NFL NEWS ARCHIVE

» Tuesday, October 17, 2017

NFL, NFLPA focus on how to promote social change

5:57 PM

The NFL and the league's Players Association issued a joint statement Tuesday afternoon after their meeting earlier in the day to discuss the ongoing national anthem protests at the league offices in New York.

Colts fail to finish ... again

5:19 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Call it frustration. But the Indianapolis Colts - coaches, players, fans and outside observers - are trying to figure out what is going on with the team's inability to finish out games.

Eagles T Johnson, RB Smallwood return to practice

4:56 PM

Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson cleared concussion protocol and participated in practice on Tuesday.

NFL, NFLPA focus on how to promote social change

3:19 PM

The NFL and the league's Players Association issued a joint statement Tuesday afternoon after their meeting earlier in the day to discuss the ongoing national anthem protests at the league offices in New York.

Jaguars’ president apologizes for anthem display in London

2:26 PM

Jaguars president Mark Lamping has apologized to the city of Jacksonville's director of military affairs chief for the decision of several players to kneel during the national anthem prior to the team's game in London on Sept. 24.

Indefinite suspension over for Giants CB Rodgers-Cromartie

1:06 PM

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's indefinite suspension for violating team rules is over, the club announced Tuesday.

Indefinite suspension over for Giants’ Rodgers-Cromartie

12:14 PM

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's indefinite suspension for violating team rules is over, the club announced Tuesday.

Indefinite suspension over for Giants’ Rodgers-Cromartie

11:08 AM

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's indefinite suspension for violating team rules lasted all of five days, according to multiple outlets.

Indefinite suspension over for Giants’ Rodgers-Cromartie

10:59 AM

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie indefinite suspension for violating team rules lasted all of five days, according to multiple outlets.

Jaguars give Myers the boot, sign K Lambo

10:38 AM

The Jacksonville Jaguars released Jason Myers and signed fellow kicker Josh Lambo, the team announced on Tuesday.

Succop’s streak makes NFL history

2:07 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As Ryan Succop fielded a question about his new NFL record Monday night, Tennessee Titans teammate Taylor Lewan chimed in with his two cents.

QB Watson continues to impress

12:51 AM

HOUSTON -- The unprecedented success of Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson has established new NFL milestones, excited teammates with his swagger and style and created hope for a franchise that had suffered for years under center.

» Monday, October 16, 2017

Cowboys face life without Elliott

11:36 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys return from the bye trying to settle things down and get back on track after a disappointing start and a week of drama.

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers target NFL, Riddell in new suit

11:16 PM

Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez refiled a lawsuit against the NFL and the league's helmet manufacturer in a Massachusetts state court on Monday.

Bengals’ bye helps team’s health

11:13 PM

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals feel better about themselves coming out of the bye week and leading up to Sunday's AFC North division clash against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field.

49ers hope new QB brings wins

10:46 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers have a new quarterback, but still no wins.

Peterson brings energy to Cardinals’ locker room

10:20 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Adrian Peterson did not want to gloat, but upon meeting with reporters on Monday following his ultra-successful debut with the Arizona Cardinals the previous day, when he ran 26 times for 134 yards and two touchdowns, he could not help himself.

Seahawks back from bye refreshed

10:12 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks were back on the practice field on Monday for a brief walkthrough after returning from their bye-week break.

Lions coach Cardwell concerned about turnovers

9:41 PM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Statistically, the Detroit Lions rank among the NFL's highest-scoring teams at nearly 27 points per game. But anyone who has watched them play of late knows that number is no indication of how poorly the offense has performed.

Winston might play in Bucs’ next game

9:41 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got good news on quarterback Jameis Winston.

NFLPA seeks new TRO for Elliott

9:35 PM

The NFL Players Association on Monday filed a request for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in a New York court on behalf of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Broncos lay huge egg at home

9:23 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The boos the Denver Broncos received from their home fans Sunday night were well-deserved.

Defense rescues Dolphins in Atlanta

8:53 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins (3-2), who had their week begin with a scandalous video of its former offensive line coach, had a remarkable comeback in its 20-17 victory at Atlanta on Sunday.

Jets try to leave controversial call behind

8:38 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- By now, you have seen the play multiple times, probably in slow motion. You have heard the explanation for why it was a fumble, and if you are a New York Jets fan, you don't agree with it. Bottom line, the Jets lost another heartbreaker to the New England Patriots and there is nothing they can do now except turn the page.

Redskins TE Davis an ageless wonder

8:37 PM

HERNDON, Va. -- Two years ago, at age 31, veteran tight end Vernon Davis was a bit player on a Super Bowl champion. A once brilliant career was fading.

McAdoo cedes Giants’ play-calling to OC

8:23 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- After hitting rock-bottom a week ago in a loss against the then winless Los Angeles Chargers, New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo made a decision that might very well have saved his locker room -- and perhaps even his job.

Bears coach sees signs of Trubisky’s improvement

8:11 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Two plays in particular Sunday showed Chicago Bears head coach John Fox the advancement quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has made since preseason began.

Takeaways hot topic for Bears’ defense

8:06 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears safety Adrian Amos knew all about the interception drought his team ended Sunday in a 27-24 victory over the Baltimore Ravens.

Packers try to recover from loss of Rodgers

8:04 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It was the worst of times.

LB Bowman adds ability, leadership to Raiders

8:03 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Help is on the way, although it's not clear exactly how much help NaVorro Bowman is going to be to an Oakland Raiders team on a four-game losing streak and in last place in the AFC West.

Vikings’ QB Bridgewater to practice this week

7:36 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers are tied atop the NFC North, but for the first time in a quarter century or so, it's the Vikings who are stronger at quarterback.

Bills surprisingly in playoff hunt

7:32 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills returned to work Monday to find themselves sitting in a playoff position through six weeks of the NFL season. Thanks to a bevy of surprising results around the league Sunday, the Bills are sitting in fifth place overall in the AFC with a 3-2 record.

NFL notebook: Rodgers to have surgery, per McCarthy

7:21 PM

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Monday that Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone "in the near future."

Belichick newsflash: These aren’t 2016 Patriots

7:21 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Through six games of 2017, the Patriots (4-2) clearly aren't the same team that took home New England's fifth Lombardi Trophy with the epic comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons in February.

Raiders sign former 49ers LB Bowman

7:18 PM

The Oakland Raiders signed linebacker NaVorro Bowman to a contract, the team announced Monday.

Browns’ QB situation up in the air -- again

6:54 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- Just like last Monday, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson is beginning another week unsure which quarterback he will start against the Tennessee Titans next Sunday.

NFL senior VP of officiating defends call to overturn Jets’ TD

6:33 PM

NFL senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron stands by his controversial call to overturn the touchdown catch by New York Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the fourth quarter Sunday against the New England Patriots.

Run defense burns Chiefs

6:29 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After watching Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell rip through his defense for 179 yards in a 19-13 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, defensive coordinator Bob Sutton had a short response when asked to go into depth about his team's run defense struggles.

Saints get defensive and win

6:14 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints have won three games in a row and have shown an ability to win in a variety of ways.

Broncos WRs Sanders, McKenzie out with sprained ankles

6:03 PM

Denver Broncos wide receivers Emmanuel Sanders and Isaiah McKenzie sustained sprained ankles Sunday night and will miss the team's Week 7 game against the Los Angeles Chargers, coach Vance Joseph said Monday.

Falcons still kicking leads away

6:03 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons have not learned their lesson from Super Bowl LI.

Redskins DL Allen (foot) out at least three weeks

5:50 PM

Washington Redskins rookie defensive lineman Jonathan Allen is expected to be sidelined for at least three weeks with a foot injury, coach Jay Gruden said Monday.

Ravens’ offense is broken

5:50 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- One week after a promising performance, the Baltimore Ravens are back to figuring out ways to ways to fix a broken offense.

Steelers WR Bryant denies requesting trade

5:38 PM

PITTSBURGH -- Another week and another potential distraction for the Pittsburgh Steelers, whose 2017 season might as well be titled: "As the Steelers turn."

Rams win with special teams

5:20 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Rams are 4-2 for the first time since 2006 and have shown maturity, poise, resilience and massive coaching and personnel improvements.

LB Bowman reportedly set to sign with Raiders

5:09 PM

Linebacker NaVorro Bowman is signing a one-year, $3 million deal with the Oakland Raiders, multiple outlets reported on Monday.

Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice

4:53 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who has not played or practiced since suffering a dislocated left knee and torn ACL almost 14 months ago, was cleared to return to practice, coach Mike Zimmer confirmed Monday.

Steelers WR Bryant shuts down trade request talk

4:38 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant reportedly requested a trade recently, but he shut down those reports Monday.

Broncos WRs Sanders, McKenzie out with sprained ankles

4:11 PM

Denver Broncos wide receivers Emmanuel Sanders and Isaiah McKenzie sustained sprained ankles Sunday night and will miss the team's Week 7 game against the Los Angeles Chargers, coach Vance Joseph said Monday.

Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice

2:27 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who has not played or practiced since suffering a dislocated left knee and torn ACL more than 13 months ago, was cleared to return to practice, according to multiple reports Monday.

NFL senior VP of officiating defends call to overturn Jets’ TD

2:20 PM

NFL senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron stands by his controversial call to overturn the touchdown catch by New York Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the fourth quarter Sunday against the New England Patriots.

Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice

12:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who has not played or practiced since suffering a dislocated left knee and torn ACL more than 13 months ago, was cleared to return to practice, according to multiple reports Monday.

Steelers WR Bryant seems to shut down trade request

10:45 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant reportedly requested a trade recently, but he seemed to shut down those reports.

Play-calling shift pays off for Giants

3:06 AM

DENVER -- New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo relinquished his play-calling duties this week so he could focus all his attention on helping his injury-battered team regroup.

Play-calling shift pays off for Giants

2:43 AM

DENVER -- New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo relinquished his play-calling duties this week so he could focus all his attention on helping his injury-battered team regroup.

NFL roundup: Packers lose game, QB Rodgers

12:17 AM

MINNEAPOLIS -- In an unexpected battle of the backups, Minnesota quarterback Case Keenum out-dueled Green Bay's Brett Hundley as the Vikings beat the Packers 23-10 on Sunday, forging a tie atop the NFC North standings.

» Sunday, October 15, 2017

Peterson makes impressive debut with Cardinals

11:24 PM

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The good news is Adrian Peterson may have just saved the Arizona Cardinals' 2017 season.

