NFL News: Player News and Updates for 10/12/14
NFL Updates: News From Around the League
Today’s the day. The NFL’s Week 6 schedule will be getting underway (most of it anyway) in the next few hours. With that in mind, let’s take one last look at the top news around the league before we settle in for kickoff.
The Rams’ Zac Stacy looks like he’ll be good to go for tomorrow’s game against the 49ers. He was able to get a full practice session in and has earned the probable tag. Stacy has been trying to shake of a strained calf, and he’ll need to be in tip-top form to face the Niners’ rush defense.
In other Rams injury news, WR Kenny Britt (who has a knee injury) was able to snag a probable designation. He was able to practice in full yesterday.
Questionable for St. Louis are Chase Reynolds, Jo-Lonn Dunbar, Barrett Jones and Alex Carrington.
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Ex-Green Bay TE Jermichael Finley will be filing a claim on his $10 million insurance policy, according to a report that came out yesterday.
Finley required spinal fusion surgery for his near-career-ending neck injury last year. Though he was able to gain medical clearance for football, no team has taken a chance on him.
Back to that Monday night Rams-49ers game; let’s check out San Francisco’s notable injury issues. No. 1 TE Vernon Davis will be a game-time decision. He’s gone through limited status at practice all week.
The Niners have six probables on tap: Chris Cook, Tony Jerod-Eddie, Ray McDonald, Justin Smith, Ian Williams and Andy Lee.
Their questionable are the aforementioned Vernon Davis, Marcus Martin, Anthony Davis and Nick Moody.
It’ll be interesting to see how the Broncos dole out carries today against the Jets. One theory is that they’ll be going with a “hot hand” approach today, and the most successful back may emerge as the lead in the weeks to come while Montee Ball is out.
Ronnie Hillman, C.J. Anderson and Juwan Thompson will be mixing it up out of the Denver backfield.
Week 6 NFL Schedule: It’s time to start looking forward to Week 6 in the NFL. Here’s a look at the complete schedule, along with the start times and TV networks you can catch the games on.
Bye Week: Chiefs, Saints
Thursday, October 9, 2014:
8:25 PM ET:
Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans (CBS)
Sunday, October 12, 2014:
1:00 PM ET
Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns (CBS)
New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills (FOX)
Carolina Panthers at Cincinnati Bengals (FOX)
Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans (CBS)
Green Bay Packers at Miami Dolphins (FOX)
Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings (FOX)
Denver Broncos at New York Jets (CBS)
Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (CBS)
4:05 PM ET
San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders (CBS)
4:25 PM ET
Chicago Bears at Atlanta Falcons (FOX)
Dallas Cowboys at Seattle Seahawks (FOX)
Washington Redskins at Arizona Cardinals (FOX)
8:30 PM ET
New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles (NBC)
Monday, October 13, 2014:
8:30 PM ET
San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams (ESPN)
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