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Broncos lose third right tackle to injury in five-day span

The Denver Broncos' injury epidemic has gotten worse with word that linebacker Corey Nelson suffered a season-ending elbow injury and right tackle Donald Stephenson tore a calf muscle        

Seahawks make it official, place Cliff Avril on IR

The Seahawks made the move official Friday, placing defensive end Cliff Avril on injured reserve. He continues to explore his medical options after injuring his neck during an Oct. 1 game against the Colts. He said earlier this week he is not considering retirement. On injured reserve, Avril will miss at least the next eight [more]

Colts place Robert Turbin on IR

Colts running back Robert Turbin suffered an elbow injury in the team’s loss to the Titans on Monday night and initial word out of Indy was that it would end Turbin’s season. It looks like that will be the case. The Colts placed Turbin on injured reserve Friday. Turbin, who joined the Colts last season, [more]

Carolina's Kuechly voted top inside LB in AP rankings

Carolina's Luke Kuechly has been voted the NFL's top inside linebacker in The Associated Press rankings        

Mike Pouncey questionable after full practice Friday

Dolphins center Mike Pouncey left last Sunday’s game with a concussion, but his chances of playing against the Jets this Sunday are looking pretty good. Pouncey was listed as a full participant in practice on Friday, which shows he’s made good progress through the concussion protocol over the course of the week. The team stopped [more]

Bills WR Matthews questionable vs Bucs with thumb injury

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Jordan Matthews is questionable for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of thumb injury.        

NFL asks court for Ezekiel Elliott’s injunction hearing next week

The NFL wants Ezekiel Elliott off the field, and ASAP. The league filed a motion to expedite the injunction hearing in the Southern District of New York before the Cowboys’ game against Washington on Oct. 29, according to Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News. As it stands now, the injunction hearing is scheduled for [more]

Dolphins' Pouncey back at practice and may play against Jets

Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has returned to practice and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the New York Jets        

Anthony Barr: “I don’t play dirty”

Much has been written and said this week about the hit that led to the fracture of the clavicle of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Linebacker Anthony Barr, now cleared from his concussion and able to talk to reporters, defended his actions on Friday when talking to reporters. “I don’t play dirty,” Barr said, via Chris [more]

Bucs: Injured QB Jameis Winston will start against Bills

Tampa Bay's Jameis Winston tests injured throwing shoulder, team says he'll start against Buffalo Bills        

Adam Jones doubtful to face Steelers

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown didn’t have much success against the Bengals last season as he caught seven passes for 97 yards in two matchups with Cincinnati. The Bengals had cornerback Adam Jones in the lineup for each of those games, but it looks like they will be going without him when the Bengals take [more]

Bills McCoy eager to find his legs and end zone versus Bucs

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says it's time he got rolling after being held scoreless through the first five games of the season        

DeMarcus Lawrence can expect big pay day with big season

With at least one sack in all five games this season, Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence was asked about how big of a disappointment it would be to finish a game without one. The expression on Lawrence’s face gave the answer before he did. “It ain’t happening,” he added for clarity. Lawrence has a league-leading [more]

Lorenzo's NFL locks for Week 7

If you're planning to bet on any NFL games this weekend, USA TODAY Sports' Lorenzo Reyes says these three are the way to go.        

Tyler Eifert not worried about his playing future

Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert is recovering from his third back surgery and will end this year having missed 41 of a possible 80 games over the course of his NFL career. That injury history might give some players second thoughts about continuing to play in the future. That’s not the case for Eifert, however. [more]

NFL considers possible discipline for Lynch after ejection

The NFL is reviewing possible disciplinary measures for Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, who was ejected from the game against the Kansas City Chiefs after he shoved an official when he ran onto the field during a scuffle        

DeMarco Murray does limited work, questionable for Sunday

After missing the last two days of practice because of another hamstring injury, getting any amount of work out of running back DeMarco Murray was good news for the Titans. But they’re still not sure he’s going to be ready to go Sunday. Via Jim Wyatt of the team’s official website, Murray was limited in [more]

Officials shouldn’t “let them play” late in game, if they’re committing fouls

There’s a common misconception in sports like football and basketball that, late in games, officials swallow the whistle and/or bury the flag. Some players and coaches factor that thinking in to their approach to late-game scenarios. The Chiefs may have done that last night, to their chagrin. Why should the rules that apply for the [more]

NFL Week 7 picks: Who wins Super Bowl LI rematch?

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' NFL experts tell you who's going to win the biggest matchups of the week.        

Jaguars' Fournette questionable to play with sprained ankle

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette could miss his first game of the season because of a sprained right ankle.        

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