NFL Gridiron Gab Week Four Pregame Open Thread

Welcome to week four of the NFL season, and there’s plenty of news and notes around the league to get updated on!

With a lot of question marks about players all around the league, we will have the most up-to-date news on player injuries as well as player status leading up to game time.

Simply keep checking back as the morning progresses to our Week Four Pregame Open Thread for info on players for your favorite team as well as your fantasy team!

The Sunday starts with a tough injury for the Patriots, who are in Buffalo to play the Bills. The news is the team will be without right guard Logan Mankins, who is still suffering from a hip injury. He didn’t make the trip to Buffalo with the Pats.

Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has been downgraded to out and won’t travel to Philadelphia, Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger.

If you have Chargers kicker Nate Keading on your fantasy roster, don’t start him. The kicker didn’t make the trip to Kansas City with the Bolts, and today Nick Novak will be the kicker for San Diego.

Dallas owner Jerry Jones is stating that QB Tony Romo is not interested in moving forward right now as far as a new deal is concerned. “We talked. We thought he had an interest, and he knows we have an interest,” Jones said, via the Dallas Morning News. “But he wants to just concentrate on the season.”

The Chiefs are expected to have wide receiver Dwayne Bowe for Sunday’s game against the Chargers, a league source told Adam Schefter of ESPN.

It sounds like Washington WR Pierre Garcon is not going to go today vs the Bucs, this according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. If he plays, he will be on a pitch count.

Rams workhorse back Steven Jackson will give it a go today vs the Seahawks at home, but as Jason La Canfora from CBSSports.com reports his ongoing groin injury is still limiting him.


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