NFL Divisional – With the playoffs underway, we now shift our consideration completely to the groups nonetheless alive within the playoffs, except main accidents on eradicated groups.
Cincinnati Bengals at Kansas Metropolis Chiefs
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs head coach Andy Reid confirmed that quarterback Patrick Mahomes suffered a proper excessive ankle sprain, in line with The Athletic’s Nate Taylor. Reid added that his ankle sprain “isn’t as fairly as unhealthy” because the one suffered throughout the 2019 common season, and Mahomes is predicted to play within the AFC Championship. Along with accidents suffered final week by sort out Jonah Williams and guard Alex Cappa, heart Ted Karras performed by way of a knee damage throughout Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Buffalo Payments, in line with The Enquirer’s Kelsey Conway. Karras reportedly suffered the damage throughout the second quarter of the sport however “was capable of robust it out.” In accordance with Conway, Karras has “little question” he’ll play in opposition to the Chiefs.
San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles
Following Sunday night time’s recreation in opposition to the Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan listed three gamers as day-to-day with accidents. In accordance with NBCSports Bay Space’s Matt Maiocco, defensive lineman Charles Omenihu is coping with an indirect damage, operating again Christian McCaffrey suffered a calf contusion, and operating again Elijah Mitchell is nursing a groin damage. All are anticipated to be accessible for the NFC Championship. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is predicted to bear X-ray on Tuesday to test his restoration, in line with San Jose Mercury Information’ Cam Inman. Whereas he has but to be dominated out for the Tremendous Bowl, Shanahan would “be very shocked” if Garoppolo performed this week. Philadelphia Eagles broad receiver A.J. Brown was reportedly coping with an undisclosed damage throughout the recreation however shall be able to play Sunday, in line with 94WIP’s Eliot Shorr-Parks.
Dallas Cowboys operating again Tony Pollard suffered a damaged left leg and a excessive ankle sprain late within the second quarter of Sunday’s divisional spherical recreation. In accordance with NFL.com, the restoration course of is predicted to take three months. Buffalo Payments defensive sort out Jordan Phillips will bear surgical procedure on a torn rotator cuff, in line with ProFootballTalk.