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Mickey Joseph to coach Husker receivers after 5 years at LSU

Dec. 03, 2021 13:44 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mickey Joseph, who coached wide receivers the last five seasons at LSU, will return to Nebraska as receivers coach, passing game coordinator and associate head coach under Scott Frost. Frost, who announced Joseph's hiring Friday, still is looking to...

Cowboys take misfiring offense into mini-break after win

Dec. 03, 2021 13:30 PM EST

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys have issues on offense, with the luxury of time to fix them coming off a victory at New Orleans that could result in a three-game lead in the NFC East with five to go. The Cowboys had a season-high six three-and-outs in a 27-17 victory...

Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs

Dec. 03, 2021 13:26 PM EST

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league? Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco...

Surging Washington seeks 4th straight win vs. Raiders

Dec. 03, 2021 13:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (5-6) at LAS VEGAS (6-5) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Raiders by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 4-7; Las Vegas 5-6. SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead...

Del Rio makes Las Vegas debut as Raiders opponent

Dec. 03, 2021 13:01 PM EST

Jack Del Rio never made it to Las Vegas with the Raiders, so his first game there will be as an opponent instead of head coach of the team he cheered for as a kid. Despite being the most successful Raiders coach in nearly two decades, Del Rio was fired by owner Mark Davis...

Daniel Jones will not play against Dolphins, neck injury

Dec. 03, 2021 12:58 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones will not play against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday because of a neck injury, and he could be out longer. Coach Joe Judge ruled out Jones on Friday after being told by the team's medical personnel that...

Notre Dame promotes Freeman, 35, to replace Kelly as coach

Dec. 03, 2021 12:46 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame has completed a whirlwind coaching search that never seriously left campus, promoting defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman to coach of the Fighting Irish on Friday. Freeman, 35, takes over less than a week after Brian Kelly’s...

Robert Griffin III still has designs on playing in NFL

Dec. 03, 2021 12:37 PM EST

Robert Griffin III is still training to play in the NFL while enjoying his duties as an ESPN college football analyst. RG3 may have even found a way to be in two places at once. The 2012 AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year is an investor in...

Tua is rolling for Miami, while Giants have backup at QB

Dec. 03, 2021 12:11 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Take all the passers in NFL history who have attempted at least 75 throws in a month, and nobody was ever more accurate than Peyton Manning was for Indianapolis in December 2008. The No. 2 name on that list might be a surprise. ...

Patience helps Wake Forest, Pitt build for ACC title shot

Dec. 03, 2021 12:07 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Dave Clawson needed eight seasons to build a successful football program at Wake Forest and turn the Demon Deacons into Atlantic Coast Conference division winners. Pat Narduzzi needed a little less time to do it at Pittsburgh, though the...