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With San Francisco forced to play its home games in Arizona and prepare for games amid COVID-19 protocols, Niners coach Kyle Shanahan wants to be sure his players look out for one another's mental health.
At long last, Josh Gordon is back again. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell conditionally reinstated Gordon on Thursday. The receiver will be eligible to return for the final two games of the 2020 season.
Joe Burrow's lengthy rehab can now begin. The Bengals announced the rookie quarterback underwent "successful" surgery Wednesday, 10 days after tearing the ACL and MCL in his left knee.
The Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers could possibly sew up postseason spots and their divisions by week's end, while the New Orleans Saints can also wrap up a postseason spot.
As usual, when it comes to anterior cruciate ligament injuries, the initial tests proved true: Bud Dupree tore his ACL. Ian Rapoport reports that further tests confirmed the ACL tear for the Steelers pass rusher, whose season is over.
Sean McVay normally skews uber-positive, which made his poignant criticisms of Jared Goff after Sunday's loss to the 49ers stick out. The Rams coach noted that he wouldn't have blasted the QB if he didn't think Goff couldn't handle the criticism. The signal-caller agrees.
Dolphins coach Brian Flores said rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa will be a game-time decision for Sunday's bout with the Bengals. Here's other news, injuries and transactions we're tracking on Thursday.
The New Orleans Saints defense is on fire right now and the Atlanta Falcons know they have another tough matchup.
DeAndre Hopkins and Jalen Ramsey take their rivalry from the AFC South to the NFC West. The star WR and lockdown CB have butted heads for years, and they'll renew that rivalry with new squads come Sunday afternoon's showdown between the Cardinals and Rams.
Following huge outings in their teams' wins, Kansas City wide receiver Tyreek Hill and Minnesota quarterback Kirk Cousins were Players of the Week.
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson hopes the team will re-sign wideout Will Fuller, who was recently handed a six-game suspension that has preemptively ended the final year of his contract.