October 2020 news updates (updated weekly)
Updated: Oct 29
Ravens DB Marlon Humphrey has received a 5-yr/$98.75M contract extension
The Houston Texans have fired head coach Bill O'Brien. Romeo Crennel has been named the interim head coach.
The Washington Football team has benched QB Dwayne Haskins for Kyle Allen. Haskins is now the 3rd string.
The league investigated the Tennessee Titans after a COVID outbreak developed within their organization. The outbreak caused several changes to the schedule.
The Cowboys have announced that LT Tyron Smith will miss the remainder of the season. QB Dak Prescott is also out for the season.
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn has announced that Justin Herbert will be the team's starting QB going forward.
Several teams have had positive COVID test results throughout the month.
Former All-Pro RB Le'Veon Bell was released by the Jets and has signed a 1 year deal with the Chiefs.
The Falcons have fired GM Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn.
Broncos RB Melvin Gordon was charged with a DUI. He is also out for week 6 with an illness.
Saints WR Michael Thomas was fined for "conduct detrimental to the club" after a fight during practice.
The league has cancelled the Pro Bowl for this season.
The Cowboys have traded DE Everson Griffen to the Lions for a conditional draft pick.
The Bengals have traded DE Carlos Dunlap to the Seahawks for a player and a 7th round draft pick.
The league is planning for reduced capacity at the Super Bowl.
Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew has been playing with multiple fractures and a torn ligament in his thumb.
Wisconsin QB Jack Coan is out indefinitely after foot surgery.
Florida State has made a quarterback change.
North Dakota State QB Trey Lance as declared for the 2021 NFL Draft.
LSU is no longer requiring wellness checks at Tiger Stadium.
Kansas State has given head coach Chris Klieman a contract extension through 2026.
Oregon CB Deommodore Lenoir has opted back into the 2020 season.
Kansas State QB Skylar Thompson is out for the season.
SEC teams have been fined for not following COVID protocols.
Here are week 7's game postponements.
The October 31 Wisconsin-Nebraska game has been canceled. Per conference rules, the game goes down as a "no contest."
Memphis WR Damonte Coxie has left the team to concentrate on the NFL.
Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill is opting out to go to the NFL.
November 14's edition of Collège Gameday will be broadcast live from the Masters.
The 2021 East-West Shrine Bowl has been canceled.
Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle underwent surgery for an ankle injury and will miss the remainder of the season.