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Defensive end Ziggy Ansah to make Seahawks debut

Sep. 20, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Ziggy Ansah, wide receiver David Moore and defensive tackle Poona Ford are set to return to the lineup Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Ansah will be making his debut for the Seahawks after being held out of the first two games to give his...

2 backups better than 1 for New Orleans Saints

Sep. 20, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The debate started once Drew Brees went down last Sunday. How should the New Orleans Saints handle their quarterback situation going forward? Start savvy veteran Teddy Bridgewater? Or, turn to the exciting, multifaceted Taysom Hill? It has been a topic of discussion all week of whether it'll...

Wounded Saints face unbeaten Seahawks in early NFC showdown

Sep. 19, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In his 13 seasons in charge New Orleans coach Sean Payton has always had one constant by his side. Nearly every game. Nearly every snap. It's almost always been Drew Brees on the other end of the receiver, listening to what Payton is saying, and for the most part tormenting opponents. And...

Saints-Seahawks Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — NEW ORLEANS (1-1) at SEATTLE (2-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE — Seahawks by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — New Orleans 0-2; Seattle 1-1 SERIES RECORD —Seattle leads 8-7 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Seahawks 25-20, Oct. 30, 2016 LAST WEEK — Saints lost to...

Rams-Browns Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (2-0) at CLEVELAND (1-1) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Rams by 1 ½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Los Angeles 2-0, Cleveland 1-1 SERIES RECORD — Rams lead 12-11 LAST MEETING — Rams beat Browns 24-6, Oct. 25, 2015 LAST WEEK — Rams beat Saints 27-9; Browns...

Los Angeles Rams' pass defense off to another strong start

Sep. 18, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Just like the rest of the pigskin-loving world, the Los Angeles Rams' secondary was dazzled by Odell Beckham Jr.'s latest feat of one-handed brilliance when they watched Monday night's game. "I mean, we already know what (Beckham) can do, but that was crazy," Rams safety John...

Saints QB Brees has surgery on hand, teammates move on

Sep. 18, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for their first game without the star quarterback. The plan remains to be a Super Bowl contender. Nothing's changed....

Patriots are nearly unanimous No. 1 in AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 17, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots are one of nine 2-0 teams in the NFL. Sunday looks like a favorable matchup, too. The Patriots have maintained their dominating position at the top of the AP Pro32 poll by rolling over their first two opponents by a combined 76-3. Next up is the winless New York...

Saints QB Brees: Confident in surgery, dedicated to rehab

Sep. 17, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Injured Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he has surgery on his throwing thumb scheduled on Wednesday in Los Angeles. In a text message to news outlets including The Associated Press, Brees says he is "confident in the surgery that will take place" and that he'll dedicate himself to a...

Payton, Fangio get their digs in on officials

Sep. 17, 2019 2:56 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Sean Payton found a way to get his dig in on the officials, and so did Vic Fangio . Walt Anderson's crew denied New Orleans an 87-yard fumble return for a touchdown early in the Saints' 27-9 loss to the Rams on Sunday. Defensive end Trey Hendrickson knocked the ball from Jared Goff's hand and...