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Despite Injuries, Giants Rout Panthers

Posted: September 21, 2012 1:47 AM ; Updated: September 21, 2012 10:50 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Just walking by the parking lot outside the Carolina Panthers ' stadium got Andre Brown 's blood pumping.

The Panthers, like four other teams since 2009, waived Brown after he failed to make a lasting impression. He's determined that won't happen again and that this time he'll find a home in the NFL with the team that originally drafted him - the New York Giants .

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Manning, Broncos Fall Short in Atlanta 2

Posted: September 18, 2012 2:18 PM ; Updated: September 18, 2012 2:23 PM

ATLANTA (AP) -- Peyton Manning knew there would be some stumbles along the way.

There had to be after four neck surgeries, a year away from the field, and the transition to a new team.

But even at his most pessimistic, Manning surely never envisioned a quarter like this.

One pick. Then another. Then a third.

All before he made it through the opening period Monday night.

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Niners Power Past Lions

Posted: September 17, 2012 12:07 AM ; Updated: September 17, 2012 1:07 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers stymied 2011 NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers in Week 1, then record-setting Matthew Stafford in Week 2.

This stingy, opportunistic defense is again making its mark as one of the league's best facing the top offenses and most prolific passers - and that you can shake on.

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Eli Leads Comeback, Giants Get First Win

Posted: September 16, 2012 9:47 PM ; Updated: September 16, 2012 9:47 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Eli Manning needed a near-record performance to make up for his own mistakes and help the Super Bowl champion New York Giants avoid a second straight loss.

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Vick Lifts Eagles Past Ravens 4

Posted: September 16, 2012 9:41 PM ; Updated: September 16, 2012 9:41 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- With the game on the line, Michael Vick made all the right decisions - again.

Vick scored on a 1-yard TD run with 1:55 left, helping the Philadelphia Eagles overcome a slew of turnovers to beat the Baltimore Ravens 24-23 on Sunday for their second straight comeback win.

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Cardinals Stun Patriots in New England 3

Posted: September 16, 2012 9:32 PM ; Updated: September 16, 2012 9:36 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Stephen Gostkowski lay face down on the field after missing a shot at a winning field goal. On the sideline, Kevin Kolb and the Arizona Cardinals celebrated their victory.

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Stanford Upsets #2 USC Again 3

Posted: September 15, 2012 11:39 PM ; Updated: September 15, 2012 11:47 PM

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Even without Andrew Luck, Stanford still has every answer for Matt Barkley and Southern California.

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