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David Ornstein reports the latest on Liverpool’s controversial loss to Tottenham due to “human error” with VAR, and breaks down the next steps the Reds are taking to get clarity on the situation.
One more recruiting season and trip to the transfer portal, and Colorado should be significantly better next year.

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  • WAS Wide Receiver #1
    Dotson briefly left Week 4 against the Eagles with an ankle injury but returned to catch the game-tying touchdown at the end of regulation. Despite playing on a short week ahead of Thursday night’s matchup against the Bears, Dotson has a good shot to suit up in Week 5 after gutting out Sunday’s game. Dotson caught 4-of-9 targets against the Eagles, and can be looked to as a fringe WR3/WR4 against the Bears.
  • BUF Cornerback #27
    White has now suffered season-ending injuries in two of his last three seasons, with the last being a torn ACL suffered in 2021. The Bills All-Pro corner will now miss the remainder of 2023, closing his season with 12 tackles, and one interception while earning a PFF coverage grade of 76.7. Assuming all goes well with his surgery, White should be ready for training camp next season.
  • DAL Linebacker #11
    Parsons briefly exited Sunday’s game against the Patriots but returned and finished out the game. Parsons’ status heading into Week 5 against the 49ers will be one to monitor, but the early expectation is he’ll play on Sunday and be limited in practice on Wednesday.
  • CIN Quarterback #9
    Was this ever really in question? Sure, the Bengals are 1-3 and averaging 12.3 points per game. And Burrow undoubtedly still dealing with the calf injury that’s slowed him all season, but a slowed Joe Burrow is almost certain to give the Bengals a better chance at winning than a fully-healthy Jake Browning. Things are getting late quick for the Bengals, who need to turn things around in what should be a winnable game against the Cardinals. With that said, the Cardinals have played four tough games despite their 1-3 record, and could get their second win against a flailing Bengals offense. Burrow starting in what’s basically a must-win game was always going to be the answer.
  • CIN Wide Receiver #5
    Speaking on Monday, Higgins said he doesn’t anticipate his injury to sideline him for an extended period of time, and wouldn’t rule out playing in Week 5. It will be interesting to see how the Bengals’ 1-3 start could factor into Higgins decision to play, as the Bengals have gotten off to a wildly unexpected start and are struggling mightily on offense, ranking dead last in points per game (12.3). Higgins’ status will be one to monitor when the Bengals hit the practice field on Wednesday.
  • IND Running Back #28
    Taylor’s 21-day practice window will officially open on Wednesday. The simultaneously injured and disgruntled running back is reportedly still in search of a trade that appears unlikely to come at this point in the season, leaving him with few options outside of playing out the remainder of this season. We’ll see if Taylor is ready to go in Week 5 when the Colts take on the Titans, but fantasy managers who opted to stash him could soon be rewarded for their patience.
  • ATL Quarterback #9
    Despite all of social media calling for Ridder’s benching in Week 4 against the Jaguars, Smith stuck by his guy through what was arguably the worst start of his career. Ridder took four sacks, threw two interceptions, and led the Falcons to just seven points on the afternoon, looking overmatched throughout much of the day. Despite a willing-and-able veteran in Taylor Heinicke behind him, Smith is willing to stick with Ridder for at least one more week. However, if he struggles in Week 5, it will be interesting to see if Smith opts to start Heinicke in Week 6 against the Commanders, who Heinicke spent the previous three seasons with.
  • MIN Running Back #2
    Week 4 marked Mattison’s first game sharing a backfield with Cam Akers, but his 69 percent snap share was only a slight drop from the 77 percent snap share he had entering the day. Mattison played well enough with his opportunities on the day, rushing 17 times for 95 yards and will likely serve as the lead back in Week 5 against the Chiefs. Akers turned in a solid 5/40 rushing line, but may need a Mattison implosion before the team considers turning to him on a more consistent basis.
  • CAR Running Back #30
    Through the first three weeks of the season, Sanders played on 61 percent of the team’s snaps compared to the 36 percent of snaps Hubbard was in on. That snap share was flipped on its head in Week 4, as Hubbard out-snapped Sanders and finished the day with a 52.8 percent snap share. Hubbard didn’t do much with his touches, totaling 53 yards from scrimmage on 16 touches, but it was a more efficient performance than the 2.0 yards per touch Sanders averaged on the day. Sanders’ fantasy performance has been largely carried by his receiving upside, but Hubbard also ran 17 routes to Sanders’ 13 despite seeing one less target on the day. Fantasy managers in need of added running back depth would be wise to stash Hubbard when waivers comes around this week.


