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The Latest: Bears NT Goldman held out again against Bengals

Sep. 19, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 12:30 p.m. Chicago Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman is inactive against the Cincinnati Bengals after being listed as doubtful because of a knee injury. ...

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,...

Sign of times: Jets defense out to eliminate explosive plays

Sep. 17, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jeff Ulbrich walked into his office on his first day as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator and found a handmade sign on display waiting for him. It simply read in bold letters written in black marker: “ELIMINATE EXPLOSIVES!!” ...

Mac vs. Zach: Rookie QBs highlight latest Pats-Jets showdown

Sep. 16, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones and Zach Wilson are providing some fresh-faced buzz to an old AFC East rivalry that has gotten rather stale. All eyes will be on the rookie quarterbacks Sunday at MetLife Stadium when Jones' New England Patriots square off against...

Panthers hope for better results against post-Brees Saints

Sep. 16, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers could never really figure out Drew Brees when he was playing quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. They’re hoping things will be different on Sunday with Jameis Winston at the helm. Brees dominated...

Winston, Saints look to build on momentum vs. Panthers

Sep. 16, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (1-0) at CAROLINA (1-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Saints by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Saints 1-0, Panthers 1-0 SERIES RECORD: Saints lead series 28-25....

Patriots look to continue mastery over AFC East-rival Jets

Sep. 16, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (0-1) at NEW YORK JETS (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Patriots by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Patriots 0-1; Jets 0-1 SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead...

Pats' O-line poised to keep pressure off Mac Jones vs. Jets

Sep. 15, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones is going to be tested by opposing defenses this season. That’s just the way life goes for rookie quarterbacks in the NFL. It’s a reality not lost on members of the Patriots’ offensive line. “As a rookie,...

Panthers' defense had attitude, edge in Week 1 win over Jets

Sep. 13, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Defensive end Haason Reddick said the Carolina Panthers' defense has put the league on notice. While it may be a bit early to make any grand proclamations after a 19-14 win over a New York Jets team coming off a 2-14 last season and starting a...

Analysis: Some debuts rocky, others uplifting in NFL Week 1

Sep. 13, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

How difficult is achieving a successful debut in the NFL? Ask Urban Meyer and Arthur Smith, new head coaches whose teams looked as if they were still in spring workouts. Compounding that, Meyer's Jaguars and Smith's Falcons were routed by Houston and Philadelphia,...