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Kalil out, Bell questionable for Jets vs. Redskins

Nov. 15, 2019 7:08 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets center Ryan Kalil will miss his third straight game with an injured right knee. He was officially ruled out Friday, along with safety Matthias Farley (quadriceps) and linebackers C.J. Mosley (groin) and Paul Worrilow (quadriceps). “He didn't have a...

Jamal Adams has been Jets' emotional, playmaking bright spot

Nov. 15, 2019 6:12 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Gregg Williams has coached lots of dominant defensive players during his 30-year NFL career, so he certainly knows talent when he sees it. Well, the New York Jets defensive coordinator can't help but be downright wide-eyed at some of the things safety Jamal Adams has done this...

Eagles sign running back Jay Ajayi

Nov. 15, 2019 5:32 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed running back Jay Ajayi, bringing back a key offensive player from their Super Bowl championship team two years ago. Ajayi replaces Darren Sproles. The veteran was placed on injured reserve Friday because of a torn right hip flexor muscle....

Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

Nov. 15, 2019 5:11 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. He was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason — if the Browns qualify. The league discipline Friday came hours...

Broncos bringing back Patrick, putting Callahan on IR

Nov. 15, 2019 5:05 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are putting cornerback Bryce Callahan on injured reserve and will bring second-year wide receiver Tim Patrick off IR to take his roster spot before their game Sunday at Minnesota. Coach Vic Fangio said Friday that Callahan will undergo surgery soon to replace a...

Photo breakdown of Myles Garrett using helmet as a weapon

Nov. 15, 2019 5:01 PM EST

Myles Garrett used an opponent’s helmet as a weapon to hit Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head, an attack played over and over on TV and social media. He was swiftly suspended by the NFL. The violence unfolded with shocking clarity with seconds remaining in Cleveland’s 21-7 win over the...

Column: A suspension is the least of Garrett’s concerns

Nov. 15, 2019 4:54 PM EST

Myles Garrett will surely spend the rest of his career — maybe even the rest of his life — trying to live this one down. The lengthy suspension might be the least of his worries. The Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end can expect to pay a huge price for his helmet-swinging assault —...

Kaepernick determined to showcase skills in strange tryout

Nov. 15, 2019 4:48 PM EST

Colin Kaepernick has to audition for a job in a workout strangely organized by the NFL while other quarterbacks with lesser talent were given opportunities over the past three years. Of course, the reason Kaepernick hasn't played in a game since New Year's Day 2017 goes beyond football. Kaepernick has been exiled...

Falcons rule out RB Freeman (foot), TE Hooper (knee)

Nov. 15, 2019 3:08 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be without running back Devonta Freeman, tight end Austin Hooper and safety Kemal Ishmael for Sunday’s game at Carolina. All three were ruled out Friday. Freeman sustained a sprained foot in last weekend’s upset victory over New Orleans,...

NFL Notes: Jets' Beachum helps tackle water issues in Newark

Nov. 15, 2019 1:25 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kelvin Beachum showed up in downtown Newark earlier this week with the greatest gift he could provide. Water. Lots and lots of bottles of it. New Jersey's largest city is dealing with a serious drinking water issue, stemming from the old lead pipes through which it flows into...