Cowboys Elliott Out, Broncos QB Wilson To Return, Eagles Acquire Quinn

Cowboys' RB Elliott out with knee injury - Broncos QB Russell Wilson to return in Week 8 - Eagles acquire Bears Pro Bowl DE Quinn - Saints say Dalton starting QB - Steelers' Watt returns to practice

Cowboys' RB Ezekiel Elliott out with knee injury

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will be out for Week 8 due to a knee injury, even though he remained in the game after taking a direct hit to his right knee in Week 7 in the second quarter, CBSSports reported.

According to reports, Elliott suffered a grade 2 MCL sprain in his right knee and a "painful" deep thigh bruise. The Cowboys will hold him out of their Week 8 game, and Week 9 is a bye, giving the running back three weeks to heal prior to their Week 10 game against the Packers.

Currently, Elliott is ranked 13th in the NFL for rushing with 443 yards.

Broncos QB Russell Wilson to return in Week 8

Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson, who is officially limited at practice to start this week, says he is "ready to rock" in Week 8 against the Jaguars in London. Russell reportedly worked out during the flight to the UK, CBSSports reported. When asked about his limitations and hamstring injury, he told reporters: "I feel great."

Eagles acquire Bears Pro Bowl DE Robert Quinn

The Philadelphia Eagles have pulled off a major trade, acquiring Pro Bowl defensive end Robert Quinn, 32, from the Chicago Bears, NBC Sports reported.

The Eagles gave up a 2023 fourth-round pick in the trade, according to a source, leaving Philadelphia with six picks in 2023, including two first-rounders. In order to make room on the 53-man roster, the Eagles released second-year DE Tarron Jackson.

Saints say Andy Dalton starting QB even with healthy Jameis Winston

The New Orleans Saints say quarterback Andy Dalton will be the team's starter moving forward, and that the decision was not dependent on the health of opening-day starter Jameis Winston, but Dalton's performance, NOLA reported.

"The last four weeks we're one of the top offenses in terms of moving the ball; we're one of the top offenses in terms of scoring points," Saints head coach Dennis Allen said. "That's the name of the game."

Steelers' T.J. Watt returns to practice to start 21-day return window

Steelers' T.J. Watt, the NFL's sack leader in the previous two seasons, having not played since sustaining a pectoral injury in Week 1, returned to practice on Wednesday to begin a 21-day window in which Pittsburgh can activate him and remove him from the reserve/injured list, CBSSports reported.