Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields was knocked out of a loss to Baltimore with a rib injury on Sunday, …
Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields was knocked out of a loss to Baltimore with a rib injury on Sunday and the Green Bay Packers could have suffered a major blow as left tackle Elgton Jenkins went out with a left knee injury in a loss to NFC North rival Minnesota .
Fields went to the tunnel after the first drive of the second half, and team officials later announced the rib injury. He was replaced by Andy Dalton. Dalton threw two touchdown passes, including a 49-yard pass to Marquise Goodwin in the closing minutes, but the Bears lost their fifth line, 16-13.
Fields came after several promising plays, but battled the Ravens and went 4 of 11 in 79 yards before injury. Dalton may end up starting on Thanksgiving when Chicago plays in Detroit.
The Bears also lost defensive back Duke Shelley (hoarding), who was injured when he covered a fourth-quarter punt. Raven’s defensive end Calais Campbell suffered a foot injury away from the ball on the first drive of the second half.
The Packers’ Jenkins, a Pro Bowl left-back pro last year, went down in the fourth quarter with an apparent left knee injury and were rushed to the locker room. Jenkins moved to left tackle this season to replace David Bakhtiari, who has yet to return from a torn ACL that was exposed last year.
Cowboys wide receiver CeeDee Lamb suffered a concussion just before the break of a 19-9 loss to the Chiefs. He landed hard after going up for a ball in the goal zone, which Charvarius Ward intercepted. Lamb was helped by coaches to the locker room and did not return. Cowboys safety Donovan Wilson left with a shoulder injury in the fourth quarter.
Chiefs lost running back Jerick McKinnon (hoarding) and cornerback Rashad Fenton (right knee).
Tennessee’s Marcus Johnson, who had a 100-yard reception last week, was ruled out after injuring his right hind thigh late in the first quarter by a 22-13 loss to Houston. Cornerback Chris Jackson hurt one foot and outside linebacker Ola Adeniyi returned after injuring his hind thigh. Defensive lineman Teair Tart fell late. Texans linebacker Jordan Jenkins hurt a knee and defensive lineman Ross Blacklock fell late.
Seattle rookie cornerback Tre Brown appeared to suffer significant knee injury late in the first half of a loss to the Cardinals. Brown was down for several minutes, limping to the locker room.
Other injuries Sunday included Dolphins linebacker Brennan Scarlett (knee), safety Brandon Jones (elbow) and cornerback Jamal Perry (right knee); Jets run back Michael Carter (ankle); Washington center Tyler Larsen (knee) and right tackle Sam Cosmi (hip); Panthers left tackle Dennis Daley (glute) and cornerback Donte Jackson (lower leg); Lions guard Halapoulivaati Vaitai (concussion) and defensive end Da’Shawn Hand (groin); and Brown’s wide receiver Jarvis Landry (left knee) and linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah (legs).
Also injured was 49ers cornerback Davontae Harris (knee); Jacksonville wide receiver Jamal Agnew (right leg), cornerback Shaquill Griffin (concussion), cornerback Tyson Campbell left (shoulder), left tackle Cam Robinson (knee) and safety Andre Cisco (groin); and Eagles cornerback Darius Slay (head), running back Jordan Howard (knee) and linebackers Shaun Bradley (shoulder) and Davion Taylor (knee). Saints tight-end Adam Trautman limped off the field against the Eagles.
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