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Report: Eagles fear torn ACL for Carson Wentz

When the Eagles quickly ruled out quarterback Carson Wentz with a knee injury in the second half of Sunday’s game, it seemed inevitable that a report that the team fears Wentz will be out for the rest of the season as a result would follow. That report came on Sunday evening. Adam Schefter of ESPN [more]

Jaguars hold on for 30-24 victory over Seahawks

The Titans were upset by the Cardinals while the Jaguars were in fourth quarter of their game against the Seahawks. Jacksonville knew if it held on, it would take a one-game lead in the AFC South with three games remaining. It wasn’t as easy as it maybe should have been, but the Jaguars won 30-24 [more]

Sheldon Richardson, Quinton Jefferson ejected in final moments of loss

The Seahawks had a frustrating loss to the Jaguars on Sunday afternoon and they let those frustrations boil over on the field in the final moments of the game. Seahawks defenders gave a zealous push as Blake Bortles took a knee to run out the clock and a lot of scuffling went on between the [more]

Sean McDermott: I was waiting for LeSean McCoy to “rip one off”

Bills running back LeSean McCoy had one of the best days of his career when he ran for 217 yards and two touchdowns while playing for the Eagles in a 2013 snowstorm. The numbers weren’t quite as big this Sunday, but McCoy showed he’s still right at home among the flakes in Buffalo’s 13-7 overtime [more]

NFL will explore whether concussion protocol was followed with Savage

It’s standard practice for the league to review injuries and protocols, but there’s nothing standard about a player who suffers an apparent head injury and isn’t immediately removed from play. On Sunday in Houston, Texans quarterback Tom Savage seemed to be in distress after taking a big hit from 49ers pass rusher Elvis Dumervil. Per [more]

Bobby Wagner leaves with hamstring injury; K.J. Wright out with concussion

The Jaguars have found it easier to move the ball without linebacker Bobby Wagner on the field, and Wagner’s case for defensive player of the year improved with him on the sideline. Jacksonville scored only three points in the 33 snaps Wagner was on the field. It scored two touchdowns in the first two plays [more]

James Harrison active, warming up shirtless

The Steelers will be running a bit short on defense tonight against the Ravens. In addition to the still-hospitalized Ryan Shazier, the Steelers deactivated safety Mike Mitchell and outside linebacker Tyler Matakevich, along with cornerback Joe Haden. That will create a bigger role for outside linebacker James Harrison, who hasn’t been used much and hasn’t [more]

Eagles rule out Carson Wentz with knee injury

The Eagles have had a season to remember, but the question now becomes: What does the rest of it look like? The Eagles have ruled out Carson Wentz with a left knee injury. He left for the locker room in the third quarter after taking a hard hit in a dive into the end zone, [more]

Josh McCown broke his left hand on Sunday

The Jets lost their starting quarterback in Sunday’s 23-0 loss to the Broncos and Josh McCown may not be back in the lineup anytime soon. Jets coach Todd Bowles said after the game that McCown has a broken left hand. Bowles said he did not know if McCown was done for the year or not. [more]

Cardinals’ defense shuts down Titans’ offense for hard-fought win

The Titans entered today as the favorites to win the AFC South, but they sure didn’t look like a playoff team in Arizona. The Cardinals’ defense absolutely dominated the Titans’ offense in a 12-7 win that raises questions about whether the Titans can legitimately consider themselves contenders. Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota completed 16 of 31 [more]

Chargers cruise to stay tied for top of AFC West

Philip Rivers didn’t really look like an old guy. At least until the Chargers gave him the fourth quarter off. The Los Angeles domination of Washington was so complete that backup quarterback Kellen Clemens took the field with 11 minutes and 11 seconds left, just because it was already well in hand. The Chargers won [more]

Carson Wentz leaves for locker room after hard hit

Carson Wentz has taken four hard hits today. The last one sent him to the locker room for examination. The Eagles quarterback dove into the end zone in the third quarter and was sandwiched between Morgan Fox and Mark Barron. The play was nullified by a holding penalty on Lane Johnson. Wentz stayed in the [more]

Jerry Jones doesn’t talk after game for first time all season

The Cowboys secured a huge win on Sunday in New York, keeping their playoff hopes alive and completing the sweep of their spiraling division rivals. But if you think that means owner Jerry Jones would be bubbly and loquacious, think again. Via Clarence E. Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Jones didn’t speak to reporters [more]

Rams block a Donnie Jones punt, return it 16 yards for a touchdown

The Rams trailed 24-14 at halftime. They now trail 31-28 in the third quarter. Sammy Watkins caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Jared Goff on the opening drive of the second half to draw the Rams within 24-21. Los Angeles, which almost blocked a Donnie Jones punt earlier in the game, got to Jones in [more]

Broncos shut out Jets for first win since Week Four

The Broncos lost their way after a 3-1 start to the season and there’s no way to avoid a disappointing finish to the year, but they were able to find their footing on Sunday afternoon against the Jets. As those who once harbored higher hopes for the Broncos expected, it was the defense leading the [more]

Kayvon Webster suffers torn Achilles tendon

The Rams will be without one of their starting quarterbacks for the rest of the 2017 season. Kayvon Webster suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Sunday’s game against the Eagles, per a source with knowledge of the injury. Webster had played in and started 11 games this year, his first in L.A. A third-round pick [more]

Jameis Winston says he has “great relationship” with Dirk Koetter

The hours leading up to Sunday’s game between the Buccaneers and the Lions featured a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that there’s “definitely some tension” between Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and head coach Dirk Koetter as the season nears its conclusion. After the Buccaneers lost 24-21 to drop their record to 4-9, Winston [more]

Second-half scoring barrage in Jacksonville as Jaguars lead 17-10

After seeing only three points scored in the first half, the Jaguars and Seahawks have gone on scoring barrage in the second half. Of course, both teams have benefited from turnovers. Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye intercepted Russell Wilson on the second play from scrimmage in the second half. That set up an 18-yard touchdown pass [more]

Eagles own first half, lead Rams 24-14 at halftime

Carson Wentz has staked the Eagles to a 24-14 halftime lead, completing 16 of 30 passes for 236 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. He opened the game 1-for-2 for 1 yard and an interception but has owned the Rams since. The Eagles have 304 yards already. Wentz has tied the Eagles’ single-season record [more]

Josh McCown to locker room with left arm injury

Jets coach Todd Bowles said this week that Josh McCown is his starting quarterback for the rest of the season without adding the obvious caveat that McCown has to be healthy to make the rest of the starts. Right now, McCown’s health is in doubt. He went to the locker room in the third quarter [more]

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