By Justin Lee, Chat Sports
With just two weeks remaining in the NFL regular season, the heat is turning up on playoff contenders, while eliminated teams around the league assess their squads before the long off-season ahead.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
• In the wake of the controversy surrounding Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Panthers cornerback Josh Norman, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera will end the team’s ritual of bringing a baseball bat out to team warmups, he told reporters.
• Norman was fined $26,044 for two incidents involving Beckham during the Panthers’ win over the Giants on Sunday, reports ESPN’s David Newton.