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Game Day Injury Recap - Week 7
Philip Gentles
October 25, 2009
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This is a brief recap of the injuries occurring during Sunday's games. A complete in-depth injury report will be published on Tuesday.

Donnie Avery, WR, STL – Shoulder / Rib Injury

Avery was injured in Sunday’s game but little is known at this point. So the severity of the injury and his status for Week 8 is currently unknown.

Bernard Berrian, WR, MIN – Strained Hamstring

Berrian left Sunday’s game in the second quarter after pulling his hamstring and did not return. The severity of the injury and his status for Week 8 is currently unknown.

Donald Brown, RB, IND – Strained Shoulder

Brown reportedly strained his shoulder in Sunday’s game and did not finish the contest. He will be re-evaluated on Monday and his status for Week 8 is currently unknown.

Jermichael Finley, TE, GB – Undisclosed Knee Injury

Finley injured his left knee in the first quarter and was unable to finish the game. The nature and severity of the injury is currently unknown and he'll be re-evaluated on Monday.

Andre Johnson, WR, HOU – Chest Contusion

Johnson left Sunday’s game with what the team is calling a chest contusion after falling on the ball after his 44-yard catch late in the game. He was sent to the hospital where he underwent some tests and x-rays (which were negative). The injury is not expected to be serious but more will be known Monday.

Dante Rosario, TE, CAR - Knee Injury

Rosario left the game early Sunday with an undisclosed knee injury. He'll undergo further tests on Monday to determine the extent of the injury and his status for week 8.

Bob Sanders, DB, IND – Undisclosed Injury

Sanders left Sunday’s game in the fourth quarter with an undisclosed injury and did not return. His status for Week 8 is currently unknown.

Derrick Ward, RB, TB – Undisclosed Hand Injury

Ward left Sunday’s game in the first quarter with an undisclosed hand injury but he later returned and took a majority of the carries in the second half. The injury does not appear to be serious and he has plenty of time to recover for the team’s next game in Week 9.

Leon Washington, RB, NYJ – Fractured Fibula

Washington’s season is likely over as he is scheduled to undergo surgery to repair a fractured fibula in his leg near his ankle. He will stay in Oakland to have the surgery. An official announcement on his status for the remainder of the regular season will be made after he undergoes surgery.

Reggie Wayne, WR, IND – Strained Groin

Wayne left Sunday’s game with a strained groin but later returned. The severity of the injury and his status for Week 8 is currently unknown.

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