It’s only week 4, but there are plenty of notable injuries as the regular season enters its second quarter. While several high-profile players entered this weekend’s matches with injuries, a few more were injured trying to lead their teams to victory.
Over the weekend, several quarterbacks were seriously injured. More than one tent running backwards was also seriously injured. Monday also brought an update on the status of Tua Tagovailoa, whose recent injuries led to.
Here’s a rundown of a few notable injuries that occurred in Monday night’s game between the Rams and 49ers.
Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel announced on Monday that Tagovailoa would not play in Miami’s upcoming game against the Jets. Tagovailoa remains on concussion protocol after he was briefly hospitalized after being hit during Miami’s defeat at Cincinnati last Thursday night. Veteran Teddy Bridgewater will start in place of Tagovailoa, who currently has no schedule for his return to the field. ()
Patterson has been placed on reserve following a knee injury that came after Atlanta’s win over the Browns in Week 4. Patterson missed practice last week with an injury. The four-time All-Pro will miss at least the next four Falcons games. ()
The second-year Denver running back will miss the rest of the season after suffering an ACL tear during the Broncos’ loss to the Raiders in Week 4. With Williams gone, former Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon is likely to take on more work going forward. ()
Taylor has a chance to face the Broncos on Thursday night after tests on his ankle came back negative. according to ESPN. The reigning NFL snatch champion was injured in Sunday’s loss to the Titans. ( )
The Giants starting quarterback is considered an everyday after injuring his ankle during Sunday’s victory over the Bears. according to NFL Media. Giants coach Brian Daball said on Monday that Jones “feels a little better today. Let’s see how it goes.” Daboll added that the Giants are likely to have a few quarterbacks after Tyrod Taylor suffered a concussion during Sunday’s game.
Davis Webb, who is currently on the practice team, will be in line to start if Jones and Taylor fail to play in the Giants’ next game in London against the Packers.