NFL

Browns hire former Chiefs executive Dorsey as new GM

CLEVELAND (AP) John Dorsey turned the Kansas City Chiefs back into winners. His new project is more daunting. The Cleveland Browns hired Dorsey on Thursday to be their new general manager and fix a team that has won just one game over the past two seasons and remains in a perpetual search for a franchise quarterback. Article continues below … ...

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Savage looks to limit mistakes as Texans host 49ers

HOUSTON (AP) Tom Savage threw for a career-high 365 yards last week before the Houston Texans were once again done in by one of his turnovers in a loss to the Tennessee Titans. The latest error left Savage searching for a way to limit his mistakes as the Texans (4-8) prepare to host the San Francisco 49ers (2-10) on Sunday. ...

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Keenum, Vikings can clinch NFC North with win over Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Case Keenum’s improbable season has the Minnesota Vikings thinking playoffs. Keenum entered the league as an undrafted rookie in 2012, one year after Cam Newton made a splash as the No. 1 overall pick by the Carolina Panthers. While the two quarterbacks have taken dramatically different paths, it is Keenum who has the Vikings positioned to win ...

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Nothing like suspension to remind NFL who’s indispensable

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Anyone can see just how much the Dallas Cowboys desperately miss Ezekiel Elliott. Now the New England Patriots will get a reminder of life without Tom Brady’s favorite target when Rob Gronkowski sits out his own suspension Monday night in Miami. ”He’s a big focal point in our offense,” Brady said of Gronk. ”I mean, I think ...

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Key Pittsburgh Steelers Player Undergoes Back Surgery

Photo: Steelcurtain.com Photo: www.si.com On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to Cincinnati Ohio to take on their divisional rivals Cincinnati Bengals. During the game, a scary moment happened close to the end of the game. During a defensive play, linebacker Ryan Shazier was attempting to tackle Cincinnati Bengals Josh Malone. As Shazier was tackling, Ryans’ head hit Malone’s Thigh and slammed ...

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List of most indispensable player on each NFL team

The Associated Press looks at the player deemed most indispensable by the AP sports writer covering each NFL team – quarterbacks need not apply – and what makes him so necessary (broken down by conference and division): — AFC Article continues below … EAST Rob Gronkowski, New England: Gronk has been a force this season after missing the second half ...

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