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Dolphins heading toward wrong end of history

Oct. 17, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

Forty-seven years since the Miami Dolphins had the only undefeated season in NFL history, the team is heading toward an ignominious record. The Dolphins are 0-5 and on pace to score only 134 points, which would be the fewest by any team in a 16-game season in the 100-year history of the NFL. The 1992 Seattle...

Peterson's return from suspension boosts Cardinals' defense

Oct. 17, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Cornerback Patrick Peterson's return to the Arizona Cardinals practice facility included a gift for teammate Larry Fitzgerald, whose birthday he had missed while serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancers. It was a framed poster of the world's...

Henrique scores twice as Anaheim rallies to beat Buffalo 5-2

Oct. 17, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf and Anaheim's power-play unit put plenty of work in leading up to Wednesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres in trying to jump start the unit that had gone scoreless in the first six games. Getzlaf and the Ducks ended up getting their first power-play goal at the most...

Ramsey 'overjoyed' by LA move; Rams eager for long-term deal

Oct. 17, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams fully understand the risks they took in acquiring volatile cornerback Jalen Ramsey. The defending NFC champions believe the potential rewards are well worth it. "You want guys with some swag, some personality," coach Sean McVay said Wednesday while he...

Browns' Garrett said he was punched by 'fan' wanting picture

Oct. 17, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are even taking hits off the field. Star defensive end Myles Garrett said he was punched in the face Wednesday by a "fan" who wanted to take a picture with him. Garrett posted on his Twitter account that the person "hopped" out of his car before delivering a blow that had little...

Raiders sign TE Darren Waller to contract extension

Oct. 16, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed tight end Darren Waller to a multiyear contract extension. The team announced Wednesday the deal to keep Waller from becoming a restricted free agent next offseason. Waller has been one of the biggest bright spots for the Raiders this season. He leads...

Loving McLaurin: Rookie receiver is bright spot for Redskins

Oct. 16, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Terry McLaurin dropped the ball, and Donald Penn was incensed. When the rookie receiver came back to the Washington Redskins huddle, the elder statesman of the offensive line lost his cool. "Terry, come here," Penn yelled. "Terry, we need that. Catch the ball before you run with it."...

Chargers' running game hopes to be factor against Tennessee

Oct. 16, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Getting behind by two touchdowns early doesn't help any team's running game, but early deficits are just one reason why the Los Angeles Chargers' ground game has been stuck in neutral the past two weeks. The Chargers averaged 103.5 yards on the ground in their first four games but...

Bills confident but not under-estimating winless Dolphins

Oct. 16, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills tight end Lee Smith makes a distinction when it comes to overconfidence and Buffalo preparing to face the winless Miami Dolphins. "I don't think there can be overconfidence, not to me personally," Smith said Wednesday. "There's a big difference between being overly confident...

Cowboys can easily pin 3-game losing streak on slow starts

Oct. 16, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Before scoring touchdowns on five straight possessions and cruising to a comfortable win over the New York Giants in the opener on their way to a 3-0 start, Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys stalled on their opening drive and fell behind. The slow starts have been much worse during...