Indianapolis punter Rigoberto Sanchez feels fortunate doctors found a cancerous tumor before it spread. ''I know that it will not be an easy bump on the road, but I know I have my amazing wife supporting me along with family, coaches, and friends reaching out,'' Sanchez wrote. Colts coach Frank Reich, the only person on the team who spoke to reporters Monday, did not discuss details of the diagnosis, a timetable for Sanchez's recovery or an expected return date.
Deshaun Watson's stellar play has given the Houston Texans their first winning streak of the season. Watson threw for 318 yards and tied a season high with four touchdown passes to help the Texans beat the Lions 41-25 on Thanksgiving for their second straight win. Watson has two straight 300-yard games and has thrown 15 TD passes without an interception in the past six games.
It's an MCL sprain for Castonzo.