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6, 17. NEW YORK GIANTS (5-11)
LAST SEASON: Another bad start, another bad season, this time with coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Dave Gettleman running show. RB Saquon Barkley became...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a week of being beaten up in the media over the trade of popular star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., general manager Dave Gettleman went on the offensive, saying...
Cardinals release Bethea, sign Foster to 1-year deal
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have released safety Antoine Bethea and quarterback Mike Glennon, and re-signed running back D.J. Foster to a one-year deal.
Colts All-Pro LB Leonard, Bears RB Cohen honored
ATLANTA (AP) — Darius Leonard, the AP's Defensive Rookie of the Year, and Tarik Cohen have been honored by the Black College Football Hall of Fame as their top pro players for 2018.
The award, announced Wednesday, recognizes the most outstanding professional football player from a historically black college and university. Arizona Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea was selected as the inaugural recipient in 2017.
Cardinals sign safety Tre Boston to 1-year contract
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed safety Tre Boston to a one-year contract.
The deal was announced Friday as players reported for the start of training camp.
Boston played in all 16 games, 15 as a starter, with the Los Angeles Chargers last season, when he set career highs with 79 tackles, 61 solo, five interceptions and nine passes defensed.
David Johnson skips first day of Cardinals minicamp
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona running back David Johnson skipped the first day of the Cardinals' mandatory minicamp Tuesday amid reports that the sides are discussing a new contract.
Johnson, who led the NFL with 20 touchdowns in a breakout 2016 season before missing all but one game with a wrist injury last year, is scheduled to make $1,882,500 in the fourth and final year of his rookie contract.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL's new policy requiring players to stand if they are on the field during the national anthem but permitting them to stay in the locker room if they prefer (all times EDT):
Arizona Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea says the NFL's new national anthem policy is "not really a compromise," as touted by the league.
There are a number of great major college football players who will be taken in the NFL Draft on April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. However, there are some impressive NFL prospects from some of the historically Black colleges and universities, too.
These HBCU players may not be household names, but they certainly have the ability to play at the next level. And the NFL teams who do a good job of scouting could come away with some gems.
Giants sputter offensively in 23-0 loss to Cardinals
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Eli Manning's first trip to University of Phoenix Stadium was one of the highlights of his career.
His latest — and possibly last — was a desert dud.
Manning had three turnovers and the sputtering New York Giants were shut out for the first time since 2014 in an ugly 23-0 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
3 ejected for fighting in Cardinals-49ers game
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals hit San Francisco quarterback C.J. Beathard one time too many for the 49ers' sake.
Cardinals Preview Capsule
ARIZONA CARDINALS (7-8-1)
New Faces: ILB Karlos Dansby, K Phil Dawson, S Antoine Bethea, S Budda Baker, QB Blaine Gabbert, ILB Haason Reddick.
Key Losses: S Tony Jefferson, DT Calais Campbell, S D.J. Swearinger, ILB Kevin Minter, K Chandler Catanzaro, OG Earl Watford, CB Tyvon Branch.
49ers Preview Capsule
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (2-14)
New faces: Coach Kyle Shanahan, QB Brian Hoyer, WR Pierre Garcon, WR Marquise Goodwin, WR Aldrick Robinson, DE Elvis Dumervil, DT Earl Mitchell, RB Kyle Juszczyk, OL Laken Tomlinson, K Robbie Gould, DC Robert Saleh; rookies DL Solomon Thomas, LB Reuben Foster, QB C.J. Beathard, TE George Kittle.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers cut their second veteran player in two days, releasing safety Antoine Bethea on Tuesday.
That move came hours after the team announced it had released wide receiver Torrey Smith, who made it known on Twitter a day earlier that he was departing.
49ers lose safety Eric Reid for season with biceps injury
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The 49ers will be without safety Eric Reid for the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair a biceps injury Tuesday.
"Losing him is a big loss for our defense," defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil said. "(Reid's) leadership ability, his versatility, his playmaking ability will leave us with an obvious void, but it'll be a great opportunity for some other guys to step up and fill those roles."
Colin Kaepernick once again protests national anthem
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick once again kneeled in protest during the national anthem.
Kaepernick was joined by teammates Eric Reid and Eli Harrold before Thursday night's game against the Arizona Cardinals. Several other 49ers players raised their fists during the anthem, including defensive backs Antoine Bethea, Jaquiski Tartt, Rashard Robinson, Chris Davis and Keith Reaser.
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