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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Larry Stone: Not everything is rosy, but the Seahawks are 2-0 and ‘just getting warmed up’

They have won two games by a grand total of three points against teams that by November – or sooner – might look like they actually should have been pushovers.


Browns better under bright lights, but many problems remain

Once Odell Beckham switched on the afterburners and jetted away from the Jets for the longest touchdown of his career, the Browns put a disappointing loss and an emotional week …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 1:27 p.m.

Steelers begins post-Ben Roethlisberger life by trading for DB Minkah Fitzpatrick

The Pittsburgh Steelers have no plans to bail on the season with Ben Roethlisberger out until 2020 with an elbow injury. “Our level of expectations in terms of our performance …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 11:14 a.m.

Jets’ Trevor Siemian out for year with ankle injury, Luke Falk to start

The Jets’ quarterback woes just got a bit worse. Trevor Siemian will be sidelined for the rest of the season with an ankle injury, and third-stringer Luke Falk will start …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 2:54 p.m.

Adam Vinatieri insists retirement never was contemplated

Adam Vinatieri just needed some time to clear his head. The rumored retirement apparently was never under consideration.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 12:47 p.m.

Cam Newton’s status unclear after reaggravating foot

Cam Newton’s status for Sunday’s game at Arizona is uncertain after the 2015 league MVP reaggravated a mid-foot sprain. Newton did not practice Tuesday and Panthers coach Ron Rivera gave …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 8:52 a.m.

Giants bench Eli Manning, name Daniel Jones starting QB

Eli Manning’s long and distinguished reign as the New York Giants’ starting quarterback is seemingly over. Let the Daniel Jones era begin. Coach Pat Shurmur announced Tuesday that the No. …


Call to arms: Saints, Steelers reel with Brees, Big Ben out

Saints, Steelers see their title hopes damaged with major injuries to Brees, Roethlisberger.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:36 p.m.

Former Washington State QB Luke Falk brought off bench for New York Jets after Trevor Siemian injury

A historic weekend for ex-Washington State quarterbacks in the NFL continued Monday night in an AFC game between the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns.


Ziggy Ansah will make his Seahawks debut against the Saints on Sunday

Ziggy Ansah is expected to make his much-anticipated debut with the Seahawks against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.


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.


NFL roundup: Eddy Pineiro’s 53-yard FG at end lifts Bears past Broncos 16-14

DENVER – Eddy Pineiro kicked a 53-yard field goal as time expired, giving the Chicago Bears a wild 16-14 win over the Broncos and their former defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 6:06 p.m.

Pittsburgh Steelers look to recover from ugly opener against Seahawks

The Pittsburgh Steelers host the Seattle Seahawks in their home opener eager to move past a 30-point loss to New England


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 8:36 p.m.

Pats’ Antonio Brown said to be eligible, but will he play?

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Antonio Brown is said to be eligible to play against Miami. Whether he actually does after just three practices with the Patriots is still not clear. “We’re …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 6:11 p.m.

Seahawks history shows how quickly things can change from one week to the next in NFL

It’s a lesson in the week-to-week roller coaster that can be the NFL that holds up to this day, repeated anew each season, if maybe not usually so extreme.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:19 p.m.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers use goal-line stand to beat Panthers 20-14

Chris Godwin had eight catches for 121 yards and a touchdown, Peyton Barber ran for 82 yards and a score and the Bucs won despite converting only 2 of 12 …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 7:15 p.m.

Seahawks offensive line challenging itself after a ‘tough’ opener against Bengals

Offensive linemen such as Duane Brown spent the offseason saying they felt Seattle could have the best offensive line in the NFL with four of five starters back from a …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6:48 p.m.

Jaguars expect more substance than style from former Washington State standout Gardner Minshew ahead of first NFL start

The Jacksonville Jaguars believe quarterback Gardner Minshew will bring more substance than style to the huddle when he makes his first career NFL start at Houston.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 7:34 p.m.

Antonio Brown accused of rape by former trainer

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of rape by a former trainer. Brown has denied the allegations. Darren Heitner, a lawyer representing Brown, says it was …


AP Source: Texans release CB Aaron Colvin

The Houston Texans released cornerback Aaron Colvin after his struggles in the team’s season-opening loss to New Orleans, a person familiar with the move tells The Associated Press.


Cam Newton still getting questioned about lack of deep passes

Panthers QB Cam Newton still answering questions about his shoulder after not airing it out in opener against the Rams.


Seahawks bring back CB Jamar Taylor, waive Parry Nickerson

The Seahawks have re-signed veteran cornerback Jamar Taylor, who was one of Seattle’s final cuts at the end of training camp.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 3:23 p.m.

AP source: Jets acquire WR Demaryius Thomas from Pats for draft pick

The New York Jets acquired wide receiver Demaryius Thomas from the Patriots for a 2021 sixth-round draft pick on Tuesday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 3:59 p.m.

Jets DL Nathan Shepherd suspended 6 games by NFL for PED violation

New York Jets defensive lineman Nathan Shepherd has been suspended six games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancers.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 3:14 p.m.

Patriots coaches mum on plans for Antonio Brown this week vs. Miami

Bill Belichick isn’t concerned about Antonio Brown’s past. He’s even less concerned about anyone outside the Patriots organization who questions whether Brown can fit into New England’s system without being …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 2:09 p.m.

Finally arrived! John Ross III shows moves in Bengals opener

John Ross III finally got his breakout game. The third-year receiver finished with seven catches for 158 yards and a pair of touchdowns – all career highs – in the …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 11:45 a.m.

Tick, tock: Odell Beckham Jr. plans to keep wearing lavish watch in games

Watch it: Odell Beckham Jr.’s taking a stand against the NFL on his lavish wrist wear.


Raiders beat Broncos 24-16 in first game after Antonio Brown’s release

Derek Carr threw a touchdown pass on the opening drive of the season, rookie Josh Jacobs ran for two scores and the Oakland Raiders responded to a tumultuous week surrounding …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:22 p.m.

Wil Lutz’s 58-yard field goal lifts Saints over Texans, 30-28

Wil Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired, and the New Orleans Saints beat the Houston Texans 30-28 on Monday night in a game that had three scoring …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:11 p.m.

Couch Slouch: Ryan Fitzpatrick rekindles chicken-or-egg dilemma

Couch Slouch: It is the golden age of golden oldies among NFL quarterbacks. Week 1 saw seven starting quarterbacks aged 35 or older.