NFL NEWS ARCHIVE

» Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Chiefs place K Santos on IR, sign Butker

1:34 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs placed Cairo Santos on injured reserve Tuesday and signed fellow kicker Harrison Butker off the Carolina Panthers' practice squad.

Giants owner Mara ’very angry’ about Beckham dog pose

12:24 PM

Odell Beckham was penalized for excessive celebration Sunday and the New York Giants plan to address the situation with the All-Pro wide receiver.

Report: Panthers players miffed by owner’s protest position

11:57 AM

Players concerned with Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson's position on pregame protests are scheduled to meet with their boss on Tuesday to discuss those concerns.

Rooney: Steelers’ intent was to avoid political statement

11:14 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II issued an open letter to the team's fans on Tuesday, two days after the club elected against taking the field for the national anthem.

Tillman’s widow: Do not politicize Pat’s memory

10:31 AM

The widow of former NFL player and U.S. Army serviceman Pat Tillman told CNN in a statement that she doesn't wish for the memory of her husband to be politicized.

Chargers dig an early hole with 0-3 start

3:22 AM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Sometimes teams can fudge the numbers. Sometimes players can fiddle with the calculus. Sometimes a calculation that appears so clear-cut is actually deceptive.

Jaguars on the road again after success in London

3:12 AM

Sunday was about as perfect a day in London as the Jacksonville Jaguars could have envisioned. From sunny skies producing temperatures in the low 70s to a nearly flawless game on the field in all three phases, it was Jaguars football at a level that hasn't been seen in quite some time.

Cowboys, Cardinals stand, lock arms for anthem

3:04 AM

The NFL's weekend of solidarity symbolism during the national anthem carried over to the Monday night game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.

Watson wows Texans as ascending star

2:56 AM

HOUSTON -- Deshaun Watson looked trapped for a moment before redirecting while rolling to his left, utilizing his rare mobility and balance while New England Patriots defensive lineman Lawrence Guy got menacingly close to engulfing him.

Cardinals’ ageless Fitzgerald a star in a losing cause

2:46 AM

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- He might not have been the whole story of the game, but he clearly was the star of it, even in a losing effort.

Texans defense laments poor performance

2:16 AM

HOUSTON -- The usual conversation surrounding the Houston Texans changed dramatically Sunday with the emergence of rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson as a dual threat.

Did Decker know of anthem plan?

1:54 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A day after the Tennessee Titans and Seattle Seahawks elected to stay inside the locker room for the national anthem, the fallout didn't go away, and comments on the situation on talk radio and social media was split as might be expected.

Titans better after Mariota counsels receivers

1:50 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The first four series of the Tennessee Titans' 33-27 victory over the Seattle Seahawks looked anything but promising Sunday. In each of those four series, the Titans went three-and-out and gave punter Brett Kern a leg up on earning player of the game honors.

Buoyed by first win, Colts brace for Seahawks

1:41 AM

INDIANAPOLIS -- On to Seattle.

Subpar receiving group hurts Browns offense

1:35 AM

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns ignored wide receivers in the 2017 draft and signed no undrafted rookie wide receivers, and now those decisions are haunting them with no way of rectifying the problem.

Belichick likes fight of his team

1:24 AM

There is good and there is good enough.

Giants OBJ explains end zone leg-lift

1:23 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Controversial New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s two-touchdown performance Sunday was stained by a graphic attempt to mimic a urinating male dog following his first score of the 2017 season.

McAdoo seeks new pep talk for 0-3 Giants

1:11 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo must deliver some encouraging or compelling message when the team reports back to work Tuesday after losing their first three games.

Del Rio glad ugly game counts as just one loss

1:02 AM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- With a healthy roster and rampant optimism among both the players and the fan base, the Oakland Raiders gave what may have been their worst performance in the Jack Del Rio era in a 27-10 road loss to the Washington Redskins.

Del Rio glad ugly game counts as just one loss

1:00 AM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- With a healthy roster and rampant optimism among both the players and the fan base, the Oakland Raiders gave what may have been their worst performance in the Jack Del Rio era in a 27-10 road loss to the Washington Redskins.

Packers’ defense finally comes alive

12:47 AM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers' defense has been their Achilles heel since their run to a Super Bowl title in the 2010 season. The Packers' defense got off to another shaky start this season, then faced Cincinnati Sunday without several key players.

Lions must rebound after emotional loss

12:33 AM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- They suffered one of the cruelest losses in recent memory, on a clock runoff after officials made a controversial call on the field, and now the Detroit Lions must regroup in time for a tough division game against the Minnesota Vikings.

» Monday, September 25, 2017

Bears’ O-line bolstered by return of Long

11:50 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long marveled Monday at the toughness displayed by injury-plagued running back Jordan Howard in Sunday's 23-17 overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Soldier Field.

Redskins defense growing each week

11:26 PM

ASHBURN, Va. -- The performance was shocking for anyone who watched the Washington Redskins defense closely for the past decade.

Steelers’ Villanueva: Standing alone for anthem was accidental

10:28 PM

PITTSBURGH -- Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva gained national exposure for being the only Pittsburgh player to stand on the field for the national anthem on Sunday, but on Monday he said his separation from the team was unintentional and blamed himself for the occurrence.

Dolphins can’t get it together once game starts

10:12 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- Against a backdrop of solidarity and protest during the national anthem, the Miami Dolphins laid an egg in a 20-6 loss to the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.

Dolphins can’t get it together once game starts

9:58 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- Against a backdrop of solidarity and protest during the national anthem, the Miami Dolphins laid an egg in a 20-6 loss to the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.

Little things lead to Broncos’ loss to Buffalo

9:54 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- It was the sum of little things that cost the Denver Broncos in Buffalo on Sunday in their 26-16 loss.

Seahawks’ Sherman comes close to ejection

9:34 PM

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman flirted with ejection during Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.

Colts’ Luck (shoulder) might practice Wednesday

9:30 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts quarterback Andrew Luck could return to the practice field this week for the first time since undergoing right shoulder surgery, Indianapolis coach Chuck Pagano said Monday.

Steelers offense stuck in an early rut

9:17 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers were supposed to have one of the higher-powered offenses in the NFL this season.

Big plays doom Seattle defense

9:17 PM

The Seattle Seahawks' defense is not a group usually prone to giving up big plays.

Steelers’ Villanueva: Standing alone for anthem was accidental

9:01 PM

Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva gained national exposure for being the only Pittsburgh player to stand on the field for the national anthem on Sunday, but on Monday he said his separation from the team was unintentional and blamed himself for the occurrence.

Ravens lay huge egg in London

8:55 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens are already at a critical point of their season.

Chiefs unbeaten but unclean

8:37 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After their 24-10 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs joined the Atlanta Falcons as the only undefeated teams after three games.

Why Chiefs were fans of Thursday Night Football

8:26 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid heard the team's personnel department mention the name of running back Kareem Hunt as a target in this year's draft, he immediately recalled working in his office on Thursday nights last fall.

Koetter bemoans Bucs lack of consistency

8:10 PM

TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Chicago Bears. The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Minnesota Vikings. The Bears beat the Steelers.

Urgent Saints get first victory and head to London

7:56 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- It took three weeks, but the New Orleans Saints defense finally showed improvement from last season. The running game finally had success with Mark Ingram II, Adrian Peterson and Alvin Kamara all contributing. And finally Drew Brees looked like Drew Brees.

Crushing loss as Eagles RB Sproles done for the season

7:43 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a major blow to both their offense and their special teams on Sunday when Darren Sproles suffered season-ending injuries in the second quarter of the team's three-point win against the Giants.

Jets owner impresses players with show of solidarity

7:25 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N. J. -- New York Jets players raved over the manner in which owner Christopher Johnson took part in the team's response to with President Donald Trump's inflammatory statements

Bills victory over Broncos was Taylor-made

7:11 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- It wasn't exactly Tom Brady-like, but no one in Buffalo was complaining about the play of quarterback Tyrod Taylor on Sunday afternoon. Or even on Monday.

Keenum excels in Vikings’ win over Tampa Bay

6:59 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Two days after starting quarterback Sam Bradford boarded a private jet en route to Florida to get a second opinion on his ailing left knee, the entire morale surrounding the Minnesota Vikings was lifted by an unlikely source.

Falcons try to go 4-0 before Patriots rematch

6:58 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons found a win in Detroit on a controversial weekend with reigning most valuable player Matt Ryan, not on top of his game.

Jets victory ruins perfectly bad season

6:58 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Nearly everything went right for the New York Jets on Sunday in a 20-6 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Bengals improve under new OC, but lose in OT

6:40 PM

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals showed improvement Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field although they still lost to the Green Bay Packers, 27-24, in overtime.

NFL notebook: Brady calls Trump’s comments ’divisive’

6:38 PM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday morning called President Donald Trump's comments over the weekend "just divisive."

Bengals improve under new OC, but lose in OT

5:57 PM

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals showed improvement Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field although they still lost to the Green Bay Packers, 27-24, in overtime.

Keenum excels in Vikings’ win over Tampa Bay

5:30 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Two days after starting quarterback Sam Bradford boarded a private jet en route to Florida to get a second opinion on his ailing left knee, the entire morale surrounding the Minnesota Vikings was lifted by an unlikely source.

Cam shows rust, Panthers offense goes bust

5:28 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers offense had been rather ordinary, but that was camouflaged for two games by an impressive defense.

Bucs LB David could miss 4-6 weeks

5:06 PM

Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David could miss multiple weeks with a sprained ankle suffered Sunday in Tampa Bay's loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

49ers put DE Carradine on injured reserve

4:53 PM

The San Francisco 49ers placed defensive end Tank Carradine on injured reserve, the team announced Monday.

Brady calls Trump’s comments ’just divisive’

4:44 PM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday morning called President Donald Trump's comments over the weekend "just divisive."

Cam shows rust, Panthers offense goes bust

4:25 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers offense had been rather ordinary, but that was camouflaged for two games by an impressive defense.

Bucs LB David could miss 4-6 weeks

3:52 PM

Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David could miss 4-6 weeks with a high ankle sprain suffered Sunday in Tampa Bay's loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Bears’ Demps out indefinitely with broken arm

3:33 PM

Chicago Bears safety Quintin Demps suffered a fractured left forearm in Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and is out indefinitely.

MRI negative on knee of Panthers WR Benjamin

3:27 PM

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin dodged serious injury Sunday but his left knee injury could be an issue entering Week 4, coach Ron Rivera said on Monday.

Brady calls Trump’s comments ’just divisive’

11:51 AM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday morning called President Donald Trump's comments over the weekend "just divisive."

Most Raiders sit, some Redskins kneel during anthem

1:53 AM

LANDOVER, Md. -- The Oakland Raiders considered remaining in the locker room for the national anthem prior to their nationally televised game with the Washington Redskins on Sunday night.

Texans QB Watson not playing like a rookie

1:06 AM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Deshaun Watson isn't used to coming out on the short end of an important football game.

Packers claim their anthem protests not about President Trump

12:37 AM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Not all of the national anthem protests are about President Donald Trump's controversial remarks from Friday night.

Jets lock arms, four Dolphins kneel during anthem

12:20 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Both the Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets, save five Miami players, stood locking arms for the singing of the national anthem by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

Emotional Giants DE Vernon speaks out

12:12 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In the wake of President Donald J. Trump's comments regarding NFL athletes who take a knee during the national anthem, three prominent New York Giants players -- defensive end Olivier Vernon, defensive tackle Damon Harrison and safety Landon Collins -- all took a knee during the playing of the anthem before their game Sunday against the Eagles while the rest of their teammates, coaches and staff locked arms in solidarity.

NFL roundup: Pats’ Brady works 4th-quarter magic vs. Texans

12:08 AM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady completed another fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 25-yard touchdown to Brandin Cooks with 23 seconds remaining as the New England Patriots beat the Houston Texans 36-33 on Sunday.

Lions, Falcons join pregame protests around league

12:06 AM

DETROIT -- Detroit Lions players had not participated in national anthem protests before Sunday, but President Donald Trump's comments regarding the issue changed all that.

» Sunday, September 24, 2017

Nine Saints sit for national anthem

11:56 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The decision for nine Saints to sit on a bench behind the sideline during the national anthem was a spontaneous choice by those players, New Orleans safety Kenny Vaccaro said.

Steelers, Bears stay unified during anthem

11:34 PM

CHICAGO -- Rather than force players to decide how they would respond to comments made Friday by President Donald Trump, the Pittsburgh Steelers remained in their locker room during the national anthem prior to their 23-16 overtime loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Seahawks, Titans stay in locker room for national anthem

11:32 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Shortly after President Donald Trump made remarks Friday night about how NFL owners should fire players who don't stand for the national anthem, those same owners and players stood united.

Many Chiefs, Chargers kneel in protest of Trump comments

11:27 PM

CARSON, Calif. -- The NFL is new to the StubHub Center but it looked like any other venue featuring the professionals on Sunday. Players on both the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers knelt in protest during the national anthem.

Eagles, Giants stand united during anthem

11:21 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Before they battled for 60 minutes in a wild NFC East game, the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants were united on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.

Bucs’ Jackson joins Evans in anthem protest

11:02 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans took a knee for the national anthem last year as the NFL reacted to what it felt was social injustices in America. DeSean Jackson joined Evans on Sunday as the league reacted to recent comments from President Donald Trump.

Broncos, Bills continue anthem protests

11:01 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A majority of Denver Broncos players and about a dozen members of the Buffalo Bills demonstrated during the national anthem prior to Sunday's game at New Era Field in response to incendiary comments made by President Donald Trump at a rally in Alabama on Friday night.

Colts, Browns protest Trump’s comments

10:26 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- For the most part, Indiana is a Republican state, one that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in the November election.

Patriots reflect NFL’s Sunday of Solidarity

9:37 PM

During the NFL's Sunday of Solidarity, perhaps the most poignant remarks and reactions to President Donald Trump's attack on dissident players were those by the New England Patriots.

NFL continues rebuke of Trump remarks in late Sunday games

9:22 PM

Displays of solidarity continued late Sunday against remarks made by President Donald Trump after players, coaches and even some owners in the NFL's 10 early games made statements in some manner.

Most Raiders sit, some Redskins kneel during anthem

9:19 PM

LANDOVER, Md. -- Most of the Oakland Raiders players remained seated during the national anthem Sunday night prior to their game against the Washington Redskins after President Donald Trump criticized professional athletes Friday for not standing during the anthem as a form of protest.

NFL roundup: Brady works fourth-quarter magic for Patriots

8:48 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady completed another fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 25-yard touchdown to Brandin Cooks with 23 seconds remaining as the New England Patriots beat the Houston Texans 36-33 on Sunday.

Ravens, Jaguars protest during national anthem in England

8:10 PM

Players for the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars were joined by coaches and even a team owner in a demonstration of solidarity Sunday after President Donald Trump criticized pro athletes for not standing during the national anthem as a form of protest.

NFL roundup: Brady works fourth quarter magic for Patriots

7:36 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady completed another fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 25-yard touchdown to Brandin Cooks with 23 seconds remaining as the New England Patriots beat the Houston Texans 36-33 on Sunday.

Kelley, Reed, Foster out for Redskins

7:34 PM

LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins will be without three starters for their Sunday night matchup against the Oakland Raiders.

NFL notebook: President Trump continues attack on protesters

6:56 PM

President Donald Trump continued his attack early Sunday morning for the third day in a row on NFL players protesting during the national anthem.

NFL continues rebuke of Trump remarks in late Sunday games

6:42 PM

Displays of solidarity continued late Sunday against remarks made by President Donald Trump after players, coaches and even some owners in the NFL's 10 early games made statements in some manner.

NFL roundup: Brady works fourth quarter magic for Patriots

6:41 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady completed another fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 25-yard touchdown to Brandin Cooks with 23 seconds remaining as the New England Patriots beat the Houston Texans 36-33 on Sunday.

Seahawks, Titans stay in locker room during anthem

4:24 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Neither the Seattle Seahawks or Tennessee Titans were on the field for the national anthem before Sunday's game at Nissan Stadium.

Anthem reaction coming in from late games

3:53 PM

Officials of six of the eight teams involved in late Sunday games already reacted to President Donald Trump's rant that began Friday against NFL players who demonstrate during the national anthem.

Trump doubles down as NFL owners, players fire back

3:33 PM

President Donald Trump continued his attack early Sunday morning for the third day in a row on NFL players protesting during the national anthem.

Sunday showdown: Defiant NFL responds to Trump

3:03 PM

Based on dramatic reactions in the National Football League, especially during Sunday's pregame ceremonies, it appears that President Donald Trump managed to do what Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith could not -- bring together league officials, team owners and players.

Panthers WR Benjamin out with knee injury

2:53 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin went out with a left knee injury Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

Bucs, Vikings players lock arms during anthem

2:45 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers receivers Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson kneeled with hands on their heart for the national anthem on Sunday in Minnesota, a few steps behind their teammates who locked arms in unity.

