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Thursday, December 25, 2014

Former TE Ben Utecht delivers musical message (AP, 1:34 PM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 12:30 a.m. (AP, 1:30 PM ET)
Eagles have quarterback questions going into 2015 (AP, 12:48 PM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 10:07 AM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 10:07 AM ET)
null (AP, 9:27 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 9:25 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 12:30 a.m. (AP, 1:30 PM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:30 AM ET)

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

NFL Injury Report (AP, 7:56 PM ET)
Saints offense could face changes after season (AP, 7:20 PM ET)
Derek Carr returns to practice with Raiders (AP, 6:53 PM ET)
Peyton Manning intends to return for 18th season in 2015 (AP, 6:49 PM ET)
49ers' Crabtree doesn't know what future holds (AP, 6:42 PM ET)
FANTASY PLAYS: Lessons from 2014 fantasy season (AP, 6:13 PM ET)
Rookie Thomas becomes 4th Cardinals QB of season (AP, 6:09 PM ET)
Lions head to house of horrors in Green Bay (AP, 6:08 PM ET)
Falcons QB Matt Ryan pushing to win for coach Mike Smith (AP, 5:59 PM ET)
5 Eagles in Pro Bowl honored, but disappointed (AP, 5:53 PM ET)
Rookie Shaw excited about chance to start for Browns (AP, 5:45 PM ET)
Rodgers plays Santa for Packers offensive line (AP, 5:44 PM ET)
Cutler realizes Bears could be in for changes (AP, 5:39 PM ET)
Seahawks' defense finding place in league history (AP, 5:33 PM ET)
Top-seeded Pats focus on regular-season finale (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Romo's best version looking good for Cowboys (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Ogletree, Laurinaitis 1-2 in tackles entering finale (AP, 5:23 PM ET)
Jackson seeks to spark Bills' pedestrian run game (AP, 5:18 PM ET)
Kubiak makes his point as Ravens offensive coordinator (AP, 5:15 PM ET)
Smith sees himself as Jets' QB 'for a long time' (AP, 5:06 PM ET)
Chargers RB Mathews misses practice (AP, 4:57 PM ET)
Case Keenum fills in nicely at QB for Texans (AP, 4:52 PM ET)
Everything coming together for Tannehill (AP, 4:43 PM ET)
Dalton sick as Bengals get ready for Pittsburgh (AP, 4:37 PM ET)
Cruz talks rehab and playing with Beckham in 2015 (AP, 4:30 PM ET)
Colts say they will be all business despite nothing to gain (AP, 4:28 PM ET)
NFL Playoff Scenarios (AP, 4:18 PM ET)
Youth movement fueling Pittsburgh turnaround (AP, 4:14 PM ET)
6 Giants fined by NFL for actions in Rams game (AP, 4:11 PM ET)
NFL pass-rushers turn to martial arts tactics (AP, 4:06 PM ET)
Gano eager for another chance vs. Falcons (AP, 4:00 PM ET)
Titans' season overshadows Walker's career year (AP, 3:56 PM ET)
Jaguars' Marks calls Pro Bowl voting 'a political thing' (AP, 3:53 PM ET)
Jaguars-Texans Capsule (AP, 3:00 PM ET)
Rain hampering probe of fire at NFL player's home (AP, 2:57 PM ET)
Saints-Buccaneers Capsule (AP, 2:48 PM ET)
Browns-Ravens Capsule (AP, 2:42 PM ET)
Cowboys-Redskins Capsule (AP, 2:09 PM ET)
Redskins' RG3 limited with sprained shoulder (AP, 1:59 PM ET)
Placekickers who punt, punters who place-kick (AP, 1:51 PM ET)
Bills-Patriots Capsule (AP, 1:37 PM ET)
Cardinals-49ers Capsule (AP, 1:16 PM ET)
Eagles-Giants Capsule (AP, 12:58 PM ET)
