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Week Six injury report roundup

Week Six of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Patriots and it continues with 12 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]

Eagles put Corey Clement on IR, promote Boston Scott

The Eagles ruled out a pair of running backs on Friday’s injury report and they removed one of them from the 53-man roster a short time later. The team announced that Corey Clement has been placed on injured reserve. He has been out with a shoulder injury and will miss at least the next eight [more]

Zach Brown trashes Kirk Cousins ahead of Sunday’s game

If Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins plays better when he’s angry, Eagles linebacker Zach Brown might have just provided the motivation. Via Tim McManus of ESPN.com, Brown went to town on his former Washington teammate, before he plays against him Sunday. “Cousins, I think every defense is going to want that guy to throw the ball,” Brown [more]

Adam Thielen, Garrett Bradbury back at Vikings practice

The Vikings added a couple of offensive starters to the injury report as non-participants in practice on Thursday, but both of those players are back on the field Friday. Wide receiver Adam Thielen sat out with an illness and center Garrett Bradbury was sidelined by a shoulder issue. According to multiple reports, both players have [more]

The 2017 running back class has taken over the league

Five weeks in to the 2019 season, one thing is clear: The running backs who entered the league in 2017 have taken over. As to rushing yardage, four of the top five leaders entered the league in 2017. And the list of quality running backs is so long that it’s difficult to list them all [more]

Adam Thielen out of practice Thursday due to illness

The Vikings had a couple of unwelcome additions to their injury report on Thursday. Wide receiver Adam Thielen did not practice and was listed as out with an illness on the team’s injury report. Thielen, who has never missed an NFL game, is coming off a big day against the Giants. He had seven catches, [more]

Kirk Cousins says he plays better “when I have an edge to me”

While the Vikings and quarterback Kirk Cousins were being picked apart in the aftermath of their Week Four loss to the Bears, Cousins said he didn’t pay attention to what people were saying outside the organization because “ignorance is bliss.” Cousins may have been paying a bit more attention than he let on, however. During [more]

Happy 50th birthday, Brett Favre

Ten years ago today, Brett Favre turned 40 during what would become one of the most memorable seasons of his career. He was five days removed from beating the Packers on Monday Night Football, and he was three months away from nearly getting back to the Super Bowl for a third time. Favre turns 50 [more]

Eagles brace for six straight challenging games

The 3-2 Eagles’ return to the scene of their Super Bowl victory marks the first stop on a six-week journey that will help everyone figure out whether they are a true contender in the NFC. From the upcoming road game against the Vikings, the Eagles go to Dallas and then to Buffalo, before hosting the [more]

Kirk Cousins on call from the President: “Very random”

Presidents usually call football players after their team wins the Super Bowl. Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins got a phone call from the White House on a Sunday after a winning a game that moved his middle-of-the-pack team to 3-2. Actually, Cousins made the call, after getting word from his agent that the President was trying [more]

Stefon Diggs: I never said I was unhappy or uncomfortable

Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs was an unexcused absence from practice last Wednesday and that touched off a lot of discussions about trade rumors and Diggs’s level of satisfaction with his role on the offense. Diggs weighed in on the trade rumors by saying feels there’s truth to them and went on to say that [more]

DeSean Jackson working from “a rehab standpoint only”

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said on Monday that the team would give wide receiver DeSean Jackson more to do as he works his way back from an abdominal injury and that he believes the wideout is “getting close” to making it back into the lineup. Wednesday brought another update from Pederson and it doesn’t [more]

Dan Bailey named NFC special teams player of the week

The Vikings offense has been up and down this year, but their special teams have been trustworthy. As such, kicker Dan Bailey was named NFC special teams player of the week. Bailey scored half of their 28 points in last week’s win over the Giants, hitting all four of his field goals and a pair [more]

Eagles plan to pick Andew Sendejo’s brain about the Vikings’ defense

After eight seasons with the Vikings, safety Andrew Sendejo has joined the Eagles. With Minnesota hosting Philadelphia on Sunday, his new team’s offensive coordinator plans to pick Sendejo’s brain regarding things he may remember about Mike Zimmer’s defense. Asked whether the Eagles will use Sendejo as a resource, Mike Groh said, sarcastically, “No, we wouldn’t [more]

Everson Griffen: Penalties will kill us if we don’t clean it up

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen joined linebacker Anthony Barr in sacking Daniel Jones on the first third down of last Sunday’s win over the Giants, but the play didn’t stand because safety Anthony Harris was penalized for illegal contact. It was the continuation of an early season trend for Minnesota. The Vikings would be penalized [more]

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