Snap counts: S Dean Marlowe plays every defensive rep while Will Harris moves inside to slot
DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions relied heavily on Jerry Jacobs, Amani Oruwariye, Tracy Walker and Dean Marlowe on Thanksgiving, with each playing every defensive rep in the secondary. Parker missed the team’s 16-14 loss to the Chicago Bears, with Will Harris seeing more looks from the slot. Harris has played there at times throughout the season but logged 63 defensive snaps against the Bears, with Marlowe taking over at safety. Reynolds showed flashes this time around, leading the team with three catches for 70 yards and one touchdown. Raymond also made his way back into the box score, catching three of four targets for 16 yards.mlive.com
The Lions might spare the country from having to watch another backup QB on Thanksgiving after all
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions might not subject the country to another no-name backup quarterback on Thanksgiving after all. “He’s tough,” Campbell said. He’s been through a lot, played through a lot and I appreciate that about him. Campbell said he expected Boyle to be better on Thanksgiving, although now it seems that might not be required, which would save the country from having to watch a backup Lions quarterback for the second time in three years on Thanksgiving. This is a pretty dang good back, they got some heavy sets, so they’re going to lean on that.mlive.com
Detroit Lions, who are over .500 against the spread, are slight underdogs vs. Bears on Thanksgiving
Most oddsmakers have the Lions as 3.5-point underdogs for their Thanksgiving game against the Chicago Bears, with 65% of early bettors reportedly riding Detroit in this one. The Bears are 4-6 against the spread, for those wondering. An NFL Network report suggests Boyle will get another crack on Turkey Day, but it’s worth noting Goff threw to open the week and is expected to do so again leading into the game. We’ll do it again tomorrow.”On the other side, the Bears have lost five straight games since creeping above .500 and are expected to start quarterback Andy Dalton in Detroit. Dalton has faced the Lions twice as a starting quarterback, both times while with the Cincinnati Bengals.mlive.com
Looking ahead: Chicago Bears expected to start QB Andy Dalton against Lions on Thanksgiving
Lions quarterback Jared Goff (oblique) missed last week’s loss against the Cleveland Browns, with Tim Boyle getting his first crack at starting in the league. Bears quarterback Justin Fields (ribs) left last week’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, with veteran Andy Dalton finishing the game. The NFL Network reports Dalton is expected to start on Thanksgiving, with the turnaround for Fields and his ribs being too quick. Series history: The Bears lead the all-time series 103-75-5, winning six of the last seven against the Lions. See below for the five most recent results:2021 -- Bears 24, Lions 14 (Week 4 in Chicago)2020 -- Lions 34, Bears 302020 -- Bears 27, Lions 232019 -- Bears 24, Lions 20 (Thanksgiving)2019 -- Bears 20, Lions 13mlive.com
Matt Nagy says Justin Fields will be Chicago Bears’ starting QB going forward
The Andy Dalton era in Chicago is over for now. Bears coach Matt Nagy said Wednesday that rookie Justin Fields would be the team’s starting quarterback moving forward. It’s a move that many in Chicago have clamored for since he was drafted out of Ohio State with the 11th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Fields, who played in the National Championship game while at Ohio State, is no stranger to big games. Nagy said Field’s performance against the Lions contributed to the decision to make him the starting quarterback moving forward.mlive.com
Detroit Lions to get long look at Justin Fields, the QB they passed on in NFL draft; Andy Dalton out
CHICAGO -- The Detroit Lions are about to get a nice, long look at the quarterback they passed on in the NFL draft. The Chicago Bears are going to start rookie quarterback Justin Fields on Sunday against the Detroit Lions, after scratching opening-day starter Andy Dalton due to a bone bruise in his left knee. Fields net just 1 passing yard all day in a brutal 26-6 loss to Cleveland in his first NFL start. Fields is a special talent, which is why he was under consideration for a top-10 pick in the NFL draft. Fields slipped four more spots in the draft before Chicago took him at 11th overall.mlive.com
Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears: Matchups to watch, key questions heading into Week 4
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears meet for the first time of the year in Week 4 action from Soldier Field. Look for the Lions to get the play-action pass rolling, honing Hockenson and Swift in the passing attack. Last week, Kalif Raymond was Goff’s favorite target, with the speedy wideout catching six of 10 looks for 68 yards. Defensive player to watch: CB Bobby PriceBobby Price has endured an interesting ride over the last two months. Amani Oruwraiye had his best outing of the season last week after a rough start atop Detroit’s ultra-young and short-handed secondary.mlive.com
