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Browns nearing one-year anniversary of last win, face Bengals

The Cleveland Browns debut of Robert Griffin III, Part II, looked a lot like the Browns debut of Robert Griffin III, Part I. In the first quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals, he went for the first down on fourth-and-1 from his 21. "You're going to get all the fight they've got left", said left tackle Andrew Whitworth. Early in Sunday's 23-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland's "Brownie The Elf" attempted to retrieve a football that had bounced out of bounds following a punt ...


Murray, Titans run to early lead, hold off Broncos 13-10

Murray, Titans run to early lead, hold off Broncos 13-10

Those fatal flaws may drop the Broncos out of the playoff hunt - but on Sunday they were enough to keep Tennessee's postseason hopes alive. Tennessee improved to 7-6 on the year and will remain in a tie for first place in the AFC South. Titans wide receiver Harry Douglas nailed cornerback Chris Harris with a cheap shot to his right knee late in the second quarter. "He played really well in Baltimore with us and knows what he's doing", Kubiak said of Forsett.


Late Brady TD pass helps Patriots hold off Ravens 30-23

Late Brady TD pass helps Patriots hold off Ravens 30-23

Baltimore came into Week 14 with the No. 1 defense in the National Football League and they played that way early Monday night. Dixon got the Ravens' ground game going in the second half, carrying the ball eight times for 33 yards. Brady had earlier recorded the 450th touchdown pass of his career, only the fourth player in history to reach that milestone. The Ravens scored two plays later.



Players: Harbaugh won't leave MI

After a successful four-year stint with the 49ers, it's no surprise Harbaugh's name came up for LA. "I'd expect at least a phone call would be made, but (to be abundantly clear) there's no indication Harbaugh is ready to leave his alma mater to return to the National Football League".


Manchester United hope to have Henrikh Mkhitaryan back for Christmas

Manchester United hope to have Henrikh Mkhitaryan back for Christmas

Mkhitaryan has been overlooked by United manager Jose Mourinho in the league since his arrival at Old Trafford in the summer but has impressed in the Europa League, grabbing his first goal for the club on Thursday night. A lot more was expected from Tottenham Hotspurs after their 5-0 spanking of Swansea last week, but Pochettino's team looked out of sorts at Old Trafford - like the Spurs of yore.


Cowboys plan to keep on driving even if home field clinched

Cowboys plan to keep on driving even if home field clinched

Especially with Sunday's rematch against the Giants, you know, the team that represents that one loss. Even back at the beginning of the season, it was obvious which Week 14 matchup would be the most high-stakes, must-win game: The Denver Broncos at the Tennessee Titans.