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2021 NFL Training Camp Injury Tracker

Jul 28, 2021; Westfield, IN, United States; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz (2) at Grand Park. Mandatory Credit: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports

PFF is tracking training camp injuries and providing up-to-date analysis courtesy of injury analyst and former NFL trainer, Mario Pilato. We'll break down expected return timetables and outlooks whenever we have enough information to do so, making this the only source you'll need as you look forward to the 2021 NFL season.

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Last updated: Aug. 3, 2021

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NFC NORTH

CHICAGO BEARS

T Teven Jenkins: Second-round offensive tackle Teven Jenkins will remain sidelined for his fourth straight practice as he nurses a back injury. Head coach has said the goal for Jenkins is to get him ready for when the pads go on, which will be on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Source: BearsWire

S Tashaun Gipson: Veteran safety Tashaun Gipson injured his groin during warmups on Monday. He was held out for the remainder of practice and will likely remain sidelined as a precautionary measure until he is fully recovered. Source: CBSSports 

S Eddie Jackson: Jackson was placed on the non-football injury list on Wednesday, July 28 with a minor hamstring injury. Despite missing Monday's practice, coach Nagy said he isn’t “overly concerned” about the injury. Source: CBSSports


DETROIT LIONS

OT Tyrell CrosbyOffensive tackle Tyrell Crosby is dealing with a Grade 1 hamstring injury and is expected to be out a few weeks. Source: LionsWire


GREEN BAY PACKERS

LB Za’Darius Smith: Smith has been on the non-football injury list since training camp began with a back injury. General Manager Brian Gutekunst hinted that the injury isn’t serious and the Packers could expect Smith to make his camp debut in the near future. Source: CBSSports

LB Randy Ramsey:  Ramsey suffered a “significant” injury, according to head coach Matt LaFleur, and expects him to be out for the foreseeable future. Source: PackersWire

DT Kenny Clark: Defensive tackle Kenny Clark was absent from Monday's practice as he nurses an apparent groin injury. Source:  Matt Schneidman

RB Aaron Jones: Running back Aaron Jones missed Monday's practice with a hamstring injury. Source:  Matt Schneidman

ED Rashan GaryEdge rusher Rashan Gary was not at practice Monday as he recovers from a groin injury. Source:  Matt Schneidman

WR Equanimeous St.Brown: Wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown missed Monday's practice with a hamstring injury. Source:  Matt Schneidman

WR Juwann WinfreeWide receiver Juwann Winfree was not at practice Monday as he works his way back from a shoulder injury. Source:  Matt Schneidman


MINNESOTA VIKINGS

WR Olabisi Johnson: Wide receiver Bisi Johnson suffered a torn ACL in training camp on Friday and will miss the 2021 season. Source: Tom Pelissero

WR Justin JeffersonWide receiver Justin Jefferson left practice Friday with  a sprained AC joint, early reports indicate. His status going forward is still unknown, but the injury is not believed to be severe. Source: Adam Schefter


NFC SOUTH

ATLANTA FALCONS

OT Kaleb McGaryOffensive tackle Kaleb McGary was put on the PUP list on Thursday, July 29 with an undisclosed injury. Despite missing the first week of training camp, head coach Arthur Smith said his return could be “sooner rather than later.” Source: Scott Bair

OT Matt Gono: Undrafted offensive tackle Matt Gono was placed on the PUP list on Friday with an undisclosed injury. Smith does not expect him to return before training camp ends. Source: Scott Bair

TE Jaeden GrahamTight end Jaeden Graham is expected to miss the 2021 season with a knee injury. Graham suffered a non-contact injury in Wednesday's practice. Source: Tori McElhaney


CAROLINA PANTHERS

CB A.J. Bouye: Former Denver Bronco A.J. Bouye will be out a couple of weeks with a soft tissue injury, according to coach Rhule. Bouye went down in one-on-one drills Monday and received immediate attention from the Panthers athletic training staff. Source: Alaina Getzenberg

WR Keith Kirkwood: Wide receiver Keith Kirkwood suffered a concussion in Tuesday's practice but returned to Panthers training camp in the afternoon. Kirkwood was carted off the field after taking a hit to the head from JT Ibe.  Source: Darin Gantt


NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

WR Michael Thomas: Wide receiver Michael Thomas will be out until the regular season as he underwent surgery back in June to repair a ligament in his ankle and is expected to miss four months. Source: Ian Rapoport

WR Tre'Quan Smith: Smith (undisclosed) was a non-participant in Wednesday's practice. Head Coach Sean Payton said he doesn't expect Smith to be out too long. Source: Jeff Novak

