Monday Injury Rounds: Week 12 - Footballguys

Reviewing the latest news on A.J. Green, Rob Gronkowski, Marvin Jones, and Joe Flacco. Analyzing new injuries to Kerryon Johnson, Jimmy Graham, and Marcus Mariota. Detailed table reviewing injuries at every position.

NOTE: During the regular season, this column is a living document through Tuesday morning. I'll be updating as needed after team press conferences, imaging reports, Monday Night Football injuries, etc. Major changes to the content will be noted in red.

Scroll to the bottom of this article for a quick look table of the week's most pressing injury situations and a review of players on injured reserve / PUP / NFI.


Footballguys will have close and detailed coverage of all injuries this season. Here's a look at my expected schedule. I will do my best to stick to this. Work and family responsibilities may sometimes cause brief delays.

Monday Injury Rounds: Posted Sunday night, updated through Tuesday AM. Detailed analysis of the week's injuries with table for quick review. Offensive injuries will be live Sunday night. Critical defensive and offensive line injuries will be added throughout the day on Monday. I'll be updating with news and analysis through Tuesday.

Midweek Injury Expectations: Posted Wednesday night. Analysis of the practice participation report with a table including my projection of each injured player's likely game status. Will include discussion of any major breaking injury news.

Sunday Gameday Expectations: Posted by Saturday afternoon, updated through Sunday morning inactives. Will include individual player blurbs with detailed thoughts on the week's injury news and my speculation on player availability and limitations. Will include table highlighting each day's practice participation, official game status, and my availability expectation.

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INJURY ROUNDS

Kerryon Johnson | Left knee sprain | Awaiting Information | Doubtful Week 12

There was no clear mechanism of Johnson's injury on video replay. There was no consensus among experienced orthopedic surgeons on Twitter, with Dr. David Chao seeing hints of an ACL injury but uncertain about whether Johnson had suffered a season-ending injury. Others speculated about a MCL or PCL sprain or a bone bruise. Later, Ian Rapoport would report the team's exam was reassuring against an ACL tear but suspected a sprain to another ligament around the knee. Johnson will have an MRI tomorrow to define the injury and its severity. The presumptive diagnosis of a knee sprain is not yet specific enough for a reliable timetable. Regardless of the final diagnosis, it's very unlikely Johnson will be able to recover in time for the Lions' game on Thanksgiving Day.

I'll have more on Johnson should the team update his condition on Monday.

Monday Update: The Lions received good news on Johnson today according to Adam Schefter and Ian Rapoport. Neither reporter provided specifics on Johnson's diagnosis -- only confirming the earlier "sprain" reported yesterday -- but both suggest Johnson will only miss a game or two. Do not expect Johnson to play Thursday but it's too soon to rule him out for Week 12.

Jimmy Graham | Thumb fracture | Week-to-Week | Out Week 12

Graham broke his right thumb last Thursday night. At last report, the Packers were still working to determine Graham's return timetable. Whether Graham chooses to have surgery or not -- he likely will as the thumb is too important to risk incomplete healing -- expect him to miss at least four weeks. He'll likely need a cast at least that long and won't be able to catch or block effectively. It's possible Graham's season may be over if the Packers do not win enough games to remain in playoff contention while he's rehabbing.

Monday Update: Mike McCarthy told reporters Graham intends to "try to play" through his thumb fracture. That's a very tough ask for a player whose primary responsibility is to catch hard-thrown passes from Aaron Rodgers.

Marcus Mariota | Right elbow injury | Awaiting Information | Questionable Week 12

Mariota left just before halftime and did not return with another throwing arm injury. Mariota told Mike Vrabel he was "okay" but the Titans chose not to play Mariota in the second half after starting the third quarter trailing by three touchdowns. It's unclear whether Mariota suffered an aggravation of the nerve contusion that lingered for weeks earlier this season but he was seen shaking his hand before leaving the field. That's suspicious for a re-injury but doesn't necessarily mean Mariota would need again multiple weeks to recover. Mariota did not discuss his injury after the game; Monday's press conference will be out next update on his condition.

