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Patriots go from very back luck to very bad look

Dec. 10, 2019 4:02 AM EST

One day, things aren't looking good at all for the New England Patriots. The next, the defending champs are grappling with a very bad look. A day after officiating blunders and another poor passing performance by Tom Brady were the biggest takeaways from New England's first home loss in two years, the Patriots...

Eli Manning struggles in Giants' 23-17 loss to Eagles

Dec. 10, 2019 1:23 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eli Manning walked over to a waiting group of friends and family outside the Giants locker room, leaned in and gave his wife, Abby, a kiss on the cheek. Abby had vowed years ago after a rough night among the Philly crowd she would never watch a game in the city again. But an exception...

Eagles rally past Manning, Giants 23-17 in OT

Dec. 10, 2019 1:14 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz relied on a bunch of guys off the practice squad and his go-to guy Zach Ertz to rally the Philadelphia Eagles. After Eli Manning led the New York Giants to a 14-point lead, Wentz brought the injury-depleted Eagles back and tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to Ertz in overtime...

Spy Harder: Patriots caught videotaping in Spygate sequel

Dec. 10, 2019 12:10 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots acknowledged on Monday night that a video crew working for the team filmed the Cincinnati Bengals sideline during Sunday's game, a violation of league rules that echoed the team's 2007 Spygate scandal. In a statement posted on Twitter and the team website,...

Eagles WR Jeffery, OT Johnson injured against Giants

Dec. 9, 2019 10:06 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery left Monday's game against the Giants with injuries. Both players were ruled out to start the second half. Johnson went down when Carson Wentz was knocked into him in the second quarter. Johnson, an...

Lions coach Matt Patricia is not worried about next year

Dec. 9, 2019 7:53 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matt Patricia appears to look and seems to sound as if he expects to lead the Detroit Lions again next season. Patricia has lost six straight games and nine of 10, giving him a 9-19-1 mark overall as a first-time head coach with a franchise that hired him away from New England to...

49ers' dramatic win over Saints comes at heavy cost

Dec. 9, 2019 7:53 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco's most impressive win of the season came with a big cost. The NFC-leading 49ers lost center Weston Richburg to a season-ending knee injury and key defensive players Richard Sherman and Dee Ford for multiple games with injured hamstrings in Sunday's 48-46 victory at...

Buffalo Bills gain respect despite loss to Ravens

Dec. 9, 2019 7:37 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Earning the Baltimore Ravens' respect is one thing. Beating them, proved to be another for the Buffalo Bills. It wasn't long after a 24-17 loss Sunday when veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander was already looking forward to a rematch. Not next season or whenever the two are next...

Super Bowl-or-bust Saints have plenty to improve on

Dec. 9, 2019 7:29 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton had no interest in emphasizing the positives in a thrilling 48-46 loss that came down to the final seconds against the team with the best record in the NFC. “We can’t kid ourselves,” Payton said Monday after analyzing video of New Orleans'...

Quinn finds plenty to like in win, but job status unchanged

Dec. 9, 2019 7:26 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — With his job status in limbo, Falcons coach Dan Quinn has no choice but to move ahead as if he will be back next year. That's an unlikely scenario, though. Atlanta's 40-20 victory over Carolina on Sunday means only that the players haven't quit playing for him, but Quinn's team...