Star Lotulelei Injury Profile

#98 Star Lotulelei
Position: DT
Height/Weight: 6’2”/318 lbs.
College: Utah
Year joined Bills: 2018
Acquired: Free Agency via Panthers

College Injuries:

No publicly reported injuries.

Pro Injuries:

2013 Panthers:

No publicly reported injuries.

2014 Panthers:

Right ankle sprain, Week 10, missed 2 games. Right foot fracture during practice prior to Wild Card game, missed 1 game, required surgery.

2015 Panthers:

Stress reaction in right foot during preseason, missed Week 1 & 2. Ankle injury prior to Week 3, missed 0 games. Ankle injury Week 12, missed 0 games.

2016 Panthers:

No publicly reported injuries.

2017 Panthers:

No publicly reported injuries. Had offseason shoulder surgery.

2018 Bills:

Trapezius strain during preseason, missed 0 games.

2019 Bills:

No publicly reported injuries.

2020 Bills:

Opted out due to COVID

General links:

Right ankle sprain

Right foot fracture

Stress fracture

Offseason shoulder surgery

2019 Bills Injury Preview- Defensive Tackle

2020 Bills DT Injury Preview- Defensive Tackles

Trapezius Strain

Emmanuel Sanders Injury Profile

Emmanuel Sanders
Position: WR
Height/Weight: 5’11″/180 lbs.
College: SMU
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: Free Agency via Saints

College Injuries:

TBD

Pro Injuries:

2010 Steelers:

Missed 3 games, suffered Week 1 injury due to a quadricep bruise. Sanders also suffered a right foot fracture in the Super Bowl, which required surgery followed by a left foot fracture also requiring surgery in the offseason. 

2011 Steelers:

Following the surgery on the left foot, he developed a stress fracture in the left foot, ultimately missing 3 preseason games. Missed 5 total games, Week 9-10 due to arthroscopic knee surgery due to a meniscus tear, followed by Week 14-16 due to inflammation in his right foot

2012 Steelers:

Missed 0 games, dealt with several injuries including a knee injury in Week 2, shoulder injury Week 13, rib injuries in Week 14, and including a cracked rib in Week 15.

2013 Steelers:

Missed 0 games, dealt with several injuries including a foot injury Week 10, another foot injury Week 14, and a knee injury, specifically a knee sprain in Week 16.

2014 Broncos:

Missed 0 games, dealt with several injuries including a right hamstring strain in the preseason. Suffered a concussion Week 11, hip injury Week 16.

2015 Broncos:

Suffered a right hamstring strain, missed the entire preseason.  Missed 1 game total but dealt with a left AC Joint sprain in Week 6. Suffered a left high ankle sprain in Week 10 also sustaining a finger injury in Week 11. 

2016 Broncos:

Missed 0 games, did not appear on the injury report.

2017 Broncos:

Missed 4 total games, Grade 2 right ankle sprain in Week 6, was questionable in Weeks 12, 14, suffered a bone bruise in his right ankle Week 15, missed 2 games. 

2018 Broncos:

Missed 4 total games due to a torn left Achilles suffered in practice prior to Week 14. Required tightrope procedure on the right ankle in the offseason to address 2017 ankle injuries. 

2019 Broncos/49ers:

Missed 0 games while with Broncos, traded to 49ers, made first appearance in Week 8. Missed 0 games with 49ers, did suffer rib cartilage damage in Week 10.

2020 Saints:

Missed 2 games due to COVID, Weeks 7-8

General links:

Buffalo Rumblings Emmanuel Sanders

Tanner Gentry Injury Profile

#87 Tanner Gentry:
Position: WR
Height/Weight: 6’2”/209 lbs
College: Wyoming
Year joined Bills: 2020
Acquired: Free Agency via Bears/XFL Guardians

College Injuries:

2015 Junior year:

Right AC Joint sprain, missed 5 games.

Pro Injuries:

2017 Bears:

No publicly reported injuries.

2018 Bears:

No publicly reported injuries

2019 Bears/XFL Guardians:

Undisclosed injury with Guardians, sent to IR

General links:

Guardians IR

AC Joint sprain

JJ Nelson Injury Profile

#80 JJ Nelson:

Position: WR
Height/Weight: 5’10/160 lbs
College: Alabama-Birmingham
Year joined Bills: 2020
Acquired: Free Agency via 49ers

College Injuries:

2013 Junior year:

Groin injury, Missed 2 games.

Pro Injuries:

2015 Cardinals:

No publicly reported injuries.

2016 Cardinals:

Shoulder injury, Week 1, missed 1 game.

