NFL rumors: Latest news heading into Week 3 on injuries, free agency, more

See the latest news and rumors around the NFL heading into Week 3.
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As the NFL season moves into its third week, nine winless teams are still searching for their first victory. Nine undefeated teams will try to stay perfect. 

The New York Giants will try to pick up their first win of the season on Thursday against the Washington Redskins, who earned a surprising victory over the Rams on Sunday. The Atlanta Falcons and Dallas Cowboys will meet in the lone battle of unbeatens on Sunday. 

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below as Week 3 approaches.

• Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellorwill end his holdout and return to the team immediately, according to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith.

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Browns quarterback Josh McCown has been cleared to play and will start over Johnny Manziel, the team announced Wednesday. Cleveland hosts the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

• New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles confirmed that Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the starting quarterback when Geno Smith returns.

Colts head coach Chuck Pagano backtracked on his Monday night criticism of Andrew Luck, saying the QB has been doing “phenomenal things.”

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters Tuesday that Le’Veon Bell will start over DeAngelo Williams on Sunday against the Rams despite Williams’ productivity so far this season. Bell is returning from a two-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.

• Jets wide receiver Eric Decker is listed as day-to-day with a sprained knee.

• Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones called quarterback Brandon Weeden is a “gifted passer.” Weeden will start for the Cowboys on Sunday against the Falcons on Sunday in place of the injured Tony Romo.

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh called the Cincinnati Bengals the “most talented team in the league,” according to Childs Walker of The Baltimore Sun.

• Free agent wide receiver Terrelle Pryorworked out for the New York Jets on Tuesday. According to a report by's Mary Kay Cabot, Pryor posted marks of 4.2 and 4.3 seconds in the 40-yard dash on Tuesday.

• The NFL is now reportedly thinking of moving just one team to Los Angeles instead of two, according to Pro Football Talk.