Injury roundup: Titans’ VY hurts thumb, loses job

A bullet-look at the most notable injuries from around the league in Week 11:

  • Titans coach Jeff Fisher said the injured tendon on the right (throwing) thumb of QB Vince Young could require surgery, which would end his season.
  • Bengals starting safeties Roy Williams (concussion) and Chris Crocker (right knee) didn’t return against the Bills.
  • Titans DT Jason Jones didn’t return after injuring his right knee on the opening series against the Redskins.
  • Browns QB Colt McCoy, who was sacked six times and played the second half against the Jaguars with a sprained left ankle, was wearing a walking boot following Sunday’s game. According to multiple reports, X-rays on the injury were negative. Coach Eric Mangini said CB Eric Wright, who didn’t return following a left knee injury during the first quarter, could have returned in an emergency.
  • The Jets lost RT Damien Woody to a right knee injury. Rex Ryan had no update on his status, but Manish Mehta of the NY Daily News reports Woody suffered an MCL injury and will be examined further Monday.
  • The Redskins lost a slew of players to injuries during the first half against the Titans: RB Clinton Portis (groin), C Casey Rabach (knee), OG Derrick Dockery (left knee), SS Anderson Russell (knee), OLB Lorenzo Alexander (hamstring) and ILB Rocky McIntosh (groin). Before the game even started, RB Chad Simpson suffered a foot injury during warm-ups and didn’t play.
  • Lions TE Tony Scheffler suffered a rib injury against the Cowboys.
  • Cardinals WR Early Doucet suffered a concussion on a hit during the second quarter against the Chiefs, according to coach Todd Haley.
  • Raiders DE Trevor Scott suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, according to The Associated Press.
  • The Packers lost backup safeties Anthony Smith (ankle) and Atari Bigby (hamstring) to injuries.
  • Bills RG Eric Wood didn’t return after suffering a knee injury against the Bengals, but it’s not considered serious, according to coach Chan Gailey.
  • The Vikings lost starting RG Anthony Herrera injured his left knee and could be done for the season, according to coach Brad Childress.
  • 49ers TE Vernon Davis didn’t return against the Bucs after suffering an ankle injury.
  • The Colts held out WR Austin Collie after he took several hard hits against the Patriots.
  • Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo said the team’s only injury concern is RT Rodger Saffold, who “dinged” his shoulder and will undergo an MRI exam on Sunday night.
  • Falcons backup DT Vance Walker suffered a right knee injury during the third quarter against the Rams.
  • Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said WR Mike Williams suffered a sprained foot, while CB Marcus Trufant sustained a concussion against the Saints. Neither player returned.
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