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Aaron Donald tops AP defensive tackle rankings again

Many an NFL opponent has had a game plan waylaid by the speed, strength and instinct of Aaron Donald over his not-yet-five-full seasons in the league. The 6-foot-1, 280-pound kingpin of the Los Angeles Rams’ defense was a unanimous pick for the best defensive tackle in the NFL by a panel of 10 football writers … Continue reading Aaron Donald tops AP defensive tackle rankings again

LOS ANGELES | 4 arrested for series of Los Angeles celebrity burglaries

LOS ANGELES— Los Angeles police have arrested four people for a series of burglaries that targeted the homes of celebrities, including Rihanna, Christina Milian, Dodgers star Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods. Three men, ages 18 and 19, and one man’s mother have been arrested. At a news conference Tuesday, police displayed recovered … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | 4 arrested for series of Los Angeles celebrity burglaries

LOS ANGELES | Goff has 465 yards, 5 TDs, propels Rams past Vikings, 38-31

LOS ANGELES— Jared Goff passed for career highs of 465 yards and five touchdowns, winning a scintillating duel with Kirk Cousins and leading the unbeaten Los Angeles Rams to a 38-31 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. Goff hit Cooper Kupp with two of his four TD throws during a 251-yard first half … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Goff has 465 yards, 5 TDs, propels Rams past Vikings, 38-31

GREEN BAY, Wis. | Roughing it: Packers confident in how they go after QB

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Keep the head up. Be aware if the quarterback got rid of the ball. Wrap up. Seems like a simple enough checklist for a defender to hit the quarterback. A roughing-the-passer penalty on linebacker Clay Matthews against the Minnesota Vikings might have raised new questions with the Green Bay Packers. The … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis. | Roughing it: Packers confident in how they go after QB

GREEN BAY, Wis. | Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie

GREEN BAY, Wis.— Wide right, times two. Daniel Carlson missed two field goals in overtime, including one from 35 yards as time expired, and the Minnesota Vikings had to settle for a 29-29 tie with the Green Bay Packers after rallying from a late 13-point deficit on Sunday. The rookie’s final attempt went to the … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis. | Carlson misses 2 FGs in OT, Vikings and Packers tie

Rodgers active for Green Bay’s clash with Vikings

Aaron Rodgers is active for Green Bay’s game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The Packers’ star was questionable coming in with a left knee injury. Rodgers was held out from practice at midweek, but went through the team’s light practice on Saturday . Green Bay has two backup quarterbacks active too with DeShone Kizer … Continue reading Rodgers active for Green Bay’s clash with Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS | Cousins, Vikings hold on for 24-16 victory vs. 49ers

MINNEAPOLIS  — Kirk Cousins gave the Minnesota Vikings exactly what they needed for a victorious debut by their new quarterback. The throws Cousins made in tight coverage at important times were on target. Unlike Jimmy Garoppolo, he kept the ball out of the other team’s hands. Cousins passed for two touchdowns and the Vikings forced … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Cousins, Vikings hold on for 24-16 victory vs. 49ers

DENVER | Okung raises fist; Marshall, Thomas not on field for anthem.

DENVER — Linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas weren’t with their teammates on the sideline for the national anthem prior to the Denver Broncos’ game against the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night. Marshall and Thomas emerged from the tunnel behind the Broncos’ bench after the anthem was over. In Arizona, Los Angeles Chargers … Continue reading DENVER | Okung raises fist; Marshall, Thomas not on field for anthem.