Quarterback injuries are plentiful in this roundup of injury
updates for Week 7 in NFL betting. Be
sure to keep tabs on these players as the week progresses.
ahead to Week 6, there are a number of matchups that are affected by
injuries. In NFL betting, just about
every matchup is entangled with a handful of them.
Here are just a few you will want to keep tabs on - with a
couple that look like they won't play (certainly for Mark Clayton) in Week 6.
The Oakland Raiders
Yes, they deserve their own section. We'll concentrate on their starting
quarterback and running back, who, for the most part, were not playing when the
beat the Chargers 35-27.
Bruce Gradkowski will
be the starter if his right shoulder is good enough to go against San Francisco Sunday. His sprained shoulder will warrant further
updates through the week - but Coach Tom
Cable has given the go-ahead for him to play if it looks good.
The latest word on starting running back Darren McFadden is that his hamstring
is improving. Later in the week there
should be further updates to the back, who posted consecutive 100-yard games in
Weeks 2 and 3.
Keep a close eye on both of these, as well as other relevant
Raiders players who are battling
Other Quarterbacks to
Watch for Week 6
If you haven't heard by now, take note: Colt McCoy may start Sunday at
With Jake Delhomme and
Seneca Wallace with severe ankle
injuries, he will get the start unless either of them improves. Eric
Mangini mentioned "roster moves" in a quote that was published - so
theoretically something could happen.
But yes, Colt McCoy could
start against one of the better teams in the league - the Pittsburgh Steelers.
their overtime loss to the Redskins, the Packers' Aaron Rodgers may be out Sunday against Miami due to a concussion suffered during
This comes after the news of surgeries from Jermichael Finley and Nick Barnett, which would also be harsh
blows for Green Bay. If Rodgers
doesn't play, third-year quarterback Matt
Flynn would start - he's from LSU
and has thrown 17 passes in his career.
Also, the Chicago
Bears are hoping that Jay Cutler will
play Sunday as they host the Seattle
Cutler suffered a
concussion after the Bears allowed
two quarterbacks to get knocked out of the game. With Lance
Briggs hopeful, the Bears hope
to have both of these key pieces back to continue their impressive season.
Mark Clayton Out for
The leading receiver for the Rams, Mark Clayton, is
done for the season.
He will have surgery on his right knee to repair a torn
patellar tendon, which was hurt in the 44-6
loss to the Lions.
In four games this season, he caught 22 passes for 300 yards
and two touchdowns. Mark the Rams down accordingly, as Sam Bradford will miss this target for
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Surely more injury news will come out as we get closer to
Week 6 kickoffs.