NFL Injuries Headlines

  • Tom Brady Questionable vs. Jaguars; Limited in Practice with Hand Injury

    The New England Patriots have listed quarterback Tom Brady as questionable for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium because of a hand injury he suffered in Wednesday's practice.  The team announced his status Friday after he was a limited participant in the day's practice session. New England, which is notoriously tight-lipped about injuries, hasn't shed much light on Brady's availability in recent days. "Today is Friday," Pats head coach Bill...

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  • Report: Tom Brady Required Stitches on Hand Injury; No Fracture, Ligament Damage

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reportedly received stitches in his right hand after hitting it on a teammate's helmet Wednesday. According to Michael Felger of NBC Sports Boston, via James Stewart of 98.5 The Sports Hub, Brady received four stitches around his knuckle that "should not affect him," but didn't suffer a fracture or ligament damage to his hand.  NFL Network's Mike Garafolo added Brady's been throwing the ball well, though when the injury initially occurred it was "a...

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  • Tom Brady's Hand Injury Alters Odds, Point Spread for Jaguars vs. Patriots Game

    With questions surrounding New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's hand injury, there has been significant movement in the line of Sunday's AFC Championship Game between the Pats and Jacksonville Jaguars.  According to OddsShark, the Patriots opened as 9.5-point favorites. Per Jon Campbell of OddsShark, the Pats are now 7.5- or seven-point favorites at sportsbooks, and one even pulled the game off the board. OddsShark also tweeted that Bovada reported the Patriots will only be three-point...

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  • Tom Brady Misses Practice with Hand Injury Ahead of AFC Championship Game

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not participate in Thursday's practice after injuring his hand during Wednesday's practice session.  Brady was seen out on the field during the part of the session available to media but was listed by the team as a non-participant. As noted by Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Brady was wearing a glove on his throwing hand—something that is not standard practice for the MVP favorite. The team has not gone into detail about the nature of Brady's injury. A...

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  • Tom Brady Limited at Practice After Suffering Injury to Throwing Hand

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was limited at practice Wednesday with a right hand injury, the Patriots announced.  New England plays the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. With the exception of ACL and MCL tears that forced him to miss the final 15 games of the 2008 season, Brady has rarely missed snaps—much less full games.  In fact, Brady hasn't missed a regular-season contest due to injury—he was absent for four games in 2016 due to his Deflategate...

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  • Artie Burns Suffers Non-Contact Knee Injury During Steelers Practice

    The Pittsburgh Steelers' depth in the secondary could be tested heading into Sunday's AFC Divisional Round Game after cornerback Artie Burns suffered an injury to his knee during practice on Wednesday.  Per Mark Kaboly of The Athletic, Burns suffered a non-contact injury to his right knee. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport added Burns' ligaments are intact. Burns was the Steelers' first-round pick in 2016. He appeared in all 16 games during his rookie season, finishing tied for the team lead with three...

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  • DeMarco Murray Ruled Out for Titans vs. Patriots AFC Divisional Round Matchup

    Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray has been ruled out of Saturday's divisional round playoff game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium because of a knee injury.  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network provided the update Wednesday. Murray was injured during the Titans' 27-23 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in Week 16 and hasn't returned to practice. ESPN's Adam Schefter‏ reported he's dealing with a third-degree MCL tear. Tennessee head coach Mike Mularkey told reporters Sunday...

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  • Ryan Shazier Attends Steelers Practice: I'm Working Harder Than Ever to Get Back

    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier was at the team's practice on Wednesday as they prepare for Sunday's AFC Divisional Round game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.   In a post on Instagram, Shazier noted Wednesday was just "a first down" on his journey toward getting back on the field: Shazier suffered a spinal injury while making a tackle on Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Josh Malone during the Steelers' 23-20 win on Dec. 4. Two days later, Shazier underwent spinal stabilization...

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  • Antonio Brown Returns to Steelers Practice, Says He Feels Good Ahead of Playoffs

    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is back on the practice field ahead of Sunday's AFC Divisional Round game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported the news Monday, noting Brown "said he feels good." "It's the playoffs -- you've go to do whatever it takes," Brown said after practice, via Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.  This comes after Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported Brown would be 100 percent and ready to go after missing the final two...

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  • Jadeveon Clowney Reportedly Will Have Surgery on Injured Knee

    Houston Texans star Jadeveon Clowney will reportedly have minor arthroscopic knee surgery and will miss the Pro Bowl, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, though he is "expected to make a full recovery and will be able to participate in offseason activities."  Injuries had been a problem for Clowney early in his career, as he failed to complete a 16-game season in any of his first three years. He was especially limited in his first two seasons, leading many to consider the former...

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  • Deshaun Watson Ahead of Schedule to Return from Knee Injury

    Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson could recover from his torn ACL in time to participate in organized team activities in the spring, head coach Bill O'Brien said Tuesday.  O'Brien told reporters Watson's rehabilitation is ahead of schedule, which could allow him to work out with the team—at least in a limited capacity—this spring, according to the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson. Watson threw for 1,699 yards, 19 touchdowns and eight interceptions in his first seven games, and the Texans...

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