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Chargers CB Michael Davis suspended two games
Cornerback Michael Davis has played 493 defensive snaps for the Chargers so far this season, but he won’t be playing any snaps in the team’s next two games. The NFL announced on Friday that...
Seahawks put Ed Dickson back on IR, add Tyrone Swoopes
The Seahawks have made it official, putting tight end Ed Dickson right back on injured reserve the same week he was activated from it. The team announced that Dickson was back on IR two days after he was...
Freddie Kitchens: If Myles Garrett tells me something, I believe it
Browns defensive end Myles Garrett‘s accusation that Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph used a racial slur during last week’s game was a topic of conversation at Browns head coach Freddie...
Broncos release Orson Charles, promote Ahmad Gooden
The Broncos are promoting outside linebacker Ahmad Gooden from the practice squad, Nicki Jhabvala of reports. The Broncos have ruled out linebacker Justin Hollins (hamstring) for Sunday...
Cordy Glenn will start at left tackle Sunday
Cordy Glenn, who has yet to play this season, apparently is out of the Bengals’ doghouse. He is expected to start at left tackle for the Bengals on Sunday, Tyler Dragon of the Cincinnati Enquirer...
Delanie Walker doubtful to play for Titans
The Titans started the practice week with some encouraging injury news as four starters were on the field after missing the team’s final game before their Week 11 bye. Three of those players are set...
Browns promote a pair of defensive linemen
The Browns are down three defensive linemen for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins, so they turned to the practice squad on Friday to round out the group. The team announced that they have promoted...
Steelers rule out JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner
The chances of Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and running back James Conner playing this week never looked good and they’ve now disappeared entirely. The Steelers have ruled Smith-Schuster...
Mitchell Trubisky set to start on Sunday
After Mitchell Trubisky was pulled from last Sunday’s loss to the Rams late in the fourth quarter, Bears head coach Matt Nagy said that the quarterback hurt his hip and would start against the Giants...
Packers backup OL Cole Madison tore his ACL in practice this week
The Packers may be in the market for offensive line depth in the coming days. According to multiple reports, backup lineman Cole Madison tore his ACL in practice this week. Head coach Matt LaFleur said only...
A.J. Green officially out again
The Bengals handed in their 11th list injury designations on Friday and wide receiver A.J. Green has been ruled out for the 11th time. Given the 10 missed games and Green’s lack of practice time, the...
Nike omits team name from Washington “Salute to Serivice” gear
The 2019 “Salute to Service” hoodies have appeared this month, with 32 versions bearing NFL team names and logos. Well, 31. According to the Washingtonian, via Sports Business Daily, the...
Olivier Vernon, David Njoku won’t play for Browns
The Browns are going to be awfully thin on the defensive line for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins. Myles Garrett and Larry Ogunjobi are both suspended for the game and the team ruled Olivier Vernon...
NFL’s conclusion on Myles Garrett’s claim of a slur overlooks one key piece of evidence
Regarding Browns defensive end Myles Garrett‘s claim that Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph uttered a racial slur before last Thursday night’s melee, the NFL has said, “We looked into it...
Texans lose Dylan Cole to torn ACL
The Texans lost a contributor on defense and special teams in last night’s win over the Colts. Via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, linebacker Dylan Cole suffered a torn ACL in his right knee...
Falcons without Devonta Freeman, Austin Hooper
The Falcons are going to try to extend an actual winning streak without two of their top offensive performers. Via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, running back Devonta Freeman and...
Panthers getting healthy heading into New Orleans
The Panthers are playing out the season without their starting quarterback, and last week’s loss to the Falcons left them 5-5 and listing. But at least they’re healthy. Via Jourdan Rodrigue of...
Best of PFT: Updates for Brown, Garrett
Tom Curran updates the status of Antonio Brown, Tony Grossi and Tony Dungy weigh in on Myles Garrett, Charean Williams assesses the performance of Ezekiel Elliott, and Rodney Harrison doesn't trust Jimmy...
Cowboys don’t think Leighton Vander Esch’s neck injury is career threatening
The Cowboys will play without linebacker Leighton Vander Esch this week and they’re not sure when he’ll be back in action, but head coach Jason Garrett made it clear on Friday that they do...
XFL distributes “non-negotiable” player contracts
The XFL may not be spending much money on their players, but the latest fledging football league surely has spent a nice chunk of change on its lawyers. A standard XFL player contract has been prepared and...
Giants anticipate three to be cleared from concussion protocol
The Giants are going to have a busy afternoon at the independent neurologist’s office. According to Art Stapleton of the, Giants coach Pat Shurmur said all signs point to three of his...
Matthew Stafford ruled out for third straight week
Neither the Lions nor quarterback Matthew Stafford have said anything about Stafford missing the rest of the regular season, but the idea of shutting him down because of a back injury is going to remain on...
James Thrash complains about social media reaction to his Myles Garrett decision
On Thursday, former NFL receiver James Thrash upheld the NFL’s indefinite suspension of Browns defensive end Myles Garrett. The decision prompted a reaction on social media. Thrash has reacted to the...
Richard Sherman named this week’s NFLPA Community MVP
49ers cornerback Richard Sherman made an impact off the field in a couple of ways this week and the NFLPA has recognized him as their weekly Community MVP in response to his efforts. Sherman donated $5,000...
Hue Jackson thinks NFL personnel people had real interest in Kaepernick
The coach who was slated to run Colin Kaepernick’s workout at the Falcons’ facility believes personnel people in attendance were genuinely interested in seeing what Kaepernick could do. “...
