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Anthony Gordon making his mark with Cougars after long wait

Nov. 6, 2019 2:17 PM EST

Anthony Gordon waited for years to get on the field for Washington State. He's certainly has made up for the lost time. The senior who succeeded Gardner Minshew as the Cougars' starter this season leads the nation with 3,387 passing yards and an average of 423 yards through the air per game. Gordon has also...

Mayfield in spotlight as Patriots prepare to host Browns

Oct. 24, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — At one point during the Patriots' 33-0 shutout over the Jets last week, second-year quarterback Sam Darnold said he felt as if he was "seeing ghosts." New England's defenses have had that effect on young quarterbacks during coach Bill Belichick's tenure. The Patriots have won 20...

Jets getting healthier, relish chance to 'shock' Patriots

Oct. 20, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have been looking up at the New England Patriots in the AFC East for nearly two decades. Since 2002, actually. That's the previous time the Jets won the division that Tom Brady's bunch has had a stranglehold on for what seems like forever. And, consider this:...

NFL's biggest star joins growing list of sidelined QBs

Oct. 18, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With Patrick Mahomes sidelined, fans across the NFL may be longing for the days when the backup quarterback's job was to carry a clipboard and not the hopes and dreams of an entire franchise. Mahomes escaped significant ligament damage when he dislocated his right kneecap Thursday night in...

Undefeated Patriots take on improved Jets team with Darnold

Oct. 17, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are still rolling right along with a high-powered offense and a stingy defense that has their record blemish-free. The New York Jets look a bit different, though, from the team Bill Belichick's bunch beat 30-14 less than a month ago. And,...

Darnold gives Jets, struggling offense 'new life' in return

Oct. 14, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold's presence alone gave the New York Jets an immediate lift. From the loud ovation the second-year quarterback received during pregame introductions to the smiles on the sideline, the impact of his return was clear. Then, he took the field. "Him coming back gave the team, our...

Despite loss, Eagles have hope in NFC East

Oct. 14, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The best thing that happened for the Philadelphia Eagles over the weekend took place in a different game between two other teams. After Kirk Cousins torched Philadelphia's depleted secondary and the Minnesota Vikings rolled to a 38-20 victory Sunday, the New York Jets knocked off the...

Cowboys drop third straight with 24-22 loss to Jets

Oct. 13, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There's no panic in the Dallas Cowboys just yet. They know how things look from the outside, especially after a 24-22 loss to the previously winless New York Jets on Sunday. Their confidence, however, remains unshaken — even during a three-game skid. "It doesn't change...

Darnold throws 2 TDs in return, Jets edge Cowboys 24-22

Oct. 13, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold returned — and so did the New York Jets' hopes to turn around a season that was quickly unraveling without him. Darnold gave the Jets' struggling offense a huge boost by throwing two touchdown passes in his return from mononucleosis, and New York held on to...

Jets waive QB Falk to make room for LB Copeland

Oct. 12, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have waived quarterback Luke Falk to make room on the roster for newly reinstated linebacker Brandon Copeland. Falk started the last two games in place of Sam Darnold, who will play Sunday against Dallas after missing three games while recovering from mononucleosis. Falk went 47 of...