3:03 PM EST, Thu December 08, 2016
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer reportedly has fourth eye procedure done

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, after a follow-up appointment with doctors on Friday morning, had another operation on his eye that day and “appears to be turning a corner for the better,” according to an ESPN report. Zimmer had emergency surgery late Wednesday night to repair a detached retina on his right eye. That surgery, then the third for Zimmer since Nov. 1, caused him to miss the team’s loss to the Cowboys on Thursday night. The latest operation, the one reported by ESPN, is the fourth on that eye. The Vikings canceled Zimmer’s usual day-after press conference for Friday but listed...

Newark Star-Ledger

Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings: LIVE score updates and stats (12/1/16), NFL Week 13

The Dallas Cowboys, who have won 10 straight, will look to improve their record to 11-1, the best in the NFL, on Thursday, December 1, 2016 when they face the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Thursday Night Football. The Cowboys are led by rookie sensations Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, as well as Dez Bryant. Minnesota is anchored by Sam Bradford and Harrison Smith. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will miss the game due to emergency eye surgery. Former Giants assistant Mike Priefer, who is Minnesota's special teams coordinator, will be acting head coach.

CSN Washington

Jordan Reed ruled out for Redskins vs. Cardinals; Vernon Davis set for start

After separating his shoulder against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving, Jordan Reed has officially been ruled out for the Redskins game in Arizona. Friday, coach Jay Gruden

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

WR Stefon Diggs, CB Terence Newman return for Vikings vs. Cowboys

The Vikings will be without head coach Mike Zimmer, but get two starters back in receiver Stefon Diggs and cornerback Terence Newman. Diggs missed last Thursday’s loss in Detroit due to a knee injury. Newman also sat out in Detroit due to a neck injury he suffered against the Cardinals on Nov. 20. Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer will serve as interim head coach for at least Thursday night’s game. The Vikings will start their sixth different offensive line combination as second-year center Nick Easton will make his first NFL start for the injured Joe Berger (concussion). Easton...

Newark Star-Ledger

Who is Mike Priefer: Minnesota Vikings interim head coach vs. Dallas Cowboys is ex-Giants coach

Mike Priefer will be the Minnesota Vikings' interim head coach vs. Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. Who is he?

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer made his mark with Dallas

The Vikings coach spent 13 years as a Cowboys assistant and won one Super Bowl.

Newark Star-Ledger

Thursday Night NFL TV schedule: What time, channel is Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings (12/1/16); live stream, watch online

The Dallas Cowboys, who have won 10 straight, will look to improve their record to 11-1 on Thursday, December 1, 2016 when they face Sam Bradford, Harrison Smith and the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Thursday Night Football. The Cowboys are led by rookie sensations Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, as well as Dez Bryant. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer may miss the game due to emergency eye surgery.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Zimmer will sit out game after emergency surgery

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer will sit out the team's game against the Dallas Cowboys after having emergency surgery on the retina in his right eye.

Akron Beacon Journal

Offensive line issues of Browns at forefront as they prepare to host New York Giants

Browns coach Hue Jackson couldn’t just sit back and relax while he watched NFL games on Thanksgiving Day.What did he do instead?“Get mad and start throwing things at the TV,” Jackson replied.Why?“Because I want to be where some of those teams are,” he said. “That is the goal. When you watch Dallas doing what they are doing, that is the vision. That is what you see. I want to be in that situation with this organization, with this team.”The Cowboys have the NFL’s best record at 10-1 after edging Washington 31-26 while fans throughout the country feasted on turkey. They also have...

Baltimore Sun

Marshal Yanda, Brandon Williams absent from Ravens practice on Wednesday

On Monday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Marshal Yanda’s injured left shoulder held up well in Sunday’s 27-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys and that the five-time Pro Bowl guard even worked out. But Yanda was absent from the portion of Wednesday’s practice open to the media. Yanda started at left...

CSN Baltimore

Ravens coach John Harbaugh says team's biggest challenge will be Cowboys

Facing the what he described as the leagues best offensive line and a star quarterback and running back to match, John Harbaugh said the Ravens have their hands full this week with the Cowboys.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Roethlisberger absolves Brown of blame on final play against the Cowboys

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Antonio Brown should not have run out of bounds on the final play of the game when the Steelers trailed the Cowboys by five points. He said he had a conversation with Brown about it, but Brown said Tuesday night on his radio show on 102.5 WDVE that he cannot recall such a conversation taking place.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens news, notes and opinions on Marshal Yanda, the offensive line and Cowboys week

Ravens coach John Harbaugh's response Monday when he was asked whether right guard Marshal Yanda is on track to return soon was certainly ominous.

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns notebook: Coach Hue Jackson follows player’s lead, vows not to go 0-16

BEREA: Coach Hue Jackson has publicly vowed three times to eventually win a Super Bowl with the Browns, but he made a much different guarantee Tuesday.“Somehow, someway, we are going to find a way not to be 0-16,” Jackson said as the Browns (0-9) prepared to visit the Baltimore Ravens (4-4) on Thursday night.Jackson volunteered the comment unsolicited. After Sunday’s 35-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, inside linebacker Chris Kirksey became the first member of the Browns to say “we’re not going to go 0-16.”In the middle of a long answer about preventing negativity from infiltrating...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Tomlin says Pouncey could play against Cowboys

Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey could be available to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys after having surgery on a dislocated thumb, coach Mike Tomlin said ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tomlin says Maurkice Pouncey's thumb injury is not serious

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin indicated today the thumb injury to All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey is not serious, saying he could have a chance to practice later in the week and possibly play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.