Bears to make game-time decision between QBs Justin Fields, Andy Dalton in matchup vs. Lions
Matt Nagy said he’ll make a game-time decision between quarterbacks Justin Fields and Andy Dalton ahead of this weekend’s game against the Detroit Lions. Fields, the team’s prized rookie, had a tough time in his first start under center in the NFL last week. Chicago also has quarterback Nick Foles in the fold, but Nagy added that he expects the starter to be either Dalton or Fields. We’re just going to see where he’s at on Sunday.”“I feel good that between Andy and Justin, that we’ll be good there. “I think Dalton is the one who there’s a little bit more variety in what he can do under center, in the gun and those things.mlive.com
Looking ahead: Lions preparing for multiple quarterbacks again as Bears try to figure stuff out
The Bears average 2.7 net passing yards per attempt, easily the worst figure in the league to this point. Football Perspective reports there have been 13 games where a quarterback averages less than 0.25 net yards per attempt since 1980, but none since 2004. The Lions are allowing 8.8 net yards per passing attempt, the worst mark in the league. Chicago’s offense is averaging a league-worst 2.7 net yards per attempt, so what’s the opposite of iron sharpens iron? See below for the five most recent results:2020 -- Lions 34, Bears 302020 -- Bears 27, Lions 232019 -- Bears 24, Lions 202019 -- Bears 20, Lions 132018 -- Bears 23, Lions 16mlive.com
Lions QB Jared Goff knows Justin Fields’ pain: ‘You’re never ready to play as a rookie (quarterback)’
It’s tough, and I remember my transition was hard and you’re learning a lot, you’re learning on the fly and I remember they always ask you, ‘Are you ready to play? Are you ready to play?’ No, you’re never ready to play as a rookie.”Goff would know. Goff knew he wasn’t ready, and appreciated Fisher leaving him on the bench for as long as he did. Goff completed just 54.6% of his passes, averaged 5.3 yards per attempt, and threw five touchdowns to seven interceptions. “Certainly, Fields is going to play some,” Lions head coach Dan Campbell said.mlive.com
5 things to watch: The Bears have even more problems on offense than Detroit
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions (0-3) are looking for their first win of the season on Sunday when they head to Chicago to face the Bears (1-2) at Soldier Field. Yes, Detroit has serious offensive problems, especially in the passing game. It remains unclear whether Dalton, Fields or Nick Foles will get the start against Detroit. They still haven’t won since beating, you guessed it, the Bears at Soldier Field last year. That was their first game after firing Matt Patricia and Bob Quinn, and Detroit still hasn’t won since, dropping seven straight.mlive.com
Chicago Bears reassessing QB position and who calls plays
A historically bad effort by the Chicago offense has coach Matt Nagy rethinking his approach after only the third week of the season. It could all lead to a change in who calls the plays or even who the quarterback is as the Bears prepare to face the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field. “Again, just to keep it super simple, everything’s on the table,” Nagy said.news.yahoo.com
Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns (9/26/21) - NFL Week 3 | How to Watch, Start Time
An anticipated matchup between two young quarterbacks takes place near the banks of Lake Erie, as Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns play host to the Chicago Bears, and their rookie quarterback Justin Fields. Watch the NFL on FuboTV (7-day free trial)Cleveland came into the season with high expecations after last season’s performance. The Browns have won nine of those contests, but the Bears have won the last three, including a 20-3 drubbing of Cleveland in their last meeting back in 2017. What: NFL Football (Week 3)Who: Chicago Bears (1-1) vs. Cleveland Browns (1-1)When: Sunday, September 26Time: 1:00 p.m. ETWhere: FirstEnergy Stadium (Cleveland, Ohio)Channel: FOXStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial), Sling, DirecTV StreamCheck out the NFL standings and results heremlive.com
NFC North roundup: Packers, Bears get first wins while Lions, Vikings stay winless through 2 games
Things are looking a little less bleak in the NFC North coming out of Week 2, with the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears each finding their way into the win column. The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings remain winless heading into tough tests in Week 3. This post will offer a look at how things went around the division in Week 2:Detroit LionsThe Detroit Lions lost 35-17 to the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football from Lambeau Field. Related: Lions grades: Offense goes missing late as defense gets torched by Packers’ Aaron Rodgers-Aaron Jones | The Detroit Lions defense remains very bad. Rookie receiver Rondale Moore caught seven passes for 114 yards and one score, with a long of 77 yards.mlive.com
Chicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams (9/12/21) - NFL Week 1 | How to Watch, Start Time
After the blockbuster trade that sent Jared Goff to Detroit for Stafford, expectations went through the roof for L.A., with some picking them to win the division. The former Ohio State Buckeye will not be getting the week one start though. That goes to veteran QB Andy Dalton, who returns to the midwest after a rough go down in Dallas last season. What: NFL Football (Week 1)Who: Chicago Bears vs. Los Angeles RamsWhen: Sunday, September 12Time: 8:20 p.m. ETWhere: SoFi Stadium (Inglewood, Calif.)Channel: NBCStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial)Check out the NFL standings and results heremlive.com
Detroit Lions game-by-game predictions for 2021 season
Time to break out the dartboard, throw on a blindfold, spin around in a few circles while reciting the alphabet backward, and make our yearly Detroit Lions game-by-game predictions that are guaranteed to suck. Week 1 | vs San Francisco 49ers | 1 p.m. Sunday | FoxKyle: We don’t know very much about Dan Campbell’s Detroit Lions. These Rams have a very capable defense that knows a thing or two about the new Lions quarterback as well. WINBen: The Lions sweeping the Bears this season is my hottest and most optimistic take regarding the team. The Vikings will be a tough matchup for this Lions team, with their defense and offense looking far superior.mlive.com
Best Starting Quarterbacks In The NFL (2021)
For the 2021 season, these are the starting quarterbacks, listed from worst to best. Jalen Hurts (Eagles)The Eagles have made it clear that they want Jalen Hurts as their starting quarterback. A duel threat, it’s still unknown if he’ll be the starting quarterback for the Eagles in the long term. Teddy Bridgewater (Broncos)Bridgewater is playing as the team’s starting quarterback this season, replacing former rookie Drew Lock after a lackluster season. His strong arm and analytical mind allowed him to stand up to some of the truly great quarterbacks, such as Tom Brady, Drew Brees.thedelite.com
NFC North roundup: Chicago Bears trade up for Ohio State QB Justin Fields on Day 1 of NFL draft
The Chicago Bears then stole the night as Justin Fields fell out of the top 10 -- past the Detroit Lions at Pick 7 -- trading up to Pick 11 to select the Ohio State quarterback. They landed Virginia Tech offensive lineman Christian Darrisaw in their new spot, solidifying the trenches with one of the top offensive linemen that played last season. Holmes also added they felt better about Sewell than Fields, ranking the offensive lineman higher than the quarterback on their board. It’s hard not to feel optimistic about the Sewell pick. 2021 NFL draft: Detroit Lions select Oregon OT Penei Sewell with seventh overall pickNFL Draft 2021 first round recap: Lions take Sewell, Michigan’s Kwity Paye goes to Colts5 things to know about Lions’ first-round pick Penei SewellNFL draft analyst: Detroit Lions’ pick Penei Sewell has Hall of Fame potentialNFL 2021 Draft: How to buy first-round pick Penei Sewell’s new Detroit Lions jerseymlive.com
NFL plans more international presence if 17 games approved
(AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)The NFL is planning to expand its international presence with more games abroad in 2022 if the 17-game regular-season schedule is approved. Of course, beyond those four international games, other clubs could volunteer to play home games abroad, as Jacksonville has done except in the pandemic-impacted 2020 season. Thus far, the NFL has played 38 international regular-season games: 28 in London, six in Toronto, and four in Mexico City. In 2007, the league began yearly games in London, increasing to two matches in 2013, three in 2014 and four in 2017. That indicates to the league a hunger remains for its games being staged abroad.
Patriots, Bucs among those making biggest waves so far
(AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)Bill Belichick never was one to spent wildly in free agency. Whether by trade, free agency or re-signings, the group brings a good mix of offense, defense and special teams. In addition to keeping Von Miller, Justin Simmons and Shelby Harris, Paton filled his biggest defensive pothole by signing free agent cornerbacks Ronald Darby and Kyle Fuller. FUTURE CONSIDERATIONSThe Lions didn’t do much in free agency but nobody in Detroit should be bothered. The Lions are focused on rebuilding through the draft after sending QB Matthew Stafford to the Rams and then letting star wide receiver Kenny Golladay walk in free agency.
