NFL Week 12 Injuries: Cowboys’ Micah Parsons expected to play; The Bills’ Tre’Davious White will make his season debut

Week 12 in the NFL begins with a Thanksgiving tripleheader on Thursday to be enjoyed alongside some turkey. Buffalo and Detroit kick us off, the Cowboys and Giants split for the middle game, and Patriots-Vikings ends the holiday in prime time.

Of course, with a new week of games comes a new collection of injuries to keep an eye on. After those teams completed a short week of practices, they released their final injury reports and established game stats for Week 12. Meanwhile, the rest of the league took the field for the first time Wednesday and released their initial injury reports for the week. Below you’ll find each of those reports and a breakdown of some of the biggest injuries.

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Bills (-9.5) at Lions, Thursday

The Bills will be without Edmunds and Rousseau for a short week as neither starter has practiced all week. Josh Allen (elbow) was limited but did not receive an injury designation (has played every offensive snap over the past two weeks). Allen was actually seen without an elbow sleeve this week.

Epenesa doubted and Morse doubted, but both were inactive for the game. Starting cornerback Tre’Davious White is playing his first game of the year.

The Lions will have five starters for Thursday’s Thanksgiving showdown with the Bills because both starting guards – Brown and Jackson – will be unavailable. DJ Chark was limited most of the week with an ankle injury but did not have a game designation. Reynolds was limited in Wednesday’s practice but is active Thursday.

Giants at Cowboys (-10), Thursday

  • Giant: T Evan Neal (knee), C Jon Feliciano (neck), G Shane Lemieux (finger), G Joshua Ezeudu (neck), TE Daniel Bellinger (eye), CB Adoree’ Jackson (knee), CB Fabian Moreau (oblique) OUT; DB Dane Belton (clavicle), WR Richie James (knee), T Tire Phillips (neck), DB Jason Pinnock (jaw), T Andrew Thomas (illness)
  • cowboys: LB Anthony Barr (hamstring) OUT; DE Tarell Basham (illness), DT Johnathan Hankins (illness) QUESTIONABLE; CB CB Kelvin Joseph (illness), DE Dante Fowler (illness), DE DeMarcus Lawrence (foot, illness), DT Osa Odighizuwa (knee), LB Micah Parsons (knee/ankle), S Donovan Wilson (illness) QUESTION

The Giants are battling an injury bug heading into Thursday’s showdown with the Cowboys as Neal will miss a fourth straight game with a knee injury. Phillips will be a play-by-play decision, so the Giants will have their work cut out for them at right tackle. Nick Gates will start at center, Feliciano will be on the outside and Jack Anderson should start at left guard. The Giants lost three starters on offense (and Thomas is questionable. They also have two of their top linebackers in Jackson and Moreau.

The Cowboys defensive line has been affected by the illness, with two players questionable and four others questionable. Parsons was limited in practice on the short week with various injuries. Parsons said he was “good to go” on Wednesday and will play on Thursday. His ankles hurt for a week, but he says he’ll make it, according to ESPN.

Wynn did not practice Wednesday with a leg injury, so the short week will cause him to miss this week. Yodny Cajuste is expected to start in place of Wynn. If Andrews can’t go, Kody Russey is listed as the backup center on the depth chart.

Darrisaw has not cleared the concussion protocol in a short week, so he is going to the Vikings. Blake Brandel allowed two sacks and four pressures to Darrisaw last week — and is expected to start again. Tomlinson was limited in practice all week but is expected to return for the first time since Week 8.

Tampa Bay was without nose tackle Vito Vea (foot) and extended Russell Gage Jr. (hamstring) to open the week of training. Elsewhere on the roster, running back Leonard Fournette (hip) and guard Luke Goedeke (foot) were limited.

