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NFL This Week: Round 1 of Texans-Titans' AFC South showdown

Dec. 14, 2019 1:03 PM EST

The Houston Texans have won the AFC South three times in coach Bill O'Brien's five seasons, and they have led or shared the divisional lead all but three weeks this season. Adding a fourth title to that list means going through the franchise the Texans replaced in Houston. The Tennessee Titans last won the AFC...

Vikings-Chargers Preview Capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 3:07 PM EST

MINNESOTA (9-4) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (5-8) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - RECORD VS. SPREAD – Vikings 7-6-0, Chargers 4-8-1 SERIES RECORD – Tied 6-6-1 LAST MEETING – Vikings beat Chargers 31-14, Sept. 27, 2015 LAST WEEK – Vikings beat Lions 20-7; Chargers beat Jaguars...

Raiders finale in Oakland about nostalgia not playoffs

Dec. 9, 2019 4:57 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Three straight lopsided losses means the finale at the Oakland Coliseum will be all about nostalgia instead of a playoff run. The Raiders were all but eliminated from postseason contention when they fell 42-21 to the Tennessee Titans for their franchise record-tying third straight...

Alford leads Alabama A&M over Jacksonville St. 67-62 in OT

Dec. 7, 2019 7:58 PM EST

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Cameron Alford had 18 points and eight rebounds and Alabama A&M scored 10 of the last 11 points in overtime, defeating Jacksonville State 67-62 on Saturday. Alabama A&M trailed 61-57 with 1:44 remaining in overtime before Brandon Miller buried a 3-pointer and Brandon Houston...

NFL coaching carousel started spinning early this year

Dec. 6, 2019 5:44 PM EST

Judging by the jump start, it looks like we're headed for a ninth consecutive season with at least a half-dozen NFL head coaches getting canned. The coaching carousel began whirling earlier than usual this season with Jay Gruden getting fired by the Washington Redskins in October after an 0-5 start and Ron...

Chargers-Jaguars Preview Capsule

Dec. 5, 2019 2:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (4-8) vs JACKSONVILLE (4-8) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, FOX OPENING LINE — Chargers by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Los Angeles 3-8-1, Jacksonville 5-7 SERIES RECORD — Chargers lead 7-3 LAST MEETING — Jaguars beat Chargers 20-17, OT, Nov. 12, 2017 LAST WEEK — Broncos beat...

Having won 4 of 5, Titans have chance to control AFC South

Nov. 25, 2019 3:14 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are getting on a roll right when the NFL schedule puts them in position to control the AFC South. The Titans (6-5) have won four of their last five, the latest a 42-20 blowout of Jacksonville with their best offensive performance this season. Ryan Tannehill is...

The Latest: Gore still going, passes Sanders on rush list

Nov. 24, 2019 8:00 PM EST

The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times EST): 7:50 p.m. Frank Gore recalls the doubters suggesting he wasn’t supposed to last two years in the NFL after tearing both his knees at college. Fifteen years later, Gore’s still going. With 65 yards rushing in a Buffalo’s 20-3 win over Denver on...

Latest loss forces Colts to play catch-up in AFC South race

Nov. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One month ago, the Indianapolis Colts appeared to be in control of the AFC South. They were 4-2, including 2-0 in the division, after beating Houston at home and were a popular underdog following the retirement of quarterback Andrew Luck. Following three losses in four games, they are...

The Latest: Afternoon of routs followed by close calls

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:10 p.m. An NFL afternoon of blowouts was followed by three nail-biting finishes. The AFC-leading New England Patriots were assured of their 19th consecutive winning season following a 17-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the 2018 Super Bowl....