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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) waves to fans after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Oct. 29, 2020 9:44 PM EDT

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for COVID-19, putting into doubt whether the face of college football will be available to play the top-ranked Tigers' biggest game of the season. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said in a statement released by the school Thursday night that Lawrence is in...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) waves to fans after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

No. 1 Clemson dealing with rash of injuries on defense vs BC

Oct. 29, 2020 9:13 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 1 Clemson already faced a challenge because of a rash of injuries. Now, the Tigers will have to play without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence after he tested positive for COVID-19. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said in a statement released by the school Thursday night that Lawrence is...

Florida man arrested in crash that killed NFL player's dad

Oct. 29, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been charged in a traffic crash that killed a longtime police captain who was the father of New England Patriots running back James White. Authorities said Thursday that 32-year-old Daniel Tucker Chamblin of Hollywood surrendered and was being held in the...

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) pulls in a touchdown pass as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (20) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Lockett takes moment to appreciate record day for Seahawks

Oct. 29, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Even though it came in a loss, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett allowed himself a little bit of appreciation for what he accomplished last week. Considering it’s only been done two other times in NFL history, it should be recognized. “I try to reflect of it...

Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Nevin Lawson (26) pushes Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans (13) out of bounds during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Raiders struggle to find any positives on struggling defense

Oct. 29, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

Finding positives in the performance of the Las Vegas Raiders defense this season isn’t an easy task. When asked about the strength of his unit, coordinator Paul Guenther struggled to find anything before saying the Raiders have done “some good things” against the run. There hasn’t...

New York Giants' Daniel Jones walks off the field after an NFL football game Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Giants' Jones regrets taking mask off in NYC bar

Oct. 29, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a little prodding, New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones expressed regret for taking off his mask in a closed New York City bar last weekend. Speaking for the first time since a video at the bar was released, Jones did his best to avoid discussing the incident that...

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams (17) runs with the ball as Packers running back Jamaal Williams (30) blocks Houston Texans safety Justin Reid (20) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Vikings' slide casts shadow over rematch with Packers

Oct. 29, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — When the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings faced off in the season’s opening weekend, it was billed as a showdown between NFC North’s two top contenders. The rematch Sunday has a different feel. Green Bay has shown its run to the NFC championship game last year ...

McCaffrey will miss 6th straight game for Panthers

Oct. 29, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey remained on injured reserve and will miss his sixth straight game against the Falcons on Thursday night because of a high ankle sprain. Because McCaffrey is still on IR he was not listed on the team’s inactive list. Mike Davis...

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) looks to hand off during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Darnold, Jets preparing for Chiefs' 'game wreckers' on D

Oct. 29, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold and the New York Jets know there's plenty more to the Kansas City Chiefs than just Patrick Mahomes and the high-powered offense. The other side of the ball is pretty potent, too. The Chiefs are ranked 18th in overall defense, but are fourth in the NFL against the pass with a...

FILE- In this Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, file photo, Detroit Lions running back D'Andre Swift (32) carries the ball during an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. The Detroit Lions are hosting the Indianapolis Colts hoping to win three straight games for the first time in three seasons under coach Matt Patricia. The Colts are aiming to improve to 3-0 coming off bye weeks with coach Frank Reich. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)

Surging Lions face a tougher test against rested Colts

Oct. 29, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have changed the conversation about their team by beating bad teams, the one-win Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars. “We've just got to keep doing what we do and get this city and this team and this organization what they want, which is wins,” Lions...