Offseason Injury Report

by KFFL Staff on September 1, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 


Arizona Cardinals

Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Leinart: The Associated Press reports Arizona Cardinals rookie QB Matt Leinart (shoulder) left Thursday night's preseason game, Aug. 31, against Denver with a sprained right shoulder.
--WR LeRon McCoy: Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals WR LeRon McCoy (thumb) underwent surgery on his right thumb. He's expected to miss four to six weeks of action.
--OL Fred Wakefield: Patrick McManamon, of the Akron Beacon Journal, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards (knee) says he will play in the teamís season opener.


Atlanta Falcons

Previous Updates
Defense
--LB Edgerton Hartwell: Paul Newberry, of the Associated Press, reports the Atlanta Falcons head coach Jim Mora hasn't ruled out LB Edgerton Hartwell (knees) from playing in the Sept. 10 season opener against Carolina, even though he just underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees. Mora said the surgery went well and Hartwell is eager to get back on the field. "He's tired of missing games," the head coach said. "I'm sure that will motivate him to do everything he possibly can to get ready for Carolina."
--CB Chris Cash: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Atlanta Falcons CB Chris Cash (arm), who missed most of last season after fracturing his left arm, broke his right arm against Jacksonville Thursday, Aug. 31. It was not revealed if the injury will end his season. Cash was fighting for a roster spot.


Baltimore Ravens

Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Jamal Lewis: The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens RB Jamal Lewis (hip) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--FB Justin Green: NFL.com reports Baltimore Ravens FB Justin Green (unknown) was injured during the teamís preseason finale Thursday evening, Aug. 31. He will not return to the game.
--WR Derrick Mason: The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason (knee) was rested for the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--WR Matt Cherry: The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens WR Matt Cherry (shoulder) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--OG Brian Rimpf: The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens OG Brian Rimpf (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.

Defense
--DL Aubrayo Franklin: The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens reserve DT Aubrayo Franklin (hip) sustained a hip injury during the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--CB Chris McAlister: The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens CB Chris McAlister (thigh) was rested for the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--FS Gerome Sapp: The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens FS Gerome Sapp (illness) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.


Carolina Panthers

Previous Updates
Defense
--LB Na'il Diggs: Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers LB Na'il Diggs (knee) has a sprained MCL in his right knee. Diggs claims it is minor and is listed as day-to-day.


Chicago Bears

Current Updates
Offense
--WR Alex Bannister: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears WR Alex Bannister (hamstring) did not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.

Defense
--DL Israel Idonije: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DL Israel Idonije (ankle) did not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--LB Jeremy Cain: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Jeremy Cain (hamstring) did not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (back) did not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--SS Mike Brown: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears SS Mike Brown (Achilles') did not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.

Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Adrian Peterson: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears RB Adrian Peterson (hip) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--RB Cedric Benson: The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears RB Cedric Benson (shoulder) did not play in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--FB Bryan Johnson: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears offered FB Bryan Johnson (hamstring) an injury settlement. He refused it and instead was placed on the season-ending Injured Reserve list. He had surgery on his right hamstring a week ago, a relatively new procedure designed to help him heal quicker, and the original word he got was that he would be back on the field next month. Johnson's agent, Derrick Fox, was surprised Monday morning, Aug. 28, when the Bears called and asked him to accept the injury settlement, meaning Johnson would receive less than the $625,000 he is under contract for this season. ''I wasn't going to accept a settlement,'' Fox said. ''Based on what? This is a new surgery, and we don't know exactly how it is going to heal. Why would I settle for less? I told the Bears I don't know how it's going to heal up, and neither do they. I would have never known about these people Bryan went to see if it weren't for the Bears. Now they want him to take a settlement?''
--FB J.D. Runnels: The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears FB J.D. Runnels (unknown) was injured in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--WR Bernard Berrian: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears WR Bernard Berrian (knee) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--WR Mark Bradley: The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears WR Mark Bradley (hip) was injured in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--TE Gabe Reid: The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears TE Gabe Reid (hip) was injured in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.

