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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...

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,...

Chargers' defense rising to occasion by forcing takeaways

Sep. 27, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

Justin Herbert has continued to earn the lion's share of attention for the Los Angeles Chargers during their 2-1 start. The defense also deserves its share of the credit as well. The Chargers lead the league with 30 points off takeaways. Three of their four touchdowns in...

Mistakes were made, but Cards good enough to overcome them

Sep. 27, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals didn't play particularly well for three quarters, gave up a stunning 109-yard touchdown just before halftime on a missed field goal and still rallied to win an NFL game on the road by nearly two touchdowns. “It was ugly, but...

Super Bowl champs looking at ways to improve ground game

Sep. 27, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Tom Brady scrambles three times and is your leading rusher, the running game clearly is not working the way it should. That’s just one of the things the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to fix after losing for the first...

Chiefs signing former All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon

Sep. 27, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are signing former All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon, who was recently reinstated by the NFL after violations of its policies on substance abuse and performance-enhancing substances. Gordon's agents, Eric Dounn and Matt...