegan Mike Martz, played their home opener against the Atlanta Legends on a field drenched by repeated downpours.

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Brown sounds off on Big Ben, Tomlin

PITTSBURGH (AP) Antonio Brown's laundry list of issues with the Pittsburgh Steelers appears to include a problem with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's leadership style and how head coach Mike Tomlin treated the Pro Bowl wide receiver during the regular-season finale against Cincinnati.

Brown, who has requested a trade, took to Twitter on Saturday to vent in what amounted to his first expanded public comments since a falling out with the organization that has left his future with the club very much in doubt.

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NFL settles Kaepernick, Reid lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) With a public hearing looming and the threat of owners and league officials facing depositions, the NFL settled collusion cases brought by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid.

The league, about to celebrate its 100th season, faced criticism from all sides thanks to the protest movement started by Kaepernick. Many Kaepernick supporters wanted to see him back on the field, while other fans said they wouldn't watch if the league allowed players to protest during the national anthem.

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Broncos to decline LB Marshall's option

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Even though Brandon Marshall was expecting it, Friday's news that he had likely played his last game in a Denver Broncos uniform threw him for a bit of a loop.

"It's just different when it's in the news and everybody knows about it and it's not just you and your agent talking about it," Marshall said after the Broncos told his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, that they don't plan to pick up the linebacker's option.

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Tebow aided Murray with 2-sport decision

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star.

One Heisman Trophy winner to another.

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