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NFL News & Rumors: Monday 12/16

We’ll have plenty of updates added throughout the day, so be sure to check back.

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49ers

Bears

  • HC Marc Trestman told reporters on Monday that CB Charles Tillman will not return at any point this season. (NFLTR)
  • HC Marc Trestman mentioned that LB Lance Briggs is “day-to-day” and they will make a decision regarding his availability for Week 16 on Friday. (Jeff Dickerson)

Bengals

Bills

  • HC Doug Marrone told reporters on Monday that QB E.J. Manuel suffered a sprained left knee on Sunday, but he is expected to be fine. (Joe Buscaglia)

Broncos

Browns

  • WR Josh Gordon mentioned that the car accident he was in on Saturday had no effect on his performance. (Akron Beacon-Journal)
  • CB Joe Haden said on Monday that he isn’t sure if he’ll be able to play in Week 16. (Mary Kay Cabot)
  • HC Rob Chudzinski are expected to get RB Edwin Baker more work moving forward. (Nate Ulrich)

Buccaneers

Cardinals

Colts

  • RB Donald Brown is day to day with a stinger. (Mike Chappell)
  • HC Chuck Pagano expects WR LaVon Brazill to return to practice on Wednesday. (Mike Chappell)
  • WR Griff Whalen suffered a calf strain, but is expected to be “fine.” (Mike Chappell)
  • G Joe Reitz has been diagnosed with a concussion. (Mike Chappell)
  • Dolphins claimed CB Jalil Brown off of waivers from the Colts.
  • Colts signed G Zach Allen to their practice squad.

Cowboys

  • LB Sean Lee has not been medically cleared following a neck injury he suffered a few weeks ago. (ESPN Dallas)

Dolphins

  • Dolphins claimed CB Jalil Brown off of waivers from the Colts.
  • Dolphins waived S D.J. Campbell.

Eagles

Giants

  • HC Tom Coughlin told reporters that he supports OC Kevin Gilbride, despite their poor performance this season. (Ralph Vacchiano)

Jaguars

Lions

  • The “expectation within the Lionsorganization” is that RB Reggie Bush will handle his normal workload Monday night. (Adam Schefter)

Packers

Panthers

Patriots

Raiders

Rams

Redskins

  • HC Mike Shanahan told reporters that TE Jordan Reed is still dealing with headaches and is not cleared to play. (Chris Russell)

Texans

Titans

Vikings