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Running back shuffle

It’s all about the backs today in the news:   Adam Schefter of NFL Network is reporting that Chiefs running back Priest Holmes is expected to announce his retirement as early as Wednesday. If he does, the Chiefs would be without their starting halfback–Larry Johnson–and their backup. It has been reported that Johnson could be lost for the season. … Continue reading

Ricky Williams reinstated

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen has reported that commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated running back Ricky Williams after an 18 month suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The Dolphins have been notified of the decision and will reportedly be given a two-week roster exemption to make a decision on his future. Based on this recent … Continue reading

Johnson improving

The Kansas City Chiefs have announced that running back Larry Johnson has made “significant improvement” with his injured right foot. His status for this weekend, against the Denver Broncos, is still doubtful to out. Johnson will be re-evaluated early next week with further tests, the team announced. Below is the full statement from kcchiefs.com: Chiefs Statement on RB Larry Johnson Nov 08, … Continue reading

Johnson’s season in doubt?

Kansas City Chiefs running back Larry Johnson is “highly questionable,” according to coach Herman Edwards, for Sunday’s game against Denver and may miss the rest of the season, NFL.com has reported. Chiefs head coach Herman Edwards denied the reports that Johnson’s out for the season and said he only knows what the team doctors have told him. Team doctors … Continue reading

Jackson or Holcomb game-day decision

The Minnesota Vikings wont’ announce their starting quarterback until Sunday morning, ESPN.com has reported. Tarvaris Jackson is questionable with a broken index finger in his throwing hand, and it appears more likely backup QB Kelly Holcomb may start in his place. Source: ESPN.com. Oct. 27 – 10: 53 a.m. et

Leftwich has surgery, may return soon

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Byron Leftwich, who was given the starting job last week, had surgery on his sprained right ankle Tuesday, ESPN.com has reported. The surgery may allow Leftwich to return within two weeks. Before being sidelined with the severe sprain, Leftwich went 15-of-23 for 145 yards and one touchdown Sunday against the New Orleans … Continue reading

Garrard sprains ankle in loss to Colts

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback David Garrard has been carrying the team all season, but after suffering a left ankle sprain against the Colts the Jags may have to depend on someone else. “He got a pretty good sprain,” coach Jack Del Rio was quoted on NFL.com. “I would think, in all likelihood, he’ll be missing some time.” … Continue reading