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Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon tops this week's Heisman Trophy Watch

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon tops this week's Heisman Trophy Watch list.

PFT Live: Expect big things from Josh Gordon in first week back

The 6-4 Cleveland Browns are getting Pro Bowler Josh Gordon back as they surge for a playoff spot and Mary Kay Cabot from the Cleveland Plain Dealer joins Mike Florio on PFT Live to set her expectations for the receiver’s return and much more.

Jordan Reed Injury: Updates on Redskins TE's Hamstring and Return

Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed is out for Sunday's clash with the San Francisco 49ers with a hamstring issue. The Redskins announced the issue on Twitter on Friday: Reed has struggled to produce this season, racking up just 24 catches for 239 yards and no touchdowns this season. Show More Summary

Tyler Eifert, Vontaze Burfict 'progressing'

CINCINNATI -- A quick update on two of the Cincinnati Bengals' more enigmatic injuries. Coach Marvin Lewis said after Friday's practice that tight end Tyler Eifert and linebacker Vontaze Burfict are both "progressing" and making strides...Show More Summary

Lions know no one man can stop Gronk

As the Lions prepare to face Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski on Sunday, they know expecting any one player — linebacker, safety or cornerback — to stop him is unrealistic. “It’s a team effort,” Lions free safety Glover Quin said, via Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News. “Everybody chips in. Obviously, when we get him…

What to Expect from Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers Offense in Week 12

Formulating expectations for Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers offense has proven a fool’s errand more often than not in 2014. This will likely continue when the Washington Redskins travel to Levi’s Stadium in Week 12. OrShow More Summary

Bills vs. Jets preview

When: 7 p.m. ET Monday Where: Ford Field, Detroit TV: CBS It's Monday night football in Motown. After several feet of snow were dumped on the Buffalo area this week, the snowed-in Buffalo Bills (5-5) will dig out Friday and shift their...Show More Summary

Week 12 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Projections for Top 10 Players at Each Position

Let's face facts: Most managers are going to make a costly fantasy football decision with their Week 12 lineups. That's not a cynical purview of other players' fantasy acumen. No matter how much we try to answer all of life's unknown mysteries, something unexpected always shakes up the puzzle even more. Last week, Jonas Gray became the top culprit. Show More Summary

Breakout Running Backs Ready to Headline NFL's Late-Season Stretch

The leaves have been stripped off the trees, much of America's been covered in snow and everyone's Googling casserole recipes. It's running back season. Just like the calendar year, every NFL year goes through seasons, and right about...Show More Summary

Jim Mora Says UCLA Fans Don't Need a Bonfire to Get 'F-----g' Turned Up

After a week of preemptive vandalism measures and trash-talking, the UCLA and USC football programs will meet Saturday for their annual grudge match. No one is more hyped than Bruins coach Jim Mora, who opened the bomb bay doors Thursday...Show More Summary

Watch High School QB Do Complete Front-Flip over Defender for TD

When the end zone is near, a player will do just about anything to get those six points. That was the case for Hamilton Heights High School (Arcadia, Ind.) quarterback Ethan Jones, as he did a full front-flip on his way to a touchdown. Show More Summary

Bills players walking, riding snowmobiles to stadium

The Buffalo Bills are scheduled to fly mid-afternoon Friday to Detroit. Getting to the airport will be the biggest challenge. With most Bills players still snowed in, some can't travel by car to Ralph Wilson Stadium, where buses are ready to bring players to the airport. Wide receiver Chris Hogan walked to the stadium: .

PFT Live 11/21: Mary Kay Cabot, PFT Planet

Mike Florio talks with Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer about the return of Josh Gordon after a 10-game suspension, the future of Brian Hoyer, and why the Browns aren’t using Johnny Manziel more this season. Then, Florio takes calls and tweets from NFL fans.      

RB Jonas Gray not spotted at practice

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray was not present at the start of the Patriots’ practice on Friday. Gray, who is coming off his breakout performance in Sunday night’s win against the Colts, in which he posted 201 yards and four touchdowns on 37 carries, participated in both Wednesday and Thursday’s practices. Show More Summary

Crystal Ball

Double D, Boston Herald: Colorado State's Jim McElwain will be one of the hottest coaching commodities in the weeks to come. He has guided the Rams to a 9-1 record. Colorado State is a 22-point favorite against New Mexico and...

Chiefs have time to get their act together

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Kansas City Chiefs paid a heavy price for it, but at least they’ll have some time to get their act back together in time for their next game. It’s a big one. The 7-4 Chiefs will face the Denver Broncos on Nov.Show More Summary

Food Lion Advertises Super Bowl Promotion by Talking Trash to Fans

Food Lion has launched an aggressive social media campaign Friday advertising its Super Bowl giveaway. The promotion offers two tickets to the 2015 Super Bowl, which wouldn 't be unique if it weren 't for the part where Food Lion isShow More Summary

Fantasy Football Week 12 Rankings: Projections for Players with Matchups We Love

We don't have time for clever intros, or fancy prose or well-crafted metaphors. The fantasy playoffs are just around the corner and what you need is wins and solid advice, not a well-turned phrase. Luckily for you, I'm barely capable of well-crafted metaphors or a well-turned phrase in the first place, so I focused on the whole solid advice thing. Show More Summary

Jordan Cameron practices Friday

One of the AFC’s Pro Bowl performers from a season ago has returned to practice after more than a three-week absence. Browns tight end Jordan Cameron (concussion) was on the field Friday as the Browns worked out ahead of Sunday’s matchup at Atlanta, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer observed. The 26-year-old Cameron…

How Tony Bridges' Flip from Auburn to Ole Miss Impacts Tigers and Rebels

Ole Miss delivered a strong message to SEC recruiting rivals for the second time in 24 hours Friday morning, flipping 247Sports' Composite's top-rated junior college cornerback Tony Bridges from Auburn, according to Ben Garrett of The...Show More Summary

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