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Struggling Jaguars are facing a reality check after buying into preseason hype

Sep. 24, 2023 19:20 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars may have gotten too comfortable or too confident. Or both. The Jaguars delivered one of their most disappointing performances in franchise history, a 37-17 stinker against Houston on Sunday in which they were...

Beck's rare TD return propels Texans to a 37-17 rout of Jaguars and gives Ryans his first win

Sep. 24, 2023 18:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Beck craned his neck after crossing the goal line, checking for penalty flags before celebrating. He scanned the field and found none, so he gladly let his teammates mob him in the end zone. This was one for the record books. ...

Smith, Jenkins lead Houston in 38-7 win over Sam Houston

Sep. 24, 2023 00:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Donovan Smith threw for 294 yards and a touchdown, Parker Jenkins had 105 yards rushing and three touchdowns and Houston beat Sam Houston 38-7 on Saturday night. Smith finished 31-of-40 passing, and Jenkins had rushing touchdowns of 4, 1 and 2 yards in the first half...

Jackson, Smothers lead Jacksonville State to suffocating win over Eastern Michigan

Sep. 23, 2023 21:12 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Malik Jackson and quarterback Logan Smothers each eclipsed 100 yards rushing and Jacksonville State beat Eastern Michigan 21-0 on Saturday. Jackson ran for 127 yards on 21 carries and Smothers carried it 18 times for a 118 yards and a touchdown. Smothers...

Texans place Stingley on injured list, say Tunsil won't travel to Jacksonville

Sep. 23, 2023 14:47 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have placed cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. on the injured reserve with a hamstring injury and said Saturday that left tackle Laremy Tunsil won't travel to Jacksonville because of a knee injury. Stingley, the third overall pick in the 2022 draft, was...

Jets look to end a 14-game skid vs. the winless Patriots and move to 2-0 in the AFC East

Sep. 21, 2023 14:53 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh was an assistant in Jacksonville the previous time the New York Jets defeated the New England Patriots. Zach Wilson was a sophomore in high school. None of the other players on the Jets' current roster were there to witness that rare...

Struggling Bears head to Arrowhead Stadium to face the defending Super Bowl champion Chiefs

Sep. 21, 2023 14:44 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs appeared to fix many of their Week 1 problems last week in Jacksonville, when All-Pro defensive tackle Chris Jones returned from his holdout, star tight end Travis Kelce was back on the field following a knee injury, and an offense that struggled...

High-octane Chiefs relying on defense to keep them in early season games

Sep. 18, 2023 14:06 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have relied for years on their dynamic offense to rescue their middle-of-the-road defense. On Sunday, it was the other way around. Given the makeup of the roster, and the way Patrick Mahomes and Co. have performed in a...

Jaguars coach Doug Pederson vows to fix the offense after a 9-point performance against the Chiefs

Sep. 18, 2023 13:43 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Something is amiss with Jacksonville’s offense. The Jaguars, who entered the season with thoughts of averaging 30 points a game, have looked mostly out of sync on third down, in the red zone, in short-yardage situations and on the scoreboard. ...

Chisholm hits grand slam for 2nd straight game, Marlins rout Braves 16-2 to sweep series

Sep. 17, 2023 23:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. hit a grand slam for the second consecutive game and the Miami Marlins routed the Atlanta Braves 16-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the NL East champions. Jorge Soler, Jake Burger and Nick Fortes also went deep, and Luis Arraez had...