Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on September 23, 2011 @ 18:21:42 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Vince Young | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles QB Vince Young (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as probable for Week 3 but may not be active for the game.

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to play.

QB | Alex Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers CB Tramaine Brock (hand), WR Michael Crabtree (feet) and QB Alex Smith (concussion) are listed as probable for Week 3.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (foot) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

QB | Kerry Collins | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts QB Kerry Collins (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to play.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (neck) and LB Ernie Sims (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

QB | Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as probable for Week 3 and is expected to play.

QB | Jason Campbell | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Kevin Boss (knee), S Jerome Boyd (knee), QB Jason Campbell (foot), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (knee), PK Sebastian Janikowski (foot) and CB Chris X. Johnson (groin) are listed as probable for Week 3.

QB | Mark Sanchez | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez (elbow) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

QB | Cam Newton | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (ribs) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23.


Running Back

RB | Ben Tate | Houston Texans | Injury, , Fantasy
Houston Texans RB Ben Tate (back) might make his first NFL start in Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints if RB Arian Foster (hamstring), a game-time decision, is declared inactive.

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak indicated Friday, Sept. 23, that RB Arian Foster (hamstring) will be a game-time decision for the Week 3 game Sunday, Sept. 25, against the New Orleans Saints. "We'll watch him tomorrow morning when we watch him go through our jog-through, see where he's at and probably actually put him through a little workout before the game." Kubiak said if Foster does play, he won't be used any differently than normal.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (quadriceps) is not expected to play in Week 3 against the Baltimore Ravens, and RB Cadillac Williams (hamstring) is a game-time decision. That leaves RBs Jerious Norwood and Quinn Porter as the team's top options. "I think you have to (run the ball) in every game," head coach Steve Spagnuolo said. "It doesn't matter what defense you face, if it's a good run-stopping defense or they're not stopping the run real well. I think everything is more effective on offense if we're able to run the football."

RB | Montario Hardesty | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Montario Hardesty took all the first-team reps at practice Friday, Sept. 23, and said he is ready if needed in Week 3 against the Miami Dolphins with RB Peyton Hillis (illness) under the weather. "I'd like to see him play early in the game, so where that ends up being, it would definitely mean the first half and probably the first quarter," head coach Pat Shurmur said. "It was good for Montario to get with the (first team) in most of the reps today."

RB | Peyton Hillis | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said Friday, Sept. 23, that RB Peyton Hillis (illness) was sent home from practice for rest and fluids, but he feels the running back will be ready for the Week 3 game against the Miami Dolphins. "He just wasn't feeling well," Shurmur said. "It just happens this time of year, so we felt the best course of action was just to send him home." He was also sent home to keep him away from other players, possibly passing along the illness.

RB | Derrick Ward | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring) and RB Derrick Ward (shoulder, ankle) have been ruled out for Week 3.

RB | Chris Johnson | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson (ribs) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

RB | Marion Barber III | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), WR Roy Williams (groin), OG Lance Louis (ankle) and SS Chris Harris (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are all listed as questionable for Week 3 but are expected to play.

RB | Beanie Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals RB Beanie Wells (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.

RB | LaRod Stephens-Howling | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals WR DeMarco Sampson (hamstring), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hand), WR Chansi Stuckey (hamstring) and LB Daryl Washington (calf) are questionable for Week 3.

RB | Mike Tolbert | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Mike Tolbert (calf) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

RB | Darren McFadden | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden (shoulder) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

RB | Reggie Bush | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Reggie Bush (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

RB | Knowshon Moreno | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is questionable for Week 3.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, but it is not known if he was a full participant or was limited.

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray's workload should increase in the team's Week 3 game, in particular with the injury to RB Felix Jones (shoulder). Murray will likely return kickoffs, as well.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson has more rushing touchdowns against the Oakland Raiders (22) and rushing yards (2,017) than any other opponent.


Fullback

FB | Moran Norris | San Francisco 49ers | Injury
San Francisco 49ers FB Moran Norris (leg) has been ruled out for Week 3.

FB | Michael Robinson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks OG Robert Gallery (groin), OT Jarriel King (ankle), CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) and FB Michael Robinson (ankle) are out for Week 3.

FB | Mike Sellers | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins RB Darrel Young (hamstring) and FB Mike Sellers (hamstring) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. Both are expected to play in Week 3.

