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[July 31, 2017]
July 29 (The Sports Xchange) -
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck repeatedly told fans to
not "freak out" about his surgically repaired throwing shoulder.
Luck, 27, reported to training camp Saturday but opens on the active
physically unable to perform list and can't participate in practice.
The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with wide receiver Corey Davis,
the No. 5 overall pick in this year's draft, as the team kicked off
training camp practice.
The Titans have now reached contracts with all nine members of the
2017 draft class. Davis was the last first-round pick to agree to
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones denied he hired a dive
team after losing a $100,000 earring while tumbling off a Jet Ski.
Jones cleared up the story from an initial television report earlier
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco supports the idea of Colin
Kaepernick joining the team as his backup this season.
Flacco told reporters Friday that he thinks Baltimore would be a
"good spot" for Kaepernick.
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The Oakland Raiders claimed running back George
Atkinson III on waivers from the Cleveland Browns, the team
Atkinson spent parts of three seasons with the Raiders after they
signed him as an undrafted free agent in May 2014. He was waived and
picked up by Cleveland in September 2016.
The Colts restored safety Malik Hooker to the active roster from the
physically unable to perform list.
Hooker, the 15th overall pick in this year's draft, tweaked a
hamstring during a conditioning test Monday.
The 21-year-old and former Ohio State standout had hip and sports
hernia surgeries before the NFL Scouting Combine. Hooker missed the
Colts' offseason program.
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