Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Armed with new deal, Chiefs’ Smith looks forward

In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) calls a play in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Kansas City, Mo. Smith signed a $68 million extension Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, to remain with the Chiefs through the 2018 season, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team did not disclose the terms of the contract. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith didn’t have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year.

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Gronk promises he will play Sunday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots’ opener at Miami this Sunday.

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Coughlin says Beckham might be a couple weeks away

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It might be a few weeks before New York Giants first-round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. plays in a game.

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Texas QB Ash to miss BYU game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, was injured again and will miss this week’s game against BYU.

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Welker returns to practice following concussion

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Wes Welker returned to practice Monday for the first time since sustaining a concussion in an Aug. 23 preseason game against the Houston Texans.

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