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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass before an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

The Latest: Brady, Bucs roll to win, give Packers first loss

Oct. 18, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:35 p.m. For Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, it was just like old times in a new uniform. Brady threw for 166 yards and two touchdowns, including one to Gronkowski, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rolled to a 38-10 win over the previously undefeated Green Bay...

Cincinnati Bengals' Jessie Bates (30) intercepts a pass intended for Indianapolis Colts' Zach Pascal (14) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Lack of closing punch proves costly for Bengals in Indy

Oct. 18, 2020 6:59 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals started fast Sunday. Then they wound up with an all-too-familiar result. After building a 21-0 lead early in the second quarter and scoring on their first four possessions, Cincinnati managed only one more field goal and headed home from Indianapolis with a 31-27...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) yells at members of his offensive line as they walk off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Old man quarterbacks Brady and Rodgers face off Sunday

Oct. 17, 2020 10:11 AM EDT

Hey old-timer, what are you still doing on an NFL field? Guaranteed no one is asking that question to the quarterbacks in the bays: 43-year-old Tom Brady in Tampa and 36-year-old Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. The two future residents of Canton, Ohio — at least their busts in the Pro Football Hall of Fame,...

Colts put perfect home record on line against Bengals

Oct. 16, 2020 11:49 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (1-3-1) at INDIANAPOLIS (3-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Colts by 9 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Bengals 3-2; Colts 3-2 SERIES RECORD — Colts lead 19-12 LAST MEETING — Bengals beat Colts 24-23 on Sept. 9, 2018 in Indianapolis LAST WEEK — Ravens beat Bengals...

Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor (28) tries to break a tackle from Cleveland Browns linebacker Sione Takitaki (44) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Colts trying to fix Taylor-made ground game against Bengals

Oct. 16, 2020 11:47 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts' game against Cincinnati on Sunday is back on again after being placed in doubt when the team closed its practice facility Friday because four people in the organization tested positive for COVID-19. The Colts later announced on Twitter that the positive samples...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) jumps behind Baker Mayfield after they defeated the Indianapolis Colts in an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

October surprise: Browns are 4-1, looking like contenders

Oct. 12, 2020 3:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rising high above downtown Cleveland on an unusually warm autumn night, the Terminal Tower was bathed in bright orange lights on Sunday, a glowing tribute to a team that has this football-obsessed city fired up. For the first time in 26 years, the beloved Browns are 4-1. Talk about an...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers looks to throw during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Rivers' Pick 6, safety doom Colts in 32-23 loss to Browns

Oct. 11, 2020 10:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Philip Rivers was brought to Indianapolis because of his poise and pedigree. He'd help the Colts stay competitive, keep winning. On Sunday, his mistakes cost them dearly. Rivers had an interception returned for a touchdown and was called for intentional grounding on a throw from the end...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Rashard Higgins (82) and quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrate after a 15-yard touchdown by Higgins during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Mayfield throws 2 TDs, Browns hold off Colts to move to 4-1

Oct. 11, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bill Belichick was their coach and Nick Saban on his staff the last time Cleveland Browns were this good this early. That was back in 1994, when current coach Kevin Stefanski was 12. “We have a ways to go,” Stefanski said. “Obviously, we are in this to win it.”...

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) throws a pass in the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

The Latest: Cowboys edge Giants with field goal on last play

Oct. 11, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 5 in the NFL (all times EDT): __ 7:45 p.m. Greg Zuerlein kicked a 34-yard field goal on the final play of the game as the Dallas Cowboys withstood a devastating injury to Dak Prescott and won 37-34 over the New York Giants. Zuerlein's kick barely sneaked inside the right upright. The Cowboys...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Chargers-Saints a sentimental showdown for QB Brees

Oct. 11, 2020 12:11 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For perhaps the final time, Saints record-setting quarterback Drew Brees is about to look across the line of scrimmage at uniforms emblazoned with the lightning bolt logo of the team that drafted him. The Chargers (1-3), who visit New Orleans (2-2) on Monday night, essentially cut Brees...