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Injury roundup: RGIII, A.J. Green hurt in Week 2

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The start of Week 2 was an ugly one in the NFL for injuries. Many big names were hurt quickly. We'll continue to update our injury roundup throughout the day.

1. The Cincinnati Bengals lost arguably their best offensive weapon as wideout A.J. Green suffered a turf toe injury Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport said according to a source. He was quickly ruled out for the rest of the 24-10 win over the Falcons.

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2. Robert Griffin III left Washington's game in the first quarter with a dislocated ankle. He was carted off the field with an aircast and immediately ruled out. He will undergo more tests. Kirk Cousins entered the game at quarterback, leading Washington to a 41-10 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

3. Moments later, Redskins wideout DeSean Jackson suffered an AC joint sprain. He was tended to by trainers on the field and went to the locker room to be checked out. He did not return and is considered day-to-day.

4. Big blow to the Buccaneers as they lost Gerald McCoy for the game to a hand injury. Rapoport reported it could be a fracture. Tampa Bay ended up losing 19-17 to the St. Louis Rams.

5. Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno left in the first quarter against the Bills after suffering a dislocated elbow, Rapoport reported, citing a source who had spoken to Moreno. He did not return to the team's 29-10 defeat and will undergo tests to see how long he will be out. Lamar Miller took over at running back for Miami before getting hurt late in the fourth quarter. 

6. The Chicago Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday Night Football with their two best pass catchers; both Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery were active.

7. However, the Bears lost veteran cornerback Charles Tillman, who was ruled out for the remainder of the game after injuring his right triceps in the third quarter. Tillman tore the same triceps in 2013, and his sideline reaction wasn't encouraging. Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff was ruled out for the game with a concussion.

8. The 49ers saw a key player of their own sidelined when Vernon Davis was ruled out with an ankle injury in the second half Sunday night.

9. Titans cornerback Jason McCourty suffered a groin injury against the Cowboys and did not return. The Titans dropped to 1-1 after the 26-10 loss.

10. Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and safety Eric Berry both sprained their ankles against the Broncos and were ruled out for the remainder of the close 24-17 loss

11. Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert went to the locker room in the third quarter in the game against the Saints. He was being evaluated for a head injury. He was cleared and later returned to what ended up being a surprising 26-24 Cleveland victory.

12. Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis limped off the field in the third quarter and was out for the remainder of the game with an ankle injury.

13. Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict left the game against the Falcons with a stinger and did not return.

14. Shaun Hill was active for the Rams before Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, but Austin Davis made the start.

15. Roy Helu exited the Redskins' matchup against the Jaguars with a quad strain and did not return. He is day-to-day. Fullback Darrel Young also left the game with an injured back after taking a hard hit on a catch. 

16. Redskins starting guard Shawn Lauvao had some knee inflammation and did not return to the game against the Jaguars.

17. Week 1 fantasy surprise Allen Hurns suffered an injury in the closing minutes of a Jaguars blowout loss to the Redskins. He was carried off the field and didn't return.

18. Giants linebacker Jon Beason suffered a toe injury during the team's 25-14 loss to the Cardinals and left the stadium in a walking boot. He is set to have an MRI on Monday according to NFL Media's Kimberly Jones. The injury appears to be in the same area that he hurt in June.

19. Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was carted off the field in the fourth quarter against the Seahawks with a knee injury. He did not return to the team's upset 30-21 win.

20. Tavon Austin suffered a knee injury and did not return for the Rams against the Buccaneers.

21. Jets wideout Eric Decker left in the fourth quarter with a hamstring injury and sat out the remainder of the game.

22. Bears safety Chris Conte was knocked out of the team's win over the 49ers with a shoulder injury.

The latest "Around The NFL Podcast" recaps every Sunday game from an upset-heavy Week 2 in the NFL, and considers what RGIII's injury could mean for the Redskins.

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