NFL Week 4 Recap and injury report
Week 4 of the 2017-18 NFL season is over and it certainly was an interesting and baffling week that left NFL fans and NFL handicapper scratching their heads. In addition they were several injuries worth reporting that will probably affect your NFL betting for week 5 of the NFL season.
According to several sports betting software companies, the books did good since several favorite did not perform as expected like the Bills and Falcons match-up where the Bills defeated the Falcons 23-17.
This is a lesson for everyone looking to become a bookie because everyone expected the Falcons to crush the Bills since they had the home field advantage but it just never happen. Some people blame the loss to injuries but Ryan just was not at his best with three turnovers.
In addition, the Rams defeated the Cowboys in a high scoring game and the Texans crushed the Titans 14-57 in a match-up that was supposed to be a close game totally taking the punters by surprise. One of the surprise win came about when the Panthers defeated the Patriots 33-30. We all thought that this game was in the bag for the Patriots but Cam Newton showed that he still has the arm to keep up with the best.
Here are the most notable injuries for Week 4
Washington Redskins Injuries – Josh Norman left the game in the second quarter and may be out for a couple of weeks.
Kansas City Chiefs Injuries – Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was injured in the first quarter and declared out due to a knee injury.
Minnesota Vikings Injuries – Dalvin Cook went down due a knee injury and will be out for the rest of the season due to a torn ACL.
Seattle Seahawks Injuries – Chris Carson will probably be out for the rest of the season due to a fracture in his lower leg that took place in the fourth quarter.
Oakland Raiders Injuries – Derek Carr will be out for at least two weeks after sustaining a transverse process fracture in his back.
Atlanta Falcons Injuries – Mohamed Sanu was out of the game due to a hamstring injury sustained during the second half of the game and he will be out of action for 2-3 weeks.
Buffalo Bills Injuries – Jordan Matthews left the in the fourth quarter due to a thumb injury that will require surgery. He will be out indefinitely. Clot Anders got an arm injury in the fourth quarter that will require surgery and will also be out indefinitely.
Carolina Panthers Injuries – Kurt Coleman received a knee injury and will be out for about a month due to a sprained MCL.