The NFL is looking into whether the Saints illegally stashed linebacker Todd Davis in their training facility after they released him at a time the Denver Broncos were claiming him on waivers, sources said.
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on Sunday denied that he backed out of a scheduled disciplinary hearing with the NFL on Friday, saying the league is trying to "impose a new process of discipline on me" and circumvent the CBA.
Sean Mannion's 66-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter gave Oregon State the lead and Michael Doctor's 35-yard interception return for a score with 1:38 left sealed the Beavers' 35-27 win over No. 7 Arizona State on Saturday night.
Dalvin Cook ran for two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score late in the fourth, and No. 2 Florida State continued its season of rallies by erasing a 16-point deficit and topping Miami 30-26 on Saturday night.
Following an MRI that revealed no structural damage to his surgically repaired knee, linebacker NaVorro Bowman is expected to return to practice with the San Francisco 49ers next week, according to a league source.
Wisconsin Badgers tailback Melvin Gordon has set the FBS record for rushing yards in a game, reaching 408 yards on a touchdown run at the end of the third quarter against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday.