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Denver Broncos wide receiver Courtland Sutton stretches before taking part in drills during an NFL football practice Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Denver Broncos lose receiver Courtland Sutton for season

Sep. 21, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Quarterback Drew Lock could be out until midseason with a severely bruised throwing shoulder and whenever he does return he’ll be without his top target for the rest of the season. Coach Vic Fangio confirmed Monday that Pro Bowl wide receiver Courtland Sutton tore his left...

The Latest: Butker's FG lifts Chiefs to OT win over Chargers

Sep. 20, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:50 p.m. Harrison Butker made a 58-yard field goal in overtime, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Butker kicked the ball through the uprights three times at the end of the game on Sunday. A false start negated a...

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers strong safety Eric Reid (25) kneels during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. Despite setting two defensive franchise records for the Panthers last season, Reid remains unsigned like his close friend Colin Kaepernick. Washington coach Ron Rivera, Reid’s former coach in Carolina, gave him a strong endorsement Wednesday, Sept. 16. “I would tell them he’s a heckuva teammate,” Rivera said.

Eric Reid still hasn't received an offer or workout invite

Sep. 16, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

Despite setting two defensive franchise records for the Carolina Panthers last season, Eric Reid remains unsigned, like his close friend: Colin Kaepernick. Reid told The Associated Press on Wednesday he has not received any offers nor been invited for a visit by any team since the Panthers released him in March....

Members of the Los Angeles Rams stand and kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Column: Sample size is small but NFL wins week No. 1

Sep. 15, 2020 5:24 AM EDT

There’s a lot that can be said about an opening NFL week that featured a little of everything — except, perhaps, the positive COVID-19 tests that everyone feared most. There was plenty of football, played at a surprisingly high level considering the circumstances. Plenty of protests, too, though for...

Los Angeles Rams running back Malcolm Brown (34) celebrates his rushing touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Latest: Rams take early 7-0 lead in 1st game in new home

Sep. 13, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 1 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ The Los Angeles Rams have taken a 7-0 lead over the Dallas Cowboys with a dominant first quarter in the inaugural game at SoFi Stadium. Robert Woods caught a 20-yard pass from Jared Goff on the first play from scrimmage in the $5 billion stadium. Malcolm Brown...

Players kneel in remembrance of Rep.. John Lewis, D-Ga., during the first half of an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums

Sep. 13, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

Jason Myers kicked off to start the Seahawks' season-opener against the Falcons, and the ball sailed through the end zone for a touchback. No one moved a step. Instead, the players all dropped to one knee. After years of pleading with the NFL to act against systemic racism, they were willing to wait another 10...

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs players stand for a presentation on social justice before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, FIle)

Column: NFL keeps stumbling in fight for social justice

Sep. 11, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

Four years after Colin Kaepernick took a knee, this is where we are with the NFL. Fans booing a display of unity. Players struggling to find their voice. The league paying little more than lip service to the issues that really matter. And, by the way, Kaepernick still doesn’t have a quarterback job....

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump takes a question from a member of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington before boarding Marine One. On Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, The Associated Press reported on a video circulating online incorrectly depicting Trump lost and meandering around the White House lawn. The original Aug. 7, 2019 video clip, available on C-SPAN, was edited to make it appear the president is experiencing dementia symptoms ahead of the election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sep. 11, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ CLAIM: A total of 19,888 fake driver’s licenses that were made in China...

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs players stand for a presentation on social justice before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, FIle)

On Football: The mysterious journey into NFL 2020 begins

Sep. 11, 2020 2:56 PM EDT

Van Morrison sang about going “Into the Mystic.” The Grateful Dead called it a “long, strange trip” in “Truckin'.” The young women in “Frozen” contemplated “Into The Unknown.” Whatever your choice of musical genre, they all apply to the NFL's...

FILE - San Francisco 49ers left guard Laken Tomlinson (75) smiles on the field after the 49ers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 20-7 in an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Los Angeles. The 49ers have announced the nine recipients of grants the team is awarding as part of a $1 million commitment to organizations creating social change. The final picks were determined by the 49ers representatives on the Players Social Justice Council, including Tomlinson.(AP Photo/John Cordes, File)

49ers pick recipients of social justice grants

Sep. 9, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have announced the nine recipients of grants the team is awarding as part of a $1 million commitment to organizations creating social change. Team CEO Jed York announced plans to award the grants on May 30 following the death of George Floyd at the hands...