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San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle celebrates after defeating the New Orleans Saints on a last second field goal, which was set up by his pass reception, after an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. The 49ers won 48-46. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 09, 2019 - 7:53 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco's most impressive win of the season came with a big cost. The NFC-leading 49ers lost center Weston Richburg to a season-ending knee injury and key defensive players Richard Sherman and Dee Ford for multiple games with injured hamstrings in Sunday's 48-46...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) passes in the first half an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 09, 2019 - 3:03 am
Jimmy G. seems to be heating up just as Tom Terrific appears to be slowing down Bouncing back from a close loss a week earlier, the San Francisco 49ers went out and took over the No. 1 playoff seeding in the NFC by coming back on the road to edge Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints 48-46 on...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeals to down judge Patrick Holt that wide receiver N'Keal Harry had scored a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. Harry was ruled out of bounds before he crossed the goal line. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
December 09, 2019 - 2:41 am
It might be freezing in New England. That won't stop the sharks from circling around Foxborough. Criticism of the Patriots is more fair right now than usual. They have lost two in a row, not looking like a championship team in either defeat. For sure, at 42 Tom Brady has taken a step backward,...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) celebrates a 61-yard touchdown play with Marshal Yanda during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/John Munson)
December 08, 2019 - 8:11 pm
The Latest on Week 14 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:12 p.m. Matt Ryan joined the 50,000 passing yards club Sunday, and Lamar Jackson topped 1,000 yards rushing for the season during a wild Week 14 in the NFL on Sunday. Ryan became the 10th quarterback to throw for 50,000 yards in his career. He got...
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Ohio State offensive lineman Branden Bowen (76) holds the trophy as he leaves the field following the team's 34-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game, early Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
December 08, 2019 - 6:23 pm
6:15 p.m. Chris Petersen’s last opponent at Washington will be the team that gave him his only other head coaching job. Las Vegas Bowl organizers had an eye for a good storyline when it invited Petersen’s Washington Huskies to square off against Boise State on Dec. 21. Peterson has been at...
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Aaron Jones, de los Packers de Green Bay, festeja tras un acarreo en el partido de la NFL frente a los Redskins de Washington, el domingo 8 de diciembre de 2019, en Green Bay, Wisconsin. (AP Foto/Morry Gash)
December 08, 2019 - 4:49 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Jones rushed for a season-high 134 yards and a touchdown on just 16 carries, Aaron Rodgers threw for 195 yards and the Green Bay Packers did enough to beat the Washington Redskins 20-15 Sunday. Jones had his third 100-yard rushing game of the season and hauled in six...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy (25) fends off Oakland Raiders cornerback Trayvon Mullen (27) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy and his former girlfriend have reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against him, court records show, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Delicia Cordon filed the lawsuit last year accusing McCoy of failing to protect her from a violent July 2018 home invasion at a home he owns in Milton, just outside Atlanta. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)
December 08, 2019 - 3:49 pm
The Kansas City Chiefs will be without two of their leading rushers when they face the New England Patriots in a rematch of last season’s AFC championship game. Damien Williams is inactive with a rib injury and Darrel Williams was placed on injured reserve Thursday with a hamstring injury. That...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) is shown before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, in Chicago. Giants quarterback Daniel Jones was kept out of practice Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, with a high right ankle sprain, and coach Pat Shurmur says Eli Manning “very likely” will start Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Shurmur adds that Manning could very well be the starter for the rest of the season. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
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December 08, 2019 - 2:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eli Manning will try to resurrect his NFL career in the stadium where he made his debut 15 years ago. The two-time Super Bowl MVP makes his first start since Week 2 when the New York Giants (2-10) visit the Philadelphia Eagles (5-7) on Monday night. Manning is filling in for...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. throws his gloves to a fan after an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Cleveland. Cleveland won 41-24. (AP Photo/David Richard)
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December 08, 2019 - 10:59 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. intends to undergo postseason surgery for a sports hernia, a person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press on Sunday. Beckham has been dealing with the injury for most of the season — his first with Cleveland — and plans to...
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Memphis head coach Mike Norvell, left, celebrates with he team after they defeated Cincinnati in an NCAA college football game for the American Athletic Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 08, 2019 - 10:35 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Norvell is Florida State’s new coach, taking over a Seminoles program that has struggled while he was helping to build Memphis into a Group of Five power. Florida State made it official Sunday with an announcement and a news conference was scheduled for noon in...
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