NFL roundup: Latest league news from Monday, Nov. 1

The Dallas Cowboys received good and bad news on the injury front, and they are awaiting word on another key player.

Rookie cornerback Trevon Diggs should be fine after suffering an ankle injury Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The NFL's interception leader was sidelined for the final two plays of the Cowboys' win against the Vikings.

There is a bit more concern with left tackle Tyron Smith and his sprained ankle, per Rapoport. The former Pro Bowler missed the entire second half in Week 8 and will undergo tests Monday to determine how significant his injury is.

Meanwhile, linebacker Jabril Cox is feared to have suffered a torn ACL, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.

Injuries/COVID-19

  • New York Giants receivers Sterling Shepard (quad) and Dante Pettis (shoulder) were ruled out of Monday's game against the Chiefs. Shepard suffered the injury just before halftime. Pettis walked to the locker room shortly after he was injured on a muffed punt in the second quarter and did not return. Rookie WR Kadarius Toney briefly exited in the fourth quarter after his left thumb was stepped on at the end of the play, though he would return before the game was over. Toney told reporters that he couldn't remember why he went to the locker room but said the thumb is fine, as is his injured ankle -- Toney's availability was initially in doubt coming into the game because of the ankle. New York activated defensive back Aaron Robinson from the reserve/physically unable to perform list and placed linebacker Carter Coughlin on injured reserve earlier in the day.
  • Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury said quarterback Kyler Murray is day to day dealing with an ankle that was rolled up on at the end of Thursday's loss against the Packers.
  • Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Monday he believes quarterback Dak Prescott, who missed Sunday night's game with a calf injury, will be a full go in practice on Thursday.
  • San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters Monday that defensive back Jimmie Ward would miss one to two weeks with a quad injury and that running back Elijah Mitchell (ribs), offensive tackle Trent Williams (ankle) and wide receiver Deebo Samuel (calf) would be limited in practice this week.
  • Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich said wide receiver T.Y. Hilton suffered a concussion Sunday and will miss Thursday's game against the Jets. Reich confirmed defensive lineman Tyquan Lewis suffered a season-ending knee injury in Week 8. The Colts placed Lewis on injured reserve. Guard Quenton Nelson (toe) was listed as limited for the Colts' walkthrough on Monday, while cornerback Bopete Keyes (hamstring) and safety Khari Willis (calf) did not practice.
  • New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (knee), running back Tevin Coleman (hamstring) and wide receiver Corey Davis (hip) were listed as DNP on the team's Monday injury estimation, as the team did not have practice.
  • Minnesota Vikings pass rusher Danielle Hunter suffered a torn pec, which will sideline him for the rest of the season.
  • New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston will miss the remainder of the 2021 season after suffering a torn ACL and additional damage to his MCL in the first quarter of Sunday's win over the Buccaneers, per Rapoport.
  • Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry will undergo foot surgery Tuesday morning, coach Mike Vrabel told reporters. Henry is feared to have suffered a broken bone in his foot against Indianapolis, Rapoport reported earlier Monday. There is no timetable for Henry's return. He was placed on injured reserve.
  • Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule said quarterback Sam Darnold remains in the concussion protocol and will meet with doctors Monday.
  • Houston Texans coach David Culley said offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil is close to returning from thumb surgery, which he underwent in Week 6.
  • Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur told reporters he anticipates defensive coordinator Joe Barry rejoining the team Thursday and that wide receiver Davante Adams is "on the same timeline" to return from the reserve/COVID-19 list. The Packers activated receiver Allen Lazard from the reserve/COVID-19 list and placed tight end Robert Tonyan (ACL) and running back Kylin Hill (ACL) on injured reserve. Wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling was designated to return from IR.
  • Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said offensive tackle Jack Conklin will miss "multiple weeks" with a dislocated elbow.
  • Chicago Bears tight end Jimmy Graham was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
  • New York Jets coach said wide receiver Corey Davis (hip) and offensive tackle George Fant (ankle) have a chance to play Thursday against the Colts.
  • Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (neck) wants to play Week 10, coach Pete Carroll told reporters. Carson has been out since Week 4. Seattle has a bye in Week 9. Carroll also said defensive back D.J. Reed (groin) had a clear MRI and should be OK going forward.
  • Buffalo Bills guard Jon Feliciano (calf) is considered week to week, head coach Sean McDermott told reporters.
  • The Las Vegas Raiders activated linebacker Javin White White from injured reserve.
  • The Baltimore Ravens placed linebacker Malik Harrison, who suffered a "non-life-threatening" injury Sunday from a stray bullet, on the non-football injury list.
  • Los Angeles Rams receiver Tutu Atwell is set to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, per coach Sean McVay. The rookie has been utilized as a return specialist this season, compiling 54 yards on 10 punt returns and 87 yards on five kickoff returns in eight games.

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