NFL football

FILE - In this March 25, 2019, file photo, The "Hupmobile" is displayed at the annual NFL football owners meetings in Phoenix. Fifteen men were ready to launch the 10 charter teams of the National Football League in 1920. They gathered in Ralph Hay's car showroom in Canton, Ohio, and got down to business. Except for one problem: There weren't enough chairs for everyone. Instead, a few of the future owners of NFL franchises sat on the running boards of the Hupmobile in Hay's dealership. And when they were ready to sign the papers to establish the league, they leaned on the hood of the car to finish up. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
September 20, 2019 - 9:42 am
A look at the NFL's first decade, the 1920s: FRANCHISES: The first season, 1920, the American Professional Football Association had 14 teams, including two Tigers (Cleveland and Chicago). The Akron Pros, Decatur Staleys (later the Chicago Bears), Buffalo All-Americans, Chicago Cardinals, Rock...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2004, file photo, Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, Heisman Trophy winner from Ohio State in 1955, autographs a Hula Bowl T-shirt for a fan in Kaanapali, Hawaii. Cassady, a Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL running back, died early Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Tampa, Fla., Jerry Emig, the Ohio State associate athletic director said. He was 85. Cassady played both football and baseball at Ohio State in the early 1950s, winning the Heisman Trophy in 1955. He also played 10 seasons in the NFL, mostly with the Detroit, and got the nickname "Hopalong" from local sports writers after the black-hatted Western star of the 1950s. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
September 20, 2019 - 8:35 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State and running back for the Detroit Lions, died Friday. He was 85. He died in Tampa, Florida, his longtime home, the university said. "We've lost not only a legendary Buckeye, but also a wonderful person in...
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Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) runs a play against the Chicago Bears during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
September 20, 2019 - 12:00 am
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller has dealt with sack droughts before, but never this early in the season. "I always get them at the end of the year," Miller told The Associated Press following his unusually somber weekly appearance at the podium Wednesday. "I guess it bothers you a little bit...
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Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) covers Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis (84) as he runs a pattern during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
September 19, 2019 - 9:32 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The defensive shutdown complete, Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey shared a hug and private words with A.J. Bouye, D.J. Hayden and a few other members of a Jacksonville defense that won the day in a 20-7 victory Thursday night over the Tennessee Titans. Hugs of celebration...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown puts on his shoe during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
September 19, 2019 - 2:53 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots receiver Antonio Brown declined to answer questions about allegations of sexual assault and rape against him and says he's keeping his focus on football. Brown answered only four questions at his locker on Thursday in an interview that lasted just over a minute. It...
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Miami Dolphins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) looks to pass, during the second half at an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
September 19, 2019 - 2:17 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Desperate for help, the Miami Dolphins are turning to Josh Rosen. The second-year pro will replace Ryan Fitzpatrick this week as the starting quarterback and try to jump-start a team that has been outscored 102-10 in the first two games. A person familiar with the decision by...
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Miami Dolphins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) looks to pass, during the second half at an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
September 19, 2019 - 1:18 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Josh Rosen will replace Ryan Fitzpatrick this week as the starting quarterback for the Miami Dolphins and try to jump-start a team that has been outscored 102-10 in the first two games. The person confirmed the decision to The Associated...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, fikle photo, Rutgers punter Adam Korsak punts the ball in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Maryland, in College Park, Md. The Big Ten Conference knows the value of having good punters, and they are sometimes willing to go a long way to get them. Korsak is a former Australian rules football player who trained at ProKick Australia before coming to the United States. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
September 19, 2019 - 12:55 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — The Big Ten Conference knows the value of having good punters, and it is willing to go a long way to get them. The league has four of the nation's top 23 punters after last weekend's games: Michael Sleep-Dalton of Iowa (46.4 yard average), Adam Korsak of Rutgers (46.4),...
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September 19, 2019 - 11:00 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald's restaurant...
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September 19, 2019 - 4:48 am
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Online retail giant Amazon has proposed using the site of the former home of the Detroit Lions as a distribution center in a $250 million project that could bring 1,500 jobs. Details of plans for the Pontiac Silverdome site in suburban Detroit were made public Wednesday night...
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