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  • Bills' loss extends playoff drought to 15 seasons

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Last week, Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins complained how all anyone in Buffalo wanted to focus on was the team's 14-season playoff drought. Make that 15, Sammy. Bills players young and old are dealing with the all-too-familiar frustrations of being on...

  • Sergio Romo finalizes $15M, 2-year deal with Giants

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sergio Romo tested free agency, had some offers and ultimately decided he wanted to stay put in San Francisco pitching for the only team he has known. The animated reliever finalized a $15 million, two-year contract with the Giants on Monday, keeping a key member...

  • Phil Hughes, Twins agree to $58M, 5-year contract

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes finished his first season in Minnesota one out shy of a $500,000 bonus. His new deal with the Twins more than takes care of that. The Twins and the 28-year-old right-hander agreed Monday to a $58 million, five-year contract that adds $42 million in...

  • Typical NFL season: smiles for some, frowns for others

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Smiling or frowning. "Woe is us" or "Wow for us." Heading into the final week of the NFL regular season, hardly anyone has a neutral feeling about the 32 teams. There are success stories and there are flops. Here's a look at both sides. SMILING The biggest and widest grins should...

  • Titans eager to snap 9-game skid, finish with win

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans find themselves keeping company with Tampa Bay for the NFL's worst record at 2-13 with one game remaining. No offense, Buccaneers, the Titans want to stay out of the league basement. "Exactly," Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey said...

  • Texans still in playoff hunt

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Just a year after going 2-14, the Houston Texans are still in the playoff hunt entering the final week of the regular season. Houston (8-7) has to beat Jacksonville and have Baltimore lose to the Browns and the Chiefs beat the Chargers to secure the third postseason...

  • Way ahead of the pack: Redskins punter leads NFL

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Tress Way is fully aware that his name sometimes looks like a misprint. Or a street address in a housing development. "I've heard 'em all," he said. "It doesn't fail. Every stadium I go to, somebody always goes 'No Way!' I'm like, 'Got it. Never heard that one.'"...

  • Ravens need a win and help to reach postseason

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens' effort to reach the postseason now includes this undesirable exercise: scoreboard watching. An unexpected 25-13 loss in Houston on Sunday left Baltimore (9-6) and in need of help to get into the playoffs. Had the Ravens beat the Texans,...

  • Injury report: Manning starting for Broncos vs Bengals

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CINCINNATI — Peyton Manning was in the starting lineup for Denver's game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Monday night. Manning was limited in practice during the week by a strained right thigh and was listed as questionable. The Broncos (11-3) had clinched the...

  • Patriots clinch playoff bye despite poor play

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick sounded like a coach whose team was just eliminated from playoff contention rather than one that clinched a first-round bye. Tom Brady was sacked four times and had a poorer passer rating than Geno Smith. New England's offense gained just 52...

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