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Giants G Shane Lemieux has knee surgery, out indefinitely

Sep. 22, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants starting left guard Shane Lemieux had surgery on his left knee and is expected to miss the rest of the regular season. Lemieux, who hurt the knee early in training camp, had surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New...

Rams' Kupp stays grounded in a soaring start with Stafford

Sep. 22, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cooper Kupp realizes he isn't in charge of how high he sits on the NFL's receiving charts, so he isn't terribly impressed by his lofty perch early this season. When Kupp isn't getting many targets, the Los Angeles Rams receiver focuses on...

Shanahan doesn't rule out Gore reunion with 49ers

Sep. 22, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The injuries at running back for the San Francisco 49ers keep piling up so much that coach Kyle Shanahan said the team could consider bringing back Frank Gore for another stint. After losing starter Raheem Mostert to a season-ending knee...

Herbert, Chargers continue to have struggles in red zone

Sep. 22, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has mostly picked up from where he left off last season when was the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. But there are some areas of concern as the Los Angeles Chargers prepare to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. ...

In 2nd season, Epenesa making a big impact on Bills defense

Sep. 22, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

After a disjointed 2020 rookie season, Bills coach Sean McDermott is still getting to know A.J. Epenesa away from the field. “He is quiet. I don’t think I really know the real A.J., maybe,” McDermott said. Opposing quarterbacks are quickly...

Fangio: Meyer says 'every week it's like playing Alabama'

Sep. 22, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio says Urban Meyer told him coaching in the NFL is “like playing Alabama” every week. Denver's coach relayed his conversation from last weekend with the embattled Jacksonville Jaguars coach to illustrate a point about parity in the...

Seahawks' Lockett shies away from attention after hot start

Sep. 22, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Tyler Lockett would have preferred to be anywhere else on Wednesday, rather than standing at the front of an auditorium talking about himself, the numbers he’s put up through the first two weeks of the regular season and the chance he has for more records this week. ...

Vikings' Cook shows toughness after physical game in Arizona

Sep. 22, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Late in the second quarter on Sunday, Dalvin Cook was stood up at the line of scrimmage by Arizona’s 335-pound defensive tackle Corey Peters. All of Cook’s momentum was stopped in an instant and he was pushed back by a group of Cardinals...

Rodgers preps for 49ers, who asked about him before draft

Sep. 22, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Imagine if instead of playing quarterback for the Green Bay Packers in Sunday night’s game against San Francisco, Aaron Rodgers was starting for the 49ers. On the day before this year’s draft, with Rodgers not wanting to return to the team he...

Jones happy to talk about Eli, more tight-lipped on Giants

Sep. 22, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones was almost all smiles for the first five minutes of his weekly news conference with the New York Giants media. It was really easy. All the questions were about his predecessor, Eli Manning, and the halftime ceremony the Giants...