The Detroit Lions will likely be without their top wide receiver in Week 9.
Kenny Golladay is expected to miss at least one game after injuring his hip in a loss to the Colts this past Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The Pro Bowler will undergo further testing but is considered week to week moving forward, Rapoport added.
The Lions plays at the Vikings this Sunday. There’s a chance Golladay ends up on injured reserve and is sidelined for a minimum three game, but a full determination on how much time he’ll be out has yet to be made, per Rapoport.
Golladay, who’s coming off consecutive 1,000-yard seasons, leads Detroit with 338 receiving yards in 2020 while averaging 16.9 yards per catch.
Here’s other news, injuries and transactions we’re tracking on Monday:
- Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said defensive end Myles Garrett’s MRI revealed “nothing structurally significant” in his knee and that he should be available for Week 10 against the Texans following this week’s bye.
- Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich said wideouts T.Y. Hilton (groin) and Ashton Dulin (knee) will be evaluated throughout the week after exiting early versus the Lions in Week 8. Cornerback Rock Ya-Sin cleared concussion protocol following the game.
- Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Cameron Heyward is dealing with a minor quad injury, Rapoport reported. He limped off the field Sunday but the ailment isn’t considered serious.
- New York Jets coach Adam Gase said quarterback Sam Darnold will get an MRI on his shoulder and a second opinion. Darnold said Monday his shoulder feels sore but he’s expected to practice this week, per Gase.
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