Sunday showdown: Defiant NFL responds to Trump

2:42 PM

Based on dramatic reactions in the National Football League, especially during Sunday's pregame ceremonies, it appears that President Donald Trump managed to do what Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith could not -- bring together league officials, team owners and players.

Broncos, Bills demonstrate during national anthem

2:35 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Several players from both the Buffalo Bills and Denver Broncos demonstrated during the national anthem prior to Sunday's game at New Era Field.

Steelers remain in locker room during anthem

2:26 PM

CHICAGO -- The Pittsburgh Steelers remained in their locker room during the national anthem prior to their game against the Chicago Bears Sunday at Soldier Field.

Sixteen Patriots kneel for anthem; Texans lock arms

2:17 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Boos rang down from the Gillette Stadium crowd both before and after the national anthem as both teams showed their support of free speech prior to Sunday's game between the Houston Texans and New England Patriots.

Jets lock arms, four Dolphins kneel during anthem

2:15 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Both the Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets, save five Miami players, stood locking arms for the singing of the national anthem by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

Browns, Colts players lock arms during anthem

2:13 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- In protest of President Donald Trump's criticism of NFL players' kneeling during the national anthem, the Cleveland Browns and Indianapolis Colts reacted Sunday during the pregame anthem.

Sixteen Patriots kneel for anthem; Texans lock arms

1:58 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Boos rang down from the Gillette Stadium crowd both before and after the national anthem as both teams showed their support of free speech prior to Sunday's game between the Houston Texans and New England Patriots.

Bucs, Vikings players lock arms during anthem

1:54 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers receivers Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson kneeled with hands on their heart for the National Anthem on Sunday in Minnesota, a few steps behind their teammates who locked arms in unity.

Lions, Falcons players take a knee during anthem

1:42 PM

DETROIT -- Several Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons players took a knee during the playing of the national anthem on Sunday at Ford Field.

Eagles, Giants players lock arms during anthem

1:30 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants players locked arms, respectively, on their sidelines during the national anthem before Sunday's game at Lincoln Financial Field.

Saints players take seats on bench during anthem

1:20 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Nine members of the New Orleans Saints took seats on the bench beyond the sideline during the national anthem prior to Sunday afternoon's game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.

Patriots’ Gronkowski, Amendola active vs. Texans

12:54 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tight end Rob Gronkowski, who suffered a groin injury last week in New Orleans, and wide receiver Danny Amendola, who missed a game with a concussion, were both active for the New England Patriots as they faced the Houston Texans on Sunday.

Steelers to remain in locker room during anthem

12:32 PM

CHICAGO -- The Pittsburgh Steelers will remain in their locker room during the national anthem prior to their game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field in response to President Donald Trump's comments.

Former commissioner Tagliabue troubled by Trump’s comments

12:20 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue said President Donald Trump's comments regarding players in the league are troubling.

Trump doubles down as NFL owners, players fire back

12:07 PM

President Donald Trump continued his attack early Sunday morning for the third day in a row on NFL players protesting during the national anthem.

Ravens-Jaguars show solidarity in London against Trump

11:41 AM

In an ironic twist on history, Sunday's NFL games jumped out to a dramatic start as players for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens, before their contest in London's Wembley Stadium, showed their solidarity in response to controversial remarks made by President Donald Trump.

» Saturday, September 23, 2017

NFL notebook: Goodell, NFLPA fire back at Trump

11:22 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell fired back in response to President Donald Trump's "divisive comments" about players protesting during the pregame national anthem.

NFL notebook: Goodell fires back at Trump

9:12 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell fired back in response to President Donald Trump's "divisive comments" about players protesting during the pregame national anthem.

Goodell fires back, calls Trump’s comments ’divisive’

9:01 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell fired back in response to President Donald Trump's "divisive comments" about players protesting during the pregame national anthem.

Patriots sign QB Heinicke to practice squad

5:48 PM

The New England Patriots signed quarterback Taylor Heinicke to the practice squad Saturday and released wide receiver Demarcus Ayers from the practice squad.

Chargers CB Verrett to have knee surgery

5:46 PM

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett reportedly will undergo surgery on his left knee for the second consecutive year, costing him the remainder of the 2017 season.

Goodell fires back, calls Trump’s comments ’divisive’

3:20 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell fired back in response to President Donald Trump's "divisive comments" about players protesting during the pregame national anthem.

Changers CB Verrett to have knee surgery

2:19 PM

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett reportedly will undergo surgery on his left knee for the second consecutive year, costing him the remainder of the 2017 season.

Goodell fires back, calls Trump’s comments ’divisive’

12:03 PM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell fired back in response to President Donald Trump's "divisive comments" about players protesting during the pregame national anthem.

» Friday, September 22, 2017

Week 3 GameScout: Broncos at Bills

10:29 PM

DENVER BRONCOS (2-0) AT BUFFALO BILLS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Saints at Panthers

10:27 PM

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (0-2) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (2-0)

Week 3 GameScout: Steelers at Bears

10:25 PM

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (2-0) AT CHICAGO BEARS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Falcons at Lions

10:22 PM

ATLANTA FALCONS (2-0) AT DETROIT LIONS (2-0)

Week 3 GameScout: Browns at Colts

10:20 PM

CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-2) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Buccaneers at Vikings

10:18 PM

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (1-0) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Texans at Patriots

10:12 PM

HOUSTON TEXANS (1-1) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Dolphins at Jets

10:10 PM

MIAMI DOLPHINS (1-0) AT NEW YORK JETS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Giants at Eagles

10:08 PM

NEW YORK GIANTS (0-2) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Seahawks at Titans

10:05 PM

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (1-1) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Bengals at Packers

10:03 PM

CINCINNATI BENGALS (0-2) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Chiefs at Chargers

10:01 PM

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (2-0) AT LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Raiders at Redskins

9:58 PM

OAKLAND RAIDERS (2-0) AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS (1-1)

Shanahan likes his team’s direction

9:10 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers held a division foe to a single touchdown one week, then burned another for 39 points the next.

NFL Injury Report

8:51 PM

ATLANTA FALCONS at DETROIT LIONS

Seahawks TE Graham (ankle) questionable vs. Titans

8:34 PM

Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham is listed as questionable with an ankle injury for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.

NFL notebook: Former Falcons DT Hageman suspended 6 games

7:45 PM

Former Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman was suspended six games by the NFL on Friday for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

NFL Injury Report

7:07 PM

ATLANTA FALCONS at DETROIT LIONS

Ex-Falcons DT Hageman suspended six games

7:04 PM

Former Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman has been suspended six games by the NFL on Friday for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

Offense suddenly a bright spot for Rams

6:54 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Given the fact the Los Angeles Rams have struggled so mightily on offense for most of the last decade - and how good they've been defensively - it seems implausible to suggest it's the offense that's been the overwhelming strength and absolutely was the difference in the Rams' 41-39 win over the 49ers on Thursday.

Ex-Falcons DT Hageman suspended six games

6:34 PM

Former Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman has been suspended six games by the NFL on Friday for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

Elliott hearing slated for Oct. 2

6:16 PM

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a hearing on Oct. 2 to hear arguments on the NFL emergency motion in the Ezekiel Elliott case.

Patriots TE Gronkowski vows to play Sunday

5:45 PM

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans but insists he will play.

Eagles S Graham to sit out Sunday, end streak

4:58 PM

Philadelphia Eagles safety Corey Graham was ruled out of Sunday's game against the New York Giants with a hamstring injury, halting his streak of playing in 159 consecutive games.

Colts promote RB Jones, waive G Silberman

4:47 PM

The Indianapolis Colts promoted running back Matt Jones to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Friday and waived guard Ian Silberman.

Panthers rule out C Kalil vs. Saints

3:54 PM

Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.

Falcons RT Schraeder out vs. Lions

3:27 PM

Atlanta Falcons right tackle Ryan Schraeder has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions due to a concussion.

Week 3 GameScout: Buccaneers at Vikings

3:09 PM

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (1-0) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (1-1)

Vikings QB Bradford (knee) to miss second straight game

2:14 PM

Minnesota quarterback Sam Bradford will miss his second consecutive game due to an injury to his left knee when the Vikings host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

Bengals TE Eifert to miss game versus Packers

2:14 PM

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers because of a back injury.

Bengals TE Eifert to miss game versus Packers

2:01 PM

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers because of a back injury.

Browns LB Collins out, DE Garrett doubtful

1:29 PM

Defensive end Myles Garrett is doubtful and outside linebacker Jamie Collins is out for Week 3 when the Cleveland Browns visit the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Ravens DT Williams (foot) misses trip to London

12:08 PM

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Brandon Williams did not make the trip to London because of a lingering foot injury, coach John Harbaugh confirmed Friday.

Rams’ McVay beats grandfather’s old team

2:52 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For first-year Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay, his team's 41-39 victory against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night at Levi's Stadium held special meaning.

» Thursday, September 21, 2017

49ers S Tartt leaves with head injury, FB Juszczyk ruled out

11:09 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers strong safety Jaquiski Tartt sustained a head injury with 2:04 left in the third quarter of Thursday night's game against the Los Angeles Rams and walked to the locker room to be evaluated.

Rams lose S Joyner to hamstring injury

9:39 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Los Angeles Rams starting free safety Lamarcus Joyner left Thursday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers with 14:50 remaining in the second quarter after sustaining a left hamstring injury.

RB Elliott accepts criticism

8:17 PM

FRISCO, Tex. -- Dallas Cowboys Running back Ezekiel Elliott made no attempt to challenge an allegation of him quitting on his team from Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson after watching him stand and walk off the field, not even attempting to make a tackle following a Dak Prescott interception against Denver.

NFL notebook: Aaron Hernandez found to have Stage 3 CTE

8:09 PM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who committed suicide in jail while serving a life sentence for murder, had an advanced stage of degenerative brain disease.

Cowboys not worried about blueprints

8:07 PM

FRISCO, Tex. -- As the Dallas Cowboys (1-1) prepare to face the Arizona Cardinals (1-1) Monday night, questions have arisen whether the Denver Broncos offered a blueprint on how to stop the Cowboys offense in their 42-17 victory last Sunday.

Bears OG Long practices; Howard limited

7:18 PM

Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long (ankle) went through a full practice on Thursday for the first time since the season started, and has been in successive practices this week.

Broncos LT Bolles back at practice

7:10 PM

Denver Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles was carted off the field in the middle of the third quarter Sunday with what was expected to be a severe injury.

Aaron Hernandez found to have Stage 3 CTE

5:39 PM

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who committed suicide in jail while serving a life sentence for murder, had an advanced stage of degenerative brain disease.

Saints cut FB Kuhn

4:46 PM

The New Orleans Saints cut John Kuhn on Thursday, the second time in less than three weeks they released the veteran fullback.

Bears OG Long practices; RB Howard limited

4:44 PM

G Kyle Long (ankle) went through a full practice on Thursday (Sept. 21) for the first time since the season started, and has been in successive practices this week. He is expected to play Sunday after he had practiced Wednesday on a limited basis. How he handles practicing this many times in succession will be a key to whether he's able to play all of Sunday's game.

Broncos LT Bolles back at practice

4:18 PM

First-round pick Garett Bolles was carted off the field in the middle of the third quarter Sunday with what was expected to be a severe injury.

Ravens place RB Langford on IR

2:11 PM

The Baltimore Ravens placed Jeremy Langford on injured reserve and signed fellow running back John Crockett from the practice squad, the team announced Thursday.

Packers LB Perry to have surgery on hand

1:52 PM

Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick Perry is scheduled to undergo surgery on his hand for the second straight year.

Bengals TE Eifert sits Thursday, likely out Week 3

1:51 PM

Tight end Tyler Eifert sat out practice Thursday and is unlikely to play in Sunday's game at Green Bay due to back and knee injuries.

Former NFL DT Haynesworth alleges ex-girlfriend abused him

1:09 PM

Former NFL defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth took to social media to allege Wednesday night that his former girlfriend and the mother of his child abused him during their relationship.

Miller: Goodell-Smith tangled in self-made ’Dumb and Dumber’ plot

12:28 PM

It has been a little more than two decades since the movie, "Dumb and Dumber" first hit theaters and, as so often happens, we now find ourselves in the middle of a real-life iteration where life imitates art.

Goodell-Smith tangled in self-made ’Dumb and Dumber’ plot

11:15 AM

It has been a little more than two decades since the movie, "Dumb and Dumber" first hit theaters and, as so often happens, we now find ourselves in the middle of a real-life iteration where life imitates art.

Former NFL DT Haynesworth alleges ex-girlfriend abused him

10:51 AM

Former NFL defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth took to social media to allege Wednesday night that his former girlfriend and the mother of his child abused him during their relationship.

Goodell-Smith tangled in self-made ’Dumb and Dumber’ plot

9:15 AM

It has been a little more than two decades since the movie, "Dumb and Dumber" first hit theaters and, as so often happens, we now find ourselves in the middle of a real-life iteration where life imitates art.

Week 3 GameScout: Raiders at Redskins

6:16 AM

OAKLAND RAIDERS (2-0) AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Seahawks at Titans

6:16 AM

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (1-1) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Giants at Eagles

6:16 AM

NEW YORK GIANTS (0-2) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Bengals at Packers

6:16 AM

CINCINNATI BENGALS (0-2) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Chiefs at Chargers

6:16 AM

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (2-0) AT LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Cowboys at Cardinals

6:16 AM

DALLAS COWBOYS (1-1) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Buccaneers at Vikings

6:16 AM

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (1-0) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Texans at Patriots

6:16 AM

HOUSTON TEXANS (1-1) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Falcons at Lions

6:16 AM

ATLANTA FALCONS (2-0) AT DETROIT LIONS (2-0)

Week 3 GameScout: Browns at Colts

6:16 AM

CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-2) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Saints at Panthers

6:16 AM

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (0-2) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (2-0)

Week 3 GameScout: Dolphins at Jets

6:16 AM

MIAMI DOLPHINS (1-0) AT NEW YORK JETS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Steelers at Bears

6:16 AM

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (2-0) AT CHICAGO BEARS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Broncos at Bills

6:16 AM

DENVER BRONCOS (2-0) AT BUFFALO BILLS (1-1)

Week 3 GameScout: Rams at 49ers

6:01 AM

LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-1) AT SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (0-2)

Week 3 GameScout: Ravens at Jaguars

6:01 AM

BALTIMORE RAVENS (2-0) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-1)

More issues for Chargers than missed field goals

4:05 AM

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was pretty certain about one thing when chatting up Sunday's game with the visiting Kansas City Chiefs.

Giants’ Manning has no problem with coach’s criticism

3:52 AM

Throughout the years, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has developed a thick skin when it comes to criticism.

Giants don’t want to think about 0-3 start

3:48 AM

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

Watson enters tough place to win in New England

3:42 AM

Houston Texans starting quarterback Deshaun Watson is a savvy rookie.

Raiders’ QB Carr learns to pick his spots

3:37 AM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is learning he can do more with less.

Jaguars accustomed to playing in London

3:26 AM

The X-factor for Sunday's game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore will be the Ravens' adjustment to flying to Europe for the first time and playing in England.

Titans rookie WR Davis can’t shake hamstring issues

2:37 AM

Corey Davis' rookie season continues to be derailed by a hamstring injury that flared up again Sunday in Tennessee's win over the Jaguars.

Lions will key on Atlanta’s ground game

1:57 AM

Matt Ryan is coming off an MVP season and Julio Jones may be the best wide receiver in the NFL, but the Detroit Lions insist their first order of business this week is to stop Devonta Freeman and the Falcons' running game.

Thompson makes mark on Redskins offense

1:44 AM

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson is notoriously hard on himself.

Seahawks hope for healthy TE Graham

1:36 AM

The status of Jimmy Graham is up in the air as he attempts to recover from an ankle sprain in order to play this Sunday for Seattle Seahawks against the Tennessee Titans.

Rookie Hunt jump-starting Chiefs high-flying offense

1:17 AM

Just 10 days after the Kansas City Chiefs dropped 42 points on the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, head coach Andy Reid's squad entered the halftime locker room against the Philadelphia Eagles with a meager six points on the scoreboard.

Change coming for Eagles at left guard

1:06 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles, who handed the starting left guard job to Isaac Seumalo at the beginning of training camp, are wasting little time taking the job away from him.

Patriots face another test vs. Texans

12:58 AM

A week after Tom Brady's Patriots (1-1) got back on course by taking advantage of a New Orleans Saints defense that ranked dead last against the pass a year ago and is well on its way to the same spot this fall, New England's offense faces a much tougher test on Sunday against J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans (1-1).

Broncos not falling for trap against Bills

12:30 AM

ENGLEWOOD, CO -- Considering that the Denver Broncos came into the season with lower outside expectations than at any other point in the last five years, the notion of the team facing a trap game might seem a bit odd.

