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COSTA MESA http://www.bengalscheapstore.com/renell-wren-jersey-cheap , Calif. (AP)Ingram is so confident of it, he wants a chance to moonlight on offense.The Pro Bowl defensive end lobbied for a look at tight end after the team’s three-day mandatory minicamp concluded Thursday, offering another signal of how productive the Chargers expect to be in their second season under coordinator Gus Bradley.”It’s just getting in where I fit in,” said Ingram, who matched his career high with 10sacks last season. ”Fitting in and making some plays. The more you can do.”The Chargers’ defense expects to be able to do plenty. They have more familiarity with Bradley’s 4-3 defense, a potential star in rookie safety Derwin James, and another option to rush the passer in emerging talent Isaac Rochell.Joey Bosa is not as boisterous as his counterpart at defensive end, but shares Ingram’s outlook the Chargers will be formidable after allowing 17 points per game last season, which ranked third in the NFL.”Hopefully a similar defense to what we had last year, with some of those sloppy mistakes and some of the run game stuff patched up and fixed,” Bosa said.”We were moving in the last direction last year. Obviously Michael Jordan Jersey , here and there we let up some tough games in the run game. But I think with the addition of the rookies we have and after years of playing together, can’t tell the future but it’s looking like we are going to have a great defense.”James, who was selected by the Chargers at No. 17 overall in the first round, was the standout among the newcomers this week. He intercepted Phillip Rivers on Wednesday and looked solid in his most extensive work so far, aside from a mixup on an assignment when the offense put a receiver in motion on the final day.Asked about where James looks best after playing both strong and free safety, coach Anthony Lynn joked, ”In a Charger uniform.”Said Ingram: ”That’s why we went and got him in the first round. He’s been everything as expected.”There were no such presumptions for Rochell, a seventh-round draft pick in 2017 coming out of Notre Dame. After losing weight and becoming more proficient in pass rush techniques, however, he could give the Chargers another threat coming off the edge to complement the standout duo of Bosa and Ingram.”I’ve always liked Isaac,” Bosa said. ”I think he’s a great guy and I think he has the potential to be a great rush end http://www.raidersauthorizedshops.com/authentic-hunter-renfrow-jersey , but the jump he made was kind of unexpected. Seeing him out here with his hands and just the way he is moving is pretty unbelievable.””He’s definitely going to be another piece to our rotation,” Ingram said. ”It’s not `if he can become,’ he’s definitely going to be a piece.”Rochell’s development might allow Ingram a chance to catch passes instead of getting sacks.Ingram, who memorably scored on a 68-yard touchdown run off a fake punt in college at South Carolina, spent time after practice working against cornerback Tony Brown.Ingram even told Rivers that a connection between the quarterback and converted defender could be more productive than the record-setting rapport he shared with tight end Antonio Gates.When it comes to evaluating the Chargers’ defense or his own skills, Ingram is not lacking for swagger.”I’m always confident,” Ingram said. ”Ain’t nothing changed.”NOTES: Rivers and defensive tackle Brandon Mebane did not practice Thursday, as Lynn gave any player with at least 10 years experience the day off. Lynn extended the policy to excuse offensive tackle Russell Okung, who will be entering his ninth season this fall.— SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco quarterbacks C.J. Beathard and Nick Mullens will split time during the 49ers‘ preseason opener Saturday against the Dallas Cowboys.Coach Kyle Shanahan isn’t saying which one will start.Shanahan told KNBR Radio in San Francisco that the reps have been even for Beathard and Mullens, who are competing to back up Jimmy Garoppolo. “I wouldn’t say anyone has the edge Zach Brown Jersey , because I don’t want to go there yet,” Shanahan said.Through 11 days of camp, Mullens has completed 65 of 102 pass attempts (63.7 percent), and Beathard has completed 55 of 95 (58.5 percent).Both are entering their third season with the 49ers. Mullens was an undrafted free agent in 2017 who spent more than a full season playing free safety on the practice squad, while Beathard was a third-round draft pick in 2017.Beathard has started 10 games with the 49ers, during which San Francisco went 1-9.“He’s got to really learn how to stay healthy,” Shanahan said. “Sometimes, your biggest strength is your biggest weakness. C.J. is as tough and fearless as anyone I know. That’s why he keeps his eyes down the field and why he can read coverages and get the ball to the right spot. But, sometimes you’ve got to be a little scared, or at least see that big guy coming to hit you so you can avoid him and protect yourself.”Beathard took a pounding during his five starts in 2018 and injured his right wrist. Mullens replaced Beathard in Week 9 against the Raiders and kept the starting job the rest of the season. The team went 3-5 with him at the helm.“Everything I was doing last year as far as going through progressions and trying to put the ball in the right spot, all of that stuff Shareef Miller Jersey , I’m seeing it one step quicker,” Mullens said Thursday.Mullens is known for his quick decision-making, and Beathard is known for his toughness. Neither has a particularly strong arm so both trained during the offseason with quarterback guru Tom House, who specializes in throwing mechanics.“The biggest thing is just learning how the entire body connects when you throw, how you can use your lower body and your hips to create more velocity on your throws,” Mullens said. “Those guys gave me a lot of really good tips and I’m engraining them in my mind every day.”Both Mullens and Beathard have been searching for an edge. They say the competition has brought out the best in them.“There’s no letting up,” Mullens said. “If you’re engrained as a starter, you might not do the couple extra reps. But since you know you have a guy right there trying to get the same spot you have, you always have that urge. Somebody is fighting for the same spot you want. It has been a lot of fun.”NOTES: Nick Bosa will miss the entire preseason with “some components” of a high ankle sprain, according to 49ers general manager John Lynch. The 49ers hope Bosa will be ready for Week 1. … RB Jerick McKinnon suffered a setback in his attempt to return from an ACL injury and will miss roughly the next two weeks.

