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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

AP NFL Headlines At 6:30 p.m. (AP, 7:31 PM ET)
LB Matthews on the move on field with Packers (AP, 7:30 PM ET)
Welker back on the field after suspension lifted (AP, 7:28 PM ET)
Brady's favorites carry bulk of pass offense (AP, 7:18 PM ET)
Jets WR Decker, CB Milliner sit out practice (AP, 7:16 PM ET)
Mother: Peterson 'trying hard to be a good parent' (AP, 7:09 PM ET)
Moore anxious to get on field for Steelers (AP, 7:08 PM ET)
Column: Time for Goodell to really say something (AP, 7:02 PM ET)
Payton: With Ingram out, Saints other RBs ready (AP, 7:00 PM ET)
QB Hoyer showing Browns are his team (AP, 6:59 PM ET)
Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster (AP, 6:55 PM ET)
Bush clarifies remarks on disciplining daughter (AP, 6:54 PM ET)
FANTASY PLAYS: Injury bug strikes fantasy lineups (AP, 6:53 PM ET)
WR Bailey back at practice for Rams (AP, 6:48 PM ET)
A look at key developments in NFL controversies (AP, 6:40 PM ET)
Colts' Luck looking to make amends after mistake (AP, 6:39 PM ET)
Titans QB Jake Locker off to inconsistent start (AP, 6:36 PM ET)
To 'get it right,' Vikings put Peterson on leave (AP, 6:23 PM ET)
Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler (AP, 6:17 PM ET)
Scandrick gets 2-game reprieve, says he's ready (AP, 6:17 PM ET)
Eagles' defense fresh in 2nd half of games (AP, 6:07 PM ET)
Buccaneers-Falcons capsule (AP, 6:03 PM ET)
Report: NFL racial hiring up, women hires lagging (AP, 5:54 PM ET)
Father: NFL mishandled my daughter's abuse case (AP, 5:49 PM ET)
Ravens' Flacco misses practice, should play Sunday (AP, 5:28 PM ET)
Falcons, Bucs both eager to get back on field (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Vikings LB Chad Greenway has broken left hand (AP, 5:24 PM ET)
Pegulas' bid to buy Bills OK'd by NFL committee (AP, 5:17 PM ET)
Jaguars shuffling O-line, sticking with QB Henne (AP, 5:06 PM ET)
Miami's Tannehill upset with way he has played (AP, 5:03 PM ET)
NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing (AP, 5:00 PM ET)
Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense (AP, 4:50 PM ET)
Offensive line braces for Watt and Texans (AP, 4:46 PM ET)
Bengals WR A.J. Green held out of practice (AP, 4:37 PM ET)
Kaepernick fined for inappropriate language (AP, 4:27 PM ET)
Redskins WR Jackson expects to play vs Eagles (AP, 4:12 PM ET)
Bengals' Andy Dalton has no sacks or INTs (AP, 3:57 PM ET)
Cowboys' Romo misses practice, calls it routine (AP, 3:47 PM ET)
Lions safety Don Carey back at practice (AP, 3:36 PM ET)
Browns TE, LB Mingo on practice field (AP, 2:27 PM ET)
Super Bowl Rematches (AP, 2:08 PM ET)
NFL 0-2 Starts-Playoffs (AP, 1:59 PM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 1:49 PM ET)
Atlanta Falcons host rapidly sinking Buccaneers (AP, 1:01 PM ET)
Black women's group criticizes NFL (AP, 12:52 PM ET)
Pelosi: NFL Rice investigation sufficient for now (AP, 12:48 PM ET)
Nike suspends deal with Adrian Peterson (AP, 12:31 PM ET)
Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL (AP, 9:54 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL (AP, 11:06 PM ET)
Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees (AP, 9:47 PM ET)
Hall of Fame preliminary nominees for the class of 2015 (AP, 9:47 PM ET)
Jackson rips NFL for lack of diversity in advisers (AP, 9:15 PM ET)
Colts trying to bounce back after rare 0-2 start (AP, 7:49 PM ET)
Giants put Thurmond, Jernigan on injured reserve (AP, 7:37 PM ET)
Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapproval (AP, 7:05 PM ET)
Dolphins center Mike Pouncey returns to practice (AP, 6:41 PM ET)
Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapproval (AP, 6:38 PM ET)
