Derrick Henry was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 6 for his performance Monday night. It’s Henry’s second such award this season, and the 6th of his career.
One day after being cleared to sign with a team, free agent D.J. Fluker joined the Raiders’ practice squad today.
With the NBA season opening tonight for many teams, Herbert Jones and Joshua Primo both made their professional debuts late in their respective games. Primo became the youngest player in NBA history to appear in a game after attending college.
The Ringer takes a look at what’s led to Trevon Diggs’ interception streak, and finds that it’s part luck and part skill.
Miami news today was pretty much consumed with rumors of Houston trading Deshaun Watson to the Dolphins and speculation about what would happen with Tua Tagovailoa. Meanwhile, the Miami Herald says that Miami looks to building off Tagovailoa’s performance on Sunday.
Landon Collins has lined up almost exclusively in a linebacker role the past two games. Washington coach Ron Rivera discussed it in his press conference today.
A couple of Alabama players were mic’d up this past weekend. Henry Ruggs was mic’d up for the Raiders game vs. Denver, and Raekwon Davis wore the mic for Miami’s game against Jacksonville.
Tom Lovelady maintained his lead at the Albuquerque qualifier in Stage 2 of Korn Ferry Tour qualifying.
Mac Jones’ weekly press conference was today. Among other things, Jones notes that’s his go-to pregame meal is spaghetti.
Tua Tagovailoa’s media appearance in Miami today.
Jalen Hurts’ weekly press conference in Philadelphoa today.
C.J. Mosley spoke to the Jet beat today. Mosley discussed his hamstring injury, which he suffered near the end of the Jets’ last game vs. Atlanta.
Marlon Humphrey addressed the Baltimore media today.
Henry Ruggs and Josh Jacobs spoke to the media in Las Vegas. Ruggs spoke on his rapport with quarterback Derek Carr, while Jacobs talked about the effort from the offensive line last Sunday.
Week 7 Injury Reports
Game Status Report – Thursday Game:
- Questionable – Jedrick Wills (ankle), Mack Wilson (calf)
Practice Reports – Wednesday:
- Did Not Practice – Bradley Bozeman (back), Dont’a Hightower (elbow, ankle), O.J. Howard (ankle), Julio Jones (hamstring), Terrell Lewis (rest), C.J. Mosley (hamstring), Cam Sims (hamstring)
- Limited Participation – Jonathan Allen (knee), Christian Barmore (shoulder), Jarran Reed (back), Henry Ruggs (knee), Tua Tagovailoa (ribs), Jedrick Wills (ankle), Mack Wilson (calf)
- Full Participation – N/A
- D.J. Fluker – signed to the practice squad by the Las Vegas Raiders.
- D.J. Fluker – protected on practice squad for Week 7 by the Las Vegas Raiders.
- Da’Shawn Hand – designated to return from Injured Reserve by the Detroit Lions; returned to practice.
- Aaron Robinson – returned to practice (remains on Physically Unable to Perform list).
Scenes and Highlights
TENNIS VTB Kremlin Cup, Doubles Rd of 16: 1-seed Alexa Guarachi / D Krawczyk lost to Alexandrova / Sizikova 6-3, 6-1. BASKETBALL Massagno 84, Neuchâtel 66. Daniel Giddens – 23 minutes, 7 points (2-5 FG, 3-4 FT), 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 3 fouls. Memphis 132, Cleveland 121. Collin Sexton – 29 minutes, 17 points (5-7 2pg, 2-6 3pg, 1-3 FT), 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 turnover, 4 fouls. Philadelphia 117, New Orleans 97. Kira Lewis – 17 minutes, 5 points (1-4 2pg, 1-2 3pg), 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 1 foul. Herbert Jones – 3 minutes, 0 points (0-0 FG). San Antonio 123, Orlando 97. Joshua Primo – 5 minutes, 3 points (1-1 3pg). Denver 110, Phoenix 98. JaMychal Green - 13 minutes, 2 points (1-2 2pg, 0-2 3pg), 2 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 3 fouls. GOLF RRGT LPGA International Shootout final: Davis Shore – 65, -7, T1 (lost in playoff) Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying Stage 2 Albuquerque Rd 2: Tom Lovelady – 66-69, -7, 1st Steven Setterstrom – 72-71, +1, T25 Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying Stage 2 Murrieta Rd 2: Wilson Furr – 75-69, E, T42