NFL Week 3 Injuries: Browns’ Jadeveon Clowney out against Steelers; Chargers’ Justin Herbert limited in practice

Two weeks into the 2022 NFL regular season and injuries are beginning to rear their ugly head. dallas cowboys Tight end Dalton Schultz suffered a PCL injury on Sunday, the Denver Broncos saw two former Alabama stars in cornerback Pat Surtain II and wide receiver Jerry Jeudy injure his shoulder and ribs, respectively, and the Indianapolis Colts have some damaged wideouts.

Below, we’ll break down the midweek injury reports and the final injury report for Thursday night’s matchup between the pittsburgh steelmen Y cleveland browns.

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Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns (-4.5)

There were only two players on the Steelers’ Week 3 injury report, but neither had a game designation. Linebacker Devin Bush was limited Monday with a foot injury but returned as a full participant Tuesday and Wednesday. Star safety Minkah Fitzpatrick was added to the injury report Wednesday as a limited participant with lower leg cramps, but she is expected to play.

Clowney was the only Brown to receive a game designation on his Week 3 injury report, as he will not play Thursday night due to an ankle injury. However, offensive linemen Jack Conklin (knee), Chris Hubbard (illness) and Joel Bitonio (biceps) were limited participants in Wednesday’s practice.

The Bills just played Monday night, so they have a few players banged up as they quickly turn their attention to next Sunday. Cornerback Dane Jackson (neck), safety Micah Hyde (neck), tight end Dawson Knox (foot) and defensive tackle Jordan Phillips (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday. Buffalo also had several limited entrants: WR Gabe Davis (ankle), C Mitch Morse (elbow), DT Ed Oliver (ankle), S Jordan Poyer (foot) and DT Tim Settle (calf).

The Dolphins had a long list of injuries Wednesday, as Terron Armstead (toe) and Xavien Howard (groin) were the notable ones who didn’t practice. Melvin Ingram had a veteran’s day off. Ced Wilson (ribs/toe) was limited.

Big news for the Ravens on Wednesday, as JK Dobbins (knee) was heavily involved in practice. Missing the first two games, Dobbins appears to be on track to play his first game since the 2020 season on Sunday. Marlon Humphrey (groin) did not practice and Devin Duvernay (concussion) is on protocol. Lamar Jackson (right elbow) was limited, but he will play on sunday. Ronnie Stanley (ankle) was limited.

Jakobi Meyers (knee) and Kyle Dugger (knee) did not practice for the Patriots. Davon Godchaux (back) was limited.

Eagles wide receiver Quez Watkins missed Wednesday’s practice due to illness. Philadelphia has a couple of banged-up defenders, as cornerback Avonte Maddox was limited by a back injury and pass-rusher Haason Reddick was limited by a knee problem.

Good news for commanders, as Kamren Curl (thumb) participated fully in practice.

The Chiefs are pretty healthy heading into Week 3, but Harrison Butker (left ankle) didn’t practice after missing last Thursday’s game. Butker had six days to rest that ankle, so it’s worth monitoring his condition for Sunday. Mecole Hardman was limited by a heel injury.

Michael Pittman was limited for the Colts with a quad injury, while DeForest Buckner was limited with a hip injury. Shaquille Leonard was fully involved after missing the first two games with a back injury.

Cornerback Donte Jackson was the only player listed on Wednesday’s injury report for the Panthers, as he was limited by a hamstring injury. Star running back Christian McCaffrey was given a day off.

Nine Saints were listed on the injury report, but all were limited. The standout was Alvin Kamara (rib), who missed last Sunday’s game. Ryan Ramczyk (elbow) and Marcus Maye (rib) were also on the injury report.

Quite a few players didn’t practice for the Titans, most notably Taylor Lewan (knee) and JaMarco Jones (triceps), leaving Tennessee weak at tackle. Kristian Fulton and Dontrell Hilliard were limited by hamstring injuries, while Kyle Philips was limited by a shoulder injury.

For the Raiders, Chandler Jones had a veteran’s day off, but he wasn’t the only DNP. Trevon Moehrig (hip) and Denzel Perryman (ankle) did not practice, while Hunter Renfrow is on concussion protocol.

With the Vikings playing Monday night, they were expected to have a few injuries on the docket. The only notable one was starting safety Harrison Smith (concussion), as he follows protocols.

For the Lions, Aidan Hutchinson did not practice (thigh) and D’Andre Swift also missed Wednesday’s session (ankle). TJ Hockenson (hip) and Amani Oruwariye (back) were limited.

The Texans have a lighter injury report than most for Week 3, as Kamu Grugier-Hill was limited by a neck injury. Davis Mills was a complete participant, but has a right thumb injury.

The Bears have four players who didn’t practice, most notably Roquan Smith (hip) and Velus Jones Jr. (hamstring).

Offensive tackle La’el Collins (back), linebacker Germaine Pratt (knee) and tight end Drew Sample (knee) did not practice for the Bengals on Wednesday. Tight end Hayden Hurst was a limited participant with a groin injury.

The Jets had John Franklin-Myers (toe/quadriceps) out of practice, along with George Fant (knee). The most notable name on the report is Zach Wilson (knee), as there is a remote chance he could play Sunday.

The Packers didn’t have practice on David Bakhtiari (knee), and Randall Cobb was out with illness. Elgton Jenkins (knee) was limited, as were wide receivers Sammy Watkins (hamstring), Christian Watson (hamstring) and Allen Lazard (ankle).

Tampa Bay has a huge injured list, starting with wide receivers Julio Jones (knee) and Chris Godwin (hamstring) who aren’t practicing. Donovan Smith (elbow) is not practicing, while Leonard Fournette (hamstring) and Russell Gage (hamstring) were limited.

The Jaguars are once again the healthiest team in the league, reporting no injuries on Wednesday.

The Chargers have the most notable player on the weekly injury report, as Justin Herbert was limited by last Thursday night’s rib injury. The long mini-bye break helps Herbert’s chances of playing on Sunday. Keenan Allen was also limited by his hamstring injury. JC Jackson (ankle) and Corey Linsley (knee) did not practice.

Van Jefferson (knee) and Brian Allen (knee) did not practice for the Rams on Wednesday, while Aaron Donald had a day off.

Rondale Moore (hamstring) remains the day-to-day for the Cardinals, while James Conner (ankle) is in the same state after missing Wednesday’s practice. Several cardinals had days off, including Marquise Brown and Zach Ertz.

The Falcons are one of the healthiest teams in the league, as Darren Hall was the only one on the injury report. Hall has a knee injury and was limited.

Quandre Diggs (knee) did not practice for the Seahawks, while Gabe Jackson had a day off as a veteran. Uchenna Nwosu (shoulder/knee) was limited.

George Kittle (groin) was limited after missing Sunday’s game, but the 49ers are optimistic he will play this week. Trent Williams had a rest day and Arik Armstead (foot) missed practice.

For the Broncos, Jerry Jeudy (rib/shoulder) and Patrick Surtain II (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday. Both are considered day by day. Randy Gregory (knee) also didn’t practice.

Analysis to come.

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