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Seahawks center Justin Britt dealing with sprained ankle

Seahawks center Justin Britt sustained a sprained right ankle in Sunday’s 24-7 win over the New York Giants. Britt was injured on a second-and-8 play late in the first quarter when he was engaged with Giants rookie defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson. Britt missed five plays before returning and finishing the game for Seattle. “He has [more]

Report: Dwight Freeney to visit Seahawks

With Cliff Avril on injured reserve for at least the next seven games and Michael Bennett dealing with a plantar fascia injury to his foot, the Seattle Seahawks are bringing in a veteran defensive end for a visit. According to Dave “Softy” Mahler of 950 KJR, the Seahawks will host free agent defensive end Dwight [more]

Browns place Joe Thomas on injured reserve

The Browns made it official, placing offensive tackle Joe Thomas on injured reserve Monday. Thomas tore his left triceps in Sunday’s game against the Titans and will undergo surgery Tuesday. It marks Thomas’ first injury as a pro, ending his consecutive snaps streak at 10,363, which is believed to be the longest in NFL history. [more]

Chiefs release C.J. Spiller . . . again

With Charcandrick West ready to return against Denver, according to coach Andy Reid, it came as no surprise that the Chiefs cut running back C.J. Spiller yet again. Spiller now has had four stints on Kansas City’s roster this season, with each ending in his release. Spiller played 12 snaps against the Raiders on Thursday [more]

Hue Jackson to announce starter on Wednesday

Another week, another Wednesday announcement regarding which quarterback not named Carson Wentz or Deshaun Watson will be trying to lead the Browns to their first win of the season. Prior to Week Six, Kevin Hogan got the nod. For Week Seven, DeShone Kizer was reinstalled as the starter. On Monday, coach Hue Jackson that he’ll [more]

Marshawn Lynch has appeal hearing, decision expected Tuesday

NFL Appeals Officer James Thrash heard Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch‘s appeal Monday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. A decision is expected Tuesday. The NFL suspended Lynch one game for unsportsmanlike conduct. He left the sideline during Thursday’s game against the Chiefs and shoved an official during a skirmish between the teams. Chiefs cornerback Marcus [more]

NFL suspends Vikings’ Andrew Sendejo for hit on Mike Wallace

Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo won’t be playing in London on Sunday. Sendejo has been suspended for one game for his hit on Ravens receiver Mike Wallace yesterday. The Vikings play the Browns in an early kickoff at Twickenham Stadium this week. “The violation was flagrant and warrants a suspension because it could have been avoided, [more]

PFTPM: Week Seven Five-Down Territory

The PFTPM podcast, an old-school, just-me, say-whatever-I-want look at the NFL, devotes every Monday to the Sunday that was, via a vehicle known as Five-Down Territory. Today’s episode looked at five (duh) topics from Week Seven, including discussions about Duane Brown, Martavis Bryant, Vontaze Burfict, Jay Cutler, and Teddy Bridgewater. Plus plenty of detours and [more]

Bills claim a cornerback, waive Kaelin Clay

The Bills saw starting cornerback E.J. Gaines leave Sunday’s win over the Buccaneers with a hamstring injury and he didn’t return before the final whistle, so they were down to three healthy corners when the day was out. The team announced that they made a move to remedy that on Monday. They made a successful [more]

No suspension for Vontaze Burfict

Le'Veon Bell says he’s got to go. As it turns out, he’s going nowhere. The NFL has decided not to suspend Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for kicking the head of Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix, via Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com. The decision seems a bit unusual, given that the NFL supposedly adheres to a system of [more]

Matt Slauson will miss the rest of the season

The Chargers have won three straight games and they’ll be making a run at evening their record at 4-4 without the help of left guard Matt Slauson. Slauson left Sunday’s victory over the Broncos with an arm injury and coach Anthony Lynn announced on Monday that Slauson hurt his biceps. The injury will force the [more]

Todd Bowles on Josh McCown’s interception: No regrets about play call

The Jets could have played for overtime with 47 seconds left, but with three timeouts, coach Todd Bowles said “you go for the win.” The decision backfired as quarterback Josh McCown threw an interception, and 22 seconds later, the Dolphins kicked the game-winning field goal. Bowles defended the play call, which had McCown attempt a [more]

Vance Joseph: Offensive struggles not a Trevor Siemian problem

The Broncos were shut out for the first time since 1992 on Sunday afternoon and they’ve now scored 10 points since their Week Five bye in a pair of losses to the Giants and Chargers. When offenses struggle in the NFL, it is only a matter of time before coaches start fielding questions about the [more]

Laremy Tunsil knee injury not as bad as Dolphins initially thought

The Dolphins don’t expect to have quarterback Jay Cutler in the lineup for Thursday’s game against the Ravens, but they’re more optimistic about left tackle Laremy Tunsil. Tunsil left Sunday’s victory over the Jets in the second half with a knee injury and were waiting for the results of tests before making any determinations about [more]

Mike Zimmer disagrees with officials on Andrew Sendejo hit

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer disagreed with officials who penalized Andrew Sendejo for unnecessary roughness following the safety’s hit on Ravens receiver Mike Wallace. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes was attempting to pull the ball out of Wallace’s arms after an 8-yard catch. Sendejo lowered his shoulder into Wallace, who lost the ball and his helmet. Zimmer argues [more]

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