NFL rumors: Latest news from Week 9 on injuries and more
By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports
The San Diego Chargers and Chicago Bears will wrap up Week 9 of the NFL season on Monday night. The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Denver Broncos on Sunday, knocking the Broncos from the ranks of the unbeaten. The upset left the Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots as the only teams that are still undefeated, marking the first time in NFL history that three teams are 8–0.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
• Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick said there is a “possibility” that he could undergo surgery on his injured left thumb following New York’s Thursday night game against the Buffalo Bills. Fitzpatrick sustained the injury during the Jets’ Week 7 loss to the Raiders, but played on Sunday despite the torn ligaments.
• San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula would not commit to a starting quarterback for next week following the team’s victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, reports Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News. Backup Blaine Gabbert started over Colin Kaepernick this week.