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Injury roundup: Brett Hundley suffers ankle injury

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  • By Max Meyer NFL.com
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Brett Hundley, a 2015 fifth-round pick out of UCLA, has been groomed as Aaron Rodgers' backup in Green Bay. However, he suffered a setback in Thursday night's preseason win.

Hundley left in the second quarter after suffering an ankle injury against the Oakland Raiders, but Packers coach Mike McCarthy downplayed the injury after the game.

"Brett Hundley's doing good," McCarthy said. "Just saw him in the locker room. Same ankle (left) as last time, don't think it's as bad."

Cameras showed Aaron Rodgers with his arm around a slightly limping Hundley as the two made their way to the locker room at halftime.

Hundley had completed five of his seven throws for 67 yards, and led Green Bay to a 14-play, 74-yard scoring drive which ended with Eddie Lacy rumbling into the end zone.

Here are the other injuries we are tracking Thursday night:

1. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was expected to play against the Chicago Bears, but the quarterback sat out after cutting his thumb on a pair of scissors, a source informed of the situation told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport.

2. Cincinnati Bengals right tackle Jake Fisher was removed from the game early and is getting precautionary X-rays on his right leg. Fisher did not return against the Lions. He was seen wearing a walking boot as he was leaving Ford Field. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis told reporters the offensive lineman had a sprained ankle.

3. The Philadelphia Eagles had a few players on the defensive side of the ball exit early against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Cornerback Aaron Grymes (shoulder) and linebacker Joe Walker (knee) left in the first half and were ruled out from returning. Safety Blake Countess was being evaluated for a head injury, and did not return.

4. Atlanta Falcons punter Matt Bosher suffered a chest injury in the first half against the Cleveland Browns and didn't return.

5. Chicago Bears defensive back Jacoby Glenn underwent evaluation for a concussion during the game and didn't return. Bears wideout Deonte Thompson left the game in the second half, and was seen leaving Gillette Stadium with a walking boot on his left foot.

Coach John Fox said after the game that cornerback Kyle Fuller underwent a knee scope back in Chicago, and there isn't a set timeline for his return. The Bears coach also added that linebacker Danny Trevathan is dealing with a hamstring ailment.

6. Houston Texans center Nick Martin suffered a high ankle sprain in practice on Thursday, the Houston Chronicle reported.

7. The Browns announced that safety Rahim Moore was evaluated for a concussion, and he did not return.

8. Xavier Rhodes suffered a hamstring injury in the first quarter against the Seahawks, and the Vikings ruled the corner out for the rest of the game.

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