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Panthers sign 2nd-round pick Little

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers have signed second-round draft pick Greg Little to a four-year contact.

The 6-foot-5, 310-pound Little has the inside track to be the team's starting left tackle this season.

He was selected by Carolina with the 37th overall pick out of Mississippi after being chosen to the All-SEC first team. He anchored an offensive line that finished the season ranked fifth in the country in yards passing per game (346.4).

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Missing former RB Smart found safe

Former NFL running back Rod Smart has been found safe after missing for the last six days, according to Lancaster County police in South Carolina.

Smart, who earned notoriety when he wore "He Hate Me" on the back of his XFL jersey in 2001, "has been located and he is safe at this time," the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office posted on its Facebook page Tuesday night.

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Raiders sign 1st-rounders Ferrell, Abram

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders signed first-round draft picks Clelin Ferrell and Johnathan Abram on Tuesday.

Ferrell, a defensive end from Clemson, was selected fourth overall by the Raiders in April. A three-year starter and two-time national champion, Ferrell started in all 44 games he played. He made 166 tackles, including 50 for loss, 27 sacks, had seven passes defensed, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a Tiger.

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NFL, NCAA team up on player safety

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The NFL's top medical experts are asking college football physicians and trainers to help make the game safer.

They want the NCAA to pitch in, too.

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Fans honor Bowlen at public tribute

DENVER (AP) Some wore full costumes and others sported jerseys, including one Denver Broncos supporter with "P. Bowlen" on the back. Quite a few devotees stood in the rain for about an hour before making their way inside the stadium.

The fans arrived in droves Tuesday to pay respect to owner Pat Bowlen, who died last week at 75 after a long battle with Alzheimer's, and just two months shy of his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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QB McCown retires, joins ESPN as analyst

NEW YORK (AP) Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup - and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in whatever locker room he was in.

And there were many.

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Jaguars fine absent LB Smith $88,650

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Absent linebacker Telvin Smith says the Jacksonville Jaguars fined him $88,650 for missing the team's mandatory, three-day minicamp this week.

Smith posted a picture of the fine letter on his Instagram story Saturday, adding "it's still love!!" The letter shows the Jaguars fined him $14,775 for missing the first day, $29,550 for the second and $44,325 for the third. The letter says the fines are required by the 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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Texans drop pursuit of Pats exec for GM

HOUSTON (AP) The Texans have dropped their pursuit of Patriots executive Nick Caserio for their vacant general manager's job, and New England has withdrawn the grievance it filed against Houston.

Texans owner Cal McNair released a statement Friday saying the Texans would no longer seek interviews with Caserio.

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Ex-TE Winslow to be retried on 8 counts

VISTA, Calif. (AP) Former pro football player Kellen Winslow Jr. will be retried after a jury convicted him of raping a homeless woman but failed to agree on eight other criminal charges, including the rape of a 54-year-old hitchhiker and an unconscious teen in 2003, California prosecutors said Friday.

Assistant District Attorney Dan Owens said at a hearing in San Diego County Superior Court that five women who testified against Winslow at the first trial will be back on the witness stand at a second trial set for September.

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Landry: Browns' new drama 'a non-issue'

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) Jarvis Landry's not worried about the Browns bickering.

The splashy wide receiver said Friday he doesn't believe recent harsh comments quarterback Baker Mayfield made about disgruntled running back Duke Johnson will affect chemistry for a Cleveland team dealing with high expectations.

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