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Add sideline spat to Russell Wilson's lost season in Denver

Nov. 28, 2022 19:06 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Whether or not there's a fissure in the Denver Broncos' locker room, there certainly is frustration. Russell Wilson and Mike Purcell were quick to dismiss their sideline spat Sunday as an emotional exchange between competitive personalities. ...

Huskers pay premium for Rhule to bring back program's glory

Nov. 28, 2022 18:25 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Matt Rhule said he had plenty of options after he got fired by the Carolina Panthers. He could have taken a year off from football or worked in television. Or he could jump back into college coaching. A number of schools reached out to him, he said, but only...

Panthers' Wilks building case to be full-time head coach

Nov. 28, 2022 18:12 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Wilks is building a solid case to become the next full-time head coach of the Carolina Panthers. And he’s doing it his way. Wilks became the team’s interim head coach on Oct. 10, inheriting a team that was floundering at 1-4 under...

Broncos' league-worst scoring offense has another dud

Nov. 27, 2022 19:20 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' offense is stuck in mud — and it appears no one is coming to help pull it out. Russell Wilson turned in yet another lackluster performance on Sunday, managing just one late touchdown pass in a 23-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. The...

Darnold leads Panthers past reeling Broncos 23-10

Nov. 27, 2022 18:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sam Darnold has been waiting more than 10 months for another chance to prove he can lead the Carolina Panthers. It finally came on Sunday, and he made the most of it. Darnold threw for a touchdown and recovered his own fumble for another score...

Pitt rolls past Miami 42-16, Hurricanes finish at 5-7

Nov. 27, 2022 00:06 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — For Pitt, it's bowl season. For Miami, it's next season. Kedon Slovis threw three touchdown passes, all to Jared Wayne, and Israel Abanikanda rushed for two touchdowns as Pittsburgh rolled past Miami 42-16 on Saturday night and eliminated the Hurricanes...

Nebraska signs Matt Rhule to 8-year deal as football coach

Nov. 26, 2022 13:05 PM EST

After six straight losing seasons and more than 20 years removed from its 1990s heyday, Nebraska is turning to Matt Rhule to rebuild its football program and make it competitive in the Big Ten Conference. Rhule signed an eight-year contract to be the Cornhuskers' next coach and will...

AP source: Nebraska closing in on Matt Rhule as coach

Nov. 25, 2022 19:29 PM EST

Nebraska and former Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule were finalizing a deal Friday to make him the Cornhuskers' coach. A person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that after several days of discussions, Nebraska made Rhule an offer Thursday that...

Struggling Broncos, Panthers search for consistent QB play

Nov. 25, 2022 15:01 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers both made a concerted effort during the offseason to upgrade the quarterback position. But with the NFL season entering the stretch run, neither team has much to show for it. Russell Wilson has struggled...

Analysis: Winning isn't always most important stat for QBs

Nov. 25, 2022 06:01 AM EST

Zach Wilson found out wins and losses aren’t the only stat that matters. The New York Jets benched Wilson this week despite his 5-2 record as a starter. Wilson, the No. 2 overall pick in 2021, has struggled in his sophomore year. He has the NFL’s second-worst passer rating and...