Injury News

Last update: 2/6/21 8:00 AM

This page is used to track injury news for all 32 teams. I only include players that play regularly and have significant contributions to their teams.

Players are grouped together by position. You’ll see them listed as QB, WR, TE, RB, OL, DL, LB, CB, S, K/P. The idea is to make it easier to see if a number of players from the same group are injured.

Links are included for each team that will let you see their injury reports.

New injury rule in 2020: IR means the player is out at least 3 weeks. I’ve also listed the COVID-19 opt outs (these players are out for the year) and suspensions in the IR sections. When players are designated to return from IR, they have a 21 day practice window to either be activated or moved back to IR for the rest of the season.

Super Bowl LV
Kanas City vs Tampa Bay (KC -3, O/U 56.5)
Kansas City Chiefs: (Week 10 bye)
-WR Sammy Watkins (calf) was injured week 16 and INACTIVE week 17 – Conference Championships. Ahead of the conference championships, he was limited in practice all week and questionable. He is officially QUESTIONABLE, but got in a full practice on Friday and should return.
-RB Le’Veon Bell (knee) was INACTIVE for the conference championships after missing practice Thursday/Friday. He was added to the injury report after experiencing swelling in his knee. He will play in the super bowl.
-LT Eric Fisher (Achilles) was injured during the conference championships. He will miss the super bowl.
-LB Willie Gay (ankle) was INACTIVE for the divisional round and the conference championships. He will not play in the super bowl.
IR: RB Damien Williams (opt out), G Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (opt out), RT Mitchell Schwartz (back), LG Kelechi Osemele (knee – season ending), DE Taco Charlton (leg)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: (Week 13 bye)
-WR Antonio Brown (knee) was INACTIVE for the conference championships after missing practice all week. He is QUESTIONABLE, but got in two full practices Thursday/Friday. I’d be stunned if he doesn’t play.
-TE Cam Brate (back) is QUESTIONABLE after appearing on the injury report Thursday as limited and not practicing Friday. Per Adam Schefter, he is expected to play baring any set backs.
-S Antoine Winfield Jr. (ankle) was INACTIVE for the conference championships. He will play in the super bowl.
-S Jordan Whitehead (shoulder) was injured during the conference championships. He will play in the super bowl.
IR: TE OJ Howard (Achilles – season ending), C A.Q. Shipley (neck – season ending)

Eliminated:
Arizona Cardinals: (Week 8 bye)
IR: T Marcus Gilbert (opt out), DE Chandler Jones (bicep – season ending), DT Corey Peters (knee – season ending), DE Dennis Gardeck (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (stinger), K Zane Gonzalez (back)

Atlanta Falcons: (Week 10 bye)
IR: WR Olamide Zaccheaus (toe), S Damontae Kazee (Achilles)

Baltimore Ravens: (Week 7 bye)
IR: LT Ronnie Stanley (ankle – season ending), CB Tavon Young (ACL – Season Ending)

Buffalo Bills: (Week 11 bye)
IR: LG Cody Ford (ankle/knee), CB EJ Gaines (opt out)

Carolina Panthers: (Week 13 bye)
IR: LT Greg Little (ankle), RG Dennis Daley (concussion), DT Kawann Short (shoulder), DE Stephen Weatherly (finger)

Chicago Bears: (Week 11 bye)
IR: RB Tarik Cohen (ACL), LG James Daniels (pectoral), LT Bobby Massie (ankle), DT Eddie Goldman (opt out), DE Roy Robertson-Harris (shoulder – season ending), CB Artie Burns (knee)

Cincinnati Bengals: (Week 9 bye)
IR: QB Joe Burrow (ACL – season ending), WR Auden Tate (shoulder), TE CJ Uzomah (Achilles – Season Ending), RB Joe Mixon (foot), LT Jonah Williams (sprained MCL), DT Geno Atkins (shoulder – season ending), DT Josh Tupou (opt out), DT D.J. Reader (quad – season ending), CB Trae Waynes (pectoral)

Cleveland Browns: (Week 9 bye)
IR: WR Odell Beckham Jr (ACL – season), C Nick Harris (knee), DE Olivier Vernon (Achilles – season ending), DT Andrew Billings (opt out), CB Greedy Williams (shoulder), CB Robert Jackson (hamstring), K JoJo Natson (ACL – season ending)

Dallas Cowboys: (Week 10 bye)
IR: QB Dak Prescott (ankle – season ending), TE Blake Jarwin (knee), T La’el Collins (hip — season ending), T Tyron Smith (neck – season ending), LT Cam Erving (knee), G Zack Martin (calf), DT Trysten Hill (ACL – season ending), DT Antwaun Woods (ankle), CB Maurice Canady (opt out)

Denver Broncos: (Week 5 bye)
IR: WR Courtland Sutton (ACL – season ending), TE Albert Okwuegbunam (ACL – season ending), T Ja’Wuan James (opt out), DT Kyle Peko (opt out), DT Jurrell Casey (biceps — season ending), DT Mike Purcell (foot – season ending), OLB Von Miller (ankle), CB AJ Bouye (suspension), CB Bryce Callahan (foot), Slot CB Essang Bassey (knee – season ending)

Detroit Lions: (Week 5 bye)
IR: WR Geronimo Allison (opt out), DT Da’Shawn Hand (groin), DT John Atkins (opt out), DT Danny Shelton (knee), DE Trey Flowers (wrist), CB Desmond Trufant (hamstring), CB Jeff Okudah (shoulder)

Green Bay Packers: (Week 5 bye)
IR: WR Devin Funchess (opt out), TE Joslah Deguara (ACL – season ending), LT David Bakhtiari (ACL – season ending), RG Lane Taylor (knee), DT Montravius Adams (toe – season ending), S Raven Greene (shoulder)

