NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Week 3 Schedule and More
September 23, 2015
The NFL will get going on Week 3 tomorrow when the Redskins head to New York (or New Jersey, that is) to take on their division rival Giants. Before we get to that, let’s check out some of the notable players and situations out there in today’s news.
The Giants will likely be without WR Victor Cruz tomorrow, as he’s struggling to get over a calf injury.
The good news here is that Cruz is improving and running at full speed now, but this quick turnaround doesn’t give him much time to get healthy.
The Browns’ much talked-about QB situation will write itself another chapter today, as Josh McCown may be returning to practice.
McCown still has some hurdles to overcome in his recovery from a concussion, so we’ll likely get an update on his status as well as the QB situation today.
The Buccaneers’ Austin Seferian-Jenkins will be out of action for 4-6 weeks due to his shoulder strain.
Seferian-Jenkins posted a meager line in Week 2 after a breakout in the opener. This is definitely an unfortunate setback for him, as he’s had injury issues all over his brief NFL tenure.
The Eagles’ Riley Cooper was out of practice yesterday thanks to a calf strain. This puts him in doubt for this weekend’s matchup against New York.
The Cowboys put QB Tony Romo on short-term IR yesterday. He’s going to need a reported 8-10 weeks to get healthy from his broken collarbone.
The earliest Romo could return would be November 22 in Miami. In the meantime, Brandon Weeden will handle the snaps.
Speaking of the Cowboys, let’s look at Jason Witten. He’s currently dealing with two sprained knees and a sprained ankle, so it’s probably something of a toss-up that he’ll play this weekend.
That said, Witten has bounced back quickly from injuries before, and simply doesn’t miss games. He’s made 133 consecutive starts, the longest active streak among tight ends.
NFL Weekly Schedule: Let’s take a look at the upcoming round of games on the NFL schedule, along with the times and TV networks you can catch them on.
Thursday, September 24, 2015:
8:25 PM ET:
Washington Redskins at New York Giants (CBS, NFL Network)
Sunday, September 27, 2015:
1:00 PM ET:
Atlanta Falcons at Dallas Cowboys (FOX)
Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans (CBS)
Oakland Raiders at Cleveland Browns (CBS)
Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens (CBS)
Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots (CBS)
New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers (FOX)
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets (FOX)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Houston Texans (FOX)
San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings (CBS)
Pittsburgh Steelers at St. Louis Rams (CBS)
4:05 PM ET:
San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals
4:25 PM ET:
Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins (CBS)
Chicago Bears at Seattle Seahawks (CBS)
8:30 PM ET:
Denver Broncos at Detroit Lions (NBC)
Monday, September 28, 2015:
8:30 PM ET:
Kansas City Chiefs at Green Bay Packers (ESPN)
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