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FILE  - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores, left, talks with outside linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill (51) on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks play on Sunday, Oct. 4. Everything has changed for Flores since the 2015 Super Bowl when he substituted Malcolm Butler, who made a game-saving interception of Russell Wilson to help New England edge Seattle. “That stuff is in the past,” Flores said. “Can’t help us now.” Then Patriots' linebackers coach, Flores is now in his second year as the Miami Dolphins' head coach.  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Flores and Dolphins will try to slow down Wilson and Seattle

Oct. 1, 2020 1:24 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Malcolm Butler won't be available for Brian Flores to send into the game if the Seattle Seahawks get down to the 1-yard line Sunday, and that's not his only worry. Everything has changed for Flores since the 2015 Super Bowl when he substituted Butler, who made a game-saving interception of...

Browns visit Cowboys with 1st winning record since late 2014

Oct. 1, 2020 1:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (2-1) at DALLAS (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 4 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Browns 1-2; Cowboys 0-3 SERIES RECORD — Browns lead 17-14 LAST MEETING — Cowboys beat Browns 35-10, on Nov. 6, 2016, in Cleveland LAST WEEK — Browns beat Washington 34-20;...

Eagles visit 49ers in search of 1st win this season

Oct. 1, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (0-2-1) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-1) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - 49ers by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Eagles 0-3; 49ers 2-1 SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 19-13-1 LAST MEETING - Eagles beat 49ers 33-10 at home Oct. 29, 2017 LAST WEEK - Eagles tied Bengals 23-23; 49ers beat Giants 36-9 AP PRO32 RANKING...

Winless Giants make first LA trip since 1994 to face Rams

Oct. 1, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK GIANTS (0-3) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (2-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox Opening line - Rams by 11 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Giants 1-2; Rams 2-1 SERIES RECORD - Rams lead 27-17 LAST MEETING - Rams beat Giants 51-17 on Nov. 5, 2017, at East Rutherford, N.J. LAST WEEK - 49ers beat Giants 36-9; Bills beat Rams 35-32...

Lions host Saints in matchup of teams off to 1-2 starts

Oct. 1, 2020 11:15 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (1-2) at DETROIT (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Saints by 4 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Saints 1-2; Lions 1-2 SERIES RECORD — Saints lead 13-12-1 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Lions 52-38 on Oct. 15, 2017, at New Orleans LAST WEEK — Saints lost to Packers 37-30;...

Wilson and Seahawks will test Dolphins' shaky secondary

Oct. 1, 2020 11:10 AM EDT

SEATTLE (3-0) at MIAMI (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 6½ RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seahawks 3-0; Dolphins 2-1 SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 10-5 LAST MEETING - Seahawks won 12-10 on Sept. 11, 2016 at Seattle LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat Cowboys 38-31; Dolphins won at Jaguars 31-13 AP PRO32...

Panthers look to continue domination of Cardinals

Oct. 1, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

ARIZONA (2-1) at CAROLINA (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 1-2; Panthers 1-2 SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead series 12-5 LAST MEETING - Panthers beat Cardinals 38-20 on Sept. 22, 2019, at Arizona LAST WEEK - Cardinals lost to Lions 26-13; Panthers beat...

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin (26) is greeted by his twin brother, outside linebacker Shaquem Griffin (49), after Shaquill Griffin intercepted a pass against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Shaquem Griffin hoping to impress Seahawks yet again

Sep. 30, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — All Shaquem Griffin needed was a handful to snaps to prove he deserved another week on the Seattle Seahawks' roster. While Seattle's defensive performance has been mostly an unexpected disappointment through three weeks, Griffin was a pleasant surprise last week against Dallas and...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

49ers begin week with Mullens at QB in place of Garoppolo

Sep. 30, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers began a second straight week of practice with Nick Mullens at quarterback in place of injured starter Jimmy Garoppolo. Garoppolo missed practice Wednesday with a sprained ankle suffered in Week 2 and his status for Sunday night’s game against...

Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown on a 15-yard pass play against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Dolphins' Gesicki hopes to polish his end zone celebrations

Sep. 30, 2020 2:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki concedes his latest touchdown celebration was too slow to develop. After Gesicki made a leaping catch at the goal line last week in Jacksonville, there were fist pumps and hugs before he pushed two teammates away to simulate playing cards with Durham...