Injury - Football Wiretap

Alshon Jeffery To Miss At Least First Two Weeks Of Season

Aug 29, 2018 9:04 AM

Alshon Jeffery is expected to miss at least the first two weeks of the season, but the Philadelphia Eagles will activate him to the roster with optimism he could be back by Week 3, according to sources.

While speaking with the media, Doug Pederson remained noncommittal about the wide receiver's status.

Jeffery underwent shoulder surgery in February following Philadelpha's Super Bowl victory.

If Jeffery remained on the PUP list, he'd be forced to miss the first six games of the season.

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Jordan Reed Expected To Play Week 1

Aug 28, 2018 8:32 AM

Jordan Reed has missed the entire preseason, but should be ready to play for the Washington Redskins in Week One.

Reed, 28, is dealing with a toe injury and has struggled to remain healthy throughout his career.

The Redskins open the season on Sept. 9 against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Andrew Luck Misses Practice With Foot Injury

Aug 28, 2018 8:11 AM

Andrew Luck didn't practice Monday because of a "minor" foot injury suffered in Saturday's preseason game.

Frank Reich said Luck could practice on Tuesday and he'd be ready to go if the season started this weekend.

The Indianapolis Colts wrap up the preseason on Thursday, but it had already been determined that Luck would sit the contest out.

Luck suffered the injury when he scrambled for 15 yards before being caught from behind in the second quarter in the team's third preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers.

"Really, once you look back at that play, you're at the point of no return once you take it up inside," Reich said. "If you're going toward the boundary, that's one thing -- you can protect yourself. But once you kind of take it up the middle and there's a guy chasing you from behind, you're kind of committed to go finish that thing out. I think it was the right decision."

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Tags: Indianapolis Colts, Injury, Misc Rumor

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Marquise Lee Out For Season With Knee Surgery

Aug 27, 2018 2:52 PM

Marqise Lee will miss the 2018 season because of the knee injury he suffered in the Jacksonville Jaguars' third preseason game. 

The Jaguars didn't specify the nature of the injury but he will undergo surgery.

Lee, who signed a four-year, $34 million contract ($16.5 million guaranteed) in March, is the Jaguars' most experienced receiver, with 171 catches for 2,166 yards and eight touchdowns in four seasons with the team. 

"I feel very confident about the players that we have at that position," Doug Marrone said. "I still it as competition there. We're not settled on some of the spots at receiver, but we feel that we're good enough to go into the season with the guys that we think can make the team."

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Saquon Barkley Fully Returns To Practice For First Time Since Oct. 13

Aug 26, 2018 7:36 PM

Saquon Barkley practiced fully on Sunday for the first time since August 13th as he's dealt with a hamstring injury.

Barkley made several nice cuts and didn't appear to have any limitations.

Barkley was the No. 2 overall pick in this year's draft.

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Carson Wentz Still Not Cleared For Contact

Aug 26, 2018 1:07 PM

Carson Wentz has still not been cleared for contact with the Philadelphia Eagles' first game of 2018 less than two weeks away.

Doug Pederson said he would like to give Wentz at least one week of practice before he plays.

The Eagles will start Nick Foles at quarterback until Wentz is healthy enough to return.

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Marquise Lee Suffers Left Knee Injury On Illegal Hit

Aug 25, 2018 10:35 PM

Marquise Lee suffered a left knee injury when he was tackled by Damontae Kazee. Lee was carted off the field.

Kazee was penalized on the play for lowering his helmet to initiate contact.

Lee is the Jaguars' most experienced receiver, with 171 catches for 2,166 yards and eight touchdowns in four seasons with the Jaguars.

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Ravens Lose FRP TE Hayden Hurst For 3-4 Weeks With Broken Foot

Aug 24, 2018 11:50 AM

Hayden Hurst will be out three to four weeks with a stress fracture in his foot.

The Baltimore Ravens selected tight end Hurst with the 25th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Hurst will undergo a procedure to insert a screw in his foot.

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Travis Frederick Diagnosed With Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Aug 22, 2018 10:26 PM

Travis Frederick announced he is suffering from Guillain-Barré syndrome, an autoimmune disease.

Frederick, a Pro Bowl center, was diagnosed with the disease after exhaustive tests conducted over the past few days. He has received treatments over the past 48 hours.

There is no timetable for Frederick to be cleared to play.

"I am feeling much better from an overall strength perspective," Frederick said in a statement Wednesday. "I will continue these treatments over the next few days. I am very optimistic about my condition and the immediate future, as I have been told that the illness was detected at a fairly early stage."

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Seahawks Lose J.D. McKissic For 4-6 Weeks With Broken Foot

Aug 22, 2018 8:29 AM

Seattle Seahawks running back J.D. McKissic is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks because of a broken bone in his foot, according to a source.

McKissic suffered a Jones fracture, which is on the outside of his foot.

He was competing with Mike Davis and C.J. Prosise for a roster spot behind Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny on the depth chart.

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Carson Wentz To Resume 11-On-11 Team Drills
Carson Wentz has not been ruled out from opening the 2018 season on Sept. 6.

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Zack Martin Suffers Knee Injury
Zack Martin signed a six-year extension in the offseason with $40 million in guaranteed money as he has emerged as one of the NFL's best guards.

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AJ McCarron Fractures Right Collarbone
AJ McCarron signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Bills in the offseason.

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Patriots Lose 1st Round Pick Isaiah Wynn With Torn Achilles
Isaiah Wynn was expected to be the Patriots' starting right tackle.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Nick Foles 'Optimistic' After Shoulder Strain
Nick Foles left Thursday's preseason game against the Patriots with a right shoulder strain.

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Saquon Barkley Making Progress After Hamstring Injury
Saquon Barkley said that if there were a playoff game today, you would see him on the field.

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Rashaad Penny To Miss 3-4 Weeks Following Finger Surgery
Seahawks rookie Rashaad Penny will undergo surgery Wednesday morning to repair a broken bone in his finger, according to a source.

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Ben Roethlisberger Enters Concussion Protocol After Hit In Practice
Ben Roethlisberger went down after he rolled out and ran into Marcus Gilbert as the offensive tackle was blocking linebacker Keion Adams.

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Derrius Guice Out For Season With Torn ACL
Derrius Guice was a second round pick out of LSU.

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Tom Brady Sits With Sore Back
Tom Brady has had a noticeably lighter workload during recent practices.

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Antonio Brown Being Evaluated For Injury
Antonio Brown was expected "to be fine in a few days."

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Patriots Place Jordan Matthews On Injured Reserve
Jordan Matthews had signed a one-year, $1 million contract with $300,000 guaranteed.

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