Injury - Football Wiretap

Marshawn Lynch 50-50 For Week 4, Could Mean More Thomas Rawls

Sep 30, 2015 1:10 PM

Marshawn Lynch is 50-50 on whether he'll play this Monday against the Detroit Lions.

Lynch is dealing with a hamstring injury.

Thomas Rawls was productive for the Seattle Seahawks in the absence of Lynch in Week 3.

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Tags: Seattle Seahawks, Fantasy, Injury

Drew Brees Expects To Play In Week 4

Sep 28, 2015 1:48 PM

Drew Brees expects to play in Week 4 after missing Week 3 with a shoulder injury.

"I don't know my situation this week. I'm day to day. I plan to and expect to start on Sunday but if I don't we're in good hands with Luke (McCown)," Brees told Cox Sports Television.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that Brees is a "long shot" to play in Week 4 after suffering a rotator cuff injury.

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Tags: New Orleans Saints, Injury

Ben Roethlisberger Out 4-6 Weeks With Sprained MCL

Sep 28, 2015 12:13 PM

Ben Roethlisberger suffered a sprained MCL in his left knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks.

The Pittsburgh Steelers were relieved Roethlisberger didn't tear his ACL.

Besides the MCL sprain, Roethlisberger also suffered a bone bruise, according to the source.


"Ben is a competitor and we are confident he will do everything in his power to return at the appropriate time," Mike Tomlin said Monday in the statement.


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Ben Roethlisberger Out At Least Weeks With Knee Injury

Sep 27, 2015 7:37 PM

Ben Roethlisberger will miss at least four weeks with a knee injury. 

The Pittsburgh Steelers are guarded optimistic that Roethlisberger didn't suffer a torn ACL.

Roethlisberger was seen on crutches following the game, a 12-6 victory, and is scheduled to have an MRI. 

With 5:35 left in the third quarter, Rams safety Mark Barron sacked Roethlisberger after coming on a blitz, hitting him just below his left knee. Roethlisberger went down and immediately grabbed at the knee before the play was whistled dead.

Michael Vick replaced Roethlisberger at quarterback.

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DeMarco Murray Expected To Play In Week 3

Sep 25, 2015 2:34 PM

DeMarco Murray is expected to play for the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3 against the New York Jets.

Murray suffered a hamstring injury during Wednesday's practice.

Murray has rushed for just 11 yards on 21 carries.

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Fantasy, Injury

Drew Brees Out For Week 2 With Rotator Cuff Injury

Sep 25, 2015 2:16 PM

Drew Brees has been ruled out by the New Orleans Saints for Week 3 with a rotator cuff injury.

Luke McCown will start at quarterback for the Saints in place of Brees.

Brees has never missed a start for the Saints due to injury.

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Kiko Alonso Has Partially Torn ACL

Sep 22, 2015 12:54 PM

Kiko Alonso has suffered a partially torn ACL.

The Philadelphia Eagles acquired Alonso from the Buffalo Bills in the LeSean McCoy trade.

The injury isn't as bad as the Eagles initially feared, per Rapoport, and the linebacker will meet with Dr. James Andrews to get a second opinion. That will determine if Alonso's season is over or if he can return to the field at some point this year.

Although Mychal Kendricks and DeMeco Ryans have been starting at inside linebacker, Alonso had been playing meaningful snaps in nickel packages.

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Injury

Tony Romo Placed On IR, Out At Least Eight Weeks

Sep 22, 2015 12:50 PM

Tony Romo will be placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list.

The move ensures Romo will miss at least the next eight weeks.

He is eligible to return to action for the Cowboys' Week 11 matchup against the Miami Dolphins.

Romo suffered a fractured collarbone in the second half of the Cowboys' 20-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

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Jay Cutler Out At Least Two Weeks With Hamstring Injury

Sep 22, 2015 12:41 AM

Jay Cutler will miss at least two weeks with a hamstring injury.

Cutler suffered the injury trying to make a tackle following an interception in Week 2.

The Chicago Bears are off to an 0-2 start.

Jimmy Clausen will start for the Bears in Cutler's absence.

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Drew Brees Likely To Miss Several Games With Rotator Cuff Injury

Sep 22, 2015 12:38 AM

Drew Brees has a rotator cuff injury that will likely cause him to miss several games.

Brees underwent an MRI on Monday.

Sean Payton told reporters Monday that it was too "early" to tell whether the team might consider sitting Brees down to let him heal.

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Tony Romo Fractures Left Clavicle
Tony Romo suffered the injury with 9:44 left in the third quarter.

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Dez Bryant Out 10-12 Weeks After Needing Bone Graft
Ten weeks from Dez Bryant's injury would be Nov. 22 against the Dolphins.

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Arian Foster Returns To Practice For First Time Since Hip Surgery
Arian Foster went on to say this would be his "best year."

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Jason Pierre-Paul Can't Recall Last Sack With Index Finger
Photos have emerged of Jason Pierre-Paul showing his absent index finger, a bandaged middle finger and a thumb missing a chunk that does not appear significant.

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Jason Pierre-Paul Missing Part Of Thumb, Underwent New Surgery
The Giants don't plan to see Jason Pierre-Paul again for another five or six weeks and that if the hand isn't healed to their satisfaction by then, they will consider rescinding his $14.81 million f

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DeSean Jackson Out 3-4 Weeks With Strained Hamstring
DeSean Jackson is in his second season with Washington.

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Dez Bryant Out 4-6 Weeks With Broken Bone In Foot
Dez Bryant has a broken bone in his foot and will undergo surgery.

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Josh McCown Suffers Concussion, Manziel Finishes Game For Browns
Johnny Manziel finished the game going 13-for-24 for 182 yards, with one touchdown.

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Terrell Suggs Tears Achilles Tendon, Out For Season
Terrell Suggs turn 33 next month and may elect to retire.

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Jason Pierre-Paul's Injury Worse Than Giants Were Led To Believe
In addition to the missing right index finger, fractured thumb and skin grafts, a portion of one of the other fingers on Jason Pierre-Paul's right hand is missing.

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Jason Pierre-Paul, Giants Disagree On His Readiness To Play
Jason Pierre-Paul underwent a team physical Monday and met with members of the organization so they could evaluate him medically.

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Arian Foster Doesn't Go To IR, Could Return In Late September
Arian Foster's torn groin was originally expected to keep him out into November, but he instead could be back in September.

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Washington To Keep Robert Griffin III As Backup QB
Daniel Snyder and president Bruce Allen want to keep Robert Griffin despite the financial risk associated with retaining him.


Bills Fear LeSean McCoy Won't Play In Week 1
LeSean McCoy is not at full speed in practice but is doing rehab work including light footwork, agility and cardio conditioning.


Johnny Manziel Has Dealt With Elbow Soreness Since High School
Johnny Manziel has tendinitis in his throwing elbow, which was a condition at least one team identified before the 2014 NFL Draft.

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