Latest National Football League News

The Latest: Falcons QB Matt Ryan exits with ankle injury

Oct. 20, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 3:45 p.m. Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan suffered a game-ending right ankle injury and limped off the field and into the sideline medical tent after getting sacked by Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald early in the fourth quarter. Ryan later walked gingerly off the...

49ers beat Redskins in ugly 9-0 game to improve to 6-0

Oct. 20, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Robbie Gould made field goals from 28, 22 and 29 yards to provide the only points in an ugly 9-0 win by the San Francisco 49ers over the Washington Redskins in steady rain and driving wind Sunday to remain undefeated. It wasn't pretty, but San Francisco is 6-0 for the third time in...

Jets getting healthier, relish chance to 'shock' Patriots

Oct. 20, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have been looking up at the New England Patriots in the AFC East for nearly two decades. Since 2002, actually. That's the previous time the Jets won the division that Tom Brady's bunch has had a stranglehold on for what seems like forever. And, consider this:...

Lions fans still angry about Monday night officiating

Oct. 20, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

1:10 p.m. It's a different officiating crew this week, but Detroit fans don't care. Lions fans booed loudly when the official began talking during the opening coin toss before Sunday's game against Minnesota. It was clearly a reaction to Monday night's game at Green Bay, when Detroit was on the short end of some...

Ramsey active for Rams debut against Jones, Falcons

Oct. 20, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jalen Ramsey is set to make his Rams debut in a revamped secondary against Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons. Ramsey, the former All-Pro cornerback acquired by Los Angeles in a trade with Jacksonville on Tuesday, is active and expected to be matched up against Jones. Ramsey practiced with...

Ellington passes for 3 TDs in Georgia State's win over Army

Oct. 19, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia State quarterback Dan Ellington isn't surprised his team is playing so well even if others can't believe it. "Before we even started the season, I think we were predicted to win like four games," he said. "We felt that was disrespect but we knew why we were picked to win four because...

AP source: Jets fine Osemele after he does not practice

Oct. 19, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The surgery standoff between Kelechi Osemele and the New York Jets has escalated. The left guard was fined Saturday for conduct detrimental to the team after he did not practice, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. Osemele says he needs a season-ending...

Titans activate top pick Simmons after torn ACL in February

Oct. 19, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have activated first-round draft pick Jeffery Simmons , giving him a chance to make his NFL debut Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. The team moved him from the non-football injury list to the 53-man roster Saturday. The Titans also promoted outside...

Indian population makes a mark in Pennsylvania

Oct. 19, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

SOUTH FAYETTE, Pa. (AP) — They love the vibrant movies and music that spring from their homeland, but they also follow the Pittsburgh Steelers with the same devotion as someone schooled in black-and-gold lore since birth. Asmita Srivastava and her husband, Ajay, have called South Fayette Township home for...

The coolest Saints fans keep the faith in Anchorage, Alaska

Oct. 19, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The borders of the Who Dat Nation extend far beyond the top row of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, far beyond Sulphur and Bastrop and Bogalusa, and far beyond the Lower 48 for that matter. In fact, there's a colony of Who Dats in Anchorage, Alaska — 4,344 miles from Poydras...