Offensive Player of the Year predictions and pros and cons for 10 favorites

NFL postseason awards often favor QBs like Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson, but could Tyreek Hill or Justin Jefferson take OPOY this season?

Sources: No ACL tear, no timeline for Bills’ Miller

Doctors are still determining how much time Bills pass-rusher Von Miller will miss, but for now, he is considered out indefinitely, sources told ESPN.

Cardinals QB Murray looks ‘sharp,’ set to start

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray "looked sharp" in Friday's practice, according to coach Kliff Kingsbury.

Bears QB Fields (shoulder) listed as questionable

Bears quarterback Justin Fields, who is dealing with a separation of his non-throwing shoulder, is listed as questionable against the Jets.

Giants-Cowboys draws record 42 million viewers

The Thanksgiving afternoon game between the Giants and Cowboys averaged 42 million viewers, according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched NFL regular-season game on record.

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Vikings’ Kirk Cousins connects with Justin Jefferson for early score

The Vikings continued their hot opening-drive production this season with yet another score.

‘Big plays in big moments’: Bills outlast Lions

After surrendering a five-point lead in the fourth quarter, the Bills' offense responded with back-to-back scoring drives, including a 21-second drive that ended in a 45-yard field goal to beat the Lions on Thanksgiving Day.

Colts’ Irsay to critics: Reich firing ‘not personal’

Colts owner Jim Irsay defended his handling of the team's coaching change, saying that his firing of Frank Reich was "not personal" and that Jeff Saturday's hiring was in the team's best interests.

Darius Slayton’s leaping catch sets up Giants touchdown

QB Daniel Jones completed a 44-yard pass to Slayton at the 1-yard line to set up a Saquon Barkley touchdown.

Bills’ Miller carted off with knee injury vs. Lions

Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Von Miller left Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions with a knee injury and will not return, the team announced.

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Packers’ Rodgers confirms right thumb broken

Aaron Rodgers confirmed on Wednesday that his right thumb is broken, but added that 'it doesn't make a difference.'

Benched QB Wilson apologizes to Jets teammates

Under heavy criticism from fans and media, benched QB Zach Wilson spoke to the entire Jets team on Wednesday, admitting he botched Sunday's postgame news conference.

Bears QB Fields says he has separated shoulder

Bears quarterback Justin Fields said Wednesday that he has a separated left shoulder with partially torn ligaments and will evaluate how he feels later this week before determining whether he'll play Sunday.

Stafford (protocol, neck) ruled out for Week 12

Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford is in the concussion protocol and will not play on Sunday against the Chiefs because of a neck injury.

Jags claim ex-Rams RB Henderson off waivers

The Jacksonville Jaguars claimed running back Darrell Henderson off waivers Wednesday, giving them an experienced backup to starter Travis Etienne.

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