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New York Giants' Daniel Jones runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Perfection on display when Steelers visit Titans, both 5-0

Oct. 24, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

Maybe all the delays involving the Titans and the jumbled NFL schedule led to the kind of showcase game we all need. Pittsburgh (5-0) at Tennessee (5-0). Yes, the COVID-19 outbreak in Nashville provided some understandably nervous and upsetting times. And it could be a harbinger for a league attempting to play a...

Panthers-Saints brings familiar face back to the Superdome

Oct. 23, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

CAROLINA (3-3) at NEW ORLEANS (3-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Saints by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Panthers 3-3; Saints 2-3 SERIES RECORD — Saints lead 26-25 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Panthers 42-10, on Dec. 29, 2019, at Carolina LAST WEEK — Panthers lost to Bears...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) works against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Saints face 'frenemy' in Panthers QB Bridgewater

Oct. 23, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The time has come for Teddy Bridgewater to return to the place where he rehabilitated his NFL career and try to beat the team that helped him do it. Bridgewater made two starts in the Superdome last year during his 5-0 run as a fill-in starter for then-injured Saints quarterback Drew...

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) looks to throw a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Derek Carr leads Raiders into showdown vs Tom Brady's Bucs

Oct. 22, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

Fresh off winning the first NFL game ever played in Las Vegas, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr talked about how seeing Tom Brady’s picture on the front page of the newspaper this offseason as his possible replacement added fuel to his fire. Carr now gets a chance to see Brady in person when the Raiders...

Gruden's Raiders face his former Bucs franchise

Oct. 22, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY (4-2) at LAS VEGAS (3-2) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buccaneers 3-2-1; Raiders 3-2 SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 7-3 LAST MEETING - Raiders won on road 30-24 in OT on Oct. 30, 2016 LAST WEEK - Bucs beat Packers 38-10; Raiders had bye, beat Chiefs 40-32...

Falcons, Lions both looking to get on winning streaks

Oct. 22, 2020 1:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (2-3) at ATLANTA (1-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Falcons by 1 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Lions 2-3; Falcons 2-3 SERIES RECORD — Lions lead 24-13 LAST MEETING — Falcons beat Lions 30-26 on Sept 24, 2017 at Detroit LAST WEEK — Lions beat Jaguars 34-16; Falcons...

Houston Texans interim head coach Romeo Crennel watches from the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

NFL teams going for 2 at record-setting rate

Oct. 21, 2020 2:41 AM EDT

Never before have NFL teams gone for 2-point conversions as often as they have this season, even if the decision sometimes has backfired. The 58 attempts through six weeks are the most at this juncture of the season since the NFL adopted the 2-point conversion in 1994. Going for 2 was a big part of the story line...

Seattle Seahawks' Bryan Mone (92) cheers on DK Metcalf (14) after Metcalf pulled in a long pass near the end of the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-26. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seahawks keep top spot in AP Pro32; Steelers, Titans move up

Oct. 20, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As the NFC's only 5-0 team, the Seattle Seahawks had a quiet week on a bye. However, the Seahawks didn't lose any ground and maintained the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. The Seahawks received nine of 12 first-place votes for 377 points in balloting Tuesday by media members who...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) passes under pressure from New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Herbert has done plenty for Chargers, except get a victory

Oct. 15, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has accomplished plenty during his first four NFL starts. But he still hasn't done the one thing that ultimately defines quarterbacks — lead his team to victory. The Los Angeles Chargers rookie has a 68.8% completion rate and 107.1 passer rating, which are...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Oct. 14, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: ___ Oct. 13 The Greenwood Commonwealth on New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas: Four months ago, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas didn’t hesitate to knock his teammate, Drew Brees, when the quarterback said he believed kneeling...