Two Teams Battle for 1st while another Two Battle for Playoff Berth

ATLANTA – The National Arena League releases its injury report for week 9, with four NAL teams playing this weekend with playoff implications on the line in both games. Columbus (5-1) will play host to Albany (5-1) the winner of that game will determine who will be #1 in the NAL going into week 10. Jacksonville (2-4) will host Carolina, after the two teams fought in a close game in Carolina with the Sharks slipping away with the win 54-52. The game will decide if the Cobras will stay in the playoff race or if they will be eliminated from playoff contention.  

These decision making games will both take place on Saturday, July 24 with kickoff set for 7pm. See full list of teams that reported injuries this week going into their week 9 games. 

Jacksonville Sharks (2-4)

The Jacksonville Sharks have five players listed on their injury report for week 9. The Sharks currently hold the fourth seed in the NAL going into week 9.

DB- Keiron Jones, Knee - (Questionable) 

FB- Altevis Squirewell, Foot - (Questionable)

QB- Danny Southwick, Ribs - (Questionable)

DL- Cory Henry, Groin - (Questionable) 

OL- Derrick Ziegler, Head - (Questionable) 

Carolina Cobras (1-5)

The Carolina Cobras have several players out and several listed as either questionable, probable, or doubtful for this week. 

WR- Thyron Lewis, Back - (Questionable)

DL Brandon Sutton, Hand -(Questionable)

OL Jordan Harris, Knee - (Questionable) 

DL David Johnson, Knee - (Probable)

QB/WR James Summers, Ankle - (Questionable)

DB Brandon Rowland, Hip - (Probable)

K TC Stevens, Hand - (Probable) 

Albany Empire (5-1)

The Albany Empire have reported no injuries for week 9. 

Columbus Lions (5-1)

The Columbus Lions have one player listed on their injury report. 

DB- Maurice Leggett - (Questionable) 


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