Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on September 13, 2012 @ 11:36:17 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Christian Ponder | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder completed 17 of 20 passes (85 percent) on first or second down in the team's Week 1 game. Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave called many short, safe passes, and the Vikings didn't wander too far past the line of scrimmage. Only two of Ponder's attempts traveled longer than 20 yards in the air.

QB | Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers threw eight touchdown passes against the Chicago Bears last season.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Arizona Cardinals | Fantasy
The Arizona Cardinals plan to start QB Kevin Kolb in Week 2.

QB | Matthew Stafford | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford can become the first quarterback in league history to record five straight 350-yard passing games in Week 2. Stafford tied New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees' record with his fourth consecutive 350-yard passing game in a Week 1 victory.

QB | Michael Vick | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick's poor Week 1 performance may not have been an aberration as defenses around the league have adjusted to Vick. "No one is scared of Mike Vick anymore," said an unnamed scout. The league has changed drastically since Vick entered it, especially the speed of defenses. Vick, meanwhile, because of injuries, has slowed slightly. Defenses have also gotten much more effective at defending scrambling throwers.

QB | Cam Newton | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton would not discuss Wednesday, Sept. 12, being on the bounty list of the New Orleans Saints. He said "that's in the past," as he gets ready to face the Saints in Week 2.

QB | Jake Locker | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker (shoulder) and DT Sen'Derrick Marks (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

QB | John Skelton | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals QB John Skelton (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

QB | Brandon Weeden | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden said he is confident he will bounce back from Week 1, saying Week 2 cannot be much worse.


Running Back

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (knee) said he still is lacking some explosion at this point but believes he will be 100 percent in the near future.

RB | LeGarrette Blount | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount (neck) sustained a stinger in Week 1, according to general manager Mark Dominik. Blount was cleared by a specialist to return to the practice field Thursday, Sept. 13.

RB | Doug Martin | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano said RB Doug Martin is in great physical condition to handle a heavy workload; however, the head coach is not sure Martin will have 28 touches every week, as he did in Week 1. "I do think it's a feel thing game to game," Schiano said. "But 28 touches … that's a lot of touches. Now, has it been done? Sure. Has it been done by rookies? So it's not unheard of. But we'll go one game at a time, and then you've just got to keep an eye on him as the season rolls on."

RB | Jonathan Stewart | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart (ankle) said he is optimistic about his chances of playing in Week 2 after returning to practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. Stewart continues to make progress in his rehab.

RB | Taiwan Jones | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders CB Ron Bartell (shoulder), C Jon Condo (concussion) and RB Taiwan Jones (ribs) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Ryan Mathews | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (back) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers RB Brandon Jacobs (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Javon Ringer | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans OG Leroy Harris (knee), LB Colin McCarthy (ankle), OT Mike Otto (knee, finger) and RB Javon Ringer (elbow) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Beanie Wells | Arizona Cardinals | Injury, Fantasy
Arizona Cardinals RB Beanie Wells (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | DeMarco Murray | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray (wrist) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Felix Jones | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Andre Holmes (knee), CB Mike Jenkins (shoulder), RB Felix Jones (ribs), S Danny McCray (neck) and LB Kyle Wilber (thumb) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Shane Vereen | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots RB Shane Vereen (foot), TE Daniel Fells (shin), OG Nick McDonald (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back), CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) and CB Sterling Moore (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew is expected to start Week 2 because of the injury to RB Rashad Jennings (knee) and will see extensive playing time. The team is trying to get Jones-Drew up to speed with the offensive playbook. Head coach Mike Mularkey said Jennings' injury is not a long-term injury but it is the same knee that cost him his 2011 season.

RB | Daniel Thomas | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins DT Tony McDaniel (knee) and RB Daniel Thomas (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Chris Ogbonnaya | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya (ankle), TE Jordan Cameron (groin), C Alex Mack (knee), LB Scott Fujita (knee) and CB Sheldon Brown (neck) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer (foot), LB James Harrison (knee), S Troy Polamalu (calf) and LB Stevenson Sylvester (knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Trent Richardson | Cleveland Browns | Injury, Fantasy
Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Rashard Mendenhall | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Fred Jackson | Buffalo Bills | Injury, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) and RB Fred Jackson (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Bernard Scott | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals RB Bernard Scott (hand), DE Carlos Dunlap (knee), CB Jason Allen (thigh) and FS George Iloka (ankle) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | Da'Rel Scott | New York Giants | Injury, Fantasy
New York Giants OT James Brewer (back) and RB Da'Rel Scott (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

RB | James Starks | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers RB James Starks (toe) and CB Davon House (shoulder) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and are listed as doubtful for Week 2.

