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New York Giants head coach Joe Judge, left, and Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson meet after an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Giants blow 11-point lead to Eagles in final five minutes

Oct. 23, 2020 1:05 AM EDT

Holding an 11-point lead with less than five minutes to play, the New York Giants were on the verge of a second straight win and getting back in the NFC East race. They blew it, which is probably what one would expect from a team that opened the season by losing five straight games under new coach Joe Judge....

Philadelphia Eagles players celebrate after a touchdown by Boston Scott during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Carson Wentz rallies Eagles to 22-21 win over Giants

Oct. 23, 2020 12:39 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hurried, harassed and hit repeatedly, Carson Wentz completed the comeback this time. Wentz threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Boston Scott with 40 seconds remaining and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame an 11-point deficit in the final seven minutes to beat the New York Giants 22-21 on...

New York Giants' Daniel Jones runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Perfection on display when Steelers visit Titans, both 5-0

Oct. 22, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

Maybe all the delays involving the Titans and the jumbled NFL schedule led to the kind of showcase game we all need. Pittsburgh (5-0) at Tennessee (5-0). Yes, the COVID-19 outbreak in Nashville provided some understandably nervous and upsetting times. And it could be a harbinger for a league attempting to play a...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) works against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Saints face 'frenemy' in Panthers QB Bridgewater

Oct. 22, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The time has come for Teddy Bridgewater to return to the place where he rehabilitated his NFL career and try to beat the team that helped him do it. Bridgewater made two starts in the Superdome last year during his 5-0 run as a fill-in starter for then-injured Saints quarterback Drew...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) talks with teammates on the bench during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Wilson says Seattle could give Antonio Brown chance to grow

Oct. 22, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Russell Wilson leads the NFL in touchdown passes, is leading the top scoring offense in the league and still wants more. So if Antonio Brown becomes available once his current NFL suspension ends, Wilson is all for the Seattle Seahawks bringing him in. “I think that...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. Garoppolo will face his former Patriots teammates for the first time on Sunday, Oct. 25. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo ready for return to New England

Oct. 22, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo’s early NFL education came going up against Bill Belichick’s complicated defense each day in practice with the New England Patriots. That work helped Garoppolo develop from a raw prospect coming out of Eastern Illinois into an accomplished...

Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles (9) passes against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Bears, Rams hunting respect Monday despite strong starts

Oct. 22, 2020 7:42 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Chicago Bears don't get much respect for a 5-1 team. They can only win ugly, or so the conventional wisdom goes, and their luck is supposedly going to end when they meet an elite opponent. The Los Angeles Rams (4-2) looked like an elite opponent until last week, when an...

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2008, file photo, former NFL football player Dana Stubblefield leaves a federal courthouse in San Francisco. Stubblefield was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, for raping a prospective babysitter at his Morgan Hill home five years earlier. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield sentenced to 15 years to life

Oct. 22, 2020 7:31 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Thursday for raping a developmentally disabled woman who prosecutors said he lured to his home with the promise of a babysitting job. The sentence was issued by a judge in San Jose after denying...

Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles (9) reaches for the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Foles, Bears still adjusting as offense struggles to click

Oct. 22, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

Nick Foles figured it would take time. The Chicago Bears made a quarterback switch in Week 3, hoping the Super Bowl 52 MVP could give their struggling offense the lift Mitchell Trubisky could not. The production hasn't been much better with Foles. But the team continues to win. Chicago heads into a Monday night...

Giants, Eagles get veteran receivers back for game

Oct. 22, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles each have a veteran wide receiver returning from injury for their game Thursday night. Sterling Shepard is back for the Giants after being placed on injured reserve because of turf toe following Week 2. DeSean Jackson is back for the Eagles...