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Seattle Seahawks' Rashaad Penny (20) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 24, 2019 - 2:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashaad Penny stayed patient on the sideline, waited for an opportunity and made the most of it. Penny ran for a career-best 129 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown, Russell Wilson threw one TD pass and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Philadelphia Eagles 17-9 Sunday. A 2018 first...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) celebrates with Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) and wide receiver Rashard Higgins (81) after Landry scored a 7-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
November 24, 2019 - 2:31 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The distractions didn’t bother the Browns. The Dolphins didn’t get in their way either. Jarvis Landry caught two touchdown passes against his former team and Cleveland won its third straight Sunday, 41-24 over the Miami Dolphins in the Browns’ first game since losing star defensive...
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Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) jumps over Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye (21) as Tannehil scores a touchdown on a 21-yard run in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
November 24, 2019 - 2:29 pm
The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Ryan Tannehill went to the air to help the Tennessee Titans take a 7-3 halftime lead over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The quarterback who ran hurdles and long jumped in high school ran for a 21-yard touchdown in the second quarter...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Devlin Hodges passes during the second half an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
November 24, 2019 - 1:32 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Devlin “Duck” Hodges took over for struggling Mason Rudolph and threw a 79-yard touchdown pass Sunday, sparking the depleted Pittsburgh Steelers to a 16-10 victory that kept the Cincinnati Bengals the only winless team in the NFL. Hodges connected with James Washington on the game...
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New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) runs past Oakland Raiders' D.J. Swearinger (21) for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 24, 2019 - 1:08 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, leading the New York Jets to an impressive 34-3 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday for their first three-game winning streak in over two years. Brian Poole returned an interception 15 yards for a...
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Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick participates in a workout for NFL football scouts and media, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Riverdale, Ga. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
November 24, 2019 - 10:07 am
A week after Colin Kaepernick’s NFL workout fell apart, disagreements and distrust about it remain on issues such as its timing, who was invited and who could film the quarterback. In conversations with The Associated Press, representatives from both sides blamed each other for what went wrong on...
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Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, left, gets ready to hit Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, second from left, with a helmet during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
November 23, 2019 - 2:07 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph didn’t escape the brawl with the Browns unpunished. Rudolph was fined $50,000 on Saturday by the NFL for his involvement in the melee that began when Browns defensive end Myles Garrett pulled off his helmet and hit him over the head with it...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay, center, is tackled by Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson, left, during the second half of NFL football game, in Denver. While Myles Garrett serves his indefinite NFL suspension for hitting Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a swung helmet, the Cleveland Browns have to find someone to hold down the star defensive end’s spot. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
November 22, 2019 - 12:18 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry called the NFL for two penalties — false start and illegal procedure in its handling of Myles Garrett’s suspension. “It was not fair to Myles,” Landry said. Garrett was banned indefinitely by the league for striking Steelers quarterback Mason...
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Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) takes Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph's (2) helmet off during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
November 21, 2019 - 5:31 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The on-field fight between Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has turned into a war of words off it, with Rudolph denying an anonymous report alleging he used a racial slur shortly before their now infamous confrontation...
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Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett leaves an office building in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Garrett is in New York for an appeals hearing to try to get the NFL to reduce an indefinite suspension that has temporarily ended Garrett’s season and tarnished his career. Garrett was banned last week for the rest of the regular season and playoffs for violently striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph with a helmet. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 21, 2019 - 5:17 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett’s goal was to be NFL’s top defensive player this season. He won’t finish it. Garrett’s indefinite suspension for smashing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet was upheld Thursday by an appeals officer who decided the severe penalty...
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