NFL News: Player News and Updates for 11/17/15
NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Week 11 Schedule and More
November 17, 2015
Week 10 in the NFL is officially completed, so now it’s time to start looking forward to Week 11 as we enter the home stretch of the schedule. Let’s take a look at today’s headlines and see which players are in the news.
Texans-Bengals Wrap-Up: Last night on “Monday Night Football,” the Bengals lost a shocking game to the Texans in Cincinnati by a score of 10-6.
T.J. Yates, who was filling in for an injured Brian Hoyer (removed in the second half due to a concussion), tossed the game-winning score to DeAndre Hopkins to help close out the victory.
This drops the Bengals to 8-1 on the year, meaning the Panthers and the Patriots are the only unbeaten teams left in the NFL. Houston moves to 4-5 and has a legitimate shot at capturing the AFC South.
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The Cowboys got a couple of good news tidbits yesterday. First off, LB Sean Lee passed the league’s concussion protocol and should be good to go for next week against the Dolphins. He’s got 66 tackles, a sack and a pick so far this year and is the lynchpin of the Dallas defense.
Then there’s QB Tony Romo, without whom the team has been in a tailspin. He’s reportedly all healed up from his broken collarbone and should be good to go for Week 11. The team desperately needs him back on the field.
We’d be remiss if we didn’t talk about Peyton Manning today. He’s officially been ruled out for Week 11 against the Bears, and Brock Osweiler will be making the start.
Manning is dealing with a rib injury along with his plantar fasciitis. It’s conceivable that the Broncos may hold him out of future games as well, trying to keep him as healthy as possible for the playoffs.
Victor Cruz’s injury problems continue to mount. He tore his calf trying to get some practice routes in this weekend, which is a new injury for him.
Cruz looks like he’s in for another lost season and may end up getting released outright after the 2015 campaign ends. He’s due $7.9 million next year.
T.J. Yeldon is in a walking boot as of yesterday, which puts some big question marks on his status for Thursday’s game against the Titans.
If Yeldon is out, it’ll be Denard Robinson and Toby Gerhart at RB.
NFL Week 11 Schedule: Let’s take a look at the upcoming round of games on the NFL schedule, along with the start times and TV networks you can catch them on.
Bye Week: Browns, Saints, Giants, Steelers
Thursday, November 19, 2015:
8:25 PM ET:
Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL Network)
Sunday, November 22, 2015:
1:00 PM ET:
Oakland Raiders at Detroit Lions (CBS)
Indianapolis Colts at Atlanta Falcons (CBS)
St. Louis Rams at Baltimore Ravens (FOX)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Philadelphia Eagles (FOX)
Denver Broncos at Chicago Bears (CBS)
New York Jets at Houston Texans (CBS)
Washington Redskins at Carolina Panthers (FOX)
Dallas Cowboys at Miami Dolphins (FOX)
4:05 PM ET:
Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers (CBS)
4:25 PM ET:
Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings (FOX)
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks (FOX)
8:30 PM ET:
Cincinnati Bengals at Arizona Cardinals (NBC)
Monday, November 23, 2015:
8:30 PM ET:
Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots (ESPN)
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