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Patriots not quite back yet after another early playoff exit

Jan. 17, 2022 14:46 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Talk of a resurgence by the New England Patriots this season appears to have been a bit premature. A 10-win season following a 7-9 finish in 2020 would be a sign of progress for almost any other NFL team. Yet, for a franchise that has grown accustomed to...

Patriots, Jones end season with a dud in 47-17 loss to Bills

Jan. 16, 2022 02:10 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After gaining so much ground during Mac Jones’ rookie season, the New England Patriots faltered at the finish. Throttled 47-17 by the Buffalo Bills in a wild-card playoff game on Saturday night, the loss showed how much progress the Patriots still need...

Allen-led Bills throttle division rival Patriots, 47-17

Jan. 16, 2022 01:11 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The lingering sting of being embarrassed on home turf by the New England Patriots didn’t sit well with defensive end Jerry Hughes and the Buffalo Bills. On Saturday night, the Bills did something about it by erasing any doubt of who now rules the AFC...

Bills' DE Hughes primed for 'slobber-knocker' against Pats

Jan. 14, 2022 18:03 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — If this is the end of the line for Jerry Hughes’ career, the Buffalo Bills defensive end is primed for the playoffs. Whether it’s facing the rival New England Patriots for a third time in seven weeks or the prospect of playing in potentially sub-zero...

Denver Broncos' head coach search starts out in the Midwest

Jan. 14, 2022 17:08 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos began their search for Vic Fangio's replacement in the Midwest, meeting with Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn ahead of their trip to Green Bay. Broncos general manager George Paton and a team of executives were meeting...

Rival Patriots, Bills to meet in playoffs for only 2nd time

Jan. 14, 2022 10:18 AM EST

PATRIOTS (10-7) at BUFFALO (11-6) Saturday, 8:15 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Bills by 4, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Patriots 10-7; Bills 10-7. SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 77-46-1. LAST MEETING:...

Titans hope third time is charm as top seed in AFC playoffs

Jan. 13, 2022 23:39 PM EST

No team ever needed a first-round bye in the playoffs more than the Tennessee Titans, who used a record 91 players this season, most ever in a non-strike season. The Titans (12-5) edged perennial power Kansas City (12-5) for the top seed and the lone bye in the AFC playoffs. ...

Bills no longer Pats patsy after wins in 3 of past 4 games

Jan. 13, 2022 13:53 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Kelsay’s introduction to the Bills’ so-called and very one-sided divisional rivalry against the New England Patriots differed from many of the defensive end’s contemporaries over his 10 seasons in Buffalo. He began his career with a win. ...

Patriots fully behind rookie QB Jones heading into playoffs

Jan. 12, 2022 18:08 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Throughout his first NFL season, Mac Jones has been a walking billboard for “The Patriot Way” — keeping his head down, working hard and trying only to do what’s asked of him to avoid self-inflicted mistakes. It has brought successes, such as him...

Giants fire Joe Judge as coach after 10-23 record in 2 years

Jan. 11, 2022 19:25 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have cleaned house, firing coach Joe Judge a day after general manager Dave Gettleman retired. The Giants announced the move late Tuesday afternoon, ending speculation that the owners planned to hire a new general manager and let him...