RB | Arian Foster | Houston Texans | Injury, Fantasy
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster (illness) left practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, because of an illness.


Wide Receiver

WR | DeSean Jackson | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said WR DeSean Jackson (hamstring) will not practice Thursday, Sept. 13, because of a pulled hamstring.

WR | Jeremy Kerley | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets WR Jeremy Kerley (back) is expected to play in Week 2, according to head coach Rex Ryan; however, how much he practices for the remainder of the week remains to be seen.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (foot) returned to practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

WR | Randall Cobb | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb lined up in the backfield 20 times, at receiver 15 times and motioned often in Week 1. The constant shifting was done in order to help create mismatches. "That package provides some matchup problems," Cobb said. "We don't know if any team is going to have an answer for it."

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (groin) has been unable to finish the last three games he has suited up for dating back to last season.

WR | Kenny Britt | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said he expects WR Kenny Britt (knee) to play 15 to 25 snaps in Week 2. There will be no rush to load him with responsibilities in his first game back.

WR | Jeremy Ebert | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agents
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Thursday, Sept. 13, they have signed free-agent WR Jeremy Ebert (Patriots) to the practice squad. In a corresponding move, the team released C Chase Beeler from the practice squad.

WR | Chad Johnson | Free Agent | Free Agents
As of right now, there is zero interest around the NFL in free-agent WRs Terrell Owens (Seahawks) and Chad Johnson (Dolphins).

WR | Kevin Ogletree | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Although Dallas Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree had a strong Week 1 performance, he is unlikely to put up the numbers WR Laurent Robinson had as the team's No. 3 wideout last season. Robinson's stats were inflated and don't reflect a true No. 3 receiver because WR Miles Austin missed so much time in 2011.

WR | Wes Welker | New England Patriots | Fantasy
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady said not to read too much into WR Wes Welker's limited role in Week 1. According to Brady, Welker remains very much a big part of the offense. "We have a lot of football to play and we're going to need everybody," Brady said. "There are going to be games where Wes has not as many opportunities, and there are going to be games where he has a ton of opportunities. It all depends on how the game may play out or the situation of the game. But he's a huge part of this offense, and what we do on a weekly basis. I'm sure there won't be too many games where he doesn't get a lot of opportunity."

WR | Jacoby Ford | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Wednesday, Sept. 12, that WR Jacoby Ford (foot) underwent successful surgery Wednesday, Sept. 12, to repair damage from a "Lisfranc" condition in his left foot.

WR | Juron Criner | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders WR Juron Criner (ankle) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Denarius Moore | Oakland Raiders | Injury, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders WR Denarius Moore (hamstring) was officially listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. "I'm very excited. I'm back with my teammates. I'm ready to rock," Moore said.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Injury, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday, Sept. 12, that WR Steve Smith (foot, knee) would play "without a doubt" in the Week 2 game against the New Orleans Saints.

WR | Richard Goodman | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers OT Jared Gaither (back) and WR Richard Goodman (concussion) each did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 13.

