Friday October 16th, 2015

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The New Orleans Saints handed the Atlanta Falcons their first loss of the season on Thursday night, kicking off another NFL weekend stacked with intriguing matchups. The Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots are all undefeated and will try to avoid the fate of the Falcons, while the Detroit Lions are the only team still searching for its first win.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• Saints head coach Sean Payton is willing to listen to inquiries from other teams with coaching vacancies, reports NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Payton has coached the Saints since 2006.

Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins told Tyler Dunne of the The Buffalo News that Buffalo’s offense is making him “look bad.” Watkins has seven catches for 99 yards and a touchdown this season.

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• Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he wants the ball more and wants quarterback Michael Vick to “trust” him.

Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck will undergo season-ending surgery on a torn pectoral muscle, reports Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune.

Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton was limited in practice with a groin injury, reports ESPN’s Mike Wells.

Chat Sports: Five things that will decide the remainder of the Colts’ season

• The Seattle Seahawks announced that they have suspended fullback Derrick Coleman indefinitely after he was arrested on a felony hit-and-run and vehicular assault charge.

• Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey will undergo a second ankle surgery, reports NFL Network’s Rand Getlin. Pouncey is experiencing complications from a previous ankle surgery he underwent in August.

Rams head coach Jeff Fisher announced that guard Rodger Saffold has been placed on injured reserve following shoulder surgery.

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