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Rodgers says he'd have open mind if Packers ask him to rest

Nov. 30, 2022 22:43 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers said he’d have an open mind if the Green Bay Packers get eliminated from playoff contention and team officials approach him about resting to allow more game reps for his backup, Jordan Love. He’s just hoping the Packers (4-8) make it a moot...

Peterson critical of Cardinals QB Kyler Murray in podcast

Nov. 30, 2022 22:00 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Patrick Peterson's war of words against his former team now includes barbs aimed at quarterback Kyler Murray. The Minnesota Vikings cornerback — who played his first 10 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals — said on his “All Things Covered” podcast that...

Raiders defensive line hopes to build on recent progress

Nov. 30, 2022 21:08 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The signs are starting to show that maybe end Maxx Crosby isn't the only defensive lineman the Raiders can count on. Las Vegas began to improve up front on Nov. 20 against the Denver Broncos, but then in Sunday's 40-34 victory at Seattle, its linemen took a...

Under pressure: Chargers, Herbert look to minimize sacks

Nov. 30, 2022 20:29 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has gone from being one of the league's best-protected quarterbacks to the most-sacked in the span of two weeks. The Chargers signal-caller was sacked only 12 times in Los Angeles' first nine games, but he went down nine times against Kansas...

Broncos come to Russell Wilson's defense over latest insult

Nov. 30, 2022 20:18 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos haven't been able to adequately protect Russell Wilson, who is on pace to get sacked a career-high 56 times this season behind a patchwork offensive line and a bunch of replacements at receiver and running back. Several of his teammates,...

Florida QB Kitna arrested on child pornography charges

Nov. 30, 2022 20:13 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida backup quarterback Jalen Kitna, the son of retired NFL quarterback Jon Kitna, was arrested Wednesday on two charges of distribution of child exploitation material and three charges of possession of child pornography. Gainesville police said the...

49ers DE Nick Bosa provides reason for concern for Dolphins

Nov. 30, 2022 19:56 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Miami coach Mike McDaniel spent enough time with Nick Bosa during his time as an assistant in San Francisco to know what he'll be dealing with on Sunday when he faces his former team for the first time. Bosa has developed into one of the top pass rushers...

Vikings hoping to get healthy again at cornerback

Nov. 30, 2022 19:55 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — For three straight weeks, the Minnesota Vikings have started a different cornerback because of injuries. Last week against New England, Duke Shelley was pressed into action when Andrew Booth Jr. was held out with a knee injury. Booth started one game in place of...

Seahawks land 2019 1st-rounder Johnathan Abram off waivers

Nov. 30, 2022 19:40 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks claimed safety Johnathan Abram off waivers on Wednesday, adding depth to a position that’s been thinned by injuries. Abram was a first-round selection of the Raiders in 2019 but fell out of favor with a new coaching regime in Las Vegas...

Lamar Jackson limited at practice because of quad injury

Nov. 30, 2022 19:37 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson was limited during Baltimore's practice Wednesday because of a quad injury. The star quarterback hasn't missed a game this season. Cornerback Marlon Humphrey (ankle) did not practice, and the Ravens also listed three players who did not...