NFL Nation reporters assess the biggest injuries across the league, including updates on Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones and Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett.
Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly has returned to the practice field for the first time since suffering a frightening concussion in the team's Nov. 17 win against the New Orleans Saints. The 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year missed the last two games while in the league's concussion
The Kansas City Chiefs' offense is expected to get a big weapon back Thursday. Receiver Jeremy Maclin is expected to return from a groin injury for the Chiefs' big game against the Raiders.
The Dallas Cowboys, even at 11-1, don't seem that unlikable. The Cowboys are always unlikable to some fans no matter their record, but this particular bunch doesn't seem too bad. Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott is a great story (he even picks up his own trash!), the Cowboys are a true underdog tale
Whoever starts at quarterback for the winless Browns will be facing a defense that's among the best in the league at taking the ball away. It's one of the things that's gone right in Cincinnati's lost season. The Bengals are tied for second in the NFL with 14 interceptions, one behind
The Denver Broncos look poised to use their new addition right away this week. Coach Gary Kubiak said new running back Justin Forsett will split time with Devontae Booker on Sunday.
Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor threw down his jersey and said, ''I'm done talking,'' after completing his weekly news conference on Wednesday. Taylor is taking heat because he has a 6-6 record and the Bills' passing attack ranks last in the NFL.
The Indianapolis Colts spent Wednesday adapting to the new reality that leading tackler D'Qwell Jackson will miss the last four games of the regular season. One day after the league suspended Jackson for violating the league's performance-enhancing substance policy, inside linebackers Edwin
Concussions can be unpredictable. Some players suffer a concussion and return in a few days. Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was back at practice on Wednesday after missing two games due to a scary concussion he suffered against the New Orleans Saints, though it was unclear how much contact
Luke Kuechly returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since suffering a concussion in mid-November. Will the All-Pro linebacker suit up for the Panthers this week?
A sex tape starring Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will apparently not be released after he received a favorable decision in court Tuesday...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons returned to practice Wednesday tied for the lead in the NFC South and all banged up for the final month of the regular season.
The Raiders are 10-2 and leading the AFC West, one of the surprise teams in the NFL, while the Chiefs are 9-3, with a win over Oakland already in their pocket. ''I don't know if you can lump them together,'' Smith said.
The Dallas Cowboys are no strange to prime-time television. Rookie signal-caller Dak Prescott has a simple explanation for all of the showcase games.
Few games get the juices flowing more than a showdown for first place. Throw in one of sports' greatest rivalries, and the blood starts percolating.
Adrian Peterson is getting closer to potentially returning from a knee injury, but the Minnesota Vikings running back wouldn't try to return this season if the team falls from playoff contention.
The slate in Week 14 starts with a bang as the rarely relevant Thursday Night Football game kicks off the week with the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs vying for first place in the AFC West...
Ben Roethlisberger says he has no idea why Antonio Brown calls himself "Ronald" and calls the Steelers' quarterback "Billy." And he doesn't care.
Falcons wideout Julio Jones will rest Wednesday but may practice on Thursday, coach Dan Quinn told reporters. Jones is battling a case of turf toe. Here's a look at other injuries we are tracking today.
Everyone went crazy about Cam Newton being benched for the first series of Sunday's game because he didn't wear a tie when the Carolina Panthers traveled to Seattle. Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram went down memory lane and recalled that Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett cut two players
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is going to miss the rest of the regular season after surgery to repair a sports hernia.
And you remember Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's famous "Beast Mode" touchdown run against the New Orleans Saints in the playoffs years ago.
Harrison Smith will miss this week's game versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Minnesota Vikings' safety reportedly could miss the rest of the regular season with a high ankle sprain.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski's season was shortened by injury yet again in 2016, but in terms of a comeback, history is on his side (knock on wood)...
Derek Carr's been on an upward trajectory with the Raiders ... except when he faces the Chiefs, against whom the QB is 1-4 entering Thursday's game.
The Tennessee Titans will try to maintain a share of first place in the AFC South on Sunday when they welcome the Denver Broncos to Nissan Stadium. The 6-6 Titans enjoyed a Week 13 bye after claiming a 27-21 win over the Chicago Bears as 6...
Which NFL teams have the most to gain or lose in the playoff race this week? An AFC South battle of first-place teams leads our playoff leverage index.
Following straight-up losses in three of four games, the New Orleans Saints face their last chance to resuscitate their dwindling playoff hopes as they take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week...
Ladarius Green broke out Sunday against the New York Giants for his first career 100-yard game. The Pittsburgh Steelers tight end adds a downfield element Ben Roethlisberger has missed this season.
Andrew Luck's huge game against the Jets earned the quarterback AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors. Who else took home awards for their Week 13 performances?
Jason Pierre-Paul already had his fair share of bad luck when it comes to injuries. Pierre-Paul, the New York Giants defensive end who famously suffered severe hand injuries in a fireworks accident on July 4, 2015, had sports hernia surgery and will miss the rest of the regular season according to Ralph
As Monday Night games go, the game between the Indianapolis Colts and New York Jets didn't hold much appeal: the Colts have lost a lot of their luster since appearing in the AFC title game after the 2014 season, and the Jets came into the night at 3-8. Head coach Todd Bowles pulled quarterback Ryan
Early testimony in the trial of the man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith sometimes dealt more with the emotional effects of Smith's slaying than with facts. The first witness called was Deuce McAllister, a fan favorite during nine seasons as a star running back for the
The New York Jets were throttled by the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night. After watching the film, coach Todd Bowles concluded effort was not the issue in the blowout loss.
New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul underwent surgery on a core muscle injury and is expected to miss at least the rest of the regular season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported the recovery is projected to take six weeks...
Week 14 boasts matchups with profound playoff implications, beginning with the Chiefs and Raiders battling Thursday for the top spot in the AFC West.
We're just about to kick off Week 14. Once the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders get things started on Thursday night, the final month of the 2016 season will be underway. To this point, we've seen a number of surprises and disappointments...
We're right on the heels of Week 14 of the fantasy football season with the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders starting us off this Thursday night...
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