NFL-National Football League roundup


Oct 13 (The Sports Xchange) - Rookie quarterback Cody Kessler will have the chance to put an end to the Cleveland Browns' winless season on Sunday (1 p.m., ET) when he starts against the Tennessee Titans.

"Cody Kessler practiced (in) full," coach Hue Jackson said, per the team's Twitter feed. "I think he's ready to go."

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Trevor Siemian is back in the starting lineup for the Denver Broncos after missing last week's loss with a left shoulder injury.

Multiple outlets reported Siemian was the starter for Denver, which plays Thursday night at San Diego without head coach Gary Kubiak (migraine).

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Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed has been diagnosed with another concussion, Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Thursday, and Reed is now in the NFL's concussion protocol.

This is the sixth documented concussion for Reed dating back to his college days at the University of Florida.

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Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy plans to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.

"He's good," coach Mike McCarthy said. "That's what he keeps telling me."

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Fulton Walker, the first player to return a kickoff for a touchdown in a Super Bowl, died Wednesday. He was 58.

Walker reportedly suffered cardiac arrest while working on his farm in his hometown of Martinsburg, W.Va., the West Virginia MetroNews reported.

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Miami Dolphins rookie guard Laremy Tunsil expects to return Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers after missing one game due to a freak injury.

Tunsil sprained his right ankle and said he suffered the injury while getting out of the shower prior to last Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.

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The Indianapolis Colts made several roster moves, waiving outside linebacker Trevor Bates and tackle Jeremy Vujnovich, signing free agent outside linebacker Chris Carter and elevating cornerback Frankie Williams to the 53-man roster from the practice squad.

Carter played in five games for the Ravens this season and had two special teams tackles.

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Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was limited in practice with a hamstring strain.

Chicago also worked out without quarterback Jay Cutler, wide receiver Eddie Royal and running back Jeremy Langford ahead of Sunday's date with the Jacksonville Jaguars at Soldier Field. (Editing by Frank Pingue)

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