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AP source: Chiefs' Smith agrees to 4-yr extension
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs last offseason, quarterback Alex Smith professed his admiration for coach Andy Reid and his excitement at playing for the storied franchise....

In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Troy Vincent pounds his fists on a conference room table and smiles....

Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation....

49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges....

Jonathan Martin makes 49ers' 53-man roster
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who had a tumultuous departure from the Miami Dolphins last October amid a bullying scandal, made the 49ers when the team trimmed its roster to the NFL's 53-man limit on Saturday....

Sam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL future

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone....

Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

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For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn't good enough....

Saints cut Bailey, Meachem, both kickers

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METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints included 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, veteran receiver Robert Meachem and both kickers among their final preseason roster cuts Saturday....

Fisher: Sam was no distraction in training camp

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he was in Michael Sam's corner from the start and that having the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team was no distraction at all in training camp....

Durham, Leshoure among Lions cuts
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Wide receiver Kris Durham and running back Mikel Leshoure were among 22 cuts by the Detroit Lions on Saturday as they trimmed their roster to the 53-man limit....