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Chiefs’ Mahomes views bye as chance to finally get healthy

Nov. 21, 2019 6:51 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes grew up in baseball clubhouses as the son of a big league pitcher, then gravitated toward football and began making his mark on high school football fields all across Texas. He continued to make his mark in college and now the NFL. But strangely enough, the...

Eagles took Nick Foles because Seahawks chose Russell Wilson

Nov. 21, 2019 6:29 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Russell Wilson nearly ended up in Philadelphia instead of Nick Foles. Former Eagles coach Andy Reid wanted to select Wilson in the 2012 NFL draft but Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider beat him to it. So Reid took Foles 13 picks later. Both quarterbacks ended up winning...

Seahawks-Eagles Preview Capsule

Nov. 21, 2019 1:18 PM EST

SEATTLE (8-2 at PHILADELPHIA (5-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Eagles by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Seahawks 5-5, Eagles 4-6 SERIES RECORD — Seahawks lead 9-7 LAST MEETING — Seahawks beat Eagles 24-10, Dec. 3, 2017 LAST WEEK — Seahawks bye, beat 49ers 27-24 on Nov....

Cowboys-Patriots Preview Capsule

Nov. 21, 2019 12:18 PM EST

DALLAS (6-4) at NEW ENGLAND (9-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Patriots by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cowboys 6-4; Patriots 7-3 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 7-5 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Cowboys 30-6, Oct. 11, 2015 LAST WEEK — Cowboys beat Lions 35-27; Patriots beat...

Seahawks hope Lockett will be ready for Sunday vs. Philly

Nov. 18, 2019 8:58 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll believes wide receiver Tyler Lockett has a chance to play this week despite spending two nights in a Bay Area hospital with a leg injury following Seattle’s win over San Francisco a week ago. The Seahawks returned to practice on Monday...

Much blame to spread around for Eagles’ poor offense

Nov. 18, 2019 7:55 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Poor throws. Dropped passes. Missed blocks. Questionable play-calling. It’s all contributed to an ineffective, inconsistent offense that has plagued the Philadelphia Eagles through 10 games. The Eagles (5-5) couldn’t do much against the New England Patriots in a 17-10 loss...

Despite tight goal-line D, Vikings need better pass coverage

Nov. 18, 2019 5:28 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — After all the long passing plays and fourth-down conversions the Minnesota Vikings surrendered against Denver, the defense still had the game in its hands. Forcing three straight incompletions by Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen inside the 5-yard line, the Vikings and their fans...

On weekend of blowouts, Broncos bow out

Nov. 18, 2019 3:26 AM EST

On a day of blowouts, the Denver Broncos blew it. Wipeouts ruled the weekend, led by the Ravens' 41-7 smoking of the Texans in which Lamar Jackson completely outshined Deshaun Watson, turning the much-hyped showdown between the two double-threat QBs into a one-sided affair. Jackson has now beaten Tom Brady,...

Kaepernick determined to showcase skills in strange tryout

Nov. 15, 2019 4:48 PM EST

Colin Kaepernick has to audition for a job in a workout strangely organized by the NFL while other quarterbacks with lesser talent were given opportunities over the past three years. Of course, the reason Kaepernick hasn't played in a game since New Year's Day 2017 goes beyond football. Kaepernick has been exiled...

NFL Notes: Jets' Beachum helps tackle water issues in Newark

Nov. 15, 2019 1:25 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kelvin Beachum showed up in downtown Newark earlier this week with the greatest gift he could provide. Water. Lots and lots of bottles of it. New Jersey's largest city is dealing with a serious drinking water issue, stemming from the old lead pipes through which it flows into...