NFL PUP/NFI list: Chase Young, Marquise Brown, and J.K. Dobbins notable names, among many others

What do the NFL PUP and NFI designations mean, and which players will be starting this year's training camp on these lists?

The 2022 NFL preseason continues to move forward and organizations have already begun to designate certain players onto their physically unable to perform (PUP) and non-football injury or illness (NFI) lists. Let’s take a look at the two different designations — NFL PUP and NFI — and the notable players that are currently on either of the lists. Please note that we will continue to update this daily as teams either add or remove players from their PUP or NFI lists.

Current NFL PUP and NFI lists

View the table below for players who have been placed on either the NFL PUP or NFI list. Notable players will be added as that information becomes available. A full sweep of the league will be done following the release of the official NFL transaction report between 4 and 5 p.m. ET each day. That information will then be updated here.

Arizona CardinalsMarquise BrownWRPUP
Arizona CardinalsMaxx WilliamsTEPUP
Atlanta FalconsDeion JonesLBPUP
Baltimore RavensTyus BowserLBPUP
Baltimore RavensGus EdwardsRBPUP
Baltimore RavensJ.K. DobbinsRBPUP
Baltimore RavensMarcus PetersCBPUP
Baltimore RavensRonnie StanleyLTPUP
Baltimore RavensAr’Darius WashingtonSPUP
Buffalo BillsTre’Davious WhiteCBPUP
Carolina PanthersJaycee HornCBPUP
Carolina PanthersShaq ThompsonLBPUP
Chicago BearsSam KamaraDEPUP
Chicago BearsDane CruikshankSPUP
Chicago BearsMichael JosephCBPUP
Chicago BearsTajae SharpeWRPUP
Chicago BearsRoquan SmithLBPUP
Cincinnati BengalsJoe BachieLBPUP
Cincinnati BengalsAlex CappaGPUP
Cincinnati BengalsLa’el CollinsTPUP
Cincinnati BengalsKhalid KareemDEPUP
Cincinnati BengalsBrandon WilsonSPUP
Cleveland BrownsDavid BellWRPUP
Cleveland BrownsDavid BellWRPUP
Cleveland BrownsJack ConklinTPUP
Cleveland BrownsSheldon DayDTPUP
Cleveland BrownsAnthony WalkerLBPUP
Cleveland BrownsDenzel WardCBPUP
Dallas CowboysDamone ClarkLBPUP
Dallas CowboysDontario DrummondWRPUP
Dallas CowboysMichael GallupWRPUP
Dallas CowboysAaron HansfordLBPUP
Dallas CowboysQuandre MoselyCBPUP
Denver BroncosChristopher AllenLBPUP
Denver BroncosTom ComptonOLPUP
Denver BroncosRandy GregoryDEPUP
Denver BroncosK.J. HamlerWRPUP
Denver BroncosBilly TurnerOTPUP
Detroit LionsJason CabindaFBPUP
Detroit LionsJerry JacobsCBPUP
Detroit LionsC.J. MooreSPUP
Detroit LionsRomeo OkwaraDEPUP
Detroit LionsJosh PaschalDEPUP
Detroit LionsNatrez PatrickLBPUP
Detroit LionsDan SkipperOTPUP
Detroit LionsJameson WilliamsWRPUP
Green Bay PackersDavid BakhtiariTPUP
Green Bay PackersMason CrosbyKPUP
Green Bay PackersKylin HillRBPUP
Green Bay PackersElgton JenkinsGPUP
Green Bay PackersHauati PututauDLPUP
Green Bay PackersRandy RamseyLBPUP
Green Bay PackersDillon StonerWRPUP
Green Bay PackersRobert TonyanTEPUP
Green Bay PackersChristian WatsonWRPUP
Houston TexansJordan JenkinsDTPUP
Houston TexansTristin McCollumDBPUP
Houston TexansTeagan QuitorianoTEPUP
Indianapolis ColtsDarius LeonardLBPUP
Indianapolis ColtsMichael StrachanWRPUP
Kansas City ChiefsCortez BroughtonDLPUP
Kansas City ChiefsClyde Edwards-HelaireRBPUP
Kansas City ChiefsRashad FentonCBPUP
Kansas City ChiefsLucas NiangTPUP
Kansas City ChiefsJustyn RossWRPUP
Kansas City ChiefsPrince TegaTPUP
Las Vegas RaidersJohnathan HankinsDTPUP