Gamble proves costly in Chiefs’ loss to Steelers

11:09 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Pittsburgh Steelers held off Kansas City for a 19-13 win at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, dodging a last-minute rally after the Chiefs pushed the ball past midfield with just more than a minute to play and needing a touchdown to win.

Broncos WR Sanders (ankle) exits game

11:05 PM

DENVER -- Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders left Denver's Sunday night game against the New York Giants late in the third quarter due to a right ankle injury.

WR Williams plays first game for Chargers

10:52 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Los Angeles Chargers rookie wide receiver Mike Williams made his long-awaited NFL debut on Sunday in a 17-16 victory over the Oakland Raiders.

Broncos QB Siemian returns after being sidelined by shoulder injury

10:40 PM

DENVER -- Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian left Denver's Sunday night against the New York Giants late in the second quarter with a left (non-throwing) shoulder injury.

Kaepernick files collusion grievance

8:41 PM

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, accusing the 32 owners of collusion, his legal team announced on Sunday.

NFL roundup: Packers lose game, QB Rodgers

8:33 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- In an unexpected battle of the backups, Minnesota quarterback Case Keenum out-dueled Green Bay's Brett Hundley as the Vikings beat the Packers 23-10 on Sunday, forging a tie atop the NFC North standings.

Saints DE Jordan celebrates big play with dunk

8:06 PM

NEW ORLEANS -- Defensive end Cam Jordan can do a lot of amazing things on the football field, but the greatest play of his seven-year NFL career -- an end-zone interception of Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford for the decisive touchdown in the New Orleans Saints' 52-38 victory on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome -- ended with a slam dunk.

Beathard earns starting nod as 49ers QB

8:03 PM

LANDOVER, Md. -- San Francisco 49ers rookie quarterback C.J. Beathard couldn't author a storybook ending when he replaced Brian Hoyer in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Washington Redskins.

Reports: Kaepernick files collusion grievance

7:39 PM

Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, accusing the 32 owners of collusion, according to multiple reports on Sunday.

Confusing rule highlights Jets-Patriots game

7:19 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The latest installment of an NFL rule nobody quite understands occurred on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

Trubisky enjoys contributing to Bears’ OT win

7:08 PM

BALTIMORE -- Chicago rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky showed poise with his arm and feet, helping the Bears come away with a 27-24 overtime victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

QB Ryan, Falcons lamenting collapse vs. Dolphins

6:50 PM

ATLANTA -- Matt Ryan had been 7-2 following bye weeks and it looked like the reigning NFL Most Valuable Player would win again Sunday when his Atlanta Falcons led the Miami Dolphins 17-0 at halftime.

Trubinsky enjoys contributing to Bears’ OT win

6:48 PM

BALTIMORE -- Chicago rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky showed poise with his arm and feet, helping the Bears come away with a 27-24 overtime victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

QB Kizer watches as Hogan struggles in Browns debut

6:44 PM

HOUSTON -- Just when it appeared that the Cleveland Browns couldn't do anything to more closely resemble a rudderless ship, a game like Sunday unfolds and the bar of expectation is lowered.

Packers bracing for QB Rodgers absence

6:13 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- All week, in advance of the Packers' lone scheduled visit to U.S. Bank Stadium of the season, the talk was that Aaron Rodgers and his Green Bay teammates could be visiting Minnesota again in February, for Super Bowl LII.

NFL roundup: Packers lose game, QB Rodgers

5:40 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- In an unexpected battle of the backups, Minnesota quarterback Case Keenum out-dueled Green Bay's Brett Hundley as the Vikings beat the Packers 23-10 on Sunday, forging a tie atop the NFC North standings.

Bucs QB Winston leaves with shoulder injury

5:25 PM

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston left Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals in the second quarter with a right throwing shoulder injury and his return is doubtful.

NFL notebook: Packers QB Rogers may be lost for season

5:14 PM

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken right collarbone during Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Dolphins C Pouncey out with possible concussion

3:48 PM

ATLANTA -- Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey left Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons late in the second quarter to be evaluated for a concussion and was ruled out for the rest of the game shortly after halftime.

Packers QB Rodgers suffers broken collarbone

3:36 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken right collarbone during Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Seven 49ers kneel during anthem versus Redskins

2:35 PM

Seven San Francisco 49ers players kneeled during the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins.

Giants WR Marshall plans to return in 2018

2:16 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who underwent season-ending surgery after injuring his ankle last week, said he has no plans to retire.

Vikings QB Bridgewater could come off PUP list this week

1:57 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who dislocated his left knee and tore multiple ligaments 13-plus months ago, is hoping to come off the physically unable to perform list as early as this week.

Packers QB Rodgers departs with shoulder injury

1:51 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers left Sunday's game in Minnesota in the first quarter due to an injury to his right shoulder.

» Saturday, October 14, 2017

NFL notebook: Patriots rookie Langi hospitalized after car accident

8:29 PM

New England Patriots rookie defensive end/linebacker Harvey Langi and his wife were involved in a car accident Friday night when they were rear-ended by another vehicle, the team announced Saturday.

Jets waive WR Marshall

7:07 PM

The New York Jets waived wide receiver Jalin Marshall on Saturday, one day before their game against the rival New England Patriots with first place in the AFC East on the line.

Patriots CB Gilmore ruled out vs. Jets

6:28 PM

New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J., because of a concussion, the team announced Saturday afternoon.

Titans QB Mariota questionable for Monday night

6:25 PM

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the Indianapolis Colts after missing last week's game against the Miami Dolphins with a hamstring injury.

49ers promote TE Hikutini after releasing Bowman

5:03 PM

The San Francisco 49ers promoted tight end Cole Hikutini to the active roster from the team's practice squad on Saturday.

Patriots rookie Langi involved in car accident

4:50 PM

New England Patriots rookie defensive end/linebacker Harvey Langi and his wife were involved in a car accident Friday night when they were rear-ended by another vehicle, the team announced Saturday.

Colts put RG Mewhort on IR

3:06 PM

The Indianapolis Colts placed starting right guard Jack Mewhort on the injured reserve list Saturday with a knee injury.

» Friday, October 13, 2017

NFLPA will request full-panel appeal of Elliott decision

10:57 PM

The NFL players' union said Friday night it will request a hearing of the full panel of judges with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on behalf of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Hernandez estate drops federal lawsuit, plans to refile in state court

9:59 PM

Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez dropped a federal lawsuit against the NFL and New England Patriots on Friday and said they plan to refile it in a Massachusetts state court.

Cox returns to ignite Eagles’ pass rush

9:50 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Fletcher Cox returned to the Philadelphia Eagles lineup Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers after missing two games with a calf injury.

Week 6 Game Scout: Colts at Titans

8:55 PM

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (2-3) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (2-3)

Week 6 Game Scout: Lions at Saints

8:55 PM

DETROIT LIONS (3-2) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (2-2)

Week 6 Game Scout: Giants at Broncos

8:53 PM

NEW YORK GIANTS (0-5) AT DENVER BRONCOS (3-1)

Week 6 Game Scout: Packers at Vikings

8:53 PM

GREEN BAY PACKERS (4-1) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (3-2)

Week 6 Game Scout: Browns at Texans

8:51 PM

CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-5) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (2-3)

Week 6 Game Scout: Chargers at Raiders

8:51 PM

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-4) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (2-3)

Week 6 Game Scout: Steelers at Chiefs

8:49 PM

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (3-2) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (5-0)

Week 6 Game Scout: Rams at Jaguars

8:46 PM

LOS ANGELES RAMS (3-2) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (3-2)

Week 6 Game Scout: Bears at Ravens

8:45 PM

CHICAGO BEARS (1-4) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (3-2)

Week 6 Game Scout: Buccaneers at Cardinals

8:45 PM

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-2) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (2-3)

Week 6 Game Scout: 49ers at Redskins

8:42 PM

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (0-5) AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS (2-2)

Week 6 Game Scout: Dolphins at Falcons

8:42 PM

MIAMI DOLPHINS (2-2) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (3-1)

Week 6 Game Scout: Patriots at Jets

8:37 PM

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (3-2) AT NEW YORK JETS (3-2)

Game Scout: Week 6 Games

8:29 PM

MIAMI DOLPHINS (2-2) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (3-1)

NFL notebook: 49ers cut ties with Bowman

7:33 PM

The San Francisco 49ers released linebacker NaVorro Bowman on Friday after the veteran expressed displeasure at coming out of last week's game.

Chargers WR Williams expects to make NFL debut

7:09 PM

Los Angeles Chargers rookie wide receiver Mike Williams declared himself ready to make his NFL debut this weekend against the host Oakland Raiders.

Raiders QB Carr removed from injury report

6:25 PM

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was removed from the team's injury report on Friday and will start Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers.

NFL Injury Report

6:20 PM

NFL injury report for Sunday games

Panthers can’t run, Cam can’t hide

6:11 PM

CHARLOTTE -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been less accurate in home games than he is on the road, throwing three interceptions in each of his last two home appearances.

Kuechly concussed again; career in question

6:00 PM

CHARLOTTE -- The status of linebacker Luke Kuechly is an issue again for the Carolina Panthers and this time his future in the NFL could be part of the conversation.

Lions QB Stafford questionable for Sunday

5:38 PM

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints due to an ankle injury.

49ers part ways with LB Bowman

5:11 PM

The San Francisco 49ers released linebacker NaVorro Bowman on Friday after the veteran expressed displeasure at coming out of last week's game.

Raiders, Chargers staying in Oakland for now

4:43 PM

Sunday's game between the Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers will be played in Oakland, barring any significant change in air quality.

Jones, Cowboys standing behind Elliott

4:34 PM

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones called Thursday's federal appeals court decision that reinstated the six-game suspension of Ezekiel Elliott over an alleged domestic violence incident a "setback" as the star running back considers his legal options.

Jaguars C Linder will miss second straight game

2:54 PM

The Jacksonville Jaguars ruled out center Brandon Linder for the second consecutive week with an illness ahead of Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Vikings’ Keenum to start again with Bradford ruled out

2:37 PM

The Minnesota Vikings ruled out quarterback Sam Bradford for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers and Case Keenum will return to the starting role.

Kuechly’s health again a headache for Panthers

1:33 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers dealt with the topic of Luke Kuechly's concussions before, but that doesn't make it any easier this time.

