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Steelers' Layne has felony gun charge dropped
A felony gun charge against Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Layne was dropped Wednesday after he took a plea deal in a case stemming from an April 23 traffic stop.[read more]

Dolphins release S McCain, add CB J. McCourty
Starting safety Bobby McCain, who was a captain for the Dolphins last season, has been released, the team announced Thursday. The Dolphins later agreed to a contract with former Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty.[read more]

Football HOF creates behavioral health program
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is forming a behavioral health program seeking to address the mental and behavioral health of current and former athletes and their families.[read more]

Lions' Hill retires less than 2 months after signing
TE Josh Hill officially announced his retirement Thursday, less than two months after joining the Lions as a free agent.[read more]

Union calls NFL memo 'gutless' in reply to players
The Denver Broncos and tackle Ja'Wuan James have become the focal points in the growing acrimony between the NFL and the NFL Players Association over attendance of players at voluntary offseason workouts.[read more]

Sources: Pack explore adding QBs for OTA, camp
The Packers have begun exploring quarterbacks they can add to their roster for upcoming OTAs and training camp, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.[read more]

Source: Lions making Ragnow NFL's top-paid C
The Lions and Frank Ragnow have agreed to a four-year, $54 million contract extension that makes him the highest-paid center in the NFL, a source told ESPN.[read more]

Ex-teammate: Rodgers 'conflicted' about future
Former Packers fullback John Kuhn, who is friends with Aaron Rodgers, says after a recent conversation with the unhappy QB that the reigning MVP is "conflicted" about his future.[read more]

Protect Joe Burrow and unlock his potential? Bengals' Ja'Marr Chase might do both
Burrow was among the NFL's best QBs when he got rid of the ball in under four seconds, and his former college teammate should make him even better.[read more]

Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff: What's behind it, how they make amends, what split would mean
The rift between the Packers and their franchise QB is complicated. Let's break down what's at stake for Rodgers, the team and whether Jordan Love is even ready.[read more]