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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 - 11:35 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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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 - 10:48 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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Jacksonville Fire and Rescue personnel use chemicals and hoses to clean the blood outside the Maytag Coin Laundry on A Philip Randolph Boulevard, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla., after a street shooting earlier in the day, several blocks away from TIAA Bank Field where the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans played an NFL football game. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 2:02 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Six people have been wounded in a street shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL's Houston Texans played and defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff's...
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) looks to pass, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
October 21, 2018 - 11:40 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Detroit Lions clustered on the bench under shade canopies Sunday, keeping their cool in the South Florida heat. And when they stepped onto the field and into the subtropical sunshine, they ran all over the Miami Dolphins. Unfazed by the weather, Kerryon Johnson rushed...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws away the ball with his left hand as he is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Andrew Billings, rear, in the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
October 21, 2018 - 11:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of the few things Patrick Mahomes hadn't done in his young career was bounce back from a loss. He made that look just as easy as Mahomes does everything else. The Chiefs' young record-setting quarterback threw for 358 yards and four touchdowns Sunday night, Kareem Hunt...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) scrambles with the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
October 21, 2018 - 11:31 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw for 358 yards and four touchdowns, Kareem Hunt finished with three scores and the Kansas City Chiefs rebounded from their first loss by throttling the Cincinnati Bengals 45-10 on Sunday night. Mahomes was 28 of 39 with his only big mistake an...
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Dallas Cowboys kicker Brett Maher (2) reacts after missing a field goal in the closing seconds of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
October 21, 2018 - 9:39 pm
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — No one on the winning Washington Redskins or the losing Dallas Cowboys seemed entirely sure about the rule that led to a penalty for "snap infraction." That flag turned a 47-yard field-goal try into a 52-yarder that slammed off the left upright as time expired. "I don't know...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrates after throwing his 500th career touchdown pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 21, 2018 - 8:04 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Justin Tucker has won a dozen games for the Baltimore Ravens with his incredibly accurate right foot. This one will be remembered as the one he lost. Tucker missed the first conversion of his career after the Baltimore Ravens scored the potential tying touchdown with 24 seconds...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
October 21, 2018 - 6:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Tom Brady held his breath as he watched the final play unfold from the sideline. He saw Mitchell Trubisky heave the ball toward the goal line, Kevin White haul it in and a swarming defense keep the ball out of the end zone. That was just enough to preserve another victory for New...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) steps around Cleveland Browns strong safety Damarious Randall (23) on an 11-yard touchdown run during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
October 21, 2018 - 6:42 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chandler Catanzaro was confident he would redeem himself. "I think it's part of my DNA. I've always kind of found of way to bounce back," the Tampa Bay kicker said Sunday after his 59-yard field goal — the longest ever in overtime — gave the Buccaneers a 26-23 victory over the...
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