» Thursday, October 12, 2017

Panthers’ Kuechly leaves games with possible concussion

11:02 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly left Thursday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second quarter to be evaluated for a possible concussion.

Rams LB Ogletree lands four-year extension

10:58 PM

Linebacker Alec Ogletree reached agreement with the Los Angeles Rams on a four-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday.

Court lifts injunction against Cowboys’ Elliott, clears way for ban

9:32 PM

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott suffered a blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court lifted the injunction that prevented him from serving a six-game suspension over an alleged domestic violence incident.

Bears WR Wheaton out 4-6 weeks with groin tear

9:30 PM

Chicago Bears wide receiver Markus Wheaton is expected to miss at least a month with a tear in his groin, according to a published report on Thursday.

Goodell’s wife defends him with anonymous Twitter account

8:00 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's wife used an anonymous Twitter account to defend her husband following critical stories or what she considered erroneous media accounts, the Wall Street Journal reported.

NFL notebook: Cowboys RB Elliott sees suspension restored

7:54 PM

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott suffered a blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court lifted the injunction that prevented him from serving a six-game suspension over an alleged domestic violence incident.

Titans WR Matthews says he’ll quit if forced to stand for anthem

7:02 PM

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews said on social media that he will quit the game if the NFL forces players to stand during the national anthem.

Wildfires have NFL mulling venue options for Raiders-Chargers

6:26 PM

Sunday's game between the Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders is still scheduled to be played in the Bay Area but NFL officials are study contingency options as the wildfires north of Oakland continue to rage out of control.

Colts remain in division hunt

5:57 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- With his Indianapolis Colts off to a 2-3 start to the season, head coach Chuck Pagano is looking ahead to Monday night's nationally televised game with AFC South rival Tennessee.

Court lifts injunction against Cowboys’ Elliott, clears way for ban

5:42 PM

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott suffered a blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court lifted the injunction that prevented him from serving a six-game suspension over an alleged domestic violence incident.

Bengals TE Eifert (back) to have season-ending surgery

3:47 PM

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert will undergo season-ending surgery on his back Thursday, multiple outlets reported.

Bradford, Diggs sit out practice again for Vikings

3:31 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford and wide receiver Stefon Diggs sat out practice for the second straight day on Thursday.

Giants CB Rodgers-Cromartie suspended indefinitely

3:04 PM

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been suspended indefinitely following a meeting with coach Ben McAdoo on Thursday.

Super Bowl XLIV star Porter arrested on drug, battery charges

1:02 PM

Super Bowl XLIV star Tracy Porter was arrested on charges of domestic battery and drug possession in Baton Rouge, La., police confirmed.

Giants CB Rodgers-Cromartie suspended indefinitely

12:36 PM

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been suspended indefinitely following a meeting with coach Ben McAdoo on Thursday.

Rams WR Watkins ’frustrated’ with role in offense

11:59 AM

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Sammy Watkins is doing his best to keep his emotions in check after being held to just one catch for 17 yards in his last two outings.

Miller: Committing to finding a QB

11:23 AM

Nearly a third of the way through the NFL season, there are still three winless teams. One, the New York Giants, has a roster beset by injuries. But the other two, Cleveland and San Francisco, appear to be winless almost by design.

Bengals TE Eifert (back) to have season-ending surgery

10:36 AM

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert will undergo season-ending surgery on his back Thursday, multiple outlets reported.

Cowboys not panicking over slow start

12:12 AM

FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys head into the bye week with as many losses as they had in all of the 2016 regular season.

» Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Loss of Ngata leaves hole in Lions defense

11:51 PM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The NFL's third-ranked rushing defense suffered a big blow Wednesday when the Detroit Lions placed defensive tackle Haloti Ngata on injured reserve with a season-ending biceps injury.

At bye, Seahawks search for their identity

11:49 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- Just past the quarter pole of the 2017 season, the true identity of this year's Seattle Seahawks remains unknown.

49ers’ eyes focused on Washington’s Cousins

11:27 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers have positioned themselves to make a big-time upgrade at quarterback next season.

Chargers hope to build on first win

11:09 PM

Yep, a win can cover up everything and how about those streaking Los Angeles Chargers? That they are headed in the opposite direction of the Oakland Raiders is a head-scratcher as the teams square off on Sunday.

Cardinals’ Peterson steps into starting role

10:56 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Adrian Peterson knew something was up Tuesday morning when a friend sent him a text that read "Text 911."

Texans move on without Watt and Mercilus

10:46 PM

HOUSTON -- The shock has subsided days after Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt suffered a gruesome fractured leg when his left knee buckled awkwardly underneath him Sunday night.

Chiefs’ creative offense a challenge for video games

10:29 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid's utilization of jet sweeps, motion and the shovel pass is inspiring imitators around the league, but running back Charcandrick West wants to see Reid's influence spread further -- specifically to the EA Sports "Madden NFL" video game franchise.

Packers try to continue dominance vs. division foes

10:28 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has dominated the NFC North division since arriving in Green Bay in 2006, going 51-17-1 in the division (.746).

Chiefs’ Reid sees nothing different in QB Smith

10:21 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The name of quarterback Alex Smith sits atop the leaderboard among the league's most proficient and prolific passers through the Kansas City Chiefs' 5-0 start, sparking talk of most valuable player awards, but Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin doesn't see a "new" Alex Smith this season.

Rams face tough road test

9:53 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- As the Los Angeles Rams head toward one of their toughest stretches of the season -- three straight games away from Los Angeles while traveling to Jacksonville, London (to play the Arizona Cardinals) and New York to play the Giants -- two points of emphasis have become a priority:

Mariota improving; hopes to play Monday

9:53 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Quarterback Marcus Mariota is the center of attention this week, as the Tennessee Titans try to determine whether or not he can play Monday night against Indianapolis with his injured left hamstring.

Jaguars QB Bortles fine with not passing much

9:48 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- In quarterback Blake Bortles' first three seasons in the NFL, he averaged 34, 38 and 39 pass attempts per game.

Bears QB Trubisky improves decision-making

9:36 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears will live with the mistakes if rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky continues to learn when he can gamble and when he has to be conservative with the football.

Broncos back and refreshed from bye

9:18 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-- Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph wanted his team to come back from the bye week with an edge, and he wanted his players to take the battered New York Giants seriously.

Redskins face former assistant Shanahan

9:09 PM

HERNDON, Va. -- Sunday marks a second reunion between the Washington Redskins and a former offensive coordinator this season.

Jets won’t apologize for 3-2 record

8:57 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Based on their record, the New York Jets (3-2) are a good team.

Buccaneers look for more from RB Martin

8:43 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers don't have many good memories about their trip to the desert last season in Week 2 when they fell to the Cardinals 40-7.

Brady ready to go, but Patriots must protect him

8:37 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- No team wants to see its quarterback get hit.

Dolphins seek offensive improvement

8:04 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins (2-2) must feel fortunate to have a .500 record heading into Sunday's game at Atlanta (3-1) considering everything that's happened since training camp -- most notably injuries, Hurricane Irma, Lawrence Timmons going AWOL, and the video scandal involving former offensive line coach Chris Foerster.

Jaguars do not seem to have home-field advantage

7:59 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Any NFL player would rather play in front of the hometown fans. But that hasn't proven to be much of an advantage for the Jaguars in recent years.

Jaquars QB Bortles fine with not passing much

7:51 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- In quarterback Blake Bortles' first three seasons in the NFL, he averaged 34, 38 and 39 pass attempts per game.

Raiders’ QB Carr accepts risk of playing with painful back

7:49 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Derek Carr understands there's risk in involved in returning to the field so soon after fracturing a bone in his back.

Vikings face Packers QB Rodgers again

7:36 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mike Zimmer has the answer to all the Minnesota Vikings' ills when it comes to Aaron Rodgers.

Saints try to get over .500

6:43 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints have not had a record with a winning percentage better than .500 since finishing the 2013 season at 11-5.

Focus on defensive front paying off for Falcons

6:34 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons hired Dan Quinn as head coach in part to help improve their pass rush.

NFL notebook: Giants’ Rodgers-Cromartie suspended

6:32 PM

The New York Giants suspended cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after he left the team's facility and did not practice Wednesday.

NFL: Trump’s anthem tweet ’not accurate’

6:27 PM

The NFL disputed the accuracy of President Donald Trump's latest tweet Wednesday morning when he praised the league for "finally demanding" players to stand for the national anthem.

Manning adjusting to changing Giants’ receivers

6:25 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Having lost his top three receivers to injury certainly isn't the way New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning envisioned the 2017 season unfolding.

Bengals TE Eifert considering season-ending surgery

6:18 PM

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert is considering season-ending surgery on his back, ESPN reported on Wednesday, citing sources.

Steelers have woes in red zone

5:58 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers are having trouble scoring and their efficiency in the red zone is a big reason why.

Another starting QB for Browns

5:45 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns are making another quarterback change.

Ravens still dealing with injuries

5:34 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens already have 16 players on injured reserve and enter this week's game against the Chicago Bears with several more key players out of the lineup.

Bengals’ defense making strides

5:16 PM

CINCINNATI -- While much of the attention has been focused on the travails of the Cincinnati Bengals' offense that failed to score a touchdown in the first two games resulting in the ouster of coordinator Ken Zampese, the defense has more quietly gone about its work.

Bills struggling in passing game

5:05 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- For four weeks, the Buffalo Bills were one of the most surprising teams in the NFL, the zenith coming when they improved to 3-1 with a somewhat shocking 23-17 victory in Atlanta over the defending NFC champion Falcons.

Browns QB Hogan replaces Kizer as starter

4:58 PM

Second-year quarterback Kevin Hogan will replace rookie DeShone Kizer as the Cleveland Browns starter against the Houston Texans on Sunday, coach Hue Jackson announced Wednesday.

Cowboys release DB Carroll; DT Paea to retire

4:22 PM

The Dallas Cowboys released offseason acquisition Nolan Carroll, the team announced Wednesday.

Cowboys plan to release DB Carroll

3:28 PM

The Dallas Cowboys are expected to release offseason acquisition Nolan Carroll, multiple outlets reported Wednesday.

Rodgers-Cromartie suspended after leaving Giants’ facility

3:23 PM

The New York Giants suspended cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after he left the team's facility and did not practice Wednesday.

Dolphins tab DeGuglielmo as senior offensive assistant

2:08 PM

The Miami Dolphins named Dave DeGuglielmo senior offensive assistant, the team announced Wednesday.

