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Rams head coach Sean McVay drops major Van Jefferson injury update ahead of NFC title game vs. 49ers

There is now a possibility that the Los Angeles Rams could be without wide receiver Van Jefferson for the 2022 NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers. In his press conference on Friday, Rams head coach Sean McVay noted that Jefferson will be questionable for the game due to his knee injury. Jefferson entered […] The post Rams head coach Sean McVay drops major Van Jefferson injury update ahead of NFC title game vs. 49ers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu’s status vs. Bengals as he works through concussion protocol

The status of Kansas City Chiefs star defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, who is in the league’s concussion protocol, is of the utmost importance to the team ahead of their AFC Championship game clash with the Cincinnati Bengals. Mathieu was forced to miss the remainder of the team’s Divisional Round win over the Buffalo Bills with […] The post Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu’s status vs. Bengals as he works through concussion protocol appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Random Ramsdom: Andrew Whitworth and Greg Gaines are full participants on Thursday

Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Los Angeles Rams News and Links for 1/28/22 The Los Angeles Rams will need all hands on deck in the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers. However the reality is that no team especially this deep into the post season is without injuries or some degree of roster compromises. Both teams in the NFC title game are monitoring injuries this week to key starters as we get closer to the big game. On the Rams side, Thursday’s injury report listed offensive lineman Joe Noteboom as a non participant in practice...

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Chiefs vs. Bengals Friday injury report: Tyrann Mathieu and Darrel Williams are questionable

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports This week, it’s the AFC Championship game between Kansas City and Cincinnati at Arrowhead Stadium. Each practice day of the season, the Kansas City Chiefs release an official injury report leading up to the next game. This week, the Chiefs host the Cincinnati Bengals for the AFC Championship at 2 p.m. Arrowhead Time on Sunday. Here is the Chiefs’ final injury report of the week with official designations: Chiefs Player Ps Injury Wed Thu Fri Status Darrel WilliamsRB Toe FP LP LP QUEST Tyrann...

Niner Nation

49ers injury report: Trent Williams is officially listed as questionable

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/ Jeff Wilson is the only other player listed on the injury report The 49ers are headed to Los Angeles Friday night. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said the team would go home for a few hours, spend some time with their families, and get on the bus around 8 p.m. PT. The 49ers have their lightest injury report of the season. There isn’t a player ruled out or doubtful. However, running back Jeff Wilson and left tackle Trent Williams are listed as questionable with ankle sprains. Shanahan would not reveal whether Trent sustained a...

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Falcons free agent profiles: OL Matt Gono

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ After missing the entire 2021 season, is Gono going to be on the move? Expected to be in the competition for a starting role on the offensive line in 2021, Matt Gono underwent surgery prior to training camp and seemed at the very least likely to be relegated to a reserve role again after missing camp. Well, even that didn’t come to fruition. Gono went on the Physically Unable to Perform list at the start of camp, and that is where he remained for the entirety of the season. So, let’s take a look at his 2020 numbers and then discus...

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George Kittle injury update from 49ers is terrifying news for Rams

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle is seeking to redeem himself after his lackluster showing against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 18. What better way to do it than in a contest with bright lights and high stakes? The 49ers will face off against the Rams in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday […] The post George Kittle injury update from 49ers is terrifying news for Rams appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Bengals vs. Chiefs injury report: Tyrann Mathieu, Josh Tupou questionable

Photo by Dylan Buell/ Defensive line depth remains a question for Cincinnati. For the second week in a row, the Cincinnati Bengals will have decisions to make at defensive line. Listed on the team’s final injury report leading up to Sunday’s AFC Championship against the Kansas City Chiefs are rookie defensive end Cam Sample (groin) and backup nose tackle Josh Tupou (knee). Sample is officially doubtful for Sunday, and Tupou is questionable. Sample isn’t going to play after not practicing all week, and Tupou doesn’t have a great chance without a full practice to...

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Packers Film Breakdown: The plays that got away

Missed opportunities and missed assignments doomed each of Green Bay’s nine non-touchdown drives There’s plenty of blame to go around for the Packers’ early playoff exit. Special teams was putrid, Aaron Rodgers missed some throws, AJ Dillon went down with an injury, and there were some drive-killing penalties and missed assignments. Green Bay’s offense did not look like the team we had seen the last seven weeks of the season where they scored under 30 points just one time. Every drive and every play matters in the playoffs. We knew the special teams was a liability, so...

