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Berry's QB waiver adds for Week 5

Matthew Berry and Connor Rogers discuss a couple QBs and TEs that are worth a look on waivers, including Geno Smith and Will Dissly.

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Bengals struggling to adjust to defenses

Chris Simms is frustrated and annoyed after watching the Bengals on tape and thinks Cincinnati is doing a "disservice" to Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase with its offensive scheme.

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Daniel Jones set to start for Giants in London
The Giants have reportedly been optimistic all week that quarterback Daniel Jones would be able to play on Sunday, despite suffering an ankle injury in the Week Four win over the Bears. Now they know that...
What’s wrong with Russell Wilson?
Yes, Russell Wilson is struggling. Spotting that is the easy part. The hard part is understanding what’s wrong, and figuring out whether it can be fixed. It’s become obvious over the past couple...
What will the new Broncos owners do about the situation in Denver?
A refund is out of the question. An annulment isn’t on the table. The Walton-Penner group is stuck both with the $4.65 billion asset they purchased earlier this year, and the $245 million contract...
Jadeveon Clowney questionable, Myles Garrett set to play vs. Chargers
The Browns will have at least one of their starting defensive ends back for Sunday’s matchup with the Chargers. Myles Garrett has no injury status and is set to play. However, Jadeveon Clowney is...
Buccaneers rule out Cameron Brate, Logan Ryan, Akiem Hicks
Buccaneers tight end Cameron Brate will not be playing against the Falcons. Head coach Todd Bowles announced that Brate is out on Friday afternoon. Safety Logan Ryan and defensive tackle Akiem Hicks have...
Allen Robinson: When my time comes, I’m going to try and make the most of my opportunities
One of the biggest mysteries of the Rams through the first four weeks has been the general disappearance of receiver Allen Robinson. The veteran receiver — who caught 98 passes for 1,147 yards in 2019 and...
Raiders to sign Albert Wilson
Veteran wideout Albert Wilson is headed to Las Vegas. Agent Drew Rosenhaus announced that Wilson is signing with the Raiders. It is not clear whether he will be signing directly to the active roster or if...
Laviska Shenault out for Panthers this week
Wide receiver Laviska Shenault has flashed some big-play ability for the Panthers, but injuries have gotten in his way more than once this season. Shenault missed practice time last week with a hamstring...
John Metchie III named NFLPA Community MVP for Week 5
Texans rookie wide receiver John Metchie III has been named the NFL Players Association’s Community MVP for this week in recognition of his effort to say thanks to those who have been taking care of...
Falcons rule out Kyle Pitts for Sunday vs. Buccaneers
After missing practice all week, Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts will miss Sunday’s game at Tampa Bay. The Falcons announced this morning that Pitts has been ruled out for the game against the Buccaneers...
Jaire Alexander, David Bakhtiari set to play vs. Giants
The Giants had a lengthy list of players who are out for Sunday’s matchup against the Packers in London. But Green Bay has significantly better news on the injury front for the Week Five contest....
Jordan Poyer, Dawson Knox among Bills ruled out for Sunday
The Bills will have a few key players out for Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Via Alaina Getzenberg of ESPN, head coach Sean McDermott said during a radio appearance on WGR 550 that safety Jordan...
Sauce Gardner: Facing Dolphins a great opportunity to show what we can do
The Jets tried to trade for Tyreek Hill this offseason, but the wide receiver went to Miami instead and they moved to make sure they would have options to slow the wideout down at the top of this year...
Zach Ertz on facing Eagles: It’s going to be good to see those guys
The Cardinals will host the Eagles on Sunday, which will be the first time Arizona tight end Zach Ertz faces his former team. Philadelphia drafted Ertz in the second round of the 2013 draft and he played...
Kwity Paye set for MRI on likely high ankle sprain
Colts defensive end Kwity Paye appears to have suffered a high ankle sprain on Thursday night against the Broncos. Paye will get an MRI today to confirm the diagnosis and determine how much time he’ll...
Dolphins TE coach: We’re getting what we need out of Mike Gesicki
Tight end Mike Gesicki‘s production over his first four seasons led the Dolphins to use the franchise tag on him this offseason, but Gesicki hasn’t picked off where he left off this season....
