NFL football

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 23, 2018 - 10:03 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tom Brady isn't the type to panic over a couple early losses. He's also not making any promises about where New England's season could go from here. Brady was held to 133 yards passing Sunday night, part of an abysmal performance by the Patriots in a 26-10 loss to previously winless...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, and Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia meet after their teams' NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Detroit. The Lions won 26-10. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
September 23, 2018 - 9:18 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Matt Patricia weaved his way through a crowd to hug the man who helped him live a dream. Patricia beat mentor Bill Belichick, seemingly making all the right moves to help the Detroit Lions defeat the New England Patriots 26-10 Sunday night. "I'm sure it meant a lot, his first win as...
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Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas bows in the direction of the Dallas Cowboys bench after he intercepted a pass during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Seattle. It was Thomas' second interception of the game. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
September 23, 2018 - 6:38 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns in the first half, Chris Carson added a 5-yard TD run in early in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks avoided a 0-3 start with a 24-13 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Wilson hit Jaron Brown on an 16-yard touchdown early in the...
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Los Angeles Rams linebacker Cory Littleton blocks a punt by Los Angeles Chargers punter Drew Kaser in the end zone during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 23, 2018 - 6:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jared Goff was about four weeks old the previous time two NFL teams based in Los Angeles played each other. When this long-dormant derby returned in its newest form Sunday, the young quarterback was the biggest reason why the Rams won this round in the long fight ahead for the...
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
September 23, 2018 - 6:05 pm
The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The winless Detroit Lions could hardly have asked for a better start against New England. The Lions lead 10-0 after Matthew Stafford's 3-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay early in the second quarter. New England...
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Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki (86) hoists up wide receiver Jakeem Grant (19) after Grant scored a touch down during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
September 23, 2018 - 5:03 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins had just tricked the Oakland Raiders one final time, and as Albert Wilson and Jakeem Grant sprinted side by side in the clear the final 30 yards toward the end zone for a clinching touchdown, they didn't wait to celebrate. While still on the run, the...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) prepares to throw during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
September 23, 2018 - 4:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was flushed from the pocket and scrambled all the way to his left, only to realize that just about everybody wearing a Chiefs helmet was on the opposite side of the field. It was a rookie mistake by the second-year pro, one he turned into more early season...
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Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes (55) pressures Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 23, 2018 - 3:52 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback, hustling to give Buffalo an early lead in his first NFL road start. Then, the Bills turned their defense loose on Kirk Cousins and delivered a stunningly lopsided victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Allen accounted...
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Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson (26) carries the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 23, 2018 - 3:46 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — A week removed from what he called "an embarrassment," Adrian Peterson turned in his first 100-yard game in more than 10 months. Peterson ran for 120 yards and a pair of 2-yard scores, Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes and the Washington Redskins held on Sunday for a 31-17...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) leaps over the goal line for a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons during overtime of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Atlanta. The New Orleans Saints won 43-37. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 23, 2018 - 3:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — On the day he became the NFL's career leader in completed passes, Drew Brees' biggest plays came as a runner. Brees' 1-yard run capped an 80-yard touchdown drive to open overtime that lifted the New Orleans Saints to a 43-37 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. That came after his...
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