The NFL injuries are mounting as we make our way into the second quarter of the 2012 NFL season, and seeing such marquee names including Greg Jennings, Hakeem Nicks and Jake Locker all ruled out on the NFL Week 5 Injury Report is a telling sign that nobody is safe from missing time in 2012.
The Green Bay Packers ruled Jennings out for Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts with a lingering groin injury. It is expected that Jennings could miss more than just this game, as he will take enough time to allow the injury to fully heal this time. Jennings has been in and out of the lineup since week 1.
The New York Giants have ruled out Nicks for the third straight game with a foot and knee issue, meaning they will once again rely on Domenik Hixon to compliment Victor Cruz as the two starters for Eli Manning this week against the Cleveland Browns.
Jake Locker will miss this week’s game for the Tennessee Titans when they take on the Minnesota Vikings with a shoulder injury, meaning th...