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Bills sign LB Floyd to 1-year contract

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement to sign linebacker Leonard Floyd to a one-year contract in reuniting the player with fellow edge rusher, Von Miller, a person with direct knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Monday.

The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the contract has not been signed. The NFL Network first reported the agreement.

The 30-year-old Floyd is entering his eighth NFL season after spending the past three with the Los Angeles Rams, where he won a Super Bowl two years ago while playing on the opposite side of the line as Miller - the NFL's active leader in sacks. In 104 games, all starts, Floyd has 47 1/2 sacks since being selected by Chicago in the first round of the 2016 draft.


Colts CB Rodgers probed for gambling

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts said Monday they are aware the NFL has opened a gambling investigation into one of the team’s players but would not discuss any additional details.

The confirmation came shortly after reports of a possible infraction of the league's gambling policies first surfaced. The player under investigation has not been publicly disclosed though reported a sportsbook account had been opened under the name of one of Isaiah Rodgers Sr.'s associates.


Bills break ground on new $1.54B stadium

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) In preparing to break ground on the Buffalo Bills new stadium, owner Terry Pegula looked to the sky to deliver a message to his late predecessor and franchise founder, Ralph Wilson.

“Ralph, we’re moving across the street,” Pegula said to an eruption of laughter from a large gathering that included Wilson’s wife, Mary.


Biden calls visiting Chiefs a 'dynasty'

WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden said the Kansas City Chiefs are "building a dynasty” as he hosted the team at the White House Monday to mark their Super Bowl victory in February.

Speaking on the South Lawn, Biden praised the team for playing with “the real joy of the game and love for each other and the great city you represent.” He also praised the team for their charitable work off the field, saying, “as these guys know about football, they know about life and how to use their platform to make a difference. ”


Jags WR Ridley sneaks in extra reps

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Pederson is trying to get receiver Calvin Ridley to slowly work his way back following an 18-month absence.

Ridley has other thoughts.


Colts add veteran Perriman for WR depth

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts will give veteran receiver Breshad Perriman one more chance to revive his career.

On Monday, the team announced it had signed the 29-year-old free agent, hoping Perriman's presence strengthens a young receiving group rife with potential.


Norma Hunt, wife of Chiefs founder, dies

Norma Hunt, the second wife of the late Kansas City Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt and the only woman to attend every Super Bowl, has died. She was 85.

The Hunt family, which still owns the franchise, announced the passing of the Chiefs' matriarch in a statement released by the team Sunday night. No cause of death was given.


Bills, DT Oliver agree to 4 years, $68M

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills are locking up defensive tackle Ed Oliver through the 2027 season after reaching an agreement to a four-year contract extension valued up to $68 million, two people familiar with negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday.

The people spoke to The AP on the condition of anonymity because the contract has not yet been signed. One of the people provided the value of the contract, by adding Oliver is guaranteed to make $45 million.


Bills' Hamlin embarks on CPR Tour

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin kicked off a multicity tour at his home stadium on Saturday to distribute medical equipment and promote techniques that helped save his life in January.

Hamlin handed out automated external defibrillators for close to 50 youth sports and community organizations on the Bills’ field at Highmark Stadium at the event launching his Chasing M’s Foundation CPR Tour.


Jets RB Hall hopeful of playing Week 1

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Breece Hall still razzes Garrett Wilson about what could've been.

In the New York Jets running back's mind, the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award absolutely would have been his.

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