FB | Darrel Young | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins RB Darrel Young (hamstring) and FB Mike Sellers (hamstring) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. Both are expected to play in Week 3.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jacoby Jones | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans WR Jacoby Jones (knee), who is a New Orleans native, was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, but head coach Gary Kubiak seemed optimistic about his outlook for Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints. "It looks like we're heading in the right direction," Kubiak said. If Jones cannot play, WR Bryant Johnson and CB Glover Quin would likely be next in line for punt returns.

WR | Austin Pettis | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR Austin Pettis figures to be active in Week 3 against the Baltimore Ravens. "As of right now, I got some decent reps with the offense this week, so hopefully I can get in there and make some plays," Pettis said. In addition to offense, he might also see time returning punts with WR Greg Salas (ribs) nursing an injury.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, but he is listed as probable for Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings and expected to play.

WR | Jason Hill | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jason Hill (hip) was able to go through a full practice Friday, Sept. 23, and he is listed as probable for Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers. OG Jason Spitz (quadriceps) was limited in practice Friday, but he is also probable and expected to play.

WR | Mario Manningham | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Mario Manningham (concussion) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and he is officially listed as doubtful for Week 3 against the Philadelphia Eagles. He is not expected to play.

WR | Steve E. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TEs Brent Celek (hip) and Clay Harbor (ankle), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Trent Cole (hand), LBs Akeem Jordan (shoulder) and Brian Rolle (quadriceps), CB Asante Samuel (finger) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

WR | Michael Crabtree | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers CB Tramaine Brock (hand), WR Michael Crabtree (feet) and QB Alex Smith (concussion) are listed as probable for Week 3.

WR | Braylon Edwards | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR Braylon Edwards (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is ruled out for Week 3.

WR | Stevie Johnson | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills WR Stevie Johnson (groin) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

WR | Kevin Walter | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Thomas Austin (knee), OG Mike Brisiel (hip), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, Achilles'), WR Kevin Walter (shoulder, thigh) and LB Mario Williams (thumb) are probable for Week 3.

WR | Mohamed Massaquoi | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to play.

WR | Joshua Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but may be able to play.

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Kenny Britt (thigh) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

WR | Damian Williams | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DL William Hayes (shoulder), S Chris Hope (shoulder) and WR Damian Williams (hamstring) are listed as questionable for Week 3.

WR | Sammie Stroughter | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT James Lee (knee) and WR Sammie Stroughter (ankle) are listed as out for Week 3.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (shoulder) and PK Garrett Hartley (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

WR | Sidney Rice | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Sidney Rice (shoulder) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

WR | Roy Williams | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), WR Roy Williams (groin), OG Lance Louis (ankle) and SS Chris Harris (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are all listed as questionable for Week 3 but are expected to play.

WR | Earl Bennett | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (chest) and OT Gabe Carimi (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

WR | Chansi Stuckey | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals WR DeMarco Sampson (hamstring), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hand), WR Chansi Stuckey (hamstring) and LB Daryl Washington (calf) are questionable for Week 3.

WR | Jonathan Baldwin | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs WR Jonathan Baldwin (thumb) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, but is out for Week 3.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson (abdomen) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

WR | Malcom Floyd | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd (groin) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as doubtful for Week 3.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (thigh) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as probable for Week 3 and is expected to play.

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (illness) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

WR | Michael Jenkins | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (toe), DL Jared Allen (shoulder), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), CB Marcus Sherels (chest) and DL Kevin Williams (foot) are listed as probable for Week 3.

WR | Danny Amendola | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR Danny Amendola (elbow) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as doubtful for Week 3 and is not expected to play.

WR | Darrius Heyward-Bey | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Kevin Boss (knee), S Jerome Boyd (knee), QB Jason Campbell (foot), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (knee), PK Sebastian Janikowski (foot) and CB Chris X. Johnson (groin) are listed as probable for Week 3.

WR | Louis Murphy | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (hamstring), S Michael Mitchell (knee) and WR Louis Murphy (groin) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are ruled out for Week 3.

WR | Jacoby Ford | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (hamstring), S Michael Mitchell (knee) and WR Louis Murphy (groin) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are ruled out for Week 3.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

WR | Brandon Lloyd | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos WR Brandon Lloyd (groin) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

WR | Eddie Royal | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos DL Elvis Dumervil (shoulder), WR Eddie Royal (groin), WR Demaryius Thomas (finger), DL Marcus Thomas (groin) and TE Julius Thomas (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 3.

