Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

High-scoring Falcons, Chargers meet

ATLANTA- The Atlanta Falcons are the NFL's top-scoring team, because of quarterback Matt Ryan's recharged passing attack. Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers are right behind.
By Charles Odum

Falcons' Collins will play vs. Chargers

An injury to Falcons cornerback C.J. Goodwin will give Jalen Collins his first chance to play this season.

Giants' Brown placed on exempt list by the NFL

LONDON - The NFL placed Josh Brown on paid leave Friday hours after coach Ben McAdoo struggled to answer questions about how the New York Giants might discipline the kicker for abusing his wife.
By Shawn Pogatchnik

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

Falcons sign ex-Buc Matthews

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Another week brought another series of moves for the ever-evolving Atlanta Falcons' defense.
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

Jets bench Fitzgerald, promote Smith

The New York Jets will start Geno Smith at quarterback on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens.

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Belichick is done with sideline tablets

BOSTON - Bill Belichick is throwing in the towel in his ongoing fight with the use of tablets on the sideline.
By Kyle Hightower

Roethlisberger won't play against Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin ruled quarterback Ben Roethlisberger out for Sunday's game against the Patriots after he underwent outpatient surgery on the meniscus in his left knee Monday.

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Roethlisberger has surgery on left knee

Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger rested at home Monday after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin said the team is confident Roethlisberger ...

Quinn says Falcons had opportunites to beat Seattle

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Coach Dan Quinn says there's no reason for the Atlanta Falcons to worry about a penalty that wasn't called late in Sunday's narrow loss at Seattle.
By George Henry

Panthers have much-needed bye week

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers coach Ron Rivera is hoping a bye week and some in-depth self-scouting will help the defending NFC champions salvage what is quickly becoming a lost season.

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Falcons rookie linebackers set to return from injuries

Atlanta Falcons rookie linebackers De'Vondre Campbell and Deion Jones will return from injuries for Sunday's game at Seattle.

NFL seeking answers for double-digit ratings dip

The slide in NFL ratings could be as much a trend as a blip.
By Eddie Pells

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Newton appears likely to play against Saints

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was a full participant in practice Thursday, another indicator the league's reigning MVP will likely play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

Seahawks' Sherman might have hands full with Falcons' Jones

SEATTLE - As his career has progressed, Seattle's Richard Sherman has become more adept at shadowing a specific wide receiver instead of concentrating on covering one side of the field. He might ...

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Newton returns to practice, status still unclear

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday, although it remains unclear if the league's MVP will play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
By Steve Reed

Long trip out West brings Falcons closer together

SEATTLE - Atlanta coach Dan Quinn views having the Falcons practice in the Pacific Northwest as an opportunity to maximize preparation for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks and bring his ...
By Jim Hoehn

Falcons receiver Jones held out of practice

Atlanta Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones was held out of practice in order to rest his knee and shin area Wednesday.

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Panthers coach still has playoff hopes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Super Bowl is beginning to seem like a distant memory for the Carolina Panthers.
By Steve Reed

49ers turn offense back to Kaepernick

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The San Francisco 49ers are putting their future back into Colin Kaepernick's hands, starting with Sunday's game at Buffalo.

Lioins sign ex-Ravens back Forsett

The Detroit Lions added depth to their backfield, signing veteran Justin Forsett after a workout Tuesday.

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