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Injury report: Broncos vets return to practice while Giants remain in turmoil

Here is your Thursday Injury R

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The Broncos continue to have no major injuries to really worry about this week. Their veterans Jamaal Charles, Domata Peko, and Aqib Talib all returned to practice today after receiving the day off on Wednesday.

The only injuries of note remain to be Cody Latimer and Paxton Lynch. Latimer is continuing to deal with a knee injury while Lynch is just beginning to start throwing this week. Head Coach Vance Joseph said there’s no timetable there and with Brock Osweiler in the fold, there’s no real rush to bring Lynch back at this point.

Both Lynch and Latimer figure to be inactive this week. Outside of that, it’s a pretty drama free week for the Broncos on the injury front.

The same cannot be said for the Giants. They remain a team in turmoil that is ravaged by injuries and just suspended a veteran defensive player. Key defensive starters Landon Collins and Oliver Vernon missed their second start practice and their status remains up in the air for Sunday Night.

Also missing a second straight practice is wide receiver, Sterling Shepard. He figures to be at the very least limited by this ankle injury if he even plays on Sunday Night. If he cannot go, that leaves Roger Lewis Jr., former Bronco Tavarres King, and Travis Rudolph as their receivers. They also signed former Bronco receiver/returner Kalif Raymond to their Practice Squad today.

The Broncos No Fly Zone will have a rather easy test on Sunday Night.

Here is your complete Thursday injury report for the Denver Broncos and the New York Giants ahead of their Sunday Night matchup.

Denver Broncos Injury Report

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Jamaal Charles Running Back NIR DNP FULL
Cody Latimer Wide Receiver Knee DNP DNP
Paxton Lynch Quarterback Shoulder(Right) DNP DNP
Domata Peko Nose Tackle NIR DNP FULL
Aqib Talib Cornerback NIR DNP FULL

New York Giants Injury Report

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Jonathan Casillias Linebacker Neck DNP DNP
Landon Collins Safety Ankle DNP DNP
Paul Perkins Running Back Ribs DNP DNP
Weston Richburg Center Concussion DNP DNP
D. Rodgers-Cormartie Cornerback NIR DNP SUSPENDED
Sterling Shepard Wide Receiver Ankle DNP DNP
Oliver Vernon Defensive End Ankle DNP DNP
Romeo Okwara Defensive End Knee NOT LISTED LIMITED

BOLD - Indicates change in status; NIR­- Indicates not injury related

STATUS DEFINITIONS: Did not participate (DNP); Limited: means less than 100 percent of a player’s normal repetitions; Full: 100 percent of player’s normal repetitions; Out: will not play; Doubtful: Unlikely to play; Questionable: Uncertain to play