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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stood on the sideline at the end of Sunday's wild victory, sharing a laugh with those around him, his mind made up regarding the direction of the franchise. He's keeping his coach. The Dolphins will sit out the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quarterback Cam Newton said the Panthers fans who cheered when Johnny Manziel injured his hamstring in the second quarter are "classless." Manziel did not return to the game after the injury. "I was saddened to see the crowd's response to when he got hurt...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texans kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a fourth-string quarterback and a running back throwing passes. Arian Foster threw for a touchdown, Randy Bullock made a franchise-record six field goals and Houston's defense dominated in a 25-13 win over the...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With the NFC North title still up for grabs, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers couldn't afford a slip-up against the struggling Tampa Buccaneers. Rodgers threw for 318 yards and one touchdown and Eddie Lacy scored on a 44-yard run to pace a 20-3 victory...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Julio Jones' remarkable return kept the Falcons alive in the NFC South playoff race while Jimmy Graham's fumble at the goal line sank the Saints. Coming back from a hip injury that had kept him out of practice for two weeks, Jones caught seven passes for 107...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A two-year playoff absence is barely a hiccup in most NFL cities. In Pittsburgh, it's a drought that forced one of the league's most successful franchises to rebuild itself on the fly. Consider the project right on schedule. Ben Roethlisberger passed for 220...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jonas Gray scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run early in the fourth quarter after the Patriots intercepted Geno Smith, and New England clinched a first-round playoff bye with a 17-16 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday. Tom Brady threw...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Hoyer took over at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns after Johnny Manziel left Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers in the second quarter with a left hamstring injury. Manziel emerged from the locker room after halftime still in uniform,...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mike Tobey scored 15 points in the first half and No. 6 Virginia held Harvard to one field goal before the break as the Cavaliers rolled, 76-27 Sunday. Malcolm Brogdon also scored 15 for Virginia (11-0), which equaled its best start since the 1992-93...