NFL football

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and teammates celebrate a 26-18 victory over the Atlanta Falcons with turkey legs on Thanksgiving Day, after an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. The Falcons clinched the NFC South title. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
November 29, 2019 - 1:34 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Taysom Hill’s rare moment in the spotlight came in an important game for the New Orleans Saints. Hill blocked a punt to set up his 3-yard touchdown catch before scoring again on a 30-yard run, and the New Orleans Saints clinched their third straight NFC South title by beating the...
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Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, center, walks off the field past fans after their NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
November 28, 2019 - 10:12 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones still believes the Dallas Cowboys can get in the playoffs. He even mentioned Super Bowl after yet another loss. Well, the Cowboys (6-6) still lead the NFC East after a 26-15 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Thanksgiving Day. And Jason Garrett is still their coach. “I...
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Dallas Cowboys safety Xavier Woods (25) and linebacker Sean Lee (50) defend as Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) reaches the end zone for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
November 28, 2019 - 10:06 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cole Beasley savored a little extra time on the field with his former teammates after what had to be one of the most satisfying days of the Buffalo receiver’s career. And to think he didn’t even have the most noteworthy play for the Bills’ pass-catchers. John Brown became...
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Chicago Bears free safety Eddie Jackson (39) intercepts a pass intended for Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) to seal the win over the Lions during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
November 28, 2019 - 5:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky started and closed strong to overcome some shaky decisions and plays in between to keep the Chicago Bears in the NFC playoff picture. Trubisky threw a go-ahead, 3-yard touchdown pass to David Montgomery with 2:17 left, lifting Chicago to a 24-20 win over the...
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In this Oct. 30, 2018 photo provided by the NFL, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph visits a young patient during the Vikings' Halloween Holiday Huddle at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. (C. Morgan Engel/NFL via AP)
November 28, 2019 - 1:01 pm
The NFL apparently underestimated Americans' eagerness to volunteer. As part of its centennial season celebration, the league sought 100 million minutes of volunteerism from its fans through Huddle for 100. With folks across the nation giving 100 minutes of their time to community initiatives, that...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019 file photo, New York Jets cornerback Arthur Maulet celebrates after he recovered a fumble for a touchdown against the New England Patriots in the second half of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Maulet has started the last three games and played well while solidifying what had been a weakness on the team. Maulet overcame several hardships while growing up in New Orleans. He also didn’t start playing football until his junior year of high school. Maulet says he is motivated by family and proving those who support him right. He also believes he has plenty more to accomplish in life.(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
November 28, 2019 - 12:17 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Arthur Maulet never imagined he’d be where he is today. Not during those rough childhood years growing up in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward. Not when he and his family were forced from their home by Hurricane Katrina when he was 12. And especially not when he stepped on a field...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) works in the pocket against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
November 28, 2019 - 2:44 am
It's been an all or nothing kind of year so far for Jameis Winston. Tampa Bay's quarterback has thrown 20 interceptions and 22 touchdowns so far this season, joining Cleveland's Brian Sipe in 1979 as the only quarterbacks to reach the 20-20 club in the first 11 games. Winston's 24 turnovers overall...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff passes against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
November 27, 2019 - 9:55 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff had never played three straight football games in his adult life without throwing a touchdown pass before he got blanked in November with the Los Angeles Rams. The quarterback with the biggest contract in NFL history didn’t throw a scoring pass against...
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Graphic shows NFL team matchups and predicts the winners in Week 13 action; 3c x 4 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 114 mm;
November 27, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Never one to mince words, Jerry Jones has put Jason Garrett and his coaching staff on alert heading into what’s supposed to be a festive holiday. Dallas plays its traditional Thanksgiving home game on Thursday, hosting the Bills. At 6-5 and coming off a very winnable game in New England that the...
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San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) celebrates after scoring against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
November 27, 2019 - 4:53 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — George Kittle’s absence from the San Francisco 49ers was evident in almost every aspect of the offense for two weeks. The running game missed his dominant blocking on the edge, the passing game missed the threat he poses as one of the most dangerous players after the...
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