Fuller emerges for Bears in win over 49ers (AP, 6:27 PM ET)
Bucs backup RB Rainey making name for himself (AP, 6:12 PM ET)
Lions put cornerback Nevin Lawson on IR (AP, 6:09 PM ET)
Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval (AP, 6:08 PM ET)
Broncos, Seahawks top AP Pro32 before rematch (AP, 6:05 PM ET)
Titans agree to terms with LB James Anderson (AP, 6:00 PM ET)
Cardinals sign OLB Victor Butler, release 2 others (AP, 5:44 PM ET)
Patriots' defense faces the unknown in Carr (AP, 5:44 PM ET)
Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval (AP, 5:44 PM ET)
Falcons QB Ryan blames himself for inconsistencies (AP, 5:38 PM ET)
Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval (AP, 5:32 PM ET)
Aaron Hernandez: I felt helpless to refuse police (AP, 5:22 PM ET)
49ers defense looks to bounce back from tough day (AP, 5:21 PM ET)
Eagles already becoming comeback kids (AP, 5:20 PM ET)
CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast (AP, 5:11 PM ET)
Georgia's Richt not ruling out RB Chubb vs. Troy (AP, 4:51 PM ET)
Bengals put TE Alex Smith on injury list (AP, 4:46 PM ET)
K Brandon McManus making a case to stay in Denver (AP, 4:45 PM ET)
Tomlin not worried as Steelers pile up penalties (AP, 4:31 PM ET)
Bears promote Frey, Ross from practice squad (AP, 4:20 PM ET)
Anheuser-Busch 'disappointed' in NFL (AP, 4:12 PM ET)
Colts add offensive, defensive linemen to roster (AP, 4:11 PM ET)
Falcons LT Jake Matthews returns to practice (AP, 4:09 PM ET)
DA: Josh Gordon gets probation in DWI case in NC (AP, 3:50 PM ET)
Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson (AP, 3:47 PM ET)
Jaguars waive RT Bradfield, put TE Lewis on IR (AP, 3:34 PM ET)
AP Pro32-Power Rankings (AP, 3:28 PM ET)
Diving QBs playing off instinct instead of safety (AP, 2:28 PM ET)
Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name (AP, 2:20 PM ET)
Program that accepted Rice rare in domestic cases (AP, 1:49 PM ET)
NFL hires ex-White House official for policy job (AP, 1:43 PM ET)
Redskins cut struggling Rambo, restore Meriweather (AP, 1:27 PM ET)
Dayton: Vikings' Peterson should be suspended (AP, 12:38 PM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 10:24 AM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 10:24 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 9:31 AM ET)
Eagles make right calls in 30-27 win over Colts (AP, 4:18 AM ET)
Falcons desperate to get more pressure on QBs (AP, 3:53 AM ET)
Steelers trying to shore up leaky run defense (AP, 3:34 AM ET)
Chiefs down 7 starters to injuries, suspensions (AP, 3:31 AM ET)
Luck's miscue allows Eagles to rally for 30-27 win (AP, 1:45 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:30 AM ET)

Monday, September 15, 2014

Eagles-Colts Stats (AP, 11:45 PM ET)
NFL, union close to finalizing new drug policy (AP, 11:44 PM ET)
Radisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship (AP, 10:44 PM ET)
Falcons rookie Matthews expects to play vs. Bucs (AP, 10:39 PM ET)
Colts' Jones injured in 2nd quarter of Eagles game (AP, 10:12 PM ET)
Rams 1-1 minus Bradford, Long (AP, 8:35 PM ET)
Raiders embarrassed after 0-2 start (AP, 8:29 PM ET)
'Comeback Cardinals' alone atop NFC West at 2-0 (AP, 8:23 PM ET)
Seahawks regrouping after first loss in San Diego (AP, 8:06 PM ET)
Chargers RB Mathews has sprained MCL in right knee (AP, 7:43 PM ET)
Timeout fiasco latest in Jets' great gaffes (AP, 7:35 PM ET)
Union expects to file Rice appeal Tuesday (AP, 7:26 PM ET)
Broncos DT Austin excused for family emergency (AP, 7:22 PM ET)
Forcing turnovers key to Houston's early success (AP, 7:18 PM ET)
Colts deactivate injured LB Jerrell Freeman (AP, 7:17 PM ET)
Pettine has Browns believing they can win (AP, 7:11 PM ET)
Injury-depleted Bucs begin preparation for Falcons (AP, 7:05 PM ET)
