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Washington hopes for big things from new-look backfield

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington is looking to make the most of its all-new backfield. Coach Ron Rivera and his staff can choose...

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Falcons top pick Terrell placed on COVID-19 reserve list

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons placed first-round pick A.J. Terrell on the COVID-19 reserve list on Saturday,...

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Saints' Peat carted off, Packers Kirksey hurts shoulder

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints starting left guard Andrus Peat was carted off the field late in the first half of Sunday night's...

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User error: Murray's INTs hurt in Cardinals' first loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's magic legs returned on Sunday with another highlight-reel touchdown run. Unfortunately...

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Driskel benched, Broncos fall to 0-3 after loss to Bucs

DENVER (AP) — Jeff Driskel benched. Early punt blocked. Defense Tom Brady-ied.That pretty much wraps up how the day went for...

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Panthers beat Chargers 21-16 for Rhule's first NFL victory

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Carolina was missing Christian McCaffrey, but got big efforts on defense and special teams to give...

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Wilson throws 5 more TD passes, Seahawks beat Cowboys 38-31

SEATTLE (AP) — DK Metcalf made an unforgivable blunder by starting his celebration too soon, a textbook example of what not to...

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Belichick reaches milestone as Patriots top Raiders 36-20

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rex Burkhead can’t remember the last time he scored three touchdowns in a game. But he said every time...

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Falcons blow another big lead, this time to Foles and Bears

ATLANTA (AP) — The Falcons suffered their second straight fourth-quarter collapse after leading by two touchdowns, this time to...

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Washington No. 2 pick Young injures groin in loss to Browns

Washington rookie defensive end Chase Young's outlook is uncertain after the No. 2 overall pick in this year's draft left in...

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Brady, Barrett lead Buccaneers past Broncos 28-10

DENVER (AP) — Before kickoff, Tom Brady sauntered over to Peyton Manning, who owns four fewer Super Bowl rings but has...

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Chargers' late lateral goes awry in awful loss to Carolina

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Keenan Allen caught Justin Herbert's pass over the middle about 15 yards from the Panthers' end zone....

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Darnold's dismal day could have long-term impact for Jets

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sam Darnold started dismally Sunday. His first official pass was picked off by Xavier Rhodes and returned...

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Another Falcons collapse: Foles' 3 TDs lead 30-26 Bears win

ATLANTA (AP) — No matter how bad things might have seemed a week ago, the Atlanta Falcons somehow managed to make it even...

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Lions snap 11-game losing streak, beat Cardinals 26-23

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the kind of moment that had stymied the Detroit Lions so many times during their 11-game losing...

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Colts defense, Rivers come up big as Colts ground Jets 36-7

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Xavier Rhodes delivered the first punch Sunday for the Indianapolis Colts.T.J. Carrie finished it off on a...

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The Latest: Wilson rallies Seahawks past Cowboys 38-31

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT):__8 p.m.Russell Wilson threw for 315 yards and five touchdowns without an...

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Slow-starting Rams fall just short in 35-32 loss to Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams proved they’re difficult to contain once Jared Goff and Aaron Donald find their...

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Foles rekindles Super Bowl magic in stunning win vs Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Foles rekindled that Super Bowl magic.The result was a stunning victory for the Chicago Bears.Taking over...

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Packers' Adams, Clark and Saints' Onyemata, Davenport out

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams and defensive tackle Kenny Clark have been ruled out Sunday night...

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Banged up 49ers win again at MetLife, beat winless Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The way the San Francisco 49ers played, missing quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and a slew of starters...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development...

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Jefferson's breakout not enough, as Vikings falter at finish

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Jefferson blew by the closest man in coverage to make a wide-open catch, sprinted parallel to the...

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Giants take big step back in losing to San Francisco

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After putting up decent efforts in their first two games under Joe Judge, the winless New York...

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Washington coach Rivera stands by QB Haskins after rough day

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio homecoming Dwayne Haskins was hoping to have didn't go very well for Washington's big-armed...

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Bills rally to beat Rams 35-32 after blowing 25-point lead

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen might get the credit for saving the Buffalo Bills from a monumental second-half meltdown....

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Mistakes send sloppy Raiders to 36-20 loss to Patriots

The mistakes the Las Vegas Raiders did so well avoiding in winning the first two weeks piled up in New England.A fumble in the...

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Time to panic? Late collapse drops Texans to 0-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Deshaun Watson ran out of running room. J.J. Watt and the defense ran out of stopping power. And the Houston...

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Titans top winless Vikes 31-30; Gostkowski has 6 FGs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Tannehill and the Tennessee Titans have had little reason to sweat these tight finishes.That shaky...

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Steelers stay perfect, keep Texans winless in 28-21 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent two quarters trying to hem in Deshaun Watson. It didn't take. After watching...

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Bengals, Eagles play to 23-23 tie

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Burrow kept his team from losing again. So did Carson Wentz after several mistakes.Neither quarterback...

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Mayfield leads Browns to first winning record since 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in six years, the Cleveland Browns have a winning record.They want to keep it that way.“We...

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Joe Montana, wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their...

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Lions WR Golladay makes 2020 debut; Bucs' Godwin also active

Detroit’s Kenny Golladay and Tampa Bay’s Chris Godwin are a couple of noteworthy receivers returning to action in Sunday’s late...

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Falcons missing 6 starters vs Bears, including Julio Jones

ATLANTA (AP) — The winless Atlanta Falcons were missing six starters for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears, including...

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AP source: Raiders investigated over locker room access

The Las Vegas Raiders are being investigated by the NFL for allowing an unauthorized person in the locker room following the...

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Reid, Harbaugh bring mutual respect into Monday night clash

The relationship between Andy Reid and John Harbaugh grew roots in Philadelphia, and the two successful NFL coaches have...

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Michael Vick working to clear way for Fla. ex-felons to vote

When former NFL quarterback Michael Vick went with some of his family members to try to vote in 2011, the former No. 1 draft...

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Patriots place C David Andrews, LB Josh Uche on IR

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have placed starting center David Andrews and rookie linebacker Josh Uche on...

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Ebner dominates in Aranda debut as Baylor tops Kansas 47-14

WACO, Texas (AP) — Trestan Ebner left little doubt he was more than ready for Baylor’s opener after two games were called off...

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Costello's 623 yards lead Miss. St. past No. 6 LSU, 44-34

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Mississippi State coach Mike Leach put his “Air Raid” offense in the hands of a transfer...

