NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that linebacker Dont'a Hightower will not play against the Los Angeles Chargers, according to a source informed of the situation. Hightower is suffering from a shoulder injury. The team is trying to determine how long he'll be out for, Rapoport added.
J.J. Watt on facing struggling Texans for first time: 'It hurts me to see where it is now'
J.J. Watt, the greatest player in the history of the Texans franchise, can barely recognize the team that parted ways with him in February. It'll make for a polarizing reunion Sunday when the Cardinals defensive end takes on his former team for the first time.
Jets safety Marcus Maye says he doesn't want to be traded
With the NFL trade deadline approaching, Jets safety Marcus Maye is one of several free agents-to-be who could be on the move. If Maye has his way, he won't leave New York.
Joe Judge on 1-5 Giants: 'The fish stinks from the head down'
Joe Judge's second season is off to as poor a start as his first year in New York. The Giants sit at 1-5, identical to their 2020 campaign. On Thursday, Judge acknowledged it's on him to right the ship.
Browns activate WR Jarvis Landry (knee) from IR ahead of 'TNF' vs. Broncos
Calling the Browns banged up would be an understatement. But not all injury news is bad news for Cleveland heading into Thursday Night Football. WR Jarvis Landry has been activated from injured reserve in time to take on the Broncos
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The Eagles are betting that the absence of Zach Ertz will bring out the best in Dallas Goedert. Their calculated gamble will begin to take shape this weekend. Philly activated Goedert from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.
Browns QB Baker Mayfield expected to need shoulder surgery following the season
Ian Rapoport reports that Baker Mayfield is expected to require surgery to repair the torn labrum in his left shoulder, but the belief is that he can deal with the injury through the season. However, incurring more damage could make that plan challenging for the Browns QB.
Colts S Julian Blackmon suffered torn Achilles, out for season
The Colts will be without safety Julian Blackmon for the remainder of the 2021 season. The team announced the second-year safety tore his Achilles tendon in practice on Wednesday. It's a brutal hit to one of the rising young safeties in the NFL.
Giants TE Evan Engram ignoring trade rumors: 'I'm not the type of person to want to tap out'
Despite the possibility that a new environment with less scrutiny could help his career, Giants TE Evan Engram has zero interest in jumping ship.
Washington QB Taylor Heinicke on getting out of funk: 'Just try not to be perfect'
Taylor Heinicke has hit a skid in Washington, throwing just one touchdown to three interceptions over the last two weeks as the Football Team has slid to 2-4.
Bruce Arians: Buccaneers have no interest in trading Ronald Jones
As the trade deadline approaches, speculation has arisen that the Buccaneers could part with Ronald Jones. Asked about the possibility of trading the running back, head coach Bruce Arians dismissed the notion.
Broncos QB Teddy Bridgewater expected to start against Browns on 'TNF'
Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater -- battling foot and quad injuries -- is expected to start in Thursday night's pivotal game against the Browns in Cleveland, according to NFL Network's James Palmer.
Lions QB Jared Goff on playing former team: 'Reality is that we need to win'
Jared Goff and the Detroit Lions will face the quarterback's old squad, the Los Angeles Rams, and the QB he was swapped for, Matthew Stafford, on Sunday and the signal-caller admitted there's some motivation, but above all else is the reality that the 0-6 Lions need to get into the win column.