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Chargers still in playoff position, but mired in a slump

Nov. 29, 2021 18:40 PM EST

Going into the start of the season, many people would be happy to see the Los Angeles Chargers with a 6-5 record and in contention for a playoff spot going into December. Now that record is considered to be disappointing. Wins in four of the first...

Can Broncos' great rookie class help them end Chiefs' spell?

Nov. 29, 2021 17:57 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Vic Fangio didn't pay much attention when the Kansas City Chiefs stumbled to a 3-4 start. All he knows is they've fixed whatever was broken, haven't lost since October and “they're back to being the Chiefs again.” The same juggernaut that's won the AFC...

Bengals confident after pounding AFC North rival Steelers

Nov. 29, 2021 14:49 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals have built an offense around star quarterback Joe Burrow and big-play receivers. However, it was a fierce ground game that powered the past two big wins. Running back Joe Mixon has had back-to-back 100-yard...

Broncos' win over Chargers tightens up competitive AFC West

Nov. 29, 2021 01:14 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs see similarities in this year’s team to the one that won the Super Bowl two years ago. After a stumbling start they’re getting their health and mojo back and rolling into December. They also see the rest of the AFC West closing...

Surtain's pair of picks leads Broncos past Chargers 28-13

Nov. 28, 2021 20:45 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Pat Surtain II showed off not only his sticky hands but his swift feet. The rookie from Alabama picked off Justin Herbert twice, returning the second one 70 yards for a touchdown and sparking the Denver Broncos' 28-13 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on...

Steelers' DB Haden out vs. Bengals; Ebron heads to IR

Nov. 27, 2021 17:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden will miss Sunday's visit to Cincinnati due to a sprained foot. The team ruled Haden out on Saturday. The club had listed Haden as questionable on Friday. Haden got hurt during a 16-16 tie...

Staley eager to see his mentor and his star pupil in Denver

Nov. 26, 2021 16:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Staley gets to face his mentor and maybe even his star pupil Sunday. Staley's Los Angeles Chargers (6-4) visit Vic Fangio's Denver Broncos (5-5), who hope to get pass rusher Bradley Chubb back from a surgically repaired ankle that has sidelined him...

Steelers eyeing return of Fitzpatrick, Watt vs. Bengals

Nov. 26, 2021 14:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — T.J. Watt and Minkah Fitzpatrick will spend Sunday afternoon on the field in Cincinnati and not on their phones back in Pittsburgh. Neither player was listed on Friday's injury report, clearing the way for their return after they spent last Sunday on...

Slumping Steelers try to avoid series sweep against Bengals

Nov. 26, 2021 11:19 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says every game against an AFC North opponent is an elimination game. That starts Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, who have already defeated the Steelers once this year. His urgency is...

Chargers' Staley faces mentor in Broncos' Fangio on Sunday

Nov. 24, 2021 20:09 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Before Brandon Staley became one of the top young coaches in the NFL, Vic Fangio saw his potential. But not even Fangio, who hired Staley in 2016 to be an outside linebacker coach with the Chicago Bears, could predict his rapid ascension up the...