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Foot feels fine as Henry preps for Titans' playoff return

Jan. 19, 2022 15:07 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry says it was “shocking” having to deal with the first injury of his career during the season. The 2020 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year is just happy to be back practicing with the Tennessee Titans. Just in time for Saturday's divisional...

Rudolph, Haskins eager to make bid for open Steelers' QB job

Jan. 19, 2022 14:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph understands the baggage he carries. Dwayne Haskins too. The next seven months give the two Pittsburgh Steelers quarterbacks a chance to shed the weight. For the first time in nearly a generation, the starting gig in the city they play for is up for...

Former NFL players among North Carolina sports hall class

Jan. 19, 2022 14:25 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A trio of former National Football League players, a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame and a holdover from 2021 highlight the new class of inductees for the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. The hall, which announced the new class on Wednesday,...

'Joey Franchise' is toast of Cincinnati as Bengals advance

Jan. 19, 2022 01:43 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals won a playoff game for the first time in three decades in the wild-card round, however it was difficult to tell by looking at Joe Burrow sitting at the podium afterward behind rose-colored Cartier shades. “I mean it's exciting, but this was...

Allen, Mahomes, Stafford star on wild-card weeknd

Jan. 19, 2022 01:33 AM EST

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills pitched a near perfect game in their playoff victory against the New England Patriots. The Bills became the first team in NFL history to score touchdowns on their first seven drives of a playoff game before kneeling down on the final possession of a...

49ers, Packers set for record-tying 9th playoff meeting

Jan. 19, 2022 01:30 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers memorably vowed after his 2005 draft day snub that the San Francisco 49ers would be more disappointed for passing him up at No. 1 than he would be at sliding to No. 24. While that proclamation has been true for most of the past decade-plus,...

AP source: Vikings seek interview with Rams' Raheem Morris

Jan. 18, 2022 22:22 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have added Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Raheem Morris to their candidate list for head coach. According to a person with knowledge of the process, speaking Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the...

AP source: Panthers interview Jay Gruden, 3 others for OC

Jan. 18, 2022 22:05 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have expanded their offensive coordinator search to include former Washington coach Jay Gruden and three others, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

49ers' Garoppolo dealing with right shoulder, thumb injuries

Jan. 18, 2022 21:17 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is dealing with injuries to his right thumb and right shoulder as he prepares for Saturday's divisional round playoff game at Green Bay. Garoppolo was limited at practice Tuesday for the 49ers (11-7). He...

Cowboys QB apologizes for condoning fans throwing at refs

Jan. 18, 2022 20:55 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott apologized Tuesday night for his comments that condoned Dallas Cowboys fans throwing objects at NFL officials after the team's playoff loss, with the quarterback saying in a series of tweets that he deeply regretted what he said after the game. ...