Of all the teams in the NFL Kyler Murray Jersey , the New York Football Giants stand out in one way. And it’s not a good way. And it seems to be directed at everyone — opponents, media, neutral parties, paying customers.The media is, regardless of periodic efforts to undermine this reality by those on the wrong side of negative coverage, the conduit between team and fan. So when a member of the team is available to be questioned and when a reporter asks a question, the reporter is (or at least should be) asking the question on behalf of the fans.For Giants fans, the biggest question in the aftermath of the decision to keep Eli Manning and to trade Odell Beckham Jr. is this: What is the team’s plan? It was obvious that G.M. Dave Gettleman would be asked that question on a Monday conference call, so he should have had an answer ready. Presumably, he did.Here’s the question that was asked: “Can you best articulate what the plan is, and how letting Landon Collins go, trading Odell Beckham, trading Olivier Vernon, but bringing back Eli Manning factors into your plan, and what that plan is?”Here’s the answer from Gettleman: “Really and truly, very honestly, it’s not my responsibility to tell you guys what I’m doing. Just like it’s not my responsibility to respond to every rumor that comes down the pike. That’s not my job. It’s not my responsibility. Trust me, we’ve got a plan. Over time http://www.billscheapshop.com/cheap-authentic-dawson-knox-jersey , you’ve got to be patient. Everybody wants answers now in this instant-gratification society, instant-gratification world, and everybody wants answers now. Over time, you’ll see it. You’ve got to trust it.”Presumably, someone came up with that “instant-gratification” talking point. Presumably, it was deemed to be a good approach.It wasn’t. It isn’t. It comes off as smug and arrogant. It comes off as tone deaf to the fact that, at the end of the day, the Giants are in an entertainment business, requiring them to continuously persuade fans to part with their money and their time.The Giants surely know that. Why else would they be clinging to Eli Manning a year and a half after the fans launched a near-mutiny after Ben McAdoo clumsily tried to bench the best quarterback in franchise history? But when it comes to explaining to these same fans why the team has done what it’s done and where it’s all leading, the answer is, basically, “None of your damn business.”There’s a better way to answer questions like this, without tipping the hand or otherwise spilling the secrets. Gettleman could have said something like this: “In today’s NFL, there’s a constant effort to win as many games as possible in the next season, with an eye toward the seasons that will follow it. So when putting a roster together, we have to think about how to get the best 53 players on the roster now and in the future, and ultimately how to get the best 11 on the field at any given time. Along the way, we’ll have opportunities to acquire other players http://www.giantsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-dexter-lawrence-jersey , through free agency, trades, and the draft. Every decision we make has in mind the goal of winning now, and winning later. Ultimately, though, everything we do is about winning.”It’s easy. It’s simple. It sounds like he’s saying something while ultimately saying nothing — and while also not saying something that could be regarded as disrespectful to those who are reasonably curious about what the Giants are doing. The Giants, and every team, should embrace that curiosity, not brush it off as nosiness or meddling. That curiosity helps pay the bills, because people care enough to pay attention.And when the team says “don’t pay attention,” the team ignores the basic reality of what it takes to fill a stadium and drive ratings.This isn’t a knock on Gettleman, who I’ve interviewed during his time as G.M. of the Panthers. But there’s something about being G.M. of the Giants that has made him act and talk a certain way, and it’s really not the best way for the Giants to connect with the fans, or with the people who essentially represent the fans when the opportunity arises to ask specific questions about what the Giants are doing. CINCINNATI (AP) — After 16 years without a playoff win under Marvin Lewis, the Bengals decided to try something different. But they had to wait more than a month before hiring Zac Taylor as their next coach in hopes of ending a long streak of futility.Taylor’s already been in town enough to know the history.The Rams quarterbacks coach reached a deal Monday a few hours after LA’s 13-3 loss to the Patriots in the Super Bowl at Atlanta. Cincinnati had to wait until after the title game to make his hiring official. The Bengals and Dolphins were the last two teams to fill head coaching vacancies, with Miami getting the Patriots’ Brian Flores.After three straight losing seasons and 28 years without a playoff victory, Cincinnati joined the latest wave — turning to a young, offensive-minded coach.“Zach is a bright coach with an offensive mind and background http://www.arizonacardinalsteamonline.com/zach-allen-jersey , which is important to have in today’s NFL,” owner Mike Brown said in a statement. “And he’s young. He embraces new ideas and new ways to do things, which will be a good thing for us.”Taylor is the Bengals’ youngest head coach since they hired Dave Shula at age 32 in in 1992. Shula went on to lose 50 games faster than any coach in NFL history, finishing 19-52.The Bengals will introduce Taylor on Tuesday in what amounts to a homecoming for the 35-year-old coach.Taylor has a head start, familiar with the city’s affinity for chili parlors. He was offensive coordinator at the University of Cincinnati in 2016, when the Bearcats finished 4-8. Coach Tommy Tuberville was replaced after the season, and Taylor headed back to the NFL.He also knows about the professional football team’s longstanding futility, too. During his one year in town, the Bengals were starting their streak of three straight losing seasons that ultimately cost Lewis his job .Taylor is taking a cue from his father-in-law, a former NFL head coach, in how to handle his new job.“My father-in-law, Mike Sherman, coached a long, long time, and he just said, ‘Be true to yourself. Be who you are, and people will follow you,'” Taylor said during Super Bowl week. “And I found that way to work for me.”His challenge is reminiscent of what Lewis faced when he arrived in 2003. He’ll be counted upon only to win games Cullen Gillaspia Jersey , but also to win back fans turned off by the owner’s aversion to change.Brown was loyal to Lewis and stuck with him despite an 0-7 mark in the playoffs, the worst in NFL history for a head coach. The Bengals haven’t won a playoff game since the 1990 season under Sam Wyche, tied with Washington for the fifth-longest streak of postseason futility in league history.Since then, Shula, Bruce Coslet, Dick LeBeau and Lewis failed to get a playoff win. They managed only seven winning seasons combined, all by Lewis.Crowds at Paul Brown Stadium have shrunk each of the last three years, with the Bengals finishing next-to-last in the NFL attendance last season. By bringing in an outsider as head coach, the Bengals hope to send a message that things are changing.It won’t be easy in the short-term.Last season, the Bengals had their youngest team in Lewis’ 16 years, and the inexperienced showed. Also, they’ve been unsettled at the coordinator positions in recent years, adding to the challenge. Quarterback Andy Dalton will be working under his third different coordinator in the last three seasons. The defense will have its fourth coordinator in three years — Lewis moved into the role last season after firing Teryl Austin.Taylor’s work with quarterbacks made him a head coaching prospect.He wasn’t much of a quarterback prospect himself. Undrafted out of Oklahoma, he played one year as a backup with Winnipeg in the CFL.He joined the Dolphins in 2012 and helped Ryan Tannehill develop into one of the league’s top passers. He took over as offensive coordinator for five games in 2015 after Bill Lazor — the Bengals’ coordinator last season — was fired. After the one season at the University of Cincinnati, Taylor hooked up with the Rams to work with Jared Goff.Now he’s going to run an entire team.“A lot of things stand out about him, but Zac is so good at communication and being open and honest,” Goff said. “He’s a lot like Sean (McVay) in that way. He’s got a bright future.”

