Summary of NFL's Week 5 injuries

10/8/13 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Barry Church (FS - DAL): Broke his nose on Sunday, but played through it. He shouldn't miss any time.

Lance Dunbar (RB - DAL): Pulled his hamstring. The severity of the injury is unknown. If he misses time, Phillip Tanner will step in as DeMarco Murray's backup.

Jason Hatcher (DT - DAL): Suffered a shoulder injury late in Sunday's game. Couldn't lift his arm above shoulder level on Monday, so he underwent a precautionary MRI. However, Hatcher said that it is just "a little stinger" and is "nothing that I'm too worried about." He should be a go for Sunday night's clash with the Redskins.

Chris Harris (CB - DEN): Left Sunday's game with a concussion, leaving his Week 6 status up in the air. The Broncos are getting very thin at cornerback, but they could probably run ten men out there this weekend and still beat the Jaguars.

Sep 23, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos linebacker Wesley Woodyard (52) reacts during the game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 37-21.  Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY SportsWesley Woodyard (MLB - DEN): Missed the second half of Sunday's game with a neck/shoulder injury. The severity is not yet known. Woodyard has been a stud in the middle of the Broncos' defense so far this season, and his injury would be a much bigger concern if the offense wasn't pouring points all over every defense they face.

Theo Riddick (RB - DET): Left Sunday's game with a concussion. If he does miss time, it won't matter much. Mikel Leshoure would step in as the No. 3 running back.

Rob Francois (MLB - GB): Tore his Achilles and is out for the season. This wouldn't usually be a very big deal, but Francois - usually just a special teamer - was stepping in for the injured Brad Jones at middle linebacker. The Packers are now very thin at the position.

Brad Jones (MLB - GB): Suffered a hamstring injury and was promptly ruled out, making it sound like the injury could be somewhat serious. Jones looks questionable for Week 6 at best.

Clay Matthews (OLB - GB): Broke his thumb and is expected to miss a month. The Packers lose their only consistent pass rusher who can create pressure on his own, which is a tough blow to their 26th ranked pass defense.

Owen Daniels (TE - HOU): Will be sidelined 4-6 weeks with a broken fibula. Garrett Graham will step into a full-time tight end role for the first time in his young career.

Blaine Gabbert (QB - JAX): Reportedly heard his hamstring pop on Sunday and has already been ruled out for Week 6. He's likely to be sidelined for a few weeks, and is far from a lock to regain his starting job when healthy.

Luke Joeckel (OT - JAX): Just a few days after trading offensive tackle Eugene Monroe to the Ravens, the Jaguars lose their other tackle to a broken ankle. The second overall pick will miss the remainder of the season. He should be fine for the start of the team's offseason program, but for now, the Jaguars' offensive line is in horrible shape.

Allen Reisner (TE - JAX): The starter with Marcedes Lewis sidelined, Reisner has a sprained MCL and has been placed on short-term injured reserve. The Jaguars will now start Clay Harbor at tight end.
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