Posts Tagged Professional football

Jeff Tedford takes over as coach of BC Lions

Jeff Tedford, new coach of the B.C. Lions, speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Football League team's practice facility in Surrey, British Columbia, on Friday, Dec, 19, 2014. Tedford replaces Mike Benevides, who was fired at the end of the season. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jeff Tedford has returned to the CFL.

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Seahawks lock up Cliff Avril with extension

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are continuing efforts to keep core players from reaching free agency, signing defensive end Cliff Avril to a four-year extension on Friday worth up to $28.5 million.

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Saints’ new secondary braces for Falcons

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints cornerback Terrence Frederick and safety Pierre Warren spent offseason practices, minicamp and training camp working together in New Orleans’ defensive backfield, only to go their separate ways when the regular season started.

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Cowboys’ Murray looking like go with broken hand

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs drills during NFL football practice in Irving, Texas Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014. Murray is recovering from surgery to repair a broken bone in his left hand. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Andy Jocobsohn)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET USE BY AP MEMBERS ONLY; NO SALES

IRVING, Texas (AP) — All signs point to DeMarco Murray playing for Dallas against Indianapolis despite the NFL rushing leader’s broken left hand.

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Presidential fumble: It’s Franco, not Flacco

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) passes the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Baltimore, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Call it a Presidential fumble: Barack Obama mistakenly used the last name of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco when referring to actor James Franco in a speech Friday.

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