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Week 1 Injury Report: Teams will be calling in Linebackers and Offensive Lineman this week

Leighton Vander Esch Injury Report
Injury Report: Dallas Cowboys lose linebacker Leighton Vander Esch to a collarbone injury

The first week of NFL is almost in the books and I would not be shocked if you see a bunch of players getting workouts this week. The hottest commodities are likely going to be linebackers. A veteran linebacker like Todd Davis is going to be on a lot of teams radars this week. Let’s look at the injury break down according to ESPN.com. They do a good job at breaking down the injuries. The Injury Report is always something to consider when dealing with Fantasy Football.

Some of these guys will end up being placed on injured reserve, and some will end up returning. We always break this information down for our free agent’s at home. If you are a position below, your agent needs to be contacting these teams! Let’s look at the breakdown.

  • Linebackers – 11 injured
  • Cornerbacks – 7 injured
  • Offensive Tackles – 6 injured
  • Defensive End – 4 injured
  • Running Backs – 4 injured
  • Offensive Guard – 3 injured
  • Safety – 3 injured
  • Defensive Tackle – 3 injured
  • Tight End – 3 injured
  • Wide Receiver – 2 injured
  • Center – 1 injured

Arizona Cardinals

D.J. HumphriesOTSep 13QuestionableHumphries sustained an undisclosed injury during Sunday’s 24-20 win over the 49ers, Darren Urban of the Cardinals’ official site reports.
Mason ColeCSep 13QuestionableCole is questionable to return to Sunday’s divisional tilt against San Francisco due to a hamstring issue, Darren Urban of the Cardinals’ official site reports.
Jalen ThompsonSSep 13QuestionableThompson left Sunday’s game at San Francisco due to an ankle injury.

Atlanta Falcons

Darqueze DennardCBSep 13QuestionableDennard left the team’s Week 1 contest against the Seahawks and did not return, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Baltimore Ravens

Ronnie StanleyOTSep 13QuestionableStanley suffered an ankle injury in the team’s Week 1 contest against the Browns and is questionable to return.
Marlon HumphreyCBSep 13QuestionableHumphrey (shoulder) is questionable to return to Sunday’s game against Cleveland.

Buffalo Bills

Tremaine EdmundsLBSep 13QuestionableEdmunds (shoulder) is questionable to return for the team’s Week 1 matchup against the Jets.
Matt MilanoLBSep 13QuestionableMilano suffered a hamstring in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Jets and will not return.
Del’Shawn PhillipsLBSep 13QuestionablePhillips is questionable to return to the team’s Week 1 contest against the Jets after suffering a quad injury.

Carolina Panthers

Donte JacksonCBSep 13QuestionableJackson is questionable to return after suffering an ankle injury during the team’s Week 1 contest against the Raiders, Jonathan M. Alexander of The Charlotte Observer reports.

Cincinnati Bengals

Xavier Su’a-FiloGSep 13QuestionableSu’a-Filo will not return to Sunday’s tilt against the Chargers due to an ankle injury, Charlie Goldsmith of Enquirer Sports reports.
D.J. ReaderDTSep 13QuestionableReader (muscle cramps) is probable to return to Sunda

Cleveland Browns

Jedrick Wills Jr.OTSep 13QuestionableWills suffered a leg injury in the team’s Week 1 contest against the Bengals, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports.
Robert JacksonCBSep 13QuestionableJackson suffered a finger injury and was considered questionable to return in Week 1 against the Ravens, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
David NjokuTESep 13QuestionableNjoku was forced out of Sunday’s game against the Ravens with a knee injury, Andrew Gribble of the Browns’ official site reports.
Jacob PhillipsLBSep 13QuestionablePhillips suffered a knee injury in the team’s Week 1 contest and is questionable to return, Andrew Gribble of the Browns’ official site reports.

