By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports
The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Washington Redskins 19–16 in thrilling fashion on Monday Night Football, capping off another exciting week of NFL action. Everyone is chasing the Carolina Panthers, who remain the NFL’s only undefeated team after defeating the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
• Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning could start throwing tomorrow, reports Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio. Manning has missed the last three games to rehab his injured foot. Head coach Gary Kubiak said Brock Osweiler, who has started in Manning’s absence, will start again Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.
• The San Francisco 49ers are unsure if running back Carlos Hyde will play again this season, reports Carl Steward of the San Jose Mercury News. Hyde is recovering from a stress fracture in his left foot.
• Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Kwon Alexander will begin serving a four-game suspension this week for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy, reports Roy Cummings of The Tampa Tribune.
• Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones criticized the team’s play calling in the red zone following its loss to the Bucs on Sunday, reports ESPN’s Vaughn McClure. Jones hasn’t caught a touchdown pass in the last four games.