With starting quarterback Marcus Mariota hurt, the Tennessee Titans are planning to sign free agent quarterback Brandon Weeden, a league source told ESPN’s Field Yates. Weeden was cut by the Houston Texans last month before the season started. Mariota was diagnosed with a minor strained hamstring following an MRI. He is considered day-to-day, and Titans
INDIANAPOLIS — Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will return to practice this week, general manager Chris Ballard said on Indianapolis radio station WFNI-1070 AM on Monday. “We’ll slowly start working him back into practice this week,” Ballard said. “We’ll see how much he gets. But we’ve got a plan in place to where we want him
The Oakland Raiders will be without quarterback Derek Carr as he suffered a transverse process fracture in his back Sunday. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said Carr’s injury “could be as short as two weeks — it could be longer.” Carr was injured on a sack late in the third quarter of Oakland’s 16-10 loss
3:39 AM ET Brady HendersonESPN SEATTLE — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman offered a critical take Sunday night on how, in his view, some fans dehumanize NFL players because of fantasy football, saying players “don’t care about your fantasy team.” “I think a lot of people, a lot of fans out there have looked at
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Cam Newton on Sunday became the first quarterback in NFL history to rush for 50 career touchdowns. The Carolina Panthers quarterback then celebrated by holding up a clenched fist. Newton said the fist was to signify “black power.” “I did it to show black pride, because I am an African-American,” Newton added.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee will not play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams because of a hamstring strain. It is the first game Lee has missed because of injury since the 2015 season finale. He was held out of last year’s season-ending game against the Philadelphia Eagles by the coaches. By
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders‘ leading receiver, Michael Crabtree, is doubtful to play this week against Denver because of a chest injury. The Raiders announced Saturday that Crabtree had been downgraded from questionable to play Sunday against the Broncos. Crabtree got hurt last Sunday in Washington and missed Friday’s practice. He was limited earlier
On Wednesday, I sent the following text to a bunch of my ESPN friends and colleagues. This is what it said: Doing a goofy thing for my column tomorrow where I am asking various colleagues to ask me one question — a self-made interview, if you will — and I will answer them in my
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting the message from the top that it’s time to return to their usual routine for the national anthem. Team president Art Rooney II told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the team’s well-intended effort to stay out of politics Sunday in Chicago backfired and won’t happen again. The Steelers plan to
Florida’s attorney general doesn’t want O.J. Simpson to return to the state after he’s released from prison in Nevada. Attorney General Pam Bondi sent a letter to Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie L. Jones on Friday saying that she should immediately tell Nevada officials that Florida objects to Simpson serving his parole in Florida.