The Rams (3-5) are getting a lot healthier on offense heading into the second half of the season, with wide receiver Danny Amendola also expected back from injury and center Scott Wells returning to practice for the first time since the opener
Crennel had been juggling head coaching and coordinator duties since taking over on an interim basis when Todd Haley was fired last December. Gary Gibbs will take over as defensive coordinator.
The Rams' bye week comes halfway through the season, and coach Jeff Fisher uses the analogy that it's halftime. There is still plenty of time left.
Four Chiefs turnovers helped San Diego beat Kansas City 31-13 on Thursday night.
Wide receiver Danny Amendola said he'll definitely be in the lineup at San Francisco next week, and offensive tackle Rodger Saffold is hopeful of playing. Amendola and Saffold got limited work Wednesday, and Jeff Fisher said they appear to be on track, if there are no setbacks.
Already prime-time flops twice this year, the Chargers (3-4) will try to get it right against the staggering Chiefs (1-6), arguably the NFL's worst team. Although the Chiefs have the same record as Jacksonville and Carolina, their issues run deeper than that.
Veteran pitcher Ervin Santana will join the Royals next year in a trade Wednesday that sends minor league prospect Brandon Sisk to the Los Angeles Angels. Santana has been a fixture in Los Angeles' rotation since 2005, going 96-80 with a 4.33 ERA while starting at least 23 games in eight consecutive seasons.
Darren Pang, the announcer for the Blues and a former NHL goaltender, has a son, Tyler, who is a senior on the Missouri team.
Strong-armed St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina won a Gold Glove for the fifth straight year, and Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon was also on the list.
Pablo Sandoval, who hit three homers in Game 1, was selected Series MVP. He was 1 for 5 in Game 4, dropping his Series average to .500 (8 for 16).
The Patriots become the first team to win two games in London since the international series began in 2007.
The Oakland Raiders defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 26-16 on Sunday. It was Raiders' first road win since they beat the Chiefs last December.
The San Francisco Giants shut out Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on a chilly Saturday night for a commanding World Series lead.
The San Francisco Giants took advantage of a bunt that stayed fair to eke out the go-ahead run in a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night for a 2-0 edge in the World Series.
Three days after the St. Louis Cardinals squandered a 3-1 lead in the NL championship series, their rookie manager said he hadn't slept much.
Barry Zito also shines in his World Series debut for the San Francisco Giants.
Players on the Rams hope to gain fans at their game in London Sunday, while not forgetting that the opposing Patriots have one of the largest international fan bases in the NFL.
Sporting KC opens the two-leg conference semifinals on the road Nov. 3 or 4 against an opponent yet to be determined.
Kansas City has been reluctant to take a quarterback early in the NFL draft.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay made the flag-flying wager during baseball's National League Division Series between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals.