NFL roundup: Latest league news from Saturday, Sept. 11
News and notes on injuries and transactions from Saturday of Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season.
Washington placing WR Curtis Samuel (groin) on injured reserve
The Washington Football Team will be without receiver Curtis Samuel to start the season. Coach Ron Rivera announced Friday that Samuel would be placed on injured reserve due to a groin injury.
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Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder will be out for the season opener versus the Carolina Panthers, coach Robert Saleh told reporters Friday.
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Curtis Samuel may be unavailable for Washington's Week 1 showdown against the Chargers. Plus, other news from around the NFL ahead of Thursday's kickoff.
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With the 2021 NFL season about to kick off, Dan Hanzus unveils his breakdown of the league pecking order entering Week 1. Who's the biggest threat to the Bucs? Which non-playoff team from last season cracks the top 10?
2021 NFL Preseason, Week 2: 1 thing to watch for from all 32 teams
Will edge rusher Arden Key flash for the 49ers against the Chargers on Sunday night? Chase Goodbread identifies one thing to watch for from all 32 teams in preseason Week 2.
2021 NFL preseason Week 1: What we learned about each NFC team
What did we learn about each NFC team in the first full week of preseason action? Gregg Rosenthal provides everything you need to know, including an evaluation of Jordan Love's first NFL game action.
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Curtis Samuel finally took the practice field for the Washington Football Team. The promising wideout passed his physical and was activated from the PUP list. He'd been sidelined since the beginning of training camp but practiced Sunday.
Ron Rivera: Even with offensive upgrades, Washington will have to 'fight and scrap'
There's excitement around the Washington Football Team coming off a playoff berth and active offseason. However, Ron Rivera tells Jeffri Chadiha his concern is making sure his players mature in the face of a tougher road and heightened expectations on offense.
Ron Rivera: 'No timetable' for Curtis Samuel's return in Washington
The Washington Football Team signed receiver Curtis Samuel this offseason to be the do-it-all wizard opposite star Terry McLaurin. Thus far, we haven't seen the new acquisition on the field during training camp.
NFC East training camp preview: New era for Eagles; Cowboys to bounce back with Dak Prescott?
How will the Cowboys respond after an injury-plagued 2020 season? Can the Eagles take flight under first-year head coach Nick Sirianni? Michael Baca provides a training camp preview for the NFC East, with position battles and key players to watch across all four rosters.
Panthers TE Dan Arnold 'ready to take on a bigger role' in Carolina
Dan Arnold isn't quite a household name but, in his first season with the Panthers, an expanded role -- and a bigger spotlight -- could be on the horizon.
State of the 2021 Washington Football Team: Win-now mode with Ryan Fitzpatrick
For the first time in a while, Adam Rank is excited about the Washington Football Team. Is a second straight playoff berth in the offing? Let's explore the state of the franchise.
Washington offensive coordinator Scott Turner: Curtis Samuel 'just scratching the surface on what he's capable of'
After Washington added Curtis Samuel earlier this offseason, offensive coordinator Scott Turner is encouraged about the former Panthers wideout's potential going forward.
NFC Roster Reset: Conference hierarchy heading into 2021 NFL Draft
After three months of firings and hirings, cuts and signings, Marc Sessler breaks down the NFC hierarchy heading into the 2021 NFL Draft. Did anyone gain ground on the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers? Which teams are a work in progress?
2021 NFL Draft: Prospect-pro comparisons for top wide receivers
Gil Brandt names pro comparisons for six top WR prospects ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft. Will Jaylen Waddle produce like Tyreek Hill?
NFC South roster reset: Bucs in driver's seat as foes encounter major change
How will the Panthers fare with Sam Darnold under center? What will the post-Drew Brees era look like in New Orleans? Michael Baca provides the biggest offseason addition, most impactful loss and top draft priority for each NFC South team.
Wide receiver relocations: Kenny Golladay, Sammy Watkins will flourish; Will Fuller to fade
Nate Burleson projects the performances of 11 wide receivers who have relocated this offseason. Which ones will produce more with their new team in 2021 than they did in 2020? Who will stay level? And who'll fall off?
2021 NFL free agency: Best contracts given out so far
Gregg Rosenthal eyes some of the best deals of free agency so far, including the Steelers retaining JuJu Smith-Schuster and the Jets snagging Carl Lawson.
2021 NFL free agency: Biggest moves/non-moves
NFL free agency is off and running, with a flurry of activity to open up the new league year. So far, which teams have made the biggest moves -- and non-moves? Marc Sessler provides his unique analysis.
Washington expected to sign WR Curtis Samuel to three-year, $34.5M deal
The Washington Football Team is expected to sign free-agent receiver Curtis Samuel to a three-year deal worth $34.5 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday.
2021 NFL free agency: Analytics-based player-team fits
How much would Cam Newton lift Washington? Can any team make better use of Kenny Golladay than Philadelphia? Cynthia Frelund uses analytics to find ideal fits for key free agents.
New York Jets only have one path forward; five high-value NFL free agents
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why a looming decision for the Jets is really a no-brainer. Plus, five high-value free agents and the impact of Arizona landing J.J. Watt.
2021 NFL free agency matchmaking: One fit for each AFC team
Could Aaron Jones leave the Lambeau snow for South Beach? Might Ryan Fitzpatrick join Bill Belichick in New England? Marc Sessler matches one free agent with each AFC team.
Rapoport: Curtis Samuel eligible for Week 4 return after placement on short-term IR
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport shares Washington Football Team wide receiver Curtis Samuel is eligible for Week 4 return after placement on short-term IR.
Kim Jones: One player who could step up if Curtis Samuel is out Week 1
NFL Network's Kim Jones spotlights one player who could step up if wide receiver Curtis Samuel is out Week 1.
Lance Zierlein: Why Washington should go defense, not offense, in Round 1
The "NFL Total Access" crew discuss who will win the NFC East.
PFF's Chahrouri: Washington's moves set stage for another NFC East title run
Pro Football Focus' George Chahrouri breaks down the Washington Football Team's free-agent additions.
Rapoport: Curtis Samuel expected to sign with Washington on three-year deal
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport shares the Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel is expected to sign with Washington on three-year deal.
Hawk, D.J.: Best landing spots for top free agent WRs
NFL Network's Andrew Hawkins and Daniel Jeremiah break down best landing spots for top free agent wide receivers on the market.
Adam Rank's dream fantasy free-agent fits
NFL Network's Adam Rank breaks down his dream fantasy free-agent fits.
Baldinger: The skill player Jets should pursue in free agency
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger shares why the New York Jets should sign free agent wide receiver Curtis Samuel.
Top 10 Panthers plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the Carolina Panthers in the 2020 NFL season.
Panthers' best runs | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of the Carolina Panthers' best runs from the NFL 2020 season.
Panthers' longest TDs | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of the Carolina Panthers' longest touchdowns from the NFL 2020 season.
Curtis Samuel's best catches | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel's best catches from the NFL 2020 season.
Best catches by Curtis Samuel, D.J. Moore vs. Saints | Week 17
Watch all of the best catches by Carolina Panthers wide receivers Curtis Samuel and D.J. Moore versus the New Orleans Saints in week 17.
Curtis Samuel's great adjustment helps him reel in P.J. Walker's 23-yard throw
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel's great adjustment helps him reel in quarterback P.J. Walker's 23-yard throw.
Teddy B fires laser throw to Curtis Samuel for 33-yard pickup
Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater fires a laser throw to wide receiver Curtis Samuel for a 33-yard pickup.
Curtis Samuel beats Malcolm Jenkins for terrific toe-tapping grab
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel beats New Orleans Saints cornerback Malcolm Jenkins for a terrific toe-tapping grab.
Curtis Samuel's biggest plays from 158-yard game | Week 16
Watch the biggest plays made by Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel in his Week 16 matchup versus the Washington Football Team.
Panthers vs. Washington highlights | Week 16
Watch the highlights from the Week 16 matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the Washington Football Team.
Teddy B dials long distance to Curtis Samuel for 44-yard gain
Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater makes the 44-yard pass to wide receiver Curtis Samuel.
Curtis Samuel's sick juke dazzles broadcaster on huge 45-yard gain
Carolina Panthers wide receiver rushes for 45-yard gain.
Panthers vs. Packers highlights | Week 15
Watch the game highlights from the Week 15 matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers.
Broncos vs. Panthers highlights | Week 14
Watch all the highlights of the Week 14 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers.
Rapoport details the three Panthers players activated from reserve/COVID-19 list
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport details the three Carolina Panthers players who have been activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list.