November news updates (updated weekly)
Updated: Nov 30, 2020
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COVID continues to affect teams throughout the league.
Mike Tomlin is now the winningest Black head coach in league history.
Raiders OT Trent Brown was hospitalized after a pregame IV mishap. He is fine now.
The Seahawks have extended head coach Pete Carroll for 5 years.
Washington QB Alex Smith is set to start in Week 10 vs Detroit.
Christian McCaffrey returned in Week 9, but may miss more time with a shoulder injury. Update: McCaffrey has not been back since.
The Texans have fired their VP of Communications.
The league approved a proposal for a new rule that will grant teams compensatory draft selections for developing minority coaches and executives that earn Head Coach or General Manager positions with other teams.
The owners also approved a proposal that would expand the playoff field if more games get cancelled.
Joe Flacco has passed Joe Montana on the NFL's career passing yards list.
The Falcons have released former 1st round pick Takk McKinley. McKinley has been claimed and waived twice since.
Bengals QB Joe Burrow is out for the year with a torn ACL.
The NFL has told teams to operate under its "intensive protocol" policies for the rest of the season.
The Saints have put Drew Brees on IR with 11 broken ribs and a punctured lung.
The Lions have fired head coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn.
The Jaguars have fired GM Dave Caldwell.
Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez has announced that he will have surgery for a cancerous tumor.
The Ravens have a COVID out break that has caused many issues with their week 12 game against the Steelers. The game has been rescheduled to December 2nd at 3:40 PM ET on NBC.
This has also caused reschedulings for Week 13.
The league has announced its Saturday schedule for Week 16. They have also flexed Week 14's Green Bay-Detroit game to 4;25PM ET on Fox.
Aaron Rodgers has become the 11th NFL QB to reach 50,000 passing yards for his career.
Players and coaches from the Florida-Missouri brawl have been penalized.
Many coaches, players, and former coaches have tested positive for COVID throughout the month.
Utah State has parted ways with head coach Gary Andersen.
Games continue to be postponed/canceled
Florida State has lost a few key players from their team.
LSU QB Myles Brennan is unlikely to play again this season.
South Carolina has fired head coach Will Muschamp. Star corner Jaycee Horn has also opted out of the rest of the season.
Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech players will be wearing masks during their game.
Dabo Swinney claims Florida State used a COVID situation as an excuse to get out of playing Clemson.
The PAC-12 has approved a policy for scheduling non-conference games.
Vanderbilt has fired head coach Derek Mason.
Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr is reportedly out for the year with a torn ACL.
Ohio State is in danger of not being eligible for the Big Ten Championship.
Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson tied an FBS record with 8 TDs in Saturday's game. He also had 409 rushing yards.
The initial CFP rankings were released on November 24.