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James Conner expects to play Sunday

After getting some very bad injury news about quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers got better news about running back James Conner. Conner, who suffered a knee injury yesterday, said today on 93.7 The Fan that he’s confident he will play on Sunday against the 49ers. Conner, who became the Steelers’ starter during Le'Veon Bell‘s season-long [more]

Chiefs claim Greg Senat

The Chiefs play the Ravens in Week Three and they added a former Baltimore player to their roster to kick off the week. Offensive lineman Greg Senat was waived by the Ravens on Saturday to make room for cornerback Maurice Canady and the Chiefs announced that they’ve claimed him on Monday. Defensive lineman Joey Ivie [more]

Packers claim Tremon Smith off waivers

The Packers claimed cornerback Tremon Smith off waivers from the Chiefs. Green Bay will place safety Raven Greene on injured reserve to make room for Smith, Matt Schneidman of TheAthletic.com reports. Greene has an ankle injury. Smith, a sixth-round choice of the Chiefs in 2018, played in 14 games as a rookie and in the [more]

Jaguars won’t discipline Jalen Ramsey for sideline spat

Doug Marrone said Sunday there was “a lot of emotion” and he didn’t remember what was said in a sideline spat between he and Jalen Ramsey. The Jaguars cornerback left without talking to reporters. Marrone brushed off the incident Monday, too. “Those things happen,” Marrone said, via John Oehser of the team website. “They happen [more]

NFL looking into Antonio Brown shirking his media responsibilities

The NFL doesn’t require players to say anything useful to the media, but the NFL requires them to show up. Since joining the Patriots a week ago, receiver Antonio Brown hasn’t. Not surprisingly, Mike Giardi of the NFL reports that the NFL is looking into Brown’s failure to meet after his first game as a [more]

Chargers will place Adrian Phillips on injured reserve

First, Derwin James. Now, Adrian Phillips. The Chargers placed James on injured reserve Sept. 2 after he underwent foot surgery. His replacement, Adrian Phillips, will join James on IR. Chargers coach Anthony Lynn confirmed Phillips broke his forearm in Sunday’s loss to the Lions. Lynn said Phillips could return this season, but the safety will [more]

Darius Leonard is in the concussion protocol

Adam Vinatieri will be kicking for the Colts this week, but they may not have Darius Leonard at linebacker against the Falcons. Head coach Frank Reich announced on Monday that Leonard has been placed in the concussion protocol. Leonard was not knocked out of the game, but reported symptoms later and was placed in the [more]

Steelers put Ben Roethlisberger on IR, promote Devlin Hodges

The Steelers announced on Monday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would be placed on injured reserve due to the elbow injury he suffered in Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks. That move became official a few hours later when the Steelers formally announced the roster move. Quarterback Devlin Hodges has been promoted from the practice squad to [more]

Josh Jacobs has groin injury; Tyrell Williams a hip pointer

Tyrell Williams and Josh Jacobs came out of Sunday’s game banged up, Jon Gruden said Monday. Williams has a hip pointer, and Jacobs is dealing with a groin issue, Scott Bair of NBCSportsBayArea.com reports. There is no indication of how bad Williams’ and Jacobs’ injuries are as Gruden said he was waiting on updates. Offensive [more]

Colts coach Frank Reich: Adam Vinatieri is our kicker

The Colts have talked Adam Vinatieri into sticking around. Amid widespread speculation on Sunday that the future Hall of Fame kicker would be retiring on Monday (and it was leaning in that direction), Vinatieri will stay with the team. Coach Frank Reich told reporters on Monday that Vinatieri will kick for the Colts on Sunday, [more]

Titans say Marcus Mariota wouldn’t have practiced Monday

The Titans didn’t hold a full practice session on Monday, but they are playing the Jaguars on Thursday night and that means they needed to produce an injury report estimating the participation of their players. Marcus Mariota is one of the players who landed on that report. The Titans say that he would not have [more]

Are the Dolphins in multi-year tank mode?

Many believe the Dolphins are tanking for Tua. They actually may be tanking for Trevor. There’s a growing suspicion in some league circles that Miami’s tear-it-down-to-build-it-up approach may not be a one-year thing, and that they may embrace a Cleveland-style two-year suckfest aimed at loading up the roster with young talent via multiple drafts. The [more]

Browns place Drew Stanton on injured reserve

The Browns are down to two quarterbacks on their 53-man roster. The Browns confirmed a report that they were promoting running back Elijah McGuire to the active roster on Monday afternoon. They also announced that they have placed quarterback Drew Stanton on injured reserve. Stanton popped up on the injury report with a knee injury [more]

Vic Fangio: Time should have run out before Bears FG try

Several questionable or incorrect calls landed officials around the NFL in the spotlight in Week Two and some of those calls came in the Broncos’ 16-14 loss to the Bears. The last of those calls came at the very end of the game when the Bears were granted a timeout with one second left on [more]

John Harbaugh unconcerned Marquise Brown is unnamed player in lawsuit against AB

Ravens coach John Harbaugh is unconcerned that rookie receiver Marquise Brown is the unnamed player in the lawsuit against Antonio Brown, as PFT reported Sunday. “That’s not going to be a distraction,” Harbaugh said Monday, via Jamison Hensley of ESPN. “Believe me, it’s the last thing on my mind right now. Absolutely.” Marquise Brown, the [more]

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