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NFL ICYMI: Jimmy G's defining performance; calls hurt Pats

Dec. 9, 2019 3:03 AM EST

Jimmy G. seems to be heating up just as Tom Terrific appears to be slowing down Bouncing back from a close loss a week earlier, the San Francisco 49ers went out and took over the No. 1 playoff seeding in the NFC by coming back on the road to edge Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints 48-46 on Sunday — and...

On Football: Sharks are circling around Patriots

Dec. 9, 2019 2:41 AM EST

It might be freezing in New England. That won't stop the sharks from circling around Foxborough. Criticism of the Patriots is more fair right now than usual. They have lost two in a row, not looking like a championship team in either defeat. For sure, at 42 Tom Brady has taken a step backward, which anyone who...

Brady, Patriots offense struggle in AFC rematch vs Chiefs

Dec. 8, 2019 9:58 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The defending Super Bowl champions were booed off the field at halftime after yet another lackluster offensive performance. Quarterback Tom Brady showed up at his postgame news conference with his right elbow wrapped in an elastic bandage. In between, there was a second-half rally...

KC survives errors, takes AFC West with 23-13 win over Pats

Dec. 8, 2019 9:43 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes got some help from the Chiefs defense to hold off the New England Patriots and wrap up the division title. Kansas City clinched the AFC West when Bashaud Breeland knocked away Tom Brady's fourth-down pass attempt to Julian Edelman in the end zone and the Chiefs...

The Latest: Patriots' 21-game home winning streak snapped

Dec. 8, 2019 8:12 PM EST

The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:02 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs have snapped the New England Patriots' 21-game home winning streak with a 23-16 win at Gillette Stadium. The Chiefs are the first team to beat Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in New England since the Carolina Panthers beat them 33-30...

Patriots re-sign kicker Nick Folk, release DL Albert Huggins

Dec. 7, 2019 5:42 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass/ (AP) — The Patriots have re-signed kicker Nick Folk a week after releasing him following an emergency appendectomy. Kai Forbath was signed to replace him but was released Monday after he missed an extra point in the Patriots' loss to Houston. To make room on the 53-man roster, New...

Chiefs head into Patriots showdown with ground game in flux

Dec. 7, 2019 11:58 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will head into arguably their biggest game of the season Sunday in New England with the very real possibility that their leading rusher could be a running back that joined the team just a few days ago. Not that it seems to make much difference for them. For...

NFL Notes: Gronk solves post-playing stress with puzzles

Dec. 6, 2019 5:21 PM EST

Rob Gronkowski is enjoying life in retirement — one piece at a time. The former star tight end who helped the New England Patriots win three Super Bowls during his nine-year career uses jigsaw puzzles to lower his stress levels and to help his mental recovery. Gronkowski said in an interview with Reena...

Brady, Patriots face Mahomes, Chiefs in AFC title rematch

Dec. 6, 2019 3:44 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady wanted to make one thing clear: He did not injure his toe during a tryout to become the New England Patriots’ new placekicker. "Nope, that’s not how I hurt it and I’m not the new kicker," the star quarterback said. The 42-year-old Brady actually has...

Rookie QB Lock leads Broncos after win in NFL debut

Dec. 5, 2019 8:08 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — It wasn't that long ago that Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was in the position Denver's Drew Lock is in now. Watson was thrust into the starting role after the season was underway as a rookie in 2017, just as Lock was last week for the Broncos. Watson made his debut in the middle...