Week 12 of the 2020 NFL season began on Thanksgiving Day with Houston and Washington every profitable their second recreation over a five-day span. Thanksgiving didn’t come with out accidents, nonetheless, as Cowboys offensive lineman throughout Dallas’ 41-16 loss to Washington. The Lions didn’t have operating again D’Andre Swift (concussion) and receiver Kenny Golladay (hip) on Thursday, as each gamers had been dominated out previous to Detroit’s 41-25 loss to the Texans.
There are a number of notable accidents to regulate heading into this weekend’s video games. Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (shoulder) is hoping to get again on the sector after lacking the final two video games. Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is anticipated to face the Vikings — his former group — after lacking final Sunday’s recreation with a knee damage. Nick Foles is probably not as lucky, nonetheless, because the Bears‘ beginning quarterback missed Wednesday’s observe with a hip damage. With Foles out, Mitchell Trubisky took all the offensive reps, as the previous first-round decide could begin his first recreation since Week 3 when the Bears face the Packers on Sunday night time.
With Sunday’s video games simply two days away, here’s a have a look at every NFL group‘s Week 12 damage experiences. A number of NFL groups had been pressured to cancel observe on Friday on account of COVID-19.
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- Cardinals: TE Darrell Daniels (ankle), DE Josh Mauro (hamstring), S Jalen Thompson (ankle) OUT; S Charles Washington (groin), OL Justin Murray (hand) QUESTIONABLE
- Patriots: RB Rex Burkhead (knee), OT Isaiah Wynn (knee) OUT; LB Ja’Whaun Bentley (groin), DL Tashawn Bower (sickness), DL Adam Butler (shoulder), DL Byron Cowart (again), DL Carl Davis (concussion), DB Kyle Dugger (toe), Okay Nick Folks (again), CB Stephon Gilmore (hand), WR N’Keal Harry (shoulder), TE Ryan Izzo (hamstring, hand), G Shaq Mason (calf), WR Matthew Slater (knee), RB J.J. Taylor (quad)
The Cardinals didn’t give quarterback Kyler Murray (shoulder) an damage designation, so he’ll begin Sunday in opposition to the Patriots. Murray was a full participant in observe Friday. Extensive receiver DeAndre Hopkins (sickness) was additionally not given an damage designation. Extensive receiver Larry Fitzgerald is on the reserve/COVID-19 record.
Bower, Davis, Slater, and Taylor had been restricted members in observe for the Patriots, however all of them reached head coach Invoice Belichick’s questionable record. There will not be grasp of whether or not these gamers will swimsuit up till the inactive record is launched Sunday, though Harris and Harry each performed final week.
Panthers at Vikings (-4)
Whereas Bridgewater will face his former group, Panthers coach Matt Rhule stated that he’s pessimistic that McCaffrey will play after being restricted through the week.
The Vikings can have security Harrison Smith on Sunday after he missed observe time through the week. Minnesota will possible be with no fairly formidable offensive goal in Irv Smith, who caught two touchdowns within the pink zone through the Vikings’ Week 9 win over the Lions.
With Ward out, Kevin Johnson, a six-year veteran, will possible make his third begin of the season. Cleveland will proceed to be with out cross rusher Myles Garrett, who continues to be on the group’s reserve/COVID-19 record.
Whereas Minshew has not been dominated out, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone introduced earlier this week that Mike Glennon will begin in opposition to the Browns. With Chark and Conley out, Glennon should lean extra on operating again James Robinson and receiver Keelan Cole.
With Ingram heading to the injured reserve on Friday, four-year veteran Isaac Rochell (who has 1.5 sacks and two begins this season) is slated to begin in his place. Anthony Lynn indicated Friday that there is a likelihood the group may have cornerback Chris Harris Jr., who was activated from IR on Friday, and operating again Austin Ekeler out there on Sunday.
Whereas the Payments will probably be with out Brown and Ford, they may have cornerback Josh Norman, who returns after not too long ago being being positioned on the COVID-19 record. Brown’s absence may result in extra alternatives for Gabriel Davis, who’s at the moment fourth on the group in receiving yards and tied for second with two landing catches.
Ferrell was lastly faraway from the reserve/COVID-19 record, however head coach Jon Gruden will not reveal his standing for Sunday. Operating again Josh Jacobs (hip) was restricted all week, however was not given an damage designation for Sunday. He’ll play.
The Falcons will flip to Brian Hill and Ito Smith as the first operating backs with Gurley out, however the greatest query on the docket is whether or not Jones performs. Jones’ standing for Sunday is unsure after being restricted Wednesday, and Atlanta canceled observe Thursday on account of a COVID-19 precaution. Extensive receiver Calvin Ridley (foot) was not given an damage designation.