Week 4 superlatives: Bengals’ offensive struggles
Mike Florio and Chris Simms pick their superlatives for the fourth week of the NFL season, from C.J. Stroud and the Texans waxing the Steelers to Joe Burrow weathering pressure.

NBC Sports Podcasts

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Peter King examines the Bills’ convincing win over the Dolphins in Week 4, Deion Sanders mania in Colorado and more in Football Morning in America.
Relive the best of the SNF action from Week 4, where the Chiefs defeated the Jets on the road 23-20.
Maria Taylor, Mike Florio, Devin McCourty and Jason Garrett dive into Week 4, where the Bills handed the Dolphins their first loss of the season, the Cowboys gave Bill Belichick the worst loss of his career and more.
New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson floats a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end C.J. Uzomah in the second quarter, cutting the Kansas City Chiefs’ lead to five on Sunday Night Football.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes and RB Isiah Pacheco discuss Kansas City’s 23-20 win over the New York Jets on Sunday Night Football, including the team’s offense, Zach Wilson’s performance and more.
Patrick Mahomes connects with a wide-open Noah Gray, who strolls into the end zone for his first TD of the year while boosting the Chiefs’ lead over the Jets to 17-0.
Patrick Mahomes connects with Isiah Pacheco, who sprints up the field and storms into the end zone to extend the Chiefs’ lead to 10-0 after the extra point in the first quarter against the Jets.

Premier League

Armando Broja’s press pays off in a big way as he redirects Tim Ream’s clearance into the back of the net go give Chelsea a shock 2-0 lead over Fulham after 19 minutes.
Mykhailo Mudryk gets Chelsea off and running at Craven Cottage as the Blues take an early 1-0 lead over Fulham.
Robbie Mustoe and Danny Higginbotham hit the tactics board to break down where things have been going wrong in transition for Chelsea, and how it directly impacts their ability to score.
David Ornstein details the current state of Chelsea under Mauricio Pochettino, and explains why the Blues manager is not under any immediate pressure despite a lackluster start to the season.


Kyle Dvorchak breaks down the biggest waiver wire targets heading into Week 5 of the NFL season.
D.J. Short, Eric Samulski, George Bissell and Brad Thomas analyze the MLB World Series odds and which teams are worth a bet to win the Commissioner’s Trophy.
D.J. Short, Eric Samulski, George Bissell and Brad Thomas break down the Wild Card series that pits the Philadelphia Phillies against the Miami Marlins and what to watch for in the MLB Playoffs.
The PGA Tour returns to action at this week’s Sanderson Farms Championship.
The 44th Ryder Cup
Here’s how the singles played out Sunday at Marco Simone in the 44th Ryder Cup.
Rex Hoggard joins Golf Today to discuss Team USA’s performance in the 2023 Ryder Cup and where the Americans go after a disappointing display at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club.
Todd Lewis joins Golf Today to discuss Rory McIlroy’s comments on his argument with Joe LaCava and what to make of the heated exchanges that highlighted the 2023 Ryder Cup.
Why was this European Ryder Cup team so close? Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and others explain
Luke Donald was asked Sunday about whether he would accept another European Ryder Cup captaincy for 2025
Tommy Fleetwood defeated Rickie Fowler to secure the Ryder Cup for Team Europe in the best match of Day 3 at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club.
Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy and Scottie Scheffler all make an appearance on the top approach shots of the third and final day at the Ryder Cup.

Fantasy Basketball Draft Guide

Get an assist with your draft with the Rotoworld Basketball Draft Guide, which includes player rankings, positional tiers, projections, mock draft and much more!
Prepare for fantasy hoops season and your drafts with Rotoworld’s 2023 Fantasy Basketball Draft Guide preview series!
Zak Hanshew breaks down the latest trade as the Celtics look to keep pace with Milwaukee in Eastern Conference arms race.
Check out the first few rounds of a 16-team, 9-Cat industry mock draft, which is part of the new Rotoworld Basketball Draft Guide.


SHR states that it is “disappointed” in NASCAR’s penalty to Kevin Harvick and his team.
Nate Ryan and Kyle Petty discuss how Bubba Wallace never got in position to take control of the race at Talladega despite past success on superspeedways and the precarious position he finds himself in before Charlotte.
Nate Ryan and Kyle Petty review the Stage 3 incident at Talladega caused by Carson Hocevar involving Brad Keselowski and Austin Dillon among others and speak to Keselowski’s mental focus during the playoffs.
Kyle Petty tells Nate Ryan that he was “screaming” for Kevin Harvick to win during his final start at Talladega and why the driver of the No. 4 should be proud of his drive despite his postrace disqualification.


