Texans and Giants in familiar territory early

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The Houston Texans and New York Giants are in familiar territory a couple of weeks into the season.

Colts, Jaguars trying to avoid 0-3 start

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The Jacksonville Jaguars are taking part in their third consecutive home opener.

Bengals try to keep Dalton untouched vs Titans

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Walking off the field after another win, offensive tackles Andrew Whitworth and Andre Smith started lobbing their quarterback for a little love.

Chiefs, Miami hope backup RBs can get them going

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

When comparing Kansas City Chiefs running backs, it would seem Jamaal Charles has Knile Davis beaten by a mile — or by 5,522 career yards rushing, which is actually 3.1 miles.

Hoyer, Browns ready to face "old Browns"

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The Browns were moving to Baltimore and there was nothing anyone could do stop it.

Patriots big favorites despite mediocre start

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The New England Patriots have been mediocre in splitting their first two games. Yet they're two-touchdown favorites on Sunday.

Vikings try to overcome disruption at Saints

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

After enduring the fallout from child abuse allegations against star running back Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings first-year coach Mike Zimmer might benefit from visiting an old friend in the football business.

No NFL lead safe a cliche that works

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The Associated Press awards a Comeback Player of the Year in February. Maybe this season the AP should hand out comeback team honors, too.

Ravens knew almost immediately details in Ray Rice case, ESPN reports

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The Baltimore Ravens knew almost immediately that running back Ray Rice had punched his fiancee in the face inside a casino elevator, but hid that information for months, according to an investigative report published Friday by ESPN's "Outside the Lines."

Tests on foot of Falcons receiver Douglas come back negative

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas, who left the game with a foot injury in the second quarter, had tests done on his foot on Friday.