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Washington releases Dustin Hopkins, signs Chris Blewitt to 53-man roster

Washington has officially made a change at kicker. After seven seasons, the Football Team has released Dustin Hopkins. Washington signed Chris Blewitt from its practice squad to the 53-man roster to take Hopkins’ place. Hopkins has missed a pair of field goals and two extra points through the first six games of the season. Hopkins [more]

Pete Carroll: Russell Wilson doing everything possible to get back sooner than expected

Russell Wilson went through a workout before Sunday night’s game. The Seahawks quarterback simulated a series of plays, huddling by himself and going through the motions without throwing the ball. He was ever present during the game, too, standing next to head coach Pete Carroll, consulting with Geno Smith, using a tablet to review the [more]

Packers expect David Bakhtiari back at practice this week

Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari is expected to take a step back toward the lineup this week. Head coach Matt LaFleur said at his Monday press conference that he anticipates having Bakhtiari on the practice field this week. That would open a three-week window for him to practice with the team and be placed on [more]

Ron Rivera hasn’t considered a QB change

The Washington Football Team was shut out in the second half of Sunday’s game against the Chiefs and quarterback Taylor Heinicke threw his third interception in the last two weeks, but head coach Ron Rivera isn’t thinking about trying something new at quarterback. Rivera was asked on Monday if he’s given any consideration to playing [more]

More proof that Week One means nothing

Every year, after the first week of the regular season, I have a clear message for the fans of the 16 teams that lost in Week One. Forget about it. It’s easier said than done at the time. Here’s something that could make it a little easier, if anyone remembers this when Week One rolls [more]

Aaron Rodgers yelled “I still own you!” at Bears fans after game-sealing TD in Chicago

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers played what might have been his final game in Chicago today. And he enjoyed jawing with Bears fans for the last time. After Rodgers ran for a game-sealing touchdown in the final minutes of the Packers’ 24-14 win, he gestured to the crowd and yelled, “I still own you!” at Bears [more]

Packers beat Bears to take two-game lead in NFC North

With a win today in Chicago, the Packers took a big step toward their third consecutive NFC North title. Green Bay’s 24-14 win over the Bears improves the Packers to 5-1 and drops the Bears to 3-3, giving the Packers both a two-game division lead and the tiebreaker advantage. It wasn’t a great day for [more]

NFL Week Six early inactives: Allen Robinson, Khalil Mack ready to go for Bears

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. The Bears had a few key players listed as questionable for the renewal of their rivalry with the Packers on Sunday and all of them ended up on the right side of [more]

Packers rule Dennis Kelly out, promote Juwann Winfree

The Packers announced a couple of roster moves ahead of Sunday’s game against the Bears. They downgraded tackle Dennis Kelly from doubtful to out with a back injury. Kelly is not making the trip to Chicago for the game. Kelly has only appeared on special teams this season. The Packers are hoping to have tackle [more]

Packers place Malik Taylor on COVID-19 reserve list

Packers receiver Malik Taylor did not practice Friday, listing him out with an illness. Later came word the team placed him on the COVID-19 reserve list. Taylor assuredly will miss Sunday’s game against the Bears. Taylor is a core special teams player, having seen 78 snaps on special teams and 24 on offense in five [more]

NFL Week Six injury report roundup: DeAndre Hopkins in, Nick Chubb out for Sunday

Week Six of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Buccaneers and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 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]

Kevin King out for Packers

The Packers are getting thin at cornerback. Jaire Alexander is on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and they will face the Bears without Kevin King this weekend. King has been ruled out with a shoulder injury of his own. The Packers will likely go with first-round pick Eric Stokes, Isaac Yiadom, and Chandon Sullivan [more]

Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson, Akiem Hicks questionable for Sunday

The Bears have an especially lengthy injury report heading into their Week Six matchup with the Packers. Key players like edge rusher Khalil Mack (foot), defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (groin), and receiver Allen Robinson (ankle) are all questionable. Hicks and Robinson did not practice on Wednesday or Thursday but were both limited on Friday. Mack [more]

Allen Robinson, Khalil Mack out of practice for Bears

The Bears practiced without linebacker Khalil Mack and wide receiver Allen Robinson for the second straight day on Thursday. Missed practices are nothing new for Mack, who has regularly missed practices this season with a foot injury. He has played in all five games and recorded five sacks despite the injury. Robinson has not been [more]

Bears put Damien Williams on COVID-19 list

The Bears are already down starting running back David Montgomery, and now they’re without Montgomery’s backup as well. Bears running back Damien Williams was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list today. It’s possible that Williams could still play on Sunday against the Packers, if he’s vaccinated and tests negative on both Friday and Saturday, but [more]

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