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NFL's biggest star joins growing list of sidelined QBs

Oct. 18, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With Patrick Mahomes sidelined, fans across the NFL may be longing for the days when the backup quarterback's job was to carry a clipboard and not the hopes and dreams of an entire franchise. Mahomes escaped significant ligament damage when he dislocated his right kneecap Thursday night in...

No. 16 Wolverines' visit to No. 7 Penn State tops schedule

Oct. 18, 2019 3:07 AM EDT

Michigan came into the season a trendy pick to win the Big Ten East. It's not even November and the No. 16 Wolverines must beat No. 7 Penn State as a road underdog on Saturday night to keep control of their destiny. That 35-14 loss at Wisconsin last month dropped fifth-year coach Jim Harbaugh to 1-6 on the road...

Rookie QBs Murray, Jones main focus in Cardinals-Giants game

Oct. 17, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There were some who questioned the Arizona Cardinals and New York Giants for taking quarterbacks Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones, respectively, in the first six picks of the NFL draft. Murray too short. Jones had a losing record at Duke. A lot of critics and fans had their...

High hopes for Falcons defense have been thoroughly dashed

Oct. 17, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons had high hopes for their defense, with several key players were coming back from injuries and head coach Dan Quinn taking over as coordinator. Those hopes were quickly dashed. Six games into what is turning into a dismal season, the Falcons (1-5) have one of...

Minshew-mania could reignite vs winless Bengals

Oct. 17, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A so-so showing against the Saints threw a little cold water on Minshew-mania. The rookie with the distinctive 'stache has a chance to re-ignite it against one of the NFL's two winless teams. Quarterbacks tend to have big games against these winless Bengals. Gardner Minshew looked very...

Peterson's return from suspension boosts Cardinals' defense

Oct. 17, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Cornerback Patrick Peterson's return to the Arizona Cardinals practice facility included a gift for teammate Larry Fitzgerald, whose birthday he had missed while serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancers. It was a framed poster of the world's...

Winners in KC, now Texans, Colts battle for top of AFC South

Oct. 16, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

Both Jacoby Brissett and Deshaun Watson have managed to outduel reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes in consecutive weeks — on his home turf no less. Now it's time for the young quarterbacks to face off against each other for the first time since Brissett took over as the Indianapolis Colts' starting...

Bengals expect to be without top cornerbacks against Jaguars

Oct. 16, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The winless Bengals expect to be without their top two cornerbacks when they host Jacksonville, the latest challenge for a defense that's given up at least 490 yards in half of its games. Dre Kirkpatrick and William Jackson III likely will be sidelined because of injuries suffered during...

Giants running back Saquon Barkley full-go at practice

Oct. 16, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The wait for Saquon Barkley may finally be over for the New York Giants. The 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year was a full-go at practice Wednesday, increasing the likelihood he will play against the Arizona Cardinals (2-3-1) this weekend. It will be the first time the...

Skill and a little luck lead to Cardinals' winning streak

Oct. 14, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona combined some good football with a little good fortune to earn a 34-33 victory on Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons. Now the Cardinals have a two-game winning streak and the rebuilding franchise is rapidly gaining momentum going into next week's road game against the New York...