Week 16 infirmary report

Check out all the key injuries from Week 16 of the NFL season.

Originally Published: December 26, 2004

Key Week 16 injuries
Player What ails him When he'll be back
Jacob Bell
Guard
Titans
Tore a ligament in his right knee during Saturday's loss to the Broncos. Will miss the final game of the season and might miss part of training camp.
Michael Boulware
Safety
Seahawks
Carted off at the 2-minute warning with a sprained foot in the win over Arizona. Status uncertain vs. Falcons in Week 17.
Ken Dorsey
Quarterback
49ers
Left the loss to Buffalo with a bruised finger. Status uncertain vs. Pats in Week 17.
Chad Johnson
Wide receiver
Bengals
Limped off the field in the second quarter against the Giants with an unspecified injury. Returned to action.
Walter Jones
Offensive tackle
Seahawks
Taken for X-rays on his left ankle during the third quarter against Arizona. Status uncertain vs. Falcons in Week 17.
Byron Leftwich
Quarterback
Jaguars
Has left the game vs. Texans with a concussion. Returned to action.
Clinton Portis
Running back
Redskins
Left this afternoon's game against the Cowboys with a bruised shoulder. Status uncertain vs. Vikings in Week 17.
Ben Roethlisberger
Quarterback
Steelers
Suffered a bruised sternum after getting driven to the ground by Baltimore linebacker Terrell Suggs early in the third quarter. Roethlisberger, taken to a local hospital after the game, played a few snaps of the next series, but was eventually replaced with Tommy Maddox. Status uncertain vs. Bills in Week 17.
Richard Seymour
Defensive lineman
Patriots
Left the game in the third quarter against the Jets after his left leg was pushed sideways while his foot was planted in the turf. Status uncertain vs. 49ers in Week 17.
Fred Smoot
Cornerback
Redskins
Left the game in the third quarter against the Redskins with a lower back sprain. Status uncertain vs. Vikings in Week 17.
Deshea Townsend
Cornerback
Steelers
Broke his right hand against the Ravens. Said he can play with a protective cast.
Damien Woody
Guard
Lions
Left the game against Chicago in the third quarter with a hip injury. Status uncertain vs. Titans in Week 17.
Jason Witten
Tight end
Cowboys
Needed stitches on the bridge of his nose and will have X-rays to see if it's broken. Status uncertain vs. Giants in Week 17.