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No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 8 Baylor on playoff edge in Big 12 game

Dec. 6, 2019 2:42 AM EST

When Baylor jumped out to a quick 25-point lead over Oklahoma, there was a sense for the Bears that they really did belong in those conversations about being a Big 12 contender — and maybe even bigger things. That feeling didn’t go away, even after the 12-time Big 12 champion Sooners had their...

Prescott outplayed by Trubisky as Cowboys lose again

Dec. 6, 2019 1:32 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Dak Prescott was outplayed by Mitchell Trubisky. Jason Witten was very quiet, and Brett Maher made two big mistakes in the kicking game. Right now, the biggest reason for optimism for Dallas just might be the rest of the NFC East. Prescott's late rally ran out of time, and the Cowboys...

Mitchell Trubisky helps Bears beat Cowboys 31-24

Dec. 6, 2019 1:18 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears appear to be hitting their stride, even if it might be too late to salvage their season. Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in Chicago's 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. In a...

Washington to face Rodgers in first December trip to Lambeau

Dec. 5, 2019 9:26 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Washington Redskins this week prepared to face Aaron Rodgers by having backup quarterback Case Keenum try to do his best imitation of the two-time MVP in practice. Even mimicking the voice inflections and cadences Rodgers often uses to draw opposing defenders offside and earn...

Jets' Anderson believes he's top-5 WR when he gets chances

Dec. 5, 2019 9:23 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robby Anderson believes he's one of the NFL's top wide receivers — even if the numbers this season don't necessarily show it. He has 36 catches for 546 yards and three touchdowns for the New York Jets, not exactly eye-popping production. But Anderson has come on lately...

Bears linebacker Roquan Smith departs with pectoral injury

Dec. 5, 2019 9:21 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago linebacker Roquan Smith left the Bears' game against Dallas on Thursday night with a pectoral muscle injury. Smith got hurt on Dallas' first drive. The Cowboys took the opening kickoff and covered 75 yards in 17 plays, capped by Ezekiel Elliott's 2-yard touchdown run. Smith was...

Saints, 49ers clash with top NFC seeding in the balance

Dec. 5, 2019 9:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints are ready to up the ante. A third-straight NFC South title has been wrapped up. Next on the list is a second straight No. 1 overall playoff seed in the NFC, a goal New Orleans (10-2) can get closer to accomplishing on Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers (10-2)...

Clay Matthews is unapologetically focused on LA Rams' surge

Dec. 5, 2019 8:39 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Nearly two months later, Clay Matthews still isn't sorry for his tweet condemning the performance of the NFL's referees this season. That's why his $12,500 fine for the tweet wasn't reduced by the league, the Los Angeles Rams linebacker says with a chuckle. “I was not...

Bills brace to face Jackson-led Ravens' bull-dozing offense

Dec. 5, 2019 8:24 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Appreciating how difficult it is to contain Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens' bull-dozing offensive attack, Bills defensive tackle Jordan Phillips was put at ease watching TV last weekend. After averaging 405 yards offense and 36 points in winning their previous seven games,...

Vikings start division home slate against reeling Lions

Dec. 5, 2019 8:10 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings brought back little to show from a trip to one of the toughest places to play in the NFL. Other than additional injuries to important players and perhaps some pride in a fourth-quarter rally in Seattle that fell a bit short, that is. There's a reward waiting for...