The 2022 NFL season is slowly inching nearer, and training camp is about to take us into the subsequent section of the offseason. Earlier than veterans report and be part of the rookies on July 26, organizations have already begun to designate sure gamers onto their bodily unable to carry out (PUP) and non-football harm or sickness (NFI) lists.
Let’s check out the 2 completely different designations — NFL PUP and NFI — and the notable gamers which can be at present on both of the lists. Please word that we’ll proceed to replace this each day as groups both add or take away gamers from their PUP or NFI lists.
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What’s the NFL PUP checklist? How does it work?
There are completely different phases of the PUP checklist. Gamers will be given the designation earlier than coaching camp and be eliminated at any time limit.
If they begin the preseason on the PUP checklist, that signifies that they can’t observe till cleared by the staff’s medical personnel. This doesn’t imply that they can’t participate in staff actions and conferences, although. Nonetheless, if a participant practices throughout coaching camp and is injured, they can’t be designated PUP. As an alternative, they’ll have to be minimize or positioned on the injured reserve.
When the common season begins, gamers will be positioned on the regular-season PUP checklist. This offseason, the NFL modified its PUP rule and shortened the minimal period of time required to be designated on the PUP checklist. Earlier than, gamers wanted to attend six weeks earlier than they might return. That has now been shortened to 4.
After the fourth week, the participant should be allowed to return to observe, positioned on injured reserve, or launched inside 5 weeks. One attention-grabbing level to notice is that gamers on the PUP checklist don’t depend in opposition to the 53-man roster however do depend in opposition to the 90-man roster restrict.
What’s the NFI checklist? How does it work?
The non-football harm checklist works equally to the PUP checklist. To be positioned on the NFI checklist, gamers must have suffered an harm not associated to NFL soccer or have one thing that retains them from training at first of coaching camp. The principles on when a participant on the NFI can return to work are the identical as for these on the PUP checklist.
One caveat to the NFI and PUP lists is that after a participant has been cleared, they can’t return on the checklist. Mentioned participant should be minimize or positioned on injured reserve.
Who’s on the NFL PUP and NFI lists?
View the desk beneath for gamers who’ve been positioned on both the NFL PUP or NFI checklist. Notable gamers can be added as that data turns into out there. A full sweep of the league can be carried out following the discharge of the official NFL transaction report between 4 and 5 p.m. ET every day. That data will then be up to date right here.