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Week 14 injury report roundup

Week 14 of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Titans 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]

Colts promote Daurice Fountain, waive Clive Walford

The Colts announced they elevated receiver Daurice Fountain to the 53-player roster Friday. They waived tight end Clive Walford in a corresponding move. Walford signed with the Colts as a free agent on Nov. 28, but he was inactive for last week’s game against the Jaguars. He played 44 career games in three seasons with [more]

Chargers are the top road team among the AFC contenders

They call it home-field advantage for a reason. But an AFC team with a clear home-field disadvantage has become, coincidentally or not, the conference’s premier road team. The 9-3 Chargers have won five of six road games this year, victorious in all venues except the L.A. Coliseum. Which makes the Chargers 4-3 in the L.A. [more]

Eric Ebron, T.Y. Hilton back at practice for Colts

The Colts were missing 10 players at practice on Thursday, but they’ve gotten a handful of them back on the field for their final workout ahead of Sunday’s game against the Texans. Two of Andrew Luck‘s favorite targets are on that list. Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton and tight end Eric Ebron missed practice on both [more]

Deshaun Watson has full practice Thursday

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson completed a full practice Thursday. That was good news given he was limited Wednesday with a right shoulder injury. Watson has overcome a collapsed lung and broken rib this season, not missing a game. Rookie safety Justin Reid (shoulder/wrist) also returned to a full practice. Those were the only changes to [more]

T.Y. Hilton, Eric Ebron out of practice for second straight day

The Colts practiced without wide receiver T.Y. Hilton last Wednesday, but he returned to work the next day and played against the Jaguars in last Sunday’s loss. This week started out the same way although Hilton’s now listed with a shoulder issue rather than a groin problem, but things veered in a different direction on [more]

Packers place Kevin King, Tra Carson on IR

The Packers placed cornerback Kevin King and running back Tra Carson on injured reserve Wednesday, the team announced. King tried to come back from a hamstring injury last week but returned to the sideline Wednesday after a setback. He has played only 15 games since the Packers made him a second-round choice in 2017. King [more]

Rams can clinch playoff bye week this week

The Rams got a little breathing room last week in the pursuit of home field advantage throughout the playoffs when the Cowboys beat the Saints. Now, they can clinch a weekend off all on their own. The Rams (11-1) have the simplest scenario possible, they can clinch a bye week in the NFC playoffs with [more]

Texans activate D’Onta Foreman

D'Onta Foreman said last week that he is ready to roll after tearing his Achilles last season, but the team didn’t take him off the physically unable to perform list before facing the Browns. The team now agrees with Foreman’s assessment of his status. The Texans announced on Tuesday that they have added Foreman to [more]

Tyrann Mathieu thinks Baker Mayfield will be a special player

The Texans beat the Browns 29-13 on Sunday and three interceptions by Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in the first half helped send Houston to its ninth straight win. Those miscues didn’t do much to dim Houston’s view of Mayfield as a quarterback, however. Defensive end J.J. Watt joked that the rookie didn’t feel too dangerous [more]

Bill O’Brien: We think about the next day, not the playoffs

The Texans continued to put their 0-3 start way in the rearview mirror on Sunday by beating the Browns 29-13 to improve to 9-3 on the season. That winning streak has put them firmly in control of the AFC South and opened the door to thoughts of a bye in the first round of the [more]

AFC playoff picture: Top teams getting separation from the pack

It was a good week for the top teams in the AFC playoff race, which means it was a bad week for everyone giving chase. With five winners among the six teams that were in playoff position heading into Week 13 (the only loss coming on Sunday night, when two playoff teams met in Pittsburgh), [more]

After 0-3 start, Texans had an epiphany

The Texans continue to make history each week, extending the longest winning streak after an 0-3 start in league history. With the number now at nine, defensive back Tyrann Mathieu explained to PFT what happened in September. “We looked around the room,” Mathieu explained, “and we said, ‘How in the hell are we 0-3?’” Given [more]

Texans win ninth consecutive by rolling over Browns

The Texans have the NFL’s longest active winning streak, extending it to nine games with an easy victory over the Browns. Houston dominated Cleveland from start to finish, forcing four turnovers and gaining 384 yards in a 29-13 victory. The Texans lead the AFC South by three games after Indianapolis’ loss to Jacksonville on Sunday. [more]

Texans dominating Browns, up 23-0 at halftime

Baker Mayfield has thrown three interceptions, including a pick-six, as the Texans have dominated the Browns on both sides of the ball. Houston leads 23-0 at halftime. Mayfield had not thrown three interceptions in the first half of a game since September 2013 when he played for Texas Tech in a game against TCU. Mayfield [more]

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