NFL pocket book: Pryor reportedly in secure situation after stabbing


Free agent large receiver Terrelle Pryor was stabbed early Saturday morning in Pittsburgh by a lady he’s being charged with assaulting, in keeping with a report by WPXI.

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Pryor, 30, reportedly was stabbed within the shoulder and chest within the early hours in a single day at his condominium. After initially being reported in essential situation, the previous wideout was upgraded to secure and is predicted to outlive after present process surgical procedure.

Pittsburgh police have a lady in custody, recognized as 24-year-old Shalaya Briston. Per the WPXI report, she faces costs of felony try murder and aggravated assault, with Pryor being charged with easy assault.

The previous Ohio State quarterback, who has performed for 5 groups since getting into the NFL as a quarterback in 2011, was launched by Jacksonville in September.

—Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen’s job may very well be in jeopardy because the staff struggles by means of one other down season, a number of shops reported.

NFL Community reported proprietor Dan Snyder is “actually evaluating” the job standing of Allen “for the primary time” since he joined the staff in December of 2009.

—Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock was activated off injured reserve as Brett Rypien was waived to make room for Lock, who may begin Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Whereas NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport reported that Lock could be in line to be below middle begin versus the Chargers, coach Vic Fangio mentioned the choice has but to be reached. Brandon Allen began Denver’s final three video games after a season-ending neck harm to Joe Flacco.

—The Detroit Lions positioned quarterback Jeff Driskel on injured reserve, ending his season and placing rookie David Blough in line for his second begin in Week 14.

Driskel sat out a loss to Chicago on Thanksgiving due to a hamstring harm. The Lions misplaced their fifth consecutive recreation and are not sure of the standing of normal starter Matthew Stafford, who has missed 4 consecutive video games (hip, again).

—Cleveland security Damarious Randall, who was ejected for a helmet-to-helmet hit in opposition to Pittsburgh large receiver Diontae Johnson when the 2 groups final met, has been dominated out of Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Steelers.

Randall didn’t make the journey to Pittsburgh on account of a coach’s choice. Offensive lineman Greg Robinson (concussion) additionally was downgraded to out.

—Whereas the New England Patriots largely survived the flu outbreak that led to eight gamers lacking observe on Wednesday, they’ve dominated out cornerback Jason McCourty (groin) for Sunday evening’s recreation at Houston.

The staff additionally introduced that defensive lineman Byron Cowart (head) has been downgraded to out. Just one participant — backup tight finish Ryan Izzo — is out because of the flu.

5 starters — All-Professional cornerback Stephon Gilmore, security Patrick Chung, linebackers Jamie Collins Sr. and Dont’a Hightower, and left sort out Isaiah Wynn — reportedly have been feeling higher and have been listed as questionable on Saturday’s harm report.

—The Los Angeles Chargers activated beginning safeties Derwin James and Adrian Phillips from injured reserve.

The Chargers have performed with out James all season, and Phillips broke his proper arm in Week 2. James underwent surgical procedure on Aug. 22 during which a brand new screw was inserted in his proper foot after an outdated screw — from an operation whereas at Florida State — bent throughout a coaching camp observe.

—Philadelphia Eagles working again Jordan Howard has been dominated out for Sunday’s street recreation in opposition to the Miami Dolphins.

Howard has nursed a shoulder harm since speeding for 82 yards and a landing in opposition to his former staff within the Eagles’ victory over Chicago on Nov. three. The 25-year-old leads the staff in carries (119), speeding yards (525) and speeding touchdowns (six).

—Minnesota Vikings large receiver Adam Thielen was listed as questionable to play in Monday’s street recreation in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks.

Thielen initially injured his hamstring on a landing catch in opposition to Detroit on Oct. 20. The 29-year-old tried to play at Kansas Metropolis two weeks later however lasted solely seven snaps and has not performed since.

—Seahawks defensive finish Jadeveon Clowney is predicted to play in Monday evening’s contest in opposition to Minnesota after lacking one recreation with a core-muscle harm.

The Seahawks listed Clowney as questionable on their Saturday harm report. Clowney was a restricted observe participant for the second straight day, resulting in optimism from Seattle coach Pete Carroll. Clowney suffered the harm in opposition to San Francisco on Nov. 11.

—The Houston Texans positioned rookie offensive sort out Tytus Howard on injured reserve on account of a knee harm.

Howard was beforehand listed as uncertain for Sunday’s recreation in opposition to New England previous to Saturday’s choice. Howard missed two video games earlier this season with a partially torn MCL, an harm he suffered throughout an Oct. 13 recreation in opposition to Kansas Metropolis.

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—The New York Giants positioned lengthy snapper Zak DeOssie, who’s nursing wrist and knee accidents, on injured reserve, the staff introduced.

The Giants promoted Colin Holba from the observe squad to take DeOssie’s roster spot forward of Sunday’s recreation in opposition to Inexperienced Bay in East Rutherford, N.J.

—Area Degree Media