Joe Burrow tied a career high with three touchdown passes, helping the Cincinnati Bengals rout the Detroit Lions 34-11 on Sunday.
LSU and coach Ed Orgeron have agreed to part ways after this season, according to multiple media reports Sunday, 21 months after he led the Tigers to a national championship with what is considered one of the greatest teams in college football history.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw for 397 yards and engineered three second-half touchdown drives to compensate for a pair of interceptions, leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a 31-13 comeback victory at Washington on Sunday that got them back to .500.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw three of his four touchdown passes in a 28-point second quarter, and the Los Angeles Rams rolled to a 38-11 victory over the injury-plagued and error-prone New York Giants on Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz threw two touchdown passes, Jonathan Taylor ran for two more and the Indianapolis defense held up in the second half Sunday as the Colts blew out Houston 31-3.
Indy rebounded from an embarrassing fourth-quarter collapse at Baltimore by winning for the second time in three weeks.
The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT):
LAS VEGAS at DENVER
Raiders: QB Nathan Peterman; RB Peyton Barber (toe); DE Malcom Koonce; T Jackson Barton; DT Darius Philon; DT Jonathan Hankins (hip).
Broncos: QB Brett Rypien; CB Kary Vincent Jr.; T Cameron Fleming; WR David Moore; OLB Aaron Patrick (ankle); DL McTelvin Agim.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw for 167 yards and a touchdown, and the Baltimore Ravens frustrated Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers in a 34-6 victory Sunday.
A week after scoring 47 points in a win over Cleveland, the Chargers (4-2) came up empty on their first five possessions and were held under 16 points for only the second time since drafting Herbert before last season.
LONDON (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have a championship pedigree at coach and quarterback.
However it took a software engineer-turned-kicker to finally end the misery of a 20-game losing streak.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry has a simple test for how sore he is after plowing through and over NFL defenders.
Being able to pick up his daughter Valentina each morning.
Oklahoma's Spencer Rattler and Miami's D'Eriq King have been two of the most prominent football players to cash in on college sports' new era of allowing athlete endorsements.
A month and a half into the first season during which a player can earn money from his name, image and likeness, King is out for the season with an injury and Rattler, a preseason All-American, is a backup quarterback.
In the Southeastern Conference, the coach on the hot seat can change from week to week.
Welcome, Dan Mullen.
Florida's man had a lot of explaining to do Saturday after the 20th-ranked Gators lost to LSU and last week's coach-in-big-trouble Ed Orgeron.
LONDON (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa will start but the Miami Dolphins will be without starting cornerbacks Xavien Howard and Byron Jones for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London.
Howard had earlier been ruled out but Jones, who has an Achilles tendon injury, was questionable and had hoped to play.
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Devin Matthews ran for two first-quarter touchdowns and Towson upset Rhode Island 28-7 in a Colonial Athletic Association battle Saturday.
The Tigers defense allowed Rhode Island just 162 yards of offense and shut out the Rams over the final three quarters.
Paul Salata, who created the Mr. Irrelevant Award that honors the last selection of the NFL draft after playing football at Southern California and in the NFL and Canadian Football League, died Saturday.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have activated rookie receiver Rashod Bateman from injured reserve, and he's eligible to make his NFL debut Sunday.
Bateman, a first-round draft pick, hasn't played yet for the Ravens because of groin problems.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will have outside linebacker Bud Dupree back for the first time in three games when they host the Buffalo Bills on Monday night.
The Titans did not have an injury designation Saturday on their final injury report for Dupree, who practiced fully after sitting out Friday.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker has announced his retirement.
Baker, 68, had served in the role of president and executive director since January 2014. Jim Porter, 57, the Hall’s chief marketing and communications officer since April 2020, has been named president and will oversee all daily business operations.
The NFL’s crackdown on unsportsmanlike penalties is working the way the league intended.
Officials threw 11 flags for taunting in the first two weeks of this season — the same number called in the entire 2020 season for the same foul — but only three over the next three weeks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts activated receiver T.Y. Hilton from injured reserve in time for Sunday's game against Houston but will not have kicker Rodrigo Blankenship.
Indy put Blankenship on injured reserve on Saturday with a hip injury.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have placed running back Christian McCaffrey on injured reserve, meaning he will miss at least the next three games with a hamstring injury.
