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Titans hope bye helped heal up key players for stretch run

Nov. 18, 2019 7:47 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans believe their bye with the much-needed time off helped them heal for the final six games on the schedule. How much remains to be seen. Coach Mike Vrabel didn’t tip his hand Monday except to say he expected two of four Titans to test themselves when they...

Consecutive lopsided losses leave Jaguars last in AFC South

Nov. 18, 2019 6:02 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Another defensive debacle and another lopsided loss have the Jacksonville Jaguars on the verge of another second-rate season. The Jaguars (4-6) couldn't run the ball or stop the run for the second straight game Sunday, resulting in a 33-13 blowout at AFC South foe Indianapolis and...

Texans must put loss to Ravens behind them with Indy up next

Nov. 18, 2019 5:48 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans couldn't do much right in a blowout loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. They don't have time to dwell on the embarrassing 41-7 defeat with a visit from the Indianapolis Colts coming on Thursday night; the winner will be in first place in the AFC South. "We have to turn...

Mack’s injury gives opportunity to other Indy running backs

Nov. 18, 2019 3:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Wilkins eagerly embraces playing a bigger role in the Indianapolis Colts’ offense. The second-year running back is about to get his chance. With Marlon Mack out indefinitely because of a fractured right hand, Wilkins and Jonathan Williams will share the bulk of the carries...

NFL ICYMI: ‘Sell the team!’ chants at latest Skins debacle

Nov. 18, 2019 3:24 AM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — No matter how loud the chants of “Sell the team!” directed at Daniel Snyder were, no matter how sadly empty the stadium was, no matter how poorly his Washington Redskins are playing, no matter how unsuccessful his ownership has been for two decades, there’s no...

Watson after Texans’ 41-7 loss: ‘Flush it and move forward’

Nov. 17, 2019 8:09 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — When he met Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson on the field following a 41-7 defeat that was still too fresh to process, Houston’s Deshaun Jackson swapped uniform tops with his fellow quarterback. Watson scrawled a signature on his No. 4 jersey for Jackson, then embellished his...

Jaguars trying to plug holes after run defense exposed again

Nov. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone tried everything to plug the holes in his run defense. Nothing worked. The Indianapolis Colts kept gashing the Jags with long runs and sustained drives by opening hole after hole Sunday. Once again, the result was predictable — a 33-13...

Colts overpower Jaguars with strong ground game in 33-13 win

Nov. 17, 2019 5:46 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts finally got their offense running again Sunday. Marlon Mack waited patiently for holes to open. Jonathan Williams took advantage of each opportunity. Jacoby Brissett and Nyheim Hines both ran for scores, and even All-Pro left guard Quenton Nelson got a chance to...

Ravens harass Watson, beat Texans 41-7 for 6th straight win

Nov. 17, 2019 5:25 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Deshaun Watson couldn’t run, couldn’t hide and couldn’t escape from the Baltimore Ravens’ defense. Making matters worse for the Houston Texans: They couldn’t handle the elusive and talented Lamar Jackson. Jackson threw four touchdown passes and ran for 86...

The Latest: Vikes overcome 20-0 deficit, beat Broncos 27-23

Nov. 17, 2019 4:47 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 4:20 p.m. The Minnesota Vikings overcame a 20-0 first-half deficit and their defense hung on in a 27-23 lead over the Denver Broncos. The Vikings improved to 8-3 by scoring touchdowns on each of their four second-half possessions and capped by Kirk Cousins’...