 Packers and it continues with 13 more games on Sunday http://www.broncosauthorizedshops.com/authentic-dalton-risner-jersey , which means that the 26 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday.Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players who are on active rosters and don’t appear below should be considered healthy enough to play barring any announcements on Saturday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their injury reports until Saturday and are not listed here.With that housekeeping out of the way, here are all the injury reports for Sunday.Falcons at VikingsThe Falcons ruled out T Matt Gono (back), but are otherwise healthy.Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (hamstring) is questionable after limited practices the last two days. Tight end Tyler Conklin (ribs) is also questionable and CB Mike Hughes (knee) is out.Rams at PanthersThe Rams have no players listed on their Week One injury report.DE Bruce Irvin (hamstring) and T Greg Little (concussion) won’t play for the Panthers.Titans at BrownsTitans LB Reggie Gilbert (knee) won’t play this weekend. G Kevin Pamphile (knee) is listed as questionable.The Browns listed LB Sione Takitaki (hamstring) as questionable.Chiefs at JaguarsS Jordan Lucas (back) and DT Xavier Williams (illness) are questionable for the Chiefs.Jaguars T Cam Robinson (knees) isn’t expected to play after getting hurt in practice this week. T Cedric Ogbuehi (hamstring) and TE Josh Oliver (hamstring) have been ruled out and DT Marcell Dareus (elbow) is considered questionable.Ravens at DolphinsWR Marquise Brown (foot) is listed as questionable, but Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said he’s playing. CB Brandon Carr (hip), CB Cyrus Jones (finger) and RB Patrick Ricard (foot) are also listed as questionable.The Dolphins listed CB Johnson Bademosi (hip), DE Charles Harris (wrist), DE Trent Harris (foot), G Danny Isidora (hamstring), CB Bobby McCain (shoulder) and WR Albert Wilson (hip Drew Lock Jersey , calf) as questionable for Sunday’s game.Bills at JetsBills WR Andre Roberts (quad) is out for a game against his former team. TE Tyler Kroft (foot) is also expected to miss the game after drawing a doubtful tag.The Jets listed WR Robby Anderson (calf), WR Braxton Berrios (hamstring) and CB Trumaine Johnson (hamstring) as questionable, but head coach Adam Gase indicated Anderson and Johnson will play this weekend.Washington at EaglesWashington TE Jordan Reed (concussion) hasn’t been cleared through the concussion protocol and drew a questionable tag. QB Colt McCoy (fibula) and CB Fabian Moreau (ankle) won’t play and two others — DE Caleb Brantley (foot), LB Cassanova McKinzy (concussion) — are also listed as questionable.The Eagles ruled out three — LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (knee), T Jordan Mailata (back), QB Nate Sudfeld (left wrist) — and the other 50 players on the roster are set to play.Colts at ChargersThe Colts ruled out DE Jabaal Sheard (knee) and RB Jonathan Williams (rib). DE Kemoko Turay (neck) and RB Jordan Wilkins (ankle) are listed as questionable.CB Trevor Williams (quadricep) is the only Chargers player ruled out, but LB Jatavis Brown (ankle), WR Geremy Davis (hamstring) and S Roderic Teamer (hamstring) are expected to miss the game after being listed as doubtful. K Michael Badgley (right groin), LB Denzel Perryman (ankle) and LB Drue Tranquill (back) make up L.A.’s questionable contingent.Bengals at SeahawksT Cordy Glenn (concussion), WR A.J. Green (ankle) and RB Trayveon Williams (foot) are all out for the Bengals. WR Auden Tate (knee) is listed as doubtful.DE L.J. Collier (ankle) will have to wait to make his debut as the Seahawks have ruled him out. C Joey Hunt (ankle) and WR David Moore (shoulder) will also miss the game while G Mike Iupati (foot) is listed as questionable.: The Seahawks added DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) to their final report. He’s listed as questionable.Lions at CardinalsAll four players on the Lions injury report — LB Jarrad Davis (ankle) http://www.broncosauthorizedshops.com/authentic-dre_mont-jones-jersey , DE Da'shawn Hand (elbow), CB Rashaan Melvin (knee), C Frank Ragnow (ankle) — are listed as questionable.The Cardinals ruled out G Lamont Gaillard (knee) and T Marcus Gilbert (knee). LB Haason Reddick (knee) and LB Ezekiel Turner (hand) drew questionable tags for the opener.Giants at CowboysThe Giants ruled out TE Garrett Dickerson (quadricep) and WR Darius Slayton (hamstring) for the opener.LB Luke Gifford (ankle), S Darian Thompson (ankle) and S Donovan Wilson (ankle) will not play for the Cowboys.49ers at BuccaneersSigns point to 49ers DE Nick Bosa (ankle) playing on Sunday, but the team listed him as questionable. WR Jalen Hurd (back), WR Trent Taylor (foot) and CB Jimmie Ward (hand) have been ruled out. C Weston Richburg (knee), CB Jason Verrett (ankle) and CB K'Waun Williams (knee) are listed as questionable.Buccaneers WR Mike Evans (illness) missed practice Friday and is listed as questionable. S Justin Evans (Achilles) and QB Blaine Gabbert (left shoulder) have been ruled out.Steelers at PatriotsS Sean Davis (ankle) is the only player on the Steelers injury report and he’s considered doubtful to play.TE Matt LaCosse (ankle), S Obi Melifonwu (ankle) and WR Demaryius Thomas (hamstring) are listed as questionable for the Patriots. EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — With three games left on Minnesota’s schedule to determine whether or not the Vikings return to the playoffs, Kevin Stefanski has suddenly been tasked with trying to steer a struggling offense back on track in a supervisory role he’s never held before in 14 seasons of coaching.There’ll be plenty of scrutiny on the team’s interim offensive coordinator T.J. Hockenson Jersey , not to mention an unofficial audition for the job next year and beyond.To judge Stefanski’s readiness by noting a lack of play-calling experience, though, would not tell the whole story.“I think every assistant coach, and probably every fan, is calling the plays with the play-caller,” Stefanski said.“Sometimes they work. Sometimes they don’t. But when we’re up there, you’re always thinking about what you may be calling in that situation. I’ve tried to do that since day one as a coach. I think that’s incumbent upon you to take yourself through what you may do here.”With the Vikings having produced fewer than 285 total yards in four of their past five games, coach Mike Zimmer fired John DeFilippo on Tuesday and promoted Stefanski from quarterbacks coach. Stefanski, one of four sons of long-time NBA executive Ed Stefanski, who’s now with the Detroit Pistons Zach Brown Jersey , is the NFL rarity who has risen to a prominent position at age 36 without ever having to uproot his family.A team captain as a defensive back at Penn, Stefanski spent one season in football operations for his Ivy League alma mater before Vikings head coach Brad Childress hired him in 2006 to serve as his personal assistant. Stefanski has survived two head coaching changes, coached tight ends, running backs and quarterbacks and worked under a total of five offensive coordinators: Darrell Bevell, Bill Musgrave, Norv Turner, Pat Shurmur and DeFilippo.“I hope my experience with all of the guys I’ve worked with over the years has shaped me into the coach I am,” Stefanski said on Thursday.Zimmer said he believes quarterback Kirk Cousins, who has worked closely with Stefanski as his position coach since signing with the Vikings last spring, will be more open to making his own suggestions in game-planning than with DeFilippo.“He knows me well Kyler Murray Jersey ,” Cousins said. “But at the same time, you don’t reinvent much this late in the year.”Cousins took personal responsibility for DeFilippo’s firing, but he naturally expressed optimism about the new working relationship.“He’s got an even-keel demeanor about him. He’s been with multiple systems now,” Cousins said, adding: “I think he’ll do a good job in this role.”If the Vikings can’t consistently protect Cousins or clear space for the running backs, or if Cousins doesn’t avoid the turnovers that have persisted, the plays called by Stefanski down the stretch won’t ultimately matter.“I’m going to steal a line from Pat Shurmur: ‘It’s about the players,” Stefanski said, “and not the plays.'”

