By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports
The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New York Giants 27–7 on ESPN’s Monday Night Football to move into first place in the NFC East, capping off an exciting Week 6 of NFL action. The Detroit Lions picked up their first win of the season, while the Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots all won to remain undefeated.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
• The NFL is investigating Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel’s roadside domestic dispute with his girlfriend, the Associated Press reports. The Browns are reportedly “actively trying” to trade Manziel, ESPN Cleveland’s Tony Rizzo reports.
• Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt said quarterback Marcus Mariota sustained a sprained MCL in his team’s loss to the Dolphins on Sunday. Mariota’s status for Sunday’s game against the Falcons is unknown.
• Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he won’t return to USC to fill a head coaching vacancy there, ESPN’s Sheil Capadia reports. Carroll coached the Trojans from 2001 to 2009 and led them to two national titles.