Raiders cornerback Leon Hall was placed on injured reserve Friday because of a back injury. The Raiders signed rookie cornerback Montrel Meander off the Browns’ practice squad in a corresponding move.
The Kansas City Chiefs released running back Kareem Hunt on Friday night after video surfaced that showed the NFLs reigning rushing champion knocking over and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel hallway in February.
Cleveland has covered seven of its 11 games this season. The Browns are 6-point underdogs Sunday at the Houston Texans, who have won eight consecutive games.
The Gold Sheet handicapper Bruce Marshall provides the Review-Journal with NFL tech notes and trends.
Canyon Springs football coach Gus McNair guided the Pioneers to an 8-4 record and a third straight Northeast League championship. And for that, he is Tom Flores High School Football Coach of the Year.
Ezekiel Elliott scored the only Dallas touchdown on a 16-yard screen pass and the Cowboys stifled Drew Brees and the Saints, ending New Orleans’ 10-game winning streak with a 13-10 victory Thursday night.
The Chiefs are 8-2-1 against the spread, and the Buccaneers and Bengals each has an 8-3 over-under record.
Initially, the Raiders had no choice. Last week, air-quality levels returned to normal in the Bay Area. But the team has yet to resume its normal schedule.
Raiders punter Johnny Townsend is due to face Kansas City Chiefs punt returner Tyreek Hill twice in the next month. This isn’t a chance assignment. He was handpicked for it.
Best bets from Todd Dewey, Bernie Fratto, Mitch Moss and Kelly Stewart.