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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, center, watches during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
December 04, 2019 - 6:03 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots coach Bill Belichick had much to lament about his team’s loss to the Texans last week. But one thing that stuck out was how his defense struggled to defend the pass on second down. It will again be a focal point this week as New England (10-2) crafts a game plan it...
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Graphic shows NFL team matchups and predicts the winners in Week 14 action; 3c x 4 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 114 mm;
December 04, 2019 - 5:46 pm
It's difficult to determine which 6-6 team has flopped more this season, the Cowboys or Bears. Maybe Thursday night's matchup at Soldier Field will give us a clue. Dallas, at least, is in position to make the playoffs, albeit as the winner of the weak NFC East. With Philadelphia ravaged by injuries...
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December 04, 2019 - 5:44 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J (AP) — It was a familiar scene in the New York Giants’ locker room Wednesday after practice. Reporters and cameramen huddled around the far end of the room, waiting for the starting quarterback to take his weekly turn answering questions from the media. For the better part of...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield answers questions about his injured hand during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 04, 2019 - 5:12 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield isn't going to let a sore, swollen right hand keep him from playing. "Mama didn't raise a wuss," he said Wednesday. Mayfield played the second half of Sunday's 20-13 loss to Pittsburgh with a badly bruised hand sustained after he smashed it on the facemask of...
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SpongeBob Square Pants & Gary balloon makes its way down Sixth Avenue during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
December 04, 2019 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's victory during the November ratings sweeps period means there's a new king of broadcast television — at least for now. The network ended CBS' 18-year winning streak in November, a period when ratings are watched closely to set advertising rates. A combination of factors,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy (25) fends off Oakland Raiders cornerback Trayvon Mullen (27) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy and his former girlfriend have reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against him, court records show, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Delicia Cordon filed the lawsuit last year accusing McCoy of failing to protect her from a violent July 2018 home invasion at a home he owns in Milton, just outside Atlanta. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)
December 04, 2019 - 4:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy and his former girlfriend have reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against him, court records show. Delicia Cordon filed the lawsuit last year accusing McCoy of failing to protect her from a violent July 2018 home invasion at a...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera leaves the field following an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers fired Rivera on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, parting ways with him with four games left in the regular season. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)
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December 04, 2019 - 4:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers owner David Tepper has hinted that Carolina’s next head coach will be someone with an offensive background. "In the modern NFL, I think there is a preference for offensive coordinators (and) I think there are reasons for that,” Tepper said late Tuesday. “That does...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) scrambles with the ball in an NFL game against the Buffalo Bills, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 in Dallas. The Bills defeated the Cowboys 26-15. (Margaret Bowles via AP)
December 04, 2019 - 1:38 pm
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Dak Prescott saw no need for strong words or fiery speeches. The Dallas Cowboys have lost six of nine since a 3-0 start, and all their star quarterback cares about is finding a way to win consistently again. They will try to get headed back in the right direction when they...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, Baylor head coach Matt Rhule, left, and Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley talk at midfield prior to an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Rhule and Riley took over their teams under drastically different circumstances. Now they will coach against each other in the Big 12 championship game. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)
December 04, 2019 - 12:23 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule stepped into a volatile situation at Baylor, leaving his home in the Northeast to take over a program with a depleted roster in the aftermath of a scandal that led to the firing of a two-time Big 12 champion coach. Lincoln Riley was the hand-picked successor at...
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December 04, 2019 - 1:56 am
Must be the shoes. Well, this week at least, it is all about the shoes. More specifically, the cleats being worn by more than 900 players in Week 14 NFL games as part of the My Cause My Cleats program now in its fourth year. Their causes range from health and wellness to cancer awareness and...
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