Published: December 13th, 2009 | Tags: Aaron Curry, Bruce Gradkowski, Chris Crocker, Correll Buckhalter, DeMarcus Ware, Glenn Dorsey, Greg Jones, Jamaal Anderson, Kevin Smith, Michael Huff, Nick Kaczur, Ty Warren, Vince Wilfork, Vince Young, Week 14 injuries
A quick look around the league at some of the notable injuries in Week 14:
- Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware sustained a sprained neck against the Chargers and was taken to the hospital for X-rays and further evaluation. The Cowboys also said Ware was “aware and alert with full movement and strength in his extremities.”
- It was a short day for Titans QB Vince Young, who sustained a hamstring injury during the second quarter against the Rams and didn’t return.
- Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski suffered partially torn ligaments in both knees against the Redskins. Gradkowski sat out the second half and will have an MRI exam Monday. Raiders FS Michael Huff also left the game during the second quarter with a stinger.
- Lions RB Kevin Smith was carted off the field after what appeared to be a serious left knee injury against the Ravens.
- Seahawks rookie LB Aaron Curry will undergo an MRI exam Monday after being forced out late in the game against Houston with a hip pointer.
- The Jaguars lost FB Greg Jones to a right ankle injury.
- Broncos RB Correll Buckhalter suffered an ankle injury against the Colts and didn’t return.
- Bengals FS Chris Crocker started against the Vikings despite an ankle injury, but was injured during the first half and didn’t return. Crocker was wearing a walking boot in the locker room after the game.
- Chiefs DT Glenn Dorsey sustained a knee injury against the Bills and didn’t return. Chiefs coach Todd Haley didn’t address injuries during his postgame news conference.
- Falcons DE Jamaal Anderson left the game against the Saints during the third quarter with a chest injury.
- Patriots NT Vince Wilfork left Sunday’s game on two different occassions with a foot injury. Patriots DE Ty Warren (ankle) and OT Nick Kaczur (shoulder) also sustained injuries.