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Hubbard, No. 15 Oklahoma State, escape with another victory

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — For Chuba Hubbard and Oklahoma State, it wasn’t pretty, but in the end, when it really mattered, he...

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Chargers suffer key loss on defense after Ingram goes on IR

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will be without two of their starting defensive linemen for at least the...

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No. 21 Pitt holds off No. 24 Louisville 23-20

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Jones II wants No. 21 Pittsburgh's defense to be the best in the country. Not just in points allowed....

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49ers promote Grasu from practice squad, place Coleman on IR

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers promoted offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu from the practice squad to the...

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The Latest: Some Bucs fans to attend Oct. 4 Chargers game

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play before...

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Matchup of unbeatens in Buffalo, of all places

Not since the days of Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas, Jim Kelly and Marv Levy has there been this much optimism about football in...

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Morning Roundup: Lakers on the brink of returning to NBA Finals

HIGH SCHOOLS Millwood follows OKCPS in hitting pause on athletics Beginning Monday, Millwood Public Schools will suspend all...

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Vikings rule starting CBs Hughes, Dantzler out vs. Titans

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The struggling Minnesota Vikings defense will be further depleted this weekend, with two more starters...

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Herbert hopes week of preparation benefits him in 2nd start

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert proved last week that he could excel when being put into a game on a minute's...

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Schottenheimer enjoying view of Seahawks offense from up top

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Brian Schottenheimer returned to his seat after halftime last Sunday night and found a gift waiting for...

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Rams CB Jalen Ramsey will be missing Bills fans this week

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey is getting used to life on the road in the NFL without opposing fans there to scream...

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Vic Beasley Jr. healthy, set for Titans debut vs. Vikings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Outside linebacker Vic Beasley Jr. appears ready for his long-awaited debut with the Tennessee...

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Raiders will be without speedy receiver Ruggs vs Patriots

The Las Vegas Raiders will be without speedy rookie receiver Henry Ruggs III this week because of injuries to his knee and...

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Mullens to replace injured Garoppolo as 49ers starting QB

Nick Mullens will start at quarterback on Sunday for the San Francisco 49ers in place of the injured Jimmy Garoppolo but won’t...

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Saints' Thomas out, Packers' Adams doubtful for Sunday

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Both the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints will likely be missing their star receivers for their...

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Andrew Thomas meeting Giants expectations at left tackle

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Andrew Thomas has seen some of the NFL's top passer rushers in his first two games and the rookie...

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Jets WRs Crowder, Perriman and RT Fant out vs. Colts

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets wide receivers Jamison Crowder and Breshad Perriman were ruled out for the team's game at...

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Bills missing backup RB Moss for game vs Rams

The Bills will be without rookie running back Zack Moss for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. Moss is out with a toe...

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The Latest: Families of Ravens players may go to Chiefs game

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Baltimore Ravens will allow 250...

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Falcons' Julio Jones still has chance to play against Bears

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones still has a chance to play against the Chicago Bears on Sunday after...

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Niners, Giants battling injury bug after just two games

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants are battling the injury bug after just two games,...

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Banged-up 49ers return to NJ to face winless Giants

SAN FRANCISCO 49ers (1-1) at NEW YORK GIANTS (0-2)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — 49ers by 6 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD -- 49ers...

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Edelman still thriving with Newton in post-Brady era

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Julian Edelman carved out a role as one of Tom Brady’s most trusted receivers during the star...

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Reality check: Jags look like many expected in lopsided loss

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — This is what the Jacksonville Jaguars were expected to look like in 2020.The Jaguars did little right...

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Fitzpatrick keeps his job as Dolphins QB for another week

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick emerged early Friday from the Miami Dolphins’ first victorious locker room of the year wearing a...

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Broncos receivers facing big tests with Sutton sidelined

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With Pro Bowler Courtland Sutton out for the season, who is the Denver Broncos’ No. 1 receiver?The...

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Browns starting CB Ward questionable for Washington game

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns could be without both of their projected starting cornerbacks on Sunday against the...

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Jets rookie LT Becton's pancake blocks a big bright spot

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mekhi Becton flings 300-pound defenders to the ground as if they're merely rag dolls.The massive New...

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Sunday will be a historic day for women on NFL sidelines

Sunday will be a historic day for women on NFL sidelines in Cleveland.For the first time in NFL history, there will be two...

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On Football: Injury blitz troubling so early in NFL season

Coaches, players and team executives don't exactly shrug when major injuries occur on an NFL field. They don't bury their heads...

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Here's a list of 15 great candidates for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Who should go into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame? Here's a list to get you started

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Still ticking: "Big Ben" to set franchise mark vs. Texans

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Randy Fichtner watched the big kid with the strong arm and the sense of invincibility that is the province of...

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Brotherly love; Watts embracing unique family reunion

Growing up in Wisconsin, the sibling rivalry between the Watt brothers had no boundaries. Out front playing roller hockey. In...

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Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes showcases deceptive ability to run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers experienced firsthand what may be the most demoralizing thing for a defense...

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Gambler? McCarthy sees 'aggressive' 1st impression in Dallas

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy watched as a kid when the customers in the bar his dad owned would lose money on the two...

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Jaguars stumble out of gate again, lose 31-13 to Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone might be done deferring.The Jaguars allowed a touchdown on the game’s...

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Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick handles the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as anyone in the NFL.It doesn’t matter...

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Saints need better Brees vs. Rodgers, potent Packers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Unless Drew Brees musters his first vintage performance of 2020, the Saints could struggle to keep up with...

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Improvement, not praise on Newton's mind with Raiders next

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The past few days have gone exactly as Cam Newton expected them to inside the Patriots' team facility...

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Struggling Vikings need rookie WR Jefferson to develop fast

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Justin Jefferson is not used to losing, coming from college powerhouse LSU.His first two professional games...

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Donald says Bills don't need double teams: "I'm just a guy"

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald chuckled when he was told Buffalo offensive coordinator Brian Daboll jokingly...

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Packers' defense seeking to avoid 'roller coaster moments'

As long as the Green Bay Packers keep scoring 40-plus points every game, their defense can afford the occasional lapses that...

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Jaguars WR Cole starts in place of Chark against Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Keelan Cole will make his second start since 2018, filling in for...

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Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft...

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The Latest: Purdue receiver Rondale Moore opting back in

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Purdue All-America receiver Rondale Moore...

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49ers All-Pro TE George Kittle feeling better by the day

The San Francisco 49ers finally have gotten some good news on the injury front.All-Pro tight end George Kittle practiced on a...

