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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) embrace after an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Baltimore. The Chiefs won 34-20. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Chiefs unanimous No. 1 in the AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 29, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Mahomes showed once again that the defending Super Bowl champs are the class of the NFL. In a matchup of the past two regular-season Most Valuable Players, Mahomes got the better of Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. Mahomes threw for 385 yards and four...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs with the ball as he is pursued by Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark (55) during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ravens shift into bounce-back mode after humbling loss

Sep. 29, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It's been a year since the Baltimore Ravens had to shift into bounce-back mode after absorbing a lopsided regular-season defeat at home. The Ravens (2-1) thought they had something special brewing before a 34-20 loss to Kansas City on Monday night drastically altered that perspective. ...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) and head coach Andy Reid bump fists after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Baltimore. The Chiefs won 34-20. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Chiefs' Mahomes continues to show progress on biggest stages

Sep. 29, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw a fake jump pass before unloading a real one downfield. He tossed an under-handed shovel throw to his fullback for a touchdown. He found his speedy wide receiver streaking toward the end zone for another score, and he hit his big left tackle for yet another...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) embrace after an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Baltimore. The Chiefs won 34-20. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Ravens again find misery at hands of Mahomes and Chiefs

Sep. 29, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three years, three games, three defeats. The Baltimore Ravens just can't seem to beat Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, and after their latest loss Monday night, all they can do is hope for another shot down the road. Patrick Mahomes sliced up the Baltimore defense for 385 yards...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) jumps to pass the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Mahomes outplays Jackson to lead Chiefs past Ravens 34-20

Sep. 29, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It wasn't just that Patrick Mahomes threw for a ton of yards and four touchdowns. Most impressive was how he did it. Mahomes juked, danced, and jumped in and out of the pocket. Sometimes he just dropped back and fired pinpoint throws downfield. He tossed shovel passes and flung it...

Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7) scrambles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Mistakes costly for QB Haskins in team's 2nd loss in a row

Sep. 29, 2020 3:48 PM EDT

Ron Rivera continues to support Dwayne Haskins a day after the quarterback’s four-turnover game, only this time it came with a qualifier. Washington's coach said he believes there is eventually a “cutoff point” in the long-term evaluation of a young quarterback such as Haskins, though he will...

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...

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019 file photo, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) stands on the field next to his brother San Diego Chargers fullback Derek Watt (34) after the Texans defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 27 to 20 in an NFL game in Carson, Calif.  The three Watt brothers will share the field for the first time ever on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020,  when J.J. Watt and the Texans visit T.J., Derek and the Pittsburgh Steelers. (AP Photo/John Cordes, File)

Brotherly love; Watts embracing unique family reunion

Sep. 25, 2020 11:45 AM EDT

Growing up in Wisconsin, the sibling rivalry between the Watt brothers had no boundaries. Out front playing roller hockey. In the backyard playing football. Mini-baseball in the basement. Even the kitchen table at grandma's was not immune. As kids, J.J., T.J. and Derek would spend hours at their...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass to tight end Travis Kelce (87) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes showcases deceptive ability to run

Sep. 25, 2020 10:38 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers experienced firsthand what may be the most demoralizing thing for a defense trying to stop Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. The Chargers led 20-17 in the fourth quarter and had forced the Chiefs into a precarious third-and-20 with about a minute to go....

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throws against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Big game: Chiefs and Mahomes vs Ravens and Jackson on MNF

Sep. 24, 2020 5:19 PM EDT

It's the defending Super Bowl champions against a team that's won 14 straight regular-season games. Or, maybe it's a preview of the AFC title game — a matchup many expected to see last January. Most of all, the intrigue surrounding Monday night's game between the Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) and Baltimore...