Bucs not keen on facing Keenum

12:19 AM

TAMPA -- This may be one of the rare times the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope the backup quarterback doesn't start against them.

Packers still in search of viable TE

12:06 AM

GREEN BAY, Wisc. -- The Green Bay Packers haven't had a true threat at tight end since Jermichael Finley from 2008-13.

» Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Cardinals RB Brown on fast track to recovery

10:35 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Although he technically can't return until Nov. 9 against Seattle at the earliest, the Arizona Cardinals believe running back David Johnson might recover much faster than originally expected.

Actions speak loudly for Cardinals quiet receiver

10:21 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- J.J. Nelson doesn't talk much. It's not that the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver is shy. He's just quiet and maybe everybody else is too loud.

Raiders’ QB Carr learns to pick his spots

10:05 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Derk is learning he can do more with less.

Bears’ QB Glennon raves about Steelers Shazier

9:31 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears quarterback Mike Glennon was ready by Wednesday to move on from his three turnovers in Sunday's loss, and exhibited the "even-keel" approach he said is essential to succeed in the league.

Bears must find balance in offense

9:19 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- With all the hand-wringing in Chicago over quarterback Mike Glennon's turnovers against Tampa Bay, one sorry statistic escaped most eyes except for those of Bears offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains.

Patriots, Brady must pass another test against Texans

9:02 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A week after Tom Brady and the New England Patriots got back on course by taking advantage of a New Orleans Saints defense that ranked dead last against the pass a year ago and is well on its way to the same spot this fall, New England's offense faces a much tougher test on Sunday in against J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans.

Ravens set sights on football, Jaguars in London

8:44 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens won't be visiting any historic sites when they travel to London for their first-ever game overseas.

Miami coach Gase mum on LB Timmons’ situation

8:15 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- Miami coach Adam Gase didn't reveal much about linebacker Lawrence Timmons on Wednesday, who was suspended indefinitely a day earlier after going AWOL Saturday.

Lions, Falcons in a battle of undefeated teams

7:41 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons appeared to make major strides from the season-opener to their second game against the Green Bay Packers.

NFL notebook: Brady, Cards’ Nelson earn NFL honors

7:31 PM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday after passing for 447 yards and three touchdowns in the 36-20 win against the New Orleans Saints.

Saints’ offense off to sputtering start

7:07 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints' usually potent offense hasn't been up to its standard during a 0-2 start.

Defense at high level for Panthers

6:44 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers are doing their best work on the defensive side of the ball and that follows the lead of their head coach, who likes the hard-nosed approach.

Titans rookie WR Davis out vs. Seahawks

6:33 PM

Tennessee Titans rookie wide receiver Corey Davis has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks because of a hamstring injury, the team announced Wednesday.

Jets’ coach Bowles might be on hot seat

6:29 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- If you're so inclined, you can actually wager legally in Las Vegas sportsbooks on the first NFL coach to be fired this season.

Browns QB Kizer loses his best pass-catcher

5:52 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- Rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer, trying to rebound from throwing three interceptions in his second NFL start, will have to do it without his best receiver when the Cleveland Browns visit the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Status of Vikings QB Bradford remains in limbo

5:44 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings begin a stretch of four home games in five weeks, but no one is quite sure how to feel about this team's near future with quarterback Sam Bradford's status still uncertain heading into Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.

Steelers work to cut down on penalties

5:25 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers lead the NFL in one category they'd rather not: penalties.

Bengals under pressure with new offensive coordinator

5:15 PM

CINCINNATI -- Following a tumultuous week during which offensive coordinator Ken Zampese was fired and quarterback Andy Dalton came under fire, things don't get any easier for the Cincinnati Bengals.

Ravens set sights on footbal, Jaguars in London

5:09 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens won't be visiting any historic sites when they travel to London for their first-ever game overseas.

Unbalanced Bills make life rough for RB McCoy

4:50 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Even with waves of changes from the front office down through the Bills' roster, opponents know this constant remains: stop the run, and you stop the Buffalo offense.

Bills re-sign S Blanton, DT Coleman

4:04 PM

The Buffalo Bills signed two former players, defensive tackle Deandre Coleman and safety Robert Blanton, to add depth to their roster on Wednesday.

Vikings QB Bradford: Knee injury not due to contact

3:33 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford, who missed last week's game and remains day-to-day, said the left knee injury he sustained was not because of contact in the season opener.

Titans place LB Wallace (back) on injured reserve

2:34 PM

The Tennessee Titans placed linebacker Aaron Wallace on the injured reserve list Wednesday with a back injury.

Cardinals re-sign LB Wheeler

1:39 PM

The Arizona Cardinals re-signed linebacker Philip Wheeler on Wednesday after he was released again Friday.

Brady, Nelson among Week 2 players of Week

11:16 AM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week after passing for 447 yards and three touchdowns in the 36-20 win against the New Orleans Saints

Bills re-sign S Blanton, DT Coleman

10:32 AM

The Buffalo Bills signed two former players, defensive tackle DeAndre Coleman and safety Robert Blanton, to add depth to their roster on Wednesday.

Lions confident running game getting on track

1:10 AM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions are off to their first 2-0 start since 2011 and one of just four undefeated teams left in the NFC, but even they don't expect Monday night's decisive win over the New York Giants to dramatically alter their perception nationally.

» Tuesday, September 19, 2017

49ers still searching for first touchdown

11:02 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Two games into the John Lynch/Kyle Shanahan regime, it's pretty clear what the San Francisco 49ers would like.

NFLPA unanimously picks Smith as executive director

10:32 PM

The NFL Players Association selection committee unanimously decided to retain DeMaurice Smith as its executive director, the union announced Tuesday.

McVay faces short-week challenge for first time as head coach

10:31 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Even if the Los Angeles Rams wanted to dwell on the mostly self-inflicted loss they suffered Sunday against the Redskins, they simply have no time to do so.

NFL notebook: Dolphins suspend LB Timmons

7:22 PM

The Miami Dolphins suspended starting linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely on Tuesday, stemming from his mysterious weekend disappearance in Los Angeles.

Dolphins suspend LB Timmons indefinitely

7:22 PM

The Miami Dolphins suspended starting linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely on Tuesday, stemming from his mysterious weekend disappearance in Los Angeles.

McAdoo calls out QB Manning

6:59 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Following the Giants' 24-10 loss to the Lions Monday night, a frustrated Ben McAdoo was asked about a critical delay of game penalty quarterback Eli Manning took down by the goal line that ultimately forced the offense to settle for a field goal.

LT Flowers feeling the heat

6:55 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants left tackle Ereck Flowers was supposed to be a much-improved player this season after spending the offseason working out in the team's weight room to reshape his body and improve his stamina.

Offensive woes haunting Giants

6:47 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants offense has now gone eight straight games, including the postseason, without scoring at least 20 points.

Dolphins suspend LB Timmons indefinitely

4:55 PM

The Miami Dolphins suspended starting linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely on Tuesday, stemming from his mysterious weekend disappearance in Los Angeles.

NFL line judge Johnson accused of domestic violence

3:55 PM

The NFL is investigating an accusation of domestic violence against Carl Johnson, a current line judge and the league's former vice president of officiating.

Panthers TE Olsen put on IR

3:17 PM

The Carolina Panthers placed Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen on injured reserve Tuesday.

Patriots coaches sidestep any praise for CB Butler

1:24 PM

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick had no issue singing the praises of several of his defensive stars, save for one.

Eagles’ Long donates pay to fund scholarships in Charlottesville

1:02 PM

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long will donate his first six game checks this season to fund two scholarships for students in his hometown of Charlottesville, Va., his foundation announced on Tuesday.

Ravens place Pro Bowl G Yanda (ankle) on IR

12:09 PM

The Baltimore Ravens placed Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Ronde, Tiki Barber to call Giants-Buccaneers clash

10:44 AM

Former NFL stars Ronde and Tiki Barber will find themselves on the same team as the twins provide commentary for FOX Sports during the Oct. 1 clash between their respective former clubs, the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Lions rookie LB Davis in concussion protocol

10:25 AM

Detroit Lions rookie linebacker Jarrad Davis was placed in the league's concussion protocol following the team's 24-10 victory over the New York Giants on Monday.

49ers S Reid (knee) ruled out vs. Rams

10:21 AM

San Francisco 49ers strong safety Eric Reid has been ruled out of Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Rams, the team announced.

Little impact from Giants’ Beckham; big impact from Lions’ Ansah

9:29 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- So much for Odell Beckham Jr. riding in on his white horse to save the New York Giants' offense.

Little impact from Giants’ Beckham; big impact from Lions’ Ansah

1:23 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- So much for Odell Beckham Jr. riding in on his white horse to save the New York Giants' offense.

Falcons have taken Alka-Seltzer for hangover

1:07 AM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is long past the Super Bowl debacle and is ready to face his buddy, Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions.

Rookie Carson emerging as Seahawks running back

12:46 AM

RENTON, Wash. -- If Sunday's workload was any indication, the Seattle Seahawks may have found themselves a new starting running back.

Hyde bright spot in 49ers offense

12:38 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Turns out, former San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke wasn't such a buffoon after all.

Titans Henry was ready to plug and play

12:15 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans drafted Derrick Henry in the second round of the NFL draft last year, knowing that he needed to wait his turn behind DeMarco Murray.

» Monday, September 18, 2017

Raiders, Lynch show off early Dance Mode

11:57 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The victory dance came with 12:49 to play. That's how badly the Oakland Raiders beat the New York Jets Sunday.

Jaguars take big fall in one week

11:47 PM

The Jacksonville Jaguars took a look at the scenery from the top of the mountain and apparently didn't like what they saw. In one week's time, they went from king of the mountain to the bottom of the valley, all in a span of 30 minutes of playing uninspiring, mistake-filled football.

Rams show ability to win, lose

11:32 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Rams made progress since last season. That's clear to see by the way they dominated the Colts in Week 1 and took the Redskins to the wire in Week 2.

Chargers seek to rebound from two narrow losses

11:20 PM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The San Diego Chargers are looking ahead to Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs, and after two heartbreaking losses that seems like a good idea.

Fox: No thought to changing QBs

11:11 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Calls for rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky's debut are unlikely to subside following Mike Glennon's performance in Sunday's 29-7 loss by the Chicago Bears to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Yanda’s injury forces Ravens to make adjustments

10:18 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- With the defense already playing at a high level, the Baltimore Ravens are also finding some balance with quarterback Joe Flacco and the rest of the offense.

Colts QB Luck (shoulder) won’t play Sunday

10:14 PM

The Indianapolis Colts already ruled quarterback Andrew Luck out for Week 3 on Monday.

SS Cravens ineligible for remainder of season

10:03 PM

HERNDON, Va. -- The Washington Redskins placed starting strong safety Su'a Cravens on the reserved/left squad list on Monday, which ends his 2017 season.

Broncos shut down Elliott in Sunday win

9:29 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- By the end of the third quarter Sunday, it was clear the Denver Broncos had done something that no one had done to the Dallas Cowboys since they drafted Ezekiel Elliott in 2016: They had made him and the Cowboys' running game a complete non-factor.

Defense does it for Buccaneers

9:17 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- Don't look now, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have a dominant defense again.

Elliott’s attitude criticized in Cowboys’ loss

8:50 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- It wasn't so much that the Dallas Cowboys got beat on Sunday in blowout fashion to the Denver Broncos.

Browns WR Coleman undergoes hand surgery

8:47 PM

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman underwent successful surgery on his fractured right hand Monday afternoon.

Eagles’ running game going nowhere

8:40 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Doug Pederson declared the Philadelphia Eagles' running game broken Sunday after their 27-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and said they have to figure out a way to fix it.

Bad pass defense still haunts Saints

8:29 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints are 0-2 and the biggest factor in the losses has been their poor defense against the pass.

Patriots do about-face from Week 1

7:54 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Ironically, winning a game under the roof of the Superdome was all it took to prove to New England Patriots fans that the sky was not falling in Patriot Nation following the shocking opening-night loss in Foxborough to the Chiefs.

Giants WR Beckham active, set for season debut

7:49 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will make his season debut against the Detroit Lions on Monday night.

Packers young tackles show some moxie

7:37 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have one of the best offensive tackle tandems in football with rising star David Bakhtiari manning the left side and steady Bryan Bulaga on the right.

NFL notebook: Judge denies NFL stay request in Elliott case

7:08 PM

A U.S. District Court judge in Texas denied the NFL's appeal for a stay of the preliminary injunction granted to Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, allowing him to continue to play while his six-game suspension goes through the courts.

Colts see positives despite loss Sunday

6:37 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- While it wasn't a win, there were more than a few silver linings for the Indianapolis Colts after the 16-13 overtime home loss to Arizona on Sunday.

Browns’ Jackson reiterates: Kizer’s job is safe

6:32 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- DeShone Kizer's job as the Cleveland Browns' starting quarterback is safe despite losing the ball once on a strip-sack and throwing three interceptions in a 24-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

If Bills can’t run, they probably can’t win

6:07 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- It really wasn't a secret, but just for clarification, the Carolina Panthers provided the blueprint for the rest of the league on how to stifle the Buffalo Bills' offense.

Cardinals’ Palmer not pleased with criticism from Arians

5:59 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- As Bruce Arians was about to head into the locker room at halftime on Sunday, FOX sideline reporter Laura Okmin asked the Arizona Cardinals head coach what the problem seems to be with Arizona's offense.

Dolphins end distracting week with victory

5:40 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- After a tense week that included traveling to Southern California to escape Hurricane Irma, the Miami Dolphins were rewarded with a hard-fought 19-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Redskins place S Cravens on reserve/left squad list

5:39 PM

Despite reports of his impending return, Su'a Cravens will not be re-joining the Washington Redskins this season.

Bradford’s return unknown

5:11 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings fans were reminded once again that too much prosperity has a way of causing the pendulum of purple pain to swing back extra hard.

Dolphins LB Timmons left team for ’personal nature’

4:59 PM

Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons was held out of Sunday's game after leaving the team without notice for a "personal nature."

Colts name former LB Mathis pass rush consultant

4:35 PM

Robert Mathis, who has been working with Indianapolis Colts' defense since the offseason following his retirement, was officially added to the coaching staff on Monday and given the title of pass rush consultant/player development.

Rejuvenated pass rush powers Chiefs defense

4:14 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston stood at his locker after Sunday's game against the Eagles lamenting the few things that went wrong for his defense in a 27-20 win over the Eagles rather than the many things that went very well.

Jaguars sign QB Nassib

3:58 PM

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed free agent quarterback Ryan Nassib to the 53-man active roster on Monday and placed safety Calvin Pryor on the injured reserve list.

Steelers not happy with play of offense

3:57 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers are 2-0, but they didn't get there in impressive fashion. They barely beat the Browns in Cleveland in the opener and played another inconsistent game Sunday in their 26-9 victory over the Vikings.

Falcons LB Beasley out for month

3:31 PM

The Atlanta Falcons are expected to be without linebacker Vic Beasley Jr. for at least a month because of a hamstring tear, according to multiple reports Monday.

In losses, Jets search for silver linings

3:20 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets getting blown out in Oakland on Sunday was hardly a surprise. Many people picked the Raiders in the survivor pools and the Vegas betting line was two touchdowns at kickoff.

Panthers have to move on without TE Olsen

3:00 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Greg Olsen has been such a staple in the lineup for the Carolina Panthers that the offense simply won't be the same without him.

Dolphins LB Timmons left team for ’personal nature’

2:37 PM

Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons was held out of Sunday's game after leaving the team without notice for a "personal nature."

Judge denies NFL stay request in Elliott case

2:22 PM

A U.S. District Court judge in Texas denied the NFL's appeal for a stay of the preliminary injunction granted to Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott allowing him to continue to play while his six-game suspension goes through the courts.

Panthers TE Olsen undergoes surgery on broken foot

12:59 PM

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen underwent surgery on his broken right foot Monday morning and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.

Cowboys’ Jones disputes report of impeding Goodell contract

12:09 PM

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones disputed a report he is holding up a five-year contract extension for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Dolphins LB Timmons left team for ’personal nature’

11:46 AM

Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons was held out of Sunday's game after leaving team without notice for a "personal nature."

Packers’ injury list grows

1:48 AM

ATLANTA -- The Green Bay Packers came into their Sunday night game against the Atlanta Falcons banged up. Then things got worse.

NFL roundup: Brady helps Patriots down Saints

12:24 AM

NEW ORLEANS -- Tom Brady threw for 302 of his 447 passing yards in a 30-point first-half explosion and the New England Patriots rebounded from a season-opening loss to Kansas City with a 36-20 rout of the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Injury bug attacks Broncos, Cowboys

12:02 AM

DENVER -- Injuries struck both the Broncos and the Cowboys with alarming frequency during Denver's 42-17 win over Dallas on Sunday.

» Sunday, September 17, 2017

McVay’s former student Cousins wins matchup

11:28 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Sean McVay wanted to beat his former team.

