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Christian McCaffrey makes another quick recovery

The Panthers are using running back Christian McCaffrey carefully during practice. It’s unclear whether he’s getting rest, or whether he actually has fought through a collection of injuries. From his back to a knee to, as of Wednesday, a foot, McCaffrey consistently has been injured. And he consistently shows up and plays. This week, the [more]

Which teams are attending Colin Kaepernick’s workout?

Colin Kaepernick will workout for scouts Saturday in Atlanta. As PFT reported earlier Thursday, the league has not provided and does not plan to provide Kaepernick’s representatives with the names of those attending. The only certainty Kaepernick has received came from General Managers who informed Kaepernick’s camp that they will not attend. We have compiled [more]

Greg Little clears concussion protocol

The Panthers will have another option available to them on the offensive line this week. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said at his Thursday press conference that tackle Greg Little has cleared the concussion protocol. Little last played in Week Four and also missed the first two games of the season with another concussion. Little [more]

Drew Brees “extremely disappointed” by Saints’ offense on Sunday

The Saints were 14-point favorites against the Falcons on Sunday and got blown out 26-9, the first time this season that a two-touchdown favorite had lost a game. Clearly, something went wrong. Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he and his teammates on offense consider it “unacceptable” that they managed just three field goals against a [more]

Christian McCaffrey misses practice due to foot injury

As Wednesday practices go, Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey has missed several of them this year due to rest, a back injury, and a knee injury. This week, McCaffrey didn’t practice on Wednesday due to a foot injury. It’s the first time this year that he has been listed with such a condition. Other Panthers [more]

Falcons will have someone at their facility for Colin Kaepernick workout

Questions about plans to attend Colin Kaepernick’s Saturday workout are being asked at press conferences around the league on Wednesday and one team had a pretty easy answer to the question. Kaepernick’s workout was arranged by the NFL and it is set to take place at the Falcons’ facility in Flowery Branch, Georgia. The Falcons [more]

Report: Austin Hooper to miss a month

One of the most productive tight ends in the league this season is set to miss several weeks after hurting his knee last weekend. Falcons tight end Austin Hooper went for an MRI after injuring his knee in last Sunday’s win over the Saints. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Hooper is expected to [more]

Younghoe Koo wins NFC special teams honors

New Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo was replacing a legend already, as the guy who walked in after longtime kicker Matt Bryant. Then they gave him jersey number 7, which was synonymous with Michael Vick. Koo held up to both standards, and was named NFC special teams player of the week. He hit all four of [more]

Falcons will be home team for an international game in 2020

The Falcons will only be playing seven games in Atlanta during the 2020 regular season. It’s unclear where their eighth home game will be played, but we know it won’t be in the United States. The Falcons announced on Tuesday that they will be the home team for one of the NFL’s international games next [more]

NFC playoff picture: Getting tighter at the top

The 49ers lost their first game of the year on Monday night, which didn’t knock them from the top perch in the NFC playoff picture but did make things tighter in the race for the No. 1 seed in the conference. A win would have left them two games up on the Packers and Saints [more]

Bengals beginning to pull away (in draft race)

The Dolphins entered the season looking like they’d pull away from the field — in reverse. Instead, they keep winning, and a new favorite has emerged for the top pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. If the season ended today, the winless Bengals (0-9) would hold spot in next year’s selection order. Also, a lot [more]

Austin Hooper has MCL sprain that will cost him time

The Falcons will play without running back Devonta Freeman for a couple of weeks with a foot sprain. Tight end Austin Hooper also will miss some time. An MRI on Hooper’s injured knee revealed a sprain to Hooper’s medial collateral ligament, Ian Rapoport of the NFL reports. Hooper will seek a second opinion to determine [more]

Devonta Freeman could miss “about two weeks” with foot sprain

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman left Sunday’s victory over the Saints with a foot injury. He had an MRI on Monday to assess the damage. The results were fairly positive for the Falcons. Freeman has a foot sprain, Ian Rapoport of the NFL reports, and the running back could miss “about two weeks.” The injury [more]

Dan Quinn dividing the labor of defensive play-calling

The Falcons defense played like there were 13 men on the field at times Sunday. Which makes a bit of sense, since they had more than the normal amount of people calling plays. According to Steve Wyche of NFL Network, assistant head coach Raheem Morris said he was calling third down and two-minute defenses in [more]

Devonta Freeman, Austin Hooper having MRIs Monday

The Falcons posted the most surprising result on Sunday by routing the Saints 26-9 to snap their six-game losing streak. The win came at a cost, however. Running back Devonta Freeman left the game with a foot injury and tight end Austin Hooper was knocked out with a knee injury. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media [more]

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