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Giants QB Jones needs to re-evaluate after fast start, slip

Oct. 20, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones was off to the best start of his brief career as New York Giants quarterback until things took a turn six quarters ago. Jones sustained a concussion just before halftime in a 44-20 loss to Dallas on Oct. 10 and then played his...

Jets' Mosley dealing with hamstring, uncertain for Pats game

Oct. 20, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — C.J. Mosley is taking no chances with his injured hamstring. The New York Jets linebacker could be sidelined for the team's game Sunday at New England after he said Wednesday he was hurt on the second-to-last play of New York's 27-20 loss to...

LB Jake Hansen's career at Illinois ends after knee surgery

Oct. 20, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois linebacker Jake Hansen will miss the rest of the season after having knee surgery. Hansen, who was injured in the second quarter against Wisconsin on Oct. 9, made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter. “It pains me...

Corral, Stoops spice up SEC while 'Bama, 'Dogs lead the pack

Oct. 20, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

Georgia and Alabama could be heading for another showdown in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Eight of the past nine Southeastern Conference championship games have featured either the Bulldogs or the Crimson Tide -- or both. Halfway...

Browns' Mayfield out with shoulder injury, Keenum starting

Oct. 20, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield had to surrender to the pain. Cleveland's starting quarterback, who has played the past four weeks with a torn labrum in his left shoulder, will sit out Thursday's game against the Denver Broncos and backup Case Keenum will start. ...

A perfect example of the difficulties of NFL short weeks

Oct. 20, 2021 15:05 PM EDT

For those who oppose Thursday night NFL games, be it players, coaches, fans or bettors, this week is a perfect example of why. It's difficult enough to prepare for a Sunday game when you have key injuries, particularly at quarterback. And when both teams are uncertain...

Falcons' Ridley 'flying around' in return after missing week

Oct. 20, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Ryan is looking to see more growth from the offense when the Atlanta Falcons, refreshed after their bye week, play Sunday at Miami. Top wide receiver Calvin Ridley's return should help. Ryan said Wednesday that Ridley...

Mets' Carrasco has surgery to remove bone fragment in elbow

Oct. 20, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets right-hander Carlos Carrasco has had surgery to remove a bone fragment from his pitching elbow and is projected to resume baseball activities this winter. Mets medical director David David Altchek operated Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery...

NFL set to propose fix to race-norming in dementia testing

Oct. 20, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming,” which make it harder for retired Black players to win dementia awards that average $500,000 or more. ...

Broncos visit Browns in matchup of reeling, desperate teams

Oct. 20, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

DENVER (3-3) at CLEVELAND (3-3) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, Fox/NFL Network OPENING LINE: Browns by 6, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Denver 3-3; Cleveland 3-3. SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead...