Injuries: Julius Thomas suffered rib contusion

Two of Blake Bortles' playmakers are banged up.

Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas suffered a rib contusion after falling on the ball in Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans. Receiver Allen Robinson also suffered a lower leg contusion, but X-rays were negative. Both players will be updated as we progress through the week.

In just his second game this season, Thomas caught seven passes for 78 yards and his first touchdown as a Jag. His addition to the offense vaults Jacksonville's explosive potential. Thomas missed the first four weeks of the season after undergoing finger surgery.

Robinson, who is becoming a weekly playmaker in Year 2, added six receptions for 86 yards and a score. He has nine-plus targets in five straight games.

Here's the rest of Monday's injury news:

  1. Broncos wideout Emmanuel Sanders suffered a sprained AC joint, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The injury likely came on his attempt at a catch in one of the final plays of regulation against the Browns. It sounds bad, but he may be OK after their upcoming bye, Rapoport added.

The Broncos also received relatively good news as it relates to rookie linebacker Shane Ray. His MRI showed no ACL damage but a sprained MCL, which will keep him out about a month, according to Rapoport.

  1. The Patriots found out some good news as it relates to Sunday night's injuries against the Colts. Left tackle Marcus Cannon (toe) and defensive end Jabaal Sheard (ankle) have injuries that can be considered as minor, according to Rapoport, per a source informed of their injuries. Cannon will have an MRI as a precaution.
  1. The Steelers have lost offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum for the season. The team announced they placed him on injured reserve after he suffered a leg injury Sunday against the Cardinals.
  1. Lions rookie running back Zach Zennerwill be placed on injured reserve after suffering multiple cracked ribs and a partially collapsed lung, coach Jim Caldwell said.
  1. Giants wideout Odell Beckham (hamstring) played against the Eagles on Monday night. Linebacker Jon Beason (concussion) also played while defensive end Robert Ayers (hamstring) was inactive.
  1. In other "MNF" news, running back Ryan Mathews (groin) played for the Eagles.
  1. Bills wideout Sammy Watkins made the trip to London with the team but will have to improve significantly in order to play Sunday, Rapoport reported. Neither wideout Percy Harvin (hip) nor defensive tackle Kyle Williams (knee sprain) made the trip as they deal with their injuries.
  1. Titans rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota has a sprained MCL, according to coach Ken Whisenhunt. NFL Media's Rand Getlin reported it's a Grade-2 sprain, via a source briefed on the injury. The team will see how he progresses day to day before ruling on his status for this week. The Titans are optimistic he could play Sunday against the Falcons, Rapoport reported.
  1. Titans center Brian Schwenke will have surgery on his ankle and is out for the season, according to Rapoport.
  1. Packers wideout Ty Montgomery suffered a sprained ankle, according to Rapoport. The Packers have a bye week next and therefore Montgomery hasn't been ruled out against the Broncos yet.
  1. Steelers quarterback Mike Vick showed NFL Media's Aditi Kinkhabwala a picture of his hamstring tear. Vick said he'd test it in two days but guesses he's still about a week away.
  1. Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson has a knee sprain, the team announced.
  1. Colts safety Mike Adams will be day to day with a hamstring injury, coach Chuck Pagano said. Fellow safety Clayton Geathers had an MRI on his knee and it was negative. He is also day to day.
  1. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told the media that he is "pretty hopeful" that linebacker Bobby Wagner (pectoral) will be ready to play Thursday night. Carroll added that center Patrick Lewis (ankle/knee) is banged up, had an MRI taken and may not make it back for Thursday's game.
  1. Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans suffered a hamstring injury during the second quarter of Monday's win over the Giants and did not return. After the game, he told reporters he'll be fine.
  1. Chargers receiver Keenan Allen suffered a hip sprain, but should be good to go this week, a source informed of his injury told Rapoport.
  1. Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis has a hip flexor strain, sources informed of his injury told Rapoport. Lewis saw a hip specialist Monday for discomfort in his surgically repaired hip.

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