Accidents are an unlucky actuality of NFL life, however everybody who follows the league — fantasy football gamers, sports bettors, and followers of groups — needs the most recent well being data. In that vein, we’re monitoring each NFL damage forward of Week 4.
Let’s evaluation the damage report for each recreation on the NFL’s Week 4 schedule. Keep in mind, you’ll be able to all the time keep updated on the most recent damage buzz across the league with PFN’s NFL and Fantasy News Tracker.
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NFL Week 4 Damage Tracker
Atlanta Falcons at Jacksonville Jaguars
- Falcons: RB Cordarrelle Patterson, QUESTIONABLE (thigh); WR Josh Ali, OUT (ankle)
- Jaguars: WR Zay Jones, OUT (knee); WR Jamal Agnew, QUESTIONABLE (quad); OT Anton Harrison, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); DT Folorunso Fatukasi, QUESTIONABLE (shoulder); LB Devin Lloyd, OUT (thumb); S Antonio Johnson, OUT (hamstring)
Falcons: Atlanta stays one of many healthiest groups within the league heading into Week 4. Patterson was questionable for Week 3 following a restricted Friday follow and was in the end inactive for the Falcons’ recreation towards the Lions. He’s been restricted this week, as properly.
Jaguars: Jones hasn’t been on the sector since suffering a knee injury in Week 2. Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson mentioned Wednesday that Jones was a “lengthy shot” to play towards the Falcons in London, and he was formally dominated out on Friday.
After a restricted follow, Agnew was added to Jacksonville’s damage report Thursday and will probably be a game-time choice. In the meantime, Lloyd received’t even journey throughout the pond after present process thumb surgical procedure. Jacksonville hopes he can return in Week 6.
Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Payments
- Dolphins: RB Salvon Ahmed, QUESTIONABLE (groin); OT Terron Armstead, QUESTIONABLE (again/ankle/knee); C Connor Williams, QUESTIONABLE (groin); EDGE Jaelan Phillips, OUT (indirect); S DeShon Elliott, QUESTIONABLE (ankle/groin)
- Payments: S Jordan Poyer, OUT (knee)
Dolphins: Miami put up 70 factors on the Denver Broncos with out Jaylen Waddle within the lineup, however they’ll be happy to get their WR2 again towards the Payments on Sunday. Waddle practiced on Wednesday earlier than clearing the NFL’s concussion protocol on Thursday.
McD updates Connor Williams, Terron Armstead and Jaelan Phillips, the latter has been dominated out pic.twitter.com/mZRQqIAmjh
— Chris Perkins (@chrisperk) September 29, 2023
In the meantime, Ahmed is “progressing,” per head coach Mike McDaniel, however it’s unclear whether or not he’ll face Buffalo after lacking Week 3.
The Dolphins additionally positioned two huge receivers on injured lists on Friday. River Cracraft is heading to injured reserve, whereas Erik Ekuzanma will probably be placed on the non-football damage checklist.
Payments: Poyer was listed with the identical damage heading into Week 3 however performed with out limitation. Nevertheless, he didn’t follow for a second straight day on Thursday and was formally dominated out on Friday. His absence may permit Damar Hamlin to be energetic for the primary time this season.
Denver Broncos at Chicago Bears
- Broncos: EDGE Frank Clark, OUT (hip): DT Mike Purcell, OUT (ribs); LB Josey Jewell, OUT (hip); S Justin Simmons, QUESTIONABLE (hip)
- Bears: RB Travis Homer, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); CB Jaylon Johnson, OUT (hamstring); CB Josh Blackwell, OUT (hamstring); S Eddie Jackson, OUT (foot)
Broncos: After training on a restricted foundation Wednesday and Thursday, Jerry Jeudy (knee) was upgraded to a full follow on Friday. He received’t carry an damage designation into Week 4.
Simmons, who missed Week 3 and has been restricted this week, mentioned he’s “trying (his) best to get out there” on Sunday.
Clark, Purcell, and Jewell did not follow this week. Clark was presupposed to miss “a couple of weeks” after happening in Week 1. Purcell was questionable in Week 3 with an ankle damage — he suffered a new rib injury through the recreation however in the end returned. Jewell was all the time going to be “hard-pressed” to go well with up towards the Bears after injuring his groin on Sunday.
Bears: Chicago will probably be with out 60% of its beginning secondary towards Denver in Week 4. Johnson and Jackson received’t have the ability to play on Sunday — neither will Blackwell, who was already filling in for the injured Kindle Vildor within the slot.
