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NFL Week 12 injury report roundup: Will Tua Tagovailoa play on Sunday?

Week 12 of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with wins by the Texans and the Washington Football Team and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night [more]

Raiders place Takk McKinley on injured reserve

The 49ers and Bengals claimed, and subsequently waived, Takk McKinley with a failed physical. The Raiders claimed him earlier this week and plan to keep him. Instead of waiving him with a failed physical, the Raiders instead placed the pass rusher on injured reserve with the groin injury that kept him out of games for [more]

Todd Gurley out, Julio Jones questionable for Falcons

The Raiders won’t have to tangle with running back Todd Gurley on Sunday. Gurley missed practice all week with a knee injury and the Falcons ruled him out on Friday. He has a long history of knee trouble, but this will be the first game that Gurley misses this season and the fourth since the [more]

Raiders activate Clelin Ferrell from COVID-19 reserve list

The Las Vegas Raiders activated defensive end Clelin Ferrell from the COVID-19 reserve list after a positive test over a week ago. Ferrell’s positive test ultimately led to 10 players in total landing on the reserve list due to their close contact with him. Ferrell was unable to play in Sunday night’s loss to the [more]

Falcons working remotely after two non-coaching staff members test positive

Thanksgiving Day will be a virtual day of work in the Falcons organization. The team announced that they have called off all in-person activities at their facility on Thursday. They were informed that two non-coaching staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement, the teams said that contact tracing is underway and that [more]

Derek Carr explains his approach to blocking people on Twitter

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, when it comes to social media, has notoriously thin skin. Skin much thinner than an NFL quarterback should possess. Carr has a habit of blocking people on Twitter, which prevents others from access his account or seeing his tweets. On Wednesday, Tashan Reed of TheAthletic.com asked why he had been blocked [more]

Steelers can clinch playoff berth this week

In the final weeks of the regular season, the NFL issues weekly updates on playoff scenarios to keep people apprised of who can get into the postseason and how they can do it. The first of those updates came on Tuesday. The Steelers are 10-0 and they could book one of the seven AFC postseason [more]

Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson headline Hall of Fame semifinalists for 2021

Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson, Jared Allen and Calvin Johnson headline the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. Manning, Woodson, Allen and Johnson are in their first year of eligibility. The list also includes four players – Eric Allen, Willie Anderson, Cornelius Bennett and Rodney Harrison – who [more]

Raheem Morris: We’ll take Julio Jones to a game-time decision

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was limited to 22 offensive snaps in Sunday’s 24-9 loss to the Saints because of a hamstring injury and head coach Raheem Morris doesn’t expect to know if Jones can play in Week 12 until the weekend. Morris said after the game that Jones would undergo further evaluation on Monday, [more]

Richie Incognito had season-ending foot surgery

Raiders guard Richie Incognito will not be returning from injured reserve this season. Incognito was injured in the second game of the season and Raiders head coach Jon Gruden announced on Monday that he recently had season-ending surgery. “I hate to admit that, but we’ve tried everything we can,” Gruden said, via Paul Gutierrez of [more]

Raiders claim Takk McKinley, sign Vic Beasley to practice squad

Defensive end Takk McKinley‘s tour of the NFL will continue in Las Vegas. McKinley was claimed off of waivers by the Bengals when the Falcons cut him two weeks ago, but failed a physical and went back on the waiver wire. The 49ers claimed him and failed him on another physical last week, which left [more]

Andy Reid was confident to the end: “I’ve got Pat Mahomes”

The Chiefs trailed by three in the final minute on Sunday night against the Raiders, but head coach Andy Reid was not worried. Reid said after the game that as long as Patrick Mahomes is his quarterback, he feels good about his chances of marching down the field for a game-winning touchdown. “I’ve got Pat [more]

Jon Gruden: Derek Carr was “almost flawless”

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr threw an interception on his last pass in Sunday night’s loss to the Chiefs, but before that he had an excellent game. Carr completed 23 of 31 passes for 275 yards, with three touchdowns and no sacks and only that one interception, and afterward Raiders coach Jon Gruden heaped praise on [more]

Sunday Night Football: Patrick Mahomes rallies Chiefs for a 35-31 win over Raiders

The Chiefs might be taking a victory lap around Allegiant Stadium after pulling out a 35-31 win over the Raiders in Sunday Night Football. The Raiders drew the ire of the Chiefs for having their buses circle Arrowhead Stadium as they departed for the airport following a 40-32 victory in Week 5. They nearly pulled [more]

Raiders hold 17-14 halftime lead after Patrick Mahomes throws late INT

Sunday Night Football started off as a video game. The Raiders scored a touchdown. The Chiefs scored a touchdown. The Raiders scored another touchdown. The Chiefs scored another touchdown. Since then, with 11:16 remaining in the second half until halftime, the Raiders kicked a field goal; the teams each punted once; and Patrick Mahomes threw [more]

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