Chase Claypool: We’re not starting from behind with Kenny Pickett
Now that the Steelers have turned their offense over to rookie Kenny Pickett, the quarterback and his receivers have to be firmly on the same page. Chase Claypool said on Thursday that he and Pickett have...
PFT Draft: Week 5 show me something
From Kenny Pickett looking to deliver big in his first NFL start to Kyler Murray having the opportunity to knock off the last undefeated team, Mike Florio and Peter King name who needs to impress most in...
Can Harbaugh get Ravens on track against Bengals?
Mike Florio and Peter King dive into why Baltimore needs a 60-minute effort against the Bengals in Week 5 and evaluate how Joe Burrow has performed so far this season.
Florio: Stafford is 'unappreciated' and lacks help
Mike Florio and Peter King look ahead to the Cowboys-Rams matchup in Week 5 to examine why Mike McCarthy doesn’t believe Dallas is the underdog, assess Matthew Stafford’s capabilities and more.
John Johnson: Browns have to be locked in defensively or we’ll get torched by Justin Herbert
After the Jets beat the Browns in Week Two, Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski said that the team’s defense wasn’t on the same page and that needed to change for the team to have more success....
Everything to know for Week 5 around the NFL
Mike Florio and Peter King take a rip through Week 5 in the NFL, weighing if Tom Brady's injuries could be a factor against the Falcons, their level of confidence in Teddy Bridgewater and more.
Hackett in ‘serious jeopardy’ after Week 5 loss
Mike Florio and Peter King analyze where the Broncos went wrong in OT against the Colts and assess why Nathaniel Hackett is in the hot seat with a “four-alarm fire” on his hands.
Sherman: Protocols weren’t followed in Tua case
Nyheim Hines’ concussion against the Broncos leads Mike Florio and Peter King to discuss the disagreement between the NFL and NFLPA on how the Tua Tagovailoa situation was handled.
Does Wilson lack self-awareness with Broncos?
After Russell Wilson’s disappointing showing against the Colts, Mike Florio and Peter King analyze why Denver’s ownership could make drastic changes within the organization, affecting the QB and Nathaniel...
King: IND-DEN was ‘steaming pile of horse crap’
Mike Florio and Peter King break down the uneventful TNF game between the Colts and Broncos, discussing why Denver likely is questioning why it paid for Russell Wilson and whether he can get his game back.
Jimmy Garoppolo: Panthers were “one of the top couple” of trade possibilities this offseason
The 49ers will be in Charlotte to face the Panthers on Sunday and their defense will tangle with quarterback Baker Mayfield, but there was a point this offseason where it looked like a more familiar face...
Kadarius Toney, Azeez Ojulari don’t travel with Giants; Tyrod Taylor makes trip
The Giants flew to London on Thursday to start their final preparations for Sunday’s game against the Packers and they left a number of players at home for the weekend. Wide receiver Kadarius Toney (...
Matt Ryan: Belief gets created when you find a way to get job done
Thursday night was a miserable one for the Colts offense, but there was one saving grace of their trip to Denver. They left town with a win. Despite turning the ball over twice, allowing six sacks, and...
K.J. Hamler: I could have walked in to the end zone if final pass had been thrown to me
On the final play of Thursday night’s loss to the Colts, Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson threw an incomplete pass. Wilson never appeared to look to his right, where wide receiver K.J. Hamler was...
Frank Reich calls Stephon Gilmore “definition of a big-time player”
Colts defensive back Stephon Gilmore had the two biggest plays of the game for the Colts on Thursday Night Football, intercepting a Russell Wilson pass in the end zone late in the fourth quarter, and...
Report: Garrett Bolles has a broken right leg
Thursday night’s game may have had more total injuries than points. One of them will affect the Broncos for weeks to come. Via Mike Klis of, Broncos left tackle Garrett Bolles suffered a...
Stephon Gilmore on Russell Wilson: “He kept trying me, so I made him pay”
When offense is bad, it often means defense is good. On Thursday night, both defenses played well — too well, unfortunately. Colts defensive back Stephon Gilmore had two critical plays for his defense...
Russell Wilson: “I let the team down tonight”
Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson, after a lengthy delay following an overtime loss to the Colts, finally made his way to the podium. When he got there, he said the only thing he could have said. “It...
Questionable late-game decisions plague Nathaniel Hackett, again
Bronco coach Nathaniel Hackett is having a rough first year. At this rate, he won’t get a second. After adding yet another member of the coaching staff to help Hackett make better decisions in key...
