Thursday November 5th, 2015

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns are set to begin Week 9 of the NFL season on Thursday, as the Bengals will attempt to continue their undefeated start to the season. The Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos and New England Patriots are the only other remaining unbeaten teams in the NFL.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton sustained a foot sprain and is listed as day-to-day, reports NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.

• The New York Jets announced that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick will start Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars despite having at least one torn ligament in his left thumb.

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• New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul practiced with the team for the first time on Wednesday and could make his season debut on Sunday, reports NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Pierre-Paul is recovering from a July 4 fireworks incident that caused him to lose his right index finger and part of his right thumb.

• The Detroit Lions announced that linebacker DeAndre Levy has been placed on season-ending Injured Reserve.

• Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said he wants to play “10 more years” in the NFL, reports John Breech of CBS Sports.

• Chicago Bears running back Jeremy Langford will start on Sunday over Matt Forte, who is recovering from a knee injury, reports Rapoport.

• New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson sustained an open fracture in Sunday’s win over the Giants, reports Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate.

• St. Louis Rams running back Trey Watts has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL’s substance abuse police, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

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