Monday Injury Rounds: Week 14

Reviewing the Week 13 injuries, follow up on recovering players, analysis on those returning from injured reserve, and projected Week 14 availability on all injured players

Inseason injury coverage

Footballguys will again provide comprehensive injury coverage during the regular season.

My writing and podcast schedule will include:

Monday Injury Rounds > Published as soon as complete Sunday night and updated through Tuesday morning, this feature will review all the major injuries from the weekend's games, provide follow up analysis on injured players who have yet to return to play, and project when every injured player will return.

Waiver Wire Podcast > Tuesday morning release reviewing all injuries at the quarterback, running back, wide receiver, and tight end positions with Cecil Lammey and Sigmund Bloom heading into your weekly waiver run.

Midweek Injury Expectations > Published late Wednesday night after the first weekly practice participation report and updated through Thursday's practice report, this feature will detail the current practice participation of every listed player and project the likelihood each player will play in the coming week.

Thursday Live Audible podcast > Joining Cecil Lammey, Sigmund Bloom, and Matt Waldman at 9:00 ET every Thursday night for a comprehensive Q&A updating all player injuries.

Gameday Injury Expectations > Published Saturday, this feature will review the practice status of every injured player, provide analysis on player/coach/beat writer comments throughout the week, and discuss how likely and how effective each injured player will be on Sunday.

Sunday Live Gameday podcast > Joining Sigmund Bloom and Matt Waldman at 10:00 ET every Sunday morning to discuss and interpret the week's practice participation reports and breaking weekend injury news.


Follow Up Appointments

Christian McCaffrey | Right AC sprain | Day-to-Day | Probable Week 14

The Panthers expect McCaffrey to return this week after two weeks of reconditioning leading into their Week 13 bye. A full Wednesday practice would confirm his return and reassure McCaffrey will be ready for a full workload in his first week back.

Josh Jacobs | Right high ankle sprain | Week-to-Week | Questionable Week 14

Ian Rapoport and Jon Gruden were on record saying Jacobs ankle injury was minor early last week. Video -- which was consistent with a high ankle sprain -- and Jacobs' inability to practice last week argued otherwise. Jacobs was ultimately ruled out on Friday and did not play.

High ankle injuries are difficult recoveries for running backs, even when the exam is more reassuring than expected in the 24 hours after the injury. Jacobs will need to prove his ankle joint is stable enough to allow him to cut laterally at speed. He remains questionable until he returns to practice.

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