Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin is appealing his one-game suspension without pay after being labeled by the NFL as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.

The league announced the penalty Monday for Griffin's hit on Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera the day before. Griffin wrote in a text to The Associated Press that he was just trying to do his job but hurt his team.

Packers: Coach Mike McCarthy says the chances of quarterback Aaron Rodgers playing Thursday at Detroit are "slim to none."

Jets: Struggling rookie Geno Smith will remain New York's starting quarterback, coach Rex Ryan said.

Browns: With Jason Campbell being treated for a concussion, Brandon Weeden, twice benched this season, is likely to start at quarterback Sunday against Jacksonville.

Seeman dies: Former NFL supervisor of officials Jerry Seeman, who worked as the chief referee in two Super Bowls, has died after a long bout with cancer at age 77.