Last week, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was ruled out for the rest of the season, changing the entire AFC playoff picture. This week, Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas’ season-ending injury will shake up the NFC. Thomas will miss the rest of the season, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said on Monday.
When he was cut from the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad last month, tight end Mitchell Henry was told to stick close to the city, because the Ravens intended to re-sign him a week later. While he was there, however, Henry felt pain in his shoulder and went to the hospital. ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, citing a source, reports that Henry has begun chemotherapy and that a search is underway to find a match for a bone marrow transplant.
Despite venting his frustrations to reporters following the Giants 24-14 loss to Pittsburgh in which he did not have a single pass thrown to him, WR Victor Cruz reiterated to NFL Network on Monday that he is a team player first and foremost, and is not angry about his lack of targets against the Steelers. "After the game, obviously I was a little angry so some of the comments stemmed from anger," Cruz said on Monday. "But I didn't say anything bad. I didn't say anything bad, but just out of anger you lost the game, you want to contribute and I just want to go out there and contribute at the end of the day. We'll see how it goes tomorrow when I step into work and have a conversation with coach