Packers, Steelers, Panthers choices to win their divisions (AP, 12:53 PM ET)
Bears-Vikings Capsule (AP, 12:50 PM ET)
Colts-Titans Capsule (AP, 12:40 PM ET)
Chiefs linebacker Houston setting sights on sacks record (AP, 12:40 PM ET)
Jets-Dolphins Capsule (AP, 12:33 PM ET)
Raiders-Broncos Capsule (AP, 12:10 PM ET)
Rams-Seahawks Capsule (AP, 11:37 AM ET)
Bengals-Steelers Capsule (AP, 11:30 AM ET)
Chargers-Chiefs Capsule (AP, 11:21 AM ET)
Panthers-Falcons Capsule (AP, 11:14 AM ET)
Lions-Packers Capsule (AP, 10:49 AM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 10:09 AM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 10:09 AM ET)
null (AP, 9:23 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 9:18 AM ET)
Broncos have NFL-high 9 Pro Bowlers (AP, 3:35 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Raiders send Derek Carr home sick (AP, 9:42 PM ET)
Jets' Ryan believes 'one day' he'll win Super Bowl (AP, 9:37 PM ET)
Broncos have league-high 9 players selected for Pro Bowl (AP, 9:32 PM ET)
Rams Wells tries to rebound from costly botched snaps (AP, 9:26 PM ET)
Pro Bowl Selections (AP, 8:40 PM ET)
Hill developing into pass rusher on Seattle's line (AP, 7:05 PM ET)
Rivers practices, downplays back, chest injuries (AP, 7:03 PM ET)
Gore hopes to stay with 49ers beyond this season (AP, 7:00 PM ET)
Johnny Manziel: "I'm not the same guy" (AP, 6:48 PM ET)
Seahawks regain top spot in AP Pro32 rankings (AP, 6:45 PM ET)
Bears place Young on IR, sign Lane (AP, 6:44 PM ET)
Aldon Smith says he didn't drink at McDonald home (AP, 6:39 PM ET)
Lions' Raiola loses appeal, 1-game suspension upheld (AP, 6:39 PM ET)
Rodgers getting better, should be ready for Pack vs Lions (AP, 6:07 PM ET)
Broncos coach John Fox defends Peyton Manning (AP, 5:49 PM ET)
Bengals get another chance at 23-year drought (AP, 5:46 PM ET)
By any measure, Titans have struggled to run ball (AP, 5:41 PM ET)
Eagles undecided on whether to start Fletcher (AP, 5:23 PM ET)
Panthers to lean on Jonathan Stewart against Falcons (AP, 5:03 PM ET)
New wristband is helping hand for RG3, Redskins (AP, 4:48 PM ET)
Jaguars, receiver Lee closing in on NFL rookie record (AP, 4:36 PM ET)
Longest playoff victory droughts in NFL history (AP, 4:05 PM ET)
Chiefs still without TD catch from wide receiver (AP, 3:48 PM ET)
Mack makes big impact as rookie with Raiders (AP, 3:34 PM ET)
Browns hold quarterback Brian Hoyer out of practice (AP, 3:17 PM ET)
AP Pro32-Power Rankings (AP, 3:13 PM ET)
Giants rookie Wynn positions for big 2015 (AP, 3:00 PM ET)
NFL moves 2 games to late Sunday afternoon (AP, 2:41 PM ET)
Patriots, Spurs follow similar paths to success (AP, 1:58 PM ET)
Authorities: Fire guts NFL player McClain's home (AP, 1:54 PM ET)
Browns sign quarterback Thigpen for last game (AP, 1:01 PM ET)
Domestic violence at forefront of NFL in 2014 (AP, 12:55 PM ET)
NFL Playoff Scenarios (AP, 10:24 AM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 9:57 AM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 9:57 AM ET)
null (AP, 9:29 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 9:22 AM ET)
Bengals pick off Manning 4 times, reach playoffs (AP, 4:03 AM ET)
Broncos fall to Bengals 37-28 on Manning's 4 INTs (AP, 1:15 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)
Broncos-Bengals Stats (AP, 12:07 AM ET)
Ravens need a win and help to reach postseason (AP, 12:07 AM ET)

