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Will Darkins
September 18, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and that there is no timetable for concluding the probe. One of the people, speaking to the AP on condition of...
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Will Darkins
September 17, 2019 - 8:12 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning is being benched and the Daniel Jones era with the New York Giants is about to begin. Coach Pat Shurmur announced Tuesday that the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft is replacing two-time Super Bowl MVP as the Giants’ starting quarterback. The move comes...
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Will Darkins
September 16, 2019 - 9:23 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger’s season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old’s 16th season just two weeks in. Roethlisberger injured the arm late in the second quarter of Sunday’s 28-26...
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Will Darkins
September 16, 2019 - 8:28 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been diagnosed with a torn ligament near the thumb of his throwing hand that is expected to sideline him at least six weeks, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person says Brees has elected to have surgery, but it is not yet...
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Will Darkins
September 16, 2019 - 8:04 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Julio Jones hauled in a short pass behind the line of scrimmage, got the blocks he needed and didn’t stop running until he was well past the end zone. The Philadelphia Eagles never had a chance. In the blink of an eye, Jones turned a fourth-down screen pass into a 54-yard touchdown...
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Will Darkins
September 15, 2019 - 4:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Drew Brees watching from the sideline with an injured hand, the Los Angeles Rams didn’t need a no-call to beat the New Orleans Saints again. Jared Goff passed for 283 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score, and the Rams stopped New Orleans from scoring an...
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Will Darkins
September 15, 2019 - 4:53 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes bounced back from the first scoreless opening quarter of his career in the regular season by throwing four touchdown passes in a near perfect second period that led the Kansas City Chiefs to a 28-10 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. The Raiders (1-1...
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Will Darkins
September 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. Britney Taylor...
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Will Darkins
September 15, 2019 - 3:12 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead, 31-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay midway through the fourth quarter and Darius Slay made an interception in the end zone with 1:03 left, allowing the Detroit Lions to beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-10 Sunday despite a slew of mistakes...
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Will Darkins
September 15, 2019 - 3:07 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The ice cream was sweet, the Holiday Inn was quiet, the bonding time was plentiful. The San Francisco 49ers enjoyed their weeklong stay in Youngtown, Ohio, which got them ready for their final stop on the way home. Cincinnati provided a most hospitable layover. A 41-17 victory...
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