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  • Chiefs beat Chargers on late field goal; Raiders lose 12th in a row

    Chiefs beat Chargers on late field goal; Raiders lose 12th in a row
    Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal with 21 seconds left and the Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego, 23-20, on Sunday to snap the Chargers' five-game winning streak. The Chiefs moved into field goal range thanks to Alex Smith, who completed three...
  • Preview: Vikings at Bills

    The Minnesota Vikings are near the bottom of the league in passing and are searching for ways to avoid getting blown out. The Buffalo Bills, who visit the Vikings on Sunday, had their pass defense shredded by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots last...
  • Preview: Falcons at Ravens

    The Atlanta Falcons were the class of the NFL offensively for the first few weeks, but Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens may have a claim to that title now. Flacco and the Ravens will try to follow up a dominating performance when they host the...
  • Preview: Dolphins at Bears

    Although the Chicago Bears prevented a three-game losing skid with a win last week, they'll need a repeat performance on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins to avoid an 0-3 start to the season at Soldier Field. Matt Forte rushed for a pair of second-half...
  • Nickel package: Five things to watch in Ravens vs. Atlanta Falcons

    Nickel package: Five things to watch in Ravens vs. Atlanta Falcons
    As the Ravens (4-2) square off with the Atlanta Falcons (2-4) on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium, here’s Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson’s checklist of things to keep an eye on: 1. Falcons pass defense One week after quarterback Joe...
  • NFL defenders taken aback with lack of sacks

    NFL defenders taken aback with lack of sacks
    Sacks equate to dollars for defensive ends and that is why Jared Allen is happy he has already had his big payday. The Bears' pass rush is improved this season with 15 sacks so far compared to eight through the first six games a year ago, but it's...
  • Recap: Ravens 29, Falcons 7

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Ravens 29, Falcons 7 Ravens 29, Falcons 7: Joe Flacco threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns as Baltimore cruised past visiting Atlanta for its fifth win in six games. Flacco went 16-of-25 and Justin Forsett ran for 95 yards...
  • Bears on the NFL bubble? They have to laugh

    Terrell Manning laughs. It's the best way, he has found, to dull the dizziness of his NFL life — a nomadic and tornadic existence that whips him from week to week with nothing set in stone. Take last weekend, when the Bears linebacker, then on the...
  • Evolution of a cornerback

    Evolution of a cornerback
    When Jimmy Smith was 13 years old, his older brother, Ryan Smalls, told him he would be a first-round draft pick and NFL cornerback one day. “It's funny but I believed it,” said Smith, who never had played until his brother took him to an...
  • Rookie QBs had to start somewhere and Joe Flacco, Matt Ryan proved it

    Rookie QBs had to start somewhere and Joe Flacco, Matt Ryan proved it
    They are quarterbacks, but they also formed an offensive "line." The line is one of demarcation — the NFL acted one way before Baltimore's Joe Flacco and Atlanta's Matt Ryan were rookies, and another way after. Flacco and Ryan, who will be on...
  • Oak Ridge nips East River, ends district-title drought

    Oak Ridge nips East River, ends district-title drought
    Nyqwan Murray scored on a 58-yard touchdown pass from D'Andre Weaver with five minutes left Friday night to give Oak Ridge (7-1, 5-0 in Class 7A, District 4) a 34-28 victory against East River (3-5, 2-3) for its first district title since 1977. East River...