Bears get Jay Cutler and Alshon Jeffery back on practice field

The Bears’ efforts to score “more than zero points” this week got a boost on Wednesday. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, both quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery were back on the practice field. Both participated on a limited basis as they recover from hamstring injuries, though anything will help…

Carr, Raiders score breakthrough road win

After winning in Cleveland Sunday, the 2-1 Raiders head to October just one win short of matching their 2014 win total. Derek Carr goes to Chicago next week looking for his third straight 300-yard passing game. Maybe the Raiders aren’t ready to contend, but there are signs of growth. Sunday’s 27-20 win over the Browns…

McCown brothers start on same day for first time since 2007

It’s been a long road in the NFL for quarterbacks Josh McCown and Luke McCown. Born in the same month two years apart, 36-year-old Josh and 34-year-old Luke will start on Sunday for the Browns and Saints, respectively. As PFT Live producer Rob “Stats” Guerrera quickly determined when I blurted out the question during Friday’s…

Browns cornerback K’Waun Williams out after midweek concussion

The Browns have lost another player to a concussion which they weren’t necessarily expecting. According to Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com, Browns cornerback K’Waun Williams was ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Raiders after he suffered a concussion at some point during the week. Williams complained of headaches yesterday, and tests showed he had a concussion. “We…

Mark Davis says Raiders will begin gold field markings after baseball season

The Oakland Raiders have yet to use gold markings at O.Co Coliseum for the 50-yard line or for the NFL shield logo in the end zones. Despite comments from the stadium’s general manager Chris Wright indicating the Raiders had no plans to use the markings to honor Super Bowl 50 with the gold markings, Raiders…

Del Rio: Raiders ready for Ravens’ complicated trick play, just didn’t stop it

The Raiders were ready for a trick play that started with ineligible Ravens’ receivers lining up wide and eligible receivers lining up inside Sunday, Raiders coach Jack Del Rio told Sirius XM NFL Radio. But Del Rio said the play ended up being a touchdown pass to tight end Crockett Gillmore because the Raiders’ defense…