The man who had failed runs leading defenses in Detroit and Washington started with a dud in Green Bay and his positivity isn't very reassuring.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Sean Payton cautioned the media post-game about “assigning responsibility (and) blame” for the protection issues the New Orleans Saints experienced against the Panthers.
So far in the third-year coach's tenure, Green Bay has yet to lose back-to-back games.
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — What does champagne taste like when chugged from a dirty shoe?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was only fitting that the Baltimore Ravens would put away a comeback win over the Chiefs by running Lamar Jackson right up the middle when Kansas City needed a fourth-down stop to get the ball back.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The role for versatile rookie Micah Parsons in the Dallas defense just got a little more intriguing after the linebacker essentially replaced injured star pass rusher DeMarcus Lawrence in a 20-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.
The bar for the batting title is unusually low this year — and that's creating wild races for the honor in both leagues.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston quarterback Tyrod Taylor is day to day with a hamstring injury as the Texans face a quick turnaround with a Thursday night game against Carolina.
Tiger Woods won’t be at Whistling Straits this week, for obvious reasons. Phil Mickelson will, but for the first time since 1995, he won’t hit a shot in the Ryder Cup.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Max Homa’s decision to give up his popular and often comical golf podcast to concentrate on his game already is paying off.