NFL News: Player News and Updates for 9/19/14
NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Schedule and More
September 19, 2014
Week 3 is officially underway in the NFL, and after “Thursday Night Football,” we’ve got a few new topics to cover over the next couple of days until the rest of the games get going. That said, we’ve got a few notable headlines to visit today, so let’s take our daily look around the league and see what’s going on.
Bucs-Falcons Wrap-Up: If you’re a Bucs fan, hopefully you didn’t watch last night’s game. This was the most one-sided victory in recent league memory, and Atlanta simply embarrassed Tampa Bay with a jarring 56-14 victory on the national stage.
Devin Hester is now the best return man of all time, after logging a big second-quarter punt return TD. He now has 20 return touchdowns in his career, edging the 19 set by Deion Sanders.
The Buccaneers simply couldn’t do anything right, as they were down 0-35 before they even logged a first down. Atlanta was up 56-0 heading into the fourth, and the two cosmetic scores near the end ensured Tampa wouldn’t be posting their worst loss in franchise history. This one was close to it, though.
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Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew was limited during yesterday’s practice session. He has an injury to his hand. Today’s practice will go a long way in determining his status for Sunday.
Minnesota WR Cordarrelle Patterson is dealing with an injury to his chest. He was limited in practice yesterday, so we’ll have to wait and see what he looks like for Sunday against the Saints.
Jamaal Charles is a player to watch today. He was able to return to practice--albeit on a limited basis--yesterday, which shocked a lot of people. He was supposed to be out for around two weeks with his ankle injury. We’ll see if he can practice today.
Jordan Cameron of the Browns was able to get out on the field and practice with the team yesterday. The dynamic TE is suffering a shoulder injury. The team seems to be optimistic that he’ll be able to play Sunday.
Here’s a new one: Chargers WR Keenan Allen has a groin injury that caused him to be limited in yesterday’s practice. We’ll have to wait on an update from the team today to see how serious his condition is.
Week 3 NFL Schedule: It’s time to start looking forward to Week 3 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.
Thursday, September 18, 2014:
8:25 PM ET
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons (CBS)
Sunday, September 21, 2014:
1:00 PM ET
San Diego Chargers at Buffalo Bills (CBS)
Dallas Cowboys at St. Louis Rams (FOX)
Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles (FOX)
Houston Texans at New York Giants (CBS)
Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints (FOX)
Tennessee Titans at Cincinnati Bengals (CBS)
Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns (CBS)
Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions (FOX)
Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars (CBS)
Oakland Raiders at New England Patriots (CBS)
4:05 PM ET
San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals (FOX)
4:25 PM ET
Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks (CBS)
Kansas City Chiefs at Miami Dolphins (CBS)
8:30 PM ET
Pittsburgh Steelers at Carolina Panthers
Monday, September 22, 2014:
8:30 PM ET
Chicago Bears at New York Jets (ESPN)
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