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Sam Bradford is officially out for the season. Chad Quates lets you know what other injuries may affect your lineup decisions in week 8...



The Week 8 Injury Cavalcade

Alas, injuries are an unfortunate part of football, and they do tend to have an impact on our pretend game. Here are some notable injury updates, and how they may affect your decision making process this week.



Sam Bradford (STL): IR


Bradford suffered a torn ACL in his left knee on Sunday and is done for the season.


Jay Cutler (CHI): Out


Cutler tore a groin muscle in that shootout against the Redskins, and will probably miss at least a month, perhaps longer.


Nick Foles (PHI): Questionable


Foles was concussed against the Cowboys, and it is not looking good for this week.


Josh Freeman (MIN): Questionable


Freeman has been concussed, and will likely have to miss the Packer game on Sunday night. Please look elsewhere, as this offense is a train wreck.


Peyton Manning (DEN): Questionable


Peyton is listed as questionable with a minor ankle injury, but is expected to practice later in the week and will play on Sunday.


Ryan Tannehill (MIA): Questionable


Tannehill has been limited this week with a vague shoulder issue, but is expected to be out there on Sunday.


Michael Vick (PHI): Probable


Vick injured his hamstring in New York two weeks ago, but has practiced in full this week.  His status is still somewhat murky, but it is beginning to look like he will be back on Sunday.


Running Backs:

Frank Gore (SF): Questionable


Gore missed practice Wednesday with an ankle injury, but will likely play on Sunday in London.


Fred Jackson (BUF): Questionable


Freddie messed his knee up a bit against the Dolphins, and has sat some in practice this week, but is expected to play on Sunday.


Steven Jackson (ATL): Questionable


Jackson still has the lingering hamstring injury, but it appears he may play this week. Stay tuned.


Brandon Jacobs (NYG): Out


Jacobs is still nursing a hamstring injury, and will likely miss another game on Sunday.


Doug Martin (TB): Out


Martin injured his shoulder against the Falcons and is out indefinitely.


Rashard Mendenhall (ARI): Questionable


Rashard has a toe ailment, and his status is up in the air at this time. Whatever the case, it would be wise to stay away from this situation.


DeMarco Murray (DAL): Questionable


Murray injured his knee against the Redskins two weeks ago, and missed the Eagles game this past Sunday. He has returned to practice in a limited capacity, and could be a game time decision. Oh joy.


Adrian Peterson (MIN): Questionable


Adrian missed practice Wednesday because of a hamstring issue, and is questionable at this time. Peterson should play on Sunday night, but check on his status later in the week just in case.


Jason Snelling (ATL): Questionable


Snelling missed practice Wednesday with an ankle injury, and is status is uncertain at the moment.


C.J. Spiller (BUF): Questionable


Spiller is still dealing with the lingering ankle injury, and his status for Sunday is very much in doubt at this time.  


James Starks (GB): Probable


Starks has the knee thing, but has practiced this week, and could play on Sunday night.


Wide Receivers:


Danny Amendola (NE): Questionable


Danny was concussed against the Saints two weeks ago and missed the Jets game this past week. He did return to practice this week, but his status for Sunday is unclear at the moment.


Miles Austin (DAL): Questionable


Austin is still dealing with a lingering hamstring issue, and could possibly sit on Sunday.


Justin Blackmon (JAX): Questionable


Blackmon is still dealing with a groin/hamstring dilemma, and missed practice Wednesday. However, he should play on Sunday in London.


Dez Bryant (DAL): Questionable


Dez has been limited this week with a variety of aliments, but it would be hard to imagine that he would not play this Sunday.


Eric Decker (DEN): Questionable


Decker missed practice Wednesday with a toe thing, but had a huge game on Sunday night, and should be fine going forward.


Julian Edelman (NE): Questionable


Julian has been limited again this week with a thigh injury, but should play on Sunday.


Larry Fitzgerald (ARI): Probable


Fitz is still somewhat limited with the hamstring, but will be out there again on Sunday.


Brandon Gibson (MIA): Questionable


Gibson has been limited this week with a shoulder injury, but should suit up on Sunday.


Santonio Holmes (NYJ): Questionable


Holmes is still dealing with the hamstring issue, and will probably miss another game this week.


Calvin Johnson (DET): Questionable


Calvin was dominant against the Bengals, but did miss practice Wednesday with the knee.  He is still limited, but will very likely play again this week.


James Jones (GB): Questionable


Jones still has the knee thing, and missed practice Wednesday, but could still play on Sunday night if the knee improves later this week. Coin flip.


Lance Moore (NO): Probable


Lance has practiced in full this week, and appears to be over the hand injury. He should be good for Sunday.


Cecil Shorts (JAX): Questionable


Cecil gutted it out this past Sunday with the injured right shoulder. He will not practice much this week, but should play again on Sunday in London.


Golden Tate (SEA):


Golden has a shoulder issue, but should be okay for Monday night.


Reggie Wayne (IND): IR


Reggie severely damaged his knee on Sunday night, and will miss the rest of the year. Really tough break.


Wes Welker (DEN): Questionable


Welker missed practice Wednesday because of an ankle problem, but he should be good to go on Sunday.


Roddy White (ATL): Questionable


Roddy is still dealing with a left hamstring injury, and did not practice Wednesday. It could go either way for Sunday.

Mike Williams (TB): Questionable


Williams is still dealing with the hamstring injury, and has been limited again in practice this week. Coin toss for Thursday night.



Tight Ends:


Jeff Cumberland (NYJ): Questionable


Cumberland missed practice Wednesday with a hamstring issue, but should be good for Sunday.


Jermichael Finley (GB): Out


Finley injured his neck on a nasty hit against the Browns, and will be out for a while, possibly for the remainder of the season.


Jimmy Graham (NO): Questionable


Jimmy missed practice Wednesday with a foot injury, and his status for Sunday is unknown at this point. Stay tuned.


Rob Gronkowski (NE): Questionable


Gronk played quite well in his season debut on Sunday, but still has the back and forearm thing happening, and has been limited in practice. However, expect him to play going forward.


Greg Olsen (CAR): Probable


Olsen is still dealing with a nagging foot injury, but played this past Sunday, and should be fine for Thursday night.


Jordan Reed (WAS): Probable


Jordan injured his hip during the Bears game and did miss some time, but returned fairly quickly and put up huge numbers. He has practiced in full this week and should be good to go on Sunday.




Blair Walsh (MIN): Questionable


Walsh has been dealing with a hamstring issue for several weeks, and has been limited in practice this week, although it appears he will continue to kick through it.

Well, that is all for now. Until next time, denizens of Fantasyland. Remember, fortune favors the bold.


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Last Updated on Friday, 25 October 2013 05:08