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NEWARK, N.J. | Blackwood returns to lineup and leads Devils over Flyers

NEWARK, N.J. —Jan 12, 2019—Rookie Mackenzie Blackwood returned to the lineup after missing three games with an injury and made 32 saves in leading the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Damon Severson, Nico Hischier and Miles Wood scored as the Devils won for the second time in … Continue reading NEWARK, N.J. | Blackwood returns to lineup and leads Devils over Flyers

METAIRIE, La | Saints cite miscues for recent scoring slippage

METAIRIE, La.— Drew Brees dismisses the notion that the Saints’ recent downturn in scoring is a sign of vulnerability. Either that or the 18-year veteran knows better than to acknowledge their past three opponents might have been on to something. “Bottom line is this: Regardless of how those games played out for the first 3 … Continue reading METAIRIE, La | Saints cite miscues for recent scoring slippage

ENGLEWOOD, Colo | Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders hurt

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.— Although the schedule gets easier for the Denver Broncos this month, the degree of difficulty in reaching the playoffs keeps going up. The Broncos (6-6) lost leading wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Wednesday. He was hurt in a non-contact drill at the beginning of practice. The 31-year-old … Continue reading ENGLEWOOD, Colo | Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders hurt

GREEN BAY, Wis | Cardinals stun fading Packers at Lambeau; McCarthy fired

GREEN BAY, Wis.  — The lowly Arizona Cardinals pulled off an upset at Lambeau Field that was so much a stunner that the Green Bay Packers fired coach Mike McCarthy after the game. Zane Gonzalez kicked a 44-yard field goal with 1:41 left, Green Bay’s Mason Crosby missed a 49-yard attempt as time expired and … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis | Cardinals stun fading Packers at Lambeau; McCarthy fired

NEW ORLEANS | Saints place Bryant on injured reserve, promote Kirkwood

NEW ORLEANS— Dez Bryant’s season is over before it had even begun. The New Orleans Saints placed the newly acquired Bryant on injured reserve Saturday, promoting receiver Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad to the active roster before Sunday’s game at Cincinnati. Bryant was injured during his second practice with New Orleans on Friday. A … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Saints place Bryant on injured reserve, promote Kirkwood

METAIRIE, La. | Bryant practices with Saints, asserts he’s ‘not a bad guy.’

METAIRIE, La. — Dez Bryant wasn’t about to declare himself a changed man just because he’d changed teams. At age 30, the ninth-year NFL veteran receiver said he is comfortable with who he always has been and hopes he’ll fit in with the New Orleans Saints, a team on a seven-game winning streak that looks … Continue reading METAIRIE, La. | Bryant practices with Saints, asserts he’s ‘not a bad guy.’

JACKSONVILLE | Jaguars acquire RB Hyde from Browns in trade for draft pick

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars traded for Cleveland running back Carlos Hyde on Friday, adding a proven starter while Leonard Fournette progresses slowly from a strained right hamstring. The Browns (2-3-1) will get a 2019 fifth-round draft pick from the Jaguars in exchange for Hyde, who has 382 yards rushing and five touchdowns in … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE | Jaguars acquire RB Hyde from Browns in trade for draft pick

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman goes on IR with groin injury

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.— The Atlanta Falcons are placing running back Devonta Freeman on injured reserve with a groin injury. The team made the announcement Tuesday, another major setback in its injury plagued season. One of the NFL’s highest-paid running backs, Freeman is the fifth Atlanta player to go on injured reserve this season. He follows … Continue reading Falcons RB Devonta Freeman goes on IR with groin injury