Last night saw more of week three preseason action take place. This week is when the starters get the most playing time as a final in-game prep for the regular season. Unfortunately, this also means that there is a higher chance for starters to suffer injuries as the #New England Patriots, #Kansas City Chiefs, and #Detroit Lions found out last night.

Edelman carted off, may be out for the season

Early in the first quarter of the New England Patriots preseason game against the Detroit Lions, Julian Edelman when down with a non-contact injury as he planted his foot while running upfield after making a catch. He then was carted to the locker room after he limped of off the field.

However, it now appears that the worst has been confirmed. ESPN's Jeff Darlington reported that league sources told him that the Edelman fears tore his ACL.

ESPN's Adam Schefter also followed this by saying sources told him the team also fears the receiver tore his ACL and that he will have an MRI on his right knee today to determine the extent of the injury. If Edelman is out for the year, the Patriots have a deep receiver core to fall back on with Chris Hogan, Danny Amendola, Brandin Cooks and Malcolm Mitchell.

Spencer Ware also carted off

Kansas City Chiefs starting running back Spencer Ware was also carted off the field last night during the team's loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Ware was tackled after catching a short pass and was on the ground clutching his right knee. A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the team thinks that he suffered a PCL injury.

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The source also added that Ware's ACL is believed to be okay and that he will undergo an MRI today to determine the extent of the injury. According to the source, he could miss anywhere from two to eight weeks. With Ware's injury, the Chiefs will now turn to Charcandrick West, third-round pick Kareem Hunt and free agent acquisition CJ Spiller.

Lions Whitehead leaves game with knee injury

The Detroit Lions lost starting linebacker Tahir Whitehead last night to a knee injury. He apparently suffered the injury at some point during the first half of the game. It was announced that he would not be returning in the second half as he was ruled out for the rest of the game.

It would seem that the Lions and Whitehead caught a break, as the linebacker tweeted out this morning that “All is well boss.” Losing Whitehead, who was the team's leading tackler last season, would have been a big blow to the team's defense.