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Los Angeles Rams' Tyler Higbee (89) celebrates with head coach Sean McVay after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

McVay's Rams look tougher than many expected after 2-0 start

Sep. 21, 2020 8:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean McVay and the Los Angeles Rams are not interested in taking any steps backward. Even after three straight winning seasons with two division titles and a Super Bowl trip during McVay's first three years in charge, the Rams were a popular preseason pick to struggle in the...

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...

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Robert Woods (17) breaks a tackle by New England Patriots' Jonathan Jones (31) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game in Atlanta. A person with knowledge of the deal says receiver Woods has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth up to $68 million with the Rams. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Rams announced the deal Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, without revealing the financial terms. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

AP source: Woods gets 4-year, $68M extension with LA Rams

Sep. 18, 2020 7:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says receiver Robert Woods has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth up to $68 million with the Los Angeles Rams. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Rams announced the deal Friday without revealing...

Wide receiver Robert Woods (17) of the Los Angeles Rams leaps for the first down against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half of a NFL football game on opening night at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Sunday, September 13, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

McVay: Rams intend to ink WR Robert Woods to extension soon

Sep. 17, 2020 8:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Woods is off to another strong start with the Los Angeles Rams in a career that has always exceeded expectations, and his team is planning to reward him for it. Rams coach Sean McVay on Thursday all but guaranteed Woods will get a contract extension soon, keeping another franchise...

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...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz looks to pass the ball against the Washington Football Team during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Goff, Wentz have lived up to expectations so far since draft

Sep. 17, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jared Goff and Carson Wentz are an NFL rarity. Two quarterbacks were selected Nos. 1-2 in the draft only seven times since 1967. It hasn't worked out for both teams until now. Wentz finished third in NFL MVP voting his sophomore season when the Eagles won their first Super Bowl title,...

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...

Goff, Wentz meet for 2nd time since going 1-2 in 2016 draft

Sep. 17, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-0) at PHILADELPHIA (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Rams by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Rams 1-0, Eagles 0-1 SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 22-19-1 LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Rams 30-23, Dec. 16, 2018 at Los Angeles LAST WEEK - Rams beat Cowboys 20-17; Eagles lost to Washington 27-17...

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...

Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley, left, speaks with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson after the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Atlanta. The Seattle Seahawks won 38-25. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Falcons commit to renewed run game with Gurley - for 1 half

Sep. 14, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley's debut with the Atlanta Falcons showed the benefit of a balanced offense — for one half. The second half revealed what can happen when that game plan is lost in a wave of fourth-down failures and defensive breakdowns. Gurley's final numbers — 14 carries for 56...