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Lamar Jackson leaves practice early with quadriceps injury

Lamar Jackson did not finish practice Wednesday, leaving with a quadriceps injury. The Ravens list him as a limited participant. Per Jamison Hensley of ESPN, a team spokesman said Jackson left to get treatment and would not speak to reporters Wednesday, which is the quarterback’s weekly interview day. Jackson has not talked to reporters since [more]

Russell Wilson tuning out the noise: I’ve got great relationships in that locker room

Russell Wilson defended his relationship with his teammates Wednesday. It came three days after teammate Mike Purcell was seen yelling at the Broncos quarterback on the sideline and one day after a report that Wilson “has lost some people in that locker room.”“I mean, I’ve got great relationships in that locker room, so whoever was [more]

Broncos designate Mike Boone to return from injured reserve

The Broncos designated running back Mike Boone to return from injured reserve, the team announced Wednesday. Boone now is eligible to practice with the team, opening a 21-day window for his return to the active roster.The Broncos placed Boone on injured reserve Oct. 24 after he injured an ankle in the game against the Jets.Boone [more]

Nathaniel Hackett: “Gossip” that Russell Wilson has lost people in locker room

Quarterback Russell Wilson‘s relationship with his Broncos teammates came up during last Sunday’s loss to the Panthers when defensive lineman Mike Purcell was seen yelling in Wilson’s face during a change in possession.Purcell didn’t appear to be saying anything too friendly to Wilson, but both players said the defensive lineman was trying to provide a [more]

“About half the team” attended Russell Wilson’s birthday party

Eat your heart out, Bo Callahan.The fictional first overall pick in Draft Day raised red flags for the Cleveland Browns because he had no teammates at his 21st birthday party. The very real quarterback of the Denver Broncos did slightly better, for his 34th.Via Mike Klis of, Ciara threw a birthday party for Russell Wilson. “It [more]

NFL flexes Dolphins-Chargers game to Sunday Night Football in Week 14

After the Broncos signed Russell Wilson, the NFL scheduled them for five primetime games. They have played four of those, but with a 3-8 record and the worst scoring offense in the league, the Broncos won’t play the fifth.The NFL flexed out of the Week 14 game between the Chiefs and Broncos on Sunday Night [more]

Nathaniel Hackett appreciates Mike Purcell’s passion and understands it

Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett professed ignorance immediately after Sunday’s game when asked about defensive lineman Mike Purcell yelling in the face of quarterback Russell Wilson. After seeing replays of the exchange, Hackett defended Purcell’s passion.“You want every one of your football players to want to do anything to win, and you want them to hold [more]

Russell Wilson turns 34 today

It would be fair to say that the career of Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson is at a crossroads. Yes, the new contract he signed in late August gives him significant financial security, and it forces the Broncos to try to make it work for a few more years. Even then, it’s unclear where it goes [more]

Rams try to avert Christmas Day disaster by urging season-ticket holders to donate seats to charity

The Rams have had a disastrous season, and it’s going to get worse. Over the final six weeks, four games land in nationally-televised, standalone windows.Only one (Week 17 against the Chargers) can be flexed. One game that can’t be consists of a Christmas Day visit from the Broncos.The Rams fear a largely empty stadium for [more]

Nathaniel Hackett: “Nobody is as frustrated as I am”

The Broncos are struggling. That’s nothing new for the team, based on recent years. But it was supposed to be very different this year.The hiring of a new coach, the trade for a franchise quarterback, and the arrival of a money-is-no-object ownership group combined to create unrealistically high expectations among a fan base that thought [more]

J.K. Dobbins set to return to practice this week

Running back J.K. Dobbins is getting back on the field.After undergoing an arthroscopic knee surgery to remove scar tissue related to his previous knee procedure, Dobbins will return to practice in the coming week.Head coach John Harbaugh said in his Monday press conference that Dobbins will participate “to some degree.”“I’m not sure exactly what they’ll [more]

Sam Darnold: Sunday wasn’t about me

Before Sunday’s game against the Broncos, it had been a long time since Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold had started a regular season game and a lot changed in that time period.When Darnold started in Week 18 of last season, Matt Rhule was the Panthers head coach, Baker Mayfield was a member of the Browns, and [more]

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