Gates sets career TD record for tight ends

10:57 PM

CARSON, Calif. -- Philip Rivers' pass was high, just in the right spot where Antonio Gates could get his mitts on it. When he did and landed in the end zone, the record was his and the celebration was on.

Falcons’ Beasley exits with hamstring injury

10:51 PM

ATLANTA -- Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley Jr. left Atlanta's game against the Green Bay Packers in the third quarter Sunday night due to a hamstring injury.

49ers RB Hyde solid in loss

10:44 PM

SEATTLE -- Running back Carlos Hyde has battled injuries and offensive line woes for much of his career in San Francisco.

Muffed punt steals momentum from Jets in loss to Raiders

10:32 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The New York Jets had scored 10 straight points, cutting the Oakland Raiders' lead to 14-10, then forced a punt late in the first half Sunday at Oakland Coliseum.

Ravens’ defense delivers for second straight game

10:23 PM

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Ravens picked apart opposing quarterbacks during the first two weeks of the season.

Heyward leads resurgent Steelers defense

9:55 PM

PITTSBURGH -- Cam Heyward is back, and so, apparently, is a dominating Steelers defense.

Packers’ Nelson, Daniels leave game with injuries

9:45 PM

ATLANTA - Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson and defensive tackle Mike Daniels left Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter because of injuries.

Patriots make do with what they have

9:35 PM

NEW ORLEANS -- For the last 18 seasons, the mantras of the New England Patriots -- drummed into them by head guru Bill Belichick -- have been "next guy up" and "winning, not stats, is all that matters."

NFL roundup: Brady helps Patriots down Saints

9:09 PM

NEW ORLEANS -- Tom Brady threw for 302 of his 447 passing yards in a 30-point first-half explosion and the New England Patriots rebounded from a season-opening loss to Kansas City with a 36-20 rout of the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

NFL notebook: Dolphins’ Timmons not with team

8:50 PM

Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons left the team on Sunday and missed the club's season-opening contest against the Los Angeles Chargers.

S Searcy contributes to Titans’ defensive effort vs. Jaguars

8:27 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Tennessee safety Da'Norris Searcy had a critical interception as part of the Titans' 37-16 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, and his help against the running game was also important.

Redskins RB Kelley injures rib vs. Rams

8:04 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Washington Redskins running back Rob Kelley exited Sunday's game against the Rams with a rib injury.

Hunt has another big game for Chiefs

8:00 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rookie Kareem Hunt continued his hot start, picking up two more touchdowns and 109 yards from scrimmage in the Kansas City Chiefs' 27-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Fox insists Glennon still Bears’ quarterback

7:59 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- For Chicago Bears quarterback Mike Glennon, it was not a dreamy homecoming.

Redskins RB Kelley injures rib vs. Rams

7:45 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Washington Redskins running back Rob Kelley exited Sunday's game against the Rams with a rib injury.

Cardinals’ defense played a role in comeback win

7:16 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- While quarterback Carson Palmer and kicker Phil Dawson produced the momentum-changing plays during the Arizona Cardinals' 16-13 overtime, come-from-behind victory Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the Cardinals' defense came to the late-game rescue.

NFL roundup: Brady helps Patriots down Saints

7:10 PM

NEW ORLEANS -- Tom Brady threw for 302 of his 447 passing yards in a 30-point first-half explosion and the New England Patriots rebounded from a season-opening loss to Kansas City with a 36-20 rout of the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Cowboys CBs Awuzie, Carroll exit vs. Broncos

7:05 PM

DENVER -- The Dallas Cowboys are being hit hard with injuries at the cornerback position during Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos.

Panthers TE Olsen out with broken foot

6:46 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Greg Olsen has been one of the most solid performers for the Carolina Panthers in recent seasons.

Dolphins LB Timmons inactive vs. Chargers

4:07 PM

Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons left the team on Sunday and will miss the club's season-opening contest against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Rams CB Webster out vs. Redskins

3:54 PM

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Rams will be without starting cornerback Kayvon Webster for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins.

Bears’ Kwiatkoski, Compton, Sitton out with injuries

3:50 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- Three Chicago Bears players left Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of injuries, and all three were ruled out for the rest of the contest.

Eagles’ McLeon, Watkins leave game with hamstring injuries

3:16 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Philadelphia Eagles' secondary suffered more setbacks as starting safety Rodney McLeod and backup safety Jaylen Watkins both left Sunday's game against the Kansas City because of hamstring injuries.

Panthers TE Olsen leaves game with foot injury

3:05 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen left Sunday's game with a right foot injury and was not expected to return against the Buffalo Bills at Bank of America Stadium.

Browns QB Kizer leaves with migraine

2:29 PM

BALTIMORE -- Cleveland rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer was sidelined with a migraine midway through the second quarter. Kevin Hogan, a second-year player from Stanford, entered and orchestrated a scoring drive.

Bucs LB Alexander departs with hamstring injury

2:28 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Kwon Alexander left Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears in the second quarter with a hamstring injury.

Vikings QB Bradford inactive vs. Steelers, Keenum starts

1:04 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford was inactive for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers because of a knee injury.

Vikings QB Bradford inactive vs. Steelers, Keenum starts

11:59 AM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford was inactive for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers because of a knee injury.

Report: Cowboys’ Jones impeding Goodell contract talks

11:39 AM

Contract talks of a new five-year extension for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly are being slowed down by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

Dolphins, Bucs, Jaguars wear ’One Florida’ helmet decal

11:13 AM

The Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars will wear a "One Florida" helmet decal on Sunday after Hurricane Irma heavily damaged the state last week.

» Saturday, September 16, 2017

Week 2 GameScout: Lions at Giants

10:18 PM

DETROIT LIONS (1-0) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (0-1)

NFL injury report

10:15 PM

ARIZONA CARDINALS at INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

NFLPA asserts Elliott should play during appeal

7:12 PM

The NFL Players Association filed a response with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Saturday, challenging the NFL's emergency motion to enforce its six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Vikings add QB Sloter to roster

5:34 PM

With Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford questionable for Sunday's game with a knee injury, the Vikings promoted quarterback Kyle Sloter from the practice squad, the team announced Saturday.

Ravens make Collins No. 3 RB, waive Langford

2:54 PM

The Baltimore Ravens made a change at their No. 3 running back spot on Saturday, promoting Alex Collins from their practice squad and waiving Jeremy Langford.

Browns promote WR Higgins, waive DL Holmes

2:51 PM

The Cleveland Browns promoted wide receiver Rashard Higgins to the active roster from the practice squad on Saturday.

Colts promote LB Sankey, waive WR Hazel

2:23 PM

The Indianapolis Colts elevated inside linebacker Darnell Sankey to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Saturday and waived wide receiver Matt Hazel.

Chiefs cut RB Spiller again, promote special teamer Hunt

1:44 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs once again released veteran running back C.J. Spiller in advance of Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Giants WR Beckham officially questionable for Monday night

12:54 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is officially listed as questionable with a sprained ankle for Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions.

Watt’s Hurricane Harvey relief closes at $37.1 million

11:14 AM

Houston Texans All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt's online fundraiser to aid flood victims of Hurricane Harvey, which started with a goal of $200,000, closed out at more than $37 million.

NFL Friday injury report for Sunday games

12:07 AM

ARIZONA CARDINALS at INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Game 2 GameScout: Browns at Ravens

12:01 AM

CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-1) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (1-0)

» Friday, September 15, 2017

Week 2 GameScout: Bills at Panthers

11:58 PM

BUFFALO BILLS (1-0) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Cardinals at Colts

11:52 PM

ARIZONA CARDINALS (0-1) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-1)

Week 2 GameScout: Titans at Jaguars

11:49 PM

TENNESSEE TITANS (0-1) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Eagles at Chiefs

11:47 PM

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (1-0) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Patriots at Saints

11:43 PM

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (0-1) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (0-1)

Week 2 GameScout: Vikings at Steelers

11:40 PM

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (1-0) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Bears at Buccaneers

11:38 PM

CHICAGO BEARS (0-1) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (0-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Dolphins at Chargers

11:35 PM

MIAMI DOLPHINS (0-0) AT LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (0-1)

Week 2 GameScout: Jets at Raiders

11:31 PM

NEW YORK JETS (0-1) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Cowboys at Broncos

11:29 PM

DALLAS COWBOYS (1-0) AT DENVER BRONCOS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Redskins at Rams

11:27 PM

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (0-1) AT LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Packers at Falcons

11:25 PM

GREEN BAY PACKERS (1-0) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: 49ers at Seahawks

11:22 PM

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (0-1) AT SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (0-1)

Seahawks CB Sherman questionable for Sunday

9:09 PM

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is listed as questionable for Sunday's NFC West game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Ravens RB Dixon suspended for two more games

9:09 PM

Baltimore Ravens running back Kenneth Dixon received an additional two games tacked onto his suspension, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported on Friday.

NFL notebook: Bengals fire OC Zampese

8:09 PM

After starting the season 0-2 and failing to score a touchdown in the first eight quarters, the Cincinnati Bengals fired offensive coordinator Ken Zampese.

Eagles RB Pumphrey placed on IR

6:56 PM

Philadelphia Eagles rookie running back Donnel Pumphrey was placed on injured reserve on Friday, two days after sustaining a torn hamstring in practice.

Patriots rule out Hightower, Amendola

6:45 PM

The New England Patriots ruled out starting linebacker Dont'a Hightower and slot receiver Danny Amendola for Sunday's game against the host New Orleans Saints, the team announced Friday.

Raiders T Penn agrees to two-year extension

6:45 PM

The Oakland Raiders and left tackle Donald Penn agreed to a two-year contract extension, according to multiple reports Friday.

Vikings QB Bradford questionable for Sunday

6:35 PM

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford has an ailing left knee and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Texans CB Johnson out 4-6 weeks

6:06 PM

Houston Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson will miss the next four-to-six weeks after suffering a sprained MCL in his left knee during Thursday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

QB Watson on first start and victory: ’It’s special’

5:43 PM

HOUSTON -- Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson's 49-yard touchdown scamper is the longest run by a quarterback in Texans franchise history and represents the longest run by a quarterback in NFL history in a starting debut.

Savage addresses agent’s comments about benching

5:43 PM

HOUSTON -- Houston Texans backup quarterback Tom Savage felt a need to address his agent's critical comments about his benching to his coaches and teammates.

NFL files emergency motion to stay Elliott injunction

4:21 PM

The NFL filed an emergency motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Friday to seek a stay and allow the league to enforce its six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Giants WR Beckham questionable for Lions

4:13 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who continues to nurse a sprained ankle, practiced on a limited basis Friday for a second straight day.

Sputtering Bengals change offensive coordinator

3:36 PM

CINCINNATI - After starting the season 0-2 and failing to score a touchdown in the first eight quarters, the Cincinnati Bengals fired offensive coordinator Ken Zampese.

Steelers LB Shazier fined $25K for Kizer hit

3:30 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier said the NFL fined him $25,000 for his hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback DeShone Kizer during Sunday's game.

Raiders T Penn agrees to two-year extension

2:25 PM

The Oakland Raiders and left tackle Donald Penn agreed to a two-year contract extension, according to multiple reports Friday.

Broncos DE Crick to undergo back surgery

2:15 PM

The Denver Broncos placed defensive end Jared Crick on injured reserve Friday to undergo back surgery and signed free agent defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin.

Fantasizing: Players to watch in each game

1:23 PM

As fantasy lineups are established for games Sunday and Monday, The Sports Xchange reporters have taken a look at their teams with an eye on what could happen.

NFL files emergency motion to stay Elliott injunction

1:11 PM

The NFL filed an emergency motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Friday to seek a stay and allow the league to enforce its six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

NFL files emergency motion to stay Elliott injunction

12:53 PM

The NFL filed an emergency motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Friday to seek a stay and allow the league to enforce its six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Colts plan to start QB Brissett over Tolzien

12:06 PM

The Indianapolis Colts are expected to start Jacoby Brissett at quarterback over Scott Tolzien in Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals.

Bills RB McCoy expected to play despite sore groin

11:21 AM

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy was held out of Friday's practice with groin soreness but is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.

Birthday boy Watson living out his prime-time dreams

1:53 AM

CINCINNATI -- As a young boy growing up in government-run housing in Gainesville, Ga., Deshaun Watson not only dreamed of playing in the NFL, he felt he had no other option.

Bears LB Freeman on IR after tearing pec in opener

12:38 AM

Chicago Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman experienced a rather painful start -- and possible end -- to his season last Sunday.

Ground game still foreign for Lions

12:06 AM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions haven't run the ball particularly well for going on two decades, and one week into the season there's little reason to believe that's going to change.

» Thursday, September 14, 2017

Texans CB Joseph exits with shoulder injury

10:52 PM

Houston cornerback Johnathan Joseph was ruled out for the second half of the Texans' Thursday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals due to a right shoulder injury.

Beckham on ankle injury: ’six-to-eight-week thing’

9:24 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had to miss last week's regular-season opener, the pain he felt might just have rivaled the pain that went along with the sprained ankle he's been nursing for almost a month now.

Beckham getting closer to playing

8:52 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had to miss last week's regular-season opener, the pain he felt might just have rivaled the pain that went along with the sprained ankle he's been nursing for almost a month now.

NFL notebook: Lions fan banned after racist message

7:45 PM

A Detroit Lions fan who posted a racist message on social media has lost his season tickets, according to a newspaper report.

Raiders RB Lynch fined for finger gestures

7:44 PM

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was fined $12,000 by the NFL for a gesture he made during Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans, ESPN reported Thursday.

Panthers land T Theus off waivers

6:45 PM

The Carolina Panthers claimed offensive tackle John Theus off waivers and placed cornerback Cole Luke on injured reserve on Thursday.

K Rosas watches baby’s birth on iPhone

5:03 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Sunday's regular-season opener against the Cowboys might have been a team debacle for the Giants, but for kicker Aldrick Rosas, the day is one he'll never forget.

Beckham getting cloer to playing

4:59 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had to miss last week's regular-season opener, the pain he felt might just have rivaled the pain that went along with the sprained ankle he's been nursing for almost a month now.

Giants look for bounce-back after poor opener

4:52 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.Y. -- On Monday night, the New York Giants will host the Detroit Lions before a nationally televised audience.

Lions fan banned by team after posting racist message

3:55 PM

A Detroit Lions fan who posted a racist message on social media has lost his season tickets, according to a newspaper report.

Manziel trying to force CFL team to trade rights

3:23 PM

Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel is attempting to jump-start his floundering career north of the border.

Packers send LT Bulaga home due to illness

2:42 PM

Green Bay Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga was sent home from practice for the second straight day on Thursday due to illness.

Packers send RT Bulaga home due to illness

2:42 PM

Green Bay Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga was sent home from practice for the second straight day on Thursday due to illness.

Giants WR Beckham returns to practice

2:27 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was limited in his return to practice on Thursday.

Cowboys WR Williams misses another practice

2:08 PM

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams missed his second consecutive practice on Thursday, according to multiple outlets.

Miller: Beware the attempted quick fix

1:26 PM

Fans of teams like the Washington Redskins, New York Giants and New Orleans Saints, in full panic mode after watching their teams lay a first-week egg, would do well to heed the long-ago advice of George Young, the late general manager of the Giants.

Ravens place RB Woodhead on IR

1:25 PM

The Baltimore Ravens placed Danny Woodhead on injured reserve Thursday and signed fellow running back Jeremy Langford off their practice squad.

Rams have to build on Week-1 success

12:55 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- After scoring an NFL-best 46 points in their season-opening win over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, the marching orders for the Los Angeles Rams this week against the Washington Redskins isn't necessarily to duplicate as much as it is to build on it.

Chargers primed for L.A. home opener

12:53 PM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The Los Angeles spotlight points toward the Chargers for the first time in a long time.

Titans know success in division games the key

12:41 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- If the Tennessee Titans can point to one thing more than any other that kept them from reaching the postseason last year, it was their failures inside the AFC South.

Bengals rookie WR Ross expected to play vs. Texans

12:41 PM

Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver John Ross is expected to make his NFL debut against the Houston Texans on Thursday, multiple outlets reported.

Packers seeing improvement in secondary

12:34 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons met nearly eight months ago in the NFC Championship Game, Green Bay's cornerback group was decimated. The Packers - who finished 31st in passing defense a year ago - had to use undrafted LaDarius Gunter as their No. 1 cornerback, and Gunter was asked to shadow Pro Bowl wideout Julio Jones all day.

Giants WR Beckham returns to practice

12:29 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. returned to practice on Thursday, marking the first time he's done so with the team since sustaining an ankle injury on Aug. 21.

Hurting, Chicago tries to Bear up at Tampa

12:29 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears go to Tampa Sunday to face quarterback Mike Glennon's old team in its first game since he left for Chicago in free agency.

Colts Pagano plays musical chairs at QB

12:27 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Officially, the Indianapolis Colts have not made any changes at quarterback heading into Sunday's regular-season home opener with Arizona.