Dallas Cowboys

Blake JarwinTESep 13QuestionableJarwin suffered a knee injury in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Rams and is questionable to return, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.
Cameron ErvingOTSep 13QuestionableErving injured his knee in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Rams and isn’t expected to return, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.
Leighton Vander EschLBSep 13QuestionableVander Esch sustained a collarbone injury in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Rams and his return is questionable, Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Detroit Lions

Desmond TrufantCBSep 13QuestionableTrufant suffered a hamstring injury and is questionable to return for the team’s Week 1 contest against the Bears, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.
Justin ColemanCBSep 13QuestionableColeman suffered a knee injury in the team’s Week 1 contest against the Bears, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

Green Bay Packers

Lane TaylorGSep 13QuestionableTaylor exited the team’s Week 1 contest against the Vikings and did not return, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.
Kenny ClarkDTSep 13OutClark (groin) suffered a groin injury and will be out for the remainder of the team’s Week 1 contest against the Vikings, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Lucas PatrickGSep 13QuestionablePatrick is questionable to return to the team’s Week 1 contest after sustaining a shoulder injury.

Houston Texans

Duke JohnsonRBSep 12QuestionableJohnson (ankle) is considered week-to-week, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Indianapolis Colts

Marlon MackRBSep 13DoubtfulMack was carted off the field during Sunday’s game against the Jaguars after suffering an ankle injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Jarrod WilsonSSep 13QuestionableWilson suffered a hamstring injury and is doubtful to return Sunday against the Colts, Hays Carlyon of 1010 AM WJXL Jacksonville reports.
Josh JonesSSep 13QuestionableJones suffered a leg contusion and is questionable to return to the team’s Week 1 contest against the Colts, John Oehser of the Jaguars’ official site reports.
CJ HendersonCBSep 13QuestionableHenderson left the team’s Week 1 matchup against the Colts to be evaluated for a concussion, John Oehser of the Jaguars’ official sitereports.

Kansas City Chiefs

Charvarius WardCBSep 11QuestionableWard is scheduled to undergo surgery for the hand fracture he suffered during Thursday’s win over the Texans, but he could still have a shot to suit up Week 2 against the Chargers, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Alex OkaforDESep 10QuestionableOkafor suffered a slight hamstring strain during Thursday’s 34-20 win over the Texans, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.
Khalen SaundersDTSep 10QuestionableSaunders dislocated his elbow during Thursday’s game against the Texans, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.

Las Vegas Raiders

Sam YoungOTSep 13QuestionableYoung suffered a groin injury during the team’s Week 1 contest against the Panthers, Tashan Reed of The Athletic reports.
Nick KwiatkoskiLBSep 13QuestionableKwiatkoski (pectoral) will not return to the team’s Week 1 contest against the Panthers.
Trent BrownOTSep 13QuestionableBrown (calf) won’t return to Sunday’s game against Carolina.

Los Angeles Chargers

Drue TranquillLBSep 13OutEarly results indicate that Tranquill suffered a broken ankle during Sunday’s 16-13 win over the Bengals, Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Justin JacksonRBSep 13QuestionableJackson is ruled out to retake the field Sunday against Cincinnati due to a quad injury.

Los Angeles Rams

Gerald EverettTESep 13QuestionableEverett is questionable to return to Sunday’s game against Dallas due to a back injury, Stu Jackson of the Rams’ official site reports.

Miami Dolphins

DeVante ParkerWRSep 14QuestionableParker (hamstring) likely will be out for “a bit,” according to Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com.

New Orleans Saints

Michael ThomasWRSep 13QuestionableThomas caught three of five targets for 17 yards before injuring his ankle late in Sunday’s 34-23 win over the Buccaneers, Mike Florio of NBC Sports reports.

New York Jets

Le’Veon BellRBSep 13QuestionableCoach Adam Gase said after Sunday’s 27-17 loss to the Bills that he regrets leaving Bell (hamstring) in the game after the running back was injured late in the first half, ESPN.com’s Rich Cimini reports.
Blake CashmanLBSep 13DoubtfulCashman (groin) is doubtful to return to Sunday’s game against the Bills, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.

Philadelphia Eagles

Brandon GrahamDESep 13QuestionableGraham exited Sunday’s Week 1 contest against Washington to be evaluated for a head injury.
Vinny CurryDESep 13QuestionableCurry suffered a hamstring injury and will not return to the team’s Week 1 contest against Washington.

Seattle Seahawks

Rasheem GreenDESep 13QuestionableGreen suffered a shoulder injury and is questionable to return to Sunday’s game against Atlanta, John Boyle of the Seahawks’ official site reports.

Washington Football Team

Cole HolcombLBSep 13QuestionableHolcomb is questionable to return to the team’s Week 1 contest with a knee injury.

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