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FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

Falcons CB Sheffield ruled out for Sunday's game vs Cowboys

Sep. 18, 2020 10:13 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be without a key member of their cornerback rotation for the second week in a row after ruling Kendall Sheffield out of Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys. Sheffield is still recovering from a foot injury and wasn't able to practice all week. He...

Falcons launch voting initiative in social media campaign

Sep. 18, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are trying to make sure people are registered to vote by launching a social media campaign. The team's “Pass The Vote” initiative was developed by offensive lineman Chris Lindstrom and defensive end Steven Means during training camp. The Falcons'...

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Isaiah Oliver (26) tackles Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Falcons' secondary looks to avoid same mistakes vs. Cowboys

Sep. 18, 2020 1:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Falcons defensive coordinator Raheem Morris blames himself for last week’s loss to Seattle. Morris vows he won’t make the same mistake this week against quarterback Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys. Morris said his game plan called for a prerequisite on stopping the run and...

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy, right, is seen on the sideline against the Los Angeles Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Cowboys host Falcons, with McCarthy moving past memory lane

Sep. 17, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

Mike McCarthy got the sentimental stuff out of the way before his first home game as coach of the Dallas Cowboys, in the stadium where he won his Super Bowl with Green Bay a decade ago. After getting hired, McCarthy wanted to know how long the ride was from team headquarters to AT&T Stadium, so he made the...

Cowboys play visiting Falcons in home debut for McCarthy

Sep. 17, 2020 9:44 AM EDT

ATLANTA (0-1) at DALLAS (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Falcons 0-1; Cowboys 0-1 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 17-11 LAST MEETING — Cowboys beat Falcons 22-19 on Nov. 18, 2018, in Atlanta LAST WEEK — Falcons lost to Seahawks...

Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski approaches his field goal attempt as punter Brett Kern (6) holds during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. Gostkowski missed the attempt. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Kickers look out of sorts after no exhibition games

Sep. 16, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

Maybe kickers needed preseason more than anyone else. After a virtual offseason and a lack of exhibition games, it was the kickers who looked most out of sorts on opening weekend in the NFL. From Randy Bullock’s missed game-tying field goal try for Cincinnati to Austin Seibrt’s missed field goal and...

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Gallup (13) makes a catch but is called for offensive pass interference on Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey, left, during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

You can't say the crowds influenced rusty NFL officials

Sep. 15, 2020 5:50 AM EDT

No one can say the crowds influenced the officials. The crews may have been a bit rusty without a preseason, but only two teams — the Chiefs and Jaguars — allowed fans into the stadium during the NFL’s opening weekend because of the coronavirus pandemic. So, no fans were in the stands for...

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Gallup (13) makes a catch but is called for offensive pass interference on Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey, left, during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Rams' new defense gets off to strong start in beating Dallas

Sep. 14, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams saw some encouraging early returns from Sean McVay's offseason decision to make systemic changes to what was already a pretty good defense. The Rams yielded 380 yards to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in Los Angeles' 20-17 victory at the inaugural game at SoFi...

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy bumps fists with quarterback Dak Prescott (4) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

McCarthy loses 1st game with Cowboys, but might have won QB

Sep. 14, 2020 2:37 PM EDT

Mike McCarthy lost his debut as coach of the Dallas Cowboys in part because of a curious fourth-down decision that didn't work. He might have won a quarterback with the move. Dak Prescott's pass to rookie receiver CeeDee Lamb covered 2 yards on fourth-and-3 when a short field goal could have pulled Dallas even in...