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UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Pats defense has been cohesive, dominant through 2 games

With 76 points through two games, plenty has gone right for the New England Patriots. Offense has certainly been a big part of their dominance, but their defense has been …


NFL picks: Jaguars could enter AFC South race with win over Titans

The AFC South is shaping up as quite a division race. Should the Jaguars win at home Thursday night against the Titans, it would tighten up things early in the …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 4:58 p.m.

AP sources: 1 of Antonio Brown’s accusers has met with NFL

Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 12:42 p.m.

Chiefs left tackle Eric Fisher headed for groin surgery

Pro Bowl left tackle Eric Fisher is headed to Philadelphia to have surgery on his injured groin, leaving the Kansas City Chiefs without their blindside protector for Patrick Mahomes for …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 5:39 p.m.

Saints QB Drew Brees has surgery on hand, teammates move on

As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for their first …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 5:52 p.m.

Watched: Odell Beckham Jr. says NFL has ‘different’ rules for him

Odell Beckham Jr. feels the NFL is unfairly watching him. Beckham said Wednesday that he believes the league is holding him to a different standard than other players, pointing to …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 3:26 p.m.

Sam Darnold working way back to health as Jets prepare for Pats

Sam Darnold is back at the New York Jets facility, feeling healthier by the day. Patience and caution are the two key plays in his game plan right now, but …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 1:50 p.m.

Cam Newton misses 2nd straight day of practice with foot injury

Panthers coach Ron Rivera is confident backup quarterback Kyle Allen can get the job done if Cam Newton can’t play Sunday against the Cardinals, a scenario that seems increasingly likely …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 10:02 p.m.

Washington State players, coaches not surprised to see Luke Falk, Gardner Minshew step into NFL spotlight

The recent wave of quarterback injuries in the National Football League may be an unsettling trend for anyone playing the position at the professional level, but it’s also created an …


Marcus Mariota: Trying to be aggressive part of issue for Titans

Marcus Mariota has looked at the tape, and the Tennessee Titans quarterback is ready to move on. Up next is a quick turnaround with the Titans visiting Jacksonville on Thursday …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 3:29 p.m.

Jalen Ramsey wants out, doesn’t want to be distraction for Jaguars

Jalen Ramsey arrived for the season in the back of an armored truck , sending a clear message to the Jacksonville Jaguars about his worth. It would be fitting if …


Saints QB Drew Brees: Confident in surgery, dedicated to rehab

Injured Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he has surgery on his throwing thumb scheduled on Wednesday in Los Angeles. In a text message to news outlets, Brees says he is …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 4:42 p.m.

Jets’ Sam Darnold hopes to return to field in Week 5 vs. Eagles

Jets quarterback Sam Darnold hopes to be fully recovered from mononucleosis and return to the field in Week 5 of the season against the Philadelphia Eagles. Darnold says during his …


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 …