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Lions activate Jameson Williams

Lions first-round pick Jameson Williams is set for his NFL debut.Williams has spent the entire season on the non-football injury list after tearing his ACL during his final game at Alabama. Williams returned to practice ahead of Thanksgiving and the Lions announced that he has been added to the active roster on Saturday.Lions head coach [more]

D.J. Chark says “every game’s the same” as he prepares to face the Jaguars

Lions wide receiver D.J. Chark will face his former team for the first time when the Jaguars come to town tomorrow, but he isn’t feeling any special motivation.Chark, a 2018 second-round pick of the Jaguars who played with them through last season, said his only focus is on staying healthy after missing most of this [more]

Doug Pederson “optimistic” Travis Etienne will play vs. Lions

It sounds like the Jaguars will have running back Travis Etienne available when they take on the Lions this weekend.Via Demetrius Harvey of Jacksonville.com, head coach Doug Pederson initially said in his Friday press conference that Etienne is “good to go” for Sunday’s contest. Pederson then added that the running back felt good after Thursday’s [more]

Week 13 NFL playoff picture: Bills’ win over Patriots has AFC East implications

The Bills’ 24-10 win over the Patriots on Thursday night had significant implications in the AFC East race, and the result is not good for New England.The Patriots are all but out of the AFC East, and they look like long shots to make the playoffs as a wild card as well.Here’s how the playoff [more]

Aidan Hutchinson ready to face the team that passed on him on Sunday

For much of the run-up to the 2022 NFL draft, Aidan Hutchinson was expected to go first overall to the Jaguars. But Jacksonville decided to take Travon Walker first overall instead, leaving Hutchinson to the Lions with the second pick.Now Hutchinson is looking forward to showing the Jaguars what they missed out on.The Lions and [more]

Jared Goff: As a QB, you want Jameson Williams on the field as soon as possible

Earlier this week, Detroit head coach Dan Campbell said it would be a tall order for rookie receiver Jameson Williams to make his debut against the Jaguars this week.But as he comes off a torn ACL suffered in the national championship game, Williams has been practicing. And the young wideout has been impressing his quarterback — [more]

Doug Pederson: I feel good about Travis Etienne’s chances of playing this weekend

Jaguars running back Travis Etienne was held out of the second half of the Week 12 victory over the Ravens with a foot injury.It sounds like Etienne should be OK to play in Sunday’s game against Detroit. But there’s still some question about that.Head coach Doug Pederson was asked in his Wednesday press conference how [more]

Dan Campbell: It would be a tall order for Jameson Williams to play this week

Lions first-round pick Jameson Williams began practicing with the team last week and that development created some excitement about the wide receiver’s long-awaited debut in the team’s lineup.That excitement may need to be managed for a little while longer. Lions head coach Dan Campbell said at a Monday press conference that it will be a [more]

Jaguars thought Travis Etienne could return from foot injury, but didn’t want to risk it

The Jaguars used 18 fourth quarter points to beat the Ravens on Sunday and they picked them up without the help of running back Travis Etienne.Etienne left the game in the second quarter after hurting his foot and did not return. After the game, head coach Doug Pederson said that the team held him out [more]

Calais Campbell: To have the game in our hands as a defense, we expect to win that every time

The Ravens blew another two-possession, fourth-quarter lead on Sunday, falling to the Jaguars 28-27.Baltimore was up 19-10 after Gus Edwards’ 1-yard touchdown early in the period. And then after allowing the Jaguars to take a 20-19 lead — in large part because of a bad kick return and an Edwards fumble — the club was up 27-20 [more]

Jaguars’ Andrew Wingard loves Doug Pederson after having to deal with Urban Meyer

Jaguars safety Andrew Wingard said after Sunday’s win over the Ravens that the contrast between last year and this year is night and day.Last year, the Jaguars’ coach was Urban Meyer, and Wingard said that made quarterback Trevor Lawrence‘s rookie year a major challenge.“I”m just, like, so happy for Trevor, because he had to deal [more]

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