• Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel

    August 20, 2014

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Brian Hoyer barely held on to the starting job.Johnny Manziel may have let it slip off his finger.Hoyer will open the season as Cleveland's starting quarterback after winning his summer competition over Manziel, the hotshot rookie and social media sensation whose NFL career is off to a shaky start.

  • Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

    August 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head.You can't see them from far away, but up close, tiny gray hairs are starting to emerge - color-sapped reminders that the New York Jets quarterback is no longer the speedy youngster fresh out of Virginia Tech.

  • Eagles acquire Kenjon Barner from Panthers

    August 19, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired running back Kenjon Barner from the Carolina Panthers for a conditional seventh-round draft choice in 2015.Last year, Barner was drafted in the sixth round by the Panthers. The 25-year-old Barner played in eight regular-season games and one playoff game with the Panthers.