NFL: Trump’s anthem tweet ’not accurate’

12:12 PM

The NFL disputed the accuracy of President Donald Trump's latest tweet Wednesday morning when he praised the league for "finally demanding" players to stand for the national anthem.

Browns QB Hogan replaces Kizer as starter

11:22 AM

Second-year quarterback Kevin Hogan will replace rookie DeShone Kizer as the starter against the Houston Texans on Sunday, coach Hue Jackson announced Wednesday.

NFL notebook: Goodell memo takes stand on anthem issue

12:14 AM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issued a memo to all 32 teams Tuesday in a bid to end the controversy surrounding player protests during the national anthem.

NFL notebook: Goodell sends teams memo on antherm policy

12:00 AM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issued a memo to all 32 teams Tuesday in a bid to end the controversy surrounding player protests during the national anthem.

» Tuesday, October 10, 2017

QB spot remains uncertain for Vikings

10:59 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings probably lost Sam Bradford for another week or so, but they're also on the verge of possibly getting Teddy Bridgewater, who is on reserve/physically unable to perform (PUP), back at practice as early as next week.

Labor union challenges Cowboys’ anthem stance

9:19 PM

A labor union that represents workers in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas filed a complaint against the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday, alleging that team owner and general manager Jerry Jones is in violation of the National Labor Relations Act by saying that players who do not stand for the national anthem will not play.

NFL notebook: Goodell memo: Players should stand for anthem

8:57 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issued a memo to all 32 teams Tuesday in a bid to end the controversy surrounding player protests during the national anthem.

49ers ink CB Hall to aid banged-up secondary

7:53 PM

The San Francisco 49ers, who have been hit with a rash of injuries in their secondary, signed veteran cornerback Leon Hall to a one-year deal, the team announced Tuesday.

Patriots QB Brady has ailing shoulder

6:51 PM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady missed practice Tuesday due to a reported left shoulder injury, although the team did not provide a reason for the reigning Super Bowl MVP's absence.

Week 6 Game Scout: Eagles at Panthers

6:46 PM

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (4-1) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (4-1)

QB Wentz lighting up defenses on third down

6:07 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz had the best game of his young career Sunday against Arizona, throwing for 304 yards and his first four-touchdown performance. He had a 100-plus passer rating for the first time since Week 4 of his rookie season.

Cardinals acquire RB Peterson from Saints

4:39 PM

The Arizona Cardinals acquired running back Adrian Peterson from the New Orleans Saints for a 2018 draft pick, the team announced Tuesday.

Panthers hope quick turnaround doesn’t hinder QB Newton

4:36 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Significant strides have been made in the past two games for quarterback Cam Newton, who has had regular practice repetitions and parlayed that into huge outings against New England and Detroit.

Eagles DT Cox hopeful of return

4:14 PM

Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox was a full participant in Tuesday's practice after sitting out the last two games with a calf injury.

Giants WR Beckham undergoes ankle surgery

4:01 PM

New York Giants standout receiver Odell Beckham Jr. underwent season-ending surgery for a broken left ankle, the team announced Tuesday.

Panthers WR Funchess nursing knee injury

3:33 PM

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess was held out of Tuesday's practice with a knee injury.

Goodell memo: Players should stand for anthem

3:21 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issued a memo to all 32 teams on Tuesday in a bid to end the controversy surrounding player protests during the national anthem.

Teammates have QB Trubisky’s back after loss

2:49 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky took the blame, and Chicago Bears teammates said to forget it.

Cardinals acquire RB Peterson from Saints

2:31 PM

The Arizona Cardinals acquired running back Adrian Peterson from the New Orleans Saints for a 2018 draft pick, the team announced Tuesday.

Cardinals acquire RB Peterson from Saints

1:40 PM

The Arizona Cardinals acquired running back Adrian Peterson from the New Orleans Saints for a conditional draft pick, the team announced on Tuesday.

Report: Cardinals acquire RB Peterson from Saints

12:20 PM

The Arizona Cardinals acquired running back Adrian Peterson from the New Orleans Saints for a conditional draft pick, ESPN's Dianna Russini reported on Tuesday, citing sources.

Reports: Lions to sign former first-round DE Jones

10:15 AM

The Detroit Lions are expected to sign former first-round draft pick Datone Jones to strengthen the team's defensive line, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday.

Vikings not about to duck out of TD celebration

2:16 AM

CHICAGO -- Minnesota Vikings wide receivers Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs sat in front of their lockers Monday night and debated the name of the game.

Eagles making ground game work

1:30 AM

PHILADELPHIA -- In their first two games, the Philadelphia Eagles' run percentage was just 30.6. But in the last three games, it's been 54.0. They have averaged 38 rushing attempts per game the last three games, gaining 529 yards and averaging 4.6 yards per carry.

Lions coming up short in pass protection

12:27 AM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has taken a pounding this year.

Texans must adjust without Watt, Mercilus

12:05 AM

HOUSTON -- The ultra-dangerous pass-rushing trio the Houston Texans envisioned has been transformed into a solo act in the wake of season-ending injuries suffered by defensive end J.J. Watt and outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus.

» Monday, October 9, 2017

Giants WR Marshall to have season-ending surgery

11:47 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The injury news about the New York Giants' wide receiver corps just kept getting worse Monday night.

Giants soldier on without top receivers

11:43 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants' receiving trio of Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard have accounted for 719 of the team's 1,338 receiving yards and four of their eight touchdowns.

Redskins still have injury issues after bye week

11:37 PM

ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins needed every bit of the bye week to get healthy, but one week off might not be enough.

49ers’ Shanahan questioned about personnel choices in loss

11:06 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Just when the San Francisco 49ers seemed to get head coach Kyle Shanahan's offense rolling, you had to wonder if the 49ers were truly trying to win Sunday.

Seahawks need more from their running game

10:19 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- In their first game without Chris Carson, the Seattle Seahawks running game was woefully ineffective.

Cowboys face a number of questions

10:06 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys lost three games all last season. They have now matched that loss total through five games in 2017 as they dropped to 2-3 heading into this week's bye thanks to a 35-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Adams’ quick recovery aids Packers

9:50 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- On Sept. 28, Davante Adams remained motionless on the Lambeau Field grass for 4 minutes, 11 seconds. He was wheeled off on a stretcher, spent a night in a local hospital with head and neck injuries, and spent most of last week in the concussion protocol.

WR Adams’ quick recovery aids Packers

9:46 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- On Sept. 28, wide receiver Davante Adams was motionless on the Lambeau Field grass for 4 minutes, 11 seconds. He was wheeled off on a stretcher, spent a night in a local hospital with head and neck injuries, and spent most of last week in the concussion protocol.

Rams face difficult road test

9:36 PM

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Rams had a chance to take control of the NFC West on Sunday and send another decisive message they are a legitimate NFL contender.

Broncos have goals in mind after bye week

9:20 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos returned from their bye knowing that if they are to reclaim the AFC West crown, they will have to do two things.

Titans try to hang on without Mariota

9:10 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two weeks ago, the Tennessee Titans looked to be one of the better teams in the NFL, having beaten down Jacksonville on the road and dominated Seattle at home.

Raiders not making plays when needed

8:57 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Coach Jack Del Rio knows the armchair psychologists will be out in force but he thinks the Oakland Raiders' struggles are more basic than it may seem.

Saints hope to pick up where they left off

8:46 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints return from their bye week to play in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the first time in four weeks this weekend.

Myriad of problems affecting Cardinals

8:32 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- There might still be time for the Arizona Cardinals to turn things around, but it's not only one or two problems they have to fix and correct.

Despite big win, Jaguars have concerns

8:18 PM

JACKSONVILLE -- Even after one of the team's most impressive wins in the last 10 years, the Jaguars should feel some trepidation about Sunday's encounter with the Los Angeles Rams.

Giants soldier on without top receivers

8:03 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants' receiving trio of Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard have accounted for 719 of the team's 1,338 receiving yards and four of their eight touchdowns.

Chargers are winners and that’s worth noting

7:35 PM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- By beating the New York Giants on Sunday, the Los Angeles Chargers snapped a nine-game losing streak dating to last year. They also won their first game of the season and who says the Big Apple is sour?

Surprising Jets finding ways to win

7:30 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- When a team gets hot, people tend to focus on the offense, and more specifically, the quarterback.

Vikings activate WR Floyd after suspension

6:42 PM

The Minnesota Vikings activated suspended wide receiver Michael Floyd to the 53-man roster and released running back Stevan Ridley prior to Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears.

NFL notebook: Dolphins’ coach resigns after video surfaces; Beckham, Watt done

6:40 PM

Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster resigned Monday morning after a video surfaced showing him snorting an unknown white power substance off a table while at work.

Big plays return to Ravens’ offense

6:40 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Just days after admitting the offense lacked confidence, quarterback Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens regained some of their swagger.

Colts believe they have put themselves in division race

6:33 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- With Sunday's home-field 26-23 overtime win over San Francisco, the Indianapolis Colts have positioned themselves to start making a move in the volatile AFC South.

Poor receiving corps affecting Bills’ ground game

6:14 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Lost in the excitement over a 3-1 start for the Buffalo Bills was the underlying reality that the offense just isn't very good, and that certainly manifested itself Sunday in Cincinnati. The Bills were brutal, and it was the primary reason for a 20-16 loss.

Browns coach Jackson contemplates QB switch

6:05 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson is contemplating starting backup quarterback Kevin Hogan against the Texans in Houston after benching rookie DeShone Kizer at halftime of a 17-14 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday.

Bengals crawl back closer to .500

5:49 PM

CINCINNATI -- It was a Sunday of redemption for the Cincinnati Bengals.

Chiefs keep winning despite injuries

5:46 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs continue rolling through the AFC, moving to 5-0 this season thanks to a 42-34 win over the Houston Texans, despite piling up more injuries which is knocking key players from the starting lineup.

Panthers get win despite running issues

5:27 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Usually the rushing attack is a good foundation for the Carolina Panthers.

Steelers’ run defense letting team down

5:25 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have some major problems with their run defense. For the second time in three weeks, an opponent rushed for more than 200 yards. The Jaguars rushed for 231, which included a 90-yard run by Leonard Fournette.

Steelers QB Roethlisberger mired in perplexing slump

5:24 PM

PITTSBURGH -- What is wrong with Ben Roethlisberger?

