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Saints go for their 2nd win in three weeks vs. Falcons

Dec. 3, 2020 12:18 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (9-2) at ATLANTA (4-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Saints by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Saints 6-5; Falcons 5-6 SERIES RECORD — Falcons lead 53-50 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Falcons 24-9 on Nov. 22 in New Orleans LAST WEEK — Saints beat Broncos 31-3;...

Raiders look to rebound from blowout with winless Jets next

Dec. 3, 2020 12:15 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (6-5) at NEW YORK JETS (0-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Raiders by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Raiders 7-4; Jets 3-8 SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 25-20-2 LAST MEETING - Jets beat Raiders 34-3 on Nov. 24, 2019, at East Rutherford, New Jersey LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Falcons 43-6; Jets lost...

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mykal Walker (43) hits Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. Carr through an interception on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Raiders look to get offense going after dud vs. Falcons

Dec. 2, 2020 6:51 PM EST

The run game was throttled, the protection was shoddy and Derek Carr gave the ball away with uncharacteristic frequency. A Las Vegas offense that had been remarkably efficient for most of the season fell flat in a lopsided loss last week at Atlanta and must get back in rhythm quickly if the Raiders hope to make a...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) throws a pass as he gets around Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dawuane Smoot (94) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

Ravens navigating COVID-19 as well as streaking Steelers

Dec. 1, 2020 5:38 PM EST

BALTIMORE (6-4) at PITTSBURGH (10-0) Wednesday, 3:40 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Steelers by 5 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Ravens 4-5-1; Steelers 8-2 SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 29-24 LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Ravens 28-24 on Nov. 1, 2020 in Baltimore LAST WEEK - Ravens lost to Titans 30-24 in OT; Steelers beat...

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus (17) misses a catch in the end zone against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Falcons WR Zaccheaus lands on IR, Treadwell off COVID list

Dec. 1, 2020 5:01 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have placed wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus on injured reserve with a toe injury. Zaccheaus suffered the injury in the first half of Sunday's 43-6 win over the Las Vegas Raiders. He will miss at least three games. The team activated wide receiver Laquon...

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mykal Walker (43) hits Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. Carr through an interception on the play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Gruden compares lopsided Raiders loss to oral surgery

Nov. 30, 2020 7:14 PM EST

Coach Jon Gruden didn’t feel any better rewatching the Las Vegas Raiders lopsided loss at Atlanta than he did when he saw it in person. The five turnovers, 141 yards in penalties and a couple of defensive breakdowns that added up to the 43-6 loss to the Falcons on Sunday have a way of doing that....

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Steven Means (55) celbrates hitting Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) causing a fumble during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. The Atlanta Falcons won 43-6. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Falcons show plenty of pride after 0-5 start, coach change

Nov. 30, 2020 4:32 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After losing their first five games and firing the head coach, the Atlanta Falcons had every reason to throw in the towel on this season. Give them credit for still showing up most every week. The Falcons (4-7) are riding high after their best showing yet, a 43-6 dismantling of the Las Vegas...

ABC will air 2 'Monday Night Football' games in December

Nov. 30, 2020 2:49 PM EST

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN has announced that two “Monday Night Football” games in December will be simulcast on ABC. ABC will air the Buffalo-San Francisco game on Dec. 7 and the Bills-New England contest on Dec. 28. ABC aired its first Monday Night game since the package moved to ESPN in...

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Chiefs' big offensive performances balance out shortcomings

Nov. 30, 2020 2:22 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid was gushing after watching his Kansas City Chiefs beat Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and for good reason: Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill had an eye-popping day and the defense came through in the clutch. The Chiefs coach also acknowledged there is plenty of room...

NFL sets schedule for Week 16 tripleheader on Dec. 26

Nov. 30, 2020 9:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL has set its schedule for the league's Saturday tripleheader on Dec. 26. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will visit the Detroit Lions at 1 p.m. EST followed by the San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals (4:30 p.m. EST) and Miami Dolphins at Las Vegas Raiders (8:15 p.m. EST). The early...