NFL Week 14 injury roundup: Andy Dalton, Thomas Rawls hurt

Among the notable NFL players injured in Week 14 are Andy Dalton and Thomas Rawls.
Publish date:

The Cincinnati Bengals were dealt a tough blow on Sunday when quarterback Andy Dalton went down with a thumb injury and was ruled out for the remainder of their game with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Dalton was intercepted on an attempted shovel pass, and injured his hand while making a tackle on the return. He was seen on the sideline with a hard cast on his right hand, and quarterback A.J. McCarron took over under center.

Here are some other injuries we’re tracking in Week 14:

Thomas Rawls | RB, Seahawks

Ankle, did not return

After the game, head coach Pete Carroll told reporters that Rawls sustained a fractured and tore ligaments in his ankle. He will be out for the remainder of the season.

Tyler Eifert | TE, Bengals

Head, did not return

Eifert went through concussion protocol in the first half and was declared out soon after.

Greg Olsen | TE, Panthers

Knee, did not return

Olsen was later removed as a precaution after leaving with an injury in the closing seconds of the first half.

Kam Chancellor | S, Seahawks

Tailbone, did not return

Graham Gano | K, Panthers

Head, returned

He was hit on a kickoff and was evaluated for a concussion.

Sam Shields | CB, Packers

Head, return questionable

He is being evaluated for a concusison.

Bene Benwikere | CB, Panthers

Leg, did not return

Vincent Jackson | WR, Buccaneers

Knee, did not return

Donteea Dye took over for him after he went down.

Charles Clay | TE, Bills

Back, did not return

He had one catch for nine yards before exiting.

T.J. Yeldon | RB, Jaguars

Ankle, knee, did not return

Yeldon left with an ankle injury, returned, then left again with an apparent knee injury.

Jeremy Kerley | WR, Jets

Calf, did not return

He did not record a catch before exiting.

Devin Smith | WR, Jets

Knee, did not return

The injury looked rather serious. He couldn’t put weight on his right leg, and was carted off. He will have an MRI on Monday, head coach Todd Bowles said.

This post will be updated.

- Kenny Ducey