Papiss Cisse scored a late brace to earn Newcastle a much needed point during tough times.
A back injury that kept Newcastle's newest forward, Facundo Ferreyra, out of the Magpies loss to Southampton last weekend will continue to keep him sidelined this weekend against Hull City.
Making his second straight start, defender Massadio Haidara salvaged a decent fantasy score despite Newcastle United being otherwise manhandled by Southampton in a 4-0 loss.
Newcastle fans are once again asking for the team's manager, Alan Pardew, to be sacked.
Alan Pardew confirmed via Twitter that as long as Cheik Tiote has not had any setbacks during the international break, the defensive midfielder will be in the squad this weekend when Newcastle travel to Southampton.
Alan Pardew confirmed that Rolando Aarons will miss the trip to Southampton this weekend due to a hamstring injury.
Summer signing Siem de Jong is likely to miss the remainder of 2014 after suffering a training ground injury earlier this week.
Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback has returned to the club for further treatment following his withdrawal from the England squad on Wednesday evening.
Roma have signed Newcastle's Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa on a season-long loan.
In an enjoyable contest where the lead changed hands, the standout performer for Newcastle United was Rolando Aarons, an 18 year old prospect who notched a goal and an assist as a substitute as the Magpies played Crystal Palace to a 3-3 draw.
Tim Krul is worth considering for your goalkeeper position as Newcastle face Crystal Palace at home in Week 3.
Mike Williamson earned a second yellow card late on for Newcastle United but it did not help Aston Villa find a goal in a sloppy 0-0 draw.
Alan Pardew indicated via Newcastle's Twitter feed that attacking midfielder Siem De Jong has been training all week and will be in the squad to face Aston Villa on Saturday.
Newcastle United had a quiet fantasy day as expected in their loss to reigning champions Manchester City, but Remy Cabella was particularly disappointing given his over 15m price tag.
Newcastle were impressive today despite losing 2-0 to Manchester City.