Defense
--DL Alex Brown: The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears DE Alex Brown (shoulder) did not play in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--DL Ian Scott: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DL Ian Scott (knee) will make his preseason debut Thursday, Aug. 31, against the Cleveland Browns.
--DL Tank Johnson: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears DL Tank Johnson (quadriceps) will make his preseason debut Thursday, Aug. 31, against the Cleveland Browns.
--DL Mark Anderson: Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears rookie DL Mark Anderson (hamstring) will make his preseason debut Thursday, Aug. 31, against the Cleveland Browns.

Special Teams
--P Joel Stelly: The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears P Joel Stelly (unknown) was injured in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.


Cincinnati Bengals

Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Carson Palmer: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (knee) had an impressive preseason debut Monday, Aug. 28, throwing for 140 yards on 9-for-14 passing with three touchdowns and a passer rating of 136.9.
--RB DeDe Dorsey: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB DeDe Dorsey (ankle) sprained his ankle during the teamís preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.
--WR Antonio Chatman: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Chatman (groin) won't play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--WR Bennie Brazell: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Bennie Brazell (knee) said he strained a knee after his touchdown catch during the teamís preseason game Monday, Aug. 28. Brazell isnít sure he can play Friday, Sept. 1, in the teamís preseason finale.
--OG Scott Kooistra: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OG Scott Kooistra (toe) did not play in the teamís preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.

Defense
--DL Frostee Rucker: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DE Frostee Rucker (knee) did not play in the teamís preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.
--DL Marcus Lewis: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Marcus Lewis (ankle) won't play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--LB Brian Simmons: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Brian Simmons (leg) did not play in the teamís preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB David Pollack: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB David Pollack (hamstring) won't play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--CB Deltha O'Neal: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Deltha O'Neal (hand) did not play in the teamís preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.


Cleveland Browns

Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Charlie Frye: The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns QB Charlie Frye (hand) banged his hand on a helmet Thursday, Aug. 31, but said he was fine.
--RB William Green: The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns RB William Green (unknown) did not play in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--WR Braylon Edwards: Patrick McManamon, of the Akron Beacon Journal, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards (knee) says he will play in the teamís season opener.
--OL Isaac Sowells: Patrick McManamon, of the Akron Beacon Journal, reports Cleveland Browns OL Isaac Sowells (ankle) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.

Defense
--LB Clifton Smith: Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns LB Clifton Smith (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB Mason Unck: Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns LB Mason Unck (knee) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--CB Daylon McCutcheon: ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns CB Daylon McCutcheon (knee) is targeting the season opener for his return.
--CB Gary Baxter: Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns CB Gary Baxter (pectoral) says he will be ready for the season opener.
--CB Daven Holly: Zac Jackson, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns CB Daven Holly (knee) sprained his knee during the second quarter Thursday, Aug. 31, against the Chicago Bears.
--FS Brian Russell: The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns S Brian Russell (unknown) did not play in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.


Dallas Cowboys

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Terrell Owens: ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports Dallas Cowboys WR Patrick Crayton (ankle) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28, and could start the team's regular-season opener if WR Terrell Owens (hamstring) can not play.
--WR Patrick Crayton: ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports Dallas Cowboys WR Patrick Crayton (ankle) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28, and could start the team's regular-season opener if WR Terrell Owens (hamstring) can not play.
--OT Flozell Adams: Todd Archer, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys OT Flozell Adams (calf) is not practicing Tuesday, Aug. 29.

Defense
--SS Keith Davis: Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys FS Keith Davis (thigh) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.


Denver Broncos

Current Updates
Offense
--RB Ron Dayne: Mike Klis, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Ron Dayne (toe) did not carry the ball during the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Domenik Hixon: The Denver Broncos have officially announced placing WR Domenik Hixon (foot) on the Injured Reserve.
--WR Brandon Marshall: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan said it will be a game-time decision on whether rookie WR Brandon Marshall (knee) plays in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.

Defense
--DL Gerard Warren: The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos DL Gerard Warren (toe) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 29. Warren's dislocated left big toe was still bothering him, but he wanted to give the toe a test run. It passed inspection. "It's feeling a lot better than it did a few weeks ago," Warren said in a loud, booming voice for everyone to hear. The fact he still has a slight limp doesn't matter to Warren. He was just glad to be playing. However, he took it easy, avoiding pushing off with the toe when he could.


