Latest Professional football News

Jags cut Josh Lambo after Matt Wright wins kicking job

Oct. 19, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars cut veteran kicker Josh Lambo on Tuesday, two days after unheralded Matt Wright hit two field goals from beyond 50 yards in the final minutes to beat Miami and end the NFL's longest losing streak in 44 years. Lambo, the...

Arizona Cardinals flying solo at top of latest AP Pro32 poll

Oct. 19, 2021 20:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The birds in the desert are still flying high. And as the NFL's only remaining unbeaten team, the Cardinals retained the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. The Cardinals received all 12 first-place votes for 384 points in...

Bears put Quinn on COVID-19 list with Brady, Bucs coming up

Oct. 19, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears placed linebacker Robert Quinn on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, possibly leaving them without one of their top pass rushers when they visit Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The...

Bills take step back after being manhandled in Music City

Oct. 19, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Evidently, the Super Bowl parade plans are on hold in Buffalo after the Bills’ so-called redemption tour hit a speed bump in Tennessee. The soaring expectations of over-reaction Monday following last week’s convincing win over one Buffalo...

Titans banged up, resilient, ready to build off 34-31 win

Oct. 19, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans just passed their biggest test this season even with an injury report that grows with each passing game. Call it poise, resiliency or the old cliche of next man up, it certainly helps having the NFL's best rusher in Derrick...

Colts put Campbell on injured reserve, release Eason

Oct. 19, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts made a change in their quarterback pecking order Tuesday, waiving Jacob Eason after activating rookie Sam Ehlinger from injured reserve. Indy also placed receiver Parris Campbell on injured reserve two days after he hurt his...

Giants place Andrew Thomas, C.J. Board on IR

Oct. 19, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have placed starting left tackle Andrew Thomas on injured reserve along with wide receiver/kickoff returner C.J. Board. The Giants made the moves on Tuesday after both were hurt on Sunday in a loss to the Los Angeles...

Vaccines in sports at a glance

Oct. 19, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

A vast majority of players in the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, yet a handful of cases have brought attention to those who have refused. A look at some of the most prominent examples: NBA Kyrie Irving ...

Pats promote Bryant to active roster, place Winovich on IR

Oct. 19, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots promoted defensive back Myles Bryant from the practice squad to the 53-man roster on Tuesday and placed linebacker Chase Winovich on injured reserve. Winovich left in the third quarter of Sunday's 35-29 loss to the Cowboys with a...

Cowboys safety Kazee arrested on DWI charge in Dallas area

Oct. 19, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys safety Damontae Kazee was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in a Dallas suburb, police said. The Colony police Sgt. Aaron Woodard said Kazee was booked on a Class B misdemeanor. Kazee was released...