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Zac Taylor not ready to talk about a quarterback change

The Bengals are 0-7 and headed toward a top pick in the 2020 draft, which likely means the arrival of a franchise quarterback. Until then, the Bengals have to get through this season with the quarterbacks on their roster. That has been Andy Dalton for the 127 games he has been healthy in his nine [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:04:00 +0000


Arthur Blank: “I still support” Dan Quinn

Falcons coach Dan Quinn’s job is very much in question, after his team lost a fifth straight game to fall to 1-6. But his boss doesn’t appear inclined to fire him, at least not immediately. According to Jeff Schultz of TheAthletic.com, Falcons owner Arthur Blank dismissed speculation that Quinn might be fired Monday, and said [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:02:01 +0000


Jack Conklin, Casey Hayward leave with injuries in first half

Both the Titans and Chargers have seen a starter leave with an injury during the first half of Sunday’s game in Nashville. Titans right tackle Jack Conklin did not join the team on the field for their second offensive drive. The team says he is questionable because of a thigh injury and Dennis Kelly took [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:52:31 +0000


Dolphins coach says Ryan Fitzpatrick earned another start

Dolphins coach Brian Flores told reporters after the game that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick earned another start. Which, if we allow history to be our guide, means Josh Rosen may well start next week against the Steelers. Via Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Flores said after Sunday’s loss to the Bills that Fitzpatrick had earned [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:46:54 +0000


Derek Carr: Extending ball with one hand was stupid

The Raiders were trying to take a lead just before halftime in Green Bay and quarterback Derek Carr saw a chance to get a touchdown on a run near the Packers end zone. Carr stretched toward the goalline with the ball in one hand, but didn’t make it. He fumbled and the ball went out [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:44:00 +0000


Matt Ryan’s right foot in boot after Falcons loss

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan left Sunday’s lopsided loss to the Rams early after injuring his right ankle and the team announced after the game that he wouldn’t be talking to reporters after the game. Per multiple reports, Ryan left the locker room with a protective boot on his right foot. There has been no word [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:34:10 +0000


Jacoby Brissett throws four TDs as Colts take over first place in AFC South

Jacoby Brissett threw four touchdown passes as the Colts held off the Texans 30-23 to take over first place in the AFC South. Indianapolis improved to 4-2, while the Texans fell to 4-3. Brissett had a field day against the Texans’ depleted secondary, completing 26 of 39 passes for 326 yards. Zach Pascal had six [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:30:11 +0000


Mike Shanahan gets game ball after Kyle’s 49ers win in Washington

It took a few years, but Shanahans have gotten their revenge. After Sunday’s 9-0 win over the 49ers at Washington, San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan gave the game ball to his father, Mike Shanahan, who was fired by Washington as the team’s head coach in 2013. Kittle added that the team was motivated to get [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:28:08 +0000


Jaguars force four turnovers, keep Bengals winless

The Jaguars defense didn’t miss cornerback Jalen Ramsey in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon. They forced four turnovers and limited the Bengals to 291 yards during a 27-17 win. The victory ends a two-game losing streak with a game against the Jets on tap next weekend. Three of those turnovers were Andy Dalton interceptions on successive [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:22:11 +0000


Another big game for Kirk Cousins as Vikings top Lions

Three weeks ago, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was the subject of such withering criticism that some wondered how he could possibly remain in Minnesota — other than that his guaranteed contract gave the Vikings little choice. In the NFL, a lot can change in three weeks. Cousins had his third consecutive excellent game today in [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:12:33 +0000


Rams break losing streak, extend Atlanta’s

The Rams needed some kind of spark, even if it was a team struggling more than they’ve been lately. The Falcons were courteous enough to oblige. The Rams snapped a three-game losing streak with a 37-10 win on the road, extending the Falcons’ losing streak to five games. While it might not be a sign [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:06:39 +0000


Patrick Peterson forces fumble to help seal Cardinals win

Cornerback Patrick Peterson was in the Cardinals lineup for the first time this season on Sunday and he made his presence felt on one of the biggest plays of the game. Peterson sacked Giants quarterback Daniel Jones and forced a fumble on a fourth-and-15 with just over two minutes left in the game. Haason Reddick [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:05:01 +0000


Dolphins turn into Dolphins in second half as Bills win 31-21

The Dolphins led more Sunday than they have the rest of the season combined. For all the good it did them. The Dolphins turned back into the Dolphins in the second half, with a pair of turnovers that cost them points and gave the Bills points. In the end, Buffalo won 31-21, converting the takeaways [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:03:24 +0000


Raiders’ defense no match for Aaron Rodgers

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had one of his best games in recent years today against the Raiders, easily picking apart the Oakland secondary and leading Green Bay to a dominant 42-24 win. Rodgers completed 25 of 31 passes for 429 yards, with five touchdowns and no interceptions, for a perfect 158.3 passer rating. He also [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:01:23 +0000


Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan limps off late

The Falcons are losing again, but that might not be the worst news. Quarterback Matt Ryan just limped to the locker room, with an apparent ankle injury. Ryan was hurt while being sacked by Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the fifth he has taken on the day. The Falcons ruled him out, which is perfunctory [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:46:36 +0000


