NFL 2022 preseason injuries tracker: Tyquan Thornton set to miss 8 weeks; Matt Corral is probably done for the season

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NFL teams are not required to keep preseason injury reports because that means there are no injuries worth mentioning. Indeed, each club is dealing with a number of health-related issues as they trudge through the final few weeks of pre-season. That’s just the nature of the NFL.

To keep track of everything, here’s a running tracker of all 32 team injuries as we approach Week 1 of the regular season.

August 17

  • First-round rookie center Tyler Linderbaum, who suffered a foot injury two weeks ago, will “probably” return to practice on Friday with individual drills, per coach John Harbaugh. He will not play in Sunday’s preseason game.

August 20

  • LB Shaq Thompson was activated from the physically unable to perform list, the team announced. After undergoing offseason knee surgery, one of the Panthers’ best players is on track to suit up for the team’s regular season opener on Sept. 11.

Aug. 19: Preseason Week 2 vs. Patriots (20-10L)

  • Third-round QB Matt Corral suffered a Lisfranc injury that will end his playoff campaign before it officially begins, per coach Matt Ruley. He left the field in the fourth quarter. (Read more)
  • RB Spencer Brown was carted to the locker room in the second half with a leg injury.

August 17

  • C Bradley Bozeman, who left the field during Tuesday’s practice, will miss two to three weeks with a knee injury, coach Matt Rue announced Wednesday.
  • WR Robbie Anderson did not practice Wednesday with a groin injury.

August 20

August 19

  • OT Lael Collins participated in 11-on-11 drills in practice for the first time since being sidelined with a back injury and personal reasons. He is expected to participate in joint practice with the Rams this coming week.

August 17

  • after Appendectomy is being performed That forced him to miss three weeks, with QB Joe Burrow participating in team practice Wednesday for the first time since surgery. He also revealed in the press conference that his appendix had ruptured, due to which the procedure was advanced. He’s back now, though, and working at full strength ahead of the regular season opener. (Read more)

August 19

  • LB Jordan Lewis will miss the rest of the preseason after suffering a hamstring injury during a joint practice with the Los Angeles Chargers. Dallas Morning News. “The immediate goal is to get him [back] for Week 1,” coach Mike McCarthy said.

August 17

  • WR CeeDee Lamb suffered a leg injury, according to Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones. Lamb missed Wednesday’s practice and will also miss Thursday’s session.

Aug. 20: Preseason Week 2 vs. Bills (42-15L)

August 18

  • Star LB Shaquille Leonard won’t be 100% once he’s cleared to return from back surgery he underwent earlier this summer, according to coach Frank Reich. “He’s going to figure out how to play the way he feels — not feeling 100 percent, feeling like it’s not all the way back but I still have to figure out how to play winning football,” Reich said. via ESPN. Reich has previously said he expects the three-time Pro Bowler to be available Week 1.

August 17

  • Sixth-round rookie tight end Andrew Ogletree suffered a non-contact knee injury during Wednesday’s practice that coach Frank Reich said “didn’t look good.” It turns out, it wasn’t NFL Media Reporting Ogletree tore his ACL after having an impressive camp.

August 17

  • WR Mecole Hardman is being evaluated for a groin injury after leaving Wednesday’s practice early. Per NFL Media. The injury is not believed to be serious, but the Chiefs won’t know more until tests come back. (Read more)

August 17

August 17

  • Reserve TE Donald Parham Jr. is “week to week” after suffering a hamstring injury, per coach Brandon Staley (via ESPN).

Aug. 19: Week 2 preseason vs. Texans (24-20L)

  • Third-round rookie OL Logan Brush tore his ACL and MCL, per coach Sean McVay. He is out for the season.
  • Seventh-round rookie LB Daniel Hardy suffered a high ankle sprain that will require a procedure, according to McVay. McVay indicated that the injury is not season-ending.

August 17

  • QB Matthew Stafford had some encouraging comments Wednesday about his elbow after going through a full workload during the team’s intrasquad scrimmage earlier in the day. Stafford received an injection in his right lower back this offseason after suffering an elbow injury during the Rams’ Super Bowl campaign. He’s been dealing with elbow soreness in training camp, but his comments are a good sign he’ll be able to manage it. “I feel good and on the right track to do what I want to do.”

August 20: Preseason Week 2 vs. 49ers (17-7 L)

  • Second-round rookie CB Andrew Booth Jr. was helped off the field after a play in the first half. The team later ruled him out of the game with a leg injury. According to coach Kevin O’Connell, the problem he was battling in training camp was escalating. “It seems to be a positive thing, from the perspective of the increasing number of injuries that we already know,” O’Connell said (via ESPN).

August 18

  • TE Irv Smith Jr. Starting, after undergoing finger surgery in early August, is on track to play Week 1, per coach Kevin O’Connell. “Everything with Irv has been really positive,” O’Connell said (via Pro Football Talk). “Even though he might not be able to hold it for a few more days, we can bring him back out there to listen to the calls that come out because we want to pick up where he left off.”

Aug. 19: Preseason Week 2 vs. Panthers (20-10 W)

  • Second-round rookie WR Tyquan Thornton left the game with a shoulder injury in the fourth quarter and did not return. NFL media is reporting Thornton has a collarbone injury and is expected to miss about eight weeks. (Read more)

August 17

August 19:

  • WR Robert Foster was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. He will miss the entire 2022 season.

August 16

  • QB Zach Wilson underwent arthroscopic knee surgery to trim his meniscus, putting his status in doubt for the team’s regular season opener. (Read more)

August 19

  • RB Miles Sanders has missed practice since Tuesday with a hamstring injury. Head coach Nick Sirianni did not provide a timetable for Sanders’ return. “We’re being careful with him,” Siriani said Friday (via Pro Football Talk ). He had some bruises and some pain. Just being careful with him and we’ll see how it goes.”

August 16

August 18: Preseason Week 2 Bears (27-11 L)

  • LG Damien Lewis was carted off the field with a leg injury but could avoid a major injury, according to coach Pete Carroll. “We were very, very fortunate,” Carroll said (via Pro Football Talk ). “He had a lateral ankle sprain out of the contract. He rolled up and all that, but all the X-rays were negative. We were very, very lucky there. He was excited about that, maybe surprised. The result, but we’re We are also excited about it.”
  • QB Geno Smith missed the second half with a knee injury. That doesn’t appear to be a concern, however, as coach Pete Carroll said Smith could return if needed. (Read more)
  • QB Drew Lock is “really sick” with COVID-19, per coach Pete Carroll. If he starts feeling better, he could start in the Seahawks’ preseason finale on Aug. 26 against the Cowboys. (Read more)

August 17

  • Rookie RB Kenneth Walker III underwent a “procedure” Wednesday for what coach Pete Carroll called “a little hernia thing.” If all goes well, he is expected to return Week 1. Per NFL Media. (Read more)

Aug. 20: Preseason Week 2 vs. Titans (13-3L)

  • Starting LG Aaron Stinney left the field and missed the rest of the game with a sprained left knee. On Sunday, Bucs coach Todd Bowles announced that Stinney suffered ACL and MCL tears and will be missed for the season. Another blow to the Bucs offensive line.

August 18

  • All-Pro RT Tristan Wirfs missed Thursday’s practice with an oblique injury. I don’t know how long he will be out. The Buccaneers are already without Pro Bowl center Ryan Jensen, who suffered a knee injury earlier in training camp. (Read more)

Aug. 20: Preseason Week 2 vs. Chiefs (24-14L)

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