Dolphins coach Brian Flores stated that he should watch Tagovailoa’s observe movie earlier than making a willpower on who will begin Sunday’s recreation. Ryan Fitzpatrick, who performed the ultimate two collection of final Sunday’s loss in Denver, threw three touchdowns and two interceptions within the Dolphins’ Week 6 win over the Jets.
The most important information for the Jets is Sam Darnold was not given an damage designation. Darnold (shoulder) will begin in Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Dolphins, as will huge receiver Breshad Perriman (shoulder), who additionally wasn’t given an damage designation.
The Giants are coming off a bye week principally wholesome for this recreation. Three starters — huge receiver Sterling Shepard (hip/toe), cornerback James Bradberry (not damage associated) and guard Kevin Zeitler (concussion) — weren’t given any damage designations. They will be good to go Sunday.
Every participant listed above for the Bengals was a full participant throughout Friday’s observe. When particularly requested about Bernard, Bengals coach Zac Taylor stated that he’s optimistic about his operating again’s standing for Sunday.
The Titans did not even give huge receiver A.J. Brown an damage designation as he was a full participant in observe Friday. Brown missed observe Wednesday and Thursday. Tennessee might be down two starters on the offensive line if Saffold and Jones do not play. Each had been restricted in Friday’s observe.
Whereas he has been listed as questionable, Rivers is anticipated to begin in Sunday’s recreation for the Colts. Pascal was restricted on Friday after lacking the week’s first two practices.
Operating again Alvin Kamara (foot) and huge receiver Michael Thomas (ankle) had been restricted all week, however weren’t given an damage designation and can play for the Saints. Nick Easton moved to left guard and Cesar Ruiz went to proper guard when Peat left Week 11 in opposition to the Falcons final week.
Denver canceled observe after a participant and two employees members examined optimistic for COVID-19. Jeudy missed observe Thursday, the one one of many questionable gamers who missed Thursday’s session.
The 49ers are brief at huge receiver with Brandon Aiyuk on the reserve/COVID-19 record. Kendrick Bourne and Richie James are anticipated to obtain extra taking part in time, even with Deebo Samuel again. Left deal with Trent Williams continues to be on the reserve/COVID-19 record. Head coach Kyle Shanahan stated operating backs Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson will probably be positioned on the lively roster Saturday, as each are set to return to the offense. Shanahan additionally stated “there’s an opportunity” Williams performs and so they’ll be good with Samuel.
The Rams canceled observe after two members of the group obtained COVID-19 take a look at outcomes on Thursday that require further testing. Head coach Sean McVay stated Higbee will probably be a game-time determination for Sunday and likewise talked about the Rams wish to be good with him.
The Chiefs’ offense will definitely welcome again the return of Sammy Watkins, who has not performed since Week 5. Each participant on the group’s damage report was listed as practising in full all week and none have last damage designations for this recreation.
Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians was clear with the standing of his beginning left deal with and left guard. Smith will probably be a game-time determination and Marpet continues to be within the concussion protocol, so Tampa Bay will look forward to him to be cleared. Shipley suffered a career-ending damage and will probably be on Tampa Bay’s teaching employees going ahead.
Bears at Packers (-8.5)
- Bears: QB Nick Foles (hip) DOUBTFUL; DT Akiem Hicks (hamstring), S Sherrick McManis (hand), OL Rashaad Coward (ankle), LT Charles Leno Jr. (toe), CB Buster Skrine (ankle) QUESTIONABLE
- Packers: RB Tyler Ervin (wrist, ribs), CB Josh Jackson (concussion), C Corey Linsley (again), WR Equanimeous St. Brown (knee), WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (Achilles), CB Kevin King (Achilles) QUESTIONABLE
The Bears will begin Mitchell Trubisky Sunday as Foles is unlikely to swimsuit up after not practising all week. Trubisky will make his first begin since Week 3, when he was benched in favor of Foles. Trubisky was nursing a shoulder damage for a couple of weeks however did not get a last damage designation this week.
Packers head coach Matt LaFleur says “we’re hopeful” on the standing on Valdes-Scantling, who was a non-participant on Friday’s observe. He is optimistic on Linsley having the ability to go after leaving final Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Colts with a again damage. Extensive receiver Davante Adams (ankle) was not given an damage designation and anticipated to be out there Sunday.
Evaluation to come back.
- Ravens: TBD
- Steelers: TBD
The Ravens are at the moment away from their facility on account of the group’s ongoing COVID-19 scenario. Thursday night time’s recreation has been postponed till Sunday — and was postponed once more till Tuesday. Pittsburgh canceled observe for a second consecutive day on Friday.