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Buccaneers QB Winston to start Sunday

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay's Jameis Winston tested his injured throwing shoulder in practice and will start Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills.

Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter made the announcement Friday after the third-year quarterback worked with the first-team offense for the first time since spraining his right shoulder during last week's 38-33 loss at Arizona.

Winston was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday, taking "mental reps" while backup Ryan Fitzpatrick prepared to face the Bills.

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NFL mulls discipline for Lynch ref push

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL is reviewing possible disciplinary measures for Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, who was ejected from the game against the Kansas City Chiefs after he shoved an official when he ran onto the field during a scuffle.

League spokesman Joe Lockhart said the NFL is considering all options and would announce its decision.

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Jags RB Fournette questionable vs. Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette could miss his first game of the season because of a sprained right ankle.

The Jaguars list Fournette as questionable to play Sunday at Indianapolis. He did not practice all week. Fournette ranks second in the NFL in rushing with 596 yards and is tied for the league lead with seven touchdowns.

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Kuechly out; Benjamin, Kalil to start

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly will miss Carolina's game against the Chicago Bears while in the concussion protocol. Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and two-time All-Pro center Ryan Kalil are expected to start.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Kuechly, who was limited in practice Friday, is "progressing nicely" through the concussion protocol. Rivera is hopeful Kuechly can return for next week's game.

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Vikes' Barr: Didn't try to hurt Rodgers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr said Friday that he had no intent to injure Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who left last Sunday's game against the Vikings with a broken right collarbone.

Barr hit Rodgers after he threw the ball on a rollout during the first quarter, but the contact did not draw a penalty. Rodgers was evaluated on the sideline and carted off the field. He was quickly ruled out for the game.

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Dolphins C Pouncey returns to practice

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has returned to practice and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the New York Jets.

Pouncey practiced Friday for the first time since entering the concussion protocol and missing last week's win at Atlanta.

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Rodgers: Collarbone surgery went well

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says in a post on social media that surgery went well on his broken collarbone.

Rodgers posted an Instagram message early Friday thanking well-wishers for their "love, support, thoughts and prayers" in a photo of himself in a hospital bed.

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Broncos lose third RT in 5-day span

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos' injury epidemic has gotten drastically worse.

Coach Vance Joseph said Friday that Donald Stephenson tore his left calf muscle at practice a day earlier when linebacker Corey Nelson also suffered a season-ending elbow injury.

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Raiders stun Chiefs 31-30 on final play

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Wins have been so hard to come by for the Oakland Raiders that it took three tries at the final play for them finally to pull this one out and possibly save their season.

Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight defensive holding calls and the Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

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McKnight shooting trial set for January

GRETNA, La. (AP) Trial for the suspect in last year's shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight has been scheduled for Jan. 16.

Fifty-five-year-old Ronald Gasser faces a second-degree murder charge in McKnight's death on Dec. 1, 2016.

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