NFL injury updates: Week 15

Here are the notable injuries from Week 15:

  • With a Giants secondary already battered and bruised, rookie cornerback Jayron Hosley has left the game with an ankle injury. His return is questionable. UPDATE: Hosley has returned to the game.
  • Dolphins safety Chris Clemons has a neck injury, and his return is questionable. According to reports, he might have suffered a stinger. Soon after that, Miami cornerback Nolan Carroll left the field while limping. Carroll is questionable to return with a knee injury.
  • Giants trainers are looking at guard Chris Snee after he came off the field with an injury. UPDATE: He has a hip injury, and his return is questionable. UPDATE II: Snee has returned to the game.
  • Falcons safety Chris Hope is being evaluated for a concussion. UPDATE: Hope is back in the game.
  • Bears tackle Jonathan Scott has a hamstring injury, and his return is questionable. According to reports. Scott also battled with a shoulder injury during the week. UPDATE: Scott has returned to the game.
  • Ravens receiver Torrey Smith appeared to hit his head on the turf following an incompletion, and he since has returned to the locker room. UPDATE: Smith is out for the day with a concussion. Running back Bernard Pierce also is out with a concussion.
  • Giants receiver Victor Cruz is being evaluated by trainers after Chris Hope blasted him in a nasty-looking helmet-to-helmet hit. Hope already had been evaluated for a concussion earlier in the game. UPDATE: A few plays later, Cruz returned to the game.
  • Dolphins trainers are evaluating the knee of running back Daniel Thomas.
  • Lions cornerback Jacob Lacey appears to have hurt his left knee. His teammates immediately waved for trainers to run out on the field. UPDATE: Officially, Lacey is questionable to return.
  • Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has returned to the San Diego locker room. Early indications report he might have a shoulder injury. UPDATE: Mathews won't return with his shoulder injury.

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