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Sep
21

Chargers QB Taylor a late scratch with chest pains

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback TYROD TAYLOR developed chest pains just before Sunday’s game against Kansas City and was taken to the hospital. The pain was reportedly related to a rib injuryMore suffered late in the week. Taylor was released from the hospital but his status for next Sunday’s game is to be determined. Head coach Anthony Lynn said that Taylor will be the starter when he is healthy. In Taylor’s absence, rookie first-round pick JUSTIN HERBERT performed well in an unexpected start. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
21

Panthers RB McCaffrey suffers ankle injury in loss

Carolina Panthers star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY suffered an ankle injury in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Bucs. McCaffrey, who has never missed a game inMore his career, was unable to return after suffering the injury. The Panthers should have an update sometime today. If McCaffrey were to miss any time, MIKE DAVIS would take over in the backfield. Davis had one of the best training camps of any player on the team, according to coach Matt Rhule. Less

Source: Charlotte Observer

Sep
21

Giants fear torn ACL for RB Barkley

New York Giants running back SAQUON BARKLEY left Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears in the second quarter with what is believed to be a torn ACL. If the injury isMore as serious as suspected, the Giants will be without their best player for the remainder of the 2020 season. Barkley underwent X-rays during the game but an MRI sometime today will likely confirm the extent of the injury. Less

Source: New York Post

Sep
21

Tyler Higbee for three

Three touchdowns that is. Los Angeles Rams tight end TYLER HIGBEE scored three touchdowns in Sunday’s win against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Rams fifth-year tight end finished the 2019 season withMore three total touchdowns, so to match his season-high in one game is quite an accomplishment - and a pleasant surprise for even the most optimistic of fantasy owners. Less

Source: Team Blog

Sep
21

Prescott leads Cowboys in epic comeback

Dallas quarterback DAK PRESCOTT led an epic comeback in Sunday’s win against the Atlanta Falcons. Prescott led the way with 4 total touchdowns against the Falcons, with three of the scoresMore coming on the ground. With that feat, Prescott became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for more than 400 yards and rush for 3 touchdowns. Less

Source: Team Website

Sep
21

Tannehill leads Titans with 4 scores

Tennessee quarterback RYAN TANNEHILL threw 4 touchdown passes in Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars to lead the Titans and his fantasy owners. It was the first time Tannehill had thrownMore 4 scores in a game with the Titans, and his first time since way back in 2015. Tannehill also finished the game without throwing an interception in what was a near-perfect game for the Titans signal-caller. Less

Source: Tennessean

Sep
21

Colts RB Taylor scores first NFL touchdown

Indianapolis Colts rookie running back JONATHAN TAYLOR started his first game in place of injured teammate MARLON MACK on Sunday and scored his first NFL touchdown. Taylor looked ready to handle the workload on his own, rushing 26 times and topping 100 yards.

Source: Team Website

Sep
21

Broncos lose QB Lock to shoulder injury

Denver quarterback DREW LOCK was knocked out of Sunday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a shoulder injury suffered on a first-quarter sack. Lock will undergo further testing on hisMore injured right shoulder today, with the Broncos and fantasy owners anxiously awaiting the results. With Lock out for most of the game, backup quarterback JEFF DRISKEL had a strong performance in leading a comeback effort that fell just short. Less

Source: Team Website

Sep
21

49ers hit hard by injuries in win vs. Jets

The San Francisco 49ers notched a blowout win on Sunday against the New York Jets, but the victory came at a high cost. 49ers defensive end NICK BOSA and defensive tackleMore SOLOMON THOMAS were both carted off the field just two plays apart. The team fears that Bosa suffered a possible season-ending ACL injury. Quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO also left the game with what is believed to be a high-ankle sprain. Running backs RAHEEM MOSTERT and TEVIN COLEMAN both left with knee injuries, but their ailments are not believed to be as serious. Stay tuned. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Sep
21

Bills QB Allen has career day vs. Dolphins

Prior to Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins, no Buffalo Bills quarterback had ever thrown for at least 400 yards, four touchdowns, and no interceptions. JOSH ALLEN checked all three boxes on Sunday, throwing for a career-high 417 yards to go along with a career-best 4 touchdowns.

Source: Buffalo News

Sep
21

Packers RB Jones has career game vs. Lions

Green Bay Packers running back AARON JONES had a career-day against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Jones had a career-high in both rushing yards and total yards from scrimmage, while alsoMore adding the longest run of his career on a 75-yard touchdown to begin the third quarter. Jones finished the game with three total touchdowns as the Packers offense seems to be clicking in its second season under head coach Matt LaFleur. Less

Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

Sep
20

Tyron Smith out for Cowboys

The neck injury he picked up in practice this week will cost Cowboys star OT TYRON SMITH at least one game, as the team has ruled him out for today's homeMore opener vs. Atlanta. The Cowboys are down to the dregs of their depth chart at tackle, with both La'el Collins and swingman Cam Erving on injured reserve currently. There seems to be a lot of this going on around the league, what with the Eagles and Steelers both missing multiple linemen, and the Chargers just having lost center Mike Pouncey for the season. Less

Source: ESPN

Sep
20

Courtland Sutton is ACTIVE

Denver WR COURTLAND SUTTON will in fact make his season debut at Pittsburgh this afternoon after testing his injured shoulder during pregame warmups.

Source: ESPN

Sep
20

Steelers going full RBBC?

Ian Rapoport reports that Pittsburgh will split the work in its backfield this week, not because of the minor injury JAMES CONNER picked up on Monday night, but rather to accountMore for the "emergence" of theoretical RB2 BENNY SNELL. We acknowledge that Snell looked excellent in Week 1, conjuring up memories of Le'Veon Bell's transformation from doughy freshman to world-beating sophomore in the NFL ... but we can't say we relish the thought of yet another AFC North team dividing carries between two or more capable backs. Less

Source: NFL Network

Sep
20

Brandin Cooks up, Duke Johnson down for Texans

Houston WR BRANDIN COOKS (quad) is expected to play against the Ravens today, per Adam Schefter. RB DUKE JOHNSON (ankle) is not expected to play -- but the effect of his absence should be minimal, as the Texans have added a very similar player, C.J. PROSISE from their practice squad.

Source: ESPN

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