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Unbeaten Titans bring blueprint of what winless Vikings were

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The thriving veteran quarterback. The game-controlling rushing attack. The premier pass rusher. Those are...

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Browns' star Beckham finds "acceptance" on and off field

CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. felt the tug on his jersey and watched helplessly as Baker Mayfield's potential touchdown...

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QBs, offenses take spotlight as Cowboys visit Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson has made a career of coming through late in games, to the tune of 32 fourth-quarter and overtime...

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Giants tight end Evan Engram not living up to preseason hype

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — This was supposed to be the season New York Giants tight end Evan Engram lived up to the hype.The...

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Broncos officially sign Bortles, place Sutton on IR

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos officially added quarterback Blake Bortles to their roster Thursday and the...

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Nostalgia on display as Jon Gruden, Raiders visit Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jon Gruden still thinks it was a fumble.It’s been nearly two decades since the Raiders coach walked...

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Herbert gets full week of practice as Chargers host Panthers

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has had an entire week instead of just a couple minutes to prepare for his second NFL...

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Next up for banged-up Jets: 'Whoever's got a pulse'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Wanted: Healthy bodies who can catch a pass.Or throw a block. Or last an entire game.That's the state...

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Ex-Bronco Shaq Barrett returns to Denver with Buccaneers

DENVER (AP) — After watching Von Miller and Bradley Chubb team up for 24½ sacks in Denver in 2018, Shaq Barrett didn’t want to...

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Big game: Chiefs and Mahomes vs Ravens and Jackson on MNF

It's the defending Super Bowl champions against a team that's won 14 straight regular-season games.Or, maybe it's a preview of...

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Dave Aranda set for long-awaited Baylor debut against Kansas

WACO, Texas (AP) — Dave Aranda's off-and-on wait for his debut as Baylor coach may finally be over.To say nothing of what his...

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Raiders passing offense focuses on TE Darren Waller

There was no hiding who Derek Carr’s favorite target has been so far this season.The Las Vegas Raiders quarterback has...

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Eagles, Bengals each look to avoid 0-3 starts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are dealing with adversity far earlier than usual. The Cincinnati Bengals are right...

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Bills rejuvenated offense has Rams coach McVay's attention

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McVay knows good offenses when he sees them.Quarterback Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills — a...

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Murray maturing fast as rolling Cardinals host winless Lions

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray has an intriguing personality, mixing introverted tendencies with...

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Colts' defense hoping to build on strong start against Jets

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts used the offseason to beef up their defense.They traded for Pro Bowl defensive...

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No. 6 LSU and Miss. St. clash in test of new faces, systems

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No. 6 LSU begins its national title defense with a game featuring numerous new faces on both...

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Chiefs could have defensive help back for game vs Ravens

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs could have some help stopping Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson back on the field...

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Browns must protect QB Mayfield from Washington's "wreckers"

CLEVELAND (AP) — The last time Baker Mayfield faced a talented, quarterback-seeking defensive line anchored by the No. 2...

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Jaguars rule out Chark for Thursday night game vs Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver DJ Chark won't play Thursday night against Miami.The team downgraded...

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No. 6 LSU opens title defense vs. Mississippi State

Mississippi State at No. 6 LSU, Saturday at 3:30 ET (CBS).Line: LSU by 16 1/2.Series record: LSU leads 75-35-3.WHAT’S AT...

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Steelers look to stay unbeaten as winless Texans visit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The pieces to compete for a Super Bowl are all there. The Pittsburgh Steelers are sure of it, just as they...

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Falcons in 0-2 hole after failing to recover onside kick

ATLANTA (AP) — Ben Kotwica says he's never seen an onside kick such as the one that beat the Atlanta Falcons last week.The kick...

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Browns focused on slowing Washington's sack-happy D-line

WASHINGTON (1-1) at CLEVELAND (1-1)Sunday, 1 p.m., FoxOPENING LINE – Browns by 7RECORD VS. SPREAD – Washington 1-1; Browns...

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Bucs QB Tom Brady returns to Denver to face nemesis Broncos

TAMPA BAY (1-1) at DENVER (0-2)Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 3½RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buccaneers 1-1;...

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Falcons face unbeaten Bears on heels of nightmarish loss

ATLANTA (AP) — Let's see if the Atlanta Falcons can put another nightmarish loss behind them.The team that infamously...

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New turf at MetLife Stadium passes latest NFL inspection

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The turf at MetLife Stadium is good to go for Sunday's game between the New York Giants and San...

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Defending champion Chiefs face unbeaten Ravens on Monday

OPENING LINE – Ravens by 3 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD – Chiefs 1-1; Ravens 2-0SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 6-4LAST MEETING – Chiefs...

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Wilson leading No. 23 Kentucky into opener at No. 8 Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson has waited for football's return even longer than most of his...

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Undefeated Cardinals try to keep rolling vs. winless Lions

DETROIT (0-2) at ARIZONA (2-0)Sunday, 4:25 p.m., EDT, FoxOPENING LINE — Cardinals by 3 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Lions 0-2,...

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Bengals, Eagles look to avoid 0-3 start in Wentz vs Burrow

CINCINNATI (0-2) at PHILADELPHIA (0-2)Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBSOPENING LINE — Eagles by 5 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bengals 1-1,...

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Steelers eye 3-0 start while Texans look to avoid 0-3 hole

HOUSTON (0-2) at PITTSBURGH (2-0)Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBSOPENING LINE - Steelers by 6RECORD VS. SPREAD - Texans 0-2; Steelers...

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Chargers' Herbert gets 2nd start vs. winless Panthers

CAROLINA (0-2) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-1)Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE - Chargers by 6 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD -...

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High-powered offenses headline Cowboys visiting Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) — DALLAS (1-1) at SEATTLE (2-0)Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE - Seahawks by 3 ½RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cowboys...

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Titans seek 1st 3-0 start since 2008, visit winless Vikings

TENNESSEE (2-0) at MINNESOTA (0-2)Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBSOPENING LINE — Titans by 2 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Titans 0-2; Vikings...

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Falcons look to recover from crushing loss vs 2-0 Bears

CHICAGO BEARS (2-0) at ATLANTA FALCONS (0-2)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Falcons by 3 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Bears 1-1;...

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Raiders eyeing 1st 3-0 start since 2002 vs. nemesis Patriots

LAS VEGAS (2-0) at NEW ENGLAND (1-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBSOPENING LINE — Patriots by 6 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Raiders 2-0;...

