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Pats Pulpit

What losing Christian Gonzalez, Matthew Judon indefinitely means for the Patriots

Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via The two starting defenders will be out for the foreseeable future due to injuries suffered in Week 4. When it rains, it pours. The New England Patriots were not just blown out by the Dallas Cowboys in Week 4, losing with a final score of 38-3, they also had to watch to of their starting defenders go down with injuries. Cornerback Christian Gonzalez was lost in the first quarter due to a shoulder injury, with edge linebacker Matthew Judon suffering a biceps injury in the fourth. Both are reportedly “out indefinitely”...


Seahawks HC Pete Carroll gives crucial update on concerning Jamal Adams injury

The Seattle Seahawks trounced the New York Giants 24-3 on Monday Night Football, but it didn’t come without cost. Star safety Jamal Adams took a knee to the helmet on the first possession of the night and missed the rest of the game. The Seahawks fear a concussion. Pete Carroll had an encouraging postgame update […] The post Seahawks HC Pete Carroll gives crucial update on concerning Jamal Adams injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.


Mother of Rays’ Josh Lowe, Rangers’ Nathaniel Lowe battling cancer

When the Tampa Bay Rays host the Texas Rangers in the AL Wild Card Series, Josh Lowe will also face off against his brother, Nathaniel Lowe, who plays first base for Texas. Sadly, the Lowes’ mother, Wendy, won’t be able to attend Tropicana Field to watch her sons play. Josh Lowe revealed Monday that his […] The post Mother of Rays’ Josh Lowe, Rangers’ Nathaniel Lowe battling cancer appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Baltimore Sun

NFL power rankings, Week 5: Ravens, despite injuries, in a class of their own in AFC North

With as many injuries as the Ravens have had to overcome, it helps to have one of the league’s best players. Here are The Baltimore Sun's NFL power rankings heading into Week 5.

Field Gulls

Injury bug continues to hit Seahawks offensive line

Photo by Sarah Stier/ Already down three starters on the offensive line, Damien Lewis headed into the injury tent It’s been an injury filled first half for the Seattle Seahawks in their showdown with the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, with several key members of the team heading to the injury tent, including strong safety Jamal Adams, right guard Phil Haynes, quarterback Geno Smith and now left guard Damien Lewis. .@Seahawks injury update: G Damien Lewis is Questionable (ankle).— Seahawks PR (@seahawksPR) October 3, 2023 The Seahawks offensive line has...

Field Gulls

Injury Update: Jarran Reed questionable to return with shin injury

Photo by Sarah Stier/ Jarran Reed went down hard late in the second half The Seattle Seahawks have been losing a seemingly inordinate number of players while taking on the New York Giants on Monday Night Football, and we can now add Jarran Reed to that unfortunate list. According to the team PR department, he is officially questionable to return with a shin injury. .@Seahawks injury update: NT Jarran Reed is Questionable (shin).— Seahawks PR (@seahawksPR) October 3, 2023 Jarran Reed appeared to collide with a teammate, according to observers. He was able to get...

Big Blue View

Giants injury news: John Michael Schmitz, Daniel Bellinger questionable to return

Photo by Michael Owens/ The Giants’ offensive line is shuffled again New York Giants center John Michael Schmitz left Monday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter with an apparent injury, which was quickly revealed to be a shoulder injury. Tight end Daniel Bellinger is also questionable to return with a knee injury. So far neither player has been ruled out. Left guard Ben Bredeson moved to center while Shane Lemieux stepped in at guard for the Giants’ second drive. We’ll see if that alignment changes on subsequent drives if Schmitz remains on...

The Seattle Times

Seahawks QB Geno Smith questionable to return vs. Giants with knee injury

Seahawks starting quarterback Geno Smith left Monday night’s game against the New York Giants after suffering an apparent knee injury when he was tackled out of bounds.

Field Gulls

‘The Seahawks continue to win the Russ trade’ - Social media reacts to beatdown of Giants

Photo by Sarah Stier/ 11 sacks, a pick-6, and a whole lot of defensive dominance gave us plenty to cheer about The Seattle Seahawks traveled to take on the New York Giants on Monday Night Football, and we got a prime time performance to remember. While the story of the night early on seemed to be focused almost entirely on a barrage of injuries and all around sloppy play, Devon Witherspoon showed up big and provided the spark that turned the game into a display of defensive dominance. He housed his first NFL interception, and that.... is amazing. Not only did he put the...

