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News: Injury

T.J. Lang still recovering from injuries

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:11 PM EST
Green Bay Packers OG T.J. Lang (foot, hip) is still recovering from a pair of injuries that he sustained during this past season -- a broken left foot that he reinjured in the team's NFC Championship Game loss to the Atlanta Falcons, and hip surgery that he had on Jan. 30. He remains on crutches following the latter procedure.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jason Wilde

Adrian Clayborn sidelined for five months

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:11 PM EST
Atlanta Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn (biceps) said he is facing a five-month recovery because of the torn biceps he suffered during the playoffs.
ESPN.com - Vaughn McClure

Giovani Bernard rehab update

Monday, February 20, 2017 12:09 PM EST - updated
Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (knee) is making solid progress in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and could avoid landing on the PUP list, according to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com. However, Hobson believes there is still a possibility that he could miss the first game or two of the 2017 regular season.
Bengals.com - Geoff Hobson

Pittsburgh unsure about Senquez Golson

Sunday, February 19, 2017 2:32 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert indicated the team is not sure if they will be able to count on CB Senquez Golson (shoulder, foot) in 2017 since he has missed his first two seasons because of injury. Colbert said he is not sure if Golson lost any speed because of the foot injury he dealt with during his rookie season. The Steelers will not hesitate to select a cornerback in the 2017 NFL draft even if Golson is healthy.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Joe Rutter

Teddy Bridgewater working to return

Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:47 PM EST
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) is 'grinding' and doing all types of drills as part of his rehab from his knee injury, according to WR Charles Johnson.
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Andrew Krammer

Zach Line nearing return

Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:42 PM EST
Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent FB Zach Line (hip) said he is ready to start training next week and plans to 'hit the ground running' following hip surgery.
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Andrew Krammer

Cole Wick ready to return

Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:27 PM EST
Detroit Lions TE Cole Wick (knee) said he is 'itching' to return to football after a knee injury cut his rookie year short, and he is doing everything he can to be ready for offseason activities.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Rehab on track for Ameer Abdullah

Saturday, February 18, 2017 8:48 PM EST
Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah (foot) remains on track to return for spring practice, and he posted a video of himself running on an incline treadmill.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Pittsburgh expects Ladarius Green back

Friday, February 17, 2017 10:42 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers TE Ladarius Green (concussion) is expected to be ready for the start of spring practice, according to general manager Kevin Colbert.
Beaver County Times - Chris Bradford

Ladarius Green yet to be cleared

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:21 PM EST - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers TE Ladarius Green is not currently in the NFL's concussion protocol, but he's yet to be cleared from a concussion that he sustained in the team's Week 15 game opposite the Cincinnati Bengals.
DK on Pittsburgh Sports - Mark Kaboly

Zach Line had surgery

Friday, February 17, 2017 10:30 AM EST
Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent FB Zach Line (hip) underwent hip surgery this offseason and should be off crutches soon.
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Andrew Krammer

No surgery for Nick Mangold

Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:52 PM EST
New York Jets C Nick Mangold's (ankle) rehab has been going well, and he will not need surgery on his injured ankle.
New York Daily News - Manish Mehta

C.J. Prosise will be ready for OTAs

Thursday, February 16, 2017 4:48 PM EST - updated
Seattle Seahawks RB C.J. Prosise (shoulder) is expected to be ready for organized team activities and minicamp. He's slated to be the third-down back and a change-of-pace option on early downs.
The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Matt Paradis undergoes another surgery

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:51 PM EST
Denver Broncos C Matt Paradis (hip) underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left hip Tuesday, Feb. 14. He underwent right hip surgery in January and hopes to be ready for the start of training camp.
The Denver Post - Nicki Jhabvala

Karl Klug may not be ready for camp

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:35 PM EST
Tennessee Titans impending free-agent DE Karl Klug (Achilles') is making progress in his recovery from Achilles' tendon surgery, but he may not be ready for the start of training camp, according to head coach Mike Mularkey.
ESPN.com - Paul Kuharsky

Marcus Mariota likely out until camp

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:25 PM EST
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey said the team will be very cautious with QB Marcus Mariota (leg) and probably will keep him out until the start of training camp. Mularkey said Mariota's recovery is on schedule.
ESPN.com - Paul Kuharsky

John Brown now very healthy, says owner

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 11:13 PM EST
Arizona Cardinals WR John Brown (illness) is now 'very healthy,' according to team president and owner Michael Bidwill, who also said that it 'looks like they found the issue' regarding the sickle cell problem the receiver was dealing with this past season. Bidwill added: 'We'll get (Brown) back the way we had him.'
ArizonaSports.com - Adam Green

Le'Veon Bell's injury being investigated

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:25 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) and the Steelers are being investigated by the NFL over injury report protocol regarding Bell's groin injury. The injury was not listed on injury reports in the weeks before the AFC Championship. Bell left that game because of the groin injury. Pittsburgh has said that Bell's injury did not impact his practice participation as Bell missed practice due to a personal matter, not an injury. These investigations may lead to fines, suspensions or lost draft picks.
ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Sammie Coates had hernia surgery

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:15 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Sammie Coates (hernia) recently underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia, according to a source. On another note, it was confirmed that Coates did not have surgery on his fingers, contrary to a previous report.
ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Injury won't slow Marcus Mariota

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:47 PM EST
Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota (leg) is going to be fine following surgery to repair a fractured fibula, according to Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles, who had the same surgery in 2006. 'So Marcus is going to be good to go,' Sproles said. 'He'll probably be better than ever.'
TitansOnline.com - Jim Wyatt

Sammie Coates has another surgery

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:37 PM EST - updated
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Sammie Coates (groin, fingers) posted on social media that he had surgery to repair a groin injury.
Twitter

Cliff Avril has surgery

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:37 PM EST - updated
Seattle Seahawks DE Cliff Avril (groin) had groin surgery Tuesday, Feb. 14. His status for the start of the 2017 season shouldn't be in question.
The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Seattle given warning

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 2:11 PM EST
Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman (knee) and the Seahawks were given a warning by the NFL for violating the league's injury-reporting policy regarding Sherman's knee ailment, according to a source. There will be no further discipline.
NFL Network - Mike Garafolo

Lee Smith will be ready for workouts

Monday, February 13, 2017 8:23 PM EST
Oakland Raiders TE Lee Smith (ankle) will be ready for the offseason workouts after missing most of the season because of a broken ankle.
CSNBayArea.com - Scott Bair

NaVorro Bowman rehabbing well

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:42 PM EST
San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (Achilles') said his rehabilitation from a torn Achilles' tendon has been easier to deal with than his rehab for a torn anterior cruciate ligament last year. Bowman added that there is no timetable yet for when he'll be cleared to fully participate in football activities.
CSNBayArea.com - Matt Maiocco

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