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Dec 31 2018 - Andrew Whitworth (Rams), LT Andrew Whitworth left the game Sunday early because of a bruised knee. The injury should not prevent him from playing Jan. 12 in the divisional-round playoff game.
Dec 31 2018 - Lamarcus Joyner (Rams), S Lamarcus Joyner (ankle) missed the last two games of the regular season. His status for the playoff game Jan. 12 is uncertain.
Dec 31 2018 - Blake Countess (Rams), S Blake Countess missed Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers because he is in concussion protocol. Coach Sean McVay said Countess was "in good shape" on Monday.
Dec 31 2018 - Todd Gurley II (Rams), RB Todd Gurley, who missed the last two games with knee soreness, will continue to rehabilitate his knee and should be ready for the Rams' divisional-round playoff game Jan. 12.
Dec 31 2018 - Kenny Clark (Packers), DT Kenny Clark (elbow) was placed on injured reserve before the game against Detroit.
Dec 31 2018 - Evan Baylis (Packers), TE Evan Baylis was signed to the practice squad last week and then was signed as a free agent after Sunday's season-ending loss to the Lions.
Dec 31 2018 - Davante Adams (Packers), WR Davante Adams was inactive because of the knee injury he sustained last week against the Jets, denying him a chance at a pair of franchise single-season receiving records. Adams finished the season with 111 receptions (one shy of Sterling Sharpe's 1993 record of 112) and 1,386 receiving yards (133 shy of Jordy Nelson's 2014 record of 1,519).
Dec 31 2018 - Lucas Patrick (Packers), LG Lucas Patrick suffered an abdominal injury against the Jets and he aggravated it Sunday, forcing his early exit Sunday.
Dec 31 2018 - David Bakhtiari (Packers), LT David Bakhtari's hip injury suffered against the Jets last week flared up against Detroit and he was forced to leave the game early.
Dec 31 2018 - Fred Warner (49ers), LB Fred Warner had a season-high 14 tackles on Sunday. It was the fifth time this season he had double-digit tackles, but the other four came in the first four games of the season.
Dec 31 2018 - Nick Mullens (49ers), QB Nick Mullens was 23 of 33 for 282 yards with three touchdown passes and three interceptions against the Rams on Sunday. He finished the season with 13 scoring passes and 10 interceptions. Coach Kyle Shanahan made it clear he would be competing with C.J. Beathard for the backup job behind Jimmy Garoppolo next season.
Dec 31 2018 - Laken Tomlinson (49ers), LG Laken Tomlinson left Sunday's game in the second quarter after he appeared to hyper-extend his right leg. The 49ers fearful Tomlinson suffered a torn ACL, but tests showed the ACL was in tact. He suffered a torn MCL, which requires about three months of recovery. No surgery is required.
Dec 31 2018 - Alfred Morris (49ers), RB Alfred Morris had his first 100-yard rushing day of the season on Sunday. He amassed 111 yards on 16 carries. His previous season high was 67 yards.
Dec 31 2018 - George Kittle (49ers), TE George Kittle set an NFL record for most receiving yards in a season by a tight end. He finished with 1,377 yards after collecting 149 yards on nine receptions in Sunday's loss to the Rams.
Dec 31 2018 - Andrew Adams (Buccaneers), S Andrew Adams collected his fourth interception of the season on Sunday. The other three came in a game against Carolina.
Dec 31 2018 - Jason Pierre-Paul (Buccaneers), DE Jason Pierre-Paul had a sack against Atlanta on Sunday. That gave him 12.5 sacks for the season.
Dec 31 2018 - Mike Evans (Buccaneers), WR Mike Evans had his eighth 100-yard receiving game of 2018 on Sunday. He had six catches for 106 yards and two scores. He ranks third in the league in receiving yards with 1,524.
Dec 31 2018 - Chris Godwin (Buccaneers), WR Chris Godwin had his best game of the season on Sunday. He had six receptions for a season-high 114 yards and two touchdowns. He had not had more than one touchdown catch in any of the preceding games this season.
Dec 31 2018 - Peyton Barber (Buccaneers), RB Peyton Barber was the Buccaneers' leading rusher on Sunday with 66 yards on 15 carries. He finished the season with 871 yards.
Dec 31 2018 - Joey Bosa (Chargers), DE Joey Bosa had a sack on Sunday to finish with 5 1/2 in seven games.
Dec 31 2018 - Jatavis Brown (Chargers), LB Jatavis Brown will miss the postseason after injuring his ankle late in the first quarter Sunday against the Broncos.
Dec 31 2018 - Melvin Gordon (Chargers), RB Melvin Gordon carried 10 times for 42 yards before leaving Sunday's game with an ankle injury.
Dec 31 2018 - Mike Williams (Chargers), WR Mike Williams had five catches for 65 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win against the Broncos.
Dec 31 2018 - Austin Ekeler (Chargers), RB Austin Ekeler carried eight times for 58 yards (7.3-yard average) against the Broncos.
Dec 31 2018 - Glover Quin (Lions), S Glover Quin, an 11-year veteran, said after Sunday's game that he is contemplating retirement. He started every game this season and never showed up on the injury report.