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Jones, Patriots breeze past Jets as Wilson throws 4 INTs

Sep. 19, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones kept his mistakes to a minimum, moved the ball down the field and did enough to earn his first NFL victory with the New England Patriots. Thanks, also, in large part to a nightmarish outing by Zach Wilson for the New York Jets. ...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 18, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Jets impressed by Wilson's poise, but want to limit pressure

Sep. 16, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson’s teammates were still buzzing a few days after the New York Jets quarterback's NFL debut. It wasn’t necessarily because of the stats he put up — which were good but not spectacular. It was the way the rookie remained...

Mac vs. Zach: Rookie QBs highlight latest Pats-Jets showdown

Sep. 16, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones and Zach Wilson are providing some fresh-faced buzz to an old AFC East rivalry that has gotten rather stale. All eyes will be on the rookie quarterbacks Sunday at MetLife Stadium when Jones' New England Patriots square off against...

Patriots look to continue mastery over AFC East-rival Jets

Sep. 16, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (0-1) at NEW YORK JETS (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Patriots by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Patriots 0-1; Jets 0-1 SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead...

Pats' O-line poised to keep pressure off Mac Jones vs. Jets

Sep. 15, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones is going to be tested by opposing defenses this season. That’s just the way life goes for rookie quarterbacks in the NFL. It’s a reality not lost on members of the Patriots’ offensive line. “As a rookie,...

Chiefs' Reid deflects attention as he approaches NFL history

Sep. 15, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Good luck getting Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid to ruminate on the fact that he's nearing NFL history, just one win away from becoming the first to reach 100 with two different franchises. The answer you'll get is pretty standard whenever...

Brady, SB champs show there's lots of room for improvement

Sep. 10, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers weren’t at their best in a season-opening victory. The defending Super Bowl champions will never apologize for winning. Four turnovers, 11 penalties for 106 yards, and the fact they needed a field goal in the...

Newton believes COVID testing mishap contributed to release

Sep. 10, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Former Patriots quarterback Cam Newton says he was caught by surprise by his release in New England and believes his weeklong absence near the end of training camp due to a mishap related to COVID-19 testing protocols contributed to coach Bill Belichick’s...

College teammates Tagovailoa, Jones ready for 1st NFL clash

Sep. 09, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones spent most of his college career at Alabama watching from the sideline — first behind Jalen Hurts and then backing up Tua Tagovailoa. Hurts was first to join the Crimson Tide program in 2016, followed by Jones and Tagovailoa in...