Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on October 21, 2011 @ 10:44:05 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is lobbying to use the no-huddle offense more frequently than they have so far this season. However, offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said he hasn't abandoned the fast-paced attack as much as he hasn't quite reached a comfort level with it. Injuries are partly to blame, particularly on the offensive line. "There have been a lot of interchanging pieces," Arians said. "We're not as coherent as I'd like to be with all 11 guys to run a lot of it, but we're capable of running it. And it may become a major force like it has in the past." The Steelers have employed their no-huddle twice this season, with Roethlisberger completing six of 13 passes for 86 yards.

QB | John Beck | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said his playcalling will not change because of the switch from QB Rex Grossman to QB John Beck as starting quarterback. During two fourth-quarter possessions in Week 6, Shanahan went to the bootleg several times, taking advantage of Beck's mobility. However, Shanahan said that overall, not much changes with the Redskins' schemes, and he won't need to lighten Beck's load by scaling back on pass plays.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo said it is so difficult to get the ball to WR Dez Bryant more often, particularly late in games, because defenses are focusing so much of their attention on Bryant. Opponents continue to double Bryant inside the red zone. "When it's one-on-one, (throwing the fade to Bryant) is what we're going to do," Romo said. "When they have a safety and they get two guys, it's not a good matchup." Bryant has caught only two passes after halftime this season and has been targeted only twice inside the 10-yard line.

QB | Carson Palmer | Oakland Raiders | Draft
Following the acquisitions of QB Carson Palmer and LB Aaron Curry, the Oakland Raiders now have eight players on their 53-man roster who were top-10 picks in the NFL Draft, second most in the league.

QB | Sam Bradford | St. Louis Rams | Injury, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford (ankle) is expected to be a game-time decision for Week 7.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (chest, hip) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

QB | Joe Webb | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb's role as the wildcat quarterback will not change now that QB Christian Ponder has been named the starter. Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave sees Webb continuing to see one or two snaps in the wildcat formation per game.

QB | Kerry Collins | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts QB Kerry Collins (concussion) and WR Anthony Gonzalez (groin) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is averaging 358.7 passing yards per game, which is 41.9 yards better than his previous high back in 2008 (316.8). In 2008, Brees had his highest season total in yards with 5,069. He has surpassed 300 yards passing in five of the team's six games this year and is on a four-game streak of 300-plus yards.


Running Back

RB | Jahvid Best | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (concussion) is not participating in practice Friday, Oct. 21.

RB | Eldra Buckley | Detroit Lions | Transaction, Free Agents
The Detroit Lions have signed free-agent RB Eldra Buckley (Eagles). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

RB | Jerome Harrison | Detroit Lions | Injury
The Detroit Lions have placed RB Jerome Harrison on the Reserve Non-Football Injury list.

RB | LeGarrette Blount | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said RB LeGarrette Blount (knee) will not play in the team's Week 7 game.

RB | C.J. Spiller | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
Buffalo Bills RB C.J. Spiller, who has switched to wide receiver for the next several weeks due to injuries, said he is getting comfortable at his new position. "They didn't overwhelm me with anything crazy," Spiller said. "Things were very simple for me to get down pat in the short amount of time."

RB | Allen Bradford | Seattle Seahawks | Transaction, Free Agents
The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed free-agent RB Allen Bradford to their practice squad.

RB | Tashard Choice | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett would not say who will start at running back in Week 7 but did say RBs DeMarco Murray and Tashard Choice will share the touches RB Felix Jones (ankle) usually gets.

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett would not say who will start at running back in Week 7 but did say RBs DeMarco Murray and Tashard Choice will share the touches RB Felix Jones (ankle) usually gets.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Mike Tolbert | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Mike Tolbert (concussion) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Peyton Hillis | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Peyton Hillis (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is expected to be relied on heavily with the team transitioning to rookie QB Christian Ponder. The team expected Peterson to catch more passes this season with QB Donovan McNabb at the helm, but Peterson had just 10 grabs for 49 yards through six games.

