Ben McAdoo defended star receiver Odell Beckham's smiling after Antonio Brown scored a touchdown for the Steelers in the Giants' loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Mike Evans is still a pup in his NFL career. Yes, he's among the tallest breeds and the Great Dane of his position. But as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver nears the end of his third season, he's all of 23 years old...
The Colts routed the Jets on Monday when they were desperately looking for a win. Chuck Pagano likes what he saw out of his squad, who have won four out of the last five games Andrew Luck has started.
The Colts let the Texans off the hook in their first meeting, which is one of the reasons why they're looking forward to the rematch this Sunday.
Traveling to New England to play the Tom Brady-led Patriots is as big a challenge as there is in the NFL. John Harbaugh and the Ravens embrace it.
In an effort to protect his right pinkie, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr worked exclusively out of the shotgun and pistol formations against the Bills.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera expected a "feeding frenzy" to follow his suspension of Cam Newton and he's more worried about the team's 4-8 record.
The Packers' precarious injury situation at linebacker has them playing basically a one-armed Clay Matthews at multiple positions right now.
Having a short week of preparation for the Raiders in a crucial game for AFC West and playoff stakes has the Chiefs supercharging their preparation.
The AFC is generally conceded to be ruled by the New England Patriots, but the AFC West has not gotten that memo. The Oakland Raiders are in first place in the division with a 10-2 record, and that matches the Patriots' record in the AFC East...
Week 14 of the fantasy football season is set to kick off with the Oakland Raiders on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs. What's up with the NFL lately? A decent product on Thursday nights? Weird...
Week 13 of the 2016 NFL season ended on Monday night with a dominant Indianapolis Colts victory over the New York Jets. In just a couple of days, the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders will kick off Week 14...
Week 13 of the NFL season wrapped up on Monday night with the Indianapolis Colts' domination of the New York Jets. With a third consecutive loss by the Houston Texans on Sunday, the Colts are now in position to potentially steal the AFC South...
The Raiders are in complete command of the AFC West, two games ahead of the 8-4 Chiefs, three ahead of the 7-5 Broncos, who are scrambling just to earn a Wild Card bid. The Steelers sit all alone atop the AFC North...
With their star quarterback behind center again, Dwayne Allen and T.Y. Hilton had field days against the New York Jets. Make that a field night at the Meadowlands as they helped the Indianapolis Colts (6-6) move into a tie atop the AFC South with a 41-10 romp that looked easy from the outset. Allen
The New York Jets were thoroughly outplayed and outclassed by Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts, hitting rock bottom in a season that has been spiraling for weeks with a brutal 41-10 loss in front of a national TV audience Monday night. ''I thought for the first time this year, we got our
Andrew Luck threw for four touchdowns as the Indianapolis Colts boosted their playoff hopes with a 41-10 thrashing of the New York Jets at the MetLife Stadium. Luck, returning as starter after missing the Colts' previous game following a concussion, picked out tight end Dwayne Allen for three first-half
Cleveland won a pro sports championship and the Chicago Cubs broke a 108-year World Series championship drought this year. Weird things are happening. Maybe we shouldn't dismiss the Detroit Lions just yet.
The Indianapolis Colts haven't lost a game with Andrew Luck at quarterback since Oct. 30. OK, they had a bye week in there and Luck was in concussion protocol when they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 12...
Indianapolis Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson suffered a concussion during Monday's 41-10 win over the New York Jets . His status for Week 13 against the Houston Texans has yet to be announced...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Andrew Luck was nearly perfect in his return from a concussion, throwing for four touchdowns, three to Dwayne Allen, in the Indianapolis Colts' 41-10 romp Monday night past the inept New York Jets.
The Indianapolis Colts would be Super Bowl contenders instead of a .500 team if they played the hapless New York Jets every game. Andrew Luck and Co. destroyed New York on Monday at MetLife Stadium, 41-10...
After the third play of the game, a third-down incompletion from quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, New York Jets fans started loudly booing. NFL players and coaches bristle whenever the word "quit" is brought up. The first series of the game was a Jets' three-and-out.
The New York Jets turned to Bryce Petty at quarterback Monday. The Jets announced Petty came in for the team's first possession of the second half of New York's Week 13 game ...
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. proposed Terry McAulay's officiating crew should be banned from refereeing Giants games in the future after Sunday's 24-14 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, per Jordan Raanan of ESPN...
Former 49ers defensive end Larry Roberts, who played on two of San Francisco's Super Bowl-winning teams, died Monday, the team announced. He was 53.
There are no more lingering questions about whether the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are relevant again. The team's four-game winning streak not only has catapulted Jameis Winston and his supporting cast into playoff contention, but the Bucs (7-5) also are tied for first place in the NFC South with the
At a time when Tyrod Taylor's long-term future in Buffalo is in question, coach Rex Ryan put his quarterback on notice on Monday by saying he's not happy with the Bills' passing attack. In assessing what went wrong with Buffalo's defense during a second-half meltdown in a 38-24 loss
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton are both active and will start for the Colts against the New York Jets.
Saints coach Sean Payton has been known to echo a catch phrase from his mentor, Bill Parcells, who'd mock media coverage of NFL teams by saying it's either a ''crisis or carnival'' from week to week, depending on the most recent result. Perhaps it's because his team's
David Johnson's NFL career is only 28 games old, and already he is being compared to some of the great running backs of the game. Statistics bear those comparisons out, and his performance in the Arizona Cardinals' 31-23 victory over Washington on Sunday did nothing to diminish such talk. With
Last week, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was ruled out for the rest of the season, changing the entire AFC playoff picture. This week, Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas' season-ending injury will shake up the NFC. Thomas will miss the rest of the season, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- With so much potentially at stake for the Green Bay Packers in the final month of the season, Clay Matthews is testing his tolerance for pain. "(I'm) a little sore," Matthews said Monday, as he made a brief appearance in the locker room. Another encouraging performance
If the New York Giants are going to end their four-year playoff drought, Eli Manning and the offense have to improve and quickly. The Giants (8-4) saw their six-game winning streak end Sunday with a 24-14 loss to the Steelers in Pittsburgh. The blame can be put squarely on the offense.
Jim Caldwell could see the Detroit Lions' latest win coming last week, well before they beat the New Orleans Saints. In practice, they were embracing ''productive paranoia,'' a concept Caldwell has read about in Jim Collins' books and apparently passed along to his players.
Former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Larry Roberts died Monday, per the team's official website . He was 53 years old. After being selected in the second round of the 1986 draft, Roberts spent his entire eight-year NFL career in San Francisco..
As the Raiders and Chiefs prepare to square off Thursday, it's worth noting there's a chance the AFC West could end up being the league's best division since 2002. Here are Week 13's lessons.
Allen Robinson's season of discontent became evident in Jacksonville's latest loss. Robinson caught three passes for 31 yards against the Broncos. Von Miller hit Blake Bortles as he tried to throw to Robinson across the middle , and the ball was intercepted and returned for a touchdown.
Even if the Chicago Bears' future at quarterback is murky, their vision of the future at numerous other spots looks more clear. A nonfactor in the NFC North race, the Bears continue giving effort normally associated with teams in a playoff chase. Sunday's 26-6 victory over the San Francisco
The playoffs are starting early for the Houston Texans. At least that's what coach Bill O'Brien and players are telling themselves after three straight losses capped by Sunday's 21-13 defeat at Green Bay has erased their lead in the AFC South. ''Moving forward, every game is a playoff
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