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Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Bears knock off Chargers

SAN DIEGO - Zach Miller made a one-handed grab of a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jay Cutler with 3:19 to go, and the Chicago Bears beat the San Diego Chargers 22-19.

Falcons face questions as they enter bye week

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn dismissed Atlanta Falcons players for their bye week Monday with instructions to rest, heal and come back ready to "let it rip." 
By Charles Odum

Cowboys continue to lose ground without Romo

IRVING, Texas - The Dallas Cowboys are on the verge of making the return of quarterback Tony Romo a moot point - if they haven't already.

Panthers are in prime position in NFC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers find themselves unbeaten and in control of the NFC at the midway point of the season. And they have winnable games ahead - at least on paper.
By Steve Reed

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Promoted backup QB leads 49ers past Falcons

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Blaine Gabbert threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes to Garrett Celek and the undermanned San Francisco 49ers held on to beat the Atlanta Falcons 17-16 on Sunday.
By Janie McCauley

Newton's four TDs help carry Panthers to an 8-0 record

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score, and the Carolina Panthers took a 37-29 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
By Steve Reed

Roethlisberger, Bridgewater injured in wins

Making his second start since returning from a knee injury, Ben Roethlisberger injured his left foot midway through the fourth quarter of a 38-35 win against Oakland on Sunday. 

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

Giants' Pierre-Paul set to make his return

Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will make his long-awaited 2015 debut for the New York Giants against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Panthers realize importance of Packer game

Even Carolina head coach Ron Rivera admits Sunday's matchup with the Green Bay Packers looms a little larger than most.
By Steve Reed

49ers turn to Gabbert as Falcons come calling

The turmoil inside Levi's Stadium hit new levels this week as the 49ers (2-6) prepared for the Falcons with a new man under center in Blaine Gabbert behind an offensive line that has done little ...
By Janie McCauley

Titans quarterback will return

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota will return to the starting lineup Sunday to face the New Orleans Saints.

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Bengals top Browns to go to 8-0

CINCINNATI - Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes and played lead blocker in a near-perfect performance that kept the Bengals unbeaten.

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

Falcons are hurting in secondary

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons could have as many as three new starters in their secondary against San Francisco on Sunday, perhaps lessening the defense's ability to take advantage of ...
By Charles Odum

Pierre-Paul could return Sunday for Giants

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul seemingly is ready to play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Whisenhunt fired by Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Titans became the second NFL team to fire a coach this season, relieving Whisenhunt, who graduated from Richmond Academy before starring at Georgia Tech, of ...
By Teresa M. Walker

Walker has high praise for Gurley

ST. LOUIS -  Herschel Walker says he predicted St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley would be a star long before he was tearing up NFL defenses.
By R.B. Fallstrom

Investigation under way on how protesters got rappelling gear into stadium

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The NFL and the Carolina Panthers still don't know how protesters got rappelling gear into the team's stadium Monday night and suspended themselves by cables from the upper deck ...
By Steve Reed

Panthers will take the victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Luke Kuechly is the first to admit the Carolina Panthers don't always win pretty.
By Steve Reed

Colts fire offensive coordinator

The Indianapolis Colts have fired offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton less than 24 hours after a 29-26 overtime loss at Carolina.

Ken Whisenhunt fired

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans fired Augusta's Ken Whisenhunt today after he struggled to a 3-20 start in his tenure with the organization.

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