Post-game Injury Report - Week 5
on October 12, 2009 @ 00:08:01 PDT

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Quarterback

QB | Kyle Boller | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
Updating a previous item, CBSSports.com reports St. Louis Rams QB Kyle Boller (head) was "dinged" in the head during the team's Week 5 game, but head coach Steve Spagnuolo said the injury hasn't been diagnosed as a concussion. Boller will undergo further testing.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (thumb) suffered a sprained left thumb during Week 5.


Wide Receiver

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said WR Calvin Johnson (knee) suffered a knee injury during Week 5 and was not able to return to the game. "We'll see where it is. He couldn't go back in and finish. We tried to get a sleeve on it, we tried to get a brace on it and it was a situation where it was still possible -- if he could feel good with it -- we would've put him back in the game. We couldn't get him settled down and we couldn't get him comfortable," Schwartz said. Johnson said he will see how he feels Monday, Oct. 12, and said he anticipated undergoing some tests on his injured knee.

WR | Josh Reed | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Buffalo Bills WR Josh Reed (undisclosed) was shaken up during the team's Week 5 game. He walked off the field with assistance from the team's training staff.

WR | Mario Manningham | New York Giants | Injury News
The Associated Press reports New York Giants WR Mario Manningham (chest) missed most of the fourth quarter of the team's Week 5 game with a bruised chest. He finished with two receptions for 28 yards with a touchdown.


Tight End

TE | Casey FitzSimmons | Detroit Lions | Injury News
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (thigh) suffered a bruised thigh during the team's Week 5 game.

TE | Edgar Jones | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Edgar Jones (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during the team's Week 5 game, but the injury is not considered serious.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Monique Walker, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (head) suffered a head injury during the team's Week 5 game.

TE | Tony Scheffler | Denver Broncos | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Denver Broncos TE Tony Scheffler (back) returned to the team's Week 5 game.

TE | Jerramy Stevens | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Jerramy Stevens (quadriceps) left the team's Week 5 game with a quadriceps strain and did not return.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Chris Samuels | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Barry Svrluga, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins OT Chris Samuels (stinger) suffered a stinger in the first quarter of the team's Week 5 game. He was replaced by OT D'Anthony Batiste.

OT | Matt Light | New England Patriots | Injury News
Monique Walker, of The Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots OT Matt Light (knee) suffered a knee injury during the team's Week 5 game.


Offensive Line

OL | Jonathan Scott | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills OT Jonathan Scott (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during the team's Week 5 game, according to head coach Dick Jauron.


Defensive Line

DL | Jason Hunter | Detroit Lions | Injury News
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions DE Jason Hunter (ankle) suffered an ankle injured Week 5.

DL | Gary Gibson | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports St. Louis Rams DT Gary Gibson (foot, ankle) suffered a broken bone in his foot or ankle during the team's Week 5 game. The injury will require surgery and end his season, according to head coach Steve Spagnuolo.


Linebacker

LB | Kawika Mitchell | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Updating a previous item, Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills LB Kawika Mitchell (knee) and LB Marcus Buggs (knee) suffered knee injuries during the team's Week 5 game. Head coach Dick Jauron said he would know more about the injuries when the get examined further, but he added that he was "not optimistic" about both players.

LB | Ricky Brown | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Oakland Raiders LB Ricky Brown (ankle) and FB Luke Lawton (ankle) underwent X-rays after the team's Week 5 game, but they came back negative.


Cornerback

CB | Eric King | Detroit Lions | Injury News
John Niyo, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions CB Eric King (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during the team's Week 5 game. It appeared he separated his left shoulder.

CB | Mike Jenkins | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Brandon George, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins (toe) said he injured his right big toe late in the fourth quarter Week 5. He was able to play through the injury and said he would be fine.

CB | Terence Newman | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
David Moore, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury during the team's Week 5 game. Head coach Wade Phillips said, "He got banged up. He went down a couple of times but came back in."

CB | Nick Harper | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Nick Harper (forearm) left the team's Week 5 game with a broken forearm.

CB | Asante Samuel | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Asante Samuel (calf) suffered a calf strain during the team's Week 5 game. The injury does not appear serious.


Strong Safety

SS | Michael Lewis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
CBSSports.com reports San Francisco 49ers SS Michael Lewis (concussion) suffered a concussion during the team's Week 5 game. It is Lewis' third concussion in three months.

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