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Rams safety Eric Weddle won’t share inside info on Ravens

Nov. 20, 2019 8:48 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Eric Weddle has decided he isn’t the type to play and tell. The Los Angeles Rams’ veteran safety spent the previous three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, but he is declining to give any inside information about his former team to the Rams ahead of the...

Influence of Bills’ Edmunds growing on and off the field

Nov. 20, 2019 7:36 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Deep into his second season in the NFL, Tremaine Edmunds is finding his voice — and his game — for the Buffalo Bills. The usually reserved 2018 first-round pick was praised for making an impassioned team speech before carrying it over to a dominating performance in a...

Seahawks think they’ve found a role for Shaquem Griffin

Nov. 20, 2019 7:26 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Shaquem Griffin had not played a defensive snap since Week 16 of last season. He seemed locked into just being a special teams player for the Seattle Seahawks, despite assurances from Pete Carroll and others that they were trying to find the best way for Griffin to contribute on...

Raiders cashing in with rookie fullback Alec Ingold

Nov. 20, 2019 7:10 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Alex Ingold has been almost automatic for the Raiders this season. He’s carried the ball six times and gained a first down each time. Likewise, his only catch of the season resulted in a touchdown. That’s a perfect seven-for-seven, pretty good numbers by any standard....

WR Slayton making most of rookie opportunity with Giants

Nov. 20, 2019 7:09 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants expected big things from Daniel Jones after taking the Duke quarterback with the sixth overall pick in the draft. The guy who has been the biggest surprise in the New York’s draft class is wide receiver Darius Slayton. The fifth-round pick from Auburn...

Niners rookie Deebo Samuel emerging as key target

Nov. 20, 2019 7:03 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Deebo Samuel has emerged as a go-to receiver for the San Francisco 49ers at just the right time. Samuel has shaken off a slow start to his rookie season by elevating his game the past two weeks when quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has been mostly without his top two targets, with...

Bears’ Trubisky expects to play against Giants if he’s ready

Nov. 20, 2019 6:51 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky said his right hip is improving and he expects to play Sunday against the New York Giants if it continues to get better. The odds look good for him considering he was a full participant in practice Wednesday, after suffering a hip pointer...

Elliott lags in rushing race as Cowboys offense hums along

Nov. 20, 2019 6:35 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott lost interest in talking about another 40-yard outing because the star Dallas running back said he felt awkward discussing his struggles in a game the Cowboys won. Center Travis Frederick started his assessment of the run game with a reminder that there might be a...

Amid new grief, schools finish playoff game on Eagles’ field

Nov. 20, 2019 6:31 PM EST

A 10-year-old New Jersey boy who was shot at a high school football game last week died Wednesday, shortly before the game was resumed at the home field of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, where an announcer proclaimed that “acts of violence do not win.” Micah Tennant was shot in the neck...

Tale of Two Seasons: Falcons turn it around after 1-7 start

Nov. 20, 2019 6:11 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Falcons can’t explain it. They’ll try to come up with this reason or that, but the perplexed looks betray that they’re just as baffled as everyone else. In a tale of two seasons, Atlanta suddenly looks like the team the Falcons were expected to be all...