Jaguars hope to build off opening-week win

12:23 PM

JACKSONVILLE -- Are the Jacksonville Jaguars that good or is Houston that bad? That's what many were asking following Jacksonville's 22-point win over the Texans on the latter's home field in Sunday's regular-season opener for both teams. It's likely a combination of the two, maybe even a lean more towards Houston being that bad.

Eagles still need work on ground game

12:08 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles' run game wasn't very effective in Sunday's 30-17 Week 1 win over the Washington Redskins.

Buccaneers sign DE Ward to practice squad

11:54 AM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed defensive end Channing Ward to the practice squad, the team announced Thursday.

Week 2 GameScout: Eagles at Chiefs

5:39 AM

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (1-0) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Titans at Jaguars

5:39 AM

TENNESSEE TITANS (0-1) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Cardinals at Colts

5:39 AM

ARIZONA CARDINALS (0-1) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-1)

Game 2 GameScout: Browns at Ravens

5:39 AM

CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-1) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Bills at Panthers

5:39 AM

BUFFALO BILLS (1-0) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Texans at Bengals

5:39 AM

HOUSTON TEXANS (0-1) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (0-1)

Week 2 GameScout: Packers at Falcons

5:39 AM

GREEN BAY PACKERS (1-0) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Lions at Giants

5:39 AM

DETROIT LIONS (1-0) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (0-1)

Week 2 GameScout: 49ers at Seahawks

5:38 AM

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (0-1) AT SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (0-1)

Week 2 GameScout: Redskins at Rams

5:38 AM

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (0-1) AT LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Bears at Buccaneers

5:38 AM

CHICAGO BEARS (0-1) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (0-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Jets at Raiders

5:38 AM

NEW YORK JETS (0-1) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Vikings at Steelers

5:38 AM

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (1-0) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (1-0)

Week 2 GameScout: Patriots at Saints

5:38 AM

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (0-1) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (0-1)

Week 2 GameScout: Dolphins at Chargers

5:38 AM

MIAMI DOLPHINS (0-0) AT LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (0-1)

Week 2 GameScout: Cowboys at Broncos

5:38 AM

DALLAS COWBOYS (1-0) AT DENVER BRONCOS (1-0)

49ers’ Shanahan knows all about Seahawks’ defense

2:51 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif -- As an offensive coordinator, Kyle Shanahan fell in love with the Seattle Seahawks' defensive scheme.

» Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Raiders won’t look past Jets

11:08 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The championship express? Hardly.

Miller not concerned: Sacks will come

10:56 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo -- Von Miller hasn't had a sack in five games, believe it or not.

Mass disappointment in Seahawks O-line

10:27 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- It may be a broken record at this point for the Seattle Seahawks, but trying to patchwork an offensive line together is again the biggest focus Seattle has to face moving forward.

Bucs finally play after long layoff

10:18 PM

TAMPA -- By the time the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tee it up against the Chicago Bears in Sunday's 1 p.m. game at Raymond James Stadium, it would've been 22 days since any of the starters played in a football game. In fact, prior to this week, the team had only practiced twice in 15 days.

Homeless Dolphins seek road victory in L.A.

10:05 PM

OXNARD, Calif. -- The Miami Dolphins are practicing at the Dallas Cowboys training camp facility this week after fleeing South Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma.

2018 NFL Mock Draft: QBs for Jets, Bills, 49ers, Jags in top 10

10:05 PM

The 2017 NFL and NCAA seasons just began, but already NFLDraftScout.com is peeking ahead to the spring and to the incoming crop of rookies.

Chiefs seeking to avoid distractions against Eagles

9:52 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When a team knocks off the defending Super Bowl champions on their own turf, word tends to spread quickly.

Cardinals give RB Williams first shot to replace Johnson

9:32 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Things could change from week to week and even day by day, but for the time being, Kerwynn Williams will get the first crack at replacing the injured David Johnson as the Arizona Cardinals' featured running back.

Belichick says Patriots don’t need history lesson

8:54 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- History says the New England Patriots (0-1) opening-night loss to the Chiefs -- a 42-27 defeat in Foxborough that saw New England give up 200-plus yards and 21 points to Alex Smith and Co. in the fourth quarter -- was an aberration.

Packers to test Falcons revamped offensive line

8:42 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Before the Atlanta Falcons face the Green Bay Packers in the regular-season home opener at 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Falcons head coach Dan Quinn and his staff plan to settle down new starting right guard Wes Schweitzer, get the rushing attack moving and eliminate the bulk of the 11 missed tackles they had in the season-opening win.

Bills’ McDermott downplays playing Panthers

8:14 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Sean McDermott is not biting on the storyline of him going back to Carolina where he served the previous six seasons as defensive coordinator. The Buffalo Bills head coach is spewing out all the coach-speak he can on the topic, claiming it will be just another game.

For youthful Jets, it’s safety first

7:30 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- If the New York Jets' current rebuild has any shot of succeeding, they will need to draft well.

Redskins face their former offensive coordinator, McVay

7:13 PM

HERNDON, Va. -- Sunday marks a reunion between the Washington Redskins and former offensive coordinator Sean McVay.

NFL notebook: Texans’ Cushing suspended 10 games

7:05 PM

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended 10 games without pay for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Wednesday.

Texans LB Cushing suspended 10 games

6:58 PM

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended 10 games without pay for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Wednesday.

Big win Monday, but Brown and Steelers up next for Vikings

6:57 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings didn't have much time to celebrate their 1-0 start and one of the cleanest, most balanced and most explosive games they've played offensively since Mike Zimmer became head coach in 2014.

Panthers got their kicks, but must finish more often

6:37 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Despite the Carolina Panthers having their way at times in the opener, there's a priority on finishing drives.

Ravens seek to add big plays to offense

6:24 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- One week after playing conservatively, the Baltimore Ravens might look to be more explosive on offense against the Cleveland Browns.

Report: Raiders, LT Penn closing in on deal

5:50 PM

Left tackle Donald Penn is "closing in" on a two-year contract extension with the Oakland Raiders, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported on Wednesday.

Saints still have work to do on defense

5:38 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints made upgrading their defense a priority during the offseason.

Browns face another tough divisional opponent

5:04 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns could not have faced a tougher road to begin the 2017 season than the one they are facing, but there is no use complaining about it, so after losing 21-18 to the Steelers in the opener in Cleveland it's on to Baltimore for Week 2 on Sunday in M&T Bank Stadium.

RB Bell could see workload reduced for Steelers

4:50 PM

PITTSURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers are paying running back Le'Veon Bell $12.1 million this season so they want to maximize his contributions to the offense. But the days of Bell staying on the field for every offensive snap appear to be over.

49ers sign LB Lee to two-year contract

4:06 PM

The San Francisco 49ers signed linebacker Elijah Lee from the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad to a two-year deal on Wednesday to add depth at the position.

Dolphins owner Ross pledges $1 million to hurricane relief

4:03 PM

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross pledged $1 million to the immediate and long-term rebuilding efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Irma, the team announced Wednesday.

Packers release DT Jean Francois

3:07 PM

The Green Bay Packers released defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois, the team announced on Wednesday.

QBs Smith, Bradford among Week 1 players of week

11:30 AM

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford were named offensive players of the week in their respective conferences for Week 1 to kick off the NFL season.

Stock Report: Mayfield plants his flag to be the top-rated senior quarterback

10:36 AM

A look at NFL prospects who helped themselves - or didn't - in college football last week.

Colts place OL Good on injured reserve, sign LB Spence

10:30 AM

The Indianapolis Colts placed tackle/guard Denzelle Good on the injured reserve list Wednesday with an undisclosed injury and signed free agent inside linebacker Sean Spence.

Texans experience attrition at tight end

1:07 AM

HOUSTON -- Houston Texans starting tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz was placed on injured reserve Tuesday in the wake of suffering a pair of concussions during the past few weeks.

Watson reportedly will start Thursday

1:04 AM

HOUSTON -- Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson is expected to start his first NFL game Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to The Houston Chronicle.

» Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Ravens’ Woodhead (hamstring) out at least month

11:20 PM

Baltimore Ravens running back Danny Woodhead is expected to be out at least four weeks and might miss eight weeks with a hamstring injury, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

It’s deja vu for the Chargers

9:34 PM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Chargers are looking forward to Sunday's home opener against the Miami Dolphins, but only after being thrown into the time machine when falling to the Denver Broncos.

Hall of Fame list sets up selection Saturday scrimmage

9:09 PM

There are no major surprises among 108 players and coaches announced Tuesday as nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2018 class. But that won't prevent plenty of fireworks when the Selection Committee convenes Saturday, February 3, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Broncos hang on for opening victory

9:01 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- It felt a bit like last year's regular-season opener against Carolina. Once again, the Denver Broncos had to hold on for dear life in the final moments with the outcome of the game resting on a last-second field-goal attempt.

Saints have big problems to tackle

7:37 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints entered the regular season without the services of starting left tackle Terron Armstead.

Saints have big problems to tackle

6:40 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints entered the regular season without the services of starting left tackle Terron Armstead.

NFL notebook: Bucs-Bears to play Sunday in Tampa

6:29 PM

Officials approved Raymond James Stadium for Week 2 and the NFL agreed the game between the Buccaneers and Chicago Bears will be played as scheduled Sunday in Tampa, Fla.

Cook carries new RB torch for Vikings

6:21 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The NFL's circle of life was on full display in prime time Monday night.

Bradford on fire leading Vikings offense

6:14 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- So, that's what pass protection looks like? Sorry, it's been a while since the folks in Minnesota have seen anything like they witnessed in Monday night's 29-19 season-opening win for the Vikings over the Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Reports: Cards’ Johnson to have wrist surgery, out 2-3 months

5:12 PM

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson will have surgery on his left wrist and is expected to be sidelined two to three months, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday.

Lions sign P Locke to replace injured Redfern

4:33 PM

The Detroit Lions signed Jeff Locke on Tuesday to replace fellow punter Kasey Redfern, who was placed on injured reserve.

Texans DE Watt playing through broken finger

4:20 PM

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt isn't going to let a little thing like a finger injury slow him down, even if that injury reportedly dealt with a bone breaking through the skin.

Eagles preparing to sign K Elliott

2:39 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles will sign rookie Jake Elliott off the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad to replace fellow kicker Caleb Sturgis, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport on Tuesday.

CB Jones says he will bring energy Thursday

1:49 PM

CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones promises to bring an edge and some nastiness to the defense when he returns from a one-game suspension on Thursday night against the Houston Texans at Paul Brown Stadium.

Reports: Cards’ Johnson to have wrist surgery, out 2-3 months

12:30 PM

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson will have surgery on his left wrist and is expected to be sidelined two to three months, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday.

Report: Cardinals RB Johnson (wrist) to be out 2-3 months

11:49 AM

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson will have surgery on his left wrist and be sidelined two to three months, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Tuesday, citing a source.

Saints RT Strief sustains MCL sprain vs. Vikings

11:45 AM

New Orleans right tackle Zach Strief is expected to be sidelined a few weeks after sustaining an MCL sprain in his left knee during Monday's 29-19 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, according to multiple reports.

Saints’ Peterson plays sparingly in return to Minnesota

10:56 AM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Adrian Peterson envisioned a triumphant return to Minnesota. The four-time All-Pro and 2012 NFL Most Valuable Player always pictures the most optimistic view possible.

Rams sign P Hekker to two-year extension

10:48 AM

The Los Angeles Rams signed punter Johnny Hekker to a two-year contract extension, the team announced.

Bucs-Bears to play Sunday in Tampa

10:26 AM

Officials approved Raymond James Stadium for Week 2 and the NFL agreed the Buccaneers and Chicago Bears will be played as scheduled Sunday in Tampa, Fla.

Bucs-Bears to play Sunday in Tampa

9:43 AM

Officials approved Raymond James Stadium for Week 2 and the NFL agreed the Buccaneers and Chicago Bears will be played as scheduled Sunday in Tampa, Fla.

Stormy season: Bucs expect to play at home Sunday

4:59 AM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to announce Wednesday that the Sunday home opener against the Chicago Bears will be played at 1 p.m. EDT at Raymond James Stadium as scheduled.

Chargers’ Bosa, Ingram shine as pass-rushing combo

3:59 AM

DENVER -- Despite the Los Angeles Chargers' 24-21 season-opening loss at Denver on Monday night, the team's edge rushing duo of Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram signaled they will be a force to be reckoned with this season.

Titans will shuffle at safety with Cyprien out

2:36 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans brought in safety Johnathan Cyprien to be a strong tackler in the secondary when he arrived as a free agent from rival Jacksonville.

49ers lay egg in Shanahan coaching debut

2:02 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers' season opener went exactly as many of their fans had expected.

After first week, Lions like their defense

1:42 AM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- One game hardly makes for conclusive evidence, but the Detroit Lions might actually have a competent defense.

Saints’ Peterson plays sparingly in return to Minnesota

1:30 AM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Adrian Peterson envisioned a triumphant return to Minnesota. The four-time All-Pro and 2012 NFL Most Valuable Player always pictures the most optimistic view possible.

Special win for besieged Jaguars

1:00 AM

JACKSONVILLE -- The Jacksonville Jaguars' 29-7 rout of divisional rival Houston was as signature a win as the franchise has had in years. When a team has recorded only 17 wins in five seasons, any victory would seem like a signature conquest. But there was something special about this one. The Jaguars were opening the season on the road and had not won a season opener since 2011.

» Monday, September 11, 2017

Elliott runs well; still awaits legal rulings

11:25 PM

FRISCO, Tex. -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 104 yards Sunday night. But he understands his fight with the NFL is not over and there was no guarantee he would be on the field for the entire season.

Dallas D cuts Giants down to size

11:21 PM

FRISCO, Tex. -- A maligned defense stole the show from the more respected offense in the Dallas Cowboys' 19-3 season-opening victory over the New York Giants on Sunday night.

Third down confounds Giants defense

10:58 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- On Sunday night, the New York Giants defense was on the field for 71 plays.

Giants offense punchless without OBJ

10:54 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- This offseason, the New York Giants added a pair of potential offensive play-makers, veteran receiver Brandon Marshall and a first-round draft pick, tight end Evan Engram.

Only break Bears WR White can catch is bad one

10:29 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A lack of explosive proven wide receivers was an obvious Chicago Bears weakness heading into Sunday's season opener.

Rams feast on overwhelmed Colts

10:16 PM

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. -- As season openers for a struggling franchise, a second-year quarterback and a first-year head coach go, the Los Angeles Rams could not have gotten off on a better foot than they did in their blowout win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Battered Colts declare Luck out again Sunday

10:01 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- After getting shellacked 46-9 by the Los Angeles Rams in their 2017 regular-season opener, Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano offered no excuses.

Bengals glad for short week after dismal performance

9:30 PM

CINCINNATI -- Sunday's season opener against the Baltimore Ravens seemed to set up pretty well for the Cincinnati Bengals.

O-line woes bedevil Seahawks

9:09 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- If Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers was any indication, the offensive line will continue to be a major problem for the Seattle Seahawks.

Cardinals stunned by loss of RB Johnson

8:53 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. -- After barely getting any snaps at all during his team's five-game preseason schedule as a way of protecting him, it took less than three quarters of action in the Arizona Cardinals' regular-season opener for star running back David Johnson to suffer a devastating injury that could derail the Cardinals' chances of returning to the postseason.

Bears took some air out of Falcons’ offense

8:42 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Like most of the offenses around the league, the Atlanta Falcons were not clicking on all cylinders to open the 2017 season.

Browns have hope thanks to rookie QB Kizer

8:33 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns lost their opener to the Pittsburgh Steelers, but they might have found their quarterback for the present and the future in the process.

Panthers QB Newton gets off to solid, but rusty start

7:49 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Now that the Carolina Panthers realize that quarterback Cam Newton can be a difference-maker again this season, it's a matter of working him into practice so he can be more efficient.

K Tavecchio puts best foot (left) forward for Raiders

7:36 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- So, who was the big star of the Oakland Raiders' season-opening win at Tennessee?

Ravens know this script: Play great defense

7:10 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens have shown they can ride a dominant defense and an opportunistic offense all the way to the Super Bowl.

Jets live up to negative expectations

6:53 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Experts and Vegas bookmakers believed the New York Jets were headed into a season that would find them in the running for the top pick in next year's draft, and the team played to expectations in its 21-12 season-opening loss in Buffalo on Sunday.

Some of the same, old problems for Redskins

6:32 PM

ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins noted some ominous signs exiting a disappointing 30-17 loss at home to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Dolphins make home in California, for now

6:22 PM

OXNARD, Calif. -- The Miami Dolphins are awaiting arrival of their players as the team prepares for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers in what has become the Dolphins' season opener.

NFL notebook: Cardinals RB Johnson likely headed to IR

6:13 PM

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has a dislocated wrist and is likely headed to injured reserve, coach Bruce Arians said Monday.

