Panthers All-Pro fullback Mike Tolbert will miss at least eight games with a hairline fracture in his left leg.

The Arizona Cardinals have signed running back Marion Grice from San Diego's practice squad and released punter Drew Butler.

So much for James Harrison's retirement.

TEMPE, Ariz. - With starting quarterback Carson Palmer still out with a shoulder problem, the Arizona Cardinals are relying on surprising players beyond backup Drew Stanton to seal wins. Rookie wide receiver John Brown is turning heads three games into his NFL career.

Kevin Kolb had four concussions in his final 19 NFL games, taking some vicious hits that forced him to retire. But the former quarterback was never as scared as he was last week when Hurricane Odile hit Cabo San Lucas, where he, his wife and friends were vacationing.

Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears needed to claw back from a big deficit last week.

The Houston Texans limited their mistakes while winning their first two games.

Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod had his hands full trying to prevent New York Jets linebacker Jason Babin from enveloping Jay Cutler. Across the way, right tackle Jordan Mills was in a similar tussle with Calvin Pace.

The New York Jets were upset with their weak work in scoring range — and with what they claimed was a lack of execution by the officials on a critical second-quarter play Monday night.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod had his hands full trying to prevent Jets linebacker Jason Babin from enveloping Jay Cutler. Across the way, right tackle Jordan Mills was in a similar tussle with Calvin Pace, receiving a late assist from guard Kyle Long.

Jay Cutler completed two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett and the injury-riddled Chicago Bears held off the New York Jets, 27-19, on Monday night.

After losing a pair of starting linebackers to injuries in their last game, the Pittsburgh Steelers are set to bring back a familiar face.

A woman told a 911 dispatcher former Titans kicker Rob Bironas was driving erratically just before his SUV crashed.

San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o has a fractured right foot and is expected to miss significant time, a person with knowledge of the situation said Monday night.

Browns All-Pro receiver Josh Gordon reported to the team's headquarters late last week, shortly after he was reinstated into the NFL and his season-long ban was reduced to a 10-game suspension upon the league and NFL Players Association striking a deal Friday on a new substance-abuse policy.

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall returned to the game after injuring his right ankle in the second quarter against the New York Jets.

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti better not be lying.

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman needed a few extra minutes to clear his head.

James Harrison is itching to get back to work. The commute could be an easy one.

James Harrison is coming back to play for the Steelers.

Steve Bisciotti, owner of the Baltimore Ravens, knew in February that the team's star player had struck his fiancee in a casino elevator, and that Atlantic City police had a copy of the surveillance footage.

The Green Bay Packers began the process of fixing their once-potent offense on Monday morning, with a no-fun film review of the team's 19-7 loss to the Detroit Lions the day before.

The St. Louis Rams enter their bye at 1-2, and seemingly with a lengthy to-do list.

The defensive performance Pete Carroll got from his Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl last February led to the most lopsided championship game in more than 20 years.

Lovie Smith wasn't in a mood to say much of anything about his struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one of three NFL teams that remain winless.

The Chicago Bears will have wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery available for Monday night's matchup with the New York Jets.

Brian Orakpo had an appointment with a hand specialist, just one of many comings-and-goings involving injured Washington Redskins players and various doctors. A diagram of it all would've made a flea flicker look simple.

The New England Patriots have plenty of time to get their offense rolling.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Jim Harbaugh wants his 49ers to "close ranks" and get "things" corrected quick.

The Detroit Lions signed kicker Alex Henery and released rookie kicker Nate Freese on Monday.

Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has undergone surgery to repair a dislocated right hip and is done for the year.

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker is active and will play against the Chicago Bears after being listed as questionable with tightness in his right hamstring.

Three times already this season, the Arizona Cardinals have fallen behind only to rally to victory in the second half.

Browns coach Mike Pettine stepped behind the microphone Monday, then paused for several seconds and sighed.

While the New York Giants appeared to avoid any serious injuries for their mid-week game against the Washington Redskins, that doesn't mean there won't be any lineup changes.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Blake Bortles was as calm as could be about an hour after his NFL debut on Sunday.

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The following is a list of inactive players for tonight's game.

The Minnesota Vikings have begun the week in ambiguous mode, stung by injuries and disappointed by a second straight defeat yet buoyed by the earlier-than-anticipated arrival of their rookie quarterback.

A day after the biggest regulation comeback in Dallas Cowboys history, coach Jason Garrett still had to answer questions about the defense.

John Fox doesn't want to hear about moral victories.

After a feel-good 2-0 start, the Bills are facing their first test of adversity in preparing to open a two-game road swing at Houston this Sunday.

A defiant Steve Bisciotti shot back Monday at the Ray Rice camp and an ESPN report that alleged the organization engaged in a "pattern of misinformation and misdirection" following the running back's assault of his then-fiancee in February.

The New Orleans Saints are taking a critical look at their first victory of the season.

Defense was supposed to be Jacksonville's strength this season, the thing coach Gus Bradley could rely on while he sorted out the other side of the ball.

First-year Tennessee coach Ken Whisenhunt has talked about how adversity helps bring a team together.

Eagles center Jason Kelce needs surgery for a sports hernia, coach Chip Kelly confirmed on Monday. Although Kelly did offer a timetable for Kelce's return, the injury typically keeps a player out up to two months. Kelly left Sunday's 37-34 win over Washington in the third quarter.

DAVIE, Fla. - Dolphins coach Joe Philbin refused to say definitively Monday if quarterback Ryan Tannehill would be the starter for Sunday's game against Oakland in London. That's leading to speculation there's a chance the third-year player could be benched.

For the third consecutive week, DeMarco Murray fumbled the football. The NFL's leading rusher caught a short pass from Tony Romo on the team's first possession, but the ball was stripped after Murray made a nine-yard gain.

For a second straight year, Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has had his season cut short by a dislocated right hip.

In the biggest game of the NFL season so far, the winning coach said the game wasn't decided by superstars Peyton Manning, Marshawn Lynch or Richard Sherman. The MVP, Seattle coach Pete Carroll said, was punter Jon Ryan.

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