NFL Injuries Report


Julian Maestas, Journalist

Were getting to a midpoint in the NFL season and players seem to be dropping like flies. Every time I check my phone on Sundays it’s another player down, sometimes for the rest of the season. Teams have lost players who are role players and teams have lost some of their biggest stars. Get a run down on the big stars teams will have to play without this week.

Starting with Arizona they have some big factors on Defense stuck on IR. Linebacker Chandler Jones has suffered a Bicep injury and Cornerback Robert Alford suffered a pectoral injury and they are both on IR with a return not soon. DeAndre Hopkins, arguably one of the best receivers in the game is questionable but should be ready to go. These are really their only significant injuries as Chandler Jones just one year ago was 2nd in the whole league in number of sacks.

For the Falcons they also only have 2 significant injuries in Linebacker Takkarist Mckinnely who is questionable with a groin injury, and Strong Safety Demontae Kazee with a Achilles injury. They do not have many names on the defense that pop out so these guys are really key role players they will have to find a way to work without this week.

For the Baltimore Ravens they have some significant injuries in the fact Running back Mark Ingram is questionable with an ankle injury, he is a key part to their run game which they will need. One other key injury is Derek Wolfe he is a great pass rusher and he is suffering a concussion and is questionable.

For the Buffalo Bills Cornerback Josh Norman, a recent pick up will be missing this week’s game due to a Hamstring injury but will be back Week 8. Their other Cornerback, Tre’davious White a star on this defense is questionable this week with a back injury. Also one of their best receivers in John brown will be out this week with a Knee Injury but will be returning week 8 as well. The injuries keep coming with this team as Tight End Dawson Knox will be out this week with a calf injury returning week 8. One last key injury is Guard Jon Feliciano who is questionable to return this week.

Onto the Carolina Panthers who have spent weeks without star Christian McCaffery due to an Ankle Injury is questionable to return this week. Also Wide receiver Curtis Samuel is questionable with a knee injury. Also Defensive Tackle Kwann Short is on IR with a shoulder injury.

For the Bears a big force in their defense Akiem Hicks is questionable with an illness. Also Running back Tarik Cohen has been placed on IR with an ACL injury.

For the Bengals Wide receiver John Ross is questionable with an illness. Star running back Joe Mixon is out this week with a foot injury. Defensive Tackle Mike Daniels is questionable to return from a Elbow injury this week. Also Cornerback Trae Waynes is on IR with a pectoral injury and may return by week 10. Finally Tight End C.J. Uzoma is on IR with an Achilles injury.

Now for Cleveland they are missing top 5 running back Nick Chubb due to a MCL injury and may return week 11. Also Tight end Austin Hooper is out this week with an Appendix injury. 

As everyone has heard for Dallas Quarterback Dak Prescott is on IR with an Ankle Injury. Also Guard Zack Martin is out with a concussion. Tackle Tyron Smith is also on IR with a neck injury. Tight end Black Jarwin is on IR with an ACL injury. Finally Linebacker Sean Lee is expected to return from having a sports hernia this week.

Denver Broncos star Linebacker Von Miller is out with an ankle injury and maybe will have a chance to return by week 15 and have no effect. Also star Wide receiver Courtland Sutton is out for the year with an ACL injury.  Also Defensive End Jurrell Casey is on IR with a Biceps issue. Cornerback A.J. Bouye is questionable to return this week after a shoulder injury. Starting Guard, Dalton Risner is questionable this week with a shoulder injury. Finally Wide Receiver Diontae Spencer is out for this week.

For the Lions they are ready to go with no key injuries. On the other hand for the Packers both Smith brothers Preston and Za’darius are both questionable this week. Also star Running back Aaron Jones is questionable this week with an undisclosed injury. Also Wide receiver Allen Lazard is on IR with an abdomen injury and may return week 10. Finally Tackle David Bakhtiari is questionable with a chest injury.

For the Houston Texans Tackle Laremy Tunsil is questionable with a shoulder injury. Tight end Jordan Akins is questionable with an ankle injury.

For the Colts star Running back Marlon Mack has been on IR for awhile now with an Achilles injury. Also they will be missing star Middle Linebacker Darius Leonard with a groin injury.

The Jaguars will be missing Middle Linebacker Myles Jack the next two weeks with an ankle injury. Also Tight End Tyler Eifert is out till week 9 with a neck injury.

For Kansas City Wide receiver Sammy Watkins is out this week with a hamstring injury. Tackle Mitchell Schwarts is out this week with a back injury. Also Guard Kelechi Osemele is on IR with a Knee injury. Finally Defensive end Taco Charlton will be out with a knee injury.

The entire Raiders offensive line is out, they got hit by a huge covid wave. Also Wide receiver Bryan Edwards is questionable with an ankle injury. Free Safety Lamarcus Joyner is questionable with a hamstring injury. Jonathan Abram also got hit by Covid. Also Wide receiver Tyrell Williams is on IR with a shoulder injury.