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Magic set to lose a 2nd consecutive practice day to storm

Sep. 28, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

Orlando's training camp schedule is being disrupted by Hurricane Ian. The Magic could not practice on Wednesday because the storm was looming, and called off their practice on Thursday as well because Ian was forecast to seriously affect the Orlando area with its rain and wind. ...

Raiders' Mack Hollins relishes role as 'weird guy' in Vegas

Sep. 28, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — During training camp, Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Mack Hollins called himself the “weird guy” in the locker room. For his teammates, he’s much more than the guy who is into snakes, cleaning up the environment, conditioning by running more than the...

Packers proving they can win by relying on their defense

Sep. 28, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers’ defense is meeting offseason expectations and giving this storied franchise a new look. A team that has relied on Hall of Fame-caliber quarterback production for the past three decades is winning primarily because of the defense. ...

Seahawks' Diggs thankful for time in Detroit ahead of return

Sep. 28, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Looking back on how his career started and the opportunity that was given has only strengthened the feelings Quandre Diggs has for the Detroit Lions. Maybe not so much the coaching regime that decided Diggs was expendable and led to his trade to Seattle. But...

Mattison perfect complement to Vikings' Cook

Sep. 28, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Through four NFL seasons, running back Alexander Mattison has started six games, serving as the understudy to Dalvin Cook’s starring role with the Minnesota Vikings. Mattison, a third-round pick in 2019 out of Boise State, has demonstrated his importance when...

Denver's defense keeps Broncos afloat as Wilson settles in

Sep. 28, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The defense has long done the heavy lifting in Denver no matter who's the Broncos quarterback, and so far it's not different with Russell Wilson under center. The Broncos' new $245 million man has struggled to find a foothold in Nathaniel Hackett's West...

Chargers place Joey Bosa on injured reserve with torn groin

Sep. 28, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa was seeing signs of progress with the Los Angeles Chargers defense early in the season. If the group is going to continue to make improvements, it will be without him for a while. Bosa was placed on injured reserve with a torn...

Bills' Jackson returns to practice week after neck injury

Sep. 28, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills' injury report was lengthy on Wednesday. However it couldn’t compete with the width of Dane Jackson’s smile. In a little more than a week, the Bills starting cornerback went from feeling helpless in having his head...

Ravens' Peters rounding into form after missing 2021 season

Sep. 28, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Last week with the Patriots trying to rally in the fourth quarter, New England wide receiver Nelson Agholor fumbled after catching a short pass from Mac Jones. And as the ball bounced quickly toward the sideline, Marcus Peters came diving in to smother it...

Jags getting top-level play from 1st-round duo Walker, Lloyd

Sep. 28, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have their own Defensive Rookie of the Year race ongoing. It’d be tough to pick a front-runner through three games. No. 1 overall draft pick Travon Walker, an outside linebacker from national champion Georgia, has...