The Bears acquired torched for 303 passing yards by Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs final week, though Mahomes left the sport after the Okay.C.’s first drive of the second half.
Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns
- Ravens: RB Justice Hill, QUESTIONABLE (foot); WR Odell Beckham Jr., OUT (ankle); WR Rashod Bateman, OUT (hamstring); OT Ronnie Stanley, DOUBTFUL (knee); C Tyler Linderbaum, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); EDGE Odafe Oweh, OUT (ankle); EDGE David Ojabo, OUT (ankle/knee); CB Marlon Humphrey, OUT (foot); S Kyle Hamilton, QUESTIONABLE (again); S Marcus Williams, QUESTIONABLE (pectoral)
- Browns: QB Deshaun Watson, QUESTIONABLE (proper shoulder)
Ravens: Baltimore’s damage points appear to be endless. Beckham will miss his second straight recreation, whereas his and Bateman’s absences ought to permit Nelson Agholor and Devin Duvernay to get extra concerned within the group’s passing assault alongside Zay Flowers.
Oweh and Ojabo will probably be sidelined, depriving the Ravens of their two prime cross rushers towards the Browns. In the meantime, Baltimore can’t afford to be with none offensive lineman towards Cleveland’s terrifying entrance, however Linderbaum and Stanley’s statuses are nonetheless up within the air.
Fortunately, the Ravens did get some excellent news this week. Gus Edwards practiced absolutely all week and can play on Sunday after suffering a concussion in Week 3. And Williams acquired in full practices to finish the week and appears set to go well with up on Sunday regardless of experiences initially suggesting he may miss the remainder of the season along with his pectoral subject.
Browns: Watson has solely thrown just a few passes throughout this week’s follow after taking a brutal hit in Sunday’s win over the Tennessee Titans.
Whereas the Browns have remained optimistic about his standing, it’s unclear if Watson will have the ability to play in Week 4 after being listed as questionable. For his half, Watson advised reporters he expects to face Baltimore. Cleveland will begin fifth-round rookie Dorian Thompson-Robinson if Watson can’t go.
Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski mentioned Hunt is anticipated to play on Sunday though he didn’t follow to start the week. He was a restricted participant on Thursday.
Cincinnati Bengals at Tennessee Titans
- Bengals: TE Irv Smith, OUT (hamstring); LB Akeem Davis-Gaither, QUESTIONABLE (knee)
- Titans: WR Treylon Burks, OUT (knee); G Peter Skoronski, OUT (stomach); DL Denico Autry, QUESTIONABLE (groin); DT Teair Tart, QUESTIONABLE (knee); LB Luke Gifford, OUT (quad); DB Elijah Molden, OUT (hamstring)
Bengals: Joe Burrow, who suited up for Week 3 whereas coping with a calf damage, has been a full follow participant all week.
Joe Burrow’s subsequent 400-yard recreation will give him the second most in NFL historical past within the first 4 seasons of a profession, surpassing Patrick Mahomes and Matthew Stafford.
With two 400-yard video games this yr, Burrow would tie Dan Marino for the document with 7. pic.twitter.com/GKoUpwFXBu
— Jay Morrison (@ByJayMorrison) September 29, 2023
Smith was officially ruled out on Friday. Drew Pattern and Tunner Hudson will share tight finish duties with Smith sidelined for the second straight week. The Bengals additionally positioned rookie huge receiver/return man on injured reserve on Friday, which means he’ll miss at the very least 4 weeks with a thumb damage.
Burks has been coping with a minor knee subject all season however wasn’t listed on Tennessee’s damage report final week. He didn’t follow Thursday or Friday and has been dominated out for Week 4. Nevertheless, head coach Mike Vrabel recommended Burks shouldn’t be sidelined long.
Skoronski has already missed two weeks after present process an appendectomy. Tart was listed on the Titans’ damage report final week however in the end performed.
Los Angeles Rams at Indianapolis Colts
- Rams: WR Ben Skowronek, QUESTIONABLE (Achilles); TE Tyler Higbee, QUESTIONABLE (Achilles); OT Alaric Jackson, QUESTIONABLE (hamstring); S John Johnson III, QUESTIONABLE (face)
- Colts: QB Sam Ehlinger, QUESTIONABLE (proper shoulder); OT Bernhard Raimann, OUT (concussion); G Quenton Nelson, QUESTIONABLE (toe); C Ryan Kelly, OUT (concussion); DT DeForest Buckner, QUESTIONABLE (groin)
Rams: Skowronek and the newly extended Higbee managed restricted classes on Friday after failing to follow earlier within the week. Jackson hasn’t practiced this week. If he can’t play in Week 4, Los Angeles may both re-deploy Zach Thomas (who struggled mightily towards the Bengals on Monday evening) or shift Joe Noteboom from guard to sort out.
