ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The game ball presented to Latavius Murray in the locker room after a Broncos win last weekend meant a great deal.
DENVER (AP) — Backup quarterback Brett Rypien led the Denver Broncos to their first win since October.
His reward: A seat back on the bench. This is, after all, Russell Wilson's show and he'll be back under center next week.
DENVER (3-7) at CAROLINA (3-8)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, FOX
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Broncos by 2 1/2.
LONDON (AP) — The Broncos offense has stalled all season so expectations were low when a punt left them on their 2-yard line, trailing the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium.
Embattled quarterback Russell Wilson delivered a message in the huddle.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos signed veteran running back Latavius Murray off the New Orleans Saints' practice squad as they began preparing for life without dynamic running back Javonte Williams.
LONDON (AP) — Saints quarterback Jameis Winston will not play in New Orleans' game against the Minnesota Vikings in London because of a back injury, the team confirmed on Saturday.
Andy Dalton is set to start Sunday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the NFL’s first international game of the season.
BALTIMORE RAVENS (8-9)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Anthony Averett, LB Chris Board, C Bradley Bozeman, LB Josh Bynes, DT Calais Campbell, S DeShon Elliott, NT Justin Ellis, LB L.J. Fort, RB Devonta Freeman, LB Justin Houston, QB Josh Johnson, LB Pernell McPhee, RB Latavius Murray, FB Patrick Ricard, T David Sharpe, CB Jimmy Smith, TE Eric Tomlinson, NT Brandon Williams, WR Sammy Watkins,
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon probably shouldn't have been surprised to spend all season buried on the Chiefs depth chart.
The journeyman running back had been passed over plenty of times before.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was active Thursday night against Baltimore, despite still being limited by fractured finger on his throwing hand.
Jacoby Brissett was set be Miami's starter quarterback for a second consecutive week.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens are back from their open date — and they were still practicing without Sammy Watkins and Latavius Murray on Wednesday.
It was a reminder that the team's injury issues are too significant to be cured by one week off.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have ruled out running back Latavius Murray and receiver Sammy Watkins for Sunday's game against Cincinnati.
Murray has an ankle injury from last weekend's win over the Chargers.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens kept running backs LeVeon Bell and DeVonta Freeman on the practice squad for Monday night's opener against the Las Vegas Raiders.
The Ravens signed the two veteran backs earlier in the week after losing their top three running backs to season-ending injuries with J.K.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants running back Devonta Freeman has joined the New Orleans Saints.
Freeman, whose signing was announced Sunday by Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, has played eight NFL seasons since Atlanta selected him in the third round of the 2014 NFL draft out of Florida State.
Seahawks, Dolphins, Lions and Bears.
The Vikings (6-5-1), losers in three of their past five games, still need to do just one thing to make the playoffs this season win the last four games. Another slip-up Monday night in Seattle could lead to dreaded scoreboard-watching around the crowded NFC.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. The Jets had closed to within 10 points of the Vikings with 18 minutes left in the swirling, swaying and gusting wind tunnel that is MetLife Stadium.
Like a golfer going to a knock-down shot to win the British Open, the Vikings decided to travel by land to seal the deal.
Adam Thielen had more than 100 yards receiving for the sixth consecutive game and caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins as the Vikings beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-17 at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.
The Vikings 27-6 loss to the Bills on Sunday afternoon was historically bad. In fact, it was the NFLs worst upset loss since Dec. 3, 1995.
You read that right. The Vikings opened as 16 andfrac12;-point favorites against the previously winless Bills, who had been outscored by a combined 78-23 in two losses this season.
At this time last year, Latavius Murray was mostly a frustrated bystander at the Vikings minicamp, relegated to the sidelines after offseason ankle surgery that would keep him out of team practices until three days before the teams first preseason game.
LIMBECK: Well Captain Purple, the last time you appeared with your cape, you were using it to wipe away tears after the Vikings went belly up in the second half of the 2016 season. But this is Christmas week for most diehard NFL fans.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — New Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray had successful ankle surgery Wednesday.
Murray left the Raiders as a free agent and signed last week with Minnesota, getting $15 million over three years, with $8.55 million guaranteed.