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Newton struggles in Panthers' loss at Dolphins

Nov. 28, 2021 17:41 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Cam Newton had just scored a rushing touchdown and was in a celebratory mood. He grabbed the football back from one of his teammates, headed over toward the stands and softly tossed it toward someone he spotted in the seats. It bounced off...

Saleh insists Jets' rebuild is different, 'an actual plan'

Nov. 22, 2021 17:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There are three words New York Jets fans have grown weary of hearing from the team's coaches and players: Patience. Process. Progress. To many, it's all just wash, rinse, repeat. Losing can harden even the most...

Coach Ron Rivera prepares to face his former QB Cam Newton

Nov. 18, 2021 14:20 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ron Rivera knew at some point he would have to prepare a game plan to face his former quarterback and longtime friend Cam Newton. That time is here. Newton is expected to start Sunday when the Panthers (5-5) host the...

McCaffrey could present issues for Washington's pass defense

Nov. 18, 2021 12:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (3-6) at CAROLINA (5-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Patriots by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 2-7; Panthers 5-5. SERIES RECORD: Washington leads...

Sliding Saints sticking with steady Siemian at QB for now

Nov. 17, 2021 20:24 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Trevor Siemian's fledging second stint as an NFL starter has been both promising and disappointing. While New Orleans pulled out a victory over NFC South-leading Tampa Bay when Siemian replaced an injured Jameis...

Flacco to get start at QB for Jets on Sunday vs. Dolphins

Nov. 17, 2021 17:29 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The Mike White era is over almost as quickly as it began. Joe Flacco will start at quarterback for the New York Jets on Sunday at home against the Miami Dolphins, a surprising decision by the 2-7 team that will be without injured starter Zach...

Panthers hope Newton can provide same jolt as a starter

Nov. 15, 2021 11:53 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton proved he can provide the Carolina Panthers with a jolt off the bench playing in certain goal-line and short-yard packages. Now it becomes a matter of can Newton be as productive as an every-down quarterback when the Panthers return...

Stephen Curry relishes Cam Newton's return to Panthers

Nov. 15, 2021 02:10 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stephen Curry wasn’t happy the Golden State Warriors lost in his home city of Charlotte to the Hornets on Sunday night. But the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player was pretty excited that earlier in the day NFL quarterback Cam Newton returned in a...

The Latest: Ekeler gives Chargers lead on milestone TD catch

Nov. 14, 2021 18:16 PM EST

The Latest from Week 10 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 6:10 p.m. Austin Ekeler gave the Los Angeles Chargers their first lead and accomplished a milestone of his own against the Minnesota Vikings. Ekeler...

Titans look to beat another 2020 playoff team, New Orleans

Nov. 12, 2021 01:18 AM EST

Your best player gets sidelined for a lengthy period, perhaps the rest of the season, and yet you prosper. That's been the strange scenario recently in Music City, where the Tennessee Titans still have their groove despite losing running back Derrick Henry — also the...