NAL INJURY REPORT: WEEK 5
All Six Teams Reports Injured Players as Weekend Approaches
ATLANTA – The National Arena League releases its injury report for week 5, with all NAL teams playing this weekend.
The Orlando Predators (1-2) will travel to Trenton, New Jersey to face off against the Jersey Flight (1-3) at the CURE Insurance Arena. The Predators are coming off a 28-point loss against the Albany Empire, while the Flight grabbed their first win of the season on the road against the Carolina Cobras 65-27 in week 4.
The Columbus Lions (3-1) will travel to Greensboro, North Carolina to play the Carolina Cobras (1-2) after defeating the Sharks 56-32 in week 4. The Cobras suffered a second straight loss in week 4, 65-27 but entered their second home game of the season where they have a long history of success in the snake pit.
The Jacksonville Sharks (0-2) will host the Albany Empire (4-0) at the Veteran’s Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, after a 24-point loss to the Lions in week 4. Currently the top team in the NAL the Albany Empire enter week 5 as the only unbeaten team in the league coming off a 68-40 victory against the Orlando Predators but this week face the defending champions in the shark tank. See full team injury reports below.
Orlando Predators (1-2)
The Orlando Predators have three players listed on their injury report for week 5:
QB- Bryan Hicks, Concussion (Doubtful)
LB- Brian Price, Knee (Doubtful)
DB- Josh Jenkins, Groin (Probable)
The Jersey Flight (1-3)
The Jersey Flight have two players listed on their injury report for week 5:
QB- Warren Smith, Ankle (Questionable)
Tim Freeman, Achilles (Season-ending IR)
Columbus Lions (3-1)
The Columbus Lions have three players listed on their injury report for week 5:
K- Ryan Gates (Short-term IR)
OL- Dion Small (Questionable)
DB- Maurice Leggett
Carolina Cobras (1-2)
The Carolina Cobras go into week 5 with four players injured:
DB - Joe Powell, Knee (Out)
DB - Justin Sullivan, Foot (Questionable)
OL - Jordan Harris, Knee (Questionable)
K - TC Stevens, Hand (Probable)
Jacksonville Sharks (0-2)
The Jacksonville Sharks have seven players listed on their injury report for week 5:
QB- Mike Fafaul, Knee (Out)
OL- Justin Cook, Knee (Out)
OL- Israel Evans, Leg (Out)
DB- Kiante Northington, Shoulder (Out)
DL- Seyvon Lowry, (Out)
DB- Keiron Jones, Shoulder (Questionable)
DB- Denzell Thompson, Leg (Questionable)
Albany Empire (4-0)
The Albany Empire has one player listed on their injury report for week 5:
DB- Ty Peters, Foot (Doubtful)
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