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Cousins relishes confidence of Vikings, as clutch wins come

Nov. 25, 2022 16:27 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Somewhere along the line this season after Kevin O'Connell was hired as Minnesota's coach, Kirk Cousins found the consistent winning touch in the clutch that too often was missing for him. One of the NFL's most scrutinized quarterbacks delivered again for the...

Patriots still have red-zone issues despite Jones' big game

Nov. 25, 2022 15:21 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — For weeks, concerns about the Patriots have centered on the offense, which has struggled since Mac Jones returned from an ankle injury that forced him to miss three games. Those worries were mostly assuaged on Thursday night at Minnesota. Jones threw...

Replay reversal on TD catch proves costly in Patriots loss

Nov. 25, 2022 01:47 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hunter Henry was ruled on the field to have secured a tough catch at the goal line for what would have been a third-quarter touchdown to give the New England Patriots the lead late in the third quarter at Minnesota. After a lengthy replay review, the call was...

Cousins, Vikings rebound from blowout to beat Patriots 33-26

Nov. 25, 2022 01:21 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have quickly become a confident and resilient team under rookie coach Kevin O'Connell and his staff, and they sure showed it in this short week. Kirk Cousins threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns, the last a go-ahead score to Adam Thielen...

Thanksgiving slate features five winning football teams

Nov. 23, 2022 16:44 PM EST

Thanksgiving will be filled with food and winning football teams. The three-game slate for Thursday turned out better than anyone could’ve hoped when the schedule was announced. Five of the six teams playing are currently sitting in playoff spots. The early game that...

Patriots-Vikings pits Belichick vs. former player O'Connell

Nov. 23, 2022 13:37 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first regular-season game Kevin O'Connell participated in during his fleeting NFL playing career came in late-game relief for New England in a rare lopsided loss. The Patriots had a bye the following week, and sure enough coach Bill Belichick had them ready...

Vikings seek quick bounce back vs. stout Patriots defense

Nov. 23, 2022 12:46 PM EST

NEW ENGLAND (6-4) at MINNESOTA (8-2) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Vikings by 2½. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Patriots 6-3-1; Vikings 4-5-1 SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 9-4. LAST MEETING: Patriots beat...

Wilson's struggles have playoff-hungry Jets in tough spot

Nov. 21, 2022 17:55 PM EST

Well, that took a lousy turn in a hurry for the New York Jets. From the possibility of sitting in first place in the AFC East to the bottom of the division standings — with some serious questions about the quarterback. And Zach Wilson is taking plenty of hits for his...

Patriots going for 14th straight win against surging Jets

Nov. 18, 2022 17:46 PM EST

NEW YORK JETS (6-3) at NEW ENGLAND (5-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Patriots by 3 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Jets 6-3; Patriots 5-3-1. SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 72-54-1. LAST MEETING: Patriots beat...

Jets can snap streak, take over 1st in AFC East vs. Pats

Nov. 17, 2022 18:59 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jets center Connor McGovern has played only three seasons in New York. But he's spent his entire career in the AFC, more than long enough to know what it has taken for teams to succeed in the conference over the past two-plus decades. “I...