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David Montgomery returns to practice

Bears running back David Montgomery got back on the practice field Thursday.Montgomery has been out of action since hurting his ankle in Week Three, but he took a step back toward the lineup by participating in practice. Montgomery will be listed as limited on the team’s injury report and Friday’s activity level should provide some [more]

Luke Getsy: I don’t think Justin Fields had a rough month

As pointed out by Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, Bears quarterback Justin Fields currently ranks last in completions (34), completion percentage (50.7), interception rate (6 percent), and passer rating (58.7).So it seemly raised a few eyebrows among the Bears’ beat when offensive coordinator Luke Getsy said the following during his Thursday press conference:“I don’t [more]

Vikings sign Khyiris Tonga, waive Ryan Connelly

Linebacker Ryan Connelly‘s return to the Vikings active roster was a short one.Connelly was activated from the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday, but he was placed on waivers by the team Wednesday. The move opened up a roster spot for the team to sign defensive lineman Khyiris Tonga off of the Falcons’ practice [more]

Vikings activate Ryan Connelly

Linebacker Ryan Connelly is back on the Vikings active roster.Connelly opened the season on the physically unable to perform list as he continued to recover from last season’s torn ACL. He takes the roster spot of safety Lewis Cine, who suffered a compound leg fracture in last Sunday’s win over the Saints.Connelly has appeared in [more]

Vikings say Lewis Cine had successful surgery on compound fracture

Vikings safety Lewis Cine, who suffered a serious leg injury during Sunday’s game against the Saints in London, had surgery today and is on the road to recovery.The Vikings released a statement this afternoon confirming Cine had the surgery and will be back home soon.“Lewis Cine underwent successful surgery today to repair the compound fracture [more]

Cody Whitehair’s knee injury will sideline him for “some time”

Bears left guard Cody Whitehair will miss “some time” with a knee injury, coach Matt Eberflus announced Monday. Eberflus did not elaborate on whether the team will place Whitehair on injured reserve, but it seems likely.Injured reserve requires a player to miss a minimum of four games before returning to the active roster. Whitehair played [more]

Vikings: Lewis Cine to stay in London for initial recovery process

Vikings rookie safety Lewis Cine will remain in London as he begins the recovery process for the fractured ankle he suffered during Sunday’s win over the Saints.“After suffering an injury in yesterday’s game, Lewis Cine was immediately transported to a local hospital where he underwent a successful preparatory procedure in advance of his scheduled surgery [more]

Brett Favre hires former White House lawyer to handle welfare-fund fiasco

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre has yet to be accused of criminal misconduct in connection with the diversion of federal welfare funds for pet projects — and Favre’s own pocket. But he’s apparently concerned about the manner in which the dominoes are falling.According to Mike Allen of Axios.com, Favre has hired attorney Eric Herschmann [more]

Lewis Cine has “significant fractured ankle,” will stay in London

Vikings rookie safety Lewis Cine suffered a serious injury in the first half of Sunday’s game in London. It was sufficiently serious to keep Cine in London, at least for now.Via Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Vikings coach Kevin O’Connell said after the game on KFAN radio that Cine suffered a “significant [more]

Saints take fourth-quarter lead on Taysom Hill touchdown run

The Saints are playing without their first-string quarterback, but they’re thankful to have a third-string quarterback who can make plays.With Jameis Winston injured and Andy Dalton starting, Taysom Hill has stepped in and made some plays with his legs, including a touchdown run that gave the Saints their first lead of the game in the [more]

Vikings take 13-7 lead into halftime

The Vikings’ offense has cooled off after a hot start but has taken a 13-7 lead over the Saints into halftime in London.Both quarterbacks have been solid but unspectacular: Kirk Cousins has completed 16 of 23 passes for 156 yards with one touchdown, one interception and one sack. Andy Dalton is 8-for-9 for 53 yards [more]

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