It may be just Week 1 of the 2023 season, but there is a lot of injury news NFL fans are monitoring. The tight end position, in particular, has been hit hard this week, with Travis Kelce missing Thursday night’s season opener and Mark Andrews expected to miss Sunday’s game. George Kittle is currently dealing with an injury that could sideline him for the NFL’s opening weekend. Kittle has a nagging groin injury that has put his status for the 49ers’ season opener in Pittsburgh in jeopardy, while Giants tight end Darren Waller is questionable for their opener against the Cowboys with a hamstring injury.
Meanwhile, on the defensive side of the ball, Washington will be without Chase Young on Sunday and possibly longer.
We’ll dig further into each of those situations as the final injury reports are coming in around the league — while also looking at each NFL team’s current injury situation entering Week 1, starting with the NFL’s opening game.
All odds via SportsLine consensus.
The biggest name to watch here is Kittle, who has been dealing with an adductor strain since Aug. 10. The injujry caused concern from GM John Lynch, but Kittle said he is feeling “wonderful” and is “excited to play football on Sunday.” Of course his word is not final, and the questionable status remains.
For the Vikings, Davenport was a late addition to the injury report after being a limited participant in practice Friday. Everyone else is good to go for Minnesota.
The Cardinals will already be without starting quarterback Kyler Murray, who is still recovering from a torn ACL last season, and now two of their top pass-catchers are not 100% going into the game.
The good news for the Commanders is wide receiver Terry McLaurin was taken off the injury report Friday and is good to go. The bad news is that Young has been downgraded from questionable to OUT for Sunday. The Athletic reports that the former…
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Author : Jeff Kerr
Publish date : 2023-09-10 11:30:23
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