All 32 NFL groups are managing accidents on their rosters as we enter the homestretch of the common season — to various levels, after all.
Buffalo Payments pass-rusher Von Miller will miss the rest of the season after having surgical procedure to restore an ACL damage. In response to ESPN’s Alaina Getzenberg, Miller suffered at minimal a partial ACL tear.
The San Francisco 49ers misplaced one other quarterback to damage, as Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a damaged left foot in opposition to the Miami Dolphins final week. On Wednesday, coach Kyle Shanahan confirmed Garoppolo will not want surgical procedure however added there’s a “way-outside probability” he’ll return to the sphere this season. Brock Purdy will begin in Garoppolo’s place Sunday in opposition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Listed here are some extra damage updates from our NFL Nation reporters getting into Week 14.
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Jackson is predicted to overlook his first recreation of the season after not practising all week. He is formally listed as uncertain for the Ravens, who’re set to go with Tyler Huntley. Baltimore has expressed loads of confidence in Huntley, who led a game-winning drive within the fourth quarter in Sunday’s 10-9 win over Denver. However the Ravens have misplaced the previous 4 video games that Jackson has failed to start out.
— Jamison Hensley
The Payments may very well be with out one among their high defenders in Milano, who has been formally listed as questionable vs. the Jets. Milano suffered the knee damage early within the staff’s win vs. the New England Patriots on Dec. 1 however performed 100% of defensive snaps. He participated in apply solely on Friday in a restricted capability. Milano mentioned Friday that he’s “feeling good and on the point of play on Sunday.”
— Alaina Getzenberg
Foreman wasn’t certain if he might have been prepared final week with a foot damage suffered in Carolina’s newest outing, however he is prepared this week and did not earn an damage designation after sitting out Wednesday’s apply and being restricted on Thursday. He is had 4 100-yard speeding efforts in his previous six video games since changing Christian McCaffrey and has an opportunity to do it once more in opposition to a Seattle protection that has been weak to good backs.
— David Newton
Despite the fact that Higgins was restricted this week with a hamstring subject, he’ll play in opposition to the Browns. Bengals coach Zac Taylor mentioned Higgins’ participation at apply was restricted to make sure there weren’t any potential looming points forward of this weekend’s recreation. Higgins was not even listed on the ultimate recreation standing report for Sunday.
— Ben Child
Cleveland’s No. 1 WR sat out Friday’s apply due to the hip damage and is now listed as questionable for Sunday’s recreation in opposition to Cincinnati. Cooper is having a wonderful season, and given Cleveland’s lack of depth at WR, it might be an enormous blow for the Browns’ offense if Cooper cannot play.
— Jake Trotter
It’s trying like Washington will make his season debut after breaking a foot on Aug. 1 and having surgical procedure. He has been wholesome sufficient to play for a number of weeks and has gone by means of the previous two weeks of apply and seemed sturdy. With all the discuss about Odell Beckham Jr. going to Dallas, the Cowboys might work Washington in as a deep menace with CeeDee Lamb and Michael Gallup down the stretch of the season and into the playoffs. Contemplating Beckham shouldn’t be able to contribute proper now as he comes again from a torn ACL, Washington’s timing could not be higher.
— Todd Archer
Damage: Calf and foot, respectively
With each gamers coping with accidents, the Texans’ high two receivers may very well be restricted.
— D.J Bien-Aime
Meyers hasn’t practiced this week after taking successful to the top late in a Week 13 loss to the Payments. That places his standing doubtful for Monday evening’s highway recreation in opposition to the Cardinals. Meyers leads the staff with 593 receiving yards and is second in catches (50). Eight-year veteran Nelson Agholor and rookie Tyquan Thornton could be the highest candidates to fill his spot alongside starter DeVante Parker, with slot goal Kendrick Bourne additionally within the combine.
— Mike Reiss
Carter returns to motion after lacking one recreation with a sprained ankle, however he may not be the RB1 anymore. The sudden emergency of rookie Zonovan Knight has modified the backfield image. Carter nonetheless has a job, as does Ty Johnson (third-down again), however Knight figures to get essentially the most carries after two spectacular video games.
— Wealthy Cimini
Damage: Ribs and hip, respectively
Each Watt and Johnson will take a look at their accidents out in warm-ups. Whereas Watt is coping with a lingering rib subject, Johnson’s hip damage is new — he suffered it on the finish of the win in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons. Johnson did not apply on Thursday and was restricted Wednesday and Friday. Although Watt had an identical apply schedule, he mentioned Friday he “did a superb quantity” within the ultimate apply of the week. If Johnson or Watt are restricted, anticipate higher contributions from George Pickens and Malik Reed — although Reed can also be questionable with a again damage.
— Brooke Pryor
Bosa leads the NFL in sacks (14.5) and would have one other favorable matchup Sunday in opposition to the Bucs, however he is questionable with a hamstring damage that prevented him from practising all week. The Niners have a brief turnaround to an enormous NFC West matchup on Thursday evening in Seattle, which is able to issue into the choice right here. However the Niners would like to have their star pass-rusher given how significantly better their protection is when he is on the sphere versus when he is not.
— Nick Wagoner
The Seahawks record Walker and fellow operating again DeeJay Dallas as questionable for Sunday’s recreation in opposition to Carolina. Neither practiced in any respect this week due to the ankle accidents they suffered in Seattle’s win over the Rams. Coach Pete Carroll mentioned they will be game-day selections. Travis Homer, who’s again from the knee damage that saved him out of the Rams recreation, and Tony Jones Jr. are the one wholesome tailbacks on Seattle’s 53-man roster.
— Brady Henderson
Burks missed apply all week and was dominated out by coach Mike Vrabel after not clearing the concussion protocol. Burks suffered the concussion on the second drive of Tennessee’s 35-10 loss to the Eagles final week. The Titans are left with Robert Woods and Nick Westbrook-Ikhine as the one receivers on the lively roster. Second-year receiver Racey McMath is an choice after having his 21-day window to return from injured reserve opened on Wednesday. The Titans even have receivers Mason Kinsey, Chris Conley, Dez Fitzpatrick and Reggie Roberson on the apply squad.
— Turron Davenport