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10/29 Lions WR Calvin Johnson ready to return after Week 9 bye
With their bye week on tap for Week 9, the Detroit Lions will use the time off to rest and heal, specifically star WR Calvin Johnson. Johnson said Wednesday that he plans to be ready to go for the team's Week 10 game with Miami. "Definitely expect to play," Johnson said. "I'm looking forward to the game, playing some old teammates. That makes it all that much better." Johnson has missed the past ... [Read More]
10/29 Report: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III to start Week 9
According to "Redskins Showtime" host, Dianna Marie Russini, the Redskins have decided to turn to Robert Griffin III at quarterback for their Week 9 game with the Minnesota Vikings. Griffin has been battling back from an ankle injury he sustained in Week 2. Griffin practiced in full Wednesday, splitting first-team reps with Colt McCoy. McCoy filled in admirably for the Redskins in their Monday ni... [Read More]
10/29 Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams to start Thursday versus Saints
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said Tuesday that running back DeAngelo Williams, who is coming off of an ankle injury, will start when the team hosts divisional rival New Orleans on Thursday night. The 31-year-old Williams has played in only two games this season, with his last action coming in Week 4 versus Baltimore. He has run for 106 yards on 25 carries overall.... [Read More]
10/29 Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) nearing return
Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said Tuesday that Robert Griffin III is nearing a return to action. "I think Robert is very, very, very close and we just have to decide if he's ready," Gruden said. "Physically I think he'll be ready to go. Doctors are feeling pretty good about it, they still want to feel around this week until we make the final determination. I just want to make sure... [Read More]
10/29 Cowboys QB Tony Romo has back contusion, likely questionable for Week 9
Ian Fitzsimmons of ESPN Radio in Dallas reports that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who suffered a back injury in the team's Week 8 loss to the Washington Redskins, is likely to be "questionable, at best" when the Cowboys face off with the Arizona Cardinals in Week 9. He has been diagnosed with a muscle contusion in his back, but the team has not revealed the results of his Tuesday MRI. Romo left ... [Read More]
10/28 Jets choose QB Michael Vick over Geno Smith for Week 9
Apparently, posting a quarterback rating equal to Blutarsky's GPA is a good way to lose your starting gig in the NFL. Well, at least for one week. Jets head coach Rex Ryan announced Monday that Michael Vick will start this Sunday's game in Kansas City, and Geno Smith will be his backup. However, Ryan said Smith could start again at some point this season. That, of course, will depend on how Vick ... [Read More]
10/27 Rams WR Brian Quick needs shoulder surgery, out for season
Not much is going right for the St. Louis Rams, losers of three of their last four games, and now they've lost their best wide receiver for the duration. Brian Quick suffered a left shoulder injury during the second quarter of Sunday's defeat in Kansas City. Head coach Jeff Fisher confirmed Monday that Quick suffered a dislocation and a torn labrum to that shoulder and needs season-ending surgery.... [Read More]
10/26 Who's in and who's out of the early games in Week 8?
Are you enjoying your breakfast football? If you started Matt Ryan, the answer is a resounding "Yes!" [UPDATE: Second half, not so much.] If you are facing Ryan, don't fear; there is still plenty of time to forge a comeback today. To that end, we'll be here to give you the latest on this morning's injured stars. There aren't many game-time decisions to track in the early games -- A.J. Green, Shane... [Read More]
10/25 Redskins QB Robert Griffin III questionable for Monday night
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (ankle) is nearing a return to the job that was Kirk Cousins' for a brief time, and that Colt McCoy may never actually get to call his. The team has officially listed Griffin as questionable for Week 8, leaving the door ever-so-slightly open that he could play this week when the Redskins take on divisional foe Dallas. The team has been preparing ... [Read More]
10/25 Ravens TE Owen Daniels (knee surgery) to miss at least one game
A second Baltimore Ravens tight end will miss time in 2014 due to injury. After losing Dennis Pitta for a second straight year to a hip injury, the Ravens have now lost backup Owen Daniels for at least a week after he underwent an arthroscopic procedure to clean his knee out on Friday. Head coach John Harbaugh was optimistic that Daniels may not miss much time at all after the surgery. "After that... [Read More]
10/25 Titans RB Shonn Greene arrested for fleeing a parking ticket
Tennessee Titans beat writer Jim Wyatt reports that running back Shonn Greene was arrested Friday night for refusing to stop for a police officer. The officer was issuing Greene a ticket for parking in a handicap parking spot, and Greene got in his car and left the scene. He was later arrested, booked and photographed for his mug shot. Greene has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury.... [Read More]
10/25 Colts RB Trent Richardson (hamstring) likely a game-time decision
Colts running back Trent Richardson (hamstring) has not practiced all week and is a likely game-time decision for the team's Week 8 game with the Pittsburgh Steelers. If Richardson is unable to play, RB Ahmad Bradshaw would see the bulk of the work at running back, with Dan Herron serving as his backup. Richardson had arguably his best game of the season in Week 7 against Cincinnati. Despite not ... [Read More]
10/25 Patriots RB Shane Vereen (illness) questionable, likely to play
Patriots running back Shane Vereen missed Friday's practice and landed on the Week 8 injury report with an undisclosed illness. He is, however, still fully expected to play in the team's Week 8 game against the Chicago Bears. With RB Stevan Ridley out for the season, Vereen had a breakout game in Week 7, posting a stat line of 43 rushing yards, five catches for 71 yards and two touchdowns. If Ver... [Read More]
10/25 Bengals WR A.J. Green (toe) unlikely to play Week 8
NFL Media's Albert Breer reported on Twitter Saturday morning that Bengals star wide receiver A.J. Green, who is dealing with a toe injury, is unlikely to play Sunday in the team's divisional showdown with the Baltimore Ravens. Green is trying to recover from ligament damage underneath his big toe. Green has missed the past two weeks. In Week 6, the Bengals still put up 37 points against Carolina... [Read More]
10/25 Saints TE Jimmy Graham questionable, likely to play
According to New Orleans Saints beat writer Mike Triplett, tight end Jimmy Graham (shoulder) is officially listed as questionable but is likely to pad-up and take the field Sunday night when the Saints welcome the Green Bay Packers to town for a prime-time showdown. After getting a week off while the Saints were on bye Week 6, Graham was active last week but did not catch a pass. He was targeted o... [Read More]
10/25 Saints RBs Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas out for Week 8
New Orleans beat writer Mike Triplett tweeted Friday that running backs Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (forearm) will both miss Sunday night's tilt with the Green Bay Packers. With the RB tandem sidelined, the Saints will turn to Mark Ingram and Travaris Cadet to shoulder the rushing load. Ingram returned from a hand injury in Week 7 and was the lead back. However, he got stuffed ... [Read More]
10/25 Lions stars Reggie Bush (doubtful), Calvin Johnson (game-time decision) on injury report
Two of the Detroit Lions biggest offensive threats are both on the injury report for their Sunday matchup with the Atlanta Falcons in London. Running back Reggie Bush is officially listed as doubtful and is unlikely to play. Star receiver Calvin Johnson is listed as questionable and will be a game-time decision. Bush is second on the team in rushing yards with 171 and in receptions with 25. He ha... [Read More]
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