WR | Golden Tate | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Golden Tate (knee) took part in a full practice session Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Sidney Rice | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Sidney Rice (knee) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Ted Ginn Jr. | San Francisco 49ers | Injury, Fantasy
San Francisco 49ers WR Ted Ginn Jr. (ankle) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Nate Washington | Tennessee Titans | Injury, Fantasy
Tennessee Titans WR Nate Washington (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Miles Austin | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Anthony Armstrong | Miami Dolphins | Injury, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins WR Anthony Armstrong (hamstring), LB Jonathan Freeny (thumb) and DE Randy Starks (groin) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Pierre Garcon | Washington Redskins | Injury, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Devon Wylie | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs WR Devon Wylie (hamstring), DE Allen Bailey (ankle), DT Anthony Toribio (ankle) and SS Kendrick Lewis (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Jarius Wright | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings CB Chris Cook (biceps), LB Marvin Mitchell (ankle), S Andrew Sendejo (ankle), C John Sullivan (ankle), WR Jarius Wright (ankle) and TE Rhett Ellison (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Austin Collie | Indianapolis Colts | Injury, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WRs Austin Collie (head) and T.Y. Hilton (shoulder) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Arrelious Benn | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn (knee) and CBs E.J. Biggers (foot) and Anthony Gaitor (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Chaz Schilens | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets DB LaRon Landry (heel), OL Brandon Moore (hip), DL Mike DeVito (calf), DB Antonio Cromartie (shoulder), WR Chaz Schilens (ankle) and LB Nick Bellore (shoulder) all fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Stephen Hill | New York Jets | Injury, Fantasy
New York Jets DB Eric Smith (hip,knee), TE Dustin Keller (hamstring), DL Sione Pouha (back), WR Stephen Hill (calf), DB Isaiah Trufant (ankle) and LB Josh Mauga (rib) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Jason Avant | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles S Colt Anderson (knee) and WR Jason Avant (wrist) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Riley Cooper | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles S Kurt Coleman (face), WR Riley Cooper (collarbone) and CB Curtis Marsh (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Jeremy Maclin | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury, Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (hip) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Brandon Carswell | Free Agent | Transaction
The Oakland Raiders waived WR Brandon Carswell and signed CB Coye Francies to the practice squad Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Charly Martin | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said WR Charly Martin (lung) will not play Week 2 because of the bruised lung he suffered Week 1.

WR | Devery Henderson | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints WR Devery Henderson (concussion), DE Turk McBride (ankle) and CB Johnny Patrick (thigh) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

WR | Adrian Arrington | New Orleans Saints | Injury, Transaction
The New Orleans Saints have placed WR Adrian Arrington (knee) on Injured Reserve.


Tight End

TE | Jermichael Finley | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley caught four touchdowns last season against the Chicago Bears. On three of his scores, Finley was split out wide,

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Injury, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said he anticipates TE Jason Witten (spleen) "being himself" when asked if Witten will reprise his role as a featured component of the passing game in Week 2.

TE | David Ausberry | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders TE David Ausberry (shoulder), SS Michael Mitchell (ribs) and TE Brandon Myers (shoulder) were each able to practice fully Wednesday, Sept. 12.

TE | Alex Silvestro | Free Agent | Transaction, Fantasy
The New England Patriots cut TE Alex Silvestro from the practice squad Wednesday, Sept. 12.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner expects TE Antonio Gates (ribs) to practice Thursday, Sept. 13. Gates, who did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, is still "a little sore."

TE | Zach Miller | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks TE Zach Miller (foot) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

TE | Chris Baker | Free Agent | Injury
Washington Redskins DL Chris Baker (ankle) was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

TE | Benjamin Watson | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson (thigh), OG John Greco (calf), OT Oniel Cousins (ankle) and OT Joe Thomas (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

TE | Donald Lee | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals TE Donald Lee (thigh), CB Adam Jones (illness) and CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

TE | Kyle Adams | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears TE Kyle Adams (shoulder) and CB Charles Tillman (shin) both were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and are questionable for the team's Week 2 game against the Green Bay Packers Thursday, Sept. 13.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Frank Omiyale | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit
Seattle Seahawks OT Frank Omiyale will practice with the first team at left tackle, and he might start in Week 2 against the Dallas Cowboys if OT Russell Okung (knee) is unavailable. "At this point, (Omiyale will) get all the work this week," head coach Pete Carroll said.

OT | Adam Snyder | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals OG Adam Snyder (elbow) and CB Greg Toler (hip) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

OT | Jah Reid | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens C Matt Birk (thigh), LB Paul Kruger (back), OT Jah Reid (leg) and DE Pernell McPhee (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

OT | Troy Kropog | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed OT Troy Kropog off waivers from the Tennessee Titans. In a corresponding move, the team waived OG Josh Beekman.

OT | Rodger Saffold | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams T Rodger Saffold (neck) and DT Darell Scott (knee) both were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

OT | Winston Justice | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts OT Winston Justice (head) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

OT | Eben Britton | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars OL Cameron Bradfield (ankle), OL Eben Britton (ankle), DE Austen Lane (foot), DE George Selvie (knee) and LB Daryl Smith (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.


Guard

OG | J.R. Sweezy | Seattle Seahawks | Injury, Depth Chart Tidbit
Seattle Seahawks OG J.R. Sweezy started at right guard in Week 1 against the Arizona Cardinals, but he is expected to come off the bench with OG John Moffitt (elbow) back in Week 2. "The fact that John has a chance to come back, he's ready to play again," head coach Pete Carroll said. "John was starting before he got hurt, and so we'll see how this goes, and we feel like we have two guys that can play. Sweezy has done a remarkable job to get this far."

