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NFL Week 1 accidents: Packers’ Allen Lazard uncertain to face Vikings, Saints’ Michael Thomas questionable



Week 1 of the NFL season has lastly arrived. Each crew is optimistic about its possibilities of taking part in in Arizona for Tremendous Bowl LVII, making the kickoff of the 102nd season much more thrilling. 

The Buffalo Payments already showcased their energy by defeating the Los Angeles Rams 31-10 within the NFL Kickoff Sport Thursday night time, stamping themselves because the early-season Tremendous Bowl favorites. Whereas the Rams are defending champions, they’re going to have some issues to work on within the coming weeks as they put together to repeat.

For the early slate of accidents, Buccaneers head coach Todd Bowles introduced Chris Godwin is a real game-time choice for the “Sunday Night time Soccer” showdown towards the Dallas Cowboys and has not dominated any gamers out. Panthers working again Christian McCaffrey (shin) can even play Sunday. 

Groups will probably be determining who they’re, beginning with an thrilling Week 1 slate of video games on the schedule. Beneath, you will discover the ultimate damage reviews for all the Week 1 video games on the schedule and see who’s in and who’s out for his or her respective groups.

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Thomas has been restricted all week, so it stays to be seen if he’ll play his first recreation for the reason that 2020 season. Saints head coach Dennis Allen stated Thomas was “progressing in the suitable path.” Mathieu missed apply Friday after coming down with an sickness, thus the questionable designation. 

The Saints gamers that had been out missed apply all week. Bradley Roby is projected to start out at cornerback instead of Adebo. 

London has been restricted in apply all week from a knee damage suffered within the preseason. The Falcons haven’t any plans to make the choice on London till Saturday. If London cannot play, KhaDarel Hodge and Olamide Zaccheaus are the highest two extensive receivers. 

Williams will probably be happening injured reserve after having a hamstring damage suffered on apply Wednesday. He was supposed to assist out Denzel Ward and Greg Newsome II at cornerback, however third-round decide Martin Emerson will probably be elevated to the No. 3 cornerback spot. 

Conklin has been intently monitored with the knee damage from final season. Head coach Kevin Stefanski needs to see how Conklin progresses Saturday earlier than making a choice. 

The most important story for the Panthers is Christian McCaffrey not being on the damage report with a minimize on his shin, which would not have even been reported if it wasn’t for damage protocols. McCaffrey will play Sunday. The Panthers added kicker Taylor Bertolet to the apply squad, however Eddy Pineiro needs to be good to go (wasn’t on damage report). 

Third-round decide Jones Jr.’s rookie regular-season debut must wait, however the crew says he’s anticipated again quickly. On Friday, Robinson was a full participant in apply, which suggests even when he doesn’t see time on Sunday, his standing is trying up. The crew acquired offensive lineman Lucas Patrick (proper thumb) and receiver Byron Pringle (quad) again to apply this week. 

The storyline for the Niners is Professional Bowler Kittle questionable with a groin damage. He didn’t apply on Wednesday or Thursday. Quarterback Trey Lance is heading into his first yr because the starter, so veteran assistance on offense from somebody like Kittle could be of nice worth.

The Steelers haven’t got a single participant on the damage report for Sunday’s showdown with the Bengals, going into the sport with full well being. Vast receiver Diontae Johnson was restricted Wednesday and Thursday with a shoulder damage, but was a full participant in Friday’s apply. Johnson stated his shoulder is “feeling lots higher” as he prepares to play.

Wilcox upgraded from restricted apply earlier within the week to full participant on Friday, whereas Taylor was nonetheless restricted on Friday. The Bengals had a difficulty final season with quarterback Joe Burrow being sacked lots, so the offensive line being absolutely wholesome is sweet information for Cincinnati.

The Eagles are at full capability as they head into Week 1, whereas the Lions have a number of extra accidents to take care of.

Melifonwu, Okwara and Ragnow all had been restricted in apply all week, which may imply they do not see taking part in time for the primary recreation of the yr. 

With offensive deal with Halapoulivaati Vaitai on injured reserve, head coach Dan Campell stated the crew was trying into finest choices for a alternative. Offensive line accidents are actually piled on high of that setback and depart the Lions in a tough spot to kick off the brand new season. 

The Colts solely have one participant confirmed to be out on Sunday towards the Texans, linebacker Shaquille Leonard who had a again process this offseason. He returned to apply this week, however shouldn’t be but prepared for in-game play. Kelly was restricted throughout apply all this week.

Neither Inexperienced nor Addison, each defensive ends with thigh accidents, participated in apply this week, which means they may probably not see many snaps, if any, throughout the recreation.