WR | Demaryius Thomas | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos DL Elvis Dumervil (shoulder), WR Eddie Royal (groin), WR Demaryius Thomas (finger), DL Marcus Thomas (groin) and TE Julius Thomas (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 3.

WR | A.J. Green | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury, Fantasy
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (toe) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

WR | Lee Evans | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Lee Evans (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and has been ruled out for Week 3.

WR | Derrick Mason | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets WR Derrick Mason (knee) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

WR | Santonio Holmes | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes (quadriceps) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is not expected to play Week 3.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (thigh) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, but it is not known if he was a full participant or was limited. He is still considered questionable for Week 3.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said the team is using WR Plaxico Burress in a lot of plays, contrary to popular belief. "I think when he comes off, it's generally just because we're using three tight ends and things like that," Schottenheimer said. "He's obviously a starter ... it's just how we play around here."

WR | Michael Clayton | New York Giants | Transaction, Free Agents
The New York Giants have re-signed free-agent WR Michael Clayton. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WR | Domenik Hixon | New York Giants | Injury
The New York Giants announced Friday, Sept. 23, that they have placed WR Domenik Hixon (knee) on Injured Reserve.


Tight End

TE | Brandon Pettigrew | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (shoulder) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and he is questionable for Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings.

TE | Marcedes Lewis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (calf) was a full participant in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and he is considered probable for Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers. He is expected to play.

TE | Travis Beckum | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants TE Travis Beckum (hamstring) was able to practice Friday, Sept. 23, and he is considered probable for Week 3 against the Philadelphia Eagles. Beckum is expected to play.

TE | Aaron Hernandez | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez (knee), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) and DE Mike Wright (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out.

TE | Brent Celek | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TEs Brent Celek (hip) and Clay Harbor (ankle), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Trent Cole (hand), LBs Akeem Jordan (shoulder) and Brian Rolle (quadriceps), CB Asante Samuel (finger) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as probable for Week 3 and is expected to play.

TE | Kellen Winslow | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow (knee) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is questionable for Week 3.

TE | Jacob Tamme | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts TE Jacob Tamme (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to be available.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to play.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is expected to play Week 3.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (foot) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.

TE | Michael Hoomanawanui | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams WR Greg Salas (ribs) and TE Michael Hoomanawanui (calf) are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play. Salas fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and Hoomanawanui was limited during practice.

TE | Kevin Boss | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Kevin Boss (knee), S Jerome Boyd (knee), QB Jason Campbell (foot), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (knee), PK Sebastian Janikowski (foot) and CB Chris X. Johnson (groin) are listed as probable for Week 3.


Place Kicker

PK | Garrett Hartley | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (shoulder) and PK Garrett Hartley (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

PK | Sebastian Janikowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Kevin Boss (knee), S Jerome Boyd (knee), QB Jason Campbell (foot), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (knee), PK Sebastian Janikowski (foot) and CB Chris X. Johnson (groin) are listed as probable for Week 3.

PK | David Buehler | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys PK David Buehler (groin) is dealing with a groin injury and may not be able to play in Week 3. If Buehler does not play, PK Dan Bailey would handle all of the kicking duties.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Sebastian Vollmer | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez (knee), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) and DE Mike Wright (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out.

OT | Winston Justice | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TEs Brent Celek (hip) and Clay Harbor (ankle), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Trent Cole (hand), LBs Akeem Jordan (shoulder) and Brian Rolle (quadriceps), CB Asante Samuel (finger) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

OT | Chad Clifton | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as probable for Week 3 and is expected to play.

OT | Tony Pashos | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns OT Tony Pashos (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 and may not play in the game.

OT | Gabe Carimi | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (chest) and OT Gabe Carimi (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

OT | Ryan Diem | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OG Ryan Diem (ankle), DT Fili Moala (ankle) and LB Gary Brackett (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as questionable for Week 3 and are not expected to play.

OT | Andre Smith | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals OT Andre Smith (toe) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) are listed as probable for Week 3. Mays fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, while Smith was limited during practice.