OG | Dan Connolly | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots C Dan Connolly (head) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

OG | Uche Nwaneri | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Michael Harris (hamstring) and OG Uche Nwaneri (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

OG | Carl Nicks | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury
Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Carl Nicks (toe) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

OG | Jeff Byers | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers C Jeff Byers (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.


Defensive Line

DL | Ryan Baker | Free Agent | Transaction, Free Agents
The Miami Dolphins have re-signed free-agent DT Ryan Baker. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

DL | Brian Price | Free Agent | Free Agents
The Denver Broncos worked out free-agent DT Brian Price (Bears) Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Carlos Dunlap | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury
Cincinnati Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap (knee) said he will try to participate in some team drills during practice Thursday, Sept. 13. He said his knee responded well after being limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Corey Williams | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions CB Bill Bentley (concussion), DT Corey Williams (knee), DE Lawrence Jackson (calf) and LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

DL | Brandon Bair | Oakland Raiders | Transaction, Free Agents
The Oakland Raiders signed free-agent DE Brandon Bair (Chiefs) to the practice squad Wednesday, Sept. 12, and they released DL Vaughn Meatoga and LB Nathan Stupar.

DL | Richard Seymour | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders C Alex Parsons (shoulder) and DT Richard Seymour (knee) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Antonio Garay | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers NT Antonio Garay (ankle) was able to practice in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Greg Scruggs | Seattle Seahawks | Injury
Seattle Seahawks CB Byron Maxwell (shoulder) and DE Greg Scruggs (hamstring) each were listed as full participants in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Jay Ratliff | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (back), S Matt Johnson (hamstring) and DT Jay Ratliff (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Chris Baker | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins DL Chris Baker (ankle) was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | J.J. Watt | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans OG Antoine Caldwell (ankle), DE J.J. Watt (elbow), DT Shaun Cody (back) and LB Brian Cushing (ribs) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Antonio D. Smith | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans DE Antonio D. Smith (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Michael Brockers | St. Louis Rams | Injury
St. Louis Rams DT Michael Brockers (ankle), DT Matt Conrath (knee), and G Rokevious Watkins (ankle) all missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Ziggy Hood | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Ziggy Hood (back) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | Adewale Ojomo | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants DE Adewale Ojomo (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

DL | C.J. Wilson | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers DE C.J. Wilson (groin) and Jamari Lattimore (ankle) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and are listed as questionable for Week 2.


Linebacker

LB | James-Michael Johnson | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns LB James-Michael Johnson (oblique) is not expected to play Week 2 because of his oblique injury.

LB | DeMarcus Ware | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
The Dallas Cowboys could take a cautious approach with LB DeMarcus Ware (hamstring) early in the season. Ware was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, because of a lingering hamstring injury, not because of any aggravation from Week 1. "We want to make sure he's fresh and ready to go for Sunday," head coach Jason Garrett said of the decision to limit Ware.

LB | Keith Rivers | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants LB Keith Rivers (hamstring) said he is day-to-day with his hamstring injury, but will definitely play in Week 2.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin hasn't given up hope that LB James Harrison (knee) will play in Week 2. "We will work him up to activity and see how his knee responds," Tomlin said.

LB | Dannell Ellerbe | Baltimore Ravens | Depth Chart Tidbit
Baltimore Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe took the majority of the workload in Week 1 against the Cincinnati Ravens opposite LB Ray Lewis. LB Jameel McClain was not benched, nor was he hurt. Ellerbe played 49 snaps, including 20 runs, 28 coverage plays and one blitz, as McClain was limited to 31 snaps overall, with 16 on running plays. "We've got our own packages," Ellerbe said. "If it's more pass, then I'm in. If it had been more I-formation stuff, Jameel would have played more. It all depends on the formation."

LB | Rolando McClain | Oakland Raiders | Injury
Oakland Raiders LB Rolando McClain (ankle) rolled his ankle in the Week 1 game against the San Diego Chargers Monday, Sept. 10, and he sat out practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. McClain said the injury isn't as bad as the one which forced him to miss time last year. He underwent stem-cell treatments on his ankle and knee this offseason to help with pain and seemed to respond to it.

