NFL News: Player News and Updates for 9/11/14
NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Off-Season Schedule and More
September 11, 2014
Our short two-day break is over. The NFL will get back to business tonight with a nice-looking matchup on “Thursday Night Football,” kicking off Week 2 in style. While we’re waiting, let’s take a closer look at some of the notable happenings out there and see who’s making headlines this morning.
Injury Roundup: Let’s take a few moments to check out some of the injury situations around the league and try to speculate what that means for Week 2.
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The Packers’ Eddie Lacy missed out on practice yesterday nearly a week after suffering a concussion late in the team’s season-opening loss to the Seahawks. Whether or not he practices today will go a long way in determining his status for Sunday at home against the Jets.
Bad news for San Diego. Center Nick Hardwick has been placed on season-ending injured reserve due to his neck injury. He was hurt in the third preseason game.
Cam Newton seems to be on track to play this weekend against the Lions. He was in full pads for practice yesterday. He’s currently trying to recover from a rib injury.
Now that Ben Tate is hurt, rookie Terrance West will be starting for the Browns against the Saints this weekend. Breakout TE Jordan Cameron is day-to-day.
Jets CB Dee Milliner was back at practice yesterday, which is a great sign for New York. They’ll need him healthy when facing a formidable Green Bay passing attack.
Doug Martin, Michael Johnson, Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Logan Mankins all sat out Buccaneers practice yesterday. The team also put Mike Jenkins (CB) on season-ending injured reserve.
Both Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery sat out practice yesterday for the Bears. The good news is that neither player is thought to be dealing with a significant issue. Marshall has an ankle injury and Jeffery is bothered by a hamstring issue. The Bears will take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in a road game.
NFL Week 2 Schedule: With Week 1 in the books, it’s time to start looking forward to Week 2. We’ve got plenty of interesting matchups on tap for the second round of games, so here’s a look at the complete schedule, along with the start times and TV networks you can catch the action on.
Thursday September 11, 2014:
8:25 PM ET:
Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens (CBS, NFL Network)
Sunday, September 14, 2014:
1:00 PM ET:
Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills (CBS)
Jacksonville Jaguars at Washington Redskins (CBS)
Dallas Cowboys at Tennessee Titans (FOX)
Arizona Cardinals at New York Giants (FOX)
New England Patriots at Minnesota Vikings (CBS)
New Orleans Saints at Cleveland Browns (FOX)
Atlanta Falcons at Cincinnati Bengals (FOX)
Detroit Lions at Carolina Panthers (FOX)
4:05 PM ET:
St. Louis Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (FOX)
Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers (FOX)
4:25 PM ET:
Houston Texans at Oakland Raiders (CBS)
New York Jets at Green Bay Packers (CBS)
Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos (CBS)
Monday, September 15, 2014:
8:30 PM ET:
Philadelphia Eagles at Indianapolis Colts (ESPN)
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