Heading into Week 7, there are a lot of players with injuries to keep an eye on. As to whether they will play or not is still up in the air.
As far as quarterbacks go, Chicago Bears’ Justin Fields is dealing with with a thumb injury, Las Vegas Raiders’ Jimmy Garoppolo has a back injury, and New York Giants’ Daniel Jones’ recovery from his neck injury still does not have a timeline. Beyond the guys lining up under center, a number of backfields have taken a hit in recent weeks, specifically in Los Angeles with the Rams and in Detroit with the Lions.
Needless to say, there is a lot to keep up with. We have all the information you need as the injury reports and game designations roll in for Week 7.
Here is a look at what each team is dealing with as far as injuries are concerned:
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The Falcons have a clean slate on the injury front with no players listed on the final report.
Vita Vea was upgraded to a limited participant during Friday’s practice after not participating on Thursday, signaling that he’s trending in a positive direction. Anthony Nelson practiced fully throughout the week, but will need to clear concussion protocol before being eligible to play. Linebacker Lavonte David and wideout Mike Evans were both given rest days on Friday and carry no designation for this matchup.
The Raiders officially ruled Jimmy Garoppolo out for this game due to a back injury. Veteran Brian Hoyer will start in his absence. After being limited on Wednesday and Thursday, Jakorian Bennett was downgraded to a nonparticipant during Friday practice and subsequently has been ruled out. Davante Adams (shoulder) was a full participant and pass rusher Maxx Crosby (knee, thumb) was limited, and neither have a designation for this game.
The Bears officially have ruled out Justin Fields for Week 7 due to his right thumb injury. That leads to undrafted rookie…