NFL Week 13 injuries: Bengals WR Tee Higgins, Jaguars RB Travis Etienne set to play on ‘Monday Night Football’

Week 13 is in full swing and teams are starting to truly jockey for playoff position as we rocket down the stretch run of the regular season. Of course, with it being so late in the year, injuries continue to be a predominant storyline to monitor heading into each slate and this weekend is no different. Specifically, the quarterback position in Cleveland has taken an interesting turn with veteran Joe Flacco named the starter against the Rams with Dorian Thompson-Robinson ruled out with a concussion. And that’s just one situation that we’ll be monitoring below.  

Here’s a look at all of the final injury reports for Week 13.

All NFL odds via SportsLine Consensus odds.

Chargers: OL Zack Bailey (back), DB Ja’Sir Taylor (illness), TE Nick Vannett (concussion), S JT Woods (illness) OUT; WR Keenan Allen (quad), T Trey Pipkins III (wrist) QUESTIONABLEPatriots: WR Kayshon Boutte (shoulder), WR Demario Douglas (concussion) OUT; LB Chris Board (back), OT Trent Brown (ankle), RB Ezekiel Elliott (thigh), OL Riley Reiff (knee), G Sidy Sow (ankle), DL Deatrich Wise Jr. (shoulder) QUESTIONABLE

Allen made his return to practice on a limited basis on Friday and is officially questionable for Sunday’s matchup in New England due to a quad injury. Meanwhile, Pipkins was also limited on Friday. 

The Patriots will be down a couple of wide receivers as Douglas and Boutte have been ruled out after not practicing on Friday. For Douglas, he missed the entire week due to a concussion he suffered against the Giants, while Boutte was downgraded on the injury report on Thursday and missed back-to-back days due to an illness on top of his shoulder injury.

The Lions just designated Hooker for return, who has been rehabbing a torn ACL he suffered at Tennessee last year, this week so the rookie quarterback was not expected to be activated this week. Meanwhile, Anzalone did not practice at all this week, so his prospects…


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