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Redskins TE Vernon Davis to IR; was out with concussion

Nov. 22, 2019 5:32 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis has been placed on injured reserve because of a concussion, ending his season. Davis has been sidelined since making one catch in Week 4 for the Redskins, who are 1-9 heading into Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions. He turns 36 in...

Jets release rugby league star Holmes from practice squad

Nov. 22, 2019 5:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Valentine Holmes gave his NFL dream a chance. Now, the rugby league star is set to return to Australia to resume his already successful career. The New York Jets released Holmes, who played running back and wide receiver, from their practice squad Friday. The 24-year-old Holmes joined New...

Broncos promote Ahmad Gooden to beef up pass rush

Nov. 22, 2019 5:16 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Just three days after signing Orson Charles, the Denver Broncos waived the veteran tight end to make room for outside linebacker Ahmad Gooden. Charles, a sixth-year pro who could play fullback, was signed after Andy Janovich dislocated his right elbow in Denver's 27-23 loss at...

Browns’ Jarvis Landry: Garrett inquiry by league unfair

Nov. 22, 2019 4:56 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry called the NFL for two penalties — false start and illegal procedure in its handling of Myles Garrett’s suspension. “It was not fair to Myles,” Landry said. Garrett was banned indefinitely by the league for striking Steelers...

Mitchell Trubisky cleared to start for Bears against Giants

Nov. 22, 2019 4:46 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky made it through a full week of practice without an issue from a hip pointer and will start Sunday against the New York Giants. Trubisky completed a third straight full practice without a problem Friday after he'd left Sunday's loss to the...

Cowboys LB Vander Esch missing 2nd game with neck injury

Nov. 22, 2019 4:27 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch will sit out a second game because of lingering issues from a neck injury sustained last month against Philadelphia. The second-year player was ruled out of Sunday’s game at New England. Vander Esch was experiencing discomfort, and...

Chargers cornerback Michael Davis suspended 2 games

Nov. 22, 2019 4:12 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Michael Davis has been suspended two games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The Chargers (4-7) are on their bye this week. The suspension will cover road games against Denver (Dec. 1) and Jacksonville (Dec. 8). Davis, who is in...

Seahawks place tight end Ed Dickson back on injured reserve

Nov. 22, 2019 3:44 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks placed tight end Ed Dickson back on injured reserve Friday, just two days after activating him. The Seahawks signed Tyrone Swoopes from the practice squad to take Dickson’s place. The addition of Dickson earlier this week was an important move since...

Frustrated Fournette gets pep talk from Hall of Famer Allen

Nov. 22, 2019 3:44 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After Leonard Fournette’s frustration reached a new level, the Jacksonville Jaguars running back reached out — to his coaches, his dad and even a Hall of Famer. Fournette had a series of meetings and calls this week after carrying the ball a season-low eight times in...

Texans get big win, face test with Patriots up next

Nov. 22, 2019 3:39 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans got back on track with a win over the Colts on Thursday night to take over the AFC South lead. Now they'll have extra time to prepare for their next test with a visit from the Patriots on Dec. 1. Houston improved to 7-4 with the 20-17 victory over...