RB | Jackie Battle | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury, Fantasy
Kansas City Chiefs RB Jackie Battle (neck) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Reggie Bush | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Reggie Bush (groin) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Daniel Thomas | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (undisclosed) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Anthony Allen | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens RB Anthony Allen (thigh) and LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh) have been ruled out for Week 7.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Willis McGahee | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos RB Willis McGahee (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | New York Jets | Fantasy
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan announced Thursday, Oct. 20, that RB LaDainian Tomlinson will start over RB Shonn Greene in Week 7 against his old team, the San Diego Chargers. However, the start for Tomlinson is likely out of respect for his time spent in San Diego.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | Tim Hightower | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins RB Tim Hightower (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

RB | James Davis | Detroit Lions | Injury, Transaction
The Detroit Lions placed RB James Davis (undisclosed) on the practice squad's Injured Reserve list Thursday, Oct. 20.


Fullback

FB | James Casey | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans FB James Casey (chest) and WR Andre Johnson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

FB | Marcel Reece | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Jason Campbell (collarbone, foot), RB Rock Cartwright (calf), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), CB Chris X. Johnson (groin, hamstring), LB Rolando McClain (ankle) and RB Marcel Reece (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

FB | Le'Ron McClain | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs FB Le'Ron McClain (neck) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.


Wide Receiver

WR | Percy Harvin | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin (ribs) is participating in practice Friday, Oct. 21.

WR | Devin Hester | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears WR Devin Hester (chest) will be ready to play in the team's Week 7 game, according to head coach Lovie Smith.

WR | Dez Bryant | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo said it is so difficult to get the ball to WR Dez Bryant more often, particularly late in games, because defenses are focusing so much of their attention on Bryant. Opponents continue to double Bryant inside the red zone. "When it's one-on-one, (throwing the fade to Bryant) is what we're going to do," Romo said. "When they have a safety and they get two guys, it's not a good matchup." Bryant has caught only two passes after halftime this season and has been targeted only twice inside the 10-yard line.

WR | Terrell Owens | Free Agent | Free Agents
Free-agent WR Terrell Owens (Bengals) will hold a workout for NFL teams and media Tuesday, Oct. 25, in California.

WR | Mike X. Williams | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks WR Mike X. Williams (concussion), OG Robert Gallery (groin) and LB Malcolm Smith (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans FB James Casey (chest) and WR Andre Johnson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Joshua Cribbs | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (knee), TE Evan Moore (ankle) and LB Titus Brown (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Earl Bennett | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears WRs Earl Bennett (chest) and Devin Hester (chest), TE Kellen Davis (elbow) and SS Anthony Walters (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Brandon Marshall | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall (quadriceps) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Lee Evans | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Lee Evans (ankle), OG Ben Grubbs (toe) and LB Jarret Johnson (back) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Eddie Royal | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos S Brian Dawkins (head, neck), WR Eddie Royal (groin) and WR Demaryius Thomas (finger) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Demaryius Thomas | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos S Brian Dawkins (head, neck), WR Eddie Royal (groin) and WR Demaryius Thomas (finger) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Roddy White | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Mike Wallace | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Anthony Armstrong | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Anthony Armstrong (hamstring) and CB Phillip Buchanon (neck) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

WR | Michael Crabtree | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree tied a career high with nine catches in Week 6 against the Detroit Lions. In his other four games played this year, Crabtree has totaled 11 grabs.


Tight End

TE | Luke Stocker | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Luke Stocker (knee) is expected to play in the team's Week 7 game.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said he expects TE Antonio Gates (foot) to practice Friday, Oct. 21.

TE | Zach Miller | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks TE Zach Miller (head, neck) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

TE | Evan Moore | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns WR Joshua Cribbs (knee), TE Evan Moore (ankle) and LB Titus Brown (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

TE | Todd Heap | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals TE Todd Heap (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

TE | Tony Scheffler | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (groin), LB Justin Durant (concussion), S Vincent Fuller (elbow), CB Chris Houston (back), TE Tony Scheffler (concussion) and OT Gosder Cherilus (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Atlanta Falcons | Injury, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez (elbow) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

TE | Jimmy Graham | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20, because his ankle swelled up after practice Wednesday, Oct. 19. Head coach Sean Payton would not say if Graham will practice Friday, Oct. 21.

TE | Greg Olsen | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen (toe) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers TE Jeremy Shockey, LB Omar Gaither (knee) and FS Jordan Pugh (head) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20. Shockey's absence was not injury related.


