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Chargers' rookie CB Samuel Jr. makes quick adjustment to NFL

Sep. 24, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Asante Samuel Jr. is quickly showing that being a starting cornerback as a rookie isn’t too big for him. The Los Angeles Chargers' second-round draft pick has played well in his first two games, including an interception in last week’s...

Injuries to McCaffrey, Horn sour Panthers' 3-0 start

Sep. 24, 2021 15:33 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Normally teams would be fired up after starting the season 3-0. But there is plenty of concern in Carolina after losing three key players in a 24-9 win over the Houston Texans on Thursday night, including running back Christian McCaffrey, who will...

USC LB Jackson aims to keep cashing in after key strip-sack

Sep. 24, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Junior outside linebacker Drake Jackson’s “money year” got off to a slow start as he failed to record a sack in the first two games of what he has said will be his final season at Southern California before declaring for the NFL draft. With...

Chiefs confident Edwards-Helaire can turn around ground game

Sep. 23, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There were eyebrows raised across the league for two very different reasons when Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach spent a first-round pick on running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire last year. The first reason: The Chiefs already had...

No. 5 Hawkeyes play Colorado St seeking 10th consecutive win

Sep. 23, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

Colorado State (1-2) at No. 5 Iowa (3-0), Saturday at 3:35 p.m. EDT (FS1). Line: Iowa by 23 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Iowa will try for its second...

Pair and a spare: Tailback depth a must-have in Big Ten play

Sep. 21, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

Michigan has begun a pivotal season for coach Jim Harbaugh with three decisive wins, fueled by that ground-oriented, weather-proof offense he and most northern teams prefer. Recruiting and developing the right running backs to carry it out remains a vital part of...

Dawgs linebacker wants more havoc from No. 2 Georgia defense

Sep. 20, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Adam Anderson believes No. 2 Georgia's defense hasn't come close to realizing its potential. Anderson said the Bulldogs can generate much more havoc. “We can get so much better,” Anderson said Monday before Georgia (3-0, 1-0...

The Latest: Cowboys-Chargers make NFL 14-11 halftime history

Sep. 19, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The NFL has the first 14-11 halftime score in its 102 seasons. Dallas held the 14-11 lead over the Los Angeles Chargers, prompting the search...

Ex-teammate pleads not guilty to killing Miami football star

Sep. 17, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A former University of Miami football player pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of killing a teammate outside a South Florida apartment complex in 2006. An attorney for Rashaun Jones, 35, entered the plea during a remote court hearing after prosecutors...

Former 49ers, Saints LB Parys Haralson dies at age 37

Sep. 13, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

Parys Haralson, a former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints, has died. He was 37. The 49ers announced Haralson's death on Monday. No details were provided. Haralson also served as San Francisco's director of player...