Ravens receiver Jeremy Maclin missed his second straight game last Sunday because of a shoulder injury.
Mike Sando, senior NFL writer: Raiders over Bills. Oakland has the offensive talent to outscore Buffalo on the road. The Raiders cannot be trusted entirely at this point, but their offense did come to life against Kansas City. Having extra days to prepare following a Thursday night game should help.
Field Yates, NFL Insider: Panthers over Buccaneers. A team with a superior record to its opponent’s isn’t classified as a major upset, but I’ll take the 4-3 Panthers over the 2-4 Buccaneers in Tampa. It has been a yo-yo season for the Panthers’ offense, but the Bucs have been among the most generous defenses in football this season, as one of just three teams to surrender more than 400 yards of total offense per game. Look for Carolina to get back on track.
Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler is out with injured ribs, while wide receiver DeVante Parker (ankle), offensive linemen Laremy Tunsil (knee) and Anthony Steen (foot) and defensive linemen Jordan Phillips (ankle) and Andre Branch (groin) are questionable for Thursday’s game.
The Ravens have been hit hardest at wide receiver as Jeremy Maclin (shoulder), Breshad Perriman (concussion) and Mike Wallace (back, concussion) have missed time.
What happened: Beckham’s ankle broke when his left leg was caught under a Chargers defensive back as the two became intertwined on an Eli Manning incompletion.
Impact: The Giants were 0-4 when Beckham was injured, so even the NFC’s most explosive receiver might not have been able to carry New York into the playoffs. Besides his Wholesale Jerseys All recovery and rehabilitation, the next big news surrounding Beckham will concern whether he Vip Cheap Jerseys receives an offseason contract extension that makes him the NFL’s highest-paid wide receiver.