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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.



Quarterbacks:

 

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.

 

Kickers:

 

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