Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information.
The Ravens will be closing out the regular season with their third-string quarterback. Tyler Huntley is inactive with the right shoulder injury that limited his practice work this week, so Anthony Brown will be getting the start in Cincinnati on Sunday.
Huntley started the last four games in place of Lamar Jackson, who was ruled out again this week with a knee injury. Jackson has not practiced or played in a month, so it’s unclear if he’ll be able to make it back for next week’s playoff game.
That game could be against the Bengals and it could be in Baltimore if the Ravens win Sunday and then win a coin flip for home-field advantage. Being down to Brown at quarterback won’t make the first half of that equation an easy one to pull off and the Ravens are also sitting running back J.K. Dobbins and tight end Mark Andrews.
Sean Payton’s contract to become the head coach of the Denver Broncos is now done. Payton has signed a five-year contract to coach the Broncos, according to multiple reports. There was no reason to think Payton wouldn’t get the contract done, but nothing is done until it’s done, and now it actually is done. Payton [more]
The Cowboys officially have a new offensive coordinator. Dallas named Brian Schottenheimer to the position, the club announced on Saturday. Schottenheimer had been an offensive consultant for the Cowboys in 2022. “I am very happy to have Brian take on this key role with our team,” head coach Mike McCarthy said in a statement. “He [more]
One week ago, the 49ers were preparing to face the Eagles in the NFC Championship. San Francisco’s opportunity to advance collapsed, primarily due to: (1) a decision to have a backup tight end block a premier pass rusher; and (2) that pass rusher hitting 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy in the arm and injuring his elbow. [more]
The Senior Bowl, a college all-star game that is far better known for the evaluation of players during the week of practice than for the game itself, happened on Saturday. The Nationals beat the Americans, 27-10. Which means absolutely nothing, unless you bet on the game. (And if you bet on the game, you might [more]