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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws a pass over Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Zimmer seeks more from veterans on winless Vikings

Sep. 29, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After losing the first two games of the season for the first time in his seven years as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, Mike Zimmer acknowledged last week some surprise by the growing pains taking place on the side of the ball that's long been his expertise. “I probably...

Tennessee Titans safety Amani Hooker, right, celebrates with teammates after intercepting a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. The Titans won 31-30. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Tenacious Titans keep finding plays, ways to stay undefeated

Sep. 29, 2020 3:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Traumatic. Tenacious. Triumphant. All apply to the Tennessee Titans, who've somehow pulled out three straight wins late for their first 3-0 start since 2008. Now the Titans and that undefeated start is about to be put to a serious test. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills,...

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) gets away from Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt (90) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Texans look for first win after 2nd 0-3 start in 3 years

Sep. 28, 2020 1:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans don’t have much reason for optimism after Sunday’s loss at Pittsburgh left them 0-3 for the second time in three seasons. The good news for the Texans is that they only need to look to the 2018 season to see the blueprint for a turnaround after a winless...

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson catches a 71-yard touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Jefferson's breakout not enough, as Vikings falter at finish

Sep. 27, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Jefferson blew by the closest man in coverage to make a wide-open catch, sprinted parallel to the sideline and broke through two tackle attempts around the 20-yard line before veering toward the end zone. The last part of Jefferson's first NFL touchdown was so easy he took the...

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) runs from Minnesota Vikings strong safety Harrison Smith (22) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Titans top winless Vikes 31-30; Gostkowski has 6 FGs

Sep. 27, 2020 6:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Tannehill and the Tennessee Titans have had little reason to sweat these tight finishes. That shaky start with his new team now a distant memory, Stephen Gostkowski had this late-game part down a long time ago. Gostkowski made his career-high sixth field goal of the game, a...

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) hands off to running back Derrick Henry in the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Unbeaten Titans bring blueprint of what winless Vikings were

Sep. 24, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The thriving veteran quarterback. The game-controlling rushing attack. The premier pass rusher. Those are some of the strengths the Tennessee Titans will take with them to Minnesota. The Vikings could be forgiven for harboring envy, after all, for these are attributes they thought they...

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr (55) takes a defensive position during an NFL game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 in Minneapolis. The Vikings defeated the Lions 20-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Vikings' rebuilt defense dealt another blow with Barr on IR

Sep. 21, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Off to an 0-2 start while trying to acclimate several new pieces into Mike Zimmer’s defense, the Minnesota Vikings suffered another big blow on Monday. Four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Anthony Barr will miss the remainder of the season because of a torn pectoral muscle sustained in...

Aaron Jones, de los Packers de Green Bay, se escapa para un touchdown en la segunda mitad del juego ante los Lions de Detroit, el domingo 20 de septiembre de 2020, en Green Bay. (AP Foto/Matt Ludtke)

Packers' Aaron Jones making his case for contract extension

Sep. 21, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Jones’ bid for a new contract is paying early dividends for the Green Bay Packers. Jones had a career-high 168 yards rushing, a team-high 68 yards receiving and three touchdowns in a 42-21 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. He leads the NFL in rushing (234) and...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers (17) reacts after throwing a touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Taylor makes hefty workload pay off as Colts beat Vikings

Sep. 20, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

INDIANANPOLIS (AP) — Jonathan Taylor looked right at home in his first NFL start. He made Sunday's hefty workload look pretty easy, too. The 21-year-old running back rushed 26 times for 101 yards and scored his first NFL touchdown, leading the Indianapolis Colts past Minnesota 28-11. “After the...

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws while pressured by Indianapolis Colts' DeForest Buckner (99) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Safety protocols: Cousins, Vikings sacked in end zone again

Sep. 20, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings have failed to establish any type of comfort on the field in this strange 2020 season that's already one-eighth done. They've found safety — and very much the wrong kind. For the second straight game, Cousins took a costly sack in his own end zone that helped the...