The Latest on the 11th Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern):
Buffalo wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin is out with a knee injury after getting hurt on the Bills’ opening offensive series against the Chargers.
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Benjamin was injured while getting tackled by Adrian Phillips and Denzel Perryman after a 20-yard reception near midfield. He needed help from two trainers to leave the field [url=http://www.tampabaybuccaneersteamonline.com/jordan-whitehead-jersey]Wholesale Jordan Whitehead Jersey[/url] , and he was taken to the locker room on a cart.
The Bills acquired Benjamin from Carolina on Oct. 31 in a trade for two draft picks. He had three catches in his Bills debut against New Orleans last week.
Benjamin missed the 2015 season with the Panthers with a torn knee ligament.
– Greg Beacham reporting from Carson, California
Houston running back D’Onta Foreman has been carted off the field with what appears to be a left leg or ankle injury after scoring on a 34-yard run against the Cardinals.
Foreman’s run gave the Texans a 31-21 lead with about six minutes left. But he quickly fell to the ground and was reaching for his leg, and it was clear that the rookie was in pain.
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– Kristie Rieken reporting from Houston
Bears linebacker Leonard Floyd was carted off after trying to defend a rushing play against Detroit, while Packers defensive lineman Kenny Clark was carted off the field in their game against Baltimore.
Floyd appeared to hurt his leg on the play in Chicago. Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller also got hurt on the play and was bleeding from his left hand.
Clark hurt his ankle trying to tackle Ravens running back Alex Collins. He was the second Green Bay starter to go down after Clay Matthews hurt his groin in the first half.
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Thompson’s right ankle was caught awkwardly under Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins in the third quarter. Thompson had to be removed from the field on a cart.
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins also took a heavy hit on the play and received brief treatment from trainers while Washington executed a successful fake punt on fourth-and-1 on its own 15. Cousins came back on the field and led the Redskins to a touchdown for a 24-13 lead.
– Brett Martel reporting from New Orleans
Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch is active for the first time this season, backing up Brock Osweiler in their game against the Bengals.
That means Trevor Siemian has gone from starter to No. 3 in three weeks.
The Broncos had lost five straight entering the game, and if the free-fall continues they may take a look at Lynch to see whether he’s a bust or simply a late-bloomer.
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– Arnie Stapleton reporting from Denver
Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been ruled out for the rest of their game against Baltimore after hurting his groin midway through the first quarter at Lambeau Field.
Matthews came back for one play on the ensuing series but watched the rest of the first half.
It wasn’t a pretty one for either offense. The Ravens led 6-0 at the break on Justin Tucker’s two field goals. The Packers have three turnovers, including two picks thrown by Brett Hundley.
– Genaro Armas reporting from Green Bay, Wisconsin
The NFL has extended its deal to play an annual game in Mexico for three more years.
The league and the Ministry of Tourism announced Sunday an agreement to play a game each year from 2019-21. The deal was announced shortly before the Raiders played the Patriots at Azteca Stadium.
The Raiders also played in Mexico last year against Houston under a three-year contract that extends through 2018. There has been no announcement of which teams will play in Mexico next season.
The NFL played its first regular-season game in Mexico City in 2005 when the 49ers faced the Cardinals.
– Josh Dubow reporting from Mexico City
Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore has not played since twisting his left ankle while diving to break up a third-down pass in the end zone in their game against Washington.
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New Orleans was already going to be challenged downfield by the Redskins’ Kirk Cousins, who was 4 of 7 for 83 yards and a touchdown in the first quarter.
– Brett Martel reporting from New Orleans
The picky Baltimore Ravens are at it again.
The Baltimore defense picked off Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Hundley twice in a scoreless first quarter, increasing their league lead in interceptions to 15.
Safety Eric Weddle and cornerback Jimmy Smith each have picks for Baltimore. The Ravens led the Packers 3-0 early in the second quarter.
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