Departed coach means even more distractions for Dolphins

5:14 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster resigned Monday morning amid a scandal involving a video in which he's apparently filming himself snorting a white substance and addressing a woman.

Vikings actiavte WR Floyd after suspension

3:57 PM

The Minnesota Vikings activated suspended wide receiver Michael Floyd to the 53-man roster and released running back Stevan Ridley prior to Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears.

Bills TE Clay out multiple weeks with knee injury

3:15 PM

Buffalo Bills tight end Charles Clay underwent left knee surgery Monday and will be out multiple weeks, coach Sean McDermott told reporters.

Bucs sign K Murray to replace Folk

3:11 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Patrick Murray to a contract and placed fellow kicker Nick Folk on injured reserve with a minor injury classification, the team announced Monday.

Giants’ Beckham to have season-ending ankle surgery

3:08 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will undergo season-ending surgery this week for his broken left ankle, coach Ben McAdoo confirmed Monday.

Dolphins OL coach Foerster resigns after video surfaces

2:57 PM

Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster resigned Monday morning after a video surfaced showing him snorting an unknown white power substance off a table while at work.

Y.A. Tittle, Hall of Fame quarterback, dies at 90

2:52 PM

Hall of Fame quarterback and 1963 NFL Most Valuable Player Y.A. Tittle died Sunday. He was 90.

Texans DE Watt, LB Mercilus out for season

1:34 PM

Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien confirmed Monday that star defensive end J.J. Watt will miss the rest of the 2017 season after he suffered a leg fracture during Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

NFLPA’s Smith: ’No player is disrespecting our country or our flag’

1:11 PM

NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith released a statement Monday regarding players protesting during the national anthem, saying "no player is disrespecting our country or our flag."

Dolphins OL coach Foerster resigns after video surfaces

11:51 AM

Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster resigned Monday morning after a video surfaced showing him snorting an unknown white power substance off a table while at work.

Dolphins OL coach Foerster resigns after video surfaces

10:54 AM

Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster resigned Monday morning after a video surfaced showing him snorting an unknown white power substance off a table while at work.

Texans’ Watt sees another season cut short

2:04 AM

HOUSTON -- While burnishing a resume that was fast-tracking him toward the Hall of Fame, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt not only amassed sacks and pass deflections at a remarkable clip, he did so while showcasing extraordinary durability over his first five seasons in the NFL.

Raiders’ Penn jaws back at fans

12:39 AM

Oakland Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn had a verbal altercation with irate fans when he exited the players' parking lot at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum following the Raiders' 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

» Sunday, October 8, 2017

Jones: Cowboys who don’t stand for anthem won’t play

11:11 PM

Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Sunday that any Dallas player who does not stand for the national anthem and is "disrespectful to the flag" would not play.

Texans’ Watt suffers potential season-ending leg fracture

11:00 PM

HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans announced that defensive end J.J. Watt suffered a tibial plateau fracture of his left leg in Sunday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs at NRG Stadium.

Cowboys’ Prescott, Elliott struggling in second season

9:48 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A year ago, Dallas rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and fellow rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott could seemingly do no wrong.

Turnovers doom Rams in tight loss to Seahawks

9:43 PM

LOS ANGELES -- The high-flying Los Angeles Rams opposed the Seattle Seahawks' Legion of Doom, and something had to give Sunday in the teams' NFC West showdown.

Smith’s fumble return for TD hurts so good in Ravens’ win

9:28 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith paid a price for his 47-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the first quarter Sunday in a 30-17 victory over the Oakland Raiders.

Texans DE Watt leaves with knee injury

9:23 PM

HOUSTON -- Texans defensive end J.J. Watt required aid leaving the field after sustaining a non-contact knee injury during the Kansas City Chiefs' opening possession against Houston on Sunday night at NRG Stadium.

NFL notebook: Giants WR Beckham breaks left ankle

8:41 PM

New York Giants standout wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will need surgery for a broken left ankle, which he injured Sunday in his team's 27-22 loss to the visiting Los Angeles Chargers.

Pence leaves game after players kneel; 49ers’ Reid reacts

8:33 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Vice President Mike Pence, the former governor of Indiana, and his wife left Lucas Oil Stadium when the visiting San Francisco 49ers knelt during the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

NFL roundup: Vinatieri gives Colts OT win vs. 49ers

8:31 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Adam Vinatieri kicked four field goals, including a 51-yarder with 1:38 remaining in overtime to give the Indianapolis Colts a 26-23 victory against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in Lucas Oil Stadium.

Ex-Browns QB McCown guides Jets to winning record

8:27 PM

CLEVELAND -- Josh McCown won a total of two football games in 22 starts over a span of three years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Cleveland Browns from 2014-16.

Roethlisberger questions himself after five interceptions

8:22 PM

PITTSBURGH -- As Ben Roethlisberger did after an upset loss in Chicago, he took the blame for a 30-9 home loss Sunday to the underdog Jacksonville Jaguars.

Giants lose Beckham, three other WRs, in loss to Chargers

8:16 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants are not only winless through five games, but they're facing the very real possibility of having to get that elusive first win without their best player moving forward.

Defense comes up big for Eagles

8:10 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Lost in the euphoria of the quick-strike offense was the ever-improving play of the Philadelphia Eagles' defense.

Bengals relieved to be 2-3 heading into bye after 0-3 start

8:06 PM

CINCINNATI -- On a rainy Sunday afternoon at Paul Brown Stadium, the sun didn't set on the Cincinnati Bengals' season, despite plenty of reasons it should have.

Dolphins fans want Cutler replaced, but Gase stands by QB

8:02 PM

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The chant, which was repeated several times during the Miami Dolphins' 16-10 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon, could have been interpreted as "We want more!"

Giants lose Beckham, three other WRs, in loss to Chargers

7:38 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants are not only winless through five games, but they're facing the very real possibility of having to get that elusive first win without their best player moving forward.

Panthers TE Dickson enjoys breakout performance

7:02 PM

DETROIT -- For one game anyway, Ed Dickson did his best impression of Greg Olsen.

Report: Surgery for Giants WR Beckham Jr.

5:53 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will need surgery on his left ankle, which he injured in Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, ESPN reported, based on information from a source.

Giants WR Beckham Jr. breaks ankle

5:50 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will need surgery for a broken left ankle, which he injured in Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, the Giants confirmed.

Ravens RB West departs with calf injury

4:42 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Baltimore Ravens running back Terrance West injured his calf and left the game against the Oakland Raiders with 13:36 remaining in the first quarter on Sunday at the Oakland Coliseum.

Manning enters Colts’ Ring of Honor

4:06 PM

The Indianapolis Colts placed quarterback Peyton Manning into their Ring of Honor and officially retired his No. 18 jersey during halftime of Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers.

VP Pence leaves game when 49ers protest during anthem

3:14 PM

Vice President Mike Pence left Sunday's game between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers because of protests during the national anthem.

VP Pence leaves game when 49ers protest during anthem

2:24 PM

Vice President Mike Pence left Sunday's game between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers because of protests during the national anthem.

Titans to start QB Cassel with Mariota inactive

12:09 PM

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was inactive for Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins due to a hamstring injury.

» Saturday, October 7, 2017

Week 5 Game Scout: Vikings at Bears

9:38 PM

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (2-2) AT CHICAGO BEARS (1-3)

NFL Injury Report

9:32 PM

NFL injury report for weekend games

NFL notebook: Cowboys’ Irving expected to play Sunday

6:30 PM

The Dallas Cowboys activated defensive end David Irving from the reserve/exempt list and he is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

Cowboys activate DE Irving

4:23 PM

The Dallas Cowboys activated defensive end David Irving from the reserve/exempt list and he is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

Steelers WR Bryant questionable with illness

3:21 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers added wide receiver Martavis Bryant to the injury report due to an illness for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Vikings QB Bradford questionable vs. Bears

2:35 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford participated in practice again on Saturday but was listed as questionable due to his left knee injury for Monday night's road game against the Chicago Bears.

Colts sign TE Alie-Cox to practice squad

1:38 PM

The Indianapolis Colts brought back former basketball player Mo Alie-Cox, signing the tight end to the team's practice squad on Saturday.

» Friday, October 6, 2017

Bucs don’t do enough to win

9:27 PM

TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers did a lot of good things in their 19-14 loss to the New England Patriots Thursday night. In many ways, they played well enough to win. But they couldn't make field goals, and in the end, that was the difference in the game.

Raiders QB Carr has outside chance of playing Sunday

8:56 PM

The Oakland Raiders officially listed quarterback Derek Carr as questionable on Friday, which suggests there is an outside chance he will play in Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Week 5 Game Scout: Vikings at Bears

8:02 PM

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (2-2) AT CHICAGO BEARS (1-3)

Week 5 Game Scout: Chiefs at Texans

7:59 PM

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (4-0) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (2-2)

Week 5 Game Scout: Packers at Cowboys

7:56 PM

GREEN BAY PACKERS (3-1) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (2-2)

Week 5 Game Scout: Ravens at Raiders

7:54 PM

BALTIMORE RAVENS (2-2) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (2-2)

Week 5 Game Scout: Seahawks at Rams

7:50 PM

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (2-2) AT LOS ANGELES RAMS (3-1)

Week 5 Game Scout: Jaguars at Steelers

7:49 PM

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (2-2) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (3-1)

Week 5 Game Scout: Cardinals at Eagles

7:47 PM

ARIZONA CARDINALS (2-2) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (3-1)

Week 5 Game Scout: Chargers at Giants

7:45 PM

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (0-4) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (0-4)

NFL notebook: Titans’ Mariota questionable vs. Dolphins

7:42 PM

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, who has been limited in practice all week with a left hamstring strain, is listed as questionable for Sunday's road game against the Miami Dolphins.

Week 5 Game Scout: Titans at Dolphins

7:42 PM

TENNESSEE TITANS (2-2) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (1-2)

Week 5 Game Scout: 49ers at Colts

7:39 PM

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (0-4) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (1-3)

Week 5 Game Scout: Panthers at Lions

7:38 PM

CAROLINA PANTHERS (3-1) AT DETROIT LIONS (3-1)

Week 5 Game Scout: Jets at Browns

7:36 PM

NEW YORK JETS (2-2) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-4)

Week 5 Game Scout: Bills at Bengals

7:34 PM

BUFFALO BILLS (3-1) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (1-3)

Game Scout: Week 5 Games

7:31 PM

BUFFALO BILLS (3-1) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (1-3)

NFL Injury Report

5:43 PM

NFL injury report for Sunday games

Packers RB Montgomery doubtful for Cowboys

5:33 PM

Green Bay Packers workhorse running back Ty Montgomery is listed as doubtful for this weekend's game against the Dallas Cowboys as he deals with multiple broken ribs.

