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FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Clemson during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal in Glendale, Ariz. When Fields got together with some of his teammates last Saturday to watch college football on TV, the mood was dark. “Distraught,” Fields said. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Big Ten back in poll, not on field

Sep. 28, 2020 3:10 AM EDT

There was no way this was going to turn out anything but odd, and it's not going to get easier going forward. The college football season will not have all 10 FBS conferences playing until the first week of November. In the Associated Press college football poll, however, all Division I teams that plan to play in...

Baylor running back Trestan Ebner, left, scores past Kansas safety Nate Betts in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)

STAT WATCH: Baylor's versatile Ebner makes Big 12 history

Sep. 28, 2020 3:09 AM EDT

Trestan Ebner turned in a once-in-a-quarter-century performance. The Baylor senior became the first player in the 25-year history of the Big 12 to score three different types of touchdowns in a game, and the first FBS player since 1996 to score a rushing touchdown, a receiving touchdown and multiple return...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Rough day for quarterbacks Wentz, Cousins, Trubisky, Haskins

Sep. 28, 2020 2:57 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz and Kirk Cousins remained winless. Mitchell Trubisky got benched. Dwayne Haskins took a step backward. It was a rough day for some of the NFL’s under-fire quarterbacks. Wentz threw two more picks but used his legs on a game-tying touchdown drive as the Philadelphia...

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith (55) recovers a fumble in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Saints fumble away late momentum on curious call vs. Packers

Sep. 28, 2020 2:16 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After what looked like a game-turning, fourth-down stop in the fourth quarter, the New Orleans Saints fumbled away a chance to pull ahead of the potent Packers. The momentum-squandering play led to a rare Sunday night home loss and the mistake-prone Saints’ first two-game losing...

Chicago Bears strong safety Tashaun Gipson (38) celebrates his interception of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Atlanta. The Chicago Bears won 30-26. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Another Falcons collapse: Foles' 3 TDs lead 30-26 Bears win

Sep. 28, 2020 1:32 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — No matter how bad things might have seemed a week ago, the Atlanta Falcons somehow managed to make it even worse. Yep, another epic fourth-quarter collapse. This one could spell the end for embattled coach Dan Quinn, who already carried the burden of the biggest squandered lead in Super Bowl...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) drops back to pass under pressure from New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Malcom Roach in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Rodgers, Packers unbeaten with 37-30 victory over Saints

Sep. 28, 2020 1:16 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers sounds increasingly enamored with the scheme and play-calling philosophy of second-year head coach Matt LaFleur. The Packers are unbeaten and putting up some of the best offensive numbers in the NFL. So why not? Rodgers passed for 283 yards and three...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, center, rushes for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Slow-starting Rams fall just short in 35-32 loss to Bills

Sep. 27, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams proved they’re difficult to contain once Jared Goff and Aaron Donald find their groove. If only that had happened much earlier than the second half against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Making the second of back-to-back visits to the East Coast, the...

Buffalo Bills' Tyler Kroft (81) catches a pass for the game winning touchdown in front of Los Angeles Rams' Micah Kiser (59) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 35-32. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills rally to beat Rams 35-32 after blowing 25-point lead

Sep. 27, 2020 11:42 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen might get the credit for saving the Buffalo Bills from a monumental second-half meltdown. The third-year starter was more upset that he helped put the team in that position to begin with. Two second-half turnovers led to the Los Angeles Rams rallying from a 25-point...

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott passes as Seattle Seahawks defensive end L.J. Collier blocks during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Cowboys' comeback falls short in 38-31 loss to Seahawks

Sep. 27, 2020 11:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Another week, another big deficit for Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys to try and overcome. The trend is becoming troubling, especially with the Cowboys at 1-2 after Sunday's 38-31 loss to Seattle. “We’ve got to get out of our own way, be cleaner with the ball, play smarter...

New Orleans Saints offensive guard Andrus Peat (75) is tended to after being injured in the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Saints' Peat injures ankle, Packers' Kirksey hurts shoulder

Sep. 27, 2020 10:32 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints starting left guard Andrus Peat was carted off the field late in the first half of Sunday night's game against Green Bay with what the club said was an ankle injury. Peat remained down on the field after running back Alvin Kamara was tackled into the back of his lower legs. Peat,...