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Russell Okung is questionable for Monday night

Monday night’s game between the Chiefs and the Chargers in Mexico City will proceed as scheduled. Both teams issued their final injury reports on Saturday. Chargers tackle Russell Okung is questionable with a groin injury that he suffered last Thursday against the Raiders. Also questionable for the Chargers are long snapper Cole Mazza (illness) and cornerback [more]

Most teams didn’t show up to Colin Kaepernick’s workout

As of this morning, a large majority of NFL teams were expected to have representatives in Atlanta to watch Colin Kaepernick work out. By the time the workout had been moved an hour away amid sniping between the league and Kaepernick’s representatives, most teams opted out. According to multiple reporters on the scene, the majority [more]

NFL fines Taylor Lewan $10,527

Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan said after Sunday’s victory over the Chiefs that he was disappointed in his penalties. He had three, including one for unnecessary roughness. The NFL was disappointed in Lewan, too. It fined him $10,527 for his personal foul. Lewan has nine penalties in six games, putting him on pace to break [more]

Philip Rivers feeling urgency, not desperation

The Chargers are 4-6 heading into their Week 11 game against the Chiefs in Mexico City and one doesn’t need an advanced degree in mathematics to know that another loss will leave them with very slim playoff hopes. Some might refer to such a situation as a desperate time, but Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers isn’t [more]

Eric Fisher, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif have full practices

After a run of bad luck with injuries, the Chiefs finally are getting healthy. Patrick Mahomes, who had a full practice Thursday, isn’t the only Chiefs player feeling as good as he has in a while. Offensive tackle Eric Fisher had a full practice for the first time since before he underwent sports hernia surgery [more]

Russell Okung remains out of practice Thursday

Left tackle Russell Okung did not practice Thursday. The Chargers don’t play until Monday night, and they are coming off a Thursday night game. But the team is preparing as if they won’t have both starting tackles against the Chiefs. Right tackle Sam Tevi won’t play after undergoing knee surgery last week. Okung played only [more]

Which teams are attending Colin Kaepernick’s workout?

Colin Kaepernick will workout for scouts Saturday in Atlanta. As PFT reported earlier Thursday, the league has not provided and does not plan to provide Kaepernick’s representatives with the names of those attending. The only certainty Kaepernick has received came from General Managers who informed Kaepernick’s camp that they will not attend. We have compiled [more]

Patrick Mahomes feeling as good as he has since season opener

Beginning in Week Two, when he initially injured his ankle, Patrick Mahomes has appeared on the Chiefs’ injury report after every practice. He missed two games after dislocating his right kneecap in Week Seven. Mahomes said Thursday he feels better now than he has since the opening week of the season. “Just being able to [more]

Chargers players may not be thrilled about Colorado trip

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn brought his team to Colorado this week, to prepare for the elevation Monday night in Mexico City. And his players may not be thrilled about the week away from home. Via Jeff Miller of the Los Angeles Times, running back Austin Ekeler said a number of players would have preferred to [more]

Anthony Lynn on practicing in Colorado: A lot of scientists don’t play football

The Chargers denied last week that they are moving anywhere, calling Los Angeles their home. It’s not home this week, though. The team flew to Colorado Springs on Monday and began practicing at the Air Force Academy on Tuesday. Why? The Chargers play the Chiefs in Mexico City on Monday night. Mexico City is one [more]

Le’Veon Bell says a trade was “close,” and that his contract was a “huge part” of the talks

Nearly two weeks ago, Jets running back Le'Veon Bell disclosed that the Chiefs, Texans, Packers, and Steelers spoke to the Jets about a potential trade, prior to the October 29 deadline. On Tuesday, I asked Bell how close he came to making an in-season switch. “Honestly, it was close,” Bell said. “I mean, obviously, it [more]

Chiefs put Martinas Rankin on injured reserve

The Chiefs had offensive linemen leave the game with knee injuries on back-to-back plays late in the first half of Sunday’s loss to the Titans and one of them won’t be coming back this year. Martinas Rankin started Sunday’s game at left guard, but kicked over to right tackle when Mitchell Schwartz had to go [more]

Frank Clark has had pinched nerve, dealt with all season

Frank Clark was back on the field yesterday, but he said he’s been playing hurt all year. The Chiefs pass-rusher said after yesterday’s loss to the Titans that he’s been dealing with a pinched nerve since training camp. “I’ve been playing kind of timid this whole season,” Clark said, via Nate Taylor of “That’s [more]

AFC playoff picture: Steelers would be in

When the Steelers lost their first two games, and lost Ben Roethlisberger for the season, it appeared hopeless. It wasn’t. In fact, if the playoffs started today, the Steelers would be in. Here’s how the AFC playoff race looks through Week 10: LEADERS 1. Patriots (8-1) The clear favorites for home-field advantage, although the Ravens [more]

LeSean McCoy a healthy scratch because he’s “not getting any younger”

The Chiefs made running back LeSean McCoy a healthy scratch against the Titans on Sunday, and coach Andy Reid explained why after the game. Reid called Sunday a “load management” day for McCoy. “LeSean’s not getting any younger, so it’s important I manage him the right way as we go,” Reid told reporters, via Adam [more]

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