Monday, December 22, 2014

The ins and outs of the playoff races (AP, 11:57 PM ET)
NFL Playoff Scenarios (AP, 11:56 PM ET)
McCarthy: Bring on the big game vs. Lions (AP, 8:40 PM ET)
Jets' Ryan 'not worried' about possible firing (AP, 7:56 PM ET)
Colts need to find some consistency before playoffs (AP, 7:54 PM ET)
Raiders haven't been good on the road since 2011 (AP, 7:46 PM ET)
Peyton Manning starting for Broncos vs Bengals (AP, 7:38 PM ET)
Smith reiterates Bucs will play finale to win (AP, 7:30 PM ET)
Bridgewater finishing season on a high note (AP, 7:29 PM ET)
Gaines improved, Rams sticking with Wells in finale (AP, 7:17 PM ET)
Manziel's season over for Browns, Hoyer hurt (AP, 7:13 PM ET)
Lions' Raiola suspended 1 game for stepping on opponent (AP, 7:03 PM ET)
Murray impresses Cowboys playing with broken hand (AP, 7:00 PM ET)
Mistakes costly for Saints in missing playoffs (AP, 6:57 PM ET)
Seattle's in position for No. 1 seed in NFC (AP, 6:53 PM ET)
Another strong December has Panthers on playoff doorstep (AP, 6:42 PM ET)
Arians says he's leaning to starting QB Thomas against 49ers (AP, 6:41 PM ET)
Bills' loss extends playoff drought to 15 seasons (AP, 6:34 PM ET)
Texans still in playoff hunt (AP, 6:33 PM ET)
Titans eager to snap 9-game skid, finish with win (AP, 6:27 PM ET)
Typical NFL season: smiles for some, frowns for others (AP, 6:27 PM ET)
Way ahead of the pack: Redskins punter leads NFL (AP, 6:11 PM ET)
Rivers saves Chargers season with comeback win (AP, 5:51 PM ET)
Patriots clinch playoff bye despite poor play (AP, 5:39 PM ET)
Cutler to start finale for Bears with Clausen out (AP, 5:38 PM ET)
Records detail allegations against Ray McDonald (AP, 5:34 PM ET)
Kelly: Eagles will play to win, meaningless or not (AP, 5:22 PM ET)
Harbaugh won't speculate about what's next for him (AP, 5:18 PM ET)
Philbin coaching for now despite owner's announcement (AP, 5:08 PM ET)
Falcons hoping for 0-0 fresh start in playoffs (AP, 4:52 PM ET)
Chiefs need plenty of help to return to playoffs (AP, 4:45 PM ET)
Titans lead Bucs for top pick (AP, 4:08 PM ET)
Buffalo Bills cut receiver Mike Williams (AP, 3:31 PM ET)
NFL Playoff Scenarios (AP, 2:50 PM ET)
Hernandez trial in January to take 6 to 10 weeks (AP, 2:44 PM ET)
Steelers hardly satisfied with playoff spot (AP, 2:39 PM ET)
Coughlin doesn't want Beckham to lose his edge (AP, 1:49 PM ET)
Jaguars' Marks hopes coaches, colleagues get him to Pro Bowl (AP, 1:46 PM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 10:04 AM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 10:04 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 9:40 AM ET)
A dozen football fans injured in lightning strike (AP, 9:03 AM ET)
Seattle could be back in Arizona for Super Bowl (AP, 7:02 AM ET)
Jones' return helps Falcons eliminate Saints, 30-14 (AP, 4:33 AM ET)
ICYMI: Ravens, Saints stumble; 3 titles to decide (AP, 4:29 AM ET)
Seahawks, Packers, Cowboys, Steelers in playoffs (AP, 4:26 AM ET)
NFL Capsules (AP, 4:17 AM ET)
Romo, Cowboys are in after 42-7 rout of Colts (AP, 4:04 AM ET)
Rookie Beckham leads Giants past Rams 37-27 (AP, 2:42 AM ET)
Raiders knock Bills out of playoffs with 26-24 win (AP, 2:41 AM ET)
Patriots edge Jets, clinch 1st-round playoff bye (AP, 2:34 AM ET)
Steelers grab playoff spot, showdown up next (AP, 2:32 AM ET)
Panthers keep on running in 17-13 win over Browns (AP, 2:31 AM ET)
Stafford, Suh lead Lions over Bears 20-14 (AP, 2:26 AM ET)
Texans remain in hunt with 25-13 win over Ravens (AP, 2:22 AM ET)
Dolphins are keeping coach after 37-35 win over Vikings (AP, 2:21 AM ET)
Packers beat Bucs, set up showdown for NFC North title (AP, 2:17 AM ET)
Cardinals roughed up 35-6 by Seahawks (AP, 1:24 AM ET)
Jets players speak out on slain NYPD officers (AP, 12:33 AM ET)
AP NFL Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)
NFL Capsules (AP, 12:00 AM ET)

