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Redskins sign 4-time All-Pro RB Peterson

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins have signed four-time All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson.

The team announced the deal Monday after meeting with Peterson. Jamaal Charles and Orleans Darkwa also visited the Redskins the past two days after several injuries at the position, with the team opting to sign Peterson and De'Veon Smith.

Peterson, 33, joins his fourth team as he enters what would be his 12th NFL season. The 2012 MVP is 12th all-time in rushing with 12,276 yards and needs 37 to pass Jim Brown.

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Bills to start QB Allen against Bengals

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Rookie quarterback Josh Allen moved one step closer to becoming the Buffalo Bills' starter.

Coach Sean McDermott is providing the strong-armed, first-round draft pick his opportunity to win the job by naming him the starter in Buffalo's preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

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Luck struggles as Ravens edge Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Baltimore Ravens spoiled Andrew Luck's Indianapolis homecoming.

They picked him off before allowing a completion, and Terrell Suggs nearly chopped the ball out of Luck's hands on a sack. The Ravens then secured a 20-19 preseason win over the Colts by stopping a late 2-point conversion run.

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Bears LB Floyd might play through injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Despite impressive preseason numbers, the Chicago Bears will enter the regular season no more certain about their pass rush than when they opened training camp due to an injury to linebacker Leonard Floyd.

Floyd, the Bears' first-round draft pick in 2016, broken his right hand in Saturday's 24-23 preseason win at Denver.

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Rams extend RT Havenstein through 2022

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Rams continue to finalize contract extensions for players other than standout defensive tackle Aaron Donald, as right tackle Rob Havenstein on Monday agreed to terms of a four-year deal through the 2022 season worth $32.5 million.

Coach Sean McVay said Havenstein, who has started 43 games over the past three seasons since being drafted in the second round in 2015, had earned the new contract by "becoming one of the more consistent right tackles in this league."

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Vikes keep rookie K Carlson over Forbath

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have completed their plan to turn over their kicking duties to rookie Daniel Carlson, releasing veteran Kai Forbath with two weeks remaining in the preseason.

For all the training camp drills and exhibition game extra points the Vikings can give Carlson, there's no way for him to experience the pressure and scrutiny that comes with the job on a championship-chasing team.

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Seahawks release longtime P Ryan

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks have put an end to the kicking competitions in training camp, releasing kicker Jason Myers and punter Jon Ryan, who had been the longest-tenured member of the team.

Ryan posted a lengthy goodbye to the Seahawks and their fans on social media Monday morning. "I never wanted this day to come, but knew it would someday," Ryan wrote.

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Darnold draws raves from Jets OC Bates

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Jeremy Bates already knew Sam Darnold was pretty special from working with the No. 3 overall draft pick in the offseason.

Still, the New York Jets offensive coordinator wasn't quite sure what to expect from the young quarterback on his first day of training camp.

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Tirico to host Football Night In America

NEW YORK (AP) Mike Tirico is adding to his many duties at NBC by taking over as studio host for "Football Night In America."

Tirico, who also does play by play on Notre Dame games and a slew of other hosting assignments, replaces Dan Patrick. Tirico joins Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison on the Sunday night program that has been the most-watched studio show in sports since 2006.

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Titans lose another DB as Reed put on IR

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans' secondary has taken another hit with cornerback Kalen Reed becoming their third defensive back to get placed on injured reserve this preseason.

Reed joins safety Jonathan Cyprien and cornerback Tye Smith. Cyprien, who started 10 games for the Titans last season, tore his anterior cruciate ligament during a noncontact play in practice.

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