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Boise State wins season opener, beats Utah State 42-13

Oct. 24, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — No fans were on hand to witness Boise State’s 42-13 season-opening win over Utah State on Saturday evening, but if they had, they would have felt like they had seen this game before. Hank Bachmeier threw for 268 yards and three touchdowns and George Holani rushed for 100 yards...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) is grabbed by New York Giants' Markus Golden (44) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Giants trade LB Markus Golden to Arizona for draft picks

Oct. 23, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have traded linebacker Markus Golden to the Arizona Cardinals for a sixth-round draft pick in 2021. The Giants announced the deal on Friday, less than 24 hours after losing a heart-breaker to Philadelphia to fall to 1-6. The NFL trading deadline is Nov. 3...

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) moves out of the pocket during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Jets' Darnold tunes out Lawrence talk, focuses on return

Oct. 22, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold knows what people are talking about these days. It's in the newspapers and all over the internet. And, on TV and sports radio. The struggling New York Jets are 0-6 and currently hold the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft next April. That puts them on a potential collision course with...

Atlanta Falcons running back Ito Smith (25) runs from Minnesota Vikings defensive end Yannick Ngakoue (91) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Vikings trade DE Yannick Ngakoue to Ravens for draft picks

Oct. 22, 2020 2:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings traded defensive end Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens for draft picks on Thursday, less than two months after acquiring the fifth-year pass rusher in a deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Ngakoue is tied for fourth in the NFL with five sacks in six games,...

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Wisconsin running back Nakia Watson (14) carries during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin’s rushing attack will look quite a bit different this season without Jonathan Taylor in the backfield. Wisconsin begins adjusting to life without Taylor on Friday night, Oct. 23, 2020, when the 14th-ranked Badgers host Illinois in their pandemic-delayed season opener.(AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)

No. 14 Wisconsin's rushing attack adapts to post-Taylor era

Oct. 22, 2020 12:18 AM EDT

Wisconsin’s rushing attack will look quite a bit different this season without Jonathan Taylor in the backfield. The Badgers hope it won’t necessarily be that much less potent. Wisconsin begins adjusting to life without Taylor on Friday night when the 14th-ranked Badgers host Illinois in their...

Former Raiders offensive lineman Mario Henderson dies at 35

Oct. 21, 2020 9:35 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Former Raiders offensive lineman Mario Henderson has died. He was 35. The team announced Henderson’s death Wednesday. There was no cause of death given. “Everyone will miss Mario’s sense of humor and passion for football and life,” the team said in a...

AP source: Jets trade OLB Willis to 49ers for draft pick

Oct. 21, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the deal say the New York Jets have traded outside linebacker Jordan Willis to the San Francisco 49ers. The Jets are also sending a 2021 seventh-round draft pick to the 49ers for a sixth-round selection in 2022, according to the person who spoke to The...

Miami Dolphins quarterbacks Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) and Tua Tagovailoa (1) warm up before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Rocky start to Dolphins' QB transition to Tua Tagovailoa

Oct. 21, 2020 2:55 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins' transition to Tua Tagovailoa didn’t start the way coach Brian Flores intended, and deposed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick said the surprising timing left him heartbroken. Flores said he regretted that most of his players found out about the change through social media...

Washington Football Team wide receiver Cam Sims (89) catches a pass for a touchdown in front of New York Giants' Logan Ryan (23) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Rookie LB Crowder placed on IR days after scoring winning TD

Oct. 20, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two days after scoring a game-winning touchdown in the final minutes, rookie linebacker Tae Crowder was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury by the New York Giants. The last player taken in the NFL draft and the current Mr. Irrelevant, Crowder scored on a 43-yard...

New York Giants' Daniel Jones (8) runs away from Washington Football Team's Landon Collins (26) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Giants and Judge finally win, beat Washington on fumble TD

Oct. 18, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Judge won't have a lot of time to enjoy his first win as New York Giants coach. In fact, the 38-year-old Judge barely had time to celebrate as the Giants rode a wild final four minutes, a decisive play by Mr. Irrelevant and a game-saving late stop by the defense on a...