CBA doesn’t specifically prohibit an indefinite suspension
One of the primary arguments made on behalf of Browns defensive end Myles Garrett in opposition to his indefinite suspension flowed from the idea that the labor deal doesn’t permit an indefinite...
Josh Johnson, Taylor Heinicke assigned to XFL teams
Quarterback Josh Johnson has spent time with 13 NFL teams and one UFL team while also briefly being tied to an AAF team earlier this year. He’s set to spend time in another league come 2020. The XFL...
Sean Payton makes case for Michael Thomas as MVP
Saints coach Sean Payton talks with Mike Florio about what makes Michael Thomas so good, Alvin Kamara's workload and changes to the replay system.
Jon Gruden: Quinnen Williams the reason why Jets have No. 1 rush defense
The Jets made defensive tackle Quinnen Williams the third overall pick of this year’s draft in hopes that he’d improve the defense by acting as a playmaker on their defensive front. A look at...
Jordan Howard still not cleared, WRs getting closer
The Eagles are scrambling for help on offense this week, which may require some players to be on the field at something less than 100 percent. With injury issues abounding, Eagles coach Doug Pederson told...
Rodney Harrison: I don't trust Jimmy G
Rodney Harrison explains why he doesn't trust Jimmy Garoppolo at this time and views Aaron Rodgers as the best QB in the NFC.
Daily Dose: Texans take over first in AFC South
Deshaun Watson connected with DeAndre Hopkins for two TDs as the Texans beat the Colts, 20-17, on Thursday night to take over first in the AFC South.
Should the Cowboys regret giving in to Elliott?
Charean Williams breaks down the performance of Ezekiel Elliott this season under his new contract and points to the struggles of the offensive line as a potential reason for his statistical downturn.
Dungy previews 'tremendous' Packers-49ers showdown
Tony Dungy is intrigued to see if the San Francisco defense can bottle up Aaron Rodgers and whether or not Green Bay can stop the run against the 49ers.
Tony Dungy breaks down Texans' win over Colts
Tony Dungy joins Mike Florio to discuss the Houston Texans' win over the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday Night Football and the Colts' decision to go for it on fourth down with three minutes remaining.
Late fumble should have triggered a formal replay review
The Texans got a gift last night from the game officials and the officiating department. Quarterback Deshaun Watson clearly and obviously fumbled the ball with more than 1:40 remaining in the game. The two...
Dungy: Garrett jeopardized Browns by blowing fuse
Tony Dungy thinks Myles Garrett reacted unacceptably, regardless of what he claims Mason Rudolph said in the lead up to the Browns-Steelers brawl.
Coach: Eddy Pineiro doesn’t have “snakes in his head”
Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro is in the middle of a slump, but at least he doesn’t need an exterminator. Via Jason Lieser of the Chicago Sun-Times, Bears special teams coach Chris Tabor said he’s...
Grossi on Garrett appeal, Rudolph allegations
Browns insider Tony Grossi joins Mike Florio to talk about Myles Garrett's unsuccessful appeal against his indefinite suspension, as well as Garrett's claim that Mason Rudolph used a racial slur to spark...
Curran discusses Patriots' challenges, AB rumors
Mike Florio talks with Patriots insider Tom Curran to preview New England's matchup against the Cowboys and if the team could consider re-signing Antonio Brown.
Tony Dungy: I don’t have sympathy with Myles Garrett
Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy says that no matter what Browns defensive end Myles Garrett heard Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph say, Garrett lost any moral high ground when he ripped Rudolph’s...
Garrett says Rudolph used slur; suspension upheld
Mike Florio discusses Myles Garrett's unsuccessful appeal against his indefinite suspension, including his claim that Mason Rudolph used a racial slur.
Replay controversy saves Texans vs. Colts on TNF
Mike Florio recaps the Texans' win over the Colts on Thursday, which sent Houston to the top of the AFC South after a possible late Deshaun Watson fumble was not reviewed.
Robert Woods appreciative of Rams’ support as he dealt with personal matter
Wide receiver Robert Woods was at Rams practice Thursday after spending several days away from the team while dealing with a personal matter. Woods’s absence was first noted when he was scratched from...
Saquon Barkley looks to Barry Sanders as inspiration after terrible game
The Giants had a bye in Week 11 and that meant there was a lot of time for memories of their 34-27 loss to the Jets in Week 10 to linger. One of the foulest memories of that game was running back Saquon...
Jason Pierre-Paul: Bucs can win six straight
Buccaneers defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has overcome so much to get to this point, the results of football games can’t intimidate him. So while it would take six straight wins to get his team to 9-...
DeAndre Hopkins: Awesome to have 1-2 punch with Will Fuller
The Texans got wide receiver Will Fuller back in the lineup on Thursday night after three games on the sideline with a hamstring injury and the impact of his return on the offense was noticeable. Fuller...
Kyle Allen won’t sneak up on Saints this year
The legend of Kyle Allen began last year in New Orleans, when he started a throwaway game for the Panthers, and beat a largely disinterested Saints team that had already secured a playoff berth and was...
T.Y. Hilton blames himself for Colts loss
The fact he was playing at all was a bit of a surprise. The fact he struggled was shocking. While Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton returned after a three-game absence from a calf injury, he clearly wasn...
Texans are clear favorites, but AFC South remains a three-team race
The Texans are now the clear favorites to win the AFC South after Thursday night’s win over the Colts. But both teams remain in the division race, and the Titans are still in the mix as well. In fact...