The Loop Fantasy Football Update Week 8: Chase’s hip injury hits Bengals, fantasy mavens hard

UPDATE: 12:23 a.m. Saturday  The big news at week’s end is out of Cincinnati, where one of the NFL’s top receivers is going to spend some time on the sideline. The Bengals’ Ja’Marr Chase has a hip fracture. There was talk he could be placed on injured reserve, but now the Bengals have hopes he … Read more

Tua Tagovailoa Speaks Out After Head Injury In Dolphins-Bengals Game

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa told reporters on Wednesday he was knocked unconscious after suffering a head injury during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 29. “I wouldn’t say it was scary for me at the time because there was a point where I was unconscious,” Tagovailoa said after a reporter asked him … Read more

Megyn Kelly slams ‘dumbass’ MSNBC host Tiffany Cross as ‘most racist person on TV’

Megyn Kelly eviscerated MSNBC host Tiffany Cross as a “moron” and “dumbass,” calling her “the most racist person on television” for suggesting Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is black. The Hawaiian-born NFL star — whose parents are from the South Pacific island of Samoa — was allowed to play in the Sept. 29 game between … Read more

The Loop Fantasy Football Update Week 5: Last-minute moves

UPDATE: 11:50 p.m. SaturdayThe biggest news on Saturday was the fact that Washington rookie running back Brian Robinson, a summer fantasy sleeper who was shot twice in his legs in a robbery attempt six weeks ago, is ready to play tomorrow for the Commanders. That’s obviously great news on every level. He won’t see a … Read more

NFL’s Concussion Protocol Modified After Tua Tagovailoa Review

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The NFL and NFL Players Association agreed to modify the league’s concussion protocol following a joint investigation into the league’s procedures after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered an injury against the Buffalo Bills last month. The league and players’ union said in a joint statement Saturday that the outcome … Read more

NFL to make changes to concussion protocols in time for Sunday’s games

The NFL and NFLPA have agreed to make changes to the league’s concussion protocols. They will become effective Sunday, according to NFL insider Chris Mortensen, with the league and the players association putting an emphasis on Ataxia, a medical condition dealing with any abnormality in balance, stability, coordination or speech considered only a neurological event. … Read more

The Loop Fantasy Football Update Week 5: Lions will be shorthanded again

UPDATE: 11:47 p.m. FridayNFL teams are removing most of the mystery surrounding this week’s injuries, as a significant number of notables have already been ruled out for Sunday’s games. The most stricken team this week, again, is Detroit. The Lions will be missing star running back D’Andre Swift and receiver D.J. Chark, and standout wideout … Read more

The Loop Fantasy Football Report Week 5: No. 1 Taylor isn’t only star RB to be concerned about

Fantasy owners who put their faith in Indianapolis running back Jonathan Taylor and took him with the top draft pick are now facing a Week 5 call they’d rather not make. Taylor injured his ankle in the Colts’ loss to Tennessee last Sunday, and he’s facing a quick turnaround as they play host to Denver … Read more

Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa Won’t Play Upcoming Game After Head Injury

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will not play against the New York Jets on Sunday after suffering a shocking head injury last week. Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel announced the news on Monday, telling the media that Tagovailoa remained under “concussion protocol” after his injury Thursday in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. When a reporter … Read more

NFL Players Association Fires Consultant Who Evaluated Tagovailoa

The NFL Players Association has fired the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant who evaluated Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa after he stumbled off the field against Buffalo last weekend, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person who confirmed the firing, which was first reported by Pro Football Talk, spoke to … Read more