- Coach Mike McCoy, under fire for not openly-honestly discussing injuries, defends handling of CB-Brandon Flowers head injury Sunday. Flowers suffered blow to head on collision with Chiefs RB-Jamal Charles..came off the field on recommendation of NFL referee…examined on sidelines-showed no signs of concussion…came back on field for a couple of snaps-then left for locker room-never to return. Was diagnosed with concussion while in locker room, not on sideline.
- Falcons land in London for next weekend game at Wembley Stadium, reeling with (2-5) record and having lost 4-OL to injuries.
- Searching for RB-help with loss of Fred Jackson-4W-groin and CJ Spiller-year-broken collarbone.
- Coach Ron Rivera furious at defense-has allowed 195P-in 7G this year.
- Scrambling to solve OL problems after loss of Pro Bowl C-Alex Mack for year…QB-Brian Hoyer got blasted by Jags defense..went (16-41) throwing the ball.
- RB-DeMarco Murray on record setting pace to have 420-carries this year…has 7-straight 100-yard games-breaking Jim Brown record.
- Coach John Fox amps up his team telling them Thursday game with Chargers “who wants it the most”.
- Looking for TE help with 3-veteran tight ends out with injuries.
- Jaguars admit they need better pass protection..QB-Blake Bortels (12 turnovers-14 sacks-17 Quarters)
- Andy Reid salutes team…”this is who we are-run the ball-rifle passes-go get quarterbacks-blanket receivers” after strong showing in San Diego.
- Mike Zimmer says “will stay the course” trying to grow struggling QB-Teddy Bridgewater on the job.
- GM-John Idzik….”Pulled off potential coup” in deal for Seahawks WR-Percy Harvin.
- Interim coach Tony Sporano-in midst of (0-6) start and 12-game losing streak..”Oakland has to stop beating Oakland.”
- Coach Pete Carroll…”It was an accumulation of things-no comment on report of a fight with Percy Harvin-Russell Wilson last week”..on decision to deal Harvin.
- QB-change could be coming..Charley Whitehurst failed to help hold two leads the last two weeks.