- Armando Salguero reports that Dolphins LB Kiko Alonso is not expected to play in Sunday’s game against the Cardinals, barring miraculous improvement to his hamstring.
- Falcons HC Dan Quinn declared DE Adrian Clayborn and WR Mohamed Sanu out for Sunday’s game and listed WR Julio Jones and LT Jake Matthews as questionable.
- Quinn added that Jones (turf toe) will be a game-time decision on Sunday.
- According to David Newton, Panthers LB Luke Kuechly (concussion ) will start Sunday’s game against the Chargers, barring a last-minute setback.
Snead added that he has “immense respect” for the job Fisher has done with the team’s roster since taking the job several years ago.
“I have immense respect for what he’s done and how he’s handled this situation,” Snead said, per Aldon Gonzalez and added they’re “very, very close” to being contenders.
- The Vikings officially ruled out S Harrison Smith, C Joe Berger and DT Sharrif Floyd for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars.
- Minnesota also has DB Marcus Sherels and LB Edmond Robinson listed as questionable for Week 14.