The Browns have given a number of players rest days. In addition to those players, safety D’Anthony Bell (concussion), guard Joel Bitonio (illness), offensive line Hjalte Froholdt (illness), safety Ronnie Harrison (illness), cornerback Greg Newsome (concussion) and tight end David Njoku (ankle , knee) were all aside. Guard Wyatt Teller (calf), tackle Jedrick Willis (knee) and defensive tackle Perrion Winfrey (concussion) were all limited.

Joe Mixon did not participate due to a concussion. He was joined on the sidelines by defensive end Trey Hendrickson (illness), defensive tackle Jay Tufele (illness) and offensive tackle La’el Collins (rest). Meanwhile, six Bengals were limited: linebacker Joe Bachie (knee), wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase (hips), running back Chris Evans (knee), defensive back Daxton Hill (shoulder), defensive tackle DJ Reader (ankle) and defensive tackle Josh Tupou (calf).

The Titans were without defensive end Denico Autry (knee), kicker Randy Bullock (right calf) and cornerback Kristian Fulton (hamstring) at Wednesday’s practice. Running back Derrick Henry was also absent from practice, but the team noted that was not injury-related. Center Ben Jones (concussion) and defensive end Jeffery Simmons (ankle) were both limited.

Houston was without rookie defensive back Derek Stingley Jr. on Wednesday. due to a hamstring injury. Outside of Stingley, the Texans are pretty healthy, with Jon Weeks the only other absentee entering Week 12, but it wasn’t for injury reasons.

Miami began the week without punter Thomas Morstead (illness) and running back Raheem Mostert (knee). Linebacker Melvin Ingram was also absent from practice, but simply got a veteran rest day. Meanwhile, Terron Armstead (toe), linebacker Jerome Baker (hip), quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (knee), tight end Tanner Conner (knee, back), cornerback Keion Crossen (shoulder) and defensive tackle Raekwon Davis (knee) were limited. .

Justin Fields was a limited participant in Wednesday’s practice, but Chicago took a look, so that was just a guess. Still, it’s an encouraging sign that he’ll at least be out while dealing with a left shoulder injury. Elsewhere on the roster, defensive backs Jaquan Brisker (concussion) and Kyler Gordon (concussion) did not practice, along with linebacker Sterling Weatherford (concussion).

The big story with the Jets right now is Zach Wilson’s bench. At practice, however, the team saw the return of offensive tackle George Fanto as New York opened its 21-day practice window after being placed on IR on September 27. calf) did not practice, while tackle Duane Browns (shoulder), cornerback Ahmad Gardner (calf), guard Nate Herbig (shin) and linebacker Quincy Williams (ankle) were all limited.

Atlanta had a perfect attendance at practice Wednesday, but listed five players as limited participants: tight end Feleipe Franks (calf), running back Caleb Huntley (ankle), linebacker Arnold Ebiketie (arm), offensive tackle Chum Edog (knee) and defensive tackle. tackle Jalen Dalton (toe)

In Washington, the Commanders listed linebacker Cole Holcomb (foot), defensive end James Smith-Williams (illness) and cornerback Benjamin St-Juste (ankle) with injuries. Meanwhile, defensive end Chase Young (knee), tight end Logan Thomas (ribs), wide receiver Dax Milne (foot), linebacker David Mayo (hamstring) and center Tyler Larsen (shoulder) were all limited.

The Broncos were without five players at practice: receiver KJ Hamler (hamstring), defensive tackle Jonathan Harris (knee), receiver Jerry Jeudy (ankle), defensive end Jake Martin (knee) and safety K’Waun Williams (wrist, elbow, knee). . Justin Simmons (knee) and Latavius ​​Murray (wrist) led the group of limited players.

Carolina was without eight men Wednesday, including three players dealing with illness. Wideout Shi Smith, guard Cameron Erving and tackle Larnel Coleman were sidelined with what the team described as illnesses. Safety Myles Hartsfield (ankle), defensive tackle Matthew Ioannidis (calf), tight end Giovanni Ricci (neck) and linebacker Cory Littleton (ankle) were all held out with injuries. Running back D’Onta Foreman was given the day of rest. Wideout Terrace Marshall Jr. (shoulder), quarterback PJ Walker (ankle) and safety Justin Burris (concussion) were limited.

