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Baylor gets history lesson before playing old SWC rival Rice

Sep. 20, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Baylor and Rice spent eight decades together in the old Southwest Conference, though their meetings have become much more sporadic since the end of that league. The Big 12's Bears (2-0) wrap up non-conference play Saturday with only their third trip to historic Rice Stadium in the past 24...

Von Miller still searching for season's first sack

Sep. 20, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller has dealt with sack droughts before, but never this early in the season. "I always get them at the end of the year," Miller told The Associated Press following his unusually somber weekly appearance at the podium Wednesday. "I guess it bothers you a little bit more at the...

Syracuse aims to get back on track vs Western Michigan

Sep. 20, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

There's usually no looking back in football, but for Syracuse a second straight lopsided loss can tend to linger, especially because the opponent was top-ranked Clemson. "We put it behind us, but it's something that's always going to be there," Orange sophomore defensive back Trill Williams said. "We just don't...

Ramsey 'rocking' with Jags D, just not sure how much longer

Sep. 20, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The defensive shutdown complete, Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey shared a hug and private words with A.J. Bouye, D.J. Hayden and a few other members of a Jacksonville defense that won the day in a 20-7 victory Thursday night over the Tennessee Titans. Hugs of celebration or hugs...

Minshew, defense shine as Jaguars thump Titans 20-7

Sep. 20, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania is gaining momentum. Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jaguars handled the Tennessee Titans 20-7 in sloppy conditions Thursday night. Jacksonville (1-2) ended...

Major injuries already testing Chargers' secondary depth

Sep. 19, 2019 10:13 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A promising regular season is immediately threatened by injuries. Roster depth gradually erodes while far too many key players end up watching from the sidelines. Give this description to Chargers fans, and they would have to ask you to specify the year. The Bolts have lived this...

Chiefs still aiming to shore up suspect secondary

Sep. 19, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs were in the mix to acquire Minkah Fitzpatrick before his trade from the Dolphins to the Steelers, and rumors have swirled that they might be interested in disgruntled Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey as he seeks a trade of his own. The Cardinals' Patrick Peterson has been...

Packers not sleeping on Denver's sackless Miller-Chubb duo

Sep. 19, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Von Miller expects more from the Broncos' defense. Following a last-second Week 2 loss to the Bears, the three-time All-Pro edge rusher said it was time to "get back in the lab and keep practicing." Through two games, Denver (0-2) hasn't forced a turnover or recorded a sack, both...

Browns could be missing several starters Sunday against Rams

Sep. 19, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns came away from their blowout over the Jets badly bruised, and could be without several starters Sunday night against the Los Angeles Rams. The most notable injury is to linebacker and captain Christian Kirksey, who has a chest injury that could require surgery and sideline him...

Chargers' Rivers, Texans' Watson face off in key game

Sep. 19, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — In a week in which one of his 2004 draft classmates suffered a season-ending elbow injury and the other was benched, Philip Rivers continues to be old reliable for the Los Angeles Chargers. Rivers will make his 209th consecutive start on Sunday when the Chargers host the Houston...