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Week 13 preview: Bills vs. Patriots

Chris Simms and Mike Florio think that Buffalo's AFC East showdown in New England is a difficult matchup to pick, but both agree that the Bills are good enough to outscore the Patriots on offense.

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Berry's Love/Hate QBs: Ride the hot hand with T-Law

Matthew Berry and Jay Croucher review which signal-callers land on Berry's Love/Hate lists for Week 13, including Trevor Lawrence in a juicy matchup, Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert and many more.

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Justin Fields upgraded to full participant in Thursday’s practice
There’s some good news out of Chicago on the injury front. Quarterback Justin Fields has been upgraded from limited in Wednesday’s practice to a full participant in Thursday’s session....
Bills put Von Miller on injured reserve
Bills edge rusher Von Miller said this week that he was hopeful about returning from his knee injury in time to play the Jets in Week 14, but that’s not going to happen. The Bills announced on...
Aaron Rodgers returns to practice
After sitting out Wednesday’s practice, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was back for Thursday’s session. According to multiple reporters on the scene, Rodgers was on the field participating...
Jameson Williams says he is “somewhere close” to full speed
The Lions drafted receiver Jameson Williams knowing it would take some time for him to make his rookie debut. He’s almost there. Williams has rehabbed for nearly 11 months after tearing an anterior...
Jarvis Landry, Marshon Lattimore limited in Thursday’s practice
The Saints list 15 players on their initial practice report as they prepare for Monday Night Football. Receiver Jarvis Landry (ankle) and cornerback Marshon Lattimore (abdomen) were among the seven players...
Patriots elevate Tristan Vizcaino, Bill Murray for Thursday Night Football
The Patriots announced they have elevated offensive lineman Bill Murray and kicker Tristan Vizcaino to the active roster from the practice squad for Thursday Night Football. Murray, 25, originally joined...
Christian McCaffrey back at practice, Deebo Samuel sits out
A couple of 49ers offensive stars saw their practice participation levels move in different directions on Thursday. Running back Christian McCaffrey sat out of Wednesday’s practice with a knee injury...
Mike Evans says he need to get more separation on his routes
After Sunday’s loss to the Browns, Buccaneers coach Todd Bowles said it’s a “good question” as to why quarterback Tom Brady and receiver Mike Evans aren’t doing a better job of...
Daron Payne: I’m capitalizing on my opportunities to get to the quarterback
The Commanders were clinging to a 19-13 lead with the Falcons closing in on the end zone late in last Sunday’s game when defensive tackle Daron Payne came up with a big play. Payne batted Marcus...
Despite multiple attempts to take Antonio Brown into custody, he has not yet been arrested
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of free-agent receiver Antonio Brown. He faces a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. Police have been to his home. They have not yet executed the arrest warrant....
Bills elevate John Brown for Thursday’s game
The Bills are bringing up a familiar face for Thursday’s game against the Patriots. Buffalo has elevated receiver John Brown to the roster, the club announced on Thursday afternoon. Brown joined the...
Dak Prescott addresses the Jerry Jones photo
A day after NBA star LeBron James expressed disappointment that reporters hadn’t asked him about the Jerry Jones segregation-era photo, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was asked about it. Prescott...
Terron Armstead, Austin Jackson remain out of Dolphins practice
The Dolphins may have to tangle with the 49ers defensive line without the help of either of their starting offensive tackles. Left tackle Terron Armstead and right tackle Austin Jackson missed their second...
Leonard Fournette returns to a full practice Thursday
Bucs running back Leonard Fournette (hip) was a full participant in Thursday’s practice. It was his first full practice since Nov. 11. Fournette was limited in all three practices last week and...
Najee Harris did not practice Thursday, Benny Snell limited
The Steelers’ depth at running back may be significantly tested in Sunday’s game against the Falcons. Najee Harris did not practice for a second consecutive day and Benny Snell was added to...
Travis Etienne, Zay Jones limited in Jags practice
Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson said that the team kept running back Travis Etienne from returning to last Sunday’s win over the Ravens with a foot injury out of precaution and the team is continuing...
