A new year is around the corner, but not when it comes to the NFL. With still two weeks to play and many playoffs his race must be decided, his second-to-last injury report of the regular season will be even more significant than the previous week. Anyone who misses Sunday’s game could affect playoff races for several teams.
Below, we break down the official injury reports from all the NFL teams scheduled to play this weekend. who’s out? Who’s on the right track?This is a one-stop-shop for everything related to his NFL injury in Week 17.
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McCoy is out for the Cardinals again, but Arizona has no eye on Trace McSorley this week. This is his fourth different starting quarterback for the Cardinals this year. Hopkins was added late to injury reports with a knee injury.
With the Falcons, Matt Hennessy could start if Wilkinson is sidelined on the injured list on Saturday. With Franks still in concussion protocol, the Falcons have Parker Hesse and Mycole Pruitt on tight ends.
With the Bears’ receivers depleted, it’s optimistic that Claypool is in question after being restricted in practice Friday. , let’s see what the Bears decide with two weeks left of the season. Pettis was also restricted on Friday, but Equania St. His Brown cleared concussion protocol.
Lagnow was restricted to Lions practices on Friday after missing practices earlier in the week. He’s likely to start. Jackson was added late to the injury report, so if Jackson can’t go, Craig Reynolds will be watched as RB2.
Even with practices restricted on Thursday and Friday, Lawrence has no reason to worry. Even if this game doesn’t affect the Jaguars’ chances of winning the AFC South, Lawrence should be available on Sunday. Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson was optimistic about Walker playing this week.
Ogamboile has overtaken Rex Burkhead to become the second back in the Texans’ offense, while Dameon Pierce is on the disabled list. If he can’t go, Birkhead will be the second back behind Lois Freeman.
Broncos interim head coach Jerry Rosberg expects Judy to play Sunday after being limited by a week of practice. Darcic will miss.
The chiefs are relatively healthy, except for Mekor Hardman (abdomen). Head coach Andy Reid said he will be out of action this week because Hardman has a setback and the 21-day practice period is still open.
- Dolphin: QB Tua Tagovailoa (concussion) out; T Eric Fisher (calf) DOUBTFUL; T Terron Armstead (toes, chest, knees, hips), OLB Bradley Chubb (ankles, hands), WR River Kracraft (calf), FB Alec Ingold (thumb), CB Xabien Howard (knee), T Greg Little (foot)
- Patriot: CB Jack Jones (knee), CB Marcus Jones (concussion), TE Johnne Smith (concussion), WR Devante Parker (concussion) OUT; CB Jalen Mills (groin), TE Hunter Henry (knee), CB Jonathan Jones (chest), RB Ramondre Stevenson (ankle), WR Taycan Thornton (knee)
The Dolphins have a long list of injuries heading into this must-win game. Ingold, Chubb, Howard and Armstead will be decided during the game, according to Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel. Armstead will be featured with an added hip injury this week, as both Fisher and Little are in injury reports as well. The Dolphins may need his tackle on left on Sunday as the top three on the depth chart could be out.
It’s common for the Patriots to put questionable injury designations below their vests, as they were all limited attendees at practice Friday. and Jack Jones and Marcus Jones are absent.
The three players left out hadn’t practiced all week, so this week’s injury report for the Colts wasn’t a surprise.
With the Giants, Xavier McKinney has been out of practice for 21 days and is not scheduled to return from the disabled list. Jackson is a mid-game decision, but Ojulari will play despite the injury designation.
Olave has been restricted all week for the Saints, so he basically becomes a game time decision. You’ll be relying on Kirk Merritt wide receivers. Lattimore is also a player to watch on Sunday as he has been out of practice for a week.
With the Eagles having limited practice on Friday, the Hearts will decide the game time. The news that Hearts are in doubt is a bit disheartening on Sunday, but the Eagles can ride with Gardner Minshew for the second week in a row.
There aren’t many injury reports for the Panthers this week, as Horn could miss the rest of the year. Stephen Sullivan says he will be the No. 2 tight end if Tremble misses.
The Buccaneers got good injury news this week with Ryan Jensen returning to practice, but he won’t be playing on Sunday. Head coach Todd Bowles said he would “wait and see” for Smith and Bear, but had no update on Jones.
Clowney was the only player on the Browns’ injury report, but must clear concussion protocol to play on Sunday. Expected to take.
The Commanders will start Chase Young (knee) this week, but he’ll be included in the pitch count. Brian Robinson Jr. is the back to watch and Gibson will miss this week’s game.
With the 49ers missing Samuel for the third week in a row, expect more targets for Brandon Ayuk and George Kittle in the passing game. Both Samuel and Elijah Mitchell have a chance to play in Week 18.
The Raiders are relatively healthy heading into Week 17, but Derek Carr won’t start Sunday’s game against the 49ers. Jarrett Stidham will start the rest of the year.
Mike White (ribs) will start at quarterback on Sunday as he is not designated as injured by the Jets. With Duane Brown (shoulder) and George Fant (knee) also not under injury designation, the Jets have his two key offensive linemen ready.
Rocket returned to practice Thursday just 10 days after breaking his hand, so he will be the player to watch this week for the Seahawks. Goodwin was downgraded to Doubtful after Friday’s practice. Walker is expected to play through his ankle injury, as he did last week.
With Austin Schrottman starting at center, the Vikings have an opportunity to rest Bradbury for the playoffs. Ezra Cleveland (shoulder) did not have an injury designation.
Watson is improving day by day for the Packers and is practicing for the first time this week after not playing in the second half of Sunday’s victory. Tackle David Bakhtiari (hip) is not classified as injured and will play this week.
Don’t worry about Higbee missing Sunday’s game, as head coach Sean McVay revealed the Rams would be cautious about him. Gaines will also be playing while Floyd deals with stomach bugs.
Austin Ekeler (knee) had reported an injury all week with the Chargers, but was fully present at practice Friday and had no injury designation. Trey Pipkins (hip), this guy has been on all week.
Jack and Ogunjobi had Friday practice restricted, so we’ll see if they can practice on Sunday. Dionte Johnson (Hip).
With the Ravens without Jackson again this week, Tyler Huntley will start first in the AFC North against Pittsburgh. Jackson may not make it to the playoffs at this rate, but the Ravens’ wagers in Week 18 speak for themselves. Jason-Pierre-Paul and DeSean Jackson (ill) had no injury designations.
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