Bears show they're not ready to be written off (AP, 7:04 PM ET)
Injuries, mistakes already mounting for Lions (AP, 7:01 PM ET)
AP Source: Raiders to sign WR Vincent Brown (AP, 6:57 PM ET)
Broncos stumbling out of tunnel at halftime (AP, 6:52 PM ET)
Panthers unsure if Hardy will play vs. Steelers (AP, 6:49 PM ET)
Payton harps on Saints' mental errors in 2 losses (AP, 6:43 PM ET)
Buffalo Bills far from perfect despite 2-0 start (AP, 6:36 PM ET)
Titans: Woes in home opener largely self-inflicted (AP, 6:33 PM ET)
Jaguars 'disgusted' with play at Washington (AP, 6:24 PM ET)
Bears place Tillman on IR with torn right triceps (AP, 6:21 PM ET)
Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge (AP, 6:18 PM ET)
Jets OC takes blame for timeout that negated TD (AP, 6:18 PM ET)
Ravens can't 'get away' from Rice saga (AP, 6:09 PM ET)
Patriots still not quite right with ball (AP, 5:59 PM ET)
Program that accepted Rice rare in domestic cases (AP, 5:54 PM ET)
Arians: OLB Abraham to return to Cardinals Tuesday (AP, 5:47 PM ET)
Coughlin takes blame for start, believes in team (AP, 5:35 PM ET)
New York Giants CB Walter Thurmond out for season (AP, 5:21 PM ET)
Redskins optimistic RG3 will return this season (AP, 5:17 PM ET)
Backup QBs make their marks in Week 2 (AP, 5:03 PM ET)
Running backs emerge as Bengals stay unbeaten (AP, 4:55 PM ET)
Harbaugh: McDonald's legal process must play out (AP, 4:37 PM ET)
Lazor takes blame for Dolphins' poor pass attack (AP, 4:35 PM ET)
RB Peterson's first court hearing delayed to Oct. (AP, 4:25 PM ET)
Moreno out a month; Dolphins re-sign Thomas (AP, 3:45 PM ET)
Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers (AP, 3:42 PM ET)
Adrian Peterson's statement on child abuse charges (AP, 2:59 PM ET)
Redskins S Meriweather returns after suspension (AP, 2:38 PM ET)
Adrian Peterson 'sorry' for hurting child (AP, 2:37 PM ET)
Murray running the show for Cowboys' offense early (AP, 2:29 PM ET)
Jaguars' Lewis out 6 to 8 weeks with ankle injury (AP, 2:11 PM ET)
AP source: Ingram has a broken hand (AP, 2:07 PM ET)
Lions don't expect Lawson back this year (AP, 1:17 PM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 9:57 AM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 9:57 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 9:26 AM ET)
No respite for NFL as injuries strike (AP, 4:22 AM ET)
ICYMI: Adrian Peterson, Jets' TO top NFL topics (AP, 4:10 AM ET)
Jay Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in fourth (AP, 4:02 AM ET)
Denver's defense secures 24-17 win over Chiefs (AP, 3:52 AM ET)
Gates' 3 TD catches carry Chargers to 30-21 upset (AP, 3:31 AM ET)
Davis leads Rams over Buccaneers in 1st NFL start (AP, 3:24 AM ET)
Watt's TD catch fuels Texans' 30-14 win vs Raiders (AP, 3:23 AM ET)
Cardinals keep on winning, Giants keep on losing (AP, 3:21 AM ET)
Hoyer's late drive helps Browns shock Saints 26-24 (AP, 3:21 AM ET)
Spiller, Watkins spark Bills' 29-10 win over Miami (AP, 3:20 AM ET)
Patriots dominate Peterson-less Vikings, 30-7 (AP, 3:18 AM ET)
Bengals beat Falcons, stay unbeaten without Green (AP, 3:18 AM ET)
Nelson has career day, Packers beat Jets 31-24 (AP, 3:17 AM ET)
Cowboys start road trip beating Titans 26-10 (AP, 3:17 AM ET)
Panthers D causes havoc without Hardy in 24-7 win (AP, 3:16 AM ET)
Kaepernick's mistakes cost 49ers in Levi's debut (AP, 1:17 AM ET)
Fans' view of Adrian Peterson (AP, 12:52 AM ET)
NFL Today, Week 2 (AP, 12:45 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:30 AM ET)
Cowboys-Titans Stats (AP, 12:17 AM ET)
RG3, Charles among big names injured in Week 2 (AP, 12:13 AM ET)

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Chiefs' late rally falls short in 24-17 loss (AP, 11:58 PM ET)
Bears-49ers Stats (AP, 11:56 PM ET)
Vikings reinstate special teams coach Priefer (AP, 10:40 PM ET)