Place Kicker

PK | Sebastian Janikowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski (hamstring) may have to be shut down for a few weeks with his hamstring injury. As a result, the Raiders are auditioning kickers Friday, Oct. 21.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Duane Brown | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans OT Duane Brown (knee), LBs Brian Cushing (elbow) and Darryl Sharpton (back, groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (shoulder) and FS Danieal Manning (fibula) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Tony Pashos | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns C Alex Mack (illness) and OT Tony Pashos (ankle) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Gabe Carimi | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears OT Gabe Carimi (knee) and DT Matt Toeaina (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Sean Locklear | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins OT Sean Locklear will start at left tackle and C Erik Cook will be at center against the Carolina Panthers in Week 7. OG Will Montgomery is moving from center to left guard. TE Logan Paulsen will replace TE Chris Cooley (finger) and will mostly be used for blocking purposes.

OT | Phil Loadholt | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (knee), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), LB Kenny Onatolu (hamstring) and CB Antoine Winfield (neck) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Eugene Monroe | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Derek Cox (groin), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (undisclosed), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), RB Montell Owens (knee), OG Will Rackley (knee), LB Clint Session (elbow), OG Jason Spitz (quadriceps) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Eben Britton | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars OT Eben Britton (back) and S Courtney Greene (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Ryan Diem | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OT Anthony Castonzo (ankle), OG Ryan Diem (ankle), LB A.J. Edds (concussion), DL Robert Mathis (rest) and DL Drake Nevis (back) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Anthony Castonzo | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OT Anthony Castonzo (ankle), OG Ryan Diem (ankle), LB A.J. Edds (concussion), DL Robert Mathis (rest) and DL Drake Nevis (back) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Gosder Cherilus | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (groin), LB Justin Durant (concussion), S Vincent Fuller (elbow), CB Chris Houston (back), TE Tony Scheffler (concussion) and OT Gosder Cherilus (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Sam Baker | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (back) and CB Chris Owens (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Zach Strief | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints C Olin Kreutz (personal), OT Zach Strief (knee), DE Turk McBride (shoulder), DT Sedrick Ellis (ankle) and LBs Will Herring (hamstring) and Jonathan Vilma (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OT | Trent Williams | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins FS Oshiomogho Atogwe (toe), CB Byron Westbrook (hamstring) and OT Trent Williams (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.


Guard

OG | Jeremy Zuttah | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Jeremy Zuttah will likely start at center in Week 7 if C Jeff Faine (biceps) is unable to play.

OG | Robert Gallery | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks WR Mike X. Williams (concussion), OG Robert Gallery (groin) and LB Malcolm Smith (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OG | Mike Brisiel | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans OGs Mike Brisiel (shin) and Antoine Caldwell (ankle) and LB DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OG | Artis Hicks | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns OG Artis Hicks (back), LB Scott Fujita (head), CBs Joe Haden (knee) and Buster Skrine (hip) and SS Ray Ventrone (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OG | Steve Hutchinson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

OG | Jason Spitz | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Derek Cox (groin), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (undisclosed), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), RB Montell Owens (knee), OG Will Rackley (knee), LB Clint Session (elbow), OG Jason Spitz (quadriceps) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OG | Ben Grubbs | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Lee Evans (ankle), OG Ben Grubbs (toe) and LB Jarret Johnson (back) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OG | Kyle Kosier | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys PK David Buehler (groin), OG Kyle Kosier (foot) and LB DeMarcus Ware (back) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OG | Derrick Dockery | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys OG Derrick Dockery (knee) and DL Jason Hatcher (calf) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

OG | Josh Sitton | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers S Morgan Burnett (hand), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps), OG Josh Sitton (knee) and CB Charles Woodson (foot, knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.


Defensive Line

DL | Gerald McCoy | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Gerald McCoy (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 21, and is a game-time decision for Week 7.

