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Rams hold off 49ers 41-39 in rare Thursday night thriller

SANTA CLAUS CLARA, Calif. (AP) What several expected to be a typical Thursday night time snoozer between a couple of teams inadequate star power turned into quite a capital t…

Week 2 shows folly in drawing early NFL conclusions

NYC (AP) Whether you had already anointed or condemned, Week 2 from the NFL season should have put the brakes on such actions.

Rams All-Pro Aaron Donald back in practice after holdout

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) One week after Aaron Donald ended his four-month contract holdout, the All-Pro defensive lineman probably will go straight…

Irma pushes Miami at FSU online game back to Oct. 7

MIAMI (AP) Hurricane Irma kept Lakewood ranch State and Miami on the sideline this week – and will do so again next weekend.

Falcons fill out 53-man roster by putting your signature on LB Jordan Tripp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Lawrenceville Falcons completed their roster meant for Sunday”s season opener at Chicago by signing linebacker Jordan Tripp, who pl…

Broncos teammates come to Ward”s defense among trade talk

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) If John Elway deals or releases veteran strong basic safety T. J. Ward, he can expect some bitter backlash from the Denver colorado Broncos lo…

Bengals LB Burfict suspended 5 online games for egregious hit

CINCINNATI (AP) The NFL has hanging Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for five games because he leveled a Chiefs running back in a pres…

FANTASY PLAYS: Drafting tight ends, kickers and defenses

If your imagination football draft is a great meal along with quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers representing meat and taters, then tight ends, ki…

DREAM PLAYS: Wide receivers more important since game shifts

When it comes to imagination football we all hear several bits of advice. Don”t draft quarterbacks earlier as that position is heavy. Make sure to get at…

Young running backs getting up to speed in Packers camp

ECO-FRIENDLY BAY, Wis. (AP) Ty Montgomery is getting much more attention this season in Green Bay Packers camp because of his expanded role on a potent offe…