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Titans finally reach bye week with chance to rest, heal up

Nov. 29, 2021 16:23 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No NFL team needs its bye week as much as the Tennessee Titans. The Titans (8-4) finally get to rest and heal up some of the many injured players for a stretch run to finish the season. Tennessee has used 86 different players this season, most...

Patterson's presence felt as Falcons get running game going

Nov. 29, 2021 15:57 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Cordarrelle Patterson made sure the Falcons finally produced a 100-yard rusher after they went 22 games without one. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Patterson, in his ninth season and first with Atlanta, ran for a...

Jags losing Jalen Ramsey trade, now face their former star

Nov. 29, 2021 14:59 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars lost the Jalen Ramsey trade, at least so far. And when they face Ramsey on Sunday for the first time since dealing the Pro Bowl cornerback to the Los Angeles Rams early in the 2019 season, it will be a stark reminder of...

Jags turn to up-tempo scheme, option plays to help Lawrence

Nov. 28, 2021 18:46 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars made a couple of offensive tweaks in hopes of being, well, less offensive on offense. The Jaguars used an up-tempo scheme at times and called more option plays with quarterback Trevor Lawrence in a 21-14 loss to Atlanta...

Falcons take advantage of Jaguars' mistakes in 21-14 victory

Nov. 28, 2021 17:59 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons finally found some room to run, just enough to help them stay on the fringe of the NFC playoff picture. Cordarrelle Patterson ran for a career-high 108 yards and two touchdowns in his return from an ankle injury, and the...

Jones throws 2 TD passes, Patriots roll past Titans 36-13

Nov. 28, 2021 17:48 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Titans ended an era for the Patriots during the 2019 season when they knocked them out of the playoffs in Tom Brady's final game in New England. The Patriots are hoping Sunday's victory over Tennessee will be part of the blueprint to get...

Gibbs scores 40 to lead Jacksonville St. over Elon 93-81

Nov. 27, 2021 17:21 PM EST

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Jalen Gibbs had a career-high 40 points as Jacksonville State defeated Elon 93-81 on Saturday. Gibbs, a senior transfer from Mount St. Mary's, hit 13 of 17 shots, including 10 of 12 from deep. His 40 points set a Gamecocks program record in the D-I...

Mask mandates fueled growth of Moms for Liberty

Nov. 27, 2021 03:13 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jessica Tillman, a Seminole County mother of four, developed some new interests during the COVID-19 pandemic: Fighting against school board mask mandates and organizing with like-minded parents. For Tillman, the government response to COVID-19...

Vikings, 49ers head into meeting on upswings in NFC

Nov. 26, 2021 11:57 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers found themselves in similar predicaments a few weeks ago after seasons that began with high hopes saw both teams struggling at the midpoint. Both have responded with back-to-back wins to get into...

Pitts returns to site of vicious hit as Falcons play at Jags

Nov. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Pitts’ last trip to Jacksonville ended in painful fashion. The star tight end was knocked out of Florida’s game against rival Georgia on a vicious hit a little more than a year ago. Pitts suffered a concussion, and his helmet twisted...