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Reports: Raiders still looking to move, probably back to Los Angeles

The Raiders and owner Mark Davis are continually increasing their pressure on the city of Oakland to back the construction of a new stadium.

According to the Chronicle, Davis has not sought an extension to the team's lease at O.co Coliseum beyond the 2014 season, nor does he plan to.

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Trevathan carted off with tibial fracture; expected out 6-8 weeks

Weakside linebacker Danny Trevathan was carted off during Tuesday's practice with a fracture in his left leg and may be out for as long as two months.

Although the emerging star was unable to put any weight on his leg after hurting it during 11-on-11 drills, Troy Renck had said the team's initial reports were promising.

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Broncos add defensive end Sanford

Denver signed former Browns and Raiders defensive end Brian Sanford (6-2, 280) on Tuesday. He joins a long list of players who were first signed by Tom Heckert in Cleveland, and again with the Broncos.

Undrafted out of Temple in 2010, Sanford saw 108 snaps last season for Oakland and Cleveland, grading out at -2.5 according to PFF. He was officially credited with four tackles and four assists in seven games, including one start.

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Aww, crap

Be well, Montee. h/t Justin Weber

Ward avoids jail time

For having allegedly thrown a glass at a bartender in a Denver strip club in May, T.J. Ward will perform community service.

Ward had pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault and disturbing the peace charges.

With suspensions, NFL reminds us of its haphazard priorities

With their stunningly lenient suspension of domestic abuser Ray Rice, the NFL and Roger Goodell have caught plenty of heat.

And in their typical tone-deaf fashion, the No Females League doubled down on Wednesday.

The league announced a pair of drug-related suspensions on Wednesday - two games for Cincy corner Chris Lewis-Harris, and one game for Buffalo linebacker Nigel Bradham.

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Broncos sign two defensive linemen

With a few vacant spots on their 90-man roster, the Broncos added a pair of defensive linemen on Wednesday.

Boulder native and former CU Buff Will Pericak signed with Baltimore as an undrafted rookie in 2013 before spending time on San Diego and Jacksonville's practice squads.

Cody Larsen, out of Southern Utah, also signed with the Ravens as an undrafted rookie last year, and spent the season on their practice squad.

San Antonio hoping to woo Raiders

As first reported by the San Antonio Express-News, Raiders owner Mark Davis is considering a relocation to Texas.

Earlier this month, Davis met for two or three days with a handful of city officials about a temporary move into the Alamodome.

According to the report, the stadium could be ready to host NFL games as soon as next year, with Davis expecting a new stadium a few years after that.

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Harris activated from PUP, aiming for Week 1

A day after his surgically repaired knee was cleared by Dr. James Andrews, Chris Harris was activated from Denver's PUP list.

The fourth-year corner is not expected to play during the preseason, instead aiming for the regular season opener against Indy.

Those clever Pats are at it again

For the third time in the last four years, the Patriots have essentially stolen a player off another team's roster.

New England claimed running back Tyler Gaffney off waivers from Carolina, who'd intended to place their 2014 sixth-rounder on IR with a torn meniscus.

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