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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees watches from the sidelines after getting hurt during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. Brees has been diagnosed with a torn ligament near the thumb of his throwing hand that is expected to sideline him at least six weeks, said a person familiar with the situation. Brees has elected to have surgery, but it is not yet clear when the operation will take place or who will perform it, the person said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 15, 2019 - 10:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Brees has played through a sprained MCL, plantar fasciitis and a couple of hand injuries during his 14 seasons with New Orleans. The Saints quarterback says his status for future games is up in the air, though, after a thumb injury sidelined him during Sunday's 27-9 loss to...
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Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro (15) celebrates his field goal with punter Pat O'Donnell (16) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
September 15, 2019 - 10:09 pm
DENVER (AP) — Eddy Pineiro won Chicago's nerve-wracking kicking competition. Now, he's winning over Bears fans and teammates who suffered through the double-doink miss by Cody Parkey that sent them home from the playoffs. Pineiro kicked a 53-yard field goal as time expired, giving the Bears a wild...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandin Cooks, left, catches a pass inform of New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 15, 2019 - 8:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Drew Brees watching from the sideline with an injured hand, the Los Angeles Rams didn't need a no-call to beat the New Orleans Saints again. Jared Goff passed for 283 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score, and the Rams stopped New Orleans from scoring an...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles away from Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward (97) on his way to a first down in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
September 15, 2019 - 6:39 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The faces around Russell Wilson have changed as the Seattle Seahawks rebuild themselves on the fly. One thing, however, has not. Seattle goes as its ever imaginative quarterback goes. And in the second half in a place where the franchise hadn't scored let alone won in two decades...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) scores a touchdown as Miami Dolphins cornerback Jomal Wiltz (33) attempts to defend, during the first half at an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
September 15, 2019 - 6:03 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When Antonio Brown celebrated his first touchdown with the New England Patriots by vaulting into a first-row luxury box, he didn't linger. The Patriots had a job to finish. Determined to play to the final gun after allowing a miracle comeback at Miami last year, the...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo passes during the first half an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
September 15, 2019 - 5:53 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The ice cream was sweet, the Holiday Inn was quiet, the bonding time was plentiful. The San Francisco 49ers enjoyed their weeklong stay in Youngtown, Ohio, which got them ready for their final stop on the way home. Cincinnati provided a most hospitable layover. A 41-17 victory...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater passes against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 15, 2019 - 5:52 pm
The Latest on NFL Week 2 (all times EDT): 5:50 p.m. Aaron Donald has returned to the game for the Los Angeles Rams after briefly going to the locker room because of a back injury. The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year came back on the field late in the second quarter against the Saints. Los...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson rushes the ball in the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
September 15, 2019 - 4:59 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson kept the Cardinals guessing all afternoon, supplementing an effective passing attack with more than an occasional jaunt out of the pocket. Arizona never could figure out what Baltimore's multifaceted star was going to do next. Jackson threw for 272 yards and two...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) breaks away from Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) to run downfield in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md. Also on the field is Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Gallup (13). (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 15, 2019 - 4:08 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dak Prescott carved up the Washington Redskins' defense with his arm and his legs, completing 26 of 30 passes for 269 yards and three touchdowns and rushing for 69 yards in a 31-21 Dallas Cowboys victory Sunday to improve to 2-0. A week after putting up a perfect 158.3 QB...
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September 15, 2019 - 12:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — SoFi Stadium is the name of the palatial new home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers. The growing personal finance company formally known as Social Finance has reached a 20-year agreement for the naming rights to the multibillion-dollar stadium complex in...
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