Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. The Browns learned Wednesday that Gordon's indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and he will miss at least 16 games for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy. A…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
Bengals Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict has signed a three-year contract extension through 2017 that will pay him a maximum of $20.05 million. Burfict agreed to the deal last week. Burfict is expected to sit out the Bengals' final preseason…JOE KAY (AP Sports Writer)
Cam Newton expects to be ready for the Panthers Sept. 7 regular season opener against Tampa Bay. ''There's no doubt in my mind.,'' Newton said Wednesday. Panthers coach Ron Rivera also said he expects Newton to be ready for the Bucs.STEVE REED (AP Sports Writer)
Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season. Critics of the NFL's arbitrary policy toward…TERESA M. WALKER (AP Pro Football Writer)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Chiefs have signed veteran guard Mike McGlynn to help stabilize their shaky offensive line while waiving reserve offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk.