CHICAGO (AP) -- Brian Urlacher wasn't sure how dominant he could be any longer, so he's calling it a career after 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers suddenly have a huge void in their receiving corps as they chase another Super Bowl berth: Michael Crabtree is sidelined after surgery on his right Achilles tendon.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Coach Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants knew Victor Cruz wouldn't show up for the organized team activity without a contract, so his absence was expected.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Geno Smith has joined Jay-Z for one big sports and hip-hop collaboration.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Could it be Tebow Time in the Arena Football League?
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- New York Jets running back Mike Goodson pleaded not guilty to drug and weapons charges in a court appearance in Morristown on Wednesday morning.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Heath Miller knows his football career isn't over, just paused. When the injured Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl tight end will be able to hit the ''play'' button again is anybody's guess.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Ravens rookie linebacker Arthur Brown will be sidelined for at least a month while he recovers from sports hernia surgery.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Jim Harbaugh insists he will coachable when it comes to the tricks of driving the Indianapolis 500 pace car this weekend.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams offensive lineman Rokevious Watkins has been suspended without pay for the season opener for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
BOSTON (AP) -- Build a new stadium, host the Super Bowl to show it off.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Charles Woodson is coming back home to Oakland.
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Tony Romo pointed here and there, showing receiver Dez Bryant the best way to use a block on the first day of offseason practice.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Rob Gronkowski's agent says the tight end's latest surgery is expected to be the last on his forearm.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Left tackle Max Starks agreed to a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers to help protect Philip Rivers' blind side.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have signed free agent safeties Quintin Demps and Malcolm Bronson and released safety Justin Glenn and cornerback James Rogers.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have claimed defensive back DeQuan Menzie off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks have waived backup quarterback Josh Portis a day after news surfaced of his arrest for driving under the influence earlier this month.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Bills top receiver Stevie Johnson resumed practicing for the first time since hurting his back during the team's first spring minicamp session last month.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- First and foremost, Bruce Arians coaches the offense, even though he's got the whole team to worry about as new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Browns signed running back Brandon Jackson to a 1-year contract, bringing him back after two seasons in which he never got to showcase his versatility.
Imagine Sean Payton holding up a Surface tablet instead of a cardboard playsheet on the sideline.
BOSTON (AP) -- The NFL will celebrate its 50th Super Bowl in northern California, where its newest, most high-tech venue is being built.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Mario Williams refused to be labeled as someone who was emotionally unstable in dismissing questions about his mental state raised by a series of text messages from his former fiancee.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on charges that he violated probation stemming from an altercation with his now ex-wife, TV reality star Evelyn Lozada.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Manti Te'o isn't hiding out. He's just not talking to the media.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Calvin Johnson is downplaying whatever was wrong with his fingers last year.
TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- Police say the Maryland home of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was burglarized over the weekend, and $2,000 and two guns were stolen.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Even as Sean Payton tried to make the best of his one-season bounty banishment from the NFL by spending time with his children, getting in shape and playing golf, he often compared his punishment to prison time.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Freeman is back on the practice field, feeling good about himself and the future of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.