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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates after running back Kareem Hunt scored a touchdown during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. The Browns won 35-30. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns showcase offense's huge potential in bounce-back win

Sep. 18, 2020 3:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The chant seemed to come out of nowhere and quickly grew louder during a replay review to see if the Browns had indeed scored on a gorgeous, play-action touchdown pass. “O-B-J, O-B-J,” yelled many of the 6,000 fans, acknowledging Odell Beckham Jr.'s 43-yard scoring reception...

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) reacts after running for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Burrow, Bengals hit road vs Browns on NFL's 100th birthday

Sep. 16, 2020 10:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Burrow's childhood was pretty much the same as every other boy raised in football-obsessed Ohio, the NFL's birthplace. He learned his ABCs and multiplication tables in school. Outside, Burrow got lessons on Paul Brown, Jim Brown, Boomer Esiason, Bernie Kosar, The Ickey Shuffle and Dawg...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) looks to pass, during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Best team in Ohio won't be on the field for Bengals-Browns

Sep. 16, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

With Ohio State, Ohio, Akron, Toledo, Kent State, Bowling Green and Miami of Ohio idle because of the coronavirus pandemic, that leaves football fans in the Buckeye State with Thursday night's Bengals-Browns game. Sorry, folks — Pro Picks probably will be watching Islanders-Lightning instead. At least this...

Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (25) carries the ball against the Houston Texans in the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Edwards-Helaire looks to build on starring debut for Chiefs

Sep. 15, 2020 12:02 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyrann Mathieu knew perhaps better than just about anybody what the Kansas City Chiefs were getting when they selected running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire out of LSU in the first round of the April draft. You see, Mathieu bleeds purple and gold. He was born and raised in New Orleans,...

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during an NFL football training camp practice in Tampa, Fla. In the first matchup of 40-plus quarterbacks in NFL annals, during one of the most anticipated openers the league has seen _ though it won't be seen by fans at Raymond James Stadium due to the coronavirus pandemic _  Brady makes his Buccaneers debut against that youngster Drew Brees and the Saints. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Life at 40-plus: Brady vs Brees is tastiest of NFL matchups

Sep. 12, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

Life at 40. Well, 41 and 43. How sweet it can be. In the first matchup of 40-plus quarterbacks in NFL annals, during one of the most anticipated openers the league has seen — though it won't be seen by fans at the Superdome because of the coronavirus pandemic — Tom Brady makes his Buccaneers debut...

With Burrow, Bengals look to improve on 2019 fiasco

Sep. 8, 2020 3:14 PM EDT

CINCINNATI BENGALS (2-14) New faces: QB Joe Burrow, WR Tee Higgins, G Xavier Su’a-Filo, CB Trae Waynes, CB Mackensie Alexander, CB LeShaun Sims, S Vonn Bell, LB Josh Bynes, DT D.J. Reader. Key losses: QB Andy Dalton, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, CB Darqueze Dennard, TE Tyler Eifert, LT Cordy Glenn, LB Nick Vigil,...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. (24) intercepts the ball from Georgia wide receiver George Pickens (1) during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game in Atlanta. Stingley Jr. was selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America first-team, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Few familiar faces back for No. 6 LSU's title defense

Sep. 1, 2020 8:03 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Beyond their unmistakably Cajun coach and trademark purple and gold uniforms, the defending national champion LSU Tigers will be nearly unrecognizable. Graduation and last spring’s NFL draft took most starters off the roster. Then the coronavirus pandemic prodded some of the...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers, left, is tackled by LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. All-America wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, Vincent and defensive end Neil Farrell Jr. have announced they won’t be playing this season. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

PICK SIX: LSU quartet heads list of players opting out

Sep. 1, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

LSU knew all along it would have to try to defend its national title without Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow and four other first-round draft picks. It turns out they’re also missing a few notable players who weren’t in the most recent draft. All-America wide receiver Ja’Marr...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. (24) intercepts the ball from Georgia wide receiver George Pickens (1) during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game in Atlanta. Stingley Jr. was selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America first-team, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

SEC remains loaded in season when little else is normal

Sep. 1, 2020 10:58 AM EDT

The Southeastern Conference is trying to carry its football season on amid the COVID-19 pandemic while Georgia, Alabama and LSU forge ahead without their star quarterbacks. In a precarious season when almost nothing feels normal, the SEC does feel like, well, the SEC — even without its most prominent...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase scores past Clemson cornerback A.J. Terrell during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, in New Orleans. Chase was selected to The Associated Press preseason All-America first-team, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

LSU top receiver Chase marks the end of his Tigers career

Aug. 31, 2020 7:41 PM EDT

LSU record-setting receiver Ja’Marr Chase announced his decision to opt out of the 2020 college season on Monday. A person familiar with the situation says defensive tackle Tyler Shelvin, who started 13 games last season, also has told coaches he will opt out. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...