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Dec 11

Steelers wrap up AFC North title, set up showdown with Pats

Ben Roethlisberger’s record-setting day finished with a carry just as valuable as any of the franchise-record 66 passes he threw. As the Pittsburgh Steelers poured onto the Heinz Field turf to celebrate a frantic 39-38 victory over Baltimore that wrapped up their third AFC North title in four years

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Dec 11

1-on-1, play after play, NFL CBs and WRs can get on nerves

When the Jalen Ramsey vs. A.J. Green, and Aqib Talib vs. Michael Crabtree in-game tussles played out, Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive back Ronnie Lott thought back to advice he received decades ago, before his San Francisco 49ers faced the Dallas Cowboys. ”A buddy of mine, Dennis Thurman

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Dec 11

NFL Today, Week 14

Monday, Dec. 11

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Dec 11

Stewart runs for 3 TDs, Panthers beat Vikings 31-24

Jonathan Stewart seems determined that nobody is going to write the epitaph on his NFL career just yet. The Panthers 30-year-old running back and all-time leading rusher has played 129 games in his NFL career, but had never run for more than two touch…

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Dec 11

Holiday saves Pelicans in 131-124 win over 76ers

Jrue Holiday scored 19 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame an eight-point deficit in the final period to beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 131-124 on Sunday night. Anthony Davis added 29 points and DeMar…

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Dec 11

Rodgers poised for return after Packers beat Browns in OT

Aaron Rodgers stood on the sideline, fighting off the December chill inside a large green Packers jacket and stocking cap. Relegated to being a cheerleader since breaking his collarbone in October, Rodgers may be back on the field next Sunday for Gree…

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Dec 11

Bills frolic in the snow after 13-7 OT win against Colts

Buffalo Bills receiver Deonte Thompson suddenly has a tale to tell his grandkids about the day he played in near white-out conditions. ”I’m from Belle Glade, Florida, and we don’t see this kind of snow,” Thompson said following the Bills’ 13-7 overtime win against the Indianapolis

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Dec 11

Stafford focused on Lions winning, not Caldwell’s future

Injured throwing hand or not, Matthew Stafford is determined to keep the Detroit Lions in the race for a playoff spot. ”Listen, man, we go play and he goes and coaches,” Stafford said after Sunday’s 24-21 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kept the Lions (7-6) in the running

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Dec 11

Rough day for QBs: Wentz, Savage, McCown, Peterman hurt

It was a rough day for NFL starting quarterbacks on Sunday. Philadelphia’s Carson Wentz, Houston’s Tom Savage, the Jets’ Josh McCown and Buffalo’s Nathan Peterman each left their respective games with injuries. Two sources familiar with the injury tell The Associated Press that doctors

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Dec 11

Winter meetings warm up fast: Gregerson, relievers in demand

Now that Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton picked their new places to play, baseball bosses checked into the winter meetings primed to make moves that had been bottled up for weeks. Luke Gregerson found a spot in the St. Louis bullpen, and Brandon Morrow could be closing for the Cubs. ”There

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Dec 11

Mike Mitchell, James Harrison active as Steelers host Ravens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh safety Mike Mitchell and linebacker James Harrison are active as the Steelers try to clinch the AFC North title against Baltimore.

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Dec 11

Houston’s Savage returned to game after concussion

Houston quarterback Tom Savage was cleared to re-enter Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers for one series after sustaining a concussion, raising questions about the NFL’s procedure for evaluating such injuries during games. Savage was injured with about nine minutes remaining in the

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Dec 11

Rivers leads Bolts to 4th straight win, 30-13 over Redskins

Philip Rivers passed for 319 yards and two touchdowns, and the Los Angeles Chargers continued their ferocious playoff push with their fourth straight victory, 30-13 over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Tyrell Williams caught a 75-yard touchdown pas…

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Dec 11

Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews held out against Oilers

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto star forward Auston Matthews was held out of the Maple Leafs’ game Sunday night against the Edmonton Oilers because of an upper-body injury.

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Dec 11

Broncos end 8-game skid with 23-0 win over Jets

The Broncos snapped their longest losing streak since joining the NFL in 1970 with a 23-0 shutout of the New York Jets on Sunday thanks to wide receiver Demaryius Thomas’ big game and a return of Denver’s stingy defense. Trevor Siemian threw for 200 yards and his favorite target was Thomas ,

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Dec 11

Manning does not have storybook return. Didn’t matter

The return of two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning to the New York Giants’ starting lineup a week after being benched didn’t have a storybook ending. It was like many of the Giants’ games this season. Manning even threw a couple of late interceptions to contribute to New York’s 11th

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