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Panthers lose starting CB Donte Jackson for the season

Nov. 30, 2021 12:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have lost starting cornerback Donte Jackson for the remainder of the season to a groin injury. Jackson was placed on injured reserve Tuesday. It has yet to be determined if Jackson, who is due to become...

Rookie Nahshon Wright joins Cowboys' crowded COVID-19 list

Nov. 30, 2021 12:28 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys rookie cornerback Nahshon Wright has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing to eight the number of players and coaches sidelined by the coronavirus for Thursday's game at New Orleans. Coach Mike McCarthy and five members of his staff...

AP source: Jaguars' Meyer has no plans to return to college

Nov. 30, 2021 12:11 PM EST

Urban Meyer has no interest in coaching college football again. A person familiar with Meyer's thinking said the 57-year-old coach is fully committed to the Jacksonville Jaguars and has no plans to return to college football. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...

Analysis: Misfortune follows Miller from Denver to Hollywood

Nov. 30, 2021 02:46 AM EST

After Von Miller left his Russian sable hat and the tears behind in Denver following his trade from the Broncos to the Los Angeles Rams, he cracked, “I went to bed 4-4 and woke up 7-1.” Talk about a Hollywood ending for the Super Bowl 50 MVP. He...

Seahawks' Green makes history with blocked extra-point score

Nov. 30, 2021 01:14 AM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Rasheem Green broke through Washington's front to block an extra-point attempt, recovered the ball and rumbled all the way to the end zone. It was good for two Seattle Seahawks points and a little bit of NFL history. Green...

Washington beats Wilson, Seahawks 17-15 for 3rd win in a row

Nov. 30, 2021 00:50 AM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Ron Rivera was left adrift without a kicker and felt like he had to go for it in every situation. The final roll of the dice by “Riverboat Ron” on fourth and goal opened the door for some heroics by Russell Wilson, but Kendall Fuller's...

Losing three straight has McVay, Rams in unfamiliar position

Nov. 29, 2021 20:20 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams didn’t win a game in November. That puts a team that was regarded as a Super Bowl favorite coming into the month in the same company with New Orleans, which has been dealing with injuries at quarterback, and Detroit,...

Streaking 49ers lose Warner, Samuel for at least 1 week

Nov. 29, 2021 19:45 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Now that the San Francisco 49ers have won three straight games to get back into the playoff race, they will need to deal with the absence of two key players for at least one week. Do-everything receiver Deebo Samuel will likely miss one or two...

Super Bowl champs end 2-game road skid with 2nd straight win

Nov. 29, 2021 19:23 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — So much for the notion that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were beginning to show some signs of vulnerability. The defending Super Bowl champions not only have won two games in a row to improve the NFC’s third-best record to 8-3, they are confident...

Thomas, Samuel active for Washington vs. banged-up Seahawks

Nov. 29, 2021 19:11 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Tight end Logan Thomas and wide receiver Curtis Samuel were in uniform for Washington on Monday night against the banged-up Seattle Seahawks, who are down to two healthy running backs and are playing without their starting left guard. Washington...