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INDIANAPOLIS | Ohio State pulls away from Wildcats to win Big Ten crown

INDIANAPOLIS— Dwayne Haskins added five more touchdown passes to his single-season record Saturday and No. 6 Ohio State relied on its staunch defense to hold off a second-half charge from No. 21 Northwestern for a 45-24 victory to claim its second straight Big Ten championship. The Buckeyes (12-1, 9-1 Big Ten, No. 6 CFP) won … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Ohio State pulls away from Wildcats to win Big Ten crown

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Franks helps Florida win 41-14, end skid vs Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — Feleipe Franks had three touchdown passes and No. 13 Florida used a punishing ground attack to end a five-game losing streak to Florida State, defeating the Seminoles 41-14 on Saturday. Lamical Perine had a 74-yard touchdown run as Florida ran for 278 yards, averaging 5.3 yards per carry. Perine ran for 129 … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Franks helps Florida win 41-14, end skid vs Florida State

NEW ORLEANS | Saints win 10th straight, eliminate Falcons in NFC South

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to inexperienced receivers and the New Orleans Saints won their 10th straight game Thursday night with a 31-17 victory over Atlanta that eliminated the Falcons from contention in the NFC South. Tommylee Lewis and Austin Carr each caught their second career touchdown pass, and rookie tight … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Saints win 10th straight, eliminate Falcons in NFC South

ARLINGTON, Texas | Cooper, Cowboys join Redskins atop NFC East with 31-23 win

ARLINGTON, Texas — Amari Cooper had a 90-yard touchdown catch while finishing with 180 yards receiving and two scores and the Dallas Cowboys pulled even with Washington atop the NFC East with a 31-23 Thanksgiving victory over the Redskins on Thursday. Cooper had the most yards receiving for the Cowboys on Thanksgiving, along with the … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | Cooper, Cowboys join Redskins atop NFC East with 31-23 win

LOS ANGELES | Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in high-octane offensive showcase

LOS ANGELES — Jared Goff threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Gerald Everett for the go-ahead score with 1:49 to play, and the Los Angeles Rams outlasted the Kansas City Chiefs for a 54-51 victory on Monday night in a high-octane NFL offensive showdown that somehow surpassed the hype. Patrick Mahomes threw six touchdown passes … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in high-octane offensive showcase

SEATTLE | Wilson caps Seattle’s rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win

SEATTLE— Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks’ 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night. In a key matchup in the race for the two NFC wild-card spots, Seattle (5-5) snapped a two-game losing streak … Continue reading SEATTLE | Wilson caps Seattle’s rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win

CINCINNATI | Brees passes Favre with 3 TDs, Saints crush Bengals 51-14

CINCINNATI— Drew Brees and the Saints rocked Paul Brown Stadium from the opening drive, scoring every time they got the ball except for the last one. Then they cranked up the music in the locker room until the cinderblock walls were vibrating, too. For New Orleans, it was as much fun as it gets in … Continue reading CINCINNATI | Brees passes Favre with 3 TDs, Saints crush Bengals 51-14

INDIANAPOLIS | Luck, Ebron lead Colts past struggling Jaguars 29-26

INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck threw three touchdown passes in the first half and the Indianapolis Colts’ defense forced a late turnover Sunday to preserve a 29-26 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Indy (4-5) has won three straight. Tight end Eric Ebron had a career-high three touchdowns, including one on a 2-yard run, all in the … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Luck, Ebron lead Colts past struggling Jaguars 29-26