NFL rumors: Latest news entering Week 10 on injuries and more

See the latest news and rumors around the NFL from Week 10 action.
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By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The Chicago Bears capped off an exciting Week 9 with a 22–19 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Monday Night Football. The Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots are all still undefeated, marking the first time in NFL history that three teams are 8–0.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• The St. Louis Rams announced they have signed veteran wide receiver Wes Welker to a one-year deal.

• There’s a “50–50 chance” New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton will leave the team after the season, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Charles Robinson.

• Patriots running back Dion Lewis will miss the rest of the season after sustaining a torn ACL in New England’s 27–10 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday, reports Jim McBride of TheBoston Globe.

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• New York Jets kicker Nick Folk will miss four to six weeks with a quad injury, reports Rich Cimini of ESPN.

• The Minnesota Vikings announced that quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is expected to play Sunday against the Raiders after he passed the first stage of the NFL’s concussion protocol.

• Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has been suspended one game for poking Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen in the eye during the Broncos’ loss on Sunday, reports Mike Klis of 9 News in Denver.

• San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula announced that quarterback Blaine Gabbertwill start Week 11 against the Seattle Seahawks. Gabbert made his first start of the season in Sunday’s 17–16 win over the Falcons. The 49ers have a bye this week.

• The Saints announced they have signed quarterback Matt Flynn following a season-ending back injury to backup signal caller Luke McCown.

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• The Indianapolis Colts announced they have placed rookie defensive tackle Henry Anderson on season-ending IR with a torn ACL.