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Analysis: Deshaun Watson has long way to go for improvement

Dec. 05, 2022 06:03 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson’s shaky performance wasn’t his biggest problem. Blame a two-year layoff for Watson being rusty. His refusal to express remorse for alleged behavior that led to an 11-game suspension is more difficult to explain. Watson made it clear...

Cowboys score 33 points in 4th quarter, rout Colts 54-19

Dec. 05, 2022 02:16 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas safety Malik Hooker had no idea what he was starting with a fumble return for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter against his former team. The 38-yard TD return was part of a 33-point fourth quarter that turned a close game into the Cowboys' 54-19...

Colts buried under avalanche of turnovers in blowout loss

Dec. 05, 2022 01:24 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The biggest of four turnovers from Matt Ryan came late in the second quarter, setting up a Dallas touchdown when the Indianapolis quarterback had a chance to put the Colts back in front. His giveaways in the fourth quarter were more about making history for...

49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo out for season with broken left foot

Dec. 05, 2022 00:07 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers lost quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending left foot injury Sunday, dealing a big blow to one of the NFL's top teams. Garoppolo got hurt on the opening drive of a 33-17 win over the Miami Dolphins and will need to undergo...

Burrow tops Mahomes again, rallies Bengals past Chiefs 27-24

Dec. 04, 2022 23:38 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow got a huge assist from his defense in another riveting duel with Patrick Mahomes. With the Chiefs leading Burrow's Bengals 24-20 early in in the fourth quarter on Sunday, Mahomes hooked up with Travis Kelce, who rumbled for a big gain. But while Bengals...

Heyward brothers lead Steelers to 19-16 win over Falcons

Dec. 04, 2022 23:11 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Ironhead would've been proud of his boys. After a morning trip to their father's grave, Cameron and Connor Heyward played an inspired role in Pittsburgh's first winning streak of the season. Connor hauled in the first touchdown of the rookie tight...

Bolts have regressed on both sides of ball in losing 4 of 6

Dec. 04, 2022 22:22 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers needed to do three things to be successful against the Las Vegas Raiders: contain Josh Jacobs, limit Davante Adams on deep routes and capitalize on offensive opportunities. Failing on all three, the Chargers fell 27-20 to the Raiders on...

Carr-Adams connection rallies Raiders past Chargers 27-20

Dec. 04, 2022 22:21 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The last time the Raiders played at home, they lost to an Indianapolis Colts team playing for an interim coach and Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr emotionally criticized some unnamed teammates for not completely buying in. Carr had no trouble smiling Sunday...

Ex-Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner nearly leads Rams to victory

Dec. 04, 2022 22:19 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Going against his former team for the first time, Bobby Wagner had one of the best games of his NFL career. The only thing he couldn't do was deliver the Los Angeles Rams a victory. The Seahawks rallied late in the fourth quarter for a...

Mahomes, Chiefs fall to 0-3 against Burrow's Bengals

Dec. 04, 2022 22:02 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Patrick Mahomes had only lost to one quarterback three times — until Sunday. Mahomes fell to 0-3 against Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals, including playoffs, when Burrow rallied his team to a 27-24 victory. Tom Brady is the only other QB...