Spend, spend, spend on 2nd day of "legal tampering" in NFL
(AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)For people wondering where is all the free-agent quarterback movement as the NFL's “legal tampering” period enters its second day, well, calm down. He started seven and played in nine games last season for Miami, throwing for 2,091 yards, 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He will be replaced as Tua Tagovailoa's backup by Brissett, who will get a one-year, $5 million deal in Miami. The Bengals also reached agreement with Pittsburgh safety Mike Hilton on a four-year, $24 million contract, also according to a person with knowledge of the deal. Kelly signed a three-year, $21 million deal exactly a year ago and started all 16 games at right tackle.
Nobody comes for free in NFL free agency that begins Monday
Regardless, on Monday, two days before the NFL's 2021 business year begins, the 32 teams and agents for the players will be making deals. “Legal tampering, and tampering is illegal? AdOf course, free agency always is a buyer-beware situation. AdVoila: Lavonte David, a key linebacker, was re-signed, and several other key guys in the title run could be back. “We do have some money from a cap standpoint that we can spend; but again, it’s an interesting year.
Giants outlast Cowboys, lose division hours later to WSH
New York’s postseason chances hinged on Philadelphia beating Washington later Sunday, but the Eagles flopped in a 20-14 loss. Hardly how first-year coach Joe Judge planned it, but there were no complaints about extending the season for at least a few more hours. Limited to 26 points over its previous three games, the Giants’ 31st-ranked offense busted out with 239 yards and 20 points in the first half. Giants: Williams had seven tackles, three sacks and hit the quarterback five times. Giants: LB Blake Martinez left the game briefly after appearing to injure his left ankle or foot in the third quarter.
Moore ends pursuit of Boise State job, staying with Cowboys
FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2020, file photo, Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore watches practice during an NFL football training camp in Arlington, Texas. Moore said Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, he is no longer pursuing the Boise State job, and the Cowboys signed their play-caller to a multiyear contract extension. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)FRISCO, Texas – Dallas offensive coordinator Kellen Moore said Saturday night he is no longer pursuing the Boise State job, and the Cowboys signed their play-caller to a multiyear contract extension. The 32-year-old Moore was a candidate at his alma mater after Bryan Harsin took the Auburn job. Moore was the winningest quarterback in college football history with a 50-3 record when he left Boise State in 2011.
NFL races go down to the wire in AFC South and NFC East
“We win this game, find a way to win, win the division. He's assured of repeating as NFL rushing champ, the first since Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson in 2006-07. Henry has a career-high 1,777 yards rushing and ran for 212 yards in his most recent game against the Texans. Ezekiel Elliott, despite a mediocre performance in 2020, needs 63 yards rushing for 1,000 this season, his fourth such output in five seasons. Baltimore (10-5) at Cincinnati (4-10-1)During their four-game winning streak, the Ravens have averaged 37 points and 233.3 yards rushing per game.
Cowboys beat Eagles 37-17, stay alive with Washington loss
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver CeeDee Lamb (88) and wide receiver Amari Cooper (19) celebrate a touchdown catch by Lamb in the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 27. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)ARLINGTON, Texas – Andy Dalton threw for 377 yards and three touchdowns, two to Michael Gallup, and the Dallas Cowboys stayed alive in the playoff race with a 37-17 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Dallas can overtake Washington (6-9) with a win at the New York Giants and a Washington loss to the Eagles on the final weekend of the regular season. The Giants (5-10) can get in by beating the Cowboys if Washington loses. UP NEXTPhiladelphia has Dallas' fate in its hands at home against Washington in the regular-season finale.
NFL Week 15 NFC West Picks: ‘The 49ers Are Going In The Wrong Direction,’ Says CBS San Francisco’s Dennis O’Donnell
(CBS San Francisco) — After their Super Bowl LIV appearance, the San Francisco 49ers came into the season as favorites in the NFC West. “Nick Mullens, seven turnovers in his last four games,” O’Donnell points out. “Both of those quarterbacks are from Oklahoma,” O’Donnell points out. “The Rams are favored by 17 points in this football game,” O’Donnell points out. So the Rams win this one easily.detroit.cbslocal.com
Dalton returns to Cincy, leads Cowboys over Bengals 30-7
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) celebrates a touchdown throw with wide receiver Amari Cooper (19) in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)CINCINNATI – Andy Dalton was good enough in his return to Cincinnati, tossing two touchdown passes and helping lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 30-7 win over the Bengals on Sunday. The Bengals fumbled the ball away on their first three drives, one fumble returned for a touchdown, and leading to 17 first-half points by the Cowboys (4-9). Dalton was serviceable, going 16 for 23 for 185 yards, as the Cowboys stayed in contention in the weak NFC East. Dalton signed with the Cowboys as a backup, and stepped in when Dak Prescott went down.
