Post-game Injury Report - Week 16

by KFFL Staff on December 27, 2010 @ 14:14:03 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (hip) is scheduled to undergo an MRI on his injured hip Monday, Dec. 27, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times. Head coach Pete Carroll said Hasselbeck likely will not practice this week and will see how he is at the end of the week.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous item, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he may in fact play QB Mark Sanchez (shoulder) in Week 17 because Sanchez has been playing well, according to CBSSports.com. "The No. 1 priority is his health," Ryan said. "But the fact that he's in such a groove now ... he's hot right now. We can't afford to let him take a dip."

QB | Jon Kitna | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Jon Kitna's (oblique) status for Week 17 is uncertain because of strained oblique muscles he suffered in Week 16, reports Charean Williams, of the Fort Worth Star-Telgram. Kitna received pain-killing shot after being injured in Week 16 but it did not help him.


Running Back

RB | Peyton Hillis | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Peyton Hillis (back) should be able to play in Week 17 even though he is suffering from a sore back, reports Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette. Hillis could be limited during practice this week.

RB | LaRod Stephens-Howling | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hamstring) and LB Joey Porter (triceps) will be evaluated as the week goes on to see if they will be able to play Week 17, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos interim head coach Eric Studesville said RB Knowshon Moreno (rib) could have returned to the team's Week 16 game after injuring his rib but RB Correll Buckhalter played well in Moreno's absence, reports Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (ankle) was limited in Week 16 after suffering an ankle injury in the third quarter, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. Head coach Tom Cable called the injury turf toe, while McFadden said he rolled an ankle.


Fullback

FB | Korey Hall | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers FB Korey Hall (ankle) and SS Atari Bigby (groin) will not play in the team's Week 17 game after suffering injuries in Week 16, reports Mike Vandermause, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

FB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB Earnest Graham (neck) is considered week-to-week after suffering a neck injury in Week 16, reports Buccaneers.com.

FB | Mike Tolbert | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Mike Tolbert (neck, shoulder) was diagnosed with a sprained neck and bruised shoulder following a collision in Week 16 that saw him carted off the field with his head immobilized, according to Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune.


Wide Receiver

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) is expected to play in Week 17 despite his injured ankle, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.

WR | Steve Breaston | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said WR Steve Breaston (knee) saw decreased playing time in Week 16 because he was dealing with soreness in his knee, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic. Breaston did not record a catch in the game.

WR | Santonio Holmes | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes (toe, hip) has been dealing with a nagging hip injury, in addition to turf toe, according to head coach Rex Ryan, reports CBSSports.com.

WR | Louis Murphy | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders WR Louis Murphy (knee) suffered a knee contusion in Week 16, according to CBSSports.com.

WR | Derrick Mason | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason (ankle) re-tweaked the ankle that has been bothering him the last two weeks in Week 16 but the injury is not believed to be serious enough to keep him out of the team's Week 17 game, reports Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun.

WR | David Nelson | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said WR David Nelson (rib) will not be able to play in Week 17 because of the rib injury he suffered in Week 16, reports Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com.


Tight End

TE | Ben Patrick | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals TE Ben Patrick (hamstring) injured his hamstring in Week 16 and will be evaluated as the week goes on, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic.

TE | Dennis Pitta | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens TE Dennis Pitta (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Week 16 game, reports Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun. It is the second concussion Pitta has sustained this season.

TE | Zach X. Miller | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars TE Zach X. Miller (head) suffered a blow to the head in Week 16 and is questionable to return to the game, reports CBSSports.com.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Damien Woody | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said OT Damien Woody (knee) and FS Eric Smith (concussion) may be able to play in the team's Week 17 game, according to Jenny Vrentas, of The Star-Ledger.


Guard

OG | Uche Nwaneri | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars OG Uche Nwaneri (finger) injured his finger in the team's Week 16 game but was able to return, reports CBSSports.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (calf) and LB Frank Zombo (knee) have not been ruled out for Week 17 but head coach Mike McCarthy did not sound too optimistic about their availability, reports Mike Vandermause, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Neither was able to play in the team's Week 16 game because of injury.

DL | Matt Shaughnessy | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders DL Matt Shaughnessy (hip) suffered a hip pointer in Week 16, according to CBSSports.com.


Linebacker

LB | Landon Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions LB Landon Johnson (concussion) is not expected to play in the team's Week 17 game because he suffered a concussion in Week 16, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.

LB | Tavares Gooden | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens LB Tavares Gooden (shoulder) suffered a dislocated shoulder in the team's Week 16 game and could be a serious injury, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.

LB | Keaton Kristick | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers LB Keaton Kristick (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Week 16 game and will not return, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

LB | O'Brien Schofield | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LB O'Brien Schofield (groin) suffered a groin injury in Week 16 but was able to return later in the game, reports Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com.


Cornerback

CB | Chris Houston | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (shoulder) and FS Louis Delmas (concussion) are expected to play in Week 17, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press.

CB | Champ Bailey | Denver Broncos | Injury
Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos interim head coach Eric Studesville said CB Champ Bailey (heel) has a bruised heel and it is the same injury that bothered him earlier this season, reports Lindsay Jones, of The Denver Post. Bailey's status for Week 17 is uncertain.

CB | Nolan Carroll | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins CB Nolan Carroll (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Week 16 and will not return to the game, reports CBSSports.com.

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins CB Carlos Rogers (calf) suffered a calf injury in Week 16 and will not return to the game, according to Frank Tadych, of NFL.com.

CB | Phillip Adams | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers CB Phillip Adams (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in the team's Week 16 game and will not return, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.


Strong Safety

SS | James Ihedigbo | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said SS James Ihedigbo (knee) will not be able to play in Week 17, according to Jenny Vrentas, of The Star-Ledger.

SS | Michael Mitchell | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders SS Michael Mitchell (rib) suffered a rib injury in Week 16, according to CBSSports.com.

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