» Saturday, October 3, 2015

Lynch, Mebane questionable for Seahawks on Monday night

7:58 PM

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch and nose tackle Brandon Mebane will be game-time decisions Monday night against the Detroit Lions.

Packers add WR Jared Abbrederis to active roster

6:09 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Packers have promoted Jared Abbrederis from the practice squad to the active roster to help bolster depth in the receiving corps.

Bears sign punter Spencer Lanning

5:25 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears signed punter Spencer Lanning and waived defensive tackle Brandon Dunn on Saturday.

Injuries spur Giants to sign TE Will Tye from practice squad

4:50 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The New York Giants have signed tight end Will Tye off their practice squad, a move necessitated by injuries.

Ravens get WR Givens from Rams for conditional draft pick

12:06 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens have obtained wide receiver Chris Givens from the St. Louis Rams for a conditional draft pick.

Manning, Broncos face Vikings, look for 4-0 start

12:05 PM

Three weeks into the season and only one game, Minnesota at Denver, is a matchup of teams with winning records.

Broncos’ Latimer joins fight against cancer in honor of dad

11:48 AM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) When Denver Broncos receiver Cody Latimer was 11, his father was diagnosed with colon cancer.

Jets’ Lattimore doubtful, Reilly upgraded to questionable

11:33 AM

LONDON (AP) New York Jets backup linebacker Jamari Lattimore is being evaluated for a concussion and is listed as doubtful to play in the team's game against the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium.

» Friday, October 2, 2015

Avril set to face former team with Seahawks hosting Lions

7:29 PM

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Cliff Avril has experienced both ends of the spectrum during his NFL career.

Rookie WR Ty Montgomery could get another long look for Pack

7:18 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) With Green Bay Packers starting receiver Davante Adams questionable to play Sunday, more opportunities could be coming rookie Ty Montgomery's way.

Unbeaten Falcons will be missing 4 players vs. Texans

7:18 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The unbeaten Atlanta Falcons will be without running back Tevin Coleman, tight end Jacob Tamme and safety Ricardo Allen for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans.

49ers tight end Davis doubtful for Sunday with knee injury

6:41 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

Star WR Andre Johnson off to slow start with Colts

5:56 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andre Johnson says teams aren't doing anything out of the ordinary to defend him. The Colts wide receiver just isn't getting the ball.

Rams WR Brian Quick expected to play vs Arizona

5:34 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) Out since injuring his shoulder last October, St. Louis Rams wide receiver Brian Quick is finally going to be back on the field.

Defense is Philadelphia’s strength now

5:18 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) While Sam Bradford and the offense have struggled, an under-rated defense is quietly doing its job for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Saints coach Payton expects QB Brees to start vs Cowboys

5:15 PM

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Drew Brees is expected to return as starter for New Orleans against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in the Superdome, Saints coach Sean Payton said Friday.

Justin Ellis’ return a boost to Raiders defensive line

5:11 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Justin Ellis is the first one to admit his absence along the Oakland Raiders' defensive line the past two weeks has been hardly noticeable.

Steelers regrouping after strange loss to Ravens

5:05 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) Tough losses are part of the job. Weird losses too.

Ex-football star Irving Fryar sentenced to 5 years in prison

4:53 PM

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) Former NFL star Irving Fryar was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his role in a mortgage scam.

Sambrailo’s sore shoulder forces Broncos O-line shakeup

4:47 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos will try to fix an ailing ground game and 30th-ranked offense behind a shuffled O-line this weekend.

Vikings could be without 2 of top 3 receivers vs Denver

4:39 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) With Adrian Peterson returning to the backfield and a more experienced quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Vikings envisioned a balanced offense ready to challenge for a playoff spot in the NFC.

Denver’s Williams, Jets’ Davis fined for infractions by NFL

4:13 PM

NEW YORK (AP) Denver Broncos nose tackle Sylvester Williams and New York Jets linebacker Demario Davis each have been fined $8,681 by the NFL for infractions during last week's games.

