News: The New York Giants have signed Anderson from their practice squad and have waived offensive tackle Charles Brown.
Impact: Anderson was added to the Giants active roster last weekend and played on special team against the 49ers. He was waived on Monday when offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was activated off injured reserve and re-signed to the practice squad.
News: Murray ran for two touchdowns and 112 yards on just four carries Thursday against Oakland before leaving with a concussion.
Impact: Murray's 90-yard touchdown run was the longest by a Raiders running back since Bo Jackson's 92-yarder against Cincinnati in 1989. It's especially disappointing to see him suffer a setback given how impressive he looked in limited action.
News: Cameron returned to practice Friday for the first time since Oct. 24, two days before he sustained his third concussion in less than two years on a vicious hit against Oakland.
Impact: Cameron feels he has finally turned the corner. He has visited two specialists, who have assured him he is not taking a major risk if he keeps playing. Cameron said tests on his brain indicate he has not sustained any major damage.
News: The Green Bay Packers expect star linebacker Clay Matthews to play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
Impact: Matthews, whose switch to inside linebacker the last two games has been a boon for a previously struggling defense, has been dealing with a recurring groin injury. Matthews said Thursday he was a little sore after Green Bay's 53-20 rout of Philadelphia last Sunday.
News: Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2, and it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Impact: The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will preside over the proceedings involving the Minnesota Vikings star running back. Goodell has the authority to decide whether to hear the appeal himself or appoint someone else. Peterson has not played since the opening week of the season while dealing with child abuse allegations in Texas.
News: The Chiefs have signed Avant to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers.
Impact: The move reunites Avant with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by placing wide receiver A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve on Friday. Avant was drafted by Reid's Eagles and spent his first eight seasons there before signing with Carolina in the offseason. He was the Panthers' third receiver and caught 21 passes for 201 yards and a touchdown before getting released this week.