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  • Bears' red-zone failures surprising, costly

     Bears' red-zone failures surprising, costly
    Bears cornerback Tim Jennings nodded his head when asked to name the toughest red-zone threat he has faced in the NFL. "I'd have to say the guys right here in this locker room — the guys I go against every day," Jennings said. Honest words...
  • Fantasy waivers: Kyle Orton, Jordan Reed back on radar

    Kyle Orton is back, but is he relevant? The former Chicago Bears quarterback is once again at the helm of an NFL offense. The Buffalo Bills grew impatient with 2013 first-round draft pick EJ Manuel and benched him for Orton on Monday. Coach Doug...
  • Geno Smith has rough day on and off field in Jets' loss

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Megatron he is not, but wide receiver Golden Tate came up huge for the Detroit Lions. Tate compensated for ailing wide receiver Calvin Johnson with eight catches and quarterback...
  • Stafford leads Lions past struggling Jets

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Matthew Stafford had two touchdown passes and ran for another score, as the Detroit Lions took a 24-17 win over the New York Jets on Sunday. Stafford went 24-for-34 for 293 yards and had touchdown passes to Jeremy Ross and Eric...
  • Stafford Leads Lions Past Jets

    Stafford Leads Lions Past Jets
    Matthew Stafford had two touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Detroit Lions defeated the Jets 24-17 Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J.  Stafford went 24-for-34 for 293 yards and had touchdown passes to Jeremy Ross and Eric Ebron for the Lions...
  • Jets coach Rex Ryan talks urgency for Sunday's game against Detroit

    New York Jets fans are probably worried about their favorite team's 1-2 start. Judging by the odd baseball analogy head coach Rex Ryan invoked on Wednesday, he might be even more concerned than the diehards. "In the NFL, it's the equivalent of a 10-game...
  • Chiefs' Joe McKnight injures Achilles' tendon, is out for the season

    Chiefs' Joe McKnight injures Achilles' tendon, is out for the season
    Kansas City Chiefs running back Joe McKnight ruptured his Achilles' tendon and is out for the season. The announcement came Friday after McKnight was injured during practice Thursday. Defensive tackle Mike DeVito and linebacker Derrick Johnson sustained...
  • Fantasy updates: Calvin Johnson looks like a go

    Fantasy updates: Calvin Johnson looks like a go
    Fantasy owners who drafted Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson can rest easy: His ankle injury won't keep him out of Week 4's game against the New York Jets. Johnson had missed to practices this week, but The Sports Xchange reports that he...
  • Ravens dealing with several injuries, communication breakdowns in secondary

    Ravens dealing with several injuries, communication breakdowns in secondary
    Ravens strong safety Matt Elam motioned with his hand in the opposite direction of the football as his eyes darted toward teammates trailing the play. Elam appeared lost at how to react Sunday when he failed to touch Taylor Gabriel down after the...
  • Jets need extra day to prepare for Bears

    Jets need extra day to prepare for Bears
    Playing on Monday Night Football gives the New York Jets an extra day to prepare for the Chicago Bears. Which is good, because they need it — not only to get ready for the Bears but to get over Sunday's 31-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers....
  • Lions' defense stymies Packers

    DETROIT -- Defense scored the first nine points for the Detroit Lions and held the Green Bay Packers' offense to 223 total yards in a 19-7 victory Sunday at Ford Field. Defensive back Don Carey scored on a 40-yard fumble return in the first quarter...