NFL expects to play Eagles-Redskins at 1 p.m. on Sunday

3:53 PM

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) The NFL says it expects to hold the Washington Redskins' game against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles as scheduled at 1 p.m. EDT on Sunday because the weather is not supposed to be as bad as once feared.

Despite setback, Cruz says he’ll play for Giants this season

3:51 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Despite another setback with his injury calf, wide receiver Victor Cruz believes he will play for the New York Giants this season.

Skins WR Jackson, LB Riley, CB Hall ruled out vs Eagles

3:26 PM

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson, linebacker Perry Riley Jr. and cornerback DeAngelo Hall have all been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Bills RB McCoy out indefinitely after hamstring setback

3:09 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is out indefinitely after revealing he had a setback with his hamstring injury last week.

Jaguars will be without oft-injured receiver Lee again

2:28 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) ruled out receiver Marqise Lee for their AFC South opener at Indianapolis (1-2) on Sunday.

Colts list QB Andrew Luck as questionable vs Jaguars

2:28 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will likely be a game-time decision to play against Jacksonville on Sunday.

Dolphins’ Albert doubtful, Sims out vs. Jets in London

2:15 PM

LONDON (AP) Miami Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert is doubtful to play against the New York Jets on Sunday because of an injured left hamstring.

Jets’ Decker questionable; Ivory, Revis probable vs Dolphins

1:34 PM

LONDON (AP) New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker will be a game-time decision to play against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

Jaguars will be without receiver Lee, guard Linder at Colts

1:34 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without receiver Marqise Lee and right guard Brandon Linder at Indianapolis on Sunday.

Talk surrounding NFL game in London is about toilet paper

1:12 PM

LONDON (AP) Call it the Toilet Bowl.

Panthers LB Kuechly to miss 3rd game with concussion

1:06 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly will miss his third straight game Sunday against Tampa Bay with a concussion.

Middle fingers, high fives and, yes, hugs in the Black Hole

10:55 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Their reputation is notorious, these NFL versions of hooligans, the action on the field often a sidelight to more vicious violence in the stands.

Britain seeks NFL franchise in London within 5 years

10:03 AM

LONDON (AP) Britain's treasury chief pushed his case Friday for placing a permanent NFL franchise in London, saying he hoped the league would move a team to the capital within the next five years.

Ravens revitalized after 23-20 overtime win against Steelers

9:51 AM

PITTSBURGH (AP) John Harbaugh considered going for it. Joe Flacco had other ideas.

Manning, Broncos face Vikings, looking for 4-0 start in NFL

7:14 AM

Their offensive coaches spent September making alterations to appease their NFL stars.

FANTASY PLAYS: Texans’ Foster nearing return from injury

4:08 AM

Ah, there's nothing like some running back uncertainty to stress out fantasy football players.

Ravens revitalized after 23-20 overtime win against Steelers

3:39 AM

PITTSBURGH (AP) John Harbaugh considered going for it. Joe Flacco had other ideas.

NFL penalties: Flag increase due largely to pre-snap fouls

3:25 AM

Watching the NFL is a wildly popular experience, proven by massive ratings and undeterred by constant interruptions.

Christine Michael could be close to joining Dallas backfield

1:35 AM

IRVING, Texas (AP) Christine Michael is getting work with the first team out of the Dallas backfield, an indication the third-year running back could be close to his debut with the Cowboys.

Missed kicks cost Steelers in 23-20 overtime loss to Ravens

1:29 AM

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers had every opportunity to put their biggest rivals away, perhaps for good this season.

Jets’ Williams passes the snooze test

12:06 AM

X's and O's ... and a few Zzzz's, too.

» Thursday, October 1, 2015

Broncos sign tackle Tyler Polumbus to bolster line

10:02 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Tyler Polumbus is back among familiar faces and doesn't have to ask for directions, either.

Cardinals happy that Chris Johnson ’fell in our lap’

9:38 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) It was late in training camp. Andre Ellington was having his usual injury troubles. Rookie David Johnson was sidelined with a sore hamstring.

