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Los Angeles Rams take the field in front of an empty stadium prior to a NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on opening night at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Sunday, September 13, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

SoFi Stadium serving as voting center in NFL vote initiative

Sep. 22, 2020 1:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the NFL's two new stadium sites will serve as a voting center as the Los Angeles Chargers and Rams are making SoFi Stadium a venue for election support. The NFL also announced Tuesday on Voter Registration Day it is joining with two groups to recruit workers for polling places and to...

Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio walks the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Unmasked: NFL fines coaches, teams for not covering faces

Sep. 22, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

NFL coaches thumbed their collective — and exposed — noses at the NFL’s mask mandate in Week 2. The league responded with hefty fines of $100,000 per coach and $250,000 per club. The first three to get fined were Denver’s Vic Fangio, San Francisco’s Kyle Shanahan and...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert celebrates after throwing his first career touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Chargers' Lynn stands behind Taylor despite Herbert's debut

Sep. 21, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

Anthony Lynn did a good job throughout the offseason and training camp of installing Tyrod Taylor as the Los Angeles Chargers' starting quarterback — even after Justin Herbert was taken with the sixth overall pick in April's draft. But after Herbert came on as a last-minute starter and threw for 311 yards...

Kicker Harrison Butker, 7,  of the Kansas City Chiefs kicks the winning field goal in overtime as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 23-20 during an NFL football game at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.  (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Chiefs survive miscues, escape with sloppy win over Chargers

Sep. 21, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were nearly flawless in their Week 1 win over the Houston Texans. They proved Sunday they can win when things aren't going quite so smoothly. The Chiefs were penalized 11 times for 90 yards, had a handful of dropped passes and struggled to get into any...

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker (7) hits the game-winning field goal during overtime of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. Kansas City won 23-20. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

Butker good from 58 in OT, Chiefs survive Herbert's LA debut

Sep. 20, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Harrison Butker wasn't nervous about his third attempt to kick a game-winning field goal in overtime for the Kansas City Chiefs. After a false start and Los Angeles Chargers timeout, Butker was determined to end it. Butker connected from 58 yards with 1:55 remaining in overtime to...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert celebrates after throwing his first career touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Chargers QB Herbert answers late call with strong NFL debut

Sep. 20, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn didn't find out his starting quarterback was injured until right after the coin toss. So about 10 seconds before the opening kickoff, the Los Angeles Chargers coach found Justin Herbert on the sideline and told the 22-year-old rookie he was taking over for Tyrod Taylor...

The Latest: Butker's FG lifts Chiefs to OT win over Chargers

Sep. 20, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:50 p.m. Harrison Butker made a 58-yard field goal in overtime, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Butker kicked the ball through the uprights three times at the end of the game on Sunday. A false start negated a...

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (26) is carted to the locker room after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Barkley, 49ers hit with potentially season-ending injuries

Sep. 20, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

A star-studded cast of NFL players departed their games with injuries on Sunday. Many of them could miss the rest of the season. Start with running back, where Giants star Saquon Barkley is believed to have torn the ACL in his right knee early in their loss at Chicago. All-Pro standout Christian McCaffery...

FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (98) sacks Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

61 passes! Joe Burrow carries offense but Bengals still lose

Sep. 18, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow was sacked three times and hit hard seven more times, roughed up by a defense that allowed the short completion while knocking the rookie quarterback around. It's a formula the Bengals have to change quickly. Burrow was impressive again Thursday night during a 35-30 loss in...