NFL Week 17 accidents: Clyde Edwards-Helaire downgraded from questionable to out; Jimmy Garoppolo uncertain


As NFL groups battle for his or her playoff lives with Week 17 on the horizon, the squads are additionally combating the dreaded damage bug and the omicron variant of COVID-19 sweeping throughout all the NFL. The Washington Soccer crew has taken a serious hit with that, as beginning operating again Antonio Gibson has been positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist. He is out for Sunday. The 49ers might not have Jimmy Garoppolo for Sunday’s vital recreation towards the Texans, as Garoppolo has been listed as uncertain with a thumb damage. The Ravens are hoping that Lamar Jackson can swimsuit up towards the Rams after lacking Baltimore’s final two video games. The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs have been hopeful Clyde Edwards-Helaire may play, however he is been downgraded to out. 

Just one crew has clinched a playoff berth within the AFC (Chiefs), so six playoff spots are up for grabs with two weeks to play. Two playoff spots stay within the NFC, however the San Francisco 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles can lock them up this weekend. Accidents will play a task for any of the 24 groups remaining in Tremendous Bowl rivalry over the ultimate two weeks (all groups not eradicated from the playoffs), making Week 17 all of the extra attention-grabbing. 

Right here is the ultimate damage report for all of the Sunday video games heading into Week 17 (bear in mind there are no Saturday video games this week): 

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Washington positioned beginning operating again Antonio Gibson on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist, so he is out for Sunday. Jaret Patterson is predicted to start out at operating again. With Jackson out and Daryl Roberts on the COVID checklist, Washington shall be skinny at cornerback heading into this week. 

Sanders was unlikely to play with a damaged bone in his hand, however there’s excellent news that Howard was given a questionable designation. Howard was restricted in follow Friday, so there’s an opportunity he performs. Count on to see a wholesome dose of Boston Scott for the Eagles with two of their high three operating backs battling accidents. 

Akers is in line to make his season debut after being a full participant all through follow this week. Positive factors and Rapp have been full individuals on Friday after lacking the week’s first two practices. Floyd didn’t seem on the damage report till Friday. 

Whereas Jackson is listed as questionable, the arrow is trending south after Jackson missed the Ravens’ final two practices of the week after being restricted on Wednesday. Tyler Huntley is in line to make his third begin of the season after being elevated from the crew’s reserve/COVID-19 checklist earlier within the week. 

Buccaneers assistant head coach Harold Goodwin says “there’s an opportunity” Evans performs on Sunday regardless of the broad receiver being “week to week” with that hamstring damage. Evans is a game-time determination. As for Brown, Goodwin says he might have tweaked his ankle a bit — however nonetheless has an opportunity to play Sunday. 

Crowder hasn’t practiced all week for the Jets and was the one participant given an damage designation. 

The Titans can have receiver A.J. Brown for Sunday’s recreation after he was a full participant throughout Friday’s follow. Tennessee will even have lineman Corey Levin after he missed the Titans’ first two practices of the week with an sickness. 

Jacksonville has been ravaged with COVID-19, however acquired seven gamers off the checklist Friday, together with Josh Allen, Laviska Shenault Jr., and Myles Jack. They nonetheless have over 20 gamers on the checklist. 

Hightower and Phillips have been the one Patriots that didn’t follow Friday that acquired a questionable damage designation. 

Hankins was restricted all through the week along with his again damage. For the Colts, Doyle was a full participant on Friday after lacking follow on Wednesday and Thursday. Fisher missed follow all through the week, whereas Glowinski didn’t seem on the damage report till Friday, when he was listed as a restricted follow participant. 

Edwards-Helaire has been downgraded to out, so Darrel Williams is in line to be the featured again. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid made it easy with Edwards-Helaire on Friday, saying if he has confidence he can come again, he would permit the beginning operating again to “give it a go.” Reid additionally stated Edwards-Helaire was “making progress” though he wasn’t working towards this week. Reid clearly thought Edwards-Helaire wasn’t able to play. 

Davis and Pattern didn’t follow all week for the Bengals, so it wasn’t a shock they have been out. Joe Burrow has a proper finger damage, however he was a full participant all week. 

The Giants are getting a variety of gamers again from the COVID checklist, however nonetheless lack depth at receiver with Ross, Toney, and Johnson out — and Darius Slayton nonetheless on the COVID checklist. Kenny Golladay is the one wholesome receiver on the lively roster, so anticipate a number of name ups from the follow squad. 

Bears head coach Matt Nagy says Andy Dalton will begin for Chicago even with Fields being questionable. Peters was a full participant in follow Friday, so it is wanting good he’ll be beginning at left deal with. 

Moreau didn’t follow for the Falcons all this week, so he is a protracted shot to play Sunday. 

Sanders was non-participant in follow for the Payments, regardless of the questionable damage designation. If he would not play for the Payments Sunday, Gabe Davis and Cole Beasley can have an expanded position within the passing recreation. Beasley was faraway from the reserve/COVID-19 checklist this week. 

Every of Houston’s questionable gamers have been restricted on Friday. Moreland was capable of follow on Friday after lacking the week’s first two practices. 

Whereas rookie Trey Lance could also be inserted into the beginning lineup, the 49ers are hoping that Garoppolo shall be below heart on Sunday regardless of not throwing a move throughout this week’s practices. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan stated that Garoppolo will try and throw over the weekend earlier than the 49ers make a remaining determination on his standing for Sunday. 

The Chargers can have security Derwin James for Sunday’s recreation after he missed follow time earlier this week with a hamstring damage. The Broncos shall be with out receiver Jerry Jeudy and linebacker Bradley Chubb after each gamers have been placed on the crew’s reserve/COVID-19 checklist. Each Gordon and Williams have been restricted earlier within the week. 

Erving missed follow all week, whereas Chandler was restricted through the week’s remaining two practices. Burris and Carter have been restricted all week, whereas Henderson didn’t seem on the damage report till Friday, when he was a restricted participant. 

Montgomery missed Thursday and Friday’s practices, whereas Ingram was restricted through the Saints’ remaining two practices of the week. Roby and Humphrey didn’t seem on the Saints’ damage report till Friday when each gamers have been held out of Friday’s follow. Armstead was restricted on Friday after being held out of the week’s first two practices. 

Goff didn’t follow all week, which signifies that Tim Boyle could also be in line to make his third begin of the season. Working again D’Andre Swift will play on Sunday after a shoulder damage sidelined him for 4 video games. 

Shell missed important follow time this week, whereas Collins was additionally restricted earlier within the week after being held out of final week’s recreation towards the Bears. No matter Collins’ standing on Sunday, anticipate DeeJay Dallas and Travis Homer to obtain the majority of Seattle’s carries towards Detroit. 

Every of the Cardinals’ questionable gamers sans Harris have been restricted throughout Friday’s follow. Baker was restricted the previous two days after not working towards on Wednesday. Conner was restricted on Friday after not working towards on Wednesday and Thursday. Fellow operating again Chase Edmonds will play after being restricted through the week’s first two practices. 

The Vikings will not have Kirk Cousins for Sunday, as he was positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist. Sean Mannion will get the beginning over Kellen Mond. Dalvin Cook dinner shall be again after lacking final week resulting from being on the COVID-19 checklist, as he was not given an damage designation. 

No shock Bakhtiari is out, however Alexander is one after being restricted in follow all week. Aaron Rodgers (toe) was not given any damage designation. Neither was Aaron Jones, who’s battling a knee damage and was restricted Thursday and Friday. 

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