Injuries: Redskins' Colt McCoy has neck strain

Another year and another injury ends Louis Delmas' season.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported the safety tore his ACL in Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens, according to a source. The team later announced Delmas would be placed on season-ending injured reserve.

Rapoport added that there is no other damage to the knee, which will help the rehab process.

Losing the safety is another blow to a struggling defense that has been hindered by a rash of injuries to its secondary.

The hard-hitting Delmas has flashed talent throughout his six-year career, but he can rarely stay on the field a full season. The 2013 season marked the only time in his career the 27-year-old appeared in all 16 games. Heading to IR, Delmas will now miss a combined 16 games over the past four seasons.

Here is some other injury news we are tracking Monday:

  1. Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy said Monday he was sore after leaving Sunday's loss with a neck injury.

"I feel OK," McCoy said. "The neck's a bit (sore). I'm meeting with all the doctors today, so hopefully we can figure out what's going on."

Coach Jay Gruden confirmed that McCoy suffered a sprained neck and currently is seeing specialists. Gruden told reporters he wouldn't make a QB decision until he's received all information on McCoy's status, adding that Robert Griffin III will start if McCoy cannot play against the Giants.

  1. Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters that running back Jamaal Charles has swelling in his knee and is dealing with an ankle issue as well. "He's a bit tender today," said Reid.
  1. Bears receiver Brandon Marshall has been released from the hospital, coach Marc Trestman said. Chicago officially placed Marshall on IR Monday.
  1. Colts coach Chuck Pagano acknowledged that Reggie Wayne has torn triceps. The injury is related to Wayne's elbow injury, per the Indianapolis Star.
  1. The Cardinals placed running back Andre Ellington (hip) on injured reserve Monday. The team also signed safety Chris Clemons.
  1. Browns safety Tashaun Gipson (knee) said he hopes to return for the final game or two this year. The NFL's interceptions leader (even though he's missed the last two games) said his goal is to return Week 16 so he can interceptCam Newton.
  1. Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenbergerwill miss the rest of the season with an AC joint separation, Rapoport reported, per a source informed of Mettenberger's prognosis following an MRI.
  1. When asked if Vontaze Burfict (knee) would have a chance to come back to the Bengals' lineup this year after missing the last six games, coach Marvin Lewis said, "We'll see," per ESPN.
  1. Broncos coach John Fox said Danny Trevathan would be back in the lineup this week if he is "healthy enough," per ESPN. The linebacker is eligible to play in Sunday's game.
  1. Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson (concussion) is day to day and will have to pass concussion protocol test in order to play Sunday against the Colts, per the Houston Chronicle.
  1. The Ravens announced that Torrey Smith has a knee sprain and is day to day. On the defensive side, cornerback Danny Gorrer is done for the year after tearing his MCL and PCL.
  1. Mike Scifres has a fractured clavicle, the Chargers announced. The punter was injured Sunday night after absorbing a big hit.
  1. Rex Ryan is optimistic that both Muhammad Wilkerson (toe) and Jace Amaro (concussion) will play Sunday against the Titans, per the New York Daily News.
  1. Packers running back Eddie Lacy left the game in the fourth quarter due to a hip bruise and doctors kept him from returning.
  1. Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones suffered a hip injury Monday night against the Packers and did not return to the game.

Safety William Moore injured his foot during Monday's tilt and never returned for the Falcons.

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