John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that Texans QB Ryan Mallett suffered a right pectoral muscle injury and could miss “several weeks.”
McClain adds that Mallett will undergo an MRI Monday to determine the severity of the injury.
As of now, the Texans are expected to start Ryan Fitzpatrick for Week 12’s game against the Tennessee Titans.
Mallett completed 21...
Kent Somers of the AzCentral.com reports that Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald‘s knee sprain didn’t respond as well as they had hoped and he could be in danger of missing even more games.
Somers admits another week of rest and treatment could help Fitzgerald immensely and give him at least a shot at suiting up.
HC Bruce Arians told reporters that Fitzgerald “couldn’t run”...
Ian Rapoport reports that CB Kyle Fuller has an MCL sprain that is believed to be minor and he shouldn’t miss any time.
HC Lovie Smith mentioned that FB Jorvorskie Lane suffered a “serious leg injury.”
According to Pat Yasinskas; “It sounds as if Lane, the only true fullback on Tampa Bay’s roster, could miss the rest of the season.“
Here’s a running list of injury notes from Week 12’s slate of games.
LB Lance Briggs suffered a groin injury during Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers.
CB Kyle Fuller left Sunday’s game with a knee injury.
RT Andre Smith left Sunday’s game with what is believed to be a “significant” tear to his triceps. (NFLTR)
S Tashaun Gipson was...
Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that Bengals RT Andre Smith is believed to have suffered a “significant” tear to his triceps.
Garafolo adds that Smith will undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the full extent of the injury.
Ian Rapoport reports that Smith’s season could be in jeopardy.
Smith was ruled out for the game not long after he suffered the injury, which is usually...
WR Larry Fitzgerald (knee) is out for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks.
Colts RB Dan “Boom” Herron was surprisingly announced as the team’s starting running back over Trent Richardson. (Kevin Bowen)
Richardson was reportedly dealing with an illness this week, even though he was able to practice.
Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times has...
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys could pursue Adrian Peterson as a replacement for RB DeMarco Murray next year.
Obviously, this is assuming that the Vikings release Peterson following the 2014 season, which is a possibility given his cap figure and age.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that although Peterson has support from the Vikings’ coaches...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Vikings general counsel Kevin Warren is the person within the organization who wasn’t in favor of Adrian Peterson‘s returning to the team.
According to Schefter, Warren and the NFL have been working to make sure Peterson did not return this season.
Peterson reportedly has support from the Vikings’ coaches, front office...
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that upper management has offered HC Jay Gruden support after he publicly criticized QB Robert Griffin III earlier in the week.
Rapoport mentions that this is a much different approach from the team’s management than what they’ve done in the past few years.
According to Rapoport, the landscape has changed for RGIII as there will...
Jason La Canfora reports that there are “at least” two NFL teams seriously exploring moves to Los Angeles in time for the 2015 season.
According to La Canfora, those teams consist of the Rams and Raiders. However, only one of them would be able to play at the “preferred” interim location – the Rose Bowl.
La Canfora mentions that even with changes being made by the...
HC Mike Zimmer tells ESPN’s Ed Werder that he believes RB Adrian Peterson‘s preference is to eventually play for the Vikings.
Werder adds that the Vikings ownership and team management have tried throughout the season to get Peterson back on the field.
Jason La Canfora reports that a ruling regarding Ray Rice‘s appeal is expected to come by Monday...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that WR Josh Gordon is expected to play between 20-30 plays in his first game back.
Meanwhile, Mike Florio is taking the over in regards to Schefter’s report that he’ll play between 20-30 snaps on Sunday.
Ian Rapoport reports that TE Julius Thomas is a true game-time decision with an ankle injury.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that DT Glenn Dorsey is still a few weeks away from being ready to play, despite the fact that the 49ers activated him from injured reserve this week.
RB Doug Martin took most of the first-team reps in practice this week. (Matt Baker)
CB Alterraun Verner (questionable, hamstring) said he’s “optimistic” that he’ll...
