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Kendall Hinton no longer just an answer to a trivia question

Oct. 14, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Kendall Hinton is no longer just the practice squad receiver who was promoted to quarterback last November when all of Denver's regular QBs landed in COVID-19 quarantine. He's not just the training camp long-shot who lined up at defensive back...

Saints' week off comes as slew of key players near return

Oct. 14, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Beyond the New Orleans Saints' quarterback transition from Drew Brees to Jameis Winston, and the club's month-long displacement by Hurricane Ida, there has been the challenge of having half-dozen or more prominent players unavailable because of injury or suspension. ...

Chiefs looking to beat Washington for 8th consecutive time

Oct. 14, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY (2-3) at WASHINGTON (2-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Chiefs by 6½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Kansas City 1-4; Washington 1-4. SERIES RECORD: Chiefs lead 9-1....

Kamara's dynamism helps Saints passing game get into a flow

Oct. 11, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints got back to deploying versatile running back Alvin Kamara in the passing game and also got back to winning. Kamara's touchdowns rushing and receiving, not to mention his 123 yards from scrimmage in Sunday's 33-22 victory over Washington,...

Washington's Rivera not considering major changes on defense

Oct. 11, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

Ron Rivera bristled at the notion of taking over defensive play-calling or making any changes to his coaching staff Monday in the aftermath of Washington giving up 33 points in a loss to New Orleans. Rivera said, “That stuff makes no sense to me” and insisted four or...

The Latest: Bills-Chiefs return from halftime weather delay

Oct. 10, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 5 in the NFL (all times EDT): 11:15 p.m. The Bills-Chiefs showdown at Arrowhead Stadium resumed after a weather delay of about an hour with Buffalo leading 24-13 to start the second half. About half the crowd of...

Holey defense haunts Washington in 33-22 loss to Saints

Oct. 10, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

LANDOVER. Md. (AP) — With 8 seconds left in the first half and the New Orleans Saints at midfield, Washington defenders had no idea a Hail Mary throw was coming from Jameis Winston. It was so unexpected, no one jumped except for Marquez Callaway, who came down with the...

Hail Mary Saints: Winston has 4 TDs, Saints beat Washington

Oct. 10, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — After Jameis Winston connected with Marquez Callaway on a Hail Mary touchdown on the final play of the first half, Sean Payton recalled a similar play in his first season as New Orleans Saints coach. Fifteen years ago, his team's Hail Mary in...

Receiver Kadarius Toney creating exicitement for N.Y. Giants

Oct. 08, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — All the problems first-round draft pick Kadarius Toney had in training camp and the early part of the season seem forgotten. The wide receiver out of Florida opened a lot of eyes this past weekend in catching a career-best five passes for 74...

Buying or selling these NFL storylines through Week 4?

Oct. 08, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

The NFL schedule isn't even a quarter complete, thanks to the expansion of the season to 17 games. Already, though, there's all sorts of chatter — some of it actually reasoned — about what's ahead. And what's occurred. Such as: — Urban Meyer...