Below is a list of the most significant NFL injuries in week eleven.
Chris Thompson – RB – Washington Redskins
Yesterday during the New Orleans Saints game, Chris Thompson was rolled up by Sheldon Rankins who was tackling Kirk Cousins.
Kirk Cousins scrambled and dove head first, took a big shot.
Chris Thompson had his right leg rolled up on badly.
— Chad Ryan (@ChadwikoRCC) November 19, 2017
Thompson fractured his fibula on the play and will miss the remainder of the season.
More bad news for the #Redskins after the loss: RB Chris Thompson has a fractured fibula and will need surgery. His season is over.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 19, 2017
After the game was over, Thompson penned a personal note on Twitter.
This hurts. Not being able to go out and perform for my God who blessed me with this ability, my brothers, coaches, and the fans. But if you know me you know I’m gonna work my butt off to be out there for y’all next season even better than I️ was before. Thanks for the support.
— Chris Thompson (@ChrisThompson_4) November 19, 2017
Chris Thompson leads all Redskins in receptions with 38 for 494 yards and three touchdowns.
Kelvin Benjamin – WR – Buffalo Bills
After the Bills opening series, Kelvin Benjamin was carted off the field with an apparent knee injury.
— Heather Prusak (@haprusak) November 19, 2017
MRI tomorrow for Kelvin Benjamin per source. Official word from team is that the injury is still under evaluation.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) November 20, 2017
There has yet to be an official word from the Buffalo Bills on the extent of Benjamin’s injury, but most think it’s pretty serious. Here is the play where Benjamin injured his knee.
— Bradley Gelber (@BradleyGelber) November 19, 2017
— Nick Veronica (@NickVeronica) November 19, 2017
Stay tuned for updates on the Bills official word.
Other Notable Injuries
Jake Elliott – K – Philadelphia Eagles (Concussion)
Vincent Rey – LB – Cincinnati Bengals (Hamstring Injury)
Micah Hyde – S – Buffalo Bills (Knee Injury)
Marshon Lattimore – CB – New Orleans Saints (Leg Injury)
Jay Cutler – QB – Miami Dolphins (Concussion)
D’Onta Foreman – RB – Houston Texans (Torn Achilles)
Kevin Johnson – CB – Houston Texans (Concussion)
Clay Matthews – OLB – Green Bay Packers (Groin Injury)
Leonard Floyd – OLB – Chicago Bears (Leg Injury)
Emmanuel Ogbah – DE – Cleveland Browns (Broken Foot)
Sammie Coates – WR – Cleveland Browns (Knee/Ankle Injury)
Derron Smith – S – Cleveland Browns (Knee Injury)
Ross Cockrell – CB – New York Giants (Head Injury)
Olivier Vernon – DE – New York Giants (Shoulder Injury)
Donald Payne – LB – Jacksonville Jaguars (Hamstring Injury)
Montae Nicholson – S – Washington Redskins (Concussion)
Shawn Lauvao – OG – Washington Redskins (Stinger)
Nickell Robey-Coleman – CB – Los Angeles Rams (Thigh Injury)
Kayvon Webster – CB – Los Angeles Rams (Concussion)
Thursday Night Injuries
Brian Orakpo – OLB – Tennessee Titans (Minor Leg Injury)
Stay tuned for more updates.