NFL News: Player News and Updates for 9/14/14
NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Off-Season Schedule and More
September 14, 2014
Week 2 (the bulk of it, anyway) is finally upon us in the NFL, and there are plenty of storylines this week as we head into the games. While we’re waiting these last few hours before kickoff, let’s take our daily look around the league and check out some of the storylines out there right now. Here’s the latest.
With Maurice Jones-Drew out of commission with a broken hand this week, the Raiders will be going with the ol’ “hot hand” approach at running back this week.
You’ll likely see Dareen McFadden getting the start today, but most people close to the team are speculating that Latavius Murray will get quite a bit of touches as well. The Raiders are taking on the Texans today, and they gave up 131 yards on the ground last week.
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Adrian Peterson will be appearing in court within the next two weeks, according to reports that emerged yesterday. He was processed Saturday and released on $15,000 bond, charged with causing injury to a child age 14 or younger.
As was reported late last week, Peterson has been deactivated for today’s game against the Patriots.
The Jets’ talented defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson is now on the injury report. He’s dealing with a back issue, but is still considered probable.
New York had better hope that Wilkerson is healthy enough to play this afternoon. The team is going up against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers at Lambeau.
The Rams’ Robert Quinn inked a four-year extension with the team yesterday. He’s now under contract through 2019.
Quinn, who is a defensive end, is getting $41.2 million in guaranteed money on the deal potentially worth $66.575 million. He was a first-round draft pick in 2011 and is coming off a 19-sack season last year.
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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