Title: Final Injury Reports for Week 8 of the 2023 NFL Season Revealed
The anticipation for Week 8 of the 2023 NFL season is mounting as teams prepare for another action-packed weekend. With 28 teams set to compete in 14 games on Sunday and the Raiders and Lions facing off on Monday, fans are eager to see their favorite teams in action. As we approach the weekend, let’s take a closer look at the final injury reports submitted by the teams.
Texans at Panthers:
In the Texans’ matchup against the Panthers, they will miss the presence of TE Brevin Jordan, DT Sheldon Rankins, and WR Robert Woods due to foot injuries. Texans T Tytus Howard, WR Xavier Hutchinson, and DT Hassan Ridgeway are listed as questionable for the game. On the Panthers’ side, EDGE Brian Burns is questionable with an elbow injury, along with LB Frankie Luvu, T Taylor Moton, S Xavier Woods, and LB Kamu Grugier-Hill. Panthers S Vonn Bell and WR Laviska Shenault have been ruled out.
Rams at Cowboys:
The Rams will be without the services of TE Hunter Long due to a hamstring injury. Rams T Rob Havenstein, LB Ernest Jones, and WR Ben Skowronek are listed as questionable. Meanwhile, Cowboys T Tyron Smith is labeled as questionable but is expected to play.
Vikings at Packers:
LB Brian Asamoah will not be available for the Vikings due to an ankle injury. G Ezra Cleveland, RB Kene Nwangwu, and WR Jalen Nailor are questionable for the game. The Packers’ RB Aaron Jones is set to play, but CB Jaire Alexander, LB De’Vondre Campbell, TE Luke Musgrave, and C Josh Myers have questionable status.
Saints at Colts:
Saints T James Hurst has been ruled out of the game due to an ankle injury. The Saints have a sizable group of players who are questionable, including LB Demario Davis, G Max Garcia, TE Jimmy Graham, S J.T. Gray, QB Taysom Hill, and more. As for the Colts, CB Julius Brents, TE Kylen Granson, and T Braden Smith won’t play. CB Tony Brown, DT Eric Johnson, and RB Zack Moss have questionable status.
Patriots at Dolphins:
The Patriots have several players listed as questionable, including DT Christian Barmore, T Trenton Brown, CB Jonathan Jones, LB Josh Uche, and more. On the other hand, Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill is set to play with no injury concerns. Dolphins CB Jalen Ramsey, RB Raheem Mostert, S Jevon Holland, and others are questionable.
Jets at Giants:
The Jets will welcome back CB Sauce Gardner and CB D.J. Reed, who have cleared the concussion protocol. However, Jets G Joe Tippmann is out, and WR Irvin Charles is doubtful. Giants QB Daniel Jones will miss his second straight game, and T Andrew Thomas is listed as doubtful. Giants TE Darren Waller, EDGE Kayvon Thibodeaux, CB Adoree’ Jackson, and more are questionable.
Jaguars at Steelers:
Despite a knee injury, Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence is expected to play. However, Jaguars WR Zay Jones and CB Gregory Junior won’t be available. Steelers CB James Pierre, CB Joey Porter, and CB Levi Wallace are listed as questionable.
Falcons at Titans:
The Falcons will be missing LB Tae Davis due to a concussion, while LB Bud Dupree is questionable. For the Titans, QB Ryan Tannehill, TE Josh Whyle, and CB Roger McCreary won’t play. Titans DL Naquan Jones has a questionable status.
Eagles at Commanders:
Eagles DT Jordan Davis is questionable, while CB Bradley Roby has been ruled out. Commanders LB Cody Barton and G Saahdiq Charles won’t be taking the field. Commanders DT Phidarian Mathis and WR Curtis Samuel have questionable status.
Browns at Seahawks:
The Browns will be without QB Deshaun Watson, and T Jedrick Wills, RB Jerome Ford, WR Marquise Goodwin, and LB Sione Takitaki are listed as questionable. Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett and S Jamal Adams are questionable, but WR DK Metcalf is expected to return. Seahawks RB Kenny McIntosh and NT Austin Faoliu have been ruled out.
Ravens at Cardinals:
Ravens WR Odell Beckham Jr. is set to play, but EDGE Odafe Oweh, RB Keaton Mitchell, and WR Tylan Wallace are questionable. The Cardinals’ QB Kyler Murray is doubtful to play. Cardinals LB Krys Barnes, DT Kevin Strong, and T Elijah Wilkinson won’t be available. Cardinals CB Antonio Hamilton, S Jalen Thompson, and WR Greg Dortch are questionable.
Chiefs at Broncos:
Chiefs LB Nick Bolton won’t be playing, while only Broncos WR Brandon Johnson is listed as questionable.
Bengals at 49ers:
Bengals T Orlando Brown Jr. is ready to go after recovering from a groin injury. However, Bengals LB Akeem Davis-Gaither and RB Chase Brown won’t be on the field. For the 49ers, QB Brock Purdy and T Trent Williams are questionable. WR Deebo Samuel will miss his second straight game.
Bears at Chargers:
The Bears will be without QB Justin Fields, S Jaqwan Brisker, OL Dan Feeney, and S Eddie Jackson. Chargers TE Gerald Everett, S Alohi Gilman, WR Jalen Guyton, and more are listed as questionable.
With the release of the final injury reports, fans now have a clearer picture of which players will be suiting up for their teams in Week 8 of the 2023 NFL season. As the games approach, the teams will surely be making adjustments to their game plans based on the availability of key players. Stay tuned for an exciting weekend of football action.
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