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FANTASY PLAYS: Players to add with Chiefs, Rams on break

Nov. 20, 2018 12:33 PM EST

This is the final time you will have to deal with byes this season — but the most challenging. The Rams and Chiefs have a break after their historic Monday night shootout, two prolific teams with numerous fantasy stars. Tough timing, with many owners vying for key victories to strengthen playoff...

Johnson's injury a concern for Lions after win over Panthers

Nov. 19, 2018 7:26 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Kerryon Johnson has been a bright spot for Detroit in a season with plenty of struggles. Now the Lions are finally coming off a win — but Johnson exited that victory with a left knee injury. Detroit's rookie running back went down in the second half of Sunday's win over the...

Redskins lose Smith for season to broken leg; Mariota hurt

Nov. 18, 2018 10:15 PM EST

Thirty-three years to the day after the Redskins lost quarterback Joe Theismann to a broken leg, Alex Smith's season ended on an eerily similar injury in Washington's 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. Smith broke his right tibia and fibula on a sack by Kareem Jackson midway through the third quarter and...

Lions show fight in 20-19 victory over Panthers

Nov. 18, 2018 6:26 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The play went for an 82-yard gain, not a great moment for the Detroit defense. The way it ended epitomized the Lions' gritty victory. Darius Slay hustled back and tackled DJ Moore on a long reception in the third quarter, preventing a Carolina touchdown. The Panthers eventually missed a...

Panthers go for 2 and fail late and lose 20-19 to Lions

Nov. 18, 2018 5:55 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Cam Newton took a shotgun snap and set up in a clean pocket, surveying the field from sideline to sideline. The star quarterback had time and an open receiver in the end zone, giving the Carolina Panthers a chance to convert a go-ahead, 2-point conversion against the Detroit Lions. Newton,...

Lions add WR Andy Jones to add depth without WR Marvin Jones

Nov. 17, 2018 5:23 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have promoted wide receiver Andy Jones from the practice squad. Detroit made the move because it will be without injured receiver Marvin Jones on Sunday at home against the Carolina Panthers . Andy Jones was previously activated in Week 9 and played against the...

Lions rule out Jones for game against Carolina

Nov. 16, 2018 5:52 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have ruled wide receiver Marvin Jones out of Sunday's game against Carolina because of a knee injury. It will be only the second missed game for Jones in the past three-plus seasons. Panthers receiver Torrey Smith will also miss the game with a knee injury....

Lions back home but face tough matchup with Carolina

Nov. 15, 2018 6:31 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions have three straight home games coming up — probably their last chance to turn their season around and make a run at a playoff spot. The opposition is formidable, though. After three consecutive losses, the Lions host Carolina on Sunday. That game...

Panthers-Lions Preview Capsule

Nov. 15, 2018 2:29 PM EST

CAROLINA (6-3) at DETROIT (3-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Panthers by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Carolina 5-4, Detroit 5-4 SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead 6-2 LAST MEETING - Panthers beat Lions 27-24, Oct. 8, 2017 LAST WEEK - Panthers lost to Steelers 52-21; Lions lost to Bears 34-22 AP PRO32 RANKING -...

Steelers-Jaguars Preview Capsule

Nov. 15, 2018 1:31 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (6-2-1) at JACKSONVILLE (3-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Steelers by 5 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Steelers 6-3, Jaguars 3-5-1 SERIES RECORD - Jaguars lead 14-11. LAST MEETING - Jaguars beat Steelers 45-42 in AFC playoffs, Jan. 14 LAST WEEK - Steelers beat Panthers 52-21; Jaguars lost to Colts 29-26...