We are less than a month away from the start of the 2023 NFL season, and player availability in training camp is even more important ahead of the 18-week regular season.
This article will keep you up to date on all today’s NFL injury news, plus every day of training camp, concerning starters and key players from across the league as teams get ready for the upcoming 2023 season.
Top NFL Players with Preseason Injuries:
- Joe Burrow, Bengals: Burrow did some on-field work prior to the Bengals’ first preseason game.
- Jerry Jeudy, Broncos: Jeudy is expected to miss several weeks after suffering a hamstring injury in practice on Thursday.
- Rashan Gary, Packers: Packers edge rusher is still working his way back from last year’s torn ACL.
- Jonathan Taylor, Colts: Taylor returned to camp this week after tending to a personal matter.
- Russell Gage, Buccaneers: Gage will miss the entirety of the 2023 season after suffering a knee injury in a joint practice with the Jets.
- Lamar Jackson, Ravens
- Zach Ertz, Cardinals
- Von Miller, Bills
- Javonte Williams, Broncos
- Rashan Gary, Packers
- Derek Stingley Jr, Texans
- Shaquille Leonard, Colts
- Matthew Stafford, Rams
- Cooper Kupp, Rams
- Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins
- Breece Hall, Jets
- Jamal Adams, Seahawks
- Harold Landry, Titans
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 28
– This isn’t a total surprise, but Kyler Murray remains on the Cardinals’ PUP list and does not have a timetable for his return.
– Falcons cornerback Jeff Okudah has been dealing with an ankle injury, but the team is hopeful he can be active within the first couple weeks of the season.
– Despite John Harbaugh still telling reporters he isn’t worried about Tyler Huntley‘s hamstring, the backup quarterback hasn’t touched the field since the Ravens’ preseason opener.
– Bills tackle Tommy Doyle will miss the entirety of 2023 after tearing his ACL.
– D’Onta Foreman suffered a rib injury in the Bears’ final preseason game.
– Browns cornerback Denzel Ward is in concussion protocol after suffering a head injury in the Browns’ preseason finale.
– Romeo Doubs sat out the Packers’ preseason finale due to a hamstring injury.
– Patriots tight end Mike Gesicki did not require a non-contact jersey in Sunday’s practice as he recovers from his shoulder injury.
– Talanoa Hufanga has a Baker’s cyst in his injured knee, but is expected to return sometime this week.
– Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen will miss all of 2023 after being placed on the IR. He missed the entire 2022 regular season as well.
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 24
– Bills wide receiver Khalil Shakir was absent from practice on Thursday due to a rib injury.
– Eddie Jackson is dealing with an undisclosed injury, but Matt Eberflus told reporters he’s confident the safety will be active for Week 1.
– Jerry Jeudy is expected to miss several weeks after suffering a hamstring injury in practice on Thursday.
– Colts guard Danny Pinter was carted off the field on Thursday night after suffering an ankle injury in the win over the Eagles.
– According to Doug Pederson, Jaguars defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton could return from his back injury as soon as next week.
– Jaylen Waddle was present at Dolphins practice on Thursday, but didn’t wear pads or participate in any drills.
– Allen Lazard has been missing practice due to a shoulder injury, but it isn’t expected to affect his availability for Week 1.
– The news isn’t as positive for Carl Lawson who might not be ready for Week 1 as he recovers from a back injury.
– Seahawks rookie first-round pick Jaxon Smith-Njigba had wrist surgery on Thursday, but his timetable to return remains unclear.
– In more positive Seattle news, Jamal Adams will officially join the team for the first time after passing his physical.
– After missing all of 2022, Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen is now questionable for Week 1 thanks to a knee injury that will keep him sidelined.
– Terry McLaurin’s toe injury could keep him out of action in Week 1, but the Commanders are still hopeful he will be back soon.
– The news remains murky for Chase Young, who will visit a doctor on Friday to determine when he can return to practice as he works his way back from a neck injury.
