Terence Newman getting some reps at safety

The saying goes that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but an old corner may be a different story.

Terence Newman is heading into his 16th season and he has been taking reps at safety during minicamp this week. It’s not a totally new experience for Newman as he started a game at safety in 2015 when the Vikings were short on bodies and defensive coordinator George Edwards said Wednesday that the veteran has done a good job.

State police say a truck driver was watching a football game instead of the road when he struck and killed a motorcyclist on a Pennsylvania highway.

Police charged the 34-year-old driver Monday with felony homicide by vehicle and other offenses in connection with the death of 56-year-old John Baum.

Court records show the driver was watching a game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs in October when his truck hit the back of Baum’s motorcycle on Interstate 81 near Carlisle.

Vinatieri is well within striking distance of the NFL records for career points and field goals, both of which are currently held by Morten Andersen, and he’ll close in others with a season that’s in line with what he’s done during his first 22 years in the league. If he does post such a season, it sounds like he’ll be looking to continue to pad his totals during the 2019 season as well.

I would also like to thank the San Francisco 49ers, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Dallas Cowboys, the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals for the time I was granted with each organization, Owens said in his statement. I am thankful for the relationships forged and the lessons learned while part of each team. I wish to congratulate all past, current and future inductees. It is quite an honor to be part of such elite company. This honor is something that I will cherish forever.

Owens headlines an induction class that also includes Randy Moss, Brian Urlacher and former teammate Brian Dawkins.

The legal team of Colin Kaepernick, who began the players’ protests during the National Anthem, is expected to seek federal subpoenas to force President Trump to testify in the former quarterback’s collusion case against the NFL, according to a report on Thursday.

The lawyers want to grill Trump, Vice President Pence and other officials knowledgeable about the president’s stand against NFL players who take a knee during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner, Yahoo Sports reported.

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