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Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg

Aug. 23, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Billed as a chance to get Canadian football fans a close-up look at NFL superstars like Aaron Rodgers, Thursday night's exhibition between the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers sure gave them something they've never seen. Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8...

Dolphins' Flores says he supports player protest movement

Aug. 23, 2019 12:58 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he supports the NFL player protest movement and receiver Kenny Stills' involvement, but wants him to play better. "Everything these guys protest, I've lived it, I've experienced it," said an impassioned Flores, who is the son of immigrants...

Rosen leads 99-yard TD drive in Dolphins' win over Jaguars

Aug. 23, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Josh Rosen played well enough to tighten the Miami Dolphins' quarterback competition. Rosen came off the bench late in the third quarter and engineered a 99-yard touchdown drive, helping the Dolphins to a 22-7 preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night....

Rookie Haskins leads Redskins past fumbling Falcons, 19-7

Aug. 23, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — If Case Keenum is still the leader in Washington's quarterback competition, rookie Dwayne Haskins at least gave coach Jay Gruden more to think about. Haskins led Washington to three second-half scoring drives, including two set up by Atlanta's lost fumbles while attempting to field punts,...

Brady passes, scrambles Patriots past Panthers 10-3

Aug. 23, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady did just enough in his first preseason action of his 20th NFL season to keep other teams guessing as they prepare to face the 42-year-old, six-time Super Bowl champion. Brady completed 8 of 12 passes for 75 yards in three offensive possessions, leaving after driving the...

Newton injures foot, Brady solid in Patriots' 10-3 win

Aug. 23, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This was not the return to the field that Cam Newton was hoping to make. The Carolina Panthers quarterback left Thursday night's 10-3 exhibition loss to the New England Patriots in the first quarter with a foot injury that left him grimacing on the sideline. The 2015 MVP was...

Trace McSorley impresses in Ravens' 26-15 win over Eagles

Aug. 22, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trace McSorley will be too valuable for special teams with performances like this. The rookie quarterback threw for 203 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a score, helping the Baltimore Ravens beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-15 Thursday night for their 16th straight preseason...

Patriots safety Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Aug. 22, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession, according to court paperwork released Thursday. A Belknap County grand jury indicted the 32-year-old Chung on Aug. 8. Members of the Meredith, New Hampshire, police...

Steelers name Ray Sherman interim wide receivers coach

Aug. 22, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are turning to Ray Sherman to serve as the club's interim wide receivers coach following the death of Darryl Drake. This is Sherman's second stint with the Steelers. He served as the team's offensive coordinator in 1998 under former head coach Bill Cowher. The...

Jones leads TD drive in Giants' 25-23 win over Bengals

Aug. 22, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Daniel Jones completed a difficult week with an upbeat performance that will shush the doubters for a while. Jones completed a pair of long passes and led the New York Giants to a touchdown during a 25-23 victory over the Bengals on Thursday night in Zac Taylor's first home game as...