DL | Jacques Cesaire | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DE Jacques Cesaire (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Luis A. Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) and CB Marcus Gilchrist (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Michael X. Bennett | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Luke Stocker (knee) and DE Michael X. Bennett (groin) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Aaron Kampman | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Derek Cox (groin), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (undisclosed), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), RB Montell Owens (knee), OG Will Rackley (knee), LB Clint Session (elbow), OG Jason Spitz (quadriceps) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Tyson Alualu | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Derek Cox (groin), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (undisclosed), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), RB Montell Owens (knee), OG Will Rackley (knee), LB Clint Session (elbow), OG Jason Spitz (quadriceps) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts S Antoine Bethea (rest), LB Kavell Conner (foot), TE Brody Eldridge (knee) and DL Dwight Freeney (rest) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OT Anthony Castonzo (ankle), OG Ryan Diem (ankle), LB A.J. Edds (concussion), DL Robert Mathis (rest) and DL Drake Nevis (back) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Muhammad Wilkerson | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Marquice Cole (hamstring), DL Marcus Dixon (knee), RB Joe McKnight (knee), C Tanner Purdum (back), CB Donald Strickland (concussion) and DL Muhammad Wilkerson (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DL John Abraham (groin), C Todd McClure (knee), OG Garrett Reynolds (ankle) and S James Sanders (hamstring) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Aaron Smith | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Doug Legursky (toe), DE Aaron Smith (foot), DTs Casey Hampton (shoulder) and Chris Hoke (neck) and LB James Harrison (eye) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

DL | Sedrick Ellis | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints C Olin Kreutz (personal), OT Zach Strief (knee), DE Turk McBride (shoulder), DT Sedrick Ellis (ankle) and LBs Will Herring (hamstring) and Jonathan Vilma (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.


Linebacker

LB | DeMarcus Ware | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware (back) took part in practice Friday, Oct. 21.

LB | Scott Fujita | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns LB Scott Fujita (concussion) is expected to miss the team's Week 7 game.

LB | Aaron Curry | Oakland Raiders | Draft
Following the acquisitions of QB Carson Palmer and LB Aaron Curry, the Oakland Raiders now have eight players on their 53-man roster who were top-10 picks in the NFL Draft, second most in the league.

LB | Brian Cushing | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans OT Duane Brown (knee), LBs Brian Cushing (elbow) and Darryl Sharpton (back, groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (shoulder) and FS Danieal Manning (fibula) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans OGs Mike Brisiel (shin) and Antoine Caldwell (ankle) and LB DeMeco Ryans (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Rolando McClain | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Jason Campbell (collarbone, foot), RB Rock Cartwright (calf), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), CB Chris X. Johnson (groin, hamstring), LB Rolando McClain (ankle) and RB Marcel Reece (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Mason Foster | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Sammie Stroughter (ankle), DT Gerald McCoy (ankle) and LB Mason Foster (ankle) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Joey Porter | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LB Joey Porter (knee) and P Dave Zastudil (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Cameron Wake | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins CB Nolan Carroll (hamstring), S Chris X. Clemons (hamstring), CB Vontae Davis (hamstring), LB Cameron Wake (hamstring) and TE Will Yeatman (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | E.J. Henderson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (knee), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), LB Kenny Onatolu (hamstring) and CB Antoine Winfield (neck) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Clint Session | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Derek Cox (groin), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (undisclosed), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), RB Montell Owens (knee), OG Will Rackley (knee), LB Clint Session (elbow), OG Jason Spitz (quadriceps) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Jarret Johnson | Baltimore Ravens | Injury, Fantasy
Baltimore Ravens WR Lee Evans (ankle), OG Ben Grubbs (toe) and LB Jarret Johnson (back) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Kavell Conner | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts S Antoine Bethea (rest), LB Kavell Conner (foot), TE Brody Eldridge (knee) and DL Dwight Freeney (rest) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Clay Matthews | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers S Morgan Burnett (hand), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps), OG Josh Sitton (knee) and CB Charles Woodson (foot, knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Justin Durant | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (groin), LB Justin Durant (concussion), S Vincent Fuller (elbow), CB Chris Houston (back), TE Tony Scheffler (concussion) and OT Gosder Cherilus (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers OG Doug Legursky (toe), DE Aaron Smith (foot), DTs Casey Hampton (shoulder) and Chris Hoke (neck) and LB James Harrison (eye) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Jonathan Vilma | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints C Olin Kreutz (personal), OT Zach Strief (knee), DE Turk McBride (shoulder), DT Sedrick Ellis (ankle) and LBs Will Herring (hamstring) and Jonathan Vilma (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Thomas Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Williams (head) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

LB | Omar Gaither | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers TE Jeremy Shockey, LB Omar Gaither (knee) and FS Jordan Pugh (head) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20. Shockey's absence was not injury related.


