Jacoby Brissett

NFL Week 12 Predictions: Early Projections for Vegas Odds, Lines and Spreads

It's Thanksgiving week in the NFL, as three games will take place on Turkey Day before the rest of the Week 12 slate kicks off on Sunday and Monday.<p>This week also marks the return of the full schedule, as each team has now gone through its scheduled bye.<p>It should be a fun race to the finish. Until …

Luke Kuechly

The Bills played themselves benching Tyrod Taylor

Rookie Nathan Peterman had a disaster of a day with five interceptions<p>Soon after Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott was hired in January, he told a …

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Pagano said he believes QB Jacoby Brissett will be good to go against the Titans despite him still being in the concussion protocol.

Pagano said he believes QB Jacoby Brissett will be good to go against the Titans despite him still being in the concussion protocol.

Week 12 fantasy football waiver-wire targets

Bye weeks are now a thing of the past. From here on out, fantasy players have access to the full slate of teams and games to attack when setting …

Cooper Kupp

Colts expect to have Brissett back against Tennessee

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett remains in the concussion protocol, but coach Chuck Pagano expects him to play Sunday against Tennessee.<p>Brissett was injured after getting hit in the head during a Week 10 loss to Pittsburgh. Brissett was first checked on the sideline and then …

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Kelvin Benjamin (knee) avoids ligament damage

Kelvin Benjamin (knee) has avoided ligament damage.<p>Speaking Monday, Bills coach Sean McDermott said he was "still evaluating" his Week 12 quarterback …

Will Fuller

The 6 worst 2017 NFL quarterback matchups, ranked

Tom Savage and Blaine Gabbert, you’ve inspired us.<p>NFL history is filled with classic quarterback matchups. Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino. John Elway vs. Brett Favre. Um, Tom Savage vs. Blaine Gabbert?<p>Injury after injury to star players and some miscalculations about how prepared players were to start …

Drew Stanton

40 things we learned in Week 11 of the 2017 NFL season

The 40 things we learned from Week 11 of the NFL season:<p><b>1.</b> Interceptions came in bunches in what was a very ugly weekend for a handful of quarterbacks. In all, there were 28 picks thrown in the first 12 games of Week 11, including four from Titans QB Marcus Mariota on Thursday, and they came in …

Sports

Devastating injuries leave NFL in desperate need of star power

So there was the presidential election that made observers wonder why NFL television ratings were down. Which has been followed by a veritable …

Jameis Winston

Daugherty: With win over Broncos and the Browns up next, Bengals remain in playoff hunt

Gallery: Bengals at Broncos, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these photo …

Vontaze Burfict

Baltimore Ravens: No excuse to miss the playoffs

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 10: Head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens looks on in the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Browns at M<p>Even …

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Oakland Raiders must keep track of wide receiver Phillip Dorsett

FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 1: Phillip Dorsett #13 of the New England Patriots in action against the Carolina Panthers at Gillette Stadium on October 1, …

NFL

Fantasy Fallout: Opportunity knocks for Tevin Coleman, Jamaal Williams, Samaje Perine

There are some new names among the top running backs in ESPN’s fantasy rankings this week, thanks to some golden opportunities for injury …

Jamaal Williams

5 Reasons The Final Six Games Of The Colts Season Are Worth Watching

Ginning up enthusiasm for the final chapter of this death march of an <b>Indianapolis Colts</b> season is not going to be easy.<p>Showing up three times at …

Chuck Pagano

Bills haven’t earned enough trust to make quarterback switch

You have to earn “trust,” in any aspect of life, don’t you? The conditions of the “trust tree” aren’t much different in professional sports.Some …

DeShone Kizer

Is This The Worst Year For Quarterback Injuries?

It’s Week 11 of the NFL season, and the most impressive 53-man roster this year may be found not on any sideline, but rather on the injured reserve …

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NFL QB Power Rankings: Where all 32 starting QBs stand heading into Week 11

Using a loose formula, we ranked all 32 NFL starting quarterbacks.<p>Our formula is rooted in two advanced statistics: Football Outsiders' DYAR metric and ESPN's total QBR metric. We also considered other factors, including recent performance, job security, and overall track record.<p>This week, stopgap …

Davante Adams

'I got a little tired': Ryan Shazier explains the Steelers four-time interception celebration

Updated 2 minutes ago<p>When Ryan Shazier conceived the Steelers defense's newest post-interception celebration, he never factored in how winded it …

Pittsburgh

2018 NFL Draft: New York Jets zeroing in on Wyoming QB Josh Allen

IOWA CITY, IOWA- SEPTEMBER 2: Quarterback Josh Allen<p>New York’s quarterback carousel continues to turn going into the 2018 NFL Draft<p>Franchise …

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Blaine Gabbert will start at QB for Cardinals vs. Texans

Blaine Gabbert is back, baby.<p>The Arizona Cardinals announced Friday that Gabbert will start at quarterback against the Houston Texans on …

Drew Stanton

Legion of Boom more broken: Signs suggest Kam Chancellor is next one out of Seahawks defense

RENTON The Legion of Boom is more broken right now.<p>Nothing is definitive yet, but it sounds and looks as if the Seahawks are going to be without Kam …

Richard Sherman

Everything You Need to Know About NFL Week 11

The Jaguars’ young star talks a big game. He’s also poised to be one of the NFL’s most dominant cornerbacks for years to come.<p>Mitchell Trubisky, …

NFL

Socceroos, Wallabies, green and gold: It's biblical

Kelly got the job done, in much the same time as the Socceroos did against Honduras.<p>Gotta love that singer.<p><b>Lost for words</b><p>Meantime, as if you didn't …

Brisbane

Patriots' Air Force visit, Tyrod Taylor's struggles, Giants' O-line

<i>With Week 11 of the 2017 season upon us, NFL.com's network of reporters collects the hottest news and notes from across the league, including:</i><p><i>-- How</i> …

Kyle Van Noy

John Lynch Says 49ers 'Don't Need' Jimmy Garoppolo Right Now

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch said on NBC Bay Area's <i>49ers Game Plan</i> show, which will air Saturday, that the Niners don't need quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to play immediately (h/t Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports):<p><i>"The plan is to continue to get him ready. It’s a very different system he</i> …

Jimmy Garoppolo

5 Most Infuriating And Perplexing Things Pagano Said This Week

<b>Chuck Pagano</b> says silly things. Sometimes they defy reality.<p>It seems the worse things get, the more effusive Pagano’s praise can become. It’s more …

Chuck Pagano

Win-Loss Predictions for Rest of New England Patriots' 2017 Schedule

It may have been a rocky start to the 2017 season for the New England Patriots, but it's difficult to dislike where the team has ended up.<p>The Patriots are tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers with the best record in the AFC at 7-2. With seven games remaining—one of which is against Pittsburgh—New …

New England

What About the NFL’s Other Young Quarterbacks?

The passing of the torch from the old guard of NFL quarterbacks to the next generation of superstar signal-callers has already started. As the likes …

NFL

Steelers vs. Titans Preview: An ode to JuJu Smith-Schuster

The NFL feels kinda different. Colin Kaepernick, objectively the league’s most recognizable player, has filed a grievance against the NFL accusing …

Pittsburgh Steelers

After a bad week, the NFL's concussion protocol comes under scrutiny once again

Six years later, Colt McCoy cannot remember going back into the game, or what happened after he did. In December 2011, McCoy, playing quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, rolled to his left. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison launched his helmet into McCoy's face mask, leaving McCoy …

Martellus Bennett