Injury - Football Wiretap

Rob Gronkowski Only Suffered Minor Knee Strain

Nov 30, 2015 3:24 PM

Rob Gronkowski escaped serious injury during Sunday's loss by the New England Patriots.

Gronkowski suffered a "minor knee strain" and the timeframe is "a week or two most likely."

Gronkowski's 2013 season ended with a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee.

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Tags: New England Patriots, Fantasy, Injury

Peyton Manning Won't Return 'Anytime Soon'

Nov 30, 2015 3:21 PM

Peyton Manning won't be playing "anytime soon", according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

Gary Kubiak has said Manning will only return to the Broncos when he's 100 percent.

Manning is still in a walking cast and is expected to wear it until at least Friday of this week.

Manning will still need to further rehab a partially-torn plantar fascia tendon. 

Brock Osweiler is starting for the Broncos with Manning injured.

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Tags: Denver Broncos, Injury

Ben Roethlisberger Placed Himself In Concussion Protocol

Nov 30, 2015 11:39 AM

Ben Roethlisberger placed himself in the concussion protocol toward the end of the Pittsburgh Steelers' loss at the Seattle Seahawks.

It has not yet been determined if Roethlisberger actually suffered a concussion.

Landry Jones finished the game at quarterback for the Steelers.

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Patriots Optimistic Rob Gronkowski Escaped Serious Injury

Nov 30, 2015 11:04 AM

The New England Patriots are optimistic Rob Gronkowski may have escaped serious injury to his right knee.

Gronkowski was carted off the field and he was walking from the X-ray room with a slight limp.

"We think he is going to be OK," the source said.

Gronkowski's presence in the locker room immediately after the game was viewed by some players as an encouraging sign.

Gronkowski suffered the injury with 2:49 remaining in the fourth quarter, when Denver defensive back Darian Stewart hit him low on an incomplete pass.

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Jimmy Graham Out For Season With Torn Patellar Tendon

Nov 29, 2015 9:57 PM

Jimmy Graham is out for the rest of the season after tearing the patellar tendon in his right knee.

"We're gonna miss the heck out of him for the rest of the season," Pete Carroll said.

The injury will require surgery, Carroll said.

The training staff put an air cast on Graham's right leg before he was carted off the field.

Graham had four catches for 75 yards on the day. 


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Rams To Start Nick Foles With Case Keenum Out With Concussion

Nov 28, 2015 2:36 PM

Nick Foles will start for the St. Louis Rams against the Cincinnati Bengals with Case Keenum still recovering from a concussion.

Foles began the season as the Rams' starting quarterback but lost his job to Keenum.

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Aqib Talib: Triple-Team Needed To Stop Gronkowski

Nov 28, 2015 1:03 PM

Aqib Talib said you need to triple-team Rob Gronkowski in order to slow him down.

Talib and Gronkowski were teammates for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

"Uh ... triple-team," Talib said, via the Denver Post. "It's his size and that speed. And that quarterback."

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Tags: Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Injury

Aaron Rodgers Lost Feeling In 'Couple Of Fingers'

Nov 28, 2015 12:48 PM

Aaron Rodgers lost feeling in a few of his fingers during Thursday's loss but didn't need to come out of the game.

"I lost feeling in my hand for a good portion of the game there in the third quarter [and] fourth quarter," Rodgers said. "I'm waiting to get it back in a couple of fingers, but it's OK in the first three."

A hit by Lamarr Houston caused the injury.

"That's the old funny bone," Rodgers said. "Not so funny."

Rodgers had to use his right hand on all hand-offs.

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Tags: Green Bay Packers, Injury

Danny Amendola Out For Week 12 Against Broncos

Nov 28, 2015 12:43 PM

Danny Amendola won't travel with the New England Patriots for their game against the Denver Broncos.

Amendola will miss the game due to a knee injury.

The Patriots are left with receivers Brandon LaFell, Keshawn Martin, and Chris Harper. Martin is listed as questionable with a hamstring injury.

New England will likely feature more two tight end sets featuring Rob Gronkowski and Scott Chandler.

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Devonta Freeman Ruled Out For Week 12

Nov 27, 2015 1:15 PM

Devonta Freeman has been ruled out by the Atlanta Falcons for Week 12's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Tevin Coleman figures to receive the bulk of the carries at running back for the Falcons.

Freeman has been in the NFL's concussion protocol.

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Tony Romo Done For Season
Tony Romo is "done for the season" after reinjuring his left collarbone.

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Devonta Freeman Remains In Concussion Protocol
Devonta Freeman is fifth in the NFL with 764 rushing yards and leads all runners with nine touchdowns.

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Marshawn Lynch Undergoing Surgery For Sports Hernia
The timeline makes it possible for Marshawn Lynch to return this season, especially if the Seahawks make the playoffs.

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Peyton Manning Out At Least Two Weeks, Fit For Walking Boot
Peyton Manning sought a second opinion from renowned foot and ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson.

Arnie Stapleton/AP

Marshawn Lynch To Wait On Surgery Decision
Marshawn Lynch "needs a couple of weeks to see how he does" and "to see if he can recover" from his abdominal injury.

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Colin Kaepernick Had 'Extensive' Tear In Labrum
Colin Kaepernick’s recovery is expected to last four to six months.

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Marshawn Lynch May Need Abdominal Surgery
Thomas Rawls has played very well for the Seahawks in Marshawn Lynch's absence this season.

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Arian Foster Confident Of Playing In NFL Again
Arian Foster tore the Achilles tendon in his right leg this season and is recovering from surgery.

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Joe Flacco Out For Season With Torn ACL
Joe Flacco is out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL.

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Colin Kaepernick Placed On Season-Ending Injured Reserve
Colin Kaepernick may have already made his last appearance with the 49ers.

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Ryan Mathews Ruled Out For Week 11 With Concussion
Ryan Mathews has averaged 5.7 yards per carry this season.

Sam Bradford Has Separated Shoulder
Sam Bradford was replaced in Sunday's game by Mark Sanchez, who finished 14-of-23 for 156 yards.


Ravens Place Breshad Perriman On Injured Reserve
Breshad Perriman was the No. 26 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Victor Cruz Out For Season With Calf Surgery
Victor Cruz tore the patellar tendon in his right knee in Week 6 of 2014.

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Peyton Manning Has Partially Torn Plantar Fascia In Left Foot
It is unclear how long Peyton Manning may be out.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Julian Edelman Suffers Broken Foot
The injury is to Julian Edelman's fifth metatarsal and believed to be a true Jones fracture.

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Eddie Lacy Inactive Versus Lions
Eddie Lacy is dealing with a groin injury.

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Marshawn Lynch On Injury Report With Abdominal Issue
Marshawn Lynch has already missed two games this season.

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Wes Welker Not Concerned With Concussion History In Returning To NFL
Wes Welker said he played last year without a head injury.

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Andrew Luck Out Several Weeks With Lacerated Kidney
Andrew Luck will not require surgery.

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