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 23
– Mark Andrews missed Ravens practice on Wednesday due to an unspecified injury, but cornerback Rock Ya-Sin returned to the field after missing some time with a knee injury.
– Bills guard Connor McGovern suffered a leg injury during a pile up in Wednesday’s practice. There hasn’t been a report yet about the severity of the injury.
– With Terrace Marshall still out due to a back injury, another Panthers receiver has gone down with DJ Chark now dealing with a hamstring injury. However, neither guy is expected to miss any time in the regular season.
– Browns safety Grant Delpit left Wednesday’s practice early with an arm injury, but is only considered day-to-day at the moment.
– The Lions expect star receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown to return to the practice field next week. However, that is the exact same update we got one week ago when he was diagnosed with an ankle injury.
– The clock is ticking on Jonathan Taylor’s trade request. The latest reports are the running back has until Tuesday to find a potential suitor. He’s still working his way back from offseason ankle surgery.
– One correction from yesterday, Isiah Pacheco is participating in full-contact drills at Chiefs camp. He is no longer wearing a non-contact jersey.
– However, one guy who is in a non-contact jersey is Raiders receiver Hunter Renfrow. The slot specialist is working his way back from a shoulder injury.
– Cooper Kupp was a full participant in Wednesday’s practice, marking another significant step in his recovery from a hamstring injury.
– Jaylen Waddle is still dealing with an abdominal injury, but the Dolphins are still optimistic this won’t affect his status for Week 1.
– The Vikings practiced without TJ Hockenson on Wednesday. The tight end is dealing with some tightness in his lower back.
– Christian Gonzalez left Patriots practice early after suffering an apparent ankle injury. There is no update on the severity yet.
– After sitting out Wednesday’s practice, Jets receiver Corey Davis announced his retirement on social media.
– Chase Young had another doctor’s appointment regarding his neck injury, but Ron Rivera told reporters on Wednesday that things are still looking positive for the young edge rusher.
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 22
– Miles Sanders returned to practice for the first time in over a week on Monday. He was sitting out due to a groin injury.
– Another update on Joe Burrow, who is still recovering from the calf injury he suffered at the beginning of training camp: Zac Taylor told reporters on Monday the franchise quarterback “looks great.”
– Elijah Moore returned to practice this week after missing time due to a rib injury he suffered in the preseason opener.
– Jonathan Taylor is still working his way back from ankle surgery, but the Colts have given the running back permission to seek a trade.
– Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen missed Monday’s practice for an undisclosed reason. However, his absence was excused by the team.
– Running back Isiah Pacheco returned to Chiefs practice on Monday, albeit in a non-contact jersey. He’s still recovering from a shoulder injury.
– Cooper Kupp officially returned to practice on Monday after missing a few weeks with a hamstring injury.
– The Dolphins, known for their caution when it comes to head injuries, have placed Mike White into concussion protocol after noticing “irregularities” in the quarterback’s behavior on Saturday night.
– Jets tackle Duane Brown will undergo tests this week to determine if he is healthy enough to come off the PUP list.
– George Kittle returned to 49ers practice on Monday. He was suffering from a groin injury.
– Terry McLaurin left the Commanders’ preseason game early due to a toe injury.
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 21
– Marlon Humphrey underwent foot surgery on Friday and is expected to return, but not before the start of the regular season.
– Panthers wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. is expected to miss a few weeks after being carted off the practice field with a back injury.
– Teven Jenkins could miss the start of the regular season due to the leg injury he’s currently dealing with.
– The Bengals didn’t have Joe Burrow travel with the team to Atlanta for their second preseason game. He’s been dealing with a calf injury since the beginning of training camp.
– Jack Conklin rejoined the Browns at practice this week after spending last week in concussion protocol.
– Lions receiver Denzel Mims was waived and placed on the team’s IR after suffering a calf injury.
– Tank Dell sat out the Texans preseason game on Saturday after feeling some tightness in pregame warmups.
– Shaquille Leonard will start this week in concussion protocol after suffering a head injury late last week in practice.
