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MRI shows calf strain for Dak Prescott, “optimistic” for Week Eight
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott went for an MRI on his injured calf on Monday and head coach Mike McCarthy shared the results of that test during a Monday press conference. McCarthy said that the test...
Joe Judge: This is definitely going to get better
The Giants got blown out again on Sunday, which dropped their record to 1-5 in what’s beginning to look like another lost season for the NFC East club. That start comes after head coach Joe Judge...
Stephen Jones on Dak Prescott: Anytime your quarterback gets an MRI, you’re a little nervous
Dak Prescott was limping walking up the tunnel after the Cowboys’ dramatic overtime win over the Patriots. He was in a walking boot leaving the stadium. The quarterback insisted after the game that he...
Pete Carroll: Russell Wilson doing everything possible to get back sooner than expected
Russell Wilson went through a workout before Sunday night’s game. The Seahawks quarterback simulated a series of plays, huddling by himself and going through the motions without throwing the ball. He...
Seahawks have not reached out to Colin Kaepernick
The NFL’s 32 teams have successfully shunned Colin Kaepernick long enough to make it ridiculous to even consider the possibility of adding him to a team at this point. To further confirm that the ship...
Report: Texans cutting Andre Roberts
The Texans went on a signing spree this offseason, loading up with veteran players. Most were on one-year contracts. Returner Andre Roberts signed a two-year deal. The Texans now are moving on from Roberts...
NHL suspends Evander Kane 21 games over fake vaccine card
Fake vaccines cards are very real. And the NHL has punished a player over having one. Evander Kane of the San Jose Sharks has been suspended 21 games for having a fake vaccination card. “I would like...
Monday Night Football inactives: A.J. Epenesa is a healthy scratch
Facing the NFL’s leading rusher, Derrick Henry, the Bills have loaded up at defensive tackle and linebacker. Harrison Phillips returns to the defensive tackle rotation this week after being inactive...
Fill in the Blank: How hot is Judge's seat in NY?
Mike Florio and Charean Williams look back on Week 6 of the NFL season with a round of Fill in the Blank.
It’s time for Mayfield to ‘sit down’ and heal
Mike Florio and Charean Williams discuss why Baker Mayfield needs to take a step away from what he wants and prioritize healing his shoulder, in order to help the Browns long term.
Report: Texans plan to release Whitney Mercilus
The Texans are set to part ways with a longtime member of their defense. Aaron Wilson of SportsTalk790 reports that the team is releasing defensive end Whitney Mercilus. The move is not official, so the...
Report: Baker Mayfield seeking second opinion
Baker Mayfield received his MRI results and apparently didn’t like what he heard. Mary Kay Cabot of reports that the Browns quarterback is seeking a second opinion. Only after that will...
D.K. Metcalf bristles at criticism from Shannon Sharpe over failing to get out of bounds
Last night’s bizarre decision to review whether Seahawks receiver D.K. Metcalf caught the ball before fumbling it helped deflect from Metcalf’s bizarre decision to not get out of bounds after...
Newton would be ‘an answer’ for Seahawks at QB
With Russell Wilson out, Pete Carroll disclosed that the Seahawks reached out to Cam Newton. Mike Florio and Charean Williams explain why he’s a better option than Geno Smith, but is unlikely to commit.
What Prescott’s calf strain means for Cowboys
Mike Florio and Charean Williams have a feeling Dak Prescott’s calf strain is more than the Cowboys are letting on and they explain what impact this could have, even after the team’s Week 7 bye.
Flores’ future depends on four 'winnable' games
Brian Flores is 1-5 with the Dolphins this season and Mike Florio and Charean Williams assess why he could be the first coach fired, unless Miami turns things around ahead of their Week 14 bye.
John Harbaugh: People who think they’ll figure out Lamar Jackson are “whistling in the graveyard”
When Lamar Jackson was asked this summer about media speculation that this would be the year that defenses figure him out, the Ravens quarterback said he “strongly” doubted that would be the...
