NFL Week 7 injury roundup: Cody Kessler is fourth Browns QB hurt
Two teams with messy quarterback situations had more bad luck on Sunday.
Geno Smith’s first start of the season didn’t go as planned. The Jets quarterback was taken to the locker room to be evaluated for a knee injury and ruled out for the rest of the game after halftime. Ryan Fitzpatrick, who was benched in favor of Smith during last week’s loss to the Cardinals, came in to replace him.
Meanwhile, in Cincinnati, Cody Kessler became the fourth Browns quarterback to be injured this season. He was taken to the locker room and diagnosed with a concussion. He was replaced by Kevin Hogan.
A full list of injuries we’re tracking is below.
Geno Smith, Jets — Knee, out
Smith threw a 69-yard touchdown to Quincy Enunwa before he was hurt. Fitzpatrick found Forte for a touchdown on his first series.
Cody Kessler, Browns — Concussion, out
Before Kessler was hurt, the Browns brought in Hogan to run the read-option.
Nick Mangold, Jets — Ankle, questionable
Mangold has only missed four games in 11 NFL seasons.
Darius Slay, Lions — Hamstring, out
Slay is a starting cornerback for Detroit.
Josh Norman, Redskins — Concussion, out
Norman was injured while covering a deep pass and hit his head on the turf.
LeSean McCoy, Bills — Hamstring, doubtful
McCoy was limited in practice all week due to a hamstring injury.