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Dennis Allen not thinking about a quarterback change

The Saints didn’t score any points until the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Panthers and quarterback Jameis Winston is playing with a transverse fracture in his back that requires him to wear extra padding, but neither of those things is leading Saints head coach Dennis Allen to consider making a quarterback change.Winston was [more]

Kevin O’Connell: Dalvin Cook is day-to-day, getting tests on shoulder

Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell gave an update on running back Dalvin Cook during his postgame press conference on Sunday.Cook left Sunday’s game with a shoulder injury after fumbling on a third quarter run against the Lions. He did not return for the rest of the 28-24 win.O’Connell said Cook is having tests done and [more]

Dalvin Cook currently is expected to keep playing, despite shoulder injury

Last year, a shoulder injury against the 49ers in late November resulted in Vikings running back Dalvin Cook missing a game and then returning on the next Thursday night, against the Steelers. This year, Cook once again has a shoulder injury.Per a league source, the current expectation is that Cook will keep playing, with a [more]

Vikings earn hard-fought win over Lions

For most of today’s game, the Lions looked like they had the Vikings beaten. But in the end, the Lions found themselves where they so often do: Coming up short.Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins threw a late touchdown pass to K.J. Osborn, Jared Goff threw an interception on his final pass, and the Vikings came away [more]

Lions’ Jamaal Williams penalized for Key & Peele “Hingle McCringleberry” TD dance

Lions running back Jamaal Williams paid tribute to the classic Key & Peele “Hingle McGringleberry” sketch after scoring a touchdown today. The officials were not amused.Williams ran into the end zone in the third quarter in Minnesota and celebrated with a hip-thrusting dance that included three pumps, which drew a 15-yard penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct.Lions [more]

Will Kyle Rudolph make his debut today?

The Buccaneers persuaded tight end Kyle Rudolph to join the team in late July, with a contract that included $500,000 in per-game roster bonuses and $1.5 million in incentives.So far, Rudolph has earned none of that money.Rudolph has been a healthy scratch in each of the two games Tampa Bay has played this year. It’s [more]

Lions convert fourth-and-5, setting up touchdown to take 7-0 lead at Minnesota

Lions head coach Dan Campbell has a reputation for being a meathead, but he might be the coach whose approach to fourth downs most closely aligns with the stat nerds. And in the first quarter today, that paid off for the Lions.Campbell and the Lions went for it on fourth-and-5 at the Vikings’ 32-yard line [more]

Court filing suggests Brett Favre pushed for federal funds despite legality concerns

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre’s best defense to any accusation that he tried to use federal welfare funds for his own personal project(s) comes from his position that he didn’t know anything about the source of the money. That defense possibly is imploding.Via ESPN.com, a recent court filing shows that Favre knew about the [more]

ESPN Milwaukee presses pause on Brett Favre’s weekly appearances

The consequences are commencing for Brett Favre.Recent developments in the ongoing Mississippi welfare-fraud scandal have resulted in ESPN Milwaukee temporarily suspending Brett Favre’s weekly appearances on the station.A spokesperson from ESPN Milwaukee told A.J. Perez of FrontOfficeSports.com that the appearances have been “paused.”The move comes at a time when scrutiny is increasing on those who [more]

Week 3 injury report roundup: J.K. Dobbins, Jakobi Meyers questionable for Ravens-Patriots

Week Three of the 2022 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Browns 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 injury [more]

Aidan Hutchinson back at practice Friday

Lions first-round pick Aidan Hutchinson followed up his three-sack game in Week Two by missing two games of practice, but it looks like he’ll be back on the field Friday.Head coach Dan Campbell told reporters at a press conference that Hutchinson will be practicing to close out the week. Campbell also said that Hutchinson’s thigh [more]

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