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Melvin Ingram, Hunter Henry are questionable

Chargers defensive end Melvin Ingram is questionable for Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh. He has a hamstring injury. Ingram had a limited practice Friday, which was the same as last week when he sat out the Week Five game against the Broncos. Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said Ingram will be a game-time decision. “He’s a veteran [more]

Mason Rudolph ruled out, Devlin Hodges starts for Steelers

The Steelers are down to their third-string quarterback. Mason Rudolph has been ruled out after suffering a concussion last week, and that leaves Devlin Hodges to start on Sunday night against the Chargers. Former Broncos first-round pick Paxton Lynch will back Hodges up. Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season with an elbow injury. The [more]

Chargers expect Melvin Gordon to play more this week

Melvin Gordon didn’t play at all in his return to the active roster in Week Four. He played 32 offensive snaps in Week Five. The Chargers running back will play more this week. “You could see Melvin’s rep count going up,” Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said Friday. “I mean, I think last week Austin [Ekeler]’s [more]

Keenan Allen takes more shots at Broncos, Chris Harris

Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen was held to a season-low output last week, and his team lost. But he couldn’t resist taking more shots at the Broncos, and specifically cornerback Chris Harris. Via Eric Williams of ESPN.com, Allen got the ball rolling by replying to a Harris fan account on Instagram by commenting: “Now, y’all [more]

The 2017 running back class has taken over the league

Five weeks in to the 2019 season, one thing is clear: The running backs who entered the league in 2017 have taken over. As to rushing yardage, four of the top five leaders entered the league in 2017. And the list of quality running backs is so long that it’s difficult to list them all [more]

Devlin Hodges getting crash course in Steelers offense

This week has been different for Devlin Hodges. Primarily, because he’s throwing passes. The Steelers backup quarterback, who could be pressed into service depending on the condition of Mason Rudolph, is getting all the first team reps in practice this week, after not really throwing at all last week. He wasn’t on the roster at [more]

Mason Rudolph a limited participant at Steelers practice

Quarterback Mason Rudolph was able to return to limited participation in practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday just days after sustaining a concussion against the Baltimore Ravens. While Rudolph has more hurdles to clear in the concussion protocol before he would be given the green light to play again, Rudolph’s ability to return to [more]

Steelers get chippy with a Wednesday practice full of skirmishes

The Steelers aren’t happy. For now, they’re taking out their frustrations on each other. Via Mark Kaboly of TheAthletic.com, Wednesday’s practice featured multiple skirmishes among teammates. The defense, per Kaboly, took liberties during a padded practice that wasn’t supposed to be a full-contact session. “It’s the way I like to practice, and I hold people [more]

Mike Pouncey out for year, no word on future

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn told reporters that center Mike Pouncey was definitely out the rest of this year, and that anything beyond this year was unknown. According to Daniel Popper of TheAthletic.com, Lynn said Pouncey was having season-ending surgery to repair a neck problem, and that he didn’t know if the issue might be career-threatening. [more]

Chargers put Mike Pouncey on IR

The Chargers suffered another injury hit Wednesday. The team announced that center Mike Pouncey was placed on injured reserve, and that they signed offensive lineman Ryan Groy to take his roster spot. Pouncey suffered a neck injury last week, and it was apparently serious enough to keep him out at least eight weeks. They’re still [more]

Terrell Edmunds saw streak of 542 consecutive snaps end

Steelers strong safety Terrell Edmunds left the field after the first two plays Sunday, replaced by Vince Williams. It ended a streak of 542 consecutive snaps for Edmunds. “Say what?” Edmunds said Monday when told of the now-defunct streak, via Mark Kaboly of TheAthletic.com. “Wow! That’s crazy. I didn’t know anything about it. I was [more]

Mason Rudolph “appears to be doing fine,” but no timetable for clearance

Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph was at the team’s facility on Monday and reports from media members on hand said that he looked to be in good spirits while visiting with his teammates a day after he was knocked unconscious during an overtime loss to the Ravens. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin had a similar read [more]

Anthony Lynn “sorry” about Chargers effort

Keeping reporters happy is obviously the most important thing, so when Chargers coach Anthony Lynn took to the podium after a 20-13 loss to the Broncos, he apologized. For a number of things. And perhaps not just to the members of the media who witnessed it. “Sorry for keeping you good people waiting,” Lynn said, [more]

“Everything is good” with De’Vante Bausby after neck injury

Broncos cornerback De’Vante Bausby was carted off the field during Sunday’s win after colliding with a teammate and Bausby was taken to a hospital near the Chargers stadium for further evaluation of a neck injury. The initial word on Bausby’s condition is positive. Broncos head coach Vic Fangio said after the game that “everything is [more]

Broncos get Vic Fangio his first win

The Broncos blew a lead in the second half of last Sunday’s loss to the Jaguars, so there was a familiar feeling creeping in during the second half of this Sunday’s game against the Chargers. Denver led 17-0 at halftime, but didn’t get a first down in the third quarter and the Chargers were able [more]

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