Steelers WR Brown aims to keep emotions in check

4:31 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown admits he needs to control his emotions after he threw a sideline temper tantrum during last Sunday's game when Ben Roethlisberger failed to target him on a play.

Pass defense looks improved in win over Tampa Bay

3:25 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Last Sunday in Foxborough, Cam Newton threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns, finding receivers wide open all over the field, in the Panthers 33-30 upset win over the New England Patriots.

Eagles DT Cox will miss second straight game

3:18 PM

Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox was ruled out for Sunday's home game against the Arizona Cardinals with a calf injury.

Titans QB Mariota questionable for Dolphins

3:00 PM

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, who has been limited in practice all week with a left hamstring strain, is listed as questionable for Sunday's road game against the Miami Dolphins.

Redskins CB Norman out with fractured rib

1:16 PM

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is expected to be sidelined about a month with a fractured rib.

Giants rule out C Richburg, RB Perkins vs. Chargers

12:39 PM

New York Giants center Weston Richburg and running back Paul Perkins were ruled out for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers at MetLife Stadium.

Bucs to line up kickers for tryouts after Folk misses

12:02 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to hold tryouts for kickers in the aftermath of Nick Folk missing three field goals in the 19-14 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday night.

Colts sign TE Krieger-Coble, waive C Redmond

10:02 AM

The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent tight end Henry Krieger-Coble and waived center Adam Redmond on Friday.

Same old song for struggling Bucs K Folk

2:25 AM

TAMPA, Fla. -- For the Buccaneers, it was another kick in the gut.

» Thursday, October 5, 2017

Bradford practices; will play if ready

10:14 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Quarterback Sam Bradford returned to practice Thursday for the first time since Sept. 21, but was limited and remains day-to-day with the left knee injury that has knocked him out of the last three games.

Newton loses Dannon endorsement after sexist remark

10:03 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was sacked by one of his sponsors on Thursday, Newton issued an apology and his coach said he made a mistake.

Newton loses Dannon endorsement after sexist remark

9:58 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was sacked by one of his sponsors on Thursday, Newton issued an apology and his coach said he made a mistake.

Pats’ Gronkowski joins trio of Buccaneers’ starters on inactive list

8:33 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- The New England Patriots will be without tight end Rob Gronkowski for Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who will be missing three defensive starters.

Bucs add S Johnson to active roster

8:05 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers promoted safety Isaiah Johnson from the practice squad ahead of Thursday's game against the visiting New England Patriots.

NFL notebook: Panthers QB Newton loses Dannon endorsement

7:47 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was sacked by one of his sponsors on Thursday and his coach said he made a mistake.

Patriots TE Gronkowski inactive vs. Buccaneers

7:16 PM

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was inactive for Thursday night's game at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Newton loses Dannon endorsement after sexist remark

6:17 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was sacked by one of his sponsors on Thursday and his coach said he made a mistake.

Browns DE Garrett ready to make debut

4:55 PM

Defensive end Myles Garrett, the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NFL Draft, is expected to make his professional debut Sunday against the New York Jets.

Newton loses Dannon endorsement after sexist remark

3:44 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was sacked by one of his sponsors on Thursday.

Bucs add S Johnson to active roster

1:52 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers promoted safety Isaiah Johnson from the practice squad ahead of Thursday's game against the visiting New England Patriots.

Redskins’ Pryor: Fan’s racial slurs led to his obscene gesture

1:22 PM

Washington Redskins wide receiver Terrelle Pryor wrote on social media that he was called a racial slur, prompting him to make an obscene gesture toward the crowd as he exited the field at Monday night's game in Kansas City.

Newton loses Dannon endorsement after sexist remark

1:20 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was sacked by one of his sponsors on Thursday.

Miller: Patient QB development a thing of the past

1:18 PM

The rules in the NFL have changed, and we don't mean the ones that apply to holding or pass interference or illegal hits. We mean the ones that are the most important of all, the rules that apply to player development.

Newton loses Dannon endorsement after sexist remark

12:51 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was sacked by one of his sponsors on Thursday.

Vikings sign RB Ridley, place Cook on injured reserve

10:49 AM

The Minnesota Vikings signed Stevan Ridley and placed fellow running back Dalvin Cook on injured reserve, the team announced Thursday.

Redskins’ Pryor: Fan’s racial slurs led to his obscene gesture

10:34 AM

Washington Redskins wide receiver Terrelle Pryor wrote on social media that he was called a racial slur, prompting him to make an obscene gesture toward the crowd as he exited the field at Monday night's game in Kansas City.

» Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Lions’ Stafford excels at protecting the football

11:44 PM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Matthew Stafford has gone 137 consecutive passes without an interception, the fifth longest stretch of his career and a streak that helps explain why the Detroit Lions are 3-1 and tied for first place in the NFC North.

Rawls gets another chance as Seahawks RB

11:22 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- The loss of Chris Carson -- potentially for the rest of the season -- has forced the Seattle Seahawks to go back to the drawing board with their running backs rotation.

Saints hope to continue upswing after bye

11:12 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints are 2-2 at their bye week, having balanced an 0-2 start with consecutive wins.

Cowboys want fans to relax

11:05 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- As the Dallas Cowboys (2-2) head into Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers (3-1), they want everyone to relax.

Texans’ Watt effective despite mediocre statistics

11:00 PM

HOUSTON -- Five games into the season, Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt has yet to record a sack.

Open-minded O’Brien listens to QB Watson

10:53 PM

HOUSTON -- The successful collaboration between Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien and rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson involves plenty of effective communication and marrying collegiate option concepts with a pro-style offense.

Falcons played shoddy, but boast shiny record

10:37 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons have a 3-1 record, but played horribly for the most part during the first quarter of the season.

Saints hope to continue upswing after bye

10:12 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints are 2-2 at their bye week, having balanced an 0-2 start with consecutive wins.

Ground game a problem for Packers

9:48 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers are on pace to become the poorest rushing team in franchise history. And making matters worse, Green Bay could be without starting running back Ty Montgomery when it goes to Dallas on Sunday.

Broncos not totally pleased with early-season bye

9:37 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Week 5 isn't when you want to have your bye.

Seattle arrival ensures no letdown for Rams

9:25 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The typical concern for any team moving on from a big win is the proverbial big letdown.

Eagles don’t take 3-1 start for granted

9:25 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles are off to a 3-1 start for the second straight season.

Cardinals give Martin shot at replacing OLB Golden

8:56 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said any time an NFL team suffers a significant injury to a star player, there's always a risk that it can "break the spirit" of the rest of the players.

Shanahan laments 49ers’ close losses

8:50 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers face a team Sunday that lost to the Los Angeles Rams by 37 points.

Chargers try to figure out how to win a game

8:49 PM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The story lines swirling around the visiting Los Angeles Chargers (0-4) playing the New York Giants (0-4) on Sunday could make a tabloid spin.

Surprising Jets at 2-2, but tough schedule looms

8:15 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Enjoy it while it lasts, New York Jets fans. These are the salad days of the 2017 season.

Raiders express confidence in QB Manuel

8:02 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Whether quarterback EJ Manuel can get the Oakland Raiders back on track while Derek Carr heals remains to be seen, but it's clear the franchise is much better equipped to handle such a loss than it was late last season.

Chiefs QB Smith among NFL’s best, Reid claims

7:45 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs stand as the NFL's only unbeaten team after four games and, while rookie running back Kareem Hunt stole the headlines with his red-hot start, much of the team's success rests on quarterback Alex Smith, who after 13 years in the league is making his case as an elite quarterback.

Redskins QB Cousins keeps playing winning football

7:33 PM

HERNDON, Va. -- A quarter of another season has passed and the never-ending referendum on Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins continues.

Panthers QB Newton makes sexist remark

7:27 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a sexist remark toward a female reporter on Wednesday, saying it was "funny to hear a female" ask a question about route running.

Jaguars look to be more consistent week-to-week

7:22 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- So which Jacksonville Jaguars team will show up in Pittsburgh this Sunday -- the team that played like a playoff contender in Weeks 1 and 3 or the team that played like Jaguars teams of recent years that showed up in Weeks 2 and 4?

Colts look to play a complete game

7:01 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- With the San Francisco 49ers coming to Lucas Oil Stadium Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts want to make amends for their performance in the second half of last week's loss to Seattle.

NFL notebook: Panthers’ Newton makes sexist remark

6:46 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a sexist remark toward a female reporter on Wednesday, saying it was "funny to hear a female" ask a question about route running.

Browns looking to find first victory

6:43 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- No one expected the Cleveland Browns to contend for the AFC North title this season, but after going 4-0 in the preseason no one around team headquarters imagined them being 0-4 at this point of the season.

Panthers QB Newton makes sexist remark

6:37 PM

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a sexist remark toward a female reporter on Wednesday, saying it was "funny to hear a female" ask a question about route running.

Winless Giants going back to basics

6:31 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The winless New York Giants, who host the winless Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, want everyone to know that they are still a team, that the locker room hasn't splintered and that they feel very close to getting that elusive first win.

Newton finding groove in Carolina offense

6:16 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers finally saw signs of the type of offense that they envision and they'll be looking to bolster parts of that now that quarterback Cam Newton has shown more than flashes of what he can do.

Ravens search to find their offense

6:01 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens, who are looking to end a two-game skid, caught a break this week when Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was ruled out of Sunday's game because of a back injury.

Bills kicker puts special in special teams

5:58 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Four weeks into the season, Buffalo's signing of Stephen Hauschka is starting to look like one of the shrewdest moves the team made in the offseason.

Who’d a thunk it; Bills battling overconfidence

5:43 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N. Y. -- One quarter of the way into the season, the Buffalo Bills are officially a team of interest.

Dolphins finally play for home fans

5:42 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins are desperately searching for a solution to their wheezing offense as they enter Sunday's home opener against Tennessee.

QB Roethlisberger looking for better rhythm in offense

5:25 PM

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is among the top 10 quarterbacks all-time in touchdown passes and passing yards. He has thrown for 47,771 yards and 307 touchdowns in his career.

