AFC South News and Rumors
INDIANAPOLIS -- First it was Trent Richardson and Vontae Davis on Thursday. Then it was Reggie Wayne on Friday. Wayne joined Richardson and Davis as full participants in practice Friday, giving the indication he is headed in the right direction to play …Upvote Share Tweet
HOUSTON -- The rest did Houston Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing some good. "Moving around, cutting, running, endurance," Cushing said. "Feel a lot better; just excited." Cushing added that he wasn't sure yet if he would play S…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoThe Bengals announced some good news and some bad news for their offense on Friday. The good news is that it looks like wide receiver A.J. Green should be in the lineup against the Jaguars this Sunday. Green has missed the last three weeks with a toe in…Upvote Share Tweet
Dexter McCluster not the X factor the Titans advertizedESPN.com 4 hours agoNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Brought to the Tennessee Titans with a three-year, $9 million with $4.5 million guaranteed, Dexter McCluster was supposed to be an X factor for the offense. Halfway through his first season, McCluster’s role remains hazy. The versati…Upvote Share Tweet
Darren Sproles, Todd Herremans and Jason Kelce all probable for Eaglesprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoThe Eagles are set to get a couple of key offensive players back in the lineup this weekend. The team released their final injury report of the week on Friday and running back Darren Sproles and center Jason Kelce are both probable to play against the T…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Wallace says he’s just being honest calling out Dolphins’ offenseprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoDolphins receiver Mike Wallace used an obscenity to describe the quality of Miami’s offense in Sunday’s win over the Jaguars. Asked to elaborate this week, Wallace said he was just trying to give a frank assessment. “Y’all asked me a question and I told…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 9 hours agoJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Reading the coverage of the Jacksonville Jaguars ... Left tackle Luke Joeckel said he plans on playing on Sunday against Cincinnati after a quicker-than-anticipated recovery from a concussion, writes the Florida Times-Union's Ryan …Upvote Share Tweet
RTC: Not enough from free agent classESPN.com 9 hours agoReading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans… The Titans are not getting enough bang for their buck from their recent free agent additions, says John Glennon of The Tennessean. Six guys got contracts worth a total of $58 million. To which I say: Too man…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 10 hours agoThe Indianapolis Colts had won five games in a row before last week's 51-34 loss to Pittsburgh. The New York Giants had won three in a row before losing in Philadelphia and Dallas prior to last week's bye. These two teams are looking to remind everyone …Upvote Share Tweet
Rams sign QB Case Keenum to practice squadprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoThe Rams have brought back Case Keenum. St. Louis signed Keenum, the ex-Texans quarterback, to its practice squad on Thursday, according to the NFL’s transaction log. The Rams waived Keenum on Tuesday. When he cleared waivers Wednesday, he was eligible …Upvote Share Tweet
Jake Locker says he won’t pout about being benchedprofootballtalk.com 23 hours agoTitans quarterback Jake Locker isn’t happy about getting benched. But he’s going to try to keep his chin up. “It’s frustrating. It’s not the way you draw it up obviously,” Locker said, via 24/7 Sports. “But I don’t think you can dwell on it either. It d…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 24 hours agoDuring his peak years with the Tennessee Titans, Chris Johnson welcomed the Monday-morning aches and pains. It usually meant a busy and productive Sunday. He longs for those days.Upvote Share TweetHOUSTON -- Since 2012, when the J.J. Watt batted-passes phenomenon began, the players who lead the league in batted passes are two with similar roots. And they'll both be on the field at NRG Stadium on Sunday. Watt leads the league since 2012 with 28 ba…Upvote Share Tweet
GM Ryan Grigson on Gosder Cherilus: 'He's been fighting through some things'INDIANAPOLIS – Besides addressing the move from A.Q. Shipley to Jonotthan Harrison at center on Thursday, Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson also touched on several other issues. Right tackle Gosder Cherilus was arguably the Colts' most con…Upvote Share TweetArian Foster says he had to prove himself to the Texans again this season after returning from back surgery.Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan Fitzpatrick takes an old-school approach to film studyHOUSTON -- The line of questioning began as part of something else. I'd read this story by Kevin Clark of the Wall Street Journal, that theorized NFL defenses were at a severe disadvantage because of the increased film-watching by offensive players on p…Upvote Share Tweet
Move from Shipley to Harrison at center was performance-basedINDIANAPOLIS -- The switch surrounding the switch from Indianapolis Colts center A.Q. Shipley to undrafted rookie Jonotthan Harrison by coach Chuck Pagano after Week 5 took many by surprise because Shipley’s play wasn’t hurting the team. General manager…Upvote Share TweetTennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors to resolve an assault case involving an Ohio State fan.Upvote Share Tweet
RTC: Two drafts that killed the TitansReading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans… Looks to recent drafts for the main reason why the Titans are so bad, writes Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. Just two of the 20 players selected from the 2009-2010 draft classes remain on the team. To which I s…Upvote Share TweetSo begins the Jacksonville Jaguars' gauntlet. One week after a two-touchdown defeat to their in-state rival Miami Dolphins, the Jaguars on Sunday begin a treacherous three-game stretch of their schedule against a trio of teams with winning records -- an…Upvote Share TweetDeMeco Ryans had to get about 20 tickets for friends in Houston for Sunday's game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Texans. This, after all, used to be home. "It’s going to be special going back to where I started playing," Ryans sai…Upvote Share Tweet
Bradshaw, Nicks To Face Former Team On Big StageOct 31ESPN Colts reporter Mike Wells discusses the Monday night matchup between the Colts and Giants, which will see running back Ahmad Bradshaw and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks face their former team.
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The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFC, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
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