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Andre Smith suffers arm injury; season in jeopardy

Bengals offensive tackle Andre Smith left the Bengals' win over the Titans with an arm injury, and he did not return.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Smith has an injury to his biceps and suffered a partially or fully torn triceps, according to a source who's spoken to Smith. An MRI will come Sunday night or Monday, and Smith's season could be over.

Smith was replaced in the lineup by Marshall Newhouse.

  1. The Bears lost veteran linebacker Lance Briggs for the game in their win over the Bucs after he suffered a groin injury. Cornerback Kyle Fuller also was ruled out with a knee injury. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Fuller's injury is likely a minor one and he should miss minimal-to-no time.
  1. Browns safety Tashaun Gipson was carted off the field after a collision with Joe Haden in the fourth quarter of Cleveland's win over the Falcons. He was ruled out with a knee injury.
  1. Texans quarterback Ryan Mallet might have suffered a torn right pectoral muscle before Sunday's 22-13 loss to the Bengals during warmups, which would end his season, Rapoport was told by a source informed of the injury.
  1. Redskins linebacker Adam Hayward suffered a tibial fracture in his right leg, very likely ending his season, per The Washington Post.
  1. Lions' offensive tackle Riley Reiff left the game against the Patriots with a knee injury and is questionable to return, according to the team.
  1. On just his third carry of the season, Bucs fullback Jorvorskie Lane was carted off the field in their loss to the Bears with a right ankle injury and he is out for the game. Lane had his leg air casted and Lovie Smith said after the game the injury was serious. Buccaneers rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins suffered a back injury and did not return in their loss to the Bears. Safety Major Wright did not return with a shoulder injury.
  1. Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho suffered a groin injury and was ruled out in their win over the Titans.
  1. Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington suffered a neck injury, but he returned to their win over the Titans.
  1. Cordarrelle Patterson suffered knee and ankle injuries in the Vikings' loss to the Packers and did not return.
  1. Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan has an ankle injury and he didn't return in their loss against the Eagles.
  1. Redskins cornerback E.J. Biggerswas ruled out after suffering a concussion.

Also, Tracy Porter suffered an AC separation in the loss. 

  1. Dolphins cornerback Jamar Taylor was carted off during the third quarter against the Broncos and remained out. Rapoport added that Taylor dislocated his shoulder, according to a team source. The cornerback will undergo an MRI on Monday, but at this point, the injury doesn't appear to be season-ending.
  1. On the other sideline, cornerback Kayvon Webster sustained a shoulder injury and didn't return. Brandon Marshall (concussion) and Aqib Talib (hamstring) were also injured during the Broncos' win.
  1. Pete Carroll said after the Seahawks' win over the Cardinals the tight end Cooper Helfetturned his ankle on the last play of the game.
  1. Giants OL Adam Snyder suffered a knee injury Sunday night against the Cowboys and never returned.

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