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Vaunted offenses meet in Chiefs’ relocated clash with Rams

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

The Chiefs are visiting the Rams in one of the biggest games of the NFL season and a possible Super Bowl preview. The game was originally scheduled for Mexico City before poor field conditions at Azteca Stadium prompted the NFL to move the game to California on six days’ notice.

Rams’ Aaron Donald fined $23,395 by the NFL

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald has been fined $23,395 by the NFL. Donald was fined $10,026 for unnecessary roughness and $13,369 for unsportsmanlike conduct. Donald got into a scuffle on the sideline with Seattle’s Justin Britt in the fourth quarter of the Rams’ win over Seattle last Sunday.

Seahawks get crucial win to stay in NFC playoff conversation

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 5:28 p.m.

The Seahawks’ 27-24 win over Green Bay snapped a two-game losing streak and helped create a possible path to the postseason for Seattle. There are still challenges ahead, but Seattle is now in the conversation. Coach Pete Carroll celebrated by riding Seattle’s waterfront Ferris wheel.

Russell Wilson caps Seahawks’ rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:07 a.m.

Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks’ 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers. In a key matchup in the race for the two NFC wild-card spots, Seattle overcame an early 14-3 deficit.

Russell Wilson, Seahawks missing 4th-quarter magic this season

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 7:18 p.m.

For most of his career, the fourth quarter is where Russell Wilson has thrived. His late game heroics of leading comebacks in the fourth quarter or overtime to win games take up nearly an entire page of Seattle’s weekly game notes.

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to L.A. due to field

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams’ Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. The league made its decision just six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games of the year. Recent rains and several big events at Azteca combined to damage the field, and the league determined it was unplayable.

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3:05 p.m.

Le’Veon Bell won’t play in 2018. The star running back declined to sign his one-year $14.4 million franchise tender with the Pittsburgh Steelers by Tuesday’s deadline, making him ineligible to suit up for the AFC North-leading Steelers or anyone else this season.

Rams lose former EWU WR Cooper Kupp for rest of season

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

Los Angeles receiver and former EWU standout Cooper Kupp is out for the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee, depriving the Rams’ offense of a major contributor heading into a showdown with Kansas City.

NFL Capsules: Titans sack Tom Brady, upset Patriots 34-10

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume. The Tennessee Titans made sure the Patriots quarterback didn’t finish his 300th game. The Titans sacked Brady three times and hit him repeatedly as they beat New England 34-10 Sunday, snapping a seven-game skid against the Patriots in Mike Vrabel’s first game as head coach against the team he helped win three Super Bowls.

Mike Vrabel’s Titans rout New England 34-10, snap Pats’ streaks

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 7:56 p.m.

Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume. The Tennessee Titans made sure the Patriots quarterback didn’t finish his 300th game by hitting him over and over again. The Titans sacked Brady three times and hit him six more times as they beat New England 34-10 Sunday, snapping a seven-game skid against the Patriots in Mike Vrabel’s first game as head coach against the team he helped win three Super Bowls.

Seahawks come up short against Rams in another nail-biter

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 10:26 p.m.

Brandin Cooks rushed for a 9-yard touchdown with 5:49 to play on the first snap after Dante Fowler forced and recovered a fumble by Russell Wilson, and the Los Angeles Rams bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 36-31 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

Rams eager to rebound from 1st loss, sweep Seahawks series

The Los Angeles Rams head into their meeting with Seattle this weekend with a chance to essentially end the NFC West race with seven weeks to go. The Rams are returning from their first loss of the season in New Orleans last week. Their win in Seattle five weeks ago left the Seahawks frustrated with their inability to finish strong against their division rivals.

New Orleans Saints place Dez Bryant on injured reserve, promote Keith Kirkwood

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Dez Bryant’s season is over before it had even begun. The New Orleans Saints have placed the newly acquired Bryant on injured reserve and promoted receiver Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad to the active roster before Sunday’s game at Cincinnati. Bryant was injured during his second practice with New Orleans on Friday. A person familiar with the situation says Bryant has a torn Achilles tendon.

Saints’ Dez Bryant hurt, calls injury the ‘ultimate test’

Newly acquired Saints receiver Dez Bryant has been injured in just his second practice with New Orleans. The team’s injury report on Friday has listed Bryant as questionable for Sunday’s game in Cincinnati with an ankle injury. However, Bryant has indicated on social media that the injury could be serious. He posted on Twitter that overcoming it will be the “ultimate test.”

Rams cancel practice for fire; 20 players, coaches evacuate

The Los Angeles Rams have canceled practice after a wildfire forced about 20 players and coaches to evacuate their homes. The Rams will cram their normal Friday preparations into a workout at the University of Southern California on Saturday before they face the Seattle Seahawks at the Coliseum on Sunday. About 45 Rams employees were evacuated, although coach Sean McVay doesn’t believe any homes have been lost.