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Red Zone | Kansas City Star

Patrick Mahomes will play third quarter of Chiefs’ Saturday game at Bengals

Here are the highlights from the Kansas City Chiefs’ final open training camp practice on Wednesday, along with an injury report and daily music playlist. STORY OF THE DAY Chiefs …

San Francisco Chronicle

49ers cut loss by releasing C Zuttah

The 49ers released Zuttah, 31, today to end a brief and disappointing tenure that began when they swapped sixth-round picks with the Ravens to acquire him in March. The 49ers filled Zuttah’s roster spot by signing linebacker Sean Porter, a 2013 fourth-round pick of the Bengals who has played in three career games. Porter played in two games last year with Jacksonville and 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh was his position coach. Newsom update: A team spokesman said linebacker Donavin Newsom was “doing fine” and was scheduled to be released from Stanford Hospital on Thursday...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Deeper and more experienced, the Steelers' defensive line now has room to grow

Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward was watching from the sidelines in Week 15 last season when the Steelers played the Bengals in Cincinnati. On injured reserve with a pectoral injury, Heyward watched starter Stephon Tuitt exit the game on the first series and then wondered for the duration of the game how the line would get through it. 

San Francisco Chronicle

After surgery, Panthers QB Newton ready to roll

Coach Ron Rivera said he’s excited to see a lighter, more confident Newton test his surgically repaired throwing arm when the Panthers take the field Wednesday night for practice. Newton reported to training camp Tuesday at Wofford College at 246 pounds — he has weighed as much as 260 in the past — and Rivera said the league’s 2015 MVP is on schedule in his rehab from surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff. Owner discusses ‘Pacman’: Bengals owner Mike Brown is defending his decision to keep cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones despite another arrest, saying he’s been...