NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- State police returned to the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Wednesday, two days after a body was found about a mile away.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent back surgery on Tuesday, his fourth operation this year.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has won the 2013 Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Three more employees of the truck stop chain owned by the Cleveland Browns' owner and Tennessee's governor pleaded guilty Tuesday in what authorities call a scheme to cheat trucking firms out of rebates.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed their second- and third-round draft picks.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission said Tuesday it has paid $2 million to the St. Louis Rams to cover the team's legal fees for the dispute over upgrades to the Edward Jones Dome that resulted in arbitration.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A contrite Chad Johnson apologized Monday for disrespecting a judge when the former NFL star slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week and was released from jail after only a week instead of 30 days.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- Donald Driver will be ready to go if the Green Bay Packers call and say they needed his help.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The cast of an Atlanta sports radio show has been fired after mocking a former NFL player who has Lou Gehrig's disease, a station official said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Cincinnati Bengals will star in the training camp documentary show ''Hard Knocks'' for the second time in five NFL seasons.
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- State and local police spent hours at the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday night as another group of officers searched an industrial park about a mile away where a body was discovered the day before.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers have released linebacker Desmond Bishop.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tired of being pushed around and run over last season, the Tennessee Titans want to make sure that doesn't happen in 2013.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Chuck Pagano spent most of last season finding new ways to coach football.
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have signed tight end Matt Veldman and released tight end Dominique Curry.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Former Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli is joining NBC's Sunday night studio show.
LONDON (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin is denying insinuations that he stole New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's Super Bowl ring that's on display in the Kremlin, but says he's ready to buy him another ring as a gift.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wide receiver Victor Cruz has signed his $2.879 million tender with the New York Giants.
ATLANTA (AP) -- A station official says the cast of an Atlanta sports radio show has been fired after mocking a former NFL player who has Lou Gehrig's disease.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kellen Winslow Jr. turned a three-day tryout into another chance at reviving his NFL career.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Mario Williams is back-tracking on attributing ''kill'' as a word Buffalo Bills coordinator Mike Pettine has used in describing defensive philosophy with his players.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Quarterback EJ Manuel can focus solely on competing for the Buffalo Bills starting job now that the rookie first-round draft pick has his contract out of the way.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a third suspect in the stabbing of Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Mike Adams has been captured in Florida.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons have signed cornerback Robert Alford, a second-round pick from Southeastern Louisiana.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis wasn't all that thrilled being called for an offside penalty on the final day of minicamp this week.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Willis McGahee's decision to skip offseason workouts isn't what cost the veteran running back his job with the Denver Broncos.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady celebrated his completion by throwing his hands into the air and shouting as if it was a game-winning catch.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Geno Smith is totally cool with camping out with Mark Sanchez.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Quarterback Cam Newton said if the Carolina Panthers are to be successful this season their running backs need to be more involved in the offense.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- In his record-breaking decade in the NFL, Larry Fitzgerald has grown comfortable in one position.