Jets blow 18-point lead, fall 31-24 to Packers (AP, 10:14 PM ET)
Seahawks wilt in San Diego heat, lose 30-21 (AP, 9:52 PM ET)
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Raiders embarrassed after 30-14 loss to Texans (AP, 9:46 PM ET)
Buccaneers fall short against Rams 19-17 (AP, 9:37 PM ET)
McDonald listed to play for 49ers against Bears (AP, 9:11 PM ET)
Chiefs-Broncos Stats (AP, 8:33 PM ET)
NFL says replay officials blew call on Harvin's TD (AP, 8:29 PM ET)
Rams-Buccaneers Stats (AP, 8:14 PM ET)
Jets-Packers Stats (AP, 8:00 PM ET)
Texans-Raiders Stats (AP, 7:40 PM ET)
Seahawks-Chargers Stats (AP, 7:25 PM ET)
Caldwell: No rash decisions on replacing K Freese (AP, 7:12 PM ET)
Dolphins lose RB Moreno, then game to Bills 29-10 (AP, 7:07 PM ET)
Giants and Coughlin off to another bad start (AP, 7:05 PM ET)
Vikings miss Peterson in 30-7 loss to Patriots (AP, 7:03 PM ET)
Saints fall to 0-2 with 26-24 loss to Browns (AP, 7:03 PM ET)
Jaguars allow 10 sacks in 41-10 loss to Redskins (AP, 7:00 PM ET)
Chargers' Mathews carted off field with injury (AP, 6:45 PM ET)
Charles, Berry out with ankle injuries vs. Broncos (AP, 6:33 PM ET)
Falcons can't stop Bernard, lose to Bengals 24-10 (AP, 6:23 PM ET)
Titans start too slowly in 26-10 loss to Cowboys (AP, 5:59 PM ET)
RG3 dislocates ankle in Redskins' season opener (AP, 5:40 PM ET)
Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions (AP, 5:35 PM ET)
Patriots-Vikings Stats (AP, 4:36 PM ET)
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Falcons-Bengals Stats (AP, 4:28 PM ET)
Jaguars-Redskins Stats (AP, 4:28 PM ET)
Saints-Browns Stats (AP, 4:21 PM ET)
Dolphins-Bills Stats (AP, 4:20 PM ET)
Cardinals-Giants Stats (AP, 4:19 PM ET)
Lions-Panthers Stats (AP, 4:18 PM ET)
Bengals WR A.J. Green out with injured toe (AP, 3:38 PM ET)
Bulaga out for Packers; Milliner active for Jets (AP, 3:35 PM ET)
Bruton misses Broncos' game vs. Chiefs (AP, 3:34 PM ET)
Bucs RB Doug Martin inactive against Rams (AP, 3:33 PM ET)
Johnson, Flowers inactive for Bolts vs Seahawks (AP, 3:24 PM ET)
Titans CB McCourty hurts groin, questionable (AP, 3:22 PM ET)
Jones-Drew out for Raiders with right hand injury (AP, 3:20 PM ET)
Saints' Brees moves into 4th in career yardage (AP, 3:17 PM ET)
Johnny Manziel makes NFL debut for Browns (AP, 3:10 PM ET)
Bills salute late owner before home opener (AP, 1:57 PM ET)
Dolphins RB Moreno out after hurting left elbow (AP, 1:48 PM ET)
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Bills salute late owner before home opener (AP, 1:34 PM ET)
Colts spend week trying to keep up with Eagles (AP, 12:53 PM ET)
With Peterson out, Vikings start Asiata at RB (AP, 12:37 PM ET)
Carson Palmer out for Cardinals-Giants, shoulder (AP, 12:07 PM ET)
Dolphins C Pouncey, LB Misi out vs Bills (AP, 12:04 PM ET)
Browns without Cameron, Mingo against Saints (AP, 11:58 AM ET)
Burfict, Still active for Bengals vs Falcons (AP, 11:58 AM ET)
K Forbath active for Redskins despite sore groin (AP, 11:56 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 10:13 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL (AP, 11:01 PM ET)
Rice attends high school football game (AP, 7:37 PM ET)
Welker, Scandrick remain on suspended list (AP, 7:28 PM ET)
Patriots-Vikings Capsule (AP, 6:18 PM ET)
Must wins in Week 2? Maybe not, but close (AP, 6:15 PM ET)
With Peterson out, Vikings promote Banyard (AP, 6:11 PM ET)
Rams sign Quinn to 4-year contract extension (AP, 5:28 PM ET)
Lions sign Ness to active roster (AP, 4:41 PM ET)
NFL endures one of its worst weeks ever (AP, 4:41 PM ET)
Jaguars promote S Loston, waive rookie DE Smith (AP, 3:48 PM ET)
Redskins owner announces support of Roger Goodell (AP, 1:31 PM ET)
Rice saga puts quiet Ravens owner in spotlight (AP, 12:14 PM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 9:45 AM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 9:45 AM ET)
