Sweat Carted Off, Later Released from Hospital
Eagles defensive end Josh Sweat was released from a local hospital after suffering a neck injury against the New Orleans Saints that required him to be carted off the field. Sweat was carted off the field and transported to a local hospital as a precautionary measure. He later displayed movement in all of his extremities.
Sweat stayed down on the ground after helping make a tackle where his head collided with the ball carrier’s midsection. Sweat also had a player land on his back following the tackle attempt. He gave the cursory “thumbs-up” as he was leaving the field on the cart.
Teddy Bridgewater May Have Suffered Broken Finger
Miami Dolphins quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is believed to have suffered a broken finger in his throwing hand, ProFootballTalk reported.
The injury could prevent him from playing in the Dolphins’ season finale next week. Skyler Thompson replaced Bridgewater after the latter suffered an injury to his finger/hand on a pick-six throw against the New England Patriots in the team’s Week 17 loss.
Jack Will Not Return
Steelers linebacker Myles Jack will not return to the team’s Sunday night game against the Ravens, the team announced. Jack is dealing with a groin injury.
Pierre (Head) Out
Cornerback James Pierre will not return for the Steelers, Pittsburgh announced. Pierre suffered a head injury in the first quarter of the team’s Sunday night matchup with the Baltimore Ravens.
Isabella Questionable to Return
Ravens wide receiver Andy Isabella is questionable to return to Baltimore’s Sunday night matchup with the Steelers after suffering a thigh injury.
Foles Ruled Out With Ribs Injury
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Nick Foles was ruled out for the rest of the game with a ribs injury after taking a big hit from Giants pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux.
Sam Ehlinger will play the rest of the game at quarterback, with Matt Ryan inactive.
Kayvon Thibodeaux with sack No. 4 on the season.
And doing some snow angels too while Nick Foles is in pain; hopefully he’s okay as he is carted off. pic.twitter.com/k2cH0xp2cO
— Doug Rush (@TheDougRush) January 1, 2023
Seahawks’ Brooks Out (Knee)
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Jordyn Brooks suffered a knee injury against the New York Jets and will not return, per the team.
Jets’ Joyner Out After Hip Injury
New York Jets defensive back Lamarcus Joyner was downgraded to out against the Seattle Seahawks after suffering a hip injury, per the team.
Vikings Weathering Multiple OL Injuries
The Minnesota Vikings, already down their starting center, lost their backup, Austin Schlottmann, to an injury early in the game against the Green Bay Packers. Schlottmann needed to be carted off the field and has been ruled out, per team media.
Later in the game, offensive tackle Brian O’Neill was carted off and eventually ruled out due to a calf injury, per the team.
Patriots Meyers Suffers Shoulder Injury
New England Patriots wide receiver Jakobi Meyers suffered a shoulder injury against the Miami Dolphins and did not return to the game.
Chiefs’ Injuries Mounting; Thuney, Moore Out
Kansas City Chiefs offensive guard Joe Thuney and wide receiver Skyy Moore are both out against the Denver Broncos, per the team. Thuney suffered an ankle injury, while Moore is dealing with a hand injury.
Furthermore, cornerback L’Jarius Sneed was questionable to return due to a hip injury, but eventually made it back on the field.
Conner Leaves Game, Anderson Out
Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner did not return against the Atlanta Falcons after sustaining a shin injury, per the team. Earlier in the game, wide receiver Robbie Anderson suffered a back injury against the Atlanta Falcons and was ruled out.
Defensive lineman Jonathan Ledbetter was also downgraded to out after sustaining a knee injury.
Risner Questionable to Return
Denver Broncos offensive lineman Dalton Risner suffered an elbow injury against the Kansas City Chiefs, per the team. He left the field and did not return.
Allen Ruled Out
Washington Commanders defensive lineman Jonathan Allen won’t return to Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns due to a knee injury, the team announced.