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Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Dolphins 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]

Julio Jones questionable with hamstring injury

Falcons receiver Julio Jones did not practice this week. He might not play Sunday. The Falcons list Jones as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bears. Jones caught nine passes for 157 yards in the opener, but his hamstring limited him in the three days of practice leading up to the Week Two game against [more]

Khalil Mack is questionable for Sunday

For the third consecutive week, the Bears list linebacker Khalil Mack as questionable. Mack has a knee issue that has limited him in practice. He has yet to have a full practice this season. Yet, Mack played 67 defensive snaps in Week One and 54 in Week Two. He made his first sack of the [more]

Bears license use of logo to trademarks as part of PointsBet sportsbook deal

As legalized gambling spreads throughout the country, sportsbook operators want to have the ability to easily convert audience members into customers. The Bears will make their online audience available to a pitch to place bets through PointsBet. The team announced the deal on Friday. The arrangement gives PointsBet “full usage of Chicago Bears IP, marks [more]

Falcons short in secondary, waiting on Julio Jones

The Falcons will be short in the secondary Sunday against the Bears, but they’re waiting to see if Julio Jones will be able to play. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the decision on their star wide receiver will go up to game time. Jones didn’t practice much last week, and was clearly hampered [more]

Julio Jones among the Falcons who remain out of practice

The Falcons had nine players out of Wednesday’s practice. They had eight out Thursday, although center Alex Mack was a veteran rest day and not an injury. Safety Damontae Kazee (hip), linebacker Foye Oluokun (hamstring) and left tackle Jake Matthews (knee) went from out to limited. Tight end Luke Stocker (hip) went from limited to [more]

Bears lose John Jenkins, add Steelers practice squader

The Bears lost a veteran in the middle of the defensive line, and replaced him. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, veteran defensive tackle John Jenkins suffered a torn ligament in his thumb, and will miss several games. That makes a stint on IR likely for the 31-year-old. To help fill the void, the [more]

Julio Jones, Takk McKinley, Jake Matthews among nine Falcons to miss practice

The Falcons weren’t concerned about Julio Jones‘ hamstring issue last week, even though he was limited in practice all week. He did not carry a designation into the Week Two game against the Cowboys. But Jones blamed his hamstring for his dropped touchdown pass against the Cowboys, and he finished with only two catches for [more]

Mitch Trubisky: Nick Foles is part player, part coach

The Bears added quarterback Nick Foles for his knowledge of the team’s offense. It’s his knowledge of other offenses that’s helping him contribute to his latest team. Starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky explained by phone after Sunday’s 17-13 win over the Giants the impact Foles has had on the Bears. “He defends the quarterback position,” Trubisky [more]

Jets sign Marqui Christian

The Jets had plans to sign defensive back Marqui Christian as a free agent this offseason, but an agreement on a deal never made it to the finish line. After Christian agreed to the terms on a one-year deal with the team in March, talks about the final details broke down and Christian went back [more]

Gale Sayers dies at 77

Former Bears running back Gale Sayers, an all-purpose tailback who took the league by storm as a rookie in 1965, has died. He was 77. The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Sayers’ passing. On December 12, 1965, Sayers scored a single-game record six touchdowns in a game against the 49ers, with an 80-yard catch-and-run, [more]

Tarik Cohen says he “left money on the plate” for Allen Robinson

Running back Tarik Cohen landed a three-year contract extension with the Bears last weekend and the timing came as a bit of a surprise since the focus had been on wide receiver Allen Robinson‘s push for a new deal. Cohen said some of his focus was on Robinson while he was closing in on an [more]

NFL has 11 teams at 2-0, tying a record high

In a 32-team league, the maximum possible number of 2-0 teams is 16. The most 2-0 teams ever emerging from the first two weeks of an NFL is 11. It’s happened three times before. It happened again this year. The Cardinals, Bills, Ravens, Bears, Packers, Chiefs, Raiders, Rams, Seahawks, Steelers, and Titans are each 2-0. [more]

Chicago’s trade for Nick Foles caused Mitchell Trubisky to “self-reflect”

The Bears are 2-0. Which means that Mitchell Trubisky has run his record to 2-0 since fending off Nick Foles for the starting spot on the quarterback depth chart. After Sunday’s 17-13 win over the Giants, Trubisky discussed at length a turbulent offseason that resulted in Trubisky keeping his job. Trubisky, while driving home from [more]

Kaleb McGary has an MCL sprain

Sunday was a rough day on the injury front around the NFL, but one player who hurt his knee appears to have avoided a major injury. Falcons right tackle Kaleb McGary left with the Falcons up in the first half of a game they’d eventually lose 40-39 to the Cowboys. He did not return to [more]

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