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Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Nov. 19, 2019 4:21 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played....

Gronkowski will be in Miami for Super Bowl as party host

Nov. 19, 2019 3:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Rob Gronkowski will be in Miami for the Super Bowl. The former Patriots tight end won’t be preparing for kickoff with Tom Brady and the rest of his old New England teammates. Instead, the man who retired from the Patriots and the NFL in March will be hosting his first Super Bowl party....

Rivers’ 4 INTs are latest chapter in turnover-plagued season

Nov. 19, 2019 2:26 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With one last underthrown pass into Dan Sorensen’s hands, Philip Rivers went down slinging in Mexico. The Los Angeles Chargers’ playoff hopes are looking down as well after their longtime franchise quarterback and his offense came up empty at Azteca Stadium on plenty of...

Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Nov. 19, 2019 1:34 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played....

Chargers’ Okung, Chiefs’ Thompson inactive in Mexico City

Nov. 18, 2019 10:13 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Left tackle Russell Okung was out for a second straight week when the Los Angeles Chargers faced the Kansas City Chiefs at Azteca Stadium on Monday night. Okung has a groin injury that kept him out against Oakland 11 days ago, and he hadn’t improved enough to face the Chiefs (6-4)...

McVay, Rams comfortable changing up offensive approach

Nov. 18, 2019 8:48 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Even Sean McVay had to recognize that the Los Angeles Rams didn’t really look like a McVay-coached team during their 17-7 victory over the Chicago Bears. It was the first time in his three seasons in charge that the Rams won a game without scoring at least 20 points, and...

Much blame to spread around for Eagles’ poor offense

Nov. 18, 2019 7:55 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Poor throws. Dropped passes. Missed blocks. Questionable play-calling. It’s all contributed to an ineffective, inconsistent offense that has plagued the Philadelphia Eagles through 10 games. The Eagles (5-5) couldn’t do much against the New England Patriots in a 17-10 loss...

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...

Who’s left? Steelers running out of players and time

Nov. 18, 2019 7:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season. The ugly confrontation between Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph on the final...

Bills’ offense has new look following Daboll’s close shave

Nov. 18, 2019 7:31 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coordinator Brian Daboll refused to draw a correlation between the Buffalo Bills’ offense’s sudden eruption having anything to with his move from the sideline to the coaching booth. And it had nothing to do with Daboll shaving off his beard and growing a mustache....