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Bill Callahan: Dwayne Haskins not a candidate to start right now

Washington team president Bruce Allen said on Monday that all quarterback decisions will be made by interim head coach Bill Callahan and Callahan was asked about his plans for the quarterback position in this week’s game against the Dolphins in his initial press conference later in the day. Callahan said he’s not ready to name [more]

Jonathan Martin cuts plea deal in Instagram threat case

Former NFL player Jonathan Martin has cut a plea deal after accusations that he threatened former teammates Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey, as well as two of his former classmates. Martin will have his charges dropped if he follows court-ordered mental health counseling. “Today, a judge granted Jonathan Martin mental health diversion without objection for [more]

Miami vendor charges $724 for two beers

Supply and demand is a powerful thing when the home team is bad enough to promote heavy drinking. But that’s not what resulted in a Dolphins fan being charged $724 for two beers at Sunday’s game against the Chargers. It was good, old-fashioned criminal misconduct. According to the Miami Herald, 33-year-old Nathaniel Collier allegedly ran [more]

Frank Gore should be a lock for Canton

The shrinking group of fans and pundits who think that running back Frank Gore doesn’t deserve a spot in Canton suggest that Gore shouldn’t be rewarded with a bronze bust and a gold jacket for longevity and padded stats. To those folks we continue to say, “Have you lost your minds?” The question came up [more]

Four first-year coaches are still looking for their first wins

For the first time in the NFL’s 100 seasons, four rookie coaches are still looking for their first wins after four weeks of the season. As noted by Trey Wingo of ESPN, Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury, Bengals coach Zac Taylor (pictured), Broncos coach Vic Fangio, and Dolphins coach Brian Flores have failed to win a [more]

Sean Culkin tears Achilles, out for year

The Chargers signed Lance Kendricks two weeks ago after Hunter Henry was diagnosed with a tibial plateau fracture. Antonio Gates remains a free agent. Will the Chargers look Gates’ way this time around? Kendricks and Sean Culkin were the only active tight ends Sunday, with Henry and Virgil Green inactive with their injuries. Culken left [more]

Chargers score 20 unanswered points to rout Dolphins 30-10

The Chargers didn’t need Melvin Gordon. They didn’t need their kicker either. And Philip Rivers didn’t even finish the game, with Tyrod Taylor getting a chance in mop-up duty after the Chargers scored 20 unanswered points to pull away from the Dolphins 30-10. Los Angeles ended its two-game losing streak to move to 2-2 on [more]

Frank Gore becomes fourth player to rush for 15,000 yards

The gold jacket and the bronze bust have now been secured. If they weren’t already. Running back Frank Gore, with 88 first-half rushing yards, got to exactly 15,000 yards for his career. Gore, a fifteenth-year veteran, remains fourth on the all-time rushing list. With 93 yards on 11 carries as of this posting, he’s currently [more]

Chargers get late first half touchdown to lead 17-10 at half

With Melvin Gordon as a spectator, Austin Ekeler has carried the load for the Chargers. He has eight carries for 25 yards and four catches for 46 yards. Ekeler’s last catch went for an 18-yard touchdown, giving the Chargers a hard-fought 17-10 halftime lead over the Dolphins. Miami has yet to punt, getting a touchdown [more]

Josh Rosen lighting up the Chargers as Miami has forged 10-10 tie

Josh Rosen completed his first seven passes, torching the Chargers. He has missed his last two, but they weren’t his fault. After the Dolphins reached the Los Angeles 10-yard line, Jakeem Grant lost 2 yards. Rosen threw a perfect pass to running back Kalen Ballage, who dropped it. On third down, Rosen threw a perfect [more]

Josh Rosen throws 34-yard TD pass to give Miami its first lead of season

Josh Rosen had his moments in last week’s game against the Cowboys. He was perfect on the Dolphins’ first drive Sunday. After the Chargers drove for a field goal on the game’s first possession, Rosen led Miami right down the field. He completed all four of his passes for 75 yards, including a 34-yard touchdown [more]

Week Four early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Raiders at Colts Raiders: WR Dwayne Harris, G Gabe Jackson, LB Dakota Allen, QB [more]

Report: Melvin Gordon only to play in an emergency

The Chargers activated running back Melvin Gordon on Saturday, so he’s eligible to play against the Dolphins on Sunday. It appears the plan is for Gordon to wait to make his first appearance of the 2019 season, however. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Gordon is set to be in uniform, but that he [more]

Jeff Heath not fined for hit on Allen Hurns

Cowboys safety Jeff Heath avoided a fine on the hit that sent Dolphins receiver Allen Hurns to the hospital. On review, the league determined Heath’s helmet-to-helmet hit was incidental contact as the safety was playing the ball, according to a source. Both players were going for the ball, arriving at the same time. Heath, who [more]

Chargers put Melvin Gordon on active roster

Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is set to make his 2019 debut on Sunday, just days after ending his holdout. The Chargers put Gordon on their 53-man active roster today, making him eligible to play tomorrow against the Dolphins. These are the Dolphins we’re talking about, so the Chargers probably don’t need Gordon’s help to [more]

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