Thursday Night Football: Colts beat Broncos 12-9 in ugly overtime affair
The Colts beat the Broncos 12-9 in overtime in Thursday Night Football. It was even uglier than the score might indicate. The teams combined for no touchdowns, seven field goals, a blocked field goal, 681...
NFL overtime rules and procedures
When a NFL game ends in a tie, the game continues with overtime. Overtime commences with a coin toss. The visiting team captain calls the toss. The winner of the toss can choose whether to receive the kick...
Garett Bolles carted off with leg injury
Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles was carted off the field after being rolled from behind. He was injured with 3:20 left in the game on a Mike Boone run behind him. Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner...
Baron Browning questionable to return with a wrist injury; Josey Jewell out
Broncos linebacker Baron Browning is in the training room after a fourth quarter injury. Browning injured his right hand while tackling Colts running back Phillip Lindsay for a 2-yard loss with 7:50...
Kwity Paye carted off with leg injury
Colts defensive lineman Kwity Paye put pressure on Russell Wilson that forced an ill-advised throw that resulted in an interception early in the fourth quarter. Paye, though, stayed down on the field after...
Russell Wilson entered medical tent
Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson exited the Sunday loss to the Raiders with a shoulder injury that left him limited in practice. During tonight’s game, he entered the medical tent. Wilson took a hit...
Thursday Night Football: Broncos lead Colts 6-3 at halftime
The punters and kickers have ruled the day in Denver. In the first half, the Broncos and Colts combined for three field goals, 247 yards, five sacks, four fumbles (though none lost), one interception, seven...
Ryan Kelly questionable to return with hip injury
The Colts have only one offensive lineman in the same spot where he finished last week’s game. That’s left guard Quenton Nelson. They began tonight with Bernhard Raimann at left tackle, Nelson...
Nyheim Hines ruled out with concussion
Colts running back Nyheim Hines will not return to Thursday Night Football. The team ruled him out with a concussion. Hines was injured on the third play from scrimmage on a 5-yard reception from Matt Ryan...
Fan sues Patriots for damage to flag signed by Tom Brady
Tom Brady‘s influence stretches farther than anyone could have imagined. Case in point. Per the Associated Press, a fan has sued the Patriots for damage done to a flag signed by Brady. Daniel Vitale,...
Nyheim Hines showed gross motor instability after hit on first possession
The NFL’s concussion protocol is being tested already. Colts running back Nyheim Hines caught a 5-yard pass from Matt Ryan before being swarmed. He was hit by D.J. Jones and Nik Bonitto, with Bonitto...
Bucs terminate the practice squad contract of Cole Beasley
Receiver Cole Beasley retired from the NFL after two weeks with the Buccaneers. The Buccaneers made it official Thursday, terminating his practice squad contract in a procedural move. Beasley played 13...
Richard Sherman, member of NFLPA Executive Committee: “Protocols were not followed” in Tua Tagovailoa case
The NFL and NFL Players Association had hoped to announce the results of the Tua Tagovailoa concussion protocol investigation before the start of Thursday night’s game between the Colts and Broncos....
Sunday’s Buccaneers home game isn’t sold out
For Buccaneers fans, Tom Brady fatigue may already be setting in. Via the folks at, the upcoming Tampa Bay home game isn’t sold out. Official game tickets — not re-sale seats...
Thursday Night Football: Tyrie Cleveland, Billy Turner are dressed; Latavius Murray is inactive
Broncos receiver Tyrie Cleveland and offensive lineman Billy Turner both are active for Thursday Night Football. Turner will make his 2022 debut after recovering from a knee injury, while Cleveland has a...
Rondale Moore added to Cardinals’ practice report with a knee injury
The Cardinals added receiver Rondale Moore to the practice report Thursday, listing him as a limited participant with a knee injury. It is unknown whether Moore injured his knee during practice. Moore...
Amon-Ra St. Brown, D’Andre Swift remain out of practice
It looks like the Lions are on track to be without wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown and running back D'Andre Swift for another game. Both players were out of practice again on Thursday, which makes it...
Tom Brady returns to full practice Thursday
Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady returned to full participation at practice Thursday. He sat out Wednesday’s on-field work with injuries to his throwing shoulder and right ring finger. Brady said...