Pats Pulpit

Tyquan Thornton among 5 Patriots players eligible to return from IR and PUP this week

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via New England has several projected starters or key contributors on injured reserve and the physically unable to perform list at the moment. After a 38-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday in which multiple starters departed with injuries, the New England Patriots may be in the department for reinforcements. Lucky for them, some could be on their way. New England began the regular season with five players on either the injured reserve (IR) or physically unable to perform list (PUP). That list included several...

Field Gulls

Jamal Adams out with a head injury

Photo by Sarah Stier/ In a short lived return, Jamal Adams made his presence felt before exiting the game The Seattle Seahawks have been waiting for Jamal Adams to return from injury, and Jamal Adams was ready to come back, and he did just in time to take on the New York Giants. But his return to the field was unfortunately short-lived; on a Daniel Jones scramble in the first quarter, Adams dove to make a tackle short of the sticks; while he succeeded in bringing Jones down, he also took a bad shot to the head from one of the QB’s knees, as replay showed. He was slow...

Field Gulls

Phil Haynes officially ruled out for the game

Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Already down both starters at tackle, the Seahawks will now be without a third member of the Week 1 starting offensive line. The Seattle Seahawks will be without one of their starting guards for the rest of the game; the team has officially ruled Phil Haynes out for the remainder of the night. He suffered a calf injury during the first half of the Monday Night Football. .@Seahawks injury update: G Phil Haynes will not return (calf).— Seahawks PR (@seahawksPR) October 3, 2023 Anthony Bradford is currently playing in...

Field Gulls

Geno Smith suffers injury, Drew Lock playing against Giants

Photo by Al Bello/ Geno Smith went down awkwardly and is being evaluated for further injury; Drew Lock will start in his place Drew Lock is about to see some significant snaps. Geno Smith went down awkwardly late in the second quarter before getting up, clearly in some pain. Replay showed Geno’s ankles/lower legs bend awkwardly under Isaiah Simmons while the New York Giants defender was dragging him down along the sideline. While he initially went over to the sideline with an obvious limp, he was somehow able to return to the field without missing a snap. While he...

Big Blue View

Giants news, 10/3: Giants fall to Seattle, Jones sacked 10 times, JMS injured, more headlines

New York Giants news for Tuesday Good morning, New York Giants fans! Giants-Seahawks final score: Giants blown out, 24-3 From a playoff team in 2022, the New York Giants have gone to what many expected from them in 2022 — a bottom-feeder. Against a Seattle Seahawks team beset by injuries on both sides of the ball, the Giants not only laid an egg by a final score of 24-3 but looked utterly unfit to be on the same football field as their opponent. This was a full-team stinker for the Giants, spanning all three phases of the game. Giants fans are jumping from one coach to...


Seahawks QB Geno Smith confronts Giants after suffering injury on controversial tackle

Geno Smith got heated after he was hurt on Isaiah Simmons’ controversial tackle during the Seattle Seahawks-New York Giants Monday Night Football game. Early in the second quarter, Smith was carrying the ball and tried to get out of bounds to avoid the Giants’ defense. However, as Simmons attempted to tackle him, he instead fell […] The post Seahawks QB Geno Smith confronts Giants after suffering injury on controversial tackle appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Phinsider

Miami Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel shares promising update on Connor Williams and Jaelan Phillips

Photo by Perry Knotts/ Connor Williams and Jaelan Phillips didn’t play against the Buffalo Bills. The Miami Dolphins announced that Terron Armstead won’t play in Week 5, but coach Mike McDaniel is optimistic that a pair of contributors may return to practice this week after missing Sunday’s 48-20 loss to the Buffalo Bills. Defensively, the Dolphins were without pass-rusher Jaelan Phillips, who didn’t practice last week because of an oblique injury. Center Connor Williams was held out of practice last Wednesday due to a groin injury. He was limited on Thursday...

Niner Nation

Golden Nuggets: Cowboys Week is here

Your daily San Francisco 49ers news for Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023 Silver: 49ers’ first-month rampage has the feel of 2019’s run to the Super Bowl (paywall) “There’s a long, long way to go before the 49ers can affirm that what they’ve launched in 2023 is a Super Bowl run, but the early signs are quite encouraging. Their first-month dominance has not been subtle, and that’s by design.” Kyle Shanahan provides injury updates, Brock Purdy assessment “It seems like every time Kyle Shanahan is asked about Brock Purdy and his development, he’s trying to find the...

