NFL injuries
Unfortunately, there were many big name players that suffered NFL injuries this weekend. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle)

Here is a list of the most significant NFL injuries in week five.

J.J. Watt – DE – Houston Texans

The heart and soul of this Houston Texans defense left the stadium in an ambulance on Sunday night. News broke that Watt suffered a tibial plateau fracture and he will be out indefinitely.

Early this morning, J.J. Watt tweeted about his disappointment of this injury.

Odell Beckham Jr. – WR – New York Giants

The New York Giants lost four wide receivers to injury on Sunday in their matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers. Odell Beckham Jr. had five grabs for 97 yards and a touchdown at the time of his injury. He left in obvious pain.

After an MRI on Sunday, the New York Giants told the media that OBJ suffered a fractured ankle.

Whitney Mercilus – LB – Houston Texans

Not only did the Texans lose J.J. Watt, they lost another premier pass rusher in Whitney Mercilus. He left the game after the opening drive due to a chest injury.

Other Notable Injuries

Travis Kelce – TE – Kansas City Chiefs (Concussion)
Steven Terrell – S – Kansas City Chiefs (Concussion)
Chris Conley – WR – Kansas City Chiefs (Achilles)
Bilal Powell – RB – New York Jets (Calf)
Kevin King – CB – Green Bay Packers (Concussion)
Terrance West – RB– Baltimore Ravens (Calf)
Matt Skura – OG – Baltimore Ravens (Knee)
Chidobe Awuzie – CB – Dallas Cowboys (Hamstring)
Haloti Ngata – DT – Detroit Lions (Elbow)
Brandon Marshall – WR – New York Giants (Ankle)
Sterling Shepard – WR – New York Giants (Ankle)
Dwayne Harris – WR – New York Giants (Fractured Foot)
DeVante Parker – WR – Miami Dolphins (Ankle) 
Taylor Lewan – OT – Tennessee Titans (Knee)
Lane Johnson – OT – Philadelphia Eagles (Concussion)
Charles Clay  – TE – Buffalo Bills (Knee)
Leonard Johnson – CB – Buffalo Bills (Hamstring)
Aaron Brewer – LS – Arizona Cardinals (Broken Hand)
Tyler Boyd – WR – Cincinnati Bengals (Knee)
Adam Jones – CB – Cincinnati Bengals (Lower Back)
Dre Kirkpatrick – CB – Cincinnati Bengals (Shoulder)

Thursday Night Injuries

Ryan Russell – DE – Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Dislocated Shoulder)
Josh Robinson – CB – Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Concussion)

Stay tuned for more updates.


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