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Philip Rivers cleared to play Sunday

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers will play Sunday, the team announced Friday. An independent neurological consultant cleared Rivers from concussion protocol. He self-reported concussion symptoms Monday, a day after the Chargers’ loss to Jacksonville. Rivers practiced on a limited basis Wednesday before fully participating Thursday and Friday. The team had listed him as questionable on the [more]

Week 11 injury report roundup

Week 11 kicked off on Thursday with a Steelers win and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Philip Rivers listed as questionable, with concussion

Philip Rivers is still going to have to pass tests from an independent neurologist. But the Chargers seem confident he’s going to. The veteran quarterback was a full participant in practice today, and is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bills. “He’s done more and more every day in practice, so that’s encouraging,” [more]

Cordy Glenn, Mike Tolbert ruled out for Bills

When Nathan Peterman makes his first start at quarterback for the Bills Sunday, he won’t have a full complement of offensive tools with him. The Bills have ruled out veteran running back Mike Tolbert and left tackle Cordy Glenn, along with and guard John Miller. Tolbert’s dealing with a hamstring issue, and Glenn has the foot [more]

Anthony Lynn thinks Philip Rivers will play this weekend

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is in the concussion protocol, but coach Anthony Lynn expects that to change sooner rather than later. Rivers was a limited participant in Wednesday’s practice and Lynn said at his press conference that he thinks the quarterback will do more during Thursday’s session. He also said that he expects Rivers’ progress [more]

Stephen Hauschka’s sore hip kept him from kicking Thursday

Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka did not practice Thursday. He had an extended conversation with coach Sean McDermott after practice, according to Mike Rodak of ESPN. The Bills listed Hauschka with right hip soreness. He was not on the team’s injury report Wednesday. He has made 17 of 19 field goals this season, his first in [more]

LeSean McCoy: Everyone was surprised by QB change

Bills coach Sean McDermott said publicly that Tyrod Taylor would remain the Bills’ starting quarterback more than once, so the outside reaction to his Wednesday announcement that Taylor is not the starter anymore was generally one of surprise. Running back LeSean McCoy said it wasn’t too different inside the organization when they got the news [more]

Buffalo’s decision seems more long-term than short-term

The Bills seem to think that changing from quarterback Tyrod Taylor to rookie Nathan Peterman will suddenly end a losing streak punctuated by an inability to run or stop the run, helping a team with five wins to win enough of the final seven games to end an 18-year playoff drought. The move feels, however, [more]

Richie Incognito: Players got hosed on the last CBA and we’ll get hosed on the next one

Bills guard Richie Incognito isn’t happy about the league’s 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement and isn’t optimistic about the next round of negotiations in 2021. Incognito told Tim Graham that negotiations between the players and owners always end with the owners getting the better end of the deal. “As far as the CBA goes, I think [more]

Philip Rivers limited at practice today

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said Philip Rivers will be limited in practice Wednesday. The team is encouraged with the quarterback’s progress through concussion protocol, via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Rivers still must be cleared by an independent neurologist, but the Chargers are optimistic he will play Sunday. Rivers self-reported concussion symptoms Monday. The Chargers [more]

Tyrod Taylor shocked by benching, will be there for Nathan Peterman

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor met with the media on Wednesday shortly after coach Sean McDermott announced that Taylor has been benched in a decision that surprised many given the team’s 5-4 record and McDermott’s multiple assertions that Taylor would remain the starter. Taylor was among those taken aback. He answered affirmatively when asked if he [more]

Tyrod Taylor will almost certainly be on the move in 2018

When Tyrod Taylor signed a new contract with the Bills in March, everyone knew that it could wind up being a one-year deal despite terms that ran through the 2018 season. Taylor’s contract has $1 million guaranteed for next year with another $6 million due via a roster bonus on the third day of the [more]

Bills bench Tyrod Taylor, will start Nathan Peterman

The struggling Bills have made a change at quarterback. Bills‏ head coach Sean McDermott announced this morning that Nathan Peterman will start at quarterback on Sunday and Tyrod Taylor will go to the bench. “We are in the playoff hunt and we are always focused on becoming the best team possible. We were made for [more]

Bills release Jerel Worthy, sign Deandre Coleman

The Bills re-signed defensive tackle Deandre Coleman on Tuesday, releasing veteran Jerel Worthy in a corresponding move. Coleman spent training camp with the Bills, but they released him Sept. 5 to make room for the signing of defensive tackle Cedric Thornton. Buffalo signed Coleman to its practice squad Sept. 20 before releasing him a week [more]

Sean McDermott doesn’t think Marcell Dareus trade related to poor run defense

Whether by trade or through free agency, the Bills let several prominent players go in their first months with head coach Sean McDermott and General Manager Brandon Beane. Their 5-2 start to the year offered support for their approach to building the roster, but the last two weeks have not gone well. The Bills have [more]

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