KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen, he said Friday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers might be getting some extra help in the backfield Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons with the NFC South championship on the line.STEVE REED (AP Sports Writer)
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns rookie quarterback Connor Shaw is preparing to start the season finale on Sunday against Baltimore.TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals went back to work Thursday amid media reports that coach Bruce Arians has changed his mind and decided to start Ryan Lindley at quarterback Sunday in the regular-season finale at San Francisco.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- NFL fans and fantasy football owners debating Peyton Manning's prowess and problems can continue that discussion well into the new year.ARNIE STAPLETON (AP Pro Football Writer)