TE Ethan WolfTight end Ethan Wolf did not practice Thursday due to an ankle injury. Source: Nick Underhill

K Wil LutzKicker Wil Lutz is dealing with a core muscle injury and will likely undergo surgery sometime this week. He is expected to out 8-12 weeks. Source: Ian Rapoport


TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

OLB Cam Gill: Undrafted outside linebacker Cam Gill will miss his fifth straight practice with an undisclosed injury. Source: Greg Auman


NFC EAST

DALLAS COWBOYS

QB Dak Prescott: Prescott suffered a latissimus strain in his throwing shoulder on Wednesday, July 28 and will not play in the Hall of Fame game Thursday. Prescott missed two days of practice last week but isn’t concerned about his shoulder and said he would practice and play if the injury happened during the regular season. Source: Todd Archer

WR Amari Cooper: Cooper underwent ankle surgery this offseason and is not expected to suit up for the Hall of Fame Game on Thursday against the Steelers. Head Coach Mike McCarthy said he “looks great” in his recovery process. Source: Mike Fisher


NEW YORK GIANTS

WR Kenny Golladay: Golladay was forced out of Tuesday’s practice with a hamstring injury and is expected to be out 2-3 weeks. Source: Pat Leonard

RB Saquon Barkley: Former first-round pick Saquon Barkley is set to return from the PUP list this week, according to Paul Schwartz. The Giants aren't planning on rushing Barkley back and will start him off with individual drills before giving him a larger workload. Source: Paul Schwartz

OG Shane Lemieux: Offensive guard Shane Lemieux was carted off the field Saturday after suffering a knee injury. Lemieux is expected to be out a couple of weeks but will not require surgery. Source: Ian Rapoport

TE Levine ToiloloTight end Levine Toilolo tore his achilles in Wednesday's practice and will miss the entire 2021 season. Source: GiantsWire


PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

WR DeVonta Smith: 10th overall pick DeVonta Smith is expected to miss 2-3 weeks after suffering a sprained MCL in practice. Smith underwent an MRI on Sunday that revealed the injury. Source: Adam Schefter

LB Davion Taylor: Linebacker Davion Taylor suffered a calf injury in Tuesday's practice and is considered week-to-week. Taylor was spotted Thursday wearing a boot on his right foot Source: Tim McManus


WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM

QB Kyle Allen: Quarterback Kyle Allen did not participate in Thursday's practice after tweaking his ankle on Saturday. Head Coach Ron Rivera considers him day-to-day. Source: Nicki Jhabvala


NFC WEST

ARIZONA CARDINALS

RB James Conner: Former Steelers running back James Conner is currently dealing with a toe injury and did not participate in 7-on-7s or 11-on-11s this past weekend. Source: CBSSports

S Shawn Williams: Safety Shawn Williams was placed on the Non-Football Injury list with an undisclosed injury and is expected to be sidelined for a couple of weeks. There is no timetable for his return. Source: Darren Urban

WR AJ Green: Wide receiver AJ Green will be sidelined till at least early next week with an undisclosed injury, according to head coach Kliff Kingsbury. While the third-year coach did call the injury a “minor thing,” the timetable for his return suggests this could be more serious than Kingsbury is letting on. Source: Darren Urban


LOS ANGELES RAMS

CB Robert Rochell: Rookie cornerback Robert Rochell injured his wrist in a “punch-out” drill on Friday and will undergo surgery this week. Head Coach Sean McVay didn’t set a timetable for his return. Source: Jourdan Rodrigue

DT Bobby Brown III: Fourth-round draft pick Bobby Brown suffered a torn UCL in his thumb and will require surgery. McVay expects Brown to return shortly after the procedure. Source: Jourdan Rodrigue


SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

TE MyCole Pruitt: Tight end MyCole Pruitt is out with a calf injury and is expected to miss some time, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan. Source: CBSSports

LB Azeez Al-Shaair: Lineback Azeez Al-Shaair left Monday's practice with an apparent knee injury. Shanahan told reporters he remains optimistic that the injury isn't serious. Source: NinersWire


SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

WR D’Wayne Eskridge: Second-round pick D’Wayne Eskridge is still dealing with a toe injury he suffered this offseason and the team put him on the PUP list at the beginning of training camp. Eskridge has resumed running but head coach Pete Carroll did not provide a timetable for his return. Source: CBSSports

RB Travis Homer: Running back Travis Homer remains held out of training camp due to a calf injury that also made him miss time during June minicamps. Source: CBSSports


