NFL Wire News

  • RB Randle passes through waivers

    The Sports Xchange Running back Joseph Randle cleared waivers a day after being dumped by the Dallas Cowboys. The 31 other NFL teams had an opportunity to claim Randle and passed. The 23-year-old ran for 313 yards and four touchdowns on 76 carries in the Cowboys’ first six games this season before suddenly leaving... [Read More]

  • Ravaged Ravens continue next man up approach

    The Sports Xchange OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh remains stoic when discussing how the team will move forward with the mounting injuries decimating the roster. When wide receiver Steve Smith was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday because of a torn Achilles tendon, he joined 11 teammates whose season already... [Read More]

  • Dolphins WR Parker has more foot problems

    The Sports Xchange DAVIE, Fla. — Wide receiver DeVante Parker, Miami Dolphins’ the first-round pick from Louisville, missed practice Monday and Wednesday because of pain in his surgically-repaired left foot. Parker, who has had two surgeries on the foot in the last 15 months, said the problem was due to scar tissue. And he... [Read More]

  • Bills QB Taylor needs his mobility vs. Dolphins

    The Sports Xchange ORCHARD PARK, N. Y. — Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed the last two games because of a knee injury, and while he says all the right things, it is unknown how mobile he will be against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. “I’m 100 percent fully confident in going out there... [Read More]

  • Steelers’ present reminds Raiders of past draft failures

    The Sports Xchange PITTSBURGH — The Oakland Raiders will be reminded that their 2009 draft class wasn’t very successful when they played the Steelers at Heinz Field on Sunday. Their first two picks in that draft did not reach a second contract with the team and currently play for the Steelers. Receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey,... [Read More]

  • High-powered Steelers offense suddenly on fumes

    The Sports Xchange PITTSBURGH — It’s a question the Steelers didn’t think they would ever have to answer in 2015. But it’s the most pressing issue as they enter the second half of the season. How can they score more? Entering the season the goal for the offense was to average 30 points per... [Read More]

  • Dolphins need to reshuffle the deck with a win in Buffalo

    The Sports Xchange DAVIE, Fla. — Miami’s outlier playoff hopes are on the line Sunday in Buffalo (3-4), where the Dolphins (3-4) are 0-3 in the last three years. The problem for the Dolphins is with possible tiebreakers. Miami is 0-3 against AFC East teams and 2-4 against AFC teams. Another loss, even with... [Read More]

  • Bills’ defense prefers KISS approach

    The Sports Xchange ORCHARD PARK, N. Y. — The Buffalo Bills’ 3-4 record is more than enough to irritate head coach Rex Ryan, but a defense that was mediocre at best for the first half of the season is especially disconcerting for the noted defensive guru. Buffalo ranks 13th in yards allowed, 18th in... [Read More]

  • Rams RB Watts suspended indefinitely for substance abuse

    The Sports Xchange St. Louis Rams backup running back Trey Watts has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, the league announced Wednesday. Watts’ suspension without pay begins immediately. In May, the league announced Watts’ first suspension for violation of the same rule. He missed the first four games of the season.... [Read More]

  • At 3-5, Chiefs still eyeing playoffs

    The Sports Xchange KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cue the old tape of former Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Mora Sr. talking after a poor performance by his team, and asked about the potential for postseason play. “Playoffs? Don’t talk to me about playoffs,” Mora bellowed. “You kidding me. Playoffs?” In most seasons, those words... [Read More]