The Bengals and Vontaze Burfict agreed to a three-year contract extension that will pay the Pro Bowl linebacker a maximum of $20.05 million through 2017, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. Burfict is making $570,000 in the…JOE KAY (AP Sports Writer)
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. Ross Township detective Brian Kohlhepp said traffic officer Sean Stafiej pulled over a…WILL GRAVES (AP Sports Writer)
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Norwood tore his left ACL in practice Wednesday, ending what was shaping up as one of the league's best comeback stories.
Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job. Through sweat and tears, he fought his way back from a serious knee injury only to be faced with the Browns drafting Johnny Manziel, college football's dynamic…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
Reviews have been mixed around the league for the NFL's experiment with longer kicks on extra points. NFL officiating director Dean Blandino says he believes longer PAT kicks are ''in the league's near future.'' The results this preseason will be…BARRY WILNER (AP Pro Football Writer)