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Goff's versatility outside the pocket sparks Rams' offense

Oct. 23, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jared Goff loved getting a chance to throw on the run last week and the two-time Pro Bowl year quarterback hopes it's a new trend for the Rams' offense. Heading into this week's game in London against winless Cincinnati, Goff is ready to prove again he's more than just a pocket passer. Los...

Mashed: Bengals offense often can't get to line of scrimmage

Oct. 23, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — On his first run against Jacksonville, Joe Mixon dashed left and was dropped 3 yards behind the line of scrimmage. The last time he touched the ball ended in a 5-yard loss. There's no more perfect summation of the Bengals' season. Cincinnati hasn't been able to get back to the line of...

Mahomes or not, Packers-Chiefs matchup takes center stage

Oct. 23, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

Just last week, the Green Bay-Kansas City game was looming as one of the largest in the NFL this season. Then Patrick Mahomes went down with a dislocated kneecap, tainting a bit this made-for-prime-time TV matchup against Packers counterpart Aaron Rodgers. Matt Moore, as experienced as he is, doesn't the produce...

NFL cracks down on internal dissent over officiating

Oct. 22, 2019 11:41 AM EDT

The NFL threw yellow flags on Rams linebacker Clay Matthews, Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Lions safety Tracy Walker, fining each $12,500 for criticizing officials. Matthews was disciplined for a tweet he posted after the Lions lost to his former team, the Packers, whom the NFL acknowledged benefited from...

Road warriors: Rams reclaim their game with help from Ramsey

Oct. 21, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jalen Ramsey's impact on the Los Angeles Rams was immediate and obvious. So was the impact of getting out on the road, where the Rams always play their best football under coach Sean McVay. The Rams (4-3) emphatically ended their three-game skid with a 37-10 win at Atlanta on Sunday in...

Falcons may face tough decisions following 5 straight losses

Oct. 21, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — For the second straight year, a five-game losing streak has devastated the Atlanta Falcons' playoff hopes. This time, the Falcons can't blame injuries. Instead, with the Oct. 29 trade deadline approaching, management could be facing some difficult decisions. Defensive end Vic...

ICYMI in NFL Week 7: Lions fans call out officiating circus

Oct. 21, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

It was a fitting form of protest, given the circus that NFL officiating has become, game after game, week after week: A trio of spectators wore clown makeup and black-and-white striped jerseys in the stands at the Detroit Lions' home game against the Minnesota Vikings. Other fans who wore officials' shirts...

Former MVP Matt Ryan becomes latest QB to get hurt

Oct. 20, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

Matt Ryan became the latest star quarterback to go down in a rugged season for passers, injuring his right ankle when he was sacked by the Los Angeles Rams' Aaron Donald in the Atlanta Falcons' blowout loss on Sunday. The 2016 MVP had been his usual consistent self for the struggling Falcons, throwing for at...

The Latest: Titans rookie Simmons collects 1st career sack

Oct. 20, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 6 p.m. Jeffery Simmons, the 19th pick overall in the April draft, is showing exactly why the Tennessee Titans didn't keep him on the shelf all season. Simmons dropped from a possible top 10 pick after tearing his left ACL in February. The Titans added him to the...

Minshew, defense lead Jaguars over winless Bengals 27-17

Oct. 20, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jalen Ramsey wasn't needed. The Jaguars' defense had more than enough against one of the NFL's sad-sack teams. Three interceptions. A defensive touchdown. A dominant performance by the line. All of it added up to a soothing win for Jacksonville, given the way the week had played out....