The battered and bruised Jets suffered one last insult from Oakland. San Diego suddenly looks vulnerable on both sides of the ball and a quarterback change might be brewing in Indianapolis. Who else appeared on the NFL injury report?
Philadelphia Eagles learn Michael Vick is out 3-4 weeks with broken hand
To go along with a large list of other injuries the Philadelphia Eagles learned the broken hand Michael Vick suffered against the New York Giants would keep him out anywhere from three to four weeks. This news is potentially disastrous. Backup quarterback Vince Young continues to recover from his own injuries, leaving third-stringer Mike Kafka as the heir apparent for the starting job.
New York Jets lose tough game then lose Antonio Cromartie to bruised lungs
Not only did Mark SÃ¡nchez get his nose broken by the Oakland Raiders to make the NFL injury report , but the battered New York Jets also lost starting corner Antonio Cromartie to bruised lungs. The injury happened in the fourth quarter amidst a furious Raiders rally that saw SÃ¡nchez get sacked four times and the Jets defense, Cromartie included, trying in vain to stop Darren McFadden. X-rays of the lungs haven't been released as yet.
Kenny Britt may have torn ligaments in right knee for the Tennessee Titans
Matt Hasselbeck has saved the Tennessee Titans two straight weeks through precise passing without any ground game from Chris Johnson. That saving grace is now in jeopardy after star wide receiver Kenny Britt left the game against the Denver Broncos on a cart. Early rumors claim Britt has torn ligaments in his right knee. If true, the Titans could lose their best pass catcher for the season.
Pittsburgh Steelers win on Sunday Night but lose half their offensive line
Lost in great exhale of relief after their Sunday night escape, the Pittsburgh Steelers have a boatload of problems with the offensive line. Ben Roethlisberger spent all night getting hit while his line wilted under the ferocious pressure of Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis. Marcus Gilbert and Doug Legursky both left the game with shoulder injuries and left tackle Jonathan Scott got carried off the field with a leg injury.
Quentin Jammer hamstring injury weakens San Diego Chargers secondary
In a game that was supposedly a cakewalk for Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers, it was left to the defense to hold off the determined Kansas City Chiefs to avoid an upset. Such effort wasn't without casualties. San Diego learned that key corner Quentin Jammer pulled his hamstring, adding another big name loss to a defense rapidly running out of reserves. San Diego has to wonder if their playoff hopes are in danger with Rivers playing so inconsistent and a defense unable to stay healthy.
Kerry Collins couldn't finish game for Indianapolis Colts because of concussion
After Brad Painter very nearly became a hero on Sunday night, Indianapolis Colts fans quickly forgot that starting quarterback Kerry Collins had left the game. He got pulled late by team doctors who feared the 16-year veteran showed signs of a concussion. His return for next week remains unclear at this point as he undergoes several tests to confirm the diagnosis. One thing is for sure. After watching Painter, Colts fans probably aren't very eager to have Collins back.
The NFL injury report will update again soon. Stay tuned.