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Go route: Browns' Beckham to return Sunday against Bears

Sep. 24, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. has been cleared for takeoff. The star Browns wide receiver made it full through a full week of practice without any issues with his reconstructed knee and coach Kevin Stefanski said Friday that Beckham will make his return Sunday...

Barring 'extreme long shot,' Arlington Park racing is ending

Sep. 24, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Unlike a lot of old racetracks past their primes, there are not crumped up tickets strewn all over the grounds of Arlington Park. And the mood around the track is festive. Guests — never called customers or patrons during its glory days...

Ready or not, Bears QB Fields starting against Browns

Sep. 23, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — There was going to be a point, maybe later this season or early next, when Justin Fields was going to become Chicago's starting quarterback. The day arrived quickly. With veteran Andy Dalton sidelined for the time being by a knee...

Beckham says 'we'll see' on return to field Sunday vs Bears

Sep. 23, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. shrugged and smiled about his playing status. “We'll see,” the Browns star receiver said. Beckham's comeback from knee surgery is either days from being over or about to drag on for another week or two. He...

Rookie Fields making first NFL start as Bears visit Browns

Sep. 23, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (1-1) at CLEVELAND (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Browns by 7/12, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bears 1-1; Browns 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Browns lead 9-7. ...

Tackle nearly costs Mayfield, Browns coaches urge caution

Sep. 22, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — After surviving a scary situation in Sunday's win, Baker Mayfield delivered a positive medical update on his sore left shoulder. “Attached, still,” the Browns quarterback joked. It's safe to laugh about now, but Mayfield...

Fields to make first start for Bears with Dalton injured

Sep. 22, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears planned to have Justin Fields adjust to the NFL while watching from the sideline as a backup to veteran Andy Dalton. Well, so much for that. Fields is set to make his first start when the Bears visit the...

Browns' Beckham full go in practice, could return vs Bears

Sep. 22, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s return moved a little closer to reality. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski did not rule out Beckham for Sunday's game against Chicago, clearing the way for the star wide receiver to make his season debut and play for the first time...

Fields might get chance to start for Bears with Dalton hurt

Sep. 20, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Whether they want to or not, the Chicago Bears just might have to go with rookie Justin Fields. Coach Matt Nagy said Monday that the team had ruled out a torn ACL for quarterback Andy Dalton, and it was awaiting more test results on his left...

Bengals' momentum halted in mistake-filled Week 2 loss

Sep. 20, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — After an exhilarating overtime win in Week 1, the Cincinnati Bengals took a step backward. Offensive line issues stalled the running game and made for a long Sunday afternoon for Joe Burrow, who set a career high in passer rating (128.8) and threw a...