Preseason week 4 injury rundown

Now that we’ve cleared the hurdle of the third week of preseason, the week where regulars see the most action in the preseason, it’s time to update where things stand in terms of injuries.  This list will include relevant offensive players and some defensive players.  Just to spice things up, we might even mention one guy who isn’t even injured. 

 

AFC

Baltimore Ravens

WR Lee Evans (foot) – day-to-day with a foot injury, should be fine for opening day

 

Buffalo Bills

No relevant injuries

 

Cincinnati Bengals

LB Keith Rivers (wrist) – may open season on PUP list
CB Adam Jones (neck) – may open season on PUP list

 

Cleveland Browns

RB Brandon Jackson (toe) – out indefinitely

 

Denver Broncos

LB D.J. Williams (elbow) – expected to miss week one

 

Houston Texans

RB Arian Foster (hamstring) – appears likely to play opening day, but it is not a lock
LB Brian Cushing (knee) – appears likely to play opening day

 

Indianapolis Colts

QB Peyton Manning (neck) – status for week one uncertain
WR Austin Collie (foot) – should be good to go week one

 

Jacksonville Jaguars

RB Rashad Jennings (knee) – injury doesn’t appear to be serious

 

Kansas City Chiefs

WR Jonathan Baldwin (thumb) – out indefinitely

 

Miami Dolphins

No relevant injuries

 

New England Patriots

WR Wes Welker (neck) – a virtual lock to play week one

 

New York Jets

No relevant injuries

 

Oakland Raiders

WR Louis Murphy (hamstring) – ruled out for week one
WR Chaz Schilens (knee) – return date unknown
TE Kevin Boss (knee) – injury is classified as week-to-week, opening day status is unknown

 

Pittsburgh Steelers

CB Ike Taylor (thumb) – should play on opening day
WR Emanuel Sanders (foot) – seems likely to play week one, but it’s not a given
K Shaun Suisham (appendectomy) – on track to play opening day

 

San Diego Chargers

No relevant injuries

 

Tennessee Titans

RB Chris Johnson (not getting paid enough) – still holding out, odds of playing week one are getting slimmer by the day
RB Javon Ringer (hip) – status for week one is unknown
DE Derrick Morgan (knee) – could be out for awhile
DE Jason Jones (knee) – could be ready for the season opener

 

NFC

Arizona Cardinals

S Adrian Wilson (elbow) – could miss week one

 

Atlanta Falcons

No relevant injuries

 

Carolina Panthers

LB Jon Beason (Achillies) – could miss week one

 

Chicago Bears

RB Marion Barber (calf) – doesn’t appear to be a serious injury

 

Dallas Cowboys

TE Martellus Bennett (ankle) – unlikely to play week one
K David Buehler (hip) – return unknown

 

Detroit Lions

DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (shoulder) – should be okay for opening day

 

Green Bay Packers

No relevant injuries

 

Minnesota Vikings

RB Toby Gerhart (ankle) - expected to be available week one
RB Lorenzo Booker (back) – expected to be available week one
TE Visanthe Shiancoe (hamstring) – expected to be available week one

 

New Orleans Saints

WR Lance Moore (groin) – on track to play week one
K Garrett Hartley (hip) – doesn’t appear to be a serious issue
RB Chris Ivory (abdomen) – likely to miss week one and more

 

New York Giants

DE Osi Umenyiora (knee) – out indefinitely
TE Travis Beckum (hamstring) – should be available week one
K Lawrence Tynes (thigh) – could be in danger of missing week one
CB Prince Amukamara (foot) – could miss the first four weeks of the season

 

Philadelphia Eagles

WR Steve Smith (knee) – won’t begin season on PUP list, but doesn’t appear likely to play week one
WR Jeremy Maclin (virus) – should be in the lineup opening day

 

St. Louis Rams

No relevant injuries

 

San Francisco 49ers

WR Michael Crabtree (foot) – status for opening day is unknown

 

Seattle Seahawks

No relevant injuries

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

No relevant injuries

 

Washington Redskins

S LaRon Landry (Achillies) – still out and his return date is uncertain, but won’t begin the season on the PUP list
TE Chris Cooley (knee) – could be ready for week one

 

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