LB | O'Brien Schofield | Arizona Cardinals | Injury
Arizona Cardinals LB O'Brien Schofield (knee), CB Jamell Fleming (shoulder) and SS Adrian Wilson (ankle) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

LB | Tim Dobbins | Houston Texans | Injury
Houston Texans LBs Bryan Braman (hamstring), Tim Dobbins (neck, nose) and Brooks Reed (hip) and CB Johnathan Joseph (illness) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

LB | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury
Indianapolis Colts LB Pat Angerer (foot), DL Dwight Freeney (ankle) and OG Joe Reitz (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Chicago Bears | Injury, Fantasy
Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher (knee) was a full participant in the team's practice Wednesday Sept. 12, and is probable for the teams Week 2 game against the Green Bay Packers Thursday, Sept. 13.

LB | Kenny Onatolu | Carolina Panthers | Injury
Carolina Panthers LB Kenny Onatolu did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but it was due to a non-injury related reason.

LB | Scott Shanle | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints LB Scott Shanle (leg) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

LB | Terrell Manning | Green Bay Packers | Injury
Green Bay Packers LB Terrell Manning (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and has been ruled out for Week 2.


Cornerback

CB | Charles Tillman | Chicago Bears | Injury
Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (shin) is expected to play Week 2 even though he was listed as questionable for the game.

CB | Darrelle Revis | New York Jets | Injury
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he expects to make a decision on CB Darrelle Revis (concussion) for Week 2 before the team leaves for Pittsburgh Saturday, Sept. 15. The team does not want to put a concussed player on an airplane. "By Saturday, we'd better know something, whether he's going or not," Ryan said. "This coach would never put a player out on the field if there's a higher risk of him getting injured. There's no way in heck I'd do it."

CB | Chris Houston | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (ankle) took part in practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

CB | Prince Amukamara | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (ankle) admitted he was limping a little bit at practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but is "pushing through it." He took part in 50 percent of the reps at practice and "hopefully" will see an increase in his workload Thursday, Sept. 13. He does plan on playing in Week 2.

CB | Quentin Jammer | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers CB Quentin Jammer (hand) is wearing a cast over his broken right hand. Head coach Norv Turner said Wednesday, Sept. 13, that if the game was today, Jammer would start. It appears Jammer is going to be ready in Week 2 against the Tennessee Titans.

CB | Shareece Wright | San Diego Chargers | Injury
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said Wednesday, Sept. 13, that there is no timetable yet for CB Shareece Wright (ankle). Turner said the team is "waiting to see how it settles down." Wright is on crutches and wearing a protective boot after suffering an ankle injury in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders.

CB | Josh Robinson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury
Minnesota Vikings CB Josh Robinson (hip) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 12.

CB | Brandon Flowers | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury
Kansas City Chiefs CBs Jalil Brown (groin) and Brandon Flowers (foot) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

CB | Derek Cox | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Derek Cox (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

CB | Michael Coe | New York Giants | Injury
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (ankle), DT Marvin Austin (back), C David Baas (hip), CB Michael Coe (hamstring) and LB Keith Rivers (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

CB | Jabari Greer | New Orleans Saints | Injury
New Orleans Saints CB Jabari Greer (hernia) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.


Strong Safety

SS | Jaiquawn Jarrett | Free Agent | Transaction, Draft
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said he only has himself to blame for the selection of S Jaiquawn Jarrett in the second round of the NFL Draft. Jarrett was recently released by the team after playing just 13 games. "That's my responsibility," Reid said. "I mis-evaluated that (pick) ... You're not going to be right 100 percent of the time."

SS | Gerald Sensabaugh | Dallas Cowboys | Injury
Dallas Cowboys S Gerald Sensabaugh (concussion) and LB DeMarcus Ware (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

SS | Patrick Chung | New England Patriots | Injury
New England Patriots SS Patrick Chung (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

SS | Ray Ventrone | Cleveland Browns | Injury
Cleveland Browns LB James-Michael Johnson (ribs, oblique) and SS Ray Ventrone (hand) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.


Free Safety

FS | Louis Delmas | Detroit Lions | Injury
Detroit Lions FS Louis Delmas (knee) did not take part in practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

FS | Ed Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Injury
Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (thigh) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

FS | Brandon Meriweather | Washington Redskins | Injury
Washington Redskins S Brandon Meriweather (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

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