NFL Wire News

  • Luck frustrated after loss; OC Hamilton fired

    The Sports Xchange INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is usually one of those players who stays on an even keel despite a win or a loss. But in the aftermath of Monday night’s 29-26 overtime road loss at Carolina, a game in which Luck had three interceptions, the frustration on his face... [Read More]

  • NFL notebook: Colts dismiss OC Hamilton

    The Sports Xchange One day after the Indianapolis Colts lost in overtime at Carolina to fall to 3-5, offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton was fired. The Colts announced Tuesday that Rob Chudzinski will take over Hamilton’s duties. Indianapolis lost 29-26 to the Panthers in overtime on Monday night. “Through the first eight weeks of the... [Read More]

  • Trade deadline passes; Thomas still with Browns

    The Sports Xchange BEREA, Ohio — The NFL trading deadline of 4 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday without the Cleveland Browns completing a rumored deal that would have shipped All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas to the Denver Broncos. An ESPN report had the Browns and Broncos working on a trade that would have sent Thomas... [Read More]

  • Colts dump Hamilton as offensive coordinator

    The Sports Xchange One day after the Indianapolis Colts lost in overtime at Carolina to fall to 3-5, offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton was fired. The Colts announced Tuesday that Rob Chudzinski will take over Hamilton’s duties. Indianapolis lost 29-26 to the Panthers in overtime on Monday night. “Through the first eight weeks of the... [Read More]

  • Buccaneers DT McDonald placed on IR

    The Sports Xchange The Tampa Bay Buccaneers put starting defensive tackle Clinton McDonald on injured reserve and released linebacker Julian Stanford from the practice squad Tuesday. McDonald led the Buccaneers’ defensive linemen with 31 tackles, including two for loss, in the first six games of this season before suffering a pectoral injury. In 19... [Read More]

  • NFL to hear from three cities in danger of losing teams

    The Sports Xchange As the NFL clock ticks toward the expected relocation of one or two teams to Los Angeles for the 2016 season, the league has scheduled presentations for the three cities trying to prevent their teams from moving. The Nov. 11-12 meetings at the league office in New York City come two... [Read More]

  • Gabbert gets nod at QB over Kaepernick

    The Sports Xchange Blaine Gabbert is starting at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers this week, a move that sends former Pro Bowl passer Colin Kaepernick to the bench along with his $10.4 million salary. Kaepernick, a second-round pick in 2011, would cost the team more than $20 million in dead money if he’s... [Read More]

  • Colts add CFL veteran Heenan to practice squad

    The Sports Xchange The Indianapolis Colts signed guard Ben Heenan to the practice squad and released guard David Arkin from the practice squad on Tuesday. Heenan is a three-year veteran of the Canadian Football League who originally signed with the Colts in February and was waived on Aug. 7. Arkin was in his second... [Read More]

  • WR Johnson doesn’t want Lions to trade him

    The Sports Xchange Calvin Johnson didn’t lobby to be moved to another team by the Detroit Lions ahead of Tuesday’s NFL trade deadline. The nine-year veteran wide receiver is fine staying with the team that drafted him as long as the goal is to win. “I want to win here, you know,” Johnson said.... [Read More]

  • Report: Browns prepare Manziel to start

    The Sports Xchange The Cleveland Browns are prepared to start Johnny Manziel at quarterback on Thursday night against the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals. Veteran Josh McCown is dealing with a rib injury and Manziel is getting reps ahead of the game against the Browns’ AFC North rival in Cincinnati, NFL.com reported Tuesday. Manziel, in his... [Read More]