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Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr thankful to have WR Jordy Nelson in fold

Quarterback Derek Carr is thrilled the Oakland Raiders secured the services of veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Carr glowingly shared his feelings about the offseason acquisition to the East Bay Times recently. “I can’t say enough good things. I can’t believe Green Bay let him go, but I’m glad he’s here,” the 27-year-old Carr said. The Packers released Nelson in ...

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Kansas City Royals ship All-Star Mike Moustakas to Milwaukee Brewers

July 28 (UPI) — The Kansas City Royals have traded two-time All-Star Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee and Kansas City announced the pact late Friday night. The Royals acquired outfielder Brett Phillips and right-handed pitcher Jorge Lopez in exchange for the veteran third baseman. Moustakas hit .249 with 20 home runs and 62 RBIs in 98 games this ...

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Chargers fear CB Verrett has torn Achilles

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett could miss the 2018 season after he was injured during Friday’s conditioning test, the NFL Network reported. The 27-year-old Verrett sustained what is feared to be a torn Achilles tendon, according to multiple media outlets, and is undergoing further testing. It marks the latest in a series of devastating injuries to Verrett, who was ...

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Colts sign free agent S Shamarko Thomas

The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent safety Shamarko Thomas and waived cornerback Juante Baldwin to make room on the roster, the team reported on Wednesday. The Colts also placed tackle Anthony Castonzo, tackle/guard Denzelle Good and tackle Austin Howard on the Non-Football Injury List. The three players will count towards the team’s 90-man roster. The 5-9, 205-pound Thomas has played ...

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Oakland Raiders put OT Donald Penn on PUP list

Oakland Raiders left tackle Donald Penn will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list, the team announced Tuesday. Penn is still recovering from foot surgery that ended his 2017 season in December. The two-time Pro Bowl selection had started 170 consecutive regular-season games dating to his rookie season in 2007 before he was injured. The 35-year-old Penn ...

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Atlanta Falcons camp setup: Julio Jones to help offense rebound

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — The Atlanta Falcons‘ offense, which hopes to rebound in 2018, didn’t have its top weapon during the offseason. Falcons four-time Pro Bowl and two-time All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones did not participate in the team’s offseason program. However, he did recently work out with quarterback Matt Ryan and most of the receiving corps a week before ...

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