Saturday and the four teams in those games submitted their final injury reports on Thursday. The 26 teams in Sunday’s games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday.Questionable players are uncertain to play Riley Ridley Jersey , doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players who are on active rosters and don’t appear below should be considered healthy enough to play barring any announcements on Saturday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their injury reports until Saturday and are not listed here.With that housekeeping out of the way, here are all the injury reports for Sunday.Bengals at BrownsWR Tyler Boyd (knee), LB Jordan Evans (ankle) and CB Tony McRae (hamstring) are all out for the Bengals. LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is listed as questionable after missing the last two games.The Browns listed T Austin Corbett (foot), CB Phillip Gaines (knee), DT Larry Ogunjobi (biceps), S Jabrill Peppers (neck), C J.C. Tretter (ankle) and LB Tanner Vallejo (hamstring) as questionable for the AFC North matchup.Bills at PatriotsThe Bills ruled out CB Ryan Lewis (concussion) on Friday. RB Chris Ivory (shoulder) is considered questionable, but RB LeSean McCoy is set to return to the lineup.LB Brandon King (knee) is the only Patriots player with an injury designation. He’s listed as questionable.Buccaneers at CowboysWR DeSean Jackson (thumb) is listed as questionable, but Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter said that he expects Jackson to play on Sunday.DE David Irving (ankle) and TE Geoff Swaim (wrist) are out for the Cowboys, but G Zack Martin (knee) could return after being listed as questionable. WR Tavon Austin (groin), CB Anthony Brown (hand, back) and LB Sean Lee (hamstring) are also in the questionable group.Vikings at LionsLB Eric Kendricks (hamstring) is the only Vikings player on the injury report. He will not play this weekend.The Lions will go without WR Bruce Ellington (hamstring) and S Charles Washington (hamstring) on Sunday. CB Jamal Agnew (knee), RB LeGarrette Blount (calf), WR Kenny Golladay (chest), DT Damon Harrison (ankle) Greedy Williams Jersey , LB Devon Kennard (hip) and QB Matthew Stafford (back) make up their questionable group.Giants at ColtsGiants WR Odell Beckham (quadricep), LB Alec Ogletree (concussion), C Spencer Pulley (calf) and WR Russell Shepard (ankle) were ruled out on Friday. DE Kerry Wynn (thumb) is listed as questionable.WR T.Y. Hilton (ankle) was back at Colts practice on Friday and is listed as questionable. S Clayton Geathers (knee) will not play while G Mark Glowinski (ankle), S Mike Mitchell (calf), S George Odum (knee) and LB Anthony Walker (shoulder) joined Hilton with questionable tags.Jaguars at DolphinsThe Jaguars will play without WR D.J. Chark (quadricep), S Ronnie Harrison (knee), K Josh Lambo (right groin) and T Jermey Parnell (knee).CB Xavien Howard (knee) could return for the Dolphins after being listed as questionable. LB Kiko Alonso (knee, hamstring), DE Ziggy Hood (hamstring) and DT Kendrick Norton (ankle) are in the same boat while S T.J. McDonald (ankle) is listed as doubtful.Packers at JetsThe Packers ruled out DT Kenny Clark (elbow) and CB Will Redmond (shoulder) for this weekend. WR Randall Cobb (concussion) and T Jason Spriggs (concussion) are set to miss the game after being listed as doubtful and WR Jake Kumerow (hand) is questionable.Jets head coach Todd Bowles said earlier this week that WR Quincy Enunwa (ankle) would be out and LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (shoulder) got a doubtful tag that has him headed that way as well. LB Jordan Jenkins (ankle) and CB Darryl Roberts (toe) are listed as questionable.Texans at EaglesTexans CB Mike Tyson (concussion) has been knocked out for this week. WR Keke Coutee (hamstring), DT Brandon Dunn (ankle), WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle), CB Johnathan Joseph (hip, illness), G Senio Kelemete (elbow, rib Sione Takitaki Jersey , illness) and RB Lamar Miller (ankle) make up the questionable contingent for Houston.The Eagles ruled out CB Sidney Jones (hamstring), G Isaac Seumalo (pectoral) and QB Carson Wentz (back). LB D.J. Alexander (hamstring), DE Michael Bennett (foot), DT Timmy Jernigan (back) and CB Cre'von LeBlanc (hamstring) are listed as questionable.Falcons at PanthersFalcons WR Julio Jones (hip, ribs) returned to practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday. No other Falcons got injury designations.The Panthers ruled QB Cam Newton (right shoulder) out earlier in the week and DT Kawann Short (not injury related, calf) is listed as questionable.Rams at CardinalsThe Rams say that RB Todd Gurley (knee) will be a game-time call. He’s officially listed as questionable along with RB Justin Davis (shoulder).S Rudy Ford (ribs), DE Markus Golden (ankle), DT Rodney Gunter (foot), G Will Holden (shoulder), WR J.J. Nelson (illness, not injury related), CB Patrick Peterson (illness) and TE Ricky Seals-Jones (illness) make up the Cardinals injury report. All of them are listed as questionable.Bears at 49ersIt looks like S Eddie Jackson (ankle) and LB Aaron Lynch (elbow) will be inactive for the Bears after they drew doubtful tags on Friday. DT Bilal Nichols (knee) is listed as questionable.The 49ers ruled S Jaquiski