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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Broncos bringing QBs to KC to face Mahomes and Chiefs

Dec. 3, 2020 4:55 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes is putting together one of the best seasons of any quarterback in NFL history. The Broncos? Well, they're just happy to HAVE a quarterback. Drew Lock will be back under center when Denver visits Kansas City in the latest edition of their long-simmering...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) waves as he leaves the field after defeating the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL football game, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 19-14. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Steelers, Chiefs, Saints closing in on playoff spots

Dec. 3, 2020 3:02 PM EST

The unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers and the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs are closing in on clinching their respective divisions going into Week 13. The Steelers, who are 11-0, can wrap up the AFC North with a win over Washington on Monday night and a Browns loss against Tennessee on Sunday. The Steelers can...

Broncos get to bring QBs to KC to face Mahomes and Chiefs

Dec. 3, 2020 2:23 PM EST

DENVER (4-7) at KANSAS CITY (10-1) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 14 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Broncos 6-5; Chiefs 6-5 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 66-55 LAST MEETING — Chiefs beat Broncos 43-16 on Oct. 25 LAST WEEK — Broncos lost to Saints 31-3; Chiefs beat...

Saints go for their 2nd win in three weeks vs. Falcons

Dec. 3, 2020 1:06 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (9-2) at ATLANTA (4-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Saints by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Saints 6-5; Falcons 5-6 SERIES RECORD — Falcons lead 53-50 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Falcons 24-9 on Nov. 22 in New Orleans LAST WEEK — Saints beat Broncos 31-3;...

FILE - Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, center, jokes with backup quarterbacks Jeff Driskel, left, and Brett Rypien during an NFL football practice in Englewood, Colo., in this Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, file photo. The Broncos activated three quarterbacks—starter Lock and backups Rypien and Blake Bortles—from the COVID-19 list Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, to insure that the team will not be without quarterbacks on the roster for the game against the Chiefs in Kansas City on Sunday as the Broncos were last Sunday when hosting the New Orleans Saints. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Lock returns to practice, apologizes again for COVID-19 slip

Dec. 2, 2020 8:22 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Many viewers cringed at Denver’s ugly loss to the Saints behind a rookie receiver pressed into duty because every Broncos quarterback was barred by the NFL over coronavirus concerns. Among them was Drew Lock. “It hurt my heart, hurt my soul,” the Broncos starter...

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) reacts as he beats Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Antoine Winfield Jr. (31) on a 75-yard touchown reception during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Chiefs offense takes 'pick your poison' adage to extreme

Dec. 2, 2020 4:41 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers kept rolling single coverage onto Tyreek Hill, and Patrick Mahomes kept zinging passes deep downfield to the fleet-footed Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver, who proceeded to waltz into the end zone three times while piling up 269 yards in a record-setting...

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers a question during a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami. Goodell says the league remains committed to finishing the regular season as scheduled. Goodell also said on a conference call that while the NFL is considering a bubble format for the playoffs, it wouldn’t necessarily resemble what the NHL and NBA used successfully in completing their seasons. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Goodell: NFL committed to finishing regular season on time

Dec. 2, 2020 3:24 PM EST

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the league remains committed to finishing the regular season as scheduled. Goodell also said on a conference call that while the NFL is considering a bubble format for the playoffs, it wouldn't necessarily resemble what the NHL and NBA used in successfully in...

Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) is hit after the throw by New Orleans Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Broncos activate 3 QBs following COVID-19 rules violations

Dec. 2, 2020 1:27 AM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles will be allowed to rejoin their teammates at practice Wednesday after the Denver Broncos activated them from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday. Their return means practice squad receiver Kendall Hinton won't have to be the...

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) sacks Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Column: Broncos could have avoided quarterback quagmire

Dec. 1, 2020 2:05 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos could have avoided the quarterback quagmire they got stuck in over the weekend had they only embraced the notion of a “quarantined QB” that was championed by the likes of the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles last summer. Coach Vic Fangio deemed as...

Denver Broncos quarterback Kendall Hinton (2) throws against the New Orleans Saints during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Drew Lock could end up paying biggest price for QB quagmire

Nov. 30, 2020 11:51 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Their quarantined quarterback quartet sure left the Denver Broncos in, shall we say, quite the quagmire. The NFL made the Broncos play without any QBs Sunday, and their 31-3 loss to the Saints serves as an embarrassing example for other teams not to violate the NFL’s COVID-19...