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Back from suspension, Jarran Reed looks to boost Seahawks defense

Seattle defensive tackle Jarran Reed missed the first six games of the season while serving a suspension and the timing of his return couldn’t be better for a defensive front …


Undefeated 49ers remain grounded after 5 straight wins

For a franchise that has had little success the past few seasons, the San Francisco 49ers are sure taking their fast start this season in stride.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Browns’ Myles Garrett said he was punched by ‘fan’ wanting picture

The Browns are even taking hits off the field. Star defensive end Myles Garrett said he was punched in the face Wednesday by a “fan” who wanted to take a …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Jets hopeful C.J. Mosley closer to return from groin injury

The next step in C.J. Mosley’s return will come on the practice field Thursday. The Jets are planning to have the star linebacker participate in individual drills this week as …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Jalen Ramsey ‘overjoyed’ by LA move; Rams eager for long-term deal

The Los Angeles Rams fully understand the risks they took in acquiring volatile cornerback Jalen Ramsey. The defending NFC champions believe the potential rewards are well worth it.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Roger Goodell: pass interference reviews are working as expected

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the new video review rule for pass interference is working as expected, with only obvious mistakes by officials being corrected. Through Week 6, the league …


Ravens S Earl Thomas respectfully gears up for return to Seattle

Over the course of nine NFL seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, Earl Thomas picked off 28 passes, earned a Super Bowl ring and was selected to the Pro Bowl six …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Giants running back Saquon Barkley full-go at practice

The wait for Saquon Barkley may finally be over for the New York Giants. The 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year was a full-go at practice Wednesday, increasing the …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Raiders T Trent Brown sued for domestic violence

Oakland Raiders tackle Trent Brown has been sued by his ex-girlfriend for what she says were multiple acts of domestic violence over the past year.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Steelers QB Mason Rudolph will return as starter after concussion

Looks like “Duck Season” will last just a week for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday that Mason Rudolph will return to the starting lineup after being cleared …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Bears hope to have Mitch Trubisky return from shoulder injury

The Chicago Bears are cautiously optimistic quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will return this week from a left shoulder injury. Trubisky said he feels “close” to 100 percent and hopes to start …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Jaguars’ Marcell Dareus takes shot at departed teammate Jalen Ramsey

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Marcell Dareus grabbed his lower back, feigning pain and a limp, as he left the locker room Wednesday. “Oh, my back,” Dareus joked, taking a not-so-subtle …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Mike Vrabel: Titans switch to Ryan Tannehill at QB looking for spark

The Tennessee Titans want to jump-start an offense that has just one touchdown over the past 10 quarters, so they’re turning to veteran quarterback Ryan Tannehill and benching Marcus Mariota. …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Ryan Fitzpatrick to start for Dolphins at Buffalo on Sunday

The winless Miami Dolphins have again changed starting quarterbacks because coach Brian Flores changed his mind. Ryan Fitzpatrick will make his first start since Week 2 when the Dolphins play …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

AP source: Titans to start Ryan Tannehill instead of Marcus Mariota

A person familiar with the decision says the Tennessee Titans will start Ryan Tannehill at quarterback instead of Marcus Mariota on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

XFL draft: Former Freeman, Idaho lineman Jordan Rose selected by Seattle Dragons while other locals await call

Former Freeman High and Idaho standout offensive lineman Jordan Rose heard his name called Tuesday in the inaugural draft of the ravamped XFL.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Rams get CB Jalen Ramsey from Jaguars for 3 draft picks

The Los Angeles Rams acquired Jalen Ramsey from the Jaguars on Tuesday night, ending the star cornerback’s tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville with a trade to the defending NFC champions. Jacksonville …


Packers’ Allen Lazard ‘fulfills journey’ in standout effort against Lions

Allen Lazard wasn’t even on the Packers’ initial 53-man roster. The 6-foot-5 receiver was cut before the season, signed to the practice squad, only to end up on the roster …


Detroit coach Matt Patricia says Lions ‘turning the page’

Matt Patricia was diplomatic, pointing out the obvious: Yes, there were a handful of ways the Detroit Lions could have played better at Green Bay.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

NFL: Preseason game concussion rate increased by 44%

The NFL says the number of concussions in exhibition games this year rose to 49 from 34 in 2018, an increase of 44% and a setback in efforts to reduce …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Rams trade CB Marcus Peters to Baltimore for LB Kenny Young

The Los Angeles Rams traded cornerback Marcus Peters to the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday for linebacker Kenny Young and an undisclosed pick in the 2020 draft.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Browns trade C Austin Corbett to Rams for fifth-round pick

Austin Corbett moved around on Cleveland’s offensive line. His next stop is Los Angeles. The Browns traded Corbett, who failed to live up to high expectations after being selected with …


Pats, Saints top 2 teams in AP Pro32 poll; 49ers now 3rd

Patriots, Saints remain top 2 teams in AP Pro32 poll; 49ers now 3rd; Seahawks, Packers round out top five


Chiefs’ run-pass option game has suddenly gone awry

Patrick Mahomes takes the snap from Chiefs center Austin Reiter, pulls away from the line of scrimmage and then, in a little more than a split-second, must identify the best …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Browns’ Baker Mayfield slowed by hip injury, but should face Pats

Baker Mayfield will have extra time to prepare for the unbeaten Patriots. He needs it. Cleveland’s quarterback was limited during Tuesday’s practice with a hip injury sustained on a scramble …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Lions latest victims of NFL’s flag football problem

Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers’ 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end Trey Flowers.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019

Packers’ Mason Crosby hits late FG to beat Lions

Mason Crosby nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired, and the Green Bay Packers benefited from some questionable officiating to edge the Detroit Lions 23-22.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019

49ers throttle Rams’ once-elite offense on Sean McVay’s ‘humbling day’

The Los Angeles Rams dazzled the NFL with inventive, exciting offensive football during their first two seasons under coach Sean McVay. Six games after being embarrassed in the Super Bowl, …


Russell Wilson off to sensational start, Seahawks hit road against Browns

Always underrated, often overlooked and rarely mentioned in any conversations about who is the NFL’s best quarterback, Russell Wilson is outplaying every one of his contemporaries.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019

Pac-12 football roundup: No. 9 Notre Dame holds off USC 30-27

Tony Jones Jr. rushed for a career-high 176 yards and Jonathan Doerer kicked three long field goals as No. 9 Notre Dame held off longtime rival Southern California 30-27 Saturday …