ATLANTA (AP) The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Seven-on-seven drills.
ATLANTA (AP) The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmets is subject to ejection after an in-game video review that will be decided in New York.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have traded quarterback Christian Hackenberg to the Oakland Raiders for a conditional seventh-round draft pick.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Ben Roethlisberger insists he has no problem with the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting Mason Rudolph.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kansas City Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris was suspended one game without pay by the NFL on Tuesday for violating its substance abuse policy.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Los Angeles Rams sixth-round draft pick John Kelly has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay court costs but will have his misdemeanor drug charge dismissed if he avoids trouble for a year.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehabilitation centers during his career to fight his dependence on painkillers and alcohol.