Chowder and Champions

Patriots Get Crushing Injury Updates on 2 Key Defenders Following Week 4 Loss

When it rains it pours. If you thought the Patriots’ Week 4 blowout loss to the Dallas Cowboys was going to be the low point of New England’s week, think again. The Patriots not only lost the game, but they also lost two of their most important defenders with significant injuries that will sideline them […] Patriots Get Crushing Injury Updates on 2 Key Defenders Following Week 4 Loss - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!


Patriots stars Matthew Judon, Christian Gonzalez’ latest moves don’t bode well for quick injury return

New England Patriots star defenders Matthew Judon and Christian Gonzalez received some unfortunate injury updates that have them ruled out indefinitely while they seek second opinions, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Patriots’ first-round pick Christian Gonzalez and pass-rushing standout Matthew Judon both are out indefinitely while they seek second opinions on their injuries, per sources. […] The post Patriots stars Matthew Judon, Christian Gonzalez’ latest moves don’t bode well for quick injury return appeared first on ClutchPoints.


Steelers’ Kenny Pickett injury update leaves door open for Week 5

The Pittsburgh Steelers received some good news on the injury to quarterback Kenny Pickett on Monday. Pickett, who exited Sunday’s 30-6 loss to the Houston Texans with a knee injury, suffered a bone bruise that will likely have him sidelined for the short-term, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. This post is being updated in real […] The post Steelers’ Kenny Pickett injury update leaves door open for Week 5 appeared first on ClutchPoints.


Cowboys’ Mike McCarthy downplays Micah Parsons’ leg injury ahead of marquee matchup with 49ers

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons was seen limping, and even left the field on occasion during the Cowboys’ rout of New England Sunday afternoon as he appeared to favor his left leg. Any sort of injury to Micah Parsons is cause for concern for the Cowboys, especially after Trevon Diggs’ season ending knee injury during […] The post Cowboys’ Mike McCarthy downplays Micah Parsons’ leg injury ahead of marquee matchup with 49ers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

SOURCES: Kenny Pickett 'will be fine' after scary knee injury in Steelers Week 4 loss

SOURCES: Kenny Pickett could return as early as Week 5 after initial tests of his knee injury show only a bone bruise, sources tell the Post-Gazette.

Field Gulls

2023 NFL Season: Seahawks vs. Giants 1st Quarter game thread

Photo by Steph Chambers/ Last game for the Seahawks before the bye! The Seattle Seahawks have been dealing with a ton of injuries in the early stages of the 2023 NFL regular season, yet they find themselves at 2-1 and are well positioned against a similarly injured but 1-2 New York Giants. It’s a road game and those are never easy, but the Seahawks are undefeated at MetLife Stadium since the stadium broke ground in 2009. That has to mean something, right?! If the Seahawks are as good as we think they are, they should win against a team that is struggling on both sides...

OC Register

Chargers QB Justin Herbert suffers fractured left middle finger

The injury on his non-throwing hand isn’t expected to prevent him from playing when the Chargers return to action Oct. 16, after their bye this week.

Chicago Tribune

3 things we learned from the Chicago Bears, including Teven Jenkins being designated to return from IR

Teven Jenkins has been on injured reserve since Aug. 31 with a calf injury. The Chicago Bears have 21 days to put him back on the active roster.

Big Blue View

Saquon Barkley won’t play Monday night for Giants

Here are all of Monday’s inactives Saquon Barkley will be inactive for Monday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks, the second game that the New York Giants star running back will miss with his high ankle sprain. Barkley, listed as doubtful in the final injury report, had hoped to play despite knowing he would not be 100%. “I feel like it’s my body, my choice. It sounds crazy saying that right there (laughs) but the reality of it is if I can go – if my body is telling me to go out there and play then yeah, that’s what I’d like to do,” he had said on Saturday....

Pride Of Detroit

Lions designate Julian Okwara to return to practice

Photo by Kevin Sabitus/ Julian Okwara has taken his first step to return to the roster after being placed on injured reserve to start the season. On Monday, the Detroit Lions designated edge defender Julian Okwara to return to practice. Okwara, who remains on injured reserve, can now practice with the team, starting immediately. Detroit will have a 21-day window to either activate Okwara to the 53-man roster or shut him down for the rest of the season. They can make that decision at any point during that window. Okwara suffered what appeared to be an arm injury in the...

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 ✔