Dan Campbell: I think we’re going to shake things up here a little bit
The Lions are now the league’s one remaining winless team after Jacksonville beat Miami and Detroit lost to Cincinnati on Sunday. There’s an argument to be made that they shouldn’t be,...
The Saints exemplify the 'durability' of the city
Actor Wendell Pierce joins Brother From Another to explain what the New Orleans Saints mean to the city of New Orleans.
Sants designate Wil Lutz to return from injured reserve
The Saints have struggled in the kicking game all season, but help appears to be on the way. Per the transaction wire, New Orleans has designated kicker Wil Lutz to return from injured reserve on Monday....
Teddy Bridgewater would have been a limited participant in Monday’s practice
Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater had a rough game against the Raiders on Sunday and he appears to have hurt his foot at some point in the 34-24 loss. With a game on Thursday against the Browns, the...
Ravens nearing resolution on Ronnie Stanley’s status, claim Brandon Knight off waivers
Ravens left tackle Ronnie Stanley missed his fifth straight game with an ankle injury on Sunday and head coach John Harbaugh was asked about Stanley’s status at his Monday press conference. Stanley...
Falcons place Kaleb McGary on COVID-19 list
The Falcons may be without one of their starting offensive linemen as they come off their bye in Week Seven. Atlanta has placed offensive tackle Kaleb McGary on the COVID-19 list, the team announced on...
Browns list 20 players on Monday’s injury report
The Browns didn’t practice on Monday and a look at their estimated injury report for shows that they would have had a tough time getting enough bodies on the field to make a workout worthwhile. Twenty...
Golic 'can't imagine' Jaguars' relief after win
Mike Golic joins Michael Holley and Michael Smith to explain what Jaguars players and staff are feeling after finally getting a win and to examine the dynamic with the Lions under Dan Campbell.
Raiders show 'professionalism' in win over Broncos
Mike Golic joins Michael Holley and Michael Smith to explain why the Raiders' ability to block out the Jon Gruden distraction and earn a win in Week 6 speaks volumes about their focus and character as...
Buccaneers activate John Molchon off injured reserve
Coming off a long weekend following Thursday’s win over the Eagles, the Buccaneers have made a series of roster moves on Monday. Tampa Bay has activated guard John Molchon off injured reserve. Molchon...
Titans put Kristian Fulton on IR, activate Amani Hooker
The Titans made a change to their secondary ahead of Monday night’s game against the Bills. The team announced that they have placed cornerback Kristian Fulton on injured reserve. Fulton was ruled out...
Ravens are the most versatile AFC contender
Michael Holley and Michael Smith react to the Baltimore Ravens’ demolition of the Los Angeles Chargers and Lamar Jackson passing Dan Marino for most wins by a quarterback before age 25.
Holley: Cowboys are sexy, but Packers are steady
Michael Holley and Michael Smith rank which teams are the strongest in the NFC, weighing the Cowboys' "horses," the Packers' progress, the Cardinals solidifying themselves as the only undefeated team and...
Derrick Henry leads NFL by 117 rushing yards, even before Titans play tonight
Titans running back Derrick Henry is far ahead of the field in the NFL rushing race. Henry currently leads the NFL with 640 rushing yards, 117 more than any other player this season — even though the...
Rodgers' celebration was 'a thing of beauty'
Michael Smith and Michael Holley react to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers taunting Chicago Bears fans on Sunday after scoring a touchdown.
Packers expect David Bakhtiari back at practice this week
Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari is expected to take a step back toward the lineup this week. Head coach Matt LaFleur said at his Monday press conference that he anticipates having Bakhtiari on the...
Perfect 6-0 Cards continue to defy expectations
Chris Simms self-scouts his wariness of the undefeated Cardinals, who put up an impressive Week 6 win over the Browns in Cleveland without head coach Kliff Kingsbury.
Damn, okay: Watt lived up to contract against SEA
Chris Simms breaks down the player performances that left the greatest impression on him from Week 6 of the NFL season.
Give Me the Headlines: Rams' greatest show on surf
Chris Simms crafts headlines for the most intriguing Week 6 action from around the NFL, including a dazzling blowout in Indy from Matthew Stafford and the Rams.
