Brady's Super Bowl jerseys returned to New England Patriots

BOSTON (AP) -- Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots. The jerseys worn by Brady during this year's Super Bowl and the 2015 Super Bowl were returned to Gillette Stadium Thursday, the FBI announced. Brady's 2017 jersey went missing from the Patriots' locker room after the team's win over the Atlanta Falcons on Feb. 5, touching off an investigation stretching from Boston to the Mexican border.

Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

BOSTON (AP) -- Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots' locker room -- but the mystery isn't over. The NFL said the jersey was found in "possession of a credentialed member of the international media," and authorities were investigating Monday whether a former Mexican tabloid newspaper executive played a role in the theft.

Georgia's pro day attracts big turnout from Falcons

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- The decisions by running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel to return for their senior seasons left a thin class of Georgia prospects in the NFL draft. That didn't keep Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn from attending Georgia's pro day on Wednesday, along with general manager Thomas Dimitroff, assistant general manager Scott Pioli and 10 more staff members.

Lions announce signings of Wagner, 3 others

DETROIT (AP) -- Rick Wagner is ready for a return to the Midwest. The Detroit Lions signed the talented offensive tackle -- one of four free-agent deals they announced Friday -- and when Wagner took part in a conference call with reporters, he said he felt a connection with blue-collar Detroit. Wagner is from West Allis, Wisconsin, and he played college football at Wisconsin. "I'm a real quiet, laid-back kind of guy.

The Latest: Rams trade defensive end Hayes to Dolphins

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): ___ 12:55 a.m. The Rams have traded defensive end William Hayes to the Miami Dolphins. The clubs also exchanged draft picks, with Miami getting a seventh-round pick and the Rams getting a sixth-round pick. Hayes spent the past five seasons as a key rotation member of the Rams' powerful defensive line. He started 14 games last year, getting 43 tackles and five sacks.

NFC Free Agency Capsules

A look at each NFC team's free agency situation (salary cap space is estimated): DALLAS COWBOYS (12-4) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Brandon Carr, S Barry Church, CB Morris Claiborne, G Ron Leary, QB Kellen Moore, RB Darren McFadden, RB Lance Dunbar, WR Terrance Williams, S J.J.

Sellout of 55,000 expected for Atlanta United's opener

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Atlanta United is a box office hit before playing its first real match. The first-year team has sold more than 30,000 season tickets, a record for a Major League Soccer expansion team. The team announced Friday a sellout of about 55,000 is expected for Sunday night's opening match against the New York Red Bulls.

The Latest: Fournette tries to water down weight questions

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Latest from the NFL's annual scouting combine (all times local): ___ 4:30 p.m. LSU running back Leonard Fournette tried to douse the first serious question -- his weight. He tipped the scales at 240 pounds, 5 more than his playing weight. It was also heavier than anyone, including Fournette, anticipated.

Falcons coach finds some good lurking Super Bowl debacle

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Falcons coach Dan Quinn has sifted through the wreckage of his team's Super Bowl collapse, and found some good in it. He thinks the monumental loss to New England, in which Atlanta blew a 25-point lead, can serve as an inspiration for the Falcons to come back even stronger next season. Historically, that hasn't happened. It's been 45 years since the Dallas Cowboys first went from Super Bowl loser to champion.

The Latest: Romo, Cowboys talk about role amid speculation

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Latest from the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis (all times local): ___ 5:40 p.m. Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that team officials have spoken about quarterback Tony Romo's role next season. He didn't drop any hints about whether Romo would actually be fulfilling that role this fall.

It’s Rivalry Week for the Panthers

by Sharon Thorsland The NFL's most potent offense meets its number three defense when the Panthers travel to Atlanta to take on their division rivals on Sunday.  WBT’s coverage starts at 10:00 with the pre-game show.  It's the NFC South opener for the Panthers, who are 1-2 on the season after last week's loss to Minnesota.  The…

Dec 27

Carolina Panthers @ Atlanta Falcons

10:00 am, Georgia Dome

    Tune in with us online at  News-Talk WBT  OR on the Radio at: 1110 AM or 99.3 FM as your Carolina Panthers take on the Atlanta Falcons @ the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA Pre-game coverage starting at 10am GAME BEGINS AT 1PM Post-game will continue until 6pm LETS GO PANTHERS!

Dec 13

Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons

10:00 am, Bank of America Stadium

    Tune in with us online at  News-Talk WBT  OR on the Radio at: 1110 AM or 99.3 FM as your Carolina Panthers take on the Atlanta Falcons at HOME Pre-game coverage starting at 10am GAME BEGINS AT 1PM Post-game will continue until 6pm LETS GO PANTHERS!