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Falcons release OL Matt Gono ahead of free agency

Photo by Roy K. Miller/Icon Sportswire via Gono’s gone. Earlier this morning, Will McFadden wrote how the prospect of re-signing Matt Gono after he missed last season with an injury. Gono has long had interesting potential and has fared well filling in for Kaleb McGary in the past, so a potential re-signing seemed to make sense for a depth-starved offensive line. It’s not going to happen, apparently, as the Falcons have released Gono to let him get a jumpstart on free agency. Per Ian Rapoport: The #Falcons and OT Matt Gono have mutually agreed on his release...

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Rams-49ers injury report: Joe Noteboom downgraded to doubtful for NFC Championship

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ Andrew Whitworth will take back his spot as the starting left tackle The Los Angeles Rams will probably make another change at left tackle for this Sunday’s NFC Championship game. After starting Joseph Noteboom in place of Andrew Whitworth during the divisional round’s 30-27 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Rams head coach Sean McVay noted on Friday that L.A. will be getting back Whitworth for the NFC Championship and that Noteboom is doubtful. McVay also said OL Joe Noteboom will be doubtful for Sunday.— Stu Jackson (@StuJRams) January...

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How much money will your hospital get from Pennsylvania’s $225 million for nurses, ‘bedside’ workers

See how much each Pennsylvania hospital will receive under $225 the state approved to help retain and recruit nurses and other 'bedside workers' to ease staffing shortages amid the coronavirus surge.

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Heart transplant denied to patient without COVID vaccine

A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man’s family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Jamal Adams provides brief, but meaningful update on recovery

Photo by Steph Chambers/ The Seattle Seahawks finished off the 2021 season by winning two in a row and four of their last six, with the final five games being played without All Pro strong safey Jamal Adams. Adams, of course, was lost for the season when he reinjured the shoulder he had surgically repaired around this time last year, with doctors returning to the operating table to re-repair the torn labrum he had apparently retorn. The injury which required surgery this time around was suffered on December 5 in the Week 13 victory over the San Francisco 49ers, and...

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Bengals vs. Chiefs injury report: Tyrann Mathieu goes full, Josh Tupou remains limited

Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via The Honey Badger returns for Kansas City. It’s looking like there won’t be many injuries populating the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs’ inactive players lists on Sunday. The Bengals released an injury report Thursday that’s identical to the one they released on Wednesday. Rookie defensive end Cam Sample (groin) remains out, while defensive tackle Josh Tupou (knee) and wide receiver Stanley Morgan (hamstring) remain limited. Sample is going to be a long shot to play on Sunday. If and when he can’t go, fellow...

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Chiefs Kingdom floods Buffalo children’s hospital with $255,000 (and counting) in donations

Photo by Jamie Squire/ An amazing game resulted in an even more amazing charitable gesture. When you think of NFL home-field advantages, you think of the site: Arrowhead Stadium, Mile High, Orchard Park; it’s easy to give credit to the physical structure itself for how it can impact the opponent. You can forget that the home-field advantage stems from 76,000 individuals who each have the passion it takes to yell on every third down, cheer for every good play, and participate in chants. Those individuals come to games because they’re passionate people who feel...

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Should L.A. start Joe Noteboom or Andrew Whitworth?

Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times via Sean McVay may have more than injuries to consider with regards to left tackle LA Rams head coach Sean McVay met with the media on Wednesday and gave an encouraging injury report that may only result in one key player missing Sunday’s NFC Championship against the San Francisco 49ers ... and he isn’t even the starter. McVay noted that backup left tackle Joseph Noteboom was officially an “OUT” on Wednesday (the team only went through walkthroughs, nothing physical), as was Greg Gaines (toe) and Van Jefferson (knee). McVay...

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Chiefs vs. Bengals Thursday injury report: Tyrann Mathieu returns to practice

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports This week, it’s the AFC Championship game between Kansas City and Cincinnati at Arrowhead Stadium. Each practice day of the season, the Kansas City Chiefs release an official injury report leading up to the next game. This week, the Chiefs host the Cincinnati Bengals for the AFC Championship at 2 p.m. Arrowhead Time on Sunday. Here is the Chiefs’ first official injury report of the week: Chiefs Player Ps Injury Wed Thu Fri Status Darrel Williams RB Toe FP LP - - Andrew WylieOL Elbow FP FP - - Clyde...

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Javon Hargrave makes Pro Bowl as injury replacement

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ Philadelphia now has three representatives in this year’s all-star game. For the first time in his NFL career, Javon Hargrave is Pro Bowl-bound. The Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle was bumped up from his alternate status with Kenny Clark opting out of the game due to injury. It’s not difficult to argue that Hargrave should’ve been in over Clark from the jump. Just look at the numbers: Hargrave — 16 games played (727 snaps), 63 total tackles, 9 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, 18 QB hits, 1 forced fumble, 1 pass deflection Clark — 16...

