Cardinals sign Solomon Patton to practice squad, waive Jalen Sauders
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The Cardinals signed wide receiver Solomon Patton
to the practice squad Saturday, waiving wide receiver Jalen Saunders
in a corresponding move. Patton served as the Buccaneers' primary return man over the team's first six games.
Jaguars waive Tavarres King, sign Peyton Thompson
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The Jaguars waived
wide receiver Tavarres King
Saturday and signed cornerback Peyton Thompson
, the Florida Times-Union
reports. The cornerback depth was necessary with Dwayne Gratz (hip) listed as questionable to play.
Report: Lions WR Calvin Johnson unlikely to go in London
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Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson
is unlikely to play
Week 8 in London, according to ESPN.
Johnson was officially listed on the team's final injury report as questionable due to an ankle injury. With Detroit on a bye Week 9, the team is leaning toward resting Johnson in order to make sure he's healthy down the stretch.
Patriots add LB Davis, WR Krause to practice squad
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The Patriots announced a pair of minor roster moves
Friday. The team re-signed linebacker Ja'Gared Davis
to the practice squad and signed rookie wide receiver Jonathan Krause
to the practice squad, per the team's official website.
Colts WR Hakeem Nicks expected to see more targets Week 8
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With Reggie Wayne ruled out with an elbow injury, Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks
is expected to have an increased role
on offense Sunday against Pittsburgh, according to ESPN. Nicks has gotten off to a slow start, with 17 catches for 141 yards and two touchdowns as the No. 3 receiver. He was targeted only once and was held without a grab in Week 7 against Cincinnati.
"I look forward to every opportunity," Nicks said. "Each week I prepare accordingly, prepare like I’m going to play, just like I’m going to play this week. Just have to go out there and play within the offense and everything will be good."
Chiefs rule Donnie Avery, Chris Owens out against Rams
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The Chiefs have labeled wide receiver Donnie Avery
(groin) and cornerback Chris Owens
(knee) out for Sunday's Week 8 clash against the Rams.
Junior Hemingway (hamstring) was the only player listed on the final injury report as questionable. Meanwhile, Travis Kelce (ribs), Sean Smith (groin), Cyrus Gray (hand) and Justin Houston (ankle) were all full participants in Friday's practice and were officially deemed probable.
Rams CBs Jenkins, Johnson questionable Week 8 in KC
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Cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins
and Trumaine Johnson
are questionable with knee injuries, according to the injury report released Friday by the Rams for their Sunday game at Kansas City.
The only other non-probables are defensive back Brandon McGee (foot) and center Tim Barnes (shoulder). Both have been ruled out.
Deemed probable are wideout Kenny Britt (ankle), running back Benny Cunningham (knee), linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar (toe), defensive linemen Ethan Westbrooks (hand) and William Hayes (illness), safety T.J. McDonald (concussion), tackle Rodger Saffold (knee) and kicker Greg Zuerlein (illness).
Texans list lengthy injury report for Week 8 clash with Titans
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The Texans listed a lengthy injury report for Week 8 against the Titans.
Darryl Morris (ankle) and Jeff Tarpinian (knee) were the only two players on the list ruled out for the divisional clash. Jadeveon Clowney (knee), Brian Cushing (knee), Brooks Reed (groin) and John Simon (ankle) were labeled questionable. Meanwhile, Akeem Dent (wrist), Tim Jamison (groin), Andre Johnson (ankle), Johnathan Joseph (knee), Mike Mohamed (calf) and Jerrell Powe (shoulder) were all deemed probable.
Young Lions WR Corey Fuller gets kudos from Caldwell
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Lions second-year wideout Corey Fuller
, who has emerged since star Calvin Johnson lost time to an ankle injury, has earned the praise
of Jim Caldwell.
Fuller has eight receptions for 83 yards in the last three games, including two key snags in the fourth quarter of the Week 7 win over New Orleans. He snagged the game-winning touchdown.
"He's just barely scratching the surface," Caldwell told MLive.com. "He's long, he can run, he's smart, he's tough and obviously you can see he can go up and make plays for you as well. I think you're just going to see him get better."
Ravens unveil final injury report for Week 8
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The Ravens have officially ruled Chris Canty
(wrist) and Owen Daniels (knee) out for Sunday's game against the Bengals. Meanwhile, Eugene Monroe
(knee), Kelechi Osemele
(knee), Daryl Smith
(rest) and Steve Smith
Sr. (rest) were all labeled probable for Week 8.