Monday Update: Vrabel told reporters Mariota had a stinger yesterday rather than an elbow injury. I'm not sure that's a plausible explanation. The Titans reported the injury as an elbow injury during the game -- a stinger is almost always referred to as a neck or shoulder injury -- and players who are unable to shake stinger symptoms within a short time (~10-15 minutes) rarely return to play within a week. Vrabel said he's hopeful Mariota can play next Monday night. But this warrants close monitoring this week.

Others of note:

***Alex Smith broke both bones in his lower leg and had surgery on Sunday evening. His season is over.

***O.J. Howard suffered a right high ankle sprain and was unable to return. Howard's mechanism and inability to return suggest a higher-grade injury. Barring a surprising return to practice this week, expect Howard to miss multiple weeks.

Offensive line and defensive notes:

***Philadelphia center Jason Kelce left a blowout loss to New Orleans with a left elbow hyperextension and did not return. Expect the Eagles to further evaluate on Monday but there's a chance Kelce will not miss any games.

***Indianapolis center Ryan Kelly did not return after suffering a left knee injury. Television angles did not show a visible injury mechanism. Kelly told reporters he would have an MRI on Monday.

***Both Houston starting guards left with injuries. Zach Fulton (shoulder) and Senio Kelemete (ankle) both suggested their injuries were minor but neither returned to play.

***Corey Liuget suffered a season-ending right quad tendon rupture.


Follow-up Appointments

A.J. Green | Right foot injury | Week-to-Week | Questionable Week 12

Two weeks ago, Green visited the NFL's pre-eminent foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. Robert Anderson, who recommended rehab over surgery and scheduled a follow up exam this week to discuss a return to football-related activity. There were overly optimistic reports last weekend that Green could work out before Sunday's game and "have a chance" to play. That was never realistic -- Green had yet to be cleared for football-related activity by Anderson. That could come this week, however. There are multiple reports that Green has -- as he has multiple times in his career -- recovered briskly and expects to be cleared to return soon. If we see Green practicing on Wednesday, you'll know he's been cleared to play when he feels he's ready. If there are any early week reports of concern or Green isn't practicing on Wednesday, prepare for another week or two on the sideline.

Rob Gronkowski | Ankle / back injuries | Day-to-Day | Probable Week 12

Multiple reports have Gronkowski likely to return this week. Unfortunately, most of these reports suggest Gronkowski's back was the limiting factor in recent weeks. That's not good. Back spasms generally recover within days rather than weeks -- unless they occur because of another injury to the back (i.e. disc herniations, bone spurs, etc.). And those primary injuries do not heal quickly, making it possible that Gronkowski's spasms and limitations may recur. With luck, the month of rest and rehab will have cooled off whatever is troubling Gronkowski and we'll see him return to his pre-injury levels of explosion and agility. If Gronkowski is not looking more like himself this week, however, the rest of his season will be a "what you see is what you'll get" situation. While Gronkowski is talented enough to overcome some of those limitations, any concern this week would mean a limited ceiling for the rest of the season.

Marvin Jones Jr | Right knee contusion | Week-to-Week | Doubtful Week 12

Jones sought a second opinion on his right knee injury early last week and did not return to practice. That suggests his injury was more than a simple bruise in a easy-to-rehab location and much more week-to-week than day-to-day. Though we've seen players recover from similar injuries in 2-4 weeks, it's difficult to expect Jones back on a short week leading into Detroit's Thanksgiving Day game. It's possible the Lions knew Jones would be close but not full strength in Week 11 then be at risk of missing this week's game if he played. If that's the case, we'll see Jones practicing on Monday and Tuesday. More likely, Jones does not practice or play this week in hopes of returning in Week 13.

Joe Flacco | Hip injury | Week-to-Week | Doubtful Week 12

John Harbaugh told reporters "it will be tough" for Flacco to play next week. Other than an Adam Schefter report that Flacco won't need surgery, very little is known about Flacco's hip condition. That's generally not a good thing as teams usually allow details to leak when a player is nearing a return. Still on crutches early last week and yet to be cleared to practice, Flacco is unlikely to play in Week 12. Unless he responds poorly to rehab, Flacco should be healthy enough to play before season's end. However, with Lamar Jackson winning a divisional matchup this week, the Ravens may not feel any added pressure to rush Flacco back.

