NFL Injury Report: Tracking Week 2 Fantasy Football Injuries For Notable Stars

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11:45 p.m.: Week 2 is just about in the books, with only Monday night’s game between the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles still left.

One injury that will have a lot of people talking will be the knee injury suffered by Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The star back left the game in the second half and didn’t return and was seen leaving the locker room on crutches after the game.

7:55 p.m.: The inactives are out for the Packers-Vikings “Sunday Night Football” game.

5:40 p.m.: Jimmy Garoppolo reportedly could miss six weeks after suffering a shoulder injury against the Dolphins.

As for the late games, there already have been some big injuries.

4:20 p.m.: Here are the inactives for the Atlanta Falcons-Oakland Raiders game.

4:05 p.m.: Denver wide receiver Demaryius Thomas is active today. The Broncos play the Indianapolis Colts at home.

4:04 p.m.: Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron appears to be OK.

4 p.m.: Great news for Patriots fans.

3:10 p.m.: The Patriots have suffered an injury at safety.

3:07 p.m.: The Carolina Panthers’ top running back is done for the day.

2:55 p.m.: Here’s the latest update concerning Arian Foster.

2:50 p.m.: The Patriots quarterback won’t return.

2:27 p.m.: Jimmy Garoppolo is officially questionable to return for the Patriots. It’s probably unlikely we see him return as long as New England has a comfortable lead.

2:15 p.m.: Jimmy Garoppolo was tackled into the ground and his right shoulder took the brunt of the collision. The New England Patriots quarterback was down on the ground for about a minute before walking off the field.

Rookie Jacoby Brissett has entered the game at QB.

2:06 p.m.: A bad day gets even worse for the Miami Dolphins.

2:05 p.m.: Good news for the Carolina Panthers running back.

1:50 p.m.: Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown left Sunday’s game with a shoulder issue that required X-rays, per ESPN’s John Clayton. He has since returned.

1:38 p.m.: Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart is questionable to return with an ankle injury. He was seen walking to the locker room in the first quarter.

1:21 p.m.: Here’s an update to the previous item.

1:11 p.m.: Bad news for an already poor Washington Redskins run defense.

1 p.m.: Some of the last inactive lists.

12:55 p.m.: Running back Arian Foster is active for the Miami Dolphins. They take on the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.

11:55 a.m.: Here are a bunch more inactive lists. No major surprises yet.

11:35 a.m.: Active and inactives are starting to roll in. We’ll be providing them in the buildup to kickoff.

11:23 a.m.: Here’s some more bad news for fantasy owners.

11:10 a.m.: If you’re starting any Miami Dolphins players in your fantasy lineup Sunday, this news will brighten your mood.

10:45 a.m.:

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart is questionable with an ankle injury. He has a potentially enticing matchup against the San Francisco 49ers, but fantasy owners should monitor his progress until kickoff.

9:45 a.m.: Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Ivory is out for Week 2 because of an illness, per the team’s official site.

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (knee) is doubtful to play Sunday against the Houston Texans. This means Spencer Ware once again is a must-start in all fantasy leagues.

9:30 a.m.: Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is questionable to play Sunday, per the Houston Chronicle. Houston plays the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

Be cautious if you own Demaryius Thomas on your fantasy team. Even if he does play, he might not be 100 percent.

8 a.m. ET: Week 2 of the 2016 NFL season has arrived, and several star players are battling injuries that have fantasy football owners and oddsmakers concerned.

Chief among them is New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. He missed the Patriots’ season-opening win over the Arizona Cardinals, and he also will miss Sunday’s home opener versus the Miami Dolphins, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Gronk isn’t the only notable player battling an injury entering Week 2, though.

Keep it right here for all the latest injury news surrounding key players.

Thumbnail photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images 

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