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Bears sign Eben Britton

Bears sign Eben Britton Updated Apr 16, 2013
So much for Eben Britton’s visit with the Seahawks. The former Jaguars second-round pick worked out for Seattle recently, but he’s landed a contract with a different NFC team. The Bears announced Tuesday that they have signed Britton to a one-year dea
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  • Summerall dead at 82

    Summerall dead at 82 Apr 16, 2013
    DALLAS (AP) Pat Summerall, the NFL player-turned-broadcaster whose deep, resonant voice called games for more than 40 years, has died at the age of 82.
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  • AFC South salary-cap report

    AFC South salary-cap report Apr 16, 2013
    Big free-agent spending is long over, and team finances are pretty much set for the time being. An update on where the teams in the AFC South stand against the cap. The total cost of the team’s most expensive 51 players must be under the cap of $123 mil
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  • Colts quarterbacks Matt Hasselbeck, Chandler Harnish wager on h…

    Colts quarterbacks Matt Hasselbeck, Chandler Harnish wager on half-court shot for No. 8 jersey Apr 16, 2013
    The Indianapolis Colts added veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck to their roster this offseason, signing the 14-year veteran to a two-year, $7.25 million contract to be the backup to Andrew Luck. Hasselbeck has worn the No. 8 for much of his career, inc…
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  • Hamilton says Colts have 'No Coast Offense'

    Hamilton says Colts have 'No Coast Offense' Apr 16, 2013
    Pep Hamilton spoke to the Indianapolis Colts offense as a unit for the first time Tuesday, and he told his players not to latch on to the label that is floating around for what’s to come. “He said, ‘People are saying we’re running the West Coast o
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  • Your chance to mess with Mel's mock draft

    Your chance to mess with Mel's mock draft Apr 16, 2013
    Do you like the Jacksonville Jaguars taking BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah at No. 2 overall in next week's NFL draft? How about Alabama guard Chance Warmack to the Titans at No. 10, Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes to the Colts at No. 24 or USC r…
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  • Sabby Piscitelli, Matt Ware get chance to land with Jaguars

    Sabby Piscitelli, Matt Ware get chance to land with Jaguars Apr 16, 2013
    The Jaguars will hold a voluntary minicamp this weekend, before the draft or the signing of undrafted free agents. To get through the practices, the Jags need more players to go along with the 59 currently under contract. And so the Jags have invited 18…
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  • RTC: Mularkey talks Gabbert

    RTC: Mularkey talks Gabbert Apr 16, 2013
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans The upgrades of Reliant Stadium’s video boards are on track, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. James Baker, the former secretary of state who’s the honorary chairman of Houston’s Super Bowl bid com
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  • Browns sign veteran K Graham

    Browns sign veteran K Graham Apr 16, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns have signed free agent kicker Shayne Graham, a potential replacement for Phil Dawson.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Even in wake of tragedy, we can't change who we are; mail

    Apr 16
    Monday, and Boston, struck us all in different ways. I thought of the nearly three years my wife and I called Boston home, of the sights and local businesses we frequented in the area, and the people that worked there. The Marathon Sports store, at the …
  • Don Banks: In head vs. arm quarterback debate, the jury's still out on Bra…

    Apr 16
    Maybe it's all still Ryan Leaf's fault. But the specter of the Leaf debacle in San Diego, which launched 15 years ago this spring, dramatically crystallized the arm versus head debate that's such a critical component of every quarterback evaluation in t…