Cam Newton: I need to pick my expletive up — Boston Herald

Of all the recent lessons Cam Newton has learned in New England, the toughest has come these past few weeks. When Pats have played poorly, he’s played worse, and together they’ve stumbled to a 2-4 record that would’ve stunned preseason prognosticators. On Thursday, Newton summed the lesson up rather succinctly. “Losing is not acceptable in…

Cam Newton: I need to pick my expletive up — Boston Herald

Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. out for season with torn ACL — Boston Herald

The Browns began bracing for life without three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on Sunday in Cincinnati, and now they know they’ll experience it for the rest of 2020. An MRI on Beckham’s left knee Monday morning revealed he suffered a season-ending torn anterior cruciate ligament early in the Browns’ 37-34 victory over…

Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. out for season with torn ACL — Boston Herald

49ers 33, Patriots 6: Jeff Wilson scores thrice before injury, Fred Warner leads dominant defense — Times-Standard

Fred Warner flipped his body sideways as he shuffled and spied Cam Newton. Then, in a flash, Warner coyly retreated into coverage, and, voila, the 49ers’ star linebacker came through with a shoe-string interception. At that point, the 49ers lead just 10-3, and, at that point, the New England Patriots showed just how little a…

49ers 33, Patriots 6: Jeff Wilson scores thrice before injury, Fred Warner leads dominant defense — Times-Standard

Raiders send starting O-line home after Trent Brown’s positive COVID test — Boston Herald

The Las Vegas Raiders sent all five starting offensive linemen home as part of coronavirus contact tracing after right tackle Trent Brown was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list with a positive test. The Raiders held practice on Wednesday without their starting five as they prepare for Sunday’s home game against Tampa Bay. Safety Johnathan Abram…

Raiders send starting O-line home after Trent Brown’s positive COVID test — Boston Herald

Despite county’s objections, 49ers aren’t giving up on hosting fans at Levi’s Stadium — East Bay Times

Santa Clara County executive Dr. Jeff Smith called new state guidance that allows fans to attend professional sporting events in California “the worst thing in the world to be doing,” but the San Francisco 49ers want to work with Smith and county officials to bring spectators to Levi’s Stadium this season anyway. In an interview…

Despite county’s objections, 49ers aren’t giving up on hosting fans at Levi’s Stadium — East Bay Times

Report: Raiders place Trent Brown on COVID-19 reserve list — Times-Standard

Raiders right tackle Trent Brown, who went wire-to-wire against Kansas City after missing all but three plays of the first four games of the season, was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list Wednesday. The Raiders are coming off a bye week, where players were required to take coronavirus tests each day but were for the…

Report: Raiders place Trent Brown on COVID-19 reserve list — Times-Standard

Patriots QB Cam Newton opens up about COVID-19 experience and ‘worst nightmare’ — Boston Herald

Cam Newton admitted that the last two weeks since testing positive for COVID-19 has “without a doubt” been the strangest stretch of his career, and he still doesn’t know how he contracted the virus. The Patriots quarterback, who returned in Sunday’s loss to the Broncos, opened up about his experience with COVID-19 during his weekly…

Patriots QB Cam Newton opens up about COVID-19 experience and ‘worst nightmare’ — Boston Herald

Six NFL Teams Return Positive COVID-19 Tests In 24 Hours, And Why It’s Important — NESN.com

Like it or not, the NFL has a COVID-19 problem on its hands. Dozens of players and staff members across the league have tested positive for the novel coronavirus since the season began Sept. 10. But cases have been spiking in recent weeks, including multiple positive tests on teams like the Tennesse Titans and New […]

Six NFL Teams Return Positive COVID-19 Tests In 24 Hours, And Why It’s Important — NESN.com

NFL will test for COVID-19 on game days, but has no ‘bubble’ plans — Bangor Daily News

The league will begin PCR testing for COVID-19 on game days starting this week and the use of masks in walk-throughs is now mandatory.

NFL will test for COVID-19 on game days, but has no ‘bubble’ plans — Bangor Daily News

Kurtenbach: With outbreaks brewing, NFL must build playoff bubble to protect players, money — Times-Standard

The Deets is a weekday morning dose of commentary — delivered at 7 a.m. — from sports columnist Dieter Kurtenbach that wraps up everything important in the world of sports and looks forward to another crazy day ahead. I know the NFL wants to expand its footprint. Teams play games on Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and…

Kurtenbach: With outbreaks brewing, NFL must build playoff bubble to protect players, money — Times-Standard

NFL hit with more COVID positives in Tennessee, New England — Press Telegram

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee will not be returning to the team’s facility Wednesday after two more players tested positive amid the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. In Foxborough, Massachusetts, the New England Patriots have canceled their Wednesday practice amid that a third player – reigning NFL…

NFL hit with more COVID positives in Tennessee, New England — Press Telegram

Goodell warns teams that forfeits possible for NFL virus protocol violations — Daily News

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has warned the league’s 32 teams of penalties including potential forfeits of games for violations of COVID-19 protocols that force changes in the regular-season schedule. In a memo sent to the teams Monday after a conference call involving NFL and club executives, Goodell reiterated the need to adhere fully to all…

Goodell warns teams that forfeits possible for NFL virus protocol violations — Daily News