Bryant’s return already over?
Dez Bryant’s stint with the New Orleans Saints might be over before it starts, as the team fears he tore his Achilles tendon on the last play of practice Friday, according to reports.
Bryant, who had been unemployed since being cut by Dallas on April 13, joined the Saints on Wednesday after agreeing to a one-year, $600,000 deal.
“Things was just starting to heat up for me... I won’t question the man upstairs... this is the ultimate test.. thank you everyone for the prayers,” tweeted Bryant, who was not only excited to join a Super Bowl contender but also looking forward to a homecoming on Nov. 29 when the Saints play the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.
Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco was undergoing testing on a hip injury and could miss the Ravens’ next game Nov. 18 against Cincinnati, according to reports.
Flacco, who has made 41 straight starts, hurt the hip on the first play last weekend and played through it. If he’s unable to go, rookie Lamar Jackson could get his first start, or veteran Robert Griffin III could step in. Flacco’s thrown for 12 touchdowns and six interceptions with an 84.2 quarterback rating for the Ravens, who’ve lost three straight.
Jacksonville running back Leonard Fournette, who missed the last four games, is “completely healthy” for Sunday’s game at Indianapolis, coach Doug Marrone said . ... Kansas City linebacker Justin Houston and safety Daniel Sorensen are expected to play Sunday against Arizona . ... Dallas ruled out linemen Taco Charlton (shoulder) and David Irving (ankle) and linebackers Sean Lee (hamstring) and Joe Thomas (foot) for Sunday against Philadelphia . ... Detroit will be without standout cornerback Darius Slay (knee) and guard T.J. Lang (neck) Sunday at Chicago . ... Buffalo’s Derek Anderson (concussion) is out, and coach Sean McDermott hasn’t indicated if rookie Josh Allen will return from injury to start at quarterback over Nathan Peterman or Matt Barkley.