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Jaylon Ferguson tests positive for COVID-19

It looks like the Ravens won’t have one of their depth pieces at outside linebacker in Week Three. According to Jamison Hensley of ESPN, Jaylon Ferguson has tested positive for COVID-19. Jeff Zrebiec of TheAthletic.com was the first to report there was at least one positive test among Baltimore’s 53-man roster with contact tracing ongoing. [more]

Report: Jaycee Horn likely facing 2-3 month recovery with broken bones in foot

The Panthers had several players go down with injuries in Thursday’s victory over the Texans and there’s a little more clarity on what one of them is facing for his recovery. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Carolina fears cornerback Jaycee Horn broke multiple bones in the metatarsal area of his foot. Surgery is an [more]

Panthers’ Cam Erving: We’re a team, not the Carolina Christian McCaffreys

If Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey misses significant time with the hamstring injury he suffered on Thursday night, the rest of the team is ready. That’s the word from Panthers left tackle Cameron Erving, who said after the game that they’re bigger than any one player. “We’re a football team. We’re not called the Carolina [more]

Matt Rhule: Royce Freeman, Chuba Hubbard just have to be starting NFL running backs

The Panthers don’t know how long they’ll be without running back Christian McCaffrey as a result of the hamstring injury he suffered on Thursday night, but they do know who will be filling in while he’s out of action. Royce Freeman and fourth-round pick Chuba Hubbard took over in the backfield after McCaffrey left the [more]

Davis Mills on his first start: There’s obviously a couple plays I would like back

Making your first start on a Thursday as a third-round rookie quarterback is not an ideal situation. Davis Mills made a few plays in Houston’s 24-9 loss to Carolina, but not nearly enough. The signal-caller finished Thursday’s game 19-of-28 passing for 168 yards with a touchdown. That he didn’t turn the ball over is a [more]

Kadarius Toney: I feel pretty good about my role with Giants

Giants first-round pick Kadarius Toney made an Instagram post after last Thursday’s loss to Washington that many took as an indication that he was unhappy with a role that called for him to play 19 snaps without touching the ball. On Thursday, Toney opened up his press conference by saying the post was about an [more]

Matt Rhule: Jaycee Horn “broke some bones” in his foot

A report on Thursday night indicated Panthers first-round pick Jaycee Horn broke his foot during the team’s 24-9 win over the Texans and head coach Matt Rhule confirmed the nature of the cornerback’s injury after the game. Rhule said that Horn “broke some bones” in his foot and that doctors would do a “full workup” [more]

Cameron Erving: We got a good one in Sam Darnold and he’s only going to get better

Losing running back Christian McCaffrey to injury last season helped sink the Panthers’ season, but it didn’t sink them on Thursday night against the Texans. The Panthers improved to 3-0 with a 24-9 win fueled in large part by the play of quarterback Sam Darnold. Darnold went 23-of-34 for 304 yards and ran for a [more]

Christian McCaffrey has hamstring strain, Panthers don’t yet know the severity

Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey exited Thursday night’s game early with a hamstring injury, and the team doesn’t know whether he’ll miss any additional time. Carolina coach Matt Rhule said after the game that McCaffrey will undergo additional testing. “Christian strained his hamstring. I don’t know the severity yet,” Rhule said. “The minute it happened [more]

Nick Bosa hoping 49ers can make Aaron Rodgers uncomfortable

Nick Bosa faced Aaron Rodgers twice during his rookie season in 2019. In those two games, San Francisco sacked Rodgers a combined eight times with Bosa picking up a pair of the sacks himself in a pair of blowout victories, which included a 37-20 win in the NFC Championship. With Rodgers and the Packers coming [more]

DK Metcalf admits he needs to keep emotions in check for Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf has been called for five penalties through two weeks, including a taunting penalty in the team’s season opener against the Indianapolis Colts. Head coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Metcalf “needs to calm down a little bit” as he’s been a bit too wild during the first two weeks [more]

Russell Wilson: Tyler Lockett is “just magical”

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and receiver Tyler Lockett have taken their connection to a new level through two games in 2021. They’ll need more of the same to beat a Vikings defense that is susceptible to the kind of big plays Wilson and Lockett can generate. “Tyler, he’s just magical out there to be honest [more]

Sam Darnold throws for 300 yards, rushes for 2 TDs as Panthers beat Texans 24-9

Sam Darnold completed 23 of 34 passes for 304 yards and rushed for two touchdowns as the Carolina Panthers improved to 3-0 with a 24-9 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night. The Texans saw rookie Davis Mills make his first start at quarterback on a short week after Tyrod Taylor injured his hamstring [more]

Report: Jaycee Horn breaks foot

It didn’t look good when Jaycee Horn couldn’t put weight on his right foot, and the news is not good for Horn. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports the initial diagnosis is a broken foot for the rookie. It is too early for the Panthers to know the timetable for Horn’s return. Horn, the eighth overall [more]

Tommy Tremble rushing touchdown extends Panthers lead

The Carolina Panthers extended their lead to 14-6 over the Houston Texans on a jet sweep handoff to tight end Tommy Tremble late in the third quarter. Tremble came in motion and took a quick hand-off from quarterback Sam Darnold around left end as a great lead block from Ian Thomas sprung him into the [more]

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