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NFL ICYMI: Not only is Lamar Jackson a QB, he might be MVP

Nov. 11, 2019 3:14 AM EST

Lamar Jackson now owns a signature moment — a spin-and-make-'em-miss 47-yard TD run that was something straight out of a video game. And Jackson also now owns his signature stat — a perfect passer rating in two games during the same season, something only one other player in league history has...

Jackson dazzles as Ravens rout winless Bengals 49-13

Nov. 10, 2019 6:45 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lamar Jackson spied a Bengals linebacker closing in and did a 360-degree spin. Nick Vigil was so flummoxed that he fell to the ground helplessly while the Ravens quarterback continued to the end zone for another score. In every way, Jackson had their heads spinning. The dual-threat...

NFL reveals top teams, Nos. 31-100

Nov. 8, 2019 10:01 PM EST

A pair of Super Bowl winning teams that launched dynasties in San Francisco and New England highlighted the list of the NFL's greatest teams, Nos. 31-100. The NFL revealed results Friday night of balloting conducted by The Associated Press in conjunction with the league's celebration of its 100th season. The top...

Redskins' rookie Haskins starting QB for Bills game

Nov. 1, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — When Dwayne Haskins takes the field for the Washington Redskins' first offensive snap Sunday at the Buffalo Bills, he'll be the fourth rookie to start a game in the NFL this season. Unlike fellow first-round picks Kyle Murray of the Arizona Cardinals and Daniel Jones of the New York...

NFL at 100: Montana, Rice and 49ers rule the 1980s

Nov. 1, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

A look at the NFL's seventh decade, the 1980s: FRANCHISES The NFL didn't see any mergers or expansion in the decade, but a few franchises were on the move. The Oakland Raiders made their long-awaited trek down south on the Pacific Coast Highway to Los Angeles in 1982, giving the league two teams in the Hollywood...

Lions-Raiders Preview Capsule

Oct. 31, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

DETROIT (3-3-1) at OAKLAND (3-4) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Pick 'em RECORD VS. SPREAD — Detroit 4-3, Oakland 4-3 SERIES RECORD — Tied 6-6. LAST MEETING — Lions beat Raiders 18-13, Nov. 22, 2015 LAST WEEK — Lions beat Giants 31-26; Raiders lost to Texans 27-24 AP...

Broncos haven't found playoff QB since Manning

Oct. 30, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — When Brandon Allen takes his first NFL snap against the Browns on Sunday he'll become the sixth QB to start for the Denver Broncos since Peyton Manning retired four years ago, demonstrating once more the degree of difficulty in replacing an iconic quarterback. That's something John...

NFL at 100: Chiefs' only title came as underdogs to Vikings

Oct. 29, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

The stage for Kansas City's upset of Minnesota in the fourth edition of the Super Bowl was essentially set the year before, when the brash New York Jets toppled the Baltimore Colts and showed how an upstart AFL team could beat an opponent from the supposedly superior NFL. There was no more ominous sign of trouble...

49ers beat Redskins in ugly 9-0 game to improve to 6-0

Oct. 20, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Nick Bosa sacked Case Keenum to run out the clock, belly flopped onto the field and rode it like a Slip 'N Slide. "Slid way farther than I thought was going to slide," he said. Bosa and the San Francisco 49ers Slip 'N Slided their way to an ugly 9-0 win at the Washington Redskins in...

49ers stay perfect, dominate Mayfield, Browns in 31-3 win

Oct. 8, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Richard Sherman has a strong message for anyone still doubting the unbeaten San Francisco 49ers. "Don't flip-flop," Sherman said after the 49ers thumped the Cleveland Browns 31-3 on Monday night. "If you said we weren't going to make it, you said we were some way early on, stick...