NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Schedule and More
August 25, 2015
We’ve seen lots of interesting NFL news already this week, and we’re only a few days in. Let’s check out the headlines in our daily wrap-up to see which players everyone’s talking about right now.
The Ravens’ Lorenzo Taliaferro is going to be out of action for at least a few weeks, thanks to an MCL injury.
Taliaferro already has a history with injuries in his NFL tenure. He was only able to play in 13 games during 2014.
It looks like Reggie Wayne is going to be a Patriot. He and the team agreed to terms yesterday on a one-year deal.
Wayne is coming off a 14-year stint with the Colts and is seventh on the career receptions list in the history of the NFL. He also has 14,345 receiving yards and 82 touchdowns.
The Bears got some bad news concerning DE Jeremiah Ratliff yesterday. He’s been suspended for three games for violating the league’s policy on substance abuse.
Ratliff pleaded guilty to a DWI charge back in April. That incident stemmed from 2013 when he was arrested for crashing into an 18-wheeler with a blood-alcohol level at more than twice the legal limit.
It looks like the Packers’ Jordy Nelson is indeed going to be out of action for the entire season, which brings the team’s worst fears to life.
Nelson suffered a knee injury during Sunday’s game during a non-contact play.
The Browns’ Johnny Manziel made some news yesterday. He was unable to do any throwing at practice due to elbow soreness.
Manziel’s injury reportedly comes due to his throwing motion, but the team doesn’t seem concerned about the potential for a long-term injury problem.
NFL Weekly Schedule: Now that the schedules have been released, we can start looking forward to the official start of the 2015 NFL season. Let’s take a look at the upcoming round of games.
Thursday, September 10, 2015:
8:30 PM ET:
Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots (NBC)
Sunday, September 13th, 2015:
1:00 PM ET:
Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears (FOX)
Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans (CBS)
Cleveland Browns at New York Jets (CBS)
Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills (CBS)
Miami Dolphins at Washington Redskins (CBS)
Carolina Panthers at Jacksonville Jaguars (FOX)
Seattle Seahawks at St. Louis Rams (FOX)
4:05 PM ET:
New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals (FOX)
Detroit Lions at San Diego Chargers (FOX)
4:25 PM ET:
Tennessee Titans at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (CBS)
Cincinnati Bengals at Oakland Raiders (CBS)
Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos (CBS)
8:30 PM ET:
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys (NBC)
Monday, September 14th, 2015:
7:10 PM ET:
Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons (ESPN)
10:20 PM ET:
Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers (ESPN)
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