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Beasts of East: All 8 NFL teams in East divisions above .500

Nov. 30, 2022 11:19 AM EST

Two years after no team in the NFC East won more than seven games, all four have pulled off the trick with six weeks to go. Washington (7-5) beat Atlanta on Sunday to join Philadelphia (10-1), Dallas (8-3) and the Giants (7-4) with winning records, giving the division a combined...

Hurts has Eagles off and running toward best record in NFL

Nov. 28, 2022 15:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers entered the Packers' game against the Eagles as the reigning two-time NFL MVP. Jalen Hurts showed in the head-to-head matchup why he could be the one to take the award from Rodgers. Hurts cemented his status as a top MVP candidate with a game that...

Jags' Lawrence finally looks like generational quarterback

Nov. 28, 2022 14:15 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence finally looks like the generational quarterback the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted with the No. 1 overall pick in 2021. He no longer is making progress or showing flashes or offering glimpses. The former Clemson star has emerged as the...

Jags edge Ravens 28-27 on 2-pointer, Tucker's 67-yard miss

Nov. 27, 2022 18:43 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Marvin Jones' shin-dragging touchdown catch will go down as one of the more memorable plays in Jacksonville Jaguars history. Zay Jones' 2-point conversion could be up there, too. Trevor Lawrence connected with the Joneses on back-to-back plays in the...

Jackson, streaking Ravens provide test for Jags' retooled D

Nov. 25, 2022 12:26 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville used its bye week to retool its shaky defense. The Jaguars simplified schemes and hinted at relying on “more games and stunts” to spark a listless pass rush. The changes will be put to the test Sunday when Jacksonville (3-7) hosts one of...

Jaguars' D stands for disappointment as gaffes, losses mount

Nov. 17, 2022 19:09 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s defense was supposed to be better than this. A unit filled with early-round picks and high-priced free agents was expected to be the strength of the team, a crutch of sorts while second-year pro Trevor Lawrence finds his way in a new offense and with...

Struggles for Jags' Josh Allen continue in loss to Chiefs

Nov. 14, 2022 14:05 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Josh Allen’s streak of games without a sack is nearing the longest drought of his NFL career. Once Jacksonville’s top pass rusher and a Pro Bowl selection as a rookie, the seventh overall pick in the 2019 draft is looking more and more ordinary in...

Chiefs WR Smith-Schuster placed in concussion protocol

Nov. 13, 2022 17:53 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was seen laughing among teammates in the Kansas City locker room Sunday, shortly after he sustained a concussion during a victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars that raised questions about how to police helmet-to-helmet hits. ...

Mahomes throws 4 TD passes as Chiefs beat Jaguars 27-17

Nov. 13, 2022 17:41 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs were rolling through the Jaguars defense when Jacksonville safety Andre Cisco delivered a helmet-to-helmet blow that left wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster motionless on the turf. Rather than slow down the Chiefs,...

Chiefs' Reid, Jaguars' Pederson meet Sunday for 2nd time

Nov. 10, 2022 13:35 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Doug Pederson will always feel indebted to Chiefs coach Andy Reid for the way his career played out. Both the playing one and the coaching one. It was Reid who gave Pederson, then a backup quarterback for the Packers, an opportunity to be an...