Chiefs linebacker Willie Gay offered a honest assessment of the Jets offense last week.
The Falcons selected Kyle Pitts at No. 4 overall in 2021 and he had a strong rookie year, catching 68 passes for 1,026 yards with a touchdown.
The Patriots may be without two key defensive players for the near future.

2023 Rugby World Cup on Peacock

The best of the best are in action in France through October 28th for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Relive the best moments from South Africa and Tonga’s matchup at the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Relive the best moments from Australia and Portugal’s matchup at the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Relive the best moments from Scotland and Romania’s matchup at the 2023 Rugby World Cup.


George Bissell breaks down the carnage that was the Oakland Athletics’ 2023 season and outlines their potential pathway to relevancy again.
MLB Playoffs 2023: Betting the Tournament
Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies agreed Friday to a one-year, $13 million contract for 2024.


James Harden and Buddy Hield are near the top of that list, for good reason.
Both Boston and Portland won in this trade. Miami and Philly, maybe not.
Portland gets Robert Williams, Malcolm Brogdon, picks. Boston gets a team that can match up with the Bucks.

College Football

Notre Dame got away with one at Duke on Saturday, winning 21-14, late-game worries breaking the Irish way this week both by design and because of past mistakes that Marcus Freeman learned from.
Wide receiver Drelon Miller (Silsbee, TX/ Silsbee High School), the four-star prospect has officially accepted his invitation to the 2024 All-American Bowl.
Ohio State vs. Purdue and Maryland vs. Illinois will also be featured in the triple-header.
Your one-stop shop for every college football betting preview Q&A, which is live on the NBC Sports YouTube channel Saturdays at 11am ET.


Your one-stop shop for every college football betting preview Q&A, which is live on the NBC Sports YouTube channel Saturdays at 11am ET.
MLB Playoffs 2023: Betting the Tournament
Vaughn Dalzell breaks down how he’s attacking the Monday Night Football matchup between the New York Giants and Seattle Seahawks.
Jay Croucher and Drew Dinsick look ahead to the Cowboys and 49ers Week 5 clash on Sunday Night Football and more on the heels of an exciting Week 4 slate on Bet the Edge.


Stefan Schauffele said there was a disagreement over a player-benefits agreement with the PGA of America.
Away teams are getting routing routinely at Ryder Cup. Here are ways to level the playing field.
Rex Hoggard joins Golf Today to discuss Team USA’s performance in the 2023 Ryder Cup and where the Americans go after a disappointing display at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club.
Todd Lewis joins Golf Today to discuss Rory McIlroy’s comments on his argument with Joe LaCava and what to make of the heated exchanges that highlighted the 2023 Ryder Cup.
The PGA Tour returns to action at this week’s Sanderson Farms Championship.
Why was this European Ryder Cup team so close? Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and others explain

Brother From Another

Terrika Foster-Brasby and Natalie discuss the Golden State Warriors finalizing an agreement to bring a WNBA team to the Bay Area and what expansion could mean for the league.
Natalie and Terrika Foster-Brasby discuss Deion Sanders’ comments on his detractors and how Colorado can respond on Saturday against Caleb Williams and USC.
Subria Whitaker joins Natalie and Terrika Foster-Brasby to discuss the controversial WNBA MVP race between Breanna Stewart, A’ja Wilson and Alyssa Thomas and the varied criteria voters use when picking their MVP.
Natalie and Terrika Foster-Brasby discuss the Detroit Lions’ Week 4 win over the Green Bay Packers and how running back David Montgomery carried Detroit’s offense to a road victory.

Local coverage

Jalen Hurts said there’s tremendous value in winning a game the Eagles could have easily lost.
How the Bears respond to the Broncos loss will tell us everything about the direction and immediate future of the franchise.
The former Red Sox knuckeballer leaves a lasting legacy both on and off the field.
Five questions focused on specific issues that will dictate the direction of the upcoming 2023-24 NBA season.


On Sunday, the Broncos lost running back Javonte Williams to a hip injury.
Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White has torn his Achilles and will be out for the rest of the season, Bills head coach Sean McDermott confirmed in his Monday press conference.
Cowboys edge rusher Micah Parsons briefly left Sunday’s game, missing five plays while being checked in the sideline medical tent.
Ravens edge rusher David Ojabo went on injured reserve ahead of Sunday’s win over the Browns and he may not be back this season.
The Saints’ offense had another lackluster performance in Sunday’s loss to the Buccaneers.