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Browns' Gordon hires lawyer for hearing

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BEREA, Ohio (AP) Josh Gordon has a new, high-profile teammate to help him fight the NFL.

Facing an indefinite suspension, Cleveland's talented wide receiver has hired attorney Maurice Suh to represent him at his appeal hearing with the league this week, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Suh, who helped Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman win an appeal for a suspension in 2012, will be with Gordon in New York on Friday, said the person who spoke Tuesday to The AP on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks.

ESPN first reported Suh's hiring.

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Lions postpone contract talks with Suh

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season.

Suh is entering the final season of his contract, and team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew said before practice Monday that negotiations are being tabled. Lewand and Mayhew both expressed optimism that a deal can eventually be reached.

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Trump says his Bills bid unlikely to win

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Donald Trump says he'll submit a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills but that it's unlikely his offer will be the winner.

The billionaire businessman told Fox News that's because he's "not going to do something totally stupid" to make the team his.

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Manziel Texas A&M jersey to be auctioned

CLEVELAND (AP) One of the jerseys Johnny Manziel wore during his Heisman Trophy-winning season at Texas A&M will be auctioned off this week.

The No. 2 jersey, with an estimated value of $100,000, was worn for six games in 2012 by Manziel, the dazzling quarterback who became the first freshman to win college football's most prestigious award. It will be up for auction online starting on Aug. 6 through the National Sports Collectors Convention.

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Panthers' Benjamin likely to return soon

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin says he woke up Tuesday morning feeling "like a new man" and plans to play in preseason games.

Carolina's first-round draft pick gave the team a scare on Sunday when he injured his left knee during practice. However, an MRI Monday revealed Benjamin only has a bone bruise.

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Cardinals LB Abraham charged with DUI

ATLANTA (AP) Authorities say Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham was arrested on a drunken driving charge a month ago in the Atlanta area.

Abraham has been absent from the team's training camp since Friday.

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Seahawks sign NFLPA prez Winston for OL

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks have added depth to their offensive line by signing NFLPA president Eric Winston, and adding cornerback Terrell Thomas and wide receiver Randall Carroll.

The team announced the moves Tuesday. Seattle waived/injured wide receiver Taylor Price and cut offensive lineman Bronson Irwin and cornerback Chandler Fenner to clear the roster spots.

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49ers sign former Cardinals RB Smith

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have signed former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith to a one-year deal.

The 49ers waived injured guard Fouimalo Fonoti on Tuesday to make room for Smith on the roster.

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Raiders' Schaub playing with confidence

NAPA, Calif. (AP) The anointed starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders is strengthening his hold on the position this training camp instead of losing it.

Matt Schaub is showing signs that last year's disastrous season in Houston might have been an aberration as he looks in complete command as Oakland's starter.

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Austin eager for fresh start with Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Not too long ago, Miles Austin was on his way to becoming one of the elite wide receivers in the NFL.

But he struggled with multiple injuries, including a nagging hamstring, and he missed extended time. And after a disappointing 2013 season, he was let go by the Dallas Cowboys.

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