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New York Jets running back La'Mical Perine, left, lunges into the end zone to score a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong )

Jets place RB La'Mical Perine, K Sam Ficken on IR

Nov. 24, 2020 5:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets placed running back La'Mical Perine and kicker Sam Ficken on injured reserve Tuesday. The team also announced it signed running back Josh Adams and tight end Ross Travis from the practice squad, and re-signed quarterback Mike White to the practice squad. Perine, a...

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen, left, is tackled by New York Jets linebacker Harvey Langi during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong )

Chargers still learning how to put teams away in second half

Nov. 23, 2020 7:45 PM EST

The Los Angeles Chargers proved on Sunday that they can finally hang on to a lead. The next step is making sure opponents don't make it too close at the end. Los Angeles had a 31-13 lead midway through the third quarter against the Jets before New York was able to rally a bit. They were within one score at 34-26...

Bills tight end Sweeney diagnosed with inflamed heart

Nov. 23, 2020 5:05 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills tight end Tommy Sweeney will miss the remainder of the season after being diagnosed with an inflamed heart, which is considered a COVID-19 aftereffect. Coach Sean McDermott provided the update on Monday as the Bills (7-3) returned from their bye week to prepare to host...

New York Jets quarterback Joe Flacco (5) walks off the field after a loss to to the Los Angeles Chargers during an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Winless Jets trying to stay positive after loss to Chargers

Nov. 22, 2020 11:48 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — At least the New York Jets keep fighting. That might be the best thing they can take away from their latest loss, 34-28 to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. “We can obviously play with teams,” quarterback Joe Flacco said. “If confidence is lacking —...

New York Jets linebacker Neville Hewitt, bottom, pulls on the jersey of Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen after a catch by Allen during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Allen, Herbert propel Chargers to 34-28 victory over Jets

Nov. 22, 2020 9:42 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — It hasn't taken long for Justin Herbert and Keenan Allen to become one of the more lethal quarterback-receiver duos in the NFL. After Sunday, they can also add record setting. Allen set a Chargers franchise mark with 16 receptions and Herbert became the first rookie quarterback...

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard, right, runs from Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson (50) during a 42-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

The Latest: Cowboys win, NFC East teams all have 3 wins

Nov. 22, 2020 7:35 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:35 p.m. Somehow, the NFC East race has become even tighter and weirder. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 on Sunday to earn their third win of the season. Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes. Elsewhere in the division, the Eagles lost,...

New York Jets cornerback Bless Austin, left, is unable to stop a touchdown catch made by Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) in the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Jets place CB Austin on IR, activate OLB Luvu from IR

Nov. 21, 2020 5:05 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed cornerback Bless Austin on injured reserve Saturday, another tough blow to their already thin and inexperienced secondary. Austin injured his neck in practice Wednesday. He sat out Thursday, had an MRI and was cleared to practice Friday. The second-year...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) battles with Los Angeles Chargers outside linebacker Kyzir White (44) for a reception during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. Gronkowski came away with the catch. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Chargers place leading tackler Kyzir White on COVID-19 list

Nov. 21, 2020 4:44 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have placed linebacker Kyzir White on the COVID-19 list and called up three players from the practice squad Saturday. White is in his third season and is the Chargers leading tackler with 68. The COVID-19 list is for players who either test positive for...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) hands the ball off to running back Phillip Lindsay (30) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Better ground game would help settle Broncos QB Drew Lock

Nov. 20, 2020 5:29 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A good ground game could do wonders for scuffling quarterback Drew Lock and his health but the Denver Broncos’ 1-2 punch of Melvin Gordon and Phillip Lindsay has been no haymaker in 2020. When Gordon signed a two-year, $16 million deal in free agency, the Broncos were...

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold, center left, looks on from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. Jets quarterback Sam Darnold will be sidelined for a second straight game as he recovers from an injured right shoulder.
Coach Adam Gase said Monday that Joe Flacco will start in Darnold's place when the winless Jets take on the Chargers in Los Angeles on Sunday.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Darnold has 'good shot' at returning as Jets QB next week

Nov. 20, 2020 5:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold might be back leading the New York Jets' huddle as soon as next week. The quarterback will be sidelined for the second straight game with a shoulder injury, but coach Adam Gase was optimistic Friday that Darnold could return for next Sunday's home game against Miami....