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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings shifted their strategy this season, determined to re-establish a running game that could not only get them in the end zone more but dominate an opponent when they need it to. There’s still plenty of space to turn Kirk Cousins loose, though, and the deep ball was on full …

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The last time the Seattle Seahawks started the season 5-1, they ended the year claiming their only Super Bowl title. Right now, the Seahawks aren’t even the best team in the NFC West. That distinction belongs to undefeated San Francisco. But there are plenty of signs that a special season could …

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COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A key to the Los Angeles Chargers‘ success last season was Philip Rivers taking care of the ball. With the Chargers having dropped two straight and four of five, Rivers’ decision-making in big moments is one reason why they are one of six teams in the AFC with a 2-4 …

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona combined some good football with a little good fortune to earn a 34-33 victory on Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons. Now the Cardinals have a two-game winning streak and the rebuilding franchise is rapidly gaining momentum going into next week’s road game against the New York Giants. Rookie quarterback Kyler …

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are riding a four-game losing streak and have dropped 10 of 14 going back to Week 10 last season. Can it get any worse? Most signs point to yes. With each passing week, the Falcons are proving they lack the personnel to fix what’s wrong on defense. Arizona rookie …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold’s presence alone gave the New York Jets an immediate lift. From the loud ovation the second-year quarterback received during pregame introductions to the smiles on the sideline, the impact of his return was clear. Then, he took the field. “Him coming back gave the team, our offense, a …

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio has settled on the right mix to restore Denver’s defensive dominance even without pass rusher Bradley Chubb and cornerback Bryce Callahan. The Broncos (2-4) collected seven sacks and three takeaways for the first time since 1984 in their 16-0 win over Tennessee on Sunday, putting them in prime position …

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Linebacker Preston Brown grew up in Cincinnati watching the team then known as the “Bungles” lurch from one horrible season to another. “I grew up seeing 2-14 teams,” Brown said. “And it’s something I never wanted to be a part of.” He’s getting closer by the week. The Bengals are the …

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DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Chart the Miami Dolphins‘ week-by-week point differential on a graph, and the trend suggests they’ll win their next game and beat teams by 50 points in December. Don’t count on that. The Dolphins (0-5) must play seven of their final 11 games on the road. They face one of their toughest …

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