Here are the most significant NFL injuries in Week 5:
J.J. Watt, DE, Houston Texans: Watt suffered a left leg injury while trying to make a play on Alex Smith during the first quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Chiefs, and remained on the ground while he was examined by Texans medical personnel. Eventually, Watt rose and made his way slowly to the sideline while attempting to keep weight off that leg. He then was carted off to the locker room for further evaluation. The team quickly announced that Watt was out for the remainder of the game, and he left the stadium in an ambulance.
Whitney Mercilus, LB, Houston Texans: Mercilus left the game during the Texans’ first defensive series, and he was quickly ruled out for the rest of the game due to a chest injury.
Steven Terrell, S, Kansas City Chiefs: Terrell was accidentally kicked in the head on the opening kickoff, and he was