Rivers can play both weak side and strong side linebacker, giving the Cowboys the type of flexibility they need with the position in a state of flux. Justin Durant, Rolando McClain and Bruce Carter -- the team's top linebackers in 2014 -- are all headed toward free agency and are expected to test the market.
Giants HC Joe Judge: OC Jason Garrett, DC Patrick Graham will continue calling plays
The Giants went winless in September. If New York's fortunes are going to change soon, it won't be the result of a staff shakeup. Amid questions about his coordinators, Judge told reporters Monday that OC Jason Garrett and DC Patrick Graham will continue calling plays. Naturally, he was asked why.
Josh Gordon, reinstated by NFL, signing with Chiefs
Josh Gordon is back in football and headed to Kansas City. The 30-year-old receiver was reinstated by the league on Sunday and tweeted Monday that he is joining the reigning AFC champion Chiefs.
Patriots RB James White suffered hip subluxation, out indefinitely
The Patriots will be without running back James White against Tom Brady's Buccaneers and beyond. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Mike Giardi reported Monday that White suffered a hip subluxation.
Panthers won't place Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) on injured reserve
Christian McCaffrey's hamstring injury will keep him out a few weeks, but won't land him on injured reserve. Panthers coach Matt Rhule told reporters Monday the team will not place McCaffrey on IR.
Broncos WR K.J. Hamler out for rest of 2021 season with torn ACL
The Broncos wide receiver room suffered another blow Monday. K.J. Hamler will miss the rest of the season due to a torn ACL.
Bears HC Matt Nagy: All three QBs under consideration to start in Week 4
After a 1-2 start, and with Andy Dalton and Justin Fields banged up, Matt Nagy said he's yet to determine if one of the two or Nick Foles will start in Week 4 against the Lions. He also said the Bears could change their offensive play-caller.
Chiefs HC Andy Reid released from hospital, could return to work Monday or Tuesday
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid was released from the hospital Monday after exiting Arrowhead Stadium in an ambulance Sunday following their loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.
Bill Belichick not interested in rehashing Tom Brady's departure, not surprised by QB's success in Tampa
Bill Belichick is going to be asked about Tom Brady a lot this week. It began Monday morning with the coach's weekly appearance on WEEI, and continued with his usual Monday press conference.
NFL on hit on Packers WR Davante Adams: 'All concussion protocols were fully followed'
The NFL released a statement on Monday regarding Packers wide receiver Davante Adams' re-entry into Sunday night's game against the 49ers. The league said "all concussion protocols were fully followed."
Jaguars trade 2020 first-round CB C.J. Henderson to Panthers for TE Dan Arnold
The Jaguars are cutting bait with their top selection from the 2020 NFL Draft. Jacksonville has agreed to trade CB C.J. Henderson to the Panthers for tight end Dan Arnold, Ian Rapoport reports.
Darius Leonard on Colts' 0-3 start: 'This (expletive) sucks ... This is a sick taste in my mouth'
With Sunday's 25-16 loss to the Titans dropping the Colts to 0-3 for the first time since the Peyton Manning-less 2011 season, star linebacker Darius Leonard dropped nukes on his own squad.
Broncos LT Garett Bolles: 'Quit doubting' Teddy Bridgewater
The Broncos moved to 3-0 with a 26-0 beatdown of the woeful Jets, becoming just one of five unbeaten teams remaining in the NFL through three weeks. One of the catalysts is QB Teddy Bridgewater, who's off to the best start to a season in his career.