The Latest: Steelers get AFC berth, Packers clinch NFC North
The Chargers and Falcons are tied at 17 midway through the fourth quarter. Kenny Moore also starred for the Colts with a spectacular one-handed, diving end-zone interception in the second quarter. Adams didn’t do much other than run the scrambling Darnold to the sideline midway through the second quarter. Seattle took its opening possession and got 19-yard touchdown pass from Russell Wilson to Freddie Swain. Mack also recovered a Duke Johnson fumble in the first quarter and deflected a Watson pass in the second quarter.
NFL Week 14 NFC East Picks: ‘Arizona Offense Is Really The Difference In Why You Want To Choose The Giants In This Game,’ Says CBS New York’s Steve Overmyer
The illustrious Washington Football Team, also 5-7, has won three straight themselves. According to Overmyer, “this Arizona offense is really the difference in why you want to choose the Giants in this game. So you can’t expect to see this Bengals offense somehow find their form this next week.”The Cowboys offense can move the ball. Washington Football Team @ San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, December 13 @ 4:25 p.m. (FOX)The 49ers have dealt with injuries and COVID scares this season, much like many NFL teams. The Washington Football Team, also at 5-7, has a legitimate shot at NFC East title.detroit.cbslocal.com
Jackson, Ravens run past Cowboys 34-17 to end 3-game slide
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs with the ball while scoring a touchdown on a keeper against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Baltimore. The Ravens averaged 7.9 yards per carry and prevailed despite getting only 107 yards passing from Jackson. That led to a Dallas field goal, but Jackson answered with a 37-yard touchdown run on a fourth-and-2 play. Tony Pollard took the subsequent kickoff 66 yards to set up a 13-yard touchdown pass from Dalton to Michael Gallup. An interception by rookie Patrick Queen set up a 38-yard touchdown pass from Jackson to Miles Boykin for a 14-10 lead.
Cowboys' Gilbert appears set for 1st NFL start vs. Steelers
Garrett Gilbert appears set for his first NFL start for the Dallas Cowboys against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. The NFL Network, citing unidentified sources, reported the Cowboys planned to start Gilbert at home Sunday. Gilbert's agent, Leigh Steinberg, posted on Twitter that he was traveling to “see Garrett Gilbert start” against the Steelers. The Cowboys will start their fourth different quarterback in the past five games. Dalton started for nine years in Cincinnati before the Bengals drafted Joe Burrow No.
Cowboys' Andy Dalton placed on reserve COVID-19 list
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) passing the ball against Washington Football Team in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)The Dallas Cowboys have placed quarterback Andy Dalton on the reserve COVID-19 list on Tuesday, keeping him out a second straight game after he was sidelined by a concussion. Dalton will be the first Dallas player to go on the COVID-19 list since before the season. Dalton signed a one-year contract to be Prescott’s backup. He was Prescott’s backup for three seasons before the Cowboys signed Dalton and released him.
Column: Broncos, Saints both defend teammate, unlike Cowboys
Hamler (13) celebrates his game-tying touchdown with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Denver. “Division rival, close game,” Chargers running back Justin Jackson explained, adding, “We weren’t too happy with 22′s hit on Buster,” referencing safety Kareem Jackson’s unflagged blasting of running back Troymaine Pope in the second half. “I’ll never watch something weak like that happen to a defenseless teammate and not defend him,” Anderson added. Saints cornerback Janoris Jenkins jumped on Wims and soon players from both teams rushed in to break up the ruckus. Wims emerged from the pileup clapping and smiling as he was ejected and escorted to his locker room.
Eagles beat Cowboys 23-9 in sloppy battle for first place
Philadelphia Eagles' Travis Fulgham (13) celebrates with teammates after catching a touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Philadelphia. Carson Wentz threw a pair of touchdown passes to overcome four turnovers, Rodney McLeod returned a fumble 53 yards for a score and the Eagles beat the Dallas Cowboys 23-9 on Sunday night. “A win is a win,” Eagles coach Doug Pederson said. The Cowboys then had an excellent opportunity after Donovan Wilson strip-sacked Wentz and recovered at the Eagles 25. Dallas had a first down at the Eagles 4 before Brandon Graham stripped DiNucci on second down and recovered.
