NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Week 8 Schedule and More
October 28, 2015
We’ve got just one more day to wait before Week 8 gets going in the NFL, when the Dolphins hit the road to take on the Patriots. In the meantime, let’s take our daily look at the headlines out there in the league.
As of right now, it’s looking like the Patriots’ Dion Lewis should be able to play tomorrow against the Dolphins.
Lewis was listed as limited in practice yesterday due to his abdominal injury, but as long as he doesn’t suffer a setback he should be good to go. He missed Sunday’s win against the Jets with his injury.
Cardinals DB Jerraud Powers has a Grade 2 sprain in his hamstring and will be out for a couple of weeks, according to the team.
With the loss of Powers, look for Justin Bethel to step into the starting lineup.
The Colts filled out their wide receiver corps yesterday, promoting Quan Bray from the practice squad.
With Phillip Dorsett on the shelf with an ankle injury, the Colts were in dire need of depth.
Ben Roethlisberger should be able to make his return on Sunday against the Bengals, though he did admit this week that he was experiencing some major soreness in his knee after returning to practice last Wednesday.
Steelers fans will want to keep an eye on Roethlisberger in practice these next few days, but as of right now it looks like he’ll suit up Sunday. He won’t be limited in practice.
The Texans released QB Ryan Mallett yesterday, surprising exactly no one. Mallett had shown some extreme discipline problems lately, starting with a sideline outburst in Week 5 and a missed flight to Miami this past week.
We’ll have to see if Mallett is able to catch on with another team; it’ll definitely be difficult given his recent circumstances.
NFL Week 8 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: Bills, Jaguars, Eagles, Redskins
Thursday, October 29, 2015:
8:25 PM ET:
Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots (CBS, NFL Network)
Sunday, November 1, 2015:
9:30 AM ET:
Detroit Lions at Kansas City Chiefs (London Game; FOX)
1:00 PM ET:
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons (FOX)
Arizona Cardinals at Cleveland Browns (FOX)
San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams (FOX)
New York Giants at New Orleans Saints (FOX)
Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears (FOX)
San Diego Chargers at Baltimore Ravens (CBS)
Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers (CBS)
Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans (CBS)
4:05 PM ET:
New York Jets at Oakland Raiders (CBS)
4:25 PM ET:
Seattle Seahawks at Dallas Cowboys (FOX)
8:30 PM ET:
Green Bay Packers at Denver Broncos (NBC)
Monday, November 2, 2015:
8:30 PM ET:
Indianapolis Colts at Carolina Panthers (ESPN)
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