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News: Injury

Dallas happy with Jaylon Smith

Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:19 PM EST
Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) is being penciled in as a 'big-time contributor', according to team executive vice president Stephen Jones. 'We feel so good about him, what he's been able to accomplish. I think he's getting better each day. We're very optimistic about him and are penciling him in as a big-time contributor for our team,' Jones told KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan.
The Dallas Morning News

Friday injury report for Patriots

Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:00 PM EST
New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DE Jabaal Sheard (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, and are listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.
Steelers.com

JC Tretter placed on IR

Saturday, January 21, 2017 4:10 PM EST
Green Bay Packers C JC Tretter (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Saturday, Jan. 21.
Packers.com

Friday injury report for Steelers

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:52 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Fitzgerald Toussaint (concussion) and LB James Harrison (shoulder, triceps) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and are listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game. LB Anthony Chickillo (ankle), FS Sean Davis (shoulder), C B.J. Finney (illness), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (illness), DE Ricardo Mathews (ankle), QB Zach Mettenberger (illness) and LB Vince Williams (shoulder) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.
Steelers.com

Odell Beckham had trouble with drops late

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:24 PM EST
New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. had six drops in his final 82 targets of the 2016 season. He had only nine drops in the first 381 targets of his career. Beckham did suffer a minor thumb injury during the team's Week 11 game, which may have affected his play.
ESPN.com - Jordan Raanan

Chris Hogan's status in question

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:20 PM EST - updated
New England Patriots WR Chris Hogan (thigh) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.
Steelers.com

Danny Amendola questionable

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:20 PM EST - updated
New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.
Steelers.com

Martellus Bennett questionable

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:20 PM EST - updated
New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.
Steelers.com

Christine Michael added to injury report

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:20 PM EST - updated
Green Bay Packers RB Christine Michael (back) has been added to the injury report for the NFC Championship game because of a back injury and is listed as questionable.
ESPN - Adam Schefter

Ladarius Green listed as questionable

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:20 PM EST - updated
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers TE Ladarius Green (concussion) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.
Steelers.com

Aaron Rodgers dealing with illness

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:20 PM EST - updated
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (illness) said he has been dealing with an illness but will be ready to play in the NFC Championship game.
NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Full practice for Le'Veon Bell

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:20 PM EST - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is not on the injury report for the AFC Championship game.
Steelers.com

Friday injury report for Falcons

Saturday, January 21, 2017 3:20 PM EST - updated
Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (shoulder) and FS Keanu Neal (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and are not on the injury report for the NFC Championship game.
ESPN.com - Vaughn McClure

Malcolm Mitchell listed as questionable

Saturday, January 21, 2017 1:43 PM EST - updated
New England Patriots WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the AFC Championship game.
Steelers.com

Mason Crosby ready to play

Saturday, January 21, 2017 1:43 PM EST - updated
Green Bay Packers PK Mason Crosby (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is not on the injury report for the NFC Championship game.
Packers.com

Friday injury report for Packers

Saturday, January 21, 2017 1:43 PM EST - updated
Green Bay Packers RB James Starks (concussion) and C JC Tretter (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and have been ruled out for the NFC Championship game. FS Morgan Burnett (quadriceps) and CB Quinten Rollins (concussion, neck) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. LB Jayrone Elliott (hand), WR Jeff Janis (quadriceps), OG T.J. Lang (foot), LB Clay Matthews (shoulder), LB Julius Peppers (non-injury) and LB Nick Perry (hand) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.
Packers.com

Chris Boswell on track to play

Saturday, January 21, 2017 1:43 PM EST - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers PK Chris Boswell (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is not on the injury report for the AFC Championship game.
Steelers.com

Nick Martin should be ready for workouts

Saturday, January 21, 2017 12:45 PM EST
Houston Texans C Nick Martin (ankle) is expected to be ready for the start of offseason workouts.
Houston Chronicle - John McClain

