AFC South News and Rumors

Reggie Wayne a full participant in practice for Colts

Reggie Wayne a full participant in practice for Colts

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 40 minutes ago
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
  • Texans list a more optimistic Brian Cushing as questionable

    Texans list a more optimistic Brian Cushing as questionable

    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 Tweet
  • A.J. Green on track to play, Giovani Bernard ruled out

    A.J. Green on track to play, Giovani Bernard ruled out

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    The 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 advertized

    Dexter McCluster not the X factor the Titans advertized

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    NASHVILLE, 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…

    Darren Sproles, Todd Herremans and Jason Kelce all probable for Eagles

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    The 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’ …

    Mike Wallace says he’s just being honest calling out Dolphins’ offense

    profootballtalk.com 8 hours ago
    Dolphins 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 Tweet
  • RTC: Luke Joeckel plans on playing Sunday

    RTC: Luke Joeckel plans on playing Sunday

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    JACKSONVILLE, 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 class

    RTC: Not enough from free agent class

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    Reading 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 Tweet
  • Colts vs. Giants preview

    Colts vs. Giants preview

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    The 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 squad

    Rams sign QB Case Keenum to practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    The 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 benched

    Jake Locker says he won’t pout about being benched

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    Titans 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 Tweet
  • Jets RB Johnson frustrated with limited role

    Jets RB Johnson frustrated with limited role

    ESPN.com 24 hours ago
    During 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 Tweet
  • Texans' J.J. Watt, Eagles' Connor Barwin are prolific at battin…

    Texans' J.J. Watt, Eagles' Connor Barwin are prolific at batting passes

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    HOUSTON -- 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…

    GM Ryan Grigson on Gosder Cherilus: 'He's been fighting through some things'

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    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 Tweet
  • Foster: 'Rookie mode' to prove myself again

    Foster: 'Rookie mode' to prove myself again

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Arian 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 study

    Ryan Fitzpatrick takes an old-school approach to film study

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    HOUSTON -- 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-based

    Move from Shipley to Harrison at center was performance-based

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- 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 Tweet
  • Titans' Lewan pleads guilty to misdemeanors

    Titans' Lewan pleads guilty to misdemeanors

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Tennessee 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 Titans

    RTC: Two drafts that killed the Titans

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Reading 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 Tweet
  • Jaguars vs. Bengals preview

    Jaguars vs. Bengals preview

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    So 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 Tweet
  • Texans vs. Eagles preview

    Texans vs. Eagles preview

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    DeMeco 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
  • Video - Bradshaw, Nicks To Face Former Team On Big Stage 00:56

    Bradshaw, Nicks To Face Former Team On Big Stage

    Oct 31
    ESPN 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.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Colts-Giants 00:51

    NFL Live Prediction: Colts-Giants

    Oct 30
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Indianapolis at the New York Giants.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Jaguars-Bengals 00:37

    Inside Edge: Jaguars-Bengals

    Oct 30
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Jacksonville at Cincinnati.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Colts-Giants 00:37

    Inside Edge: Colts-Giants

    Oct 30
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Indianapolis at the New York Giants.

Sports Columnists

  • The Race to Seven

    Oct 31
    There 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…
  • ‘I’m Not a Wide Receiver. I’m a Football Player’

    Oct 30
    The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
  • Playoff spots will be a premium -- John Clayton's First and Goal

    Oct 30
    John Clayton's First and Goal: Few teams are out of the running for an AFC playoff berth, meaning contenders can't afford to lose any ground in Week 9.
  • Week 9: Two Great Rivalries Renewed

    Oct 30
    The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday