Lamar Jackson, Taylor Heinicke Keep away from Main Damage

NFL Week 14 – The NFL retained final season’s relaxed injured reserve guidelines for 2021, that means that any participant who’s positioned on injured reserve after the ultimate roster cutdown day is eligible to return to apply after lacking three weeks. Consequently, we’ll proceed to differentiate between gamers who will likely be positioned on injured reserve (IR) and gamers who will probably miss your entire the rest of the season (Season).

As groups are eradicated, they turn out to be extra prone to place their gamers on injured reserve with comparatively minor accidents. Due to this fact, any accidents to eradicated groups beneath different accidents until they’re accidents to main gamers which are prone to have an effect on the 2022 season.

Packers Offensive Deal with Billy Turner—Knee

Packers offensive sort out Billy Turner suffered what gave the impression to be a major knee harm towards the Bears on Sunday night time, however the actual harm has not but been introduced. When requested concerning the harm, head coach Matt LaFleur expressed his hope that Turner can return this season. Given the mechanism, that makes the most definitely prognosis an MCL sprain. Such accidents to offensive linemen normally trigger at the very least a four-week absence, with round one-in-four ending the participant’s season. That will imply Turner may realistically hope to be again for the playoffs, however he might miss the remainder of the common season. We count on to see extra exact information later at present.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers aggravated his toe harm, with surgical procedure being thought-about as a final resort. The rapid plan is for him to proceed to relaxation and rehab the toe, and to see the way it responds in the course of the week. Both method, the staff believes that he’ll keep away from any missed time.

Ravens Quarterback Lamar Jackson—Ankle

Listed right here solely due to his excessive profile and the alarm surrounding him at present. Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson sprained his ankle towards the Browns, however head coach John Harbaugh emphasised that the harm shouldn’t be a high-ankle sprain. That offers Jackson a really robust likelihood to play in Week 15: solely round one-in-four low-ankle sprains to quarterbacks trigger missed time. Of people who do trigger missed time, most gamers return inside every week or two. On the very least, Jackson must be high-quality nicely in time for the staff’s potential playoff look.

Defensive lineman Calais Campbell injured his thigh. Most thigh accidents to defensive linemen don’t trigger missed video games, and fewer than half of people who do trigger missed time trigger an absence of two or extra weeks.

Giants Defensive Lineman Leonard Williams—Elbow (IR)

Giants defensive lineman Leonard Williams injured his elbow towards the Chargers. Although round 75% of elbow accidents to defensive linemen are minor, the staff believes that Williams is among the many much less lucky 25%. Of these, round half trigger an absence of at the very least 5 weeks, which might be lengthy sufficient to finish Williams’ season.

Falcons Security Erik Harris—Chest (IR)

Falcons security Erik Harris left the sport with a chest harm, the mechanism of which suggests an injured pectoral. Pectoral accidents to defensive backs are normally dangerous information: round 60% trigger an absence of at the very least 4 video games, and 45% are season-ending. If confirmed, with solely 4 weeks to go, Harris will probably miss the remainder of the season both method. He must be high-quality for the beginning of the staff’s offseason program.

Edge rusher Dante Fowler injured his calf. Round half of calf accidents to linebackers trigger missed time, however solely round 15% of gamers who are suffering them miss greater than two weeks.

Linebacker Emmanuel Ellerbee injured his knee, however no additional info is but public.


The next gamers left their respective video games with concussion signs and enter the league protocol:

  • 49ers cornerback Ambry Thomas
  • Bears cornerback Xavier Crawford
  • Soccer Group receiver Terry McLaurin
  • Soccer Group tight finish Sammis Reyes
  • Packers receiver Equanimeous St. Brown
  • Texans security Justin Reid

Primarily based on our present information, a rising majority of gamers now miss at the very least one recreation following a identified concussion, however round 80% return inside two weeks.

Different Accidents

49ers linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair injured his elbow towards the Bengals and the staff is awaiting MRI scan outcomes to find out the harm’s severity.

Bears quarterback Justin Fields has a contusion on his left hand, however the staff doesn’t count on it to pose a major drawback. Linebacker Roquan Smith injured his hamstring. Round 65% of hamstring accidents to linebackers trigger at the very least one missed recreation, however solely 25% miss greater than two.

Bengals defensive finish Trey Hendrickson left Sunday’s recreation with again spasms, however the staff expects to have him out there towards the Broncos in Week 15. Deal with Riley Reiff left the sport early because of the ankle harm that has been troubling him in current weeks. Cornerback Chidobe Awuzie additionally left early on account of his current foot harm. Neither participant is predicted to overlook future video games, however they could be restricted in apply.

Payments receiver Emmanuel Sanders injured his knee towards the Buccaneers, however head coach Sean McDermott had no replace on him at his media convention. McDermott expects to have an replace later within the week.

Browns halfback Kareem Hunt harm his ankle towards the Ravens and may have a precautionary MRI scan taken at present, however the staff believes he may have returned to the sport if required and he isn’t anticipated to overlook time.

Buccaneers halfback Giovani Bernard left the sport with a hip harm and the staff continues to be attempting to find out each the character and severity of the ailment. Cornerback Jamel Dean left the sport feeling woozy and will likely be monitored to find out whether or not that is because of sickness or one thing extra sinister reminiscent of a concussion.

Chargers halfback Austin Ekeler seems to have tweaked the ankle harm that had him on the harm report final week, however head coach Brandon Staley doesn’t consider that the harm is important.

Cowboys left sort out Tyron Smith re-injured the identical ankle that precipitated him to overlook three video games earlier within the season, however the staff doesn’t know the severity of the harm. Reverse quantity La’el Collins was affected by cramps previous to his ejection towards Washington.

Soccer Group quarterback Taylor Heinicke may have MRI scans taken on the knee he injured towards the Cowboys, however the staff believes that he will likely be high-quality to play towards the Eagles in Week 15. Middle Tyler Larsen is having scans taken on his injured Achilles. The truth that the harm has not already been introduced as season-ending is encouraging. Round half of non-rupture Achilles accidents trigger missed time, and the standard restoration time for people who do is 2 to 4 weeks.

Jets defensive lineman Quinnen Williams injured his shoulder towards the Saints however returned to the sport with a harness. With the Jets eradicated, they could select to take a seat Williams slightly than rush him again. Halfback Austin Walter left the sport early on account of sickness.

Lions rookie cornerback Jerry Jacobs tore his ACL and can miss the remainder of the season. He’s prone to miss a lot of the staff’s offseason program and will start the 2022 season on Reserve (PUP). Linebacker Alex Anzalone is taken into account day-to-day with the ankle harm that precipitated him to overlook all however the first quarter in Week 14.

Panthers cornerback A.J. Bouye left the defeat towards the Falcons with a foot harm. With out additional specifics, we can’t mission the probably restoration period. We count on to study extra concerning the harm later at present.

Seahawks rotation defensive lineman Bryan Mone is prone to miss time with the knee harm he suffered towards the Texans. Mone was listed with an harm in the course of the week, however that is reportedly to the alternative knee.

Texans linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill appeared to endure a major knee harm towards the Seahawks, however preliminary scans confirmed solely a sprain and no ligament rupture. He could possibly play in Week 15, relying how the harm responds to remedy. Halfback Rex Burkhead injured his groin; round 50% of groin accidents to halfbacks trigger missed time, however most gamers who are suffering them return in round two weeks.

Titans fullback Tory Carter left Sunday’s recreation with an ankle harm, however no additional specifics are but public.


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