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News: Injury

Keenan Allen recovering on schedule

Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:30 PM EST
Los Angeles Chargers WR Keenan Allen (knee) is on track in his rehabilitation from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, according to general manager Tom Telesco. A more defined timetable on Allen's recovery is expected in April.
Los Angeles Daily News - Jack Wang

No timetable for Andrew Luck

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 7:36 PM EST
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck (shoulder) will not be rushed back and there is no timetable for his return at this point, according to general manager Chris Ballard. Ballard said the team will follow the doctor's order in terms of Luck's recovery. - Conor Orr

Julio Jones still unsure about surgery

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 7:15 PM EST
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot, toe) still has not decided if he will undergo surgery on his injured foot. Head coach Dan Quinn said Jones is scheduled to meet with doctors next week about the foot.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - D. Orlando Ledbetter

Michael Oher not cleared yet

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 6:01 PM EST
Carolina Panthers OT Michael Oher (concussion) still has not been cleared from the concussion protocol, according to general manager David Gettleman.
Charlotte Observer - Joseph Person

Travis Kelce underwent surgery

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:35 PM EST
Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (shoulder) recently underwent offseason shoulder surgery, according to head coach Andy Reid. Reid said he believes Kelce would miss some offseason workouts but should be ready for training camp.
The Kansas City Star - Terez A. Paylor

Travis Swanson cleared

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:42 PM EST
Detroit Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) has been cleared from the concussion he suffered during the regular season, according to general manager Bob Quinn.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Ryan Mathews making progress

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:21 PM EST
Philadelphia Eagles RB Ryan Mathews (back) is making good progress in his recovery from a back injury and is expected to be ready for next season, according to general manager Howie Roseman. - Dave Zangaro

No decision on Le'Veon Bell surgery

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 2:37 PM EST
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) still has not decided whether he will undergo groin surgery and will need to make a decision in the near future. Bell recently had a second opinion on his groin injury.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Joe Rutter

Koa Misi could remain with Miami

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:14 PM EST
Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (neck) could remain with the Miami Dolphins depending on how he recovers from his neck surgery and what the team does at the position during free agency and the draft. Misi's representatives believe Misi will be cleared to fully participate by around May 1 and will be ready for the 2017 season.
The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson

Sammy Watkins on schedule

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:09 PM EST
Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins (foot) is on schedule in his recovery from offseason foot surgery, according to head coach Sean McDermott.
The Buffalo News - Jay Skurski

DeShawn Shead unlikely for opener

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:03 PM EST
Seattle Seahawks CB DeShawn Shead (knee) is unlikely to be ready for Week 1, according to general manager John Schneider. - Sheil Kapadia

A.J. Green cleared

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 11:38 AM EST
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (hamstring) has been cleared for offseason work. - Geoff Hobson

J.R. Sweezy cleared for action

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 10:19 AM EST
Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG J.R. Sweezy (back) has been cleared to play, according to general manager Jason Licht. - Jenna Laine

Kyle Long skipping shoulder surgery

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 10:08 AM EST
Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (ankle, shoulder) will not undergo surgery to repair a partially torn labrum in his left shoulder to focus on rehabbing from right ankle surgery. Long suffered ligament damage and basically tore everything but his Achilles' in the ankle Nov. 13.
Chicago Tribune - Brad Biggs

Jaylon Smith's nerve idle

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 9:10 AM EST
Updating previous reports, Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) has seen no significant change in the rejuvenation of the nerve in his knee. With it not firing, he'll play to play in a game with a brace for drop foot, and he'd likely be the first to do so. The team is likely no longer waiting for the knee to fire and are proceeding as if it won't and he'll play regardless.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Marcus Mariota switches to walking boot

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 2:08 AM EST
Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota (leg) has ditched the scooter that helped him keep weight off his repaired right leg and switched to a walking boot Tuesday, Feb. 28. It's the next step in his recovery from surgery to fix a broken fibula. - Paul Kuharsky

Corey Davis won't participate in workouts

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1:47 AM EST
Western Michigan WR Corey Davis (ankle) will report to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, but will not participate in any of the workouts.
Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Trevor Siemian had Grade 5 separation

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:54 PM EST
Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian (shoulder) was diagnosed with a Grade 5 left shoulder separation by Dr. Neal ElAttrache after undergoing surgery in early January. It had been previously reported Siemian had a Grade 3 separation in the AC joint. - Mike Klis

Jaylon Smith could play with brace

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:09 PM EST
Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) could play with a brace on his foot if it is needed, according to vice president Stephen Jones. Jones added that the sky is the limit for the young linebacker. - Todd Archer

Geno Smith open to being a backup

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:47 PM EST - updated
New York Jets impending free-agent QB Geno Smith (knee) said he is open to being a backup for a team but believes he can still be a starter. He should be a full participant once training camp starts because he is in the fifth month of his recovery from knee surgery and was expected to be sidelined for six to eight months.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Eddie Lacy had extensive surgery

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:47 PM EST - updated
Updating previous reports, Green Bay Packers impending free-agent RB Eddie Lacy (ankle) had extensive surgery to repair a ligament in his ankle in October, he confirmed in a podcast with ESPN's Adam Schefter. 'I messed up my deltoid and widened the bone on my ankle, so I had to get two screws, two wires and a plate to fix it because I messed up my deltoid ligament,' Lacy said. 'That's the longest thing to heal. My healing process is 4-6 months, on the 26th (of February) it (was) the fourth month,' Lacy also said the Packers have been vocal about bringing him back. - Rob Demovsky

C.J. Anderson should be cleared soon

Monday, February 27, 2017 4:35 PM EST
Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson (knee) is expected to be cleared from his knee surgery in two weeks, according to sources.
104.3 The Fan - Cecil Lammey

Josh Doctson nearing full health

Monday, February 27, 2017 3:32 PM EST - updated
Washington Redskins WR Josh Doctson (Achilles') is expected to be 100 percent by the end of March.
106.7 The Fan - Brian McNally

Kendell Beckwith won't work out

Sunday, February 26, 2017 10:23 AM EST
Louisiana State LB Kendell Beckwith (knee) will not work out at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine because he is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. - Matt Miller

Ryan Ramczyk won't work out

Sunday, February 26, 2017 10:18 AM EST
Wisconsin OT Ryan Ramczyk (hip) will not work out at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine because he is recovering from postseason surgery on a torn labrum in his right hip. - Matt Miller