Wide receivers AWOL in Bills’ win

6:10 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor said it had everything to do with matchups and how they wanted to attack the New York Jets defense, but the lack of involvement by Bills receivers was a red flag in the season-opening 21-12 victory.

Colts rule out Luck for Week 2

6:01 PM

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck was ruled out for Week 2 against the Arizona Cardinals, coach Chuck Pagano announced Monday.

Good news for Eagles on Darby injury

5:49 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Cornerback Ronald Darby's ankle dislocation isn't as severe as the Philadelphia Eagles first feared.

Five Texans in league’s concussion protocol

5:28 PM

The Houston Texans may be without five players for Thursday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals because they are in the concussion protocol.

Younger Watt upstages famous brother

5:16 PM

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers rookie outside linebacker T.J. Watt upstaged his brother, J.J., a three-time NFL defensive player of the year. In his first NFL game, T.J. Watt recorded two sacks and an interception, something J.J. has yet to do in his seven-year career.

Steelers get good news on Tuitt injury

5:09 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Browns in the opener in Cleveland, but the biggest story after the game was the news defensive Stephon Tuitt was not lost for the season with a biceps injury.

Packers Notebook: Bennett supports brother

4:33 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers' defense was sieve-like in 2016 and the biggest reason the Packers didn't reach the Super Bowl. On Sunday, though, Green Bay's defense looked like a strength, not a weakness.

For Packers, Daniels’ star is rising

4:27 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Mike Daniels is one of the NFL's lesser-known players. But that could change in this, Daniels' sixth season in the league.

Cardinals re-sign LB Wheeler

4:18 PM

The Arizona Cardinals re-signed veteran linebacker Philip Wheeler on Monday.

NFL pondering change for Titans-Jaguars game

4:06 PM

The NFL announced Monday that a decision on where Sunday's game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans will be played is pending after Hurricane Irma hit Jacksonville, Fla., over the weekend.

Arians: Cardinals RB Johnson has dislocated wrist

3:57 PM

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has a dislocated wrist and is likely headed to injured reserve, coach Bruce Arians said Monday.

NFL pondering change for Titans-Jaguars game

3:55 PM

The NFL announced Monday that a decision on where Sunday's game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans will be played is pending after Hurricane Irma hit Jacksonville over the weekend.

Broncos K McManus agrees to $11.2M extension

3:53 PM

Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus agreed to a three-year, $11.2 million deal before the season kicks off Monday night against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Dolphins’ stadium to be inspected for damage

3:03 PM

Structural engineers are expected to inspect the Miami Dolphins' stadium after a possible tornado was reported in the area during Hurricane Irma, the Miami Herald reported Monday.

Steelers DE Tuitt week-to-week with biceps injury

2:37 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt is considered week-to-week with a biceps injury, according to a report by the NFL Network on Monday.

Eagles K Sturgis likely out for several weeks

2:30 PM

Philadelphia Eagles kicker Caleb Sturgis suffered a strained quadriceps in his plant leg and in Sunday's win over the Washington Redskins and is expected to miss several weeks, according to the NFL Network.

Bears WR White facing third season-ending injury

2:26 PM

A broken collarbone for Kevin White is leading to a broken record feeling for the Chicago Bears.

Lions P Redfern out for the season with knee injury

1:57 PM

Detroit Lions punter Kasey Redfern suffered three torn ligaments in his knee in Sunday's win over the Arizona Cardinals, according to multiple reports Monday.

Eagles CB Darby may miss 4-6 weeks, avoid ankle surgery

1:55 PM

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby dislocated his right ankle in Sunday's season opener but reportedly will not require surgery.

Bears WR White facing third season-ending injury

1:12 PM

A broken collarbone for Kevin White is leading to a broken record feeling for the Chicago Bears.

Bears WR White facing third season-ending injury

12:35 PM

A broken collarbone for Kevin White is leading to a broken record feeling for the Chicago Bears.

Brady on Patriots’ loss: ’Sucked’ having extra days off

12:18 PM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said the three extra days off made it worse for the defending Super Bowl champions to get over their season-opening loss.

Cowboys CB Scandrick suffers broken hand

10:56 AM

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick suffered a broken hand in Sunday night's 19-3 win against the New York Giants.

NFL appeals Elliott’s injunction to Fifth Circuit

10:55 AM

Ezekiel Elliott and the NFL are not finished fighting over his six-game suspension.

Witten breaks Cowboys’ receiving record in opener

1:13 AM

DALLAS -- With most onlookers focusing to see what Ezekiel Elliott would do in the season opener after a tumultuous offseason, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten stole the show in the first half Sunday.

NFL roundup: Packers’ defense quiets Seahawks

12:03 AM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers kept the Seattle Seahawks out of the end zone and quieted Russell Wilson in a 17-9 victory on Sunday.

» Sunday, September 10, 2017

49ers optimistic Foster isn’t seriously hurt

10:47 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers rookie outside linebacker Reuben Foster's NFL debut was far from a dream come true Sunday, but it wasn't the nightmare it might have been.

Seahawks’ Wilson again unable to solve Packers’ defense

10:38 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Russell Wilson twice led the Seattle Seahawks to the Super Bowls, once winning the Lombardi Trophy. He ranks second in NFL history in passer rating.

Jaguars WR Robinson sustains ACL injury

9:41 PM

HOUSTON -- Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson injured his left anterior cruciate ligament on the third play from scrimmage against the Houston Texans and did not return on Sunday at NRG Stadium.

While DT Donald watches, Rams’ defense dominates

9:37 PM

LOS ANGELES -- After defensive tackle Aaron Donald ended his holdout on Saturday, the Los Angeles Rams showed him all the fun he was missing on Sunday.

Ravens QB Flacco plays well enough following layoff

9:02 PM

CINCINNATI -- Joe Flacco started his 10th consecutive regular-season opener on Sunday, but under difficult circumstances.

Lions’ Golladay caps debut with fourth-quarter flourish

8:41 PM

DETROIT -- Kenny Golladay didn't make much of an impact in his NFL debut through the first three quarters.

Bills still rely on ground game

8:37 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Rex Ryan isn't around anymore, but the Buffalo Bills are still able to "ground and pound."

Steelers WR Brown continues mastery of Browns

8:33 PM

CLEVELAND -- Documents say Jimmy and Dee Haslam own the Cleveland Browns, but ownership temporarily switches to wide receiver Antonio Brown when the Pittsburgh Steelers are the opposition.

NFL notebook: Cardinals RB Johnson leaves with injury

8:30 PM

Arizona Cardinals star running back David Johnson sustained a wrist injury during the third quarter against the Detroit Lions on Sunday and did not return.

NFL roundup: Packers’ defense quiets Seahawks

8:16 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers kept the Seattle Seahawks out of the end zone and quieted Russell Wilson in a 17-9 victory on Sunday.

Agholor makes big step for Eagles

8:00 PM

LANDOVER, Md. -- Philadelphia Eagles third-year wide receiver Nelson Agholor enjoyed his best day as a pro in his team's 30-17 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.

Giants WR Beckham, Cowboys RB McFadden ruled out

7:37 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was ruled inactive for Sunday's season-opening game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas.

Seahawks CB Lane ejected; Rodgers INT streak snapped

5:27 PM

SEATTLE -- Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane was ejected and Aaron Rodgers' interception-free streak was broken on one play during the first quarter of Sunday's game at Green Bay.

49ers rookie LB Foster carted off field vs. Panthers

5:27 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Reuben Foster was carted off the field after sustaining an apparent injury to his right leg with 3:33 left in the first quarter Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.

NFL Roundup: Jaguars throttle Texans

5:19 PM

HOUSTON -- Bolstered by a ferocious defense, a resolute effort from the offensive line, and a strong debut by rookie running back Leonard Fournette, quarterback Blake Bortles effectively managed the Jacksonville Jaguars' 29-7 victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday.

Cardinals RB Johnson questionable to return vs. Lions

3:58 PM

DETROIT -- Arizona Cardinals star running back David Johnson sustained a wrist injury during the third quarter against the Detroit Lions on Sunday and is questionable to return.

Packers RT Bulaga inactive vs. Seahawks

3:45 PM

Green Bay Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga was inactive with an ankle injury for Sunday's season opener against the Seattle Seahawks.

Texans to wear ’Houston Strong’ helmet decal all season

3:19 PM

The Houston Texans honored the heroes from Hurricane Harvey in the pregame ceremony for Sunday's season opener at NRG Stadium.

Jaguars WR Robinson (knee) exits vs. Texans

2:30 PM

HOUSTON -- Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson sustained a left knee injury on the third play from scrimmage against the Houston Texans and did not return on Sunday at NRG Stadium.

Eagles CB Darby injures ankle vs. Redskins

2:29 PM

LANDOVER, Md. -- Philadelphia Eagles starting cornerback Ronald Darby left Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins in the second quarter with a right ankle injury.

Steelers OLB Dupree (shoulder) inactive vs. Browns

12:53 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree was ruled inactive with a shoulder injury for Sunday's season opener in Cleveland against the Browns.

Jets QB McCown gets $125,000 per start in bonus money

11:37 AM

Journeyman quarterback Josh McCown not only won the New York Jets' starting job but has a chance to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars in bonus money.

Texans to wear ’Houston Strong’ helmet decal all season

10:54 AM

The Houston Texans will honor the heroes from Hurricane Harvey in the pregame ceremony for Sunday's season opener at NRG Stadium.

» Saturday, September 9, 2017

Rams DT Donald ends holdout

6:46 PM

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald ended his holdout on Saturday by reporting to the team and passing a physical, the team announced.

NFL notebook: Rams DT Donald ends holdout

6:39 PM

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald ended his holdout on Saturday by reporting to the team and passing a physical, the team announced.

Raiders PK Janikowski (back) placed on IR

5:10 PM

Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski was placed on injured reserve Saturday with a herniated disc in his back.

Bears lock up DE Hicks with $30M deal

4:57 PM

Chicago Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks signed a four-year, $48 million contract extension with $30 million guaranteed, multiple outlets reported on Saturday.

Steelers sign DE Tuitt to $61 million extension

2:42 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed defensive end Stephon Tuitt to an extension through the 2022 season, the team announced Saturday.

Colts waive RB Jones, promote G Redmond

12:25 PM

The Indianapolis Colts waived running back Matt Jones after one week and elevated guard Adam Redmond to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Saturday.

Saints sign LS Wood to replace Dorenbos (heart)

10:21 AM

The New Orleans Saints moved quickly to find a replacement for long snapper Jon Dorenbos, who will require open heart surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm.

Week 1 GameScout: Jets at Bills

1:36 AM

NEW YORK JETS AT BUFFALO BILLS

Week 1 GameScout: Falcons at Bears

1:34 AM

ATLANTA FALCONS AT CHICAGO BEARS

Week 1 GameScout: Ravens at Bengals

1:31 AM

BBALTIMORE RAVENS AT CINCINNATI BENGALS

Week 1 GameScout: Steelers at Browns

1:28 AM

PITTSBURGH STEELERS AT CLEVELAND BROWNS

Week 1 GameScout: Cardinals at Lions

1:24 AM

ARIZONA CARDINALS AT DETROIT LIONS

Week 1 GameScout: Jaguars at Texans

1:21 AM

JJACKSONVILLE JAGUARS AT HOUSTON TEXANS

Week 1 GameScout: Raiders at Titans

1:19 AM

OAKLAND RAIDERS AT TENNESSEE TITANS

» Friday, September 8, 2017

Week 1 GameScout: Eagles at Redskins

11:45 PM

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS

Week 1 GameScout: Colts at Rams

11:03 PM

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AT LOS ANGELES RAMS

Week 1 GameScout: Seahawks at Packers

10:59 PM

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS AT GREEN BAY PACKERS

Week 1 GameScout: Panthers at 49ers

10:57 PM

CAROLINA PANTHERS AT SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Week 1 GameScout: Giants at Cowboys

10:54 PM

NEW YORK GIANTS AT DALLAS COWBOYS

Week 1 GameScout: Saints at Vikings

10:51 PM

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Hunt comes up big after fumble

10:45 PM

KANSAS CITY -- Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt started his NFL career losing a fumble on the team's first offensive play of the season and nearly put the Chiefs into an insurmountable hole against New England in the season opener. But the rookie rallied, putting on a record-breaking performance.

Huge win overshadowed by loss of Berry

10:36 PM

KANSAS CITY -- The Kansas City Chiefs announced their presence as contenders for the AFC title with a convincing 42-27 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots Thursday night, but the celebration proved bittersweet with news that All-Pro safety Eric Berry is lost for the season with an Achilles tendon rupture.

Restraining order prevents Cowboys RB Elliott’s suspension from starting

9:33 PM

U.S. District Court judge Amos Mazzant III granted a request by the NFL Players Association for a temporary restraining order on Friday to prevent the implementation of the six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Restraining order prevents Cowboys RB Elliott’s suspension from starting

8:08 PM

U.S. District Court judge Amos Mazzant III granted a request by the NFL Players Association for a temporary restraining order to prevent the implementation of the six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Bears release RB Carey, QB Shaw

7:39 PM

The Chicago Bears released running back Ka'Deem Carey and quarterback Connor Shaw on Friday.

NFL Friday Injury Report: Sunday Games

7:32 PM

ARIZONA CARDINALS at DETROIT LIONS

Restraining order prevents Cowboys RB Elliott’s suspension from starting

7:13 PM

U.S. District Court judge Amos Mazzant III granted a request by the NFL Players Association for a temporary restraining order to prevent the implementation of the six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

NFL notebook: Chiefs S Berry (Achilles) out for season

7:07 PM

Kansas City Chiefs star strong safety Eric Berry will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing his left Achilles' tendon in Thursday's season-opening victory over the New England Patriots.

Restraining order prevents start of Elliott’s suspension

6:52 PM

U.S. District Court judge Amos Mazzant III granted a request by the NFL Players Association for a temporary restraining order to prevent the implementation of the six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Jaguars sign S Pryor, place WR Westbrook on IR

6:39 PM

The Jacksonville Jaguars claimed safety Calvin Pryor off waivers on Friday and placed rookie wide receiver Dede Westbrook on injured reserve.

Patriots sign LB Van Noy to two-year extension

5:11 PM

New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy agreed to a two-year extension with the club on Friday.

Steelers LB Dupree questionable for opener

4:35 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree did not practice Friday with a shoulder injury and is listed as questionable for Sunday's season opener in Cleveland against the Browns.

Patriots LB Hightower suffers MCL sprain

4:17 PM

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower is believed to have suffered a minor MCL sprain in Thursday night's season-opening loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Hogan named Browns’ backup QB vs. Steelers

3:40 PM

Kevin Hogan was named the Cleveland Browns' backup quarterback for Sunday's season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Patriots stunned by Thursday night beatdown

3:39 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Defeated.

Chiefs S Berry (Achilles) out for season

2:42 PM

Kansas City Chiefs star strong safety Eric Berry will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing his left Achilles' tendon in Thursday's season-opening victory over the New England Patriots.

Dolphins, Jaguars flee Florida amid Irma fears

1:54 PM

Evacuation orders and hurricane warnings echoed with the Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars, who will seek shelter away from Florida before Hurricane Irma makes landfall this weekend.

Saints’ Payton named to competition committee

1:52 PM

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has been added to NFL's competition committee.

NFL suspends ex-Giants K Brown six more games

1:29 PM

The NFL suspended former New York Giants kicker Josh Brown another six games for violating the personal conduct policy due to domestic violence accusations.

Saints LS Dorenbos to undergo open heart surgery

1:14 PM

New Orleans Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos will require open heart surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm that was discovered in a physical after his trade from the Philadelphia Eagles.

Saints LS Dorenbos to undergo open heart surgery

12:57 PM

New Orleans Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos will require open heart surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm that was discovered in a physical after his trade from the Philadelphia Eagles.

Panthers QB Newton (shoulder) questionable

12:38 PM

Quarterback Cam Newton is listed as questionable for the regular-season opener Sunday but head coach Ron Rivera said he expects Newton to start for the Carolina Panthers against the San Francisco 49ers.

Giants officially list WR Beckham as questionable for opener

12:21 PM

The New York Giants officially listed wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. as questionable with an ankle injury that could keep him on the sidelines for Sunday night's season opener against the Dallas Cowboys.

NFL suspends ex-Giants K Brown six more games

10:57 AM

The NFL suspended former New York Giants kicker Josh Brown another six games for violating the personal conduct policy due to domestic violence accusations.

Chiefs rookie Hunt shrugs off fumble, scores 3 TDs

2:24 AM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Kareem Hunt's NFL career started with a nifty 7-yard run -- and a fumble.

Chiefs All-Pro S Berry carted to locker room

12:19 AM

Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro safety Eric Berry left the game in the fourth quarter on a motorized cart with an apparent Achilles injury.

