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Brady: Season goals still within reach for struggling Bucs

Dec. 04, 2022 11:21 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady only knows one way the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can pull out of a season-long funk on offense and realize their potential. “Hope is not a strategy, so you’ve got to go out there and you’ve got to earn it,” the seven-time Super Bowl champion said....

Brady, Bucs aim to take control of NFC South against Saints

Dec. 01, 2022 19:34 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (4-8) vs TAMPA BAY (5-6) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Buccaneers by 3½ AGAINST THE SPREAD: Saints 4-8, Buccaneers 3-7-1. SERIES RECORD: Saints lead 39-23. LAST MEETING: Buccaneers...

Brady, Bucs look to begin strong stretch run against Saints

Dec. 01, 2022 18:18 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren’t in a position to make any assumptions about their chances of winning the woeful NFC South. With Tom Brady at quarterback, a talented group of offensive playmakers around the seven-time Super Bowl champion, as well as a top-10...

Beasts of East: All 8 NFL teams in East divisions above .500

Nov. 30, 2022 11:19 AM EST

Two years after no team in the NFC East won more than seven games, all four have pulled off the trick with six weeks to go. Washington (7-5) beat Atlanta on Sunday to join Philadelphia (10-1), Dallas (8-3) and the Giants (7-4) with winning records, giving the division a combined...

49ers defense playing at Super Bowl level

Nov. 28, 2022 19:22 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When San Francisco turned an opening-drive takeaway into a field goal, the 49ers' confident defense believed that would be enough scoring for a win. "When you see the offense go out there and score points on the first drive, that’s immediately what we...

Allen wants Saints focused more on execution than standings

Nov. 28, 2022 19:06 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As difficult as Dennis Allen's first year as the Saints' coach has been, New Orleans could climb right back into the NFC South race by winning its next game. Just don't expect Allen to be touting that fact this week. While technically accurate,...

Kamara's fumbles lead to Saints 1st shutout loss in 21 years

Nov. 27, 2022 21:38 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Alvin Kamara took a handoff on the fourth play of the game and had it punched out of his grasp for a lost fumble. With Kamara fighting for the end zone as New Orleans tried to mount a comeback in the fourth quarter, he lost the ball again. ...

49ers top Saints 13-0, first to blank New Orleans since 2001

Nov. 27, 2022 20:59 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Three straight second-half shutouts were impressive for the San Francisco 49ers. Their prideful defense knew they were capable of even more. With physical hits, a key forced fumble and a little but of good fortune, the Niners managed to keep New Orleans...

49ers' balanced offense provides big challenge to Saints

Nov. 25, 2022 09:51 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan knows it's a challenge to keep all of his playmakers involved in the San Francisco 49ers' offense after the addition of Christian McCaffrey. Imagine how hard it is to defend a group that features McCaffrey and Elijah Mitchell at...

Lattimore among 7 Saints back at practice as 49ers await

Nov. 23, 2022 22:05 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints top cornerback Marshon Lattimore, who has missed six straight games with an abdomen injury, was among six New Orleans players to return to practice Wednesday after being unable to play in a Week 11 victory over the Los Angeles Rams. Lattimore practiced...