AFC NORTH

BALTIMORE RAVENS

WR Marquise Brown: Wide receiver Marquise Brown’s hamstring injury is “worse than what they told me it was going to be” reports head coach John Harbaugh, as the third-year wide receiver missed his third straight practice Monday. Harbaugh failed to give any indication when Brown might return, saying “he’s out until he’s back.” Source: Baltimore Ravens

WR Rashod Bateman: Coach Harbaugh expects wide receiver Rashod Bateman to miss “a number of weeks” after suffering a non-contact injury in Tuesday's practice.  Bateman was seen grabbing his upper leg as he walked to the Ravens facility with a limp. Source: Adam Schefter

OT Ronnie Stanley: Offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley remains on the PUP list following a season-ending ankle injury he sustained in week eight of last year. His timetable to return remains unclear. Source: Baltimore Ravens

TE Nick Boyle: Tight end Nick Boyle continues to work his way back from a knee injury from November 15 that ended his 2020 season. He was placed on the PUP list at the beginning of training camp, with no set date for his return. Source: Baltimore Ravens

CB Jimmy Smith: Cornerback Jimmy Smith suffered a low ankle sprain in Friday's practice but isn't expected to be out long. Smith was carted off the field after getting tangled up with Mark Andrews in team drills. Source: Jeff Zrebiec


CINCINNATI BENGALS

CB Trae Waynes: Cornerback Trae Waynes missed Monday’s practice with an apparent hamstring injury. According to head coach Zac Taylor, Waynes’ recovery will take at least a week. Source: Jay Morrison

EDGE Trey HendricksonEdge rusher Trey Hendrickson missed the last two practices with a minor groin strain but isn't expected to miss time. Source: Doug Kyed


CLEVELAND BROWNS

S Ronnie Harrison: Safety Ronnie Harrison will be absent from practice an “undisclosed amount of time” according to head coach Kevin Stefanski as the fourth-year player works his way back from a hamstring injury suffered at last Friday’s practice. Source: Cleveland Browns

LB Anthony Walker: Linebacker Anthony Walker left Monday’s practice with an apparent knee injury. The severity of the injury is currently unknown. Source: Mary Kay Cabot


PITTSBURGH STEELERS

RB Benny Snell Jr.: Running back Benny Snell was not present at Monday’s practice, and is “having something looked at” according to head coach Mike Tomlin. The severity of Snell’s injury is still being determined. Source: Pittsburgh Steelers

TE Eric Ebron: Tight end Eric Ebron has not returned to practice following an elbow injury sustained Wednesday, July 28. Source: Dale Lolley

CB DeMarkus Acy: Second-year cornerback DeMarkus Acy tore his ACL in Tuesday's practice and will miss the 2021 season. Source: DeMarkus Acy


AFC SOUTH 

HOUSTON TEXANS

OT Marcus Cannon: Offensive tackle Marcus Cannon was placed on the PUP list to start training camp as he recovers from offseason knee surgery as well as a calf injury. He is “making progress” according to head coach David Culley, and should be ready for the start of the season. Source: Houston Texans


INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

QB Carson Wentz: Quarterback Carson Wentz will miss extended time this season after head coach Frank Reich announced Monday the former number two overall pick will undergo surgery on his left foot. Source: Indianapolis Colts

OG Quenton Nelson: Offensive lineman Quenton Nelson underwent foot surgery today and is expected to miss 5 to 12 weeks. Nelson exited Monday’s practice early after he “dinged his foot” according to head coach Frank Reich. Source: JJ Stankevitz

TE Mo Alie-Cox: Tight end Mo Alie-Cox missed Wednesday's practice with an apparent knee injury. The severity of the setback is still unknown. Source: Jim Ayello

EDGE Kwity PayeFirst round pick Kwity Paye suffered an ankle injury in Wednesday's practice. Reich didn't know the severity of the injury but called it a “little ankle sprain.” Source: Around The NFL


JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

DT Taven Bryan: Defensive tackle Taven Bryan was involved in a “off the field accident” over the offseason according to head coach Urban Meyer, and was placed on the NFI list on July 28. His return is expected soon. Source: Jacksonville Jaguars

WR D.J. CharkWide receiver D.J. Chark underwent surgery to repair a broken finger but head coach Urban Meyer expects him to be ready by Week 1. Source: Doug Kyed


TENNESSEE TITANS

WR Julio Jones: Wide receiver Julio Jones exited Monday’s practice after coming down awkwardly on his ankle. Head coach Mike Vrabel said the team will “see where he is at tomorrow and see how he looks.” The injury is not believed to be severe. Source: Tennessee Titans

