Tuesday October 20th, 2015

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.

• Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders sustained a sprained AC joint in his shoulder in Sunday’s win over the Browns, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.

• Chat Sports: Predicting the NFL Playoffs after six weeks

• Steelers quarterback Mike Vick is unlikely to play this weekend with a partially torn hamstring, Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL.com reports.

• 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.

• Detroit Lions running back Zach Zenner has been placed on IR after sustaining multiple cracked ribs and a partially collapsed lung in his team’s win over the Bears, Rapoport reports.

• Chat Sports: Five NFL head coaches most likely to be fired this season

• Houston Texans safety Lonnie Ballentine sustained a torn PCL, MCL and dislocated left knee in Sunday’s win against the Jaguars, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

• The NFL announced that New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa has been suspended for four games for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

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