2017 Cardinals:

Hamstring, Week 2, missed 0 game.

Shoulder, Week 13, missed 0 games.

2018 Cardinals:

Illness, Week 15, missed 1 game.

2019 Raiders:

Ankle injury, Preseason, missed 0 game.

Ankle injury, Week 1, missed 1 game.

Knee Week 4, missed 1 game.

2020 49ers/Bills:

Knee injury during training camp, sent to IR, waived.

General links:

WR Gary Jennings Injury Profile

#87 Gary Jennings:

Position: WR
Height/Weight: 6’1″/216 lbs.
College: West Virginia
Year joined Bills: 2020
Acquired: Free Agency via Dolphins

College Injuries:

2018 Senior year:

High ankle sprain, side not specified, missed 1 game.

Pro Injuries:

2019 Seahawks/Dolphins:

Hamstring strain, during OTA’s,

Shoulder injury during touchdown celebration, Week 11, sent to IR following game.

2020 Ravens/Bills:

Signed with Ravens practice squad, released, signed to Bills practice squad

General links:

High ankle sprain

Hamstring strain

Shoulder injury

Marquel Harrell Injury Profile

#62 Marquel Harrell

Position: G
Height/Weight: 6’8/307 lbs.
Age: 23
College: Auburn
Year joined Bills: 2020
Acquired: UDFA

College Injuries:

2016 Freshman year:

No publicly reported injuries

2017 Sophomore year:

Missed 1 game due to injury, exact details not known

2018 Junior year:

No publicly reported injuries

2019 Senior year:

No publicly reported injuries

Pro Injuries:

2020 Bills:

No publicly reported injuries

General links:

Marquel Harrell

CB Daryl Worley Injury Profile

#37 Daryl Worley

Position: CB
Height/Weight: 6’1″/210 lbs.
Age: 25
College: West Virginia
Year joined Bills: 2020
Acquired: Free Agency via Dallas

College Injuries:

TBD

Pro Injuries:

2016 Panthers:

Concussion, Week 6, missed 0 games.

Elbow injury, Week 7, missed 0 games.

Concussion, Week 13, missed 0 games.

2017 Panthers:

Shoulder injury, Week 3, missed 1 game.

2018 Raiders:

Ankle injury, Week 6, missed 0 games.

Right shoulder injury, originally suffered Week 8, appeared on report several times, missing 1 game in Week 16. Tore labrum, required season ending surgery.

2019 Raiders:

Ankle/Achilles, Week 9, missed 0 games.

Neck injury, Week 14, missed 1 game.

2020 Cowboys/Bills:

No publicly reported injuries.

General links:

Shoulder injury

LB Darron Lee Injury Profile

Darron Lee

Position: LB
Height/Weight:
Age:
College:
Year joined Bills: 2020
Acquired: Free Agency via Chiefs

College Injuries:

TBD

Pro Injuries:

2016 Jets:

Right ankle injury, Week 6, missed 3 games. The article linked below suggests a high ankle sprain.

2017 Jets:

No publicly reported injuries

2018 Jets:

No publicly reported injuries.

2019 Chiefs:

No publicly reported injuries.

General links:

Lee ankle injury

TE Charles Jones Injury Profile

#80 Charles Jones

Position: TE
Height/Weight: 6’4″/255 lbs.
Age: 24
College: Tulane
Year joined Bills: 2020
Acquired: Free Agency via Jacksonville

College Injuries:

2014 Freshman year:

No publicly reported injuries.

2015 Sophomore year:

No publicly reported injuries.

2016 Redshirt Sophomore year:

High ankle sprain, later tore ankle ligaments and broke bone in foot, played in 4 games that season.

2017 Redshirt Junior year:

No publicly reported injuries.

2018 Redshirt Senior year:

Sprained ankle at beginning of season.

Pro Injuries:

2019 Jaguars:

No publicly reported injuries.

2020 Jaguars/Bills:

Waived with injury before final cuts with quad and foot injuries. No specifics on the injuries appear to be available.

General links:

High ankle/broken foot injury

Sprained ankle

Quad/foot injury

LB Ahmad Gooden Injury Profile

#50 Ahmad Gooden

Position: LB
Height/Weight: 6’4″/245 lbs.
Age: 24
College: Samford
Year joined Bills: 2020
Acquired: UDFA via Jets

College Injuries:

No publicly reported injuries.

Pro Injuries:

2019 Broncos:

No publicly reported injuries:

2020 Jets/Bills:

No publicly reported injuries, was cut by Jets in training camp

General links: