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NFL Week 6 Injury Report: Julio Jones, Chris Godwin, Davante Adams back; Melvin Gordon out

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While COVID-19 naturally continues to present a daily challenge to all 32 teams, Week 6 begins with the welcome news that the full slate of games are set to kick off as scheduled as of early Sunday morning. While the virus hasn’t been overly disruptive this week, the usual bumps and bruises we’re used to seeing afflict top Fantasy weapons are as prominent as ever. However, there’s also positive news on that front, as three of the league’s best receivers are set to make their return to action. With no shortage of news to pore through, let’s dive into the latest as of early Sunday morning:

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Week 6 Injuries

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Injury Report Update

Key Defensive Players

Cornerbacks

  • The BillsTre’Davious White (back) is questionable for Monday evening’s game against the Chiefs but did finish the week with a pair of full practices. 
  • The EaglesDarius Slay (concussion) is questionable for Sunday’s interconference matchup against the Ravens but worked back to a full practice by Friday.  
  • The LionsDesmond Trufant (hamstring) is out for Sunday’s contest versus the Jaguars after missing practice all week.
  • The BuccaneersCarlton Davis (abdomen) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Packers after finishing the week with a pair of limited practices.
  • The PanthersDonte Jackson (toe) is questionable for Sunday’s contest against the Bears after practicing in limited fashion all week.
  • The Packers’ Kevin King (quadriceps) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers but did work up to a limited practice Friday after missing the first two sessions of the week. 
  • The PatriotsStephon Gilmore (illness) was taken off the Reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday and was able to finish the week practicing without restrictions ahead of Sunday’s game versus the Broncos.
  • The BengalsMackensie Alexander (ribs) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Colts but worked back to a full practice Friday. 
  • The JetsBlessuan Austin (calf) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins after finishing the week with  a missed practice following a pair of limited sessions to start the week. 
  • The VikingsHolton Hill (foot) is doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Falcons after missing practice all week.  
  • The Eagles’ Avonte Maddox (ankle) will remain out for Sunday’s interconference matchup against the Ravens despite practicing in limited fashion all week. 
  • The 49ersEmmanuel Moseley (concussion) is questionable for Sunday night’s NFC West matchup against the Rams but did finish the week with two full practices. 
  • The Ravens’ Jimmy Smith (knee) is questionable for Sunday’s game versus the Eagles but did work back to a full practice by Friday. 
  • The Ravens’ Marcus Peters (thigh) is questionable for Sunday’s Week 6 matchup against the Eagles but did work back to a full practice by Friday. 
  • The Browns placed Greedy Williams (shoulder) on injured reserve Monday, sidelining him for the next three weeks at minimum.

Safeties

  • The Jaguars placed Andrew Wingard (abdomen) on injured reserve Monday, sidelining him for at least the next three weeks.
  • The GiantsAdrian Colbert (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday’s divisional game versus the Washington Football Team despite practicing in full all week.
  • The Vikings’ Marcus Epps (ribs) is out for Sunday’s game against the Falcons after missing practice all week.
  • The Browns’ Karl Joseph (hamstring) out for Sunday’s game versus the Steelers after missing practice all week. 

Defensive Linemen

  • The Bengals placed D.J. Reader (quadriceps) on injured reserve Monday, sidelining him for at least the next three weeks.
  • The Buccaneers placed Vita Vea (ankle) on injured reserve Monday, and the big defensive tackle will miss the rest of the season.
  • The Colts’ Denico Autry (ankle/knee) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bengals but managed to work back to a full practice Friday.
  • The Dolphins placed Davon Godchaux (biceps) on injured reserve Friday, and he’s expected to miss the rest of the regular season.
  • The TitansDaQuan Jones (foot) is questionable for Sunday’s AFC South battle versus the Texans after missing practice all week.
  • The Browns’ Larry Ogunjobi (abdomen) is questionable for Sunday’s game versus the Steelers after a week of limited practices.
  • The Panthers’ Kawann Short (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, and the veteran is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
  • The Ravens placed Brandon Williams on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, with reports stating he came in close contact with an infected person but has not tested positive himself. Williams will need to spend at least five days away from the team, knocking him out for Week 6 against the Eagles at minimum.
  • The Panthers placed Yetur Gross-Matos (ankle) on injured reserve, sidelining him for at least the next three weeks.
  • The Colts’ Justin Houston (hip) is questionable to fact the Bengals on Sunday after sandwiching a pair of absences around a limited Thursday practice.
  • The Bengals placed Sam Hubbard (elbow) on injured reserve Thursday, sidelining him for the next three weeks at minimum.
  • The Giants’ Dexter Lawrence (knee) is questionable for Sunday’s game versus the Washington Football Team but is reportedly expected to play after practicing in full all week.
  • The Falcons’ Takkarist McKinley (groin) will not play in Sunday’s game versus the Vikings after downgrading to a missed Friday practice following a pair of limited sessions to start the week. 
  • The Browns’ Olivier Vernon (groin) is questionable for Sunday’s AFC North showdown against the Steelers after a trio of limited practices this week.
  • The Jets’ Quinnen Williams (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday’s game versus the Dolphins after a trio of limited practices this week, but as per early Sunday morning reports, he’s expected to play.
  • The Jaguars’ Josh Allen (knee) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Lions and finished the week with a missed Friday practice after a pair of limited sessions Wednesday and Thursday. As per early Sunday morning reports, he’s trending toward not playing.
  • The Dolphins’ Shaq Lawson (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday’s game versus the Jets after three limited practices all week, but as per early Sunday morning reports, he’s expected to suit up. 
  • The Ravens’ Derek Wolfe (elbow) is doubtful for Sunday’s game versus the Eagles after finishing the week with a pair of missed practices. 
  • The Broncos’ Mike Purcell (knee) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Patriots after a trio of limited practices this week. 

Linebackers

  • The Cardinals placed Chandler Jones (biceps) on injured reserve Thursday and he’s expected to be sidelined for the rest of the season.
  • The 49ers’ Kwon Alexander (ankle) will not play in Sunday night’s game against the Rams after missing practice all week.
  • The Jaguars’ Dakota Allen (foot) is questionable for Sunday’s game versus the Lions after only putting in a limited Friday practice this week.
  • The Colts’ Darius Leonard (groin) is doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Bengals after missing practice all week. 
  • The Eagles’ Duke Riley (ribs) will not play against the Eagles on Sunday after missing practice all week. 
  • The Bills’ Matt Milano (pectoral) is questionable for Monday evening’s game versus the Chiefs after sandwiching a pair of limited practices around a full Friday session. 
  • The Packers’ Za’Darius Smith (ankle) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers and finished with a limited practice Friday after a pair of full sessions to open the week. 
  • The Dolphins’ Kyle Van Noy (groin) is questionable for Sunday’s game versus the Jets after finishing the week with a pair of limited practices, and as per early Sunday morning reports, he doesn’t appear to have a good chance of playing. 
  • The Cardinals’ Devon Kennard (calf) is questionable for Monday night’s game against the Cowboys after a trio of limited practices this past week.
  • The Rams’ Micah Kiser (groin) is questionable for Sunday night’s game versus the 49ers after a trio of limited practices this week.





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