Memo details updates to NFL's COVID-19 protocols; masks required for players on sidelines
Major updates to the NFL's COVID-19 protocols were sent to all clubs on Monday in a memo obtained by NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Among the updates are a mandate for players to wear face coverings on the sideline if they are not wearing a helmet or entering a game with those who do not subject to discipline.
Mike McCarthy channels inner Gallagher, smashes watermelons before Cowboys' win over Vikings
Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy smashed watermelons before their game against the Vikings to help motivate his players. And it worked.
Bears place S Eddie Jackson on COVID-19 list; Nagy noncommittal on starting quarterback
Chicago has placed All-Pro safety Eddie Jackson on the reserve/COVID-19 list; head coach Matt Nagy also did not name a starting quarterback for the team's upcoming game against the Packers.
Vikings place WR Adam Thielen on reserve/COVID-19 list
The Vikings will be without one of their best offensive weapons for an uncertain length of time. Minnesota announced Monday they have placed wide receiver Adam Thielen on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Saints QB Drew Brees details ribs injury: 'My body completely locked up on me'
More than a week since suffering a painful ribs injury, Saints QB Drew Brees detailed the impact of the ailment. "My body completely locked up on me," the future Hall of Famer explained during a sit-down interview with Cox Sports' Mike Nabors.
Dolphins HC Brian Flores: 'We have a lot of confidence' in Tua Tagovailoa despite benching
Dolphins coach Brian Flores yanked Tua Tagovailoa from Sunday's game against the Broncos in favor of Ryan Fitzpatrick. Flores reiterated Monday that the benching isn't a signal of waning trust in the young QB.
Bengals QB Joe Burrow suffers torn ACL, MCL in left knee
Joe Burrow's impressive rookie season is officially over. An MRI on Monday revealed a torn ACL and MCL in the Bengals QB's left knee, Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero report. Burrow will undergo reconstructive surgery and rehab for 2021.
Ravens RBs Mark Ingram, J.K. Dobbins test positive for COVID-19; Brandon Williams also placed on list
The Baltimore Ravens briefly closed their facility Monday after running backs Mark Ingram and J.K. Dobbins tested positive for COVID-19. Brandon Williams was also placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Bengals fans donate more than $27K to Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund following QB's injury
After Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow suffered what is expected to be a season-ending knee injury, Cincy fans showed their support by donating to the Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund.
Monday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 12
Myles Garrett will be out for the Browns' Week 12 game against the Jaguars. Here's other news, injuries and transactions we're tracking on Monday.
Packers support Marquez Valdes-Scantling with 'a lot of love' following game-turning fumble
Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling's fumble cost Green Bay the game in their loss to the Colts, but his quarterback and coach have his back.
What to watch for in Rams-Buccaneers on 'Monday Night Football'
Both teams differ in several key ways from 2019, but one way they've remained the same is in the amount of disruptors that'll be looking to make a statement in prime time. Here are four storylines to watch for when the Rams and Bucs clash on MNF.