NFL News: Player News and Updates for 10/7/15

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NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Week 5 Schedule and More

October 7, 2015

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We’ve got one more day to wait before Week 5 gets moving in the NFL. In the meantime, let’s check out some of the headlines out there in our daily wrap-up.

The Texans’ Arian Foster put in another day of limited practice yesterday. The team is still being precautious over his groin; it looks like he’ll be okay for tomorrow’s game.

Similarly, the Colts’ Frank Gore was able to practice yesterday. He’s got a foot issue he’s dealing with but seems to be okay.

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While we’re on the subject of the Colts, let’s check out QB Andrew Luck. He’s expecting to start tomorrow’s game against Houston, which is a good sign for Indy fans.
That said, it’s still conceivable that the Colts could opt to rest Luck and save him for Week 6. We’ll likely get a solid update today.

The Seahawks are in trouble at running back right now. Fred Jackson has a high-ankle sprain, which will most likely cost him a bit of time.
We still don’t have any positive confirmation on Marshawn Lynch’s status for Week 5. If he can’t go, Thomas Rawls will be the last man standing.

The Lions got some good news on TE Eric Ebron yesterday. An MRI reportedly showed no structural damage.
We could be looking at a sprain for Ebron, so fans will want to keep tabs on his status this week.

We got a bit of a confirmation on Dallas WR Dez Bryant’s status from team owner Jerry Jones yesterday. He said Bryant could come back to the field in Week 7, after the team’s bye.
We’ll see if that scenario plays out; we probably won’t know anything for sure until after the bye week.

NFL Week 5 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.

Bye Week: Panthers, Dolphins, Jets, Vikings

Thursday, October 8, 2015:

8:25 PM ET:
Colts at Texans (CBS, NFL Network)

Sunday, October 11, 2015:

1:00 PM ET:
Chicago Bears at Kansas City Chiefs (FOX)
Seattle Seahawks at Cincinnati Bengals (FOX)
Washington Redskins at Atlanta Falcons (FOX)
Jacksonville Jaguars at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (CBS)
New Orleans Saints at Philadelphia Eagles (FOX)
Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens (CBS)
St. Louis Rams at Green Bay Packers (CBS)
Buffalo Bills at Tennessee Titans (CBS)

4:05 PM ET:
Arizona Cardinals at Detroit Lions (FOX)

4:25 PM ET:
New England Patriots at Dallas Cowboys (CBS)
Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders (CBS)

8:30 PM ET:
San Francisco 49ers at New York Giants (NBC)

Monday, October 12, 2015:

8:30 PM ET:
Pittsburgh Steelers at San Diego Chargers (ESPN)

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