Roundup: RT James’ knee injury not season-ending
Denver Broncos fair correct handle Ja’Wuan James will miss time, but no longer the overall season.
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Networks Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday that James suffered a knee hurt that is now not any longer season-ending.
Or no longer it’s unclear at this stage how worthy time the coolest handle will miss but conserving off a season-ender presents a modicum of optimistic news for Denver.
James left Monday night’s loss in Oakland after apt eight offensive snaps.
Broncos general manager John Elway handed James a four-365 days, $51 million contract with $32 million in hurt ensures this offseason in essentially the most traditional strive to fix the offensive line in Denver. The knee hurt skews that knowing now.
The hurt thrusts Elijah Wilkinson into the starting up role except James returns. The third-365 days expert started seven video games in Denver in 2018.
Listed below are completely different accidents we’re monitoring across the league on Wednesday:
1. Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (ankle) became viewed out of a strolling boot on Wednesday at the team facility and on a treadmill running. Green sustained the hurt all by the gap educate of practicing camp, and had surgery sooner than the preseason started.
On one other portray in Cincinnati, RB Joe Mixon (ankle) is assumed of day-to-day and coach Zac Taylor acknowledged he’s going to discipline up his educate load this week to better his probabilities of taking half in on Sunday. Mixon left the season-opener early after sustaining the hurt, and a apply-up MRI concluded there became no structural hurt. Giovanni Bernard would win the lead role at RB will need to Mixon be out. Take care of Cordy Glenn remains within the league’s concussion protocol and the Bengals waived QB Jeff Driskel with an hurt settlement.
2. Carolina Panthers edge rusher Bruce Irvin (hamstring) has been ruled out for Thursday night’s dwelling sport in opposition to the Buccaneers. Tight discontinuance Greg Olsen (help) practiced in plump on Wednesday and is officially listed as questionable. Rookie handle Greg Little (concussion) became a plump participant in educate all week after being in concussion protocol for the extent of Week 1. Security Rashaan Gaulden (groin) is moreover questionable after being exiguous in educate on the eve of sport day.
3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers backup QB Blaine Gabbert (left shoulder) did no longer educate all week and is ruled out for Thursday night. Gabbert is Tampa Bay’s most efficient participant with an hurt designation within the shortened week.
4. Bears coach Matt Nagy calls TE Trey Burton (groin) day-to-day, and acknowledged taking half in him may possibly well be a resolution made on sport day.
The team moreover launched they have waived defensive lineman Abdullah Anderson and had been awarded by draw of waivers TE J.P. Holtz.
5. The Los Angeles Chargers are signing extinct CB Dontae Johnson, in conserving with NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, per source. Johnson became previously on the 49ers this summer sooner than getting decrease.
6. The Dallas Cowboys listed the next avid gamers on as of late’s hurt chronicle: WR Tavon Austin (concussion), DE Tyrone Crawford (hip), LB Luke Gifford (ankle) and G Zack Martin (help) all did now not educate whereas safeties Darian Thompson and Donovan Wilson — each and each are going by ankle accidents — had been exiguous.
7. Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed (concussion) took portion in team drills on Wednesday, coach Jay Gruden published. Reed suffered the concussion on the second to final preseason sport, which saved him out of Week 1. Security Montae Nicholson (foot) disregarded educate.
The team later released their plump hurt chronicle and listed the next avid gamers: DL Jonathan Allen (knee), DT Caleb Brantley, RB Derrius Guice (knee) and QB Colt McCoy (fibula) moreover did now not educate. CBs Quinton Dunbar (knee) and Fabian Moreau (ankle) had been exiguous contributors.
8. San Francisco 49ers edge rusher Sever Bosa (ankle) did no longer educate on Wednesday as a result of soreness. Bosa performed many of the defensive snaps final Sunday and even recorded a sack in his NFL debut, but limped off the field after the final play as a result of the equivalent ankle that saved him out for lots of of the offseason. Security Jimmie Ward (hand) became exiguous, whereas large receivers Jalen Hurd (help) and Trent Taylor (foot) disregarded educate.
9. New York Giants WR Sterling Shepard (concussion) did no longer educate Wednesday, whereas guard Kevin Zeitler (shoulder), DL Dexter Lawrence, and LB Markus Golden (shoulder) had been all exiguous.
10. Indianapolis Colts defensive ends Jabaal Sheard (knee) and Kemoko Turay (neck) did no longer educate.
11. The Philadelphia Eagles have released TE Richard Rodgers off of IR with an hurt settlement.
12. Oakland Raiders CB Gareon Conley (neck) became exiguous in educate Wednesday, but on the field apt two days eradicated from a upsetting hurt on Monday night where he became taken out of the season opener on a stretcher. Guard Gabe Jackson (knee) did no longer educate, whereas DT Corey Luiget (knee) became exiguous.