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Zappe replaces hurt Hoyer; Pats fall to Pack in OT

Bailey Zappe, a fourth-round pick out of Western Kentucky, took over for Brian Hoyer, who was hurt on a sack by Rashan Gary in the opening quarter against the Packers. Zappe finished 10-of-15 for 99 yards, with one TD, in the 27-24 OT loss.

Bama jumps Georgia to take top spot in AP poll

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the AP poll, moving past Georgia, which pulled out closer-than-expected victories in each of the past two weeks. Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson round out the top five.

Source: Doctor who evaluated Tagovailoa fired

The unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant involved in clearing Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa during Sunday’s game against the Bills has been fired after it was found he made “several mistakes” in his evaluation, a league source told ESPN.