NFC Notes: Bears, Rams, Redskins, Seahawks



  • Bears HC John Fox confirmed that G Kyle Long had successful surgery on Tuesday to repair a herniated disc in his neck.
  • As for OLB Pernell McPhee, who was placed on injured reserve today (NFLTR), Fox said he re-tweaked his shoulder last game: “With two games remaining I think it’s better for him and us to put him on injured reserve.” (Zach Zaidman)


  • Aaron Wilson reports that the Rams brought in free agent K/P Austin Rehkow for a workout on Wednesday.


  • Redskins LT Trent Williams said he likely won’t play again this season, barring an emergency situation. (John Keim)
  • Williams admitted that there’s a chance he’ll undergo surgery next week and his rehab is expected to take six months.


  • Seahawks HC Pete Carroll admitted it hasn’t really worked out with RB Eddie Lacy “for a number of reasons” this year, but he added that Lacy and Thomas Rawls are still “battling'” to see if either can get playing time this week. (Bob Condotta)
  • According to Carroll, RB Chris Carson (leg, injured reserve) will not practice on Wednesday and he’s considered day to day. (Bob Condotta)
  • Carroll said that DE Michael Bennett continuing to deal with a swollen knee and missing practice has undoubtedly impacted his play. (Bob Condotta)
  • Carroll mentioned that LB K.J. Wright has been cleared to play and he took part in team’s walk-through on Wednesday, which means he’s expected to suit up in Week 16. (Bob Condotta)
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