NFL Week 8 accidents: Dalvin Prepare dinner returns to Vikings follow, Andy Dalton sits out with concussion


Accidents are a mainstay within the NFL, they usually’ve already wrecked a number of groups completely this season ( you, Dallas Cowboys). Which groups are wholesome getting into Week 8, nonetheless? And which banged-up gamers have an opportunity of suiting up for this weekend’s motion? We have got you lined beneath with a full rundown of Wednesday follow studies, plus harm updates forward of Thursday evening’s conflict between the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers.

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Falcons at Panthers (-2.5)

Atlanta is reportedly planning to maintain McKinley out so a lingering groin harm can heal however, maybe extra notably, so it might probably probably finalize negotiations to commerce the previous first-round draft decide elsewhere. 

Carolina’s harm report didn’t embrace operating again Christian McCaffery, who continues to be on injured reserve. The Panthers have till 4 p.m. on Thursday to activate him. 

Wednesday follow studies

Jets at Chiefs (-19.5)

Among the many six Jets who missed Wednesday’s follow embrace receivers Jamison Crowder (groin) and Breshad Perriman (concussion). The standing of each gamers ought to be monitored all through the week.

Chiefs extensive receiver Sammy Watkins (hamstring) continues to be rehabilitating and seems to be an extended shot to play towards New York after sitting out Wednesday’s follow.

Steelers at Ravens (-3.5)

Eric Ebron (elbow), Diontae Johnson (toe) and JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) every sat out Wednesday’s follow. Steelers followers should not be overly involved, nonetheless, as Mike Tomlin didn’t say that any of those gamers are in jeopardy of lacking Sunday’s sport towards the Ravens. 

Baltimore didn’t have operating again Mark Ingram (ankle) at follow Wednesday, leaving Gus Edwards and J.Okay. Dobbins atop the backfield depth chart.

Patriots at Payments (-3.5)

Receiver N’Keal Henry (concussion) and defensive sort out Carlos Davis (concussion) have been the one two Patriots gamers that missed Wednesday’s follow.

Buffalo’s secondary is prone to be with out cornerback Josh Norman (hamstring) on Sunday. Extensive receiver John Brown (knee), nonetheless, is predicted to be on the sphere in preparation for Week 8, with an opportunity to swimsuit up towards New England.

Vikings at Packers (-6.5)

Operating again Dalvin Prepare dinner (groin) hit the follow discipline for Minnesota Wednesday, an excellent signal for his availability towards the Packers.

Packers kicker Mason Crosby (calf/again) was the one participant who didn’t take part in Wednesday’s follow. Nick Vogel, an undrafted rookie who made 82.6% of his discipline aim makes an attempt throughout his last season at UAB, lately visited with Inexperienced Bay and will presumably be picked to switch Crosby if he cannot go on Sunday. 

Titans (-6) at Bengals

The Titans had six defensive gamers sit out of Wednesday’s follow that included linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee) and cornerback Kristian Fulton (knee). Linemen Dennis Kelly (knee) was the one Titans offensive participant that missed Wednesday’s follow.

Cincinnati’s No. 1 operating again, Joe Mixon (foot), was a no-go at Wednesday’s follow, that means Giovani Bernard is probably in line for a second straight begin towards Tennessee.

Rams (-4) at Dolphins

The Rams, who held a walk-through on Wednesday, acknowledged that receiver Trishton Jackson (sickness) and tight finish Gerald Everett (sickness) didn’t take part. The one Rams participant to look on Wednesday’s harm report was tight finish Tyler Higbee, who was restricted with a hand harm. 

Dolphins receiver DeVante Parker was restricted with a groin harm on Wednesday. Whereas the truth that he was restricted following a bye week is considerably stunning, Parker, Miami’s main receiver by six video games, has routinely acquired restricted work on Wednesday this season. 

Raiders at Browns (-2.5)

Rookie receiver Bryan Edwards (foot/ankle) practiced in a restricted capability on Wednesday for the primary time after getting injured again in Week 3. Josh Jacobs, who rushed for simply 17 yards on 10 carries in final Sunday’s lass to the Buccaneers, was restricted on Wednesday with a knee harm. 

The Browns may have at the least one reinforcement within the wake of Odell Beckham Jr.’s season-ending harm, with KhaDarel Hodge (hamstring) designated to return off injured reserve. Tight finish Austin Hooper (appendicitis) will probably be out, nonetheless.

Colts (-2.5) at Lions

Cornerback Desmond Trufant (hamstring) was the one Lions participant who missed Wednesday’s follow as a consequence of an harm. Tight finish Mo Allie-Cox (knee) was the one ability participant who missed Wednesday’s follow for the Colts, who’re recent off of their Week 7 bye. A constructive signal for the Colts was the return of linebacker Darius Leonard, who was restricted on Wednesday after lacking the Colts’ final two video games with a groin harm. Leonard, based mostly on how he practices this week, may have an opportunity to face the Lions on Sunday. 

Chargers (-3) at Broncos

Tight finish Virgil Inexperienced (ankle) and guards Ryan Groy (biceps) and Trai Turner (groin) have been the one Chargers that didn’t follow on Wednesday. Receiver Okay.J. Hill (hip), offensive sort out Bryan Bulaga (again) and quarterback Tyrod Taylor (ribs) every practiced on Wednesday after lacking final Sunday’s sport towards the Jaguars

Operating again Phillip Lindsay (concussion) sat out Wednesday’s Broncos follow, that means Melvin Gordon will as soon as once more be in line for a full workload in Denver’s backfield.

Saints (-4) at Bears

Michael Thomas, who has not performed since Week 1, didn’t follow on Wednesday as he continues to work by ankle/hamstring points. Fellow receiver Marquez Callaway (ankle) was the one different Saints participant who missed Wednesday’s follow. Thomas will probably be thought-about questionable for Sunday’s sport, in response to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. 

Chicago’s No. 1 extensive receiver, Allen Robinson, was not at follow Wednesday due to a concussion. His absence would put added strain on an already-struggling Bears offense.

49ers at Seahawks (-3)

As anticipated, operating again Jeff Wilson (ankle) and receiver Deebo Samuel (hamstring) didn’t follow on Wednesday, as each gamers are anticipated to overlook the 49ers’ subsequent two video games. San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan mentioned that operating again Tevin Coleman, tight finish Jordan Reed and cornerback Okay’Waun Williams — who’re working their manner again after being positioned on injured reserve — have an opportunity to follow later this week. 

Cowboys at Eagles (OFF)

Dallas didn’t have quarterback Andy Dalton (concussion) at Wednesday’s follow, which suggests rookie third-stringer Ben DiNucci is on observe to make his first profession begin in Philadelphia.

The Eagles bought a wave of reinforcements, nonetheless, with extensive receiver Jalen Reagor, tight finish Dallas Goedert, offensive sort out Jason Peters and defensive sort out Malik Jackson all returning to follow Wednesday. Operating again Miles Sanders (knee) didn’t participate, and proper sort out Lane Johnson (ankle) was additionally out.


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