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Bridgewater now 4-0 as starter after Saints top Jaguars 13-6

Oct. 13, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater probably should have had another multi-touchdown day for the New Orleans Saints. He'll gladly settle for remaining unbeaten as the starter. Bridgewater missed wide-open receivers Michael Thomas and Ted Ginn for would-be scores in the 13-6 victory Sunday, two of...

Saints quiet Minshew Mania, handle Jaguars 13-6

Oct. 13, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania didn't have a prayer against New Orleans. Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew was harassed, hurried and humbled in a 13-6 loss to the Saints on Sunday, his worst performance of the season coming just a few hours after Pope Francis accidentally tweeted support for the...

Seahawks flying high as they visit unpredictable Browns

Oct. 12, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the predicted maturity...

Buffalo in winter? Miami in September? NFL schedule matters

Oct. 12, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

Coaches will deny until the end of their careers that when you play an opponent in the schedule doesn't matter. It's doubtful they truly believe it. When and where you face a team in the NFL makes a whole lot of difference. Weather, for example. Do you really want to be in Miami, Tampa or Jacksonville in...

Saints RB Kamara questionable vs Jaguars

Oct. 11, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have listed running back Alvin Kamara as questionable for Sunday's game in Jacksonville because of an ankle injury that limited his practice time on Thursday and sidelined him entirely from practice on Friday. Kamara, who routinely catches passes out of the...

Jalen Ramsey practices with Jaguars for 1st time in 3 weeks

Oct. 9, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey practiced for the first time in three weeks Wednesday, rejoining teammates two days after seeing a back specialist. Ramsey participated in a limited capacity, taking part in individual drills before spending the rest of the session...

Today in History

Oct. 8, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2019. There are 84 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 8, 1998, the House triggered an open-ended impeachment inquiry against President Bill Clinton in a momentous 258-176 vote; 31 Democrats joined majority Republicans in opening...

Saints' defense in dominant form

Oct. 7, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

New Orleans (AP) — When Teddy Bridgewater talks about his 3-0 record as a fill-in starter for record-setting Saints quarterback Drew Brees, he doesn't hesitate to share credit New Orleans' defense. New Orleans' 31-24 triumph over Tampa Bay on Sunday illustrated why. For the second straight week, the Saints...

Chiefs lose, leave Pats, Niners as NFL's lone unbeaten teams

Oct. 7, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

The NFL is down to two unbeaten teams. Kansas City failed to do much on either side of the ball in a 19-13 home loss to Indianapolis on Sunday night, leaving New England (5-0) and San Francisco (3-0) as the league's only teams without a setback. The 49ers host Cleveland on Monday night. The Chiefs (4-1) had...

Analysis: NFL's biggest trend in 2019 is setting trends

Oct. 7, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

The NFL's biggest trend so far in 2019 is, well, setting trends. In its 100th season, highlighted by all sorts of celebrations and honor what has become the nation's most popular sport, those trends tend to skew toward the negative side. Because this is supposed to be an uplifting season, it's worthwhile to take...