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DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler has been ruled out of Sunday’s game at New England because of a concussion, and backup Matt Moore will make his second start of the season. Cutler practiced Friday, but remains in the concussion protocol. He threw three interceptions in Sunday’s loss to Tampa Bay before he …

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PITTSBURGH — Mike McCarthy grew up in Pittsburgh and the roots still run deep for the longtime Green Bay Packers coach. More Packers coverage Sunday night’s visit to Heinz Field against the AFC North-leading Steelers will be a homecoming of sorts for McCarthy and several staff members, including defensive coordinator Dom Capers and special teams …

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — When running back Dalvin Cook went down with a season-ending knee injury against the Detroit Lions in Week 4, the Minnesota Vikings were looking at an offense without its No. 1 options at quarterback and running back, and a 2-2 record. More Vikings coverage Journeyman Case Keenum has thrived in his …

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) When running back Dalvin Cook went down with a season-ending knee injury against the Detroit Lions in Week 4, the Minnesota Vikings were looking at an offense without its No. 1 options at quarterback and running back, and a 2-2 record. Journeyman Case Keenum has thrived in his opportunity as the …

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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Janoris Jenkins is a cornerback for the New York Giants who returned an interception 53 yards for a touchdown against the Washington Redskins. And that one play made him responsible for more points than Eli Manning and the rest of the team’s offense produced Thursday night. That one play also meant …

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DETROIT (AP) — Case Keenum stood in the pocket to take a hit, dipped his right shoulder to slip out of a sack and shuffled his feet in the pocket to give his receivers more time to get open. Looking like a savvy winner, instead of a journeyman, he picked apart Detroit’s defense with his …

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Two teams heading in similar directions meet Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, with the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills searching for victories to right the ship after disappointing losses. Bills head coach Sean McDermott tried to not put too much emphasis on just one game. “It’s important because it’s the next game on our schedule …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Nose tackle Al Woods spent three seasons in Tennessee doing everything he could to beat the Indianapolis Colts. When it didn’t work, he switched sides in March – only to lose again. On Sunday, Woods, now a starter with the Colts, will get another chance to snap his personal seven-game losing streak in …

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The streaking New Orleans Saints play the Los Angeles Rams in search of their ninth straight victory on Sunday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Saints (8-2) will carry plenty of momentum into the contest after an improbable win over the Washington Redskins last week. New Orleans trailed by 15 points with three minutes …

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