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Raiders tab rookie Derek Carr as starting QB

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.

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Idzik: Cutting Patterson was ‘best thing for Jets’

In this Aug. 16, 2014, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill (84) is shown after an NFL preseason football game in Cincinnati. The New York Jets have waived wide receiver Stephen Hill, parting ways with the 2012 second-round draft pick after two seasons marked by injuries and inconsistent play. Hill was among the Jets' final cuts Saturday as teams got down to the mandatory 53-player limit. (AP Photo/Tony Tribble, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — John Idzik and the New York Jets thought it was simply time to cut ties with Dimitri Patterson.

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Addition of Williams gives depth to Seattle’s line

In this June 18, 2014, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Kevin Williams talks with teammates at an NFL football minicamp practice in Renton, Wash. Williams could be an offseason coup for the Seahawks, but just how much he can provide to Seattle's defensive line will start to be determined this week against a familiar foe, Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Cliff Avril watched Kevin Williams going through practice drills, amazed by what he was seeing from a defensive tackle entering his 12th season.

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Right guard Boone passes physical, rejoins 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers right guard Alex Boone has passed his physical and rejoined the team for its Week 1 preparation ahead of Sunday’s opener at Dallas.

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Washington turns to Miles at QB for Week 2

Washington coach Chris Petersen, left, shakes hands with a game official before an NCAA college football game against Hawaii, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

SEATTLE (AP) — After a lackluster offensive showing in its opener, No. 25 Washington will have a different quarterback for coach Chris Petersen’s home debut.

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