NFL football

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) works on his throwing motion before NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago,. Brees says he is comfortable throwing an NFL ball now that he is more than five weeks out of surgery on his right thumb. He says he plans to play Sunday against Arizona unless his form in practice this week does not meet his expectations. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
October 26, 2019 - 5:30 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says record-setting quarterback Drew Brees will start for the New Orleans Saints against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, beginning his comeback from thumb surgery that sidelined him for five games. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...
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FILE - This is a 2019, file photo, shows Kelechi Osemele of the New York Jets NFL football team. Osemele is having surgery on his ailing right shoulder despite the team not approving the procedure. The operation to repair a torn labrum was performed Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, by Dr. Glen Ross in Boston, according to Osemele's agent Andrew Kessler. (AP Photo/File)
October 26, 2019 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kelechi Osemele is no longer a member of the New York Jets. The veteran guard's contentious standoff with the team, however, is far from over. The Jets announced Saturday they released Osemele a day after he had surgery on his right shoulder in Boston to repair a torn labrum without...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 1976, file photo, Buffalo Bills' O.J. Simpson rushes through a large hole in the center ofthe Detroit Lions defensive line to score on a 12-yard run for his second touchdown in the NFL football game in Pontiac, Mich. The former Heisman Trophy winner from Southern Cal became the first player in NFL history to run for more than 2,000 yards in a season in 1973, finishing with 2,003 yards. (AP Photo/File)
October 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm
A look at the NFL's sixth decade, the 1970s: FRANCHISES: The NFL's final and biggest merger kicked the league into a new era in 1970, the start of a decade where pro football entered the modern era. Combining the AFL and NFL meant splitting 26 teams into two conferences. Baltimore, Buffalo,...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum (8) is sacked by Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 24, 2019 - 9:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Washington quarterback Case Keenum has left the Redskins' game at Minnesota because of a concussion. The Redskins made the announcement about Keenum, just as the second half started Thursday night. He was sacked by nose tackle Linval Joseph on his second-to-last play, a second-...
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New England Patriots defensive lineman Michael Bennett speaks with members of the media in the team's locker room following NFL football practice, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
October 24, 2019 - 6:21 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have made a trade to try to upgrade their roster during the open week for the second straight year, although this move isn't quite as bold. The Cowboys acquired defensive lineman Michael Bennett from the New England Patriots for a conditional late-round draft...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) catches a pass under pressure from Seattle Seahawks free safety Tedric Thompson (33) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
October 24, 2019 - 3:47 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — In some parallel football universe, Odell Beckham Jr. owns several diamond-encrusted Super Bowl rings to match fashionably with those dazzling watches he wears. Once a Giant. Currently a Brown. OBJ longed to be a Patriot. Talk about fantasy football. "That was always a dream of...
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New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) walks the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
October 22, 2019 - 6:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are disappointed and angry quarterback Sam Darnold's comment about him "seeing ghosts" made it on air during the "Monday Night Football" game. Darnold was wearing a microphone for ESPN's broadcast of New York's 33-0 loss to New England. After the third of his five...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019 file photo, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu pauses (12) during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. A person within the NFL says the Atlanta Falcons have traded Sanu to the New England Patriots for a second-round draft pick in 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
October 22, 2019 - 5:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Patriots have done a lot of shuffling at receiver this season. They are hoping Mohamed Sanu can provide some stability as they try to solidify their offense heading into a difficult part of their schedule. The Patriots traded a second-round draft pick in 2020 to the Atlanta...
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File-This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows Pro football hall of famer Willie Brown before an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs in Oakland, Calif. Brown, who provided the iconic play of the Oakland Raiders' first Super Bowl title, died on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. He was 78. The Raiders and Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Brown's death but did not reveal a cause. He had been dealing with cancer. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
October 22, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Willie Brown established the bump-and-run style of defense the Raiders used for decades, provided the iconic play in Oakland's first Super Bowl title, and impacted nearly every player who suited up for the team over the past half-century. Brown was the consummate Raider. The Hall of Fame cornerback...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) points to Benjamin Watson (84) after a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
October 21, 2019 - 10:29 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Brady set the tone with a long slice-and-dice touchdown drive, New England's blitz-happy defense forced Sam Darnold into five turnovers and the Patriots remained undefeated by cruising to a 33-0 victory over the New York Jets on Monday night. Brady threw a TD pass...
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