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Ex-RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident in Texas. He was 36.

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told him that Benson was killed in the wreck Saturday night. Bassett said he did not have details of the accident.

"Cedric was not just a client, he was my friend," Bassett said. "He was immensely talented and fierce on the football field, yet most have no idea the difficulties he overcame to achieve what he did. Though imperfect in some respects, once Cedric was your friend you understood how kind, sensitive and loyal he was as a man."

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Pineiro wins kicking job for Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears' kicking competition is over for now, with Eddy Pineiro the winner.

The Bears announced Sunday that Elliott Fry has been released after an offseason and preseason competition with Pineiro and several other kickers.

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QB McCown, 40, unretires to join Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Josh McCown's retirement lasted two months.

The Philadelphia Eagles signed the 40-year-old quarterback to a one-year deal on Saturday. He is coming out of retirement to join his 11th team and play his 17th season.

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Raiders WR Brown nears practice return

NAPA, Calif. (AP) Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer.

Coach Jon Gruden said Saturday that he thinks Brown will be able to get back into practice before the Raiders play their third exhibition game next week in Winnipeg, Manitoba, against the Green Bay Packers.

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Ravens CB may have season-ending surgery

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tavon Young is still weighing his options with his recent neck injury, coach John Harbaugh said Saturday.

Young, who signed a three-year, $25.8 million contract extension in February, suffered the injury during practice and he did not play in the second preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night.

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Mahomes plays sparingly in Chiefs' loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) The shirts read "shut out the noise." Shutting out the pain of suddenly losing the man behind the mantra will take far longer for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Still, there was something about the game-day routine that brought a sense of relief and normalcy just six days removed from the death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake.

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Prescott sharp in Cowboys' win in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott.

The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the Cowboys came away with a 14-10 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night.

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Browns' Hunt returns in win over Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens played it safe Saturday.

After watching two physical practices with the Indianapolis Colts and seeing one serious injury, he gave his top players the day off and allowed Garrett Gilbert and David Blough to go head to head for the No. 3 quarterback job. He even allowed Kareem Hunt to make a brief but meaningful return.

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Watson throws TD to Hopkins, Texans win

HOUSTON (AP) Houston's Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins knew they weren't going to get much playing time on Saturday night so they were intent on making the few plays they got count.

"Just trying to go out there and be perfect," Hopkins said. "We don't have many plays so those plays that you do have, you want to make them the best."

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Jags' Lee in 1st practice since surgery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee practiced Saturday for the first time since tearing three ligaments in his left knee last preseason.

Lee was removed from the physically unable to perform list and took part in drills for the first time since getting carted off the field during the team's third exhibition game last August. His knee buckled when Atlanta Falcons cornerback Damontae Kazee made a helmet-first tackle in the first quarter.

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