Others of note:

***The Jets will not clear Sam Darnold to return until his foot injury has fully healed. While there's optimism for Week 12, the Jets will continue to exercise caution. Darnold will need to fully practice to play.

***Josh Allen is expected back this week. Close to returning before the bye, Allen will likely return to full practices by the end of this week in preparation to play.

Offensive line and defensive notes:

***Joey Bosa returned to action and played around 25-30 snaps as a situational pass rusher. There were no indications of a setback and Bosa could be back to a full time role as soon as next week.

***Eric Berry could return to practice during Kansas City's Week 12 bye. He may need more than one week of conditioning but his return may be near if the bone spur aggravating his Achilles tendon does not cause recurrent symptoms.


INJURED PLAYERS ON ACTIVE ROSTER

Quarterbacks Injured | On the Active Roster
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Marcus Mariota Ten Right elbow injury Week 11 Day-to-Day Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Mitchell Trubisky Chi Right shoulder injury Week 11 Day-to-Day Week 12 Return Probable Week 12
Joe Flacco Bal Hip injury Week 9 Week-to-Week Week 13+ Return Doubtful Week 12
Alex Smith Was Right tibia/fibula fracture Week 11 Injured reserve (exp) IR | 2019 Return Out for Season
Ryan Tannehill Mia Right shoulder capsule injury Week 5 Week-to-Week Week 13+ Return Doubtful Week 12
Sam Darnold NYJ Right foot sprain Week 9 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Josh Allen Buf Right UCL sprain Week 6 Week-to-Week Week 12 Return Probable Week 12
Derek Anderson Buf Concussion Week 8 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Running Backs Injured | On the Active Roster
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Det
Left knee sprain
Week 11
Week-to-Week Week 13+ Return Doubtful Week 12
Mia
Shoulder injury
Week 10
Day-to-Day
Week 12 Return
Probable Week 12
Oak
Ankle injury
Week 11
Day-to-Day
Week 12 Return
Probable Week 12
TB
Hamstring strain
Week 8
Week-to-Week
Week 12+ Return
Questionable Week 12
Was
Rib / Knee injuries
Week 6/8
Week-to-Week
Week 12+ Return
Questionable Week 12
Buf
Left shoulder injury
Week 9
Week-to-Week
Week 12+ Return
Questionable Week 12
SF
Right forearm fracture
Week 9
Injured reserve (exp)
IR | 2019 return
Out for season
Phi
Hamstring strain aggravation
Week 9
Week-to-Week
Week 14+ Return
Out Week 12
Wide Receivers Injured | On the Active Roster
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
LAR
Left ACL tear
Week 10
Injured reserve (exp) Out for season Out for season
Cin
Right foot injury
Week 8
Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
NE
Ankle injury aggravation
Week 10
Day-to-Day Day-to-Day Probable Week 12
Det
Right knee contusion
Week 10
Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Doubtful Week 12
KC
Foot injury
Week 9
Week-to-Week Monday Night Awaiting MNF decision
GB
Hamstring strain aggravation
Week 9
Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
NYJ
Ankle injury aggravation
Week 9
Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Mia
Left AC sprain
Week 10
Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Mia
Ankle injury (? Achilles)
Week 10
Injured reserve (exp) IR | 2019 return Out for season
Oak
Quad contusion
Week 10
Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Was
Ankle injury
Week 5
Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Dal
Groin strain
Week 6
Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Doubtful Week 12
Oak
PCL sprain
Week 10
Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Doubtful Week 12
Oak
Left Achilles tear
Week 11
Injured reserve (exp) IR | 2019 return Out for Season
Car
Knee injury
Week 7
Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Den
Knee injury
Week 11
Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Doubtful Week 12
Ten
Toe injury
Week 9
Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Tight Ends Injured | On the Active Roster
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
NE
Back / ankle injuries
Week 6
Week-to-Week
Week 12 Return
Probable Week 12
GB
Thumb fracture
Week 11
Week-to-Week
Week 12+ Return
Questionable Week 12
TB
Right high ankle sprain
Week 11
Awaiting Information
Week 12++ Return
Doubtful Week 12
Buf
Right hamstring strain
Week 9
Week-to-Week
Week 12+ Return
Doubtful Week 12
Dal
Wrist fracture fixation
Week 11
Awaiting Information
Awaiting Information
Out Week 12
Det
Shoulder injury
Week 10
Week-to-Week
Week 12+ Return
Questionable Week 12
Ind
Knee injury
Week 6
Week-to-Week
Week 12+ Return
Questionable Week 12
Offensive Linemen Injured | On the Active Roster
Tackles
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
James Hurst Bal Back injury Week 7 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Terron Armstead NO Right pectoral strain Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 14+ Return Out Week 12
