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Jags Pound Raiders, Headed to Playoffs

Raiders bring losing to a whole new level in 49-11 implosion

(Newser) - The Jacksonville Jaguars pulled together 437 yards en route to clinching a playoff spot this afternoon, embarrassing the Raiders 49-11, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Oakland had twice the penalties and half the yards that Jacksonville racked up, and had defensive tackle Warren Sapp thrown out of the game... More »

Cleveland Survives Blizzard, Bills

Steelers outmuscled by Jags; Packers blow away Rams

(Newser) - Browns Stadium looked better suited for the Winter Olympics, but instead hosted football today, and its tenants defeated Buffalo 8-0. Cleveland's formula was simple: hand off to running back Jamal Lewis instead of throwing into 40-mph winds. Kicker Phil Dawson somehow managed to make two field goals as the Browns... More »

Giants Win Defensive Battle With Eagles

Elsewhere, Bucs and Panthers both get thumped on the road

(Newser) - The New York Giants had a less-than-stellar day on offense, but it was just enough in a 16-13 win as Philadelphia's long field goal attempt hit the upright with no time left. The ho-hum game featured 12 punts and only one pass play longer than 20 yards as the visiting... More »

Manning Outduels Garrard, 28-25

Colts take three-game division lead with four games to play

(Newser) - David Garrard's late-game rally fell just short, and his Jaguars fell three games behind the Colts in the ferocious AFC South with four games to play. With a gappy defense and an ineffective running game, Peyton Manning held his team above water with a typically prolific air game (288 yards,... More »

35-14 Win Over Bills Has Jags Aiming at Indy

Bengals, Chargers, and Browns crush opponents as well

(Newser) - After a solid 35-14 defeat of Buffalo, the Jaguars are setting their sights at next week's matchup with Indianapolis, the team standing between Jacksonville and the AFC South title. The Jags outpaced the Bills 416 yards to 286 last night, despite a faltering 26-yard effort from Maurice Jones-Drew. In other... More »

Flukey FG Gives Stunned Ravens 33-30 OT Loss

Colts, Jaguars, Jets among AFC's other winners in Week 11

(Newser) - Baltimore fans and players alike thought the game was over when Buffalo's last-second field goal bounced harmlessly off the crossbar, but after five minutes of zebra-striped deliberation a tie was announced. Phil Dawson's kick had gone through the uprights before ricocheting, and his next kick gave the Browns a 33-30... More »

Steelers Snag 31-28 Comeback Win vs. Browns

Bears slam Raiders, Broncos down Chiefs, Jaguars pound Titans

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Steelers got themselves in and out of trouble last night to pull off a nail-biter of a 31-28 victory against Cleveland. A 30-yard touchdown run by spry quarterback Ben Roethlisberger gave the Steelers their first lead, and after the teams traded touchdowns, Phil Dawson shorted the field goal... More »

Pack Go to 7-1 in Early Sunday NFL Action

Lions, Titans, Saints among other winners; 'Skins top Jets in OT

(Newser) - Brett Favre and the Packers won for the second straight week on the road in a tough AFC West setting, this time downing the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium 33-22, thanks to 17 straight fourth-quarter points. Green Bay moved to 7-1 on the year and maintained its one game lead in... More »

Jaguar Looking at Suspension

Jacksonville defensive tackle Stroud tested positive for illicit substances

(Newser) - One of the aging bulwarks of Jacksonville's stout defense, tackle Marcus Stroud has tested positive for an undisclosed banned substance, reports the Florida Times-Union. Stroud may appeal, but the team may have already decided he is better off serving his four-game suspension sooner rather than later in the season. More »

Colts 6-0 After 29-7 Jacksonville Rout

Indy defense dominates, knocks Jaguars QB from the game

(Newser) - A 29-7 blowout of Jacksonville last night left the Indianapolis Colts undefeated, and the third team in NFL history to start three consecutive seasons 6-0, reports the Indianapolis Star. Determined to make up for last season's breakdown against the Jaguars, the Indy defense clamped down, picking off three interceptions, bagging... More »

Falcons Sign New QB Leftwich

Former Jacksonville Jaguar adds depth to position

(Newser) - The Atlanta Falcons have signed former Jacksonville quarterback Byron Leftwich in an effort to sew up the spot left vacant by Michael Vick, who was suspended indefinitely after pleading guilty to dogfighting.  Joey Harrington has run the offense for the first two games of the season, both losses, but... More »

Jaguars to Lose Leftwich

Jacksonville to part ways with incumbent QB, turn to Garrard

(Newser) - A shocking nine days before the NFL season begins, the Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to cut ties with their presumed starting quarterback Byron Leftwich. According to Sports Illustrated, the Jaguars will be announcing that they will either release or trade the former first round pick and turn to back up... More »

Documents Link QB Couch to Steroids

Source accuses 1999 No. 1 draft pick of using performance enhancers

(Newser) - Former Jaguar Tim Couch ingested human growth hormone and anabolic steroids to recover from a shoulder injury and help him bounce back from a three-year hiatus with the NFL, charges a source close to the quarterback's  former nutritionist . Documents outlining Couch's drug regimen were obtained by Yahoo Sports. More »

Dolphins Drop Culpepper

Miami releases QB from contract after short, injury-plagued stay

(Newser) - Miami severed ties with QB Daunte Culpepper yesterday, terminating his contract without arbitration after a decidedly unspectacular year with the Dolphins. Culpepper was sidelined for most of last season, and only threw for 64.2 percent in his occasional play. Yesterday's move was not unexpected, however: Miami recently nabbed QB... More »

The Run to The NFL Starts Here

No one learns speed like kids chasing rabbits in Florida sugarcane fields

(Newser) - There's a good reason Glades Central High School in Bell Glade, Florida, has produced 28 pro football players in the past 29 years. Refreshingly, it has nothing to do with steroids, high endurance training, or secret energy drinks, Eric Adelson testifies in ESPN.  Deep in the Everglades, kids run.... More »

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