The Packers officially ruled quarterback Aaron Rodgers out Wednesday and said Matt Flynn would start against the Lions on Thanksgiving.
The first game will be played in Week 4 on Sept. 28, with the Oakland Raiders facing the Miami Dolphins. A month later, in Week 8, the Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions on Oct. 26.
Raiders running back Darren McFadden will play against Dallas on Thanksgiving Day. He has not played since straining a hamstring early in the first half against Philadelphia on Nov. 3.
Rookie quarterback Geno Smith has struggled mightily lately, having completed 25 passes in his past three games. That’s 25 total — eight against New Orleans, eight at Buffalo and nine against Baltimore.
Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie did not practice because of an ailing hip. He could be a game-time decision Sunday against the Dolphins.
While Rex Ryan continues to thwart the ever-growing (and ever-silly) notion that Matt Simms is some kind of answer to the Jets’ quarterback question, we turn now to the Giants and their problems.
First we got to hear ‘Boomer’s Fantasy’ with regards to Week 13 of the fantasy football season, as Mr. Esiason shared a handful of notable players you might want to get on your squad ASAP.
Sanchez says he’ll be back “better than ever.” Whether that chance comes with the Jets remains to be seen, but the quarterback, who underwent shoulder surgery on Oct. 8, has a clear preference.
The Fritz Pollard Alliance sent a letter to the NFL on Monday calling for a 15-yard penalty on players who use abusive language on the field.
Don’t even bother mentioning whether losing hope is an option for the Giants in the wake of their gut-wrenching 24-21 last-second loss to the Cowboys on Sunday.
While the Jets are on the verge of a full-blown quarterback controversy as their playoff chances have taken a hit, Rex Ryan isn’t ready to make a change under center just yet.
Good teams, playoff teams, do not continue to make enough mistakes to lose games. The Giants (4-7) have learned that the hard way this season.
Jon Bon Jovi’s publicist tells The Associated Press that while the New Jersey rocker is interested in becoming an NFL owner one day, he’s not currently pursuing the Buffalo Bills.
Eleven games into the season, and the Jets have the kind of problems that are usually addressed in training camp — starting with the quarterback position.
Another putrid performance by rookie quarterback Geno Smith has the Jets lost on offense.