Tartt (shoulder) out on their injury report and later placed him on injured reserve.Steelers at SaintsThe Steelers only have two players on the injury report. Both are key offensive players. RB James Conner (ankle) won’t play and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (groin) is listed as questionable.T Jermon Bushrod (hamstring) will not play for the Saints, but everyone else on the roster is set to play.Chiefs at SeahawksThe Chiefs will go without WR Sammy Watkins (heel) again this week. RB Spencer Ware (hamstring) is listed as doubtful and expected to miss the game while head coach Andy Reid said CB Kendall Fuller (thumb) is likely to play after being listed as questionable.S Tedric Thompson (chest, ankle) is out for the Seahawks. G D.J. Fluker (hamstring), CB Shaquill Griffin (hip) Sheldrick Redwine Jersey , T Germain Ifedi (groin), S Bradley McDougald (knee), LS Tyler Ott (illness), RB Rashaad Penny (knee) and DT Jarran Reed (groin, oblique) are all listed as questionable. There’s little argument that Aaron Rodgers‘ talent is such that his Green Bay Packers probably should have won more than one Super Bowl by now.For quite some time, there have been those who blamed coach Mike McCarthy for the lack of titles more than credited him for steering the team to that title.Now the world will find out just what Rodgers and the Packers are capable of without McCarthy, who was fired after a 20-17 loss at home to the lowly Arizona Cardinals on Sunday that dropped Green Bay to 4-7-1, its worst start since 2006. It was an abrupt end for McCarthy — who did win a championship, after all — and rare upheaval for a model franchise that last changed coaches during a season 65 years ago.It’s likely other coaches who are in trouble around the league will get a chance to ride things out through Week 17, but Cincinnati’s Marvin Lewis, Jacksonville’s Doug Marrone, the Jets’ Todd Bowles and Carolina’s Ron Rivera all should be wary. When Rivera was asked whether he’s concerned about his job security after a 24-17 defeat at Tampa Bay dropped the Panthers to 6-6, this was the reply: “I’m not going to address that question. Do not ask that question again, please.”Alrighty, then.Rodgers is a two-time NFL MVP Austin Seibert Jersey , and he was the Super Bowl MVP when the Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in the big game in 2011, all under McCarthy.Year after year more recently, though, Green Bay would reach the postseason only to wind up with so-close-but-so-far exits.“We’re just not executing well,” Rodgers said, “and it’s the same things over and over.”Not long after those words were spoken, team president Mark Murphy released a statement announcing that McCarthy was gone. Offensive coordinator Joe Philbin will fill in.This season is essentially over; the Packers are a half-game out of last place in the NFC North. Now they can start pondering their future — as can McCarthy.He likely will get another chance elsewhere. Presumably, Rodgers will be given some input on Green Bay’s choice of a new coach. He turned 35 on Sunday, and the opportunities to win a second Lombardi Trophy are fading.In case you missed it, here are other top topics after the NFL season’s 13th Sunday:HUNT NOT QUESTIONEDThe league’s handling of Kareem Hunt’s role in an assault of a woman at a hotel in February is under scrutiny after the reigning rushing champion said he was never interviewed by anyone conducting the NFL investigation of the matter. After the Ray Rice case, in which he punched his then-girlfriend (and now wife), the league hired additional staff to handle such inquiries — but all these months later, Hunt was still playing until TMZ Sports posted video from a hotel security camera. And he told ESPN on Sunday that the league hadn’t spoken to him about what happened. Hunt also acknowledged lying about it to the Kansas City Chiefs, who released him.BIG MAN TD TIMES TWO!It was a good day to be a big man in the NFL (as long as winning isn’t the most important thing, that is). Two Trysten Hill Jersey , um, larger guys got into the end zone: Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks, listed at more than 330 pounds, plunged in from the 1 for a score that brought back memories of Chicago’s William “The Refrigerator” Perry; Lions offensive lineman Taylor Decker, who goes 6-foot-7 and about 310 pounds, caught an 11-yard TD pass. Hicks became the third NFL player since 1982 with a sack and rushing TD in the same game (“Fridge” was one of the others); Chicago also got halfback Tarik Cohen’s 1-yard, tying touchdown pass off a lateral on the final play of regulation, but ended up losing to the New York Giants 30-27 in OT. Decker’s moment of personal glory also did little for Detroit in what became a 30-16 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, who clinched the NFC West.THIRD TIME’S A CHARMWacky ending to the night game: There were three offsides calls in a row as Chargers kicker Michael Badgley got three tries to make a game-winning field goal — pushing his initial attempt from 39 yards wide left, then getting blocked from 34, before finally succeeding from 29 (so the last flag for a too-early jump was declined) in a 33-30 victory over the Steelers. The Chargers (9-3) erased a 16-point halftime hole; Keenan Allen caught 14 passes for 148 yards and a TD.

