Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, November 1, 2020 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Perry Knotts/NFL)

Brian Flores: Tua Tagovailoa still Dolphins starting QB 'if he's healthy'

The Dolphins played it safe with rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, sitting him during Sunday's 20-3 win. Coahc Brian Flores insisted that Tagovailoa will be the starter in Week 13 if healthy.
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers warms up before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears -Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Matt LaFleur: Aaron Rodgers 'an MVP player' as Packers demolish Bears

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' yardage stats weren't sky-high Sunday night -- 21-of-29 for 211 yards -- but his four TDs were massive, as was his 132.3 passer rating. 
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Bears coach Matt Nagy 'not' worried about job after fifth loss in a row

Following a lopsided 41-25 loss to the archrival Green Bay Packers that was the Bears' fifth defeat in a row, head coach Matt Nagy was fielding questions about his job security and stated he isn't concerned.
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Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp's message to fans: 'I will do everything I can' to bring you a winner

Lions principal owner Sheila Ford Hamp issued a statement Sunday evening to Detroit fans that she will do what it takes to bring a winning product to them.
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Vic Fangio 'disappointed' in Broncos QBs for not following COVID rules

Broncos coach Vic Fangio came away from Sunday’s blowout loss to the Saints greatly disappointed -- not in the players who took the field, especially not makeshift QB Kendall Hinton. His displeasure was aimed toward three Broncos whose day job it is to man the most important position in sports.
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan on the field in an injury timeout during an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, November 29, 2020 in Inglewood, California. (Ben Liebenberg/NFL)

49ers HC Kyle Shanahan 'disappointed' by Santa Clara COVID-19 restrictions 

The San Francisco 49ers currently have to find a new place to practice and player following recent COVID-19 restrictions made by Santa Clara County (Calif.). Head coach Kyle Shanahan expressed his displeasure with the nature of the ruling Sunday.
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Jacksonville Jaguars General Manager Dave Caldwell during pregame warm-ups before an NFL game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 in London. (Rick Wilson via AP)

Jaguars fire GM Dave Caldwell following Week 12 loss to Browns

Dave Caldwell's time in Jacksonville has come to an end. The Jaguars fired their longtime GM following Week 12's loss to the Browns.
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Week 12: What we learned from Sunday's games

The Titans walloped the Colts for the top spot in the AFC South, the Falcons and Patriots pulled off surprising wins and the Bills fended off the Chargers to start off Sunday.
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New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) looks on during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Emilee Chinn)

Giants QB Daniel Jones (hamstring) exits in third quarter vs. Bengals, does not return

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones exited Sunday's game vs. the Bengals after sustaining a hamstring injury in the second half.
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Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay (30) runs the ball during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, November 29, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. (Cooper Neill/NFL)

Notable injuries, news from Sunday's Week 12 games

Browns safety Ronnie Harrison was ruled out against the Jaguars after suffering a shoulder injury on the first play from scrimmage. Here are the other injuries we're monitoring around the league on Sunday.
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Cleveland Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson stands on the field during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Cincinnati. The Browns won 37-34. (Aaron Doster via AP)

Browns' Callie Brownson first woman to work as position coach in NFL history

Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson will make history Sunday afternoon. Brownson will become the first woman to coach an NFL position group during a regular-season game, serving as an interim tight ends coach for Cleveland.
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Saints fined $500K, docked draft pick, Patriots fined $350K for COVID-19 protocol violations

The NFL continued this week to issue out financial and competitive discipline to teams violating its COVID-19 protocols. New England and New Orleans were each fined, while the Saints lost a seventh-round pick.
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) runs during an NFL regular season football game against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 in Charlotte, N.C. The Falcons won, 25-17. (Ric Tapia via AP)

Injury roundup: Falcons' Julio Jones not expected to play against Raiders

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (hamstring) is not expected to play against the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. However, teammate Hayden Hurst (ankle) should be good to go.
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This Oct. 4, 2020, file photo, taken with a fisheye lens, shows an empty Levi's Stadium before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks. County officials issued the directives in response to rising cases of the coronavirus in the area. The rules take effect Monday and will last for three weeks.  (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

49ers working on relocating games, practice after new COVID-19 order bans all recreational activities

A regional declaration stemming from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced the San Francisco 49ers to make adjustments.
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Broncos to face Saints without QB Drew Lock, both backups after all were deemed high-risk contacts

Broncos quarterbacks Drew Lock, Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles are not allowed to play in Week 12, NFL Network's James Palmer reported, per an informed source.
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Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (30) runs upfield during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. The Buccaneers defeated the Chargers 38-31. (Perry Knotts via AP)

Chargers activate Austin Ekeler off IR, RB eligible to play in Week 12

The Los Angeles Chargers announced Saturday that star running back Austin Ekeler has been activated off injured reserve where he has resided since sustaining a hamstring injury in Week 4.
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Detroit Lions fire head coach Matt Patricia, general manager Bob Quinn

The Detroit Lions announced Saturday that they have fired head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn. 
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Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 in Denver. The Broncos defeated the Dolphins 20-13. (Alika Jenner via AP)

Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa (thumb) downgraded to doubtful vs. Jets

Dolphins rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa has been downgraded to doubtful for Sunday's game vs. the Jets. Ryan Fitzpatrick will get the start in his absence. 
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Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner (30) warms up before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner tests positive for COVID-19

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner has tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, a source tells NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala. 
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Denver Broncos hold practice Saturday after no new positive COVID-19 tests

The Denver Broncos are returning to practice on Saturday with no new positives in the latest round of COVID-19 testing, NFL Network's James Palmer reports.
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