Week 12 NFL injuries: A.J. Green questionable, Josh Allen and Ryan Tannehill ready to return

The Bengals didn’t have star receiver A.J. Green at practice this week, but they weren’t ready to rule him out on Friday as Green was designated questionable to face the Browns on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET in a game you can stream on fuboTV (Try for free). Green hasn’t played since Week 8 due to a toe injury, and his availability could be the key to beating a quality Browns pass defense. Tyler Boyd caught just four of his 11 targets against the Ravens and might be better suited to a complementary role.

We have all the injury report information you need below as well as some analysis on what it means for each matchup. Check back with us throughout the day as we react to all the injury news around the NFL.

You can listen to R.J. break down the entire Week 12 slate against the spread with Will Brinson and Pete Prisco on the Pick Six Podcast:

Jaguars (-3) at Bills

  • Jaguars: WR D.J. Chark (quad), OT Josh Walker (foot, ankle), LB Lerentee McCray (knee), CB Quenton Meeks (knee) OUT; G A.J. Cann (hamstring), DT Marcell Dareus (back), DT Eli Ankou (calf) QUESTIONABLE
  • Bills: QB Derek Anderson (concussion) OUT; TE Charles Clay (hamstring) DOUBTFUL; C Russell Bodine (shoulder), DE Shaq Lawson (elbow), DE Trent Murphy (knee), CB Taron Johnson (shoulder) QUESTIONABLE

The Jags remain devastated at the tackle position and figure to start Ereck Flowers at left tackle against a talented Buffalo front. Dareus might not get the chance to face his former team due to his back issue, and his absence would likely open up the rushing attack for the Bills. Buffalo is finally getting rookie Josh Allen back at quarterback after a week of full practices, and he’ll be in action for the first time since Week 6.

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Raiders at Ravens (-10.5)

  • Raiders: TBA
  • Ravens: TBA

Analysis to come.

49ers at Buccaneers (-3)

  • 49ers: TBA
  • Buccaneers: RB Ronald Jones (hamstring), DE Vinny Curry (ankle), LB Lavonte David (knee), CB M.J. Stewart (foot), S Justin Evans (toe) OUT; WR Chris Godwin (ankle), C Ryan Jensen (hamstring), DE Carl Nassib (elbow) QUESTIONABLE

The Bucs continue to deal with key injuries on defense with Curry, David and Evans sidelined, but Jason Pierre-Paul (hand) is good to go after full practices this week. Godwin didn’t practice on Wednesday and Thursday but managed a full practice on Friday before drawing a questionable tag. Peyton Barber (ankle, shoulder) was also upgraded to full practice on Friday and avoided a final injury tag.

Giants at Eagles (-6)

  • Giants: DE Kerry Wynn (concussion) OUT
  • Eagles: RB Darren Sproles (hamstring), LB Jordan Hicks (calf), CB Jalen Mills (foot), CB Sidney Jones (hamstring), CB Avonte Maddox (knee, ankle) OUT; CB Rasul Douglas (knee, ankle) QUESTIONABLE

Wynn was the only player on the Giants’ injury report this week, and he was in fact ruled out Friday as he continues to recover from a concussion. The Eagles are devastated at the corner position, with three guys sidelined from the active roster and Douglas no better than 50-50 to play. That could leave the top three CBs as Chandon Sullivan, Cre’von Le’Blanc and De’Vante Bausby against Odell Beckham and Sterling Shepard.

Browns at Bengals (-3)

  • Browns: TE David Njoku (knee), C JC Tretter (ankle) QUESTIONABLE
  • Bengals: WR Josh Malone (hamstring), LB Nick Vigil (knee) OUT; WR A.J. Green (toe), OT Cordy Glenn (back), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (shoulder) QUESTIONABLE

The Browns are pretty healthy coming out of the bye, but they could be without two key starters after Njoku and Tretter drew questionable tags on Friday. However, neither has missed a game this year, so expect to see them out there on Sunday. The big news for the Bengals is that Green wasn’t ruled out for this matchup, though none of the team’s three questionable players practiced on Friday, so it appears the Bengals are being incredibly optimistic about the status of Green, Glenn and Kirkpatrick.

Patriots (-10) at Jets

  • Patriots: TBA
  • Jets: QB Sam Darnold (foot) OUT; LG James Carpenter (shoulder), S Marcus Maye (shoulder, thumb) DOUBTFUL; WR Robby Anderson (ankle), OLB Brandon Copeland (elbow) QUESTIONABLE

The Jets were forced to start Josh McCown in their last game before the bye, and with Darnold not healthy enough to play, they’ll have to do it again here. They lost that game at home to the Bills 41-10. Anderson was updated to limited participation on Friday before drawing the questionable tag, but Quincy Enunwa (ankle) is good to go.

Seahawks at Panthers (-3)

  • Seahawks: TBA
  • Panthers: WR Devin Funchess (back) DOUBTFUL; WR Torrey Smith (knee) QUESTIONABLE

The Panthers will have to lean on their young players at receiver with Funchess not practicing all week and Smith limited all week. That sets up the passing game to run through Greg Olsen, D.J. Moore and Curtis Samuel. Cam Newton (shoulder) was upgraded to full practice after being limited earlier in the week, and he’s good to go as expected.

Dolphins at Colts (-7.5)

  • Dolphins: WR Jakeem Grant (Achilles) OUT; WR Danny Amendola (hamstring), WR DeVante Parker (shoulder), TE A.J. Derby (foot, knee), OT Ja’Wuan James (knee), G Ted Larsen (neck), DT Davon Godchaux (shin), S T.J. McDonald (knee) QUESTIONABLE
  • Colts: TE Erik Swoope (knee), TE Ryan Hewitt (ankle), C Ryan Kelly (knee) OUT; TE Mo Alie-Cox (calf) QUESTIONABLE

The Dolphins didn’t slap Kenyan Drake (shoulder) and Laremy Tunsil (knee) with final injury tags despite being limited in practice all week. Ryan Tannehill (shoulder) was also limited all week, but he’s ready to return after being sidelined since Week 5. The receiver group could be a problem for Miami, however, as Amendola and Parker were limited all week. If they can’t go, that would make Brice Butler the No. 2 receiver behind Kenny Stills. The Colts are dealing at depth issues at tight ends, with two guys out and Alie-Cox downgraded to DNP on Friday. Malik Hooker (hip) and Darius Leonard (ankle) were also downgraded to DNP on Friday but didn’t get a final injury tag.

Cardinals at Chargers (-13)

  • Cardinals: TBA
  • Chargers: TBA

Analysis to come.

Steelers (-3) at Broncos

  • Steelers: TBA
  • Broncos: TBA

Analysis to come.

Packers at Vikings (-3)

  • Packers: TBA
  • Vikings: TBA

Analysis to come.

Titans at Texans (-6.5)

  • Titans: TBA
  • Texans: TBA

Analysis to come.

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