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Patriots head to Kansas City for Sunday afternoon showdown

Oct. 1, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (2-1) at KANSAS CITY (3-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Patriots 2-1; Chiefs 1-1 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead series 19-16-3 LAST MEETING — Chiefs beat Patriots 23-16 on Dec. 8, 2019, at New England LAST WEEK — Patriots beat...

Panthers look to continue domination of Cardinals

Oct. 1, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

ARIZONA (2-1) at CAROLINA (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 1-2; Panthers 1-2 SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead series 12-5 LAST MEETING - Panthers beat Cardinals 38-20 on Sept. 22, 2019, at Arizona LAST WEEK - Cardinals lost to Lions 26-13; Panthers beat...

NFL postpones Steelers-Titans until later in season

Oct. 1, 2020 9:49 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL postponed Sunday's Pittsburgh Steelers game at Tennessee until later in the season after one additional Titans player and one personnel member tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement Thursday came one day afer the league said it hoped to play the game on Monday or...

NFL says Steelers-Titans game delayed until later in season

Oct. 1, 2020 9:36 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL says Steelers-Titans game delayed until later in season.
In this still image taken from video, Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, right, meets with people at a charity event held by teammate Darren Waller on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Henderson, Nev. Several Las Vegas Raiders players attended a charity event held by teammate Darren Waller that might have violated league rules for the coronavirus pandemic. The Darren Waller Foundation held a fundraising event at a country club just outside Las Vegas to help young people overcome drug and alcohol addiction. Players were seen on video without masks during the indoor event while talking and mingling with guests, who also weren't wearing masks. (Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Column: Time for NFL players, coaches to mask up or go home

Oct. 1, 2020 2:14 AM EDT

At first blush it doesn’t make a lot of sense to force NFL coaches to mask up on the sidelines when dozens of players with no similar virus protection are crashing into each other nearby. That’s what Jon Gruden and Sean Payton must have been thinking when they coached on national television with...

FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, Cowboys for Trump leader and Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin, center, talks with Republican New Mexico state Rep. Candy Ezzell of Roswell, N.M., at a protest against gun control and pro-abortion rights legislation outside the New Mexico state Capitol, in Santa Fe, N.M. The Mescalero Apache Tribe of New Mexico announced Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, that Griffin has been banned from tribal lands after posting a video of himself on the reservation laughing during a traditional Apache ceremony and referencing Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee,File)

Embattled Cowboys for Trump leader banned from tribal land

Oct. 1, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

ALAMOGORGO, N.M. (AP) — The embattled Cowboys for Trump leader who has drawn criticism for racist online videos has been banned from a Native American reservation in New Mexico. The Mescalero Apache Tribe announced Monday that Couy Griffin is no longer allowed on tribal land following a video disseminated...

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin (26) is greeted by his twin brother, outside linebacker Shaquem Griffin (49), after Shaquill Griffin intercepted a pass against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Shaquem Griffin hoping to impress Seahawks yet again

Sep. 30, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — All Shaquem Griffin needed was a handful to snaps to prove he deserved another week on the Seattle Seahawks' roster. While Seattle's defensive performance has been mostly an unexpected disappointment through three weeks, Griffin was a pleasant surprise last week against Dallas and...

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, left, encourages quarterback Josh Allen as he warms up before an NFL football game Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Allen and Daboll are overseeing an offensive renaissance in Buffalo in which the suddenly pass-happy Bills are among the NFL's most explosive teams three weeks into the season. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Allen and Daboll overseeing Buffalo Bills' pass-happy attack

Sep. 30, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills quarterback Josh Allen was an impressionable rookie in 2018 still trying to figure out what made Brian Daboll tick when Buffalo’s first-year offensive coordinator shared a story of how he quit chewing tobacco. It came down to Daboll winning a bet with members of a...

New Orleans Saints running back Latavius Murray (28) lands on wide receiver Michael Thomas' right ankle while being tackled by Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr., left, late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Andrew Stagni/The Advocate via AP)

Saints receiver Thomas back at practice after 2 missed games

Sep. 30, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints top receiver Michael Thomas returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since injuring his ankle in New Orleans' season-opening victory over Tampa Bay on Sept. 13. While Saints coach Sean Payton has yet to say if Thomas is on schedule to play this Sunday at Detroit, the...

CORRECTS BY REMOVING REFERENCE TO A TOUCHDOWN - Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler, right, runs behind center Dan Feeney (66) against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Injury woes have Chargers shuffling offensive line

Sep. 30, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

Anthony Lynn has already done more shuffling to the Los Angeles Chargers offensive line over the first three weeks than most coaches do in a season. Unfortunately for Lynn, more changes might be in store as the Chargers prepare to face one of the league's more aggressive defenses. Right tackle Bryan Bulaga and...