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Nathan Peterman clears waivers, becomes free agent

To no one’s surprise, Nathan Peterman cleared waivers. He becomes a free agent, and it would come as a surprise if anyone signs him before the end of the season based on his results thus far. Peterman opened the season as the Bills’ starter but went only 5-of-18 for 24 yards and two interceptions in [more]

James Conner has full practice Wednesday

The Steelers know for certain they won’t have Le'Veon Bell on Sunday or any Sunday this season. It appears they will have James Conner, though. The running back was a full participant in practice Wednesday as he works his way out of concussion protocol. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has expressed optimism Conner will clear protocol [more]

Washington activates Trey Quinn from IR

Washington activated receiver Trey Quinn off injured reserve Wednesday, adding him to the 53-player roster. The team had designated him to return last week when he began practicing again. Quinn had two punt returns for 12 yards before injuring his right ankle in the season opener against the Cardinals. Washington placed him on injured reserve [more]

Patriots sign Ramon Humber

The Patriots have added a new member to their linebacking corps during their bye week. The team announced the signing of Ramon Humber on Wednesday. The move comes a day after they activated cornerback Duke Dawson from injured reserve and waived a pair of players. It’s Humber’s second stint with the Patriots, although his first [more]

NFL moves Chargers-Steelers Week 13, Rams-Bears Week 14 into prime time

The NFL has made the prime time schedule better in December. The league announced today that flexible scheduling has been employed for both Week 13 and Week 14, moving better games into the Sunday Night Football slot than the ones that were previously scheduled. In Week 13, the Sunday night game on December 2 will [more]

Dolphins sign Brice Butler

The Dolphins announced they have signed receiver Brice Butler. Butler, a six-year veteran, has worked out for several teams since the Cowboys cut him Oct. 22 to make room for Amari Cooper. Dallas signed Butler on Sept. 18, but he played only three snaps in two games. Butler spent the previous three seasons with the [more]

Steelers players divvy up Le’Veon Bell’s stuff

Running back Le'Veon Bell hasn’t been on the field with the Steelers all season, but he maintained a place in the locker room. At least until Wednesday. Via Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers players removed the want-away back’s name from over his locker, and are currently “plundering” it. It’s not uncommon for players [more]

Marvin Lewis hopeful about A.J. Green return, but he doesn’t practice Wednesday

The Bengals got a couple of defensive players back on the practice field Wednesday, but they’re still missing a key piece of their offensive mix. A.J. Green did not play against the Saints last Sunday because of the toe injury he suffered in Week Eight against the Buccaneers. Green did not need surgery to repair [more]

Raiders promote receiver Saeed Blacknall

The Raiders are promoting receiver Saeed Blacknall from the practice squad, Jon Gruden told reporters Wednesday. The team had an open roster spot, so no corresponding move was necessary. Oakland had no choice but to add a receiver with Martavis Bryant already ruled out for Sunday with an injury to his posterior cruciate ligament and [more]

Bills bring Deonte Thompson back

The Bills kicked wide receiver Terrelle Pryor to the curb on Tuesday and added a veteran receiver in his place on Wednesday. It’s a familiar name to Buffalo fans. The Bills announced that they have signed Deonte Thompson to the 53-man roster. This will be Thompson’s third stint with the Bills. He signed with the [more]

NFL received regular reports about Azteca Stadium field since September

The NFL’s abrupt decision to relocate the Chiefs-Rams game set for Mexico City raises plenty of questions about why the decision was made so close in time to kickoff, given that a Shakira concert that damaged the field happened on October 11, more than a month ago. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, [more]

Martavis Bryant will miss at least “a couple weeks”

Raiders receiver Martavis Bryant will miss at least “a couple weeks” and coach Jon Gruden conceded Wednesday it “could be longer.” Bryant injured his posterior cruciate ligament in the second half of Sunday’s loss to the Chargers. He made three catches for 17 yards, giving him 19 receptions for 266 yards in eight games this [more]

Trent Williams out again this week

When word first broke that Trent Williams dislocated his thumb, Williams said he was holding out hope that he wouldn’t miss any time because of the injury. Williams needed to have surgery, however, and the veteran left tackle will miss his third straight game this weekend. Washington head coach Jay Gruden made the announcement on [more]

Bengals designate Davontae Harris to return from IR

The Bengals announced the return of cornerback Davontae Harris to practice Wednesday, designating him for return from injured reserve. Cincinnati drafted Harris in the fifth round. He played 57 defensive snaps and 14 special teams snaps in the preseason opener against the Bears, tying for the team high with six tackles, including one for loss, [more]

Jim Harbaugh: Frank Gore is my favorite player of all time I’ve ever coached

Jim Harbaugh has coached a lot of football through the years, but one player he coached stands above the rest: Frank Gore. Harbaugh, the current Michigan coach who was Gore’s coach on the 49ers from 2011 to 2014, was talking about Michigan’s running game at his press conference in Ann Arbor this week when he [more]

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