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Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen scores over Denver Broncos strong safety Will Parks during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 01, 2019 - 4:37 pm
The Latest on Week 13 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ The New England Patriots have a chance to be the first in the AFC to clinch a playoff berth with a victory thanks to a pair of losses earlier Sunday. The Patriots came into the weekend with a chance to clinch a playoff berth under five different...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Devlin Hodges (6) celebrates after defeating the Cleveland Browns during in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 01, 2019 - 3:43 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — No fighting. No helmet swinging. Barely any trash talking. Just football. And one very loud statement from the banged-up Pittsburgh Steelers written not on a T-shirt but all over the Heinz Field turf: The faces may change when Cleveland visits Pittsburgh. The result does not...
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Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson tackles Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice (29) during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)
December 01, 2019 - 3:32 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have struggled all season to run the ball and score points. But veteran running back Adrian Peterson believes the Redskins have finally found “the right recipe” with a two-pronged rushing attack, one they used to overpower the Carolina Panthers on...
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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
December 01, 2019 - 3:04 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Back from a three-week exile, Andy Dalton had more of a swagger in practice, as though he was out to prove something. “He had a chip on his shoulder all week,” running back Joe Mixon said. Dalton returned from one of the lowest points of his nine-year career and got a long-awaited...
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Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker (11) catches a pass for a touchdown as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills (31) defends, during the second half at an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — DeVante Parker made two acrobatic touchdown receptions and kicker Jason Sanders also had a circus-like scoring catch to help the Miami Dolphins rally past the slumping Philadelphia Eagles 37-31 Sunday. Miami overcame a 14-point deficit in the second half with three...
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) stands on the field after an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
December 01, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Von Miller’s 95-game starting streak is over because of an injured left knee. The Denver Broncos star edge rusher hurt his left knee at Buffalo last week and is inactive against the Los Angeles Chargers. Miller hadn't missed a game since Super Bowl 48 on Feb. 2, 2014. He wore a cap and shorts as he...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)
December 01, 2019 - 9:47 am
Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. “The next great chapter for Rutgers Football is about to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson (78) blocks during an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Cleveland. Robinson will miss Sunday’s pivotal game in Pittsburgh due to a concussion. He was placed in concussion protocol earlier this week after he reported to the team’s facility displaying signs of a head injury. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
December 01, 2019 - 8:45 am
A rivalry already steeped in ill feelings got a lot uglier last month with the brawl between the Steelers and Browns in Cleveland. On Sunday, the teams meet again in Pittsburgh, with both on the outskirts of playoff contention and needing a victory. But the focal point, at least heading into the...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2018, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Terrelle Pryor talks to reporters during NFL football training camp in Florham Park, N.J. Allegheny County, Pa., District Attorney spokesman Mike Manko confirmed Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, that Pryor, a free agent, was the victim of a stabbing, but said he had no other information, such as Pryor’s condition or where and when the stabbing occurred. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
November 30, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman was charged with attempted homicide in a Pittsburgh stabbing that critically injured former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who is also facing a charge, police said. Pryor was taken to the hospital just after 4:30 a.m. Saturday following a dispute with “mutual...
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ARCHIVO - En imagen de archivo del 1 de agosto de 2019, el quarterback Drew Lock, de los Broncos de Denver, en un partido de pretemporada ante los Falcons de Atlanta en Canton, Ohio. (AP Foto/David Richard, archivo)
November 30, 2019 - 2:25 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos activated rookie quarterback Drew Lock off injured reserve Saturday and waived rookie quarterback Brett Rypien, but the team still isn't naming Lock the starter against the Chargers. Lock spent the first three months of the season on IR after sustaining a...
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