Tuesday NFL preview: How Patriots, Cardinals will deal with key injuries

NFL Nation previews what to watch for around the league Tuesday, including good injury news for tight end Rob Gronkowski and bad injury news for running back Chris Johnson.

Ravens block FG, return for winning TD (0:37)
ESPN Sport Science - Ravens Kick 6 (1:19)
Hill: 'I was praying for a block' (0:45)
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Barnwell: Patriots still positioned for Super Bowl run

The Patriots suffered a loss Sunday night, but not the worst kind, given encouraging news on Gronk. The focus now should be on getting in position for January, writes Bill Barnwell.

Broncos O-line steps up, Seahawks should be feared (3:04)
Should Hasselbeck remain the Colts starter? (1:10)
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Denver's Osweiler used time on sidelines wisely

After waiting 43 months, Broncos QB Brock Osweiler has made the most of his opportunity. In the process, he's won over teammates with his confidence and maturity, writes Jeff Legwold.

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Gruden: Manziel can still be Browns' future

Not only should the Browns keep Johnny Manziel, but they should also make a strong effort to develop the recently demoted quarterback into their 2016 starter, Jon Gruden writes.

Chip Kelly refutes report he met with USC (2:11)
Brady hopes Gronk injury is not too serious (0:46)
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Game balls: Who starred in Week 12

Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, who is now 4-0 as a starter this season, and Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin are among Sunday's top performers.

Kearse: We left it all out on the field (0:45)


Sport Science: Ravens kick-6

On Monday night, the Ravens' special teams unit scored two touchdowns, including a blocked field goal as time expired.


Will Hill: 'I was praying for a block'

After returning a blocked FG for the winning TD in the final seconds, the Ravens SS said, "I was praying for a block and a miracle happened."


Not Ray Lewis on stopping Cam's dabbing

"He got your wife dabbing. He got your kids dabbing. He got coach Roy Williams from the Chapel Hill Tar Heels dabbing. Stop this man from dancing!"


Belichick really not happy with question

A reporter dared to ask Bill Belichick his emotions after seeing Rob Gronkowski down on the field. Note: Do not ask Bill Belichick about his emotions.


Browns blocked FG returned for walk-off TD

Brent Urban blocks the Browns game-winning FG attempt and Will Hill returns it 64 yards for a TD as the Ravens prevail for a 33-27 victory.


Broncos O-line, Seahawks defense step up

Louis Riddick joins Scott Van Pelt and breaks down the play of the Broncos' offensive line and the state of the Seahawks' defense.


Are the Redskins a playoff team?

The trending Redskins take on the Cowboys on Monday Night Football. Said Ray Lewis on the divisional game: "I think this is an opportunity for the Redskins to take that next step."


Ravens grind out another win

Said Jon Gruden after the Ravens' 33-27 win over the Browns: "They could've easily won every one of these game they've played. ... They don't seem to be bothered by adversity at all."


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"All I was seeing was touchdown." Will Hill on his walk-off TD that sealed the Ravens victory over the Browns on #MNF.

Ravens walk off with a kick-6 in Cleveland

The Browns had a chance to win in the final seconds on a FG, but the Ravens' special teams blocked the kick and Will Hill returned it 64 yards for a TD to lift Baltimore to a 33-27 win. That is the sixth blocked field goal return for a TD in the NFL in the last 5 seasons and first of this season.



I truly apologize to Browns fans everywhere. You guys deserve better.. I'm solely speaking on behalf of my actions. Tough loss. Stay strong.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens QB Matt Schaub: "I've been a part of a lot of crazy games but that was a first."

Final: Ravens 33, Browns 27

  • BAL QB Schaub: 20-34, 232 yds, 2 TD, 2 INT
  • BAL WR Aiken: 6 rec, 80 yards, TD
  • CLE QB McCown: 21-38, 212 yds TD


Matt Schaub's second pick could be costly

Tramon Williams comes up with the interception to set up the Browns offense on the Baltimore 46-yard line. Cleveland has marched down to the 33 with under 10 seconds to play on ESPN.



Matt Schaub back to pass and is PICKED OFF by Tramon Williams. @Browns ball on the BAL 46. 50 seconds left. #BALvsCLE