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Colts hoping to build momentum with Jets coming to town

NEW YORK JETS (0-2) at INDIANAPOLIS (1-1)Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBSOPENING LINE - Colts by 7RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jets 0-2; Colts...

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Rodgers, Packers bring high-octane attack into New Orleans

GREEN BAY (2-0) at NEW ORLEANS (1-1)Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBCOPENING LINE — Saints by 6 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Packers 2-0;...

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Bills host Rams in showdown of high-priced cornerbacks

LOS ANGELES RAMS (2-0) at BUFFALO (2-0)Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FoxOPENING LINE - Bills by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD - Rams 2-0; Bills...

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Cardinals, Panthers renew old rivalry to highlight Week 3

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 24 Louisville at No. 21 Pittsburgh. The...

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Wednesday Sports in Brief

MLBNEW YORK (AP) — Randy Arozarena homered twice and the Tampa Bay Rays clinched their first AL East title in 10 years...

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'Respect the hell outta you': Inside Dak Prescott, Hayden Hurst’s intimate exchange after Cowboys-Falcons game

Hayden Hurst jogged across the field of AT&T Stadium to find Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott in the postgame chaos on...

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NFL: Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers dies at age 77

Chicago Bears legendary running back Gale Sayers has died at 77, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Wednesday morning....

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Fundraising goes on as Leah Still at 5 years cancer free

Leah Still planned to celebrate five years cancer free with a dinner at her favorite steakhouse.The 10-year-old daughter of...

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Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

CHICAGO (AP) — Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite the...

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Henderson willing to carry LA Rams with fellow RBs hurting

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Rams intend to replace Todd Gurley by using three running backs...

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Diggs focuses on giving and receiving in 1st year with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Stefon Diggs is more interested in giving than receiving.Putting aside the AFC-leading numbers the...

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Jets WRs Perriman, Crowder sit out practice with injuries

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receivers Breshad Perriman and Jamison Crowder sat out practice with injuries, and...

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Brooks, Amadi about to get their chance on Seahawks defense

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Two youngsters are about to get their chance to prove they can be long-term options to help the Seattle...

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Sayers, Piccolo friendship lives on in 'Brian's Song'

When Chicago Bears teammates Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo became roommates in 1967, the first time NFL players of different...

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Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame RB Gale Sayers

Reaction to the death of Chicago Bears great and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers:___“Football fans know well...

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Packers' Davante Adams unsure of his status for Saints game

Green Bay wide receiver Davante Adams says he doesn’t know yet whether he’ll be able to play Sunday night at New Orleans after...

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Raiders place OL Richie Incognito on injured reserve

The Las Vegas Raiders placed starting left guard Richie Incognito on injured reserve with an Achilles injury, the latest injury...

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The Latest: Arkansas State postpones game against Tulsa

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Arkansas State postponed Saturday’s home...

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Motivated Davis ready to replace Panthers All-Pro McCaffrey

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There were days when running back Mike Davis wanted to quit the NFL, frustrated over his role as a...

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Injured Broncos QB Lock still active, can watch practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Drew Lock watched his replacement Jeff Driskel at the Denver Broncos’ practice Wednesday, taking the...

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Jones isn't feeling more pressure with Saquon out for season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones doesn't feel any more pressure because New York Giants offensive star Saquon Barkley...

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AP Source: Chargers' team doctor punctured Taylor's lung

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed last Sunday's game because a team doctor...

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Sluggish practices are the latest concern for Gase, Jets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Yep, we're talkin' about practice.An 0-2 start with dismal performances in both games has the New...

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Titans off to 2-0 start thanks to late game-winning drives

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Another week, another game-winning drive in the fourth quarter. The Tennessee Titans are making a habit...

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Morrison's Wes Swinford wore Sayers' number at Kansas for three games, then it was retired

Swinford got Sayers' number because who thought a freshman walkon would ever get to wear the jersey?

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Mayfield, Browns' high-powered offense show early promise

CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a mother lion with her hungry cubs, Baker Mayfield has many mouths to feed.And just one football to...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit for NFL Week 3

Through two weeks, Jacksonville's Gardner Minshew is playing at a potentially Pro Bowl level and New Orleans' Drew Brees is off...

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Welcome to "Blitzburgh"; Sack-happy Steelers causing chaos

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The pressure came from everywhere. Up the middle. Off the edge. On stunts. On good old-fashioned one-on-one...

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Banged-up 49ers prepare for Giants without Garoppolo

Jimmy Garoppolo missed practiced with a sprained ankle and is unlikely to return this week, setting the stage for backup Nick...

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Indy's top 3 rookies getting crash course in pro football

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Running back Jonathan Taylor showed the Indianapolis Colts what he could do in his first two NFL...

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Jags without PK Lambo, C Linder vs Dolphins, maybe WR Chark

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without place-kicker Josh Lambo for at least the next three...

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Chargers' Kelley, Eagles' Sanders among best bets to score

It was a tough Week 2 for a lot of fantasy teams with the number injuries that occurred all across the league, but it’s a new...

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Ball-hawking, All-Pro Ravens CB Humphrey ready for Chiefs

Whether it's knocking down a pass, punching the ball loose or going the other way with an interception, Baltimore Ravens...

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Dolphins-Jaguars features Beard vs 'Stache, Magic vs Mania

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It’s the Beard versus the 'Stache in prime time. Fitzmagic on one sideline, Minshew Mania on the...

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Hall of Famer Aeneas Williams helps players through podcast

After shutting down receivers during his Hall of Fame career, Aeneas Williams is helping open doors for NFL players.Williams,...

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Former NFL players getting out the vote in communities

While 14 NFL franchises are using their stadiums in the voting process, former players such as Hall of Famer Will Shields are...

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Panthers put McCaffrey on injured reserve with ankle injury

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have placed Christian McCaffrey on short-term injured reserve, meaning the All-Pro running...

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With Saquon Barkley out, Giants sign veteran Devonta Freeman

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two-time Pro Bowl halfback Devonta Freeman has signed with the New York Giants and might play this...

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Jaguars seek 5th straight prime-time win at home vs Dolphins

MIAMI (0-2) at JACKSONVILLE (1-1)Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NFL NetworkOPENING LINE – Pick-emRECORD VS. SPREAD – Dolphins 1-1;...

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South Beach vs. North Florida on Thursday night

The idea has merit: Take teams you don't expect to be in the playoff chase and stick them in prime time early in the...