Jerry Jeudy unlikely to play Thursday night
The Broncos designated wide receiver Jerry Jeudy for return from injured reserve over the weekend, but it looks like they will remain without him when they play the Browns on Thursday night. Broncos head...
Parris Campbell has potentially season-ending foot injury, T.Y. Hilton “doing fine” on Monday
Colts receiver Parris Campbell has had his first two seasons cut short due to injury. Now the same thing may be happening in his third. Campbell caught a 51-yard touchdown at the end of the first quarter in...
Browns awaiting results of Baker Mayfield’s MRI
Baker Mayfield expressed confidence immediately after the game about his availability for Thursday despite wearing a sling on his left arm to protect his non-throwing shoulder. The Browns quarterback,...
Vikings put Patrick Peterson on IR
The Vikings have a bye this week and they won’t have cornerback Patrick Peterson in the lineup when they get back on the field in Week Eight. The team announced that Peterson has been placed on...
Dan Campbell: Matthew Stafford is “doing a dang good job” for the Rams
The Lions and Rams are taking on familiar faces at quarterback in Week Seven, as Detroit heads to L.A. for a matchup between the two teams at SoFi Stadium. But while the Rams are thriving at 5-1, the Lions...
Report: Michael Thomas still a couple of weeks away from returning
Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is eligible to return to action for the Saints this week, but it doesn’t look like that’s going to happen. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Thomas is...
Vic Fangio tuning out conversations about his job
Sunday’s loss to the Raiders dropped the Broncos to 3-3 after a 3-0 start to the year and dropped the team’s record to 15-23 during Vic Fangio’s tenure as the Broncos head coach. Neither...
Jimmy Garoppolo practices on Monday, Trey Lance doesn’t
49ers players returned from their bye week on Monday and that provided the first chance to see how quarterbacks Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance are faring with their injuries. Garoppolo missed the team...
How Williams shattered barriers covering the NFL
Charean Williams reflects on her journey as a woman reporting on NFL teams and explains why she's encouraged by the progress she sees in the industry today, urging other women to pursue their dreams.
Maxx Crosby: We’ve been rushing well, but we consistently got to the QB against the Broncos
After a tumultuous week, the Raiders went to Colorado and crushed the Broncos 34-24 on Sunday. The final score wasn’t quite indicative of how badly Las Vegas took it to Denver, as the Broncos added a...
NFL’s reasoning for secrecy in WFT investigation does not apply to the 650,000 emails
The passage of time often takes the steam out of a story. It shouldn’t, but it does. Already, I find myself wondering whether and to what extent posting additional stories about the ongoing Gruden/WFT...
Broncos lose starting linebacker Alexander Johnson to torn pectoral
For the second time this season, the Broncos have lost a starting inside linebacker to a torn pectoral. Broncos linebacker Alexander Johnson suffered a torn pectoral on Sunday, coach Vic Fangio confirmed...
Pete Carroll: Seahawks have talked to Cam Newton
The Seahawks reached out to free agent quarterback Cam Newton after Russell Wilson went down with a finger injury last week. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll confirmed today that the Seahawks and Newton touched...
Ron Rivera hasn’t considered a QB change
The Washington Football Team was shut out in the second half of Sunday’s game against the Chiefs and quarterback Taylor Heinicke threw his third interception in the last two weeks, but head coach Ron...
Will Dak Prescott be ready to go in Week Eight?
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott injured a calf on the last play of Sunday’s overtime win over the Patriots. Prescott said after the game that he could have still played if the game had continued, and...
Browns working through Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr. availability for Thursday
The Browns took a beating from the Cardinals on Sunday and their ability to bounce back in Week Seven may be compromised by an offensive injury list that grew longer during the loss. Running back Kareem...
Kareem Hunt will miss several weeks with calf injury
The Browns injury situation is quickly getting worse. With Nick Chubb already dealing with a calf strain, running back Kareem Hunt is now slated to miss several weeks with a calf strain. Ian Rapoport of NFL...