Baltimore held quarterback Lamar Jackson out of practice with a hip injury. However, John Harbaugh told reporters that Jackson will play Sunday in Jacksonville, so it appears to be more of a maintenance day than anything major. Meanwhile, guard Kevin Zeitler (illness), left tackle Ronnie Stanley (ankle), safety Kyle Hamilton (knee) and cornerback Jalyn Armour-Davis (hip) also did not practice due to injuries. Running Gus Edwards (hamstring, knee) was limited.

The Jaguars had no injuries.

Cornerback Bryce Callahan (groin) and wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) did not practice Wednesday for the Chargers. Tight end Gerald Everett (groin) and punter JK Scott (right quad) were limited).

Arizona held a walk-on Wednesday, so this initial injury report is just an estimate. That means quarterback Kyler Murray (hamstring) has been listed as a full participant. Wideout Greg Dortch (thumb), tight end Zach Ertz (knee), offensive lineman DJ Humphries (back), wideout Rondale Moore (groin), cornerback Byron Murphy Jr. (back) and safety Charles Washington (chest), all did not practice. Offensive lineman Max Garcia (shoulder), defensive end Trysten Hill (foot) and Colts quarterback McCoy (right elbow) were limited.

The Raiders took a walk on Wednesday, so the practice report is a guess. Linebacker Luke Masterson was limited with a rib injury, as was tackle Kolton Miller, who missed last week’s game.

On Wednesday’s bye, Seattle had just two players who didn’t participate: receiver Dee Eskridge (hand) and defensive end LJ Collier (illness).

Sean McVay has already ruled out quarterback Matthew Stafford (concussion protocol) for Week 12. With John Wolford — who was limited Wednesday — dealing with a neck injury, Bryce Perkins could be in line to start Sunday at Kansas City. Tight end Tyler Higbee (knee) did not practice and wide receiver Allen Robinson (ankle) was limited.

The Chiefs were without guard Joe Thuney (ankle) and receiver Kadarius Toney (hamstring) at practice Wednesday. Safety Juan Thornhill (calf) was limited, while receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (concussion) was listed as a full participant.

Defensive end Payton Turner (ankle), linebacker Peter Werner (ankle) and safety JT Gray (hamstring) missed Saints practice through the start of the week. Meanwhile, eight players were listed as limited: defensive end Marcus Davenport (calf), tackle James Hurst (concussion), defensive end Cameron Jordan (eye), cornerback Marshon Lattimore (abdomen), guard Andrus Peat (triceps), tackle Ryan Ramczyk (rest, knee), running back Mark Ingram (knee) and receiver Jarvis Landry (ankle).

The 49ers were without defensive tackle Arik Armstead (foot, ankle) to start the week of practice. Tackle Trent Williams was also absent from practice, but it was not injury related. Defensive end Samson Ebukam (quadriceps, Achilles) and receiver Deebo Samuel (hamstring) were limited.

Green Bay has officially listed Aaron Rodgers as limited to practice due to a right thumb injury. The quarterback told reporters Wednesday that he is specifically dealing with a broken thumb that dates back to Week 5. Rodgers added that he plans to play out the rest of the season despite the injury. Meanwhile, tackle David Bakhtiari (knee), linebacker De’Vondre Campbell (knee), safety Tariq Carpenter (illness), receiver Romeo Doubs (ankle), safety Rudy Ford (illness), tackle Elgton Jenkins (knee) and tackle by Rasheed Walker (illness). Wide receiver Allen Lazard (shoulder) and running back Aaron Jones (shin, glute) were limited.

Philadelphia only listed cornerback Josh Jobe on its initial injury report. He was limited with a hamstring injury.

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