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Hall of Fame says Bears RB Gale Sayers, whose friendship with teammate with cancer was recounted in 'Brian's Song,' dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Hall of Fame says Bears RB Gale Sayers, whose friendship with teammate with cancer was recounted in 'Brian's...

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Tramel: As Dallas Cowboys just showed us, onside kicks aren't dead yet

Bobby Proctor sidled up to Uwe von Schamann with barely a minute left in the 1977 Oklahoma-Ohio State game. Proctor, Barry...

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Patrick Mahomes shows off his scrambling ability

Patrick Mahomes showed he’s nearly as dangerous with his legs as he is with his arm.The Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback...

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Minnesota star WR Bateman wants to opt back into 2020 season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman has decided to opt back in for the 2020 football season in light of...

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Jets sign WR Malone to active roster, place CB Maulet on IR

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets signed wide receiver Josh Malone to the active roster Tuesday after he was elevated...

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Saints normally dynamic offense looking sluggish in 2020

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees doesn't quibble with the notion that New Orleans’ normally dynamic offense has...

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Derek Carr has Raiders off to high-scoring start to season

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The problems the Raiders had scoring the previous three seasons haven’t been an issue through two games.Derek...

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AP source: Gruden, Payton fined for not wearing masks

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two more NFL head coaches and their teams have been fined for not wearing masks on the sideline.A person with...

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Eagles coordinator Jim Schwartz takes blame for defense

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A day after Carson Wentz took the brunt of the criticism for the offense’s collective struggles,...

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The Latest: Falcons and MLS Atlanta United to have some fans

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The NFL's Atlanta Falcons and MLS Atlanta...

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NFL rallies around Patriots' White after father's death

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots running back James White says he is having trouble processing the sudden death of his father,...

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Something unusual is missing among Nielsen's top programs

NEW YORK (AP) — There's something missing in the Nielsen company's listing of last week's 20 most popular prime-time programs,...

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Chiefs, Ravens lead the way in the AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson are two of the NFL's most dynamic young players.They also are the league's...

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Giants place Saquon Barkley on injured reserve with torn ACL

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants placed running back Saquon Barkley on injured reserve Tuesday, a day after...

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AP Source: Broncos bringing in free agent QB Blake Bortles

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are in the process of adding free agent Blake Bortles to serve as their backup...

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SoFi Stadium serving as voting center in NFL vote initiative

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the NFL's two new stadium sites will serve as a voting center as the Los Angeles Chargers and Rams are...

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FANTASY PLAYS: Players to add include Henderson, Gesicki

Fantasy football owners who didn’t lose a key player on their rosters in Week 2 were few and far between.The Giants' Saquon...

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Washington guard Brandon Scherff heads to IR with hurt knee

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Football Team right guard Brandon Scherff went on injured reserve Tuesday after hurting his...

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Column: Big night for Las Vegas Raiders, their new hometown

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the light outside faded, the glittering casinos on the Las Vegas Strip came to life Monday evening through...

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Unmasked: NFL fines coaches, teams for not covering faces

NFL coaches thumbed their collective — and exposed — noses at the NFL’s mask mandate in Week 2.The league responded with hefty...

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Monday's Sports in Brief

MLBOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics clinched their first AL West title since 2013 on Monday night with an assist...

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NFL Week 2 winners, losers: Aaron Rodgers and Packers offense rolling, Falcons have historic collapse — again

Week 2 of the NFL season is nearly wrapped up and 10 teams left Sunday with a perfect 2-0 record. Meanwhile, 11 teams are on...

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Saints doomed by 129 penalty yards against Raiders

When Saints cornerback Janoris Jenkins hooked his arm around that of Raiders receiver Henry Ruggs on an overthrown, third-down...

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Raiders open Las Vegas stadium with 34-24 win vs Saints

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders delivered a performance worthy of their fancy new home.Too bad none of...

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Giants' Saquon Barkley out for season with torn ACL

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A major knee injury has ended Saquon Barkley's season.His career still has a long way to go, New...

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AP source: NFL fines 3 coaches, clubs for unmasked coaches

A person with knowledge of the punishment tells The Associated Press that at least three NFL head coaches have been fined...

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Injuries could derail season for defending NFC champ 49ers

The injury bug that has disrupted the San Francisco 49ers' season seems impossible to contain.The 49ers had to wait a few extra...

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McVay's Rams look tougher than many expected after 2-0 start

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean McVay and the Los Angeles Rams are not interested in taking any steps backward.Even after three...

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Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'

NEW YORK (AP) — The novelty of television stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep the annual...

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Wilson magnificent, but defense a concern for 2-0 Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks seem determined to see just how much Russell Wilson’s talent and skill can carry...

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Lions embattled coach Matt Patricia backed by his players

DETROIT (AP) — The Matt Patricia-led Detroit Lions lost another double-digit lead and an 11th straight game, putting even more...

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Giants in 0-2 hole, now facing season without Saquon Barkley

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are not going to have a quick turnaround under new coach Joe Judge.The 0-2...

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Florida decision likely clears Pats owner of soliciting sex

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors said Monday that they won't appeal a court's decision blocking video that...

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Raiders down top 2 right tackles for game vs. Saints

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders are without their top two right tackles against the New Orleans Saints.Starter Trent...

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Vikings' rebuilt defense dealt another blow with Barr on IR

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Off to an 0-2 start while trying to acclimate several new pieces into Mike Zimmer’s defense, the Minnesota...

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Hooker is 2nd Colts player with torn Achilles tendon in 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have played two games and lost two starters with torn Achilles tendons.Coach Frank...

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Gase: Struggling Jets need to go on 'hyperdrive' to improve

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase knows exactly where it all went wrong for the New York Jets.Offense. Defense. And special...

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Cowboys look to build off character-check win over Falcons

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott said Mike McCarthy’s halftime message was that the outcome mattered less than the...

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Doug Pederson not shy about putting blame on Carson Wentz

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz is struggling and his coach says he's trying to do too much.The Philadelphia Eagles are off to...

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Entertaining Cardinals winning games, strive to improve

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals are off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2015 and just the...

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Chargers' Lynn stands behind Taylor despite Herbert's debut

Anthony Lynn did a good job throughout the offseason and training camp of installing Tyrod Taylor as the Los Angeles Chargers'...

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Allen credited for providing banged-up Bills defense a lift

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen not only lifted the Buffalo offense in matching the third most prolific passing...

