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Pats’ N’Keal Harry waiting for an opportunity to contribute

Nov. 14, 2019 6:34 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — N’Keal Harry has not had the sort of debut season that might be expected from a first-round NFL draft choice. The wide receiver from Arizona State, picked 32nd overall by the New England Patriots in the draft, was placed on injured reserve after the final cuts because of a...

Losing to Eagles still bugs Patriots’ Brady, motivated him

Nov. 14, 2019 11:35 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Losing to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl two years ago still bugs Tom Brady, even though the New England Patriots rebounded to win their sixth title last season. "That's a lot of mental scar tissue from that year," Brady said in his weekly radio appearance on WEEI in Boston....

NFL At 100-AP Was There-Super Bowl 52

Nov. 12, 2019 11:53 AM EST

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Eagles-Patriots game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. The following is the story...

NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win

Nov. 12, 2019 11:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a touchdown....

NFL halfway awards: Russell Wilson AP's clear MVP favorite

Nov. 9, 2019 12:53 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Von Miller swears he has seen the future of football in Lamar Jackson , who is revolutionizing the quarterback position in the NFL's 100th season. "He's so dynamic," Miller said. "He's showing you can win in this league with a running quarterback." Miller said if he had an MVP vote, he'd give...

NFL reveals top teams, Nos. 31-100

Nov. 8, 2019 10:01 PM EST

A pair of Super Bowl winning teams that launched dynasties in San Francisco and New England highlighted the list of the NFL's greatest teams, Nos. 31-100. The NFL revealed results Friday night of balloting conducted by The Associated Press in conjunction with the league's celebration of its 100th season. The top...

Titans prepare for Chiefs with Mahomes expected to start

Nov. 8, 2019 8:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Kansas City coach Andy Reid, the decision on when Patrick Mahomes plays again is easy. It's when the reigning NFL MVP is physically ready. Turns out that's Sunday when the Chiefs visit Tennessee. Barring a setback, Mahomes will start despite dislocating his right kneecap Oct. 17...

Small tweaks have helped Pats' defense to dominate in 2019

Nov. 7, 2019 5:11 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The dominance of the Patriots' defense was at the center of each of their eight consecutive victories to open the season. Its knack for forcing turnovers, limiting opponents' rushing yards and ability to force three-and-outs helped it demoralize opposing offenses on a weekly basis....

Longtime backup Hoyer prepares for 1st start with Colts

Nov. 6, 2019 3:21 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Hoyer bounced around the NFL for more than a decade. He's suited up for seven different franchises, made starts with five different teams and mastered the art of excelling as a longtime backup quarterback. The job requires picking up new offenses quickly — sometimes even...

Pats say Ravens loss won't become blueprint for other teams

Nov. 4, 2019 4:53 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It took nine games, but a team finally found holes in the New England Patriots' defense. Ravens dual-threat quarterback Lamar Jackson spread out the Patriots like no one has this season, utilizing his skills on the ground and in the air to account for three touchdowns in...