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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) is sacked by Cleveland Browns defensive end Olivier Vernon (54) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Eagles' troubles can't be pinned on just the coach or QB

Nov. 23, 2020 7:28 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have too many problems to pin the blame on one person. While coach Doug Pederson and quarterback Carson Wentz get most of the criticism for the team's 3-6-1 record, which is good enough for first place in the pitiful NFC East, there's plenty of blame to be spread...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws downfield to a receiver in an NFL game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn. The Colts defeated the Titans 34-17. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Colts could go from outsider to contender by beating Packers

Nov. 21, 2020 12:19 PM EST

It's difficult to sneak up on anybody in the NFL, given the attention the sport commands. Yet the Indianapolis Colts have been something of a secret at 6-3. If you're surprised to see them tied with Tennessee atop the AFC South, it's excusable. After beating the Titans, should they handle one of the NFL's elite...

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, left, shares a light moment with defensive tackle Greg Gaines during an NFL football camp practice Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Donald loves seeing Rams defense dominate on weekly basis

Nov. 20, 2020 8:23 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald recognizes this iteration of the Los Angeles Rams defense is special. “It ain’t just one, two, three guys. It’s all 11, so having a group like this, a tight group that can feed off each other, that’s playing good with each other,...

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap (43) celebrates with defensive end L.J. Collier, center-left, after Dunlap sacked Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray late in the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-21. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Defensive boost could be tipping point in Seahawks season

Nov. 20, 2020 3:38 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — On the night before the game that may be a tipping point in their season, the Seattle Seahawks' defense held a meeting of accountability. The defense, once the envy of the NFL, had become a punchline this season. Ken Norton Jr., the coordinator, was tired of it. So one by one, Seahawks...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) greets running back Carlos Hyde (30) after Hyde scored a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Wilson throws for 2 TDs, Seahawks hold off Cardinals 28-21

Nov. 20, 2020 12:56 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — It was a flashback performance for the Seattle Seahawks, and coach Pete Carroll enjoyed the show. A bruising running game. Russell Wilson making plays without being asked to do everything. And the Seahawks defense coming through in key moments to shut down Kyler Murray and the Arizona...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) greets running back Carlos Hyde (30) after Hyde scored a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

Wilson throws 2 TDs, Seahawks hold off Cardinals 28-21

Nov. 20, 2020 12:27 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson rebounded from his worst performance of the season to throw for two touchdowns, and the Seattle Seahawks moved back on top of the NFC West with a 28-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night. Wilson was flawless, erasing the mistakes from the past four weeks when...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians walks the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Charlotte , N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Buccaneers looking to solve prime-time woes against Rams

Nov. 19, 2020 6:58 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bruce Arians doesn’t mince words or offer excuses when he talks about Tampa Bay’s struggles in prime-time games this season. “It’s just bad football,” the 68-year-old coach said. “Bad football and not being ready to play.” The Buccaneers...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) pulls in the game winning touchdown pass as Buffalo Bills free safety Jordan Poyer (21) and strong safety Micah Hyde (23) defend during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 32-20. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Cardinals and Seahawks set to clash in key NFC West showdown

Nov. 18, 2020 4:53 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — There was very little time for Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins to enjoy the wave of celebration after one of the great game conclusions in Arizona Cardinals history. Too much is at stake Thursday night when the Cardinals travel to Seattle. The heroics of what Murray and Hopkins pulled off...

Control of NFC West at stake as Cardinals visit Seahawks

Nov. 18, 2020 2:33 PM EST

ARIZONA (6-3) at SEATTLE (6-3) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, Fox, NFL Network OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 5-4; Seahawks 5-4 SERIES RECORD - Tied 21-21-1 LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Seahawks 37-34, OT, on Oct. 25 LAST WEEK - Cardinals beat Bills 32-30; Seahawks lost to Rams 23-16 AP...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) pulls in the game winning touchdown pass as Buffalo Bills free safety Jordan Poyer (21) and strong safety Micah Hyde (23) defend during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 32-20. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Expect a shootout in prime time with Seahawks vs. Cardinals

Nov. 18, 2020 2:33 PM EST

There is a word that has become taboo in NFL circles in the Pacific Northwest and in the Valley of the Sun. Defense. Sure, Seattle has an established megastar in quarterback Russell Wilson and a budding one in receiver DK Metcalf. And yes, the Cardinals have the reverse in QB Kyler Murray throwing prayers to...