Colts rule out star RB Taylor for game at Denver

The Indianapolis Colts have ruled out star running back Jonathan Taylor for Thursday night's game against the Denver Broncos because of an ankle injury.

Veteran WR Beasley retires after 11 NFL seasons

Veteran slot receiver Cole Beasley is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons, his agent said Wednesday.

Burrow on concussions: Comes with the game

Bengals QB Joe Burrow said head injuries are unfortunately part of playing in the NFL and that "going into every game, we know what we're getting into."

Former Jags QB Bortles says he ‘quietly’ retired

Blake Bortles, who led the Jaguars to the AFC Championship Game in the 2017 season, said Wednesday on a podcast that he had "quietly" retired.

Panthers safety Chinn (hamstring) placed on IR

Panthers safety Jeremy Chinn will miss at least the next four games with a hamstring injury after the team's leading tackler over the past two seasons was placed on injured reserve.

NFL

Updated NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus the biggest issues for every team’s defense

There is a new No. 1 team (again) and an updated top 10. Where do the 4-0 Eagles rank? How far did the Dolphins fall?

Deebo Samuel, 49ers roll over Rams, forge four-way NFC West tie

The 49ers used some critical big plays that kept the Rams out of the end zone en route to a victory.

Behind the scheme: How play-drawing has become an invaluable tool in the McVay-Shanahan coaching tree

Head coaches such as Sean McVay, Kyle Shanahan, Zac Taylor, Matt LaFleur and Mike McDaniel, along with rising assistants, have used play-drawing as a tool to learn and advance.

‘The right challenge’: Why Brian Griese left television to be 49ers’ quarterbacks coach

In a year, Griese has gone from calling Monday Night Football games to coaching on the field during them.

Dolphins say QB Tagovailoa ruled out for Week 5

The Dolphins have ruled quarterback Tua Tagovailoa out for Week 5 against the Jets as he remains in the concussion protocol, coach Mike McDaniel said Monday.

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Sources: Broncos RB Williams has torn ACL, LCL

Broncos running back Javonte Williams has two torn ligaments in his right knee and will miss the rest of the season, according to sources.

Falcons put Patterson on IR after knee procedure

The Atlanta Falcons placed running back Cordarrelle Patterson on injured reserve Monday with a knee injury.

How the Steelers got here at the QB position, and where they’ll go next

Mike Tomlin gave Kenny Pickett a second-half shot on Sunday. Here's why there's no turning back now.

Takeaways: Raiders finally get a win, and everything we learned from wins by the Cowboys, Bills, Chiefs and Eagles

NFL Nation recaps every game and answers the biggest questions from around the league in Week 4.

QB Rodgers: This way of winning not ‘sustainable’

Despite facing a third-string rookie QB for much of Sunday's game, the Packers just barely managed a win over the Patriots in overtime, prompting Aaron Rodgers to remark, "This way of winning, I don't think, is sustainable."

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