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Rams LB Bobby Wagner flattens protestor who gets on field

Oct. 04, 2022 00:45 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Bobby Wagner delivered one of the biggest hits on a person who got onto the field. The Rams linebacker flattened the protestor who ran on the field with a device emitting pink smoke late in the second quarter of Los Angeles' game against the San Francisco...

Rams offense stalls in another regular-season loss to 49ers

Oct. 04, 2022 00:59 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams efficiently moved the ball down the field on the opening drive before a sack stalled them and led to a field goal. That set the tone for the night for the Rams, who struggled to move the ball consistently and failed to finish off the...

49ers use defense, Deebo Samuel to beat Rams 24-9

Oct. 04, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A dominant defense and Deebo Samuel. The formula that has been so successful for the San Francisco 49ers against the Los Angeles Rams delivered another convincing win. Samuel turned a short catch into an electric 57-yard touchdown, Talanoa...

Seahawks cooking on offense but getting burned on defense

Oct. 03, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Geno Smith is cooking and the Seattle Seahawks defense is getting cooked. That’s probably an oversimplification of all that’s happening with the Seahawks right now, but it’s the easiest way to describe Seattle after it improved to 2-2 with Sunday’s...

DT Arik Armstead active for 49ers vs Rams

Oct. 03, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive tackle Arik Armstead is back in the lineup for the San Francisco 49ers after missing one game with a foot injury. Armstead was active for Monday night's game against the Los Angeles Rams after being listed as questionable. Tight end Ross Dwelley...

Cardinals don't mind ho-hum start, feel better things ahead

Oct. 03, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The standings say the Arizona Cardinals are an average team with a 2-2 record. That's pretty much how defensive lineman Zach Allen would rate the season's first four weeks. “Good, not great,” Allen said. “We haven't played anywhere near our...

Lions looking for a fix for the team's defensive woes

Oct. 03, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell says there's a recurring theme for his team's defensive struggles this season. “We have a guy that doesn’t do the right thing and then the guy who knows what to do is trying to overcompensate for it, then that’s...

Panthers to stick with struggling Mayfield at QB vs 49ers

Oct. 03, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Baker Mayfield will remain the Carolina Panthers' starting quarterback for next Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers despite yet another poor performance that ended with him getting booed by the home crowd at Bank of America Stadium, third-year coach Matt Rhule...

J.J. Watt thankful to be playing after atrial fibrillation

Oct. 02, 2022 21:49 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — J.J. Watt and his wife Kealia have spent the past few months looking at ultrasounds of their unborn son and wishing for the best. They never thought they’d be looking at pictures of Watt's own heart. “It’s been a week. I’m happy to be...

Murray has 2 TD passes, 1 rushing; Cards top Panthers 26-16

Oct. 02, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyler Murray can’t explain why the Arizona Cardinals continue to start games slowly. He’s just glad they managed a strong finish on Sunday. Murray threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns and added another score on the ground as the Cardinals...