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Dawgs linebacker wants more havoc from No. 2 Georgia defense

Sep. 20, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Adam Anderson believes No. 2 Georgia's defense hasn't come close to realizing its potential. Anderson said the Bulldogs can generate much more havoc. “We can get so much better,” Anderson said Monday before Georgia (3-0, 1-0...

Jets confident Wilson's 'in a good place' after 4-INT game

Sep. 20, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Wilson had a day to forget — even if it will be difficult for Jets fans to do just that. The rookie threw four interceptions, including his first two passes of the game, in New York's ugly 25-6 loss to New England on Sunday. ...

Bills' pass rush steps up in dominating win over Dolphins

Sep. 20, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — No matter the down, from first to fourth, the Bills’ retooled pass rush showed it can pack a punch. Beginning with cornerback Taron Johnson’s sack on the opening snap, Buffalo’s defense set the tone in what became one of the unit’s most...

Defense finds groove as New England Patriots pick up 1st win

Sep. 20, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots struggled on both sides of the ball in their season-opening loss to Miami. Led by their defense, they took a big step toward finding some consistency in Week 2 against the Jets. The Patriots...

49ers survive season-opening trip with 2 straight wins

Sep. 20, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers' season-opening road trip featured a few key injuries, a near fourth-quarter collapse and an ugly offensive performance. Perhaps most importantly for the 49ers, it included two wins after they overcame a shaky start in...

Win over Chiefs shows banged-up Ravens can still dream big

Sep. 20, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson flipped into the end zone and then launched the ball high in the air in celebration. It was only Week 2, but this victory was quite a step for Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens. After losing to Kansas City each...

Gruden expects Carr to be able to play despite ankle injury

Sep. 20, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr underwent tests on his injured right ankle Monday but coach Jon Gruden expects him to be able to play this week. Carr got hurt after throwing a TD pass to Foster Moreau in the third quarter of Sunday's 26-17 victory over the...

Officials investigate fight, racist taunts at football game

Sep. 20, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Mass. (AP) — School officials in Massachusetts are investigating after a physical altercation and allegations of racist taunts ended a high school football game early Friday. Jamaal Hunt, coach of Roxbury Prep High School, said his team from a historically...

Bridgewater has the Broncos riding high after long slide

Sep. 20, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Maybe it's time for the Denver Broncos and their fanbase to start viewing Teddy Bridgewater as more than just a bridge over the team's turbulent quarterback waters. Thanks to his excellent start, the Broncos are one of two AFC teams that are...

Winless Colts trying to turn around season without Wentz

Sep. 20, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis started this season with playoff expectations and Super Bowl hopes. A rare 0-2 start already is threatening to derail those plans. The Colts have lost two home games, are about to embark on a brutal three-game road...