Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes to Julio Jones and Harry Douglas on Atlanta's first two possessions and the Falcons led Tampa By 28-0 early in the second quarter Thursday night. The Falcons made it 21-0 when safety Kemal Ishmael picked off Josh…GEORGE HENRY (Associated Press)
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Defensive lineman B.J. Raji will need six to nine months to return from right biceps surgery, though it's unclear if he'll be back with the Green Bay Packers.
Michael Vick fully supports the man who gave him a second chance in the NFL. The New York Jets quarterback defended NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell while the league and its teams have come under heavy criticism during the past two weeks over how…DENNIS WASZAK Jr. (AP Sports Writer)
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings released Jerome Simpson on Thursday following the revelation of more trouble for the wide receiver: three misdemeanors related to a previously unreported incident this summer.DAVE CAMPBELL (AP Pro Football Writer)
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall believes attempts to link his troubled past to the controversy about NFL domestic violence have been made only for personal gain. Marshall spent 40 minutes Thursday responding to allegations made a day…GENE CHAMBERLAIN (Associated Press)