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NFL At 100-AP Was There-Super Bowl 52

Nov. 12, 2019 11:53 AM EST

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Eagles-Patriots game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. The following is the story...

NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win

Nov. 12, 2019 11:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a touchdown....

NFL halfway awards: Russell Wilson AP's clear MVP favorite

Nov. 9, 2019 12:53 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Von Miller swears he has seen the future of football in Lamar Jackson , who is revolutionizing the quarterback position in the NFL's 100th season. "He's so dynamic," Miller said. "He's showing you can win in this league with a running quarterback." Miller said if he had an MVP vote, he'd give...

NFL reveals top teams, Nos. 31-100

Nov. 8, 2019 10:01 PM EST

A pair of Super Bowl winning teams that launched dynasties in San Francisco and New England highlighted the list of the NFL's greatest teams, Nos. 31-100. The NFL revealed results Friday night of balloting conducted by The Associated Press in conjunction with the league's celebration of its 100th season. The top...

Titans prepare for Chiefs with Mahomes expected to start

Nov. 8, 2019 8:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Kansas City coach Andy Reid, the decision on when Patrick Mahomes plays again is easy. It's when the reigning NFL MVP is physically ready. Turns out that's Sunday when the Chiefs visit Tennessee. Barring a setback, Mahomes will start despite dislocating his right kneecap Oct. 17...

Small tweaks have helped Pats' defense to dominate in 2019

Nov. 7, 2019 5:11 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The dominance of the Patriots' defense was at the center of each of their eight consecutive victories to open the season. Its knack for forcing turnovers, limiting opponents' rushing yards and ability to force three-and-outs helped it demoralize opposing offenses on a weekly basis....

Longtime backup Hoyer prepares for 1st start with Colts

Nov. 6, 2019 3:21 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Hoyer bounced around the NFL for more than a decade. He's suited up for seven different franchises, made starts with five different teams and mastered the art of excelling as a longtime backup quarterback. The job requires picking up new offenses quickly — sometimes even...

Pats say Ravens loss won't become blueprint for other teams

Nov. 4, 2019 4:53 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It took nine games, but a team finally found holes in the New England Patriots' defense. Ravens dual-threat quarterback Lamar Jackson spread out the Patriots like no one has this season, utilizing his skills on the ground and in the air to account for three touchdowns in...

NFL ICYMI: Do Baker, 2-6 Browns stay patient with Kitchens?

Nov. 4, 2019 10:36 AM EST

Given all of the talent they've assembled — Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr., Jarvis Landry, Nick Chubb, Myles Garrett, Denzel Ward — it'll be fascinating to see whether the Cleveland Browns are just as patient with apparently in-over-his-head Freddie Kitchens as they were with undoubtedly...

Belichick at loss of words after Patriots' 1st loss

Nov. 4, 2019 1:08 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick can be prickly and standoffish, even after a dominating victory. Belichick showed a different side Sunday night after the Patriots lost for the first time in 11 months, 37-20 to the Baltimore Ravens. After watching his defense get shredded by...