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Seahawks position review: RB Rashaad Penny’s late-season emergence may make re-signing him that much more difficult

If Seattle’s season in the backfield began on a rough note with injuries to Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny, it ended on the high of Penny finally realizing the potential the team always thought he had, if not more so.

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Green Bay Packers: Top 10 players of the 2021 season

A few days removed from another crushing playoff defeat at the hands of the San Francisco 49ers, it’s time to reflect back on the Green Bay Packers‘ 2021 season. It was a season ravaged by injuries and sweetened by underdogs, but ultimately it will be remembered as the year the Packers went all-in and still came […] Green Bay Packers: Top 10 players of the 2021 season - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - Green Bay Packers News and Fan Community

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Chargers 2022 Draft Profile: CB Roger McCreary

Jake Crandall / USA TODAY NETWORK The Bolts have a chance to land an impact player in the secondary at #17. If there was one position group on the Chargers whose depth got exploited this past season, it has to be the secondary. Injuries and COVID-19 did a number on secondary as a whole but it was especially a rough year for the starting cornerbacks, all of whom struggled to be on the field at the same time for any notable stretch of time. With Chris Harris Jr. getting further and further into the wrong side of 30 and Michael Davis struggling in his first season under...

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LA Rams RB Sony Michel feels like he has big game potential

The LA Rams have been a work-in-process all season long. From players falling off the roster due to injuries or trades to traded and signed additions finding themselves interwoven among the roster, this has been a very dynamic and changing roster that in some way is still finding its way. One of those players who […] LA Rams RB Sony Michel feels like he has big game potential - Ramblin Fan - Ramblin Fan - LA Rams News and Fan Community

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Report: O'Connor recovering from collapsed lung

Drew O'Connor remains sidelined for the Penguins with what Mike Sullivan has only disclosed as being an "upper-body injury." O'Connor played limited fourth-line minutes in the Penguins' win in San Jose on Jan. 15, then was put on long-term injured reserve shortly after.

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Ambry Thomas practices in full; Trent Williams misses another practice

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/ Jimmy Garoppolo was a full participant as well 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan updated the media with the injury report for Thursday’s practice: Did not practice: T Trent Williams (ankle) Limited participant: RB Jeff Wilson Jr (ankle)RB Elijah Mitchell (knee) Full participant: QB Jimmy Garoppolo (thumb)CB Ambry Thomas (knee) Thomas listed as a full-participant is a massive win for the Niners. He was coming along nicely in his development and had a pair of strong outings against quality competition before sitting out last...

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49ers’ Kyle Shanahan provides huge update on Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, Trent Williams

The San Francisco 49ers will need to be at full strength if they want to upset the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship game. After a slew of key 49ers players sustained injuries in their win over the Packers, Kyle Shanahan provided a critical update on a few of the Niners’ stars. Via Adam […] The post 49ers’ Kyle Shanahan provides huge update on Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, Trent Williams appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Packers DL Kenny Clark will not play in Pro Bowl due to injury

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Clark is replaced by Eagles DL Javon Hargrave The Philadelphia Eagles announced today that their defensive tackle Javon Hargrave will play in this year’s Pro Bowl in the absence of Green Bay Packers nose tackle Kenny Clark. Clark played 47 of 54 snaps (87 percent) on defense against the San Francisco 49ers in last week’s 13-10 divisional-round loss. That was good for the fifth-most on the defense and the most of any line of scrimmage defender. Kicking in the door to Vegas!@Jay_MostWanted has been named to his first Pro Bowl after replacing...

Daniel Jones has 'legitimate fantasy upside' - Matthew Berry | The Fantasy Show

ESPN fantasy football expert Matthew Berry explains what Daniel Jones replacing Eli Manning means for Saquon Barkley and the rest of the New York Giants offense. He then (3:19) discusses what Cam Newton's injury means for Carolina Panthers teammates Chris

It’s the beginning of the end for Drew Brees and Sean Payton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts Saints QB Drew Brees will retire if he comes back from his thumb injury and leads the New Orleans to a Super Bowl victory, freeing up Sean Payton to coach the Dallas Cowboys. #FirstTake #NFL ✔

The Panthers need to find Cam Newton’s successor – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman calls on the Carolina Panthers to figure out a succession plan for Cam Newton as the QB’s injuries mount. #FirstTake #NFL ✔