On Friday, the Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills released their final injury report ahead of Sunday’s game between the two teams. For the Broncos, they have a total of seven players listed as questionable for Sunday’s game.
On Thursday, Head Coach Vic Fangio told reporters that center Connor McGovern would be good to go on Sunday, so we can expect him out there. It also sounds like rookie guard Dalton Risner will be out there as well. Fangio told reporters that he is “confident he should be able to go”. So, the Broncos will have two of their starting interior offensive lineman come this Sunday.
As for starting right tackle Ja’Wuan James, he seems to be on the wrong end of the questionable tag. Fangio insisted all week that he is a “50/50” guy and will likely be a game-time decision. Fangio also told reporters that tight end Jeff Heuerman is more likely to play than James. So I am assuming we’ll see James out at least one more week.
The only player ruled out by the Broncos is rookie edge rusher Justin Hollins. Fellow rookie edge rusher Ahmad Gooden was activated off the teams practice squad to fill in for Hollins this Sunday.
For the Bills, tackle Ty Nsekhe and safety Siran Neal have been ruled out for Sunday’s game. Outside of that, the Bills are entering this match up looking rather healthy.
Here is your entire final injury report for the Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills.
Broncos injury report
|Ron Leary||G||Shoulder / Neck||DNP||LIMITED||LIMITED||QUESTIONABLE|
|Phillip Lindsay||RB||Foot / Wrist||LIMITED||LIMITED||FULL|
Bills injury report
|Lorenzo Alexander||LB||NIR (rest)||DNP||FULL||FULL|
|John Brown||WR||NIR (rest)||DNP||FULL||FULL|
|Frank Gore||RB||NIR (rest)||NOT LISTED||DNP||FULL|
|Jordan Phillips||DT||Toe||NOT LISTED||LIMITED||FULL|
BOLD - Indicates change in status; NIR- Indicates not injury related; *- Team conducted a walk through / report is an estimation
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
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