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Report: Jameis Winston out for several weeks

We’re fast hitting a point where there are more NFL stars on the sideline than the field. Tampa Bay has announced it is shutting Jameis Winston down “for a few weeks” because of a shoulder injury, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Buccaneers are shutting down QB Jameis Winston for “a few weeks” to rest his injured shoulder, per league source. Show More Summary

Texans' Bill O'Brien on Colin Kaepernick: 'Everybody gets discussed'

After watching his team take another big hit on Thursday, when rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a season-ending torn ACL in practice, Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien was left with little choice but to turn to the team’s top backup, Tom Savage, to start just a couple of days later against the Indianapolis Colts. Show More Summary

Monday night football: Packers try to stay afloat against Lions with Brett Hundley

Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers ESPN Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET The Green Bay Packers’ first act after Aaron Rodgers’ injury didn’t go too well. Brett Hundley didn’t come into his first NFL start with high expectations, but the expectations...Show More Summary

NFL Week 9 Superlatives: Did Cam Newton fall asleep before the end of 'Titanic'?

We’ve unveiled a new feature this season – weekly NFL superlatives. It’s meant to be a lighthearted look at Sunday’s games, as we highlight best shoes, class clowns and a certain quarterback who may have missed the end of a major movie. Show More Summary

Deion Sanders on Tony Romo: 'You ain't won nothing'

Everybody loves Tony Romo … well, everybody except Deion Sanders. Romo, calling Sunday’s Cowboys-Chiefs game, took a little shot at Sanders during the broadcast, noting that Kansas City cornerback Marcus Peters was so bad on run coverage...Show More Summary

Week 9 in NFL: Fisticuffs, an unhappy baby and one of worst drops you'll see

Week 9 had plenty to offer football fans who are also into MMA and babies (who the heck isn’t into the latter). A quick breeze through our top five highlights from Shutdown Corner on Sunday: San Francisco 49ers offensive guard Laken Tomlinson, center, shoves Arizona Cardinals players during the second half on Sunday. Show More Summary

Big guy trying, and failing, to run back a fumble is sad and perfect

Even in the midst of garbage, there’s the potential for beauty. An otherwise plodding, lackluster Sunday night game between the Oakland Raiders and the Miami Dolphins included the absolute gem of offensive lineman Marshall Newhouse rushing for glory and failing miserably. Show More Summary

NFL Winners and Losers: Time for the Giants to start over, and that includes Eli Manning

The New York Giants’ rebuild started at the moment it gave up a touchdown on third-and-33. There are plenty of moments to encapsulate how bad it has gotten for the 1-7 Giants, but third-and-33 was truly rock bottom. Los Angeles RamsShow More Summary

NFL Week 9: Jameis Winston, Saints Baby highlight social media winners and losers

Jameis … what? (Screenshot via @NFLonFOX) Another NFL Sunday has come and gone, which means it’s time to crown some social media winners and losers! Here’s who dominated the Twitterverse on Sunday, for better or for worse. Loser: Jameis...Show More Summary

No Fun League penalizes Raiders' Lee Smith for goofing around

Well, this was just ridiculous. Halfway through the second quarter of the Miami Dolphins-Oakland Raiders Sunday night game, an official popped Raiders tight end Lee Smith with a 15-yard personal foul penalty. Problem was, as Smith protested,...Show More Summary

Confusion over 10-second runoff rule adds chaos to Washington-Seattle game

If you’re left stunned, confused and a little bit out of breath over the ending of Washington’s 17-14 victory in Seattle, you’re certainly not alone. After three sleepy quarters of play, things got thrown into overdrive with less than a minute to play. Show More Summary

What was the NFL fight of the day?

Sick of dull NFL games where teams plod up and down the field with all the life and verve of a kid being ordered to go clean his room? Then friend, Week 9 in the NFL was the week for you. We had three, count ’em, three big ol’ fights resulting in five ejections. Show More Summary

Kansas City Chiefs, once on top of the NFL, lose again

At 5-0, the Kansas City Chiefs looked like the best team in the NFL. That changed fast. It’s the NFL, and because the league is so competitive, nobody is immune to catching losses in bunches. The Chiefs have found that out. Kansas City lost for the third time in four games on Sunday, falling 28-17 to the Dallas Cowboys. Show More Summary

Tyreek Hill scores a TD that Tony Romo says he's never seen before

Perhaps the strategy of putting seven players back by the end zone, anticipating a Hail Mary pass on the final play of the first half, wasn’t the best move for the Dallas Cowboys. The Kansas City Chiefs passed underneath and turned the last play of the half into one of the strangest touchdowns you’ll see this season. Show More Summary

Best NFL celebrations of Week 9: Chiefs have a sack race, Saints make a baby cry

The best touchdown-celebrating team is on a bye, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the NFL doesn’t know how to celebrate touchdowns accordingly. Here’s the best of Week 9. Travis Kelce scores TD and wins the sack race Instant classic. Show More Summary

Brock Osweiler still terrible, Eagles drub Broncos

After watching Trevor Siemian’s one-touchdown, three-interception outing against NFC West rival Kansas City last week, the Denver Broncos benched Siemian and went with Brock Osweiler as their starting quarterback. Is there an OptionShow More Summary

On Sunday, we saw exactly how valuable Deshaun Watson was to the Texans

If you want some measure of Deshaun Watson’s value, all you had to do was watch the Houston Texans without him on Sunday. Last week, against a fantastic Seattle Seahawks defense, Watson helped the Houston Texans score 38 points and they almost pulled out a road win. Show More Summary

Saints Baby gets free football, cries like a baby

On this fight-heavy NFL Sunday, where scuffles have marred both the Bengals-Jaguars game and the Saints-Bucs tilt, we present to you Saints Baby: A Play In Three Acts. Act I: Saints Baby Gets A Ball Midway through the third quarter, the Saints’ Ted Ginn Jr. Show More Summary

Julio Jones had the worst drop of the NFL season

Even Julio Jones can’t seem to get on track for the struggling Atlanta Falcons. In what should have been one of the easiest touchdown catches of his brilliant seven-year career, Jones snuck behind the Carolina Panther defense on a crucial fourth-down play from the Panthers’ 39-yard-line. Show More Summary

Jameis Winston instigates fight as Bucs' Mike Evans blindsides Saints' Marshon Lattimore

Not sure what’s happening in the NFL this Sunday, but players are feeling feisty. Just minutes after A.J. Green’s takedown of Jalen Ramsey in the Cincinnati Bengals-Jacksonville Jaguars game, there was a brief fight in the NFL South matchup between Tampa Bay and New Orleans. Show More Summary

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