Injury roundup: Bush, Hester among Week 7 injuries

  • The Steelers lost CB Bryant McFadden and S Troy Polamalu to injuries during the fourth quarter against the Bengals. Neither player returned to the game. McFadden and Polamalu were injured on the same play while making a tackle on Bengals RB Cedric Benson. McFadden was replaced by CB Deshea Townsend, while S Tyrone Carter replaced Polamalu. The AP is reporting McFadden suffered an arm injury.
  • RB Reggie Bush will miss 3-4 weeks due to a left knee injury, reports NFL Network’s Adam Schefter. In addition, the Saints also lost starting C Jonathan Goodwin to a left knee injury. Coach Sean Payton said he expected Goodwin to make the trip with the team to London for next week’s game.
  • Bills reserve LB John DiGiorgio was carted off the field after suffering an apparent right knee injury during the second quarter of the Bills’ 23-14 win over the Chargers and did not return. The Bills also lost starting RG Brad Butler to a strained left knee. Butler returned to the game briefly but was unable to finish, being replaced by backup Jason Whittle.
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Devin Hester suffered a quad injury in the Bears' 48-41 victory over the Vikings.(Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

  • The Chiefs lost starting QB Brodie Croyle for the season with a right knee injury. Croyle was making his first appearance Sunday after missing the last four games with a separated right shoulder. His replacement, Damon Huard, suffered an apparent right thumb injury and is uncertain for next week.
  • Jets RT Damien Woody suffered an apparent left leg injury during overtime against the Raiders. Woody appeared to twist his leg while pass blocking, and limped off the field.
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