Detroit Lions

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Scottie Vines: DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Scottie Vines (groin) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--WR Roy Williams: DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Roy E. Williams (groin) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--WR Shaun Bodiford: The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Shaun Bodiford (leg) limped off the field in the second half of the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31. Head coach Rod Marinelli would only say that the injury was in the lower part of Bodiford's leg.
--TE Casey FitzSimmons: DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (wrist) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--OG Damien Woody: During his press conference Monday, Aug. 28, Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli said OG Damien Woody (hand) is questionable for the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--OG Ross Verba: George Sipple, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions OG Ross Verba (Achilles') did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--OG Rex Tucker: DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions OT Rex Tucker (knee) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--OT Jeff Backus: Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions OT Jeff Backus (back) suffered from back spasms Wednesday, Aug. 30. His status for the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31, is unknown.

Defense
--DL Shaun Rogers: DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions DT Shaun Rogers (shoulder) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--DL Cory Redding: DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions DE Cory Redding (wrist) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--DL Bill Swancutt: During his press conference Monday, Aug. 28, Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli said DL Bill Swancutt (knee) suffered a sprained knee in practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB Teddy Lehman: DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions LB Teddy Lehman (foot) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--CB Jamar Fletcher: Detroit Lions CB Jamar Fletcher (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Aug. 30.
--CB Fernando Bryant: Detroit Lions CB Fernando Bryant (hamstring) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 29.
--FS Idrees Bashir: DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions FS Idrees Bashir (hand) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.


Green Bay Packers

Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Ahman Green: Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (quadriceps) will not play against the Tennessee Titans Friday, Sept. 1. Green will practice with the team throughout the week, but will be rested in the teamís final preseason contest.
--RB Samkon Gado: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers RB Samkon Gado (rib) left the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28, with a rib injury.
--RB Arliss Beach: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers RB Arliss Beach (ankle) left the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28, with an ankle injury.
--FB William Henderson: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers FB William Henderson (knee) did not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28, and was replaced by FB Vonta Leach in the starting lineup.
--FB Vonta Leach: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers FB William Henderson (knee) did not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28, and was replaced by FB Vonta Leach in the starting lineup.
--OL Josh Bourke: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers OT Josh Bourke (calf) did not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.

Defense
--DL Kenny Peterson: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers DL Kenny Peterson (ankle) did not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB Kurt Campbell: The Green Bay Packers have announced placing LB Kurt Campbell (hamstring) on the Injured Reserve.
--LB Roy Manning: Pete Dougherty, of PackersNews.com, reports Green Bay Packers LB Roy Manning (shoulder) sustained a shoulder injury Monday, Aug. 28. Head coach Mike McCarthy did not know the severity of the injury.
--CB Patrick Dendy: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers CB Patrick Dendy (ankle) did not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.
--CB Will Blackmon: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (foot) did not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.
--SS Marviel Underwood: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers SS Marviel Underwood (knee) did not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.
--SS Atari Bigby: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers SS Atari Bigby (hand) did not play in the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28.


Houston Texans

Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Domanick Davis: The Associated Press reports Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is concerned over the status of injured RB Domanick Davis (knee), who could be in jeopardy of missing the entire 2006 season. "There's not much we can do about it, but I'm very concerned about that situation," Kubiak said. "I know it's been very frustrating for him. All we can do is be there for him. I'm more concerned about him right now and doing what's right for him."
--C Steve McKinney: Houston Texans OL Steve McKinney (ankle) will return to the teamís starting lineup for their preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.

Defense
--SS Michael Stone: The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens RB Jamal Lewis (hip) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.


