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Raiders-Packers game lands in Winnipeg on Thursday

Aug. 21, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

The Raiders' worldwide tour gets started in the preseason when they play a "home" exhibition against Green Bay in Canada. The Raiders will be the first team to play games in three countries in one season; they also will play a "home" game in the regular season in London against Chicago on Oct. 6. "We'll treat it...

Patriots cut P Allen, making room for rookie Jake Bailey

Aug. 20, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have cut punter Ryan Allen, who booted them to three Super Bowl victories in six seasons. First signed as an undrafted free agent in 2013, the left-footer punted 409 times. He had five punts, putting three of them inside the 20-yard line, in February's...

Gordon back with Patriots while on non-football injury list

Aug. 19, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Oft-suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon returned to the New England Patriots' practice field on Monday without pads and without saying when he might be able to play again. Gordon was seen stretching on the field during the portion of the team's workout that was open to the media....

Time for Titans to work on lessons learned vs. Patriots

Aug. 18, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans got their chance to measure themselves against the defending Super Bowl champs with a pair of joint practices and a preseason game. Now it's time to get back to work as the Titans try to meet the Patriots' standard. "It was really beneficial for us," quarterback...

Watson throws TD pass to help Texans over Lions 30-23

Aug. 18, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins knew they weren't going to get much playing time on Saturday night so they were intent on making the few plays they got count. "Just trying to go out there and be perfect," Hopkins said. "We don't have many plays so those plays that you do have,...

Stidham rallies Patriots to 22-17 victory over Titans

Aug. 17, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota jumped into the air and flipped over Patriots cornerback Duron Harmon into the end zone for a 2-point conversion. In a preseason game nearly eight months after the Titans quarterback couldn't play in Tennessee's regular-season finale because of nerve injuries. Mariota...

Jets place LB Williamson on IR, sign LB McClellan

Aug. 17, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed linebacker Avery Williamson on season-ending injured reserve and signed former Ravens and Patriots linebacker Albert McClellan. Williamson tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in the second quarter of the team's 22-10 preseason win at...

NFL conditionally reinstates Patriots WR Josh Gordon

Aug. 16, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Josh Gordon's winding career has included several second chances following a trail of multiple drug suspensions that cast doubt whether the talented but troubled playmaker would ever get on an NFL field again. He's getting yet another opportunity. The NFL conditionally reinstated the Patriots...

Brady gives Vrabel small trophy for Titans' win over Pats

Aug. 15, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel has been trash-talking with Tom Brady since the day the former linebacker joined the New England Patriots' offseason program back in 2001 as a free agent. Brady provided a reminder Thursday he can give just as good as he gets. With coach Bill Belichick watching, Brady...

Patriots, Titans practice like trash-talking family reunion

Aug. 14, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Patriots' rookies surprised Titans coach Mike Vrabel at the start of their joint practice by serenading him for his 44th birthday. Vrabel knows who likely instigated the singing. "That was something that was unexpected but very appreciated," Vrabel said Wednesday. "It was a good...