Jordan Reed to skip Pro Bowl

Saturday, January 21, 2017 11:02 AM EST
The Washington Redskins have announced that TE Jordan Reed (shoulder) will not play in the Pro Bowl Jan. 29.
The Washington Post - Mike Jones

Brandon Scherff won't play in Pro Bowl

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:52 AM EST
The Washington Redskins have announced that OG Brandon Scherff (ankle) will not play in the Pro Bowl Jan. 29.
The Washington Post - Mike Jones

Ndamukong Suh bows out of Pro Bowl

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:42 AM EST
Miami Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh (undisclosed) will not play in the Pro Bowl Jan. 29, due to an undisclosed injury. He recently underwent a minor medical procedure which will prevent him from participating.
The Miami Herald - Adam H. Beasley

Rob Kelley underwent knee surgery

Saturday, January 21, 2017 12:10 AM EST
Washington Redskins RB Rob Kelley (knee) underwent a minor surgery following the end of the season to repair the meniscus in his right knee. He is expected to need only two to three weeks to fully recover.
CSNWashington.com - Ben Standig

Kevin Johnson should be ready for workouts

Friday, January 20, 2017 7:50 PM EST
Houston Texans CB Kevin Johnson (foot) said he expects to be ready for the offseason workouts and has been training for them.
ESPN.com - Sarah Barshop

Shaq Lawson has knee surgery

Friday, January 20, 2017 6:15 PM EST
Buffalo Bills DE/LB Shaq Lawson (knee) recently underwent arthroscopic knee surgery but is expected to be cleared for offseason workouts.
BuffaloBills.com

Sammy Watkins undergoes surgery

Friday, January 20, 2017 6:10 PM EST
Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins (foot) underwent a second surgery on his injured foot last week. Watkins is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.
BuffaloBills.com

Patriots injury report for Thursday

Friday, January 20, 2017 5:11 PM EST
New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola (ankle), TE Martellus Bennett (knee), RB Brandon Bolden (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), WR Chris Hogan (thigh), WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee), and DE Jabaal Sheard (ankle) all were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 19.
NFL.com

Questionable tag for Jordy Nelson

Friday, January 20, 2017 5:06 PM EST
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ribs) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the NFC Championship game.
Packers.com

Geronimo Allison misses practice

Friday, January 20, 2017 4:56 PM EST
Green Bay Packers WR Geronimo Allison (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the NFC Championship game.
Packers.com

Davante Adams listed as questionable

Friday, January 20, 2017 4:51 PM EST
Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is listed as questionable for the NFC Championship game.
Packers.com

Taylor Gabriel not on injury report

Friday, January 20, 2017 4:26 PM EST
Atlanta Falcons WR Taylor Gabriel (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 20, and is not on the injury report for the NFC Championship game.
ESPN.com - Vaughn McClure

Julio Jones listed as limited

Friday, January 20, 2017 4:16 PM EST
Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (toe) was officially limited during practice Friday, Jan. 20, but is not listed on the injury report for the NFC Championship game.
ESPN.com - Vaughn McClure

Malcolm Mitchell trending towards playing

Friday, January 20, 2017 4:10 PM EST
New England Patriots WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee) is 'trending in the right direction' regarding his status for the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 22, against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
ESPNBoston.com - Mike Reiss

Thursday's Steelers injury report

Friday, January 20, 2017 3:59 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (shoulder, triceps) sat out practice Thursday, Jan. 22. LB Vince Williams (shoulder) was a limited participant, while RB Fitzgerald Toussaint (concussion), QB Zach Mettenberger (illness), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (illness), DE Ricardo Mathews (ankle), C B.J. Finney (illness), S Sean Davis (shoulder) and LB Anthony Chickillo (ankle) all practiced in full.
NFLMedia.com

Ryan Kerrigan underwent elbow surgery

Friday, January 20, 2017 2:05 PM EST
Washington Redskins LB Ryan Kerrigan (elbow) underwent a 'minor' surgery to clean up some loose bodies in his left elbow earlier this month and is expected to need six to eight weeks to recover.
ESPN.com - John Keim

