Former Browns QB Joshua Dobbs works out for Denver Broncos

The Browns may not be able to bring Joshua Dobbs back to their practice squad as he worked out with the Broncos

The Cleveland Browns released quarterback Joshua Dobbs when they officially activated Deshaun Watson to their 53-man roster. The plan for the Browns, however, was to bring him back to the practice squad if there were not any bites around the league. They may not get that opportunity as the Denver Broncos brought Dobbs in for a workout yesterday.

Dobbs was released over second-year quarterback Kellen Mond, as Mond still has two years left on his rookie deal after this season. The Browns view the asset they put a waiver claim on as the backup quarterback after Jacoby Brissett more than likely signs a contract as a bridge quarterback elsewhere this offseason.

The Broncos have yet to strike a deal, so Dobbs could still return. This is a situation to monitor.

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Ravens announce uniform combination for Week 13 matchup vs. Broncos

The Baltimore Ravens announce their uniform combinations for Week 13 against the Denver Broncos

The Baltimore Ravens will face the Denver Broncos on Sunday in Week 13 at M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore will look to get back on track after a disappointing Week 12 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, and will be doing so in style.

Baltimore will be wearing purple tops with black pants in Week 13, marking the second time that they’ve worn the combination this season The other instance was at home against the Cleveland Browns in a Week 7 win.

According to Ravens Uniform Tracker, the team is 24-7 in the combination, which coms out to a .774 winning percentage.  Baltimore now looks to improve to 2-0 in the purple top and black pants, and bring the overall record with this combo to 25-7. If the Ravens can win this week, it will bring their overall record for the season to 8-4 and keep them atop the AFC North, regardless of what happens with the 7-4 Cincinnati Bengals.

Ravens HC John Harbaugh discusses RB J.K Dobbins returning to practice

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh talks about J.K. Dobbins returning to the practice field

The Baltimore Ravens host the Denver Broncos on Sunday in Week 13 at M&T Bank Stadium. Ahead of the contest, running back J.K Dobbins returned to the practice field a little over a month and a half removed from another knee surgery and a stint on injured reserve.

With his return, Baltimore officially activated his 21-day practice window before needing to be activated from injured reserve. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was asked how happy Dobbins was to return to practice, and he talked about how Dobbins looked both “quick” and “good”.

“He seemed happy; he seemed happy. He looked quick; he looked good. It was great to see him out there.”

It will likely be a few more weeks before Dobbins sees the field, but getting him back for the December stretch run is going to help the offense in a big way. He is a major part of what the team does on the ground, and a committee featuring Dobbins, Gus Edwards, Kenyan Drake, Justice Hill and more is extremely formidable, especially as the weather gets colder.

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Ravens release second injury report for Week 13 matchup vs. Broncos

The Ravens release the second injury report in preparation for Week 13 against the Broncos

The Baltimore Ravens host the Denver Broncos in a Week 13 showdown at M&T Bank Stadium.  Baltimore is looking to bring their overall record to 8-4 on the season and stay atop the AFC North Standings, while Denver is looking to improve to 4-8 on the year.

The second injury report for the Ravens was released on Thursday, and the list of players increased from the first report put out on Wednesday. The good news is the quarterback Lamar Jackson was a full participant on Thursday after being limited on Wednesday, as was rookie tight end Isaiah Likely.  The only player that didn’t practice who wasn’t dealing with an illness or given a rest day was outside linebacker Del’Shawn Phillips who is dealing with a quad injury.

Hopefully getting back offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley and safety Kyle Hamilton back and ready for Week 13 is huge. Both have logged two limited practices over the course of two days, with Friday’s practice session being telling as to whether either will play on Sunday.

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8 key matchups Eagles fans should watch during Week 13 slate of games

We’re previewing eight games Philadelphia Eagles fans should keep an eye on in during the Week 13 slate of NFL games.

The Eagles will return to Lincoln Financial Field for an intriguing Sunday matchup against the Titans, and it won’t be the only big-time contest to watch.

Playoff scenarios are starting to form, and as some teams around the league start looking toward the draft, Philadelphia is doing both.

The Eagles are the top seed currently in the NFC and are looking at a potential top-10 pick in the 2023 NFL draft next spring.

We’re previewing seven key games Philly fans should watch this holiday weekend.

Ravens release first injury report for Week 13 matchup vs. Broncos

The Baltimore Ravens released the first injury report for Week 13.

