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Tall task: Browns have hands full with Chargers, Herbert

Oct. 06, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Big arm. Big plays. Big future. It's easy to be impressed with Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert's attributes and potential. So forgive Browns safety John Johnson III for stretching the truth a bit when sizing him up. “Look at him...

Brady, Bucs look to end 2-game skid against improved Falcons

Oct. 06, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Godwin looks at the Atlanta Falcons and doesn’t see the same NFC South rival the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had their way with lately. “I think one of the biggest things is that they’re playing with a lot of momentum right now. They won two straight...

Falcons release starting DT Anthony Rush in surprise move

Oct. 06, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons released starting defensive tackle Anthony Rush in a surprise move Thursday. Rush had seven tackles while starting each of the first four games for Atlanta, which plays at Tampa Bay on Sunday. Rush had a season-high...

Buccaneers host Falcons, looking to end 2-game home skid

Oct. 06, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (2-2) at TAMPA BAY (2-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FOX BETTING LINE: Buccaneers by 9½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Falcons 4-0, Buccaneers 2-2. SERIES RECORD: Buccaneers lead 29-28. LAST MEETING:...

Chargers bring NFL's top-rated passing attack to Cleveland

Oct. 06, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (2-2) at CLEVELAND (2-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Chargers by 3 according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Chargers 3-1, Browns 2-2. SERIES RECORD: Chargers lead 18-9-1. LAST...

Brady has sore shoulder, Bowles misses Bucs practice, too

Oct. 05, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers began preparations for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons without Tom Brady and coach Todd Bowles on the practice field. Brady did not participate Wednesday after taking a hard hit on his throwing shoulder when he was sacked by...

Browns' All-Pro Garrett back practicing after car crash

Oct. 05, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Myles Garrett high-stepped through a stretching drill, turned and winked at cameras chronicling his every move. Nine days after he walked away from a car crash, Garrett seemed excited to be back practicing with the Browns. Cleveland's All-Pro...

Browns place rookie RB Jerome Ford on injured reserve

Oct. 04, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns rookie running back Jerome Ford was placed on injured reserve Tuesday after injuring his ankle in Sunday's loss to Atlanta. A fifth-round pick from Cincinnati, Ford has been returning kickoffs for the Browns (2-2), who lost return specialist Jakeem...

Falcons to rely on running game despite injury to Patterson

Oct. 03, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are about to see how good their ground game is without Cordarrelle Patterson. A day after outrushing Cleveland in a 23-20 home victory, the Falcons (2-2) placed Patterson, their leading rusher, on injured reserve following minor knee surgery. He...

Browns again hurt themselves in painful road loss to Falcons

Oct. 03, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett's car crash triggered another week of distractions for the Browns, leading to a familiar frustrating finish on Sunday. They're their own worst enemy. Cleveland's inability to score in the red zone and a costly defensive breakdown — a...