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Chris Johnson practices fully with Jets

New York Jets running back Chris Johnson arrives for the Jets NFL football training camp Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Cortland, N.Y.  (AP Photo)

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Running back Chris Johnson was a full participant at practice for the first time since joining the New York Jets after recovering from offseason knee surgery.

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Stark contrasts for RG3 as Redskins open camp

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden departs after speaking during a media availability at the team's NFL football training facility on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Instead of engaging in another round of contradictory, back-and-forth podium sessions with Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III stood at the microphone and said he has coaches who believe in him. He implied he wasn’t even allowed to do “the bare minimum” as a quarterback a year ago.

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Jaguars name Luke Butkus interim O-line coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have named Luke Butkus interim offensive line coach, tabbing him to fill in for cancer-stricken assistant George Yarno.

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Smith plans to meet soon with Commissioner Goodell

San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis talks to reporters during an NFL football training camp on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith says he will sit down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell “in the near future” to discuss any potential suspension for his off-field issues.

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Titans agree to terms with OT Taylor Lewan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with left tackle Taylor Lewan, making the 11th overall selection out of Michigan the last of this year’s draft picks to reach a deal.

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