Editor’s update 9/27 8:10 a.m.: Davante Adams spoke to media following Thursday’s game and told them he is dealing with turf toe, according to NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport. Adams will see one of the team’s physicians to get a better handle on the status of his toe. Turf toe is a sprain of the main joint of the big toe that can involve partial to full tearing. It will probably be a couple days before we find out if Adams might miss any time with the injury.
The simplest definition of turf toe is that it is a sprain of the main joint of the big toe. It happens when the toe is forcibly bent up into hyperextension, such as when pushing off into a sprint and having the toe get stuck flat on the ground.
The Green Bay Packers suffered a tough injury in Week 4 Thursday Night Football against the Philadelphia Eagles. Wide receiver Davante Adams suffered a toe injury in the fourth quarter and did not return to the game.
Adams was rolling in this game, with Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur working to get him more actively involved. Adams finished the game with 10 receptions on 15 targets and had 180 receiving yards. Through the first three weeks, he had 15 catches for 198 yards. He has yet to find his way into the end zone.
Fantasy impact: The huge Week 4 performance is welcome, but we’re left to wait and see what is up with Adams’ toe. He was limping on the sideline, per NFL Network reporter Stacey Dales, but kept his helmet and gloves handy. In the meantime, veteran Jimmy Graham has emerged as a favorite target for Rodgers, with running back Aaron Jones getting busy in the second half passing game. Marquez Valdes-Scatling and Geronimo Allison have targeted, but Rodgers is playing it safe to a certain extent with who he targets with regularity.