It was a different story Sunday in the lopsided 39-10 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. On the first play, Breida aggravated his ankle injury and had to come out of the game. The team’s medical staff taped both of his ankles, and he returned. On his first carry after re-entering, Breida lost a fumble.
He finished the day with a modest five carries for 15 yards -- his lowest output of the season.
As the story led with, Breida might have to get healthier before returning to the field. HC Kyle Shanahan said Breida has done a good job recovering during the week but may have to consider letting him heal before playing again. Mostert and Morris would see an increase if Breida misses time. Mostert rushed for 59 yards and had four catches for 19 yards.
But Martin has not been nearly as effective as the Raiders had hoped as a change-of-pace back. Lynch has avoided 25 tackles this season through Week 6, ranking fourth among all NFL running backs. Martin, though, was averaging just 0.07 forced missed tackles per touch after averaging a league-low 0.06 forced missed tackles per touch last year.
Richard and Washington could see work too, but according to the story is sounds like Martin is the back to pick up for those looking for help. The story also said Lynch could go on IR and may have at least played his last game as a Raider.
Rosenhaus said the best-case is Wilson misses a few weeks. Tests care coming Monday.
Related players: James Conner
A story also broke on Sunday that the team doesn't plan to trade Bell, and they expect Bell to return at some point and remain on the roster through 2019 and then become a free agent. Other reports say Bell will return ahead of Week 9 while others think he could remain away through Week 10, because at that point he has to return to the team in order to become a free agent next year. Until he is back, Conner remains the team's RB1.
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 7:05pm
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 7:05pm
The already banged-up New York Jets were dealt two major blows in the second quarter of their Week 7 matchup with the Minnesota Vikings, as running back Bilal Powell and Doug Middleton sustained injuries that will keep them out for the remainder of the afternoon.
Powell will not return due to a neck injury, while Middleton is out with a shoulder injury.
Related players: Isaiah Crowell
With Powell out, Crowell, who is playing through an injury of his own, will shoulder the load out of the backfield.
Related players: Josh Reynolds
Kupp (knee, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 7. Reynolds (hand) took full practice reps again Friday and will play. Reynolds should get most of Kupp’s snaps, but the Rams will probably kick Robert Woods to the slot and “sacrifice” Reynolds on Richard Sherman’s side of the field. Woods and Brandin Cooks look like WR1 plays this week.
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 3:09pm
Related players: Josh Doctson
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 3:02pm
The Houston Texans have found a rhythm with their three wide receiver set. Now, they might have to find another option in the slot.
Related players: Vyncint Smith
Albert Wilson, who has been the Dolphins’ best and most dynamic offensive player of the season, left the game Sunday early in the second quarter with a leg injury.
Wilson limped to the locker room, slowly, with a towel wrapped around his head. Some of the towel was in his mouth, and he bit down to help with the pain, the story said. Wilson has since been ruled out.
McCoy was injured after he was hit out of bounds on a 1-yard run on Buffalo's opening drive. He was on the ground briefly before walking into the sideline medical tent under his own power. He was then accompanied by a trainer to the Bills' locker room.
Michel’s right knee twisted awkwardly underneath him as Bears defensive tackle Bilal Nichols wrapped him up. He also fumbled on the play, and Chicago recovered. Michel was quickly carted to the Patriots’ locker room following the injury, which leaves New England with White and Barner at running back. He was listed as questionable to return.
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