Patriots WR Amendola exits with head injury

12:15 AM

New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola left the Thursday game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a head injury and will not return.

NFL won’t investigate Bennett’s Las Vegas incident

12:12 AM

The NFL will not investigate the Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett even though the head of the Las Vegas police union asked NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to do so in regards to an incident after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.

» Thursday, September 7, 2017

NFL won’t investiage Bennett’s Las Vegas incident

11:24 PM

The NFL will not investigate the Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett even though the head of the Las Vegas police union asked NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to do so in regards to an incident after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.

NFL notebook: Bengals ink LB Burfict to 3-year extension

7:28 PM

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict signed a three-year extension on Thursday.

Bengals, LB Burfict agree to $38.68M deal

6:55 PM

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict signed a three-year extension on Thursday.

Getting to know those with fantasy value

6:10 PM

It's said the NFL is a passing league, and it's difficult to argue with that assessment.

Ex-NFL LB Wahlroos commits suicide

5:34 PM

Former NFL linebacker Drew Wahlroos committed suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot to the chest. He was 37.

Week 1 GameScout: Panthers at 49ers

5:19 PM

CAROLINA PANTHERS AT SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Week 1 GameScout: Saints at Vikings

5:19 PM

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Week 1 GameScout: Chargers at Broncos

5:18 PM

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS AT DENVER BRONCOS

Week 1 GameScout: Colts at Rams

5:18 PM

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS AT LOS ANGELES RAMS

Week 1 GameScout: Seahawks at Packers

5:18 PM

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS AT GREEN BAY PACKERS

Week 1 GameScout: Giants at Cowboys

5:18 PM

NEW YORK GIANTS AT DALLAS COWBOYS

Week 1 GameScout: Eagles at Redskins

5:18 PM

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS

Week 1 GameScout: Ravens at Bengals

5:17 PM

BALTIMORE RAVENS AT CINCINNATI BENGALS

Week 1 GameScout: Cardinals at Lions

5:17 PM

ARIZONA CARDINALS AT DETROIT LIONS

Week 1 GameScout: Jaguars at Texans

5:17 PM

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS AT HOUSTON TEXANS

Week 1 GameScout: Falcons at Bears

5:17 PM

ATLANTA FALCONS AT CHICAGO BEARS

Week 1 GameScout: Jets at Bills

5:17 PM

NEW YORK JETS AT BUFFALO BILLS

Week 1 GameScout: Raiders at Titans

5:17 PM

OAKLAND RAIDERS AT TENNESSEE TITANS

Week 1 GameScout: Steelers at Browns

5:17 PM

PITTSBURGH STEELERS AT CLEVELAND BROWNS

Chiefs cut RB Spiller, OL Devey

4:15 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs released C.J. Spiller on Thursday, marking the second time in under a week that they have cut the running back.

Rams DT Donald will likely miss opener

3:41 PM

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald is expected to miss Sunday's season opener against the Indianapolis Colts as he continues his prolonged holdout, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Thursday.

Raiders’ Janikowski agrees to $1M pay cut in new deal

3:12 PM

Kicker Sebastian Janikowski agreed to a $1 million pay cut in his new deal with the Oakland Raiders, multiple outlets reported on Thursday.

Browns will release S Pryor due to reported fight

2:20 PM

Calvin Pryor will be released by the Cleveland Browns after the safety reportedly was involved in a fight with a teammate during Thursday's practice.

Bills RB McCoy dealing with stomach illness

2:18 PM

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy missed a portion of Thursday's practice with what the team referred to as a "stomach bug."

Raiders’ Janikowski agrees to $1M pay cut in new deal

11:39 AM

Kicker Sebastian Janikowski agreed to a $1 millon pay cut in his new deal with the Oakland Raiders, multiple outlets reported on Thursday.

Big Board: QBs show rust Week 1

9:44 AM

It was a mixed bag for the top quarterback prospects in the first full week of college football with Southern Cal's Sam Darnold and Wyoming's Josh Allen -- trendy No. 1 overall candidates in early 2018 mock drafts -- struggling while UCLA's Josh Rosen and Louisville's Lamar Jackson starred.

Browns DE Garrett out 2-4 weeks

9:17 AM

Cleveland Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett is out for 2-4 weeks with a high ankle sprain.

» Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Bennett: Vegas cops threatened to ’blow my head off’

11:10 PM

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett said Las Vegas police threatened to "blow his head off" for "doing nothing more than simply being a black man in the wrong place at the wrong time."

Bennett: Vegas cops threatened to ’blow my head off’

10:48 PM

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett said Las Vegas police threatened to "blow his head off" for "doing nothing more than simply being a black man in the wrong place at the wrong time."

Browns DE Garrett could miss extended time

10:31 PM

Cleveland Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett was unable to finish Wednesday's practice because of an ankle injury, and the team reportedly fears the injury is serious.

Browns DE Garrett (ankle) leaves practice

6:28 PM

Rookie defensive end Myles Garrett was unable to finish Wednesday's practice with the Cleveland Browns due to an ankle injury, and the team reportedly is concerned that he might miss several games.

NFL notebook: Dolphins-Bucs moved to Week 11

6:10 PM

Citing player and fan safety concerns, the NFL moved the Miami Dolphins-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game scheduled for Sunday to Nov. 19.

Giants WR Beckham sits out practice

5:56 PM

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. did not practice Wednesday because of his lingering ankle injury, but he still hopes to play in Sunday night's regular-season opener against the Dallas Cowboys.

Bengals claim DT Ringo off waivers

5:53 PM

The Cincinnati Bengals bolstered their defensive line on Wednesday by acquiring defensive tackle Christian Ringo on waivers from the Green Bay Packers.

Browns DE Garrett (ankle) leaves practice

5:25 PM

Rookie defensive end Myles Garrett was unable to finish Wednesday's practice with the Cleveland Browns due to an ankle injury and his status for Sunday's regular-season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers is uncertain.

NFL flags 21 officials for full-time status

4:55 PM

Twenty-one game officials attained full-time status in a landmark move by the NFL designed to be a pilot program for expansion if successful.

Dolphins-Buccaneers moved to Week 11

3:24 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- Citing player and fan safety concerns, the NFL moved the Miami Dolphins-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game scheduled for Sunday to Nov. 19.

Garrett: Cowboys RB Elliott ’seems very focused’

3:00 PM

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott "seems very focused" a day after getting the news he is eligible to play in Sunday night's season opener against the New York Giants even though an arbitrator upheld his six-game suspension handed down by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Ravens QB Flacco ’ready to go’ vs. Bengals

2:24 PM

Six practices, no limits: Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco claims he's ready for the Cincinnati Bengals and Week 1 of the regular season after idling for nearly more than a month to calm a balky back.

Watt raises $27M in Hurricane Harvey relief

2:21 PM

J.J. Watt's online fundraiser to aid flood victims of Hurricane Harvey is now over $27 million and the Houston Texans All-Pro defensive end says Sunday's season opener is "going to be special."

He’s No. 2: Bears name Trubisky backup

2:13 PM

An impressive preseason from No. 2 overall pick Mitchell Trubisky forced the Chicago Bears to promote him from third on the depth chart.

Lewis: Ravens backed off signing Kaepernick after girlfriend’s tweet

1:26 PM

Former All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis claims the Baltimore Ravens were close to signing Colin Kaepernick before the free agent quarterback's girlfriend posted a "racist" tweet featuring Lewis and team owner Steve Bisciotti.

Review finds no evidence of Brady concussion in 2016

12:19 PM

A joint review by the NFL and NFL Players Association determined New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not suffer a concussion in 2016.

Michael Bennett: Vegas cops threatened to ’blow my head off’

11:42 AM

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett said Las Vegas police threatened to "blow his head off" for "doing nothing more than simply being a black man in the wrong place at the wrong time."

Miller: Raiders the pick for Super Bowl XLII

11:41 AM

This is the time of the year we all make predictions on what is going to happen during the NFL season, and for many seasons now, it basically has been an exercise that revolves around a single question:

Bills QB Taylor (concussion) ready for Week 1

9:55 AM

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor cleared concussion protocol and will start in the regular-season opener for Buffalo Bills against the New York Jets on Sunday.

Dolphins-Buccaneers moved to Week 11

9:39 AM

Citing player and fan safety concerns, the NFL moved the Miami Dolphins-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game scheduled for Sunday to November 19.

» Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Browns’ McGill charged with marijuana possession

10:14 PM

Recently acquired Cleveland Browns defensive tackle T.Y. McGill was charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession in North Carolina ahead of Sunday's season opener.

Arbitrator upholds Elliott’s 6-game ban, but he will play Sunday

9:23 PM

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension for violation of the NFL's domestic-violence policy was upheld by league arbitrator Harold Henderson on Tuesday, multiple media outlets reported.

NFL notebook: Dolphins-Bucs game won’t be played Sunday in Miami

7:15 PM

Hurricane Irma's imminent threat to South Florida has prompted the NFL to announce that Sunday's game between the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Buccaneers will not be played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami as currently scheduled.

Dolphins-Bucs game won’t be played Sunday in Miami

7:05 PM

Hurricane Irma's imminent threat to South Florida has prompted the NFL to announce that Sunday's game between the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Buccaneers will not be played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami as currently scheduled.

Bucs sign DL Clarke, release Ward

6:16 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers swapped defensive lineman on Tuesday, signing Will Clarke and releasing Channing Ward.

Cardinals agree to terms with G Boone

5:23 PM

The Arizona Cardinals added to their offensive line on Tuesday by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with guard Alex Boone.

Dolphins-Bucs game won’t be played Sunday in Miami

5:01 PM

Hurricane Irma's imminent threat to South Florida has prompted the NFL to announce that Sunday's game between the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Buccaneers will not be play at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami as current scheduled.

NFL eyes Hurricane Irma: Dolphins-Bucs PPD possible

3:39 PM

Hurricane Irma, which grew to a Category 5 storm on Tuesday, might force the NFL to shift the season-opening game for the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

WR Kerley could rejoin Jets

2:23 PM

Free agent wide receiver Jeremy Kerley visited one of his former teams on Tuesday by checking in with the New York Jets, multiple outlets reported.

Redskins RB Thompson signs two-year extension

12:48 PM

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson signed a two-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.

Former LB Shaw, who is battling ALS, named Titans captain

11:28 AM

Former Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw, who is battling Lou Gehrig's disease, was named as one of the team's six captains for the season.

NFL eyes Hurricane Irma: Dolphins-Bucs PPD possible

11:18 AM

Hurricane Irma, which grew to a Category 5 storm on Tuesday, might force the NFL to shift opening week for the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bills C Wood: Tanking ’isn’t in our vocabulary’

10:57 AM

Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood took issue with the notion that the team is in the midst of tanking the 2017 season in favor of more favorable draft picks for the future.

NFL eyes Hurricane Irma: Dolphins-Bucs PPD possible

10:41 AM

Hurricane Irma, which grew to a Category 5 storm on Tuesday, might force the NFL to postpone opening week for the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Patriots place LB McClellin on injured reserve

10:34 AM

The New England Patriots placed linebacker Shea McClellin on injured reserve, the team announced.

NFL files opposition to NFLPA motion

10:22 AM

As the Dallas Cowboys prepare for their Week 1 Sunday Night Football game with the New York Giants, running back Ezekiel Elliott remains the focus of courtroom football between the NFL and players association.

» Monday, September 4, 2017

Raiders, Janikowski in contract dispute

10:24 PM

Veteran kicker Sebastian Janikowski is embroiled in a salary dispute with the Oakland Raiders that could end his lengthy tenure with the club.

NFL injury report

6:41 PM

Thursday night injury report

NFL notebook: Newton in, Luck out for Week 1

5:39 PM

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera declared quarterback Cam Newton "ready" for the Sunday's season opener against the San Francisco 49ers.

Dolphins on hurricane watch ahead of opener

4:40 PM

Though there is no word about a postponement or a rescheduled game, the Miami Dolphins and the NFL are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma in the event a contingency plan must be implemented for their season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

Cardinals ink P Lee to two-year deal

2:34 PM

The Arizona Cardinals decided on a new punter Monday, signing veteran Andy Lee to a two-year contract after releasing Matt Wile.

Bengals QB Driskel starts season on injured list

1:10 PM

The Cincinnati Bengals placed backup quarterback Jeff Driskel on the injured list Monday.

Broncos officially sign Osweiler, place Ray on IR

12:29 PM

The Denver Broncos officially signed quarterback Brock Osweiler to a one-year contract on Monday and placed outside linebacker Shane Ray on injured reserve.

No Luck: Backup QB Tolzien to start Week 1

12:13 PM

Scott Tolzien will start for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in the regular-season opener against the Rams in Los Angeles.

Steelers RB Bell officially signs franchise tender

11:36 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell officially signed his $12.12 million franchise tender on Monday.

Panthers’ Rivera confident Newton ’ready’ for season opener

11:04 AM

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera declared quarterback Cam Newton "ready" for the Sunday's season opener against the San Francisco 49ers.

Buccaneers sign Ward to $5M deal

10:47 AM

TAMPA -- Safety T.J. Ward signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday.

Colts place TE Swoope on IR, re-sign Williams

10:29 AM

The Indianapolis Colts placed tight end Erik Swoope on the injured reserve list Monday and re-signed tight end Brandon Williams.

Patriots, retired WR Boldin could be match

10:22 AM

Anquan Boldin knows a job with the New England Patriots could have a nice ring to it.

Rams roster still has sizeable hole

12:15 AM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- As the Los Angeles Rams tinker with their final 53-man roster, the notable absence continues to be All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald.

» Sunday, September 3, 2017

Chiefs put CB Nelson in Injured Reserve

11:54 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Steven Nelson will start the season on injured reserve, throwing a wrench into the team's secondary just days before the season opener Thursday night against the New England Patriots.

Titans’ WR Sharpe out with recurring foot injury

11:32 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Wide receiver Tajae Sharpe looked on track to stick for another season with the Tennessee Titans as he played late into the final preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Roster purge of former 49ers players continues

10:53 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- This says it all about what the 49ers' new regime thought of the roster it inherited from former general manager Trent Baalke and former head coach Chip Kelly: The 49ers elected to keep five undrafted rookies and 14 total first-year players among their 53-man roster on cutdown day Saturday.

Jets leverage benefit of bad record

10:52 PM

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- One benefit to being one of the worst teams in the league is the opportunity to find starters on the waiver wire.

Jags go with speed over experience at CB

10:39 PM

JACKSONVILLE -- One of the toughest decisions the Jacksonville Jaguars made in selecting its final roster, dealt with cornerbacks Jalen Myrick and Brian Dixon.

Trade winds blow strong for Seahawks

10:31 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- Amid a flurry of trades during cutdown weekend, the Seattle Seahawks may have pulled off the biggest deal of them all.

Bills’ Beane purges past in massive overhaul

10:23 PM

ORCHARD PARK, NY -- After the Buffalo Bills tweaked their 53-man roster Sunday, the result included 32 players acquired via free agency, trades, the draft, or the waiver wire since the end of 2016.

Bears keep Sanchez as mentor, fallback

10:09 PM

LAKE FORREST, IL -- The Chicago Bears' decision to keep Mark Sanchez and go with three quarterbacks was one made with Mitchell Trubisky in mind. It's been anything but common for the Bears to carry three quarterbacks on their roster in recent years, but they've never had a legitimate quarterback of the future to develop, either.

Redskins talked Cravens out of retirement

10:08 PM

ASHBURN, VA -- Washington Redskins safety Su'a Cravens had to be talked out of retiring on Sunday during a meeting with team president Bruce Allen and his future with the team is in doubt after it placed him on the Exempt/Left Squad list

Hageman soon to be suspended

9:57 PM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman will be suspended by the NFL under the personal conduct policy for his involvement in a domestic violence case in DeKalb County from March 2016.

Lions trading for future stock

9:56 PM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions traded cornerback Johnson Bademosi to the New England Patriots on Saturday for a 2019 sixth-round pick.

Anatomy of Osweiler’s unlikely return to Denver

9:52 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo -- When quarterback Brock Osweiler signed a four-year, $72 million contract that included $37 million in guaranteed money from the Houston Texans in March 2016, no one could have predicted that he would be a Denver Bronco again -- especially not just 18 months later.

Injuries, suspension impact Saints WRs

9:46 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- Formation of the New Orleans Saints' opening-day roster featured a surprise subtraction when wide receiver Willie Snead IV was placed on the suspended list for the first three games of the season.

Packers cut three 2017 draft picks

9:30 PM

GREEN BAY -- Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson typically protects his draft picks like a mother guards her newborn. Not this year, though.

NFL notebook: Buccaneers add S Ward

9:21 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to sign three-time Pro Bowl safety T.J. Ward, who was released by the Denver Broncos as they made their final roster cuts at the Saturday deadline.

Steelers wheel and deal at cut-down time

9:02 PM

PITTSBURGH -- General manager Kevin Colbert made four trades in six days as the Steelers trimmed their roster to 53 players.

