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Jets QB Zach Wilson having knee surgery Tuesday in LA

Aug. 14, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will have arthroscopic surgery on his injured right knee Tuesday in Los Angeles. Wilson suffered a bone bruise and torn meniscus during the Jets' second offensive series Friday night in their preseason opener at...

Titans coach Mike Vrabel celebrates with surprise shower

Aug. 14, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Anyone celebrating a birthday around the Tennessee Titans walks carefully around the team's headquarters to try and avoid center Ben Jones, who likes to surprise people usually with a pie to the face. On Sunday, the veteran lineman helped coach Mike Vrabel...

Correction: Marshawn Lynch-Vegas Arrest story

Aug. 14, 2022 12:23 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story published August 11, 2022, about the arrest of former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year the Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl. It was 2014, not 2013.

Perkins-McCutcheon connection leads Rams over Chargers 29-22

Aug. 14, 2022 02:33 AM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Bryce Perkins and Lance McCutcheon solidified their cases to come off the Los Angeles Rams roster bubble Saturday night. Perkins threw a pair of touchdown passes to McCutcheon as the defending Super Bowl champions held off the Los Angeles Chargers 29-22 in...

Journeyman Johnson leads Broncos' backups past Cowboys 17-7

Aug. 14, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The new Denver Broncos quarterback who wowed the crowd at Empower Field wasn't Russell Wilson but jourrneyman Josh Johnson. Johnson, who's 36 years old and playing for his 14th NFL team, threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes and the Broncos beat the...

Dalton has TD pass on 1 drive as Saints fall to Texans 17-13

Aug. 14, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — New Orleans coach Dennis Allen wasn't thrilled about his team's overall performance Saturday night in the preseason against the Houston Texans. But he was encouraged by the limited work of his starters on both sides of the ball. “I saw a lot of...

Pickett's game-winning drive helps Steelers beat Seahawks

Aug. 13, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Vaughns with 3 seconds to play and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Seattle Seahawks 32-25 on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams. Pickett, Pittsburgh’s first-round pick in 2022, is...

Thompson throws for 218 yards, Dolphins hold off Bucs 26-24

Aug. 13, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — There’s no question about Tampa Bay’s plans for Kyle Trask for this season. If Tom Brady remains healthy, and the Buccaneers are anywhere near as successful as they think they can be, the third-string quarterback likely won’t play a down for the second...

NFL players union president blasts Soldier Field conditions

Aug. 13, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The president of the NFL Players Association blasted the conditions at Soldier Field on Saturday, and he didn't exactly get an argument from the Chicago Bears or Kansas City Chiefs after their preseason game. Union president JC Tretter tweeted the field was not up to...

Bills rally to beat Colts 27-24 in Matt Ryan's Indy debut

Aug. 13, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Ryan can finally put the Falcons behind him. Whether it was seeing his name on the back of a No. 2 Colts jersey hanging in his locker, or completing his first attempt — a 6-yarder to tight end Kylen Granson — the 37-year-old quarterback feels as...