– Staying in Indianapolis, Jonathan Taylor is expected to return early this week after stepping away from the team to deal with a personal matter.
– Jaguars defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton is out indefinitely with a back injury that has been classified as a “non-football medical issue” by the team.
– Aaron Donald stayed home from the Rams’ preseason game this weekend to tend to his wife who is nine-months pregnant.
– Cooper Kupp told reporters on Saturday he expects to join the team in their joint practices with the Broncos starting on Wednesday.
– Dolphins guard Robert Jones sprained his MCL on Saturday, but will not undergo surgery. He is still expected to miss at least four weeks.
– Patriots cornerback Isaiah Bolden was released from the hospital on Sunday and traveled back home with the team.
– Jimmy Graham is back home after suffering a “medical episode” on Friday night and is “in a good spot” according to Saints coach Dennis Allen.
– Jets running back Breece Hall has begun participating in 11-on-11 drills at training camp, one of the last hurdles in his recovery from a torn ACL.
– Haasan Reddick will miss the remainder of Eagles training camp after undergoing thumb surgery late last week. He is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season.
– The 49ers expect George Kittle to return to practice this week after missing some time with a groin injury.
– Russell Gage’s season is officially over after being placed on the Buccaneers’ Injured Reserve on Sunday.
– Commanders’ defensive tackle Jonathan Allen is currently dealing with plantar fasciitis.
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 16
– The Falcons placed offensive lineman Matt Hennessy on the Injured Reserve on Wednesday, ending his 2023 season.
– Ravens Cornerback Marlon Humphrey is expected to undergo a medical procedure on his injured foot that could keep him out for up to a month.
– Staying in Baltimore, Tyler Huntley still hasn’t joined his team on the practice field this week after tweaking his hamstring on Saturday night against the Eagles.
– Jameson Williams is expected to miss the rest of the preseason with a hamstring injury. He will also miss the first six games of the season due to a suspension. As for Amon-Ra St. Brown, he is expected back on the field sometime next week after suffering a minor ankle injury.
– Jonathan Taylor rejoined the Colts on Monday, but has already left the facility to tend to a personal matter. His absence has been excused by the team.
– The Raiders activated their first-round pick Tyree Wilson from the NFI list on Wednesday. Wilson has been recovering from a broken foot he suffered at the end of last season.
– Vikings rookie first-round pick Jordan Addison will miss some time after entering concussion protocol on Wednesday.
– Russell Gage will miss the entirety of the 2023 season after suffering a knee injury in Wednesday’s practice against the Jets.
– Treylon Burks sprained his LCL on Wednesday and was carted off the practice field. His absence is expected to last a few weeks.
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 15
– Zach Ertz was officially activated from the PUP list on Tuesday and is now eligible to join his teammates on the practice field.
– Andy Dalton has been limited in Panthers practice recently as he deals with back tightness.
– The Browns officially placed Jack Conklin in concussion protocol after he sustained a head injury during Monday’s joint practice with the Eagles.
– Cowboys star Micah Parsons left practice early on Tuesday with a lower leg injury.
– Broncos cornerback K’Waun Williams is dealing with an ankle injury that has put his status for Week 1 up in the air.
– DeForest Buckner still hasn’t practiced since August 3rd when he went down with a foot injury.
– Justyn Ross was carted off the field during Tuesday’s practice, but the Chiefs believe the wide receiver isn’t dealing with anything significant.
– Dennis Allen told reporters that Taysom Hill is currently suffering from an oblique strain.
– The Jets activated running back Breece Hall from the PUP list on Tuesday.
– Landon Dickerson sat out Tuesday’s Eagles/Browns joint practice after suffering a foot injury early in Monday’s session.
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 14
– The Cardinals expect to activate tight end Zach Ertz from the PUP list this week. Ertz has been rehabbing a torn ACL he suffered in Week 10 of last season. He seems to be on track to be active for Week 1.
