12/16 19:49 CST Dolphins' Gore injures left ankle against Vikings
Dolphins' Gore injures left ankle against Vikings
By The Associated Press
Miami's Frank Gore hurt his left ankle on the second-to-last play of the first
quarter and didn't return to the Dolphins' loss at Minnesota on Sunday.
Gore, the NFL's active rushing leader, had five carries for 14 yards in Miami's
Backup defensive tackle Ziggy Hood (hamstring) limped off the field at the end
of the third quarter.
Bears safety Eddie Jackson was injured during his interception in the fourth
quarter of the Bears' win over the Packers. Jackson had to be helped off the
field with a sprained right ankle after his leg bent awkwardly as he tried to
slide on the return.
Linebacker Aaron Lynch left with an elbow injury in the third quarter. He
walked off the field clutching his right arm after he was hurt fighting a block
on a run by Jamaal Williams.
Packers running back Aaron Jones left with a knee injury in the first quarter
and wide receiver Randall Cobb was evaluated for a concussion following a hard
hit by Jackson late in the game.
Bengals receiver Tyler Boyd reached 1,000 yards receiving for the first time in
his career before hurting his right knee late in the first half. He didn't
return and said the injury isn't serious after the Bengals' win over Oakland.
Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley sustained a concussion in the game.
Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones injured his ribs on a TD catch in the second
quarter and only played a few snaps in the third period with the outcome all
but assured during the 40-14 rout of Arizona. Jones missed practice one day
this week with flu-like symptoms.
Cardinals cornerback David Amerson and left tackle Joe Barksdale each left the
game with concussion symptoms and didn't return. Amerson collided with Falcons
receiver Mohamed Sanu.
Cowboys right guard Zack Martin a game for the first time in his career with an
injured left knee. Dallas improvised by moving left guard Connor Williams to
right guard and inserting Xavier Su'a-Filo at right guard. But Su'a-Filo left
early in the second quarter with an eye injury and did not return to the loss
to the Colts. Indy defensive tackle Al Woods left in the third quarter with an
injured leg and did not return.
The Bills snapped a two-game skid and won despite finishing the game minus
their top three running backs. Starter LeSean McCoy (left hamstring) and backup
Chris Ivory (left shoulder) were inactive and then Marcus Murphy did not return
after dislocating his left elbow in the second quarter. Murphy had 11 carries
for 35 yards in the 14-13 win.
Titans safety Kenny Vaccaro left in the first half of the 17-0 win over the
Giants with a concussion. Linebacker Sharif Finch left in the second half with
a shoulder injury.
Giants center Spencer Pulley departed in the second half with a calf injury,
along with special teams Antonio Hamilton, who had a quadriceps injury.
Jaguars rookie safety Ronnie Harrison injured his left knee on Washington's
first series, limped to the sideline and did not return. Jarrod Wilson replaced
Harrison and had two pass breakups before leaving with a leg injury.
Ravens tight end Nick Boyle left the win over Tampa Bay with a concussion. Bucs
tight end Alan Cross left with a shoulder injury in the second quarter and did
Seahawks safety Bradley McDougald (knee) left in the first half and linebacker
Jordan Simmons (knee) in the second half against San Francisco. 49ers
cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon (knee) was sidelined in the first half.
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