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Kendall Langford signs one-year deal with Saints

After being released by the Indianapolis Colts in August following a failed physical, defensive tackle Kendall Langford has a new team in the New Orleans Saints. According to Jim Trotter of ESPN.com, Langford signed a one-year deal with the Saints on Wednesday. Langford confirmed the deal on his Twitter account. Langford appeared in seven games [more]

Jimmy Graham misses practice with ankle injury

Tight end Jimmy Graham missed practice with what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll described as “an ankle issue.” “We will wait a couple days to see how he does,” Carroll said, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. “He’s had the same injury before, and we think he’s got a chance to do it. His mind [more]

Cam Newton is limited in practice #asexpected

For Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, the new normal will be periodic limited practices, due to his shoulder. He was limited in practice on Wednesday due to both his shoulder and his ankle. It’s unclear whether he was limited due to the shoulder that was surgically repaired earlier this year, or whether he was limited due [more]

Orlando Scandrick expects to practice this week and play Monday night

Orlando Scandrick expects to practice Thursday and play Monday night against the Cardinals. The Cowboys’ top cornerback missed last week with a fracture in his left hand. “I’m not wearing any sort of a cast,” Scandrick said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “I don’t have any limitations. It’s fixed now. It’s something [more]

NFL should be able to use flexible scheduling at any time

As the league looks for ways to make the presentation of its games more compelling on TV, the league needs to further embrace ways to present more compelling games. Currently, flexible schedule isn’t available until Week Five, and even then it can be used only twice before Week 10. Ideally, the league would have the [more]

Richard Sherman calls injury reports “meaningless things on paper” done for gamblers

The Seahawks listed cornerback Richard Sherman questionable last week with a hamstring injury. He played every snap, prompting him again to question the reason for the league’s injury reports. “I guess from what I understand the rules are for gamblers, for Vegas to make sure the odds and everything are what they are supposed to [more]

Jordy Nelson says quadriceps “progressing the right way” after full practice

Despite a long injury list, the Packers got some good news Wednesday when wide receiver Jordy Nelson practiced in full. “We’re progressing the right way,” Nelson said, via a video from ESPN. “It was great to get back out there and run around. Everything felt good.” Nelson made it through only seven plays against the [more]

Chris Thompson will continue as the third-down back despite Rob Kelley’s injury

Although Hall of Famer John Riggins has called for Washington to start Chris Thompson, it doesn’t sound as if the running back’s role will change despite Rob Kelley‘s rib injury. Coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday the team will continue to use Thompson as a third-down and change-of-pace back. “I’ve said before, he’s a very valuable [more]

David Johnson: It’s been a tough couple of weeks

David Johnson not only can’t carry the football, but the cast on his left wrist prevents him from comfortably carrying his infant son, David Jr. The Cardinals star running back spoke Wednesday for the first time since injuring his wrist in the season opener. “I get a little nervous [carrying his son],” Johnson said, via [more]

Saints promote David Parry, re-sign Darryl Tapp

The Saints made two moves on their defensive line, according to the league’s official transactions report. They promoted defensive tackle David Parry from the practice squad and re-signed defensive end Darryl Tapp. New Orleans placed defensive tackle Mitchell Loewen on injured reserve with a high-ankle sprain. Parry, 25, joined the Saints’ practice squad after the [more]

Ricky Jean Francois back with Packers

The Packers released defensive lineman Ricky Jean Francois after the first game of the regular season, but his departure proved to be a brief one. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Packers are bringing Jean Francois back after a week as a free agent. Jean Francois indicated the same with a tweet consisting [more]

Corey Davis won’t play for Titans this week

The Titans promoted a wide receiver from their practice squad on Wednesday and it looks like Zach Pascal will get an immediate chance to play. Titans coach Mike Mularkey said Wednesday that wide receiver Corey Davis will not play against the Seahawks this Sunday. Davis left last Sunday’s game against the Jaguars with a hamstring [more]

Eagles claim S Trae Elston

The Eagles opened the day with injury issues in their secondary and an open roster spot. They’ll open Thursday with those same injured defensive backs, but the roster will be back to 53 players. The team has claimed safety Trae Elston off of waivers a day after he was dropped by the Bills. Elston played [more]

Sam Bradford, Anthony Barr limited in Vikings practice

When Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford spoke to the media on Wednesday, he said he would be taking part in practice in hopes of making it back into the lineup against the Buccaneers this weekend. The Vikings submitted their injury report from the practice and Bradford is officially listed as a limited participant. That’s the same [more]

Chance Warmack will replace Isaac Seumalo at left guard for Eagles

The Eagles said one thing and apparently are doing another. After Eagles coach Doug Perderson and offensive coordinator Frank Reich both gave Isaac Seumalo a vote of confidence, the Eagles are replacing him with Chance Warmack, according to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Warmack took first-team reps Wednesday. Seumalo, a third-round pick in 2016, [more]

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