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Seahawks-Cardinals Stats (AP, 11:52 PM ET)
Steelers, Packers, Cowboys, Seahawks win, move into playoffs (AP, 11:50 PM ET)
Showdown for AFC North title moves to prime time (AP, 10:15 PM ET)
Jets fall short against Patriots in 17-16 loss (AP, 9:43 PM ET)
NFL Today, Week 16 (AP, 9:42 PM ET)
St. Louis Rams lose 37-27 to Giants at home (AP, 9:41 PM ET)
Bills playoff hopes end with 26-24 loss to Raiders (AP, 9:38 PM ET)
AFC South champion Colts lose 42-7 at Cowboys (AP, 9:23 PM ET)
NFL Career Coaching Wins (AP, 8:32 PM ET)
Manziel leaves Browns' loss with hamstring injury (AP, 8:29 PM ET)
Arizona's QB Stanton, 2 Seattle o-linemen out for game (AP, 8:09 PM ET)
Bills-Raiders Stats (AP, 7:57 PM ET)
Saints eliminated with 30-14 loss to Falcons (AP, 7:49 PM ET)
Colts-Cowboys Stats (AP, 7:41 PM ET)
null (AP, 7:40 PM ET)
Giants-Rams Stats (AP, 7:34 PM ET)
7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game (AP, 7:28 PM ET)
Ravens' playoff hopes fade in 25-13 loss to Texans (AP, 7:27 PM ET)
With Clausen starting, Bears lose to Lions 20-14 (AP, 7:13 PM ET)
Dareus out for Bills with knee injury (AP, 7:02 PM ET)
Bucs' season-long skid continues in 20-3 loss (AP, 7:02 PM ET)
Vikings twice blow leads and lose to Dolphins 37-35 (AP, 6:50 PM ET)
Rams CB Gaines carted off after collision with teammate (AP, 6:44 PM ET)
Chiefs playoff hopes dim in 20-12 loss to Steelers (AP, 6:39 PM ET)
Romo passes Aikman as Cowboys' yardage leader (AP, 6:34 PM ET)
2 Giants, 1 Rams player ejected (AP, 5:40 PM ET)
Newton: Fans 'classless' for cheering when Manziel injured (AP, 5:29 PM ET)
Bears' Young leaves Lions game with Achilles injury (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Redskins win indicates a future for Gruden-Griffin (AP, 4:50 PM ET)
Browns-Panthers Stats (AP, 4:50 PM ET)
Ravens-Texans Stats (AP, 4:47 PM ET)
Vikings-Dolphins Stats (AP, 4:42 PM ET)
Rams' streak of 12 quarters without allowing touchdown ends (AP, 4:33 PM ET)
Chiefs-Steelers Stats (AP, 4:19 PM ET)
Falcons-Saints Stats (AP, 4:15 PM ET)
Lions-Bears Stats (AP, 4:13 PM ET)
RB C.J. Spiller back for Bills against Raiders (AP, 4:04 PM ET)
Patriots-Jets Stats (AP, 4:03 PM ET)
Packers-Buccaneers Stats (AP, 3:58 PM ET)
null (AP, 3:44 PM ET)
Falcons secondary banged up vs. Saints (AP, 3:36 PM ET)
Jets' Mangold leaves with left ankle injury (AP, 3:35 PM ET)
Murray active, Hilton out as Cowboys face Colts (AP, 3:28 PM ET)
DE Chris Long active for Rams against Giants (AP, 2:58 PM ET)
Houston guard Brooks injured against Ravens (AP, 1:59 PM ET)
December swoon drops Eagles out of contention (AP, 1:48 PM ET)
Focus on running backs in Broncos-Bengals Monday matchup (AP, 12:57 PM ET)
Bears' Long inactive for Lions game with hip injury (AP, 12:46 PM ET)
Bucs OT Anthony Collins healthy scratch against Packers (AP, 12:14 PM ET)
Rudolph inactive for Vikings against Dolphins (AP, 12:06 PM ET)
Houston tight end Graham out against Ravens (AP, 12:02 PM ET)
Newton active, will start for Panthers vs. Browns (AP, 11:59 AM ET)
Pats' Edelman, Blount out; Jets' Wilkerson active (AP, 11:49 AM ET)
Falcons receiver Jones to play vs. Saints (AP, 11:45 AM ET)
null (AP, 9:59 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 9:55 AM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 9:32 AM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 9:32 AM ET)
49ers squander 21-point lead in 4th straight loss (AP, 1:42 AM ET)
49ers squander 21-point lead in 4th straight loss (AP, 12:57 AM ET)
Chargers-49ers Stats (AP, 12:24 AM ET)

Saturday, December 20, 2014

null (AP, 11:30 PM ET)
Eagles-Redskins Stats (AP, 10:42 PM ET)
Philadelphia's loss puts Lions in playoffs (AP, 10:17 PM ET)
Gruden praises RG3 after Redskins top Eagles 27-24 (AP, 9:33 PM ET)
NFL Capsules (AP, 9:05 PM ET)
Gore set to play for 49ers against San Diego (AP, 8:02 PM ET)
Raiders place cornerback Brown on injured reserve (AP, 7:31 PM ET)
LT Trent Williams active for Redskins vs Eagles (AP, 3:18 PM ET)
Knighton takes on bigger role in Denver this season (AP, 2:54 PM ET)
Only thing even Rahm Emanuel can't fix: Da Bears (AP, 2:37 PM ET)
Browns place safety Gipson on injured reserve (AP, 1:25 PM ET)
NFL LEADERS (AP, 9:37 AM ET)
AFC LEADERS (AP, 9:36 AM ET)
null (AP, 9:26 AM ET)
NFL Calendar (AP, 9:23 AM ET)

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