Saints’ Murphy eager to build maiden TD vs. Cowboys

8:51 PM

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints punt and kick return specialist Marcus Murphy had done his research, and wasn't about to fall victim to self-doubt after dropping to the seventh round last spring in the NFL draft.

Warren Sapp takes plea deal in domestic battery case

8:00 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) Hall of Famer Warren Sapp took a plea deal Thursday that spares him jail time in a Las Vegas criminal case involving a scuffle with his former girlfriend that began after margaritas at a casino hotel swimming pool.

Christine Michael could be close to joining Dallas backfield

7:51 PM

IRVING, Texas (AP) Christine Michael is getting work with the first team out of the Dallas backfield, an indication the third-year running back could be close to his debut with the Cowboys.

Bowles makes it clear: London trip all business for Jets

7:48 PM


49ers defense faces formidable task in Packers, Rodgers

7:45 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Things aren't getting any easier for the struggling San Francisco 49ers, who were outscored 90-25 in their last two games. They're set to take on Aaron Rodgers and the undefeated Packers on Sunday as they look to avoid a 1-3 start.

Raiders CB TJ Carrie fares well in switch to safety

7:36 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) TJ Carrie admits he was a little apprehensive when the Oakland Raiders coaches came to him last week to talk about playing safety.

Judge: Wife of Dolphins player may go to London amid charges

7:28 PM

MIAMI (AP) A judge has granted the wife of a Miami Dolphins player permission to travel to London to watch the NFL team play while she faces disorderly conduct charges.

Roethlisberger out for Steelers; Gillmore out for Ravens

7:24 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and linebacker Ryan Shazier are among the inactives for Thursday night's game against Baltimore.

Guion returns to Packers’ defensive line

6:56 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers' defensive line, instrumental in helping contain Seattle's Marshawn Lynch and Kansas City's Jamaal Charles the past two games, is about to get even stronger.

Rookie Rawls ready for chance if Lynch can’t go for Seahawks

6:51 PM

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Funny thing about Seattle Seahawks rookie running back Thomas Rawls. He's not much of a fan of watching football.

Panthers CB Norman out to prove he’s elite in contract year

6:29 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Josh Norman told everyone who'd listen in July that he's one of the elite cover men in the NFL.

Last year’s top pick Clowney still looking for 1st sack

6:17 PM

HOUSTON (AP) Jadeveon Clowney is finally healthy and playing well for the Texans. But something is missing.

Chiefs’ QB Alex Smith under fire in more ways than 1

5:56 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Smith is feeling plenty of heat these days.

Bears hope to get QB Jay Cutler back against Oakland

5:47 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears hope to get quarterback Jay Cutler back for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders and are preparing to go with Jimmy Clausen again if he is not ready.

Giants need answers from O-Line, especially in run game

5:41 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants came into the season looking for their offensive line to give them a running game to back up Eli Manning and the Odell Beckham Jr.-led passing attack.

Decker, Revis limited; Ivory full practice for Jets

5:41 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets are hoping to have Eric Decker back in the lineup in London on Sunday.

Packers-49ers Capsule

5:26 PM


Are Eagles avoiding word "Redskins?"

5:15 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles are not using the word ''Redskins'' on the cover of their weekly media guide.

Browns missing tackles, defense still full of holes

5:13 PM

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns linebacker Paul Kruger recently saw an unsettling film filled with shocking, ghastly moments.

Lions WR Golden Tate passes on chance to clarify comments

5:10 PM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate created ''a little uproar,'' as Calvin Johnson described it, during his latest appearance on a Detroit-area radio station.

Colts quarterback limited in practice for 2nd straight day

5:05 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Luck was listed as a limited participant in practice Thursday for the second straight day with a sore right shoulder.

Colts’ Vinatieri still getting kick out of milestones

4:53 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts players consider Adam Vinatieri a true treasure.