Houston Texans: (Week 8 bye)
IR: WR Will Fuller (Suspension), WR Randall Cobb (toe), LB Benardrick McKinney (shoulder), DT PJ Hall (pectoral – season ending), CB Gareon Conley (ankle), CB Bradley Roby (suspension)

Indianapolis Colts: (Week 7 bye)
IR: WR Parris Campbell (PCL), RB Marlon Mack (achilles — season ending), T Le’Raven Clark (achilles – season ending), LT Anthony Castonzo (MCL/ankle), CB Marvell Tell (opt out), CB Rolan Milligan (opt out), S Malik Hooker (achilles — season ending)

Jacksonville Jaguars: (Week 8 bye)
IR: RB Chris Thompson (shoulder), RB Ryquell Armstead (reserve/COVID-19), C Brandon Linder (ankle), DE Josh Allen (knee), DT Al Woods (opt out), DT Abry Jones (ankle/hamstring), LB Kamalei Correa (exempt)), CB Rashaan Melvin (opt out), CB DJ Hayden (hamstring), CB Sidney Jones (achilles)

Los Angeles Chargers: (Week 6 bye)
IR: TE Virgil Green (ankle), C Mike Pouncey (hip), DE Melvin Ingram III (knee — short term), DE DE Uchenna Nwosu (knee), LB Drue Tranquill (ankle), S Derwin James (knee)

Los Angeles Rams: (Week 9 bye)
IR: RB Darrell Henderson Jr, LB Micah Kiser (knee), S Terrell Burgess (ankle – season ending), S Taylor Rapp (knee)

Las Vegas Raiders: (Week 6 bye)
IR: WR Tyrell Williams (shoulder), LG Richie Incognito (Achilles – short term), DE Maliek Collins (hamstring/ankle). DE Clelin Ferrell (shoulder)

Miami Dolphins: (Week 7 bye)
IR: WR Preston Williams (foot), WR Albert Wilson (opt out), LG Ereck Flowers (ankle), DE Vince Biegel (Achilles – season ending), DT Davon Godchaux (biceps), LB Elandon Roberts (knee)

Minnesota Vikings: (Week 7 bye)
IR: TE Kyle Rudolph (foot), DT Michael Pierce (opt out), DE Danielle Hunter (neck), LB Anthony Barr (torn pectoral – season ending), CB Mike Hughes (neck), CB Kris Boyd (knee)

New England Patriots: (Week 6 bye)
IR: WR Julian Edelman (knee – short term), WR Marqise Lee (opt out), LT Isaiah Wynn (knee), RT Marcus Cannon (opt out), LB Dont’a Hightower (opt out), CB Stephon Gilmore (knee), S Patrick Chung (opt out)

New Orleans Saints: (Week 6 bye)
IR: RG Nick Easton (concussion), LB Kwon Alexander (Achilles – season ending)

New York Giants: (Week 11 bye)
IR: RB Saquon Barkley (ACL — season ending), RB Devonta Freeman (ankle), LT Nate Solder (opt out), OLB Oshane Ximines (shoulder), DE Lorenzo Carter (Achilles – season ending), DE Kyler Fackrell (leg), CB Sam Beal (opt out), CB Ryan Lewis (hamstring), S Adrian Colbert (shoulder)

New York Jets: (Week 10 bye)
IR: WR Chris Hogan (high ankle sprain), RB Frank Gore (lung contusion), RG Greg van Roten (toe), LB CJ Mosley (opt out), LB Jordan Jenkins (shoulder), OLB Kyle Phillips (ankle – season ending), CB Brian Poole (shoulder – season ending), S Bradley McDougald (shoulder), S Ashtyn Davis (foot)

Philadelphia Eagles: (Week 9 bye)
IR: WR Marquise Goodwin (opt out), G Brandon Brooks (achilles), T Andre Dillard (biceps), RT Lane Johnson (ankle), DE Josh Sweat (wrist), CB Kevon Seymour (knee)

Pittsburgh Steelers: (Week 4 bye)
IR: RT Zach Banner (season ending – ACL),, DE Bud Dupree (ACL – season ending), LB Devin Bush (ACL – season ending)

San Francisco 49ers: (Week 11 bye)
IR: QB Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle – season ending), QB Nick Mullens (right elbow), WR Travis Benjamin (opt out), RB Raheem Mostert (ankle), C Weston Richburg (kneecap), C Ben Garland (calf), DE Nick Bosa (ACL – season ending), DE Ronald Blair III (knee), DE Ziggy Ansah (biceps — season ending), DE Dee Ford (neck), DT Solomon Thomas (ACL – season ending), CB Jamar Taylor (knee), S Jaquiski Tartt (turf toe)

Seattle Seahawks: (Week 6 bye)
IR: WR Phillip Dorsett (foot), TE Greg Olsen (foot), RT Jamarco Jones (groin), OLB Bruce Irvin (ACL – season ending), CB Quinton Dunbar (knee), CB Tre Flowers (hamstring), CB Neiko Thorpe (groin), S Lano Hill (back)

Tennessee Titans: (Week 4 bye)
IR: WR Adam Humphries (concussion), LT Taylor Lewan (ACL – season ending), LT Ty Sambrailo (undisclosed), OLB Jadeveon Clowney (meniscus – season ending), LB Jayon Brown (elbow -season ending)

Washington Football Team: (Week 8 bye)
IR: QB Kyle Allen (ankle – season ending), LT Geron Christian Sr. (knee), DT Matt Ioannidis (biceps), DE Lorenzo Carter (ACL – season ending), S Landon Collins (achilles – season ending)

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