Talented players Sione Takitaki Jersey , masterful coaching and luck�? especially when it comes to injuries.Heading into Sunday’s NFC Championship against the New Orleans Saints, the Los Angeles Rams are carrying a completely healthy roster into the Bayou.Through Friday’s practice, the Rams did not include a single player on the team’s injury report at any point during the week. In fact, aside from wide receiver Cooper Kupp, who tore his ACL in Week 10, and linebacker Dominique Easley, who had surgery on his meniscus after Week 3, the Rams starting 22 looks identical to the September 10 season opener.“Now that we’re all gelling together, firing on all five cylinders, it’s great that we’ve been together this whole time,” guard Rodger Saffold said about the ability to play with the same four teammates alongside him week in and week out. “It makes it easier to play in the noise when you know what your guy does and how your guy thinks.”“If the Rams win this game this weekend, remember the three things they have done to alter this league Sheldrick Redwine Jersey ,�? Colin Cowherd advised on <em>The Herd</em> Friday. “They went big into free agency, gave veterans more time off and they refused to play any starters in the preseason. Their injury report�? there’s no one listed. That’s unheard of in the NFL.”While free agent signings from the offseason are poised to make considerable contributions in Sunday’s Gumbo Date, it’s the clean bill of health that could make the biggest impact.Whereas the Rams are scathing through unblemished, the Saints experienced a massive blow Friday.Veteran tight end Benjamin Watson is no longer expected to play after missing several practices with appendicitis.Watson has been New Orleans�? number one tight end this season with his biggest game of the year coming in the first matchup against the Rams. In that early November battle, Watson pulled in three catches for 62 yards and a touchdown.In addition to the loss of Watson, as of Friday the Saints had four other offensive players listed on their injury report, including three starting linemen.So what’s the Rams’ secret?Could it be�? as Cowherd suggested�? that it results from the Rams being the only team in the league to not play a single starter for even one snap in the preseason? Perhaps, but the injuries they suffered throughout the season would point otherwise. Aside from the season-ending loses of Kupp and Easley, the Rams also had their top corner Aqib Talib sidelined for multiple weeks�? including the Week 9 game against the Saints�? with an ankle injury. Running back Todd Gurley was also held out of the last two games of the regular season with a knee injury, essentially acting as a blessing in disguise as it gave him time to rest and forced the team into signing C.J. Anderson who has evolved into one of the biggest late-season acquisitions in recent years.Could it be that Reggie Scott, the Rams Senior Director of Sports Medicine and Performance, and his staff have truly mastered the art of regulating player activity to the point lingering injuries aren’t allowed to develop and immediate ones are frightened away? Well Austin Seibert Jersey , this is more possible than the first explanation.“For us to be this healthy this late in the season is something we don’t take for granted,” head coach Sean McVay said Friday. “There are some unfortunate instances that occur where you lose some really valuable players, but in terms of the soft tissue injuries, the things that come up from a preventative standpoint, our guys have done a phenomenal job.”Scott, who received his M.A. from California University at Pennsylvania, has been with the team since 2011 and has 15 years of NFL experience. So, it’s certainly possible his staff has found the secret sauce, but still seems not totally plausible.So if it’s not the talented players who had four extra weeks of rest than their counterparts back in August, or a masterful training staff headed by a man with 15 years experience, maybe, just maybe Trysten Hill Jersey , the Rams are the team marching into New Orleans with all the luck. In training camp last year, Washington was expecting rookie Derrius Guice to be its starting running back, and wasn’t even expecting Adrian Peterson to be on the team. But after Guice suffered a season-ending knee injury, Peterson single-handedly took over the running game and finished with 1,042 yards.So with Guice expected to be healthy and Peterson back this year, who’s going to be the starter?“That’s an interesting dilemma right there,” head coach Jay Gruden said. “Number one, Guice has got to get healthy. . . . He’s young, I’m sure it’ll be effortless for him to get back in shape, but still, we’re talking about a major knee injury for a running back. So, it’s something we have to really look at and make sure he’s 100 percent. And make sure he still runs with the same type of energy and charisma and effort he played with before the injury Connor McGovern Jersey , because sometimes those injuries have an effect on you mentally. I don’t think it will with Derrius . . . but still, you never know.”Gruden said he thinks Peterson is capable of carrying the load again, but with Guice back he won’t have to.“Having AP back is nice,” Gruden said. “He rushed for over 1,000 yards. He’s a little bit older, but he doesn’t look it. He’s in great shape. Saw him the other day. It’s a great dilemma to have those two guys.”With Colt McCoy and Case Keenum battling for the starting quarterback job, Washington may need to hand off a lot. So Gruden hopes both of his running backs are ready.

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McCoy was in Cleveland to meet with the Browns on Friday and Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that the visit has come to an end. Cabot adds that talks about a contract will continue.Talks will also presumably continue with other teams. There’s been a report that McCoy has drawn interest from 10 teams and other reports have put clubs like the Ravens T.J. Hockenson Jersey , Bengals, Panthers and Colts in that group.Rick Stroud of the reports McCoy is scheduled to visit with the Ravens on Tuesday after going home for Memorial Day weekend.NFL Research noted on Friday that signing McCoy would give the Browns four former Pro Bowlers on their defensive line with Myles Garrett, Olivier Vernon and Sheldon Richardson already in place. The 2018 Jaguars, that 1982-83 Cowboys http://www.lionscheapshop.com/cheap-authentic-jahlani-tavai-jersey , 1980 Rams and 1970-74 Vikings have also entered seasons with four Pro Bowlers on their defensive line. Jason Witten, who has 15 seasons of experience, said last week the 2019 Cowboys roster is “the most talent I’ve seen.”Ezekiel Elliott hasn’t played as long, with 12 fewer seasons. But the Cowboys were the No. 1 seed in the NFC his rookie season of 2016 Will Harris Jersey , with seven Pro Bowlers, so it’s not like he has played on untalented teams.The star running back, though, agrees with Witten: The 2019 Cowboys are talented.“I’m just excited about the group of guys we have http://www.lionscheapshop.com/cheap-authentic-austin-bryant-jersey ,” Elliott said Sunday, via Jon Machota of the . “I’m excited about the talent we have on this team. I’m excited about the leadership group we have. I think we have a lot of the right pieces. I think we have a lot of promise for this season.”The Cowboys return all 22 players who started the divisional-round playoff loss to the Rams, and they have center Travis Frederick and Witten coming back. Frederick spent last season recovering from Guillain-Barré syndrome, a disorder in which the immune system attacks the body’s nervous system in response to illness Rock Ya-Sin Jersey , and Witten was in the Monday Night Football booth.The Cowboys also have added Robert Quinn, George Iloka and Randall Cobb.So, on paper, it seems the Cowboys do have a lot of the right pieces in place.

