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Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule sets up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Charlotte , N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Panthers coaching staff deserves blame after loss to Vikings

Nov. 30, 2020 4:37 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Rhule hit the nail on the head when he said he and his coaching staff deserve full blame for the Panthers surrendering an 11-point fourth quarter lead and losing 28-27 to the Vikings on Sunday. Carolina (4-8) botched this game — and a chance to climb into the playoff...

Green Bay Packers' Darnell Savage intercepts a pass in the end zone in front of Chicago Bears' Darnell Mooney during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Bears' defensive struggles sound alarms for coaches

Nov. 30, 2020 4:36 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Normally the quarterback position troubles the Chicago Bears. So it’s nothing out of the ordinary for them to approach another week without knowing whether Mitchell Trubisky or Nick Foles will play quarterback. What is a real concern is when their defense is leaking. Bears...

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Steven Means (55) celbrates hitting Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) causing a fumble during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Atlanta. The Atlanta Falcons won 43-6. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Falcons show plenty of pride after 0-5 start, coach change

Nov. 30, 2020 4:32 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After losing their first five games and firing the head coach, the Atlanta Falcons had every reason to throw in the towel on this season. Give them credit for still showing up most every week. The Falcons (4-7) are riding high after their best showing yet, a 43-6 dismantling of the Las Vegas...

Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Ben Bartch (78) celebrates as his team scored a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jags have plenty to offer in search for new general manager

Nov. 30, 2020 4:19 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have arguably the most attractive general manager opening in the NFL. It might not be close, either. They have several building blocks in place, including pass rusher Josh Allen, linebacker Myles Jack, running back James Robinson and receiver DJ Chark....

New York Giants defensive end Leonard Williams (99) tackles Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Brandon Allen (8) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Once full of hope, woeful Bengals now playing for pride

Nov. 30, 2020 4:02 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dealing with more than their fair share of 2020 bad luck, the Cincinnati Bengals have ranged from terrible to fairly good in stretches, sometimes in the same game. The flicker of excitement that was growing because of the development of rookie quarterback Joe Burrow ended when the...

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) is hit and sandwiched inbetween Washington Football Team defensive end Montez Sweat (90), defensive tackle Jonathan Allen (93) and Cincinnati Bengals offensive guard Mike Jordan (60), during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Landover, Md. After throwing a pass, Burrows was injured on this play and was carted off the field. (AP Photo/Al Drago)

Bengals rookie QB Burrow to have knee surgery this week

Nov. 30, 2020 3:46 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow is expected to have surgery on his injured left knee this week, coach Zac Taylor said Monday. Burrow's season ended Nov. 22 when he was sandwiched between two Washington pass-rushers and his leg was bent severely. The structural damage in...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

49ers to play 2 upcoming home games in Arizona

Nov. 30, 2020 3:35 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers will play two home games in Arizona after new coronavirus regulations put in place by officials in Northern California forced the team to find a temporary new home. The 49ers (5-6) will host the Buffalo Bills next Monday night and Washington on Dec. 13 at State Farm Stadium, home of the...

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) is chased by Maryland's Ruben Hyppolite II (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 27-11. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 10 Hoosiers lose starting QB for Big Ten homestretch

Nov. 30, 2020 2:08 PM EST

Coach Tom Allen believes Michael Penix Jr. would do anything to keep No. 10 Indiana's magical season intact. Even if that means spending the final month of the season working from the sideline. Again. On Monday, Allen announced the Hoosiers starting quarterback suffered a season-ending torn anterior cruciate...

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) grabs his helmet after throwing an incomplete pass into the end zone in the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Reality overwhelms hope for Cowboys, last in woeful NFC East

Nov. 30, 2020 1:51 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In a season of so much uncertainty, the Dallas Cowboys can count on one thing: being alone in last place in the NFL's worst division going into Week 13. While the Cowboys will say there's still hope because no team in the NFC East will have more than one win than they do, the...

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) runs around Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Cleveland. Garrett injured his knee in the first quarter in the Browns 16-6 loss to the Raiders. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns' Garrett on track to return from COVID this week

Nov. 30, 2020 1:16 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett is on track to be activated from the COVID-19 list on Wednesday after missing two games with the virus. Garrett sat out Cleveland's wins over Philadelphia and Jacksonville the past two weeks after testing positive on Nov. 20. He's been isolated at...