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Titans continue to believe in DeMarco Murray, Derrick Henry

Titans fans have criticized DeMarco Murray for some of the holes he chose to run through in the team’s November 16 loss to the Steelers. But the team’s coaches aren’t about to second-guess Murray’s decisions. “No, no,” Titans offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie said, via Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com. “I played running back. Certainly, I wasn’t [more]

Kelvin Benjamin listed as questionable

Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin didn’t practice at all for the Bills this week, but they aren’t ruling him out of Sunday’s game against the Chiefs yet. Benjamin was given a questionable designation on the team’s final injury report of the week due to the knee injury he suffered early in last Sunday’s loss to the [more]

Ron Rivera warns Panthers not to look past the Jets

NFL coaches rarely admit that there’s a risk of looking past a weaker opponent, because merely mentioning the possibility provides that opponent with bulletin-board material. But Panthers coach Ron Rivera acknowledged it as his team prepares for the Jets. The Panthers are a week away from an NFC South showdown with the Saints, and Rivera [more]

Panthers activating Greg Olsen for Sunday’s game

Tight end Greg Olsen was in the broadcast booth last Sunday, but he’ll be on the field this Sunday. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Friday that the team will activate Olsen from injured reserve ahead of their Week 12 game against the Jets. Olsen returned to practice on Monday after missing the last eight games [more]

Jalen Ramsey hurt hand Friday, says he’s not playing Sunday

The Jaguars may be short a cornerback when they square off with the Cardinals and former Jaguars first-round pick Blaine Gabbert on Sunday. Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports that Jaguars standout Jalen Ramsey hurt his hand during Friday’s practice and will be listed as questionable for the game. DiRocco adds that Ramsey had a more [more]

Terrell Suggs on shutouts: We’ll take 35-34 if we win

The Ravens are the fifth team in the last 30 years to shut out their opponents at least three times in a single season and that’s a big reason why the 5-5 team remains in the playoff hunt in the AFC. With an offense buried at the bottom of the rankings, those results bear out [more]

Mike Williams getting MRI on injured knee

Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams left Thursday’s win with a knee injury and it may be a while before he’s back in the lineup. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Williams is going to have an MRI to determine the extent of the injury on Friday. Per Rapaoport, the team has “real concerns” about [more]

Jets bring Lucky Whitehead back to practice squad

Lucky Whitehead had a brief stay with the Jets this summer before a broken foot forced him off the field and off the roster. Whitehead is going to get another shot with the Jets, although his return to the team is not a return to active duty. The Jets announced on Friday that Whitehead has [more]

President is still after anthem protest (singular)

One player knelt during the three national anthems yesterday, with Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon continuing his protest of racial inequality and police brutality. But that was enough to get President Donald Trump’s attention before a round of golf with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson. The President continued this morning his Twitter assault on the [more]

John Pagano on Raiders defense: We need to do simple better

The Raiders made a change at defensive coordinator this week, but there’s only so much that John Pagano is going to be able to change in a few days with the same players who were unsuccessful enough that Ken Norton Jr. lost his job. Like many other coaches pushed into a new role by an [more]

Jarvis Landry not backing off preseason talk of sweeping Patriots

Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry said this offseason that he expected his team to beat the Patriots twice this season and he isn’t backing off of that with the first meeting between the teams on tap of Sunday. Landry said he wasn’t surprised that his comments grabbed so much notice or that there were questions [more]

Broncos cut a guy for being late, get in fights in practice

The Broncos did their best on Thanksgiving to prove they’re not soft. Perhaps someday it will carry over into a game. According to Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com, an eventful day for the 3-7 Broncos included cutting a draft pick for being late to a team meeting, and having a practice which included a number of [more]

Philip Rivers: “Don’t try to run me off yet”

As he approaches his 36th birthday, on a team with mixed results that have matched his own at times this year, Philip Rivers heard people talking. But the Chargers quarterback gave some evidence Thursday that he indeed has a little something left in the tank. “I’d argue with some who’ve said I haven’t played as [more]

Tom Brady practices on a limited basis

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady popped up on the injury report Wednesday after missing practice with an Achilles injury. Amid reports he’ll play on Sunday despite the injury, Brady returned to practice on Thursday. He practiced on a limited basis, which is better than not practicing at all. But when it comes to the Achilles tendon, [more]

AFC playoff picture: Chargers moving up

In early October, only an idiot would have said the Chargers looked like a playoff team. In late November, the idiots are looking pretty smart. The Chargers’ Thanksgiving win over the Cowboys has them at 5-6, only half a game out in the wild card race and a game and a half out in the [more]

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