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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick approaches a podium to take questions from reporters before an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
December 09, 2019 - 11:09 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots acknowledged on Monday night that a video crew working for the team filmed the Cincinnati Bengals sideline during Sunday's game, a violation of league rules that echoed the team's 2007 Spygate scandal. In a statement posted on Twitter and the team...
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San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle celebrates after defeating the New Orleans Saints on a last second field goal, which was set up by his pass reception, after an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. The 49ers won 48-46. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 09, 2019 - 6:53 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco's most impressive win of the season came with a big cost. The NFC-leading 49ers lost center Weston Richburg to a season-ending knee injury and key defensive players Richard Sherman and Dee Ford for multiple games with injured hamstrings in Sunday's 48-46...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) passes in the first half an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 09, 2019 - 2:03 am
Jimmy G. seems to be heating up just as Tom Terrific appears to be slowing down Bouncing back from a close loss a week earlier, the San Francisco 49ers went out and took over the No. 1 playoff seeding in the NFC by coming back on the road to edge Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints 48-46 on...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. left, passes under pressure from New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower, right, in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
December 08, 2019 - 8:42 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes got some help from the Chiefs defense to hold off the New England Patriots and wrap up the division title. Kansas City clinched the AFC West when Bashaud Breeland knocked away Tom Brady's fourth-down pass attempt to Julian Edelman in the end zone and the...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, center, argues a call in the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
December 08, 2019 - 6:43 pm
The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 7:40 p.m. The referees are having a tough time in the Chiefs-Patriots game. Jerome Bogar's crew has picked up three flags, and in the second half they got missed two calls that together cost the Patriots four points. First, Chiefs tight end Travis...
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones reacts after his first down run during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
December 08, 2019 - 5:47 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Slowing down led to a huge day for Aaron Jones. After a 20-15 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday, Jones credited Green Bay Packers running backs coach Ben Sirmans with teaching him to take his time and let plays develop. Jones said thanks to Sirmans' help, he was able...
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Memphis tight end Kameron Wilson (45) dances after his team defeated Cincinnati in an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 08, 2019 - 4:18 pm
5:10 p.m. The College Football Playoff selection committee ranked more Group of Five schools than ever before – but the major bowls only had room for one of them. Five schools from outside the Power Five showed up in the final playoff rankings. That’s the most in a final poll since the system began...
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) works in the pocket against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 08, 2019 - 4:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan threw the longest touchdown pass of his career and became the 10th quarterback in NFL history to reach 50,000 yards, leading the Atlanta Falcons to another dominating win over Carolina, 40-20 Sunday. The Panthers (5-8) were officially eliminated from playoff contention with...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) rushes for a 7-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
December 08, 2019 - 3:43 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Nick Chubb ran for 106 yards — 99 after halftime — and Baker Mayfield and Kareem Hunt had rushing touchdowns as the Cleveland Browns kept their faint playoff hopes alive Sunday with a 27-19 win over Cincinnati. The Bengals have lost 10 straight AFC North games. Denzel Ward returned...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. throws his gloves to a fan after an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Cleveland. Cleveland won 41-24. (AP Photo/David Richard)
December 08, 2019 - 9:59 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. intends to undergo postseason surgery for a sports hernia, a person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press on Sunday. Beckham has been dealing with the injury for most of the season — his first with Cleveland — and plans to...
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