Browns sign WR Jaelen Strong, played for Texans, Jaguars
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns boosted their wide receiving group by signing Jaelen Strong, who missed last season with a knee injury.
A former third-round pick, Strong sat out 2018 after...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed 13 undrafted rookies and cut veteran punter Brad Nortman and third-year receiver Jaelen Strong.
The Jaguars selected Mississippi State punter Logan Cooke in the seventh round of the NFL draft and chose LSU receiver DJ Chark in the second, making Nortman and Strong expendable.
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers clinched a first-round playoff bye with a 34-6 win over the host Houston Texans on Monday.
Jaguars WR Strong out for season with torn knee ligament
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have lost another receiver for the season.
Jaelen Strong said Monday he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee at San Francisco. Strong announced the news in two Instagram posts, saying "this lil setback setting me up for a greater comeback."
Strong caught three passes for 38 yards and a touchdown in a 44-33 loss to the 49ers. It was his debut with the team.
With Hurns uncertain, Jags promote Strong to active roster
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted receiver Jaelen Strong to the active roster, an indication Allen Hurns will miss his sixth consecutive game.
To make room on the roster Saturday, the Jaguars (10-4) waived/injured first-year receiver Larry Pinkard (concussion).
Hurns (ankle) practiced in a limited capacity all week and was listed as questionable for Sunday's game at San Francisco (4-10). Fellow receiver Marqise Lee (ankle) already has been ruled out.
London native Eluemunor active for Ravens’ game vs. Jaguars
LONDON (AP) — Baltimore Ravens rookie offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor, born in London, is active for the first time in the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium.
Eluemunor, a fifth-round draft pick out of Texas A&M, was 12 when he saw the first NFL game played in London on television and decided he wanted to play football.
Jaguars claim WR Jaelen Strong off waivers from Texans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jaguars have claimed receiver Jaelen Strong off waivers from the Houston Texans, providing them some much-needed depth with Allen Robinson and rookie Dede Westbrook on injured reserve.
The make room on the roster, the Jaguars placed defensive tackle Michael Bennett on IR with a pectoral muscle injury.
Texans WR Jaelen Strong active vs Bengals
CINCINNATI (AP) — Texans receiver Jaelen Strong is active Thursday night against the Bengals.
Strong was suspended for Houston's opener for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The Texans need him in their depleted offense. Three Texan tight ends are out with concussions. Receiver Will Fuller V is out with a shoulder injury, and guard Jeff Allen is sidelined by an ankle injury.
Strong suspended 1 game for substance abuse violation
HOUSTON (AP) — Texans receiver Jaelen Strong has been suspended without pay for the team's season opener for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
Strong can participate in Houston's last two preseason games and all practices in preseason. He can return to the roster on Sept. 11 following Houston's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 10.
The punishment comes after Strong was arrested for possession of marijuana in Arizona in February 2016.
Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney out for game against Packers
HOUSTON (AP) — Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is out for game against the Green Bay Packers because of elbow and wrist injuries.
The Texans announced Saturday he'll be sidelined for the first time this season and won't travel with the team. Clowney has a career-high 12 tackles for losses.
Other Texans out against the Packers are running back Tyler Ervin (ribs), linebacker John Simon (chest) and wide receiver Jaelen Strong (ankle).
Smith, Wilfork to play when Raiders face Texans
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Cornerback Sean Smith is active for the Oakland Raiders and defensive tackle Vince Wilfork will play for the Houston Texans after being questionable with injuries.
Smith missed the previous game for Oakland with a shoulder injury but will play Monday night against the Texans at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. Wilfork was questionable with a groin injury but will play.
HOUSTON — After three lackluster quarters by the Houston Texans on Sunday night, a good chunk of the home crowd headed out early.
Osweiler booed early, cheered late as Texans rally for win
HOUSTON (AP) — Brock Osweiler and the Houston Texans offense were booed while they struggled for much of Sunday night's game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Brock Osweiler rallies Texans to 26-23 OT victory over Colts
HOUSTON (AP) — After three lackluster quarters by the Houston Texans on Sunday night, a good chunk of the home crowd headed out early.
Tough luck for them.
Nick Novak made a 33-yard field goal in overtime to give Houston a 26-23 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Houston became the first NFL team to rally from a 14-point deficit in the final 3 minutes since the Tim Tebow-led Broncos did it in 2011 against the Dolphins.
FOXBORO — Cardinals receivers Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd touched up the Patriots secondary for 11 catches for 142 yards and a pair of touchdowns in their Week 1 game.