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New Orleans Saints strong safety Vonn Bell (24) celebrates a fumble recovery in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)
September 30, 2019 - 2:55 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Marcus Williams came down with an interception to seal the Saints' triumph over previously unbeaten Dallas, injured quarterback Drew Brees ran to rookie C.J. Gardner-Johnson to offer a congratulatory hug and tap on the helmet for the defensive back's role in rushing Dak...
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Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Lambo (4) celebrates with teammate holder Logan Cooke (9) after making a game-winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
September 29, 2019 - 10:28 pm
DENVER (AP) — Neither Leonard Fournette's lingering frustration or Jacksonville's long drought without a 100-yard rusher showed any sign of abating Sunday when the Jaguars fell behind Denver by two touchdowns and Von Miller was celebrating his 100th career sack. Fournette never lost faith and...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) scrambles away from Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) during the half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
September 29, 2019 - 9:54 pm
Only four weeks into the regular season and it's already been a rough time health-wise for several NFL starting quarterbacks. The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season with an elbow injury. The Saints' Drew Brees is out several weeks with a thumb injury. The Panthers' Cam Newton has a...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin, top, is tackled by Los Angeles Rams free safety Eric Weddle during the first of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 29, 2019 - 9:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Buccaneers' phenomenal start at the Coliseum gave way to creeping dread as the Rams rallied. Tampa Bay's 18-point lead rapidly shrunk to five early in the fourth quarter, forcing everybody to recall last week's blown 18-point lead over the Giants. With one big play after...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) is pushed out of bounds by Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Patrick Onwuasor (48) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
September 29, 2019 - 8:04 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Finally, Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns lived up to the hype. Even better, the brash quarterback and the long suffering franchise celebrated their coming out party with a lopsided victory over a longtime nemesis. Mayfield threw for 342 yards and a touchdown, Nick Chubb ran...
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New York Giants free safety Jabrill Peppers celebrates his touchdown with Giants fans during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
September 29, 2019 - 7:20 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones provided the spark and the New York Giants are feeding off it on what they hope is the path back to the playoff hunt. Jones threw a touchdown pass and created excitement with his arm and legs, Saquon Barkley's replacement Wayne Gallman scored two touchdowns...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) looks to pass the ball, during the first half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 29, 2019 - 7:02 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Philip Rivers' 120th regular-season victory was his first in Miami. The 37-year-old quarterback hadn't been born yet the last time the Chargers won a road game versus the Dolphins, which made Sunday's 30-10 victory especially sweet, even if it came against a team off to a...
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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald warms up prior an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 29, 2019 - 7:01 pm
The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT): 7 p.m. Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has passed Tony Gonzalez for second on the NFL's all-time receptions list. Fitzgerald entered the game against Seattle needing four catches to tie Gonzalez at 1,325. Fitzgerald extended his streak of games...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) reacts after a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 29, 2019 - 4:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Darrel Williams ran for a go-ahead, 1-yard touchdown with 23 seconds left for his second score in the fourth quarter, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 34-30 win over the Detroit Lions. Detroit drove to the Kanas City 44 on the final drive and Matthew Stafford heaved two passes...
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Rutgers head coach Chris Ash, left, and Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh shake hands after an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Michigan won 52-0. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 29, 2019 - 3:32 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Chris Ash's tenure as Rutgers coach is over after three-plus seasons that resulted in only three Big Ten victories. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday that Ash had been fired four games into his fourth season, with the Scarlet Knights showing little progress...
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