New England will be missing at least three starters when it hits the field this weekend against Chicago.
Linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley won’t play in Thursday night’s game and they may miss the rest of the season.
It will likely be another week until New England fans see the former Pro Bowl cornerback take the field for the Patriots.
For the first time this season, New England tight end Rob Gronkowski’s practice time is not being limited.
Defense lineman Sealver Siliga has been dealing with an injured hand all season, but it’s an injured foot that will possibly keep him out of the lineup.
The injuries are starting to pile up, but because they are all minor, all 53 players were on the practice field Friday.
The New York Football Giants are looking for their first September win in over two years, as Big Blue hosts the Houston Texans on Sunday. New York lost two key contributors, cornerback Walter Thurmond and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan, for the season in the loss to the Arizona Cardinals last weekend.
Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.
The Carolina Panthers were thrilled to get the first-round bye in the NFL playoffs because it meant one less game between them and the Super Bowl. They were also very grateful for it because it allowed a number of players to fully heal up.
The New Orleans Saints have lost a few players to injured reserve over the course of the season, but right now, they’re looking extremely healthy for those still on the active roster. With all 53 players at practice and some new methods implemented by coach Sean Payton, the Saints are as ready as they’ll ever be.