San Diego coach Norv Turner told reporters Monday that center Nick Hardwick is still a long shot to return Sunday against Cincinnati. He has been out since Week 1 with an ankle injury. Turner is hopeful safety Eric Weddle will return Sunday. He has missed the past two games with a knee injury.
The Broncos placed rookie safety Darcel McBath on the injured reserve with a broken forearm, which he injured Sunday in a loss to the Colts. The team added safety Vernon Fox. He was on Denver’s roster last season.
The Broncos’ game at Philadelphia on Dec. 27 has been moved to a 4:15 p.m. ET start.
Former Oakland head coach Jon Gruden brought his ESPN Monday Night Football friends to his old stomping grounds Sunday night.
The Raiders signed offensive lineman Elliot Vallejo to the practice squad.