How to watch NFL Sunday Night football with Eagles vs. Cowboys: Channel, stream, time
The Dallas Cowboys are on the road in Philadelphia for Sunday Night Football, with each NFC East rival looking for their third win of the season. Sunday night’s game will air on NBC and football fans can stream the action on fuboTV (free trial) and Hulu. DiNucci will have a top ten running back in Ezekiel Elliott and a top ten wide receiver in Amari Cooper to help move the chains. Wentz has clicked with wide receiver Travis Fulgham, who leads the team with 357 yards off 23 receptions. What: Sunday Night Football - Week 8Who: Philadelphia Eagles (2-4-1) vs. Dallas Cowboys (2-5)When: Sunday, Nov. 1Time: 8:20 p.m.mlive.com
Cowboys QB Dalton out vs Eagles, rookie set for 1st start
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) is hit by Washington Football Team inside linebacker Jon Bostic (53) in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Landover, Md. Dalton left the field after this hit and Bostic was ejected from the game. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Cowboys QB Dalton out vs Eagles, rookie set for 1st start
Dalton left the field after this hit and Bostic was ejected from the game. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FRISCO, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys declared quarterback Andy Dalton out Saturday for their game in Philadelphia because of a concussion, clearing the way for rookie Ben DiNucci's first start. Prescott was the last rookie to start at quarterback for Dallas four years ago. The Cowboys activated linebacker Sean Lee from injured reserve, setting up the veteran for his season debut. The 11th-year player has been out since the start of training camp because of a core muscle injury that required surgery.
Browns' Beckham, Washington's Collins leave with injuries
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)Cleveland receiver Odell Beckham and Washington safety Landon Collins will have more tests Monday to determine the extent of what could be season-ending injuries. Beckham injured his left knee while attempting to make a tackle after Baker Mayfield threw an interception on the team's opening pass play. Collins injured his left ankle/Achilles tendon in noncontact fashion early in the second quarter. Phillips was carted off the field early in the second quarter. — Carolina left tackle Russell Okung (calf) left in the second half against New Orleans and did not return.
What they’re saying nationally after Andy Dalton takes big hit to the head against Washington in 25-3 Dallas loss
Just two weeks after the Dallas Cowboys lost star quarterback Dak Prescott to a leg injury, the team found themselves looking to their third-stringer to finish a game. In the third quarter of the Cowboys matchup against the Washington Football Team, veteran quarterback Andy Dalton took a big hit in the head as he slid to the ground on a quarterback keeper. Football Team linebacker Jon Bostic was ejected from the game following his helmet-to-helmet hit on Dalton. Cowboys QB Andy Dalton out after brutal hit by Washington LB Jon Bostic (Touchdown Wire-USA Today)Andy Dalton Injury: Cowboys QB Leaves Vs. Washington Football Team After Ugly Hit (NESN)Cowboys QB Andy Dalton Suffers Concussion During Washington Game After Taking Hit To Head (CBS DFW)Jon Bostic ejected for brutal hit on Andy Dalton (106.7 The Fan DC)Cowboys QB Andy Dalton leaves game after illegal hit to head (Cowboys Wire-USA Today)Andy Dalton got knocked out of the game on an egregiously dirty hit by Jon Bostic (For the Win)Cowboys QB Andy Dalton suffers concussion on huge hit to head from Washington LB Jon Bostic (USA Today)Cowboys QB Andy Dalton leaves game vs Washington after big hit (105.3 The Fan)Jon Bostic ejected after injuring Andy Dalton on vicious helmet-to-helmet hit (ProFootballTalk)Jon Bostic Needs to Be Suspended for Rest of Season For Dirty Hit on Andy Dalton (The Big Lead)Andy Dalton concussed in Cowboys game after horrifying headshot (NY Post)Dallas QB Andy Dalton hurt on a dirty late hit by Washington’s Jon Bostic, who was ejected (Yahoo! Sports)Washington’s Jon Bostic Ripped For Nasty Headshot On Andy Dalton (NESN)WATCH: Jon Bostic ejected after scary hit on Andy Dalton (NBC Spots Washington)Cowboys QB Andy Dalton injured after vicious hit from Washington linebacker (KXAN Austin)Cowboys QB Andy Dalton Exits vs. Washington After Helmet-to-Helmet Hit (Sports Illustrated)mlive.com
The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime
___10:09 p.mArizona Cardinals linebacker Isaiah Irving has been carted off the field after a collision on a kickoff just before halftime against the Seattle Seahawks. Jacksonville rallied from a 16-0 deficit and took the lead, but the Jaguars have been blanked in the fourth quarter. ___7:10 p.m.Tom Brady moved one touchdown pass ahead of Drew Brees for the career lead. Mayfield threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Harrison Bryant to even the score in the second quarter. New York leads 3-0.
