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Mistake-prone Falcons looking for quick fix after 27-24 loss

Sep. 22, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn looked at the stat sheet and got right to the point Sunday. Quarterback Matt Ryan felt the same way. The Falcons need to fix their mistakes and quickly. "The penalties, turnovers, those kinds of things, we've had too much of that in the first couple weeks...

The Latest: 49ers, Giants take late leads

Sep. 22, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL Week 3 (all times EDT): 7:20 p.m. Down to the wire in a couple late afternoon games. Jimmy Garoppolo threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Dante Pettis with 1:15 left to give San Francisco a 24-20 lead over Pittsburgh. Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones ran 7 yards for a TD — on fourth down...

Brissett's fast start helps Colts hold off Falcons 27-24

Sep. 22, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett played brilliantly Sunday. He was poised, accurate and turnover free. He helped the Colts score points, avoided mistakes and capitalized when opportunities arose. He was virtually flawless. Brissett completed his first 16 passes, threw for...

Falcons P Bosher (groin) out for Sunday's game at Colts

Sep. 20, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be without punter Matt Bosher for Sunday's game at Indianapolis because of a right groin injury. Bosher was hurt during pregame warm-ups before last weekend's victory over Philadelphia. He was able to go against the Eagles, averaging 39.3 yards on three...

NFL bans on-field pyrotechnics, reviewing Titans incident

Sep. 20, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has banned any on-field pyrotechnics and "flame effects" at any league or team events, including games, in the wake of an incident at last Sunday's game at Nissan Stadium. A league spokesman said the matter was being reviewed and the prohibition would last at least through the...

Colts' improving defense faces tall task against Falcons

Sep. 19, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts cornerback Kenny Moore II understands this week's challenge each time he pops in an Atlanta Falcons tape. He sees quarterback Matt Ryan, the 2016 league MVP, adjusting on the fly to new wrinkles posed by defensive coordinators. He sees Julio Jones , the fast, physical...

Falcons-Colts Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 11:12 AM EDT

ATLANTA (1-1) AT INDIANAPOLIS (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Colts by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Falcons 1-1; Colts 1-0-1 SERIES RECORD — Colts lead 14-2 LAST MEETING — Colts beat Falcons 24-21, Nov. 22 2015 LAST WEEK — Falcons beat Eagles 24-20; Colts beat Titans...

Jaguars could enter AFC South race with win over Titans

Sep. 18, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

The AFC South is shaping up as quite a division race. Should the Jaguars win at home Thursday night against the Titans, it would tighten up things early in the season. But Tennessee, ranked 18th in the AP Pro32, is a 1½-point favorite over Jacksonville. The Colts, even without Andrew Luck, and the Texans,...

Falcons sign former Vikings punter Wile as Bosher's backup

Sep. 18, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have a new backup plan if punter Matt Bosher hasn't recovered from a groin injury by Sunday's game at Indianapolis. Matt Wile worked on punts and kickoffs on Wednesday, one day after he was signed to the practice squad. Wile was Minnesota's punter in 2018 ,...

Vinatieri insists retirement never was contemplated

Sep. 17, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri just needed some time to clear his head. The rumored retirement apparently was never under consideration. In his first public comments since leaving the stadium Sunday, the NFL's career scoring leader explained he misspoke when saying he would answer questions on the...