NFL Wire News

  • Flex scheduling leads to Bengals-Cardinals on national TV

    The Sports Xchange The NFL’ s flexible scheduling protocol has led to the Nov. 22 contest between the Cincinnati Bengals and host Arizona Cardinals to be moved to Sunday night and televised at 8:30 p.m. ET by NBC. The Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers were originally scheduled for the nationally televised game.... [Read More]

  • Broncos LT Sambrailo out for season

    The Sports Xchange Denver Broncos rookie left tackle Ty Sambrailo is out for the season with a shoulder injury that will require surgery. Sambrailo was thrust into the starting lineup when left tackle Ryan Clady was lost for the season to injury in the preseason. He was hurt Week 3 at Detroit and missed... [Read More]

  • Bell’s injury thrusts Williams into critical role for Steelers

    The Sports Xchange The gang was back together again for about 20 minutes on Sunday. Now the Pittsburgh Steelers must figure out a way to make a push for the playoffs without one of their best offensive playmakers. All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell was placed on injured reserve Monday afternoon, one day after he... [Read More]

  • Bills’ Watkins apologizes for social media rant

    The Sports Xchange ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Sammy Watkins knew he made a mistake almost the moment he hit the send button. The wide receiver made some disappointing comments last week directed at Buffalo Bills fans who made some disparaging and cruel remarks on his Instagram account after he had posted a picture of... [Read More]

  • Bills getting healthy in time for make-or-break stretch

    The Sports Xchange ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Rex Ryan has never given a team an entire bye week off as a head coach, meaning no practice, no walkthroughs, no meetings, until this past week because, quite simply, the Buffalo Bills desperately needed it. “With the new CBA you have four mandatory days you give... [Read More]

  • WR Harvin meets with Bills about hip

    The Sports Xchange Buffalo Bills wide receiver Percy Harvin, who missed the recent trip to London, met with team doctors to re-evaluate his hip injury, according to reports Monday. “He’s in the building, I think,” coach Rex Ryan said during Monday’s news conference. “He’s obviously in the training room a little today. We’ll see... [Read More]

  • Seahawks’ Lockette needs neck surgery after hit vs. Cowboys

    The Sports Xchange SEATTLE — The Seahawks announced wide receiver Ricardo Lockette was scheduled to undergo surgery Monday to stabilize his neck after suffering ligament damage in a violent collision on special teams during Sunday’s 13-12 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Lockette was taken to Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas after being removed... [Read More]

  • Brady says undefeated season ‘furthest thing from anybody’s mind’

    The Sports Xchange New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said the talk of an undefeated season is the “furthest thing from anybody’s mind.” The Patriots once again look unstoppable with a 7-0 record, leading to comparisons of the 2007 team that won 18 straight games before falling to the New York Giants in the... [Read More]

  • Bears RB Forte has MCL injury

    The Sports Xchange Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte likely dodged a season-ending injury when he absorbed a direct hit on his right knee in the second quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings. FOX Sports reported Forte has a sprained MCL, and the Bears don’t believe there is any ACL damage. Depending... [Read More]

  • Bucs LB Alexander stars after brother killed

    The Sports Xchange Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie linebacker Kwon Alexander played with a heavy heart Sunday in the upset victory over the Atlanta Falcons — less than 48 hours after his 17-year-old brother was shot to death. Following the Bucs’ 23-20 overtime win and playing with all emotion, including a game-high 11 tackles, Alexander... [Read More]