Murray has happy homecoming, Cards cruise past Cowboys 38-10
Arizona Cardinals' Kyler Murray celebrates running the ball for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Arizona is above .500 this late in the season for the first time since 2015, its most recent playoff year. Kenyan Drake scored from the 1 after the second Elliott miscue, while Murray added a 1-yard TD run. PANDEMIC CROWDThe Cowboys have had fans at all four home games, with the biggest so far (barely) at 25,174 against the Cardinals. Cowboys: Washington on Sunday in the first of two consecutive road games against NFC East opponents.
How to watch NFL Monday Night Football with Cowboys vs. Cardinals: Channel, stream, time
The Arizona Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys will face off for the first time in three years on Monday Night Football. Monday night will be the first time that quarterback Andy Dalton starts for the Cowboys since signing with them as a backup to Dak Prescott. After the Cowboys placed Prescott on injured reserve following an injury in Week 5. The second-year quarterback is the Cardinals second-leading rusher with 296 yards off of 41 carries. What: Monday Night Football - Week 6Who: Dallas Cowboys (2-3) vs. Arizona Cardinals (3-2)When: Monday, Oct. 19Time: 8:15 p.m.mlive.com
Cowboys Sign QB Garrett Gilbert From Browns After Dak Prescott Injury
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys signed quarterback Garrett Gilbert off Cleveland’s practice squad Tuesday after Dak Prescott’s season-ending ankle injury. Gilbert played at Texas and SMU before he was drafted by the Rams, who were then in St. Louis, in the sixth round in 2014. Dallas is the seventh organization for Gilbert, who has played in six games and thrown six passes in his career. The son of former NFL quarterback Gale Gilbert played parts of five games behind Baker Mayfield in Cleveland last season. Prescott’s gruesome injury came in the third quarter against the Giants when his lower right leg got caught under defensive back Logan Ryan.detroit.cbslocal.com
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 6: Travis Fulgham Emerging As Carson Wentz Favorite Target
Let’s dive right into this week’s top waiver wire adds heading into Week 6. As of this writing, there is no word on the severity of Cook’s injury. Even if Cook’s injury is minor, Mattison needs to be added as possibly the top handcuff RB in the NFL. Five games into the season, Graham has already topped his touchdown total from 2019. Considering the state of the tight end position every season, Graham is certainly worth an add in hopes that he keeps producing in the red zone.detroit.cbslocal.com
Cowboys Face Playoff Chase Without Star QB Prescott In Weak NFC East
The two-time Pro Bowler’s lower leg got caught under New York defensive back Logan Ryan on a tackle at the end of a 9-yard run. Left tackle Tyron Smith is out for the year with a neck issue after playing just two games, and right tackle La’el Collins never saw the field before needing season-ending hip surgery. Tight end Blake Jarwin tore a knee ligament in the opener. The Dallas defense has been plagued by injuries as well, the latest being defensive tackle Trysten Hill possibly out for the season after sustaining what McCarthy called a serious knee injury against the Giants. Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy sustained a season-ending leg injury in training camp.detroit.cbslocal.com
Social media reaction swift after Prescott's gruesome injury
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) is tackled by New York Giants cornerback Logan Ryan, rear, in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Prescott suffered a lower right leg injury on the play. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)ARLINGTON, Texas – Dak Prescott's brother wasted little time trying to show the upbeat side of the Dallas quarterback in a hospital bed after a gruesome ankle injury that ended his season Sunday. The rush of well wishes on social media was even faster during what ended up being a 37-34 victory for the Cowboys over the winless New York Giants. Former Dallas quarterback and Pro Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman and reigning Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes of Kansas City were among them.
Prescott has gruesome injury, Cowboys rally to beat Giants
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, right, looks off as first responders and team medical personnel assist Prescott after he suffered a lower right leg injury running the ball against the New York Giants in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)