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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) evades Buffalo Bills' Justin Zimmer during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills defense looks to rebound after consecutive losses

Oct. 21, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The usually stingy Buffalo Bills defense has yet to find its identity this season. This might be the perfect week to create one. Following back-to-back losses to the Tennessee Titans and Kansas City Chiefs — games that saw the Bills struggle in just about every area defensively...

Lions put Julian Okwara on IR, sign CB Chris Jones

Oct. 21, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions put rookie defensive end Julian Okwara on injured reserve Wednesday and signed free agent cornerback Chris Jones. Okwara limped off the field with a leg injury in Sunday's victory at Jacksonville. The Lions also announced Wednesday that defensive end Austin...

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn shouts to his team during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Chargers rested but still banged up coming off bye week

Oct. 21, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn and the Los Angeles Chargers are rested and ready to go after their bye week. As for the team's health, that's another matter. The Chargers had some of their injured starters return to the practice field Wednesday as preparations ramp up for Sunday's game against the...

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams reaches up towards the stands as he heads to the locker room before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks uncertain about Adams, continue wait for Gordon

Oct. 21, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks still don’t know when or if they’ll get the services of wide receiver Josh Gordon this season and if his current suspension will be lifted by the NFL. They continue to be linked in rumors about another currently suspended wide receiver in free agent...

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, center, looks for a receiver as he attempts to pass between Denver Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb, left, and safety Justin Simmons, right, in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Bradley Chubb finally playing like his pre-injury self

Oct. 21, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Bradley Chubb realized after a sackless, winless September that he needed to trust his surgically repaired left knee if his coaches, teammates and fans were ever going to put their faith in him again. After losing his pass rushing partner to a freak ankle injury when Von Miller got...

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Robby Anderson (11) catches a pass while Chicago Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson (33) chases during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Robby Anderson proving he's more than just a deep threat

Oct. 21, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robby Anderson is proving he’s more than just a deep threat. The Carolina Panthers 27-year-old wide receiver has been one of the biggest free-agent success stories in the NFL this season, currently second in the league in yards receiving (566) and tied for fourth in receptions...

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, center, looks for a receiver as he attempts to pass between Denver Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb, left, and safety Justin Simmons, right, in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Patriots focus on offensive adjustments with 49ers up next

Oct. 21, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Following a promising start, the Patriots offense is trudging through its first rough patch of 2020 under quarterback Cam Newton. The Patriots had their worst offensive performance of the season during last week’s 18-12 loss to Denver, producing a season-low 288 yards. ...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) gets sacked by Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Lavonte David (54) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Packers QB Rodgers ready to move on after subpar performance

Oct. 21, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers takes issue with the notion that a lopsided loss at Tampa Bay indicates opponents have caught on to adjustments their offense has made in coach Matt LaFleur’s second season. “One out of five,” Rodgers said in response at the start of his Zoom...

New Rams DT A'Shawn Robinson moves closer to debut

Oct. 21, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A'Shawn Robinson has been designated to return to practice with the Rams this week, moving the new defensive tackle closer to his debut for Los Angeles. The Rams (4-2) announced the decision Wednesday. Robinson can be activated at any point in the next 21 days, or the Rams can...

Aaron Lynch comes out of retirement, looks to rejoin Jaguars

Oct. 21, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Veteran defensive end/linebacker Aaron Lynch has unretired and been reinstated to Jacksonville's roster. Lynch walked away in August, just a few days into training camp. It was another blow to a position group that had two opt-outs, two season-ending injuries and another setback...