2011 IDP Infirmary: Week 4

Written By: Eric Olinger

Week 4 was the return of the IDP injury bug. We lost Mayo, Harrison, Hope, and T. Cole for extended periods of time. Here’s the injury update for IDP’s.

Joe Haden- CB- Cleveland Browns- Questionable- Sprained Left Knee
Haden sprained his knee early in the game vs. the Titans. He went for an MRI on Monday and according to Pat Shurmur, it will not require surgery. He didn’t practice Tuesday but heading into the BYE week, it was wise to let their shutdown corner rest.

Champ Bailey- CB- Denver Broncos- Questionable- Hamstring
Having missed his 3rd straight game Sunday, Champ promised he’ll be out there come this weekend.

Eric Foster- DT- Indianapolis Colts- IR- Ankle
Playing on a national stage, everyone got to see a disgusting dislocated ankle injury. He went on IR on Tuesday.

Aaron Kampman- DE- Jacksonville Jaguars- Questionable- Knee
Kampman is scheduled to make his return this weekend vs. Cincinnati after sitting out to rest his surgically repaired knee.

Jerod Mayo- MLB- New England Patriots- WILL NOT PLAY- Knee
Scheduled to miss the next 6 weeks due to a sprained MCL.

Justin Tuck- DE- New York Giants- Questionable- Groin
Heading towards another game time decision here. We won’t know anything until close to game time. He isn’t expected to practice this week.

Bryan Thomas- OLB- New York Jets- Injured Reserve- Achilles
Thomas will miss the remainder of the season with a torn Achilles.

Trent Cole- DE- Philadelphia Eagles- OUT- Calf
Cole is expected to miss 3 weeks with a strained calf muscle.

Aaron Smith- DE- Pittsburgh Steelers- Doubtful- Foot
Smith is not expected to play vs. the Titans this week, but has not been formally declared OUT.

James Harrison- OLB- Pittsburgh Steelers- OUT- Eye
Harrison will miss “several weeks” with a fractured right orbital bone.

Chris Hope- SS- Tennessee Titans- OUT- Arm
Hope suffered a broken right arm in Sunday’s game and will miss the next 4-6 weeks.

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Last Updated: October 5, 2011   
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