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Chris Jones sets NFL record with sack in nine consecutive games

Sacks became an official NFL statistic in 1982. Since then, only one player ever has had at least one sack in nine consecutive games in a single season. Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones accomplished the feat Sunday. He had a first-quarter sack of Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, the ninth game in a row Jones has [more]

14th Sunday becomes the most-watched since 2016

Sunday was a great day of football. Not coincidentally, it led to a great day of football consumption on TV. Via Austin Karp of SportsBusiness Daily, Sunday’s games delivered the best overnight rating for the four viewing windows of the year, and the highest since the 2016 season. Overall, the three networks carrying Sunday games [more]

Ravens think Lamar Jackson’s ankle should be fine

Robert Griffin III played quarterback for the final two plays of Baltimore’s overtime loss to the Chiefs on Sunday because Lamar Jackson injured his ankle on a sack by Justin Houston and Dee Ford. It doesn’t look like the injury is going to be a long-term issue for Jackson. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said [more]

Ravens in no mood for moral victory talk after loss to Chiefs

The Ravens played one of the most impressive games of the week yesterday. They just had the misfortune of playing it against the Chiefs. Another strong defensive effort (considering the opponent) and another solid effort from rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson went by the wayside when the Chiefs converted a miracle fourth-and-9 and came back for [more]

AFC playoff picture: Chiefs were Sunday’s big winners

What a day for the Chiefs. Kansas City won on Sunday, and the leaders of the other three divisions in the AFC all lost. That means everything is setting up beautifully for the Chiefs to earn home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. But there’s one big game ahead: Thursday night, when the Chargers are in [more]

Baseball, basketball experience show up on back-to-back plays for Patrick Mahomes

On consecutive plays during Sunday’s win over the Ravens, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes drew on experiences from other sports in making a couple of memorable football throws. First it was an incredible no-look pass, with Mahomes tossing the ball to the left while facing to the right, hitting receiver Demarcus Robinson in stride. Mahomes told [more]

Patrick Mahomes wows as Chiefs stage comeback

The Ravens appeared to have the Chiefs right where they wanted them. And then Patrick Mahomes did what Patrick Mahomes does. With the Chiefs down 24-17 in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter, Mahomes turned a fourth-and-9 into an incredible running throw to Tyreek Hill for a big gain, then threw a touchdown pass [more]

What’s next for Joe Flacco?

With Lamar Jackson putting his stamp on the starting job in Baltimore and Joe Flacco moving toward the door, the only thing left to figure out is the manner of his departure. Will he be cut, or could he be traded? The knee-jerk reaction will be that no one will want to inherit a contract [more]

Tyreek Hill, Spencer Ware suffer injuries

The Chiefs took a lead into halftime against the Ravens today, but it remains to be seen whether they come out of the locker room at full strength. Two important players on the offense, wide receiver Tyreek Hill and running back Spencer Ware, have suffered injuries. Hill suffered a heel injury and Ware suffered a [more]

Ravens: Patrick Ricard’s past tweets featuring racist language “unacceptable”

Patrick Ricard has seen time at fullback and defensive tackle for the Ravens this season, but he won’t play any snaps against the Chiefs on Sunday because he’s on the inactive list. Ricard will likely still be sought out by reporters after the game, however. Tweets he posted in 2011 and 2012 featuring the N-word [more]

Week 14 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Panthers at Browns Panthers: K Graham Gano, CB Lorenzo Doss, WR Mose Frazier, DE Marquis [more]

Joe Flacco inactive for Ravens vs. Chiefs

The Lamar Jackson Experience will continue unfettered. The Ravens have made quarterback Joe Flacco inactive today, meaning Jackson remains the unquestioned starter for at least another week. Robert Griffin III will be Jackson’s backup. Flacco was expected to be active and serve as Jackson’s backup, but the Ravens have decided to punt on that. Flacco [more]

John Harbaugh will be in demand after the season

When the Ravens were 4-5 and fading, players on the team believed that coach John Harbaugh would be fired absent a turnaround that takes the team to the playoffs. Three straight wins later, the Ravens are very much alive for the postseason. But Harbaugh could still be out. Per a league source with knowledge of [more]

Report: Joe Flacco likely to be No. 2 quarterback on Sunday

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco moved up to a full practice on Friday, although head coach John Harbaugh said that Flacco’s hip injury was not yet cleared for a return to game action. Harbaugh also said that Flacco could be active for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs and it appears that will be the case. Adam [more]

Chiefs preparing for Eric Berry to return Thursday

Chiefs safety Eric Berry won’t play Sunday against the Ravens, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Instead, the Chiefs are preparing Berry to make his 2018 debut on Thursday night against the Chargers. Berry had limited practices for the second consecutive week, but the Chiefs likely hope to see him log a full practice before giving [more]

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