McCaffrey already has missed two games, both Carolina losses.
1948 — The Green Bay Packers intercept seven passes off Bob Waterfield in a 16-0 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.
1954 — Adrian Burk of the Philadelphia Eagles passes for seven touchdowns in a 49-21 victory over the Washington Redskins.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville plans to retire the No. 8 jersey of former Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson, the school’s first Heisman Trophy winner.
Jackson’s number will be retired during a ceremony at Louisville’s Nov.
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning that helped the Houston Astros beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series on Friday night.
The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails containing racist, homophobic or misogynistic language similar to messages written by Jon Gruden that led to his resignation as Las Vegas Raiders coach, according to a person familiar with the documents.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona coach Kliff Kingsbury, quarterbacks coach Cam Turner and defensive tackle Zach Allen will miss the Cardinals' game Sunday at Cleveland after testing positive for COVID-19.
CLEVELAND (AP) — They were once college teammates, two ultra-competitive, trash-talking alpha males pushing each other each day on the practice field, in meeting rooms and while playing video games to be better.
ARIZONA (5-0) at CLEVELAND (3-2)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Browns by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver Mike Williams is questionable for the Los Angeles Chargers' key AFC matchup against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday due to a knee injury.
Coach Brandon Staley said Williams' knee had some swelling after last Sunday's 47-42 win over the Cleveland Browns.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks placed quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Chris Carson on injured reserve Friday, a move that will keep both players out until at least mid-November.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills tight end Dawson Knox has established such a strong rapport with quarterback Josh Allen, the two have begun finishing each other's sentences.
“Just the little things you do start to add up,” Knox said following a 43-21 win over Washington in Week 3, referring to his sudden jump in production.
About a third of the starting quarterbacks have already missed time because of injuries, and Richard Sherman’s return to the NFL was hastened by Tampa Bay’s need at cornerback.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) —
At age 30 and after five suspensions handed out by the NFL for violations of the league’s substance abuse policies that cost him three full seasons, wide receiver Josh Gordon describes his landing with the Kansas City Chiefs as “a dream destination.”
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Six games into the season, the Philadelphia Eagles are still seeking an identity.
Nick Sirianni’s play-calling has been questionable, quarterback Jalen Hurts has been inconsistent and defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon’s unit struggles against elite teams.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Less than a week after sustaining a scary concussion against the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has been cleared to play against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett is tackling quarterbacks on the field and burying them in his front yard.
The NFL sacks leader has decorated the lawn of his suburban home with mock gravestones of seven opposing quarterbacks, including Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger, Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson and Cincinnati’s Joe Burrow.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith is questionable for Sunday's game at New England because of another neck issue for the seven-time Pro Bowler.
The team said results of an MRI were favorable, and general manager/owner Jerry Jones said on his radio show Friday he expected Smith to play.
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (4-1) at BALTIMORE (4-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Ravens by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay’s injury-riddled defense has yet to hit its stride this season. However, the Buccaneers continue to thrive with an offense that’s become even more potent with the re-emergence of Leonard Fournette.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger is encouraged. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, however, is not convinced his team's early offensive struggles are firmly in the rearview mirror.
Yes, there were signs of progress last week against Denver.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wide receiver Julio Jones practiced for a third straight day Friday. So too A.J. Brown.
The Titans will have their pair of Pro Bowl receivers available Monday night against the Buffalo Bills.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zach Ertz had the unique opportunity to play one more game in Philadelphia, knowing he would be traded to the Arizona Cardinals.
He scored a touchdown, spiked the ball and cried for 30 minutes at his locker after the Eagles lost to Tampa Bay on Thursday night.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers aren’t striking gold as often as before whenever they get near the goal line. It’s been an entirely different story for Packers opponents.
Green Bay boasted the NFL’s best red-zone offense last season, though the Packers call that area the gold zone instead as a nod to offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett’s love for the Mike Myers movie “Austin Powers in Goldmember.”
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A former New Castle County Police recruit who pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend has been sentenced to less than 2 years in prison.
Taylor Reynolds was sentenced to 20 months behind bars last month, WDEL-FM reported.