DENVER BRONCOS (7-10)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Teddy Bridgewater, CB Kyle Fuller, RB Melvin Gordon, CB Bryce Callahan, S Kareem Jackson, LB Alexander Johnson, RT Bobby Massie, EDGE Stephen Weatherly, DL Shamar Stephen, RT Cameron Fleming, CB Mike Ford, C Brett Jones, TE Eric Saubert, CB Nate Harrison, DL Justin Hamilton, ILB Josey Jewell, ILB Kenny Young,
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos will be without cornerbacks Pat Surtain II and Ronald Darby on Saturday for their regular-season finale against Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Surtain is out with a calf injury and Darby has a shoulder ailment.
PITTSBURGH AT KANSAS CITY
Steelers: TE Pat Freiermuth (concussion); DE Chris Wormley (groin); LB Buddy Johnson (foot); QB Dwayne Haskins; P Pressley Harvin; P Cameron Nizialek.
Chiefs: TE Travis Kelce (COVID-19); LB Nick Bolton (COVID-19); RT Lucas Niang (COVID-19); QB Shane Buechele.
LOS ANGELES RAMS (6-1) at HOUSTON (1-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FOX
OPENING LINE: Rams by 14 1-2, according to FanDuel SportsBook
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Ernest Jones' first emotion was not excitement when he learned he had just been given a major role on the Los Angeles Rams' defense.
“My reaction was just shocked,” the rookie linebacker said.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Kenny Young is trying to clear his mind even while his head is swimming.
The fourth-year linebacker is taking a crash course in Denver's defense while juggling the emotions of the trade that sent him from the rolling Rams (6-1) to the reeling Broncos (3-4).
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are trying to get their two reinforcements for their obliterated linebacking group up to speed — and fast — so they can play Sunday against Washington.
The Broncos acquired pass rusher Stephen Weatherly from the Vikings and inside linebacker Kenny Young from the Rams over the weekend, swapping draft picks and taking on a total of $2.25 million in remaining salary for the pair.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The injury-riddled Denver Broncos acquired inside linebacker Kenny Young from the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, four days after they were gouged by third-string Cleveland running back D’Ernest Johnson.