The development comes a day after the team placed free safety Jimmie Ward on IR because of a arm fracture.
Here are the other injuries we've been monitoring on Thursday:
- Houston TexansDeshaun Watson is out for the remainder of the season after suffering a torn right ACL in practice, sources informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Watson suffered the injury on a non-contact play. He'll facing 8-9 months of rehabilitation after undergoing surgery.
- The Indianapolis Colts placed quarterback Andrew Luck (shoulder) on injured reserve, shutting him down for the rest of the season.
- Seattle Seahawks safeties Earl Thomas (hamstring) and Kam Chancellor (ankle) and linebacker Bobby Wagner (hamstring) each sat out practice for the second straight day. Running back C.J. Prosise (ankle) was limited in practice.
- Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph said he expects wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will play this week. He was limited again in practice as he tries to come back from an ankle injury.