Julio Jones logs full practice

Friday, January 20, 2017 1:55 PM EST
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (toe) 'looked good' while getting in a full practice Friday, Jan. 20, and will not have any limitations in the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers, according to head coach Dan Quinn.
ESPN.com - Vaughn McClure

Ladarius Green back at practice

Friday, January 20, 2017 1:50 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers TE Ladarius Green (concussion) still remains in the league's concussion protocol, but he was able to practice Friday, Jan. 20, although he did not do so with the first team. He is expected to make the trip to New England but not expected to play in the AFC Championship Game against the Patriots.
ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Packers practice report for Thursday

Friday, January 20, 2017 1:17 PM EST - updated
Green Bay Packers OT JC Tretter (knee) and S Morgan Burnett (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 19. OG T.J. Lang (foot) and CB Quinten Rollins (neck, concussion) were both limited participants, while LBs Clay Matthews (shoulder), Julius Peppers (non-injury), Nick Perry (hand), Jayrone Elliott (hand) and WR Jeff Janis (quadriceps) all practiced in full.
NFLMedia.com

JC Tretter has surgery

Friday, January 20, 2017 11:46 AM EST
Green Bay Packers C JC Tretter (knee) had surgery Tuesday, Jan. 17, and he won't be available to play in the NFC Championship game, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.
Green Bay Press-Gazette - Weston Hodkiewicz

Jordy Nelson does more in practice

Friday, January 20, 2017 11:06 AM EST
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ribs) did more in practice Thursday, Jan. 19, than the team anticipated, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Zach Orr has congenital neck issue

Friday, January 20, 2017 10:07 AM EST
Updating an earlier report, Baltimore Ravens LB Zach Orr (neck) has retired due to a congenital neck condition, according to multiple sources. Orr had 130 tackles, three interceptions, five passes defended, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries in his first season as a starter in 2016.
The Baltimore Sun - Jeff Zrebiec

Zach Orr retiring

Friday, January 20, 2017 9:42 AM EST
Baltimore Ravens LB Zach Orr (neck) announced his retirement Friday, Jan. 20, due to a serious injury. The team was unable to change his mind. A source told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo that Orr was playing with a cracked bone in his shoulder late in the season and missed Week 17 with a neck injury.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Atlanta's Thursday injury report

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:24 AM EST
Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 19. FS Keanu Neal (foot) participated fully.
ESPN.com - Vaughn McClure

Malcolm Mitchell limited

Thursday, January 19, 2017 10:16 PM EST
New England Patriots WR Malcolm Mitchell (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 19, due to knee issues.
NFL.com

Chris Hogan limited Thursday

Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:59 PM EST
New England Patriots WR Chris Hogan (thigh) was limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 19.
NFL.com

Brandon Bolden limited Thursday

Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:54 PM EST
New England Patriots RB Brandon Bolden (knee) was limited in practice on Thursday, Jan. 19.
NFL.com

Martellus Bennett limited

Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:48 PM EST
New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett (knee) was limited in practice on Thursday, Jan. 19.
NFL.com

Danny Amendola limited again Thursday

Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:51 PM EST
New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola (ankle) was a limited participant at practice for the second consecutive day Thursday, Jan. 19.
NFLMedia.com

Chris Boswell returns to practice

Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:14 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers PK Chris Boswell (illness) returned to practice and was a full participant Thursday, Jan. 19.
NFLMedia.com

Another missed practice for James Starks

Thursday, January 19, 2017 7:48 PM EST
Green Bay Packers RB James Starks (concussion) missed practice for the second straight day Thursday, Jan. 19.
NFLMedia.com

Jordy Nelson limited again Thursday

Thursday, January 19, 2017 7:42 PM EST
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (ribs) was a limited participant in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Jan. 19.
NFLMedia.com