Baltimore made cornerback Anthony Averett and linebacker Kenny Young inactive for Sunday's game in Pittsburgh. Both players have struggled in recent weeks. The Steelers will have tight end Vance McDonald back.

Beckham is a marvelous player who is difficult to cover. Yet, he has a history of not taking kindly to handsy corners.

The New England Patriots are massive favorites for the second consecutive Sunday. They clobbered the Miami Dolphins and easily covered an 18.5-point spread in a 43-0 Week 2 win, and they are 22.5-point favorites in Week 3 against the rival New York Jets. The Patriots are 0-4 all-time against the spread when it is 20-plus points.

Receiving - Sammy Watkins, Chiefs, had nine receptions for 198 yards and touchdowns of 68, 49 and 3 yards in Kansas City's 40-26 win over Jacksonville. DeSean Jackson, Eagles, finished with eight catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns in Philadelphia's 32-27 win over Washington. Jackson's touchdowns covered 51 and 53 yards and gave him 31 TDs of at least 50 yards in his career.

For all of the great plays Gino Marchetti made as a member of the Baltimore Colts, his most famous moment might have come when he insisted to stay on the sideline. In the 1958 NFL championship game against the New York Giants, the famous “Greatest Game Ever Played,” Marchetti tackled Frank Gifford on a game-saving play, but broke his leg. He was taken off the field, but refused to leave the sideline.

A history-making first round of the NFL Draft is in the books and, though there are still two days to go in Nashville, the merits of the opening 32 selections will already be the subject of intense debate. Whether the Arizona Cardinals were right to make Kyler Murray the first player to be selected in the opening rounds of both the MLB and NFL Drafts will be discussed for months to come. As Allen surprisingly slipped out of the top five this pick was something of a no-brainer for the Jaguars, but it is still worthy of praise.

The New York Giants and Baltimore Ravens are going to let two of their best players hit the free-agent market. Safety Landon Collins and linebacker C.J. Mosley are not expected to receive franchise tags. Batter up: Join or create a 2019 Yahoo Fantasy Baseball league for free today] In Collins' case, the Giants are reportedly hesitant to commit $11.5 million to a safety, according to NFL.com.

Jon Beason is going be back in the middle of the New York Giants' defense, and he is going to have help at the linebacker spot. The Giants confirmed Friday that they re-signed Beason and later said they also signed former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain. The team did not disclose contract details, but reports said Beason got $19 million over three years. Terms of McClain's deal were not immediately available.
By Simon Evans (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks extended their winning start to the season to a franchise record four games after a 23-20 comeback victory in overtime at the Houston Texans on Sunday while the New York Giants suffered a fourth straight loss with a miserable 31-7 defeat at Kansas City. The defending Super Bowl champions, the Baltimore Ravens also had a tough day with quarterback Joe Flacco throwing five interceptions in a 23-20 loss at Buffalo. ...
By Simon Evans Sept 29 (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks extended their winning start to the season to a franchise record four games after a 23-20 comeback victory in overtime at the Houston Texans on Sunday while the New York Giants suffered a fourth straight loss with a miserable 31-7 defeat at Kansas City. The defending Super Bowl champions, the Baltimore Ravens also had a tough day with quarterback Joe Flacco throwing five interceptions in a 23-20 loss at Buffalo. ...

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