Patriots TE Gronkowski questionable for Thursday

5:23 PM

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was listed as questionable to play in Thursday's road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a thigh injury.

Bengals have challenge against Buffalo playmakers

5:05 PM

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals' defense is improving each week, but it faces a challenge on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills' dynamic duo of quarterback Tyrod Taylor and running back LeSean McCoy.

Colts’ Luck throws passes in return to practice field

4:59 PM

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck was back on the practice field with teammates on Wednesday for the first time since undergoing right shoulder surgery in January.

Redskins CB Norman out with lung damage

4:34 PM

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman may be dealing with more than a rib fracture suffered in Monday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Giants promote C Halapio from practice squad

3:57 PM

The New York Giants promoted center Jon Halapio from their practice squad on Wednesday with Weston Richburg in the concussion protocol.

Bears offense to change with Trubisky under center

3:40 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears offense has rebooted, and there will be a noticeable difference with rookie Mitchell Trubisky at quarterback instead of Mike Glennon.

Jets place OLB Donahue (elbow) on IR

12:43 PM

The New York Jets placed rookie outside linebacker Dylan Donahue on injured reserve Wednesday with an elbow injury.

Browns sign WR Treggs off Eagles’ practice squad

11:41 AM

The Cleveland Browns signed wide receiver Bryce Treggs off the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad on Wednesday.

Texans QB Watson named AFC Offensive Player of Week

11:26 AM

Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week after passing for four touchdowns and running for another score in the 57-14 victory over the Tennessee Titans.

Week 5 GameScout: Patriots at Buccaneers

2:00 AM

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (2-2) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-1)

» Tuesday, October 3, 2017

NFL notebook: Trevathan’s suspension reduced to one game

8:58 PM

Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan had his two-game suspension for his hit on Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams last Thursday reduced to one after an appeal, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

Winston looks forward to play against Brady

8:44 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- When Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston was entering the NFL draft, he said he was chasing the greats of the game. And right now, he agrees that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is perhaps the best at his position who ever lived.

What Patriots have is a failure to communicate

8:26 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- They say communication is the key to any relationship.

Bye comes at good time for Redskins

8:02 PM

ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins were not exactly thrilled when the schedule came out and they saw the bye week was in Week 5.

Bears LB Trevathan has suspension reduced

7:24 PM

Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan had his two-game suspension for his hit on Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams last Thursday reduced to one after an appeal, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

NFL, NFLPA discusses social activism

6:10 PM

The NFL and NFL Players Association released a joint statement announcing that representatives from the league and the players union met Tuesday to discuss social activism by players.

Chiefs continue fourth-quarter dominance

5:15 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs stand as the NFL's last unbeaten team, moving to 4-0 following their 29-20 win over the Washington Redskins Monday night, fueled by yet another fourth-quarter rally.

Titans add QB Weeden after Mariota injury

3:38 PM

Free agent quarterback Brandon Weeden agreed to terms on a contract with the Tennessee Titans, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday.

Steelers’ Big Ben displeased with Brown’s tantrum

2:01 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger labeled Antonio Brown's sideline outburst as "unfortunate" and wished the wide receiver talked to him personally following the play in Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Panthers sign S Byrd after Coleman sprains MCL

11:28 AM

Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman could be sidelined as long as a month after sustaining a left MCL sprain, the team announced.

Packers RB Montgomery has multiple broken ribs

11:22 AM

Green Bay Packers running back Ty Montgomery admitted that he is nursing multiple broken ribs heading into this weekend's game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Panthers’ Coleman sprains MCL, could be out one month

10:43 AM

Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman could be sidelined as long as a month after sustaining a left MCL sprain, the team announced.

Confident Chiefs making must-have plays

3:13 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith took the field with 47 seconds remaining Monday night, with Kansas City and the Washington Redskins in a tie game.

QB Watson shows he’s a quick study

12:31 AM

HOUSTON -- Deshaun Watson took the snap, accelerating to his left to get the Tennessee Titans' defense to react to him before smoothly pitching the football to running back Lamar Miller for a perfectly executed option touchdown run.

» Monday, October 2, 2017

Colts GM: Luck to start practicing this week

11:25 PM

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will finally make it back to the practice field this week, although he is not ready to go through full-bore workouts.

Jets players building chemistry together

11:11 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-- There are two things about the New York Jets that have endeared them to their fans these last two weeks.

Jets’ rushing defense getting better

11:09 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-- The New York Jets allowed 66 points and 370 rushing yards the first two weeks of the season, but they've allowed only two offensive touchdowns and 205 rushing yards the last two. They've also had three interceptions against their last two opponents, and held them to 5-for-27 (18.5 percent) converting third downs.

49ers rookie Thomas making an impact

10:59 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- While one San Francisco 49ers rookie (quarterback C.J. Beathard) awaits his opportunity, another (defensive lineman Solomon Thomas) is getting a greater and greater opportunity.

Redskins lose CB Norman to rib injury

10:56 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Washington Redskins sustained another injury to a key starter when star cornerback Josh Norman left the team's Monday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a rib injury.

49ers QB Hoyer will keep his job

10:51 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- It doesn't matter what history says about how Brian Hoyer will respond to his poor performance Sunday. San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan insisted Monday his hand-picked starting quarterback will keep his job.

Bears to start QB Trubisky over Glennon

10:42 PM

The Chicago Bears announced a change at quarterback on Monday, giving rookie Mitchell Trubisky the start next Monday night when they face the visiting Minnesota Vikings.

Seahawks again find way to dominate second half

10:33 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- After another scattered first-half showing, the Seattle Seahawks found a way to get their offense jump-started in the second half en route to a 46-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night.

Abdullah eager to help Lions establish ground game

10:17 PM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Ameer Abdullah gave the Detroit Lions a lot of hope and a little bit of a scare in Sunday's 14-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Broncos turn weaknesses into strengths

9:49 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos are 3-1 at their bye week, and two areas that let them down last season are perhaps the biggest reasons why.

Saints’ defense making great strides

9:48 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints go into their bye week after back-to-back stellar defensive efforts.

Patriots off to disappointing start

9:38 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick did his best Captain Obvious impression in his postgame press conference after Sunday afternoon's ugly 33-30 loss to the Panthers at Gillette Stadium.

Eagles offense takes control in win over Chargers

9:19 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Even with their offense controlling the ball for nearly 40 minutes on Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles' defense struggled.

Chiefs RG Duvernay-Tardif exits with knee injury

9:17 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs right guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif went down with a left knee injury during the team's first offensive series Monday night against the Washington Redskins.

Injured Mariota will be watched closely this week

9:12 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- You would think the biggest concern in the aftermath of a 57-14 loss to a division rival, would be licking the wounds and figuring out how to repair the ills.

Seahawks’ Carson (broken leg) goes on short-term IR

9:10 PM

The Seattle Seahawks placed rookie running back Chris Carson on injured reserve Monday after he broke his left leg Sunday night in the team's 46-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts.

Cowboys unsure whether Elliott will be available

9:07 PM

FRISCO, Texas - Running back Ezekiel Elliott might have played his final game with the Dallas Cowboys before beginning a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

Cardinals’ defense takes hit with loss of LB Golden

9:03 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- A year ago, the Arizona Cardinals had the NFL's only pass-rushing duo to reach double-digit sacks as Markus Golden led the team with 12.5 and fellow outside linebacker Chandler Jones finished with 11.

Cowboys’ Prescott struggling with accuracy issues

9:01 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- Through three games, this is not the same Dallas Cowboys team as a year ago and this is not the same Dak Prescott, who had the finest season of any rookie quarterback in NFL history in 2016.

Cowboys’ Prescott struggling with accuracy issues

8:59 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- Through three games, this is not the same Dallas Cowboys team as a year ago and this is not the same Dak Prescott, who had the finest season of any rookie quarterback in NFL history in 2016.

Cardinalsd defense suffers blow with loss of LB Golden

8:44 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- A year ago, the Arizona Cardinals had the NFL's only pass-rushing duo to reach double-digit sacks as Markus Golden led the team with 12.5 and fellow outside linebacker Chandler Jones finished with 11.

Raiders QB Carr to miss at least two games

8:28 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Upon further review, the Oakland Raiders' season is suddenly at a crisis point.

Chargers heading downhill fast

8:21 PM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Chargers are in a pickle and even their first-time head coach Anthony Lynn agreed.

Half-baked Colts disappointed, frustrated

8:21 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- That's the best way to describe the feelings of the Indianapolis Colts coaching staff and players after their loss at Seattle on Sunday night.

Appeals court hears arguments in Elliott case

8:18 PM

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the case of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott on Monday without issuing a ruling.

Jets’ rushing defense getting better

8:16 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-- The New York Jets allowed 66 points and 370 rushing yards the first two weeks of the season, but they've allowed only two offensive touchdowns and 205 rushing yards the last two. They've also had three interceptions against their last two opponents, and held them to 5-for-27 (18.5 percent) converting third downs.

Jets players building chemistry together

8:08 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-- There are two things about the New York Jets that have endeared them to their fans these last two weeks.

Bucs’ Koetter, Winston garner praise from Belichick

8:04 PM

TAMPA -- Quarterback Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers enjoyed his fourth, fourth-quarter comeback Sunday in a 25-23 victory over the New York Giants, going 5-for-5 for 55 yards on the final drive to set up Nick Folk's game-winning field goal on the final play of the game.

Gase wants Dolphin offense to just do its job

7:52 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins, unofficially, have a terrible offense. And it's only unofficial because, well, let's face it, none of this stuff is official, especially three games into the season.

Jaguars figure out how to score early

7:46 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars scored on their opening possession in just one game during the 2015 season.

Big plays ruin Jaguars’ effort

7:38 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It is hard to fathom how the Jacksonville Jaguars can go from sharp, solid play one week, to mistake-prone, sloppy play the next.

NFL notebook: Bears turn to Trubisky at QB

7:07 PM

The Chicago Bears announced a change at quarterback on Monday and will start rookie Mitchell Trubisky for next Monday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Dalton thriving under Bengals’ new offensive coordinator

7:07 PM

CINCNNATI -- It has only been two weeks, but versatility has become a hallmark of Bill Lazor's offense since he took over as Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator on Sept. 15.

Raiders lose QB Carr for 2-6 weeks

6:56 PM

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will be sidelined for two to six weeks with a transverse process fracture in his back, coach Jack Del Rio announced on Monday.

