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Notable injuries, news from Sunday's Week 9 games

Injuries and news we're monitoring around the league on this Week 9 Sunday:

  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the following inactives for Sunday Night Football: QB Ryan Griffin, WR Justin Watson, RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn, G Ali Marpet and DL Khalil Davis. Receiver Chris Godwinis active after being considered questionable with a broken finger injury.
  • The New Orleans Saints listed CB Ken Crawley, OL Derrick Kelly and RB Ty Montgomery as inactive for SNF. After being considered questionable, wideout Michael Thomas (ankle/hamstring) will be active for the first time since Week 1. After the Saints' blowout win over the Bucs Sunday night, QB Drew Brees was asked about his shoulder injury popping up on the injury report this week and said it's not a new injury: "It's something I've been dealing with," he said, but adds that playing today was never in question despite missing some practice. "No doubt," Brees concluded. "Just maintenance."
  • Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule had no update on Christian McCaffrey's ribs, which he appeared to injure on the final drive of the game against the Chiefs.
  • Baltimore Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell suffered a calf injury in the first quarter against the Colts and did not return. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said after Baltimore's win that Campbell suffered a calf strain and doesn't think the injury is serious.
  • Washington Football Team quarterback Kyle Allen suffered a dislocated ankle against the Giants and was quickly ruled out, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.
  • Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Cody Ford (right ankle) and cornerback Tre'Davious White (ankle) are questionable to return against the Seahawks.
  • Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery was evaluated for a concussion.
  • Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Taco Charlton was ruled out against the Panthers after suffering an ankle injury. Andy Reid sad after the game that Charlton sustained a fracture in his lower leg and will be placed in IR.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. (hamstring) was ruled out against the Texans.
  • Houston Texans running back David Johnson and guard Senio Kelemete were ruled out with concussions. Linebacker Brennan Scarlett and defensive end Charles Omenihu were also ruled out against Jacksonville with arm and leg injuries, respectively. Scarlett suffered a fractured forearm, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
  • Tennessee Titans guard Rodger Saffold (shoulder) and running back Dane Cruikshank (groin) left early against the Bears.
  • Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle was ruled out against Baltimore with a concussion.
  • Detroit Lions cornerback Jeff Okudah suffered an ankle injury.
  • Denver Broncos tight end Albert Okwuegbunam was ruled out against Atlanta with a knee injury.
  • New York Giants tight end Kaden Smith was ruled out with a concussion.
  • Los Angeles Chargers tackle Bryan Bulaga (back) was ruled out.
  • Las Vegas Raider fullback Alec Ingold (ribs) was ruled out.
  • Miami Dolphins receiver Preston Williams did not return after suffering a foot injury. He was carted off in the second quarter. Rapoport reported, per an informed source, that Williams appeared to sustain a sprain after his X-rays came back negative.
  • Arizona Cardinals defensive back Kevin Peterson (concussion) was ruled out against Dolphins.
  • New Orleans Saints defensive back Marshon Lattimore walked off the field with a trainer in the third quarter of Sunday night's game and to the locker room with an apparent injury. Lattimore returned to the sideline, but did not re-enter the game.

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