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  • Miami Dolphins are odds-on favorite to win playoff spot

    Miami Dolphins are odds-on favorite to win playoff spot
    The Miami Dolphins are the odds-on favorite to earn the sixth seed in the AFC, as all three things that Miami needs to have happen are favored to happen among the 8-7 teams. Under the simplest of NFL playoff tiebreaker scenarios, the Dolphins (8-7) need...
  • NFL roundup: Chiefs' Charles forced to leave practice

    NFL roundup: Chiefs' Charles forced to leave practice
    Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamal Charles was carted off the field during practice Monday, but coach Andy Reid said X-rays taken on Charles' injured foot were negative. The team is treating the injury as a sprain and the injury is not considered...
  • Devin Hester's 19th touchdown return ties Deion Sanders' NFL record

    Devin Hester's 19th touchdown return ties Deion Sanders' NFL record
    It was two years in the making, but Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester finally had another return for a touchdown to tie Deion Sanders' NFL-record 19. It came on an 81-yard punt return for a score against the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon....
  • Bears' Jay Cutler injured on record-setting sack

    Bears' Jay Cutler injured on record-setting sack
    On the same play Jay Cutler broke an NFL team record no quarterback would want to break, the Washington Redskins broke Cutler. The Chicago quarterback was sacked in the second quarter by Washington defensive lineman Chris Baker, marking the 158th time...
  • Rams' Chris Long ejected from game against Carolina

    St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long was ejected from the team's game at Carolina on Sunday after a multiplayer skirmish in the third quarter. It was difficult to see exactly what happened in the scrum, but it appeared to start with shoving between...
  • Ravens sign Brandon Stokley, agree to deal with Dallas Clark

    Ravens sign Brandon Stokley, agree to deal with Dallas Clark
    The Baltimore Ravens bolstered their receiving corps, agreeing in principle to a contract with tight end Dallas Clark,/b> and signing wideout Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract. The team announced the deals Sunday. The Ravens lost top tight end...
  • Chiefs rout Raiders to reach playoffs; Packers rally to beat Cowboys

    Chiefs rout Raiders to reach playoffs; Packers rally to beat Cowboys
      OAKLAND --  Jamaal Charles tied a franchise record with five touchdowns in a game, Alex Smith threw five scoring passes and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Raiders, 56-31, on Sunday to clinch at least a wild-card spot. The Chiefs (11-3) became the...
  • For NFL quarterbacks, time to put it up or shut up

    Words of encouragement to quarterbacks around the NFL: This too shall pass. At some point soon, we'll have the answers to all the burning questions and lack of clarity surrounding the league's marquee position. The regular season starts this week,...
  • NFL week 4 in review: The NFL is hard to figure out

    Seattle, Denver, New England and Kansas City remained unblemished. The rest of the NFL remained unbelievable. Cleveland beat Cincinnati? The Browns were supposed to be cooked a couple weeks ago when they traded running back Trent Richardson to...
  • Kansas City Chiefs get big test when they travel to Denver on Sunday

    The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0 and the NFL's only undefeated team. But how good are they, really? We'll know a lot more Sunday when the Chiefs play at Denver in a pivotal AFC West showdown. None of the teams the Chiefs have beaten have a winning...
  • Steve Young wants to see Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith crank it up

    The Kansas City Chiefs (9-0) are the NFL's only undefeated team, and quarterback Alex Smith is playing it close to the protective vest. He's ranked 27th in passing yards, yet has a league-low four interceptions. Kansas City's defense leads in several...
  • Upset is a bolt from the blue for Philip Rivers, Chargers

    Upset is a bolt from the blue for Philip Rivers, Chargers
    Philip Rivers hadn't even reached the airport after Sunday's game in Kansas City, and already his spirits had climbed to 35,000 feet. The San Diego quarterback said he was calling from the team bus, although it sounded closer to cloud nine. "This is one...