Olaijah Griffin Injury Profile

#37 Olaijah Griffin
Position: CB
Height/Weight: 6’0″/175 lbs.
College: USC
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: UDFA NFL Draft

College Injuries:

2018 Freshman year:

Missed four games due to injuries, required shoulder labrum tears to both shoulders, required surgery to repair in the offseason.

2019 Sophomore year:

Missed two games due to back spasms. The underlying cause of back spasms was a bulging disc, unknown whether he required surgery to correct the issue.

2020 Junior year:

No publicly reported injuries.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

2021 NFL Draft UDFA Signings

Quintin Morris Injury Profile

#85 Quintin Morris
Position: TE
Height/Weight: 6’2″/252 lbs.
College: Bowling Green
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: UDFA

High School Injuries:

2014 Junior year:

Suffered broken collarbone, side not specified.

College Injuries:

2017 Freshman year:

Missed one game (Miami OH), injury not disclosed.

2018 Sophomore year:

No publicly reported injuries.

2019 Junior year:

No publicly reported injuries.

2020 Senior year:

No publicly reported injuries.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

2021 NFL Draft NFL UDFA Signings

Nick McCloud Injury Profile

#38 Nick McCloud
Position: CB
Height/Weight: 6’0″/193 lbs.
College: North Carolina State/Notre Dame
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: UDFA

College Injuries:

2016 Freshman year:

NC State: No publicly reported injuries.

2017 Sophomore year:

NC State: No publicly reported injuries.

2018 Junior year:

NC State: Missed 2 games, injury specifics not available.

2019 Senior year:

NC State: Missed 10 games, due to a left MCL knee sprain.

2020 Redshirt Senior year:

Notre Dame: No publicly reported injuries.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

2021 UDFA signings injury analysis

Jack Anderson Injury Profile

#66 Jack Anderson
Position: OG
Height/Weight: 6’4″/314 lbs.
College: Texas Tech
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: 7th round NFL Draft

College Injuries:

2017 Freshman year:

Appeared in all 13 games at right guard with no publicly reported injuries. Named a Freshman All-American as the result of his strong play throughout the season.

2018 Sophomore year:

Appeared in all 12 games at right guard, once again, no publicly reported injuries. Had offseason shoulder surgery.

2019 Junior year: appeared in three games at right guard before exiting with a season-ending shoulder injury, requiring surgery. Played in the season opener against Montana State, missed the UTEP game before returning against Arizona and Oklahoma before ending the year.

2020 Redshirt Junior year:

Appeared in all ten games at right guard, suffering no publicly reported injuries.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

OG Jack Anderson injury analysis

Rachad Wildgoose Injury Profile

#32 Rachad Wildgoose
Position: CB
Height/Weight: 5’10″/191 lbs.
College: Wisconsin
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: 6th round NFL Draft

College Injuries:

2018 Freshman year:

Appeared in ten games, missing contests against Western Kentucky, BYU, and Iowa. There are no reports that he suffered an injury, this may have simply been the team attempting to preserve his eligibility as players can play up to four games without using that season’s eligibility.

2019 Sophomore year:

Appeared in 13 games, did not suffer any publicly known injuries.

2020 Junior year:

Appeared in two games before suffering a season-ending right shoulder injury. Imaging later revealed that he suffered a right scapular fracture, which is commonly known as the wing bone.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

CB Rachad Wildgoose injury analysis

Damar Hamlin Injury Profile

#31 Damar Hamlin
Position: S
Height/Weight: 6’0″/200 lbs.
College: Pittsburgh
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: 6th round pick NFL Draft

High school:

2015 Senior year:

Suffered a core muscle injury during the final season of high school that he played through in order to help his team win a state championship. He later required repair following the season.

College Injuries:

2016 True Freshman year:

Appeared in three games total but was limited due to complications from the core muscle repair, requiring two revisions total.

2017 Redshirt Freshman year:

Missed two games while recovering from the core muscle repair before appearing in nine total games. Missed the game against Virginia Tech with details not available.

2018 Redshirt Sophomore year:

Appeared in 14 games, did not appear to suffer any publicly known injuries.

2019 Redshirt Junior year:

Appeared in 12 games, missing the Georgia Tech game due to injury. Details are not specifically based on available sources, but the injury appeared minor as it was reported that he could have played if called upon.

