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Packers pull away late to beat Saints

The Saints gave the Packers too many chances in the fourth quarter, and the Packers made them pay. The Packers left New Orleans with a 37-30 win over the Saints Sunday night, continuing a run of impressive offensive performances. The fact that 37 was their lowest point total of the year (they scored 85 in [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 03:34:58 +0000

Joe Burrow’s 91 completions in three games sets a rookie record

Last year, Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray set the rookie record for completions through three games with 84. This year, Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has seen Murray’s 84, and raised it. Burrow’s 91 completions through three games sets an all-time rookie record through three games. It’s no surprise, since his 37 completions in Week Two set [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 03:06:34 +0000

Russell Wilson makes history

They’re letting Russ cook, and he’s already rewriting the record books. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, with 14 touchdown passes this season, has the most touchdown passes through three games of any player in NFL history. He’s also the first player in league history to throw four or more touchdown passes in the first three games [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 02:43:53 +0000

Packers and Saints keep trading blows

Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees are trading shots, and Rodgers may have just caught a break. The Packers went up 27-20, after Rodgers hit tight end Marcedes Lewis for an 18-yard touchdown. The Saints clearly felt Lewis pushed off on the play, with safety Malcolm Jenkins protesting immediately. But there was no call on the [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 02:43:31 +0000

Saints take lead, but Andrus Peat carted off

The Saints took the lead, but may have taken another significant blow on offense, just before halftime. Left guard Andrus Peat was carted off the field, after teammate Alvin Kamara fell across the back of his left leg. Peat stood with team doctors, but wasn’t able to walk off the field, necessitating a ride into [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 01:53:15 +0000

Stephen Gostkowski changes his luck by losing his sock

The Titans signed Stephen Gostkowski hoping to put their kicking problems behind them. He has and they have but not before a rocky start that tested the Titans’ faith in the veteran kicker. In the season opener, Gostkowski was wide right from 47, had a 44-yarder blocked, was wide left on a 42-yarder and missed [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 01:32:09 +0000

Allen Lazard puts the Packers back on top

With both the top receivers absent from tonight’s game, somebody else is going to have to make plays in the passing game. The Packers seem utterly comfortable letting Allen Lazard do just that. Aaron Rodgers just hit the third-year wideout with a 48-yard bomb, and then a touchdown two plays later to give the Packers [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 01:16:03 +0000

Josh Allen isn’t complaining about questionable interference call

The Bills’ comeback after a huge blown lead got a huge boost from a questionable pass interference call a fourth-down play with the game on the line. After the game, Bills quarterback Josh Allen seemed to concede that his team got a little lucky. “I’m not the type of guy that likes winning a game [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 01:12:17 +0000

Rex Burkhead: Patriots won for James White

Patriots running back James White missed his second consecutive game today after a car accident killed his father and injured his mother. But his teammates felt his presence. Fellow running back Rex Burkhead, who scored three touchdowns in today’s win over the Raiders, said he and his teammates badly wanted to win for White. “We [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:55:44 +0000

Alvin Kamara continues hot start to season

The Saints haven’t been as sharp as we’re used to seeing on offense this year. But Alvin Kamara has been as good as ever. The Saints running back got his team out to an early 7-3 lead over the Packers, with an 11-yard touchdown catch from Drew Brees. It was Kamara’s fifth touchdown of the [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:52:16 +0000

Todd Gurley: Blown leads have “nothing to do with” Dan Quinn

Dan Quinn took the blame after the Falcons became the first team to lose two games after they led by at least 15 points in the fourth quarter. Quinn’s players quickly came to his defense. “We know what he means to us,” Falcons running back Todd Gurley said, via Will McFadden of the team website. [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:39:11 +0000

Russell Wilson throws five touchdowns, outduels Dak Prescott in 38-31 win

The Russell Wilson vs. Dak Prescott duel was every bit as enjoyable as advertised. Wilson threw five touchdowns, giving him 14 for the season. (He should have had a sixth but more on that later.) That’s the most in NFL history through three games. Prescott threw for 472 yards and three touchdowns. He became only [more]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:07:14 +0000

Josh Allen to Aaron Donald before today’s game: “Take it easy on me”

The game of the day happened in Buffalo, where the 2-0 Bills built a huge lead over the 2-0 Rams, blew that huge lead over the 2-0 Rams, and then somehow came back and made the Rams 2-1. After the game, Bills quarterback Josh Allen addressed via phone the performance of Rams defensive tackle Aaron [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:39:58 +0000

Lions earn their first win and hand Cardinals their first loss

After blowing double-digit leads in four straight games, the Lions showed some heart in today’s fourth quarter. A hard-fought game in Arizona ended with Matt Prater kicking a field goal as time expired and the Lions beating the Cardinals 26-23. Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray made some big plays but also made some very bad throws, [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:30:41 +0000

Buccaneers improve to 2-1, beat winless Broncos

Tom Brady had his best game yet in a Buccaneers uniform as Tampa Bay took an early lead in Denver today and never looked back. Brady completed 25 of 38 passes for 297 yards, with three touchdowns and no interceptions, as the Bucs went up 23-3 in the second quarter and ultimately won 28-10. Rob [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:24:14 +0000

