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Colts sign Fisher to fill need at LT

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts may have found their new left tackle, signing free agent Eric Fisher on Monday, according to two people with direct knowledge of the negotiations.

They requested anonymity because the Colts have not officially announced the move.

Terms of the deal were not immediately available.


Metcalf runs solid 100 but finishes last

WALNUT, Calif. (AP) Seattle Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf couldn't catch the field in his heat of a 100-meter race at the USA Track and Field Golden Games on Sunday, finishing ninth out of nine but in a respectable time of 10.37 seconds.

Although Metcalf didn't earn a spot in the final, he did pick up the respect of sprinters who were out to prove that track speed was far different from football fast.


Brother of Bears' Cohen found dead

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The brother of a Chicago Bears player was found dead at a North Carolina electrical substation on Sunday, authorities said.

The News & Observer reports that Tyrell Antar Cohen, brother of running back Tarik Cohen, is believed to have died by electrocution while trying to climb power equipment, according to Wake County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Eric Curry.


Lions extend Pro Bowl C Ragnow to 2026

center Frank Ragnow rattled off a slew of names, thanking those who helped him become the NFL's highest-paid player at the position.

The Pro Bowl center was collected and composed as he shouted out the Ford family, his agents, former Lions coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn, college and high school coaches, his fiancé and many more.


Players can't be cut for vaccine refusal

An NFL team can't release a player simply because he is not vaccinated for COVID-19, a person with direct knowledge of the league's directive told The Associated Press on Friday.

Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane hypothetically suggested this week that he'd do so if it would provide more freedom within the team facilities for meetings and offseason programs.


RT James put on non-football injury list

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos placed right tackle Ja'Wuan James on the non-football injury list Friday, two days after he tore an Achilles tendon working out away from the team's facilities, imperiling his paychecks for the upcoming season.

The move opens a spot on the Broncos' 90-man roster, but doesn't foretell whether the club will cover any of James' $10.58 million salary or his medical costs.


NFL still plans in-person minicamps

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL has set its schedule for offseason workouts and still plans to have mandatory in-person minicamps, something the players' union has opposed.

The league released the schedule through mid-June, with all 32 teams listing required-attendance minicamps next month. NFLPA President JC Tretter, a center for the Browns, has been vocal in his opposition to any programs requiring players to be on hand, stressing a preference for virtual work similar to 2020.


Dolphins cut McCain, sign CB McCourty

MIAMI (AP) Safety Bobby McCain was released Thursday by the Miami Dolphins, who agreed to terms with veteran cornerback Jason McCourty.

The Dolphins also signed tight end Jibri Blount, who played basketball at North Carolina Central. Blount was the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference player of the year in 2019-20.


Wash. expects full capacity for games

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WR Doctson among 6 cut by Jets

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets cut six players, including wide receiver Josh Doctson, among a flurry of moves before the team's first rookie minicamp practice under new coach Robert Saleh on Friday.

Cornerback Kyron Brown, tight end Connor Davis, offensive lineman Leo Koloamatangi, kicker Chase McLaughlin and wide receiver Jaleel Scott were also released.

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