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Broncos LB Davis injures leg at camp

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Emmanuel Sanders and Phillip Lindsay provided the good vibes at Vic Fangio's first training camp practice in Denver before linebacker Todd Davis was carted off with a right lower leg injury in the closing minutes Thursday.

Davis was taken for an MRI. He was injured during a team drill with about 5 minutes left in practice and was carted off the field, although he walked into the building under his own power.

Outside linebacker Bradley Chubb said after practice that Davis is a "huge part of the defense."

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Lawsuit over no-call can proceed vs. NFL

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana judge ruled Thursday that a damage lawsuit can continue against the NFL over the playoff "no-call" that helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints and advance to the Super Bowl.

State Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard also ruled that attorney Antonio "Tony" LeMon can request documents and ask questions of NFL officials. LeMon said that means he will be able to question Commissioner Roger Goodell and three game officials in depositions about the lack of a penalty - pass interference or roughness - against Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman for his helmet-to-helmet hit on receiver Tommylee Lewis well before a pass arrived. The play came during a crucial point in January's NFC title game.

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Haynesworth on to outpatient treatment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has recovered enough to receive treatment outside a hospital as his search for a new kidney continues.

The 38-year-old Haynesworth posted an update Thursday on Instagram of his first dialysis treatment outside the hospital, thanking staff at Williamson Medical Center for draining more than 12 pounds of fluids from in and around his lungs.

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Raiders add WR Pierson-El, cut Blacknall

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El.

The Raiders waived receiver Saeed Blacknall on Thursday to make room for Pierson-El on the roster.

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Broncos out to forge new identity

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Ever since soon-to-be Hall of Famer Pat Bowlen stepped down from his daily duties as owner of the Denver Broncos, team president and CEO Joe Ellis ran the team in a "What would Pat do?" sort of way.

With Bowlen's death last month, that's no longer the case.

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Falcons extend LB Jones 4 years, $57M

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a four-year, $57 million contract extension with linebacker Deion Jones.

The new deal, which includes $34 million in guaranteed salary, was announced by the team on Wednesday. The contract carries through the 2023 season.

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Cardinals cut OT Harrison after arrest

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals released tackle Desmond Harrison on Wednesday after police in North Carolina issued a warrant for his arrest on assault charges.

The Greensboro Police Department says the alleged assault was reported on Tuesday. Police spokesman Ron Glenn says the investigation has just begun and no additional details are available, including when the alleged assault occurred.

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Falcons give DT Jarrett 4-year extension

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with defensive tackle Grady Jarrett on a four-year extension before the NFL deadline for franchise-tagged players.

The Falcons had until 4 p.m. ET Monday to finalize a multi-year deal with Jarrett, and general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement that the Falcons made clear since last season ended that a new contract for Jarrett has been a priority.

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49ers sign K Gould to 4-year contract

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Kicker Robbie Gould signed a four-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday instead of playing this season on the franchise tag.

The 49ers had placed the tag on Gould in February for a price tag of about $5 million and faced a Monday deadline to sign him to a long-term deal. ESPN reported that Gould received a deal worth $19 million with a fully guaranteed $10.5 million in the first two years.

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Titans LB-DL Morgan says he's retiring

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee defensive lineman Derrick Morgan says he's retiring after playing nine NFL seasons for five head coaches.

Morgan announced his decision Monday on social media and with a post on The Players' Tribune website. He wrote that he had a strong indication 2018 would be his final season and that he always wanted to leave the game on his own terms. Morgan says he is thankful to say he accomplished both goals.

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