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See the latest news and rumors around the NFL from Week 16 action.

December 22, 2015

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

Week 15 of the NFL season concluded with the Detroit Lions holding on to defeat the New Orleans Saints on Monday night, putting both teams at 5–9 on the season. Everyone is still chasing the Carolina Panthers, who remain the NFL’s only undefeated team after beating the New York Giants on Sunday.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson announced that he will retire after the season.

• The NFL announced that Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been suspended one game for his on-field antics against the Panthers on Sunday. 

• Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy sustained a torn MCL in Sunday’s loss to the Washington Redskins and is listed as week-to-week, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

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• The Dallas Cowboys announced they have placed quarterback Tony Romo on season-ending injured reserve with a broken clavicle. Kellen Moore will start at quarterback on Sunday against the Bills.

• Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu is out for the season with a torn ACL he sustained Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, head coach Bruce Arians told reporters.

• The New England Patriots have signed veteran free-agent running back Steven Jackson to a one-year deal, reports ESPN’s Josina Anderson.

• Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano told reporters that quarterback Andrew Luck will not play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. Luck will have missed six straight games since sustaining a lacerated kidney in his team’s loss to the Patriots on Oct. 18.

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• Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will not play Sunday against the St. Louis Rams as he recovers from a surgery to repair a sports hernia, head coach Pete Carroll told 710 ESPN Seattle. Lynch hasn’t played since Seattle’s Week 11 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

• The Cincinnati Bengals will start quarterback AJ McCarron on Sunday against the Denver Broncos while starter Andy Dalton recovers from a thumb injury, reports Schefter.

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