49ers stay undefeated, after soggy win at Washington

Nothing was perfect about this game. But the 49ers still are. After taking an ugly, rainy, nasty 9-0 win over Washington, the 49ers remained undefeated on the season (6-0). The conditions were brutal in the nation’s capital, with heavy rain turning the FedEx Field turf into a swamp that could use a good draining. As [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:38:39 +0000


Stephen Jones says Cowboys won’t fire Jason Garrett during the season

It’s entirely possible if not likely that the Cowboys won’t fire coach Jason Garrett during the season. But claims from ownership that Garrett won’t be fired during the season are hardly the best evidence of it. Stephen Jones recently told NFL Network that Garrett won’t be fired during the season. “We’re not into those,” Stephen [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:36:41 +0000


Jaguars end TD drought, take 17-10 lead over Bengals

The Jaguars scored a touchdown in the third quarter of their Week Five loss to the Panthers and then went the next eight quarters without getting into the end zone. That drought finally ended with just under 13 minutes to play in Cincinnati. Gardner Minshew hit Keelan Cole for a two-yard score and the Jaguars [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:36:39 +0000


Chandler Jones strips Daniel Jones, Cardinals go up 24-14

Chandler Jones has made a habit of stripping the ball from quarterbacks this season and he added to his total in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Giants. Jones ripped the ball from Giants quarterback Daniel Jones and recovered it at midfield for the Cardinals’ second takeaway of the day. Chase Edmonds scored [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:10:04 +0000


Rams pulling away, Devonta Freeman tossed

The Falcons appear to be just what the Rams needed. While things haven’t been perfect for the defending NFC champions, they’ve pulled out to a 20-3 third-quarter lead on the Falcons, thanks to Jared Goff‘s touchdown pass to Gerald Everett. The tight end even did the old-school Falcons “dirty bird” dance to celebrate, adding a [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:59:31 +0000


Jacoby Brissett throws third touchdown

Jacoby Brissett threw what he thought was his third touchdown pass. It initially was ruled an incompletion, but Eric Ebron was celebrating before Frank Reich even threw his red flag. The challenge showed Ebron made a highlight reel catch, getting both feet in bounds before going out of the back of the end zone. The [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:58:23 +0000


Jimmy Garoppolo picked off to start third quarter

Just when it appeared that 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo have remembered how to pass, he made another play to keep Washington in the game. The 49ers quarterback was just picked off by reserve safety Troy Apke, moments after a 28-yard completion that dwarfed the 10 yards he passed for in the first half. Apke was [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:48:04 +0000


Melvin Ingram, Michael Badgley inactive for Chargers

The Chargers will be without defensive end Melvin Ingram for the third straight game. Ingram was listed as doubtful to face the Titans due to a knee injury and the team made him inactive 90 minutes ahead of kickoff in Nashville. Kicker Michael Badgley is out with a groin injury after being listed as questionable. [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:43:35 +0000


Text messages requesting release may not impact Antonio Brown’s grievance against Raiders

Antonio Brown’s umpteen grievances include an effort to recover $30 million in guaranteed money from the Raiders. That effort could have been undermined by text messages sent by Brown to Raiders owner Mark Davis. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the Raiders submitted as part of the discovery process multiple text messages in which Brown [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:42:07 +0000


Dolphins lead the Bills 14-9 at halftime

Wait, what? You heard it right: The Tank for Tua Dolphins lead the Bills 14-9 at halftime. The Bills left the field for the locker room to boos from the home crowd. They have 148 yards, six penalties and have allowed the Dolphins 141 yards while converting three of five third downs. Buffalo drove 54 [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:41:53 +0000


Marvin Jones has three-touchdown first half

Did you start Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones in fantasy today? If so, we’ve got good news for you. Jones caught three touchdown passes in the first half today against the Vikings. Even when he had a bad play, dropping a pass in the end zone, Matthew Stafford went right back to him in the [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:41:28 +0000


Cardinals carry 17-14 lead into halftime

Kyler Murray set an NFL record while helping the Cardinals take a 17-14 lead into halftime against the Giants. Murray’s ninth completion of the afternoon gave him the most completions through seven games of any player in NFL history. Murray would go on to complete 12-of-17 passes overall during the first half and he added [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:37:25 +0000


Texans’ inability to score red zone touchdowns has Colts up 14-9

The Texans still can’t figure out T.Y. Hilton‘s kryptonite. The Colts receiver has three catches for 37 yards and a touchdown. He has helped Indianapolis to a 14-9 halftime lead over Houston. The Texans have only themselves to blame, settling for three Ka'imi Fairbairn field goals on three red zone trips. Fairbairn has hit from [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:34:12 +0000


Bengals score TD to grab lead before halftime

It took the Bengals offense most of the first half to get in gear, but they put together a good drive at the end of the second quarter and lead at halftime as a result. Andy Dalton and Adam Erickson hooked up three times for 87 yards to put the Bengals deep in Jaguars territory [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:31:05 +0000


Derek Carr still hasn’t learned not to fumble into the end zone

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr made a big mistake today in Green Bay, and it’s a mistake he’s made before. Carr ran toward the corner of the end zone and appeared poised to score a rushing touchdown. But as he was hit at the 1-yard line he reached the ball out and fumbled through the end [more]

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:27:43 +0000


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