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Chiefs missing starters Fenton, Niang for game vs Broncos

Dec. 03, 2021 14:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs will be without starting cornerback Rashad Fenton and right tackle Lucas Niang for Sunday night's game against the Broncos, raising the possibility that former All-Pro lineman Kyle Long could play for the first time in two years. ...

Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs

Dec. 03, 2021 13:26 PM EST

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league? Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco...

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...

Del Rio makes Las Vegas debut as Raiders opponent

Dec. 03, 2021 13:01 PM EST

Jack Del Rio never made it to Las Vegas with the Raiders, so his first game there will be as an opponent instead of head coach of the team he cheered for as a kid. Despite being the most successful Raiders coach in nearly two decades, Del Rio was fired by owner Mark Davis...

Daniel Jones will not play against Dolphins, neck injury

Dec. 03, 2021 12:58 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones will not play against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday because of a neck injury, and he could be out longer. Coach Joe Judge ruled out Jones on Friday after being told by the team's medical personnel that...

Robert Griffin III still has designs on playing in NFL

Dec. 03, 2021 12:37 PM EST

Robert Griffin III is still training to play in the NFL while enjoying his duties as an ESPN college football analyst. RG3 may have even found a way to be in two places at once. The 2012 AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year is an investor in...

Tua is rolling for Miami, while Giants have backup at QB

Dec. 03, 2021 12:11 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Take all the passers in NFL history who have attempted at least 75 throws in a month, and nobody was ever more accurate than Peyton Manning was for Indianapolis in December 2008. The No. 2 name on that list might be a surprise. ...

Giants putting 3-0 all-time record at Miami on the line

Dec. 03, 2021 12:00 PM EST

NEW YORK GIANTS (4-7) at MIAMI (5-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Miami by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: N.Y. Giants 6-5; Miami 6-5-1. SERIES RECORD: Giants lead 7-2. ...

Pipeline: Cascade of white owners has slowed NFL change

Dec. 03, 2021 11:33 AM EST

Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white. This basic head count might offer the simplest explanation for how, even with rules in place for nearly two decades that are...

Chargers' Wooden hopes road leads to general manager spot

Dec. 03, 2021 01:56 AM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — JoJo Wooden thought after he was one of the final cuts by the Arizona Cardinals during training camp in 1993 that his best avenue to progress in football would be through coaching. He later discovered that scouting was his natural calling. That...