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NFL has 11 teams at 2-0, tying a record high

In a 32-team league, the maximum possible number of 2-0 teams is 16. The most 2-0 teams ever emerging from the first two weeks of an NFL is 11. It’s happened three times before. It happened again this year. The Cardinals, Bills, Ravens, Bears, Packers, Chiefs, Raiders, Rams, Seahawks, Steelers, and Titans are each 2-0. [more]

Packers become fourth team with more than 80 points, 1,000 yards in two games

The Packers, as explained by running back Aaron Jones after Sunday’s 42-21 win over the Lions, “definitely” have improved in their second year working with coach Matt LaFleur’s offense. The numbers support it. The Packers have become, according to the NFL, only the fourth team in NFL history to score more than 80 points and [more]

John Harbaugh confirms Tavon Young tore an ACL

Ravens coach John Harbaugh confirmed the bad news Monday: Cornerback Tavon Young‘s season is finished after two games. “We did get final word on Tavon. It is a torn ACL,” Harbaugh said. “It’s only a torn ACL so that’s a positive. He’ll have surgery and go into rehab. He’ll fight his way back. There’s no [more]

Ravens think Tavon Young suffered season-ending knee injury

The Ravens moved to 2-0 by beating the Texans in Houston on Sunday, but they lost a member of their secondary on the way to victory. Cornerback Tavon Young hurt his knee during the game. Head coach John Harbaugh told reporters in his postgame press conference that the team believes it is a season-ending injury. [more]

Ravens roll to 2-0, beat Texans

The Ravens may get described as old-school for their willingness to run the ball and play defense. That does not mean they’re anything resembling conventional. The Ravens raced to a 33-16 win over the Texans Sunday, improving to 2-0. They did it by unveiling wrinkles in the run game. On a fourth-and-1 in the fourth [more]

Duke Johnson inactive for the Texans

The Texans will be without running back Duke Johnson today, but wide receiver Brandin Cooks will play against the Ravens. Johnson’s ankle injury landed him on the inactive list, as expected. Also inactive for the Texans are linebackers Jonathan Greenard and Peter Kalambayi, cornerback Cornell Armstrong, tackle Charlie Heck, and tight end Pharaoh Brown. Quarterback [more]

Texans expect Brandin Cooks to play, Duke Johnson to sit

The Texans’ offense has some good news and some bad news on the injury front. Houston wide receiver Brandin Cooks is expected to play today, but running back Duke Johnson is expected to miss today’s game against the Ravens. Cooks was listed as questionable with a quadriceps injury, while Johnson was listed as questionable with [more]

Texans promote C.J. Prosise ahead of Ravens game

Running back Duke Johnson might not be playing for the Texans against the Ravens on Sunday, so the team has elevated a running back from the practice squad for the day. Former Seahawk C.J. Prosise got the call. He’ll return to the practice squad after the game. Prosise signed to the practice squad in September. [more]

Russell Wilson: I’m the best quarterback in the NFL “without a doubt”

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is underrated by many. But not by Russell Wilson. Asked Friday by Dan Patrick whether he thinks he’s the best quarterback in the NFL, Wilson said, “Do I think I’m the best quarterback in the NFL? I believe so, without a doubt.” The reality is that Russell Wilson can do everything [more]

Ravens aren’t forgetting about 14-2; they’re trying to build on it

Win, lose, or whatever, the Patriots notoriously slam the door on the prior season before the new season begins. The Ravens, one year after a 14-2 regular-season effort, aren’t doing that. After Sunday’s 38-6 win over the Browns, I asked Ravens coach John Harbaugh what he’s doing to get his guys to forget about the [more]

J.J. Watt limited in practice again but has no designation

Texas defensive end J.J. Watt has spent the week on practice report as limited with a hip injury. But Watt will play Sunday against the Ravens. He was not given a designation. Watt, 31, has played all 16 games only once the past four seasons. That came in 2018 when he made 16 sacks. The [more]

Week Two injury report roundup

Week Two of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Browns 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. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Deshaun Watson proud to be part of historic group

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson loves having company. Primarily, because he has more of it than ever before. Watson was one of 10 Black quarterbacks to start in Week One, the most in NFL history. “It’s something cool,” Watson said, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. “It’s definitely dope to be a part of and [more]

J.J. Watt remains limited in Thursday’s practice

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt went on the practice report Wednesday with a hip injury that limited him. He remained limited Thursday. Running back Duke Johnson (ankle), receiver Brandin Cooks (quadriceps) and offensive lineman Tytus Howard (ankle) also remained limited. The Texans added inside linebacker Peter Kalambayi to the report, listing him as limited in [more]

John Harbaugh: Deshaun Watson holds the ball longer than any NFL QB

Ravens coach John Harbaugh says Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson will be a unique challenge on Sunday because of how long he holds onto the football. Harbaugh said that Watson is one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL and that his ability to extend plays rather than throw the ball away is a big part [more]

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