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FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver pickups for Week 4 as byes start

Sep. 25, 2018 3:58 PM EDT

With the loss of Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending knee injury and the beginning of bye weeks rendering Cam Newton idle, many fantasy players will be looking for quarterback help this week. If you need a long-term solution at the position, try to make a trade for someone more consistent. Yet there is one...

Marlin Briscoe reflects on days as pioneering quarterback

Sep. 25, 2018 11:28 AM EDT

Marlin Briscoe didn't want to be pigeonholed simply because of stereotypes against black men. He was a star quarterback in college, and he believed he had the talent, intelligence and leadership skills to be one in the pros. Fifty years ago, during an era of massive social upheaval in the United States, just...

First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society

Sep. 25, 2018 2:48 AM EDT

Marlin Briscoe didn't want to be pigeonholed simply because of stereotypes against black men. He was a star quarterback in college and he believed he had the talent, intelligence and leadership skills to be one in the pros. Fifty years ago, during an era of massive social upheaval in the United States, just...

Bengals' defense surprised, flattened by Panthers

Sep. 24, 2018 4:58 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Down to its last chance, the Bengals' defense dug in to stop the run. The Carolina Panthers ran the ball six straight plays, got a pair of first downs and finished them off. This time, there was no big play to save a defense that's given up a lot of yards in three games. The Panthers ran...

Bengals run defense stumbles in 31-21 loss to Panthers

Sep. 24, 2018 2:17 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals had limited their first two opponents to 141 rushing yards. That made what happened in their third game all the more surprising. Christian McCaffrey ran for a career-best 184 yards and the Panthers piled up 230 yards on the ground and got two rushing scores...

Newton's 4 TDs lift Panthers over Bengals 31-21

Sep. 23, 2018 6:00 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera wanted a little something more from his offense, which is why he turned to his old boss Norv Turner as the team's new coordinator this season. Rivera, who once coached under Turner in San Diego, said he got exactly what he was hoping for Sunday. Cam Newton...

Vikings' Sendejo fined $53,482 by NFL for hit vs. Packers

Sep. 21, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was fined $53,482 by the NFL on Friday for his hit during a play in Minnesota's tie at Green Bay last weekend. Sendejo was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness after tackling Packers wide receiver Davante Adams in the third quarter. The safety knocked...

Dalton, Bengals look to stay unbeaten against Panthers

Sep. 20, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Bengals have their offense revving in high gear. Cincinnati has put up 34 points in back-to-back games to open the season, although quarterback Andy Dalton said they haven't played a perfect game. "We left some stuff out there," Dalton said. "We can definitely improve and get...

Falcons wary of defending Saints' 'maestro' Drew Brees

Sep. 20, 2018 5:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons may be a step ahead of the New Orleans Saints in the search for balance on offense. That's not enough to make Falcons defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel rest easy. The Saints have Drew Brees, and the veteran quarterback's guile is enough to make any defensive coach...

Bengals-Panthers Capsule

Sep. 20, 2018 2:04 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (2-0) at CAROLINA (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m., ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Panthers by 3 RECORD VS SPREAD — Cincinnati 2-0, Carolina 1-1 SERIES RECORD — Tied 2-2-1 LAST MEETING — Bengals and Panthers tied 37-37, Oct. 12, 2014 LAST WEEK — Bengals beat Ravens 34-23; Panthers lost...