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Oct 17 (The Sports Xchange) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will miss at least one game recovering from left knee surgery, which was scheduled for Monday to repair a torn meniscus.

By the time Sunday's game ended in Miami, Roethlisberger said his knee was already black and blue, and Pittsburgh began anticipating playing without him for Week 7 and possibly beyond.

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Colin Kaepernick will remain the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback for at least another week.

Head coach Chip Kelly confirmed that Kaepernick will get his second start of season for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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The NFL plans to review a low hit by Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict to the knee of New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett.

Bennett said Burfict apologized to him for the fourth-quarter hit after the Patriots' 35-17 win on Sunday.

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New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton continues to lobby to make pass interference calls eligible for replay review.

Payton reiterated his comments after some games on Sunday featured pass interference calls or non-calls that were highly debatable.

"It has been (discussed) and for good reason, and let's hope that at some point is (addressed) sooner than later," Payton told reporters. "Listen, it's been brought up and discussed by a number of clubs, and I think the competition committee needs to spend a lot more time thinking about that specific call is so critical to get right."

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Cleveland Browns safety Jordan Poyer remained in the hospital in Nashville on Monday afternoon and in stable condition, coach Hue Jackson said at his press conference in Berea, Ohio.

Poyer suffered a lacerated kidney during Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans and was transported to the hospital via ambulance.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Louis Murphy is starting his reserve/physically unable to perform 21-day practice period this week.

Murphy, who is currently on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, can be activated at any time during his 21-day practice period.

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Houston Texans rookie safety K.J. Dillon reportedly suffered a torn ACL against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night.

The fifth-round draft pick from West Virginia was on crutches after the Texans' 26-23 overtime win and went to get an MRI on his knee, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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The Indianapolis Colts waived cornerback Frankie Williams. The 5-foot-9, 190-pound Williams was elevated to the Colts' 53-man roster from the practice squad last week and saw action in Sunday night's 26-23 overtime loss to the Houston Texans.

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The New England Patriots, who listed 15 players on their injury report ahead of Sunday's win over Cincinnati, brought in some roster reinforcements by signing running back Tyler Gaffney and fullback Glenn Gronkowski to the practice squad.

Both players have previous experience with the Patriots.

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The Detroit Lions re-signed defensive back Charles Washington to the team's practice squad.

The Lions released wide receiver Jay Lee from the practice squad to open a slot for Washington. Last week, Detroit signed Lee to the practice squad and released Washington. (Editing by Frank Pingue)