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Houston's Fitzpatrick to start for injured Mallett

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HOUSTON (AP) -- Ryan Fitzpatrick is getting a second chance to be Houston's quarterback on Sunday at Tennessee with Ryan Mallett out for the season with a chest injury....

RG3 benched: Redskins to start Colt McCoy vs. Indy

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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Robert Griffin III mingled in the locker room and made small talk about shoes and food....

Juicy Thanksgiving fare for NFL fans
Here's how critical Philadelphia's game at Dallas will be on Thanksgiving Day: The winner can start thinking about a home postseason game, maybe even a bye for the wild-card round. The loser winds up needing to win the rematch in 17 days to be viable in the NFC East....

Devon Still calls child support story "untruthful"
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still says his former girlfriend's comments about a failure to pay child support are "untruthful" and he's letting the dispute play out in court....

Hearing delayed again for ex-NFL player Sharper
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub has been delayed yet again....

NFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014

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NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first time since flexible scheduling came to "Sunday Night Football" in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it....

Smith to start at QB for Jets vs. Dolphins on MNF

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Jets have announced that Geno Smith will get the start at quarterback over Michael Vick for the game against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night....

NFL, union discuss personal conduct policy

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NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players' union chief DeMaurice Smith met Tuesday to discuss the league's personal conduct policy....

Another ugly Jets loss in already ugly season

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Pick an adjective, and it's likely the New York Jets used it to describe the lowest point in what had already become a lost season....

Sherman, Baldwin dig at NFL in press conference

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media....