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Monday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 9

The Detroit Lions will likely be without their top wide receiver in Week 9.

Kenny Golladay is expected to miss at least one game after injuring his hip in a loss to the Colts this past Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The Pro Bowler will undergo further testing but is considered week to week moving forward, Rapoport added.

The Lions plays at the Vikings this Sunday. There's a chance Golladay ends up on injured reserve and is sidelined for a minimum three games, but a full determination on how much time he'll be out has yet to be made, per Rapoport.

Golladay, who's coming off consecutive 1,000-yard seasons, leads Detroit with 338 receiving yards in 2020 while averaging 16.9 yards per catch.

Free-agent wide receiver Mohamed Sanu is trying out for the Lions, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per the wire. Sanu appeared in three games with the 49ers earlier this season before being released. The Lions also announced Monday that Trey Flowers was placed on injured reserve.

Here's other news, injuries and transactions we're tracking on Monday:

  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the following inactives for Monday Night Football: QB Ryan Griffin , WRs Chris Godwin and Cyril Grayson, G Aaron Stinnie and DL Khalil Davis.
  • The New York Giants announced the following MNF inactives: WR C.J. Board, RB Devonta Freeman, FS Adrian Colbert, CB Ryan Lewis, OT Jackson Barton, TE Eric Tomlinson and DE R.J. McIntosh.
  • Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said defensive end Myles Garrett's MRI revealed "nothing structurally significant" in his knee and that he should be available for Week 10 against the Texans following this week's bye.
  • Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said defensive end Joey Bosa is in the concussion protocol. Bosa exited early in L.A.'s loss to the Broncos on Sunday.
  • Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich said wideouts T.Y. Hilton (groin) and Ashton Dulin (knee) will be evaluated throughout the week after exiting early versus the Lions in Week 8. Cornerback Rock Ya-Sin cleared concussion protocol following the game.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cameron Heyward is dealing with a minor quad injury, Rapoport reported. He limped off the field Sunday but the ailment isn't considered serious.
  • After trading for Chargers defensive back Desmond King, the Tennessee Titans waived defensive lineman Isaiah Mack.
  • New York Jets coach Adam Gase said quarterback Sam Darnold will get an MRI on his right shoulder and a second opinion. Darnold said Monday his shoulder feels sore but he's expected to practice this week, per Gase. Rapoport later reported, per an informed source, that the MRI determined Darnold is dealing with a re-aggravation of his previous injury, but he will attempt to manage and work through it.
  • Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said cornerback Cameron Dantzler is "doing well" and has "a chance to play this week." The rookie was taken off the field on a stretcher this past Sunday after suffering a neck injury.
  • Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule told reporters that he expects Christian McCaffrey (high ankle sprain) to practice this week and potentially play this Sunday against the Chiefs. The Panthers activated cornerback Rasul Douglas from the reserve/COVID-19 list
  • Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll announced the following updates: the plan for running back Chris Carson is to test his injured foot Friday then see how it responds on Saturday; receiver Phillip Dorsett "is not doing well" in his comeback from his own foot injury, and newly-acquired defensive end Carlos Dunlap is set to join the team for Wednesday's practice. Earlier in the day, the team announced that pass rusher Damontre Moore has been suspended six games without pay for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. Moore will be eligible to return to the active roster on Dec. 14, following Seattle's Week 14 game against the Jets.
  • San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle) and tight end George Kittle (foot) are expected to miss extended periods of time, per Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. San Francisco, which didn't practice Monday, listed running back Tevin Coleman (knee), wide receiver Dante Pettis (shoulder), wide receiver Deebo Samuel (hamstring) and safety Jaquiski Tartt(groin) as not participating in its estimated report.
  • The Green Bay Packers' estimated practice report listed offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (chest), kicker Mason Crosby (left calf, back), linebacker Rashan Gary (ankle), running back Aaron Jones (calf), cornerback Kevin King (quadricep), linebacker Preston Smith (shoulder) and wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown (knee) as limited participants Monday.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad fullback Bruce Miller is being suspended six games for PEDs, Rapoport reported. Per his agent, Miller took an over-the-counter supplement that listed no banned substances prior to being signed by the Jags, Rapoport added.
  • The Arizona Cardinals placed cornerback Byron Murphy and linebacker Devon Kennard on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Kennard announced earlier Monday he tested positive. The team also designated tight end Maxx Williams to return from IR and re-signed tight end Evan Baylis to their practice squad.
  • The New York Giants activated defensive back Montre Hartage, running back Alfred Morris and guard Chad Slade.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles signed tight end Hakeem Butler and linebacker Rashad Smith to the practice squad and released wide receiver Marcus Green and linebacker Dante Olson from it.
  • The Houston Texans finalized their trade of defensive tackle Eli Ankou to the Cowboys, which Rapoport reported Friday. Houston also activated the 21-day practice window for safety A.J. Moore and tight end Kahale Warring to return from IR.
  • The New England Patriots reverted defensive lineman Tashawn Bower and wide receiver Isaiah Zuber to their practice squad.
  • The Miami Dolphins terminated practice squad cornerback Cordrea Tankersley's contract and reverted CB Tae Hayes and defensive tackle Benito Jones back to the practice squad. Receiver Antonio Callaway, who's suspension was recently lifted, is set to join the team in practice this week.
  • A day before the trade deadline, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley announced on Twitter that he won't be dealt because the team has rejected multiple proposals.

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