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Dolphins say Tagovailoa broke ribs, won't play vs. Raiders

Sep. 23, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa's bruised ribs are actually fractured ribs, and that means the Miami Dolphins will have a new starting quarterback this week when they visit the Las Vegas Raiders. The Dolphins announced the updated diagnosis Wednesday after...

Giants G Shane Lemieux has knee surgery, out indefinitely

Sep. 22, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants starting left guard Shane Lemieux had surgery on his left knee and is expected to miss the rest of the regular season. Lemieux, who hurt the knee early in training camp, had surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New...

Rams' Kupp stays grounded in a soaring start with Stafford

Sep. 22, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cooper Kupp realizes he isn't in charge of how high he sits on the NFL's receiving charts, so he isn't terribly impressed by his lofty perch early this season. When Kupp isn't getting many targets, the Los Angeles Rams receiver focuses on...

Shanahan doesn't rule out Gore reunion with 49ers

Sep. 22, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The injuries at running back for the San Francisco 49ers keep piling up so much that coach Kyle Shanahan said the team could consider bringing back Frank Gore for another stint. After losing starter Raheem Mostert to a season-ending knee...

Herbert, Chargers continue to have struggles in red zone

Sep. 22, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has mostly picked up from where he left off last season when was the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. But there are some areas of concern as the Los Angeles Chargers prepare to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. ...

In 2nd season, Epenesa making a big impact on Bills defense

Sep. 22, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

After a disjointed 2020 rookie season, Bills coach Sean McDermott is still getting to know A.J. Epenesa away from the field. “He is quiet. I don’t think I really know the real A.J., maybe,” McDermott said. Opposing quarterbacks are quickly...

No. 22 Fresno State hosts UNLV after entering poll

Sep. 22, 2021 19:53 PM EDT

UNLV (0-3, 0-0 Mountain West) at No. 22 Fresno State (3-1, 0-0), Friday at 10 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network). Line: Fresno State by 30 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Fresno State leads 16-7. WHAT’S AT...

Fangio: Meyer says 'every week it's like playing Alabama'

Sep. 22, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio says Urban Meyer told him coaching in the NFL is “like playing Alabama” every week. Denver's coach relayed his conversation from last weekend with the embattled Jacksonville Jaguars coach to illustrate a point about parity in the...

3 McNeese FB players among 5 arrested after campus shooting

Sep. 22, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Three freshmen defensive backs on the McNeese State football team are among five 18- and 19-year-old men accused of various crimes, including one linked to a drive-by shooting near a campus apartment complex, authorities said Wednesday. The...

Seahawks' Lockett shies away from attention after hot start

Sep. 22, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Tyler Lockett would have preferred to be anywhere else on Wednesday, rather than standing at the front of an auditorium talking about himself, the numbers he’s put up through the first two weeks of the regular season and the chance he has for more records this week. ...