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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...

Lots of familiarity between coaches when Packers visit 49ers

Nov. 21, 2019 6:37 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When Green Bay coach Matt LaFleur started preparing to face San Francisco's stellar defense, he sent out a text message trying to get some inside information. "Hey, would you give me a call? I have a couple of questions about your defense," LaFleur said he messaged 49ers...

Raiders look to keep rolling on road vs. Jets

Nov. 21, 2019 4:53 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders got their season back on track with a three-game homestand sweep. They’re hitting the road again this weekend, traveling to the East Coast to take on Sam Darnold and the rejuvenated New York Jets. “These little road trips are...

49ers prepare for 3-game gauntlet against 1st-place teams

Nov. 18, 2019 8:16 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A dramatic comeback against Arizona has assured the San Francisco 49ers of their first winning season in six years. The next three games will go a long way to determining whether the 49ers are a legitimate Super Bowl contender or merely a pleasant surprise. San Francisco has...

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...

Adams’ injury paved way for Jones’ breakout year for Packers

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A single injury changed everything for the Green Bay Packers’ offense this season. Davante Adams caught 10 passes for a career-high 180 yards in the Packers’ Week 4 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. With 10:45 left in the fourth quarter, the two-time Pro Bowl...

Aaron Jones, not Rodgers, proving to be Packers' MVP

Nov. 11, 2019 6:46 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It's been a while since the Green Bay Packers had a dominant force at running back. Eddie Lacy was Green Bay's previous 1,000-yard rusher. That was five years ago. Aaron Jones had another big game in a win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, and the third-year back continues to...

Panthers run defense a concern, allowing 10 TDs in 3 games

Nov. 11, 2019 5:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is growing increasingly concerned with his team's struggles against the run — and with good reason. The Green Bay Packers ran for 163 yards and Aaron Jones scored three times on the ground in a 24-16 win over Carolina on Sunday, continuing an ugly...

Packers' Jones scores 3 TDs in 24-16 win over Carolina

Nov. 10, 2019 11:25 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A matchup featuring two MVP candidates turned into a stage for a third player to make his case to be included in the MVP conversation. Preston Smith and Green Bay's defense stopped MVP candidate Christian McCaffrey at the goal line as time expired and the Packers defeated the...

McCaffrey distraught following Panthers' loss at Lambeau

Nov. 10, 2019 11:00 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Christian McCaffrey was noticeably distraught following the Panthers' loss on Sunday. The MVP candidate sat with his head in his hands in the locker room after he was stopped just short of the end zone as time expired in a 24-16 loss to the Packers at Lambeau Field. A brief replay...