Guard

OG | Mike Brisiel | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Thomas Austin (knee), OG Mike Brisiel (hip), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, Achilles'), WR Kevin Walter (shoulder, thigh) and LB Mario Williams (thumb) are probable for Week 3.

OG | Robert Gallery | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks OG Robert Gallery (groin), OT Jarriel King (ankle), CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) and FB Michael Robinson (ankle) are out for Week 3.

OG | Derrick Dockery | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys OG Derrick Dockery (knee) and CB Orlando Scandrick (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are not expected to play Week 3.


Offensive Line

OL | Ben Grubbs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens OG Ben Grubbs (toe) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.


Defensive Line

DL | Cliff Avril | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DL Cliff Avril (knee), WR Rashied Davis (hamstring), FS Louis Delmas (hip), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and WR Maurice Stovall (hand) were each limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23. Davis, Levy and Stovall are questionable for Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings, while Avril and Delmas are considered probable.

DL | Nick Fairley | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions OT Jason Fox (foot) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and DL Nick Fairley (foot) was a limited participant. Each player has been ruled out for Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings.

DL | Tyson Alualu | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee) and CB Derek Cox (chest) went through full practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are each listed as probable for Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers. Each is expected to play.

DL | Aaron Kampman | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Aaron Kampman (knee) and WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and they have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (foot) and DL Osi Umenyiora (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and they have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

DL | Albert Haynesworth | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth (back) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to play.

DL | Trent Cole | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TEs Brent Celek (hip) and Clay Harbor (ankle), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Trent Cole (hand), LBs Akeem Jordan (shoulder) and Brian Rolle (quadriceps), CB Asante Samuel (finger) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

DL | Juqua Parker | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DEs Juqua Parker (ankle) and Darryl Tapp (pectoral) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

DL | Darryl Tapp | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles DEs Juqua Parker (ankle) and Darryl Tapp (pectoral) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

DL | Ryan Pickett | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DE Ryan Pickett (foot), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps) and CBs Charles Woodson (foot) and Tramon Williams (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

DL | Brett Keisel | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and has been ruled out for Week 3.

DL | William Hayes | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DL William Hayes (shoulder), S Chris Hope (shoulder) and WR Damian Williams (hamstring) are listed as questionable for Week 3.

DL | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts WR Blair White (back), DE Robert Mathis (chest) and DT Eric Foster (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as questionable for Week 3 but are expected to play.

DL | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney (abdomen) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to play.

DL | Corey Liuget | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DL Corey Liuget (ankle) and S Bob Sanders (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are doubtful for Week 3.

DL | Luis A. Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and has been ruled out for Week 3.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons C Todd McClure (knee), DEs John Abraham (thigh) and Ray Edwards (foot), DT Corey Peters (back) and FS Shann Schillinger (neck) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

DL | Ray Edwards | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons C Todd McClure (knee), DEs John Abraham (thigh) and Ray Edwards (foot), DT Corey Peters (back) and FS Shann Schillinger (neck) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

DL | Kevin Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (toe), DL Jared Allen (shoulder), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), CB Marcus Sherels (chest) and DL Kevin Williams (foot) are listed as probable for Week 3.

DL | Jared Allen | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (toe), DL Jared Allen (shoulder), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), CB Marcus Sherels (chest) and DL Kevin Williams (foot) are listed as probable for Week 3.

DL | Jonathan Babineaux | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

DL | Elvis Dumervil | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos DL Elvis Dumervil (shoulder), WR Eddie Royal (groin), WR Demaryius Thomas (finger), DL Marcus Thomas (groin) and TE Julius Thomas (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 3.

DL | Robert Geathers | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals OG Otis Hudson (knee) and DE Robert Geathers (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are listed as doubtful for Week 3.

DL | Cory Redding | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens DE Cory Redding (toe) and DT Terrence Cody (head) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. Both are listed as probable for Week 3.


Linebacker

LB | DeAndre Levy | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DL Cliff Avril (knee), WR Rashied Davis (hamstring), FS Louis Delmas (hip), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and WR Maurice Stovall (hand) were each limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23. Davis, Levy and Stovall are questionable for Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings, while Avril and Delmas are considered probable.

LB | Jerod Mayo | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (thigh) and CB Ras-I Dowling (hip) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. Both are listed as questionable for Week 3 but are expected to play.