Trent Williams Was Thumb fracture / dislocation Week 8 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Marcus Gilbert Pit Knee injury Week 7 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Trent Brown NE Back injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12 Return Probable Week 12
Laremy Tunsil Mia Knee injury Week 9 Week-to-Week Week 12 Return Questionable Week 12
Ja'Waun James Mia Right patellar tendon strain Week 9 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
D.J. Humphries Ari Knee injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Guards
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Shaq Mason NE Calf injury Week 8 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
A.J. Cann Jac Hamstring injury Week 11 Awaiting Information Awaiting Information Questionable Week 12
D.J. Fluker Sea Calf injury Week 9 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Lucas Patrick GB Concussion Week 10 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Zach Fulton Hou Shoulder injury Week 11 Awaiting Information Awaiting Information Questionable Week 12
Senio Kelemete Hou Ankle injury Week 11 Awaiting Information Awaiting Information Questionable Week 12
Centers
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Jason Kelce Phi Left elbow injury Week 11 Awaiting Information Awaiting Information Questionable Week 12
Ryan Kelly Ind Knee injury Week 11 Awaiting Information Awaiting Information Questionable Week 12
Mitch Morse KC Concussion Week 6 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Spencer Long NYJ Finger / shoulder injuries Week 9 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Defensive Players Injured | On the Active Roster
Edge Rushers
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Marcus Davenport NO Right foot injury Week 8 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Nick Perry GB Knee injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Doubtful Week 12
Defensive Linemen
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
David Irving Dal High ankle sprain Week 7 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Taco Charlton Dal Shoulder injury Week 9 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Mike Daniels GB Foot injury Week 11 Week-to-Week Week 14++ Return Out Week 12
Stephon Tuitt Pit Elbow injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Corey Liuget LAC Right quadriceps tendon tear Week 11 Injured reserve (exp) IR | 2019 return Out for Season
Robert Nkemdiche Ari Calf injury Week 8 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Margus Hunt Ind Knee injury Week 11 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Linebackers
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Sean Lee Dal Hamstring strain Week 9 Week-to-Week Week 13+ Return Out Week 12
Reuben Foster SF Hamstring strain Week 8 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Lavonte David TB Right MCL sprain Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12++ Return Doubtful Week 12
K.J. Wright Sea Chronic knee injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Zach Cunningham Hou Knee sprain Week 8 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Brandon Marshall Den Knee injury Week 8 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Preston Brown Cin Knee injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Nick Vigil Cin Left MCL sprain Week 6 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Doubtful Week 12
Anthony Barr Min Hamstring strain Week 7 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Matt Milano Buf Concussion Week 10 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Defensive Backs
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Budda Baker Ari Knee injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12
Eric Berry KC Heel injury Early preseason Week-to-Week Week 13+ Return Bye Week 12
Andrew Sendejo Min Groin strain Week 5 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Jaquiski Tartt SF Aggravated shoulder injury Week 8 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Justin Evans TB Toe injury Week 11 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Malik Hooker Ind Hip injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Kentrell Brice GB Ankle injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Kevin King GB Hamstring strain Week 9 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Bobby McCain Mia Concussion Week 9 | 10 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Doubtful Week 12
Nate Hairston Ind Ankle injury Week 11 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
M.J. Stewart TB Foot injury Week 8 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Taron Johnson Buf Shoulder injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Ronald Darby Phi ACL tear Week 10 Injured reserve (exp) 2019 return Out for season
Jalen Mills Phi Foot injury Week 8 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Aaron Colvin Hou Ankle injury Week 4 Week-to-Week Week-to-Week Questionable Week 12
Kickers Injured | On the Active Roster
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Phil Dawson Ari Hip injury Week 10 Week-to-Week Week 12+ Return Questionable Week 12

