NFL Injuries: Backups Who Will Thrive in Starter’s Absence

December 2, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Injuries are the norm each and every week in the NFL, and Week 13 will be no different as many teams will see their starters in the trainer's room, leaving it up to backups to fill the void.
Here are some key players who have already been ruled out for this weekend's action, and the backups that will replace them.
All injury status information is courtesy of ESPN.com.
Philadelphia Eagles
RB LeSean McCoy, Out (Concussion)
Replacement: Bryce Brown
LeSean McCoy will have to sit out yet another game thanks to a concussion, leaving the bulk of the carries to the rookie, Bryce Brown.
In his first start since high school, Brown didn't disappoint and had a monster first half against the Carolina Panthers. Brown carried the ball nine times for 129 yards and a score, finishing the game with 178 yards and two touchdowns.
Brown even showed his ability to break the big one after a 65-yard touchdown run.
In Week 13, Brown will be faced with th...

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