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Bills missing backup RB Moss for game vs Rams

Sep. 25, 2020 4:22 PM EDT

The Bills will be without rookie running back Zack Moss for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. Moss is out with a toe injury. A third-round pick out of Utah, Moss has split time in the backfield with second-year pro Devin Singletary to open the season. Linebackers Tremaine Edmunds and Matt Milano...

New York Yankees' Clint Frazier wears a mask while playing in left field against the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

The Latest: Families of Ravens players may go to Chiefs game

Sep. 25, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Baltimore Ravens will allow 250 immediate family members of players, coaches and front office staff to Monday night’s game against Kansas City Chiefs. They will be the only people in attendance. Because of the...

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) makes a catch in front of Dallas Cowboys' Chidobe Awuzie (24) in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Falcons' Julio Jones still has chance to play against Bears

Sep. 25, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones still has a chance to play against the Chicago Bears on Sunday after missing practice this week with a hamstring injury. Jones was listed as questionable on Friday. “We’ll take it all the way to the game with Julio,” coach Dan...

New York Giants cornerback Logan Ryan (23) plays against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Chicago. The Giants play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 27. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

Niners, Giants battling injury bug after just two games

Sep. 25, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants are battling the injury bug after just two games, as well some other scary issues. Wondering what might scare NFL players? For the Niners (1-1), it's just being back at MetLife Stadium on Sunday and having to face the winless...

Green Bay Packers' Davante Adams tries to get away from Detroit Lions' Will Harris during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Packers' Adams 'probably doubtful' to play against Saints

Sep. 25, 2020 3:08 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur says it’s “probably doubtful” that wide receiver Davante Adams will play Sunday night at New Orleans due to a hamstring injury. Adams hasn’t practiced this week since leaving the Packers’ 42-21 victory over the...

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman makes a diving catch in front of Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Edelman still thriving with Newton in post-Brady era

Sep. 25, 2020 2:56 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Julian Edelman carved out a role as one of Tom Brady’s most trusted receivers during the star quarterback’s two decades with the Patriots. Two games into the post-Brady era in New England, Edelman has already developed a similar chemistry with the team’s newest...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew, right, fumbles the ball as he is hit by Miami Dolphins outside linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel, left, and middle linebacker Kyle Van Noy during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Reality check: Jags look like many expected in lopsided loss

Sep. 25, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — This is what the Jacksonville Jaguars were expected to look like in 2020. The Jaguars did little right in a 31-13 home loss to Miami on Thursday night. They dug themselves another early hole, were downright dysfunctional in all three phases — especially on defense —...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick laughs with coaches as he comes off the field after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Fitzpatrick keeps his job as Dolphins QB for another week

Sep. 25, 2020 2:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick emerged early Friday from the Miami Dolphins’ first victorious locker room of the year wearing a tropical print shirt adorned with purple pineapples as a complement to his beachcomber beard. It was a Dad shirt, which is OK because the 37-year-old Fitzpatrick has seven...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens (4) throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets,  Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. With Jimmy Garoppolo likely sidelined by a sprained ankle, Mullens appears set to get his first start at quarterback for the Niners in nearly 21 months, against the New York Giants. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Mullens to replace injured Garoppolo as 49ers starting QB

Sep. 25, 2020 2:29 PM EDT

Nick Mullens will start at quarterback on Sunday for the San Francisco 49ers in place of the injured Jimmy Garoppolo but won’t have All-Pro tight end George Kittle as an option. Garoppolo didn’t practice all week because of a high ankle sprain suffered last week but wasn’t officially ruled...

Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (10) runs the ball as Tennessee Titans linebacker Harold Landry (58) pursues during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos receivers facing big tests with Sutton sidelined

Sep. 25, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With Pro Bowler Courtland Sutton out for the season, who is the Denver Broncos’ No. 1 receiver? The short answer is -- they don’t have one. Top draft pick Jerry Jeudy might soon change that, but for now the Broncos are shying away from calling anybody their top target....