Summary of NFL's Week 1 injuries

9/10/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Sundays during the NFL regular season can be pretty hectic, with as many as 15 games squeezed into a 12-hour period. It's very difficult to keep track of everything that is going on, so I've put together a list of all the notable injuries that were suffered during the Week 1 games. Obviously, a ton of players suffered ailments, but I did the best I could to include only and all of the important players who suffered significant injuries. Here it goes, with players in alphabetical order by team:

WR Roddy White (ATL): This is the only injury on this list that wasn't suffered during a Week 1 game, but it was during the Falcons' opener that we found out just how serious White's high-ankle sprain was. White was a decoy on Sunday and is very questionable for Week 2.

OG Garry Williams (CAR): Torn MCL and ACL - tough luck in a contract year. Williams has been placed on injured reserve. Left guard Amini Silatolu is also injured, so the Panthers' interior line depth is a serious concern.

CB Ron Brooks (BUF): Needs foot surgery and is out indefinitely. With Stephon Gilmore already injured, the Bills are getting dangerously thin at cornerback.

WR Marquise Goodwin (BUF): Needs hand surgery and will probably miss 4-6 weeks. The former track star rookie will return to a situational deep threat role once he recovers.

DT Ben Bass (DAL): A standout during training camp, Bass separated his shoulder during Sunday night's affair. The rotational run stuffer has been placed on injured reserve.

Blog Photo - Summary of NFL's Week 1 injuriesWR Dez Bryant (DAL): The Cowboys dodged a bullet, as foot injuries can really derail a season for a skill position player. X-rays on Bryant's foot came back negative and he has been diagnosed with a mild foot sprain. Known for playing through injuries, Bryant is likely to play Week 2, though he is unlikely to get much practice time in.

CB Morris Claiborne (DAL): Shoulder popped out during Sunday night's game. He'll play through the injury, but will likely need surgery during the offseason. It's an injury that has a solid chance of slowing down his effectiveness a little bit.

QB Tony Romo (DAL): Looked to be in significant pain after being pummeled by Giants' pass rushers, but X-rays on Romo's ribs came back negative. He may have to play through some pain, but that's nothing new for Romo. He should be a full go in Week 2.

OT Jason Fox (DET): Left Sunday's game with a groin injury and did not return. It's being called a "soft tissue" injury and he will undergo further testing to determine the extent. The Lions can ill afford to lose a starting offensive lineman.

TE Dwayne Allen (IND): The man emerging as Andrew Luck's favorite tight end left Sunday's game with a hip injury and did not return. MRI results came back clean, so it looks like he'll be good to go for Week 2.

QB Blaine Gabbert (JAX): Suffered a hand injury with 1:20 remaining in Sunday's game. A laceration on the hand required 15 stitches, and head coach Gus Bradley has already said Gabbert "definitely" won't play Week 2. Ruling Gabbert out so early in the week makes you wonder if he is in for an extended absence.

CB Dwayne Gratz (JAX): Earned a starting job after being the 64th overall pick in the 2013 draft, but will now miss at least three weeks with a high-ankle sprain.
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