Injuries were the main protagonists of Week 1


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Injuries were the main protagonists of Week 1

Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jason Verrett and Jeff Okudah were the most notable victims after being sidelined in their matches

This week NFL action returned and with her the unfortunate injury parade that could alter the teams’ plans for the rest of the season.

The most important of the day was the quarterback of Washington, Ryan fitzpatrick, who hurt his hip in the loss to the Los Angeles Chargers after being beaten by defender Uchenna Nwosu and had to be replaced by Taylor Heinecke.

Head coach Ron Rivera acknowledged that the team will not know the severity in the injury from Fitzpatrick until Monday morning and that will affect his plans for Thursday night’s game against the New York Giants.

In case of Fitzpatrick cannot play, Kyle Allen will be the substitute and Washington you will need to find a quarterback for your practice team.

The San Francisco 49ers they also suffered from the runner’s injuries Raheem mostert and from the corner Jason verrett.

Mostert He had only two carries before leaving the field and if playing time is lost the offensive load will be on the legs of rookies Elijah Mitchell and Trey Sermon.

VerrettFor his part, he stayed on the field until there were just under 8 minutes to play when he injured his knee right.

Injuries have been a constant in the career of Verrett, who only played six games in a span of four seasons in 2016 and 2019 after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee left and the Achilles tendon of the right leg.

His absence leaves an important hole in the defense of San Francisco, which had to turn to rookie Deommodore Lenoir and practice team member Dontae Johnson, also has nickel cornerback K’Waun Williams and rookie Ambry Thomas on the roster.

Regular incumbent Emmanuel Moseley was not active for a injury on the knee and newly hired veteran Josh Norman was also not activated.

In that same game, the cornerback Jeff Okudah of the Detroit Lions suffered another injury That could sideline him for the rest of the season.

“We know, of course, that it’s something somewhere near the ankle, It could be him [tendón de] Achilles“stated head coach Dan Campbell.” We’ll know more this afternoon, hopefully tomorrow morning. “

“I know they went through it and said it could be a possibility, but we don’t know for sure.”

The Denver Broncos they also suffered from the injuries and could face the prolonged loss of one of their offensive weapons.

The wide receiver Jerry jeudy he had to leave the field on the assist cart during the third quarter of his victory over the New York Giants.

On a play of third and 7 on the Giants’ 33, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw a pass to Jeudy, who caught the ball for a 20-yard gain, but during cornerback James Bradberry’s tackle his leg got stuck as he hit the ground.

Jeudy immediately grabbed the ankle right and had to leave the game, he is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday.

According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, Jeudy he was X-rayed and no fracture was found.

Injuries were not limited to skill players, linemen suffered their ravages as well.

The first touchdown of Zach Wilson’s career could end up being quite costly for the New York Jets after the starting left tackle Mekhi Becton suffered a injury who took it out of the game.

On the play, Wilson caught the ball and ran to the right to buy time before connecting with Corey Davis on a 22-yard pass, however the festivities stopped when Becton He was lying on the field and the rest of the players arkneerum around him.

Becton he was taken to the locker room in the assist cart and in case of missing playing time he will be replaced by George Fant at left tackle, while Morgan Moses will be at right tackle.

Jedrick Wills Jr. of the Cleveland browns he hurt himself ankle in the loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

“I do not know the seriousness of that, we will do some tests,” said the head coach of the Browns, Kevin Stefanski.

Wills he was injured during wide receiver Jarvis Landry’s touchdown carry early in the second quarter and had to be carried into the locker room on the assist cart.

Finally, in the night game the Chicago Bears they suffered a double loss to the Los Angeles Rams.

First, the veteran left tackle Jason peters suffered a injury of quadriceps in the second quarter and had to leave the field, his return being declared questionable.

Peters was replaced by the rookie drafted in the fifth round Larry borom, who got hurt on ankle minutes later and he also left the field, he was reported as in doubt.


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