NFL Week 14 injury roundup: Chargers lose Melvin Gordon and Joey Bosa
The Chargers lost two of their best young players to injury during Sunday’s game against the Panthers.
Running back Melvin Gordon left the field on a cart after injuring his hip in the first quarter. Rookie defensive end Joey Bosa was hurt later in the game, initially taken to the locker room for a concussion evaluation before being ruled out with a neck injury.
In Miami, Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill went down with a knee injury after a low hit by Calais Campbell. He was taken to the locker room and replaced by veteran backup Matt Moore.
A full list of injuries we’re tracking is below.
Melvin Gordon, Chargers — Hip, out
Gordon is just three yards short of 1,000 on the season. He was replaced in the backfield by undrafted rookie Kenneth Farrow.
Joey Bosa, Chargers — Neck, out
Bosa is a favorite for Defensive Rookie of the Year after overcoming a slow start to the season.
Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins — Knee, out
Tannehill is reportedly out for the rest of the season with an ACL injury.
Randall Cobb, Packers — Ankle, returned
He was unable to put much weight on his left leg and had to be carted off the field. He later returned to the sideline.
Su’a Cravens, Redskins — Bicep, out
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports that Cravens is believed to have a partially torn bicep but will have an MRI tonight to confirm.
Darren Sproles, Eagles — Head, questionable
Sproles was injured on a hit to the head while returning a punt. He was taken to the locker room for a concussion evaluation.
Matt Forte, Jets — Knee, out
Forte injured his knee in the first quarter and was immediately ruled out for the rest of the day.
Marcus Gilchrist, Jets — Knee, questionable
He was carted off after a non-contact injury in the third.
Torrey Smith, 49ers — Concussion, out
Smith was knocked unconscious on the play.
Shane Vereen, Giants — concussion, out
Vereen suffered a concussion during the Giants win over the Cowboys.