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  • National Football League

    All Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Buffalo 2 1 0 .667 78 54 New England 2 1 0 .667 54 62 N.Y. Jets 2 1 0 .667 61 63…

  • NFL Calendar

    Sept. 5 — Clubs must reduce rosters to a maximum of 53 players by 4 p.m. EDT. Sept. 6 — Claiming period for players placed on waivers at the final roster reduction expires at noon…

  • Jets’ Maccagnan goes from behind scenes to sudden celebrity

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The shouts from the stands kind of caught Mike Maccagnan off-guard. “Hey, what’s up, Mike?” yelled one New York Jets fan, excited to see his team’s general manager standing just…

  • DeMarco Murray’s departure might be too much for Dallas

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When DeMarco Murray traded the blue star on his helmet for silver and white wings, the balance of power in the NFC East shifted from the Dallas Cowboys to the Philadelphia Eagles.…

  • ‘Concussion’ director says no compromises were made for NFL

    NEW YORK (AP) — A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film “Concussion” is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked in the hack…

  • Tarpinian released by Texans on deadline to cut roster to 75

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have cut 11 players, including linebacker Jeff Tarpinian, and placed rookie linebacker Reshard Cliett on injured reserve on the deadline to reduce rosters to 75 players. Tarpinian appeared in…

  • Saints place Spencer on injured reserve, trim roster to 75

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints placed veteran linebacker Anthony Spencer on injured reserve while meeting an NFL requirement for rosters to be trimmed to 75 by Tuesday afternoon. The Saints also put…

  • Raiders to go with Howard at right tackle

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — With less than two weeks before the Oakland Raiders’ season-opener, Austin Howard doesn’t have much time to ease into his role as the team’s starting right tackle. The job became Howard’s…

  • Patriots ready for Brady or no Brady

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — No matter U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman’s ruling, the New England Patriots are prepared to move forward with or without star quarterback Tom Brady. Brady’s fate will be decided sometime…

  • Weatherspoon set to play, Minter promises big season

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Inside linebacker is supposed to be the weak link in an otherwise strong Arizona Cardinals defense. Coach Bruce Arians begs to differ. So does Kevin Minter, who is slimmed down and…

  • Chargers run game still struggling despite offseason moves

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chargers were determined to fix their woeful running game this offseason. They climbed the draft board to secure standout Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. They revamped their offensive line, which…

  • Bills cornerback McKelvin begins light workouts on sideline

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin has finally parked the small push cart he’s been using to keep weight off his injured right ankle. The next step: Riding a stationary bike.…

  • McFadden on board if Dallas replaces Murray by committee

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Darren McFadden wants to be one of the replacements for NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray. If he is one of two, or even three, running backs trying to match the production…

  • Steelers bumpy preseason leaves plenty of questions

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers began the preseason with little drama and few questions. Now there’s more than plenty of both heading into the exhibition finale against Carolina. Wide receiver Martavis Bryant will miss…

  • Ex-Bills RB Fred Jackson meeting with the Seahawks

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — After being released by the Buffalo Bills, running back Fred Jackson is looking for an opportunity to reunite with former teammate Marshawn Lynch in Seattle. Jackson traveled to Seattle to meet…