NFL Injury Report Week 9

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NFL Injury Report Week 9

Injury Report
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As we all well know too much the NFL unfortunately is a very violent game and with that comes plenty of injuries across the entire league on a weekly basis. Sometimes the injuries can occur from the type of savage hits that the players endure and deliver or other times they can happen from the little things such as running the wrong way or simply landing awkwardly after jumping or getting tackled.

The point is that there are simply too many ways to become an injury statistic in the National Football League and even more unfortunately is the fact that this is news in a league that is the most popular amongst sports fans in our nation. In certain instances the injury can be a major one to a major player that could affect the way that team’s season winds up and in other situations it could be the 53rd man on the roster who just has a slight sprain which may not have much of an impact on a single game led alone an entire season. With all of that being said there were several injuries which occurred during the action in week eight of the 2012 season some were season ending and others will sideline certain players for maybe just a week or so.

Regardless to the severity or player who the injury occurs to all injuries are an unfortunate part of a sport which we love. Here are a few of the notable injuries that happened last week and how they will affect the players who suffered them.

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Joe Mays - LB

Ron Chenoy-US Presswire

The Denver Broncos came away with a huge 34-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints however they lost linebacker Joe Mays for the remainder of the season due to a broken left leg in the process.

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Carl Nicks - G

Kim Klement-US Presswire

TheTampa Bay Bucaneers have lost their star offensive guard Carl Nicks for the remainder of the year due to a torn plantar plate in one of his toes on his left foot. The injury occurred in the Bucs 36-17 victory over the Minnesota Vikings last week.

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Vontae Davis - CB and Coby Fleener -TE

Davis and Fleener
Don McPeak-US Presswire

The Indianapolis Colts suffered two injuries last week in their 19-13 overtime victory over the Tennessee Titans. The first was when Vontae Davis injured his right knee with an undisclosed injury and also their rookie tight end Coby Fleener who also left the game with a left shoulder injury. There is no time table set for either players return however they both will miss the Colts week nine match up against the Miami Dolphins.

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Chris Cook - CB

Bruce Kluckhohn-US Presswire

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook suffered a broken right arm in the Vikings 36-17 home loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Cook is out indefinitely and there is no time table set for his return but there is a great chance that he could comeback before the season ends.

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Brady Quinn - QB

John Rieger-US Presswire

Just one week after being named the starting quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs Brady Quinn will now miss the teams next game due to a concussion which he suffered versus the Oakland Raiders in the Chiefs 26-16 loss. Quinn will be replaced by the former starter Matt Cassel this week when the Chiefs take on the San Diego Chargers.

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