Panthers coach Ron Rivera told reporters Monday fullback Mike Tolbert's injury is a hairline fracture in his knee. He won't play Week 4 against the Ravens, but the team doesn't think it's a long-term injury.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday he is confident about running back DeAngelo Williams returning to action Week 4 at Baltimore after missing two games with a thigh injury. Rivera said Williams looked good in practice leading up to Week 3 against the Steelers, but he wasn't quite ready to play.
Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander has been suspended without pay for the team's first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy and program for substances of abuse, the team announced Friday.
According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel doesn't just have turf toe, as initially reported, but multiple broken bones in his foot. He is sidelined indefinitely and could potentially miss the rest of the season.
Teddy Bridgewater did not elicit as much excitement coming out of college as his fellow draft peers, and his NFL debut Sunday against the Saints reflected that. While Blake Bortles was tossing two touchdowns -- and two interceptions -- and Johnny Manziel was being used as a wide receiver on trick plays, Bridgewater came in did a solid, unspectacular job for the Vikings after Matt Cassel's injury Sunday.