We’re now officially halfway through 2023 NFL This season, all 32 clubs are dealing with notable injuries. The New York Giants are down to their third quarterback, the New York Jets are down on the offensive line and their two wide receivers in Christian Watson and Drake London are dealing with issues.
Let’s take a look at the injuries around the league. Below, we’ll break down the final injury report for “Thursday Night Football,” and discuss the first injury reports for the other 24 teams scheduled to play Sunday here in Week 10.
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- Panthers: ED Brian Burns (concussion/elbow), CB CJ Henderson (concussion), WR Laviska Shenault Jr. (ankle), TE Stephen Sullivan (shoulder) out; WR DJ Chark (attached) questionable; S Xavier Woods (groin), S Vonn Bell (quadriceps), LB Marquis Haynes (back) questionable
- Bear: QB Justin Fields (right thumb), FB Khari Blassingame (concussion), LB Nate Davis (ankle), LB Tremaine Edmonds (knee), DB Terrell Smith (illness) are out; DB Josh Blackwell (hamstring), RB Khalil Herbert (ankle), WR Equanimus St. Brown (hamstring) are questionable.
The Panthers are dealing with several injuries on the defensive side of the ball. Star pass rusher Brian Burns will not be out on the field during the shortened week, and neither will cornerback C.J. Henderson. Carolina’s safeties in Xavier Woods and Vonn Bell are questionable, but both were at least limited participants in practice on Wednesday.
Tyson Bagent will make another start for Chicago under center, as Justin Fields remains out with a dislocated thumb. However, Fields returned to training, and her participation was limited throughout the three days. Chicago will lose two more starters in Nate Davis and Tremaine Edmonds, who did not practice at all this week. The good news is that the three questionable players (Josh Blackwell, Khalil Herbert and Equanimus St. Brown) were all full participants in practice throughout the week. However, Herbert is not expected to play, Per NFL Media.
The Colts’ injury report on Wednesday is an estimate, but cornerback JoJo Prentiss (quad), wide receiver Josh Downs (knee), linebacker Zaire Franklin (knee) and tight end Drew Ogletree (foot) did not practice. Cornerback Tony Brown was limited with a concussion, and offensive tackle Braden Smith was a full participant with hip/wrist issues.
Patriots cornerback JC Jackson was not at practice Wednesday and will not make the trip to Germany. Defensive lineman Christian Barmore (knee), linebacker Jawaun Bentley (hamstring), cornerback Myles Bryant (chest), wide receiver Demario Douglas (ankle), cornerback Jonathan Jones (knee), offensive lineman Vedrian Lue (ankle), Wide receiver DeVante Parker (concussion) and defensive lineman Dietrich Wise Jr. (shoulder) were limited participants.
The Browns have a lengthy injury report as they prepare for their showdown with the Ravens. Guard Joel Bitonio and wide receiver Amari Cooper (knee) had veteran off days. Tight end David Njoku (knee), cornerback Greg Newsome II (groin) and running back Pierre Strong (hamstring). Deshaun Watson (shoulder) was a full participant.
For the Ravens, wide receiver Odell Beckham (knee) had a veteran’s day off. Tackle Morgan Moses (shoulder) was a full participant.
Bengals star Ja’Marr Chase missed practice on Wednesday with a back injury. Joining him in the missing practice were defensive end Sam Hubbard (ankle) and defensive tackle Josh Tupou (shoulder). Cornerback Jalen Davis (ankle), linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither (knee) and wide receiver Tee Higgins (hamstring) were limited participants.
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The Saints are relatively healthy heading into Week 10. Offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk got the day off and linebacker Demario Davis (knee) was a full participant.
For the Vikings, wide receiver KJ Osborn and quarterback Jaren Hall are in the concussion protocol. Justin Jefferson (hamstring) was limited as his practice window opened. Tight end TJ Hockenson (ribs) and offensive tackle Christian Darrisaw (groin) were limited. Linebacker Brian Asomoah (ankle) was limited.