Injured Players Not on Active Roster

Notable Quarterbacks on PUP or NFI or IR
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
SF
Left ACL reconstruction
Early October 2018
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
2019 return
Notable Running Backs on PUP or NFI or IR
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Hou
Left Achilles repair
Late November 2017
Reserve / PUP
PUP | Eligible Week 7
**Returned to practice**
Atl
Core abdominal muscle repair
Week 5
Inseason IR
IR | Eligible Week 16
Probable to return late season
Oak
Groin strain
Week 6?
Inseason IR
IR | Eligible Week 16
Questionable to return late season
NE
Neck injury / ? Concussion
Week 3
Inseason IR
IR | Eligible Week 13
**Designated to return**
NYJ
Neck injury
Week 7
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
NYG
Foot injury
Week 3
Inseason IR
IR | Eligible Week 13
Doubtful to return late season
Phi
Left ACL tear
Week 5
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
2019 return
NE
Right ACL / MCL sprain Early September 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return 2019 return
Jac
Left Lisfranc injury
Week 5
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
2019 return
Bal
Knee injury Week 1 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 11 **Designated to return**
SF
Right ACL reconstruction Early September 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return 2019 return
Was
Left ACL reconstruction
Mid-August 2018
Injured reserve
2019 return
Det
Back injury
Mid-August 2018
Injured reserve
2019 return
Oak
Knee surgery (likely meniscus repair)
Early September 2018
Injured reserve
2019 return
Notable Wide Receivers on PUP or NFI or IR
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Mia
Right hip injury
Week 7
Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 17 Doubtful to return last season
NO
Knee injury
Chronic
Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 15 Questionable to return late season
Dal
Foot injury
Week 5
Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 14
GB
Sternoclavicular sprain
PS Week 2
Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 10 Probable to return midseason
Phi
Core abdominal strain
Week 1
Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 10 Probable to return midseason
NYG
Hamstring strain
Week 6
Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 16
GB
Core muscle repair
Week 8
Inseason IR IR | Eligible WC Week
Hou
Right ACL reconstruction
Week 8
Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Was
AC joint reconstruction
Week 9
Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Phi
Right fibula fracture w/ high ankle sprain
Mid-September 2018
Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
NO
Achilles reconstruction
Week 9
Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Jac
Multiple ligament left knee injury
Late August 2018
Injured reserve 2019 return
NO
Knee surgery
Week 9
Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Ind
ACL tear
Mid-August 2018
Injured reserve 2019 return
Dal
Shoulder labrum repair
Early August 2018
Injured reserve 2019 return
Notable Tight Ends on PUP or NFI or IR
Player
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
LAC
Right ACL reconstruction
Late May 2018
Reserve / PUP
PUP | Eligible Week 7
Questionable to return late season
Jac
Core abdominal muscle repair
Week 5
Inseason IR
IR | Eligible Week 15
Probable to return late season
Jac
Left MCL sprain
Week 6
Inseason IR
IR | Eligible Week 16
Questionable to return late season
Ten
Right ankle fracture / dislocation
Early September 2018
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
2019 return
Cin
Right ankle fracture
Week 4
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
2019 return
Cin
Right foot fracture fixation
Week 5
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
2019 return
Sea
Right patellar tendon tear
Week 4
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
2019 return
Den
Left ACL tear
Late September 2018
Inseason IR
IR | 2019 return
2019 return
Notable Offensive Linemen on PUP or NFI or IR
Tackles
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Matt Kalil Car Arthroscopic knee surgery PS Week 3 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 10 **Designated to return**
Daryl Williams Car Right MCL sprain Aggravated Week 1 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 11 Doubtful to return midseason
Donald Penn Oak Groin strain Week 4 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 14 Probable to return late season
Cam Robinson Jac Left ACL tear Mid-September 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return 2019 return
Josh Wells Jac Groin strain Week 5 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 15
Seantrel Henderson Hou Left ankle fracture w/ high ankle sprain Early September 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return 2019 return
J'Marcus Webb Ind Hamstring strain Week 1 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 10
Joe Haeg Ind Ankle injury Week 3 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 13 **Designated to return**
Isaiah Wynn NE Left Achilles reconstruction Late August 2018 Injured reserve 2019 return
Guards
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Kyle Long Chi Right foot injury Week 8 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 17 Questionable to return late season
