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Rams aren’t flying high on offense anymore

Nov. 14, 2019 2:06 AM EST

The Los Angeles Rams' high-flying offense hasn't recovered from its Super Bowl crash. The Rams (5-4) have not scored a touchdown in 19 drives and they're averaging 7.8 fewer points per game than last season. Sean McVay's innovative ideas that helped turn the Rams into NFC champions in just his second season seem...

NFL helmet safety challenge kicks-off with symposium in Ohio

Nov. 14, 2019 1:51 AM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — As part of the Helmet Challenge launched by the National Football League, league safety officials, scientists, engineers and helmet manufacturers are meeting in Ohio for a symposium on developing a safer helmet for league players. The Vindicator reports that the NFL is partnering...

Atlanta Falcons owner to donate $6.8M for international aid

Nov. 14, 2019 12:18 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The billionaire owner of the Atlanta Falcons is making his first major drive into international philanthropy. The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is expected to announce Thursday that it’s donating $6.8 million to the aid group CARE. The money will fund efforts to avert humanitarian...

Ravens’ Jackson masters art of winning while having fun

Nov. 13, 2019 10:35 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — There are times when Lamar Jackson displays the style and exuberance of a youngster playing football on the street with friends. Seemingly unaffected by the responsibility of being an NFL starting quarterback, Jackson relishes the opportunity to run, pass and match wits with...

LA Rams frantically filling O-line injury vacancies

Nov. 13, 2019 9:40 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams scored nearly 33 points per game last season during one of the most impressive 16-game offensive performances in NFL history with a stout, durable line leading the way. When the defending NFC champions returned this year, their only significant personnel...

Broncos QBs Allen, Lock sharing snaps with starters

Nov. 13, 2019 8:06 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brandon Allen has only been Denver's starting quarterback for one game but in some ways he's already taken a back seat to Drew Lock. The rookie was sharing first-team snaps with Allen at practice Wednesday even though Allen is preparing for his first career road start this weekend...

Drops by 49ers receivers contribute to bad day for Garoppolo

Nov. 13, 2019 8:00 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo followed up his best game of the season with his worst. While he made some questionable decisions, had some poor throws and committed three turnovers, Garoppolo didn't get much help at all from the San Francisco receivers, who dropped six passes, leading to the...

Column: Kaepernick’s tryout sounds more like a setup

Nov. 13, 2019 7:50 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s NFL tryout sounds more like a setup. A PR stunt to former teammate Eric Reid, one that comes with all sorts of take-it-or leave-it conditions. Reid hopes it’s a legitimate conduit back into the league, but his gut feeling that “it’s...

Deep ball still an issue for Bills strong-armed Josh Allen

Nov. 13, 2019 7:48 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For a strong-armed quarterback, Josh Allen isn't surprised by concerns being raised about his inability to hit a deep pass this season. Turns out, the Buffalo Bills’ second-year starter happens to be wondering the same thing. "That's the question, isn't it?" Allen said,...

Injured Lions QB Matthew Stafford may miss another start

Nov. 13, 2019 7:18 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford seems to be a step closer to missing another start. Stafford did not practice with teammates Wednesday, a few days after hip and back injuries stopped his streak of 139 consecutive starts counting the playoffs. Stafford watched as quarterbacks Jeff...