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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, South Carolina defensive lineman Aaron Sterling, right, recovers a fumble by Vanderbilt quarterback Kyle Shurmur (14) after being hit by Javon Kinlaw (3) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Nashville, Tenn. Kinlaw was selected to The Associated Press All-America team, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

Javon Kinlaw's humble beginning fuels his aggressive play

Jan. 22, 2020 4:42 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Javon Kinlaw’s motivation comes from his past, having lived at times without running water or electricity. Those humble beginnings drive the South Carolina defensive tackle to play with a different kind of aggression and have helped him become one of the top NFL prospects at...

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Vikings pick up 5 additions to Pro Bowl, including Cousins

Jan. 21, 2020 3:54 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have five additions to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, giving them eight players in the all-star game for their highest total in 10 years. The NFL announced Tuesday that quarterback Kirk Cousins, defensive end Everson Griffen, fullback C.J. Ham, linebacker Eric Kendricks...

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes celebrates with the Kansas City Chiefs after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NFL Today, Conference Championships

Jan. 19, 2020 11:05 PM EST

SCOREBOARD Sun. Jan. 26, Pro Bowl, 3 p.m. EST. The NFL's annual all-star game will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, with Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, Minnesota running back Dalvin Cook and Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald among the...

FILE — In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Tennessee Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey plays against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. The four-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman turned in one of the Titans' best playoff performances to put them into the AFC championship game against the Kansas City Chiefs. (AP Photo/James Kenney, File)

Titans lineman eager for 1st AFC title game in 9th season

Jan. 15, 2020 6:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee defensive lineman Jurrell Casey took a moment to sit down with his wife and simply soak in the feeling. After nine long seasons and four different head coaches in the NFL, the four-time Pro Bowler finally will play in his first AFC championship game. “Definitely...

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Wade Phillips watches as they play the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in Dallas. Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has been fired by the Los Angeles Rams after three winning seasons. Phillips announced Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, on Twitter that the Rams are not renewing his contract. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

LA Rams fire veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips

Jan. 6, 2020 5:16 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has been fired by the Los Angeles Rams after three winning seasons. Phillips announced Monday on Twitter that the Rams are not renewing his contract, and the team later confirmed it. The 72-year-old former head coach of a record six...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey runs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Indianapolis. McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

McCaffrey a double All-Pro pick; Gilmore, Thomas unanimous

Jan. 3, 2020 6:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. McCaffrey rushed for 1,387 yards and 15 touchdowns while catching a phenomenal 116 passes for 1,005 yards...

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley, right, is tackled by Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson during first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Rams GM Snead: Gurley 'wasn't' same back, but could be again

Dec. 31, 2019 6:47 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Although Todd Gurley's dismal season will loom over the Los Angeles Rams all winter, general manager Les Snead believes his franchise running back can return to greatness. Snead expressed confidence Tuesday in the player he signed to a $60 million contract extension through...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff greets fans after their win against the Arizona Cardinals during second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rams disappointed by playoff absence despite winning season

Dec. 30, 2019 6:55 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have learned all about the minuscule differences between a Super Bowl run and an early offseason. Despite finishing 9-7, coach Sean McVay's team missed the playoffs for the first time in his three seasons in charge. One year after winning the NFC title and...

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals middle linebacker Jordan Hicks (58) and strong safety Budda Baker during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

LA Rams host Cardinals in quiet farewell to fabled Coliseum

Dec. 26, 2019 1:36 PM EST

The Los Angeles Rams’ second residency at the Coliseum will end quietly Sunday when they finish out their disappointing season against Arizona. And if the Cardinals are bidding goodbye to Larry Fitzgerald at the same time, they’re also doing it without fanfare — which is just how their...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) runs for a touchdown after a reception as Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson, left, and defensive end Rasheem Green, right, pursue during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Disappointing Rams face Cardinals in Coliseum's NFL farewell

Dec. 26, 2019 12:10 PM EST

ARIZONA (5-9-1) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (8-7) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Rams by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 9-5-1, Rams 10-5 SERIES RECORD - Rams lead 41-38-2 LAST MEETING - Rams beat Cardinals 34-7 on Dec. 1 LAST WEEK - Cardinals beat Seahawks 27-13; 49ers beat Rams 34-31 AP PRO32 RANKING...