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FPI ranks best games of NFL Week 3

The classic AFC West matchup between the Chiefs and Chargers will shift to the StubHub Center, where the (perhaps-less-than capacity?) crowd will be treated to what FPI projects as Week 3's highest-quality contest.

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Indians continue to roll with win over Angels (1:08)
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Upton's HR nearly wins $1 million (0:30)
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Trout strands runners on the corners in the eighth (0:15)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Pedro Baez continues to pitch himself out of a key role in the Dodgers bullpen - - and maybe off the postseason roster entirely. Entering with a 2-1 lead in the seventh, he gave up four runs and picked up the loss. In August and September he's allowed 16 runs and 31 baserunners in 15 innings (and five HRs). It's time for Dave Roberts to stop relying on Baez to get key outs.

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Hoskins leads Phillies' comeback win over Dodgers (0:58)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC OLB Porter Gustin (foot) was one of several Trojans that did not practice Tuesday and it's unclear what his status will be for Saturday's game against Cal. WRs Steven Mitchell and Joseph Lewis, NB Ajene Harris and DL Rasheem Green also didn't go. RB Ronald Jones II and LB Uchenna Nwosu started practice, but did not finish due to apparent injuries.

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Jared Goff wears No. 16 for Joe Montana, but he had no idea who Montana was when he chose it.

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams QB Jared Goff, on playing against the team he grew up rooting for: "It'll be big. It'll be fun for myself, just being home."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's a look at the Rams' Color Rush jerseys for Thursday. Todd Gurley says they'll "bring a little more swag to the game."

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Bellinger scores on impressive slide (0:45)
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Grandal's solo shot gives the Dodgers an early lead (0:26)

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, on what his good friend and former coworker Sean McVay has done with the Rams' offense: "He's done a good job. They're playing really well. It looks very similar to what we do schematically. It looks very similar to how it was in Washington when we were there and how it was with Jay (Gruden)."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt LaFleur's brother, Mike, worked with him in Atlanta and now coaches 49ers wide receivers on Kyle Shanahan's staff. "No awkwardness," LaFleur said of facing him. "It will be interesting." LaFleur knows a lot of the coaches on that staff. "I'm sure there will be some mixed feelings," he said.