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Ravens top Titans 23-10 for 21st straight preseason win

Aug. 11, 2022 22:48 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tyler Huntley went 16 of 18 for 110 yards and a touchdown in the first half, and the Baltimore Ravens extended their record streak of preseason victories to 21 with a 23-10 win over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night. Rookie quarterback Malik Willis ran for a...

Late FG gives Giants, Daboll 23-21 victory over Patriots

Aug. 11, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Graham Gano hit a 24-yard field goal as time expired, Daniel Jones was solid in limited work and the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots 23-21 on Thursday night to open the preseason. The Giants gave Brian Daboll a victory in his head coaching...

Davis looking to keep roster spot as Chargers open preseason

Aug. 11, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Michael Davis went into last year's preseason games knowing that he was going to be one of the starting cornerbacks for the Los Angeles Chargers. As the sixth-year defender prepares for Saturday's contest against the defending Super Bowl champion Los...

Seahawks QBs Lock, Smith hope for edge in preseason opener

Aug. 11, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The biggest question surrounding the Seattle Seahawks enters a new phase this weekend, one where the variables are out of their control. The race between Geno Smith and Drew Lock to replace Russell Wilson as Seattle's starting quarterback will hit another gear...

Police: Marshawn Lynch was asleep, car damaged before arrest

Aug. 11, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch was asleep and smelled of alcohol when Las Vegas police found him in his damaged sports car and arrested him on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to an arrest report made public Thursday. Lynch’s attorneys,...

Cowboys-Broncos joint practice productive but chippy

Aug. 11, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Although both teams hailed it as a productive day, the Dallas Cowboys' joint practice with the Denver Broncos on Thursday at times resembled an undercard at the octagon instead of a prelude to Saturday night's preseason opener. “Tempers flared a little bit...

AP source: Watson willing to accept 8-game suspension, fine

Aug. 11, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson would accept an eight-game suspension and $5 million fine to avoid missing the entire season, a person familiar with his defense told The Associated Press on Thursday. Watson, who is facing a potential year-long ban for sexual misconduct,...

Mitch Trubisky to start at QB in Steelers' preseason opener

Aug. 11, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Mitch Trubisky will have the first in-game opportunity to state his case at becoming the Pittsburgh Steelers’ starting quarterback. Coach Mike Tomlin announced Trubisky as the starter Thursday for the preseason opener Saturday at home against Seattle. ...

Saints preseason opener features 1st-rounders Olave, Penning

Aug. 11, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints top draft choice Chris Olave senses that the bursts of speed and sudden changes in direction that served him well in college will translate well in the NFL. Fellow New Orleans first-round pick Trevor Penning has been exhibiting the same nasty streak as a...

AP source: TE Adam Shaheen trade from Dolphins to Texans off

Aug. 11, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tight end Adam Shaheen is back with the Miami Dolphins after his trade to the Houston Texans was called off because he failed a physical, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Shaheen was flagged for a preexisting knee condition, according to the...