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Washington cuts RB Guice after arrest

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The Washington Football Team released running back Derrius Guice on Friday after he was charged in multiple domestic violence incidents.

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Department told The Associated Press that Guice was arrested on one count of strangulation, three counts of assault and battery and one count of destruction of property. Strangulation is a Class 6 felony in Virginia.

The team said in a statement it learned of a potential domestic violence situation Thursday, immediately notified the NFL and met with Guice to excuse him from football activities pending a review. After learning of the multiple charges against him, reviewing the case and discussing the matter, Washington said it decided to release Guice.

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NFL: New protocols to verify positives

The NFL's chief medical officer says the league is establishing a new two-step protocol for players and coaches who have no known history of the COVID-19 infection and receive a positive test.

Dr. Allen Sills said Friday any individual in that situation who is also asymptomatic will be given two confirmatory tests on the day following the positive test result. Both confirmation tests are nasal swabs, Sills said.

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Giants DB Baker charged in robbery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker was formally charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm in connection with a fight at a cookout in May, a prosecutor said Friday.

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar, who also was arrested, won't be prosecuted because of insufficient evidence, Broward County State Attorney Mike Satz said.

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LB Beasley finally at Titans camp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Linebacker Vic Beasley reported to the Tennessee Titans on Friday, and he has been activated off the Reserve/DidNot Report list.

The Titans also put defensive lineman Jack Crawford on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, meaning he had either tested positive for COVID-19 or has been quarnatined after coming in close contact with someone who's infected.

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Stefanski visited Mayfield in February

CLEVELAND (AP) Looking back, Browns rookie coach Kevin Stefanski is thankful he took a trip to Texas in February and visited Baker Mayfield.

It would be four months before he'd see his quarterback in person again.

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Giants long-snapper DeOssie retires

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Giants long snapper and Pro Bowler Zak DeOssie has retired.

DeOssie, who spent all 13 of his seasons with the Giants, announced his retirement on Friday in a statement released by the team. The decision was known to many months ago, but DeOssie did not confirm it until now.

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49ers sign former 1st-round DE Jordan

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive lineman Dion Jordan to a one-year contract.

The Niners announced the deal Friday to add another former first-round pick to their talented line.

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Saints sign veteran LB Bradham

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints have signed linebacker Nigel Bradham and activated linebacker Kaden Elliss from the club's Reserve/Covid-19 list, general manager Mickey Loomis said Friday.

The 6-foot-2, 241-pound Bradham is an eight-year veteran out of Florida State who began his NFL career as a 2012 fourth-round draft choice by Buffalo.

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Taylor ready to start at QB for Chargers

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) Tyrod Taylor understands why many may compare his opportunity with the Los Angeles Chargers to the one he had in Cleveland two years ago. But the veteran quarterback sees many differences.

The only thing that hasn't changed is how Taylor views his job.

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66 players opt out of season

A total of 66 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of them linemen.

Twenty offensive linemen and 11 on defense opted out before Thursday's deadline. Players with a medical opt out will receive a $350,000 stipend, while those voluntarily opting out receive $150,000 as an advance against future salaries.

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