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Carolina Panthers NFL football team new head coach Matt Rhule talks to the media during a news conference at the teams practice facility, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Panthers' Matt Rhule faces major quarterback decision

Jan. 8, 2020 5:10 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — One of the biggest decisions new Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule will have to make is choosing a quarterback — a move that could determine the direction of his tenure with the club and the franchise's future for years to come. Rhule said Wednesday he spoke to Cam Newton...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) takes questions during a press conference at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, December 29, 2019. The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28-22 in overtime.(Octavio Jones/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

Buccaneers face important decision of Winston's future

Dec. 30, 2019 7:29 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston says he wants to remain with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but that decision is not his to make. Coach Bruce Arians reiterated Monday he’ll conduct a “full evaluation” before deciding the fate of the 25-year-old quarterback, who led the NFL in passing...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) fires a pass against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

ICYMI: Winston joins group of one _ the 30 TD-30 INT club

Dec. 30, 2019 2:29 AM EST

With one last bad throw to close out the season, Jameis Winston became part of his own one-man club. Winston threw a pick-six on the first play of overtime Sunday to send Tampa Bay to a 28-22 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, and with that throw, also become the first NFL quarterback to toss at least 30 touchdowns...

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws a passagainst the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Jones' INT return in OT lifts Falcons over Bucs 28-22

Dec. 29, 2019 7:27 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons can hardly wait to get started again. A strong finish to a disappointing season may not make them feel better about going 7-9 for the second straight year. Rebounding from a 1-7 start to save the coach's job, however, provides some hope for 2020....

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers reacts at a news conference following an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Rivers reflects on potential end of 16 seasons with Chargers

Dec. 29, 2019 6:12 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — If the final pass that Philip Rivers threw for the Los Angeles Chargers occurred Sunday, it certainly was a fitting one. After he was dragged all over the field by the Kansas City Chiefs, the veteran quarterback heaved a no-hope throw over the middle in a game essentially over....

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn speaks to players during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Buccaneers, Falcons motivated to finish 2nd in NFC South

Dec. 27, 2019 3:18 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The winner will finish second in the NFC South. That’s enough to keep the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-8) and Atlanta Falcons (6-9) motivated for the final game of a season in which neither team will finish with a winning record. “For us 8-8, tastes a whole lot better than...

Falcons, Buccaneers playing out season as also-rans

Dec. 27, 2019 3:14 PM EST

ATLANTA (6-9) at TAMPA BAY (7-8) Saturday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Buccaneers by 1½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Atlanta 7-8, Tampa Bay 5-8-2 SERIES RECORD — Falcons lead 27-25 LAST MEETING — Buccaneers beat Falcons 35-22, Nov. 24 LAST WEEK — Falcons beat Jaguars 24-12;...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones II (27) slips between Houston Texans inside linebacker Zach Cunningham (41) and linebacker Tyrell Adams (50) for a score during the first half of an NFL football game Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. Quarterback Jameis Winston (3) celebrates the play. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Bucs look to end another non-playoff year on positive note

Dec. 23, 2019 6:23 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers no longer have a shot at a winning record. Finishing .500, though, would give them some much-needed momentum heading into another winter that’ll begin without a playoff appearance, so they’re intent on finishing strong against NFC South rival...

Houston Texans strong safety Justin Reid (20) celebrates with cornerback Bradley Roby (21) after Reid intercepted a pass by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston during the first half of an NFL football game Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. Roby also intercepted a pass by Winston. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Texans look to improve after clinching AFC South

Dec. 23, 2019 5:35 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans are AFC South champions for the fourth time in five years after beating Tampa Bay this weekend. But with one game left until the playoffs the Texans know they have plenty of work to do if they hope to make a deep postseason run. The Texans got the 23-20 victory over the...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes against the Buffalo Bills in the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Patriots, Texans clinch division titles with wins

Dec. 21, 2019 11:58 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady passed for 271 yards and a touchdown, sneaked for a third-down conversion to set up another score and threw a downfield block on another scoring drive to help the New England Patriots clinch their 11th AFC East title in a row by beating Buffalo 24-17 on Saturday. With...