In his second pro season http://www.jaguarsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-gardner-minshew-ii-jersey , Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes took The Associated Press 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player award. He received 41 votes from a nationwide panel of media members who regularly cover the league. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees got the other nine in balloting announced at NFL Honors.With only one previous start, Mahomes entered the season as something of a curiosity in Kansas City after the Chiefs traded veteran Alex Smith to open up the job. It didn’t take long to erase any doubts as Mahomes led the Chiefs to their first AFC title game since the 1993 season, throwing for 50 touchdowns, 5,097 yards and had a 113.8 QB rating, trailing only Brees.“I’m so humbled,” he said. “This is just the beginning. We’ve got a long ways to go.”Mahomes’ creativity �? the guy can throw from all angles and make plays inside and outside the pocket �? energized the Chiefs’ fan base and excited fans across the league.“The play is never dead. He can find new ways to get you the ball,” Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce said. “It may look like a screwball, a slider here or there Christian Wilkins Jersey , but it’ll get to you eventually.”Mahomes is the sixth straight quarterback and 11th of the last 12 years to win MVP. No Kansas City player had won the award since the Chiefs joined the NFL in 1970. SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Mullens got several hundred congratulatory text messages, a phone call from Brett Favre and his Twitter account verified.Delivering the most productive game by a quarterback in his NFL debut since the merger leads to many accolades.Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers thoroughly dominated the Battle of the Bay, beating the Oakland Raiders 34-3 on Thursday night.Article continues below ...The former undrafted free agent out of Favre’s alma mater Southern Mississippi finished 16 for 22 in place of the injured C.J. Beathard and had a 151.9 passer rating, the highest for a quarterback with at least 15 attempts in an NFL debut since the 1970 merger.“I think I’m here for a reason. This is my opportunity to prove that I can play,” Mullens said. “Today’s thing was just attack your job and worry about what matters. What mattered most tonight was the team and how we played.”The Niners (2-7) couldn’t have played much better in snapping a six-game losing streak and winning for just the second time in two years without Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback.Mullens threw TD passes to Pierre Garcon and Kendrick Bourne on the opening two drives and connected on a 71-yard one-handed catch-and-run play to George Kittle to set up a third TD pass to Kittle. Raheem Mostert added a 52-yard TD run and the defense generated eight sacks for the first time since 2009.But the story of the game was Mullens, got rid of the ball quickly and took advantages of several breakdowns in coverage for big plays, including the 24-yard TD pass to a wide-open Garcon on the opening drive.“It was cool that he didn’t change under the big lights and these circumstances,” cornerback Richard Sherman said. “We’re not really surprised. We’ve seen him do it in practice. He plays with a lot of confidence.”With Garoppolo out for the season and Beathard having lost nine of 10 career starts http://www.dolphinsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-michael-deiter-jersey , the inevitable question will be whether Mullens will take over as starter for the next game Nov. 12 against the New York Giants.“We’ll definitely consider it,” coach Kyle Shanahan said. “I’m definitely not thinking about it right now. Our whole team played very well. They definitely did.”The Raiders (1-7) clearly didn’t, losing for the fourth straight time, getting outscored by 85 points during the skid.“I know it’s not looking pretty right now,” coach Jon Gruden said. “I’ve heard a lot of negativity over the last six, seven months and rightfully so. But we’re going to build a championship football team here.”In what was perhaps the worst prime-time matchup in NFL history, only the Raiders played down to expectations. They provided little resistance on defense against an undrafted quarterback making his NFL debut, did nothing offensively after driving for as field goal on the opening drive and put together the most listless performance yet in Gruden’s second stint as coach.Carr finished 16 for 22 for 171 yards and was sacked seven times before being replaced by AJ McCarron in the fourth quarter. McCarron was sacked once behind a banged-up offensive line.“It’s a frustrating thing to be sitting on the record you have, be going through some of the things we’re going through as an offense and still not being able to put points on the board Garrett Bradbury Jersey ,” tight end Jared Cook said. “It’s definitely frustrating because we know the talent we have in this room is way better than that and way better than what we portray on the field.”UNDER PRESSURECarr was sacked four times in the first half for the first time in his career as the Raiders struggled to provide much protection against a 49ers defense that has not generated much pressure all year. Dekoda Watson had 1 1/2 sacks in his first game of the season after getting activated from IR earlier in the day.RING CEREMONYFormer Niners receiver Terrell Owens was presented his Hall of Fame ring at a halftime ceremony. Owens was voted into the Hall of Fame earlier this year but skipped the induction ceremony in Canton, Ohio, to hold his own celebration at his college in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Owens said he was upset at the voters who made him wait three years for the honor, saying he believed they brought in off-field issues into their deliberations instead of focusing solely on what Owens did as a player.“This is awesome,” Owens said before the game. “This is an opportunity to give something to the fans. Ever since I left in 2003 and went on and did some great things, but this is where it started my first eight years of my career.”INJURIESRaiders left tackle Kolton Miller left with a knee injury. … Mostert broke his forearm in the third quarter and will miss the rest of the season.UP NEXTRaiders: Host Los Angeles Chargers on Nov. 11.49ers: Host New York Giants on Nov. 12.

Quinn’s agent Sean Kiernan responded to the news with a statement saying that he is “extremely disappointed” by the league’s decision.Quinn tested positive for probenecid Deandre Baker Jersey , which is a gout medication that can be used as a steroid masking agent. Kiernan said Quinn never knowingly took probenecid and does not take any supplements, but does take prescription medication to prevent seizures.Per Kiernan, Dr. John Lombardo, the NFL’s drug advisor for anabolic steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs Oshane Ximines Jersey , agreed to delay submitting the results to allow for an investigation into how probenecid got into his system. Kiernan says that Quinn’s pharmacy filled an order for it before filling one for Quinn and that the level of the drug in Quinn’s system was too low to be a masking agent, but could not prove contamination “with certainty” at a hearing.Kiernan said that the NFL admitted during the hearing that they did not believe Quinn was doping intentionally, although that’s not exculpatory as the policy holds players responsible for everything they put in their body. Kiernan still calls the league’s decision “tone deaf” and said he is “disgusted by the actions of NFL attorney Kevin Manara both prior to and during the hearing.” There’s a saying that there is a difference between being hurt and being injured in the NFL. If you’re hurt, you can play. If you’re injured Julian Love Jersey , you can’t.Washington Redskins wide receiver Paul Richardson was injured last year and tried to show he could play anyway.According to the team’s website, Richardson played in seven games for Washington last season despite a fractured clavicle that occurred during training camp last August and worsened as the year progresses.“I was like, man something’s not right,” he said. “I got all this adrenaline after practice and it was just sore. I was in rehab every day Darius Slayton Jersey , it was just sore. There was no sense of urgency or need to investigate further because I said I was fine. I was being more competitive than smart.”Richardson has been injured before. He’s lost seasons to ACL tears in college and with the Seattle Seahawks. He’s also been hurt, playing through a dislocated finger that punctured through the skin with Seattle and catching the game-winning touchdown in that same game.Richardson tried to act as though his injury was as significant as it was as he tried to prove himself to his new team after signing a five-year deal with the team last March. That was until the injury became too serious to overlook any longer.“The end of the bone was stabbing through my skin every day,” Richardson said. “I was having trouble with day-to-day stuff, and it was bigger than me being an athlete. I have a family T.J. Hockenson Jersey , I have to be able to do regular stuff around the house every day. If I can’t do that, I’m definitely no use on the field.”Richardson was finally placed on injured reserve in November after catching 20 passes for 262 yards and two touchdowns.

