The Newest on Week 2 within the NFL (all occasions EDT):
Chicago Bears nostril deal with Eddie Goldman is inactive towards the Cincinnati Bengals after being listed as uncertain due to a knee damage.
Goldman additionally missed Chicago’s season-opening loss to the Rams in Los Angeles. He opted out of final yr due to COVID-19 issues.
Goldman began 63 of the 67 video games he performed in for Chicago from 2015 to 2019 after being drafted within the second spherical out of Florida State.
Sam Darnold’s job simply obtained a little bit simpler in Week 2.
The Saints introduced they are going to be with out cornerback Marshon Lattimore (hand) and security C.J. Gardner-Johnson (knee) towards the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, which is a blow to New Orleans’ secondary.
Darnold, the Panthers’ new beginning quarterback, is coming off a recreation the place he threw for 279 yards and one landing and likewise ran for a rating in a 19-14 win over his former staff, the New York Jets. Regardless of the win, the Panthers struggled within the pink zone scoring only one landing on 4 journeys contained in the Jets 20-yard line.
Browns beginning left deal with Jedrick Wills Jr. is taking part in towards Houston after being listed as questionable and never training all week.
Wills sprained his left ankle early in final week’s season-opening loss at Kansas Metropolis. He got here onto the sector at FirstEnergy Stadium hours earlier than kickoff and examined his ankle with coach Kevin Stefanski, line coach Invoice Callahan and members of Cleveland’s medical workers watching.
The No. 10 general choose in 2020, Wills additionally suffered a critical ankle damage in Cleveland’s playoff loss at Kansas Metropolis.
Complicating issues for the Browns is that Wills’ backup, Chris Hubbard, is out with a triceps damage. If Wills couldn’t play – or if he has to come back up – Blake Hance will doubtless transfer into the left deal with spot.
Russell Wilson is hoping Week 2 of the NFL season gives a private milestone. Wilson will attempt for his one hundredth regular-season win when he leads the Seattle Seahawks towards the Tennessee Titans.
Seattle’s “12s” can be again within the stands Sunday for the primary time since Dec. 29, 2019, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Titans will attempt to keep away from an 0-2 begin whereas Wilson goes for his one hundredth win in his 146th begin. Solely Tom Brady (131) and Joe Montana (139) have received 100 in fewer video games.
In one of many week’s prime matchups, Kansas Metropolis’s Patrick Mahomes and Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson will face off for the fourth straight season in a matchup of MVP quarterbacks. Jackson is 0-3 vs. Mahomes, 30-5 towards everybody else.
Andy Dalton will make his first residence begin with Chicago because the Bears face Cincinnati. Most Bears followers are desirous to see first-round draft choose Justin Fields, who performed nicely in a quick look within the opener, take over for Dalton.
The New Orleans Saints can have eight coaches unable to attend their recreation at Carolina due to optimistic COVID-19 checks. Offensive line coach Brendan Nugent has cleared COVID-19 protocols and is now set to teach. On Saturday, assistant head coach and line of defense coach Ryan Nielsen, and defensive assistant Brian Younger had been added to the listing of coaches unable to attend the sport.
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