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Desmond Trufant is out for year after breaking forearm

Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant is out for the season after breaking his forearm in Sunday’s victory over Carolina, Ian Rapoport of the NFL reports. Trufant will undergo surgery this week, and the Falcons will place him on injured reserve. His absence will give the Falcons a chance to look at Isaiah Oliver and Kendall Sheffield [more]

Donte Jackson rips Panthers coaches after rout

Things are bad enough for the Panthers, who fired their coach last week. Now after a frustrating 40-20 loss to the Falcons, they’re firing on each other. Via Scott Fowler of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers cornerback Donte Jackson wasn’t thrilled with the defensive calls dialed up by interim coach Perry Fewell and the rest of [more]

Falcons hammer the interim Panthers again

A big loss at home to the Falcons contributed to the end of the Ron Rivera era with the Panthers. The Falcons made sure the Perry Fewell era got off to the same kind of start. The Falcons cruised to an easy 40-20 win over the Panthers, adding to a season of misery for their [more]

Devonta Freeman scores first rushing TD of season

The Falcons haven’t played to expectations this season, for a lot of reasons. But part of their problem is highly paid stars not producing like they’d imagine. Devonta Freeman just rushed for a touchdown in the third quarter, giving the Falcons a 20-10 lead over the Panthers. The bad news? It’s Week 14, and it [more]

Falcons up 10-3 on Panthers

The Falcons and Panthers are playing for little but pride. But at the moment, the Falcons are giving the Panthers’  a good bruising. Calvin Ridley just scored a touchdown to give Atlanta a 10-3 lead in the second quarter, holding the ball out for a little taunting on his way to the end zone. Coupled [more]

Week 14 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET 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 kickoff. Lions at Vikings Lions: CB Jamal Agnew, QB Matthew Stafford, DL Da'shawn Hand, DL Austin Bryant, [more]

Week 14 injury report roundup

Week 14 of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Bears and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Falcons activating Chris Lindstrom

The Falcons didn’t need to see much of Chris Lindstrom in practice this week. Via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Falcons are activating rookie guard Chris Lindstrom and he’ll start this week against the Panthers. They designated him for return from IR this week. He suffered a foot injury in the opener. [more]

Dan Quinn expects Austin Hooper to play this week

Tight end Austin Hooper has missed three straight games with a knee injury, but it looks like he’s feeling well enough to resume what had been a very productive season. Hooper practiced for the third straight day on Thursday, which has given the team confidence that he’ll be in the lineup against the Panthers in [more]

Lamar Jackson on pace to break Michael Vick’s rushing record this week

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is one good game — one average game, for him — away from breaking Michael Vick’s NFL record for rushing yards in a season for a quarterback. Jackson has 977 rushing yards this season, an average of 81 yards a game. And he’s just 63 yards short of breaking Vick’s record [more]

What’s next for Ron Rivera?

During Ron Rivera’s three years as defensive coordinator with the Chargers, Rivera gave Peyton Manning fits, beating him in the playoffs and inducing four interceptions during their final meeting in 2010. That was perhaps the best argument for Rivera becoming a head coach, and it finally happened for him in 2011. Rivera has been a [more]

NFC playoff picture: A shakeup at the top

There’s a new team atop the NFC West and a new team holding down the No. 1 seed in the conference as we head into the final four weeks of the regular season. Wins by the Saints last Thursday night and the Seahawks on Monday night coupled with the 49ers’ loss in Baltimore means that [more]

Bengals still hold top spot in 2020 NFL Draft, Giants narrow gap

For a moment on Sunday, it looked like no one wanted the top pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, since all the teams at the top of the order were winning. But we have come to count on the Giants. If the season ended today, the Bengals (1-11) would still hold the top spot in [more]

Falcons activate Matt Bosher, designate Chris Lindstrom to return

The Falcons don’t have much to play for, but they have a few more guys to work with. The team announced Monday that punter Matt Bosher had been activated from injured reserve, hopefully putting a stop to their revolving door at the position. They also designated guard Chris Lindstrom to return from IR, opening the [more]

Sunday’s win over Panthers results in two fines for Cam Jordan

Saints defensive end Cam Jordan registered four sacks on Thursday night. He also has absorbed two fines from the prior Sunday. Per a league source, the NFL fined Jordan $10,527 and $28,075 for two separate incidents of unnecessary roughness. Jordan was flagged for applying a late forearm uppercut to Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen. Officials did [more]

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