Brett Favre is dealing with tendinitous in elbow that has gotten worse since the Vikings week 3 win over Detriot. Favre said after Sunday’s loss that the tendinitis was not to blame for his poor throws at the end of the game. If the problem persists, Favre could be forced to some time this year which would end his consecutive start streak.
Michael Vick is recovering from damaged rib cartilage that he suffered during Week 4’s game against the Redskins. Vick was hoping to return this week but Adam Caplan of Fox Sports tweeted that this idea is doubtful as of now.
Darrelle Revis is still being hampered by a hamstring injury that has limited is playing all season. Head coach Rex Ryan said that the team will monitor Revis’s status this week but it’s to early to know if Revis will be able to play on Sunday, per Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post.
Jermichael Finley will undergo a knee surgery that was supposed to keep him out for three weeks but there have been conflicting reports that have suggested that Finley could out for six – ten weeks. Greg Bedard of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Finley will be out for longer than three weeks but is not jeopardy of missing the season.
Steve Breaston and Early Doucet could both return to action after Arizona week 6 bye per Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic. Good news for rookie Max Hall who will hopefully have better options to throw to than he did last weekend.
Reggie Bush was believed to be able to return game action this week but the recent addition of Julius Jones isn’t a positive sign that he will be able to get back on the field. There is still no word yet as to when Bush will be cleared to play.
Calvin Johnson went down with a shoulder injury during Sunday’s game. As of now the injury doesn’t appear to be any worse but head coach Jim Schwartz said that he is “very concerned” about the injury, per the Detroit Free Press.
Jay Cutler is looking like he will be a go for this Sunday’s game. The Bears have already announced that Calib Hannie will be the No. 2 QB replacing Todd Collins on the depth chart. Cutler was kept out of Sunday’s game as a precautionary measure.