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UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 8:22 p.m.

Former Washington State standout Luke Falk sees first game-action with New York Jets

The New York Jets have promoted quarterback Luke Falk from the practice squad to serve as the backup to starter Trevor Siemian against the Cleveland Browns.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Jason Witten rejoining Cowboys after year as broadcaster

Jason Witten is coming out of retirement and rejoining the Dallas Cowboys after one season as a television analyst. The 36-year-old Witten says the “fire inside of me to compete …

Eagles cruise past Redskins on Monday Night Football

Carson Wentz ran around and extended plays the way he did before his knee injury. Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Darren Sproles ran for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles …

Mason Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King’s interception with 1:07 left, and the Green Bay Packers outlasted …

Drew Brees makes history in style, Saints thrash Redskins 43-19

Drew Brees passed Peyton Manning to become the NFL’s all-time leader in yards passing with a 62-yard touchdown to rookie Tre’Quan Smith on Monday night that sent New Orleans on …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 9:53 p.m.

Patrick Mahomes rallies Chiefs past Broncos, 27-23

Patrick Mahomes rallied the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs back from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter for a 27-23 win over the Denver Broncos on Monday night.

Ben Roethlisberger shines and Steelers hold off Buccaneers 30-27

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 30-27 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 10:55 p.m.

Seahawks fall to 0-2 with loss to Chicago Bears

Khalil Mack had one of six sacks against Russell Wilson, Prince Amukamara returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears beat the Seattle Seahawks 24-17 Monday …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 11:11 p.m.

Cooper Kupp plays big role in Rams’ 33-13 win over Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. – Jared Goff threw two touchdown passes, newcomer Marcus Peters returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown and the Los Angeles Rams spoiled coach Jon Gruden’s much-anticipated …

Couch Slouch: There sure are a lot of ex-Cowboys on NFL telecasts

Couch Slouch: “How ’bout them Cowboys!” Jimmy Johnson once exhorted. How

ESPN: Cowboys’ Witten retiring after 15 seasons for ‘MNF’

ESPN is reporting that Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten plans to retire after 15 seasons and join the network as the lead analyst for its Monday night football telecast. …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 10:46 p.m.

Atlanta Falcons edge Seahawks when tying field goal attempt comes up short

Seattle didn’t have Richard Sherman and didn’t have Kam Chancellor on Monday night. And when they needed it most what they also didn’t have was one more yard or time …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 9:41 p.m.

Reconstituted secondary now primary for Seahawks

Finally, some good news for the Seahawks in a month that so far has brought almost nothing but dread – a loss by the Los Angeles Rams in Minnesota Sunday.

Carson Wentz tosses 4 TDs as Eagles knock off Redskins

Carson Wentz tossed four touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame losing nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters in a 34-24 win over the Washington Redskins. Wentz threw for …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ drops trailer during NFL halftime

The trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” debuted in dramatic fashion during Monday Night Football halftime.

Are you ready? Hank Williams Jr. returning to ESPN’s Monday Night Football

Hank Williams Jr. is bringing his rowdy friends back to “Monday Night Football” six years after ESPN dropped the country singer for his comments about President Barack Obama.

Dez Bryant, Cowboys keep Lions’ playoff hopes on hold, 42-21

Dez Bryant threw his first career touchdown pass between a pair of scoring catches, Ezekiel Elliott ran for two TDs and the Dallas Cowboys kept Detroit from clinching a playoff …

Andrew Luck leads Colts to romp over Jets

Boys just want to have fun.

Pete Carroll sees another rookie-led second-half surge for Seahawks

For being the coach of a Super Bowl-contending team that has won only one game in more than a month, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll seemed uncommonly giddy this week.

Ravens win as time expires on blocked field goal return

The Ravens finally got a break that didn’t mean they were losing another player.

Texans send Bengals to 1st loss, 10-6 behind backup TJ Yates

It figures that Cincinnati’s first loss would come against a team that has tormented them in the big games. The Houston Texans have a way of making things miserable for …

Miller’s 1-handed TD grab lifts Bears over Chargers, 22-19

Zach Miller made a one-handed grab of a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jay Cutler with 3:19 to go, and the Chicago Bears beat the San Diego Chargers 22-19 on Monday …

NFL acknowledges game clock error in Steelers-Chargers game

For the second week in a row, the NFL acknowledged an officiating error in a nationally televised game. This time, the problem was twofold: 18 seconds were incorrectly run off …

Aaron Rodgers throws for five TDs in Green Bay’s Monday Night Football win over Kansas City

NFL: Aaron Rodgers dissected another defense on a national stage, building a big enough cushion for the Green Bay Packers to overcome a late rush by Jamaal Charles and the …

New York Jets turn five turnovers into 20-7 victory over Indianapolis Colts

INDIANAPOLIS – Darrelle Revis’ new team is getting the same results he’s always had against Andrew Luck. The veteran cornerback is still mystifying the young quarterback.

Broadcaster, NFL star Gifford dies

NEW YORK – From the football field to the broadcast booth, Frank Gifford was a star. And a winner. An NFL championship in 1956 with the New York Giants. An …

Saints beat Bears 31-15, grab South lead

CHICAGO — Turns out all Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed to solve their problems was to show up in Chicago. Nothing like playing the Bears to break …

Green Bay Packers open 24-point halftime lead then hold off Atlanta Falcons 43-37

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Another big first half helped the Green Bay Packers withstand a furious rally by the desperate Atlanta Falcons. Eddie Lacy ran for a touchdown and caught …

New York Jets mistakes contribute to Miami Dolphins’ victory

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Miami Dolphins found the right formula to stay in the AFC playoff race: Simply let the Jets run the ball all night, and wait for …

Saints face old nemesis

Fate simply wasn’t ready to give the New Orleans Saints a break from longtime nemesis Steve Smith. The former Carolina Panthers receiver not only left the NFC South Division, but …