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Watson throws TD pass to help Texans over Lions 30-23

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins knew they weren’t going to get much playing time on Saturday night so they were intent on making the few plays they got count. “Just trying to go out there and be perfect,” Hopkins said. “We don’t have many plays so those

Fantasy Football Sleepers: One draft steal from every single team

Arizona Cardinals: Andy IsabellaThe Cardinals traded up in the second round to draft Isabella, whose 40-time clocked in the 100th percentile, was PFF’s highest-graded college wide receiver ever last season and is seemingly an ideal fit for Arizona’s Air Raid offense that’s going to feature a ton of plays and a bunch of shots

Raiders rookie RB Jacobs flashes in brief preseason moment

NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Rookie Josh Jacobs flashed in what figures to be the only series he plays in the entire preseason for the Oakland Raiders.Once the regular season starts, Jacobs could carry a much heavier load as the Raiders are hoping he can be the three-down featured back that

Bills’ Morse OK’d to practice while in concussion protocol

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Bills starting center Mitch Morse has been allowed to practice, becoming one step closer to being cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol.Morse no longer wore a red non-contact jersey when taking part in practice Tuesday, a little over three weeks after he was diagnosed

NFL notebook: Brown back in Raiders’ camp

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown showed up to work Monday as his search for a suitable helmet continues.Multiple outlets reported that Brown attended team meetings, although a walk-through practice apparently was canceled.His attendance came the day after Raiders general manager Mike Mayock said it was time for the All-Pro

Bills reach injury settlement and release E.J. Gaines

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Bills have reached an injury settlement and released cornerback E.J. Gaines.The move was listed among the NFL's transactions made Sunday and comes two weeks after the fifth-year player suffered a core muscle injury during training camp. Gaines was competing for a starting job

Bears release Elliott Fry, leaving Eddy Pineiro as kicker

1 / 2Bears release Elliott Fry, leaving Eddy Pineiro as kickerChicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro warms up before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears' kicking competition is over for

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders

NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer.Coach Jon Gruden said Saturday that he thinks Brown will be

Allen, Johnson lead Bills past Newton-less Panthers 27-14

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- After winning the coin toss, Josh Allen quickly asked for the ball.He was eager and ready to go - and it showed.Allen shook off some first-game jitters and completed 9 of 11 passes for 102 yards and led two scoring drives, Kevin Johnson returned an interception

Haskins up and down, Finley strong as Bengals beat Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins told himself before his second NFL preseason game that he wouldn’t throw two interceptions like a week earlier. Haskins accomplished that, threw a touchdown pass and lost a fumble in the Washington Redskins‘ 23-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. The first-round pick

Jackson looks sharp, Rodgers sits as Ravens beat Packers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson directed two scoring drives during a limited appearance, had an impressive touchdown run erased by a penalty and sparked the Baltimore Ravens to a 26-13 victory over the Green Bay Packers, who played Thursday night without quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers developed back stiffness and was a

Chargers’ Ekeler, Jackson making most of opportunities

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — As Melvin Gordon continues his holdout from the Los Angeles Chargers‘ training camp, Justin Jackson and Austin Ekeler are showing why they should be in the mix to get more carries this season. Both running backs have made a strong impression on coaches during the three