NFL rumors: Latest news entering Week 6 on injuries and more

Tuesday October 13th, 2015

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The Pittsburgh Steelers capped off another exciting weekend of NFL action with a 24–20 victory over the San Diego Chargers on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. As we head into Week 6, the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots all remain undefeated, while the Detroit Lions are still searching for their first win.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• The Seattle Seahawks expect to have running back Marshawn Lynch back against the Panthers on Sunday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports. Lynch has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury. Linebacker Bobby Wagner could also miss time with a strained pectoral muscle.

• Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones may not play Thursday night against the New Orleans Saints due to a hamstring injury, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

• Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season, NFL Media’s Gregg Rosenthal reports. Kansas City will work out free-agent running back Ben Tate on Tuesday.

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• Baltimore Ravens cornerback Will Davis also sustained a season-ending ACL injury in Sunday’s loss to the Cleveland Browns, according to Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun.

• Saints wide receiver Marques Colston sustained a separated shoulder in Sunday’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports.

• The Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney to a one-year deal, according to Rand Getlin of the NFL Network.

• The Buffalo Bills announced they have added defensive end IK Enemkpali to their active roster, after placing running back Cierre Wood on injured reserve.

• Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate said fans “turned their back on us” during a 42–17 blowout loss to the Cardinals on Sunday, according to Tony Paul of The Detroit News.

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