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Bruce Ellington scores pair of second-quarter TDs

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Antoine Bethea had a 49-yard interception return for his first career touchdown on Philip Rivers' second pick of the game, and the San Francisco 49ers led the San Diego Chargers 28-7 at halftime Saturday night....

Gruden praises RG3 after Redskins top Eagles 27-24

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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- After all the negative things Jay Gruden has said about Robert Griffin III, the Washington Redskins' coach found some positives to discuss after the quarterback earned his first complete-game win in more than a year....

Eagles near elimination, fall 27-24 to Redskins

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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles are on the brink of elimination from the playoff race after a 27-24 loss to the Washington Redskins on Saturday....

Only thing even Rahm Emanuel can't fix: Da Bears

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Rahm Emanuel traded Washington politics for the City of Big Shoulders because here, at least, he figured he could actually fix things....

New video shows Rice and fiancee in aftermath of punch

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A video released Friday shows Ray Rice's then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in a casino elevator....

Front-runners for assistant coach awards
Bruce Arians, Pete Carroll, Jason Garrett, familiar names likely to get support for the AP's Coach of the Year honor....

St. Louis Rams 'Hands Up' players give back at holiday event

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JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams players who did the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture treated residents of nearby Ferguson to some holiday cheer on Friday....

Browns' Thomas accused of environmental violations

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin officials have accused Cleveland Browns lineman Joe Thomas of committing nearly a dozen environmental violations on his hunting land west of Madison....

Jags' Marks caps 21-13 win over Titans with sack

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Sen'Derrick Marks slipped by Andy Levitre, grabbed Charlie Whitehurst around the legs and dragged him to the ground....

A look at NFL's most underappreciated, overblown

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Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and the rest of the Dallas Cowboys head into Sunday's game against the Colts leading the NFC East and on the verge of a playoff berth. A ton of the credit for that should go to head coach Jason Garrett's assistants....