NFL-National Football League roundup

Oct 14 (The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware is expected to miss up to one month with a quadriceps injury suffered Sunday against the Washington Redskins.

If Ware does not play at Philadelphia this week, it would be the first game he has missed in his career, breaking a streak of 134 consecutive starts.

Dallas was already without Pro Bowl left defensive end Anthony Spencer and nose tackle Jay Ratliff. Both are likely out for the season.

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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb will miss multiple games because of a knee injury, coach Mike McCarthy said.

ESPN reported that Cobb, who has 29 receptions for 378 yards and two touchdowns this season, will miss two games.

Another Packers wide receiver, James Jones, also injured his knee on Sunday, but he might be able to play against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Packers outside linebacker Nick Perry will miss at least a month after breaking a foot on Sunday.

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The Buffalo Bills signed quarterback Matt Flynn to the 53-man roster. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Flynn was recently released by the Oakland Raiders, becoming a free agent, and worked out for the Bills earlier on Monday.

Thad Lewis, the Bills' starting quarterback on Sunday, has a mild foot sprain and he is day-to-day, according to NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk.

The Bills also announced that defensive back Jonathan Meeks was placed on injured reserve/designated for return. He is eligible to return to practice in six weeks and to the active list in eight weeks.

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Quarterback Josh Freeman already is a candidate to start in just his second week with the Minnesota Vikings.

Coach Leslie Frazier said on Monday that he and his coaching staff will determine which quarterback to start before full-squad game-plan installation begins Wednesday.

Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop tore his right ACL during Sunday's loss to the Carolina Panthers. Frazier said that Bishop will need season-ending surgery.

He missed all of 2012 because of a hamstring injury while with the Packers.

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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller told the Denver Post he does not have a substance abuse problem as he gets set to report back to the team following his six-game suspension.

Miller was banned for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. He reportedly also tried to manipulate a drug test to avoid a positive result.

Miller said he has a prescription to Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), explaining that his suspension was not for substance abuse.

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Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Calais Campbell is out of a Bay Area hospital and back home after leaving Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers on a stretcher with a neck injury.

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New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin said running back Brandon Jacobs has a hamstring injury. Coughlin said Jacobs is expected to practice on Thursday.

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New York Jets running back Mike Goodson confirmed on Twitter that the knee injury he sustained in Sunday's 19-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers will end his season.

"MRI Shows that I Tore My MCL and ACL yesterday... Not to happy right now But Everything Happens for a reason!"

He was suspended the first four games stemming from a May arrest, which included marijuana possession and weapons violations charges.

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Cleveland Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said Brandon Weeden will remain the team's starting quarterback despite throwing two interceptions in Sunday's 31-17 loss to the Detroit Lions.

(Editing by Gene Cherry)

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