NFL pocket book: Mahomes (knee) practices absolutely


Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was a full participant in follow on Wednesday for the primary time since dislocating his proper kneecap final month.

Nov Three, 2019; Kansas Metropolis, MO, USA; Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) and vast receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) react to a play in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings through the second half at Arrowhead Stadium. Obligatory Credit score: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports activities

Coach Andy Reid stated earlier than follow that Mahomes can be extra concerned, however added the reigning league MVP wouldn’t play in Sunday’s recreation on the Tennessee Titans “except it’s protected to take action.”

Through the portion of Wednesday’s follow open to the media, Mahomes remained second by particular person drills behind veteran Matt Moore, who has began the final two video games.

Mahomes suffered the harm in a 30-6 victory at Denver on Oct. 17. He was anticipated to be sidelined three to 6 weeks. Thursday will mark three weeks since Mahomes was injured.

—Although he has missed the previous two video games — and most of a 3rd — on account of an ankle harm, Arizona Cardinals operating again David Johnson pronounced himself match.

Concerning his standing for Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Johnson repeated his assertion in case there was any doubt. “I’m undoubtedly taking part in. I’m undoubtedly taking part in,” stated Johnson, listed as a full follow participant Wednesday.

—Apparently uninterested in listening to about how unhealthy he and the Chicago Bears are taking part in, beginning quarterback Mitch Trubisky hopes to eradicate that noise by turning off the TVs at Halas Corridor, the workforce’s follow facility.

Trubisky, 25 is taking many of the warmth after the Bears (Three-5) took their fourth straight loss to fall into final place within the NFC North. In seven begins this season, he has handed for 1,217 yards with 5 touchdowns and three interceptions.

—Rookie Dwayne Haskins is predicted to stay the Washington Redskins’ beginning quarterback after they return from their bye to face the New York Jets in Week 11, a number of retailers reported.

—Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, sidelined with an ankle sprain, returned to follow. Additionally again at follow was cornerback Desmond Trufant, who missed the previous three video games with turf toe.

—An MRI on Jets operating again Le’Veon Bell revealed no structural harm to his knee or ankle. Bell didn’t follow Wednesday, and coach Adam Gase stated Bell was sore, however the operating again must be prepared for Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the New York Giants.

—Los Angeles Rams wideout Brandin Cooks is making a second go to to a specialist in Pittsburgh and can miss no less than yet one more recreation as he stays in concussion protocol, coach Sean McVay stated.

—Cincinnati Bengals vast receiver A.J. Inexperienced didn’t follow, casting doubt on his anticipated return to the lineup Sunday in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens. Coach Zac Taylor stated Inexperienced skilled discomfort throughout a walkthrough and sought therapy on his injured left ankle.

—Giants tight finish Evan Engram stated he received’t play Sunday in opposition to the Jets on account of his sprained left foot. The Giants have a bye subsequent week, giving Engram ample time to get better earlier than a Nov. 24 recreation on the Chicago Bears.

—The Oakland Raiders’ offensive line might stay short-handed, as proper sort out Trent Brown (knee) and middle Rodney Hudson (ankle) are listed as questionable for Thursday night time’s residence recreation in opposition to the Los Angeles Chargers.

—Sturdy security Andrew Sendejo returned to the Minnesota Vikings, who claimed him off waivers. Sendejo, a 10-year veteran launched Tuesday by the Philadelphia Eagles, beforehand performed for the Vikings from 2011-18.

—Giants wideout Sterling Shepard visited a Pittsburgh neurologist, and there’s a likelihood he might find yourself on injured reserve on account of concussions, in line with SNY.

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—The New Orleans Saints bought excellent news on the harm entrance, as quarterback Drew Brees (thumb), tight finish Jared Prepare dinner (ankle) and vast receiver Tre’Quan Smith (ankle) practiced in full whereas operating again Alvin Kamara (ankle, knee) was again in follow on a restricted foundation.

—Dallas Cowboys defensive sort out Daniel Ross, who’s on injured reserve, was arrested following a visitors cease in Frisco, Texas, on expenses of possession of marijuana and illegal possession of a weapon.

—Discipline Stage Media