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Rodgers: Jets' playoff hopes a factor in return
Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers is getting closer to returning to the field from a torn Achilles, but he isn't ready to make a decision about playing again this season.[read more]

Broncos' Jackson to meet with NFL commissioner
Denver's Kareem Jackson said he is flying to New York to meet with Roger Goodell on Wednesday to get more clarity about his latest suspension and the way the league enforces its player safety rules.[read more]

Vikings to start QB who can maximize Jefferson
The Vikings will spend the next few days deciding which of their three quarterbacks is -- among other things -- best suited to maximize Justin Jefferson's skills, coach Kevin O'Connell said Tuesday.[read more]

Owner stands by Panthers' decision to pick Young
Panthers owner David Tepper defended his decision to fire another coach and called the selection of quarterback Bryce Young unanimous among his football staff.[read more]

Source: Texans' Howard expected to miss season
Texans offensive lineman Tytus Howard is expected to miss the remainder of the season because of a knee injury, a source confirmed to ESPN.[read more]

Defamation suit against Cowboys' Jones refiled
A woman who says she is the daughter of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has refiled a defamation case against the billionaire and two associates, alleging that they hatched a plan to portray her as an "extortionist."[read more]

Colts star RB Taylor to undergo thumb surgery
Colts star running back Jonathan Taylor will undergo thumb surgery on Wednesday in Los Angeles, owner Jim Irsay told ESPN.[read more]

Former Pro-Bowl WR Jackson to retire as Eagle
Former Pro-Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson will retire as a member of the Eagles Friday.[read more]

Updated Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus how every team is doing on offense, defense and special teams
Which NFL team has entered the top 10? And we take stock of every team's offense, defense and special teams through 12 weeks.[read more]

'He's clicking': Why Jordan Love's production has taken flight for Packers
Over the past month, Love seems to have hit his stride, leading the Packers to a 3-1 record.[read more]