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Colts-Saints Preview Capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 1:58 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (6-7) at NEW ORLEANS (10-3) Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN OPENING LINE - Saints by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Colts 6-5-2, Saints 8-5 SERIES RECORD - Saints lead 8-5 LAST MEETING - Saints beat Colts 27-21, Oct. 25, 2015 LAST WEEK - Colts lost to Buccaneers 38-35; Saints lost to 49ers 48-46 AP PRO32...

Texans-Titans Preview Capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 12:28 PM EST

HOUSTON (8-5) AT TENNESSEE (8-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Titans by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Texans 6-7; Titans 8-5 SERIES RECORD — Titans lead 18-16 LAST MEETING — Texans beat Titans 34-17, Nov. 26, 2018 LAST WEEK — Texans lost to Broncos 38-24; Titans beat...

Patriots-Bengals Preview Capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 12:17 PM EST

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-3) at CINCINNATI (1-12) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Patriots by 10½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Patriots 7-6; Bengals 5-7-1 SERIES RECORD — Patriots lead 16-9 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Bengals 35-17, Oct. 16, 2016 LAST WEEK — Patriots...

Falcons-49ers Preview Capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 11:49 AM EST

ATLANTA (4-9) at SAN FRANCISCO (11-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - 49ers by 11 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Falcons 5-8, 49ers 8-4-1 SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 47-31-1 LAST MEETING - Falcons beat 49ers 49-13, Dec. 18, 2016 LAST WEEK - Falcons beat Panthers 40-20; 49ers beat Saints 48-46 AP PRO32 RANKING -...

Sherman, Jenkins among 32 nominees for NFL Man Of Year award

Dec. 12, 2019 9:40 AM EST

Veteran defensive backs and team leaders Richard Sherman of San Francisco and Malcolm Jenkins of Philadelphia are among 32 nominees for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. The award, now in its 50th year — it was named after the late Hall of Fame running back in 1999 — will be handed out in...

Top running teams are winning more than top passing teams

Dec. 12, 2019 3:38 AM EST

The best running teams are winning far more often this season and the most prolific passing teams are losing much more. Baltimore (11-2), San Francisco (11-2), Seattle (10-3), Minnesota (9-4) and Buffalo (9-4) are ranked Nos. 1-5 in average yards rushing per game. Their combined record is 50-15. Here's the...

Ravens, 49ers, Saints are top 3 teams in AP Pro32 poll

Dec. 10, 2019 7:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens just keep on soaring. The Ravens clinched a playoff spot last week after they held off the Buffalo Bills 24-17 for their ninth consecutive victory. And the Ravens are again the unanimous choice as the top team in the latest AP Pro32 poll. For the...

NFL At 100-AP Was There-Super Bowl 44

Dec. 10, 2019 2:36 PM EST

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Colts-Saints game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. The following is the story...

NFL at 100: Payton beats Peyton with risky Super Bowl gamble

Dec. 10, 2019 2:35 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sean Payton risked everything to start the second half of Super Bowl 44. The New Orleans Saints made sure his big bet paid off. Instead of giving the ball back to Peyton Manning with a chance to open up a double-digit lead that Sunday, the other Payton instructed Thomas Morstead to try...

49ers' dramatic win over Saints comes at heavy cost

Dec. 9, 2019 7:53 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco's most impressive win of the season came with a big cost. The NFC-leading 49ers lost center Weston Richburg to a season-ending knee injury and key defensive players Richard Sherman and Dee Ford for multiple games with injured hamstrings in Sunday's 48-46 victory at...