Latest National Football Conference News

The Latest: Miami's Tagovailoa forced out on hit from Bills

Sep. 19, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 1:30 p.m. Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is hurting after a fourth-down hit in the first quarter of Miami’s game against Buffalo. Miami elected to go...

Packers' defensive woes put focus on Barry before Lions game

Sep. 19, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry said at his introductory news conference that the adversity he encountered in two unsuccessful stints filling the same role in Detroit and Washington made him a better coach. It sure hasn't taken long for him to take a few...

Boston College goes to 3-0 with 28-3 win over Temple

Sep. 18, 2021 22:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A whole lot of defense and a little bit of a pounding running game kept Boston College undefeated as its non-conference schedule winds down Pat Garwo, Travis Levy and Dennis Grosel scored rushing touchdowns and Boston College cruised to a 28-3...

Saints enter Carolina game without 8 assistant coaches

Sep. 18, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints will have a total of eight coaches unable to attend Sunday's road game against the Panthers because of positive COVID-19 tests. While offensive line coach Brendan Nugent has cleared COVID-19 protocols and is now set to...

49ers place LB Dre Greenlaw on injured reserve

Sep. 18, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

The San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker Dre Greenlaw on injured reserve Saturday with a groin injury that will likely sideline him for at least a month. Greenlaw first injured the hamstring in training camp and then it got worse in a season-opening 41-33 win at Detroit...

Former Bear, Steve McMichael, gets ALS Courage Award

Sep. 18, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Steve McMichael, a beloved member of the 1985 Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears, received the first ALS Courage Award. McMichael, who has Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, was honored Saturday during the 20th anniversary of the Les...

Packers assistant Montgomery out due to COVID-19 protocols

Sep. 18, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery won’t be with the team for its Monday night home opener with the Detroit Lions due to COVID-19 protocols. The Packers announced Saturday that Montgomery won't attend the Monday night game....

Lions' Jamaal Williams ready for his return to Green Bay

Sep. 18, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

Detroit Lions running back Jamaal Williams addresses the prospect of facing his former team with the candor and humor that made him such a popular figure throughout his four seasons with the Green Bay Packers. Williams rushed for over 2,000 yards...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 18, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

College Football Hall of Fame DT Roger Brown dies at 84

Sep. 17, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roger Brown, a College Football Hall of Famer and six-time Pro Bowl selection with the Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Rams, has died. He was 84. The Lions and College Football Hall of Fame announced his death on Friday. The Lions said a member of...