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Wilson's MCL sprained, Rawls out for now

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has a sprained MCL in his left knee and coach Pete Carroll raised the possibility on Monday of Wilson missing the Week 4 game against the New York Jets.

Carroll said during his weekly radio show on KIRO-AM on Monday morning that Wilson "feels great" and that his recovery is already going "exceedingly well."

Wilson underwent an MRI on Sunday night that confirmed the ligament sprain and Wilson received treatment all night, Carroll said.


Belichick still mum about QB injuries

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Patriots coach Bill Belichick remains mum on his team's quarterback situation ahead of its game against division rival Buffalo this week.

Belichick declined to provide updates Monday on the health of Jimmy Garoppolo or rookie Jacoby Brissett, both of whom may be unavailable. Franchise quarterback Tom Brady will be serving the last game of his four-game "Deflategate" suspension.


Redskins S Hall tears ACL, season over

WASHINGTON (AP) If Washington Redskins safety DeAngelo Hall's season-ending injury might lead others to suspect the playmaking defensive back's 13-year NFL career is over, he was adamant Monday that won't be the case.

"I'll be back," Hall tweeted , adding: "you can bet your life on that!!!!!!!"


Giants RB Vereen tears triceps, '16 over

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The Giants' first regular-season loss under Ben McAdoo looked like many of the crushing defeats from their last year under Tom Coughlin.

In falling 29-27 to the Redskins on Sunday, the Giants (2-1) blew a late lead, turned over the ball three times, had dumb penalties, and sustained a couple of injuries that are going to leave them short-handed heading to Minnesota next Monday night.


Chargers lose LB Te'o for season

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy says linebacker Manti Te'o will miss the rest of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon.

Te'o, a fourth-year linebacker from Notre Dame, was hurt in Sunday's 26-22 loss at Indianapolis.


Texans LT Brown returns to practice

HOUSTON (AP) Houston left tackle Duane Brown returned to practice on Monday for the first time since January surgery to repair a torn quadriceps, and coach Bill O'Brien said he could play on Sunday against Tennessee.

Brown was injured in Houston's regular-season finale last season and hasn't played since. He's been a mainstay on the line since he was drafted in the first round in 2008.


Cards WR Floyd in concussion protocol

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Punter Drew Butler sprained his ankle during the Cardinals' 33-18 loss at Buffalo on Sunday.

Coach Bruce Arians said the Cardinals could opt to keep Butler active and use him only as a holder. The team may have to look for another punter before Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams.


Jets claim TE Seferian-Jenkins

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have claimed tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who cut him last week after he was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence.

Seferian-Jenkins, in his third NFL season, was a second-round draft pick out of the University of Washington in 2014.


Wentz sharp again, Eagles rout Steelers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns, a fierce defense shut down Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-3 on Sunday to remain unbeaten.

The rookie No. 2 overall pick connected with Darren Sproles on a 73-yard, catch-and-run TD and tossed a 12-yard TD pass to Jordan Matthews.


Rodgers has 4 TDs as Pack hold off Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The timing is back for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the rest of Green Bay's offense.

The Packers' pass defense might need a little work, though.