NFL football

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) makes a pass during an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, in East Rutherford, N.J. Jets quarterback Sam Darnold was uncertain to return this week as he continued to recover from mononucleosis, which sidelined him the past two games. Jets coach Adam Gase said the team could potentially wait until Sunday to decide if Darnold or practice squad QB-turned-starter Luke Falk will be under center against the Eagles. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)
October 03, 2019 - 1:25 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold is eager to play in a game again, but the New York Jets quarterback is focused on his health and safety before returning to the field. Darnold has not played since the season opener because of mononucleosis and has been dealing with an enlarged spleen, a common...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) hands off to running back Darrel Williams (31) for a 1-yard touchdown rush during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
October 03, 2019 - 1:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The popularity of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has soared into the stratosphere in just over one season as the starter, each no-look or left-handed passes drawing a fresh chorus of acclaim. It’s not just the fans that are the fans, either. “It’s kind of cool to see...
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October 03, 2019 - 12:17 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey has missed his sixth consecutive practice. Ramsey sat out practice Thursday because of an apparent back injury that caused him to miss last week’s victory at Denver. It was the first game Ramsey has missed in his four-year NFL...
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October 03, 2019 - 11:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce (KEHL’-see) is tackling a new role: fatherhood. Kelce and his wife, Kylie, welcomed their new daughter, Wyatt Elizabeth, this week. Kelce and the team posted a photo of mother and baby Thursday. The baby is holding up two fingers, and Kelce...
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This Jan. 6, 2018, photo taken from video and provided by Oscar Monterroso, shows Spanish language broadcasters Oscar "El Tico" Monterroso, left, and Enrique "Kike" Morales working at their broadcast booth inside Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., during the Kansas City Chiefs vs Tennessee Titans NFL wild card game. Monterroso, the color commentator, and Morales, the play-by-play man, have been calling Chiefs games in Spanish since 2011, and will broadcast on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, Nebraska's NCAA college football game against Northwestern. Nebraska will be the first school in the Big Ten to offer a Spanish-language radio broadcast for a football game. (Oscar Monterroso/Tico Productions via AP)
October 03, 2019 - 10:27 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will be the first school in the Big Ten to offer a Spanish-language radio broadcast for a football game when the Cornhuskers play Northwestern on Saturday, and the hope is such broadcasts become a regular part of the team’s media offering in coming seasons. The state...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) greet each other on the field following an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis. Philadelphia won 34-27. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
October 03, 2019 - 8:28 am
Look out, Tom Brady and the rest of the old heads. The young guns are moving in. Every NFL game in Week 4 featured at least one starting quarterback age 26 or younger. There has already been a total of 52 such games this season, the most through four weeks of a season in league history. The...
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Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) speaks with Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle (84) after his helmet-to-helmet hit on Doyle during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Burfict has been suspended for the rest of the season for the hit. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)
October 02, 2019 - 4:19 pm
The Oakland Raiders are upset about the lengthy suspension handed down to linebacker Vontaze Burfict for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis tight end Jack Doyle. Burfict was suspended Monday for the final 12 games of the season and any playoff games for "repeated violations of unnecessary...
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In this Sept. 24, 2017 file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan stands before an NFL football game against between the Jaguars and the Baltimore Ravens at Wembley Stadium in London. Khan announced Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, that he is a majority investor in the nation's only 24-hour news network aimed at African American viewers. The network is to begin broadcasting in November and will be based in Tallahassee, Florida's capital, with bureaus around the country. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
October 02, 2019 - 3:44 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan disclosed Wednesday that he will be the majority investor in the nation’s only 24-hour news network aimed at African American viewers, giving the network a deep pocket as it launches next month. The network has been in the works for...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2009, file photo, Arizona Cardinals owner Bill Bidwell holds up the NFC Championship trophy after beating the Philadelphia Eagles in Glendale, Arizona. At left foreground is Cardinals President Michael Bidwell. At right foreground is Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt. William V. Bidwill, who owned the NFL’s Cardinals franchise in three cities, has died. He was 88. The team announced that Bidwill passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. A cause of death wasn’t immediately given. (Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic via AP, File)
October 02, 2019 - 2:57 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — He owned one of the oldest franchises in professional football and rarely talked about it. William V. “Bill'' Bidwill would much rather tell stories about growing up in Chicago, his days in the Navy or the great restaurants in St. Louis than about the current state of his...
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Graphic shows NFL team matchups and predicts the winners in Week 5 action; 3c x 4 3/8 inches; 146 mm x 111 mm;
October 02, 2019 - 2:49 pm
Pete Carroll likes what he’s been seeing from his Seahawks, though not everything is in place yet. They could pass a huge test in a rare October game with critical meaning in the standings when they host the Rams on Thursday night. Both teams are 3-1, though the feeling throughout the NFC West is...
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