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SEC showdowns loom: Mississippi-Alabama, Arkansas-Georgia

Sep. 27, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

Alabama and Georgia, the top-ranked teams in the country and the favorites to win their Southeastern Conference divisions, are preparing to face the league’s biggest early season surprises. No. 12 Mississippi is heading to Alabama to take on the top-ranked Crimson Tide...

Balanced Rams are rolling to 3-0 start for Stafford, McVay

Sep. 27, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Stafford has been every bit the upgrade Sean McVay predicted, and the Los Angeles Rams have been perhaps the NFL's most complete team. The first three games of the new quarterback's partnership with the Rams' offensive mastermind couldn't have...

Injuries at cornerback, running back hinder 49ers

Sep. 27, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The mounting injuries at running back and cornerback finally caught up to the San Francisco 49ers in their last second-loss to the Green Bay Packers. With four of their top five halfbacks sidelined with injuries and three key cornerbacks down,...

Neal, Anae out for Dallas against Eagles because of COVID-19

Sep. 27, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are missing players because of COVID-19 protocols for the third consecutive game to start the season, with linebacker Keanu Neal and defensive end Bradlee Anae sidelined for the home opener against Philadelphia on Monday night. ...

After 1-2 start, Seahawks facing season-defining stretch

Sep. 27, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Throughout the moments when it seemed the Seattle Seahawks were headed for a downfall over the past decade, they’ve found a way to navigate those potential tipping points into their favor. Only three weeks into the season, the Seahawks are at...

Packers' rally against 49ers reveals their reliance on Adams

Sep. 27, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

Davante Adams’ fourth-quarter injury sent a chill through Green Bay Packers fans wondering what impact his potential long-term absence would have on the rest of the season. It turns out they had no reason to worry. Adams lay on the field for a...

Harsin on starting QB: 'That has not been decided yet'

Sep. 27, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

Bryan Harsin isn't tipping his hand on No. 22 Auburn's starting quarterback against LSU. T.J. Finley, a former LSU starter, staked his claim on the job when he came off the bench to replace third-year starter Bo Nix and ultimately throw for the go-ahead touchdown against...

Utah football player's slaying under investigation

Sep. 27, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Investigators have several “promising leads” in the shooting death of Utah sophomore cornerback Aaron Lowe, the Salt Lake City police chief said Monday as family and friends mourned the football player killed less than a year after teammate Ty Jordan died in an...

Washington State football player stable after shooting

Sep. 27, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State wide receiver was in stable condition in a hospital Monday after being shot during the weekend, coach Nick Rolovich said, although he did not have other details about the player's status. Rolovich said he was awakened around...

Campbell blames lack of communication for Lions' loss

Sep. 27, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell watched the film of Sunday's 19-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and there was one thing he wasn't seeing. On too many plays, including Lamar Jackson's 36-yard pass to Sammy Watkins on fourth-and-19 in the final 30 seconds,...