Titans linebacker Aziz El-Shaer (ankle), offensive guard Daniel Brunskill (ankle), wide receiver Trelon Burks (concussion), cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting (thumb) and offensive tackle Nicholas Petit-Frere (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday. Linebacker Jack Gibbens (shoulder), right tackle Chris Hubbard (concussion) and quarterback Ryan Tannehill (ankle) were limited participants.
For the Bucs, cornerback Carlton Davis (toe), cornerback Jamaal Dean (concussion) and defensive back Josh Hayes (concussion) did not practice Wednesday. Offensive guard Matt Feiler (knee), offensive guard Luke Goedeke (foot), defensive lineman Logan Hall (groin), wide receiver Trey Palmer (neck) and nose tackle Vita Via (groin) were limited participants.
For the 49ers, tackle Trent Williams did not practice because he has an ankle injury and guard Aaron Banks missed practice (toe). Deebo Samuel (shoulder) returns coming out of the bye, where he practiced fully. Linebacker Dre Greenlaw (shoulder) was also a full participant.
Jaguars linebacker Yasser Abdullah was the only player who did not practice Wednesday, as he was out with illness. Cornerback Tyson Campbell (hamstring), safety Andre Cisco (hamstring), offensive lineman Ezra Cleveland (toe), wide receiver Zay Jones (knee), and safety Daniel Thomas (hamstring) were limited participants.
Running back Jair Alexander (shoulder), offensive tackle Josh Nigman (back), offensive guard Jon Runyan (neck) and linebacker Kwai Walker (groin) did not practice Wednesday. Defensive lineman Kenny Clarke (shoulder), safety Rudy Ford (calf) and offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins (knee) were limited participants. Wide receiver Christian Watson returned to practice with a back issue and was a full participant.
Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick remains out of practice due to his hamstring injury. Defensive tackle Montravius Adams Sr. also missed practice with an ankle injury. Linebacker Elandon Roberts (knee) and defensive lineman Cameron Heyward (groin) were limited participants.
Falcons cornerbacks Dee Alford and Mac Hollins did not practice Wednesday due to ankle injuries. Safety Richie Grant (neck) and wide receiver Drake London (groin) were limited.
For the Cardinals, offensive lineman Tristan Colon (calf), running back Emari Demercado (toe), offensive lineman Will Hernandez (knee), offensive lineman DJ Humphries (ankle), linebacker Cameron Thomas (illness), and linebacker Ezekiel Turner (hamstring) and cornerback Marco Wilson (knee) did not practice Wednesday. Running back James Conner, whose practice window recently opened, was limited with a knee injury. Wide receiver Michael Wilson was limited with a shoulder injury.
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert was listed on the injury report with a left index finger injury, but was a full participant on Wednesday.
For Detroit, freshman wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones (ribs) and offensive guard Halapulivati Vaitai (back) were limited participants. Running back David Montgomery was a full participant due to a rib injury.
Wide receiver Jahan Dotson was not at practice Wednesday due to a personal matter, while fellow Washington wide receiver Curtis Samuel was limited with a toe issue.
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Running back Kenneth Walker (chest), linebacker Jordyn Brooks (hamstring), defensive tackle Jarran Reed (teeth) and wide receiver Jackson Smith-Njigba (hip) did not practice. Tackle Charles Cross (ankle) and wide receiver Tyler Lockett (hamstring) were limited.
For the Giants, offensive lineman Shaun Harlow (personal), defensive back Adoree Jackson (concussion/neck), running back Dion Jackson (concussion) and offensive tackle Evan Neal (ankle) did not practice Wednesday. Wide receiver Parris Campbell (hamstring), linebacker Azeez Ojulari (ankle) and offensive tackle Andrew Thomas (hamstring) were limited participants. Running back Saquon Barkley was not listed on the injury report.
Cowboys offensive tackle Tyrone Smith (illness) and wide receiver Kavontae Turpin (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, while defensive tackle Osa Odegizua (hamstring) and linebacker Marquese Bell (calf) were limited.
The initial injury report for both teams will be released on Thursday.
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