The Baltimore Ravens return home to face the Denver Broncos in Week 13, looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 12.  The Broncos might be disappointing this season, but they still have an elite pass defense and will look to find answers during the contest.

Baltimore released their first injury report for their Week 13 matchup with Denver on Wednesday. Quarterback Lamar Jackson was limited last week with a hip injury, but so far this week he was limited with a quad issue. Cornerback Marlon Humphrey missed a few snaps in Week 12 with an ankle injury, and was limited during Wednesday’s practice Tight end Nick Boyle as well as offensive linemen Daniel Faalele and Patrick Mekari missed the session with illnesses.

Tight end Isaiah Likely, offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley and safety Kyle Hamilton all returned to practice after missing Week 12, a good sign for all three after logging a limited session each. Defensive end Calais Campbell, outside linebacker Justin Houston and cornerback Marcus Peters all had rest days.

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About half the Broncos reportedly came to Russell Wilson’s 34th bday party, and NFL fans all made the same ‘Draft Day’ joke

Maybe the Broncos should’ve traded for Vontae Mack instead.

Editor’s note: The headline has been changed from “Few Broncos reportedly…” to more accurately reflect the story.

The more the Denver Broncos struggle, particularly on offense, the more speculation will run rampant that Russell Wilson’s teammates aren’t very fond of him. When he’s getting paid almost a quarter-billion to lose to 2022 Sam Darnold, and when he’s on pace to nearly finish with fewer touchdown passes than bathrooms in his house — you start to wonder what the breaking point is.

And even while there are moments on the field where you think the Broncos have just about had it with Wilson, we haven’t yet heard of many reported personal tiffs off the field. Until Wednesday.

A report from Mike Klis of local Denver news station 9News states that Wilson — born on November 29th — had a big party thrown by his wife and popular singer Ciara last week. While it was probably a huge bash, only about half of the Broncos’ players apparently showed up to celebrate Wilson’s latest trip around the sun:

Oof. Awkward. It’s not often you hear about a nine-time veteran Pro Bowler seemingly being so disliked by his teammates, but that might be where we are with Wilson now. And if Wilson can’t step up again this Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, then it seems apparent the general controversy around him may only grow more.

 

Naturally, the parallels of some Broncos players standing Wilson up on his birthday had folks making comparisons to the fictional Bo Callahan (ironically, also a Wisconsin quarterback) from the movie Draft Day.

Russell Wilson is so bad this season that he dragged Patrick Mahomes out of prime time

That’s how bad Russell Wilson has been.

The NFL’s announcement led with the news: In Week 14, Sunday Night Football will feature the Miami Dolphins visiting the Los Angeles Chargers, flexing the game that was on the schedule out of there.

But which game was flexed out?

That would be the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos. Meaning, as so many people tweeted (see below), that the NFL decided to get rid of a nationally-televised primetime Patrick Mahomes game for Tua Tagovailoa vs. Justin Herbert.

That’s right: Russell Wilson is just that bad this year! And as I mentioned, everyone made that same observation when the news broke:

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NFL flexes Dolphins-Chargers to Sunday Night Football in Week 14

The NFL thinks Dolphins-Chargers in Week 14 has flex appeal

The Russell Wilson Experience that is flopping in Denver has led to the Broncos being flexed out of their Sunday Night Football game with the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 14.

The game will move to a 4:05 p.m. ET kickoff on CBS and will be replaced in the SNF slot on NBC by the Miami Dolphins at the Los Angeles Chargers.

So Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert trump Wilson and Patrick Mahomes.

This is the second time the Chargers have been flexed into Sunday night this season. The first was their Week 11 matchup against the Chiefs.

Week 14 matchup between Chargers, Dolphins flexed to Sunday night

Get your popcorn ready as Justin Herbert and Tua Tagovailoa are set to square off under the lights.

The Chargers and Dolphins will face off under the lights in primetime next Sunday.

The NFL announced that the Week 14 matchup between Los Angeles and Miami will now be flexed to NBC’s Sunday Night Football at 5:20 pm PT.

Initially, the two were slated to square off on Dec. 11 at 1:05 pm PT.

This move replaces Chiefs vs. Broncos, as the two games will flip spots on the broadcast schedule for the week.

This marks the fifth time the Bolts will have been given the primetime treatment this season. They’re slated to play at night two other times, Week 16 at Colts and Week 17 vs. Rams.

This is the second time that Justin Herbert and Tua Tagovailoa, both top-10 picks in the 2020 NFL draft, will square off.

In their first meeting in 2020, the Dolphins defeated the Chargers, 29-21.