LB | Gary Guyton | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots WR Taylor Price (hamstring), C Ryan Wendell (calf) and LB Gary Guyton (hamstring) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as questionable for Week 3 and may be game-time decisions.

LB | Kirk Morrison | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills CB Terrence McGee (hamstring), LB Kirk Morrison (hamstring) and OG Kraig Urbik (knee) are ruled out for Week 3.

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DE Ryan Pickett (foot), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps) and CBs Charles Woodson (foot) and Tramon Williams (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Thomas Austin (knee), OG Mike Brisiel (hip), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, Achilles'), WR Kevin Walter (shoulder, thigh) and LB Mario Williams (thumb) are probable for Week 3.

LB | Mario Williams | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Thomas Austin (knee), OG Mike Brisiel (hip), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, Achilles'), WR Kevin Walter (shoulder, thigh) and LB Mario Williams (thumb) are probable for Week 3.

LB | Brian Cushing | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Thomas Austin (knee), OG Mike Brisiel (hip), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, Achilles'), WR Kevin Walter (shoulder, thigh) and LB Mario Williams (thumb) are probable for Week 3.

LB | Quincy Black | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Quincy Black (ankle) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is doubtful for Week 3.

LB | Jonathan Vilma | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints LB Jonathan Vilma (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed doubtful for Week 3 and it does not appear like he will play. If he is not able to play, LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar would start.

LB | Daryl Washington | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals WR DeMarco Sampson (hamstring), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hand), WR Chansi Stuckey (hamstring) and LB Daryl Washington (calf) are questionable for Week 3.

LB | Joey Porter | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LBs Paris Lenon (groin) and Joey Porter (knee) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and are probable for Week 3.

LB | Paris Lenon | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LBs Paris Lenon (groin) and Joey Porter (knee) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and are probable for Week 3.

LB | Gary Brackett | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OG Ryan Diem (ankle), DT Fili Moala (ankle) and LB Gary Brackett (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as questionable for Week 3 and are not expected to play.

LB | Ernie Sims | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (neck) and LB Ernie Sims (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

LB | Tamba Hali | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 23, and is probable for Week 3.

LB | E.J. Henderson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (toe), DL Jared Allen (shoulder), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), CB Marcus Sherels (chest) and DL Kevin Williams (foot) are listed as probable for Week 3.

LB | Stephen Nicholas | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (calf) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to be available to play.

LB | Ben Leber | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams LB Ben Leber (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 but is expected to play.

LB | Karlos Dansby | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins LB Karlos Dansby (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

LB | D.J. Williams | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos CB Champ Bailey (hamstring) and LB D.J. Williams (elbow) are listed as questionable for Week 3. Bailey did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and Williams was limited.

LB | David Harris | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets DL Mike DeVito (shoulder), DL Marcus Dixon (knee), LB David Harris (toe), S Jim Leonhard (hamstring) and S Eric Smith (ankle) are listed as probable for Week 3.


Cornerback

CB | Glover Quin | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans WR Jacoby Jones (knee), who is a New Orleans native, was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, but head coach Gary Kubiak seemed optimistic about his outlook for Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints. "It looks like we're heading in the right direction," Kubiak said. If Jones cannot play, WR Bryant Johnson and CB Glover Quin would likely be next in line for punt returns.

CB | Prince Amukamara | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (foot) and DL Osi Umenyiora (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and they have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

CB | Leigh Bodden | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots LB Dane Fletcher (thumb), CBs Leigh Bodden (hand) and Kyle Arrington (concussion) and FS Josh Barrett (thumb) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

CB | Kyle Arrington | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots LB Dane Fletcher (thumb), CBs Leigh Bodden (hand) and Kyle Arrington (concussion) and FS Josh Barrett (thumb) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

CB | Ras-I Dowling | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (thigh) and CB Ras-I Dowling (hip) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. Both are listed as questionable for Week 3 but are expected to play.

