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Analysis: NFL loaded with mediocre teams 6 weeks into season

Oct. 18, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

Six weeks into the NFL season and each conference has only six teams with a winning record. A league that prides itself on parity is loaded with mediocre and poor teams. Five clubs have one win, the Lions are winless and four division races are all...

Cowboys poised to beat Belichick-led Patriots for 1st time

Oct. 14, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott didn’t have to think long this week about what he remembered most about Dallas’ last visit to New England in 2019. “It was a like a hurricane,” Elliott recalled of the game played in wet, windy conditions and included...

CFP expansion: Bump Army-Navy or go head-to-head with NFL?

Oct. 14, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

If a 12-team format is the future of the College Football Playoff —- and odds are that it still is despite a recent detour on the road to expansion — among the many details that need to be worked out is when it would start. There are two choices that will be...

ESPN secures rights to Monday night wild-card game

Oct. 13, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN has signed a five-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast the Monday night game during the first weekend of the playoffs, beginning this season. The announcement was made by ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro at the CAA World Congress of Sport. The NFL...

Tom Brady leads the Buccaneers against Jalen Hurts, Eagles

Oct. 13, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY (4-1) at PHILADELPHIA (2-3) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, Fox/NFL Network OPENING LINE: Buccaneers by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Buccaneers 2-3, Eagles 2-3. SERIES...

Chargers continue to build strong resume after another win

Oct. 11, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

Brandon Staley, Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers are leading the AFC West while building an impressive early-season resume The Bolts' 47-42 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday was their third fourth-quarter comeback against a team that made the...

Bills cleanse past in showing KC who's chief in the AFC race

Oct. 11, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — In putting the finishing touches on Buffalo's most resonating win of the season, cornerback Tre’Davious White made his way to the sideline after recovering Patrick Mahomes’ fumble with a message to the few Chiefs fans who remained. “Bye...

Rams look to rebound from first loss facing rival Seahawks

Oct. 06, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (3-1) at SEATTLE (2-2) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, Fox/NFL Network OPENING LINE: Rams by 1 1-2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Rams 2-2; Seahawks 2-2. SERIES RECORD:...

The Latest: Brady sets NFL's career passing mark

Oct. 03, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 4 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 8:45 p.m. Tom Brady is the NFL’s new all-time passing leader. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback broke Drew Brees’ record on Sunday night with a...

Giants DB Ryan still has Brady's last pass as a Patriot

Oct. 01, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If you're a “Jeopardy!” fan, don't be surprised if some day there's a football category and the $2,000 question is: Who intercepted Tom Brady's last pass as a New England Patriot? Imagine the music in the background:...