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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) looks to pass against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Rams' Goff dislocates thumb, Jets' Gore has chest injury

Dec. 27, 2020 10:09 PM EST

Jared Goff popped his dislocated right thumb thumb back into place and kept playing. The Los Angeles Rams quarterback hopes it doesn't keep him out of the regular-season finale against Arizona. “It’s OK right now," said Goff, who was 23 of 42 for 224 yards and an interception in the Rams' 20-9 loss...

Carolina Panthers defensive end Marquis Haynes (98) puts his hand on the ball as Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7) passes during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Washington beaten by Panthers, fails to clinch NFC East

Dec. 27, 2020 8:35 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Less than a week after being stripped of his captaincy and fined for violating protocol during a pandemic, Dwayne Haskins was stripped of the ball, threw two interceptions and lost his starting job, maybe for good. Haskins' failed second chance coupled with a special teams blunder and...

Panthers likely without McCaffrey, Burns vs. Washington

Dec. 23, 2020 4:04 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are expected to be without running back Christian McCaffrey and top pass rusher Brian Burns for Sunday’s game against Washington. Panthers coach Matt Rhule said both players are doubtful after missing practice Wednesday. Cornerback Troy Pride (hip) is also...

Green Bay Packers' Krys Barnes knocks the ball away from Carolina Panthers' Teddy Bridgewater at the goal line during the first half of an NFL football game Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers recovered the fumble. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Mistakes around goal line costly to Panthers in loss

Dec. 20, 2020 1:23 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mistakes around the goal line resulted in one more frustratingly close loss for the Carolina Panthers. Carolina fumbled on first-and-goal from the 1 and committed a holding penalty that nullified a potential touchdown in a 24-16 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night. ...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Packers outlast Panthers 24-16 for 4th straight victory

Dec. 20, 2020 12:37 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A fast start helped the Green Bay Packers overcome a shaky second-half performance and remain on pace to earn the top seed in the NFC playoffs. Aaron Jones rushed for 145 yards and a touchdown as the NFC North champions reached the end zone on their first three series before hanging...

Panthers' McCaffrey, Okung inactive for game at Green Bay

Dec. 19, 2020 7:03 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers won't have 2019 All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey or offensive tackle Russell Okung for Saturday night's game at Green Bay. McCaffrey will miss a game for the 11th time this season when the Panthers (4-9) face the NFC North champion Packers (10-3). He...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater scores against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Rhule not ready to throw in towel on Bridgewater

Dec. 14, 2020 3:48 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Rhule isn’t giving up on Teddy Bridgewater just yet. The Panthers' first-year coach still believes Bridgewater can be the quarterback who helps set the foundation for a winning franchise, even though he is 3-9 in 2020 as a starter. That’s why Bridgewater will...