- Per the Athletic’s Jon Machota, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the team didn’t have interest in WR Antonio Brown: “You saw why (Sunday) with the play of those receivers. I’m really pleased with where we are at receiver. I didn’t think we’d go there.”
- Jones did not necessarily rule out a potential trade of 2017 first-round DE Taco Charlton, who was a healthy scratch Sunday: “We’re always looking to make our roster better, so we’ll see how that works out.” (Machota)
- Cowboys EVP Stephen Jones walked back his father’s comments about an “imminent” deal for QB Dak Prescott: “(Jerry) has different meanings for different words. … (Hopefully) we’ll put this in the rearview mirror sooner than later.” (Machota)
- Eagles HC Doug Pederson says DT Malik Jackson has a “significant” injury and will miss some time. The Eagles are still doing tests to determine the severity of the injury. (Zack Rosenblatt)
- According to Jeff McLane, this could open the door for the Eagles to bring back DE Chris Long given the ability of players like Brandon Graham and Vinny Curry to slide inside to defensive tackle and rush the passer.
- According to Pat Leonard of the NY Daily News, Giants WR Sterling Shepard has a concussion and DE Kareem Martin has a knee sprain.
- Giants G Kevin Zeitler is also dealing with a shoulder injury, though the team doesn’t believe the injury is “long-term” and it could be “nothing at all.”
- Giants claimed LB Tuzar Skipper off of waivers from the Steelers. (NFLTR)
- Redskins HC Jay Gruden said after Sunday’s game that “there is for sure” a spot for Adrian Peterson on their roster, but they felt they needed the extra player for special teams. Regarding the decision to make Peterson inactive, Gruden said it was a “tough deal.” (Mike Garafolo)
- Peterson admitted that it was tough to be inactive on Sunday: “I don’t think I’ve kind of grasped it yet. It’s my first time ever being inactive, a healthy scratch. It was tough, of course. I’m a super competitior. I’ve been thinking about playing these guys since last year since the season ended and they broke us off. So it was tough not being out there, so I just have to make the best out of the situation, and in that way, I just become a coach on the sideline. Helping the guys out as much as I could, and cheering for the guys as well.” (Washington Post)
- Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio says teammates weren’t happy that Peterson was a healthy inactive on Sunday. Florio says if the team had voted on captains before Week 1, it’s very possible Peterson would have been one.
- According to Gruden, DL Jonathan Allen is “week-to-week” with a knee sprain and they felt “the risk was too great” to consider bringing him back in the game. (Mike Garafolo)
- According to Spotrac, Redskins LT Trent Williams has forfeited $653,860 in fines by holding out to this point.
- Gruden says he has not talked to Williams still. (JP Finlay)
- ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reports Redskins RB Derrius Guice is dealing with a meniscus injury that he hopes is minor and will only last a few weeks.
- Guice could seek stem cell treatment for his injured knee to try and avoid surgery. (Finlay)
- With Guice injured, the Redskins will likely change their plans to lean on him as a feature back. (Finlay)
- If Guice can’t play, Gruden says Peterson would be “for sure” activated. (John Keim)
- Gruden also doesn’t expect being inactive Week 1 to linger with Peterson: “We have 15 games left and I expect Adrian Peterson to play and to play well.” (Finlay)
- Gruden is “very optimistic” Redskins TE Jordan Reed will be able to play Week 2 after missing Week 1 with a concussion: “But you never know.” (Keim)