NFL rumors: Latest news on injuries around the league
The NFL season concludes Week 3 Monday night when the Kansas City Chiefs travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers. Sunday’s action saw six teams improve to 3-0 on the season, while the New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens dropped to 0-3.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
• Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger injured his MCL in the Steelers 12-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Roethlisberger will likely miss six weeks with the injury. Backup quarterback Michael Vick went 5-for-6 for 38 yards. He’s expected to start next week in Roethlisberger’s absence.
• Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins is day-to-day with mild calf injury, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports. Watkins had one catch for 39 yards before getting injured in Sunday's 41-14 victory over the Miami Dolphins.
• Referee Ed Hochuli has denied he told Panthers quarterback Cam Newton that he is “not old enough” to get a personal foul call. NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said on NFL Network that he accepts Hochuli’s denial of Newton’s allegation.
• London Mayor Boris Johnson tweeted that he is “working hard” on a deal to get an NFL franchise in London, and expects one in the next few years.