Dec. 13—WACO, Texas — Backup quarterback Shane Illingworth was handing the ball to fifth-string, walk-on running back Micah Cooper in the final minutes of the game, and it wasn’t out of some horrible necessity.
Dec. 11—Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs earned their championship pedigree by overcoming playoff deficits of 21, 10 and 10 points during their 2019 Super Bowl run. The Dolphins, meanwhile,
Some things to watch in the Big 12 on Saturday, when three conference games are scheduled to make up earlier postponements because of virus issues. No. 10 Iowa State has completed its regular season and can start prepping for the Big 12 title game Dec. 19 against five-time defending league champ Oklahoma, which has another game to play.
AP Pro Football Writer The NFC East suddenly doesn’t look so bad, with the New York Giants and Washington tied for the division lead coming off road victories against teams that qualify for the conversation about the Super Bowl. The Giants, who beat Seattle on Sunday, control their fate because they swept Washington, and could become the first team to make the playoffs after starting 1-7.