NFL

Williams’ injury is scariest among many in Colts’ loss to Denver

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts have been getting beaten up all season. On Thursday, they got banged up, too. The Colts wanted to show a national television audience they were better than their numbers. Instead, Indy went home from its latest loss with a long injury list and a head coach who was relieved about one thing. “Brandon (Williams), pretty scary moment, ...

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Jets’ Morton on awful offense: ‘Just got our butts kicked’

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) John Morton insists he’s not one to dwell on the past, especially after an embarrassingly bad performance by the New York Jets’ offense. But the pitiful final stats in a 23-0 loss at Denver last Sunday were difficult to ignore. The Jets had just 100 yards of offense against the Broncos, the second-lowest total in franchise ...

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Shoulder injury forces Broncos quarterback out of game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts tight end Brandon Williams was strapped onto a backboard and taken off the field on a golf cart after suffering a head injury early in the second quarter Thursday against Denver. Team officials said he had movement in his limbs and it was not a neck injury. The Colts also said Williams was strapped down for ...

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Board pleased with Raiders proposed community benefits plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) The public entity that oversees the Oakland Raiders’ proposed stadium in Las Vegas on Thursday gave its blessing to a plan that by law the team had to come up with to ensure the greatest possible participation by the local community in the design, construction and operation of the facility. The Las Vegas Stadium Authority board does ...

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Angry Saints aim to improve playoff prospects vs. Jets

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Saints running back Alvin Kamara dismisses the notion that anxiety is creeping into New Orleans’ locker room following two losses in the club’s past three games. New Orleans now has little margin for error in a tight, three-team NFC South race, but Kamara asserts, ”We know what our team is made of.” ”I don’t think there’s been ...

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Jimmy Garoppolo gears up for first home start with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers circled up in their locker room last Sunday moments before taking the field at Houston and Jimmy Garoppolo spoke up to challenge his teammates. ”Play relentless! Be violent!” he demanded. Eli Harold heard the words and they fueled him. Only later did it dawn on the linebacker it had been his starting ...

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