The Dolphins and Patriots each have longer damage reviews for his or her first divisional matchup of the season. The offense didn’t impress this offseason and with quarterback Mac Jones seeking to proceed charting upward as he enters his second season, offensive assist will probably be essential. Two extensive receivers questionable may make an enormous distinction on this recreation.

Left deal with Terron Armstead (veteran relaxation), linebacker Melvin Ingram (veteran relaxation), working backs Chase Edmonds (groin) and Myles Gaskin (neck) and extensive receiver Jaylen Waddle (quad) are not on damage watch. 

Stanley was restricted in apply this week and though he appeared like he was making progress, there’s a good likelihood he’ll sit out for Week 1. Ja’Wuan James could be the subsequent man up, somebody head coach John Harbaugh is impressed with this offseason. Forward of the season, James swapped from proper to left deal with.

The offensive line is the most important concern for the Jets heading into Sunday. They’re compelled to change some issues round because of damage, with Fant transferring from proper to left deal with and rookie Max Mitchell beginning at proper deal with.

Doug Pederson has by no means been one to disclose accidents, however stated Friday Fatukasi stated he did nicely in apply Thursday with no setbacks. Fatukasi was restricted in apply Friday. Left deal with Cam Robinson was restricted Friday, however he is a go for Sunday. 

Curl being out for the Commanders is an enormous concern for a roster that’s skinny on the security place. Darrick Forrest is in line to get the beginning at security subsequent to Bobby McCain. The Commanders saved 5 tight finish on the preliminary 53-man roster as a result of Thomas and Turner accidents. John Bates is in line to be TE1 and play a majority of the snaps. 

The Giants could also be with out their high two cross rushers Sunday, taking away from the energy of their soccer crew. Oshane Ximines and Jihad Ward would begin on the sting if Thibodeaux and Ojulari cannot go. They had been listed as restricted in apply, however that appears to be the usual for head coach Brian Daboll with all his injured gamers. 

Sterling Shepard was restricted, however he’ll play Sunday as he wasn’t listed on the damage report. 

The Titans’ protection has fairly a number of gamers listed as out and the one query mark is Adeniyi who’s questionable. Adeniyi was restricted in apply on Thursday and didn’t apply on Friday. 

The Chiefs will probably be at full well being for Sunday’s showdown with the Cardinals. Frank Clark was the one participant restricted in apply, however that was from an non-COVID-related sickness from earlier within the week.

The Cardinals are one other story, with a protracted record of gamers on the damage report. Defensive star Watt didn’t apply this week, becoming a member of Murphy Jr. as the opposite questionable participant who was listed as not working towards to complete out the week. 

The Raiders are in fine condition to start out the season, with all gamers obtainable for Sunday’s divisional matchup. Linebacker Divine Deablo was on the damage report (wrist), however was a full participant on Friday and doesn’t have a recreation designation.

Jackson is a standout questionable participant on the L.A. aspect. Jackson didn’t take part in apply this week. Tranquill was restricted in apply on Friday and was listed then because of a again difficulty.

Lazard did not apply in any respect this week for the Packers, so there is a good likelihood he does not play within the season opener. Rookies Romeo Doubs and Christian Watson will see the majority of the snaps if Lazard does not play. Bakhtiari did not apply Wednesday or Thursday, however suited up for Friday’s session. The Packers may use among the finest left tackles within the recreation on the sphere this week. 

For the Vikings, Cine was added to the damage report Thursday — aggravating a knee damage from earlier in the summertime. The primary-round decide is a second-team security behind Harrison Smith and Camryn Bynum. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (-2.5) at Dallas Cowboys (SNF)

Godwin is coping with a knee difficulty and is questionable heading into the Sunday night time matchup, which means Tom Brady might be seeking to different offensive gamers like extensive receiver Scotty Miller, tight ends Cameron Brate and Kyle Rudolph and working again Leonard Fournette. 

This week in apply, sneakers had been apparently the reason for quarterback Dak Prescott being restricted in apply. Prescott tried a brand new pair of cleats, which triggered a slight difficulty along with his surgically repaired ankle. The QB stated, “I used to be restricted immediately, however as I stated, it’s my ankle, but it surely’s simply being very, very cautious. Switching sneakers immediately in all probability wasn’t the most effective thought. There we go. We’re good to go. Promise that I promise you I am nice.”

  • Broncos: NONE
  • Seahawks: NONE

The Broncos have all gamers wholesome for Russell Wilson’s first recreation with the crew and first time taking part in towards his outdated crew. Inside linebacker Josey Jewell didn’t apply Friday, however has no recreation designation heading into “Monday Night time Soccer.” 

The Seahawks even have all gamers wholesome for Week 1. Working again Kenneth Walker III (hernia), lengthy snapper Tyler Ott (shoulder), cornerback Artie Burns (groin) and linebacker Alton Robinson (knee) didn’t apply on Friday, however will probably be obtainable come recreation day. 




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