Yahoo Sports is reporting that Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis is expected to be back before the end of this season. It was previously believed the future hall-of-fame would be sidelined for the season after he suffered a torn triceps muscle against the Dallas Cowboys. The reported target date for his return is Week 15 in an showdown of AFC elites as they host the Denver Broncos.
Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy expects Greg Jennings (groin) to be ready to go against the Vikings in Week 13.
The Seattle Seahawks have one of league’s top defenses thus far due in large part to the outstanding play of cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner. Not only did the team suffer a heart-breaking 24-21 defeat at Miami, but ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports Sherman and Browner are both facing four-game suspensions for violating the league’s policy against performance-enhancing drugs.
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick did indeed start yesterda at New Orleans against the Saints, and played very well, throwing for 231 and a TD and running for another score as San Fran downed the saints, 31-21. According to ESPN Stats and Info, his total QBR is 85.0 through his first 2 starts, and the only QB to do better in 1st 2 career starts in last 5 seasons is Packers All-Pro Aaron Rodgers
The Bears may be without RB Matt Forte for awhile after he exited Sunday’s win over the Vikings with what appeared to be a significant ankle injury. The team has provided no update yet and an MRI hasn’t been confirmed yet.
It wasn’t all good news for the niners, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the team fears WR Kyle Williams tore a knee ligament in Sunday’s win.