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FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) looks to pass as he is pursued by Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (98), during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore, MD. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

QBs Jackson and Watson set to star as Ravens visit Texans

Sep. 17, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson was torn when asked if he enjoys matchups such as Sunday’s against the Houston Texans and fellow talented and mobile quarterback Deshaun Watson. “That’s a great quarterback we’re going against (so) I say no, because of how dynamic...

Titans, Jacksonville meet in very early AFC South showdown

Sep. 17, 2020 10:16 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE (1-0) at TENNESSEE (1-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Titans by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 1-0; Titans 0-1 SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 30-21 LAST MEETING - Titans beat Jaguars 42-20 in Nashville, Nov. 24, 2019 LAST WEEK - Jaguars beat Colts 27-20; Titans beat Broncos 16-14 AP PRO32...

Baltimore's Lamar Jackson leads Ravens in visit to Houston

Sep. 17, 2020 10:09 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (1-0) at HOUSTON (0-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Ravens by 6 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Ravens 1-0; Texans 0-1-0 SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead the series 9-2 LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Texans 41-7 on Nov. 17 at Baltimore LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Browns 38-6; Texans lost to Chiefs 34-20 AP PRO32...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) looks to pass, during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Best team in Ohio won't be on the field for Bengals-Browns

Sep. 16, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

With Ohio State, Ohio, Akron, Toledo, Kent State, Bowling Green and Miami of Ohio idle because of the coronavirus pandemic, that leaves football fans in the Buckeye State with Thursday night's Bengals-Browns game. Sorry, folks — Pro Picks probably will be watching Islanders-Lightning instead. At least this...

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews (89) celebrates his second touchdown of the game, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore, MD. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ravens TE Mark Andrews scores big on throws from MVP Jackson

Sep. 16, 2020 2:44 PM EDT

Mark Andrews’ sure hands and knack for finding the end zone have made him the favorite target of Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, who instinctively homes in on the versatile tight end when pressured in the pocket. After hauling in a team-high 10 touchdown passes for Baltimore last season, Andrews scored...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes passes against the Houston Texans in the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Mahomes, Chiefs on top of season's first AP Pro32 poll

Sep. 15, 2020 8:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs have been riding high since winning the Super Bowl in February. And after their opening 34-20 win over the Houston Texans, the defending champs are off to a good start in their bid to repeat. “What makes this offense so good,” Mahomes...

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews (89) celebrates a touchdown, during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Ravens' Jackson can't expect many early exits under Harbaugh

Sep. 14, 2020 7:07 PM EDT

There's no question that keeping Lamar Jackson healthy is a top priority for Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh. The best way to do that is to keep Jackson off the field, but that's not going to happen if there’s a shred of a chance that Baltimore’s opponent can rally from a rather sizable...

FILE - Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski discusses a call with an official in the second half during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore. Stefanski didn't need long to be lumped together with so many Browns coaches before him. One game into his tenure, he's 0-1, being criticized for a head-scratching decision and faced with a lengthy list of problems. The Ravens beat the Browns  38-6.(AP Photo/Terrance Williams, File)

Stefanski, Browns make bad first impression in opening loss

Sep. 14, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Stefanski didn't need long to be lumped together with so many Browns coaches before him. One game into his tenure, he's 0-1, being ripped for a head-scratching decision and Stefanski's facing a lengthy list of problems — some fixable, others more complicated. Welcome to...

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Randy Bullock (4) grabs is leg after missing a tying field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Analysis: Start of 2020 season floating on stranger tides

Sep. 14, 2020 2:46 AM EDT

It's going to be that kind of season. It already is. The perceived worst teams in the NFL either won or challenged to on Sunday. A linebacker was ejected for demonstrating what happened on a play to a game official and making contact with him. A kicker cramped in his calf while attempting a potential tying field...