Josh Allen’s dramatic development central to Bills’ perfect start
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Josh Allen’s dramatic development central to Bills’ perfect start

Josh Allen was intentional about getting to his destination. The Buffalo Bills quarterback took off from near his own 30-yard line, picked up momentum at the 35 and was moving in rhythm at the 40. He didn’t have the football in his hands, but, figuratively speaking, he carried the the hopes of every western New…

Washington could move on from Dwayne Haskins if he continues to struggle
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Washington could move on from Dwayne Haskins if he continues to struggle

When Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins steps on the field today against the Baltimore Ravens, the pressure will be on. And not just because the former first-rounder is facing one of the NFL’s best defenses. Sources say Haskins enters a critical stretch for his own development and must improve greatly for him to keep the job.…

Packers WR Davante Adams out for ‘Monday Night Football’ vs. Falcons
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Packers WR Davante Adams out for ‘Monday Night Football’ vs. Falcons

Davante Adams won’t suit up for the Green Bay Packers against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night. The Pro Bowl receiver announced himself that he won’t play due to a nagging hamstring injury. “Sorry fans and friends I won’t be on the field tonight,” Adams wrote on Twitter. “I’ve done everything I need to do…

Joe Burrow on first victory as NFL quarterback: Winning is fun
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Joe Burrow on first victory as NFL quarterback: Winning is fun

Joe Burrow got to savor his first victory as an NFL quarterback. The No. 1 overall pick tossed for 300 yards with a TD and an INT, and Joe Mixon galloped for 151 yards and two TDs as the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 33-25. Burrow had one simple thought on his first pro…

Titans have zero positive COVID-19 tests for first time in week
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Titans have zero positive COVID-19 tests for first time in week

Finally, some good NFL news out of Tennessee. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that the Tennessee Titans had zero positive COVID-19 results from Sunday’s round of testing, per a source informed of the situation. The news is a big step toward the Titans opening their facility and getting back to playing football.…

Bill O’Brien: Must ‘do a better job coaching’ for Texans to reverse 0-4 start
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Bill O’Brien: Must ‘do a better job coaching’ for Texans to reverse 0-4 start

Editor’s Note: Texans owner Bob McNair fired Bill O’Brien as Houston coach and general manager on Tuesday afternoon. Bill O’Brien’s abrupt shift in sideline responsibilities, however drastic it was or wasn’t, didn’t produce a victory for the still-winless Texans on Sunday. After three straight losses to open the season, O’Brien decided he’d heavily involve himself…

What to watch for in Falcons-Packers on ‘Monday Night Football’
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What to watch for in Falcons-Packers on ‘Monday Night Football’

Hosting a Monday Night Football game sans the Lambeau faithful will be an odd sight, but those are the circumstances for Green Bay (3-0) as it looks to continue its roaring start. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Falcons (0-3) are still looking to make some noise and shake off some dreadful play en route to notching their…

Andrew Siciliano, host of the Red Zone Channel on DirecTV, misses his 1st broadcast in 16 years after testing positive for COVID-19
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Andrew Siciliano, host of the Red Zone Channel on DirecTV, misses his 1st broadcast in 16 years after testing positive for COVID-19

Andrew Siciliano, the host of DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel, was not on the air for Sunday’s slate of NFL games for the first time since the channel launched in 2005 after he tested positive for COVID-19. In a video posted on his Twitter account, Siciliano said he tested negative twice last week but tested positive…

Detroit Lions send the Jacksonville Jaguars to their 5th straight loss with a 34-16 win
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Detroit Lions send the Jacksonville Jaguars to their 5th straight loss with a 34-16 win

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Matthew Stafford finally got his first touchdown pass against Jacksonville. It helped the Detroit Lions build a lead even they couldn’t squander. Rookie D’Andre Swift ran for a career-high 116 yards and two touchdowns, Stafford got an elusive TD pass against the only team he hadn’t thrown one against in 12 NFL…

2021 NFL Draft order: Jets No. 1, Cowboys in top 10
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2021 NFL Draft order: Jets No. 1, Cowboys in top 10

This is a look at the first-round order for the 2021 NFL Draft heading into Week 5 of the NFL season, along with the top three needs for each team. The order is determined by record, using strength of schedule as the first tiebreaker (click here to see a full list of the draft-order tiebreakers).…