Posts Tagged Athlete health

Rams’ defense expects Chris Long back this week

San Diego Chargers running back Donald Brown, right, is tackled by St. Louis Rams middle linebacker James Laurinaitis during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Long lobbied heavily for playing time last week. This week, the St. Louis Rams are likely to grant the defensive end’s wish.

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Raiders’ Woodson expects to play in 2015

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When he signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders in March, safety Charles Woodson wasn’t thinking much about playing beyond this season.

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Cardinals look to revive offense against Falcons

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton (5) is checked on by referee Gene Steratore after being knocked down late in the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 19-3. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Over the past seven quarters, the Arizona Cardinals have managed a whopping three points.

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Moore makes comeback from life-threatening injury

This Nov. 26, 2014 photo shows Denver Broncos defensive back Rahim Moore showing the scar on his left leg after practice at the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Moore played 10 games last season and was sidelined by acute lateral compartment syndrome but has come back to play this season with no difficulties. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Before every game, Broncos safety Rahim Moore rolls down his socks to oil the 13-inch scar that serpentines down his left calf.

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AP source: Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Cuba's Yasmany Tomas hits a three-run home run off Taiwan pitcher Yang Yao-hsun in the fourth inning of their World Baseball Classic second-round game in Tokyo. A person familiar with the negotiations says Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, because the deal had not yet been completed. The person said several additional steps were necessary but the agreement was likely to be finalized in the next few days. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

A person familiar with the negotiations says Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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