Drew Lock, expected to miss 2-6 weeks, among spate of injuries to mar early Week 2 NFL games

Yahoo Sports Staff
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Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season saw a number of players impacted by injury.

QB Drew Lock, Denver Broncos

Denver’s starting quarterback initially headed to the medical tent after an apparent shoulder injury in the first quarter and was replaced by Jeff Driskel. Lock was later officially ruled out of the game, a 26-21 loss for the Broncos.

Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Lock has been diagnosed with a sprained AC joint and is expected to miss 2-6 weeks. He will reportedly undergo an MRI on Monday to narrow down the timetable.

QB Jimmy Garoppolo, San Francisco 49ers

The starting QB was replaced by backup Nick Mullens in the second half after suffering an ankle injury.

RB Raheem Mostert, San Francisco 49ers

Moster, along with Garoppolo, did not return to the field for the second half against the New York Jets. Mostert was listed out with a knee injury.

RB Saquon Barkley, New York Giants

Barkley had to be helped off the field after his knee buckled. He was carted to the locker room for X-rays and ruled out for the remainder of the game.

WR Sterling Shepard, New York Giants

After leaving the game vs. the Bears with a toe injury, the Giants announced Shepard will not return.

WR Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers

Aaron Rodgers’ top target has been listed as questionable to return vs. the Lions with a hamstring injury.

RB Cam Akers, Los Angeles Rams

Akers was ruled out of the Rams’ game with a rib injury.

DLs Nick Bosa and Solomon Thomas, San Francisco 49ers

Bosa had his leg rolled up on in the pile and was carted off the field, and Thomas went down with another knee injury soon after. Niners head coach Kyle Shanahan said after the game that the time fears both defensive linemen have torn an ACL.

WR Parris Campbell, Indianapolis Colts

Campbell suffered a knee injury and had to be carted off the field. He was ruled out.

S Malik Hooker, Indianapolis Colts

Hooker suffered an Achilles injury and has been ruled out. His teammate, linebacker Matthew Adams, is also out with an ankle injury.

CB Byron Jones, Miami Dolphins

Jones suffered an apparent groin injury and was questionable to return for Miami.

RB David Montgomery, Chicago Bears

Montgomery landed badly after a run and left the field. He was questionable to return with an apparent neck injury after heading to the locker room.

LB Anthony Barr, Minnesota Vikings

Barr suffered what’s listed as a shoulder injury against the Colts and was later downgraded from doubtful to out.

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