NFL rumors: Latest Week 1 news on injuries, contracts and more
By Tom Downey, Chat Sports
The first Sunday of the NFL season is in the books, and there were several thrilling games, perhaps none more than the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers. The Chiefs, down 24–3 in the third quarter, mounted the biggest comeback in franchise history to win the game in overtime.
Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.
• The game wasn't the only thing the Chargers lost. Star wide receiver Keenan Allen left the game with a knee injury that Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports the Chargers suspect is an ACL tear.
• Rapoport reported Sunday morning that Larry Fitzgerald expects to retire after the 2016 season. However, that report was contradicted by one on Monday from ESPN's Adam Schefter, who says Fitzgerald has no plans to retire.
• Russell Wilson's sprained ankle is "significant" and could keep the Seattle Seahawks quarterback out of Week 2, Rapoport reports. He also expects the Seahawks to add a veteran quarterback.
• The New Orleans Saints lost to the Oakland Raiders and lost No. 1 cornerback Delvin Breaux in the process. Rapoport reports that Breaux broke his fibula.
• Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing tore his MCL, reports Rapoport. However, no surgery is needed and Cushing will miss only six weeks.
• Miami Dolphins defensive end Mario Williams sustained a concussion on Sunday, reports Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. It's unclear how long Williams will be out.
• Arizona Cardinals starting guard Evan Mathis was carted off the field with a left foot injury on Sunday night. The severity of his injury is not yet known.
• Robert Griffin III had been placed on injured reserve with a fractured coracoid bone in his left shoulder, the Browns announced on Monday. Griffin's injury was originally thought to just be a sprained shoulder.