NFL football

Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller (26) breaks for a long run against the Miami Dolphins during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
October 25, 2018 - 11:50 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Lamar Miller's second big game in a row helped the Houston Texans to their fifth straight win. This one, a 42-23 victory Thursday night over the Dolphins, meant a little more to the running back because of his ties to South Florida. Miller was born and grew up in Miami before...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:24 pm
The NFL fired down judge Hugo Cruz on Thursday for inadequate performance, a person familiar with the firing tells The Associated Press. Cruz is in his fourth season as an NFL official. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the league has not publicly announced the move. Cruz, a part...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, New York Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison talks to reporters in East Rutherford, N.J. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the New York Giants are trading star defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to the Detroit Lions. The person says the Giants will receive a fifth-round pick in 2019 for the stalwart in the middle of the defensive line. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, because the deal has not been announced. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
October 24, 2018 - 3:59 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have traded star defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to the Detroit Lions for a draft pick. Giants coach Pat Shurmur confirmed the deal Wednesday after practice without revealing details. The teams are expected to confirm it Thursday after...
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Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, left, celebrates with defensive tackle Michael Brockers (90) during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
October 23, 2018 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are in seventh heaven. The Rams (7-0) remain the league's only unbeaten team after a 39-10 rout of the San Francisco 49ers. They will look to stay unbeaten when they host Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. And the Rams are the unanimous top team...
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In this undated photo provided by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office is Chad Kelly. Engelwood, Colorado police say the Denver Broncos' backup quarterback was arrested early Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, on suspicion of criminal trespass into a home in Englewood. (Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office via AP)
October 23, 2018 - 2:03 pm
DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of criminal trespass after a couple reported he came into their suburban house uninvited and sat down on their couch "mumbling incoherently," according to court records. General manager John Elway said the...
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FILE- In this Aug. 2, 2018, file photo, New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple works out during NFL football training camp in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants traded Apple to the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, Oct. 23. 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
October 23, 2018 - 12:22 pm
The New York Giants have sent "the other Eli" to the New Orleans Saints. Not Eli Manning. Eli Apple. The Giants on Tuesday traded the cornerback who was the 10th pick overall in the 2016 draft to the Saints for a fourth-round pick in 2019 and a seventh-rounder in 2020. Like all trades, it will be...
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Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman (26) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against New York Giants free safety Curtis Riley (35) and strong safety Landon Collins (21) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
October 22, 2018 - 8:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Hall, Tevin Coleman broke loose on a 30-yard scoring run and the Atlanta Falcons added another chapter to New York's miserable season, beating the Giants 23-20 on Monday night. Ryan completed his final 18 passes and finished 31 of 39...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2018, file photo, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper (89) catches the ball during the warm-up before an NFL football game against Seattle Seahawks at Wembley stadium in London. The Dallas Cowboys have acquired Oakland receiver Amari Cooper for a first-round draft pick. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, his team will get the pick in the 2019 draft. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
October 22, 2018 - 2:28 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys made a bold move for the present Monday, trading a first-round pick for Oakland receiver Amari Cooper in Raiders coach Jon Gruden's latest play for the future. The Cowboys gave up their top pick in the next draft in hopes of giving quarterback Dak Prescott another...
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Carolina Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess, center, catches a touchdown pass from quarterback Cam Newton, not pictured, as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby, left, and cornerback Avonte Maddox (29) defend during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 22, 2018 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have an identity crisis. After winning the first Super Bowl in franchise history, coaches and players repeatedly stressed throughout the offseason and training camp this is a different team and a new year. They were no longer underdogs wearing dog masks...
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Former Carolina Panthers NFL football player Rae Carruth, center, exits the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, N.C., Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth has been released from prison after serving 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers’ 1997 first-round draft pick was released Monday from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North Carolina after completing his sentence. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 7:48 am
Rae Carruth is a free man. The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers' 1997 first-round draft pick was released from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North...
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