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Broncos fire OC McCoy, promote Musgrave

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Vance Joseph's switch of quarterbacks did nothing to stem the tide of turnovers, so the Denver Broncos rookie head coach on Monday changed his offensive architect.

The Broncos' first-year head coach fired coordinator Mike McCoy, his first hire when he got the job in January, and replaced him with quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave for the final six weeks of the season.

"I want to have a more efficient pass game," said Joseph, who also promoted Klint Kubiak to take over Musgrave's old duties working with the quarterbacks.

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Trump wants Lynch suspended for protest

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump says the NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch.

Lynch sat during most of the U.S. anthem and stood for the Mexican anthem before Sunday's game against the Patriots at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.

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Steelers RT Gilbert suspended 4 games

PITTSBURGH (AP) The NFL has suspended Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert four games for violating the league's performance-enhancers policy. Gilbert will not appeal.

The league made the announcement Monday. Gilbert will be eligible to return for Pittsburgh's visit to Houston on Christmas Day. Gilbert is banned from the team's facility until after the Steelers face New England on Dec. 17.

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Ex-NFL WR Glenn dies in car crash at 43

DALLAS (AP) Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady's first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in 2001, died Monday following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt, officials said. He was 43.

Glenn died shortly before 1 a.m. at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, according to the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office. Irving police are investigating the cause of the wreck at 12:18 a.m. on eastbound Highway 114, said Chelsey Jones, a police department spokeswoman.

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Rams WR Woods likely out 2 weeks

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods has a shoulder injury that will take him out of the lineup for the playoff contenders.

Coach Sean McVay says Woods will miss a "couple weeks" after he got hurt late in the fourth quarter of a 24-7 loss at Minnesota on Sunday. McVay says the injury will not require surgery.

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Saints lose DE Okafor for rest of season

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints defensive end Alex Okafor will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon during the fourth quarter of Sunday's comeback victory over the Washington Redskins.

Saints coach Sean Payton, who confirmed the injury on Monday, says losing Okafor is "real difficult" and that the veteran defensive end, who was acquired as a free agent this past offseason, has been "a great teammate."

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Seahawks LT Brown active, DT Reed out

SEATTLE (AP) Left tackle Duane Brown is active for the Seattle Seahawks despite an ankle injury that limited him in practice this week.

Brown went through an extensive pregame workout about two hours before kickoff of Monday's game against Atlanta and appeared to give a thumbs-up as he left the field. Brown was listed as questionable after being injured in the first half of Seattle's win over Arizona on Nov. 9.

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McCarthy: 'I believe in Brett Hundley'

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Green Bay quarterback Brett Hundley called his four-turnover day against the Baltimore Ravens a "big-time learning game."

The Packers are hoping he puts those lessons to good use, beginning with this weekend's trip to Pittsburgh.

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Panthers' Olsen, Kalil nearing return

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panther could get two key players back for the stretch run.

Tight end Greg Olsen and center Ryan Kalil returned to practice Monday following the team's bye week and could play Sunday against the New York Jets.

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Texans RB Foreman likely out for season

HOUSTON (AP) Coach Bill O'Brien said Monday that he doesn't expect D'Onta Foreman to play again this season, the latest blow to a Houston Texans team riddled with injuries.

Foreman sustained what the team called a left ankle injury on Sunday after scoring his second fourth-quarter touchdown in a 31-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals which ended a three-game skid.

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