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Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy and New York Giants head coach Joe Judge talk after an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Chicago won 17-13. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Giants in 0-2 hole, now facing season without Saquon Barkley

Sep. 21, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are not going to have a quick turnaround under new coach Joe Judge. The 0-2 start was compounded Monday with the news star running back Saquon Barkley will miss the rest of the season with a major injury to his right knee. The Giants might have had a shot in...

Baltimore Ravens linebacker L.J. Fort (58) scores a touchdown on a fumble recovery past Houston Texans offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil (78) and offensive guard Zach Fulton (73) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Unbeaten Ravens look forward to clash with defending champs

Sep. 21, 2020 5:27 PM EDT

The Baltimore Ravens took a little time to savor their 14th consecutive regular-season victory, a rout of defending AFC South champion Houston on the road. Then they turned their attention to an even bigger challenge: a Monday night matchup at home against star quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Super Bowl...

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) walks off the field with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. Baltimore won 33-16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Terrible run defense has Houston Texans in 0-2 hole

Sep. 21, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have been terrible against the run to start this season and it has left them in an 0-2 hole with a trip to Pittsburgh looming on Sunday. Houston allowed the Ravens to rush for 230 yards in a 33-16 loss this weekend after the Chiefs ran for 166 yards in their...

Cleveland Browns linebacker Mack Wilson (51) plays against the Cincinnati Bengals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. Ravaged by injuries during training camp, Cleveland welcomed back starting linebacker Mack Wilson and Greedy Williams on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, as the Browns began getting ready for this week's game against the Washington Football Team. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Browns starting LB Mack, CB Williams back from injuries

Sep. 21, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As several big names — Nick Bosa, Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey and others — were added to a long list of injured players on Sunday during a cringe-worthy afternoon across the NFL, Browns linebacker Mack Wilson felt several emotions. “Heartbroken,” he...

Denver Broncos wide receiver Courtland Sutton stretches before taking part in drills during an NFL football practice Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Denver Broncos lose receiver Courtland Sutton for season

Sep. 21, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Quarterback Drew Lock could be out until midseason with a severely bruised throwing shoulder and whenever he does return he’ll be without his top target for the rest of the season. Coach Vic Fangio confirmed Monday that Pro Bowl wide receiver Courtland Sutton tore his left...

2-0 or 0-2? Steelers, Roethlisberger eye improvement

Sep. 21, 2020 2:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Judging by the tone of Ben Roethlisberger's voice, it was hard to tell if the Pittsburgh Steelers are 2-0 or 0-2. No matter how the questions were framed following a 26-21 victory over Denver on Sunday that gave the Steelers their best start since 2017, the club's longtime quarterback...

Baltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram (21) runs for a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Run defense breaks down again for Texans, who fall to 0-2

Sep. 20, 2020 10:17 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mark Ingram, Gus Edwards and Lamar Jackson each ran for more yards individually than the Texans did as a team in the latest embarrassment for Houston's run defense. Ten days earlier, the Texans allowed 166 yards rushing to the Kansas City Chiefs in their season-opening loss. The Baltimore...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throws against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Ravens extend regular-season run, dominate Texans 33-16

Sep. 20, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens' multifaceted rushing attack, which led the NFL last year by nearly 1,000 yards, was slow to get going in the first half against the Houston Texans. No matter. Mark Ingram, quarterback Lamar Jackson and the Ravens pounded away at Houston after halftime and ran away with...

The Latest: Butker's FG lifts Chiefs to OT win over Chargers

Sep. 20, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:50 p.m. Harrison Butker made a 58-yard field goal in overtime, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Butker kicked the ball through the uprights three times at the end of the game on Sunday. A false start negated a...

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) forces a fumble by Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers recovered the fumble and Lock was injured on the play. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Here we go again? Lock, Broncos in a familiar spot

Sep. 20, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Drew Lock is getting a sense of deja vu. So are the Denver Broncos. And not in a good way. The second-year quarterback's status is uncertain after his right shoulder was driven into the ground in the first quarter of a 26-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Lock was scrambling...