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Jared Veldheer out with a concussion

The Broncos have ruled tight tackle Jared Veldheer out with a concussion. Veldheer left the game in third quarter, and doctors diagnosed him with a head injury. The Broncos listed swing tackle Elijah Wilkinson among their inactives, so Billy Turner entered the game at right tackle in Veldheer’s spot. Denver signed Veldheer in the offseason [more]

Raiders are feeling hot, hot, hot with 12-0 halftime lead in Denver

Case Keenum played at the University of Houston, so he should be used to the heat. But he and the Broncos have melted in the sweltering heat in Denver, where the official game-time temperature of 92 degrees set a new record for a game there. Keenum had a brutal first half, completing only 4 of [more]

Martavis Bryant is active and will play for Raiders

The Raiders have newly signed receiver Martavis Bryant active as expected, and he will play today against the Broncos. Oakland will play without returner Dwayne Harris, who the team listed as questionable with a foot injury entering the weekend. The Raiders’ other inactives are defensive end Fadol Brown, offensive tackle T.J. Clemmings, defensive tackle P.J. [more]

Bennie Fowler’s time with Patriots ends, after only four days

The Patriots may want to add a revolving door to their receiver room. Out is Bennie Fowler, a veteran who joined the team on Tuesday. The team announced Fowler’s exit on Saturday. Fowler’s release cleared a spot for offensive lineman Cole Croston, who was elevated from the New England practice squad. Last year, the undrafted [more]

Week Two injury report roundup

Week Two of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Bengals 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 [more]

Von Miller prepares for Derek Carr’s quick release

In Week One, the Broncos faced a quarterback who has significant running skills. In Week Two, Denver hosts a quarterback about whom the defense is leery for another reason. “People don’t really want to play Derek [Carr],” linebacker Von Miller told reporters on Thursday. “He’s not going to give you a chance to rush the [more]

Derek Carr, Case Keenum praise Bill Musgrave

On the same day that Raiders coach Jon Gruden took a backhanded shot at quarterback Derek Carr, Carr provided an arms-wide-open assessment of the man who previously ran the Oakland offense. “He’s one of the smartest people I’ve ever been around when it comes to analytics numbers and percentages and things like that,” Carr said [more]

Marquette King on Jon Gruden: “Who’s that?”

The Raiders cut punter Marquette King in March amid reports that new head coach Jon Gruden had a personality conflict with King. King later signed with the Broncos, who host the Raiders on Sunday. So will King have anything to say to Gruden? It doesn’t sound like it. Mike Klis of 9 News in Denver [more]

Jon Gruden has a not-so-subtle message for Derek Carr

When Jon Gruden’s name first emerged as the potential head coach in Oakland, an immediate concern emerged: Would Gruden and quarterback Derek Carr coexist? The thinking was that Gruden would morph into Chucky, ranting and raving and cussing and generally wearing out Carr, who may not be able to take it. Gruden tried hard in [more]

Paxton Lynch works out for Eagles

The Eagles worked out quarterback Paxton Lynch, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Lynch had workouts in Buffalo and Detroit last week. Philadelphia has three quarterbacks on its roster — Carson Wentz, Nick Foles and Nate Sudfeld. The Broncos waived Lynch on Sept. 3 after two unsuccessful seasons. Denver selected him in the first round of [more]

Broncos bring back Shamarko Thomas

The Broncos have brought safety Shamarko Thomas back to the team. Thomas signed with the Broncos this summer, but failed to make the cut to 53 players in Denver. The team announced that he re-signed with the team on Tuesday. Had Thomas been on the roster for Week One, the Broncos would be on the [more]

Broncos activate Carlos Henderson, waive Isaiah McKenzie

The Broncos activated receiver Carlos Henderson from the practice squad/suspended list. They waived receiver Isaiah McKenzie in a corresponding move. Denver currently has 52 players on its 53-player roster. Henderson served a one-game suspension for violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. Police in Louisiana arrested Henderson on a marijuana possession charge in January. A [more]

Falcons to sign Corey Nelson as insurance for Deion Jones

The Falcons have agreed to terms with inside linebacker Corey Nelson, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Nelson worked out in Atlanta on Monday morning. The Falcons needed insurance with Deion Jones getting medical tests on his foot injury. The team held him out of walk-through Monday. “We held Deion Jones out,” Falcons coach Dan [more]

Von Miller has three sacks, moves into top 50 all time

Everyone will wake up Monday morning talking about Khalil Mack‘s debut with the Bears, and rightfully so. But before anyone gives Mack the defensive player of the year award after one game, it’s worth glancing at Von Miller‘s stat line. Three sacks of Russell Wilson. Seven tackles. Four quarterback hits. Three tackles for loss. Two [more]

Earl Thomas wants to remain in Seattle “if they want me”

Earl Thomas still wants a new deal, and the Seahawks free safety set out to prove he deserves to remain among the highest-paid players at his position. Thomas, who said he played 65 snaps despite practicing only for a week, made five tackles, an interception and two pass breakups in Seattle’s loss to the Broncos. [more]

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