NFL football

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, people in New York walk past a Nike advertisement featuring former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, known for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. In response to Nike's support of Kaepernick, the Rhode Island town of North Smithfield is considering asking its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 17, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town is considering asking its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, one of a number of governments that have called for boycotts in recent weeks. The North Smithfield Town Council plans to discuss a resolution Monday evening. Council President...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes answers questions during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
September 17, 2018 - 1:06 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes had just thrown six touchdown passes in a record-setting performance against the Steelers, one that gave the Chiefs a big road win and may have stamped them as the AFC's top team, when someone asked him how he planned to celebrate his birthday. Mahomes said...
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2018, file photo, kicker Greg Joseph works during a drill at the Miami Dolphins NFL football training camp in Davie, Fla. A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Browns will sign free agent kicker Greg Joseph to replace Zane Gonzalez, who missed four attempts in Sunday’s loss at New Orleans. Joseph was picked over several other kickers who in came in for tryouts on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the signing. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP, File)
September 17, 2018 - 1:02 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Browns will sign free agent kicker Greg Joseph to replace Zane Gonzalez, who missed four attempts in Sunday's loss at New Orleans. Joseph was picked over several other kickers who came in for tryouts on Monday, said the person...
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September 17, 2018 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis in Week 3. Wentz tore his left ACL and LCL on Dec. 10, 2017 in a game against the Los Angeles Rams and had surgery three days later. Backup quarterback Nick Foles led...
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Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus (8) kicks the game winning field goal as punter Marquette King (1) holds during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Denver. The Broncos won 20-19. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
September 16, 2018 - 9:34 pm
DENVER (AP) — Case Keenum already has this fourth-quarter comeback thing down pat. Nail-biters are almost a prerequisite for a quarterback in Denver, where John Elway set the standard with 31 fourth-quarter comebacks and Peyton Manning added 11 of his league-best 43 while wearing navy and orange...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) looks to pass,during the first half of an NFL football against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
September 16, 2018 - 9:10 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Courtesy of DeSean Jackson, Ryan Fitzpatrick rocked a pair of sunglasses and a partially zipped warmup jacket revealing a couple of gold chains and a large pendant resting on his chest. "It's nothing," the Tampa Bay quarterback said of the garb after throwing four touchdown...
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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook (12) runs for a touchdown past New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy, left, on a 61-yard pass play against the New England Patriots during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
September 16, 2018 - 6:52 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles threw four touchdown passes, three in the first half, and the Jacksonville Jaguars beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 31-20 Sunday in a rematch of last season's AFC championship game. Bortles connected with Donte Moncrief, Keelan Cole and Austin...
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San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida goes on a 66-yard touchdown run as wide receiver Pierre Garcon blocks Detroit Lions defensive back Nevin Lawson (24) during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
September 16, 2018 - 5:53 pm
The Latest on the second Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 6:50 p.m. Detroit running back LeGarrette Blount has been ejected for coming off the sideline to shove a San Francisco player. Blount took exception to Elijah Lee pushing Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford as he stepped out...
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) muscles across the goal line through Carolina Panthers defenders on a keeper to score during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept 16, 2018, in Atlanta. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
September 16, 2018 - 4:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The quarterback took off running, only to find three defenders waiting for him at the goal line. No problem. He simply ran right over them. Cam Newton? Nope, Matt Ryan. Ryan threw a pair of scoring passes, which wasn't all that unusual, and also ran for two touchdowns for the first...
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September 16, 2018 - 2:28 pm
The Jacksonville Jaguars are without running back Leonard Fournette for the fourth time in two seasons. They went 3-0 without him in 2017. Fournette is inactive a week after straining his right hamstring in the opener against the New York Giants. Fournette tested his hamstring before Sunday's game...
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