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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson directs the practice during an NFL football practice, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, Pool)

Don't be sorry: History says Pederson right to go for tie

Sep. 29, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

Doug Pederson is having second thoughts about playing for the tie, but he might end up thankful he didn’t risk falling to 0-3 by going for it on fourth-and-long or trying the long field goal. The Eagles (0-2-1) lined up for a 59-yard field goal on fourth-and-7 with 19 seconds left in overtime against the...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, left, and Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Burrow meet after an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Eagles coach Doug Pederson regrets playing for the tie

Sep. 29, 2020 4:10 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On second thought, Doug Pederson would not have played for a tie. The Philadelphia Eagles (0-2-1) lined up for a 59-yard field goal on fourth-and-7 with 19 seconds left in overtime against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. After a false start penalty on Matt Pryor, Pederson elected to...

Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Burrow (9) is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles' Fletcher Cox (91) during overtime of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

'No moral victories here': Tie disgusts Burrow, Bengals

Sep. 29, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals didn’t lose Sunday, but the 23-23 tie with the Philadelphia Eagles was just as difficult to take. Quarterback Joe Burrow was sacked eight times, and the Bengals (0-2-1) offensive line still can’t give him enough time to look downfield. The running...

The Latest: Hamstring injury sidelines Bucs WR Godwin

Sep. 27, 2020 7:09 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): __ 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay receiver Chris Godwin has been ruled out with a hamstring injury he suffered late in the third quarter against Denver. Godwin was running downfield when he pulled up. He was attended to by the training staff before walking toward the locker...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz scrambles during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Bengals, Eagles play to 23-23 tie

Sep. 27, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Burrow kept his team from losing again. So did Carson Wentz after several mistakes. Neither quarterback earned a win, however. Burrow tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Tee Higgins in regulation and Wentz dove into the end zone for the tying score in the final minute as the...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) congratulates wide receiver John Brown (15) after Brown scored a touchdown, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Bills defeated the Dolphins 31-28. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Matchup of unbeatens in Buffalo, of all places

Sep. 26, 2020 11:18 AM EDT

Not since the days of Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas, Jim Kelly and Marv Levy has there been this much optimism about football in Western New York. Can't blame the folks in Buffalo, either. Through two weeks, the Bills have been dynamic on offense and defense. “It’s super early,” says receiver...

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Mike Thomas celebrates after scoring a 4-yard touchdown during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Eagles, Bengals each look to avoid 0-3 starts

Sep. 24, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are dealing with adversity far earlier than usual. The Cincinnati Bengals are right where they’ve been for a while. One of the teams should earn their first win Sunday — unless they tie — when the Bengals visit the Eagles. An 0-2 start for...

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) is sacked by San Francisco 49ers middle linebacker Kwon Alexander, left, and K'Waun Williams during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif. The last time Baker Mayfield faced a talented, quarterback-seeking defensive line anchored by the No. 2 overall draft pick, things didn't go well. The San Francisco 49ers menaced and mauled Mayfield last season. On Sunday the Browns' QB faces Washington's ferocious front. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Browns must protect QB Mayfield from Washington's "wreckers"

Sep. 24, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The last time Baker Mayfield faced a talented, quarterback-seeking defensive line anchored by the No. 2 overall draft pick, things didn't go well. The San Francisco 49ers menaced and mauled Mayfield last season. On Sunday the Browns' QB faces Washington's ferocious front. “Game...

Browns focused on slowing Washington's sack-happy D-line

Sep. 24, 2020 1:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (1-1) at CLEVELAND (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m., Fox OPENING LINE – Browns by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Washington 1-1; Browns 1-1 SERIES RECORD – Browns lead 33-12-1 LAST MEETING – Washington beat Browns 31-20 on Oct. 2, 2016 at Washington LAST WEEK - Washington lost to Cardinals...

Bengals, Eagles look to avoid 0-3 start in Wentz vs Burrow

Sep. 24, 2020 11:53 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (0-2) at PHILADELPHIA (0-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE — Eagles by 5 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bengals 1-1, Eagles 0-2 SERIES RECORD - Bengals lead 9-3-1 LAST MEETING - Bengals beat Eagles 32-14, Dec. 4. 2016 at Cincinnati LAST WEEK - Bengals lost to Browns 35-30; Eagles lost to Rams...