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49ers complain about playing surface at MetLife Stadium

The San Francisco 49ers contacted the NFL on Monday about the conditions of the playing surface at MetLife Stadium after...

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Packers' Aaron Jones making his case for contract extension

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) —Aaron Jones’ bid for a new contract is paying early dividends for the Green Bay Packers.Jones had a...

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Bears not making it easy on themselves despite 2-0 record

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears are 2-0 for the first time since the 2013 team won the first three games. They're just not...

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Despite close loss, Patriots' Newton sees offensive progress

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots left Sunday’s 35-30 loss at Seattle lamenting the yard they didn’t get.But they exited...

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Falcons still ruffled over epic collapse in Dallas

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are still searching for answers following their epic collapse in Dallas.Despite holding a...

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Panthers' 0-2 start ignites 'tank for Trevor' talk

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two games into the season the “tank for Trevor” talk has already begun in earnest in Carolina.The...

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Unbeaten Ravens look forward to clash with defending champs

The Baltimore Ravens took a little time to savor their 14th consecutive regular-season victory, a rout of defending AFC South...

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Fournette gradually carving role with Brady-led Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It didn’t take Leonard Fournette long to show the Tampa Bay Buccaneers what he can mean to their offense...

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Indianapolis gets back on track with defense, running game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Reich kept it simple Sunday: Run the ball and let the defense do its job.And once again, the...

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Titans swap out trio on practice squad adding NFL experience

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have added a trio of players with NFL experience to their practice squad,...

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Drew Lock sidelined again, vows not to change his risky ways

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — If only Drew Lock’s body was as hard as his head.For the second straight season, the Denver Broncos’...

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Missing injured Scherff is just one problem for Washington

Washington's best offensive lineman writhing on the ground in pain wasn't a sight the coaching staff or players needed to see...

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Terrible run defense has Houston Texans in 0-2 hole

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have been terrible against the run to start this season and it has left them in an 0-2 hole...

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Browns starting LB Mack, CB Williams back from injuries

CLEVELAND (AP) — As several big names — Nick Bosa, Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey and others — were added to a long list...

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Denver Broncos lose receiver Courtland Sutton for season

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Quarterback Drew Lock could be out until midseason with a severely bruised throwing shoulder and...

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Happy at 1st 2-0 start since 2008, Titans see plenty to fix

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know their undefeated start won’t last for long if they don’t fix some issues...

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Vikings lose LB Anthony Barr to season-ending pectoral tear

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Anthony Barr will miss the remainder of the season because...

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Jets WR Perriman could miss some games with sprained ankle

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Breshad Perriman could be sidelined for some games after spraining his left ankle...

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High-scoring Jaguars are efficient, creative, entertaining

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It’s been a while since anyone could honestly say this about the Jacksonville Jaguars: They’re fun to...

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Panthers' McCaffrey out multiple weeks with ankle sprain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Christian McCaffrey said he plans to attack his rehabilitation from a high ankle sprain the same way he...

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2-0 or 0-2? Steelers, Roethlisberger eye improvement

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Judging by the tone of Ben Roethlisberger's voice, it was hard to tell if the Pittsburgh Steelers are 2-0 or...

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Dolphins look improved from early 2019 but are still 0-2

MIAMI (AP) — So far the rebuilding Miami Dolphins haven't been historically bad, which means they're better.A year ago the...

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‘Match made in heaven’: Deion Sanders to coach Jackson State

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Deion Sanders wiped away tears of joy and passion before speaking.Jackson State’s new football coach then...

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Chiefs survive miscues, escape with sloppy win over Chargers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were nearly flawless in their Week 1 win over the Houston Texans.They proved...

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Dallas Cowboys stun Atlanta Falcons 40-39 with late FG after onside kick

ARLINGTON, Texas — One gamble after another failed for coach Mike McCarthy in his home debut with the Dallas Cowboys. A...

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Column: Another grim chapter for Atlanta's sports history

ATLANTA (AP) — As the ball spun slowly along the turf at Jerry’s World, the black-clad players backing away like it was a live...

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On Football: Week 2 not for the weak as injuries hit NFL

As careful as the NFL has been about preventing an outbreak of the coronavirus within the league, one thing it can’t control is...

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Newton nearly pulls off comeback, but Patriots fall short

SEATTLE (AP) — Down 12 with less than 5 minutes remaining, Cam Newton nearly pulled off the most unlikely of comebacks in his...

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Seahawks stuff Newton on final play, beat Patriots 35-30

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson continued his sizzling start throwing five more touchdown passes. Unheralded second-year...

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Barkley, 49ers hit with potentially season-ending injuries

A star-studded cast of NFL players departed their games with injuries on Sunday.Many of them could miss the rest of the...

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49ers blast Jets 31-13, but lose Garoppolo, Bosa, Mostert

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The injury carts rolled out twice in three plays and the 49ers lost a few more key players. Still,...

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Seahawks stop Newton at 1 on last play, beat Patriots 35-30

SEATTLE (AP) — Cam Newton was stopped at the 1-yard line on the final play and the Seattle Seahawks held off the New England...

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NFL Today, Week 2

SCOREBOARDMonday Sept. 21New Orleans at Las Vegas, 8:15 p.m. EDT. The Raiders will debut their $2 billion stadium near the Las...

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Butker good from 58 in OT, Chiefs survive Herbert's LA debut

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Harrison Butker wasn't nervous about his third attempt to kick a game-winning field goal in overtime...

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White inactive for Patriots following death of father

SEATTLE (AP) — The father of New England Patriots’ running back James White was killed Sunday in a car crash in Florida,...

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Run defense breaks down again for Texans, who fall to 0-2

HOUSTON (AP) — Mark Ingram, Gus Edwards and Lamar Jackson each ran for more yards individually than the Texans did as a team in...

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Washington's slow start can't be overcome in Week 2 setback

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Quarterback Dwayne Haskins and the Washington Football Team spent much of Sunday afternoon trying to...

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Chargers QB Herbert answers late call with strong NFL debut

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn didn't find out his starting quarterback was injured until right after the coin toss.So...

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Gostkowski kicks 49-yarder as Titans beat Jaguars 33-30

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know good teams win ugly games, and being 2-0 for the first time in 12 years has a...

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Ravens extend regular-season run, dominate Texans 33-16

HOUSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens' multifaceted rushing attack, which led the NFL last year by nearly 1,000 yards, was slow...

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The Latest: Seahawks' Diggs ejected for helmet-to-helmet hit

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT):___8:55 p.m.Seattle safety Quandre Diggs was ejected late in the first quarter...

