Injury - Football Wiretap
Ryan Matthews Injured In Two-Car Crash
Ryan Mathews suffered minor injuries on Monday evening when he was in a two-vehicle accident in San Diego. Mathews lost control of his BMW on Interstate 8. No drugs or alcohol are supsected of being involved in the accident.
Revis Sits Out Because Of Hamstring, Not Contract
Darrelle Revis missed most of practice on Sunday with what he called "a little tightness" in his right hamstring. His absence was not because of his desire for a new contract from the Jets. "I knew you were going to ask that question," the cornerback told a reporter. "Come on, it has nothing to do with it. If I didn't want to be here, I would've held out."
Nicks Still On Track For Mid-August Return
Hakeem Nicks has suffered no setbacks with his surgically repaired toe. The Giants wide receiver is still on schedule to return to practice sometime in mid-August. "Definitely," Nicks said when asked if his recovery is going as planned on Sunday. "No setbacks, everything is going the way we planned. Were just sticking to the things that doctors and trainers told us to do." "(Mid-August) sounds about right if that is what they are saying," Nicks added. "I am seeing the doctors day in and day out. Everything looks good about it."
Andre Johnson Hurts Groin
Andre Johnson left Sunday's practice with a pulled groin muscle, but Texans coach Gary Kubiak says the injury doesn't appear significant. Johnson missed nine games last season with hamstring injuries and was sidelined from the first organized team activities in the spring after arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Titans Place Kenny Britt, Markelle Martin On PUP List
The Titans have placed Kenny Britt on the physically unable to perform list as the receiver recovers from knee surgery. The team also placed rookie safety Markelle Martin on the list Wednesday.
Kirkpatrick Out Six Weeks With Fractured Knee
Bengals rookie cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick will miss six weeks of action because of a fractured bone in his knee. Kirkpatrick injured the knee while preparing for training camp, creating a situation where Cincinnati could potentially withhold pay from him.
Falcons Lose Tatupu For Season
Falcons coach Mike Smith says linebacker Lofa Tatupu will miss the upcoming season because of a pectoral injury. Smith said Tuesday tests revealed Tatupu will require season-ending surgery. Tatupu signed with the Falcons in March to a two-year deal with a maximum value of $5.75 million.
Mike Patterson To Miss Training Camp
The Eagles have ruled out Mike Patterson for training camp and possibly more because the incision where he had brain surgery in January hasn't fully healed. Patterson, placed on the non-football injury list Sunday, was diagnosed with a brain malformation last August after suffering a seizure during a training camp practice.
Tatupu Suffers Pectoral Injury During Workouts
Lofa Tatupu will begin training camp with the Falcons among the injured. "Lofa sustained a pectoral injury while working out recently (Thursday)," coach Mike Smith said. "At this point, we do not know the extent of the injury, but we expect to have more information early next week." The Falcons signed Tatupu to a two-year, $5.75 million deal in March with hopes he would compete with Akeem Dent for the starting middle linebacker spot.
Urlacher Ready For Camp Opening
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher told "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000 that he won't have any limitations when camp opens. Urlacher missed OTAs as he recovered from the MCL and PCL injury in his left knee,
Report: Sensabaugh Had Knee Surgery
Cowboys safety Gerald Sensabaugh could miss the start of training camp after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.
Cruz Confident Nicks Will Return For Opener
Hakeem Nicks broke his foot in May and vowed to return to the field in time for the 2012 season.
Source: Schaub Gets Green Light For Camp
Texans QB Matt Schaub got a green light for training camp after visiting Dr. Robert Anderson in North Carolina.
Cards' Ryan Williams Appears Ready For Camp
It appears likely that Ryan Williams will be ready for the opening of the Cardinals training camp laster this month.