Injury roundup: Texans lose Ryans for season

  • Perhaps the most devastating injury of Week 6: The Texans lost MLB DeMeco Ryans (torn Achilles tendon) for the rest of the season.
  • Lions QB Shaun Hill suffered a broken left arm late during the first half and did not return, while OLB Zack Follett was taken to the hospital for observation following a helmet-to-helmet hit  during the fourth quarter. The latest reports on Follett’s condition are all positive.
  • Antonio Gates suffered a left ankle injury late during the first half against the Rams. The Chargers also lost WR Malcom Floyd to a hamstring injury during the fourth quarter.
  • Eagles WR DeSean Jackson suffered a concussion on a violent hit from Falcons CB Dunta Robinson and did not return to the game. Jay Glazer of NFL Network and Fox Sports reports Jackson has a “severe concussion.” Robinson also did not return with what the team called a head injury.
  • The Packers, playing without Clay Matthews, Brandon Chillar and Nick Barnett (out for season), lost OLB Brady Poppinga to a left knee injury.
  • Patriots S Jarrad Page left Sunday’s game against the Ravens with a calf injury and didn’t return. Julian Edelman also suffered a head injury during the second half, according to the team.
  • Bucs RB Kareem Huggins suffered a knee injury during the third quarter against the Saints. The Bucs also lost FB Earnest Graham with a hamstring strain, according to The St. Petersburg Times, and he was unable to return.
  • The Browns lost two receivers against the Steelers, as Joshua Cribbs (head injury) and Mohamed Massaquoi (head injury) left during the second quarter and didn’t return.
  • Bears starting CB Zack Bowman suffered a foot injury against the Seahawks.
  • The Ravens reported two injuries on Sunday: TE Todd Heap (shoulder stinger) and FS Tom Zbikowski (bruised heel). Heap left the game briefly, but returned.
  • The Rams lost WR Mardy Gilyard and FS Darian Stewart to hamstring injuries.
  • Steelers DE Brent Keisel (hamstring) was injured during the first quarter and didn’t return.
  • Cowboys starting LG Kyle Kosier didn’t return following a right Achilles’ strain.
  • Broncos DE Kevin Vickerson (groin), WR Eddie Royal (hamstring) and WR Matthew Willis (foot) sustained injuries against the Jets. The Denver Post reported Willis suffered a broken foot and is scheduled to have surgery.
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