NFL Wire News

  • Injuries ravage 49ers’ running game

    The Sports Xchange The San Francisco 49ers played Sunday’s 27-6 loss to the St. Louis Rams without starting running back Carlos Hyde, which wasn’t surprising in that the club’s leading rusher hadn’t practiced because of a stress fracture in his left foot. Then again, Hyde started and carried 11 times just 10 days earlier... [Read More]

  • Lions players fear Caldwell will be fired

    The Sports Xchange ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Detroit Lions players didn’t want to think about the possibility of Jim Caldwell becoming the next coach fired after losing in London. “I love Coach Caldwell,” wide receiver Lance Moore said. “He’s not just a really good coach, but he’s a great man, a great person. “He... [Read More]

  • Giants’ offense comes alive despite loss

    The Sports Xchange EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — On Sunday, the New York Giants’ passing game awoke from its two-week slumber with a major roar. Against the Saints’ 30th-ranked defense, the Giants offense, led by quarterback Eli Manning, erupted for 416 yards (350 of it through the air), six touchdown passes (three to receiver Odell... [Read More]

  • Giants try to fix their defensive shortcomings

    The Sports Xchange EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — As if giving up 52 points and 614 yards of offense wasn’t bad enough for members of the New York Giants defense, on Monday they re-watched the tape of what was easily one of the worst meltdowns in franchise history. The hope was that the Giants defenders... [Read More]

  • Myers survives another week as Jags’ kicker

    The Sports Xchange JACKSONVILLE — Jason Myers survived the bye week and was still the Jacksonville Jaguars’ kicker Monday when the team resumed practicing for Sunday’s game at the New York Jets. The Jaguars brought in two kickers with NFL experience, Randy Bullock and Zach Hocker, during the bye week, but neither was impressive... [Read More]

  • Jaguars back from bye against Jets

    The Sports Xchange JACKSONVILLE — During the Jacksonville Jaguars’ bye week, they figured their first game back at the New York Jets was going to be a difficult test. The Jets had a 4-2 record and were competitive in a 30-23 loss to New England, a team that beat the Jaguars 51-17 and never... [Read More]

  • Broncos get win, then add TE Davis

    The Sports Xchange ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — With the Denver Broncos’ first world championship team looking on, the 2015 Broncos finally looked like a complete team capable of winning a Lombardi Trophy of its own in their 29-10 win over the Green Bay Packers. The defense dismantled Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, holding them to... [Read More]

  • Rookie Sambrailo done for the season

    The Sports Xchange ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos brought Ty Sambrailo back to the practice field beginning Oct. 14, hopeful that he could heal and recover enough from day to day to return to the lineup. But the torn labrum that Sambrailo suffered Sept. 27 wouldn’t allow it, and after testing Sambrailo in... [Read More]

  • Packers hammered in loss to Broncos

    The Sports Xchange GREEN BAY — The first loss of the season not only was humbling from the perspective of Mike McCarthy, but the blunt head coach didn’t mince words about the unfamiliar outcome. “I haven’t had my ass kicked like that in a long time,” McCarthy said after the Green Bay Packers were... [Read More]

  • For once, Seahawks kept QB Wilson’ upright

    The Sports Xchange RENTON, Wash — The Seattle Seahawks did not allow a sack of quarterback Russell Wilson on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys for the first time since Super Bowl XLVIII at the end of the 2013 season. Wilson has been sacked a league-high 31 times through eight weeks despite the clean sheet... [Read More]