NFL Injury Report Week 5
The NFL season is now a quarter of the way through and with that the injuries are beginning to pile up left and right, here is a list of the notable injuries which took place during the games from week four.
For the second consecutive week a New York Jets player highlights the NFL’s injury report as wideout Santonio Holmes suffered an undisclosed left foot injury against the San Francisco 49ers in the Jets 34-0 loss. X-Rays taken on the foot were negative but head coach Rex Ryan did say that Holmes would miss some time due to the injury; first Darrelle Revis, now Holmes.
New York Giants safety Kenny Phillips sprained his the MCL in his knee in the Giants 19-17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and is doubtful for New York’s home game versus the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith suffered a sprained ankle in the Ravens 23-16 victory over the Browns on Thursday Night Football and is questionable to play versus the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Tennessee Titans starting quarterback Jake Locker injured his left shoulder (non-throwing) and his status for this week’s game versus the Minnesota Vikings in uncertain right now. Locker underwent an MRI on Monday which found no structural damage but doctors say it will eventually need surgery.
Houston Texans safety Quintin Demps broke a bone in his left fore-arm during the Texans 38-14 victory over the Titans and will miss a few weeks due to the injury.
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Laurent Robinson suffered a concussion in the Jaguars 27-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals and is doubtful for Jacksonville’s game versus the Chicago Bears this week.
The Washington Redskins watched two of their players get injured on the same play during pregame warmups prior to the 24-22 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week. Safety Brandon Meriweather and wide receiver Aldrick Robinson collided and Meriweather suffered a sprained MCL/PCL in his left knee while Robinson suffered a concussion, both will be sidelined versus the Atlanta Falcons this week.