In light of the devastation that Hurricane Sandy has caused to many people’s lives, the NFL is stepping in to help repair the damages and provide relief to those affected by the storm. The Dolphins ($500,000), Giants ($500,000), Vikings ($100,000), Colts ($65,000), Packers CB Charles Woodson ($100,000), and the NFL and NFLPA ($1 million) have all made significant donations to aid relief efforts.
Week 10 officially kicks-off tonight as the Indianapolis Colts head to Jacksonville for an AFC South showdown with the Jaguars. The Colts have won three straight behind rookie QB Andrew Luck and have continued to make significant improvements despite Head Coach Chuck Pagano being away from the team after he was diagnosed with leukemia. The Jaguars have dropped five in a row since winning the first meeting earlier in the year.
The Miami Dolphins signed CB Richard Marshall to a three-year, $16 million deal this offseason, but suffered a back injury in Week 4 and hasn’t recovered from it properly, and will now be placed on the injured reserve list.
OLB Nick Perry, the Green Bay Packer’s first-round pick from USC, has been placed on injured reserve with a wrist injury.
Texans nose tackle Shaun Cody has a punctured lung and broken ribs, and his status for Sunday’s game vs. the Bears is uncertain.
After being released by the Kansas City Chiefs earlier this week, free agent CB Stanford Routt is drawing interest from the Dolphins, Cardinals, and Lions, according to CBS’ Jason La Canfora. Barring amjor injury to a Bengals corner, don’t expect them to get on the Rout sweepstakes after passing on him earlier this offseason after having him in Paul Brown Stadium for a free agent visit.
When it comes to legalized marijuana, the league’s substance-abuse policy isn’t as clear as NFL thinks it is.