2020 Redshirt Senior year:

Appeared in ten games, opting out of season finale against Georgia Tech.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

S Damar Hamlin injury analysis

Marquez Stevenson Injury History

#5 Marquez Stevenson
Position: WR
Height/Weight: 5’10″/180 lbs.
College: Houston
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: 6th round pick NFL Draft

College Injuries:

2016 Freshman year:

Broken collarbone preseason training camp, not requiring surgery Side not specified, but according to Instagram and confirmation from this profile over at Go Long, it appears as though it was the left side.

He appeared in two total games, returning in late October after missing the first seven games before getting shut down again with what was termed “additional injuries,” missing four games afterward. Unfortunately, details of the specific injuries are not available.

2017 Sophomore year:

Tore his left ACL during spring practices, missing the entire season rehabbing.

2018 Redshirt sophomore year: Appeared in 13 games, no publicly reported injuries.

2019 Redshirt junior year:

Appeared in 12 games, no publicly reported injuries.

2020 Redshirt senior year:

Appeared in five games, missed two games due to a left ankle sprain. Details not available regarding the specifics, but it’s possible that it was a high ankle sprain based on what is available on video at the 16:58 mark.

As the next few scheduled games were canceled, it’s difficult to determine how long he would have really been out for, giving additional information as to the exact injury. Also to note, he skipped the bowl game in order to prepare for the draft.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

WR Marquez Stevenson Injury Profile

Tommy Doyle Injury History

#72 Tommy Doyle
Position: OT
Height/Weight: 6’8″/320 lbs.
College: Miami (OH)
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: 5th round 2021 NFL Draft

College Injuries:

2016 Freshman year:

Suffered torn labrum in his shoulder, side not specified according to sources. This has also been confirmed by The Athletic’s Dane Brugler in his 2021 Draft Guide.

2017 Redshirt Freshman year:

Appeared in five games before suffering a foot injury, side not specified, that was season ending; missed seven games.

2018 Redshirt Sophomore year:

Appeared in ten games, missing two games back to back in Bowling Green and Western Michigan. The only details that exist are that it was a leg injury, besides that, no other specifics.

2019 Redshirt Junior year:

Appeared in 13 of 14 games, no publicly reported injuries. The team website says that he missed the Ohio State game, but there are reports that he held his own against Chase Young, indicating he played.

2020 Redshirt Senior year:

Appeared in all three games. Due to COVID-19, the schedule was significantly reduced. No publicly reported injuries.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

OT Tommy Doyle injury analysis

Spencer Brown Injury History

Spencer Brown
Position: OT
Height/Weight: 6’9″/311 lbs.
College: Northern Iowa
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: 2021 NFL Draft 3rd round selection

High School Injuries:

2015 Junior year: Broke his left femur while playing basketball in high school. While the article itself did not specify the left side, other articles from the same source go on to reference issues with his left knee in high school indicating that the femur fracture was on the left side.

Attempted to play baseball but had continued soreness in his knee while playing, revealing an osteochondral defect under his patella that required surgical repair.  

During the season, the same article details that Brown tore his meniscus. He finished the football season and played through the basketball season with the injury. Despite dealing with pain, he was able to garner first-team all-state honors in basketball before going under the knife once again to repair the meniscus in April of that year.

College Injuries:

2016 Freshman year:

Redshirted as he was still recovering from his meniscus repair and gaining weight to transition from tight end in high school to offensive tackle.

2017 Redshirt Freshman year:

Appeared in 5 games before suffering a season-ending right knee injury. Specifically, he suffered an MCL tear along with damage to his patellar tendon.

2018 Redshirt Sophomore year:

Appeared in 13 games, did not suffer any publicly known injuries.

2019 Redshirt Junior year:

Appeared in 15 games, did not suffer any publicly known injuries.

2020 Redshirt Senior year:

Opt-out due to COVID due to his school postponing the season.

Pro Injuries:

General links:

Carlos Basham Injury History

Carlos Basham
Position: DE
Height/Weight: 6’5″/285 lbs.
College: Wake Forest
Year joined Bills: 2021
Acquired: 2021 2nd round pick

High School

2014 Junior year:

Sore knee, side not specified, unknown if he missed time in high school due to this injury. 

College Injuries:

2016 Freshman year:

Redshirted, did not appear in any games or suffer any publicly known injuries.

2017 Redshirt Freshman year:

Appeared in 13 games, no publicly known injuries.

2018 Redshirt Sophomore year:

Appeared in 12 games, missed the Syracuse game due to injury, details unknown regarding the specifics of the injury.

2019 Redshirt Junior year:

Appeared in 13 games, did not appear to suffer any publicly known injuries.

2020 Redshirt Senior year:

Appeared in 7 total games, missed one game due to COVID, missed the bowl game to train for the NFL Draft.

Pro Injuries:

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