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Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen, left, is tackled by New York Jets linebacker Harvey Langi during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong )

Chargers still learning how to put teams away in second half

Nov. 23, 2020 7:45 PM EST

The Los Angeles Chargers proved on Sunday that they can finally hang on to a lead. The next step is making sure opponents don't make it too close at the end. Los Angeles had a 31-13 lead midway through the third quarter against the Jets before New York was able to rally a bit. They were within one score at 34-26...

Darnold's shoulder remains big question mark for 0-10 Jets

Nov. 23, 2020 5:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold might be back under center for the winless New York Jets. Well, possibly. Maybe. The quarterback has missed the last two games with a shoulder injury, and there was some optimism that he could return to face Miami on Sunday. Darnold is still going through an interval throwing...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) watches the final minutes from the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Dolphins' Tagovailoa will try to bounce back from benching

Nov. 23, 2020 5:05 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The masked man standing idly on the sideline in the final minutes of the Miami Dolphins' first loss since early October no longer looked so much like a surefire franchise quarterback. Tua Tagovailoa's benching was temporary, but coach Brian Flores took him down a peg by replacing him with...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks off the field after failing to make first down against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

On Football: About those rising NFL teams, never mind.

Nov. 23, 2020 5:12 AM EST

Mediocrity is mediocrity. You can’t hide it, especially in the NFC East, where being mediocre is a compliment. This, however, isn’t about those weaklings. It’s about teams many thought might be making moves toward relevance in the standings: New England, Minnesota, San Francisco, Chicago....

New York Jets quarterback Joe Flacco (5) walks off the field after a loss to to the Los Angeles Chargers during an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Winless Jets trying to stay positive after loss to Chargers

Nov. 22, 2020 11:48 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — At least the New York Jets keep fighting. That might be the best thing they can take away from their latest loss, 34-28 to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. “We can obviously play with teams,” quarterback Joe Flacco said. “If confidence is lacking —...

New York Jets linebacker Neville Hewitt, bottom, pulls on the jersey of Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen after a catch by Allen during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Allen, Herbert propel Chargers to 34-28 victory over Jets

Nov. 22, 2020 9:42 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — It hasn't taken long for Justin Herbert and Keenan Allen to become one of the more lethal quarterback-receiver duos in the NFL. After Sunday, they can also add record setting. Allen set a Chargers franchise mark with 16 receptions and Herbert became the first rookie quarterback...

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard, right, runs from Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson (50) during a 42-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

The Latest: Cowboys win, NFC East teams all have 3 wins

Nov. 22, 2020 7:35 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:35 p.m. Somehow, the NFC East race has become even tighter and weirder. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 on Sunday to earn their third win of the season. Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes. Elsewhere in the division, the Eagles lost,...

New York Jets cornerback Bless Austin, left, is unable to stop a touchdown catch made by Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) in the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Jets place CB Austin on IR, activate OLB Luvu from IR

Nov. 21, 2020 5:05 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed cornerback Bless Austin on injured reserve Saturday, another tough blow to their already thin and inexperienced secondary. Austin injured his neck in practice Wednesday. He sat out Thursday, had an MRI and was cleared to practice Friday. The second-year...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) battles with Los Angeles Chargers outside linebacker Kyzir White (44) for a reception during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. Gronkowski came away with the catch. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Chargers place leading tackler Kyzir White on COVID-19 list

Nov. 21, 2020 4:44 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have placed linebacker Kyzir White on the COVID-19 list and called up three players from the practice squad Saturday. White is in his third season and is the Chargers leading tackler with 68. The COVID-19 list is for players who either test positive for...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws downfield to a receiver in an NFL game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn. The Colts defeated the Titans 34-17. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Colts could go from outsider to contender by beating Packers

Nov. 21, 2020 12:19 PM EST

It's difficult to sneak up on anybody in the NFL, given the attention the sport commands. Yet the Indianapolis Colts have been something of a secret at 6-3. If you're surprised to see them tied with Tennessee atop the AFC South, it's excusable. After beating the Titans, should they handle one of the NFL's elite...