The CBA agreement requires that a hearing regarding an expedited grievance must occur within seven days of the filing, which would be Nov. 17 in Peterson’s case.
Once the hearing has concluded, a ruling will need to be handed down in no more than five days.
- Lions HC Jim Caldwell said that although K Matt Prater has the third worst conversion rate on field goal attempts in the NFL this season, he isn’t concerned about him moving forward.
“Well, here’s how I look at it,” Caldwell said Monday, via the Detroit Free Press. “There’s no one that plays a perfect game. Some positions get highlighted and there’s also several things that have to go right in order for them to do their job: quarterbacks, placekickers, things of that nature.
“So I don’t get overly concerned because everybody makes a mistake here and there. And I don’t get overly concerned with guys that have done it and done it consistently well, and I think sometimes it’s just a matter of getting in a groove.”
- Mike Garafolo reports that QB Cam Newton‘s “sluggishness” is due to a myriad of injuring including an ankle, foot, thumb, ribs and wrist.
- HC Ron Rivera told reporters after the game that tests came back negative regarding DT Star Lotulelei‘s injury, and his injury is not as serious as initially feared. (Max Henson)
- RB Arian Foster (groin) and ILB Brian Cushing (knee) is expected to play in Sunday’s game against the Browns. (John McClain)