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Curtis Riley signs with Raiders to boost short-handed secondary

Curtis Riley signs with Raiders to boost short-handed secondary originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Raiders continued fleshing out their secondary on Friday agreeing on terms of a contract with safety Curtis Riley, the team announced Friday. The former New York Giant visited the team's Alameda facility on Thursday and left without

Raiders sign free agent QB Mike Glennon

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent quarterback Mike Glennon and safety Curtis Riley. The additions on Friday give the Raiders a second backup to Derek Carr along with Nathan Peterman and depth in the secondary. Glennon is entering his seventh season in the NFL. He was

Bills sign tackle-tight end Jake Fisher to 1-year deal

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Bills have signed free agent tackle and tight end Jake Fisher and free agent linebacker Maurice Alexander to one-year contracts.Fisher's deal was announced Friday after he visited the team's facility. He was drafted in the second round in 2015 by Cincinnati and spent

Lions re-sign OL Andrew Donnal

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have re-signed offensive lineman Andrew Donnal. The Lions announced the move Friday. Donnal appeared in two games last season for Detroit. He previously spent time with the Ravens and Rams. Donnal was a fourth-round draft pick in 2015 by the Rams. He has appeared

How Jordan Devey signing gives Raiders versatile offensive line depth

How Jordan Devey signing gives Raiders versatile offensive line depth originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Raiders hope Rodney Hudson plays every single offensive snap in 2019. He might be the league's best center, and is the unquestioned leader along the offensive front.They need a Plan B, even if they never hope

Lions sign former Bills tight end Logan Thomas

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed tight end Logan Thomas. Detroit made the move Thursday, adding depth at a position recently bolstered by the addition of Jesse James. Thomas made 19 catches for 144 yards and a touchdown over the previous two seasons with the Buffalo Bills. He

Bears re-sign punter O’Donnell to 2-year deal

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears say they have re-signed veteran punter Pat O’Donnell to a two-year contract. O’Donnell has spent all five of his seasons with Chicago and is the franchise’s leader with a 44.9-yard career gross average. O’Donnell averaged 45 yards per punt last season and tied

Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach State Attorney’s Office confirmed Tuesday it has offered Kraft and 24 other men charged with soliciting

Patriots reportedly among teams interested in WR Jordy Nelson

Patriots reportedly among teams interested in WR Jordy Nelson originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.comThe New England Patriots are trying to make some changes to their receiving corps this offseason. With Cordarrelle Patterson now on the Chicago Bears and Chris Hogan lingering on the free agent market, the team is a bit

49ers re-sign DB Jimmie Ward to 1-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed defensive back Jimmie Ward to a one-year deal. The team announced the deal on Monday after agreeing to terms last week on a contract to bring back the 2014 first-round pick. The 27-year-old Ward has played only 51 games over five

Fitzpatrick agrees to $11 million, 2-year deal with Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick will become the Miami Dolphins' caretaker quarterback.The well-traveled veteran agreed to terms Sunday on an $11 million, two-year contract as a replacement to Ryan Tannehill and a placeholder until the Dolphins can draft their franchise quarterback. That could happen next month, but is more likely

Raiders release OL Donald Penn

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders released offensive lineman Donald Penn on Saturday, cutting ties with the longest-tenured player on their roster.The Raiders said they came to a mutual decision to cut ties with Penn, who became expendable after Oakland signed Trent Brown to a four-year, $66 million contract

AP source: Jaguars, free-agent LB Jake Ryan agree to deal

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars and free-agent linebacker Jake Ryan have agreed to terms on a contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Sunday because the deal had not been finalized. The person says the deal

Raiders release wide receiver Jordy Nelson after one season in Oakland

Raiders release wide receiver Jordy Nelson after one season in Oakland originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comJordy Nelson's time as a Raider has come and gone.The Raiders released the veteran wide receiver on Thursday, the team announced. Nelson, 33, played in 15 games for the Raiders last season. He finished the year with 63

Broncos bring back defensive lineman Zach Kerr

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are bringing back defensive lineman Zach Kerr on a two-year deal. Kerr played in 27 games for the Broncos over the last two seasons. He had 52 tackles and two sacks. The 6-foot-2, 334-pound Kerr said he drew interest in free agency from teams in

Linebacker Mark Nzeocha visited Bills

Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Mark Nzeocha had a free agent visit with the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, per Field Yates of has spent the last two seasons with the 49ers as mostly a key special teams player. He played in all 16 games last season and made three

Raiders cut WR Jordy Nelson, QB AJ McCarron to save cap room

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- After making several big-ticket additions to start free agency, the Oakland Raiders are now making some cuts.The Raiders released 2018 leading wide receiver Jordy Nelson and backup quarterback AJ McCarron on Thursday to create salary cap space after going on a spending spree earlier this week.The