Posts Tagged Professional football

Locker limited but practices after testing thumb

In this Oct. 12, 2014 photo, injured Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker, right, stands with quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Nashville, Tenn. Whitehurst has been the Titans' quarterback since starter Locker was injured. Backup quarterbacks collect a paycheck for standing on the sideline holding a clipboard, then, at the drop of a starting quarterback, hit the field ready to go. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Jake Locker practiced on Wednesday but his status for this weekend’s game against Houston remains unclear.

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City attorney: Minneapolis can’t ban Redskins name

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Attorney’s office says the city can’t ban the Redskins name when Washington plays the Vikings at the University of Minnesota next month.

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Rivera: NFL says Luke Kuechly wrongly ejected

Carolina Panthers' Luke Kuechly is confronted by back judge Steve Freeman during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. Kuechly was ejected from the game. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says the NFL has informed him that Luke Kuechly was wrongfully ejected from Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers for contact with an official.

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Rookie McKinnon making progress with Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon has had more than just the NFL and Minnesota’s offense to learn this year.

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Colts’ Walden fined $27,562 following ejection

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) is pressured by Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts linebacker Erik Walden has been fined $27,562 after being ejected for making contact with an official during Sunday’s victory over Cincinnati.

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