NFL Super Wild Card Weekend injuries: Lamar Jackson ruled out; Dolphins without Tua Tagovailoa, Raheem Mostert

The NFL draft is here, and it’s time to find out who really is and who isn’t. All 14 teams are 0-0 at this point, but one thing our playoff opponents unfortunately can’t clean up is their injury reports. Some teams like the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens entered the postseason with quarterback issues, while others like the Los Angeles Chargers could lose several players.

Below, we’ll break down the latest injury reports for Super Wild Card Week. Who is in it? Who is outside? Who is trending in the right direction? This is your one-stop shop for all things NFL related this week.

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Seahawks safety Ryan Neal will return to the field this weekend after missing the last three games with a knee injury. Haynes and Crawford both missed all three practice sessions this week. Dallas and Harris attended on Thursday.

The 49th injury report is more positive than negative. Star defensive tackle Arik Armstead (foot/hamstring) was a limited participant on Tuesday and Wednesday, but has no injury plans this weekend. The same goes for defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw (knee), linebacker Dre Greenlaw (back) and running back Christian McCaffrey (knee), who were limited earlier in the week.

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Chargers star wideout Mike Williams was originally listed as questionable to play this week after never practicing with a back injury, but he The status was “out” on Friday. Williams was injured in the meaningless regular season finale against the Denver Broncos, which isn’t exactly a pretty look for head coach Brandon Staley. Per NFL Mediaafter an initial X-ray and MRI came back negative, Williams underwent another test, which revealed a fracture in his back. ESPN reports Williams is expected to miss 2-3 weeks, so LA will have to make the Super Bowl to see Williams again this season.

Lawrence is still dealing with the finger injury he suffered against the Detroit Lions earlier this season. While he is listed as doubtful, you can expect him to be fit on Saturday. The quarterback was listed as a limited participant all week. Agnew is Jacksonville’s return/offensive weapon. He was a limited participant in practice all week, and was officially listed as questionable. The same goes for star offensive guard Scherff, who is dealing with a stomach issue.

The Dolphins enter the postseason, and it will again be Skylar Thompson under center instead of Tagovailoa or Bridgewater. Aside from quarterback, the offensive line is also a concern, as Armstead, Lamm and Shell are questionable. Shell missed all week of practice. Chubb is another player to keep an eye on, as he sat out practice on Wednesday, but returned as a limited participant on Thursday and Friday. It is officially supposed to play. Mostert will be inactive after breaking his finger.

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McKenzie and Phillips are expected to play this weekend, but neither practiced at all on Thursday or Friday. McKenzie was limited on Wednesday. Stars quarterback Josh Allen was listed on the injury report with right leg and shoulder issues, but he participated in all three practice sessions.

The Giants are healthy, as no players are taking a game break this weekend. For the Vikings, Dantzler is doubtful to play after missing the entire week due to an ankle injury and personal injury, while Smith is questionable with a knee injury, but he was a limited participant all week. Nwangwu went on the injury report on Friday with an illness. It is also doubtful.

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Jackson is officially ruled out for the Ravens, as he once again missed the entire week of practice with a knee injury. Huntley is expected to start in his place, and he participated in practice on Friday. However, it is officially listed as suspect. Stephens was the hospital last week after being seriously ill. It will be inactive this weekend.

Cincy will be without Cappa on the wildcard trip, as he injured his ankle last week against the Ravens. Wide receiver Tee Higgins missed practice Wednesday with an illness, but he is not scheduled to play this weekend.

Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence was again a limited participant in practice Friday with an ankle injury, as was offensive tackle Tyron Smith with a knee injury. Cornerback Trayvon Mullen missed practice with an illness.

For the Buccaneers, offensive guard Nick Leverett was the only player to miss practice Friday because of knee and shoulder issues. Center Robert Hainsey was limited with a hamstring injury, while tight end Kyle Rudolph and defensive back Logan Ryan were limited with knee injuries. Nose tackle Vita Vea was also a limited participant with a calf injury.


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