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Dolphins place QB Tua Tagovailoa on IR with fractured ribs

Sep. 25, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was placed on injured reserve by the Miami Dolphins on Saturday, meaning he will miss at least three games before he can return from fractured ribs. Tagovailoa had already been ruled out for Sunday’s game at Las...

Chargers DL Justin Jones out of lineup for 2nd straight game

Sep. 25, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Chargers defensive lineman Justin Jones will miss his second straight game after being downgraded to out for Sunday's game at the Kansas City Chiefs. Jones suffered a calf injury in Los Angeles' 20-16 win over Washington on Sept. 12 and has not...

Packers won't have Jenkins for Sunday's game with 49ers

Sep. 25, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers due to an ankle injury. Jenkins got hurt during Monday night's 35-17 victory over the Detroit Lions, though he remained in the...

Steelers rule LB T.J. Watt out against Cincinnati

Sep. 25, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers star outside linebacker T.J. Watt won't play against Cincinnati after all. The team has downgraded Watt to out for Sunday's visit from Cincinnati (1-1). Watt, who is dealing with a groin injury, was listed as questionable on...

Raiders RB Josh Jacobs doubtful for Dolphins game

Sep. 24, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is doubtful to play this week against the Miami Dolphins because of an injured ankle. Jacobs missed last week's game with the injury and has been unable to practice all week, leaving his availability for Sunday in serious doubt....

49ers RB Trey Sermon clears concussion protocol

Sep. 24, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie running back Trey Sermon cleared concussion protocol and will be able to play for the banged-up San Francisco 49ers this week against the Green Bay Packers. The Niners have been hit by a string of injuries this season at running back...

Saints to remain down 3 assistant coaches at New England

Sep. 24, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielson, defensive assistant Brian Young and offensive assistant Dan Roushar will not attend New Orleans' game at New England on Sunday because of COVID-19 protocols, the club announced Friday. It will be the second straight missed game...

Dolphins assistant Rob Leonard in protocols, will miss game

Sep. 24, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins will be without outside linebackers coach Rob Leonard for Sunday’s game at Las Vegas because of COVID-19 protocols. The Dolphins made the announcement Friday and said his responsibilities “will be shared amongst the...

Amid injuries, Cowboys try to be coy about rookie Parsons

Sep. 24, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys don't want to give away where Micah Parsons will line up after the versatile rookie linebacker played almost exclusively as a pass rusher in the second game of his career following a midweek switch. Injuries and COVID-19 issues in...

Packers OL Jenkins doubtful for Sunday's game with 49ers

Sep. 24, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins, who has capably replaced 2020 All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari to start the season, is doubtful for Sunday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Jenkins injured an ankle during...