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Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, left, watches Nick Foles during practice at the NFL football team's facility, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
December 13, 2018 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz sat out the open portion of practice on Thursday because of a back injury, increasing the possibility Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles will start for the Eagles at the Rams on Sunday. Two people familiar with the quarterback's injury confirmed reports that Wentz has a...
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El running back de los Dolphins de Miami, Kenyan Drake (32), corre hacia la zona de anotación mientras es perseguido por los jugadores de los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra, el defensive back J.C. Jackson (27) y el tight end Rob Gronkowski (87), durante la segunda mitad de un juego de la NFL, el domingo 9 de diciembre de 2018, en Miami Gardens, Florida. (AP Foto/Lynne Sladky)
December 13, 2018 - 4:03 am
Nobody is questioning Jerry Jones anymore about trading a first-round pick for Amari Cooper. The Cowboys are 5-1 since the 24-year-old wide receiver was acquired from Oakland for a 2019 selection that will likely be in the 20s. They're one win from securing the NFC East title after Cooper dominated...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) walks off of the field after he fumbled the ball and the Dallas Cowboys recovered during the first half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
December 12, 2018 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz is sidelined with a back injury, but two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press the Eagles quarterback hasn't been ruled out for Philadelphia's game at the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Both people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday...
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) runs in front of Oakland Raiders linebacker Tahir Whitehead (59) and defensive back Erik Harris (25) during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
December 12, 2018 - 7:44 pm
The last few weeks of the NFL season can be a wild ride, particularly as playoff races heat up and bad weather becomes a potential factor in the Northeast and Midwest. The main slate contests on FanDuel and DraftKings feature just one game with a total above 50 points as the Pittsburgh Steelers and...
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Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
December 12, 2018 - 7:23 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has seen two coaches get fired, fellow stars get traded and the roster get overhauled numerous times in five seasons as Oakland Raiders quarterback. The latest change for Carr came this week when the Raiders fired general manager Reggie McKenzie, the man who...
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to reporters during a news conference after the football leagues' meeting in Irving, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
December 12, 2018 - 6:27 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the NFL won't pay for video evidence in cases involving domestic violence, and he defended the league's handling of those investigations. Speaking after owners held their annual winter meeting, Goodell said the NFL's approach to dealing...
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December 12, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts. When the games will be played and who the opponents will be won't be announce until the spring, when the league schedule for 2019 is...
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December 12, 2018 - 4:20 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NFL draft is heading to Las Vegas for 2020. It almost certainly will arrive before the Raiders do. "We believe the draft will be the kickoff to our inaugural season," said Raiders owner Mark Davis, who is moving the team from Oakland. The league announced Wednesday at an owners...
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Graphic shows NFL team matchups and predicts the winners in Week 15 action; 3c x 4 3/8 inches; 146 mm x 111 mm;
December 12, 2018 - 3:41 pm
For those fans who dislike Thursday night football, rejoice that this week is the final game of the season on such short rest. Also rejoice that it's one of the best matchups of the year, with hefty implications in the standings, as Kansas City hosts the Los Angeles Chargers. Even with a loss, the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco speaks at a news conference after an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore. Flacco has lost his job as the Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback and will be the backup Sunday for the first time in his 11-year NFL career. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
December 12, 2018 - 3:10 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — As he worked diligently for more than a month to return from a potentially dangerous hip injury, Joe Flacco watched the Baltimore Ravens flourish without him. Now that he's healthy, Flacco must adjust to a role he's never experienced during his 11-year NFL career: backup...
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