Amari Cooper working to catch on with his new quarterback, Deshaun Watson
Browns receiver Amari Cooper is on his third team in eight seasons, so he has seen more than his share of quarterbacks. He has played with Derek Carr, EJ Manuel, Matt McGloin, Dak Prescott, Cooper Rush, Ben...
Darius Slayton out of practice, Richie James limited for Giants
Wide receiver Darius Slayton was added to the Giants’ injury report on Thursday. Slayton missed the team’s practice session because of an illness. His status for Sunday’s game against the...
Aidan Hutchinson ready to face the team that passed on him on Sunday
For much of the run-up to the 2022 NFL draft, Aidan Hutchinson was expected to go first overall to the Jaguars. But Jacksonville decided to take Travon Walker first overall instead, leaving Hutchinson to...
Antonio Gibson downgraded to out of practice
Commanders running back Antonio Gibson is trending in the wrong direction ahead of Sunday’s game against the Giants. Gibson was listed as a limited participant in Wednesday’s practice because of...
Matthew Berry's Bills-Patriots best bets led by Mac Jones
Matthew Berry and Jay Croucher highlight which bets they're eyeing ahead of Thursday's Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots clash.
Zay Flowers declares for 2023 NFL Draft
Boston College wide receiver Zay Flowers is on his way to the NFL draft. Flowers announced on Thursday that he will be entering the pool of players eligible for selection next year. Flowers had a year of...
Week 13 preview: Seahawks vs. Rams
Chris Simms and Mike Florio preview the NFC West showdown between the Seattle Seahawks and Los Angeles Rams, where injuries continue to haunt the defending Super Bowl champions.
LeBron James “disappointed” that reporters hadn’t asked him about the Jerry Jones photo
NBA superstar and media mogul LeBron James has become one of the most powerful and influential voices in all of sports. He paused during a Wednesday night press conference to use his power and influence to...
Lamar Jackson practicing Thursday after early exit Wednesday
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has been on the team’s injury report for various reasons in recent weeks and a quad injury is to blame for his presence on this week’s list. Jackson had to make...
Wright: Bills smell like fraudulent team
Nick Wright joins Dan Patrick to talk about how the Bills aren't the team everyone thinks they are and the "transparently fake" Russell Wilson.
Should the Packers run it back with Rodgers?
Chris Collinsworth joins Dan Patrick to discuss some of the NFL teams currently in bad situations, including the Green Bay Packers who will need to make a decision on Aaron Rodgers this offseason.
Report: Jakobi Meyers is expected to play on Thursday vs. Bills
There’s good news for New England’s offense as the club takes on Buffalo tonight. While receiver Jakobi Meyers was listed as questionable with a shoulder injury, he is expected to play, per ESPN...
KJ Hamler suffered a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury
Broncos wide receiver KJ Hamler has missed the last three games with a hamstring injury and it sounds like he won’t be on the field again anytime soon. Hamler did not practice on Wednesday and Broncos...
Week 13 best bets: Packers match up perfectly vs. Bears
Mike Florio and Chris Simms break down their best bets for Week 13 of the NFL season, including the Packers easily handling the Bears.
Trevon Diggs, Michael Gallup out of practice again Thursday
The Cowboys have had a lot of players dealing with illnesses over the last couple of weeks and there’s a bug keeping a couple of key members of the team out of practice this week. Head coach Mike...
JuJu Smith-Schuster set to practice, Kadarius Toney remains out
The Chiefs will have one of their key offensive weapons back for Thursday’s practice, but two others remain sidelined due to injury. Via multiple reporters, Kansas City noted receiver JuJu Smith-...
Week 13 preview: Saints vs. Buccaneers
Chris Simms explains why he sees the Saints-Buccaneers matchup being a defensive struggle, and details the impact the game could have on the NFC South division standings.
Week 13 preview: Colts vs. Cowboys
Chris Simms and Mike Florio discuss why the Dallas Cowboys' defense will be too much for the Indianapolis Colts to handle in Week 13.
Week 13 preview: Chiefs vs. Bengals
Chris Simms believes the Chiefs' offense this year is better now that they have a more established run game, but Mike Florio thinks the Bengals play with a certain confidence against the Chiefs that no...
