The Latest on Week 4 of the NFL (all times EDT):
Giants defensive linemen Oli Olivier Vernon and Damon Harrison have left New York’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Vernon is done for the day with an ankle injury. Harrison has a bruised knee, and his return is described as questionable. Running back Paul Perkins is questionable to return with a rib injury and center Weston Richburg is being evaluated for a concussion.
The Bucs have reported one injury during the game. Safety Keith Tandy left in the third quarter with a hip injury and is questionable to return.
The San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals are trading field goals in the desert.
San Francisco’s Robbie Gould and Arizona’s Phil Dawson each have kicked two field goals, leaving the score at 6-all at halftime.
Gould made kicks of 49 and 39 yards, while Dawson hit from 29 and 43 yards.
Arizona had a TD pass from Carson Palmer to Andre Ellington overturned upon review in the second quarter and Palmer also threw an interception in the end zone on Arizona’s opening drive.
The Minnesota Vikings might have lost their standout rookie running back for the season.
Dalvin Cook left in the third quarter with an injury to his left knee, and coach Mike Zimmer says the team is concerned about his ACL. Cook will have an MRI test to determine the extent of the damage. The second-round draft pick from Florida State had his knee buckle under him after planting his leg on the turf and trying to make a cut.
Cook fumbled on the play, and the Lions went the other way for the go-ahead touchdown in a 14-7 victory.
Latavius Murray took over at running back for the Vikings. Cook was second in the NFL in rushing entering the week.
Half of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the national anthem before their game against the Arizona Cardinals in a show of unity and the other half stood.
Because the 49ers played on Thursday last week, this was their first game since President Donald Trump criticized NFL players for not standing during the anthem.
Just before anthem, San Francisco’s players lined up in two rows, those in the front kneeling, those in the back standing. Most of the standing players had their hands on their hearts and the other on the shoulder of their teammate in front.
San Francisco was the epicenter for such displays during the anthem last year when former quarterback Colin Kaepernick started it in response to police brutality and racial…