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Nine things to know about Wild Card Weekend injuries

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (abdominal) has been downgraded to out for Sunday's tilt against the Minnesota Vikings. Lynch did not travel with the team, according to NFL Media's Steve Wyche.

Here are the other injuries we are tracking heading into Saturday's wild-card games:

  1. Bengals QB Andy Dalton will not be playing on Wild Card Weekend.

As expected, the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback has been ruled out for Saturday's contest against thePittsburgh Steelers. Dalton is still healing from a fractured thumb on his throwing hand, which he suffered in a Week 14 loss to the Steelers.

Cincy tailback Ryan Hewitt (knee) was also ruled out for the playoff bout, while cornerback Leon Hall (concussion/back) is listed as probable.

  1. Running back DeAngelo Williams (foot) was officially ruled out by Mike Tomlin for Saturday night's game against the Bengals.
  1. The Chiefs will be without starting center Mitch Morse (concussion) Saturday afternoon against the Texans. Linebackers Tamba Hali (thumb/knee) and Dee Ford (concussion/wrist) along with defensive back Husain Abdullah (concussion) are all questionable.
  1. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (back) and defensive tackle Linval Joseph (foot) are probable.
  1. Packers cornerback Sam Shields (concussion) is out for Sunday's game against the Redskins. Offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (ankle), tight end Justin Perillo (hamstring), linebacker Jayrone Elliott (quad) and defensive end Datone Jones (neck) are questionable.
  1. Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney (foot) is out for Saturday's game against the Chiefs.
  1. Redskins CB Quinton Dunbar (quadricep), S Dashon Goldson (shoulder, rib), RB Matt Jones (hip) and LB Perry Riley (foot) are all listed as questionable against the Packers.
  1. Seahawks tight end Luke Willson (concussion) is out for Sunday's tilt.
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