Is Dawson Knox playing this week? (Latest injury update for Buccaneers vs. Bills in NFL Week 8)

The latest injury update for Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox.

Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox.
Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox. / Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Buffalo Bills will be without tight end Dawson Knox on Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to a wrist injury. 

Following the team's Week 7 game, Knox was set to undergo surgery on his wrist injury, and there appears to be no timetable for his return. 

Rookie first-round pick Dalton Kincaid is set to step up in Knox’s absence, and he is coming off arguably his best game of his career in Week 7. 

Dawson Knox injury status for Week 8 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

Knox has been ruled out for Week 8 against the Buccaneers with a wrist injury. He had to undergo surgery on his wrist.

Best Buffalo Bills prop bet for Week 8 vs. Bucs with Dawson Knox out

Dalton Kincaid anytime touchdown scorer

With Knox injured, Kincaid is easily my favorite target to find the end zone this week. 

The rookie tight end had a breakout game in Week 7, catching a career-high eight passes for 75 yards against the New England Patriots. 

Kincaid should have an expanded role this week, and we’ve seen Knox thrive in the red zone this season. That role is now open for the taking. 

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Dawson Knox injury history

  • Sept. 2020: Concussion – missed one game
  • Oct. 2020: Leg Calf Strain – missed two games
  • Oct. 2021: Hand Wrist Fracture – missed two games
  • Oct. 2022: Foot – missed one game
  • Oct. 2022: Hamstring – missed one game

When is Dawson Knox coming back?

According to Bills head coach Sean McDermott, it is too early to tell when Knox will return to the Bills. 

Since the team hasn’t placed him on injured reserve yet, there could be a chance that he’s able to return within the team’s next four games. The Bills don’t have a bye until Week 13 this season. 

Buffalo Bills next 5 opponents

  • Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 5
  • Denver Broncos, Monday, Nov. 13
  • New York Jets, Sunday, Nov. 19
  • Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Nov. 26
  • Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 10

Buffalo Bills injury report

  • Dawson Knox – out
  • Quintin Morris – out
  • Ed Oliver – questionable
  • Baylon Spector – out
  • Jordan Phillips – questionable

Tampa Bay Buccaneers injury report

  • Matt Feiler – out
  • Chris Godwin – questionable
  • Baker Mayfield – questionable
  • Kaevon Merriweather – out
  • Vita Vea – questionable

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