Post-game Injury Report - Week 14

by KFFL Staff on December 13, 2009 @ 23:05:39 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Eric Williams, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (shoulder) says his shoulder is OK. He was forced to leave the team's Week 14 game for a series after taking a hit in the third quarter, but he was able to return.

QB | Bruce Gradkowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (knee) said he suffered a torn MCL in his left knee and a partially torn MCL in his right knee Week 14. Gradkowski said, "I hurt my left knee in the first quarter on the first sack and kind of felt a pop but I didn't think nothing of it. I just put a brace on it and kept going. The last play of the first half, it happened to my right knee and I heard a pop on that knee so then it was both knees. I tried taping it up for the second half but it wasn't happening."

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher updated QB Vince Young's (hamstring) condition after their Week 14 game. Fisher said, "He has a mild hamstring (injury) right now, and we'll just see how he is throughout the week. I kept him warm and on the bike, and he would have been able to hand off. So that gives you some idea. I'm not going to comment any further than that."


Running Back

RB | Kevin Smith | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating an ongoing story, Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (knee) will miss the rest of the 2009 season. Smith could be a question mark heading into next season's training camp. There is no official diagnosis for Smith's injury, but head coach Jim Schwartz termed the injury "significant." If Smith suffered any ligament damage to the knee, he could start next year's training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
NFL.com reports Denver Broncos RB Correll Buckhalter (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 14 and is considered doubtful to return.


Fullback

FB | Greg Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
NFL.com reports Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (leg) suffered a left injury in the fourth quarter in Week 14.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff McLane, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said WR Jeremy Maclin (foot) tore his plantar fasciitis Week 14. Reid says it is a one- or two-week injury.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (knee) banged a knee Week 14, but he was able to return to the game.

WR | Nate Burleson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Nate Burleson (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 14 and will undergo an MRI Monday, Dec. 13.

WR | Davone Bess | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
NFL.com reports Miami Dolphins WR Davone Bess (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 14 and is considered questionable to return.


Tight End

TE | Shawn Nelson | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills TE Shawn Nelson (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 14 but was able to return to the game.


Offensive Line

OL | Don Muhlbach | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Correcting a previous item, Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions OL Don Muhlbach (concussion) suffered a concussion Week 14 and was replaced by C Dominic Raiola.

OL | Jonathan Scott | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills OT Jonathan Scott (eye) was poked in the eye in Week 14, but interim head coach Perry Fewell said Scott should be fine.


Defensive Line

DL | Tyler Brayton | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Steve Reed, of CarolinaGrowl.com, reports Carolina Panthers DE Charles Johnston started the team's Week 14 game at right defensive end in place of DE Tyler Brayton (concussion).

DL | Justin Tuck | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
CBSSports.com reports New York Giants DE Justin Tuck (neck) suffered a neck injury Week 14 and is probable to return.

DL | Johnny Jolly | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Johnny Jolly (back) suffered a bruised back Week 14, but he was able to return to the game.

DL | Glenn Dorsey | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Kansas City Chiefs DE Glenn Dorsey (knee) left the team's locker room in a brace on his left knee after their Week 14 game. Dorsey suffered the injury in the first half of the game and did not return.

DL | Cornelius Griffin | Washington Redskins | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Washington Redskins DT Cornelius Griffin (shoulder) suffered a strained shoulder Week 14 and is questionable to return.

DL | B.J. Raji | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers DT B.J. Raji (stinger) suffered a stinger in the first half of the team's Week 14 game.

DL | Vince Wilfork | New England Patriots | Injury News
NFL.com reports New England Patriots DL Vince Wilfork (foot) suffered a foot injury in Week 14 and is considered questionable to return.


Linebacker

LB | David Vobora | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams LB David Vobora (knee) suffered a knee injury Week 14.

LB | Aaron Curry | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Correcting a previous item, the Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks LB Aaron Curry (hip) suffered a hip pointer during the team's Week 14 game. Head coach Jim Mora said Curry will travel home with the team and undergo an MRI exam Monday, Dec. 14. Curry said X-rays were negative and added that he was feeling better shortly after the game.

LB | DeMarcus Ware | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com, reports Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware (neck) was released from the hospital Sunday, Dec. 13, and is expected to miss two weeks, according to sources close to the situation. Ware suffered a sprained neck Week 14 and was taken to a local hospital for X-rays as a precaution. He was alert and had feeling in all his extremities. Ware had tissue damage but nothing structural. One source said Ware spent Sunday night icing his neck at home and had significant soreness and swelling. He was replaced by LB Victor Butler in the game.

LB | Rocky McIntosh | Washington Redskins | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Washington Redskins LB Rocky McIntosh (undisclosed) was shaken up Week 14 and had to leave the game.

LB | David Thornton | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Tennessee Titans LB David Thornton (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury and is questionable to return. LB Gerald McRath replaced Thornton at strongside linebacker.

LB | Paris Lenon | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports St. Louis Rams LB Paris Lenon (hip) suffered a hip injury Week 14 and is questionable to return.


Cornerback

CB | Nnamdi Asomugha | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Matt Terl, of Redskins.com, reports Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha (arm) suffered an arm injury Week 14 and is questionable to return.

CB | Johnathan Joseph | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph (undisclosed) left the team's Week 14 game in the third quarter with an undisclosed injury.

CB | Brandon Underwood | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers CB Brandon Underwood (hip) suffered a hip strain in first quarter in Week 14.


Strong Safety

SS | Tyrell Johnson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports rookie Minnesota Vikings SS Jamarca Sanford will replace SS Tyrell Johnson (concussion) in Week 14 against the Cincinnati Bengals.


Free Safety

FS | Louis Delmas | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 14. The severity of the injury is not certain.

FS | Michael Huff | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders FS Michael Huff (stinger) suffered a stinger Week 14 and will not return to the game. He was replaced by FS Hiram Eugene.

FS | Chris Crocker | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
NFL.com reports Cincinnati Bengals FS Chris Crocker (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 14 and will not return to the game.

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