Season-ending NFL injuries
Football's injured list grows each week. The names here are those who were injured during the regular season and will miss the rest of 2012. (Also see the complete and updated NFL injury report.)
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee, the team's leading tackler, will miss the rest of the season with a right big toe injury that will require surgery.
Ray Lewis tore his right triceps during a Week 6 victory over Dallas. He will miss the remainder of the season.
Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb is out for the year after ripping the ACL in his left knee during a Week 6 win against the Cowboys.
JOSH MAUGA | Jets linebacker
Mauga suffered a torn pectoral muscle during the Jets' loss to the Houston Texans in Week 5. The injury will reportedly keep him out the rest of the season.
BRIAN CUSHING | Houston Texans linebacker
Cushing tore his ACL in his left knee during the Texans' Week 5 win over the Jets. Coach Gary Kubiak said the injury will require surgery. Cushing will miss the rest of the season.
SANTONIO HOLMES | Jets, wide receiver
Holmes reportedly suffered a Lisfranc fracture of his left foot on a non-contact injury in Week 4 against San Francisco and is likely to miss the rest of the 2012 season.
ADAM CARRIKER |
Washington Redskins defensive end
Carriker tore a quadriceps muscle in his right leg during a Week 2 game against the Rams. He was placed on injured reserve and will miss the remainder of the season.
DAVID NELSON |
Buffalo Bills wide receiver
Nelson tore his ACL during a Week 1 game against the Jets and is expected to miss the rest of the season.
BRENT GRIMES | Atlanta Falcons cornerback
Grimes went down during a Week 1 game against the Chiefs with an Achilles injury. He's been placed on injured reserve, ending his season.
BRIAN ORAKPO |
Washington Redskins linebacker
Orakpo tore his left pectoral muscle during a Week 2 game against the Rams. He was placed on injured reserve and will miss the remainder of the season.
JAMAAL ANDERSON, Cincinnati Bengals, defensive end
Anderson suffered a torn quadriceps muscle in Week 2 against the Browns and was put on injured reserve.
JASON KELCE | Philadelphia Eagles, center
Kelce tore the MCL and also has a partial tear of the ACL in his right knee during Week 2 against the Ravens.
RONALD BARTELL | Oakland Raiders, cornerback
Bartell (shown here with the Rams in 2010) broke his left shoulder during Week 1 against the Chargers and was placed on injured reserve, ending his season.