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NFL: Packers shake off opening loss, down Lions

Aaron Jones scored four touchdowns Monday night, three on passes from Aaron Rodgers, as the Green Bay Packers bounced back from a Week 1 blowout loss by topping the visiting Detroit Lions 35-17. Jones rushed 17 times for 67 yards and caught six passes for 48 yards for Green Bay, which took over in the […]

  • NFL: Rams’ Sean McVay hopes RB Darrell Henderson (rib) can play Sunday

    Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay expressed optimism that Darrell Henderson may be active for this Sunday’s home game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the running back was injured a day earlier. In the second half of the Rams’ 27-24 win at Indianapolis on Sunday, Henderson was removed from the game in the second […]

  • NFL: Giants WR Kenny Golladay: I was yelling at Jason Garrett, not Daniel Jones

    New York Giants receiver Kenny Golladay said his outburst during Thursday night’s 30-29 loss to the Washington Football Team was aimed at offensive coordinator Jason Garrett and not quarterback Daniel Jones. Television cameras caught Golladay yelling on the sidelines in the fourth quarter of the NFC East battle. Jones was seen looking at Golladay during […]

  • NFL: Texans won’t activate Deshaun Watson with Tyrod Taylor missing time

    Despite multiple reports that Houston Texans starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor will be unable to play Thursday against the Carolina Panthers, the team will not be turning to sidelined quarterback Deshaun Watson. Texans coach David Culley said Monday that even if Taylor is sidelined because of a left hamstring injury, former franchise and All-Pro QB Watson […]

  • NCAAF: Florida State hopes to avoid worst start in 47 years vs. Louisville

    Florida State will be hoping to avoid its worst start in nearly five decades while Louisville seeks to continue the momentum it has built over the last 10 quarters when the two clash Saturday afternoon in Tallahassee. The last time the Seminoles (0-3, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) lost their first four games of the season […]

  • NCAAF: Calvin Austin III, Memphis seek encore performance vs. UT-San Antonio

    Memphis will see if receiver Calvin Austin III can provide an encore against the visiting and fellow undefeated UT-San Antonio in a nonconference game on Saturday. Austin led the charge against the Mississippi State last week by scoring three second-half touchdowns in a span of 15:30 to help the Tigers (3-0) overcome a 17-7 halftime […]

  • NCAAF: Miami QB D’Eriq King to have right shoulder evaluated

    Miami quarterback D’Eriq King’s injured right shoulder will be looked at by doctors on Tuesday, and coach Manny Diaz said he wasn’t sure his starter would be able to play Saturday against FCS opponent Central Connecticut State. “D’Eriq’s roughed up pretty good,” Diaz said Monday on WQAM radio in Miami. King sustained the injury Saturday […]

  • NCAAF: Kenny Pickett, Pitt look to right ship vs. New Hampshire

    Pittsburgh aims to pick itself up following last week’s letdown when it hosts FCS member New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon. The clash against the Wildcats at Heinz Field serves as the last tune-up for the Panthers (2-1) before they play eight straight games against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents. Offense hasn’t been the problem for Pittsburgh, […]

  • NCAAF: Virginia aims for rebound performance vs. Wake Forest

    It is too soon for one setback to derail Virginia’s plans for the season. But the Cavaliers would be wise for a strong bounce-back outing when Wake Forest visits for Friday night’s Atlantic Coast Conference game in Charlottesville, Va. Wake Forest (3-0, 1-0 ACC) certainly has big plans after three convincing outcomes. The Demon Deacons […]

  • NCAAF: LSU veteran DE Andre Anthony (knee) out for season

    LSU starting defensive end Andre Anthony will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury sustained in Saturday’s win against Central Michigan. A sixth-year senior, Anthony was a leader on defense. He ends his season with eight tackles and 3.5 sacks. “Let me say this about Andre Anthony, what an outstanding Tiger, […]

  • NCAAF: Temple looks to bounce back at home vs. Wagner

    After a pandemic-shortened 2020 season, Temple came back to campus with high expectations this season. But the Owls (1-2) have struggled, most recently falling 28-3 to Boston College last Saturday. Their offense was especially inefficient with just 84 net passing yards and a 32-yard fourth-quarter field goal by Rory Bell. Temple, however, will look to […]

  • NCAAF: Sean Tucker, Syracuse aim to solve Liberty defense

    Sean Tucker produced a terrific performance for Syracuse on the ground and in the passing lanes, but the second-year running back and the rest of the Orange are about to encounter a step up in the opposing defense. The Orange lost at home last year to Liberty and hope to figure out a way to […]

  • NFL: Raiders QB Derek Carr questionable after MRI on ankle

    Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr had a precautionary MRI on his ankle Monday and will be listed as questionable in advance of Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is confident Carr will not miss Sunday’s home game but was not as confident about the status of running back Josh Jacobs, […]

  • NFL: JaMycal Hasty (ankle) out as 49ers search for RBs

    San Francisco 49ers running back JaMycal Hasty will be sidelined multiple weeks after sustaining a high ankle sprain during Sunday’s 17-11 road win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Hasty’s injury occurred in the fourth quarter. Further tests on Monday confirmed the diagnosis. The loss of Hasty comes one week after starter Raheem Mostert was lost to […]

  • NFL: Eagles TE Zach Ertz tests positive for COVID-19

    Eagles tight end Zach Ertz was placed on the COVID/reserve list on Monday. There is ample time for Ertz to get back in the fold, as Philadelphia plays the Dallas Cowboys on “Monday Night Football” to end Week 3. Roster Move: Eagles have placed TE Zach Ertz on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. pic.twitter.com/m4Massuuqi — Philadelphia Eagles […]

  • NFL: Colts: ‘Too early’ to know if QB Carson Wentz will miss time

    Carson Wentz has a pair of ankle injuries and his status for Week 3 is cloudy as the Indianapolis Colts turn the page on a tough home loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Head coach Frank Reich said Monday the team should know more about Wentz and his availability later in the week. “We’ll have […]

  • NFL: Packers heavily backed as double-digit favorites vs. Lions

    Reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers fully expects the Green Bay Packers to rebound from an ugly Week 1 loss to New Orleans. “I’m not going to make it bigger than it was. I’ll let you guys (in the media) and the outside world do that,” he said. “We’ve won a lot of games around here. […]

  • NFL: Eagles OL Brandon Brooks (pec) headed to IR

    Philadelphia Eagles three-time Pro Bowl guard Brandon Brooks has a strained pectoral muscle and is headed for short-term injured reserve. The team feared the muscle was torn, which would have ended his season. He’ll have to miss at least three weeks on IR. Head coach Nick Sirianni confirmed the injury on Monday along with a […]

  • NFL: Browns release WR Davion Davis

    The Cleveland Browns released wide receiver Davion Davis on Monday as his suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy expired, NFL Network reported. In August, Davis was suspended for the first two regular-season games as punishment from a 2019 arrest in Minnesota for suspicion of driving under the influence. He pleaded guilty in December 2020 […]

  • NFL: Bucs have reached out to Richard Sherman

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reached out to free agent Richard Sherman in a play to shore up their defensive secondary. Bucs coach Bruce Arians, responding to questions about an NFL Network report, confirmed Monday that Bucs general manager Jason Licht has been in contact with Sherman, who’s facing criminal charges and an NFL investigation. […]

  • NFL: Steelers WR Diontae Johnson not seriously injured Sunday

    Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson avoided a serious knee injury Sunday when he crumpled into a heap on the final play of Pittsburgh’s loss to the Las Vegas Raiders. Johnson grabbed his knee and grimaced as he hit the turf, but head coach Mike Tomlin said Monday the Steelers consider Johnson week-to-week following further evaluation. […]

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