Andy Levitre Atl Triceps tear Mid-September 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return 2019 return
Nick Easton Min Cervical discectomy Early August 2018 Injured reserve IR | 2019 return 2019 return
Josh Sitton Mia Shoulder injury Week 1 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 10
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif KC Fibula fracture Week 5 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 15 Probable to return late season
Matt Slauson Ind Multiple vertebral fractures Week 5 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 15 2019 return
T.J. Lang Det Neck injury Week 10 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Justin Pugh Ari Left MCL sprain Week 10 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Brandon Scherff Was Left pectoral tendon repair Week 9 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Shaun Lauvao Was Left ACL reconstruction Week 9 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Ronald Leary Den Achilles tear Week 6 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return 2019 return
Centers
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Travis Frederick Dal Guillain-Barre Syndrome Preseason Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 14 Doubtful to return late season
Brandon Linder Jac Right knee surgery Week 10 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Matt Paradis Den Right fibula fracture Week 9 Inseason IR (exp) IR | 2019 return
Daniel Kilgore Mia Left triceps tear Week 4 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return 2019 return
Jon Halapio NYG Right ankle fracture Mid-September 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return 2019 return
A.Q. Shipley Ari Right ACL reconstruction Early August 2018 Injured reserve 2019 return
Notable Defensive Players on PUP or NFI or IR
Edge Rushers
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Derek Barnett Phi Rotator cuff repair Late October 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Carl Lawson Cin Right ACL reconstruction Week 8 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Defensive Linemen
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Muhammad Wilkerson NYJ Left ankle fracture / dislocation Week 3 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
William Hayes Mia ACL tear Week 3 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Ahtyba Rubin Oak Bicep tendon repair Early August 2018 Injured reserve 2019 return
Linebackers
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Deion Jones Atl Fractured foot Week 1 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 11 **Designated to Return**
Kwon Alexander TB Left ACL tear Week 7 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Denzel Perryman LAC Left LCL / hamstring repair Week 10 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Kyzir White LAC Arthroscopic knee surgery Early October 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Christian Kirksey Cle Hamstring strain Week 9 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Brock Coyle SF Thoracic compression fracture Week 1 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 10 Questionable to return late season
Kendell Beckwith TB Ankle fracture Mid-April 2018 Reserve / NFI NFI | Eligible Week 7 **Returned to practice**
Jake Ryan GB ACL reconstruction Late July 2018 Injured reserve 2019 return
Defensive Backs
Team
Injury
Date
Player/Team Says
FBG Expects
Notes
Da'Norris Searcy Ten Concussion Week 2 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 12 Questionable to return late season
Keanu Neal Atl Left ACL reconstruction Early September 2018 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Kevin Johnson Hou Concussion Week 1 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 10 Questionable to return late season
Patrick Robinson NO High ankle sprain Week 3 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Ricardo Allen Atl Left Achilles tear Week 3 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Aqib Talib LAR High ankle sprain Week 3 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 13 Doubtful to return late season
Terrance Mitchell Cle Forearm fracture Week 4 Inseason IR IR | Week 13+ Return Questionable to return late season
Earl Thomas Mia Left leg fracture Week 4 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Davon House GB Shoulder surgery Week 3 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Ronald Darby Phi Right ACL tear Week 10 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Rodney McLeod Phi MCL repair Week 3 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Mike Hughes Min Left ACL tear Week 6 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Vernon Hargreaves III III TB Shoulder labrum repair Week 1 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
E.J. Gaines Cle Concussion Week 9 Inseason IR IR | 2019 return
Chris Conte TB PCL sprain Week 3 Inseason IR IR | Eligible Week 13 Questionable to return late season
Jason Verrett LAC Achilles reconstruction Late July 2018 Injured reserve 2019 return
Johnathan Cyprien Ten ACL reconstruction Early August 2018 Injured reserve 2019 return

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