INJURY REPORT: Week 6
Three Games to Watch in Week 6
ATLANTA – The National Arena League announces it’s weekly injury report for all six teams this week as the NAL has three games to watch this weekend for fans including the Jacksonville Sharks (1-4) rematch against the Carolina Cobras (5-0) in Greensboro, NC the San Antonio Gunslingers (0-3) continue their two week road series this week against the Orlando Predators (1-3). Last but not least the Albany Empire (3-1) face the Columbus Lions (2-1) in Columbus, GA. Each game will kick off Saturday, May 27 at 7pm (EST). Fans can watch each game on YouTube Live on the National Arena League YouTube channel.
See below for each team’s injury report for week 6.
Jacksonville Sharks (1-4)
Jacksonville is looking to find a way to not fall into another losing streak scenario even if it means taking down a undefeated team. The Sharks had a hot week 4 with their victory over the Lions but a ice cold week 5 up north against the Albany Empire, the teams worst loss of the season. See Coach Burley’s injury report for this week.
WR/DB - Kamrin Solomon, Hand (Out)
OL - Mykeal White, Shoulder (Out)
QB - Malik Henry, Hand (Out)
DB/WR - Desmond Fairell, Wrist (Out)
WR/DB - Nyqwan Murray, Ankle (Probable)
Carolina Cobras (5-0)
The Cobras continue to elevate themselves towards the NAL postseason, Coach Res and his Cobras had a big victory last week in Greensboro against the Gunslingers and now return home again to face a (1-4) Sharks. If this team can stay healthy and continue their streak it’ll be a lock for a home playoff game in Carolina but there is plenty of games left this season the Cobras have proven they have what it take to make a playoff run a reality. See Coach Resignalo’s injury report below.
WR/DB - DJ Myers, Knee (Probable)
DB/WR - Cris Page (Questionable)
WR/DB - Tre Long (Questionable)
San Antonio Gunslingers (0-3)
Coach Fred Shaw and the Gunslingers are fighting to find that first win of the season the new expansion team has come close this year and are locking in on a (1-3) Orlando Predators team to make it happen. The Gunslingers will have to go to battle without several player this week. See Coach Shaw's injury report below.
WR/DB - Marcus Green, Knee (Out)
OL - Tre Harlan, Knee (Questionable)
WR/DB - Erick McIntosh, Achilles (Doubtful)
Orlando Predators (1-3)
Will play in front of our their home crowd this week in Orlando as they take on the San Antonio Gunslingers. Games between these to teams have been intense so be on the lookout for another game battle between the Predators and Gunslingers both teams are hungry for a victory to improve their record going into week 7. Coach Higgins has one injury to report.
DB - Brandon Fuentes, (Placed on Long-Term Injured Reserve)
Albany Empire (3-1)
After dominating the Sharks last Sunday, the Empire head south to take on the Columbus Lions (2-1). The Lions look to play well at home but the Empire look to ruin their night and expand their record to 4-1 giving Coach Menas his fourth win in a row for 2022. Head Coach Tom Menas reported the following for this week.
WR/LB - Antwane Grant, (Placed on Short-Term Injured Reserve)
Columbus Lions (2-1)
Returning from a restful bye week in the NAL. Columbus enters week 6 with a winning record and plan to keep it that way but will have to defeat a confident Empire team with a top wide receiver and a kicker that knocked down four deuces last week. Coach Gibson reported no injuries going into week 6.
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