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Murray runs for 2 TDs, Cardinals roll past Washington 30-15

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's slippery, spectacular touchdown runs for the up-and-coming Cardinals are becoming a...

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Taylor makes hefty workload pay off as Colts beat Vikings

INDIANANPOLIS (AP) — Jonathan Taylor looked right at home in his first NFL start.He made Sunday's hefty workload look pretty...

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Trubisky throws 2 TD passes, Barkley hurt, Bears edge Giants

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears were happy with another close win, while the New York Giants have greater concerns than their...

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Pats RB James White inactive against Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) — New England running back James White is surprisingly inactive for the Patriots against the Seattle Seahawks on...

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Carolina comeback hopes fade when injured McCaffrey leaves

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers felt they beat themselves in a 31-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.Four...

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Jones' big day helps Packers beat Lions 42-21 in home opener

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Jones wanted to do a Lambeau Leap even without fans in the stands.He gave himself plenty of...

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Falcons lose on last-play FG after not attacking onside kick

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons could only watch as they lost on a game-ending field goal.They might not have been...

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Latest Dolphins loss shows Flores hasn't fixed defense yet

MIAMI (AP) — When the Miami Dolphins fell behind in their home opener, some fans in the small crowd began to chant “Tua, Tua,”...

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Lions' collapse starts well before fourth quarter this time

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — This time, the Detroit Lions didn’t bother waiting until the fourth quarter to blow a double-digit...

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At 0-2, 'embarrassed' Jets need to change things in a hurry

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets talked all week about flushing away their season-opening loss and showing signs...

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Here we go again? Lock, Broncos in a familiar spot

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Drew Lock is getting a sense of deja vu. So are the Denver Broncos. And not in a good way.The second-year...

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Brady, Fournette lead Bucs over Panthers 31-17

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady has a dazzling track record of winning, period.The six-time Super Bowl champion's perfect when it...

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Cowboys' rally stuns Falcons 40-39 in McCarthy's home debut

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — One gamble after another failed for coach Mike McCarthy in his home debut with the Dallas Cowboys.A...

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Safety protocols: Cousins, Vikings sacked in end zone again

Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings have failed to establish any type of comfort on the field in this strange 2020 season...

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Allen reaches career high in passing as Bills beat Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla (AP) — Josh Allen followed up on the most prolific game of his NFL career with an even better one.The...

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Youth, inexperience show as Jaguars trail early, lose 33-30

Growing pains were inevitably going to be part of Jacksonville’s season, especially with one of the youngest teams in the...

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Steelers knock out Lock, hold off Driskel, Broncos 26-21

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A game seemingly in hand suddenly on the cusp of slipping away, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin...

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Adversity comes early this year for Eagles, now 0-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The only thing the Philadelphia Eagles did well was protect Carson Wentz.Aaron Donald and the rest of the...

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New York Giants lose Barkley, fall to 0-2 under Joe Judge

CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Jones committed two more turnovers. The offensive line had another uneven day, and the defense took a...

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Goff tosses 3 TD passes to Higbee, Rams beat Eagles 37-19

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jared Goff outdid Carson Wentz in his house.Goff threw three touchdown passes to Tyler Higbee and the Los...

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Jets, Giants rename MetLife photo room for Anthony Causi

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets and Giants renamed the photo work room at MetLife Stadium in honor of Anthony...

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Chiefs missing 3 injured starters on defense vs. Chargers

The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs are without three starters on defense against the Los Angeles...

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Raiders eager to show off new digs in Vegas debut vs. Saints

The Raiders finally have a home to call their own.After spending almost their entire 60-year existence sharing stadiums that...

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Bears agree to 3-year contract extension with RB Cohen

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears have agreed to a three-year contract extension with running back and return specialist Tarik...

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Ravens TE Mark Andrews scores big on throws from MVP Lamar Jackson

Mark Andrews' sure hands and knack for finding the end zone have made him the favorite target of Ravens quarterback Lamar...

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NFL Week 2: Dallas Cowboys host Atlanta Falcons, with Mike McCarthy moving past memory lane

Mike McCarthy got the sentimental stuff out of the way before his first home game as coach of the Dallas Cowboys, in the...

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Lions put OG Dahl on IR, sign OG Wiggins off practice squad

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions will be without a starting offensive guard against Green Bay.Detroit put guard Joe...

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Jets add LB Ogletree, RB Adams, WR Malone to active roster

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets signed inside linebacker Alec Ogletree from the practice squad to the active roster...

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No. 19 Louisiana-Lafayette holds off Georgia State in OT

ATLANTA (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier was concerned about Saturday's game at Georgia State.Turns out he had...

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Raiders list Brown, Young, Kwiatkoski as doubtful

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders could once again be without their top two right tackles for this week’s game...

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Edge rusher Dee Ford ruled out for 49ers vs. Jets

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have ruled out edge rusher Dee Ford for this week’s game against the New...

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Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete...

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Morning roundup: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP for second straight year

NBA Antetokounmpo wins MVP for second straight year Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep....

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Golden: Jason Garrett 2.0? Mike McCarthy needs early statement win

The ’72 Miami Dolphins may have some nervous moments if a team like Kansas City or Baltimore makes a legitimate run at 16-0,...

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Falcons CB Sheffield ruled out for Sunday's game vs Cowboys

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be without a key member of their cornerback rotation for the second week in...

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49ers look to bounce back vs. Jets after tough opening loss

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are heading across the country banged up and bitter after blowing a...

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Defending NFC champ 49ers look to avoid 0-2 start vs. Jets

SAN FRANCISCO (0-1) at NEW YORK JETS (0-1)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE - 49ers by 7 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD - 49ers 1-0;...

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AP source: Woods gets 4-year, $68M extension with LA Rams

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says receiver Robert Woods has agreed to a four-year contract extension...

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Jets WR Jamison Crowder out vs. 49ers with hamstring injury

NEW YORK (AP) — Wide receiver Jamison Crowder has been ruled out for the New York Jets' game Sunday against the San Francisco...

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49ers rule out All-Pro TE George Kittle for game vs. Jets

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers will be without All-Pro tight end George Kittle this week because of a...

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Silent in Seattle: Noisy Seahawks fans absent for opener

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For a normal Sunday night game in Seattle, the fans would start showing up in the morning, giving...

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Injuries sideline Lions' Golladay, Packers' Clark this week

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay and Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Kenny Clark won’t be...

