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Confident Ravens roll into bye week with 3-game win streak

Oct. 21, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Combining the versatility of quarterback Lamar Jackson with an opportunistic defense, the Baltimore Ravens charged into their bye with a three-game winning streak and a healthy lead in the AFC North. A week of rest should enable the Ravens (5-2) to get back wide receiver Marquise...

Rivera: Panthers sticking with Allen as starting QB vs 49ers

Oct. 21, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are back from the bye week and Kyle Allen will be back at quarterback. Coach Ron Rivera ended any potential suspense over his quarterback situation Monday by declaring Allen the team's starter when the Panthers visit the unbeaten San Francisco 49ers this Sunday. Allen is...

NFL's biggest star joins growing list of sidelined QBs

Oct. 18, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With Patrick Mahomes sidelined, fans across the NFL may be longing for the days when the backup quarterback's job was to carry a clipboard and not the hopes and dreams of an entire franchise. Mahomes escaped significant ligament damage when he dislocated his right kneecap Thursday night in...

Allen or Newton? Rivera has tough decision at QB upcoming

Oct. 14, 2019 1:26 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Allen keeps on winning, making Panthers coach Ron Rivera's inevitable decision at quarterback more difficult with each passing week. Allen started out as a nice story — an undrafted QB who beat Arizona on the road in Week 3 to help the Panthers stop the losing after...

McCaffrey scores 2 TDs to lead Panthers past Bucs 37-26

Oct. 13, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The way the Carolina defense kept taking the ball away, Christian McCaffrey and the Panthers offense didn't have a whole lot of work to do. McCaffrey scored two touchdowns and Carolina turned five interceptions by Jameis Winston into 17 points to give the Panthers their fourth straight...

Seahawks flying high as they visit unpredictable Browns

Oct. 12, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the predicted maturity...

Panthers-Buccaneers Preview Capsule

Oct. 10, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

CAROLINA (3-2) vs. TAMPA BAY (2-3) in London Sunday, 9:30 a.m. ET, NFL Network OPENING LINE - Panthers by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Carolina 3-2, Tampa Bay 2-3 SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead 23-15 LAST MEETING - Bucs beat Panthers 20-14, Sept. 12, 2019 LAST WEEK - Panthers beat Jaguars 34-27; Bucs lost to Saints 31-24...

Panthers LB Kuechly says stats don't matter, victories do

Oct. 9, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina linebacker Luke Kuechly easily could have had an interception to add to his personal stats. Gardner Minshew's heave toward the end zone on the game's final play Sunday was floating harmlessly through the air toward the five-time All-Pro linebacker, who had no one around him...

Bonnafon could help ease McCaffrey's workload in Carolina

Oct. 7, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Christian McCaffrey has been an iron man for the Panthers in playing nearly all of the team's offensive snaps — and with good reason. He's simply been too valuable to take off the field. The third-year running back is putting up MVP-type numbers, amassing more than 175 yards...

Analysis: NFL's biggest trend in 2019 is setting trends

Oct. 7, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

The NFL's biggest trend so far in 2019 is, well, setting trends. In its 100th season, highlighted by all sorts of celebrations and honor what has become the nation's most popular sport, those trends tend to skew toward the negative side. Because this is supposed to be an uplifting season, it's worthwhile to take...