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49ers miss chance to separate in jumbled NFC playoff race

Dec. 05, 2021 22:27 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo believed the play was there. There likely was going to be an open target with all the attention focused on George Kittle. But the pass never got to its intended target, deflected at the line of scrimmage by Carlos Dunlap. When...

Vikings throw away key victory with late defensive collapse

Dec. 05, 2021 19:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are perfectly aware of what they wasted on Sunday afternoon. Needing a win to maintain a solid chance at an NFC playoff spot, they had things under control. With 1:50 to play and a 27-23 lead, all they had to do was stop the winless...

Eagles look to rebound and continue dominance over Jets

Dec. 03, 2021 16:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (5-7) at NEW YORK JETS (3-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Eagles by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Eagles 6-6; Jets 3-8. SERIES RECORD: Eagles lead 11-0. ...

Surging Washington seeks 4th straight win vs. Raiders

Dec. 03, 2021 13:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (5-6) at LAS VEGAS (6-5) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Raiders by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 4-7; Las Vegas 5-6. SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead...

Falcons try to put some heat on Brady, Bucs in NFC South

Dec. 02, 2021 23:41 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are cruising in the NFC South. The Atlanta Falcons would like to put a little pressure on the defending Super Bowl champions. After losing at Tampa Bay in Week 2, the Falcons get another crack at...

49ers look to stay hot, travel to face hapless Seahawks

Dec. 02, 2021 18:51 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When San Francisco lost at home in Week 4 to Seattle, a game in which its starting quarterback left injured, it appeared the 49ers' season was about to spiral into a downfall. It ended up being the second setback of a four-game losing streak for the...

Jets look to change history, end 0-11 drought vs. Eagles

Dec. 02, 2021 16:06 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh was asked this week if he was aware of the New York Jets’ futility against the Philadelphia Eagles. Eleven games. Zero wins. The only team the Jets have never defeated. “Yeah, I...

Packers will use bye to prepare for finishing stretch

Dec. 02, 2021 15:30 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matt LaFleur won the NFC North in each of his first two seasons as Green Bay Packers coach, and he’s well on his way to making it 3-for-3. However, in a city known for championships, division titles aren’t celebrated with commemorative...

Struggling Panthers limp into bye week having lost 7 of 9

Dec. 02, 2021 14:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hall of Fame executive Bill Polian used to recite an old adage: you never want to get too high in the NFL because you’re only two weeks away from disaster. One of Polian’s former teams, the Carolina Panthers, is learning that firsthand. ...

Oklahoma State faces Baylor for Big 12 title with eye on CFP

Dec. 02, 2021 13:46 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy feels his team has been in playoff mode for several weeks. With one more win and a little help, the fifth-ranked Cowboys could be one of the four teams in the actual College Football Playoff. A victory in their...