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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) works in ther pocket against the Washington Redskins during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 06, 2019 - 1:35 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Tom Brady picked apart the lowly Washington Redskins, helped the New England Patriots stay unbeaten and climbed past a former NFL star in the record book. Brady threw for 348 yards and three touchdowns, and the Patriots got another strong performance from their defense in a 33-...
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Ted Ginn, right, celebrates his touchdown reception with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)
October 06, 2019 - 1:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater passed for 314 yards and four touchdowns and the New Orleans beat Tampa Bay 31-24 on Sunday to keep Bridgewater unbeaten in three starts for the Saints this season. With Bridgewater getting increasingly accustomed to playing for the injured Drew Brees, he had...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes against the New York Giants during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
October 06, 2019 - 1:26 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Kirk Cousins threw two touchdowns to Adam Thielen, Dalvin Cook ran for 132 yards and the Minnesota Vikings made life miserable for Daniel Jones and the New York Giants in every way possible in a 28-10 victory Sunday. The win came just a week after the Vikings (3-2) did...
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New Orleans Saints tight end Jared Cook (87) reaches in vain for a pass as Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Kevin Minter (51) pursues in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
October 06, 2019 - 11:22 am
The Latest on NFL Week 5 (all times EDT) 2:20 p.m. Officials have ejected Tampa Bay starting cornerback Carlton Davis from Sunday's game against New Orleans because of a heavy, blind hit to the helmet of tight end Jared Cook. Davis was assessed a 15-yard personal foul for the play and after a short...
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Fans wait to enter Wembley stadium before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 06, 2019 - 9:44 am
Colt McCoy is getting his first start since December and rookie Dwayne Haskins Jr. will be the Redskins' backup quarterback when winless Washington hosts unbeaten New England on Sunday. Case Keenum is inactive with a sprained foot for Washingon. The Patriots will be without second-leading rusher...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Ryan Helsley throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati. Helsley was disappointed by his first exposure to the Atlanta Braves’ fans use of the Tomahawk Chop for their chants during games. Helsley’s vantage point is different than most players who visit SunTrust Park. He is a member of the Cherokee nation. (AP Photo/Gary Landers, File)
October 04, 2019 - 6:23 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals reliever Ryan Helsley thinks the Tomahawk Chop chant is insulting, and he was disappointed when it was heard during Game 1 of the NL Division Series against Atlanta. Helsley is not the only player who dislikes the chant. The 25-year-old rookie's perspective is...
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Los Angeles Rams outside linebacker Clay Matthews, top, and defensive end Dante Fowler sack Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston during the first of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
October 04, 2019 - 3:25 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams linebacker Clay Matthews will be out for several weeks after breaking his jaw during their loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Rams coach Sean McVay revealed the injury Friday. The Rams think Matthews was hurt late in the game Thursday night when Seattle...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham, center, and Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey (44) grab each other during the second half of an NFL football game in Baltimore. Browns coach Freddie Kitchens wants more consistent NFL officiating after wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was choked during Sunday’s game. Beckham got into a skirmish with Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey, who pinned the three-time Pro Bowler and had his hands around his neck before being pulled away. Both players were assessed personal fouls, but neither was ejected. Kitchens said he planned to reach out to the league about that situation in particular and officiating evenness in general. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
October 04, 2019 - 2:23 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. would rather not fight. That doesn't mean he won't. Cleveland's star receiver was fined an undisclosed amount by the NFL for his heated skirmish last week with Baltimore cornerback Marlon Humphrey, who appeared to choke Beckham after throwing him to the ground...
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Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey, center, talks with defensive coordinator Todd Wash as he stands on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
October 04, 2019 - 1:31 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without cornerback Jalen Ramsey for a second straight week, and now they want their disgruntled star to see a back specialist. Coach Doug Marrone ruled Ramsey out Friday, saying he has been "working extremely hard to get back with this low-...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2019, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold speaks to reporters after an NFL football practice in Florham Park, N.J. Darnold has been ruled out for New York's game at Philadelphia on Sunday as he continues to recover from mononucleosis. Coach Adam Gase says Friday that Darnold had tests Thursday night, and the results of which were not sufficient enough for doctors to clear him to play. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 04, 2019 - 8:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has been ruled out for New York's game at Philadelphia on Sunday as he continues to recover from mononucleosis. Coach Adam Gase says Friday that Darnold had tests Thursday night and the results were not positive enough for doctors to clear him to play...
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