NFL Player News

  • Melvin Ingram OLB | LAC

    Chargers' Melvin Ingram: Records single-game career-high in sacks

    Ingram picked up six tackles and three sacks in Sunday's 24-10 loss to the Chiefs.

    Sunday's three sacks were a single-game career-high for Ingram, as the 28-year-old has easily lived up to his new contract three games into the 2017 season. With 5.5 sacks through three games, Ingram has vaulted into the conversation as an legitimate IDP option despite the lack of tackle opportunities.

  • Dewey McDonald LB | SEA

    Seahawks' Dewey McDonald: ACL concerns for injury

    Head coach Pete Carroll said that there are ACL concerns for McDonald's knee injury, Aron Yohannes of the Seahawks' official site reports.

    McDonald injured his knee at the very beginning of Sunday's game against the Titans and did not return. If the injury is as serious as Carroll suggests it is, Seattle's linebacker depth will be affected. More updates should be available regarding McDonald's status in the near future.

  • Olivier Vernon DE | NYG

    Giants' Olivier Vernon: X-rays come back negative

    Vernon had X-rays on his injured ankle come back negative, Art Stapleton of reports.

    The X-rays are a good sign for Vernon's return timeline. He has been a disruptive force for the Giants up front, accruing two sacks in the team's first three games. Vernon will attempt to get healthy before Week 4's contest against the Buccaneers in Tampa.

  • Sean Smith CB | OAK

    Raiders' Sean Smith: Active for Sunday's contest

    Smith (neck/shoulder) is active for Sunday's game against the Redskins.

    Smith was able to log two full practice sessions and was trending towards playing in Sunday's game all week. He will draw the start at cornerback opposite T.J. Carrie.

  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Active for Sunday's game

    Nicholson (shoulder) is active for Week 3's matchup against the Raiders.

    Nicholson has been dealing with an AC join sprain in practice but will get the nod to play in Sunday's contest.

  • Redskins' Mason Foster: Out for Week 3

    Foster (shoulder) is inactive for Week 3's matchup against the Raiders.

    Foster dislocated his shoulder Week 2 and was a long shot to play against Oakland. Will Compton will likely see extended snaps in Foster's absence.

  • Mario Addison DE | CAR

    Panthers' Mario Addison: Gets another sack

    Addison posted six tackles (two solo) and one sack in Sunday's 34-13 loss to the Saints.

    Addison has now brought down the quarterback in consecutive games, making for a strong start to the current campaign following a career-best 9.5 sacks last term.

  • Josh Norman CB | WAS

    Redskins' Josh Norman: Active for Week 3

    Norman (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

    Norman was a limited participant in practice all week with a shoulder sprain, but will be good to go against Oakland. His performance will likely be a key to the Redskins winning Sunday's matchup, as he will be tasked with squaring up against talented receivers Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree.

  • Luke Kuechly MLB | CAR

    Panthers' Luke Kuechly: Makes eight tackles

    Kuechly finished with eight tackles (four solo) in Sunday's 34-13 loss to the Saints.

    Kuechly also defended a pass, but his contributions were not enough to prevent a blowout loss. The linebacker sports 20 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble so far this season.

  • Kurt Coleman FS | CAR

    Panthers' Kurt Coleman: Leads team in tackles

    Coleman registered nine tackles (six solo) in Sunday's 34-13 loss to the Saints.

    Coleman paced the Panthers in stops, including one tackle for loss. Through three games, the veteran safety now boasts a respectable 18 tackles.