49ers rookies shine in big roles, out of necessity

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Seattle Seahawks, meet Chris Borland and Carlos Hyde. Aaron Lynch and Marcus Martin.

Eagles defense choosing between Dallas' run, pass

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

In his perfect world, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis would plan a scheme to stop both Dallas' running game and get pressure on quarterback Tony Romo.

Dolphins sign CB Stanford

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The Miami Dolphins have signed cornerback R.J. Stanford and waived cornerback Jalil Brown.

Chiefs' Berry has support from all corners

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs. He was leaving his hotel Tuesday when a woman mustered up the courage to approach him.

Jets' Amaro has head injury, Wilkerson ailing toe

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Jets rookie tight end Jace Amaro has a head injury and is going through the NFL's concussion protocol, while New York defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has an ailing toe.

Titans place C Schwenke on IR

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The Tennessee Titans placed starting center Brian Schwenke on injured reserve Tuesday.

Lions RB Bush ready to return for Thanksgiving game against Bears

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

He's said it before but, this time, Reggie Bush really means it.

Sherman, Baldwin dig at NFL in press conference

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.

Lions' Raiola not fined, has no regrets about cut block

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Bill Belichick might not approve, but the NFL apparently has no problem with the way Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola finished Sunday's 34-9 loss to the New England Patriots.

Lions cut tight end Kellen Davis

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

The Detroit Lions have released tight end Kellen Davis.