NFL Week 3 Injury Report: Herbert to start vs. Jaguars despite rib injury

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert drops back to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (Ed Zurga/AP)

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is listed as active and will start the team's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

Herbert was questionable to play after suffering a fractured rib cartilage against the Kansas City Chiefs. Herbert was looking doubtful as of Friday as Chase Daniel took all the first-team reps when media viewed practice.

Unfortunately for the Chargers, No.1 receiver Keenan Allen remains sidelined with a hamstring injury.

Arizona Cardinals: Running back James Conner will work out pregame, but is expected that he'll play today after being listed as questionable with an ankle injury, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Buffalo Bills: Safety Jordan Poyer will be inactive against Miami because of a foot injury while wide receiver Gabe Davis makes his return after missing Week 2 with an ankle injury.

Chicago Bears: Linebacker Roquan Smith will be active against the Houston Texans after being questionable with a hip injury but cornerback Jaylon Johnson won't play with a quad injury.

Denver Broncos: Wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (ribs) and cornerback Patrick Surtain II (shoulder) are expected to play Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers, according to Rapoport.

Detroit Lions: Running back D'Andre Swift (ankle), tight end T.J. Hockenson (hip), center Frank Ragnow (foot) and defensive end Aidan Hutchinson (thigh) are active against the Vikings.

Green Bay Packers: Wide receiver Randall Cobb should play against Tampa Bay, while Christian Watson isn't expected to play because of a hamstring injury, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Indianapolis Colts: Linebacker Shaquille Leonard will miss another game with a back injury despite getting into practice this week.

Las Vegas Raiders: Running back Josh Jacobs will play against Tennessee after taking a private flight to Nashville while recovering from an illness that kept him out of two days of practice. Receiver Hunter Renfrow was ruled out earlier in the week with a concussion.

Minnesota Vikings: Linebacker Eric Kendricks will play Sunday against the Lions as he works through a toe injury. With safety safety, Harrison Smith ruled out with a concussion, irst-round pick Lewis Cine and Josh Metellus will split snaps in his place according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

New England Patriots: Receiver Jakobi Meyers will not play against the Ravens because of a knee injury along with safety Kyle Dugger.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Wide receivers Russell Gage (hamstring) and Breshad Perriman (knee) and running back Leonard Fournette (hamstring) are all active against the Packers. Julio Jones is inactive with a knee injury.

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