Colts: Anthony Richardson missed Indianapolis’ additional time win towards the Ravens whereas coping with a concussion however returned to follow on Wednesday. Richardson is dealing with his full complement of reps at follow and can begin towards the Rams in Week 4.
The Colts are coping with a probably troubling scenario up entrance, the place their beginning left sort out and heart have already been dominated out — not precisely what Indy needs with Aaron Donald on faucet. Nelson, who’s been listed as questionable earlier than enjoying in every of the previous two weeks, is anticipated to be accessible.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints
- Buccaneers: DT Vita Vea, QUESTIONABLE (pectoral); DT Calijah Kancey, OUT (calf); LB Devin White, QUESTIONABLE (foot); LB SirVocea Dennis, OUT (hamstring); Carlton Davis, QUESTIONABLE (toe); CB Jamel Dean, OUT (neck/shoulder); CB Derrek Pitts, OUT (hamstring)
- Saints: QB Derek Carr, QUESTIONABLE (proper shoulder); TE Foster Moreau, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); C Cesar Ruiz, OUT (concussion); CB Paulson Adebo, OUT (hamstring); S Jordan Howden, OUT (finger)
Buccaneers: Kancey and Dennis missed Week 3, whereas Dean acquired banged up in Tampa Bay’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Dean received’t be accessible towards the Saints, however Davis is anticipated to return to the Buccaneers’ secondary after lacking the previous two video games.
Saints: Though Carr initially confronted a multi-week return timetable after injuring his AC joint in Week 3, he’s formally questionable for Sunday’s recreation. Studies from Friday’s follow recommended Carr seemed wholesome to play towards the Buccaneers after lacking Wednesday and Thursday’s classes.
If Carr in the end sits out, the Saints would flip to Jameis Winston, who earned begins for the membership in every of the previous two seasons earlier than accidents set in.
Washington Commanders at Philadelphia Eagles
- Commanders: RB Chris Rodriguez Jr., OUT (sickness); S Percy Butler, QUESTIONABLE (restricted)
- Eagles: WR Quez Watkins, OUT (hamstring); S Sydney Brown, OUT (hamstring); S Justin Evans, QUESTIONABLE (neck)
Commanders: Rodriguez was downgraded to DNP on Thursday, whereas Butler has been restricted this week. Tight finish Logan Thomas missed final week’s recreation with a concussion however expects to play towards the Eagles in Week 4.
Eagles: Watkins didn’t play in Philadelphia’s Monday evening win over the Buccaneers however was elevated to a restricted participant Thursday. Olmaide Zaccheaus will deal with slot duties once more in Week 4.
Brown received’t play towards Washington, however Evans seems prepared after getting a restricted follow in on Friday. Evans and Reed Blankenship ought to begin within the again finish, with Terrell Edmunds accessible if Evans re-injures himself.
Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers
- Vikings: QB Jaren Corridor, QUESTIONABLE (private); C Garrett Bradbury, QUESTIONABLE (again); EDGE Marcus Davenport, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); S Lewis Cine, OUT (hamstring)
- Panthers: RB Miles Sanders, QUESTIONABLE (groin); WR Jonathan Mingo, QUESTIONABLE (concussion); LB Frankie Luvu, QUESTIONABLE (hip); S Xavier Woods, OUT (hamstring)
Vikings: Davenport, whom the Vikings signed to a one-year, $13 million this offseason, has performed simply 4 snaps in 2023. He went from DNP, to restricted, to a full follow from Wednesday to Friday.
Bradbury performed seven snaps in Week 1 earlier than happening with a again damage. His restricted follow participation this week is a constructive indicator of his Week 4 availability.
— David Newton (@DNewtonespn) September 27, 2023
Sanders didn’t follow Friday after restricted classes earlier within the week. He’s been nursing a groin damage all season however hasn’t missed any video games.
Head coach Frank Reich is “optimistic” Sanders will probably be accessible in Week 4. If Sanders can’t play towards the Vikings, Chuba Hubbard will grow to be the Panthers’ prime working again, with Rasheem Blackshear additionally within the combine.
Mingo has put in restricted classes this week after struggling a concussion in Week 4. Luvu is refusing to rule himself out for Sunday and was elevated to a restricted participant on Thursday, whereas Woods is anticipated to overlook “extended time” and looks like a candidate for injured reserve.
Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Texans
- Steelers: G James Daniels, OUT (groin); P Pressley Harvin III, OUT (hamstring)
- Texans: OT Laremy Tunsil, OUT (thumb); C Michael Delter, QUESTIONABLE (chest); G Josh Jones, OUT (hand); LB Denzel Perryman, OUT (hand/wrist); CB Tavierre Thomas, OUT (hand)
Steelers: Head coach Mike Tomlin recommended earlier this week that lots of Pittsburgh’s damage points would finally grow to be “nonfactors,” and it seems like he was appropriate. Nate Herbig will substitute Daniels at proper guard, whereas the Steelers will elevate Brad Wing from their follow to deal with punting duties on Sunday.
Texans: Tunsil has missed Houston’s final two video games and will probably be sidelined for Week 4. Jones had stuffed in for Tunsil over the previous two weeks however may also miss Sunday’s recreation along with his personal damage.
The Texans are all the way down to third-stringers at left sort out, left guard, heart, and proper sort out. That’s not supreme with T.J. Watt, Alex Highsmith, and Cameron Heyward on faucet.
Houston acquired at the very least some excellent news this week, as Jalen Pitre returned to follow for the primary time since happening in Week 1. The 2022 second-round choose was a full go on Thursday and Friday and appears like he’ll have the ability to play towards the Steelers.
Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers
- Raiders: QB Jimmy Garoppolo, QUESTIONABLE (concussion); EDGE Maxx Crosby, QUESTIONABLE (knee); EDGE Malcolm Koonce, QUESTIONABLE (groin); LB Curtis Bolton, OUT (knee); CB Nate Hobbs, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); S Roderic Teamer, QUESTIONABLE (Achilles)
- Chargers: RB Austin Ekeler, DOUBTFUL (ankle); EDGE Joey Bosa, QUESTIONABLE (hamstring/toe); CB Deane Leonard, DOUBTFUL (hamstring); S Derwin James, DOUBTFUL (hamstring); S Alohi Gilman, QUESTIONABLE (heel); S JT Woods, OUT (sickness)
Raiders: Garoppolo was nonetheless within the league’s concussion protocol as of Friday afternoon, however he managed restricted follow classes on Thursday and Friday. Las Vegas thinks Garoppolo will have the ability to play towards Los Angeles, however he’s listed as questionable for Week 4.
Crosby sandwiched a Thursday DNP with restricted practices on Wednesday and Friday. Hobbs might have picked up an damage late within the week, as he wasn’t on the Raiders’ report till Friday’s restricted session.
Chargers: Ekeler has missed the Chargers’ previous two video games after struggling an ankle damage in Week 1, however he’s managed restricted classes all week. Nonetheless, he’s prone to sit out Week 4 after drawing a uncertain tag. Ekeler will most likely return after Los Angeles’ Week 5 bye.
Austin Ekeler leaping up and down and along with his helmet in hand. Essentially the most we have seen him do because the damage. pic.twitter.com/1p0bxANonx
— Bridget Condon (@BridgetCondon_) September 27, 2023
With Joshua Kelley as its RB1, L.A. has posted the NFL’s worst dashing success price (22.9%) over the previous two weeks. In Week 4, the Bolts will face a Raiders protection permitting the fourth-most fantasy factors to working backs.
Los Angeles may also be with out heart Corey Linsley for at the very least 4 video games. The membership will place him on injured reserve on Saturday as he offers with a “non-emergent” coronary heart subject. Will Clapp is Linsley’s direct backup.
The Chargers are dealing with a security disaster, which is an issue with Davante Adams coming to city. James and Woods have already been dominated out, leaving Gilman and Raheem Layne as Los Angeles’ remaining safeties. Gilman is questionable however returned to follow on Friday.
New England Patriots at Dallas Cowboys
- Patriots: G Cole Unusual, QUESTIONABLE (knee); DT Christian Barmore, QUESTIONABLE (knee); DT Davon Godchaux, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); CB Jonathan Jones, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); CB Shaun Wade, QUESTIONABLE (shoulder)
- Cowboys: TE Peyton Hendershot, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); OT Tyron Smith, OUT (knee); G Zack Martin, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); C Tyler Biadasz, QUESTIONABLE (hamstring)
Patriots: Unusual and Barmore performed in Week 3, however Jones was sidelined. Godchaux picked up an ankle subject towards the New York Jets on Sunday, whereas Wade should been injured in follow. All 5 injured gamers had been restricted on Friday.
