• in this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, rear, passes against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif.  San Diego's Rivers and Atlanta's Matt Ryan enter Sunday's matchup second and third, respectively, on the active list of most consecutive starts by quarterbacks. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

    Chargers’ Rivers, Falcons’ Ryan rank among ironman leaders

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The opening question to Matt Ryan’s weekly news conference made the quarterback nervous.

  • Jets first-rounder Darron Lee (ankle) out vs. Ravens

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets rookie linebacker Darron Lee will not play against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday because of a sprained ankle.

  • Odell Beckham Jr. returns to practice on a limited basis

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has returned to practice on limited basis and hopes to play against the Los Angeles Rams this weekend in London.

  • In this photo taken Sept. 18, 2016, Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) chases an overthrown ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. Washington Redskins wide receiver Jackson and tight end Jordan Reed have missed practice, putting their availability for the Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 game at the Detroit Lions into question.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Redskins WR DeSean Jackson, TE Jordan Reed miss practice

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson and tight end Jordan Reed missed practice Thursday, putting their availability for this week’s game at the Detroit Lions into question.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady takes questions from reporters during a news conference before NFL football practice Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Even without Roethisberger, Pats defense wary of Steelers

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Defensive end Chris Long and his New England teammates know enough about the Pittsburgh offense to realize the Steelers can be potent even without Ben Roethisberger.

  • Green Bay Packers' Eddie Lacy leaps over Dallas Cowboys' Morris Claiborne during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

    Packers put RB Eddie Lacy on IR hours before Bears game

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers have put top running back Eddie Lacy on injured reserve, another blow to Green Bay’s scuffling offense.

  • AP source: Bills McCoy ‘day to day’ with hamstring injury

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy was healthy enough to at least watch part of practice from the sideline Thursday, though it’s unclear whether the Buffalo Bills top offensive threat can play at Miami on Sunday.

  • In this Sept. 29, 2013, file photo, New York Giants kicker Josh Brown reacts after missing a field goal during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Brown admitted in journal entries and emails that he verbally and physically abused his wife, according to documents that were part of a domestic violence case obtained by SNY. Team spokesman Corry Rush declined comment Thursday morning, Oct. 20, 2016,  on the details that emerged from a case in Washington. Brown was arrested in May 2015 on a domestic violence allegation but no charges were filed against the 37-year-old player. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

    Police docs: Giants kicker Brown said he abused wife

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Josh Brown’s future with the New York Giants and possibly the NFL is in jeopardy after police released journal entries and emails in which the place-kicker admitted that he repeatedly verbally and physically abused his former wife.

  • Ex-NFL star’s co-defendants face sentences in drug-rape case

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The two co-defendants in the drug and rape case that brought down one-time NFL star Darren Sharper were formally sentenced Thursday to lengthy prison terms — after hearing blistering condemnations from two of their victims in open court.

  • Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis speaks to the media at the NFL fall meetings, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

    ON FOOTBALL: Will Vegas and Raiders be a match?

    HOUSTON (AP) — As much as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis wishes otherwise, a decision on allowing him to move his franchise to Las Vegas isn’t likely to come anytime soon.