Here's a look at stories form around the NFL on Wednesday, Sept. 6.
The Category 5 Hurricane bearing down on southern Florida prompted the NFL to postpone this week's Dolphins-Buccaneers game until Week 11, which was both teams' bye week. They'll now play 16 consecutive games.
The Miami Herald noted that the Dolphins also had their 1992 opener postponed by Hurricane Andrew, but still went 11-5 that year and won the AFC East crown. The '92 Bills matched their 11-5 record but lost out on a tiebreaker before beating the Dolphins in the AFC title game, 29-10.
The postponement is of particular interest to fantasy football players with Bucs or Dolphins like Mike Evans or Jay Ayaji on their rosters. This week is essentially their bye week.
Bennett, a star defensive lineman, posted a long message on Twitter Wednesday morning detailing excessive force used against him by Las Vegas police after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match on Aug. 26.
Bennett wrote that an officer "placed his gun near my head and warned me that if I moved he would 'blow my f------ head off.'" Bennett has hired an attorney and is considering legal action.
TMZ obtained video of the arrest, which corroborates some of Bennett's allegations. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department police said it is investigating the incident.
— Michael Bennett (@mosesbread72) September 6, 2017
Reference a statement made by Michael Bennett, this case is under investigation. Reserve judgment. We will address this publicly today.
— LVMPD (@LVMPD) September 6, 2017
An arbitrator ruled to uphold the six-game suspension NFL commissioner Roger Goodell handed Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot. But due to the timing of the decision, Elliot will be able to play this week and will start his suspension next week.
Elliot still has a window to get the suspension thrown out. The Dallas Morning News wrote that a decision is expected by 5 p.m. Friday.
Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who sprained his left ankle in a preseason game, took the practice field with teammates for warmups Wednesday and jogged without wearing a brace.
Beckham went to the sideline to stretch once the regular portion of practice began, according to the New York Post. The Giants face the Cowboys in Sunday night's opener.
Odell Beckham Jr. moving around in pre-practice warmups. pic.twitter.com/2VnFSj5cqo
— Paul Schwartz (@NYPost_Schwartz) September 6, 2017
Gisele Bundchen, the model and wife of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, caused a stir in May by saying that Brady "does have concussions," and in fact had one last season.
Brady was not listed on the Patriots' injury report with a concussion at any point last season. The league reviewed the Patriots' medical practices in light of Bundchen's interview but found no wrongdoing by Brady or the team.
"This review identified no evidence of any deviation from the Protocol by the Patriots’ medical staff or the Unaffiliated Neurotrauma Consultants assigned to Patriots’ games or any indication that Mr. Brady sustained a concussion or reported signs or symptoms consistent with having sustained a concussion,” the league said.