Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter
Welcome to Bank of America Stadium, where the Patriots visit the Panthers (7:30 p.m. ET). Some hot, humid conditions will be a nice challenge for the Patriots from a conditioning perspective.
Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer
Even though Adrian Peterson will not play when the San Diego Chargers hit the road to play the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, running back Melvin Gordon is looking forward to playing in front of his mentor Adrian Peterson. Gordon worked out with Peterson this summer in Houston in preparation for his second season in the NFL.
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How will Broncos' offense look without Manning?
Without QB Peyton Manning around, expect Denver's offense to look a little different. Faster game
Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer
Lions DE Kerry Hyder picked up a hefty preseason fine of $18,231 for roughing the passer during last week's game against the Bengals.
Kevin Van Valkenburg @KVanValkenburg
Columbus police: Ezekiel Elliott is under DV investigation. Cowboys: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ TMZ: He was looking at legal weed. Cowboys: Very concerned!
Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer
The betting board at the renovated Westgate SuperBook is, um, impressive.
Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer
Falcons coach Dan Quinn said in a conference call today that rookie strong safety Keanu Neal missing the first three regular season games vs. Tampa Bay, Oakland, and New Orleans would be the worst-case scenario, and he's hopeful Neal will miss just two once the first-round pick undergoes a right knee scope Monday. Quinn optimistic about Kemal Ishmael returning from a shoulder injury to replace Neal.
Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer
The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, will host special showings of "Gleason" Saturday and Sunday at 11, 1 and 3. The inspiring documentary tells the story of ex-New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason, and his post-career fight with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Viewing of the movie is included in the HOF admission ticket.
Greenberg: Elliott should not be scrutinized
Mike Greenberg joins Jemele Hill to discuss the backlash Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott faces after video surfaced of him visiting a marijuana dispensary in Seattle before his preseason debut.