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Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) gestures toward fans after an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
December 24, 2018 - 11:33 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After the final seconds ticked off, Derek Carr ran straight to the Black Hole with several teammates before taking a victory lap around the Coliseum to celebrate with his fans. If this truly is the final game ever in Oakland, the Raiders gave their fans plenty to cheer at the...
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Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reacts during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 24, 2018 - 3:23 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Doug Baldwin is one of the few still on the Seattle Seahawks roster who has hung around long enough to give an accurate and comprehensive read on coach Pete Carroll — who received a three-year contract extension Monday. After being with Carroll for eight of his nine seasons in...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 38-31. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
December 24, 2018 - 1:40 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs had a chance to wrap up a third consecutive AFC West title and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs with two weeks to go, only to watch Philip Rivers lead the Los Angeles Chargers to a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns in a comeback. The Chiefs got a do-over Sunday...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
December 24, 2018 - 11:05 am
Maybe it was Baker Mayfield's way of saying "Merry Christmas" to his old coach. OK, maybe not. Mayfield threw for 284 yards and three scores in engineering the Browns to yet another win Sunday, but his staredown of fired Browns coach Hue Jackson grabbed more attention than anything. It came after...
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Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) scores a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs as quarterback Russell Wilson, right, pushes during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 24, 2018 - 12:38 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Doubted before the season began, questioned even more after a 0-2 start, the Seattle Seahawks are back where they've spent most seasons since Pete Carroll arrived. The Seahawks are in the playoffs and perhaps as the type of opponent no one would like to see in the postseason. "You...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Dallas Goedert (88) pulls in a pass against Houston Texans' Justin Reid (20) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
December 23, 2018 - 10:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles ran back onto the field after a hard shot knocked him out for a play and the crowd roared, seemingly knowing he was about to do it again. Jake Elliott kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired after Foles led the offense into position and the Philadelphia Eagles...
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New Orleans Saints defensive back Chris Banjo (31) celebrates a defensive stop in the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)
December 23, 2018 - 9:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees found a receiver who hadn't played most of the season to sustain a late touchdown drive. The Saints' defense found a way to force two fumbles in the fourth quarter. And New Orleans' punt-return unit stopped a fake punt less than a yard short of a conversion that might...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) gestures to fans after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
December 23, 2018 - 8:08 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With a dominant defense behind him, Mitchell Trubisky knows the Chicago Bears' offense doesn't have to do too much to keep winning. That formula has the Bears heading into the season finale with a chance to earn a first-round playoff bye. Trubisky threw one TD pass and...
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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Chester Rogers (80) scores a winning touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Indianapolis, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
December 23, 2018 - 7:22 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck took one peek at the New York Giants' defense and changed the call. Instead of trying to force the late run coach Frank Reich wanted, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback asked T.Y. Hilton to go up the field with the defenders and Chester Rogers to slide underneath...
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, left, talks with official Jeff Bergman during the first half of an NFL football game between the 49ers and the Chicago Bears in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
December 23, 2018 - 6:51 pm
The Latest on NFL's Week 16 (All times Eastern). 7:15 p.m. The Chicago Bears have wrapped up a 14-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers. The Bears improved to 11-4 and handed 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan his first loss in December as head coach. Coming into today, Shanahan was 7-0 in December games...
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