Cornerback

CB | Antonio Cromartie | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets CB Antonio Cromartie (groin) was taking part in practice Friday, Oct. 21, after being limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Marcus Gilchrist | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers CB Marcus Gilchrist (knee) should return to practice Friday, Oct. 21, after suffering a minor injury earlier in the week.

CB | Johnathan Joseph | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans OT Duane Brown (knee), LBs Brian Cushing (elbow) and Darryl Sharpton (back, groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (shoulder) and FS Danieal Manning (fibula) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Chris X. Johnson | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Jason Campbell (collarbone, foot), RB Rock Cartwright (calf), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), CB Chris X. Johnson (groin, hamstring), LB Rolando McClain (ankle) and RB Marcel Reece (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Joe Haden | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns OG Artis Hicks (back), LB Scott Fujita (head), CBs Joe Haden (knee) and Buster Skrine (hip) and SS Ray Ventrone (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Vontae Davis | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins CB Nolan Carroll (hamstring), S Chris X. Clemons (hamstring), CB Vontae Davis (hamstring), LB Cameron Wake (hamstring) and TE Will Yeatman (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Antoine Winfield | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings LB E.J. Henderson (knee), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), LB Kenny Onatolu (hamstring) and CB Antoine Winfield (neck) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Rashean Mathis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tyson Alualu (knee), CB Derek Cox (groin), FB Greg Jones (undisclosed), DL Aaron Kampman (undisclosed), CB Rashean Mathis (undisclosed), OT Eugene Monroe (shoulder), WR Kassim Osgood (hamstring), RB Montell Owens (knee), OG Will Rackley (knee), LB Clint Session (elbow), OG Jason Spitz (quadriceps) and OT Guy Whimper (hip) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Jimmy Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens CB Chris Carr (thigh), CB Jimmy Smith (ankle) and S Tom Zbikowski (head) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers S Morgan Burnett (hand), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps), OG Josh Sitton (knee) and CB Charles Woodson (foot, knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Sam Shields | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Jamari Lattimore and CB Sam Shields (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Chris Houston | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry (groin), LB Justin Durant (concussion), S Vincent Fuller (elbow), CB Chris Houston (back), TE Tony Scheffler (concussion) and OT Gosder Cherilus (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | Phillip Buchanon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Anthony Armstrong (hamstring) and CB Phillip Buchanon (neck) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

CB | DeAngelo Hall | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall (toe) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.


Strong Safety

SS | Chris Hope | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans S Chris Hope (forearm), LB Colin McCarthy (hamstring) and TE Craig Stevens (rib) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

SS | Reshad Jones | Miami Dolphins | Injury
Miami Dolphins S Reshad Jones (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

SS | Courtney Greene | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars OT Eben Britton (back) and S Courtney Greene (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

SS | Quintin Mikell | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams DL C.J. Ah You (wrist), DB Brian Jackson (knee) and S Quintin Mikell (undisclosed) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (concussion) has been practicing this week and will play against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 7.

SS | Brian Dawkins | Denver Broncos | Injury, Fantasy
Denver Broncos S Brian Dawkins (head, neck), WR Eddie Royal (groin) and WR Demaryius Thomas (finger) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.


Free Safety

FS | Danieal Manning | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans OT Duane Brown (knee), LBs Brian Cushing (elbow) and Darryl Sharpton (back, groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (shoulder) and FS Danieal Manning (fibula) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

FS | Michael Huff | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders TE Richard Gordon (hand), S Michael Huff (ankle), PK Sebastian Janikowski (hamstring) and C Samson Satele (ribs) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

FS | Major Wright | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears FS Major Wright (hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

FS | Kerry Rhodes | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals FS Kerry Rhodes (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

FS | Antoine Bethea | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts S Antoine Bethea (rest), LB Kavell Conner (foot), TE Brody Eldridge (knee) and DL Dwight Freeney (rest) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 20.

FS | Morgan Burnett | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers S Morgan Burnett (hand), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps), OG Josh Sitton (knee) and CB Charles Woodson (foot, knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

FS | James Sanders | Atlanta Falcons | Injury
Atlanta Falcons DL John Abraham (groin), C Todd McClure (knee), OG Garrett Reynolds (ankle) and S James Sanders (hamstring) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

FS | Oshiomogho Atogwe | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins FS Oshiomogho Atogwe (toe), CB Byron Westbrook (hamstring) and OT Trent Williams (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

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