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Tuesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 8
Oct 27, 2020
The Panthers designated Christian McCaffrey to return from IR. After missing the past five games with a high-ankle sprain, the All-Pro RB is considered a long shot to play Thursday vs. the Falcons. Here's other news, injuries and transactions we're tracking on Tuesday.
Injury roundup: Cardinals hopeful DeAndre Hopkins will play vs. Seahawks
Oct 25, 2020
DeAndre Hopkins has been battling an ankle injury the last few weeks but Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury said he is "hopeful" the wide receiver will play against the Seattle Seahawks, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
Saints reach agreement with New Orleans mayor to host fans, beginning Sunday vs. Panthers
Oct 20, 2020
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the New Orleans Saints have agreed to a "phased and deliberate pilot approach" to allow fans to attend Saints games at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Saints announced Tuesday.
Colts to reopen practice facility after re-tests come back negative for COVID-19
Oct 16, 2020
The Indianapolis Colts announced their practice facility will reopen on Friday afternoon once it was learned several re-tests came back negative for COVID-19. The team shut down their facility early Friday morning in the wake of positive COVID-19 tests.
NFL CMO Dr. Allen Sills: Players will be held out of practice, games due to flu-like symptoms
Oct 15, 2020
NFL chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills told reporters Thursday that as the country approaches cold and flu season, people can expect to see players, coaches and personnel miss practices and potentially games due to flu-like symptoms in an effort to rule out exposure to COVID-19.
Thursday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 6
Oct 15, 2020
The Browns sent Odell Beckham home Thursday with an illness. Coach Kevin Stefanski said the star WR has not tested positive for COVID-19 but the team had him leave the facility as a precaution. Here are other injuries and roster news we're tracking on Thursday.
Doug Williams, Trent Dilfer to coach 2021 Polynesian Bowl
Oct 14, 2020
The Polynesian Bowl announced Wednesday that Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks Doug Williams and Trent Dilfer will serve as head coaches of its 2021 contest. The annual high school all-star game features about 100 of the nation's top seniors.
Dan Quinn pens letter to city of Atlanta: 'I'll continue to root like hell' for Falcons
Oct 14, 2020
While blown leads and slow starts to the past two seasons might resonate most at the moment, a lot of good came out of the Dan Quinn era. The departed coach emphasized as much in a letter thanking Falcons fans and the organization.
Tuesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 6
Oct 13, 2020
The Dolphins will be without one of their most productive defensive players. DT Davon Godchaux is expected to be out for months with a biceps injury, Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero report. Here are other injuries and roster news we're tracking on Thursday.
Cowboys' Dak Prescott undergoes successful surgery Sunday for compound right ankle fracture
Oct 11, 2020
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott had successful surgery Sunday night after suffering a compound right ankle fracture and dislocation in a win over the New York Giants, the team announced.
Saints WR Michael Thomas ruled out of 'MNF' vs. Chargers for disciplinary reasons
Oct 11, 2020
The Saints will again play without perhaps their best player in Michael Thomas. The team ruled out its All-Pro wide receiver for disciplinary reasons ahead of Monday Night Football against the Chargers, Tom Pelissero reports.
Injury roundup: Falcons' Julio Jones (hamstring) inactive vs. Panthers
Oct 11, 2020
The Falcons will be without their top wideout Sunday against Carolina. Wide receiver Julio Jones (hamstring) will be inactive versus the Panthers, Tom Pelissero reports. Jones was considered a game-time decision.
Individuals who approach officials without face coverings subject to penalty
Oct 09, 2020
In the aftermath of the NFL Referees Association's complaint about coaches approaching refs without face coverings on, the league reminded teams that they could be punished in the form of penalties, fines, suspensions and forfeiture of draft picks.
NFL, NFLPA looking into multiple unauthorized workouts involving Titans players
Oct 08, 2020
The NFL and NFL Players Association are looking into multiple unauthorized workouts involving Tennessee Titans players since their facility closed on Sept. 29 following a COVID-19 outbreak, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Thursday.
Patrick Mahomes, other players react to latest COVID-19 developments in NFL
Oct 07, 2020
Patrick Mahomes told reporters Wednesday that his embrace with Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore following Monday's game was "a little bit of a mental lapse" on his part and he was just trying to show sportsmanship after the win.
Darren Waller, Derek Carr among Raiders players fined for violations of NFL COVID-19 protocols
Oct 05, 2020
A number of Las Vegas Raiders players, including TE Darren Waller, QB Derek Carr and TE Jason Witten were fined Monday for violations of the league's COVID-19 protocols and procedures during a charity event last week in Nevada.
Monday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 5
Oct 05, 2020
The Falcons will have their top two wideouts Monday night against the Packers. Tom Pelissero reported that Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley will play tonight, per a source informed of the situation. Here's other news we're tracking on Monday.
Notable injuries, news from Sunday's Week 4 games
Oct 04, 2020
Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (hamstring) was carted into the locker room against the Buccaneers in the first quarter against the Buccaneers. He never returned to the game.Here are the other injuries we're monitoring around the league on Sunday.
Titans, Vikings suspend in-person activities after multiple Titans players, personnel test positive for COVID-19
Sep 29, 2020
Tennessee confirmed in a statement that "several tests have come back positive" and that "out of the abundance of caution, the organization has decided to work remotely."
Texans to play remaining home games at NRG Stadium with fans
Sep 28, 2020
The Texans will have a bit more backing the next time they take the field. The team announced Monday that up to 13,300 fans -- approximately 20 percent capacity -- will be welcomed back to NRG Stadium beginning with Sunday's clash with the Vikings.
Nick Foles rallies Bears to win; Matt Nagy mum on starting QB
Sep 27, 2020
It didn't take long for the Bears to make an in-game QB switch from Mitchell Trubisky to Nick Foles. The only question now is how long will Foles hold onto the job after leading Chicago to a wild come-from-behind win Sunday in Atlanta.