Cincinnati quarterback Carson Palmer left the Bengals' 35-28 loss to the New England Patriots with a sprained knee, but he said he plans to be OK for next week. Palmer was on crutches...
Cincinnati quarterback Carson Palmer left the Bengals’ 35-28 loss to the New England Patriots with a sprained knee, but he said he plans to be OK for next week.
Palmer was on crutches and said he would get an MRI.
Cleveland quarterback Jeff Garcia, who missed the previous two games with a sprained right rotator cuff, entered the Browns’ game against Buffalo in the third quarter and lasted just one series before suffering a sprained knee.
The injury-depleted Browns also lost center Jeff Faine (sprained left ankle) and defensive lineman Orpheus Roye (ankle).
“It’s getting to the point where it’s ugly,” interim coach Terry Robiskie said. “Every time you look up, guys are coming off the field and trainers are telling you they are taking guys in. Where does it stop? At what point do we stop taking guys in?”
Philadelphia linebacker Jason Short was carted off the field with a broken leg, and Washington cornerback Shawn Springs was taken off on a backboard with a concussion.
The Eagles, already without defensive linemen Derrick Burgess and Jerome McDougle, lost two more. Hollis Thomas (dislocated elbow) could be done for the season. Corey Simon (back) didn’t return.
Chicago LB Brian Urlacher (hamstring).
Denver RB Tatum Bell (sprained shoulder). The Broncos also lost DBs Roc Alexander (knee) and Willie Middlebrooks (leg).
Arizona OT L.J. Shelton (knee ligaments).
Giants LB Barrett Green (sprained knee).
New Orleans LB Orlando Ruff (sprained ankle).
Oakland NT Ted Washington (sprained foot) and DL Warren Sapp (sprained ankle).
Miami FB Rob Konrad (back).
St. Louis LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (shoulder).
Carolina CB Chris Gamble (groin) and C Jeff Mitchell (knee).
Pittsburgh LB Clark Haggans (groin).
San Diego WR Keenan McCardell (hamstring).
Green Bay LB Nick Rogers (knee).
The Associated Press