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Grand Rapids Press

For T.J. Lang, the benefits of returning from another concussion outweigh risks

ALLEN PARK -- This wasn't T.J. Lang's first concussion. It wasn't his second, or even his third. So when the Detroit Lions guard woke up last week Wednesday, still fatigued from a game two days before, he knew something might...

Seattle Times

‘I’m breaking records’: Richard Sherman posts video of himself following surgery

Richard Sherman underwent surgery to repair his ruptured Achilles on Wednesday in Green Bay, and posted a video before and after his operation.

Marcus Mariota: I try to be the best I can be for Titans

Titans QB Marcus Mariota talks about the importance of building relationships with his teammates, finding his leadership style, bouncing back from injury and playing for Hawaii.

Miami Herald

Fantasy alert: Stills held out of practice. Will he play Sunday?

The back injury that sent Kenny Stills to the locker room early Thursday also kept him out of practice on Friday. He was not present during the period open to …

Houston Chronicle

Texans injury report: Will Fuller ruled out for Sunday

The Texans made it official, ruling out wide receiver Will Fuller due to cracked ribs. Bruce Ellington will start in his place.

Seattle Times

Seahawk Richard Sherman talks from this hospital bed

Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman said from his hospital bed in Green Bay on a YouTube video Thursday that he will likely be off his feet for 2-3 months after having Achilles surgery on Wednesday.

Seattle Times

Report: Seahawk cornerback Richard Sherman has Achilles surgery in Green Bay

Richard Sherman has had surgery on his ruptured Achilles, according to a report from ESPN's Josina Anderson.

Houston Chronicle

Texans injury report: Chris Thompson sidelined with knee injury

With rookie wide receiver Chris Thompson sidelined with a knee injury and wide receiver Will Fuller out with cracked ribs, the Texans are shorthanded on special teams.

Northwest Herald

Truck driver in Lake in the Hills crash cited for failing to reduce speed

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The driver of truck carrying topsoil that overturned Tuesday has been cited for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident, according to authorities. Lake in the Hills police asked drivers to avoid a portion of Virginia Road at Route 31 in a Nixle alert sent about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday. The alert said to avoid the area for 45 minutes. Topsoil had spilled out of the truck, which was lying on its side on Virginia Road. The driver, Jeffrey Almodovar, 53, of Antioch was taken to Centegra Hospital...

Grand Rapids Press

Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah misses fifth straight practice

Ansah is in danger of having a second straight season ruined by injury.

Inside the 49ers | Santa Rosa Press Democrat

49ers improved in key areas leading up to 1st win

For the past three games, despite losing numerous starters to injury, such as wide receiver Pierre Garcon, the 49ers have made significant statistical strides, Grant Cohn writes.

Northwest Herald

Lake in the Hills crash sends truck driver to hospital, closes Virginia Road at Route 31

LAKE IN THE HILLS – An overturned truck carrying topsoil closed a portion of Virginia Road at Route 31 on Tuesday morning in Lake in the Hills. Lake in the Hills police asked drivers to avoid the area in a Nixle alert sent about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday. The alert said to avoid the area for 45 minutes. Topsoil had spilled out of the truck, which was lying on its side on Virginia Road. The driver was sent to an area hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire...

Seattle Times

Pete Carroll says Seahawks may know more on NFL investigation into Russell Wilson concussion protocol in a couple of days

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says the team will talk to the NFL on Wednesday concerning an investigation into how the team handled the league's concussion protocol when Russell Wilson was hit hard in Thursday's game at Arizona.

Houston Chronicle

Texans injury report: Tom Savage participates fully with shoulder injury

Texans quarterback Tom Savage became the latest addition to the injury report, but it looks like he'll be able to play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.

Northwest Herald

Illinois review board approves Centegra Health System changes

WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board formally approved Centegra Health System’s plans to suspend certain services at its Woodstock location. The state review board met Tuesday morning to consider the plans, which Centegra announced in June and implemented parts of in August. The plans reduce Woodstock’s formerly comprehensive emergency room to a basic emergency center, which means patients requiring intensive care or an overnight stay must be transferred. The hospital’s behavioral health services will stay, and Centegra also...

Houston Chronicle

Texans' Will Fuller sidelined with rib injury

The starting wide receiver took a hit from Los Angeles Rams safety LaMarcus Joyner and is expected to be sidelined for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams.

NFL

Wednesday update: Injury list grows longer

WR Allen Hurns, WR Marqise Lee, RT Jermey Parnell and LG Patrick Omameh not expected to practice Wednesday as Jaguars begin preparing to play Cleveland Browns Sunday

Seattle Times

Seahawks injury updates: Safety Kam Chancellor ‘seeing some doctors’ about stingers suffered against Arizona

It may be a few days before the Seahawks know more about stingers suffered by strong safety Kam Chancellor in Thursday's game against Arizona.

Northwest Herald

Woodstock rollover crash sends juvenile driver to hospital

WOODSTOCK – A rollover crash sent a juvenile driver to the hospital Monday with minor injuries, officials said. The single-vehicle crash occurred at 6:23 a.m. in the 15400 block of West South Street, Woodstock, McHenry County Sheriff's spokeswoman Sandra Rogers said. Police would not release the identity of the driver because he or she is a minor, Rogers said. It was not clear Monday which hospital the driver was taken to or what caused the crash.

Seattle Times

Seahawks Q&A with Bob Condotta: What’s the latest on the injuries, and how will Seattle move on without Richard Sherman?

Do you have questions about the Seahawks, their latest roster moves, injury updates, playoff outlook and more? Ask away now, and Bob Condotta will answer them, starting at Noon P.T.

Northwest Herald

City of McHenry, county to expand bike path along Bull Valley Road

McHENRY – The city of McHenry has approved an intergovernmental agreement to expand its bike and walking path along Bull Valley Road. Officials want to fill a gap in the regional trail network to allow access to places such as McHenry City Hall, Moraine Hills State Park and Centegra Hospital. The agreement will cost the city about $37,500 for phase 1 design and engineering. McHenry County would pay about $150,000. The McHenry County Board is expected to vote on a resolution approving the 2018-22 transportation program, which includes the Bull Valley Road...

Seattle Times

Should Richard Sherman have sat out Thursday’s game? Expert says no

David Chao, the former team doctor for the Chargers, says playing on short rest on Thursday night had nothing to do with the Achilles injury.

NFL

Jonesing for a fantasy running back

The Packers lost Aaron Jones to an MCL injury, and may be without TY Montgomery now too

NFL

Day after: “Dede’s ready”

Jaguars HC Doug Marrone said rookie WR Dede Westbrook “ready” if needed; veteran WR Allen Hurns could miss Sunday after sustaining ankle injury in victory over Chargers Sunday

Seattle Times

Seahawks injury updates: Earl Thomas expected back against Atlanta but concern remains for Kam Chancellor

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said it remains unclear if Kam Chancellor will make it back this week after suffering a stinger against Arizona Thursday. But he said Earl Thomas should return.

Richard Sherman's Emotional Press Conference After Injury vs. Cardinals (Week 10) | NFL

Listen to Seattle Seahawks cornerback, Richard Sherman, speak after suffering an injury against the Arizona Cardinals during Week 10. Watch full games with NFL Game Pass: https://www.nfl.com/gamepass?campaign=sp-nf-gd-ot-yt-3000342 Sign up for Fantasy F

Kaepernick would make a lot of sense for Texans

The Texans don't seem interested in Colin Kaepernick in the wake of Deshaun Watson's injury despite the fact that the two play similar styles of football.