Vikings-Broncos Capsule

4:34 PM

MINNESOTA (2-1) at DENVER (3-0)

Low on sacks, takeaways, Redskins looking for ’splash’ plays

4:27 PM

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) It's a common lament heard around the Washington Redskins these days: The team is simply not coming up with many big plays.

Vikings sign safety Brock Vereen to practice squad

4:19 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed safety Brock Vereen to their practice squad.

Falcons’ Julio Jones ’good to go’ despite new toe injury

4:19 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Thursday he expects receiver Julio Jones will be ''ready to rock'' on Sunday against the Houston Texans despite a new toe injury.

Jaguars pass-rusher Branch to make season debut at Colts

4:12 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars should get some much-needed help on defense this week.

Patriots add DL Thornton, 4 to practice squad

3:54 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots promoted practice squad defensive lineman Khyri Thornton to the roster on Thursday and also added four players to the taxi squad.

Rams-Cardinals Capsule

3:51 PM

ST. LOUIS (1-2) at ARIZONA (3-0)

Indianapolis looking to tie NFL record by beating Jaguars

3:02 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Luck has a knack for overcoming obstacles.

Panthers-Buccaneers Capsule

2:54 PM

CAROLINA (3-0) at TAMPA BAY (1-2)

Bills’ McCoy, Watkins ruled out for game against Giants

2:52 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan ruled out running back LeSean McCoy and receiver Sammy Watkins from playing against the New York Giants on Sunday.

Raiders-Bears Capsule

2:49 PM

OAKLAND (2-1) at CHICAGO (0-3)

Early wake-up call Sunday for Dolphins, Jets in London

2:38 PM

Thoughts turned to childhood as the Miami Dolphins reminisced about the last time they played a football game at 9:30 in the morning.

Browns-Chargers Capsule

2:32 PM

CLEVELAND (1-2) at SAN DIEGO (1-2)

Falcons’ Jones, Texans’ Watt among elite game-changers

2:24 PM

ATLANTA (AP) Falcons coach Dan Quinn estimates there may be about 10 NFL players who make such devastating impacts in games they must be accounted for on every play.

Eagles-Redskins Capsule

1:52 PM


Broncos sign tackle Tyler Polumbus to bolster line

1:34 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran offensive tackle Tyler Polumbus and released safety Josh Bush.

Browns hire Paul Dunn to help with offensive line

1:27 PM

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Browns have hired Paul Dunn as an assistant line coach to succeed Andy Moeller, who parted ways with the team following a domestic violence complaint.

Jets-Dolphins Capsule

1:26 PM

JETS (2-1) vs. MIAMI (1-2) at London

Former Chiefs QB Kenney pleads guilty to DWI

1:03 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Bill Kenney has pleaded guilty to drunken driving in Missouri's capital city, where he now serves as a state utility regulator.

Lions-Seahawks Capsule

1:00 PM

DETROIT (0-3) at SEATTLE (1-2)

Cowboys-Saints Capsule

12:52 PM

DALLAS (2-1) at NEW ORLEANS (0-3)

Giants-Bills Capsule

12:34 PM


Coughlin says Victor Cruz will miss Giants game with Bills

12:13 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The return of New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is on hold.

Texans-Falcons Capsule

12:09 PM

HOUSTON (1-2) at ATLANTA (3-0)

Jaguars-Colts Capsule

10:21 AM


Chiefs-Bengals Capsule

10:19 AM


Young Steelers defense showing signs of life

2:42 AM

PITTSBURGH (AP) Keith Butler didn't exactly dumb things down when he took over for Dick LeBeau Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator last winter.

Fans get chance to plot NFL’s tech future

2:26 AM

Developing ideas into realities is Microsoft's business. Now, the technology giant is inviting NFL fans to come up with those ideas.

Bruton delivers on promise to be defensive factor

1:56 AM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) David Bruton Jr. is delivering on his pledge to make a mark on Denver's defense in his seventh NFL season after being typecast as a special teams ace since coming out of Notre Dame in 2009.