Week 3 - NAL Injury Report

ATLANTA – The National Arena League announces that four teams enter week three after two regular season weeks of play. The San Antonio Gunslingers (0-2) and Columbus Lions (2-0) will continue their bye week through the weekend.  

The Albany Empire (1-1) face the Orlando Predators (1-1) in the jungle known as the Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Also the (0-2) Jacksonville Sharks traveled to Greensboro to face the (2-0) Carolina Cobras in the The Snake Pit as known as the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC. 

Orlando Predators (1-1) 

The Preds suffered their first loss this season but look to bounce back with a familiar foe. The Orlando Predators reported the following injuries.   

OL - Darius Tolbert, Calf (Questionable)
WR/LB - Darrell Meyers (Questionable)

Albany Empire (1-1)

Coach Menas snatched his first win of 2022 last week in Jacksonville and now looks to continue his Florida sweep by heading to central Florida to take on the Predators. He did report two notable injuries for the defending champions.  

DB - Kenneth McGruder, (Out) Placed on Short-Term Injured Reserve
WR/LB - Antwane Grant, (Questionable)

Jacksonville Sharks (0-2)

The Jacksonville Sharks enter week threw after two overtime games that did not fall in their favor and they now face an undefeated Carolina Cobras (2-0) for a chance to get the Sharks first win and the Cobras first loss. 

DB - Clifton Duck, Hamstring (Out) Placed on Short-Term Injured Reserve.

Carolina Cobras (2-0)

The undefeated Carolina Cobras look to take down a (0-2) Jacksonville Sharks, a Cobras victory will mark the first 0-3 Jacksonville Sharks start in team history. Coach Resignalo reported a few injuries but also the successful return of a player from the injury reserve list. 

DB - Cris Page, Groin (Active) Returns from Short-Term Injured Reserve. 
OL/DL - Carson Williams (Out) Season Ending Injury
DL - Brandon Sutton, Finger (Out) Short-Term Injured Reserve
WR - Jalen Rima, Hamstring (Out) Short-Term Injured Reserve


San Antonio Gunslingers (0-1)

The San Antonio Gunslingers played their first game in the NAL last week and now face the Columbus Lions for their second NAL match. The Gunslingers reported six injuries going through week two. 

K - Emmanuel Nunez, Calf (Out) Placed on Short-Term Injured Reserve. 

Columbus Lions  (2-0)

After two close games the Lions have come on top both times as Jason Gibson and his Columbus Lions enter the bye week undefeated with no injuries to report. 


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