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Stories tagged: nfl

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

New receivers add to offenses for Seahawks, 49ers

Emmanuel Sanders got acclimated in the San Francisco offense so fast that he caught a TD pass on his first drive with the team five days after being acquired by …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Kareem Hunt returns to field for Browns after NFL suspension

Kareem Hunt returned to football on Sunday, playing in an NFL game for the first time since he was suspended for eight games by the league following two violent, off-field …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Rookie sensation DK Metcalf has earned Russell Wilson’s trust – and it’s showing for the Seahawks

Russell Wilson liked that his rookie wide receiver would get up 5:20 a.m. to join him for their first throwing sessions together this summer in Los Angeles.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to start against Titans, barring setbacks

Patrick Mahomes will start for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, just over two weeks after the quarterback’s season was jeopardized by a dislocated kneecap.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

Report: Former Washington State QB Luke Falk files injury grievance against New York Jets

For the second time this NFL season, an injury grievance has been filed against the New York Jets. The latest one came from former Washington State quarterback Luke Falk, the …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Raiders rally behind Josh Jacobs, defense to beat Chargers 26-24

Josh Jacobs scored on an 18-yard run with 1:02 remaining and the Oakland Raiders had a late winning touchdown drive for the second time in five weeks, beating the Los …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Analysis: Seahawks have shown they can win close games, but can that trend continue all season?

Predicting anything in the “Any Given Sunday” NFL with any degree of certainty is about as risky as trying to tackle Chris Carson with just one arm.

Drew Brees-led Saints offense at its healthiest since Week 2

While Saints quarterback Drew Brees plans to again wear a plastic splint on his surgically repaired thumb against the Atlanta Falcons this Sunday, chances are he’ll be on the field …

Bills hope run-defense holes plugged in time to face Browns

Phillips takes exception when asked if the Bills have fixed their leaky run defense.

Bud’s bounce: Steelers LB Dupree thriving in contract year

For years, Bud Dupree and Cam Heyward would talk about getting together to train during the offseason. The discussion was always vague. No specifics or firm commitments. Then the months …

About face: Baker Mayfield’s ’stache a new topic as Browns slide

Baker Mayfield completed his media session without incident and even sported the same mustache he woke up wearing. At this point, those two things are considered progress for the Browns’ …

Panthers have tough decision to make on Cam Newton’s future

Cam Newton’s injury status has raised questions about whether he’s played his final game for the Carolina Panthers.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Rams WR Brandin Cooks ruled out with concussion, seeing specialist

Los Angeles Rams receiver Brandin Cooks won’t play in Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh while he seeks further medical help for his second concussion in a month.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Giants’ Evan Engram has foot injury, may not play vs. Jets

New York Giants leading receiver Evan Engram has a sprained left foot, and his status for Sunday’s game against the Jets is uncertain.

Matt Nagy searches for answers with Bears’ season slipping away

Coach Matt Nagy insisted there is a silver lining somewhere for the Chicago Bears. It’s just hard to find at the moment.

Rookie Ryan Finley gets to show what he’s got vs blitzing Ravens

Ryan Finley spent Sunday night watching Tom Brady get chased around by the Ravens’ defense, the same one he’ll face in his NFL debut with the Cincinnati Bengals.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Larry Stone: We’re finally about to find out how good the 7-2 Seahawks really are

The Seahawks have nudged, trudged, finessed, finagled, willed and Wilson’d their way to a 7-2 record.

Oft-injured Ravens CB Jimmy Smith hopes to be back for good

Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith has worked his way back from so many injuries that he’s become the resident expert on the subject in the Baltimore locker room.

Longtime backup Brian Hoyer prepares for 1st start with Colts

Brian Hoyer bounced around the NFL for more than a decade. He’s suited up for seven different franchises, made starts with five different teams and mastered the art of excelling …

Chiefs enter another wait-and-see week with Patrick Mahomes

The Kansas City Chiefs will continue to split first-team reps in practice between Patrick Mahomes and backup Matt Moore this week, leaving open the possibility the league’s MVP could be …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Jets’ Le’Veon Bell sits out practice, but could play vs. Giants

The New York Jets dodged an injury scare with Le’Veon Bell. The star running back is a bit banged up, but the team is optimistic he’ll be able to play …

Panthers place QB Cam Newton on IR

The Panthers have placed quarterback Cam Newton on injured reserve, meaning he can’t play for the rest of the regular season.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

Seahawks’ Pete Carroll not setting expectations for Josh Gordon, again backs Jason Myers

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll continues to stand by struggling kicker Jason Myers.

NFL notebook: Dak Prescott throws for 3 TDs as Cowboys beat Giants 37-18

Dak Prescott shook off an interception on his first pass of the game and threw three touchdown passes, leading the Dallas Cowboys to a 37-18 victory over the New York …

Couch Slouch: NFL gurus come with ulterior motives and can’t be trusted

Couch Slouch: In the hypercompetitive world of NFL inside information, the big boys – ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, NBC’s Peter King and Mike Florio, Fox’s Jay Glazer – …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

Unbeaten no more, New England Patriots fall to Baltimore Ravens 37-20

The New England Patriots’ unbeaten season crashed to an end under the weight of their own mistakes and inability to contain Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, who ripped apart the …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

NFL roundup: Lamar Jackson, Ravens end Pats’ unbeaten run

The New England Patriots’ unbeaten season crashed to an end under the weight of their own mistakes and inability to contain Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, who ripped apart the …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

Minshew a flop in London, no sure starter back in Jax

Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew’s last chance to stake his claim on Jacksonville’s starting job was a bust

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Seattle Seahawks face last “easy” challenge hosting Tampa Bay Buccaneers

With what lies ahead, the Seattle Seahawks better enjoy what appears to be the final “easy” week on the schedule.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Matt Calkins: With history mostly on his side, Seahawks’ Pete Carroll takes a chance on Josh Gordon

On Friday, the Seahawks claimed Gordon off waivers after 27 other teams passed on him. They took a chance on a former Pro Bowler because they felt he would enhance …