NFL Notes: Malcom Floyd, Cardinals, Cowboys, Steelers, & Texans


Malcom Floyd

  • Chargers WR Malcom Floyd, who sustained a torn labrum during Week 9, said that he still plans to retire following the 2015 season. (Annie Heilbrunn)


  • Cardinals HC Bruce Arians called the neck injury that caused G Mike Iupati to be taken off the field on a stretcher in Week 10 a “double stringer.” (Sirius XM NFL Radio)
  • Arians said that although Iupati has been medically cleared to return this week, he is still taking a “wait and see” approach before making him active. (Darren Urban)


Cowboys owner Jerry Jones sounded less convinced that they’ll pursue a contract extension for DE Greg Hardy during the offeason.

Greg knows what’s expected and nobody is more aware of the scrutiny and nobody is more aware, now ever more so, of what we expect of him,” Jones said, via Clarence E. Hill of The Star-Telegram. “The good news is we go forward. We see if we get what’s expected of him, which I fully anticipate you would get. But we see how and what’s expected of him and we go from there.

We don’t, and you know this, just the nature of this one, we don’t as a practice, discuss detail of extending or not extending. I’ll give an indication, but that’s about it. So we’ll leave it for that. I have no reason to think that Greg won’t do what’s expected of him throughout the year.”


  • Field Yates reports that Steelers practice squad OL B.J. Finney received a raise and is now making $25,588 per week, which is essentially the active roster rate.


  • Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Texans QB Brian Hoyer is not scheduled to practice on Wednesday and remains in concussion protocol.
  • According to La Canfora, the Texans are unlikely to have Hoyer available for Sunday’s game, which means T.J. Yates could in line for another start.



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