Oakland Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford was scheduled to have surgery on his left foot Tuesday afternoon in North Carolina and will miss a number of games, head coach Dennis Allen said during his weekly media conference on Tuesday.
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NFL roundup: Raiders’ Ford scheduled for foot surgery (The SportsXchange)
(Reuters) – The Atlanta Falcons signed cornerback Terrence Johnson on Tuesday as the National Football League team moved to bolster a secondary that will be without former Pro Bowl selection Brent Grimes for the rest of the season. Grimes tore his Achilles tendon in Atlanta’s 40-24 season-opening victory over Kansas City on Sunday, a heavy blow for a Falcons team opened the campaign with three top cornerbacks in Grimes, Asante Samuel and Dunta Robinson. …
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Falcons sign cornerback Johnson with Grimes out for season (Reuters)
Sept 11 (Reuters) – The Atlanta Falcons signed cornerbackTerrence Johnson on Tuesday as the National Football League teammoved to bolster a secondary that will be without former ProBowl selection Brent Grimes for the rest of the season. Grimes tore his Achilles tendon in Atlanta’s 40-24season-opening victory over Kansas City on Sunday, a heavy blowfor a Falcons team opened the campaign with three topcornerbacks in Grimes, Asante Samuel and Dunta Robinson. …
NFL-Falcons sign cornerback Johnson with Grimes out for season (Reuters)
Here are PFW’s Week Two defensive rankings:New England Patriots vs. CardinalsHouston Texans at JaguarsPittsburgh Steelers vs. JetsSan Francisco 49ers vs. LionsDallas Cowboys at SeahawksBaltimore Ravens at EaglesCincinnati Bengals vs. BrownsNew York Giants vs. BuccaneersNew York Jets at SteelersBuffalo Bills vs. ChiefsOakland Raiders at DolphinsSeattle Seahawks vs. CowboysWashington Redskins at RamsSan Diego Chargers vs. TitansAtlanta Falcons vs. BroncosPhiladelphia Eagles vs. RavensTennessee Titans at ChargersNew Orleans Saints at PanthersGreen Bay Packers vs. …
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Week Two defense rankings (Pro Football Weekly)
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former Pro Bowl center Dan Koppen, who spent nine season snapping the ball to Tom Brady in New England, will now have the chance to work with Peyton Manning.
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Broncos sign center Dan Koppen (The Associated Press)
Week two of NFL action is here and it is loaded with promise for those teams that dropped the ball in week one. Week one was a decent one for yours truly as I went 10-6 in straight up picks. That is not my usual percentage, but it is not bad to get the season rolling. Trying to pick NFL games is a loaded prospect. If I pick the favored teams, fans say that I am simply picking the favorites. If I pick all upsets, then I am not exactly providing good advice am I? The bottom line is that I try to pick who I think will win. If that means I pick all favored teams then so be it. …
2012 Week Two NFL Picks and Predictions: One Fan’s Predictions (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Backup QB returns to roster, veteran center joins team.
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Broncos add Hanie, Koppen, place Warren on IR (National Football Post)
BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of family and friends turned out Tuesday for the funeral of former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell, including current and former players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
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Ravens owner Modell remembered fondly at funeral (The Associated Press)
NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots have taken over the top spot in the AP Pro32 power rankings with their convincing victory at Tennessee, while the Green Bay Packers have tumbled to fifth after their home loss to San Francisco.
Patriots on top of AP Pro32 power rankings (The Associated Press)
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — With former Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes out for the season, the Atlanta Falcons are counting on three career backups to fill the void.
With Brent Grimes out, Falcons turn to backup CBs (The Associated Press)