Latest American Football Conference News

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 18, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Ravens put CB Chris Westry on IR after knee injury

Sep. 17, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens put cornerback Chris Westry on injured reserve following a knee injury. The Ravens announced the move Friday. It's another blow to the team's secondary. Baltimore already lost cornerback Marcus Peters for the season because...

Packers placing OLB Za'Darius Smith on IR due to back issue

Sep. 17, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

The back issue that bothered Green Bay outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith throughout the preseason will now force the Packers to play without their Pro Bowl pass rusher for the next few weeks. Green Bay placed Smith on injured reserve Friday, which means he will miss at...

Sign of times: Jets defense out to eliminate explosive plays

Sep. 17, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jeff Ulbrich walked into his office on his first day as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator and found a handmade sign on display waiting for him. It simply read in bold letters written in black marker: “ELIMINATE EXPLOSIVES!!” ...

Chargers look to deal Cowboys first 0-2 start since 2010

Sep. 17, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

DALLAS (0-1) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Los Angeles by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Dallas 1-0-0, Los Angeles 1-0-0. SERIES RECORD: Cowboys...

Chargers place OL Bulaga on injured reserve, sign Schofield

Sep. 17, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Starting offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga was placed on injured reserve by the Los Angeles Chargers on Friday. Bulaga was battling groin and back injuries throughout training camp. He started at right tackle during last Sunday's opener at...

Titans bring back kicker Ryan Santoso to practice squad

Sep. 17, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The list of kickers signed by the Tennessee Titans just keeps growing with the addition of Ryan Santoso to the practice squad Friday. Randy Bullock will kick Sunday for the Titans in Seattle as their fourth different kicker since training camp...

Former roommates Bosa, Elliott ready to face each other

Sep. 17, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa and Ezekiel Elliott have been close friends since arriving as freshmen at Ohio State in 2013. On Sunday, the former college roommates find themselves on opposite sidelines in one of the spotlight games of the Week 2 schedule. Bosa and...

College roommates Brown, Metcalf ready for teams to clash

Sep. 17, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — A.J. Brown and DK Metcalf haven’t been on the same field for a game that counted since the middle of the 2018 season. That was back when the former college roommates were still playing at Ole Miss and before each became a Pro Bowl wide receiver...

Raiders RB Josh Jacobs out vs Steelers with injury

Sep. 17, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs will miss this week's game at Pittsburgh with injuries to his toe and ankle. Jacobs didn't practice all week for the Raiders after rushing for 34 yards and two touchdowns in a season-opening 33-27 win in overtime against...