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In this Sept. 9, 2018 photo Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) catches a pass before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Denver. Thomas is bracing for a trade after Denver slipped to 3-5 midway through his ninth NFL season. Thomas, the Broncos' longest-tenured player, put the odds at "50-50" that he'll be summoned into general manager John Elway's office by the trade deadline Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 to learn whose jersey he'll be wearing next. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
October 30, 2018 - 11:28 am
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos traded nine-year veteran Demaryius Thomas to the Houston Texans on Tuesday. Thomas won't have to wait long to play his old team — the Texans (5-3) visit the Broncos (3-5) this weekend. The Broncos will also send a 2019 seventh-rounder to Houston and will...
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Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson, left, talks with line judge Mike Spanier (90) along the sideline as his team plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 33-18. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
October 29, 2018 - 9:36 am
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Hue Jackson's failed, flawed tenure with the Cleveland Browns is finally over. The team fired its embattled coach on Monday, ending a run of futility nearly unmatched in NFL history. Jackson, who went 3-36-1 in two-plus seasons, was dismissed on Monday by general manager John...
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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
October 28, 2018 - 5:07 pm
The Latest on Week 8 in the NFL on Sunday (all times EDT): 7:55 p.m. Todd Gurley and the Los Angeles Rams are halfway to 16-0 after a comeback victory over the Green Bay Packers. The Rams remained unbeaten by overcoming their largest deficit of the season to beat Aaron Rodgers and Co. 29-27 despite...
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates with running back James Conner (30) after catching a pass for a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
October 28, 2018 - 2:27 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Steelers brought some joy to a city that needed it more than ever. Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, James Conner scored twice, and Pittsburgh beat the Cleveland Browns 33-18 on Sunday to bring some solace to an area grieving from tragedy. The...
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt (27) lands into the end zone for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
October 28, 2018 - 1:29 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw for 303 yards and four touchdowns, Sammy Watkins had 107 yards receiving and two of the scores, and the Chiefs beat Denver 30-23 on Sunday to wrap up a sweep of the Broncos and keep their stranglehold on the AFC West as their season began its second...
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A Pittsburgh Steelers fan holds a sign honoring the victims of a deadly shooting spree at a synagogue on Saturday during the second half of an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
October 28, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Two brothers killed in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting were an inseparable, warm-hearted pair who never missed Saturday services. That's according to ACHIEVA, an organization that provides...
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Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey (22) catches a deflected pass for a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
October 28, 2018 - 1:25 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton torched the league's No. 1-ranked defense, completing 21 of 29 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns and running for 52 yards and another score as the Carolina Panthers defeated the Baltimore Ravens 36-21 on Sunday. Christian McCaffrey had two touchdowns and...
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October 27, 2018 - 6:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars say four players were detained over restitution of a bill in London. The Jaguars (3-4) play Philadelphia (3-4) at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The incident reportedly happened early Saturday following what typically is an off night for players. The teams says "...
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People light candles as they gather for a vigil in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation, in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 27, 2018 - 6:20 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Federal prosecutors have charged the suspected gunman in a massacre that killed 11 people at Pittsburgh synagogue with 29 charges, including using a firearm to commit murder. Scott W. Brady, the...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Jordan Whitehead (31) hits Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. A person familiar with NFL discipline says Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead is expected to be fined for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Whitehead struck a sliding Mayfield in the fourth quarter and should've been flagged for unnecessary roughness or unsportsmanlike conduct, said the person who spoke Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league has not commented on calls from last week’s games. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
October 26, 2018 - 4:15 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The NFL flagged itself for blowing the call on the nasty helmet-to-helmet hit put on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. The league said Friday that Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead should have penalized for striking Mayfield in the side of the helmet in last Sunday's 26-23...
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