The Newest from Week 17 of the NFL (all instances EST):
The NFL will kick off Week 17 with moments of silence at each sport in remembrance of Corridor of Famer John Madden, who died this week at age 85.
Madden posted a 103-32-7 common season teaching report and led the Raiders to a win in Tremendous Bowl 11.
As a broadcaster Madden was a 16-time Emmy Award profitable sports activities analyst. And due to video video games, Madden turned a cultural icon for generations of followers.
The league can be mourning the demise of Dan Reeves at age 77. Reeves is the one individual to seem in a number of Tremendous Bowls as each a participant and a coach.
He received Tremendous Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys as a working again and assistant coach. And he led Denver to a few Tremendous Bowls and misplaced to the Broncos in Tremendous Bowl 33 as head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. He additionally coached the New York Giants. Together with the playoffs, Reeves’ report was 201-174-2.
Lamar Jackson will miss a 3rd consecutive sport for the Baltimore Ravens along with his injured ankle.
Jackson is inactive for the Ravens, who do have backup quarterback Tyler Huntley again this week from the COVID-19 record. Baltimore hosts the Los Angeles Rams.
Jackson was injured in a loss at Cleveland on Dec. 12. The Ravens have misplaced 4 in a row, placing their postseason hopes in jeopardy.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz is slated to start out in opposition to Las Vegas after coming off the reserve/COVID-19 record.
Wentz, who’s unvaccinated, had a unfavourable take a look at Sunday and was cleared to play underneath new protocols adopted by the NFL and the gamers’ union. He went on the COVID-19 record Tuesday and was required to isolate for 5 days.
The Colts would clinch a playoff berth with a victory in opposition to the Raiders. Wentz has handed for 3,230 yards and 25 touchdowns in 15 video games this season.
Colts guard Quenton Nelson and linebacker Darius Leonard are also anticipated to play after coming off the COVID-19 record.
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