Bucs RB Martin activated from suspended list

6:56 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers activated running back Doug Martin from the NFL's reserve suspended list, the team announced Monday.

Falcons come up short in short-yardage situations

6:54 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons have a new offensive coordinator in Steve Sarkisian, but they still don't have a viable plan in short-yardage situations.

Ravens need to find an offense in a hurry

6:41 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens gambled in the offseason, spending much of their resources rebuilding the defense.

Rams confident they can be contenders

6:17 PM

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. -- After more than a decade wandering in the wilderness through losing season after losing season, the Los Angeles Rams arrived as a viable, legitimate relevant NFL team on Sunday in a stirring 35-30 win over the Cowboys in Dallas to surge to the top of the NFL West standings.

Browns sticking with Kizer at QB

6:01 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- The learning experience has been one of bruises and bumps in the road for Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer, and the process is going to continue despite the 0-4 start.

Giants digging themselves huge hole

6:00 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants (0-4) are off to their worst start since 2013 when they lost their first six games.

Half-baked Colts disappointed, frustrated

5:34 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- That's the best way to describe the feelings of the Indianapolis Colts coaching staff and players after their loss at Seattle on Sunday night.

More practice time helps QB Newton in game

4:55 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Certainly, the offense benefited from quarterback Cam Newton's regular participation in practice in the week prior to the 33-30 victory at New England Sunday.

Steelers get back to pounding the ground game

4:41 PM

PITTSBURRH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers might have finally discovered their offensive identity in Baltimore. After three games of inconsistent and pass-heavy performances, the Steelers handed the ball off to Le'Veon Bell and let the offense flow from there.

Cardinals LB Golden out for season with torn ACL

4:38 PM

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Markus Golden was placed on injured reserve and will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a torn ACL, the team announced Monday.

Falcons WR injuries: Jones fine; Sanu out 2-3 weeks

4:20 PM

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is not expected to miss any playing time after sustaining a hip flexor injury, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Monday, citing a source.

K Hauschka excelling in Buffalo

4:18 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills have taken to calling kicker Stephen Hauschka "Hausch Money" and for good reason. Hauschka has kicked four field goals from beyond 53 yards in the last two weeks, and his two against the Falcons - 56- and 55-yarders in the fourth quarter - provided the winning margin in the 23-17 victory.

Bills happy, but realistic after big win

4:13 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- As the media walked into the Buffalo Bills' locker room Sunday afternoon, running back LeSean McCoy was there to greet everyone, volubly. Irritated that so many had picked the Bills to lose the game - both locally and nationally - he wanted to make sure everyone knew who actually won the game.

Bucs RB Martin activated from suspended list

3:50 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers activated running back Doug Martin from the NFL's reserve suspended list, the team announced Monday.

K Forbath misses another kick for Vikings

3:40 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- As if the Minnesota Vikings needed another recurring headache to deal with, kicker Kai Forbath was at it again, missing yet another kick to further frustrate the offense and irritate the head coach.

Vikings RB Cook out for season with torn ACL

3:27 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Football is a contact sport, but Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer seems to get his worst news when there's no contact at all.

Bills WR Matthews, LB Humber out indefinitely

3:21 PM

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Jordan Matthews and linebacker Ramon Humber are both expected to undergo thumb surgery and will be out indefinitely, coach Sean McDermott announced Monday.

Bears to start QB Trubisky over Glennon

3:01 PM

The Chicago Bears announced a change at quarterback on Monday and will start rookie Mitchell Trubisky for next Monday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Bills WR Matthews out with thumb injury

2:29 PM

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Jordan Matthews is expected to undergo thumb surgery and will be out indefinitely, coach Sean McDermott announced Monday.

Vikings RB Cook out for season with torn ACL

2:05 PM

Minnesota rookie running back Dalvin Cook sustained a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season, coach Mike Zimmer announced Monday.

Bears to start QB Trubisky over Glennon

11:29 AM

The Chicago Bears plan to make a change at quarterback and start rookie Mitchell Trubisky for next Monday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Seahawks LT Odhiambo hospitalized after breathing issue

10:54 AM

Seattle Seahawks left tackle Rees Odhiambo was taken to the hospital Sunday night after he experienced trouble breathing and rookie running back Chris Carson suffered a "significant" ankle injury during the 46-18 win against the Indianapolis Colts.

’Angry’ Wilson sparks Seahawks’ second-half run

2:08 AM

SEATTLE -- Seahawks cornerback Justin Coleman, running back J.D. McKissic and defensive lineman Marcus Smith played a massive role in Seattle's 46-18 rout of the Indianapolis Colts, but somehow it was quarterback Russell Wilson who was front and center.

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Porous line leaves Cardinals QB Palmer under fire

11:46 PM

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- At the rate Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer keeps getting sacked, his offensive line and the rest of Arizona's alleged blockers might put him in David Carr territory.

Broncos TE Derby makes memorable one-handed TD grab

11:03 PM

DENVER -- Denver Broncos tight end A.J. Derby made his first career touchdown catch a memorable one.

Winless Giants searching for answers

9:52 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- The New York Giants are running out of ways to describe their winless plight.

Eagles getting kick out of rookie Elliott

9:20 PM

CARSON, Calif -- They talk, sure, Eagles kickers Jake Elliott and Caleb Sturgis.

NFL notebook: O.J. leaves prison

9:19 PM

Former football star O.J. Simpson walked out of a Nevada prison early Sunday morning after serving nine years for a Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery.

Jets show resilience in OT win after blowing lead

9:07 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Jets had a chance to have a laugher.

Dalton in "good rhythm" in Bengals’ win over Browns

8:54 PM

CLEVELAND -- Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals offense are locked and loaded again. With 12 games remaining in the regular season, don't count them out of the AFC North just yet.

Panthers, Patriots produce records, but Brady misses mark

8:33 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady failed to tie Brett Favre and Peyton Manning for the most regular-season wins by a quarterback after the New England Patriots dropped a last-second 33-30 decision to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Texans WR Fuller adds another target for Watson

8:28 PM

HOUSTON -- Integral to the promising afternoon enjoyed by rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson on Sunday was the return of the first-rounder the Houston Texans picked the year before they drafted Watson.

NFL roundup: Panthers stun Patriots on last-second field goal

8:27 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Graham Gano, making up for missing an earlier extra point, drilled a 46-yard field goal as time ran out, giving the Carolina Panthers a 33-30 upset of the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Vikings’ injury bug bites RB Cook

8:27 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Dalvin Cook went untouched into the end zone on a 5-yard touchdown run with 1:07 remaining in the first half on Sunday to give the Minnesota Vikings a 7-3 lead and swell of momentum into halftime.

Bye-week timing benefits banged-up Falcons

8:20 PM

ATLANTA -- An early bye is not usually welcomed, but it will come at a good time for the banged-up Atlanta Falcons.

Rams’ Goff gets some redemption against Prescott’s Cowboys

8:17 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas -- At the end of the 2016 season, Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott looked like the first overall pick, while Rams quarterback Jared Goff, the actual No. 1 pick of the 2016 draft, struggled through his rookie campaign.

Cardinals LB Golden leaves with knee injury

7:35 PM

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden left Arizona's game against the San Francisco 49ers with 7:26 left in overtime Sunday after sustaining a right knee injury.

Raiders’ Carr leaves injured

7:13 PM

DENVER -- Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was sidelined late in the third quarter of Oakland's game at Denver on Sunday after being knocked down in a sack.

Running game key to Steelers’ success

7:07 PM

BALTIMORE -- The Pittsburgh Steelers set the tone early against the Baltimore Ravens by establishing an effective running game.

Bye week timing benefits banged-up Falcons

6:31 PM

ATLANTA -- An early bye is not usually welcomed, but it will come at a good time for the banged-up Atlanta Falcons.

Giants DE Vernon (ankle) ruled out vs. Buccaneers

6:31 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- New York Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon sustained an ankle injury in the second quarter of Sunday's contest against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was declared out for the rest of the game.

49ers lose WR Goodwin, DB Colbert to injuries

6:13 PM

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin, injured during the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals, was ruled out for the remainder of the contest because of head and eye issues.

NFL roundup: Panthers stun Patriots on last-second field goal

5:37 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Graham Gano, making up for missing an earlier extra point, drilled a 46-yard field goal as time ran out, giving the Carolina Panthers a 33-30 upset of the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Vikings RB Cook out with knee injury

3:29 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings rookie running back Dalvin Cook left Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with a knee injury after trying to make a cut on a third-quarter run.

Titans QB Mariota exits with hamstring injury

3:28 PM

HOUSTON -- Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota did not start the second half of Sunday's game against the Houston Texans, sidelined by a hamstring injury.

Falcons WR Jones out with hip injury

3:19 PM

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones left Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter with a hip flexor and was later ruled out for the rest of the game.

Bengals TE Hewitt injures knee

3:16 PM

CLEVELAND -- Cincinnati Bengals tight end Ryan Hewitt suffered a knee injury on the first play of the third quarter against the Cleveland Browns and did not return.

Buccaneers forced to adjust linebacker alignment

3:11 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- Injuries at linebacker have forced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to adjust their starting lineup for Sunday's home game against the New York Giants.

Falcons WR Jones leaves with hip injury

2:39 PM

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones left Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter with a hip injury and his return was listed as questionable.

Panthers’ Coleman leaves game with knee injury

2:22 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Safety Kurt Coleman, the Carolina Panthers' fourth-leading tackler through the first three games, left Sunday's game against the New England Patriots early in the second quarter after suffering a left knee injury.

O.J. Simpson released from Nevada prison

2:02 PM

Former football star O.J. Simpson walked out of a Nevada prison early Sunday morning after serving nine years for a Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery.

Patriots, Panthers stand during national anthem

1:49 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There were no signs of protest during the national anthem prior to Sunday's Carolina Panthers-New England Patriots game at Gillette Stadium.

Browns LB Alexander departs with knee injury

1:45 PM

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland backup linebacker Dominique Alexander suffered a knee injury covering a punt after the Browns went three-and-out on the first series of Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

3 Dolphins kneel during anthem in London

12:02 PM

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills, tight end Julius Thomas and safety Michael Thomas took a knee during the national anthem prior to Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints at Wembley Stadium in London.

O.J. Simpson released from Nevada prison

11:17 AM

Former football star O.J. Simpson walked out of a Nevada prison early Sunday morning after serving nine years for a Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery.