>>Trestman Says Bears Evaluating Injuries
Coach Marc Trestman gave little clarity about the status of the Chicago Bears' injured players, a day after Pro Bowl receivers Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall got banged up along with center Roberto Garza and left guard Matt Slauson.
The Bears suffered a surprising 23-20 overtime loss to Buffalo on Sunday.
Garza and Slauson exited with ankle injuries, leaving the Bears without two starters on the line. Jeffery spent most of the second half on the sideline with a hamstring injury and Marshall limited down the stretch after twisting his right ankle.
Trestman says the evaluations were "ongoing" for the next two days. Chicago plays at San Francisco on Sunday night.
>>Bears Sign Dixon, Waive Hurst
(Lake Forest, IL) -- The Bears are bringing in rookie safety Ahmad Dixon. The team signed Dixon off the Vikings' practice squad on Monday and parted ways with cornerback Demontre Hurst. The Cowboys selected Dixon in the seventh round of the 2014 draft out of Baylor.
>>Trestman To Adjust Travel For Bears
(Lake Forest, IL) -- Bears head coach Marc Trestman is changing things up with his team's travel. Instead of departing Saturday for Sunday night's road game against the 49ers, the Bears will leave after Friday's practice. Trestman says the move is to get acclimated to the two-hour time change.
>>Lions Charge Past Giants
(Detroit, MI) -- Calvin Johnson caught seven passes for 164 yards and two first quarter touchdowns as the Lions roared past the Giants 35-14 at Ford Field in Detroit. Quarterback Matthew Stafford was 22-of-32 for 364 yards and the two TD tosses while also running for a score. Detroit piled up 417 yards of offense while the defense held New York to just 197 yards. Joique Bell ran for 51 yards and a TD in the season-opening win. Eli Manning threw for 163 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Rashad Jennings carried it 16 times for 46 yards and a score while piling up 50 yards receiving. Larry Donnell had five grabs for 56 yards and a touchdown in defeat.
>>Cardinals rally to beat Chargers
Carson Palmer threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes as the Arizona Cardinals closed out Week 1 of the NFL season with a come-from-behind 18-17 win over the visiting San Diego Chargers on Monday night.
Palmer completed 24-of-37 throws and finished with 304 yards for the Cardinals (1-0), who missed the playoffs last season despite winning 10 games.
Philip Rivers was 21-of-36 for 238 yards, one touchdown and an interception for San Diego (0-1), which is coming off a run to the divisional round of the playoffs.
>>Roc Nation Sports Signs Ndamukong Suh
(Undated) -- The sports management branch of Jay Z's Roc Nation is adding Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh [[ en-DOM-ah-ken SOO ]] to its roster. Roc Nation Sports announced the new addition Monday. Suh celebrated the news by posting a picture of himself on Instagram along with the caption, "New season. New partnership." "Bloomberg" reports that Roc Nation will help negotiate a new contract for Suh after he becomes a free agent at the end of this season.
Among the other athletes on the Roc Nation Sports roster are NFL stars Geno Smith, Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks. The NBA's Kevin Durant and the WNBA's Skylar Diggins are also part of the Roc Nation Sports Family.
>>Report: Bills Sale Moving To Sabres Owner Terry Pegula
(Buffalo, NY) -- A sale of the Buffalo Bills could be coming soon. The "Buffalo News" reports a decision could come as soon as Tuesday with all signs pointing to Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula as the front-runner to buy the team. He has reportedly submitted the highest bid and would likely be able to keep the team in Buffalo because of his ties to the city. Rumors have circled recently that the team might be on the move. The Bills have been looking for new ownership since the death of Ralph Wilson in March.
>>Texans' Clowney Has Surgery On Torn Meniscus
(Houston, TX) -- Houston Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney is recovering from surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. The top selection in this year's draft will be out four-to-six weeks. Clowney left Sunday's season opener against the Redskins in the second quarter. He had one tackle before exiting.