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2023 NFL season, Week 1: Notable injuries, news from Sunday's games

Here are the injuries and news we're monitoring around the league on this Week 1 Sunday:

  • Baltimore Ravens running back J.K. Dobbins suffered a torn Achilles against the Texans, head coach John Harbaugh said. Dobbins left the game in the third quarter with the injury and was quickly ruled out. Safety Marcus Williams, who was ruled out against Houston with a shoulder injury, is feared to have torn his pectoral muscle, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Williams will have an MRI to confirm the news, Rapoport added. Offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley (knee) did not return. Stanley and center Tyler Linderbaum will also get MRI exams to confirm the severity of their injuries.
  • Carolina Panthers cornerback Jaycee Horn (hamstring) was ruled out against the Falcons.
  • Chicago Bears cornerback Kyler Gordon (hand) was ruled out against the Packers.
  • Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Jack Conklin, who was carted off the field and was later ruled out against the Bengals, is feared to have a significant knee injury, Rapoport reported, per a source. Conklin will have an MRI, Rapoport added.
  • Denver Broncos safety Caden Sterns did not return against the Raiders after being carted off the field with a knee injury, and tight end Greg Dulcich (leg) also did not return.
  • Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones (hamstring) did not return against the Bears. Linebacker Quay Walker was evaluated for a concussion.
  • Houston Texans safety Jalen Pitre (chest), who was ruled out against the Ravens, was taken to a local hospital after suffering a bruised lung, per NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero. Defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway (calf) was ruled out. Offensive tackle George Fant (shoulder) did not return.
  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback Anthony Richardson, who missed the last few snaps of Sunday's matchup against the Jaguars after being tackled, is fine, according to head coach Shane Steichen.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Gregory Junior (hamstring) was ruled out against the Colts, and guard Brandon Scherff (ankle) did not return.
  • Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Jakobi Meyers is being evaluated for a concussion. He left the game and did not return after sustaining a hard hit in the second half against the Broncos. Safety Tre'Von Moehrig (thumb) left the game and did not return.
  • Minnesota Vikings center Garrett Bradbury (back) was ruled out against the Buccaneers.
  • New Orleans Saints defensive end Payton Turner is believed to have suffered turf toe against the Titans, Rapoport reported. The injury will likely require surgery, Rapoport added, per sources.
  • Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Nakobe Dean (foot) did not return against the Patriots.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end DeMarvin Leal (elbow) and tight end Pat Freiermuth (chest) did not return against the 49ers, and defensive tackle Cam Heyward (groin) was ruled out. Wide receiver Diontae Johnson went to the locker room after suffering a hamstring injury and was later ruled out.
  • Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Abraham Lucas (knee) and offensive tackle Charles Cross (toe) did not return against the Rams. Wide receiver Tyler Lockett was evaluated for a concussion.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman Calijah Kancey (calf) was ruled out against the Vikings.

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