Raiders will have plan in place for starting QB early next week
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Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told reporters that the team will have a plan in place early in the week for their starting quarterback. When asked if he'll announce the starter then, Allen said he hasn't "given that much thought
," according to the Bay Area News Group
What Allen did note is that he won't make a decision until he sees where Matt Schaub
is physically on Monday. Schaub was not at the team's practice facility on Friday due to personal issues
Rookie Derek Carr
compiled 326 yards through the air while completing 30 of 45 passes, with four touchdowns and one interception this preseason.
Titans backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst
is expected back
in practice on Monday, the Tennessean
"I think we'll know a little bit more as we get to next week, but I don't anticipate that anybody will be missing practice next week," head coach Ken Whisenhunt said. "Once again, I can't speak until something that may happen between now and then, but I don't anticipate that."
Lions release DeJon Gomes Friday
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The Lions have released DeJon Gomes
Gomes will receive an injury settlement from the club. He injured his neck during the team's August 16 preseason game.
Tandon Doss stuck on IR with ankle injury
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The Jaguars have placed wide receiver Tandon Doss
on IR with an ankle injury that knocked him out of the Thursday preseason game.
Ross managed his most productive season in 2013 with Baltimore, catching 19 passes for 305 yards.
Report: Arrelious Benn on IR with back injury
, WR, PHI
A back injury has landed Eagles wide receiver Arrelious Benn on short-term injured reserve
, sources have told NJ.com.
Benn, who also sustained a concussion in the third preseason game, has caught just one pass since 2011.
Titans announce first round of cuts
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The Titans announced the release of several players Friday, including wide receiver/kick returner Marc Mariani
Also gone are fullback Collin Mooney, defensive linemen Marcus Dixon and Chigbo Anunoby and offensive linemen Justin McCray and Jeff Adams.
Report: Sammy Watkins fine after taking hit Thursday
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The second rib injury to Bills rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins
is not serious, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport who has reported that he "should be good to go."
Watkins took a hit on an incomplete pass in the first quarter of the team's Thursday night game against Detroit.
What was anticipated has been confirmed: Giants standout cornerback Prince Amukamara
will return to practice Monday.
Amukamara has been sidelined for two weeks with a groin strain, but has now received full medical clearance.
Report: Charles Sims to be placed on IR/DTR
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The Buccaneers are planning on placing rookie running back Charles Sims on IR/designated to return
after undergoing ankle surgery, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
That move would allow the team to bring Sims back with fresh legs during the season.
Three-game suspension stands for Jerome Simpson
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Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson
could not get a three-game suspension handed down by the NFL for a DUI reduced. The league has confirmed the suspension, per ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Simpson contributed 48 catches for 726 yards and one touchdown last season, but faded after a strong start. He racked up nearly half of those yards in the first four games.