Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III ran 11 times for a season-high 84 yards in the Redskins 45-41 victory over Chicago Sunday. RG III also completed 18 of 29 passes for 298 yards and two touchdowns.
Quarterback Nick Foles, who led the Eagles to victory over the Buccaneers last Sunday, may start against the Cowboys this Sunday as Michael Vick continues to nurse a hamstring injury.
“Pryor is always a threat. He’s making some big throws, and I think that gives them a chance,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor is the scheduled starter against the Chargers Sunday night after sitting out a game following a concussion. But he might be missing injured running back Darren McFadden.
In a stunning early-season move, the Cleveland Browns traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts, a year after picking him in the first round.
In their search for a backup to Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers signed a fifth quarterback, former Cleveland QB and Sacramento native Seneca Wallace. “He does have experience and probably experience doing some of the things that the 49ers are doing with Kaepernick,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
The Chicago Bears signed D.J. Williams to replace Brian Urlacher at middle linebacker this season. Williams, a nine-year veteran, has been a highly productive player since being taken in the first round of the 2004 draft.
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson and Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester raced a cheetah for a Nat Geo Wild TV special.
The JaMarcus Russell comeback train — which began like a publicity stunt and featured the phrase “heavier than normal” — is actually leading somewhere. That somewhere is Chicago, where Russell was reportedly among three quarterbacks trying out with the Bears on Wednesday.
The Oakland Raiders found the replacement for disappointing former first-round pick Rolando McClain, agreeing to a free-agent contract on Friday with former Chicago linebacker Nick Roach.