12:53 PM EDT, Fri September 30, 2016
Denver Post

Dez Bryant has hairline knee fracture, outlook unclear for Dallas Cowboys WR

Dez Bryant has a slight hairline fracture in a bone in his right knee, though Dallas coach Jason Garrett says the receiver might not miss a game.

San Francisco Chronicle

Cowboys’ Dez Bryant has hairline fracture in knee

Dallas head coach Jason Garrett revealed that Bryant has a hairline fracture in a knee bone, an injury he sustained in a 31-17 win over the Bears on Sunday. Bryant sustained the injury early in the first quarter Sunday, but missed only six plays and finished with three catches for 40 yards and a 17-yard touchdown. In Week 2, Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin had seven catches for 108 yards and two touchdowns in a 46-27 win over the 49ers. Bryant, 27, had three straight seasons (2012-14) in which he collected at least 1,200 yards and 12 touchdowns before he missed seven games last year...

San Francisco Chronicle

49ers’ Kelly: no QB controversy; ‘Kap is our No. 2 right now’

With Colin Kaepernick working out in the distance, 49ers head coach Chip Kelly on Monday was in no mood to make a quarterback change despite the inefficiencies of Blaine Gabbert. “Kap is our No. 2 right now,” Kelly told reporters at the 49ers’ training facility. The No. 1 threw for 119 yards in Sunday’s 37-18 beatdown in Seattle in which the 49ers scored all but three of their points in the final quarter. The 49ers host the Cowboys on Sunday, and Kelly is determined to stick with Gabbert, whose quarterback rating (68.6) ranks 30th among 32 qualifying QBs. A day later, after...

San Francisco Chronicle

Kelly sticking with Gabbert as 49ers’ QB, says Kaepernick still not ready

Kelly sticking with Gabbert as 49ers’ QB, says Kaepernick still not ready With Colin Kaepernick working out in the distance, 49ers head coach Chip Kelly on Monday was in no mood to make a quarterback change despite the inefficiencies of Blaine Gabbert. “Kap is our No. 2 right now,” Kelly told reporters at the 49ers’ training facility. The No. 1 threw for 119 yards, one interception and no touchdowns in Sunday’s 37-18 beatdown in Seattle in which the 49ers scored all but three of their points in the final quarter. The 49ers host the Cowboys on Sunday, and Kelly is determined to...

Newsday

Giants coach Ben McAdoo has a ball but remains businesslike after first win

Ben McAdoo appeared to crack a smile in the locker room after the Giants' win over the Cowboys on Sunday. He even appeared touched when Eli Manning presented him with the game ball for his first win as an NFL head coach. All of it was captured for a video on the team's website.

Newark Star-Ledger

WATCH: Giants' Eli Manning gives Ben McAdoo game ball after win in coaching debut

The first-year head coach earned a win over the Cowboys in the season opener.

New York Post

How Ben McAdoo studying sun for indoor game got validated

The Giants won their season opener inside, with the roof closed at climate-controlled AT&T Stadium, but that does not mean the conditions were no factor. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was asked immediately after Sunday’s 20-19 loss to the Giants if the sun was a factor, and he said, “I don’t really want to get into...

New York Post

Ben McAdoo not about to share his feelings about debut win

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ben McAdoo, 1-0 as a head coach in the NFL, was asked how it feels. “I’m still replaying the game in my head,’’ McAdoo said not long after Sunday’s 20-19 season-opening victory over the Cowboys. “Sometime in February I’ll enjoy it.’’ If McAdoo was feeling any sort of personal satisfaction, he kept...

New York Post

Ben McAdoo unplugged: on disliking feelings, not sleeping and 9/11

First-year Giants head coach Ben McAdoo took a timeout before Sunday’s season opener against the Cowboys for some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Does fear of failure motivate you? A: I like to win. I picture myself winning. I picture this team putting the fifth trophy in the case. I can see it,...

New York Post

Giants must fix past offensive flaw or they’re in trouble

Ben McAdoo summed up the Giants’ attitude Friday as they prepare to face the Cowboys in the season opener Sunday in Arlington, Texas. “Time’s up, we’re ready to go,” the rookie head coach said. Question is whether the Giants running game is ready to go, too. There has been plenty of concern about the Giants’...

Newark Star-Ledger

Giants coach Ben McAdoo names 3 game captains for season opener

Rashad Jennings, Jason Pierre-Paul and Mark Herzlich will be captains for the game against the Cowboys.

New York Post

Giants commit nearly $1M to cover for Josh Brown in Week 1

The Giants could have gone cheaper and still put a quality young kicker on the field for Sunday’s season opener against the Cowboys, but they are going the more experienced — and certainly more costly — route by sticking with Randy Bullock. “He’s the kicker,’’ first-year head coach Ben McAdoo said Wednesday. Bullock was signed...