A year outlined by accidents to quarterbacks ongoing Sunday when Colts starter Jacoby Brissett harm his still left knee in Indianapolis’ reduction to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Brissett, who took over for Indy soon after Andrew Luck’s surprise retirement for the duration of the preseason, went down in the second quarter soon after 1 of his offensive linemen fell on him as he stood in the pocket. He was changed by veteran Brian Hoyer, who just about led the Colts to victory, but Adam Vinatieri missed a go-in advance subject-aim attempt with 1:14 remaining, making it possible for the Steelers to escape with a 26-24 gain.
Mentor Frank Reich explained the harm as a sprain, and Brissett’s status for next week’s game in opposition to Miami is unsure. Brissett analyzed the knee throughout the video game but said it wasn’t truly worth the danger to return to the subject. He mentioned afterward that he felt fantastic.
“As a collective group, we didn’t feel (heading back in) was the suitable final decision,” Brissett reported. “Hoyer was doing a fantastic work, so there was no point in me risking it if there was no probability.”
The Colts also lost centre Ryan Kelly in the to start with quarter with what the staff named a “burner.” For the Steelers, fullback Rosie Nix left just after aggravating a knee injuries that sidelined him for 5 game titles before in the calendar year.
The Minnesota Vikings’ offence took a hit in the 1st quarter of their decline to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs when receiver Adam Thielen aggravated a hamstring injury and remaining the activity. Thielen very first harm the hamstring in opposition to Detroit two weeks before and sat out final 7 days in opposition to Washington.
Yet another large-profile receiver, the Eagles’ DeSean Jackson, lasted just a person series of Philadelphia’s acquire around Chicago. It was Jackson’s initial motion considering the fact that suffering an belly damage in Week 2. He drew a pass interference penalty on the to start with play of the activity and had 1 capture for 5 yards just before he still left. Coach Doug Pederson said Jackson was held out for precautionary factors and will undergo far more tests this 7 days.
Bears nose deal with Eddie Goldman still left in the next quarter with a thigh harm.
In the Panthers’ victory above the Titans, Carolina cornerback James Bradberry hurt his groin late in the video game and did not return. Tennessee cornerback Malcolm Butler hurt his still left wrist late in the initial 50 percent, ending his day.
Dolphins rookie receiver Preston Williams caught two touchdown passes as Miami beat the Jets for its 1st earn of the season, but his working day finished in soreness when he hurt a knee in the fourth quarter and was carted off the subject. Williams had returned just after endured a correct wrist harm in the 3rd quarter.
For the Jets, safety Jamal Adams was evaluated for a doable head damage, jogging again Ty Montgomery was shaken up when he ran into Dolphins punter Matt Haack, and defensive lineman Steve McLendon injured a shoulder in the next fifty percent.
In the Los Angeles Chargers’ surprisingly simple get above the Environmentally friendly Bay Packers, offensive tackle Sam Tevi and linebacker Denzel Perryman both experienced knee accidents and did not return.
The Oakland Raiders missing right tackle Trent Brown to a knee injury on the opening generate of their acquire in excess of the Detroit Lions. Brown attempted to return on the next push prior to leaving once again and not returning.
Cleveland restricted end Ricky Seals-Jones still left in the second quarter of the Browns’ reduction to the Denver Broncos with a knee harm and didn’t return. The Browns also shed defensive conclusion Olivier Vernon to a leg injuries in the fourth quarter.
Tampa Bay missing a pair of starters and a key reserve in the very first 50 % of its time beyond regulation defeat at Seattle. Cornerback Carlton Davis suffered a hip damage on the Seahawks’ opening travel and did not return. Buccaneers exterior linebacker Carl Nassib was lost early in the second quarter for the reason that of a groin damage and Nassib’s backup, Anthony Nelson, hurt his hamstring in the next quarter and was immediately dominated out.