Seahawks QB Russell Wilson appears to injure finger on throwing hand against Rams

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson left Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams in the third quarter after appearing to injure his right middle finger on a pass attempt.The Seahawks called it a hand contusion for Wilson and he returned to the lineup for Seattle’s next drive. He wore a black glove on his throwing hand and worked out of the shotgun formation, but handed off from under center. Seahawks backup quarterback Geno Smith came in on Seattle’s first possession of the fourth quarter.Wilson was hurt on a second-and-14 play that snapped with 7:17 to play in the third quarter. As Tyler Lockett broke open down the right seam Wilson threw as he was hit by Aaron Donald.”It looked like [Wilson] jammed his throwing hand, his right hand. He came up gimpy on that one,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said during the game broadcast.Wilson returned for Seattle’s next drive without any further mention of the injury or a glove.

PITTSBURGH — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger exited Monday night’s game against the Chiefs with an injured left knee after being hit low by defensive tackle Chris Jones.Roethlisberger was scrambling to his left when he got hit by four Kansas City defenders, including linebacker Frank Zombo and cornerback Marcus Peters. Zombo got credit for what initially appeared to be a blow to the head, but replays showed it was to Roethlisberger’s lower body before he flipped over near midfield.”I’m not sure exactly what happened to him, but I did see that he was on the ground,” Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant said after Pittsburgh’s 18-16 comeback victory. “I’m not sure if it was dirty or not. I heard some people saying there were some cheap shots in there.”Asked about possible fines against Zombo and Peters, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said, “We play hard.”Gregg Rosenthal at NFL.com ranks the Seahawks above other potential NFC playoff wildcard teams – including the Vikings – while Conor Orr of NFL.com offers his takeaways from Seahawks’ win over Rams Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett was announced as having suffered a leg contusion against Rams Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin was announced as having suffered a concussion against Rams Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was announced as having suffered a hamstring injury Seahawks running back C.J. Prosise was announced as having suffered a shoulder Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham was announced as having suffered a knee Seahawks punter Jon Ryan was announced as having suffered an elbow Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor was announced as having been placed on IR Seahawks safety Earl Thomas will play against Chiefs Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner is NFC Defensive Player of the Week Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will wear a glove on his throwing hand vs. Chiefs

“It looked like [Wilson] jammed his throwing hand, his right hand,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said during the broadcast. “He came up gimpy on that one.””He came back to the bench and said, ‘Let’s go’ and made a beeline to the medical room and I think all we talked about was cold tub and heat and what he needed to do,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said during his postgame news conference. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson left Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams in the third quarter after appearing to injure his right middle finger on a pass attempt. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says quarterback Russell Wilson left Thursday night against the Los Angeles Rams in the third quarter with an injured right middle finger after getting hit as he threw a pass. Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell says Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will wear a glove on his throwing hand vs. Chiefs Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner is named AFC Defensive Player of the Week Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor was placed on injured reserve Seahawks running back C.J. Prosise was placed on IR Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham was place on Injured Reserve Seahawks special teamer Neiko Thorpe has been place on Injured Reserve Seahawks defensive tackle Jarran Reed out with a hamstring injury Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin suffered concussion Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman suffered hamstring injury Seahawks safety Earl Thomas will play against Chiefs Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will wear a glove on his throwing hand vs. Chiefs

With a finger injury to backup QB Geno Smith, plus All-Pro CB Xavien Howard out with a knee injury and Brock Osweiler starting for a banged-up Ryan Tannehill, the Seahawks defense will have a tough time going into Sun Life Stadium to take on the Miami Dolphins Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was announced as having suffered a hamstring Seahawks running back C.J. Prosise was announced as having suffered a shoulder Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham was announced as having suffered a knee Seahawks punter Jon Ryan was announced as having suffered an elbow Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor was announced as having been placed on IR

Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin is in concussion protocol Seahawks P Jon Ryan also injured his finger against Rams Seahawks CB Richard Sherman has a hamstring injury Seahawks RB C.J. Prosise has a shoulder injury Seahawks DE Frank Clark named AFC Defensive Player of Week Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner named NFC Defensive Player of Week Seahawks QB Russell Wilson named to wear a glove on his throwing hand Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor placed on injured reserve Seahawks DE Frank Clark has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week Seahawks backup quarterback Geno Smith also injured his knee against Rams Seahawks S Earl Thomas will play against Chiefs Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will wear a glove on his throwing hand vs. Chiefs

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