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Game Day Injury Recap: Week 5
Philip Gentles
October 9, 2011
 

This is a brief recap of the injuries occurring during Sunday's games. A complete in-depth injury report will be published on Tuesday.

Joseph Addai, RB, IND - Strained Hamstring

Addai left Sunday’s game with a strained hamstring and there is concern that he could be sidelined for several weeks as a result. We’ll know more about his status sometime this week.

LeGarrette Blount, RB, TB - Undisclosed Knee Injury

Blount left in the third quarter on Sunday after getting hit in the knee and did not return. The severity of the injury and his status for Week 6 are unknown.

Marques Colston, WR, NO - Mild Stinger

Colston briefly left Sunday’s game with a mild stringer but he was able to return. He’ll probably miss some practice time, but he should be ready to play in the team’s next game.

Tavaris Jackson, QB, SEA - Strained Pectoral

Jackson left Sunday’s game in the third quarter after straining his right pectoral and did not return. The severity of the injury and his status for the team’s next game are unknown.

Donald Jones, WR, BUF - High Ankle Sprain

Jones left Sunday’s game with what is believed to be a high ankle sprain and did not return. He left the stadium with his foot in a boot, but it is unclear how badly is hurt and how much time he will miss.

Ryan Mathews, RB, SD - Strained Calf

Mathews pulled his calf muscle in the first quarter and he was in and out of the game as a result. It isn’t clear how badly he is hurt, but initial reports suggest that the team is optimistic about his chances of playing when they return from their Week 6 bye.

Zach Miller, TE, SEA - Concussion

Miller left Sunday’s game with a concussion and did not return. The severity of the concussion is currently unknown, but team officials expect him to be fine when they return from their Week 6 bye.

Josh Morgan, WR, SF - Undisclosed Ankle Injury

Morgan was carted off the field after hurting his ankle in the fourth quarter. The nature of the injury is currently unknown, but it does not look good. We’ll update you on his status tomorrow.

Isaac Redman, RB, PIT - Leg Cramp

Redman went down in the third quarter with what the team has classified as a leg cramp and he was so sore afterwards that he was unable to finish the game. His status for the team’s next game is currently unknown.

Mike Tolbert, RB, SD - Concussion

Tolbert left Sunday’s game with a concussion and did not return. The severity of the injury, but there is a good chance that he will be ready to play when the team returns from their Week 6 bye.


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