NFL football

Washington Redskins linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton (51) is congratulated after intercepting a pass, during the second half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
October 13, 2019 - 4:31 pm
In the air above Hard Rock Stadium, before the bungling Redskins and hapless Dolphins took the field, a plane towed a banner calling for Miami fans to do their part to help get Washington team president Bruce Allen fired. On the ground, it was not only a battle for the bottom but a fight for the...
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October 13, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The Dallas Cowboys with their top-ranked offense will look to stop a two-game skid without its two starting tackles against the New York Jets. Right tackle La'el Collins is inactive with a knee injury, while left tackle Tyron Smith is out with an injured ankle. Rookie Brandon Knight will start in...
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NFL football fans arrive at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to watch an NFL football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
October 13, 2019 - 6:44 am
The Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers got the NFL off to an early start with their meeting in London. The two NFC South rivals are playing Sunday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the second of four games this season in London. Carolina made defensive Efe Obada an honorary captain for the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb (24) avoids a tackle by Baltimore Ravens cornerback Maurice Canady (26) while running for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game in Baltimore. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent. Instead, they are perhaps the most inconsistent team in the league. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 12, 2019 - 9:36 am
The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, in East Rutherford, N.J. Darnold has been cleared by doctors to play this week after he missed three games while recovering from mononucleosis. The Jets announced in a Twitter post that Darnold will start Sunday at home against Dallas. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 12, 2019 - 9:21 am
Coaches will deny until the end of their careers that when you play an opponent in the schedule doesn't matter. It's doubtful they truly believe it. When and where you face a team in the NFL makes a whole lot of difference. Weather, for example. Do you really want to be in Miami, Tampa or...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws his first pass of the game against the New York Giants in the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. The completion gave Brady the second most total passing yards in NFL history. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 11, 2019 - 12:09 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Try as he might, Tom Brady appeared to be a little stumped when he was asked the question that continues to hover over the Patriots following their latest victory. Has the offense been good enough this season? "We'll see," Brady said before pausing for a few seconds. "We're...
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October 11, 2019 - 9:35 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Imprisoned former NFL star Darren Sharper is pressing on with his attempts to reduce his 18-year federal sentence in a sexual assault case. An on-again-off-again appeal was revived Friday at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. It follows a U.S. district judge's...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 1952, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Dick "Night Train" Lane leaps to intercept a Green Bay Packers pass intended for Packers' end Bob Mann (87), in the second quarter of their game before 35,000 fans in Los Angeles. Other player shown is halfback Herb Rich (42). The hard-hitting cornerback had 68 interceptions in 14 seasons, mostly with the Chicago Cardinals and Detroit Lions in the 1950s and 60s. Lane entered the hall in 1974 and earned his nickname from his teammates from the then-popular song "Night Train” during his first training camp with the LA Rams in 1952. (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian, File)
October 11, 2019 - 8:12 am
FRANCHISES: In 1950 the NFL merged with the All-America Football Conference and the Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Colts joined the league. Also, the New York Bulldogs became the New York Yanks, but folded after the 1951 season. The Dallas Texans played their only season in the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, Miami Dolphins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) looks up from the sidelines during the second half at an NFL football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. You can take that "any given Sunday" bromide and toss it out with some of Case Keenum's interceptions. So far in 2019, there is a Grand Canyon of separation between the contenders and everybody else. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
October 10, 2019 - 11:52 am
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Players who have outscored the Miami Dolphins this year range from A to Z, a commentary on a team with no O. Nelson Agholor and 49 other players have more touchdowns than the Dolphins; Greg Zuerlein and 34 other players have more points. Of the 403 TDs in the NFL this season, the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 file photo, Ann McKee, director Boston University's center for research into the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, addresses an audience on the school's campus about the study of NFL football player Aaron Hernandez's brain, projected on a screen behind in Boston. According to a new public service announcement, signing a pre-teen child up for tackle football is like teaching him to smoke. The ad from the Concussion Legacy Foundation encourages parents to choose flag football for children younger than 14. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
October 10, 2019 - 8:51 am
BOSTON (AP) — Everybody seems to be having fun when the kids in a new public service announcement are just playing football, until one boy is thrown to the ground and the background music turns ominous. Then, the coach starts handing out cigarettes. "Tackle football is like smoking," a youthful...
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