Players' union reps approve HGH testing for '14 (AP, 9:15 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 8:21 AM ET)
Panthers WR Benjamin has room to grow (AP, 3:36 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:30 AM ET)

Friday, September 12, 2014

Wes Welker could be back on field by Sunday (AP, 11:16 PM ET)
Browns' Gordon likely to have suspension reduced (AP, 11:11 PM ET)
Players' union reps approve HGH testing for '14 (AP, 11:10 PM ET)
Jones-Drew, Roach questionable for Raiders (AP, 10:18 PM ET)
Vikings' Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse (AP, 9:17 PM ET)
49ers to test re-sodded Levi's field on Saturday (AP, 9:12 PM ET)
NFL Injury Report (AP, 9:03 PM ET)
Former Bills owner Ralph Wilson honored (AP, 8:49 PM ET)
What's next for the NFL's Ray Rice investigation (AP, 8:19 PM ET)
NFL Injury Report (AP, 7:32 PM ET)
Norwood closing in on Seahawks debut (AP, 7:21 PM ET)
Ravens RB Pierce makes a run at keeping Rice's job (AP, 7:03 PM ET)
Detroit's Waddle ruled out this weekend (AP, 6:56 PM ET)
Panthers WR Benjamin has room to grow (AP, 6:52 PM ET)
Panthers DE Hardy to start Sunday against Lions (AP, 6:40 PM ET)
Bears WR situation unsure going into 49ers game (AP, 6:27 PM ET)
CBS ratings soar for Thursday Night Football debut (AP, 6:16 PM ET)
Tackling for kickers is a tough task (AP, 6:13 PM ET)
Williams debut a bust, on to Week 2 (AP, 5:57 PM ET)
Landry a stabilizing force in Jets' secondary (AP, 5:30 PM ET)
Packers lineman Bulaga questionable for Sunday (AP, 5:28 PM ET)
LB Brandon Graham make his mark in Philadelphia (AP, 5:14 PM ET)
Chargers' Flowers could miss Seahawks game (AP, 5:14 PM ET)
Panthers DE Hardy to start Sunday against Lions (AP, 5:12 PM ET)
Saints WR Stills probable, Lorig and Ball out (AP, 5:09 PM ET)
Many obstacles stand in Rice's path to a comeback (AP, 5:09 PM ET)
Steelers' Brown fined $8K for kicking punter (AP, 5:08 PM ET)
Indy trying to improve run-stopping against Eagles (AP, 5:03 PM ET)
Chiefs starting RT Allen headed to injured reserve (AP, 4:57 PM ET)
Patriots not used to slow starts (AP, 4:56 PM ET)
NFL: 3 in 10 ex-players face Alzheimer's, dementia (AP, 4:52 PM ET)
Thomas vows to bounce back from big drops (AP, 4:51 PM ET)
Mistakes pile up as Steelers fall to 1-1 (AP, 4:26 PM ET)
Networks find Rice video too hard to resist (AP, 3:59 PM ET)
Graham, Williams feel at home with Bills (AP, 3:58 PM ET)
Vikings list CB Rhodes, DT Floyd as questionable (AP, 3:55 PM ET)
Giants P Weatherford optimistic about game Sunday (AP, 3:54 PM ET)
Falcons: LT Matthews will miss game vs. Bengals (AP, 3:19 PM ET)
Jaguars rule out Cyprien, call Shorts doubtful (AP, 3:10 PM ET)
Jets CB Milliner will play vs. Packers (AP, 3:06 PM ET)
Battle probable for Titans' game with Cowboys (AP, 3:03 PM ET)
Rivers ruled out with groin injury (AP, 2:39 PM ET)
Redskins kicker Kai Forbath has sore kicking leg (AP, 2:36 PM ET)
No. 15 Stanford, Army a clash of old-school styles (AP, 1:29 PM ET)
Jets re-sign CB Ellis Lankster (AP, 12:35 PM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 9:56 AM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 9:55 AM ET)
Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation (AP, 9:38 AM ET)
Prosecutor defends Ray Rice investigation (AP, 9:37 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 8:16 AM ET)
Packers look to shore up run defense against Jets (AP, 5:30 AM ET)
Rams' Quick feeling more comfortable in 3rd season (AP, 4:17 AM ET)
Titans using 4 running backs to replace Johnson (AP, 4:00 AM ET)
Motivated to win for Rice, Ravens top Steelers (AP, 3:52 AM ET)
Injuries force changes in Lions' secondary (AP, 3:47 AM ET)

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