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Trick play helps Pitt upset No. 15 UCF 35-34

Sep. 21, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Mark Whipple installed the play he dubbed "Pitt Special" during the second week of training camp. Whipple had his first-stringers run it once against the starting defense and it worked. So he made sure the Panthers practiced it during Thursday walkthroughs...

Jackson out for Eagles, Jeffery, Goedert questionable

Sep. 20, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson won't play Sunday against the Lions and wideout Alshon Jeffery and tight end Dallas Goedert are questionable. Jeffery and Goedert haven't practiced this week because of calf injuries. Jackson has an abdomen injury. Running back Corey Clement is also...

Eagles defensive coach Jim Schwartz set to face Lions again

Sep. 19, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jim Schwartz struggled to remember any of his former players still on the Detroit Lions other than Matthew Stafford. Long snapper Don Muhlbach, punter Sam Martin and cornerback Darius Slay also remain from the teams Schwartz coached from 2009-2013. Schwartz, now a Super Bowl champion...

Lions-Eagles Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

DETROIT (1-0-1) at PHILADELPHIA (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Eagles by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Detroit 1-1; Philadelphia 0-2 SERIES RECORD — Eagles lead 16-15-2 LAST MEETING — Lions beat Eagles 24-23, Oct. 9, 2016 LAST WEEK — Lions beat Chargers 13-10; Eagles lost...

Darnold working way back to health as Jets prepare for Pats

Sep. 18, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold is back at the New York Jets facility, feeling healthier by the day. Patience and caution are the two key plays in his game plan right now, but the second-year quarterback is looking forward to when he can get back under center. That could come as soon as Week 5 at...

Injury-plagued Eagles cancel practice, hold walkthrough

Sep. 18, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With two games in five days coming up, the Philadelphia Eagles eased into preparations. Coach Doug Pederson canceled practice Wednesday and the injury-plagued team held a walkthrough instead. Six players didn't participate and six others were limited. "I want these guys as fresh as...

Jets' Darnold hopes to return to field in Week 5 vs. Eagles

Sep. 17, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold hopes to be back on the field sooner than many expected. The New York Jets quarterback said Tuesday during his weekly spot on "The Michael Kay Show" on 98.7 ESPN New York that he's feeling much better while recovering from mononucleosis and is aiming to return in Week 5 against...

Patriots are nearly unanimous No. 1 in AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 17, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots are one of nine 2-0 teams in the NFL. Sunday looks like a favorable matchup, too. The Patriots have maintained their dominating position at the top of the AP Pro32 poll by rolling over their first two opponents by a combined 76-3. Next up is the winless New York...

Undermanned Eagles nearly rallied to win, face injury woes

Sep. 16, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Missing three of their top five receivers, the Philadelphia Eagles were simply undermanned against the Atlanta Falcons. Carson Wentz almost led them to victory, anyway. Wentz overcame early struggles and a couple poor throws, absorbed several hits and watched a perfectly thrown pass...

Ryan overcomes 3 interceptions to lead Falcons to first win

Sep. 16, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan's early lead on the NFL interceptions list may not mean it's time for the Atlanta Falcons to worry about their quarterback. Instead, Ryan's uncharacteristic bad decisions and rushed passes are evidence the Falcons better brace for continued all-out pressure from opposing pass...