The Washington Redskins released LB Akeem Jordan from the injured reserve list on Saturday, according to the NFL transactions release.
Washington placed Jordan on the season-ending injured reserve list close to a month ago with a knee injury, which in turn freed up a roster spot for DE Stephen Bowen, who was activated from the physically unable to perform list.
Broncos signed RB Jeremy Stewart from their practice squad. (NFLTR)
Broncos waived RB Kapri Bibbs. (NFLTR)
Browns activated WR Josh Gordon from the reserve/suspended list. (NFLTR)
Browns waivers LB Keith Pough. (NFLTR)
Chargers signed G Ryan Miller off of their practice squad.
Chargers waived CB Richard Crawford.
Chiefs signed WR...
The Denver Broncos promoted RB Jeremy Stewart from their practice squad on Saturday and placed RB Kapri Bibbs on waivers, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post.
The Broncos had to add some depth at running back given that Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman are both out with injuries. C.J. Anderson and Juwan Thompson will operate as the team’s top two running backs for Sunday’s...
The 49ers have ruled out NT Glenn Dorsey (bicep) for Week 12 against the Redskins. (Associated Press)
Recently signed WR/KR Josh Cribbs made it seem like he expects to see some snaps on offense in the coming weeks.
“I’ll be right behind [Luck saying], ‘You need a break? You need a break?’ [Matt] Hasselbeck might be looking at me like, ‘I’m his break.’...
Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes that “there is an ominous feeling” coming from the Eagles’ building that first-round pick OLB Marcus Smith “may never be ready.”
This season, Smith has played a total of 54 snaps over the course of 10 games and has been moved to inside linebacker after he was unable to secure playing time as one of the team’s top-four...
The New York Giants have announced that they have signed LB Justin Anderson to their active roster from their practice squad and placed OL Charles Brown on waivers.
Anderson, 23, signed on with the Giants as an undrafted free agent out of Louisiana-Lafayette back in May. He has appeared in one game this season, but has yet to record a single statistic.
Brown, 27, originally signed...
The Cleveland Browns officially announced that they have activated WR Josh Gordon from the reserve/suspended list and placed LB Keith Pough on waivers to make room for him.
NEWS: Browns activate WR Josh Gordon and waive LB Keith Pough
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Coley Harvey of ESPN writes that it’s clear the Bengals view rookie QB A.J. McCarron as their backup plan at quarterback.
With this in mind, Harvey doesn’t see the Bengals trading him away at any point in the foreseeable future. Harvey adds that it will be interesting to see if he’s able to develop and if Andy Dalton continues to struggle.
Todd Archer expects the Cowboys to eventually get a long-term deal in place with WR Dez Bryant. However, Archer still views the franchise tag as the most likely option for Bryant next year.
Archer mentions that even though RT Doug Free will be an unrestricted free agent following the season, he will still factor into the team’s 2015 salary cap due to the voidable years...
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Colts are expected to promote RB Zurlon Tipton from their practice squad ahead of Sunday’s game against the Jaguars.
Indianapolis unfortunately lost RB Ahmad Bradshaw for the season after he suffered a broken foot in Week 11. The Colts reportedly tried to claim RB Ben Tate off of waivers to replace him, but their waiver priority was much...
Michael C. Wright believes it would probably be a good idea for the Bears to lock up RB Matt Forte for the next three years or so with a new deal.
Wright mentions that former backup QB Josh McCown was a “major loss for the offense” given that he was somewhat of a coach for the Bears last season.
Wright doesn’t expect any changes to Bears’ coaching staff to come during...
Ben Goessling of ESPN takes a look at some potential destinations for RB Adrian Peterson in the event that he isn’t back with the Vikings next year.
According to Goessling, the Cowboys, Seahawks, 49ers and Falcons could make sense Peterson should he be available to sign on with a new team.
The Lions worked out veteran P Zoltan Mesko on Friday. (Aaron...