Jamal Adams doubtful to return with groin injury

Seahawks safety Jamal Adams didn’t look happy when he limped off the field. Adams tossed his helmet. The reason? Adams injured his groin and is doubtful to return, according to the team. He injured himself when his foot slid on the turf while rushing Dak Prescott. The Cowboys ended up scoring on the drive on [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:21:39 +0000

Adam Gase: Job security something I can’t worry about

The Jets lost 36-7 to the Colts on Sunday to fall to 0-3 while being outscored by 57 points on the season. Those three losses mean that they’ve had 10 double digit losses in 19 games with Adam Gase as their head coach. That’s a big reason why Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported on Sunday [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:19:41 +0000

Panthers snap 10-game losing streak, beat Chargers

The Panthers will find plenty to work on. But they won’t apologize for enjoying a win, since it had been so long. The Panthers went on the road and beat the Chargers 21-16, snapping a 10-game losing streak across two seasons. The last time they won was Week Nine of last season (Nov. 3, 2019 [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:11:41 +0000

Davante Adams, Kenny Clark inactive for Packers tonight

The Packers will not have receiver Davante Adams tonight against the Saints. The team held out hope he could play through a hamstring issue as Adams made the trip. But he is among the Packers’ inactives. Without their leading receiver, the Packers will turn to Allen Lazard, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Malik Taylor and Darrius Shepherd at [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:11:27 +0000

Browns above .500 for first time since 2014

The Browns scored 17 points in the fourth quarter on Sunday to come from behind against the Washington Football Team and win for the second straight week. The victory also bumped their record up to 2-1 on the season, which represents a significant achievement for the team. They were last above .500 when they had [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:11:04 +0000

Philip Rivers hits two milestones as Colts throttle Jets 36-7

Philip Rivers built an impressive NFL career with the Chargers and he hit a couple of significant personal milestones in Sunday’s rout of the Jets. Rivers threw his 400th career touchdown and passed 60,000 career passing yards before giving way to Jacoby Brissett in the fourth quarter of a 36-7 laugher. Rivers is the sixth [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:55:58 +0000

Report: Dallas Goedert will miss time with ankle injury

Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert left in the first quarter with an ankle injury. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Goedert will miss some time with the injury. Goedert will undergo an MRI on Monday to get a definitive diagnosis and a better prognosis. Goedert limped off after a 7-yard completion on the Eagles’ second [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:45:29 +0000

Bill O’Brien: I don’t think anybody is panicking

The Texans took a 21-17 lead into halftime of Sunday’s game against the Steelers, but they wouldn’t put any point on the board over the final 15 minutes. That meant the 11 points the Steelers scored were enough for them to win the game and move to 3-0 on the season. The Texans are 0-3, [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:39:24 +0000

Bears coaches to huddle on quarterback decision tonight

Bears coach Matt Nagy made a quarterback change on Sunday based on a gut feeling. His next move will be more deliberate. Nagy spoke to PFT by phone after Sunday’s come-from-way-behind win over the Falcons, and he addressed among other things the decision to remove starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky for backup Nick Foles. “Sometime, you [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:33:53 +0000

Tyler Lockett has three TDs as Seahawks lead 23-15 after crazy first half

The Cowboys never seem to play a “normal” game. This one certainly won’t qualify as normal. The Cowboys have missed an extra point, had an extra point blocked and muffed a kickoff that led to a safety. The Dallas secondary also has four penalties. The Seahawks had a touchdown that turned into a touchback and [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:20:50 +0000

Colts return another INT for TD to go up 31-7

The Colts opened the scoring on Sunday by returning an interception for a touchdown and they did it again to close out the third quarter. Sam Darnold‘s pass to Chris Hogan sailed right into the waiting hands of cornerback T.J. Carrie and he sprinted 47 yards for a touchdown. The ensuing extra point made it [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:18:41 +0000

Doug Pederson on OT punt: Didn’t want to give Bengals a chance

The Eagles faced a decision with 19 seconds left in overtime of Sunday’s game against the Bengals. It was fourth-and-12 yards from the Bengals’ 46-yard-line after a false start wiped out what would have been a 59-yard field goal try. The Eagles could have gone for it, tried a 64-yard field goal or punted the [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:59:59 +0000

Ron Rivera won’t “pull the plug” on Dwayne Haskins

Ron Rivera anticipated growing pains with quarterback Dwayne Haskins. So even if they all came at once, Rivera’s not planning to make a change. Via NBCSportsWashington.com, Rivera said he had no intention to replace Haskins after his quarterback turned it over four times in a loss to the Browns. “As long as he continues to [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:54:57 +0000

Dan Quinn: It falls on me in all spaces

The 2020 Falcons have done something no team has ever done before. According to ESPN Stats and Info, they are the first team to lose two games that they led by at least 15 points in the fourth quarter. They accomplished that feat by allowing 20 points in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 30-26 loss [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:34:53 +0000

Colts up 17-7 at half, Jets missing Mekhi Becton

The Jets are down 10 points at halftime of Sunday’s game against the Colts, but that’s actually a step in the right direction for them. They trailed the Bills 21-3 at halftime of Week One and were behind the 49ers by the same score last week, so they’re showing some signs of progress by only [more]

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 21:24:40 +0000

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