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AP source: Bengals LB Burfict gets 3-year deal

Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict tackles New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson (86) in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Tony Tribble)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals and Vontaze Burfict agreed to a three-year contract extension that will pay the Pro Bowl linebacker a maximum of $20.05 million through 2017, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

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Cowboys shuffle LBs with McClain skipping workouts

IRVING, Texas (AP) — One day Rolando McClain is getting first-team work with the Dallas defense after owner Jerry Jones offers yet another hopeful plug that the former top 10 pick can fill a big void at linebacker.

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NFC North has potential for plenty of points

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers throws during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the St. Louis Rams Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

Green Bay’s grab of the NFC North for the third straight season, giving the Packers seven of the 12 titles since the division formed, was predictable.

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Foles has the Eagles favored in weak NFC East

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the New England Patriots on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eli Manning has two Super Bowl rings. Tony Romo makes the most money. RG3 is arguably the most talented.

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Kubiak has Ravens’ ground game is up and running

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens seem to be adjusting well to new offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak.

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