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The Latest: Helmets by position in NFL's future?

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the NFL meetings (all times local):

3:40 p.m.

NFL players may be wearing different helmets based on their position in the not-too-distant future.

The chairman of the league's head, neck and spine engineering subcommittee outlined the research that's leading in that direction in an informal gathering with reporters at the NFL owners meetings on Tuesday.

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Lions reach 3-year deal with T.J. Lang

DETROIT (AP) — T.J. Lang is switching sides in an NFC North rivalry — and returning to his roots.

The Detroit Lions agreed to a three-year deal with Lang, another significant move to bolster their offensive line in a busy offseason so far. Mike McCartney, Lang's agent, tweeted news of the contract Sunday. The Lions later confirmed that they had signed the free-agent guard, and made him available to reporters on a conference call.

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