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Colts sign Matt Jones, place Pierre Desir on injured reserve

The Colts signed running back Matt Jones on Monday. They placed cornerback Pierre Desir on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Indianapolis waived Jones on December 2 after elevating him from the practice squad September 22. Jones has played in three games for the Colts this season, with five carries for 14 yards. Jones has [more]

Washington claims Kyle Kalis off waivers, signs Robert Davis

Washington claimed offensive guard Kyle Kalis off waivers from the Colts and promoted wide receiver Robert Davis from the practice squad. The team waived defensive lineman Caraun Reid and linebacker Pete Robertson in corresponding moves. Kalis rejoins the team after spending the beginning of the season on Washington’s practice squad. He appeared in four regular-season [more]

NFC playoff picture: Shakeup Sunday

The NFC playoff picture remained unchanged for a couple of weeks, but we knew things would look different once Week 13 was in the books. Six of the top seven teams in the conference were involved in games against each other, including the Eagles-Seahawks game in Seattle that put Sunday’s action to bed. The Seahawks [more]

Week 13 injury report roundup

Week 13 kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Cowboys and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 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 [more]

NFL gives teams “more flexibility” to bail on Color Rush uniforms

The Color Rush program is, as a practical matter, dead. If a team wants it to be dead. Although the league did not embrace an official rule change that would have allowed teams to ditch the  Color Rush uniforms, the NFL says that it has provided “more flexibility” for teams to choose some other color [more]

Kirk Cousins on NFL Network ripping him: “I’m sure it drives ratings”

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins was on the receiving end of blistering criticism on NFL Network after Thursday night’s loss to the Cowboys, with players-turned-commentators Marshall Faulk, Steve Smith and Michael Irvin all pinning the blame on Cousins. Asked about it this morning, Cousins brushed it off. Cousins said on 106.7 The Fan that he wasn’t [more]

Washington successfully stiff arms Color Rush program

In March, Washington proposed a rule that would allow teams to say “no thanks” to the Color Rush program. The NFL did not adopt that rule. Washington said “no thanks” to the Color Rush program anyway. For Thursday night’s game at Dallas, a designated Color Rush occasion that saw the Cowboys wearing their approved, Nikefied white-on-white [more]

Traffic problems contribute to sparse early crowd in Dallas

The Santa Clara traffic problems have spread to Arlington. Literally. Via Jori Epstein of the Dallas Morning News, an accident on I-30 coupled with rush-hour traffic caused AT&T Stadium to fill up more slowly than usual. “A Thursday crowd, just by the nature of our traffic situation, we knew and will always be late seating,” [more]

Jay Gruden: We weren’t flat

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins says effort wasn’t a problem last night. Washington coach Jay Gruden agrees. “I don’t say it was flat,” Gruden told reporters regarding the team’s performance during a fairly brief media appearance following the 38-14 loss. “I say we just dropped the ball. We had two fumbles and a dropped pass that [more]

Kirk Cousins: If you think our problem is a lack of effort you don’t know football

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins was not happy with questions about his team’s effort after Thursday night’s loss to the Cowboys. Cousins took umbrage with reporters asking whether the 38-14 loss in Dallas showed a lack of effort on the part of any of his teammates. “If you think it was a lack of effort, then [more]

Dak Prescott says injured right hand is “good”

While Dak Prescott was getting X-rays on his injured right hand, Ryan Switzer was returning a punt 83 yards for a touchdown. It prevented the Cowboys quarterback from missing a snap. Asked if he thanked Switzer, Prescott said, “Well, he kind of gypped Coop [backup quarterback Cooper Rush]. Coop didn’t get his reps.” Rush, a [more]

Thursday night wrap-up: Cowboys prevent Eagles from clinching with 38-14 win

The Eagles will have to wait at least another three days to celebrate. The Cowboys beat Washington 38-14, not only keeping their slim playoff hopes alive, but preventing Philadelphia from clinching the NFC East . . . at least temporarily. The Eagles control their next chance to wrap up their first division title since 2013, [more]

Cowboys have only 103 yards, lead 17-7 at half

The Cowboys have only 103 yards, including only 44 passing yards by Dak Prescott. Yet, they lead Washington 17-7 at halftime. The difference? Washington has three turnovers, and Cowboys rookie Ryan Switzer returned a punt 83 yards for a touchdown. Switzer’s return was the Cowboys’ first for a touchdown since Dwayne Harris went 86 yards [more]

Dak Prescott returns to sideline after having hand injury checked

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott went to the locker room in the second quarter with a hand injury. He has returned to the sideline, though the Cowboys have not gotten the ball back on offense. Punt returner Ryan Switzer returned a punt 83 yards for a touchdown while Prescott was being evaluated. Prescott was warming up [more]

Morgan Moses carted off with ankle injury

Right tackle Morgan Moses is the only offensive lineman to play in every game this season for Washington. That could change next week, even with extra days off before the next game. Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence accidentally pushed Moses over Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving and Washington offensive lineman Ty Nsekhe. He stayed on [more]

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