CB | Asante Samuel | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury
Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TEs Brent Celek (hip) and Clay Harbor (ankle), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Trent Cole (hand), LBs Akeem Jordan (shoulder) and Brian Rolle (quadriceps), CB Asante Samuel (finger) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

CB | Terrence McGee | Buffalo Bills | Injury
Buffalo Bills CB Terrence McGee (hamstring), LB Kirk Morrison (hamstring) and OG Kraig Urbik (knee) are ruled out for Week 3.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DE Ryan Pickett (foot), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps) and CBs Charles Woodson (foot) and Tramon Williams (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

CB | Tramon Williams | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DE Ryan Pickett (foot), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps) and CBs Charles Woodson (foot) and Tramon Williams (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

CB | Johnathan Joseph | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans OG Thomas Austin (knee), OG Mike Brisiel (hip), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (ankle), LB DeMeco Ryans (elbow, Achilles'), WR Kevin Walter (shoulder, thigh) and LB Mario Williams (thumb) are probable for Week 3.

CB | Tracy Porter | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints CB Tracy Porter (calf) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 and may not be able to play.

CB | DeAngelo Hall | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins WR Brandon Banks (knee), TE Logan Paulsen (hamstring), LB Keyaron Fox (back) and CB DeAngelo Hall (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are expected to play Week 3.

CB | Josh Wilson | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins CB Josh Wilson (back), FS LaRon Landry (hamstring) and S DeJon Gomes (hamstring) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. All three are expected to be game-time decisions for Week 3.

CB | Chris Cook | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook (groin) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is questionable for Week 3.

CB | Kelvin Hayden | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

CB | Chris X. Johnson | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Kevin Boss (knee), S Jerome Boyd (knee), QB Jason Campbell (foot), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (knee), PK Sebastian Janikowski (foot) and CB Chris X. Johnson (groin) are listed as probable for Week 3.

CB | Vontae Davis | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins DE Tony McDaniel (hand) and CB Vontae Davis (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 3.

CB | Champ Bailey | Denver Broncos | Injury
Denver Broncos CB Champ Bailey (hamstring) and LB D.J. Williams (elbow) are listed as questionable for Week 3. Bailey did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and Williams was limited.

CB | Chris Gamble | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers CB Chris Gamble (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.

CB | Orlando Scandrick | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys OG Derrick Dockery (knee) and CB Orlando Scandrick (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are not expected to play Week 3.


Strong Safety

SS | Patrick Chung | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots SS Patrick Chung (hand) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23, and had a cast on his hand. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 and may be a game-time decision.

SS | Chris Hope | Tennessee Titans | Injury
Tennessee Titans DL William Hayes (shoulder), S Chris Hope (shoulder) and WR Damian Williams (hamstring) are listed as questionable for Week 3.

SS | Roman Harper | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints DT Tom Johnson (calf), LB Jonathan Casillas (foot) and SS Roman Harper (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

SS | Melvin Bullitt | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts SS Melvin Bullitt (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.

SS | Bob Sanders | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DL Corey Liuget (ankle) and S Bob Sanders (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 23, and are doubtful for Week 3.

SS | Jim Leonhard | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets DL Mike DeVito (shoulder), DL Marcus Dixon (knee), LB David Harris (toe), S Jim Leonhard (hamstring) and S Eric Smith (ankle) are listed as probable for Week 3.


Free Safety

FS | Louis Delmas | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions DL Cliff Avril (knee), WR Rashied Davis (hamstring), FS Louis Delmas (hip), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and WR Maurice Stovall (hand) were each limited in practice Friday, Sept. 23. Davis, Levy and Stovall are questionable for Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings, while Avril and Delmas are considered probable.

FS | Josh Barrett | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots LB Dane Fletcher (thumb), CBs Leigh Bodden (hand) and Kyle Arrington (concussion) and FS Josh Barrett (thumb) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

FS | Nick Collins | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Frank Zombo (shoulder) and FS Nick Collins (neck) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and have ruled out for Week 3.

FS | Major Wright | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears FS Major Wright (head) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. He is listed as questionable for Week 3 and may not be active for the game.

FS | LaRon Landry | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins CB Josh Wilson (back), FS LaRon Landry (hamstring) and S DeJon Gomes (hamstring) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 23. All three are expected to be game-time decisions for Week 3.

FS | Eric Smith | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets DL Mike DeVito (shoulder), DL Marcus Dixon (knee), LB David Harris (toe), S Jim Leonhard (hamstring) and S Eric Smith (ankle) are listed as probable for Week 3.

FS | Charles Godfrey | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers FS Charles Godfrey (head) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is listed as doubtful for Week 3.

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