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Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a long-awaited 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. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are [more]

Mike Vrabel to make Marcus Mariota decision in next 24 hours

The Titans are heading into a game without certainty about who will start at quarterback for the second straight weekend. Marcus Mariota has been listed as questionable for Sunday’s road matchup with the Jaguars due to the right elbow injury that kept him from playing against Houston last weekend. Head coach Mike Vrabel said Thursday [more]

Rishard Matthews ready for bigger role

Rishard Matthews, who is coming off a knee injury, played only 54 snaps in the first two games combined. The Titans wideout is ready for more. “I don’t know,” Matthews said when asked if he was getting enough reps and opportunities, via Terry McCormick of titaninsider.com. “Not enough, in my opinion.” Matthews, who made 118 [more]

Jaguars add Jalen Ramsey to injury report, questionable

The Jaguars already had one big name on the injury report, and added another Friday. Via Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com, the Jaguars added cornerback Jalen Ramsey to the injury report Friday, listing him as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Titans because of an ankle injury. Running backs Leonard Fournette (hamstring) and T.J. Yeldon (ankle) [more]

Leonard Fournette feels “a lot better”

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette appears on track to return to the field Sunday against Tennessee. Fournette missed last week’s game with an injured right hamstring. “I feel a lot better,” Fournette said Thursday, via Michael DiRocco of ESPN. “Like way better.” Fournette returned to practice this week for the first time since injuring his [more]

Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan returns to full practice

The Titans could be one step closer to having a full complement of offensive starters this week. Left tackle Taylor Lewan, who missed last week with a concussion, practiced fully today. According to Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com, Lewan is meeting with the independent neurologist later this afternoon and could be cleared. That would be welcome [more]

Jaguars looking for right answer to beat the Titans this time

There was a lot of talk heading into Week Two about the Jaguars getting another chance to face the Patriots after losing to them in the AFC Championship Game. Winning that game didn’t rewrite any history, but it gave the Jaguars some satisfaction after a tough loss in January. This week offers a similar opportunity [more]

Marcus Mariota says his nerve needs time “to settle down”

Marcus Mariota was a limited participant in practice Wednesday as the Titans quarterback continues his rehab to build the strength back in his hand. “They way they explained it to me, it’s like when you strum a guitar string,” Mariota said, via Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com. “When that string settles down, that’s kind of similar [more]

Leonard Fournette expected to practice Wednesday, T.J. Yeldon isn’t

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette did not practice at all last week due to the hamstring injury that ultimately kept him from playing against the Patriots. It appears this week will get off to a better start for Fournette. The Jaguars released a list of players that are set to appear on their first injury [more]

Marcus Mariota “probably better” than he was over the weekend

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota‘s injured elbow has improved, coach Mike Vrabel said Tuesday night. “[Mariota’s] probably better than he was Friday or Saturday,” Vrabel said on Nashville’s 104.5 FM, via Erik Bacharach of The Tennessean. Mariota suited up Sunday against the Texans but did not see the field as backup Blaine Gabbert played. The Titans [more]

Week Three power rankings

1. Jaguars (2-0; last week No. 4): They’ve finally made it to the top. How long will they stick around? 2. Rams (2-0; No. 5): The best team in the NFC gets a chance to prove it’s the best team in L.A. this weekend. 3. Chiefs (2-0; No. 7): There’s no need for 65 Toss [more]

Jaguars re-sign Rashad Greene, place Cam Robinson on IR

The Jaguars re-signed receiver Rashad Greene Sr. on Monday. To make room on the roster, the Jaguars placed offensive lineman Cam Robinson on the team’s injured reserve list. Robinson tore his anterior cruciate ligament during Sunday’s game against the Patriots. The Jaguars selected Greene in the fifth round of the 2015 draft. He has appeared [more]

Bill Belichick: We just have to do a better job

The Patriots lost to the Jaguars 31-20 in Jacksonville on Sunday and issues in all phases of the game were brought up to head coach Bill Belichick during his Monday press conference. Belichick was asked about the job the Jaguars did against tight end Rob Gronkowski, coaching decisions, third-down defense and the lack of a [more]

Report: Jaguars left tackle Cam Robinson suffers torn ACL

The Jaguars enjoyed a significant win over the Patriots yesterday, but future wins were made more difficult to attain. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Jaguars left tackle Cam Robinson was diagnosed with a torn ACL after yesterday’s game. He left in the first half and didn’t return, and had an MRI last [more]

Scoring up significantly after two games

The sample size is still small. But the trend is still clear. Through two weeks (minus one game), the numbers show an obvious shift toward offensive success. As noted by NBC’s Peter King in “Football Morning in America,” there were 1,249 points scored in the first two weeks of the 2017 season, a 39.03 per [more]

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