– Bears: Justin Fields on the sidelines
– Bills: Damar Hamlin is better but still in intensive care
Agenda: Bengals – Ravens set at 7 p.m.
It was the last game of Week 18 that was not stalled. The NFL has finally announced that the meeting between the Bengals and the Ravens will take place at 7 p.m. this Sunday.
NFL Vice President of Operations Troy Vincent said « all options are open » about a decision regarding the Bengals-Bills game. He first contacted the Bills and in particular coach Sean McDermott to find out how the players’ state of mind was.
The NFL has announced that discussions have started on the fate of the game. The media ProFootballTalk reports that the trend is towards an outright cancellation of the match. We would then use the winning percentage of the teams to decide between them in the race for the playoffs.
Kyler Murray not recovered for the start of next season?
Victim of a cruciate ligament rupture, Kyler Murray (QB, Cardnials) was successfully operated on for his injury.
However, his coach Kliff Kingsbury assured that his quarterback would « probably » not be back for the start of the 2023 season.
Lamar Jackson to a package
The Ravens quarterback, with a knee injury, is not expected to be back for the Week 18 game – if ever there is one this weekend – against the Bengals on Sunday. Indeed, his coach John Harbaugh says he should make do with the players « he has fit and ready for the game ». In addition, to make matters worse for the Ravens situation, his replacement Tyler Huntley was limited on Wednesday due to an injury to his right shoulder and wrist.
No rest for Tom Brady
The Buccaneers did the job last week against the Panthers in qualifying for the playoffs. There is therefore no issue this Sunday against the Falcons. Nevertheless, Todd Bowles told the press that Tom Brady was going to start this game as a starter.
Derrick Henry ready for the clash of the week
This is good news for the Tennessee Titans! Derrick Henry (RB, Titans) trained normally on Wednesday. He should therefore be in uniform for the shock of week 18 against the Jaguars, capital for his team to reach the playoffs.
Robert Saleh confirms Mike White and Joe Flacco…
Despite 2 interceptions and 1 fumble lost against the Seahawks, Mike White (QB, Jets) was confirmed as a starter for the last regular season game against the Jets, as well as Joe Flacco as a back-up. That means Zach Wilson should be inactive again. Which probably means the end in the Jets jersey for the number 2 quarterback of the 2021 Draft. Despite everything, Robert Saleh continues to remain positive, at least in front of the microphones.
« Zach has all the talent in the world, and we have all the confidence in the world in him », dared the coach in front of the ESPN microphone. “But as I said, you have to start from scratch. We will hang with him. Truly. We’re going to figure out how to get him to the level we know he can get. »
… and Kliff Kingsbury confirms David Blough
After a good game against the Falcons, David Blough was confirmed as a starter for the Cardinals for the last game of the regular season against the 49ers.
– Jalen Hurts (QB, Eagles) trained in a limited way this Wednesday with the first team. Nick Sirianni prefers not to comment on the availability of his quarterback against the Giants this weekend.
– Trevor Lawrence (QB, Jaguars) trained in a limited way on Wednesday after not taking part in training on Tuesday. He suffers from a foot injury. It’s the same routine as in previous weeks and the quarterback had always held his place. Nonetheless, he remains a doubt for the Week 18 clash against the Titans.
They did not train on Wednesday: Christian McAffrey (RB, 49ers, ankle/knee), Josh Jacobs (RB, Raiders, hip/back), Garrett Bradbry (OL, Vikings, back), Stephon Gilmore (CB, Colts, wrist), Carlton Davis (CB, Buccaneers, shoulder), Vita Vea (DT, Buccaneers, calf), Tyler Biadasz (OL, Cowboys, ankle), Minkah Fitzpatrick (S, Steelers, ankle), Diontae Johnson (WR, Steelers, hip), Leonard Willams (DT, Giants, neck), Azeez Ojulari (OLB, Giants, ankle), Denzel Ward (CB, Browns, shoulder), Jack Conklin (OT, Browns, ankle), Tyler Lockett (WR, Seahawks, shin)
They trained in a limited way this Wednesday: L’Jarius Sneed (CB, Chiefs, hip), Joe Thuney (OL, Chiefs, ankle), Marcus Peters (CB, Vikings, calf), Tristan Wirfs, (OT, Buccaneers, ankle), Leighton Vander Esch (LB, Cowboys , neck), DeMarcus Lawrence (DE, Cowboys, foot), Arik Armstead (DT, 49ers, foot/ankle)
They trained normally on Wednesday: Derwin James (S, Chargers, concussion), Tony Pollard (RB, Cowboys, thigh), Deebo Samuel (WR, 49ers, ankle/knee)
They are placed on the injured list and will miss at least 4 games: Jordyn Brooks (LB, Seahawks, ACL), Dalton Risner (OG, Broncos, elbow), Marlon Mack (RB, Broncos, hamstring), De’Jon Harris (LB, Commanders), Teven Jenkins (OT, Bears), Kenny Moore (BC, Colts), Dwayne Washington (RB, Saints)
They come off the injured list: CJ Gardner-Johson (S, Eagles), Robert Quinn (DE, Eagles), Mecole Hardman (WR, Chiefs), Elijah Mitchell (RB, 49ers), Jonathan Bullard (DT, Vikings), William Jackson (CB, Steelers), Chase Lucas (CB, Lions), Daryl Worley (CB, Ravens)
– With the uncertainty of having Tua Tagovailoa or Teddy Bridgewater for the final week of the regular season against the Jets, the Dolphins signed Mike Glennon on the practice squad. In the meantime, it is Skylar Thompson who takes the snaps with the starters in training.
– Equanimeous St. Brown (WR, Bears), older brother of Amon-Ra St. Brown, the Lions receiver, has extended his contract with the Bears for one year. His salary is $965,000 a year. (The Athletic)
The main signatures of the day: Tyler Mabry (TE, Seahawks), Jared Mayden (S, Bills), Auden Tate (WR, Cardinals, PS), Daniel Wise (DT, Chiefs)
The main cuts of the day: James Washington (WR, Cowboys), Geron Christian (OT, Chiefs), Bryan Edwards (WR, Chiefs), Xavier Rhodes (CB, Bills)
– The Ravens have signed a new lease to remain in their Baltimore stadium until, at least, the end of the 2037 season. According to the agreement signed with the local authorities, the franchise will not pay rent for the stadium, but will be responsible for running costs. Two additional five-year options are included in the contract. (ESPN)
Joe Burrow: « No one wanted to resume »
Damar Hamlin is the heart of every NFL player after what happened this weekend. Inevitably, as much as the Bills, the Bengals are also affected. As evidenced by Joe Burrow, asked about a possible recovery.
« I think it’s going to be very complicated. Apart from rescheduling intelligently. We will synchronize with what Buffalo wants to do 100%
Davante Adams attached to the Raiders
Derek Carr likely out of Las Vegas Raiders according to NFL Network, Davante Adams was asked if he sees himself continuing with the Raiders next season. His answer is unequivocal.
» Absolutely «
He also said having Derek Carr as a quarterback was definitely a driver in his decision to join the Raiders last offseason. But seeing his friend and quarterback on the bench and no longer being there doesn’t « mean he won’t necessarily be there »
Kayvon Thobodeaux: “Jeff Saturday? Not know «
After a sack on Colts quarterback Nick Foles, pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux had the bad idea to celebrate that sack right next to a suffering Nick Foles. Following this, Colts coach Jeff Saturday said it was in poor taste and deplorable. What the rookie answered.
» I do not know who it is. So I don’t worry too much about what people I don’t know say about me. I’m here to bother the quarterback, that’s what I’m here for. »
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