Cowboys: Martin and Biadasz had been inactive for the Cowboys’ surprising Week 3 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Smith was energetic and even served as a pre-game captain through the coin toss, however the veteran left sort out didn’t play on Sunday.
Smith has been dominated out for Week 4. Dallas head coach Mike McCarthy mentioned Friday that Martin and Biadasz are “making a lot of progress” and took part within the membership’s mock recreation right now. The Cowboys stay “optimistic” that each inside linemen will probably be accessible towards the Patriots.
Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers
- Cardinals: RB Keaontay Ingram, QUESTIONABLE (neck); WR Marquise Brown, QUESTIONABLE (thumb); OT Paris Johnson Jr., QUESTIONABLE (ankle); EDGE Jonathan Ledbetter, OUT (finger); LB Krys Barnes, QUESTIONABLE (finger); LB Josh Woods, OUT (ankle)
- 49ers: RB Elijah Mitchell, QUESTIONABLE (knee); WR Deebo Samuel, QUESTIONABLE (ribs/knee); WR Jauan Jennings, DOUBTFUL (shin); LB Dre Greenlaw, QUESTIONABLE (ankle); LB Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles, QUESTIONABLE (ankle)
Cardinals: Arizona head coach Jonathan Gannon recommended Friday that Ingram and Brown might be game-time selections towards the 49ers. Undrafted free agent Emari Demercado would profile as James Conner’s backup if Ingram sits. Brown’s absence would open extra alternatives for fellow wideouts Michael Wilson, Rondale Moore, Zach Pascal, and Greg Dortch.
Johnson popped up on Friday’s damage report after not being listed earlier within the week. Veteran Kelvin Beachum will substitute the 2023 first-round choose if he can’t play in Week 4.
49ers: Samuel didn’t follow on Wednesday or Thursday after getting banged up in San Francisco’s Week 3 victory over the New York Giants. On Friday, he was noticed in uniform however didn’t have his helmet through the early a part of the 49ers’ follow.
Brandon Aiyuk, sidelined by a shoulder subject in Week 3, has no standing for Sunday’s recreation and ought to be able to go.
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at New York Jets (SNF)
- Chiefs: LB Nick Bolton, OUT (ankle); CB Jaylen Watson, OUT (shoulder)
- Jets: OL Wes Schweitzer, OUT (concussion); S Tony Adams, OUT (hamstring)
Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes, who injured his ankle close to the tip of the second quarter on Sunday, was listed as a full participant on Wednesday and Thursday and seems able to play towards the Jets in Week 3. He recommended he would have accomplished the Chiefs’ recreation towards the Bears had the rating been extra aggressive.
Bolton couldn’t play in Week 2 and was changed by Drue Tranquill. Watson suffered an damage throughout follow this week — his absence will open extra snaps for Joshua Williams and Chamarri Conner.
Jets: Schweitzer and Adams missed Week 3 and couldn’t follow this week. Adrian Amos and Jordan Whitehead will proceed to deal with the Jets’ security spots.
Seattle Seahawks at New York Giants (MNF)
- Seahawks: WR DK Metcalf (ribs); TE Will Dissly (shoulder); OT Charles Cross (toe); G Phil Haynes (calf); DT Jarran Reed (quadricep); DT Dre’Mont Jones (hip); EDGE Uchenna Nwosu (Achilles); EDGE Darrell Taylor (shin); CB Tre Brown (concussion); CB Coby Bryant (toe); CB Artie Burns (hamstring); S Quandre Diggs (hamstring); S Julian Love (hamstring)
- Giants: RB Saquon Barkley (ankle); TE Daniel Bellinger (neck); OT Andrew Thomas (hamstring); DT D.J. Davidson (elbow); EDGE Azeez Ojulari (hamstring)
Seahawks: Seattle had 10 gamers fully miss follow Thursday with numerous illnesses, together with Metcalf. The star huge receiver performed by damage in Week 3, tallying six catches for 112 yards, so Thursday may simply have been a relaxation day.
Dissly, Love, and Burns had been restricted members on Thursday.
Giants: Barkley was on the follow subject Thursday and Friday in a restricted capability, his first time on the sector since happening with an ankle sprain in Week 2. Matt Breida will substitute Barkley if he can’t play on Sunday.
Thomas was restricted on Thursday however was downgraded to DNP on Friday, a troubling signal for his Week 4 availability. If Thomas missed his third straight recreation, Joshua Ezeudu would step in at left sort out once more.