On our list of teams with open training camp practices T.J. Hockenson Jersey , the Eagles are near the bottom, with only one open practice this year. The team says there are valid reasons for that. that the team believes, after seeing how many fans attended last year’s two open practices, that one will suffice.“What we found was, last year . . . only 2 http://www.lionscheapstore.com/jahlani-tavai-jersey-cheap ,500 people actually came to both [open practices]. We can do this in one practice and we can schedule the time,” Smolenski said.It may be true that this year’s one open practice will draw as many fans as last year’s two, but that doesn’t change the fact that while other teams are opening up as many as 20 practices to the public, the Eagles only have one. If you’re an Eagles fan who has to work on that one day, or who has family obligations that can’t be rescheduled Will Harris Jersey , you’re out of luck — you’re not getting to see the Eagles at training camp this year.Most NFL teams open up at least 10 training camp practices to the fans. Any team that only opens one is going to face justified criticism from the fan base. Mason Foster‘s agent is unhappy with the timing of the linebacker’s release after Washington cut the linebacker Tuesday.Agent Blake Baratz has a point.The team had weeks to cut Foster. Yet, it waited until the 11th hour before training camp begins to say good-bye.Baratz tweeted his displeasure, needing two tweets to finish his thought.“If you ever want to doubt that there is zero good faith in the NFL business, look no further then the Redskins cutting Mason Foster today, the day he was heading to report for camp http://www.lionscheapstore.com/austin-bryant-jersey-cheap ,” Baratz wrote. “Nine-year veteran, captain of the defense, played 99% of the snaps last season and cannot even get a straight answer as to why. Keep in mind the team has been off for five weeks, and he was the starting MLB the entire offseason. I operate in good faith [and] as a human being and as a business, I expect more from the NFL and certain organizations in particular. We can be better.”Now http://www.packerscheapstore.com/rashan-gary-jersey-cheap , Foster is left looking for a job with teams already in camp or headed to camp.Foster, 30, started all 16 games for Washington last season and made 131 tackles, four pass breaukps and two interceptions.

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Or until Gronk can walk outside Dexter Williams Jersey , breathe, and see it.If that point he gets the itch again, it will be as easy as making a phone call or two and hoping that he’d be welcomed back by the only NFL team for which he has played. Also at that point, no one will care that he said on the first weekend in June that he won’t be playing football again. INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck‘s health was Indianapolis‘ biggest question the past two years. But halfway through his comeback season, the star quarterback looks like his old self and the numbers suggest he’s actually playing better.Luck’s strong return has helped the Colts win back-to-back games for the first time in nearly two years, and they head into the bye weekend full of momentum and hope.“He made some incredible plays. I mean some incredible plays, conversions on third downs, plays that he shouldn’t make Max Scharping Jersey , plays that normal quarterbacks don’t make,” first-year coach Frank Reich said, describing Luck’s impressive game Sunday at Oakland.Many wondered if Luck could ever regain the form that had many calling him the league’s best young quarterback before Indy took him with the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2012.He exceeded the hype by leading the Colts to playoff appearances and earning Pro Bowl selections in each of his first three seasons.Then came the injuries and the losses. Luck hurt his right shoulder early in the 2015 season and wound up missing nine games — the last seven with a lacerated kidney. He sat out one game in 2016 with a concussion and missed the entire 2017 season after having surgery for a partially torn labrum in his throwing shoulder.But he’s answered the critics with a solid first half.Indy (3-5) needs one more win to match last season’s victory total and faces the second-easiest schedule over the second half. The Colts are two games out of the AFC South lead with five division games remaining and Luck getting even stronger.He is 225 of 342 with 2,187 yards, 23 touchdowns — a pace to set career highs in each category including completion rate (65.8 percent). He’s also flirting with the best rating of his career at 96.2. He had a 96.4 in 2016.Numbers tell only part of the tale, though.Luck has done it despite losing top receiver T.Y. Hilton for two games with a hamstring injury, Pro Bowl tight end Jack Doyle for five games with an injured hip and five different starting lineups on the offensive line.“You’re returning from an injury, you’re learning a new system http://www.texansauthorizedshops.com/authentic-kahale-warring-jersey , you’ve got T.Y. Hilton and some receivers hurt and you’re breaking in some new linemen — it’s not going to be as easy as people think,” Raiders coach Jon Gruden said before last weekend’s game. “I’ve got a lot of respect for what he has done in this league and what his capabilities are.”An improving cast could make Luck and Co. even tougher to contend with.From 2012-17, Colts running backs topped the 100-yard mark just four times. Last week, Marlon Mack became Indy’s first back with consecutive 100-yard games since Joseph Addai in 2007.The revamped offensive line has allowed just 10 sacks, a stark contrast to the 156 times Luck went down in his first 70 starts. In fact, Luck hasn’t been sacked in three games — the longest stretch since he left Stanford.Part of the explanation is Reich’s philosophical change, asking Luck to make quicker decisions.That, too Cullen Gillaspia Jersey , has showed in the numbers.His completion rate and rating against defenders within 1 yard of a receiver have jumped from 25.9 percent and a 45.0 rating in 2016 to 36.0 and 72.5 this season.And while his throws over 20 yards have declined from 2016 to 2018, his rating on throws between 11 and 20 yards has gone from 99.0 to 106.0.The one bugaboo continues to be interceptions. Luck has thrown eight this season, putting him on a pace to throw more than he has in all but two seasons. But five of them came in Weeks 5 and 6; he had none in the two games prior and none in the two games after.“No one on this team is going to go out with a sort of harness on them and say you can’t go play full speed,” Luck said recently. “I think our coaches do a great job of allowing us to play free and fast and loose, but within that, I guess at the same time you have to play disciplined.”Where would the Colts be if Luck had stayed healthy?Nobody knows.Yes, he would have reached 20,000 yards passing sooner. The Colts may not have missed the playoffs each of the past three seasons. His progression may have been a little steadier.But Tytus Howard Jersey , for now, the Colts are just happy to have Luck back, playing well.“When you have the quarterback that we have, there is an expectation that we have to score points,” Reich said. “Everybody in this building knows we have an elite quarterback.”100<button class="view-gallery">View Gallery</button> Gallery:View from the sidelines: NFL cheerleaders 2018Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports | Raj Mehta

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