NFL 2022 preseason injuries tracker: Tyquan Thornton to miss 8 weeks; Matt Corral is probably over for the season

SATISFACTION

Just because NFL teams aren’t required to file pre-season injury reports doesn’t mean there aren’t any injuries worth mentioning. In fact, each club is dealing with a variety of health-related issues as they struggle through the final few weeks of the pre-season. That’s just the nature of the NFL.

To keep track of everything, here’s a running tracker of all 32 teams’ injuries as we approach Week 1 of the regular season.

17 August

  • First-round rookie center Tyler Linderbaum, who suffered a foot injury two weeks ago, will “probably” return to practice Friday with individual practice, according to coach John Harbaugh. He will not play in the friendly match on Sunday.

August 20

  • The team announced that LB Shaq Thompson has been removed from the Physically Unrealizable list. After undergoing off-season knee surgery, one of the Panthers’ top players is on the road to prepare for the team’s regular season opener on September 11.

August 19: Pre-Season Week 2 vs. Patriots (20-10 L)

  • Third-round QB Matt Corral suffered a Lisfranc injury that would end his rookie campaign before it officially started, according to coach Matt Rhule. He limped off the field in the fourth quarter. (Read more)
  • RB Spencer Brown was taken to the locker room with an ankle injury in the second half.

17 August

  • C Bradley Bozeman, who was kicked off the pitch during Tuesday’s practice, will miss two to three weeks due to an ankle injury, coach Matt Rhule said on Wednesday.
  • WR Robbie Anderson was absent from practice on Wednesday due to a groin injury, according to Rhule.

August 20

19 August

  • OT La’el Collins attended 11v11 practice for the first time as he was absent from the field due to a back injury and personal reasons. He is expected to take part in joint training with the Rams next week.

17 August

  • After that undergoing appendectomy Forcing him to miss three weeks, QB Joe Burrow attended team exercises Wednesday for the first time since surgery. He also held a press conference and announced that his appendix had burst, which led to the procedure. He’s back now, though, and working to reach his full strength before the regular season opener. (Read more)

19 August

  • LB Jourdan Lewis will miss the remainder of the preseason after injured in joint practice with the Los Angeles Chargers. Dallas Morning News. “The immediate goal is to get it [back] For Week 1,” coach Mike McCarthy said.

17 August

  • WR CeeDee Lamb suffered a cut to his foot, according to Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones. Lamb missed Wednesday’s practice and will miss Thursday’s session as well.

20 August: Pre-Season Week 2 – Bills (42-15 L)

August 18

  • According to Coach Frank Reich, star LB Shaquille Leonard won’t be 100% after he’s cleared to return from back surgery he had earlier in the summer. “He’s going to have to figure out how to play by feeling like him — not feeling 100 percent, maybe feeling like this hasn’t completely come back, but I still need to figure out how to play winning football,” Reich said. via ESPN. Reich has said three times before that he hopes the Pro Bowler will be ready in Week 1.

17 August

  • Sixth-round rookie tight end Andrew Ogletree suffered a non-contact knee injury that coach Frank Reich said “didn’t look good” during Wednesday’s practice. It turned out that it wasn’t NFL Media reporting An impressive camper, Ogletree tore his ACL.

17 August

  • WR Mecole Hardman is being evaluated for a groin injury after leaving training early on Wednesday. Per NFL Media. The injury isn’t thought to be serious, but the Chiefs won’t know more until tests arrive. (Read more)

17 August

17 August

  • According to Coach Brandon Staley, Reserve TE Donald Parham Jr. is “week to week” after suffering a hamstring injury.via ESPN).

August 19: Week 2 vs Texans (24-20 L)

  • Third-round rookie OL Logan Bruss tore his ACL and MCL, according to coach Sean McVay. It’s out for the season.
  • Seventh-round rookie LB Daniel Hardy suffered a high ankle sprain that required a procedure, according to McVay. McVay stated that the injury was not the end of the season.

17 August

  • QB Matthew Stafford made some encouraging comments about his elbow on Wednesday, after going through a full load of work during the team’s in-line offense the previous day. Stafford received a lower-right injection this season after battling an elbow injury during the Rams’ Super Bowl campaign. He’s been dealing with elbow pain during training camp, but his comments are a good sign he can get over it. “I feel good and on the right track to do what I want to do.”

August 20: Preseason Week 2 – 49ers (17-7 L)

  • In the first round, rookie CB Andrew Booth Jr. left the field after a game in the first half. The team later dismissed him due to an ankle injury. According to Coach Kevin O’Connell, this turned out to be an aggravation of a problem he was struggling with at training camp. “It seems like a positive thing in terms of exacerbation of an injury we already know,” O’Connell said.via ESPN).

August 18

  • Starting TE Irv Smith Jr. is on track to play Week 1, according to coach Kevin O’Connell, after undergoing thumb surgery in early August. “Everything about Irv was really positive,” said O’Connell (via Pro Football Talk). “While he may not catch up for a few more days, we can definitely get him outside to listen to his game calls, we can get back there because we want him to pick up where he left off.”

August 19: Pre-Season Week 2 vs. Panthers (20-10K)

  • Second-round rookie WR Tyquan Thornton left the game in the fourth quarter with a shoulder injury and did not return. NFL Media reports that Thornton suffered a collarbone injury and is expected to miss about eight weeks. (Read more)

17 August

August 19:

  • WR Robert Foster was in the injured reserve due to a hamstring injury. He will miss the entire 2022 season.

16 August

  • QB Zach Wilson underwent arthroscopic knee surgery to correct his meniscus, casting the team’s regular-season opening status into doubt. (Read more)

19 August

  • RB Miles Sanders has missed practice since Tuesday due to a hamstring injury. Coach Nick Sirianni did not give a timeline for Sanders’ return. “We’re being wary of him,” Sirianni said on Friday (via Pro Football Talk). There was some tension and some pain in him. Let’s just be wary of him and we’ll see how it goes.”

16 August

August 18: Pre-Season Week 2 Bears (27-11 L)

  • Starter LG Damien Lewis was kicked off the field with a leg injury, but according to coach Pete Carroll, he appears to have recovered from a major injury. “We were very, very lucky,” said Carroll (via Pro Football Talk). “He had a side ankle sprain out of the deal. He rolled and that’s it, but all the X-rays were negative. We were very, very lucky there. He was optimistic about it, maybe surprised. The results, but we’re excited about it too.”
  • QB Geno Smith missed the second half with a knee injury. However, there doesn’t seem to be any concern, as coach Pete Carroll says Smith can return if needed. (Read more)
  • QB Drew Lock is “really ill” with COVID-19, according to coach Pete Carroll. If he starts to feel better, he could start against the Cowboys in the Seahawks’ preseason finale on August 26. (Read more)

17 August

  • Rookie RB Kenneth Walker III had a “procedure” on Wednesday for what coach Pete Carroll called a “small hernia.” If all goes well, he is expected to return to Week 1. Per NFL Media. (Read more)

August 20: Pre-Season Week 2 vs. Titans (13-3 L)

  • To begin, LG Aaron Stinnie was kicked off the field and missed the rest of the game with a knee injury. Coach Todd Bowles said the team won’t know more until Stinnie gets tested further.

August 18

  • All-Pro RT Tristan Wirfs left Thursday’s practice with a bent injury. It is unknown how long he will be out of action. The Buccaneers are missing Pro Bowl center Ryan Jensen, who previously suffered a serious knee injury at training camp. (Read more)

August 20: Pre-Season Week 2 – Chiefs (24-14 L)

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