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Shoulder keeps Rob Gronkowski out of practice Wednesday

Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski spiked the ball with his left hand after catching a touchdown last Sunday and said that his ailing right shoulder was the reason why he went that route. Gronkowski said his shoulder wasn’t giving him too much trouble, but it’s enough of an issue that the team had him sit [more]

Jets trade Jordan Willis to 49ers

The winless Jets are continuing their fire sale, with linebacker Jordan Willis the latest player on the way out. The Jets are sending Willis to the 49ers, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. There’s no immediate word on what the Jets are getting back, but it’s likely something similar to the swap of late-round [more]

Seahawks place Lano Hill on IR, promote Damarious Randall

The Seahawks announced they promoted safety Damarious Randall to the active roster from the practice squad. He will replace safety Lano Hill on the 53-player roster. Hill is headed to injured reserve with a back injury that has kept him out of the past three games. Randall, a 2015 first-round choice of the Packers, has [more]

Eagles release Jamon Brown, sign Jason Croom off practice squad

The Eagles started Jamon Brown at right guard against the Ravens last Sunday and his play was part of the reason why Ravens defensive lineman Calais Campbell wound up as the AFC’s defensive player of the week after recording three sacks in Baltimore’s win. Brown won’t be starting against the Giants on Thursday and he [more]

Ezekiel Elliott has studied every fumble to see “where things went wrong”

Ezekiel Elliott took the blame for the Cowboys’ loss Monday night after his two fumbles put his team in a 14-0 hole. The Cowboys running back apologized to the team, too. “I just wanted to let them know how terrible I felt,” Elliott said Wednesday. “And that I’m supposed to be a guy this team [more]

Sean Lee: We’re not going to worry about anything anonymous

A 2-4 start and a blowout loss to the Cardinals on Monday night have led to a lot of gripes about the Cowboys and some of them have come via anonymous members of the team. Those nameless voices told Jane Slater of NFL Network that the team’s coaches “just aren’t good at their jobs” and [more]

49ers promote Joe Walker from practice squad

The 49ers announced they promoted linebacker Joe Walker to the active roster from the practice squad Wednesday. They signed linebacker Jonas Griffith to the team’s practice squad. Walker originally signed with the team as a free agent on March 24. The 49ers cut him out of training camp and signed him back to the team’s [more]

Giants rule out C.J. Board, Adrian Colbert; Darius Slayton good to go

The Giants won’t have receiver C.J. Board or defensive back Adrian Colbert when they play the Eagles on Thursday night. The team ruled out Board with a concussion and Colbert with a shoulder injury. The Giants placed defensive back Tae Crowder on injured reserve earlier this week with a hamstring injury. The Giants list defensive [more]

Eagles expect DeSean Jackson, Lane Johnson to play Thursday

The Eagles will be missing several key players on offense due to injury when they face the Giants on Thursday night, but the team is set to get a couple of players back in action. Head coach Doug Pederson said on Wednesday that wide receiver DeSean Jackson and right tackle Lane Johnson are expected to [more]

Seahawks bring back Mychal Kendricks

When free agent linebacker Mychal Kendricks had his sentencing for an insider trading conviction pushed back from October to January, it guaranteed he would be available to play this year. And now he’ll get the opportunity. Kendricks is signing with the Seahawks’ practice squad today and will have an opportunity to sign to the active [more]

49ers No. 2 quarterback spot may go back and forth between Nick Mullens, C.J. Beathard

49ers quarterback Nick Mullens had a dreadful performance against the Eagles earlier this month, getting benched for C.J. Beathard and falling to No. 3 on the depth chart. On Sunday night against the Rams, however, Mullens landed at No. 2 on the depth chart ahead of Beathard. Via Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area, [more]

Lions put Julian Okwara on IR, sign DB Chris Jones

The Lions drafted defensive end Julian Okwara in the third round this year with the hope that he’d be a contributor to their defense. Okwara’s contributions to this point in his rookie year have been limited and it will be some time before he’ll have a chance to make a bigger splash. The Lions announced [more]

Eagles push some of Fletcher Cox’s cap hit to next year

The Eagles are freeing up some cap space this year and pushing it to next year. Philadelphia recently converted $7.165 million of defensive tackle Fletcher Cox’s salary into a bonus, creating about $5.732 million in 2020 cap space and pushing the money into 2021, according to Field Yates of ESPN. That may give them some [more]

Panthers put Joey Slye, Trent Scott on COVID-19 list

The Panthers did not have any positive COVID-19 tests since shutting their facility down on Monday, so they are back in the building on Wednesday. While there were no positive tests, they did put a couple of players on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The team announced that kicker Joey Slye and offensive lineman Trent Scott have [more]

Sean Payton: Michael Thomas’ discipline over, we’ll see if ankle’s OK

The Saints are coming back from a bye, but one of their key players has gone a lot longer than a week since playing his last game. Wide receiver Michael Thomas missed three games with an ankle injury and then was held out of the lineup in Week Five in a disciplinary move after he [more]

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