Week 13 preview: Dolphins vs. 49ers
Mike Florio and Chris Simms dive into a huge matchup between one of the best offenses and one of the top defenses in Week 13.
Week 13 preview: Chargers vs. Raiders
Chris Simms explains why the Los Angeles Chargers could be in for a rude awakening against the suddenly red-hot Las Vegas Raiders in Week 13.
Matthew Berry's Love/Hate QBs: Ride the hot hand with T-Law
Matthew Berry and Jay Croucher review which signal-callers land on Berry's Love/Hate lists for Week 13, including Trevor Lawrence in a juicy matchup, Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert and many more.
Justin Reid, Hayden Hurst exchange words in advance of Chiefs-Bengals game
In talking about Sunday’s game against the Bengals, Chiefs safety Justin Reid promised to lock someone down in coverage, although Reid couldn’t remember the name of the opponent he was talking...
Week 13 preview: Titans vs. Eagles
Chris Simms is leaning with the Eagles because of their talent and having a home-field advantage, but Mike Florio is confident the Titans' sense of urgency will propel them to make a statement in Week 13.
Week 13 preview: Commanders vs. Giants
Chris Simms has confidence the Commanders' ability to run the ball will prove vital, while Mike Florio foresees the Giants settling down and getting the job done in Week 13.
Week 13 preview: Jets vs. Vikings
Chris Simms favors the Jets over the Vikings as a team overall and thinks the Vikings defense will struggle, but Mike Florio thinks Kirk Cousins is looking confident and is eager to see the matchup between...
Week 13 preview: Browns vs. Texans
Mike Florio is confident that the Browns are the better team and Deshaun Watson's return won't act as a catalyst for a Texans win, but Chris Simms thinks the score will be much closer than expected.
Week 13 preview: Jaguars vs. Lions
Chris Simms believes that the Jaguars have more talent than the Lions, but Mike Florio is skeptical, questioning whether or not the Jaguars can maintain their level of play heading into their Week 13...
Week 13 preview: Packers vs. Bears
Chris Simms and Mike Florio preview the NFC North showdown between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, where both Simms and Florio have their doubts about the Bears' offense if Justin Fields can't play...
Week 13 preview: Broncos vs. Ravens
The Ravens are heavily favored at home in Week 13 against the Broncos, and Chris Simms and Mike Florio have Baltimore defeating Denver to remove the sour taste caused by a road loss to the Jaguars during...
Week 13 preview: Steelers vs. Falcons
The Falcons are more alive than the Steelers ahead of their showdown in Atlanta because the current records in the AFC South, but Chris Simms and Mike Florio believe the game is a better matchup for...
Week 13 preview: Bills vs. Patriots
Chris Simms and Mike Florio think that Buffalo's AFC East showdown in New England is a difficult matchup to pick, but both agree that the Bills are good enough to outscore the Patriots on offense.
Matthew Berry's WR, TE Love/Hates: Eyes on Garrett Wilson
Matthew Berry and Jay Croucher highlight which pass catchers Berry loves and hates ahead of Week 13 action, including A.J. Brown vs. his former team, Garrett Wilson and many more.
Deshaun Watson meets with reporters, declines to answer non-football questions
Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson last met with reporters in August, just after news broke that he agreed to accept an 11-game suspension from the league, along with paying a $5 million fine. He fielded...
Jared Goff: As a QB, you want Jameson Williams on the field as soon as possible
Earlier this week, Detroit head coach Dan Campbell said it would be a tall order for rookie receiver Jameson Williams to make his debut against the Jaguars this week. But as he comes off a torn ACL suffered...
Matthew Berry's Week 13 RB Love/Hate: Stevenson set to feast
Matthew Berry and Jay Croucher review the latest Rotoworld headlines before diving into which running backs make Berry's Love/Hate lists for Week 13, including Dameon Pierce, Jamaal Williams and more.
Mike LaFleur: Zach Wilson’s handling it the best he can, trying to get better
When Jets head coach Robert Saleh announced that Mike White will be starting at quarterback against the Vikings this Sunday, he also touched on Zach Wilson‘s status. Saleh said that “there’s...