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See the latest news and rumors around the NFL heading into Week 9.

November 03, 2015

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The Carolina Panthers knocked off the Indianapolis Colts in a 26–23 overtime thriller on Monday Night Football, capping off another exciting week of NFL action. The Panthers join the Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos and New England Patriots as the only unbeaten teams in the league heading into Week 9.

Rumors are swirling ahead of the NFL trade deadline at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, as numerous contenders are looking to bolster their rosters. 

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• The Tennessee Titans announced they have fired head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Assistant coach Mike Mularkey will take over as the interim head coach.

• Chat Sports: Top 10 replacements for Ken Whisenhunt

• The Denver Broncos announced they acquired tight end Vernon Davis in a trade with the San Francisco 49ers for three draft picks.

• The 49ers have benched quarterback Colin Kaepernick for backup Blaine Gabbert, reports NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport.

• The Washington Redskins have not received any inquiries about quarterback Robert Griffin III, reports ESPN’s Josina Anderson.

• Chat Sports: Three teams Robert Griffin III could be playing for next year

• The San Diego Chargers are not trying to trade safety Eric Weddle, reports Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio.

• St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said the team will not trade tight end Jared Cook, reports NFL.com’s Tyler Dragon.

• The Philadelphia Eagles are ready to trade defensive end Vinny Curry, reports NJ.com’s Mark Eckel.

• Cleveland Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo is on the trade block, reports Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot. Center Alex Mack refused to be traded on Monday, reports NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport.

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