Thursday September 17th, 2015

The second week of the NFL season is set to kick off on Thursday with a marquee divisional matchup between the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs, both of whom are looking to move to 2-0 on the year.

On Sunday, Rex Ryan’s Bills will try to take down the New England Patriots in Buffalo, while the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Dallas Cowboys in DeMarco Murray’s first game against his former team. On Sunday night, the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers meet in a rematch of last season’s NFC championship game. 

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below as Week 2 approaches.  

Sept. 17

• New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul tweeted that he “can’t think of the last time he made a sack with his index finger.” Pierre-Paul is still recovering from a July 4 fireworks accident. 

• Quarterback Brett Favre, wide receiver Terrell Owens, guard Alan Faneca and safety Lawyer Malloy headline first-year Hall of Fame nominees

• Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy refutes reports that the team quit during its blowout loss to the Tennessee Titans, Pro Football Talk reports.

• Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore told The Buffalo News that he wants to cover Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski on Sunday.

• Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said there’s “nothing wrong” with running back Marshawn Lynch’s mom calling out offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell.

New York Giants defensive lineman Owamagbe Odighizuwa will likely miss Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons with a sore foot, CBS Sports reports. Odighizuwa also missed the Giants’ opener against the Dallas Cowboys and is considered week to week. 

• Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs will undergo surgery on his torn Achilles on Friday, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports.

• Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill said he “wasn’t happy” with how he played Week 1 despite a 93.5 passer rating, according to ESPN.

• The Baltimore Ravens expect rookie wide receiver Breshad Perriman to make his debut in October, according to Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle

• Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones isn’t expected to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars due to a hamstring injury, the Miami Herald reports

• Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly praised Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo ahead of their matchup on Sunday, calling Romo elite and saying the quarterback is “as good as anyone playing right now.”

• CHAT SPORTS: 3 safeties Seahawks could target to replace Kam Chancellor

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