WR Josh Reynolds: Wide receiver Josh Reynolds has been absent from practice since Thursday, July 29 with an undisclosed injury. Source: John Glennon

EDGE Derick Roberson: Edge rusher Derick Roberson left Saturday’s practice with an apparent injury and has yet to return. The severity of the injury is unknown. Source: Paul Kuharsky


AFC EAST

BUFFALO BILLS

DE Jerry Hughes: Defensive end Jerry Hughes remains held out of training camp following a failed physical stemming from a calf strain, according to general manager Brandon Beane. Hughes has been placed on the NFI list. Source: Buffalo Bills

TE Jacob Hollister: Tight end Jacob Hollister continues to be sidelined with a back injury that has kept him out of training camp since July 29. There is no timetable for his return. Source: Sal Capaccio

OG Jon Feliciano: Offensive lineman Jon Feliciano left Monday’s practice with an apparent shoulder injury. Details of the severity of the injury are currently unavailable. Source: Thad Brown


MIAMI DOLPHINS

CB Xavien Howard: Cornerback Xavien Howard had a “little setback” in his recovery from an ankle injury as he continues to work his way back onto the field, according to head coach Brian Flores. Source: Miami Dolphins

WR Preston Williams: Wide receiver Preston Williams begins his 2021 season on the PUP list with a foot injury after missing the final eight games of his 2020 campaign. Source: Miami Dolphins


NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

CB Stephon Gilmore: Cornerback Stephon Gilmore is “day to day” as he recovers from a partially torn quad according to head coach Bill Belichick. Source: New England Patriots

LB Raekwon McMillanFormer second-round pick Raekwon McMillan suffered a torn ACL in a recent practice and will miss the 2021 season. Source: Ian Rapoport


NEW YORK JETS

EDGE Vinny Curry: Defensive end Vinny Curry will be sidelined till at least week two with an undisclosed injury, reports head coach Robert Saleh.  Source: New York Jets

S Ashtyn Davis: Safety Ashtyn Davis has been placed on the PUP list with a foot injury and will be held out until at least week two, according to head coach Robert Saleh. Source: New York Jets

DI Quinnen Williams: Defensive tackle Quinnen Williams is “getting closer” to a full return to practice as he recovers from a broken foot, reports head coach Robert Saleh. Source: New York Jets

OT Cameron Clark: Offensive tackle Cameron Clark suffered a neck injury in Tuesday's practice and was taken off the field on a spine board. Clark was taken away in an ambulance with no further details available at this time. Source: Ethan Greenberg


AFC WEST

DENVER BRONCOS

LB Josey Jewell: Linebacker Josey Jewell suffered a groin injury Sunday that head coach Vic Fangio fears will keep him out “at least 10” days. Source: Denver Broncos 

DT Mike Purcell: Defensive tackle Mike Purcell will be out at least a week with an ankle injury he suffered late last week. Source: 92.5FM 


KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

DB Juan Thornhill: Defensive back Juan Thornhill left Monday’s practice with an apparent groin injury, the team confirmed. The severity of the injury is still unknown. Source: Matt McMullen

OT Mike Remmers: Offensive tackle Mike Remmers was absent from Monday’s practice with what head coach Andy Reid called back spasms. The date of Remmer’s return to practice is still unknown. Source: Kansas City Chiefs

LB Ben Niemann: Linebacker Ben Niemann has yet to return from a hamstring injury that knocked him out of Saturday’s practice. His status going forward is still unclear. Source: Matt McMullen

WR Chad Williams: Wide receiver Chad Williams left Monday’s practice with an apparent groin injury, the team reports. There is no timetable for his return. Source: Matt McMullen

TE Nick Keizer: Tight end Nick Keizer has yet to return from a back injury sustained late last week. There is no indication when he may return. Source: Matt McMullen


LAS VEGAS RAIDERS

S Divine Deablo: Safety Divine Deablo remains on the PUP list as he works his way back from a knee injury. His expected return date remains unclear. Source: Las Vegas Raiders

CB Isaiah Johnson: Cornerback Isaiah Johnson was placed on the PUP list with an undisclosed injury. His timetable for return remains uncertain. Source: Las Vegas Raiders


LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

WR Tyron Johnson: Wide receiver Tyron Johnson missed Monday’s practice with foot/ankle injury suffered Saturday, reports head coach Brandon Staley. The injury is not expected to be serious. Source: Los Angeles Chargers


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