Rodgers will undergo surgery on his broken clavicle, and, according to Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy, his season potentially could be over.
He’s out of the pocket, he’s clearly expecting to get hit, but to pin him to the ground like that, I think was an illegal act, McCarthy said. I didn’t like the hit. It was totally unnecessary in my opinion.
The Dolphins picked up an important, come-from-behind win over the Falcons on Sunday to improve to 3-2. But none of that will mean much if Miami gets swept next week by the Jets. The Dolphins have been up and down all year and could use a hot streak to separate themselves from the pack. Two of their next three games are at home. — James Walker
The current dispute over the national anthem is threatening to erode the unifying power of our game, and is now dividing us, and our players, from many fans across the country, he wrote last week. Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should stand for the national anthem. It is an important moment in our game. We want to honor our flag and our country, and our fans expect that of us.
It wasn’t just Trump’s response — or lack thereof — to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. It was the fact that the president used his platform to critique players who protest during the national anthem instead of acknowledging Puerto Rico that spurred Kendricks to action.
Who will step into the void left by Elliott? Maybe Prescott? The offensive line? Darren McFadden? Alfred Morris? With or without Elliott, the Cowboys are at a crossroads as they come off the bye. — Todd Archer