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Date Player
10/19/2014 Trent Richardson, RB
Richardson was pulled early from Sunday's win over Cincinnati with a hamstring injury.

Analysis: The severity of the injury isn't known. With the Colts leading by 24 when he was ruled out, it could have been more of a precautionary move.
10/19/2014 Patrick Willis, LB
Willis is inactive for Sunday night's game against Denver.

Analysis: Willis is out with a strained toe he suffered Monday in a win over St. Louis.
10/19/2014 DeMarco Murray, RB
Murray is the first running back in NFL history to start a season with seven straight 100-yard games.

Analysis: The NFL rushing leader reached 100 yards on a 1-yard plunge early in the fourth quarter for the Dallas Cowboys against the New York Giants on Sunday. The fourth-year back from Oklahoma was tied with Hall of Famer Jim Brown, who hit the century mark in six straight games to start the 1958 season for Cleveland.
10/19/2014 Jon Beason, LB
Beason is out of New York's game against the Dallas Cowboys because of an injury sustained in the first half.

Analysis: Beason left the game because of a toe injury. X-rays on Beason's toe were negative.
10/19/2014 Cullen Jenkins, DT
Jenkins is out of New York's game against the Dallas Cowboys because of an injury sustained in the first half.

Analysis: Jenkins, the left defensive tackle, sustained a calf strain Sunday.
10/19/2014 Brian Orakpo, LB
Orakpo injured his right pectoral muscle in Washington's 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans and will have an MRI on Monday.

Analysis: The oft-injured Orakpo, a three-time Pro Bowler, was hurt trying to make a tackle on a running play in the fourth quarter Sunday and did not return.
10/19/2014 Odell Beckham Jr., WR
Beckham is set for his second career start in the New York Giants' first game without wide receiver Victor Cruz.

Analysis: Beckham was in the lineup along with Reuben Randle for Sunday's game at the Dallas Cowboys. Cruz was lost for the season to a torn patellar tendon in his right knee in last week's loss at Philadelphia.
10/19/2014 Jason Verrett, CB
Verrett is inactive for the San Diego Chargers against the Kansas City Chiefs due to a shoulder injury.

Analysis: Verrett made the game-saving interception for San Diego in a victory at Oakland a week ago.
10/19/2014 Luke Kuechly, LB
Kuechly has been ejected in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

Analysis: Last season's Defensive Player of the Year appeared to swing a leg in the direction of Green Bay tight end Richard Rodgers as he was getting up after scrambling for a fumble that was recovered by the Packers at the Carolina 37. Kuechly swung his arms and seemed agitated as he was restrained from behind by back judge Steve Freeman.
10/19/2014 Marcel Reece, RB
Reece will miss the Oakland Raiders game against the Arizona Cardinals.

Analysis: Reece is out with a quadriceps injury.
10/19/2014 Justin Tuck, DE
Tuck will miss the Oakland Raiders game against the Arizona Cardinals.

Analysis: Tuck is hampered by a left knee injury
10/19/2014 Kyle Fuller, CB
Fuller has left the Bears' game against Miami with a hip injury.

Analysis: Fuller was hurt while making a tackle in the third quarter. The Bears announced in the fourth period that he would miss the rest of Sunday's game.
10/19/2014 Jonathan Goodwin, C
Goodwin left Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions in the second quarter with a leg injury. He will not return.

Analysis: Goodwin appeared to hurt his left ankle shortly before halftime when a Detroit player fell onto it. He was able to walk off the field, but the injury looked painful.
10/19/2014 Erik Walden, LB
Walden has been ejected from the Cincinnati game after making contact with an official late in the first half.

Analysis: Walden was assessed a 15-yard personal foul penalty and escorted to the sideline by referee Gene Steratore. The play gave Cincinnati its initial first down of the half with 48 seconds to go. Walden was in the middle of the field and appeared to have one arm raised across from a Bengals player. But the other arm appeared to be in the chest of the official between the players.
10/19/2014 Colt McCoy, QB
McCoy replaced Kirk Cousins at quarterback for the Washington Redskins' opening possession of the second half against the Tennessee Titans.

Analysis: On McCoy's second play from scrimmage - and his first pass attempt - he threw a short pass to Pierre Garcon that the receiver turned into a 70-yard touchdown. Washington took a 13-10 lead with the play.
10/19/2014 Kirk Cousins, QB
Colt McCoy replaced Cousins at quarterback for the Washington Redskins' opening possession of the second half against the Tennessee Titans.

Analysis: Cousins had a fumble and interception in the first half, raising his giveaway total to 11 this season. He was 10 of 16 for 139 yards in the half.
10/19/2014 C.J. Spiller, RB
Spiller was carted off the field in the first half of their game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

Analysis: Spiller hurt his left shoulder at the end of a 53-yard run up the left sideline with 5:49 left in the second quarter. He was carted off in tears and will miss what coach Doug Marrone called "an undetermined amount of time."
10/19/2014 Janoris Jenkins, CB
Jenkins returned for the first defensive series of the second half after injuring his right ankle late in the half against Seattle on Sunday.

Analysis: Jenkins, the Rams' top cornerback, was hurt assisting on the tackle after a 22-yard reception by Cooper Helfet. He was down on the field for several minutes with 1:41 to play and Seattle at the St. Louis 36. Jenkins walked off the sideline for medical tests.
10/19/2014 Fred Jackson, RB
Jackson was carted off the field after hurting his groin late in the first quarter Sunday against the Vikes. The Bills are waiting for further tests to determine the severity of the groin injury the veteran running back sustained late in the first quarter.

Analysis: He immediately grabbed the inside of his left leg as he was on the field. Jackson required help getting up and had difficulty moving his legs while being helped to the sideline by center Eric Wood and a trainer. He then had his head in his hands while being carted off. The Bills said he will not return. Anthony Dixon will be the featured back now.
10/19/2014 Kelechi Osemele, G
The Baltimore Ravens have placed guard Kelechi Osemele on their inactive list for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Analysis: Osemele missed last week's game against Tampa Bay with a knee injury, as did tackle Eugene Monroe. To fill the void, coach John Harbaugh has inserted rookies James Hurst and John Urschel on the starting offensive line.
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