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Bengals put Auden Tate on injured reserve

The Bengals were likely to be without wide receiver Auden Tate after he suffered an MCL sprain last week, so they decided to protect one of their own. The team announced that Tate was placed on injured reserve, and his roster spot was filled by promoting Damion Willis from the practice squad. Tate had started [more]

Bill Belichick claims no knowledge of, no involvement in Spygate 2

Patriots coach Bill Belichick reiterated on Tuesday morning that he has nothing to do with the incident at Sunday’s Bengals game in which a Patriots videographer was caught filming the field from the press box in violation of league rules. “Yeah I’m really focused on getting ready for the Bengals here,” Belichick said on Tuesday [more]

Report: Patriots video focuses on Bengals sideline for eight minutes

Whether and to what extent the Patriots will face punishment for Spygate 2 depends in large part on what the video shot by a crew ostensibly filming an in-house documentary feature contains. Paul Dehner Jr. of TheAthletic.com reports, citing unnamed sources who have seen the video, that “it shows about eight minutes of footage focusing [more]

Giants pushing, but Bengals hanging onto top spot in 2020 NFL Draft

The Giants are keeping the pressure on. But so far, the Bengals have found one lead they’re able to hang onto. If the season ended today, the Bengals (1-12) would still hold the top spot in next year’s selection order. Also, a lot of people would be saying: “Why did the NFL season end the [more]

Patriots admit video crew violated league policy, say it was unintentional

The Patriots have admitted that a video crew they sent to Sunday’s Bengals-Browns game violated league policy by filming the field from the press box. But the team says it was a mistake, not an attempt to cheat. In a statement issued Monday night, the Patriots indicated the filming was done for content on the [more]

Bill Belichick says he has nothing to do with taping at Bengals game

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he was not involved in the issue that arose on Sunday when a Bengals employee reported to NFL Security that a Patriots employee appeared to be filming the Bengals’ coaches. The incident took place during the Bengals-Browns game and raised questions about whether the Patriots were taping the Bengals’ signals [more]

Bengals say NFL is investigating the Patriots over “incident” at Sunday’s game

The Bengals say that the league office is investigating after a Patriots employee was seen filming at the Bengals’ game on Sunday. Toward the end of an otherwise mundane press conference today, Bengals coach Zac Taylor was asked this question by a reporter: “Rumors are out there that the Patriots had a videographer up in [more]

Report: Auden Tate has sprained MCL

Coach Zac Taylor said receiver Auden Tate is meeting with team doctors about his injured left knee. But Taylor said it “doesn’t look great.” Taylor Dragon of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Tate has a mild medial collateral ligament sprain. With only three games remaining, Tate’s season could be in jeopardy. Tate was injured in [more]

AFC playoff picture: Week 15 to spotlight AFC South, Wild Card races

When the NFL scheduled the Texans and Titans to play twice in the final three weeks of the season, it couldn’t have known that the divisional race would come down to those matchups. That’s how things have worked out, though. The Texans have gone 4-3 over their last seven games while the Titans have gone [more]

Tom Brady downplays wrapped elbow

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has had an elbow injury for the past couple of weeks. After Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs, a reporter noticed that it was wrapped. “I just got hit right on my elbow,” Brady said. “It’s fine. It’ll probably be on the injury report, but I’ll be there next Sunday.” Brady had [more]

Baker Mayfield calls out Browns training staff

The official Browns T-shirt slogan for 2019 should have been, “This is fine.” Even when they win, if feels like they lost. Today’s distractions came from receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who reportedly has told players and coaches from other teams that he wants out of Cleveland — and who refused to address the situation after [more]

Browns keep slim playoff hopes alive with win over Bengals

It’s probably too little, too late, but the Browns aren’t done just yet. Cleveland did what it had to do in the Battle for Ohio today, beating Cincinnati 27-19 to improve to 6-7 on the season and remain in AFC wild card contention. Baker Mayfield did not play well, but Andy Dalton didn’t, either. The [more]

Week 14 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of kickoff. Lions at Vikings Lions: CB Jamal Agnew, QB Matthew Stafford, DL Da'shawn Hand, DL Austin Bryant, [more]

Latest leaks make Odell Beckham’s future even murkier

Remember when Freddie Kitchens vowed to fire anyone who served as an unnamed source? If he was serious about that, he may want to get to work. As the Browns’ season continues to slowly disintegrate (they still have a chance at making it to the playoffs, but it’s a steep uphill climb), conflicting leaks have [more]

The cheap seats are the cheapest they’ve been all year in Cleveland

At 5-7, the Browns aren’t mathematically eliminated but, as a practical matter, it’s over. Demand for tickets to Sunday’s home game against the Bengals reflects that. As of Friday, Cleveland19.com spotted tickets on VividSeats.com for as little as $9. As of Sunday morning, they’re a little more expensive — but not much. Via VividSeats.com, the [more]

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