– Cordarrelle Patterson was absent from practice on Sunday due to a soft tissue injury. He is expected to miss about a week of practice, according to Arthur Smith.
– Panthers wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. left Monday’s practice on a cart after suffering a back injury. Initial reports seem to indicate it isn’t a serious injury for Marshall, but Frank Reich didn’t have an update for reporters after practice.
– Jack Conklin is being evaluated for a concussion after leaving practice early on Monday. Conklin wasn’t the only Brown veteran to exit Monday’s joint session with the Eagles early. Both Myles Garrett (foot) and Denzel Ward (illness) headed to the locker room early, although neither one seems to be dealing with anything serious.
– Both Pat Surtain II and Courtland Sutton worked on a side field during Monday’s practice, but Sean Payton told reporters he expects both guys to be participants in practice later this week.
– Packers defensive lineman Kenny Clark sat out Monday’s practice due to a back injury. Clark was also inactive for the Packers’ preseason opener.
– Jonathan Taylor officially rejoined the Colts at Training Camp on Monday. However, he remains on the PUP list as he continues to rehab his ankle after undergoing surgery.
– T.J. Hockenson is unsure if he will be a participant in this week’s joint practices with the Titans as he recovers from an ear infection.
– In other tight end news, Mike Gesicki left Patriots practice early after getting injured during a tackling drill.
– The Giants activated defensive tackle D.J. Davidson from the PUP list after he passed his physical on Monday.
NFL Injury Tracker, Preseason: August 13
– Ravens backup quarterback Tyler Huntley left the team’s preseason opener early after tweaking his hamstring, but it is considered a minor ailment. Huntley went 8-11 for 88 yards and added 13 yards on the ground in the win against the Eagles.
– Panthers running back Miles Sanders sat out Carolina’s first preseason game due to a groin injury. The former Eagle injured himself in Wednesday’s practice and was the only Panther unavailable this weekend, but the injury is considered to be minor.
– Joe Burrow did some on-field work prior to the Bengals’ first preseason game. The quarterback has been out of practice for a few weeks thanks to a calf strain. The Bengals have been very vague about Burrow’s potential timetable for a return, but remain adamant that he’s progressing well.
– Elijah Moore is considered day to day after leaving the Browns preseason opener early with a rib injury. X-rays taken after the game were negative, and Moore is expected to be back on the field sometime this week.
– Mike McGlinchey is dealing with a knee sprain he suffered in practice last week. The Broncos expect their right tackle to be out at least two to three weeks but are hopeful he will be ready to go in time for the start of the regular season.
– Packers edge rusher Rashan Gary is still working his way back from last year’s torn ACL. While his status for Week 1 remains up in the air, Gary was removed from the PUP list early last week, clearing the way for him to return to the practice field.
– The Colts expect Jonathan Taylor to return to training camp sometime this week. Taylor has been embroiled in a pretty public feud with the Colts’ front office recently but has been kept off the field after undergoing ankle surgery in the offseason.
– Davante Adams left Raiders practice early on Friday after injuring his leg, but the issue is considered minor by the team. Adams sat out the Raiders preseason opener on Sunday, but so did the rest of the team’s key starters.
– The Rams don’t expect wide receiver Cooper Kupp to participate in joint practices this week against the Raiders. The former All-Pro wide receiver tweaked his hamstring early last week in practice and hasn’t returned to the field since. However, the team remains confident Kupp will return in time for the regular season.
– Jaylen Waddle doesn’t have a timetable for his return yet, but the Dolphins believe his abdominal injury isn’t serious and he shouldn’t miss much more time. Meanwhile, fellow receiver Braxton Berrios suffered a head injury in Friday’s preseason game and had to get stitches following a collision on a punt return.
– Eagles special teamer Shaun Bradley suffered a torn Achilles on Saturday and will miss the entire 2023 season.
– Chase Young suffered a stinger in the Commanders’ preseason opener and will be limited in his practice participation for at least a few days this week. Ron Rivera told reporters he isn’t worried about the defensive end’s health moving forward.