The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed linebacker Ryan Shazier on injured reserve. His season is over after suffering a spinal cord injury during the Cincinnati game December 4th.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced at his weekly press conference Tuesday that cornerback Joe Haden has returned to practice this week. Haden suffered a broken leg and missed the past four games. He has a slight chance of playing against New England Sunday. Kick-off is 4:25pm.
The Patriots have signed wide receiver Kenny Britt, who was cut by Cleveland last week.
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been medically cleared to play and has returned to practice.
New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown suffered a broken hand in Sunday’s loss to Denver, ending his season.
Devin Hester, who holds the NFL reocrd for kick return touchdowns with 20, has announced his retirement.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Ike Taylor is one of several former players who have been suspended by the NFL Network for alleged sexual misconduct. Each are accused of inappropriate encounters with a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist for the network, who has filed a lawsuit. Among those named in the lawsuit former players Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans, Donovan McNabb and Hall of Famer Warren Sapp.