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Seahawks flying high as they visit unpredictable Browns

Oct. 12, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the predicted maturity...

Buffalo in winter? Miami in September? NFL schedule matters

Oct. 12, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

Coaches will deny until the end of their careers that when you play an opponent in the schedule doesn't matter. It's doubtful they truly believe it. When and where you face a team in the NFL makes a whole lot of difference. Weather, for example. Do you really want to be in Miami, Tampa or Jacksonville in...

Despite losing to Patriots, New York Giants showed promise

Oct. 11, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Getting beaten by 21 points in a game filled with major mistakes might not be a reason for optimism for most teams. It is for the New York Giants (2-4) despite the refusal of players and coaches to admit it following a 35-14 loss to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots...

Pats win, but injuries and offensive execution are concerns

Oct. 11, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Try as he might, Tom Brady appeared to be a little stumped when he was asked the question that continues to hover over the Patriots following their latest victory. Has the offense been good enough this season? "We'll see," Brady said before pausing for a few seconds. "We're 6-0, so...

Giants' Jones has 3 INTs in 35-14 loss to Patriots

Oct. 11, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Daniel Jones will have plenty to learn from in this one. The rookie quarterback threw three interceptions during an error-filled display by the New York Giants, who took advantage of some New England mistakes to stay close for three quarters before losing to the Patriots 35-14 on...

Patriots force 4 turnovers, beat Giants 35-14 to reach 6-0

Oct. 11, 2019 12:46 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Under coach Bill Belichick, the Patriots have made a habit of besting young quarterbacks. They can add Giants rookie Daniel Jones to that list. Tom Brady had two touchdown runs and moved ahead of Peyton Manning for second place on the NFL's all-time passing yards list as New...

Patriots WR Josh Gordon leaves game after twisting knee

Oct. 11, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Josh Gordon left Thursday night's game against the New York Giants after twisting his knee awkwardly in the second quarter while trying to make a tackle. He did not return. Gordon was trying to bring down Markus Golden just before the end zone after...

Giants missing 3 playmakers in matchup with Patriots

Oct. 10, 2019 7:23 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New York Giants will face the Patriots' top-ranked defense in their Thursday night matchup without three of their top playmakers. Running back Saquon Barkley will miss his third straight game because of a sprained right ankle. Tight end and leading receiver Evan Engram is also...

Another excruciating sports setback for the A-T-L

Oct. 10, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — At this point, Atlanta sports fans should be numb to the disappointment. They've been through it so many times. Yet, somehow, this city's teams keep finding ways to take the misery index to new heights. A 10-spot in the very first inning? Can you believe it? Returning home with another...

Giants' Barkley, Gallman, Shepard, Engram all out vs. Pats

Oct. 9, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The heavily underdog New York Giants are going to be without their top two running backs and their two leading receivers against the New England Patriots. Coach Pat Shurmur announced Wednesday running back Saquon Barkley (ankle) and Wayne Gallman (concussion), wide receiver...