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Seahawks knock 49ers from unbeaten ranks with 27-24 OT win

Nov. 12, 2019 3:43 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Russell Wilson high-stepped his way down the sideline before hugging coach Pete Carroll after Jason Myers' kick split the uprights. After a wild overtime that featured a rare Wilson interception, a missed field goal by San Francisco and a questionable decision from 49ers coach...

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

Nov. 12, 2019 2:08 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....

Mistakes doom 49ers and create tight NFC West race

Nov. 12, 2019 2:03 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan could have easily played for a tie at the end of overtime and protected the 49ers' safe lead in their division. Instead, his decision to put the ball in Jimmy Garoppolo's hands backfired, giving the Seattle Seahawks plenty of time to rally for a...

Run defense issues highlight total breakdown for Saints

Nov. 11, 2019 11:10 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Atlanta's Calvin Ridley raced around left end for 19 yards on the first play Sunday against the Saints. That's how fast the game against the Falcons developed a different feel from New Orleans' six-game winning streak, which was stopped by a surprising 26-9 loss at home. Ripley's...

Rams' O-line woes worsen with injuries to Allen, Havenstein

Nov. 11, 2019 9:49 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' offensive line is coming apart, and so is their season. The durable unit that was the bedrock of the Rams' offensive success over the past two years is an injured, inconsistent shadow of its once-dominant self. The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense proved it...

Cowboys staring at same old playoff path after loss to Vikes

Nov. 11, 2019 8:06 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are staring at the same old playoff path, the one that has contributed to a franchise with five championships going nearly 25 years without reaching the Super Bowl. A 28-24 loss to Minnesota in a matchup of NFC contenders left Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and...

Jets, Gase take positive step with win, but lots more to do

Nov. 11, 2019 7:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold is well aware of all the frustrated fans out there, unhappy with the New York Jets' disappointing start and calling for Adam Gase's job. A victory over the lowly Giants on Sunday might have tempered all the venom — for now. But the Jets quarterback made it clear he...

Bills offense showing signs of regressing

Nov. 11, 2019 7:57 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ultimately, it makes no difference to Bills coordinator Brian Daboll what identity his offense adopts. Run, pass or dogsled, for that matter, now that the first snowfall hit Buffalo this week: Daboll's lone objective is for the Bills to start reaching the end zone consistently....

Vikings stay grounded with clutch win over Cowboys

Nov. 11, 2019 7:56 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings delivered a clutch performance in the type of setting, coincidental or not, that has dogged them for years. With a victory on the road in a nationally televised night game against a winning team, they've set themselves up quite well for the rest of...

No. 14 Michigan knows Michigan State can still be dangerous

Nov. 11, 2019 7:46 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Even a stumbling Michigan State team represents a threat to Jim Harbaugh and Michigan. That's something the Wolverines surely understand by now. "On high alert for everything," Harbaugh said Monday. "We understand coach (Mark) Dantonio's a master motivator. There could be trick...