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Eagles' Wentz out vs. Rams due to back

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) Carson Wentz's back injury will sideline him for Sunday's game at the Los Angeles Rams.

With the Eagles' No. 1 quarterback out, Nick Foles gets another opportunity to rescue the team he led to a Super Bowl victory last season.

The Eagles moved Wentz from doubtful to out on the injury list Saturday.

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Texans hoping to bounce back vs. Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) With each victory, the Houston Texans increasingly established themselves as a team to beat in the AFC.

Their nine-game winning streak set a franchise record and also raised expectations by the week. So, perhaps their 24-21 loss to Indianapolis last Sunday could, in some way, alleviate some building tension down the stretch.

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Browns, Broncos look to resume late push

The Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns are both clinging to long-shot playoff hopes in a crowded AFC postseason picture.

The Browns have to win out to have a remote chance of reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2002, but they will have to conquer a major nemesis when they visit the Broncos on Saturday night.

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Beckham out again with quad injury

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants will need to keep their faint playoff hopes alive without Odell Beckham Jr. for the second straight week.

Coach Pat Shurmur said Friday the NFL's highest-paid receiver will be sidelined again with a quad injury when the Giants (5-8) play the Tennessee Titans (7-6) Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

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Steelers RB Conner questionable vs. Pats

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping running back James Conner's sprained left ankle will be ready in time to play on Sunday against New England.

The AFC North leaders listed Conner as questionable to face the Patriots in a pivotal game for the Steelers (7-5-1). They've dropped three straight and lead Baltimore by just a half-game for the top spot in the division. Conner sat out last week's loss to Oakland after injuring the ankle in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Chargers on Dec. 2.

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Raiders WR Bryant suspended indefinitely

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders receiver Martavis Bryant has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL policy on substance abuse.

The NFL announced Friday that Bryant has violated the terms of his conditional reinstatement in April 2017 and has been placed back on the suspended list for an indefinite period of time.

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AP votes Bears' Nagy as year's top coach

Matt Nagy is making an impressive first impression as an NFL head coach.

Nagy has helped develop second-year quarterback Mitchell Trubisky into a solid NFL starter, convinced Vic Fangio to stay on as defensive coordinator, and has the Chicago Bears in position to earn their first playoff berth since 2010 in his first year on the job.

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Jags release benched veteran S Church

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have released Barry Church, a safety who was benched last month but who started 27 consecutive games over two seasons.

The Jaguars (4-9) made the move Friday and activated offensive tackle Josh Wells from injured reserve.

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No Penny, but 'Hawks expect Baldwin back

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks will be without one of their three running backs Sunday after rookie Rashaad Penny was ruled out with a knee injury.

Penny, linebacker K.J. Wright and safety Maurice Alexander were all listed as out Friday. Another trio of key players was listed as questionable for the game in San Francisco, but wide receiver Doug Baldwin, defensive tackle Jarran Reed and safety Bradley McDougald are all expected to play, said coach Pete Carroll.

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Bills' McCoy questionable with hamstring

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is questionable for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.

McCoy suffered a hamstring injury against the New York Jets last weekend. He missed practice on Wednesday before being limited the past two days.

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