NFL roundup: Latest league news from Monday, Nov. 15

Baker Mayfield missed the end of Sunday's blowout loss in Foxborough, but the Cleveland Browns quarterback likely won't be out of action much longer.

Mayfield is considered day-to-day with a knee bruise, coach Kevin Stefanski told reporters Monday. The Browns skipper added that doctors ruled out whether Mayfield was dealing with anything more significant than a contusion.

Cleveland's QB suffered the injury on a third-quarter hit from New England Patriots pass rusher Matt Judon. Mayfield exited the game and was replaced by Case Keenum, who finished out the 45-7 defeat. The Browns were down 31-7 at the time of Mayfield's exit.

The Browns (5-5) are slated to host the Detroit Lions (0-8-1) next week.

On the other side of the ball, Browns cornerback Troy Hill was released from a Boston-area hospital last night, the team said in a statement Monday. Hill was diagnosed with a cervical (neck) sprain and is scheduled to travel back to Cleveland on Monday. Hill left Sunday's loss to the Patriots on a stretcher after suffering a neck injury.

Injuries/COVID-19

  • San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Jaylon Moore is questionable to return with a knee injury.
  • Washington Football Team coach Ron Rivera confirmed defensive end Chase Young suffered a torn ACL on Sunday and will miss the rest of the season.
  • Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones will miss 1-2 weeks with a mild MCL sprain, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Green Bay activated quarterback Kurt Benkert from the practice squad reserve/COVID-19 list.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden is considered day-to-day with a foot injury, Rapoport reported, per a source. Steelers guard Kevin Dotson is believed to have suffered a high-ankle sprain and is considered week-to-week, Rapoport reported. Safety Minkah Fitzpatrick was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Colt McCoy suffered a pec strain against Carolina and is not expected to miss any time, Rapoport reported.
  • The Chicago Bears are designating rookie tackle Teven Jenkins and defensive back Deon Bush to return from injured reserve. Jenkins has missed his entire rookie season so far with a back injury.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers nose tackle Vita Vea was diagnosed with a bone bruise and slight MCL sprain after his MRI, Rapoport reported. Vea may miss some time but avoided a more serious injury than initially feared, Rapoport added. Cornerback Richard Sherman (calf) is not expected "back any time soon," per coach Bruce Arians.
  • Miami Dolphins receiver Will Fuller (broken finger) is getting closer to return but it likely won't be this week, per coach Brian Flores. Defensive back Jason McCourty (foot) will not return this season, Flores added; McCourty was placed on injured reserve Oct. 25 after getting hurt against the Falcons in Week 7.
  • New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh declined to name a starting quarterback for Week 11, saying he'll have a better idea on rookie Zach Wilson's status (knee) by Wednesday. Left tackle Mekhi Becton (knee) will not be able to practice for another 1-3 weeks, per Saleh, and cornerback Brandin Echols (quad) will miss 3-5 weeks.
  • Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson (ankle) is likely to miss this Thursday's game against the Patriots, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Patterson could be out multiple weeks due to the ankle sprain, Pelissero added.
  • Las Vegas Raiders fullback Alec Ingold will miss the rest of the 2022 season after an MRI confirmed an ACL tear, Pelissero reported.
  • Buffalo Bills quarterback Mitchell Trubisky was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
  • The San Francisco 49ers placed wide receiver Mohamed Sanu on injured reserve.

Roster moves

  • The Green Bay Packers released quarterback Blake Bortles from the practice squad.
  • The Arizona Cardinals released running back Tavien Feaster from the active roster, and released defensive lineman Matt Dickerson and receiver Darrius Shepherd from the practice squad.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed quarterback James Morgan to the practice squad and release nose tackle Isaiah Mack from the practice squad.
  • The Tennessee Titans release tackle Bobby Hart and defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe.
  • The Las Vegas Raiders signed fullback Sutton Smith to the practice squad and released receiver Gary Jennings from the practice squad.
  • The Miami Dolphins are signing defensive tackle Andrew Billings, who cleared waivers Monday after he was released by the Browns, Rapoport reported. Billings is a former Bengals starter.
  • The San Francisco 49ers activated safety Tony Jefferson ahead of Monday night's game.

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