NFL News: Player News and Updates for 11/2/14
NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Week 9 Schedule and More
November 2, 2014
Today’s the day. We’ll be seeing most of the Week 9 NFL games happening in the next few hours, so make sure you reserve your spot on the couch. In the meantime, let’s check in on some of the newsmakers and headlines happening across the league. Here’s the latest.
MNF Injuries: Let’s take a moment to check out a few of the notable injury situations on both sides of the Colts-Giants game tomorrow night.
The Giants are looking pretty good injury-wise, with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie being the only player with a questionable designation. Rashad Jennings and Cullen Jenkins will both be out, but Jason Pierre-Paul and Steve Weatherford are probable and should be good to go.
As for the Colts, Reggie Wayne, Vontae Davis and D’Qwell Jackson are all probable, while Arthur Jones, Josh McNary and Erik Walden will be out.
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After a week of speculation and wonder, the Buccaneers finally activated rookie RB Charles Sims from the short-term injured reserve list yesterday.
It’s looking like No. 1 RB Doug Martin will be sitting out due to an ankle injury against the Browns today, so it’s conceivable that Sims could get a decent amount of reps alongside Bobby Rainey this afternoon.
The team also promoted Marcus Thigpen and Matthew Masifilo from the practice squad and waived Trinton Holliday.
News flash: Cowboys QB Tony Romo has two fractures in his back. That sounds absolutely horrible, but there’s still a chance he could play today against the Cardinals.
Romo and the gang won’t be on a bye until Week 11, so you can expect this will-he-or-won’t-he stuff to go on all this week as well, regardless of what he does today.
Speaking of the Cowboys, they’re reportedly concerned that RB Joseph Randle has become a distraction to the team’s chemistry. This revelation stems from an argument he and WR Dez Bryant had during practice on Friday.
Randle reportedly made some remarks to the police as he was being picked up on shoplifting charges recently, which has him on thin ice with the entire team. More on this as it develops.
Week 9 NFL Schedule: It’s time to start looking forward to Week 9 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: Falcons, Bills, Bears, Lions, Packers, Titans
Thursday, October 30, 2014:
8:25 PM ET:
New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers (CBS)
Sunday, November 2, 2014:
1:00 PM ET
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cleveland Browns (FOX)
Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys (FOX)
Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans (FOX)
New York Jets at Kansas City Chiefs (CBS)
Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals (CBS)
San Diego Chargers at Miami Dolphins (CBS)
Washington Redskins at Minnesota Vikings (FOX)
4:05 PM ET
St. Louis Rams at San Francisco 49ers (FOX)
4:25 PM ET
Denver Broncos at New England Patriots (CBS)
Oakland Raiders at Seattle Seahawks (CBS)
8:30 PM ET
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers (NBC)
Monday, November 3, 2014:
8:30 PM ET
Indianapolis Colts at New York Giants (ESPN)
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