Ravens without top 2 QBs after Huntley lands on COVID list
Baltimore has more than a dozen players on injured reserve and several more on the COVID-19 list. Cincinnati got back CB Chidobe Awuzie from the COVID-19 list, but also had to place two defensive linemen, D.J. There were 18 players on the active and practice squad rosters — including injured reserve — on the COVID-19 list Saturday. Also:— The Los Angeles Rams placed veteran offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth on the team's COVID-19 list. Still on the COVID-19 list are leading receiver Brandin Cooks and placekicker Ka’imi Fairbairn.wftv.com
Fields to make first start for Bears with Dalton injured
APTOPIX Bengals Bears Football Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields (1) carries the ball and is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Chidobe Awuzie during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) (Nam Y. Huh)LAKE FOREST, Ill. — (AP) — Justin Fields is set to make his first start for the Chicago Bears. The team will go with the prized rookie quarterback when the Bears visit the Cleveland Browns this week with veteran Andy Dalton sidelined because of a left knee injury, coach Matt Nagy said Wednesday. Nagy said the three-time Pro Bowler is week to week, though the Bears don't think he will be placed on injured reserve. Dalton was in for the next drive, before Fields led Chicago’s final one of the half.wftv.com
Rams sign speedy veteran WR DeSean Jackson for LA homecoming
Veteran receiver DeSean Jackson has signed with the Los Angeles Rams, returning to his native Southern California after 13 NFL seasons on the East Coast. The Rams announced the deal for Jackson on Sunday, March 21, 2021 adding him to the targets for new quarterback Matthew Stafford. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)LOS ANGELES – Veteran receiver DeSean Jackson agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, returning to his native Southern California after 13 NFL seasons on the East Coast. “The difficult part of the equation is finding those players who can actually threaten NFL defenders, because most players that come into this league are fast,” Snead added. We’d all love to identify those guys that can even threaten NFL defenders.”___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/hub/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Cowboys' Elliott inactive; Stafford will start for Lions
(AP Photo/Aaron Doster)Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott is inactive against San Francisco with a calf injury the two-time rushing championship has been battling for several weeks. Safety Deon Bush (foot) is also out after being listed questionable with Johnson. Cowboys: RB Ezekiel Elliott, QB Ben DiNucci, WR Malik Turner, CB Rashard Robinson, DE Bradlee Anae, LB Luke Gifford, DE Ron’Dell Carter. ___JACKSONVILLE AT BALTIMOREJaguars: CB Sidney Jones, CB Luq Barcoo, LB Quincy Williams, DT Daniel Ross, QB Jake Luton. Ravens: DE Calais Campbell, CB Jimmy Smith, CB Marcus Peters, RB Mark Ingram, LB Kristian Welch, DE Jihad Ward, C Trystan Colon-Castillo.
Cowboys' Prescott acknowledges mental struggles of offseason
Prescott acknowledged the cause of Jace Prescott's death for the first time in a recent TV interview set to air this weekend. Dak Prescott, the youngest, said he knew Jace Prescott bore the greatest burden as their mom's primary caregiver while she battled cancer. Jace Prescott died at 31 in the southeast Texas city of Orange in April. Prescott said those leadership tendencies are enhanced when someone is able to acknowledge their own difficulties with mental health. “I mean, obviously tears and tears and tears,” Dak Prescott said.