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Column: Remembering the last series to be played in one park

The last time the World Series was held in a single ballpark, there was a bit of a conundrum over where the two managers would...

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Cardinals Hall of Fame safety Larry Wilson dies at 82

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Larry Wilson, a former Cardinals safety and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has died. He was...

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Falcons launch voting initiative in social media campaign

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are trying to make sure people are registered to vote by launching a social...

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Full circle for Jets' Gore with facing familiar foe in 49ers

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Gore took his first snap as a pro in what seems like a lifetime ago. And in the physical, not-for-long...

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Washington's Haskins shows signs of growth as a leader

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — During halftime of Washington's season opener against Philadelphia, coach Ron Rivera stepped away to...

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Steelers RB Conner: balky ankle heading in right direction

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh running back James Conner believes he'll be able to play on his balky left ankle on Sunday when...

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Browns showcase offense's huge potential in bounce-back win

CLEVELAND (AP) — The chant seemed to come out of nowhere and quickly grew louder during a replay review to see if the Browns...

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61 passes! Joe Burrow carries offense but Bengals still lose

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow was sacked three times and hit hard seven more times, roughed up by a defense that allowed the...

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Titans will be without receiver A.J. Brown vs. Jaguars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown will miss Sunday's home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars with an...

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Pro Football Hall of Fame dedicates Canton Centennial Plaza

It was going to be the “greatest gathering in football ever.” And then the coronavirus pandemic swept across America.David...

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On Football: Sounds of Silence for radio broadcasters

Bob Wischusen and Dave Pasch are two of the most respected — and busiest — play-by-play announcers in football. Not only do...

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Empty seats make for some strange sights, sounds in NFL

DENVER (AP) — Broncos quarterback Drew Lock felt like he was at the library, whispering in the huddle at empty Empower Field so...

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Falcons' secondary looks to avoid same mistakes vs. Cowboys

ATLANTA (AP) — Falcons defensive coordinator Raheem Morris blames himself for last week’s loss to Seattle.Morris vows he won’t...

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Cowboys' Elliott reveals "painful" new "Feed Me" tattoo

Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott pulled up his jersey to reveal a new “Feed Me” tattoo on his stomach after scoring the...

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Bills without LBs Tremaine Edmunds and Matt Milano vs. Miami

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills will be without two of their starting linebackers for Sunday’s game against the Miami...

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Rhodes, Theilen embrace reunion weekend in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Xavier Rhodes and Adam Thielen came to training camp together as rookies in 2013, one of them the Vikings'...

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Raiders ready for big opening act on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Death Star comes alive for the first time Monday night in a prime-time debut that just a few years ago...

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Tramel: NFL predictions & can Adrian Peterson catch Emmitt Smith?

Peterson & Gore taking aim at all-time NFL rushing record

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Jeremiah Attaochu finds role, voice with Broncos at age 27

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jeremiah Attaochu is like those sharply dressed seat fillers at the Oscars. He replaced an injured...

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Burrow throws 3 TDs in second start but Bengals lose again

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Burrow's white uniform was streaked with grass stains. His right arm was intact but understandably a...

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Mayfield throws 2 TD passes, Browns hold off Burrow, Bengals

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield found Odell Beckham Jr. and maybe some of his missing swagger.Mayfield threw two touchdown...

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The Latest: First case-free day for New Zealand in 5 weeks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has reported no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus for the first time in more than...

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McVay: Rams intend to ink WR Robert Woods to extension soon

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Woods is off to another strong start with the Los Angeles Rams in a career that has always exceeded...

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Saints starting receivers Thomas, Sanders miss practice

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Two of the Saints' starting receivers, two-time All-Pro Michael Thomas and veteran Emmanuel Sanders,...

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Chiefs look to spoil Chargers inaugural game at SoFi Stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' long wait for a shiny new home ends on Sunday when they play their first...

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Wait a minute: Stars Wade, Davis decide to return to Ohio St

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two of Ohio State’s biggest stars, cornerback Shaun Wade and guard Wyatt Davis, are opting back in for...

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Brady says little about Arians' criticism of QB's play

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady had little to say Thursday in response to coach Bruce Arians’ critical assessment of the...

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Trent Williams announces return with crushing block

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trent Williams seemed to take out all the frustration from sitting out last season on Arizona’s...

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Browns tackle Conklin not starting against Bengals

CLEVELAND (AP) — Backup right tackle Chris Hubbard will start over injured Jack Conklin for the Cleveland Browns when they host...

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Chargers place Pouncey on IR; center will have hip surgery

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers center Mike Pouncey has been placed on injured reserve and will miss the season...

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Vikings put RG Pat Elflein on injured reserve

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings placed starting right guard Pat Elflein on injured reserve on Thursday, meaning the...

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Brady focused on Panthers, not subpar opening performance

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers expect to be better against the Carolina Panthers.The six-time Super...

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Cowboys host Falcons, with McCarthy moving past memory lane

Mike McCarthy got the sentimental stuff out of the way before his first home game as coach of the Dallas Cowboys, in the...

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Jets WR Crowder sits out practice, could miss 49ers game

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets' struggling offense could be without wide receiver Jamison Crowder against the San Francisco...

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Steelers, Roethlisberger eye 2-0 start vs. Lock, Broncos

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The pain was familiar to Ben Roethlisberger.Welcome even.And the best part about how his 38-year-old...

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Old guys rule: Belichick, Carroll meet as Pats visit Hawks

SEATTLE (AP) — When Bill Belichick replaced Pete Carroll as head coach in New England 20 years ago, neither could have guessed...

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Cardinals place safety Jalen Thompson on IR, sign Riley

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have placed starting safety Jalen Thompson on injured reserve after he injured his...

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Jets' Darnold working to put dismal season debut behind him

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold's feet weren't right at times. His arm misfired. And his mind seemed scattered.It was an ugly...

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Steelers try to move on from flap over justice advocacy

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers thought they had a plan for how to properly and respectfully make a public statement...

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Titans, Jaguars eager to seize opportunity at rare 2-0 start

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Starting 2-0 is an opportunity the Tennessee Titans simply haven't seized in a very long time.Sure,...

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Raiders RB Josh Jacobs showing off receiving skills

Josh Jacobs was handed an assignment after a stellar rookie season at running back for the Raiders.As well as Jacobs ran the...

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Bears look to build on opener, Giants seek 1st win for Judge

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears came into the season determined to show they're more like the team that won the NFC North in...