Sunday’s injury report is long and packed with top-tier talent. See which players are active, questionable, and here. As more news gets closer to the 1pm (ET) kickoff, the statuses will be updated. And continue @ SI_Fantasy on Twitter for in-game injury news.
Teddy Bridgewater, Broncos – ACTIVE
Bridgewater (concussion) has approved the protocol and will start against the Steelers, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bridgewater left last week’s game early and was replaced by Drew Lock, whom he beat for the starting job in training camp.
Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers – OUT
Garoppolo (calf) will not play the Cardinals, which means rookie Trey Lance will make his first career start. Garoppolo did not practice all week and left last week’s game early due to injury. Lance replaced him in that contest, a loss to the Seahawks.
Christian McCaffrey, Panthers – DOUBTFUL
McCaffrey (hamstring) practiced on a limited basis this week, but said “definitely” He has a chance to play the Eagles. He missed last week’s game against the Cowboys and left Thursday night’s Week 3 game against the Texans early with injury. Rookie Chuba Hubbard took on the role of Carolina’s starting running back. / UPDATE: McCAFFREY REMOVED VS. FI
Dalvin Cook, Vikings – QUESTIONABLE
Cook (ankle) is a decision at game timesaid coach Mike Zimmer. Cook was limited in last week’s game against the Browns after missing the previous game. Alexander Mattison will see work with or without Cook in the lineup, depending on ESPN’s Adam Schefter. / UPDATE: COOK DISCARDED VS. DET
Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys – QUESTIONABLE
Elliott (knee) is expected to play the Giants, according to Schefter. He missed practice on Wednesday and practiced in a limited capacity on Thursday. Coach Mike McCarthy said he hoped Elliott would be available.
David Montgomery, Bears – OUT
Montgomery (knee) is expected to fail 4-5 weeks with a knee sprain. He fell in last week’s game against the Lions. Damien Williams will take over the load in Montgomery’s absence.
Joe Mixon, Bengals – QUESTIONABLE
Mixon (ankle) “tends to play somewhat”, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. It was considered week to week with a low grade ankle sprain earlier in the week. Mixon missed practice on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. If he can’t go, Cincinnati will go for a committee approach with Samaje Perine and Chris Evans. / UPDATE: MIXON IS ACTIVE VS. GB
D’Andre Swift, Lions – QUESTIONABLE
Swift (groin) is expected to play the Vikings, according to various reports. He’s been suffering from the same injury for weeks, but he still hasn’t missed a game this season.
Jamaal Williams, Lions – QUESTIONABLE
Williams (hip) is expected to play the Vikings, according to Schefter. He saw a season-high 14 runs against Chicago last week, but did not participate in the receiving game.
Melvin Gordon III, Broncos – QUESTIONABLE
Gordon (leg) is expected to play against the Steelers, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. He was limited in practice on Thursday and Friday.
Chase Edmonds, Cardinals – QUESTIONABLE
Edmonds (shoulder) is expected to play the 49ers, according to Schefter. Edmonds was limited in practice on Friday and missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday. It comes off his best game against the Rams, in which he rushed for 120 yards.
Elijah Mitchell, 49ers – QUESTIONABLE
Mitchell (shoulder) is expected to play the 49ers, according to multiple reports. He’s missed the team’s last two games and Trey Sermon and Kyle Juszczyk have been carrying carries in the meantime.
Calvin Ridley, Falcons – OUT
Ridley (personal matter) I did not travel with the team to London to face the Jets. Atlanta will be without its main receiving option for the first time this season.
Amari Cooper, Cowboys – QUESTIONABLE
Cooper (ankle) is expected to play, according to Schefter. He played through injury last week against the Panthers and had his best game since Week 1.
Julio Jones, Titans – OUT
Jones (hamstring) will not play the Jaguars. He will miss his second straight game with injury, though the Titans get AJ Brown back this week.
Chase Claypool, Steelers – QUESTIONABLE
Claypool (hamstring) is expected to play the Broncos, according to Schefter. He missed last week’s game, but Pittsburgh now has Claypool, JuJu Smith-Schuster and Diontae Johnson healthy.
Curtis Samuel, Washington Football Team – QUESTIONABLE
Samuel (groin) is expected to play against the Saints, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. He made his season debut last week against the Falcons and caught four passes.
Courtland Sutton, Broncos – QUESTIONABLE
Sutton (ankle) is a game time decision against the Steelers, according to Schefter. He bent his ankle in practice Friday and joins a long list of injured receivers from Denver.
Darius Slayton, Giants – OUT
Slayton (hamstring) will miss his second game in a row. He didn’t play last week and left early in Week 3 against the Falcons.
Sterling Shepard, Giants – OUT
Shepard (hamstring) will also miss his second straight game. He and Slayton were injured in the same game very close together and have had similar injury timelines so far.
Tee Higgins, Bengals – ACTIVE
Higgins (shoulder) will make his comeback against the Packers. He had missed the team’s previous two games through injury and is back for a home matchup with Green Bay.
DJ Chark Jr., Jaguars – OUT
Chark was placed on injured reserve this week after breaking his ankle last Thursday against the Bengals. The rest of the season will be lost.
Russell Gage, Falcons – OUT
Gage will not travel with the team to London as long as he continues to receive treatment on his ankle.
DeVante Parker, Dolphins – OUT
Parker (shoulder / hamstring) was limited in practice this week for the first time this season. Miami is especially thin as a receiver after trading Jakeem Grant and moving Will Fuller V to injured reserve.
To update: Parker has been degraded finished.
Will Fuller V, Dolphins – OUT
Fuller (finger) was placed on short-term injured reserve after an injury in last week’s game against the Colts. You will miss at least the next three games.
TJ Hockensen, Lions – QUESTIONABLE
Hockensen (knee) is expected to play the Vikings, according to Schefter. He was limited in practice on Thursday and Friday and did not practice on Wednesday.
George Kittle, 49ers – OUT
Kittle (calf) was placed on injured reserve on Saturday. He will miss Sunday’s game against the Cardinals, as well as the next two games as he recovers from the injury he has been playing for.
Rob Gronkowski, Buccaneers – OUT
Gronkowski (ribs) will not play the Dolphins. This is the second consecutive lost game for Gronkowski, who did not travel with the team to New England last week.
Logan Thomas, Washington Soccer Team – OUT
Thomas (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve and will be missing for at least four weeks. He left last week’s game early and did not return. He is currently third on the team to receive.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.