NFL Recent Player News
|12/4/2019||Baker Mayfield, Cle, QB|
|Mayfield is still dealing with an injury to his right throwing hand. Mayfield, who hurt his hand in the first half of Sunday's loss at Pittsburgh, didn't throw a pass during the 20 minutes of Wednesday's practice open to reporters. Mayfield's hand and thumb were heavily wrapped as he watched backup Garrett Gilbert and practice squad QB Eric Dungey toss passes.
Analysis: Before practice, coach Freddie Kitchens twice said Mayfield wouldn't be limited. Mayfield bruised his hand when he struck it on Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree's facemask while attempting a long pass just before halftime. X-rays were negative and Mayfield played the second half while wearing a glove.
|12/4/2019||Daniel Jones, NYG, QB|
|Jones was kept out of practice Wednesday with a high right ankle sprain, and coach Pat Shurmur said Eli Manning “very likely” will start Monday night at Philadelphia and could very well be the starter for the rest of the season.
Analysis: Manning started the first two games of the season and passed for 556 yards with two TDs and two interceptions before the Giants made the switch to Jones, who stood on the sideline Wednesday wearing a boot on his right foot.
|12/4/2019||Kalen Ballage, Mia, RB|
|Ballage’s historically unproductive season ended Tuesday when he was placed on injured reserve.
Analysis: Ballage, who hurt his left leg in Sunday’s victory over Philadelphia, finishes the season with 135 yards in 74 carries. His 1.8-yard average is the worst by a running back with at least 70 carries since Phil Sarboe had a 1.2-yard average for two teams in 1936. Ballage’s long gain was 8 yards. Some 199 players have had a longer run this season.
|12/3/2019||Tony Pollard, Dal, RB|
|Pollard (knee) didn't practice Tuesday as the Cowboys prepared for Thursday night's game at Chicago.
Analysis: Pollard has rushed for 264 yards and a TD behind Ezekiel Elliott and added 90 receiving yards and a score.
|12/2/2019||Josh Gordon, Sea, WR|
|Josh Gordon had one reception for 10 yards Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings.|
|12/2/2019||Stefon Diggs, Min, WR|
|Stefon Diggs had four receptions for 25 yards Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He added one rush for 27 yards.|
|12/2/2019||Jacob Hollister, Sea, TE|
|Jacob Hollister had six receptions for 44 yards Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings.|
|12/2/2019||Alexander Mattison, Min, RB|
|Alexander Mattison ran for 22 yards on four carries Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He added four receptions for 51 yards.|
|12/2/2019||Jaron Brown, Sea, WR|
|Jaron Brown had one reception for six yards Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings.|
|12/2/2019||Kyle Rudolph, Min, TE|
|Kyle Rudolph had four receptions for 50 yards and one touchdown Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.|
|12/2/2019||Chris Carson, Sea, RB|
|Chris Carson ran for 102 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He added one reception for seven yards.|
|12/2/2019||C.J. Ham, Min, RB|
|C.J. Ham ran for zero yards on zero carries Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He added two receptions for 42 yards.|
|12/2/2019||Travis Homer, Sea, RB|
|Travis Homer ran for 29 yards on one carry Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings.|
|12/2/2019||Kirk Cousins, Min, QB|
|Kirk Cousins was 22 of 38 for 276 yards and threw two touchdown passes Monday in the Minnesota Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He threw one interception, didn't fumble and was not sacked.|
|12/2/2019||Rashaad Penny, Sea, RB|
|Rashaad Penny ran for 74 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He added four receptions for 33 yards and one touchdown.|
|12/2/2019||Russell Wilson, Sea, QB|
|Russell Wilson was 21 of 31 for 240 yards and threw two touchdown passes Monday in the Seattle Seahawks' 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He threw one interception, didn't fumble and was sacked two times. Wilson added 13 rushing yards on four carries.|
|12/2/2019||Dalvin Cook, Min, RB|
|Cook expects to play Sunday against the Lions after he was forced out of Monday night's game at Seattle with a shoulder injury.
Analysis: Cook is fifth in the NFL with 1,046 rushing yards and is tied for first with 12 touchdowns on the ground.
|12/2/2019||T.J. Hockenson, Det, TE|
|Hockenson (ankle) has been placed on injured reserve.
Analysis: The eighth overall pick had 32 catches for 367 yards and two TDs in 12 games.
|12/2/2019||Jamal Adams, NYJ, S|
|Adams has a sprained left ankle that could sideline him for at least New York’s game Sunday against Miami.
Analysis: Coach Adam Gase said Monday that it’s a “legit week-to-week” injury. Adams leads the Jets in tackles (64), sacks (6 1/2), forced fumbles (2), passes defensed (6), quarterback hits (12) and tackles for loss (8).
|12/2/2019||Taylor Gabriel, Chi, WR|
|Gabriel (concussion) will miss a second straight game Thursday night against the Cowboys.
Analysis: It's the second concussion of the season for Gabriel, who has 29 catches for 353 yards and four TDs in nine games.
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