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NFL rumors: Latest news for Week 12 on injuries and more

See the latest news and rumors around the NFL from Week 12 action.
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By Justin Lee, Chat Sports

Week 12 of the NFL season starts in full force Thursday with three Thanksgiving Day games. The festivities kick off when the Detroit Lions (3–7) host the Philadelphia Eagles (4–6), followed by the undefeated Carolina Panthers’ (10–0) trip to Texas to face the Dallas Cowboys (3–7). Finally, Thursday Night Football gives the holiday late birds a dose of NFC North football as the Chicago Bears (4–6) visit the Green Bay Packers (7–3).

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot in the head in Florida late Tuesday night, according to multiple media reports. He is currently in stable condition, with surgery scheduled at a Miami intensive care unit for Wednesday, reports’s Ian Rapoport.

• Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine has demoted quarterback Johnny Manziel to a third-string role after videos surfaced during the team’s bye week of Manziel partying. Josh McCown will once again take over the starting job, the team announced.

• Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is expected to miss a month after undergoing surgery on a sports hernia, according to multiplemedia reports.

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• Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is expected to miss two games as he continues to recover from a foot injury, head coach Gary Kubiak said.

• The Baltimore Ravens have claimed quarterback Jimmy Clausen off waivers from the Chicago Bears, the team announced Tuesday.

• Free agent safety LeRon Landry, fresh off a 10-game suspension for a violation of the NFL’s PED policy, has been indefinitely suspended by the league for an undisclosed violation, according to multiplereports.

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• New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola has been listed as week-to-week after suffering a knee sprain in Monday night’s win over the Buffalo Bills, reports NFL Network’s Rand Gatlin.