The Bengals also have the untested Keith Wenning and journeyman Mike Kafka in the building, but it would be highly preferable if neither take a snap in such a meaningful tilt. Despite Monday night's loss to Denver, Cincy can still clinch a first-round bye with a win over Baltimore plus a Broncos loss to the Chargers. The Bengals can also score a bye with a loss, if Denver falls to San Diego and the Chiefs beat Oakland.
Saints QB Derek Carr ruled out in loss vs. Packers due to shoulder injury
Saints quarterback Derek Carr was ruled out of Sunday's loss against the Packers due to a shoulder injury after being sacked by linebacker Rashan Gary in the second half.
2023 NFL season, Week 3: Notable injuries, news from Sunday's games
Here are the injuries and news we're monitoring around the league on this Week 3 Sunday.
Packers RB Aaron Jones, WR Christian Watson inactive vs. Saints
Packers running back Aaron Jones (hamstring) and wide receiver Christian Watson (hamstring) are officially inactive for Sunday's home opener against the New Orleans Saints.
Inactive reports for Sunday's Week 3 games of 2023 NFL season
NFL.com keeps you up to date with the inactive reports for every Sunday game in Week 3 of the 2023 NFL season.
Giants RB Saquon Barkley has chance to return next Monday vs. Seahawks despite high ankle sprain
Despite suffering what he told Prime Video was a high ankle sprain in New York's Week 2 win, Saquon Barkley has a chance to return to the field Monday night, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
Lions RB Jahmyr Gibbs to get majority of carries with David Montgomery (thigh) out vs. Falcons
With veteran runner David Montgomery banged up coming into the Lions' Week 3 game against the Falcons, rookie Jahmyr Gibbs is finally slated for a starter's helping of snaps on Sunday.
Injury roundup: Chiefs RB Isiah Pacheco (hamstring) expected to play, WR Kadarius Toney (toe) game-time decision
Kansas City Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco (hamstring) should be able to play Sunday versus the Chicago Bears, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Wide receiver Kadarius Toney (toe) is a game-time decision.
Saints place RB Jamaal Williams (hamstring) on injured reserve
The New Orleans Saints placed running back Jamaal Williams on injured reserve on Saturday due to a hamstring injury he sustained in the team's Week 2 win over the Panthers.
Browns QB Deshaun Watson fined $35,513 for unsportsmanlike conduct, two unnecessary roughness violations in loss to Steelers
Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson was fined a total of $35,513 for two unnecessary roughness violations and an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty during last Monday night's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the league announced Saturday.
Dolphins rule out WR Jaylen Waddle (concussion) for Sunday vs. Broncos
The Miami Dolphins will find itself short a star wide receiver on Sunday as the team has ruled out Jaylen Waddle (concussion) against the Denver Broncos.
Bengals QB Joe Burrow (calf) questionable vs. Rams; Cincinnati signs AJ McCarron to practice squad
Bengals coach Zac Taylor on Saturday said QB Joe Burrow (calf) will be listed as questionable for Monday night against the Rams.