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Ramsey 'overjoyed' by LA move; Rams eager for long-term deal

Oct. 16, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey was thrilled to land with the Los Angeles Rams, and the team is already optimistic about keeping the star cornerback around for a long time. Ramsey headed to the Rams' training complex Wednesday, a day after Los Angeles traded two first-round picks to Jacksonville...

Giants running back Saquon Barkley full-go at practice

Oct. 16, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The wait for Saquon Barkley may finally be over for the New York Giants. The 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year was a full-go at practice Wednesday, increasing the likelihood he will play against the Arizona Cardinals (2-3-1) this weekend. It will be the first time the...

Goodell: pass interference reviews are working as expected

Oct. 16, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the new video review rule for pass interference is working as expected, with only obvious mistakes by officials being corrected. Through Week 6, the league has had 44 reviews related to pass interference, and the on-field ruling was reversed...

Ravens S Thomas respectfully gears up for return to Seattle

Oct. 16, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Over the course of nine NFL seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, Earl Thomas picked off 28 passes, earned a Super Bowl ring and was selected to the Pro Bowl six times. Those are some of the memories the standout safety will take across the country before he faces his former team...

Raiders T Trent Brown sued for domestic violence

Oct. 16, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders tackle Trent Brown has been sued by his ex-girlfriend for what she says were multiple acts of domestic violence over the past year. Diorra Marzette-Sanders filed a civil suit in Alameda County Superior Court on Tuesday accusing him of several attacks that left her...

Steelers QB Rudolph will return as starter after concussion

Oct. 16, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Looks like "Duck Season" will last just a week for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday that Mason Rudolph will return to the starting lineup when he is cleared to return from a concussion sustained against Baltimore on Oct. 6. Rookie Devlin "Duck" Hodges filled in...

Broncos can get right back into AFC West race

Oct. 16, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Keeping Patrick Mahomes on the sideline has worked wonders for Kansas City's opponents, providing a blueprint for the Broncos on Thursday night as they seek their first win over the Chiefs in four years. "Every game has its own personality," cautioned Broncos coach Vic Fangio . Every team...

Fitzpatrick to start for Dolphins at Buffalo on Sunday

Oct. 16, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The winless Miami Dolphins have again changed starting quarterbacks because coach Brian Flores changed his mind. Ryan Fitzpatrick will make his first start since Week 2 when the Dolphins play at Buffalo on Sunday. Flores had previously said Josh Rosen would remain the starter after...

Chiefs-Broncos Preview Capsule

Oct. 16, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY (4-2) at DENVER (2-4) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, Fox, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 4½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Chiefs 4-2, Broncos 2-4 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 63-55 LAST MEETING — Chiefs beat Broncos 30-23 on Oct. 28, 2018 LAST WEEK —...

Chiefs missing Watkins, 4 other starters for game in Denver

Oct. 16, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins will miss his second consecutive game with a hamstring injury when Kansas City visits the Denver Broncos on Thursday night trying to snap a two-game skid. Watkins was a limited participant in practice this week but was ruled out Wednesday. The...