Buccaneers land former Bronco S Ward

8:39 PM

TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to terms with Broncos safety T.J. Ward on Sunday.

Flowers notes difference in New England

7:21 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Linebacker Marquis Flowers suited up for his first New England Patriots practice Sept. 2, less than a week after the fourth-year special teamer was acquired in a trade from the Bengals. The young veteran has already noticed a pretty big change between his former employer and the work environment in which he now resides.

Bengals hedge their bet at kicker

6:59 PM

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals' kicking competition seems to have ended this way: Veteran Randy Bullock was retained and rookie Jake Elliott, drafted in the fifth round, was cut.

Why Panthers went shopping for defensive backs

6:43 PM

CHARLOTTE -- The Carolina Panthers looked outside the organization to bolster their secondary by trading for cornerback Kevon Seymour from the Buffalo Bills on the day that rosters were trimmed to 53 players. The deal wasn't officially reported to the league until Sunday.

Summing up the Browns’ Osweiler experiment

6:24 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- It was not entirely unexpected when the Cleveland Browns decided to cut quarterback Brock Osweiler and go with Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan behind starter DeShone Kizer.

Steelers land S Wilcox in deal with Buccaneers

5:23 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers acquired safety J.J. Wilcox and a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft on Sunday from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a sixth-round pick in 2018.

Did Dolphins roll dice cutting OL Young?

5:08 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins released offensive tackle Sam Young on Saturday, leaving guard Ted Larsen remaining on the 53-man roster. Most likely Larsen, who has a biceps injury, will be shifted to injured reserve and be eligible to be designated for return.

Giants rookie Rosas wins battle at kicker

4:38 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants conducted an intense kicking competition between veteran Mike Nugent and youngster Aldrick Rosas, a competition that went down to the wire.

Release of Boone by Vikings not a surprise

4:13 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The biggest surprise on cutdown day for the Minnesota Vikings was the release of left guard Alex Boone, who less than 18 months ago was a prized free-agent signing at $26.8 million over four years.

Dolphins replace K Franks with Parkey

4:06 PM

The Miami Dolphins changed kickers on Sunday, claiming Cody Parkey off waivers and waiving Andrew Franks.

Cowboys acquire LB Elliott from Packers

3:46 PM

The Dallas Cowboys acquired outside linebacker Jayrone Elliott in a trade with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Rookie CB Humphrey could be contributor

3:44 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Baltimore Ravens rookie cornerback Marlon Humphrey played in just two preseason games because of a hamstring injury. However, the rookie first-round pick shined when given opportunities, which could earn him some reps against the Bengals in the opener.

Bills waive RB Williams

3:08 PM

The Buffalo Bills waived backup running back Jonathan Williams on Sunday in a surprise move, according to multiple reports Sunday.

NFL waiver awards claim 44 Sunday

2:59 PM

The first wave of roster adjustments began Sunday when 44 players placed on waivers Saturday were awarded to new teams at noon ET. Teams gaining players then had until 4 p.m. ET to make reductions to keep their rosters at 53.

Colts claim RB Jones off waivers from Redskins

2:42 PM

The Indianapolis Colts claimed running back Matt Jones off waivers a day after he was cut by the Washington Redskins, according to multiple reports Sunday.

Redskins talk S Cravens out of retirement

1:59 PM

The Washington Redskins talked projected starting safety Su'a Cravens out of retiring at the age of 22.

Redskins reportedly talk S Cravens out of retirement

12:39 PM

The Washington Redskins reportedly talked starting safety Su'a Cravens out of planning to retire at the age of 22.

Bucs expected to sign former Broncos S Ward

10:46 AM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to sign three-time Pro Bowl safety T.J. Ward, who was released by the Denver Broncos as they made their final roster cuts at Saturday's deadline.

QB Osweiler returns to Broncos on one-year deal

9:33 AM

Brock Osweiler's relatively short but eventful career has now come full circle.

» Saturday, September 2, 2017

Trading frenzy engulfs NFL

9:42 PM

As NFL teams labored to remove nearly 1,200 players from rosters by 4 p.m. ET Saturday, the trade route suddenly became an extremely popular vehicle for change. Call it a dealing frenzy.

NFL notebook: Broncos release S Ward

9:26 PM

The Denver Broncos released safety T.J. Ward on Saturday after three seasons with the team.

NFL Roster Roundup: Luck removed from PUP

7:50 PM

The Indianapolis Colts don't know when quarterback Andrew Luck will be able to play, but they won't be forced to wait at least six weeks when the decision was made Saturday to include Luck on the 53-man roster and remove him from physically unable to perform (PUP).

Trading frenzy engulfs NFL

7:10 PM

As NFL teams labored to remove nearly 1,200 players from rosters by 4 p.m. ET Saturday, the trade route suddenly became an extremely popular vehicle for change. Call it a dealing frenzy.

Bills trade CB Seymour to Panthers

6:22 PM

The Buffalo Bills traded cornerback Kevon Seymour to the Carolina Panthers for wide receiver Kaelin Clay and a 2019 seventh-round draft choice, the Bills announced Saturday.

Ravens QB Flacco returns to practice

5:16 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco returned to practice Saturday after missing more than a month with a sore back. This means he has eight days to prepare for the season opener in Cincinnati on Sept. 10.

Colts acquire QB Brissett from Patriots for WR Dorsett

4:56 PM

The New England Patriots finally traded their backup quarterback.

Dolphins give 4-year extension to suspended S McDonald

4:50 PM

Safety T.J. McDonald agreed on Saturday to sign a four-year contract extension with the Miami Dolphins worth $24 million, according to multiple reports.

Patriots acquire CB Bademosi from Lions

4:43 PM

The New England Patriots acquired cornerback Johnson Bademosi in a trade with the Detroit Lions for an undisclosed future draft pick on Saturday.

Report: Redskins trade TE Carrier to Rams

4:00 PM

The Washington Redskins traded tight end Derek Carrier to the Los Angeles Rams before Saturday's 4 p.m. ET deadline to trim NFL rosters down to 53 players, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Colts acquire QB Brissett from Patriots for WR Dorsett

3:26 PM

The New England Patriots finally traded their backup quarterback.

Ravens acquire C Bowanko from Jaguars

2:55 PM

The Baltimore Ravens acquired center Luke Bowanko from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice.

Broncos release S Ward after three seasons

2:53 PM

The Denver Broncos released safety T.J. Ward on Saturday after three seasons with the team.

Bears cut ties with beleaguered K Aguayo

2:06 PM

The Chicago Bears released beleaguered kicker Roberto Aguayo, who was waived earlier this month by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Patriots acquire CB Bademosi from Lions

2:01 PM

The New England Patriots acquired cornerback Johnson Bademosi in a trade with the Detroit Lions on Saturday, according to multiple reports.

Giants go with K Rosas over Nugent

1:56 PM

Youth won out Saturday when the New York Giants released kicker Mike Nugent and kept Aldrick Rosas, according to NFL Media.

Broncos release S Ward after three seasons

1:15 PM

The Denver Broncos released safety T.J. Ward after three seasons with the team, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Browns acquire WR Coates from Steelers

12:48 PM

The Cleveland Browns continued to be active on the trade front, acquiring wide receiver Sammie Coates from the Steelers on Saturday.

Bengals cut OT/NFLPA president Winston

11:52 AM

The Cincinnati Bengals released offensive tackle and NFL Players Association president Eric Winston, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Defense should boost Falcons in 2017

11:19 AM

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The league's highest-scoring offense is back with the reigning MVP, Matt Ryan, at the controls. He's all set to keep rolling with new offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian.

» Friday, September 1, 2017

49ers add new help to prepare for season

11:54 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Just hours before kicking off their final preseason game Thursday, the San Francisco 49ers' new regime found itself trumpeting the acquisition of a second-string player given away by the lowly Detroit Lions.

Titans have high hopes for 2017

11:35 PM

NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee Titans face something in 2017 they haven't confronted in several years: heightened expectations.

Seahawks shuffle deck to seek winning hand

11:23 PM

RENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks were legitimate Super Bowl contenders in each of Russell Wilson's first five seasons at quarterback in Seattle.

DT Donald still not with Rams

10:59 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Hyperactive defensive lineman Aaron Donald has still not reported to the Los Angeles Rams, continuing a holdout that essentially began during the team's organized team activities in June.

Rams give Goff chance, now it’s on him

10:53 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, CA -- At least for now, the Los Angeles Rams have done all they can to grease the wheels for Jared Goff's assent to whatever his ceiling might be.

Chiefs seek redemption, new identity against Pats

10:33 PM

KANSAS CITY -- Head coach Andy Reid's Kansas City Chiefs are on a mission following last season's playoff heartbreak at home. When the NFL schedule came out this spring with a season-opening trip to visit the defending champion New England Patriots, the entire organization had a target.

Cowboys RB Elliott admits to drug use in college

10:11 PM

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, facing a six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy, admitted to using drugs while at Ohio State.

Jaguars a constant work in progress

10:07 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- After two weeks of training camp --just prior to the first preseason game against New England -- the lone significant concern for the Jacksonville Jaguars was determining the starting left guard.

Cardinals geared up for opener vs. Lions

9:47 PM

TEMPE, AZ -- With preseason games out of the way, final roster cuts all but done and absent concern over serious injury to key players, the Arizona Cardinals are ready to focus on the Detroit Lions in the Sept. 10 season opener.

NFL reinstates Steelers WR Bryant

9:34 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was officially reinstated by the NFL on Friday to participate in regular-season practices and games.

Stafford banks on Lions being great

9:18 PM

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- When quarterback Matthew Stafford signed his record-setting five-year, $135-million extension with the Detroit Lions this week, he said it was important to get it done before the start of the regular season so his contract wasn't a distraction to "an extremely talented team."

Redskins hope confidence is based on competence

9:09 PM

ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins have become competitive again under head coach Jay Gruden, but that progress still feels tenuous.

Defending champion Patriots have some shoes to fill

8:53 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It was far from an ideal preseason in New England, and it had nothing to do with the Patriots' 1-3 mark in August action.

It’s show time for ’improved’ Buccaneers

8:27 PM

TAMPA -- Coach Dirk Koetter of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers doesn't know what to make of the preseason except that the 1-3 record doesn't matter.

Broncos settle QB, now about that run defense

7:27 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- When Trevor Siemian was named the starting quarterback ahead of Paxton Lynch on Aug. 21, the simmering question that shrouded the Denver Broncos throughout the offseason finally dissipated.

Saints WR Snead suspended three games

7:19 PM

The NFL suspended New Orleans Saints wide receiver Willie Snead for the first three games of the regular season for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

Bears ’ 2017 hopes depend on depth perception

7:13 PM

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- As the preseason wound down, Chicago Bears coach John Fox assessed his team in what figures to be a crucial season for the coaching staff.

Jets expected to continue nose dive

6:39 PM

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Subpar seasons are nothing new for the New York Jets, who are 76 games under .500 all-time and lost at least 10 games in a season 18 times since the AFL/NFL merger in 1970.

Seahawks acquire DE Richardson from Jets

6:33 PM

The Seattle Seahawks traded wide receiver Jermaine Kearse to the New York Jets for defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson on Friday.

After going 1-15 in 2016, Browns are looking up

6:30 PM

BEREA, Ohio -- For the first time since September of 2008, a season after they finished 10-6, a feeling of optimism is bubbling around the Browns training facility in suburban Berea, Ohio.

Browns cut QB Osweiler

6:08 PM

The NFL career of quarterback Brock Osweiler took another turn in the wrong direction on Friday when he was released by the Cleveland Browns, multiple media outlets reported.

Giants on collision course with Cowboys

6:03 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants starting left guard Justin Pugh is a pretty good offensive lineman. But if this thing called football doesn't work for him over the long haul, he just might have a future in advertising.

Bills made moves, hope to make a move ... in 2018

5:57 PM

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- It would be tough to argue that the preseason went well for the Buffalo Bills, not after a summer that saw Buffalo lose three of the games, but more importantly, saw the front office make moves that are clearly earmarked to help the team in 2018 and beyond.

O’Brien to call the shots for Texans offense

5:41 PM

HOUSTON -- Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has returned to his roots, putting his personal imprint on an intricate playbook.

Panthers need QB Newton to regain MVP form

5:29 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The hope that quarterback Cam Newton returns to top-notch form is one of the most important factors in forecasting the season for the Carolina Panthers.

Odds against Luck playing in Colts opener

5:23 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- With the preseason schedule now behind them, the Indianapolis Colts can concentrate on preparing for the team's Sept. 10 regular-season opener against the Los Angeles Rams.

Seahawks acquire DE Richardson from Jets

5:21 PM

The Seattle Seahawks traded wide receiver Jermaine Kearse to the New York Jets for defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, according to multiple reports Friday.

Saints hopes pinned on their defense

5:08 PM

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints have been an average team for the last three seasons, finishing 7-9 each time.

Patriots CB Jones out for season with torn ACL

4:04 PM

New England Patriots cornerback Cyrus Jones will miss the entire season after suffering a torn ACL and partially torn meniscus in his right knee during Thursday night's preseason game against the New York Giants.

Cardinals release RB Chris Johnson

4:03 PM

The Arizona Cardinals released veteran running back Chris Johnson on Friday, according to multiple reports.

Raiders say they are ready for season

3:53 PM

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- It's all over but the counting, and head coach Jack Del Rio and general manager Reggie McKenzie immediately put their minds to the task of forming a 53-man Oakland raiders roster Thursday night following a 17-13 home loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Bengals, Lewis seem comfortable on hot seat

3:36 PM

CINCINNATI -- For the first time in six seasons, the Cincinnati Bengals aren't coming off a playoff appearance. And, for the first time since 2010, head coach Marvin Lewis wasn't awarded a contract extension during the offseason. The offensive line will have three new starters and no Andrew Whitworth.

Vikings have issues, but open season at full strength

3:24 PM

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings' plan for the nickel back position goes back at least two years. Whether it actually holds up is another matter as the regular season gets set to open with Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger, Jameis Winston and Mathew Stafford on consecutive weeks.

Dolphins unsettled as season approaches

3:08 PM

DAVIE, Fla. -- As the Miami Dolphins prepare for a Sept. 10 opener against Tampa Bay with Jay Cutler at quarterback, the team's concerns have nothing to do with their preseason 2-2 record.

Packers begin season with ’new’ rival

2:52 PM

GREEN BAY -- When Packer Nation is asked about its No. 1 rival, most answer Chicago or Minnesota. In the last few years, though, Seattle has entered the discussion.

Ravens confident QB Flacco will be fine

2:39 PM

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens held Joe Flacco out of training camp to ensure he was ready for the regular season.

Ravens acquire OL Bergstrom from Cardinals

2:22 PM

The Baltimore Ravens acquired offensive lineman Tony Bergstrom from the Arizona Cardinals on Friday in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2018 draft.

Broncos trade T Sambrailo to Falcons

2:00 PM

The Denver Broncos traded backup offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo to the Atlanta Falcons on Friday for a fifth-round selection in the 2018 draft.

Steelers confident with their Super Bowl aspirations

1:36 PM

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers enter the 2017 season with Super Bowl or bust expectations. If there was any doubt about that the events of the past week proved it.

Watt’s Houston fundraiser passes $14M in donations

1:28 PM

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's online fundraiser to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey surpassed $14 million on Friday.

NFL denies hiding information in Elliott case

1:27 PM

The NFL denied hiding "critical information" in the case involving Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott after the NFL Players Association filed a temporary restraining order to prevent the league from enforcing any suspension.

Eagles check boxes for needed improvement

1:16 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- After finishing 7-9 in Doug Pederson's first season as head coach, the Philadelphia Eagles felt they had to do four things to become a legitimate playoff contender in 2017:

Now Chargers hope to relocate success

12:52 PM

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Chargers are ready to get serious about the regular season, and after the preseason, it's hard to blame them.

Steelers RB Bell ends holdout, reports to team

12:16 PM

Franchise-tagged running back Le'Veon Bell ended his holdout Friday, reporting to the Pittsburgh Steelers' facility just before noon ET.

Watt’s Houston fundraiser passes $14M in donations

12:08 PM

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's online fundraiser to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey surpassed $14 million on Friday.

Irsay: QB Luck likely out Week 1

9:58 AM

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck could remain on the sidelines when the regular season begins Sept. 10.

NFLPA files request to block Elliott suspension

9:37 AM

The NFL Players Association filed a request in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Thursday to block any suspension upheld by arbitrator Harold Henderson involving Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

NFL roundup: Rookie QB Peterman leads Bills’ win

1:55 AM

Rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman had his best outing of the preseason in the Buffalo Bills' 27-17 victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night in Orchard Park, N.Y.

NFL roundup: Rookie QB Peterman leads Bills’ win

12:47 AM

Rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman had his best outing of the preseason in the Buffalo Bills' 27-17 victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night in Orchard Park, N.Y.