Injuries: James Washington likely out for a few weeks
The Pittsburgh Steelers offense suffered yet one more peril.
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that receiver James Washington is expected to gallop over a couple of weeks with a shoulder peril suffered Sunday, per a offer told of the disclose.
Washington, on the style against his most vigorous game as a respectable, exited Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens within the third quarter after injuring the shoulder. After the lean, the 2d-year respectable was as soon as viewed in a sling.
Washington’s peril is the most contemporary blow to the Steelers offense, which has already viewed Ben Roethlisberger, Jaylen Samuels and Mason Rudolph undergo accidents this season.
With Washington out the following couple of games, more consideration will likely be paid to No. 1 wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster. Rookie Diontae Johnson figures to play a higher characteristic, and Johnny Holton would per chance per chance gaze extra snaps changing Washington as a deep threat. Slot wideout Ryan Switzer is additionally an likelihood. Pittsburgh additionally would per chance per chance well possess to let Donte Moncrief out of the dog dwelling after the conventional was as soon as benched earlier this season after a bout of drops.
Whether or no longer rookie quarterback Delvin Hodges or Rudolph (concussion) will get the starting up for Pittsburgh this week against the L.A. Chargers in top time, lacking Washington will handiest construct issues more difficult.
Listed below are numerous accidents we’re monitoring on Wednesday:
1. Chris Herndon’s 2019 debut would per chance per chance also wish to attend one more week. The Jets tight discontinuance injured his hamstring whereas running routes final Friday and can gallop over put together Wednesday, coach Adam Gase suggested journalists. Gase is no longer optimistic about Herndon’s availability for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys, per ESPN.com’s Neatly off Cimini.
Herndon was as soon as suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the league’s substance-abuse protection.
Linebacker C.J. Mosley (groin) is concept to be doubtful to play this week.
2. The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ defensive position took one more hit has reserve defensive take care of Xavier Williams (ankle) has been positioned on injured reserve, the group announced on Wednesday. The Chiefs additionally announced they signed defensive take care of Terrell McClain and guard Stefen Wisniewski and that they waived guard Ryan Hunter.
3. Dallas Cowboys offensive linemen Tyron Smith and La’el Collins “at most vigorous” will likely be limited, coach Jason Garrett mentioned all the arrangement by his Wednesday press conference.
4. Philadelphia Eagles vast receiver DeSean Jackson (abdomen) will likely be at put together on Wednesday, however would per chance per chance per chance be doing work off to the aspect and never taking share in group drills, coach Doug Pederson suggested the media.
5. Detroit Lions defensive take care of Mike Daniels (foot) is out for Wednesday’s put together, coach Matt Patricia announced, however tight discontinuance T.J. Hockenson will put together although he remains in concussion protocol.
6. Cleveland Browns cornerbacks Denzel Ward (hamstring) and Grasping Williams (hamstrings) were every attend at put together on Wednesday, according to the Akron Beacon Journal’s Nate Ulrich. Offensive take care of Kendall Lamm (knee) was as soon as additionally attend at put together.