Professional football

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson runs against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
November 30, 2019 - 7:15 am
Lamar Jackson vs. Nick Bosa. The NFL's most dynamic offense against one of its stingiest defenses. A rematch of a Super Bowl played seven years ago and a possible preview of another. The game Sunday between the San Francisco 49ers (10-1) and the Baltimore Ravens (9-2) is one of the premier matchups...
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San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead, center, is congratulated by defensive end Nick Bosa, left, after sacking Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
November 29, 2019 - 2:27 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With heavy pressure off the edge and lockdown coverage in the secondary, the San Francisco 49ers dominant defense forced Aaron Rodgers into the least efficient game of his career. Having similar success against the NFL's most exciting quarterback will be a far different...
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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)
November 29, 2019 - 1:21 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are fairly healthy heading to Pittsburgh for their hyped rematch with the Steelers. There’s no telling what kind of condition they’ll be in coming home. Sunday’s meeting between the bitter AFC North rivals — their second game in 17 days — has taken on the feeling of a...
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November 29, 2019 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions this season, the first time in more than 35 years a player has been banned for gambling. The league announced the suspension on Friday. Shaw was banned for at least...
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November 29, 2019 - 8:16 am
BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (AP) — A state appellate court upheld a southern New Jersey school teacher’s legal victory in an ongoing dispute over using a sick day during last year's Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory parade. The panel Wednesday upheld a state Public Employment Relations Commission...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and teammates celebrate a 26-18 victory over the Atlanta Falcons with turkey legs on Thanksgiving Day, after an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. The Falcons clinched the NFC South title. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
November 28, 2019 - 10:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Taysom Hill’s rare moment in the spotlight came in an important game for the New Orleans Saints. Hill blocked a punt to set up his 3-yard touchdown catch before scoring again on a 30-yard run, and the New Orleans Saints clinched their third straight NFC South title by beating the...
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Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, center, walks off the field past fans after their NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
November 28, 2019 - 7:12 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones still believes the Dallas Cowboys can get in the playoffs. He even mentioned Super Bowl after yet another loss. Well, the Cowboys (6-6) still lead the NFC East after a 26-15 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Thanksgiving Day. And Jason Garrett is still their coach. “I...
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Dallas Cowboys safety Xavier Woods (25) and linebacker Sean Lee (50) defend as Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) reaches the end zone for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
November 28, 2019 - 7:06 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cole Beasley savored a little extra time on the field with his former teammates after what had to be one of the most satisfying days of the Buffalo receiver’s career. And to think he didn’t even have the most noteworthy play for the Bills’ pass-catchers. John Brown became...
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Chicago Bears free safety Eddie Jackson (39) intercepts a pass intended for Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) to seal the win over the Lions during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
November 28, 2019 - 2:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky started and closed strong to overcome some shaky decisions and plays in between to keep the Chicago Bears in the NFC playoff picture. Trubisky threw a go-ahead, 3-yard touchdown pass to David Montgomery with 2:17 left, lifting Chicago to a 24-20 win over the...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff passes against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
November 27, 2019 - 6:55 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff had never played three straight football games in his adult life without throwing a touchdown pass before he got blanked in November with the Los Angeles Rams. The quarterback with the biggest contract in NFL history didn’t throw a scoring pass against...
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