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Last-place Patriots lose 3d straight to Buffalo, 24-10

Dec. 02, 2022 01:02 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Music by Eddie Murphy and Rick Astley played over the sound system. The throwback Pat Patriot uniforms were resplendent in red. On the field, too, the New England players were reminding fans of a bygone era. A worse one. Josh...

Josh Allen throws for 2 TDs, Bills beat Patriots 24-10

Dec. 02, 2022 00:25 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills had done everything this season, except earn a victory in their division. They're hoping their first will be the one that helps put them back on the path to winning it again. Josh Allen threw two touchdown passes and the...

Banged-up Chargers try to make playoff push vs. Raiders

Dec. 01, 2022 23:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Los Angeles Chargers last came to Las Vegas, a tie would have put them and the Raiders in the playoffs. Both teams looked as though they were heading there together in overtime last January — before the Raiders decided to go alone with a 47-yard field...

NFC East-leading Eagles host AFC South-leading Titans

Dec. 01, 2022 23:01 PM EST

TENNESSEE (7-4) at PHILADELPHIA (10-1) Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Eagles by 4 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Tennessee 8-3; Philadelphia 6-5 SERIES RECORD: Eagles lead 7-5. LAST MEETING: Titans defeated...

Cousins-Jefferson connection strong for Vikes with Jets next

Dec. 01, 2022 19:45 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The long pass from Kirk Cousins up the left sideline landed in Justin Jefferson's arms in just the right spot in the fourth quarter of Minnesota's game with New England, a split second before two Patriots defensive backs slammed into the Vikings star. Jefferson...

Jaguars visit Lions in matchup of young, improving teams

Dec. 01, 2022 19:42 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Normally, a December matchup between 4-7 teams wouldn’t get much attention. The Detroit Lions and Jacksonville Jaguars, though, might be worth a watch on Sunday. The young teams are playing much better than they did during terrible starts to the season. ...

White making name for himself again as Jets' starting QB

Dec. 01, 2022 19:37 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike White was greeted by his wide-eyed twin toddlers when he finally got home to his apartment last Sunday. They had no idea their father had put on a dazzling performance during which Jets fans chanted his name while he led New York to a victory a few...

Brady, Bucs aim to take control of NFC South against Saints

Dec. 01, 2022 19:34 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (4-8) vs TAMPA BAY (5-6) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Buccaneers by 3½ AGAINST THE SPREAD: Saints 4-8, Buccaneers 3-7-1. SERIES RECORD: Saints lead 39-23. LAST MEETING: Buccaneers...

Jackson faces Wilson, but both offenses could use improving

Dec. 01, 2022 18:56 PM EST

At the beginning of the season, Lamar Jackson vs. Russell Wilson looked like a marquee matchup of quarterbacks. Now that this Ravens-Broncos clash is actually upon us, it could just as easily end up as a defensive duel. Baltimore hosts Denver on Sunday, and although...

Vikings can clinch division with win vs. Jets and some help

Dec. 01, 2022 18:51 PM EST

NEW YORK JETS (7-4) at MINNESOTA (9-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Vikings by 3 AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 7-4; Vikings 5-5-1 SERIES RECORD: Jets lead 8-3 LAST MEETING: Vikings beat Jets 37-17 on Oct....