NFL Articles from The Oklahoman

  • Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night. Darren Sproles had seven receptions for 152 yards to go along with a...

  • Falcons rookie Matthews expects to play vs. Bucs

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons expect rookie left tackle Jake Matthews to play Thursday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Matthews, the No. 6 overall pick, sprained his left ankle in the season opener. He was limited during a walkthrough Monday evening, but coach Mike Smith says...

  • Colts' Jones injured in 2nd quarter of Eagles game

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts defensive lineman Arthur Jones will not return to Monday night's game against Philadelphia. He was carted off the field after his right leg appeared to get stuck in the turf midway through the second quarter and was taken for X-rays on his ankle. After the play, Jones...

  • Radisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — The Radisson hotel chain said Monday it's suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. In a statement, Minnetonka-based Radisson, part of the family owned hospitality and travel...

  • Rams 1-1 minus Bradford, Long

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Before Week 2, the St. Louis Rams were down two big names — and they didn't have many to begin with. They plummeted 12 spots to the bottom of NFL Pro32 after a shaky opening loss at home to the Vikings, already judged a bust. "I think most of the league didn't even realize we...

  • Raiders embarrassed after 0-2 start

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons. After just two games, that optimism has quickly turned to frustration and disbelief as the...

  • Packers defense back on track after rough start

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Coach Mike McCarthy and defensive coordinator Dom Capers believe the Green Bay Packers defense is headed in the right direction, and not just because there was no other way to go after its struggles against the defending Super Bowl champions in the season opener. The unit...

  • Seahawks regrouping after first loss in San Diego

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — With Super Bowl rematch hoopla looming, the Seattle Seahawks spent Monday trying to regroup after being drained by the heat of San Diego. The Seahawks haven't been accustomed to dealing with losses much in in the past 12 months. That helped explain the mood Monday after Sunday's...

  • New accusations: Adrian Peterson injured another son while disciplining 4-year-old

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Photos and text messages obtained by KHOU in Houston, Tex. reveal another incident in which former Oklahoma standout Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy, the news station reports. The four-year-old is by a different mother than the alleged victim in...

  • NFL, union close to finalizing new drug policy

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players' union are close to finalizing the drug policy changes they tentatively agreed upon last week. Union spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press on Monday that the "drug policies are currently getting finalized." League and NFL Players Association...

  • Chargers RB Mathews has sprained MCL in right knee

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee and will be out for an undetermined amount of time. Mathews was taken off the field on a cart Sunday after hurting his knee trying to recover his own fumble in the fourth...

  • Union expects to file Rice appeal Tuesday

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The players' union on Tuesday plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press on Monday "we are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night." That deadline is...

  • 'Comeback Cardinals' alone atop NL West at 2-0

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The 'Comeback Cardinals' find themselves alone in first place in the NFC West heading into an important game at home against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Whether Arizona will have quarterback Carson Palmer back for that game remains a big question. Backup Drew Stanton...

  • Broncos DT Austin excused for family emergency

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Defensive tackle Marvin Austin has flown to North Carolina to be with his father, who was involved in a serious car accident. The Broncos excused Austin and said they'd support him during the crisis. It's not known whether he'll be back for Wednesday's practice following...

  • Forcing turnovers key to Houston's early success

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans had the worst turnover margin in the NFL when they went 2-14 last season. Two games into this year, and Houston is tied for second-best in the league in that category at plus-five. The Texans forced four turnovers in Sunday's 30-14 win at Oakland, using a...

  • Colts deactivate injured LB Jerrell Freeman

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Starting linebacker Jerrell Freeman will be inactive Monday night for the Colts because of a hamstring injury. He will be replaced in the lineup against Philadelphia by former Army star Josh McNary. Indianapolis center A.Q. Shipley also will replace Khaled Holmes and...

  • Bears show they're not ready to be written off

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears aren't ready to be written off just yet. A stunning 28-20 victory over San Francisco on Sunday breathed life into the Bears after a dismal overtime loss at home to Buffalo to start the season. Chicago is 1-1 with some major momentum after pulling out a win...

  • Injury-depleted Bucs begin preparation for Falcons

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers don't have time to feel sorry for themselves. Less than 24 hours after losing to the St. Louis Rams on a late field goal, the Bucs (0-2) were back in meeting rooms on what normally would have been a day off for players — preparing for...

  • Injuries, mistakes already mounting for Lions

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — It's hard to say what Jim Caldwell's biggest concern should be following his first loss as coach of the Detroit Lions. Turnovers? After an impressive season opener, the Lions reverted to old habits, losing two fumbles and an interception in last weekend's loss to...

  • NFL takes a licking, but it just keeps on ticking

    By Jenni Carlson | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    After a week that left more questions than answers, this we know with certainty — the NFL brand is scandal proof.

  • AP Source: Raiders to sign WR Vincent Brown

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Oakland Raiders have reached an agreement to sign free agent receiver Vincent Brown. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal has not been announced. Brown already has a locker at the Raiders facility and...

  • Broncos stumbling out of tunnel at halftime

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning didn't take a single second-half snap in the preseason, and he's barely breaking a sweat after halftime in the regular season. Both the Colts and Chiefs have kept the five-time MVP watching, waiting and warming up for good chunks of the third and fourth...

  • Panthers unsure if Hardy will play vs. Steelers

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn't sure if Greg Hardy will play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rivera also said Monday that the team hasn't considered releasing the Pro Bowl defensive end who is involved in a domestic violence case. He added that Hardy will...

  • Payton harps on Saints' mental errors in 2 losses

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says he's been disappointed by his players' lack of situational awareness during a pair of close losses to open the season. The coach says the result has been costly pre-snap mental errors including blown pass coverages, running backs failing to...

  • Buffalo Bills far from perfect despite 2-0 start

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Doug Marrone figures the unbeaten Buffalo Bills have much to prove before anyone starts paying them respect. "We know it's a long season," Marrone said Monday, a day after the Bills improved to 2-0 with a 29-10 win over Miami. "To sit here and say, 'Oh, did we...


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