NFL news, rumors and injuries
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:26:44 -0800
Free-agent TE Aaron Hernandez's (Patriots) trial for the 2012 slaying of two Boston men has been delayed six months by a judge Tuesday, Nov. 25. A lawyer representing Hernandez said his legal team would not be able to effectively prepare for that trial until Hernandez's trial for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd was over.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:26:59 -0800
Atlanta Falcons WR Freddie Martino, Cleveland Browns LB Keith Pough, Denver Broncos RB Kapri Bibbs, Indianapolis Colts WR Griff Whalen, New York Giants OT Charles Brown, San Diego Chargers CB Richard Crawford and Washington Redskins LB Akeem Jordan cleared waivers Monday, Nov. 24, and have become free agents.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:21:07 -0800
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:42:01 -0800
The Oakland Raiders host the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, Nov. 20, in what could be a torrential downpour at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Scattered thunderstorms are expected throughout game time, according to weather.com.
Fantasy Tip: As is usually the case with bad weather, these conditions could prohibit quarterbacks Alex Smith and Derek Carr if they persist, as well as each team's wide receiver corps. Consequently, Jamaal Charles and Darren McFadden/Latavius Murray might see extra opportunities.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:07:31 -0800
The New York Jets and Buffalo Bills are scheduled to play their Week 12 game in Buffalo, but New York governor Andrew Cuomo believes that plan is impractical because of all the snow the Buffalo area has received in the last several days.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:22:24 -0800
Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Steelers) went unclaimed on waivers Wednesday, Nov. 19, and is now an unrestricted free agent available to sign with any club.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:21:48 -0800
The Week 12 game between the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills could have the kickoff moved due to a series of snowstorms in western New York, according to a league source. The potential window would be from Sunday night through Tuesday night. One factor favoring a delay would be the inability of the Bills to practice. They were unable to practice Wednesday, Nov. 19, due to heavy snow in the area.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:49:04 -0800
The Buffalo Bills and New York Jets are still scheduled to play in Buffalo at 1 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 23, even though the area has received several feet of snow and more snow is expected Wednesday, Nov. 19.
Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to monitor the situation, because the weather will affect how lineups are decided this week.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:17:10 -0800
Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Steelers) reportedly left Monday night's game, on his own accord, against the Tennessee Titans with just a minute left to play. Blount was released by the Steelers Tuesday, Nov. 18.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:41:43 -0800
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:49:36 -0800
Federal drug agents conducted surprise inspections for National Football League team medical staffs Sunday, Nov. 16, as part of an ongoing investigation into prescription drug abuse in the league. The inspections included the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who played on the road against the Washington Redskins, and the San Francisco 49ers, who played on the road against the New York Giants. DEA officials were expected to inspect six teams Sunday.
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 07:08:52 -0800
Montreal Alouettes WR Duron Carter is receiving interest from as many as 10 NFL teams, according to sources. Carter is eligible to start negotiating with teams next month, and the Indianapolis Colts look to be the favorites to sign him at this point.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:31:27 -0800
Buffalo Bills DB Jerome Couplin III, Cleveland Browns RB Kiero Small, Dallas Cowboys LB Tim Dobbins, Houston Texans LB Zac Diles, Jacksonville Jaguars DB Peyton Thompson, Jacksonville Jaguars LB Dekoda Watson, New Orleans Saints OG Eric Olsen and Washington Redskins LB Jackson Jeffcoat each cleared waivers Nov. 12, and are now unrestricted free agents.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:31:00 -0800
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:07:57 -0800
Free-agent LB Jerry Franklin (Chiefs) cleared waivers Monday, Nov. 10, and is allowed to sign with any team.