Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will miss his third straight game this week. The Colts announced that Luck has been ruled out for their Sunday afternoon home game against the Browns. Luck has yet to play or practice with the team this year after having right shoulder surgery in January.
Even with a humbling 24-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the Cleveland Browns showed enough progress to move up a spot in the latest USA TODAY NFL power rankings. Cleveland nudges up from No. 28 to No. 27. Consider this a case of other teams looking a lot worse than the Browns, who hung with the impressive Ravens (No. 11) despite abysmal offensive play from rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer and every wide receiver not named Rashard Higgins. The rest of the team looked decent enough, and that includes venerable left tackle Joe Thomas. No. 73 was the focus of the commentary, “We take this opportunity to laud LT Joe Thomas, he of 162 consecutive starts and more than 10,000 straight snaps since he
TEMPE, Ariz. -- There's a reason Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians publicly criticized quarterback Carson Palmer after Sunday's win over the Indianapolis Colts. Because he can take it. Arians said Monday that Palmer doesn't respond to Arians' criticism of him. He simply gets ready for Wednesday's practice. "That's why it's so easy for me to say it, because he don't give a s---," Arians said. After Sunday's 16-13 come-from-behind overtime win over the Colts, Arians was asked how the Cardinals' offense can start playing better early in games. He responded that "the quarterback has to play better, simple." Palmer declined to respond to Arians' comment, saying he's always trying to play better.