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NFC North-leading Packers prepare to host slumping Eagles

Dec. 3, 2020 12:21 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (3-7-1) at GREEN BAY (8-3) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE – Packers by 6 ½ RECORD VS. SPREAD – Eagles 4-7, Packers 7-4 SERIES RECORD – Packers lead 27-17 LAST MEETING – Eagles beat Packers 34-27 on Sept. 26, 2019, in Green Bay LAST WEEK – Eagles lost...

Saints go for their 2nd win in three weeks vs. Falcons

Dec. 3, 2020 12:18 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (9-2) at ATLANTA (4-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Saints by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Saints 6-5; Falcons 5-6 SERIES RECORD — Falcons lead 53-50 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Falcons 24-9 on Nov. 22 in New Orleans LAST WEEK — Saints beat Broncos 31-3;...

Dolphins bid for 7th win in 8 games when they face Bengals

Dec. 3, 2020 12:17 PM EST

CINCINNATI BENGALS (2-8-1) at MIAMI (7-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE - Dolphins by 11 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bengals 7-4; Dolphins 8-3 SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 17-7 LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat Bengals 38-35, OT, on Dec. 22, 2019 LAST WEEK - Bengals lost to Giants 19-17; Dolphins won at Jets 20-3 AP...

Bears look to stop skid, Lions seek win after housecleaning

Dec. 3, 2020 12:16 PM EST

DETROIT (4-7) at CHICAGO (5-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE – Bears by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Lions 3-7-1, Bears 5-6 SERIES RECORD – Bears lead 102-74-5 LAST MEETING – Bears beat Lions 27-23 on Sept. 13 at Detroit LAST WEEK – Lions lost 41-25 to Texans; Bears lost 41-25...

Raiders look to rebound from blowout with winless Jets next

Dec. 3, 2020 12:15 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (6-5) at NEW YORK JETS (0-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Raiders by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Raiders 7-4; Jets 3-8 SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 25-20-2 LAST MEETING - Jets beat Raiders 34-3 on Nov. 24, 2019, at East Rutherford, New Jersey LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Falcons 43-6; Jets lost...

Unlikely first-place matchup as Giants travel to Seattle

Dec. 3, 2020 12:14 PM EST

NEW YORK GIANTS (4-7) at SEATTLE (8-3) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Giants 8-3; Seahawks 6-5 SERIES RECORD - Tied 9-9 LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Giants 24-7, Oct. 22, 2017 LAST WEEK - Giants beat Bengals 19-17; Seahawks beat Eagles 23-17 AP PRO32 RANKING -...

Browns put 3-game winning streak on line visiting Titans

Dec. 3, 2020 12:13 PM EST

CLEVELAND (8-3) at TENNESSEE (8-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Titans by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Browns 4-7; Titans 5-6 SERIES RECORD - Browns lead 35-32 LAST MEETING - Titans beat Browns 43-13 on Sept. 18, 2019 at Cleveland LAST WEEK - Browns beat Jaguars 27-25; Titans beat Colts 45-26 AP PRO32...

Broncos get to bring QBs to KC to face Mahomes and Chiefs

Dec. 3, 2020 12:12 PM EST

DENVER (4-7) at KANSAS CITY (10-1) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 14 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Broncos 6-5; Chiefs 6-5 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 66-55 LAST MEETING — Chiefs beat Broncos 43-16 on Oct. 25 LAST WEEK — Broncos lost to Saints 31-3; Chiefs beat...

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2020, file photo, New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley is helped off the field after being injured against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. From the season-altering (Dak Prescott, Barkley) to the bizarre (Tyrod Taylor, Trent Brown), injuries are playing their traditionally significant role in the NFL.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Giants Barkley has no doubts about return from ACL injury

Dec. 3, 2020 12:05 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Saquon Barkley has no doubt he will get back on the field and play for the New York Giants once he's finished rehabilitating the torn ACL in his right knee. Speaking to the media on Thursday for the first time since the injury ended his season on Sept. 20, Barkley would not put...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, introduces former college football coach Lou Holtz during a campaign stop in Butler, Pa. Holtz has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 83-year-old former college football coach confirmed the test Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, to Columbia, S.C., TV station WOLO. “I don’t have a lot of energy right now,” Holtz told the ABC station. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Ex-coach Lou Holtz to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Dec. 3, 2020 11:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will award the nation's highest civilian honor on Thursday to former college football coach and political ally Lou Holtz. Holtz, who had a storied 34-year coaching career that included winning the 1988 national title at the University of Notre Dame, was to receive...