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Falcons trade receiver Mohamed Sanu to Patriots

Oct. 22, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Patriots have done a lot of shuffling at receiver this season. They are hoping Mohamed Sanu can provide some stability as they try to solidify their offense heading into a difficult part of their schedule. The Patriots traded a second-round draft pick in 2020 to the Atlanta Falcons for...

Raiders DC calls Burfict suspension a 'witch hunt'

Oct. 17, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland defensive coordinator Paul Guenther lashed out at the NFL for the lengthy suspension the league handed to Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict for a helmet-to-helmet hit, one of a series of violations for which he has been punished. Burfict was suspended for the final 12 games...

Lazard, Packers moving on from Monday, focused on Raiders

Oct. 17, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Next man up: Allen Lazard. Lazard caught his first pass from Aaron Rodgers on Monday night. He ended up catching three more, including one for a 35-yard touchdown in the Packers' win over Detroit. It was the biggest moment of the undrafted second-year receiver's career. Now what?...

'Fragile' Steelers still optimistic 2019 is salvageable

Oct. 17, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin's expression and the circumstances surrounding it summed up the plight of his injury-ravaged team perfectly. "Seriously, guys?" the Pittsburgh Steelers coach said when asked if Mason Rudolph would be the quarterback after being cleared of the NFL's concussion protocol. It's a...

As offense stalls, Steelers defense tries to pick up slack

Oct. 10, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bold-faced names on the Pittsburgh Steelers defense kept repeating the phrase "ball awareness" over and over during the offseason, as if they could somehow speak the goal of creating more turnovers into existence. It wasn't just empty jargon. For all the chaos of Pittsburgh's 1-4...

World traveler Raiders are in contention at the bye

Oct. 10, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

After starting a 48-day stretch without a true home game with another lopsided loss in Minnesota, the Oakland Raiders looked destined for yet another losing season. Coach Jon Gruden's team responded well instead of spiraling out of control and put together the best back-to-back games since he returned to the...

Burfict's appeal of suspension for rest of season denied

Oct. 9, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict's appeal to overturn his suspension for the rest of the season for a helmet-to-helmet hit was denied Wednesday. Appeals officer Derrick Brooks ruled he would not reduce the longest suspension ever handed down for an on-field infraction. Brooks is appointed jointly by the...

Analysis: NFL's biggest trend in 2019 is setting trends

Oct. 7, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

The NFL's biggest trend so far in 2019 is, well, setting trends. In its 100th season, highlighted by all sorts of celebrations and honor what has become the nation's most popular sport, those trends tend to skew toward the negative side. Because this is supposed to be an uplifting season, it's worthwhile to take...

Ravens-Steelers Preview Capsule

Oct. 3, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (2-2) at PITTSBURGH (1-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Ravens by 3½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Ravens 2-2; Steelers 2-2 SERIES RECORD — Steelers lead 28-22. LAST MEETING — Steelers beat Ravens 23-16 on Nov. 4, 2018. LAST WEEK — Ravens lost to Browns 40-25;...

Short and sweet; Steelers’ Rudolph focusing on efficiency

Oct. 3, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph splattered his name all over the Oklahoma State record book by cocking his right arm back and seeing just how far he could let it fly. It led to lots of wins and lots of yards and, somehow, a fair amount of complaints. Yes, really. “I mean, I love throwing the ball...