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Gronk practices Wednesday

News: Multiple media outlets reported Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who has missed the last four games with a broken forearm, practiced Wednesday as the team prepares for Week 16 at Jacksonville. Gronkowski practiced for the first time Friday since suffering his injury Week 11. Analysis: Fantasy owners have been hoping for Gronkowski to return […]

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MJD hopes to play Sunday

News: The Florida Times-Union reports Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew said Wednesday if all goes well in practice this week and he suffers no unforeseen setbacks, then he is hopeful of returning to the lineup Week 16 vs. New England. Jones-Drew, who has missed the last eight games with a sprained left foot, was adamant […]

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RG3 preparing to play?

News: Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, who sat out Week 15 with an LCL sprain, practiced with the team Wednesday. The Washington Timesnoted Griffin moved around without issue during position drills and didn’t appear to be favoring his right knee. Griffin said he practiced in full and practiced at full speed. He said he expects […]

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McCoy will return as starter

News: Eagles coach Andy Reid said Wednesday running back LeSean McCoy, who has missed the last four games with a concussion, will start Week 16 vs. Washington, but he will rotate with rookie Bryce Brown. “I’ll keep a close eye on McCoy,” Reid said. “It won’t be a normal workload like you’d see.” Analysis: While […]

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Smith misses first practice

News: Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, who suffered a concussion Week 15, missed the first practice of the week Wednesday as the team prepares for Week 16 vs. N.Y. Giants. Analysis: The Ravens could absolutely use Smith’s presence Sunday in a critical showdown with the Giants. However, the NFL has strict protocol for concussions and […]

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Nelson not ready to practice

News: Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson, who has missed the last two games due to a hamstring injury, did not return to practice Wednesday as the team prepares for Week 16 vs. Tennessee. Analysis: The Packers probably can beat the Titans without Nelson, so the fact he isn’t practicing isn’t encouraging about his Week 16 […]

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Pierce misses practice

News: Ravens running back Bernard Pierce, who suffered a concussion Week 15, did not practice Wednesday as the team prepares for Week 16 vs. N.Y. Giants. Analysis: Pierce had averaged about eight carries in his previous three games and was on pace for 10 or 11 before his concussion Sunday. With Baltimore having a playoff […]

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Brown to rotate with McCoy

News: Eagles coach Andy Reid said Wednesday running back LeSean McCoy, who has missed the last four games with a concussion, will start Week 16 vs. Washington, but he will rotate with rookie Bryce Brown. “I’ll keep a close eye on McCoy,” Reid said. “It won’t be a normal workload like you’d see.” Running backs […]

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Turner good to go Week 14

News: Falcons running back Michael Turner, who was limited in practice by an elbow injury leading up to Week 14 at Carolina, is officially active for the contest. He was listed as questionable on Friday’s injury report. Analysis: Given Turner’s history against the Panthers — he’s averaging 99.4 rushing yards with seven touchdowns in his […]

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Nicks set to play Sunday

News: Giants wide receiver Hakeem NicksĀ is expected to play through a lingering knee issue during Week 14 against New Orleans, CBSSports.com NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported Sunday morning. Nicks is currently listed as questionable on the team’s injury report after missing practice last Thursday because of a sore knee. Coach Tom Coughlin said last […]

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