Multiple outlets are reporting that Jalen Hurts suffered a sprained throwing shoulder against the Chicago Bears yesterday, and could miss the next two games. Hurts suffered the injury with 1:13 left in the third quarter, and did not leave the game. Hurts was 7-for-10 passing after the injury for 110 yards (including a 68 yard completion to A.J. Brown), and also ran the ball 5 times for 13 yards and a touchdown afterwards.
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Pederson announced today that Cam Robinson suffered a torn meniscus in Sunday’s game. The injury will sideline Robinson for the remainder of the season. It’s a tough blow for the Jaguars, who are suddenly just one game back in the AFC South division.
The final count is in, and Tua Tagovailoa is the overall leader in fan voting for this year’s Pro Bowl. In additiona to Tagovailoa (AFC QB), other Alabama alumni leading the voting at their positions include Jalen Hurts (NFC QB), Derrick Henry (AFC RB), Quinnen Williams (AFC DT), and Minkah Fitzpatrick (AFC FS). Pro Bowl selections are determined by combined votes of fans, players, and coaches, with the ultimate Pro Bowl rosters announced Wednesday night.
The New England Patriots’ performance yesterday – and particularly the play-calling – might indicate eroding confidence in Mac Jones.
In a card announced today, Eryk Anders will next fight Joe Pyfer at “FuryPro6” in Philadelphia on December 30. The event is sponsored by the Fury Professional Grappling series. It will mark the second time this year that Anders has fought a grapping match in between UFC MMA fights.
Krystal Rivers has resigned as team captain of Allianz MTV Stuttgart in order to focus on health and improving her game. Rivers, who has missed some games recently with an undisclosed illness, said “I’ve gotten to a point where my health has made me reconsider my role on the team. I can no longer both fulfill my duties as captain and maintain the energy needed to play at the highest level. In order to be able to better serve the team, the fans and the club, I will step down from this post and let the team be led by someone who can muster the extra energy needed for this task.”
Kirani James visited aspiring athletes in St. Vincent and the Grenadines over the weekend.
DeVonta Smith hosted his second annual winter coat giveaway and Dicks Sporting Goods shopping spree tonight in the Philadelphia area.
Links to press conferences from today:
Mac Jones made his weekly appearance on WEEI today.
Week 16 Injury Reports
Practice Reports – Monday (Thursday Game):
- Did Not Practice – Cam Robinson (knee).
- Limited Participation – Quinnen Williams (calf).
- Full Participation – N/A
Scenes and Highlights
- Landon Collins – reverted back to the practice squad of the New York Giants at the end of Week 15.
- Terrell Lewis – went unclaimed on waivers and became a free agent.
- Kira Lewis – assigned to Birmingham Squadron of the NBA G League.
BASKETBALL Seoul 78, Ulsan 68. Justin Knox – inactive (foot) Dinamo Bucuresti 85, Focsani 57. Brandon Austin - inactive Al Muharraq 97, Nuwaidrat 71. Tony Mitchell – 23 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists. G League Showcase Cup Quarterfinals Maine 112, South Bay 106. J.D. Davison – 33 minutes, 14 points (5-9 2pg, 0-3 3pg, 2-2 FT), 10 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, 2 turnovers, 1 foul, +8. G League Showcase Cup Quarterfinals Windy City 102, Rio Grande Valley 96. Nick King – 18 minutes, 12 points (2-2 2pg, 1-3 3pg, 3-4 FT), 3 rebounds, 1 turnover, -9. Milwaukee 128, New Orleans 119. Herbert Jones – 30 minutes, 9 points (1-3 2pg, 2-8 3pg, 1-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 5 steals, 2 turnovers, 5 fouls, +9. Cleveland 122, Utah 99. Collin Sexton – inactive (hamstring) FOOTBALL Green Bay 24, Los Angeles Rams 12. Jarran Reed – 1 tackle. GOLF Ladies European Tour Qualifying School Rd 3: Polly Mack – 68-68-66, -13, 2nd