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Cardinals place lineman Rodney Gunter on IR, re-sign Reid

Dec. 10, 2019 5:29 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have placed defensive lineman Rodney Gunter on injured reserve because of a toe injury he suffered in the team's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 6-foot-5, 305-pound Gunter has played in all 13 games for the Cardinals this season, making 31 tackles and three...

Buffalo Bills gain respect despite loss to Ravens

Dec. 9, 2019 7:37 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Earning the Baltimore Ravens' respect is one thing. Beating them, proved to be another for the Buffalo Bills. It wasn't long after a 24-17 loss Sunday when veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander was already looking forward to a rematch. Not next season or whenever the two are next...

Rookie reminder: Murray still developing as NFL quarterback

Dec. 9, 2019 4:05 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray's made his transition to the NFL look fairly easy through most of the season, mixing big plays with smart decisions that have kept the Arizona Cardinals competitive despite obvious holes in the roster. He's still a rookie, though. On Sunday, he looked like it. The...

Not just Duck; Other Steeler rookies also keying playoff run

Dec. 9, 2019 1:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Darryl Drake called it in April. Minutes after the Pittsburgh Steelers selected wide receiver Diontae Johnson in the third round of the draft, his new position coach provided an impassioned endorsement of the modestly rated kid from Toledo who won Drake over with all the things you can't...

Murray absorbs blame after 3 INTs in Cardinals loss

Dec. 8, 2019 11:06 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray was quick to shoulder the responsibility for Arizona's 23-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday after the rookie quarterback threw a season-high three interceptions. Two of those interceptions ended promising drives and were a big reason the Cardinals lost their...

Steelers hang on for 23-17 victory over Cardinals

Dec. 8, 2019 9:05 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pittsburgh's defense was great and the Duck was just fine. After weeks of wondering how this bunch keeps piecing together victories, a clearer picture is beginning to emerge. Maybe the Steelers are just pretty good. Diontae Johnson returned a punt 85 yards for a touchdown and the...

Ravens clinch AFC playoff berth with 24-17 win over Bills

Dec. 8, 2019 6:59 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coach John Harbaugh happily discovered it's going to take more than clinching a second consecutive playoff berth to impress Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens. Whether it's the sign of a team stinging from the memories of last year's AFC wild-card playoff loss to the Los...

NFL At 100: Rooney Rule has its positives and its faults

Dec. 7, 2019 11:11 AM EST

In 2003, the NFL had three minority head coaches: future Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy, Herman Edwards and Marvin Lewis. In the 12 previous seasons, there had been six. Total. Considering that the majority of the players in the league 16 years ago were minorities, that imbalance was enormous. And...

Browns enter final stretch with playoff hopes flickering

Dec. 5, 2019 7:08 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Their margin for error is completely gone, and with one more loss, the Cleveland Browns can say goodbye to their playoff hopes as well. They may have already. Another demoralizing setback last week in Pittsburgh has left the Browns with no option but to win their final four games —...

Browns' Mayfield passing in practice, looks good to go

Dec. 5, 2019 5:50 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw in practice for the first time since injuring his right hand in Sunday's loss at Pittsburgh. Mayfield's bruised throwing hand remains wrapped, but he zipped passes to Cleveland's running backs and tight ends during the early portion of Thursday's...