Los Angeles ChargersKenneth MurrayLBPUP
Los Angeles RamsJalen RamseyCBPUP
Los Angeles RamsTravin HowardLBPUP
Los Angeles RamsKyren WilliamsRBPUP
Miami DolphinsByron JonesCBPUP
Minnesota VikingsBlake ProehlWRPUP
Minnesota VikingsRyan ConnellyLBPUP
New England PatriotsDavid AndrewsCPUP
New England PatriotsJonathan JonesCBPUP
New England PatriotsJabrill PeppersSPUP
New England PatriotsJames WhiteRBPUP
New Orleans SaintsMarcus DavenportDEPUP
New Orleans SaintsDylan SoehnerTEPUP
New York GiantsNick GatesCPUP
New York GiantsAzeez OjulariLBPUP
New York GiantsMatt PeartOTPUP
New York GiantsSterling ShepardWRPUP
New York JetsMekhi BectonTPUP
New York JetsGeorge FantTPUP
New York JetsCarl LawsonDEPUP
New York JetsDru SamiaGPUP
New York JetsC.J. UzomahTEPUP
Philadelphia EaglesTyree JacksonTEPUP
Philadelphia EaglesBrett TothOTPUP
Philadelphia EaglesRichard RodgersTEPUP
Pittsburgh SteelersTyson AlualuDLPUP
Pittsburgh SteelersMinkah FitzpatrickSPUP
San Francisco 49ersKalia DavisDTPUP
San Francisco 49ersCharlie WoernerTEPUP
San Francisco 49ersJason VerrettCBPUP
Seattle SeahawksTre BrownCBPUP
Seattle SeahawksJon RhattiganLBPUP
Seattle SeahawksLiam RyanOTPUP
Seattle SeahawksTyreke SmithLBPUP
Tampa Bay BuccaneersDon GardnerCBPUP
Tampa Bay BuccaneersSadarius HutchersonGPUP
Tennessee TitansTommy HudsonTEPUP
Tennessee TitansMonty RiceLBPUP
Tennessee TitansCaleb ShudakKPUP
Washington CommandersTyler LarsenCPUP
Washington CommandersCornelius LucasTPUP
Washington CommandersChase RoullierCPUP
Washington CommandersLogan ThomasTEPUP
Washington CommandersChase YoungDEPUP

What is the NFL PUP list? How does it work?

There are different stages of the PUP list. Players can be given the designation before training camp and be removed at any point in time.

If they start the preseason on the PUP list, that means that they cannot practice until cleared by the team’s medical personnel. This does not mean that they cannot take part in team activities and meetings, though. However, if a player practices during training camp and is injured, they cannot be designated PUP. Instead, they will need to be cut or placed on the injured reserve.

When the regular season starts, players can be placed on the regular-season PUP list. This offseason, the NFL modified its PUP rule and shortened the minimum amount of time required to be designated on the PUP list. Before, players needed to wait six weeks before they could return. That has now been shortened to four.

After the fourth week, the player must be allowed to return to practice, placed on injured reserve, or released within five weeks. One interesting point to note is that players on the PUP list do not count against the 53-man roster but do count against the 90-man roster limit.

What is the NFI list? How does it work?

The non-football injury list works similarly to the PUP list. To be placed on the NFI list, players need to have suffered an injury not related to NFL football or have something that keeps them from practicing at the start of training camp. The rules on when a player on the NFI can return to work are the same as for those on the PUP list.

One caveat to the NFI and PUP lists is that once a player has been cleared, they cannot go back on the list. Said player will have to be cut or placed on injured reserve.

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