Indianapolis Colts

Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Jim Sorgi: Tom James, of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune-Star, reports Indianapolis Colts QB Jim Sorgi (shoulder) is not expected to play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--TE Dallas Clark: Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (head) will not play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1. Clark received a blow to the head in Saturday's game, Aug. 26, with New Orleans that forced him to miss a few plays. He has been cleared to practice this week, but the Colts will take no chances by playing him on Friday.
--TE Ben Utecht: Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Utecht (knee) returned to practice Wednesday, Aug. 30. Utecht sustained a bruised knee when a teammate stepped on it.
--TE Ben Hartsock: Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Hartsock (hamstring) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 29.
--OG Ryan Lilja: Tom James, of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune-Star, reports Indianapolis Colts OL Ryan Lilja (knee) is not expected to play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.

Defense
--DL Corey Simon: Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts DT Corey Simon (knee) will not play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--DL Dwight Freeney: Tom James, of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune-Star, reports Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney (shoulder) didnít practice Thursday, Aug. 31, but should see limited work against the Cincinnati Bengals in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--DL Josh Thomas: Tom James, of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune-Star, reports Indianapolis Colts DE Josh Thomas (hip flexor) is not expected to play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--LB Freddie Keiaho: Tom James, of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune-Star, reports Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (knee) is not expected to play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--CB Nick Harper: Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (ribs) will not play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--CB Jason David: Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts CB Jason David (groin) will not play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--FS Bob Sanders: Colts.com reports Indianapolis Colts S Bob Sanders (shoulder) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 29.
--FS Antoine Bethea: Tom James, of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune-Star, reports Indianapolis Colts S Antoine Bethea could start the team's regular-season opener Sept. 10 if S Mike Doss (calf) is unable to play.
--SS Mike Doss: Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts SS Mike Doss (calf) will not play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.

Special Teams
--PK Adam Vinatieri: Tom James, of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune-Star, reports Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (foot) will not play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--P Hunter Smith: Tom James, of the Terre Haute (Ind.) Tribune-Star, reports Indianapolis Colts P Hunter Smith (groin) is not expected to play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.


Jacksonville Jaguars

Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Fred Taylor: Vito Stellino, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor (shoulder) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 29.
--FB Greg Jones: Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars FB Derrick Wimbush will replace injured RB Greg Jones (knee) at fullback.
--FB Derrick Wimbush: Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars FB Derrick Wimbush will replace injured RB Greg Jones (knee) at fullback.
--TE Marcedes Lewis: Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) should return to practice by the end of the week.

Defense
--DL Marcus Stroud: Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars DT Marcus Stroud (heel) should return to practice by the end of the week.
--LB Mike Peterson: Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports an MRI on Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson's (knee) right knee revealed a sprain, and Peterson could return for the season opener Sept. 10.
--SS Gerald Sensabaugh: Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars SS Gerald Sensabaugh (ankle) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.


Kansas City Chiefs

Previous Updates
Defense
--DL Eric Hicks: Kansas City Chiefs head coach Herman Edwards said DL Eric Hicks (shoulder) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 29, due to a sore shoulder. He is going to receive a second opinion on it to see where he is physically, but Edwards noted they believe he is going to be fine. Edwards termed the injury a "deep bruise" and is hopeful he will be ready for Week 1.


Miami Dolphins

Current Updates
Offense
--OT Joe Berger: The Miami Herald reports Miami Dolphins OL Joe Berger (foot) sustained a midfoot sprain during the first half of the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31. He left the locker room on crutches and not putting any weight on his right foot, which was in a protective boot. Berger said he would have an MRI on the foot Friday morning, Sept. 1, but didn't expect it to be as bad as a break.

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Kelly Campbell: Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins WR Kelly Campbell (quad) is not expected to be a roster cut.
--WR Fred Gibson: The Miami Herald reports Miami Dolphins WR Fred Gibson (arm) suffered an arm injury during the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31. If the injury is serious, that may force the Dolphins to rethink their plans of keeping Gibson on the active roster.
--WR Eric Kimble: MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have placed WR Eric Kimble (Achillesí) on the teamís physically unable to perform list.
--C Seth McKinney: MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have placed OL Seth McKinney (neck) on the Injured Reserve, ending the linemanís season.

Defense
--DL Rodrique Wright: MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have placed DL Rodrique Wright (shoulder) on the teamís non-football injury list.
--CB Michael Lehan: Harvey Fialkov, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins CB Michael Lehan (knee) returned to practice Sunday, Aug. 27.
--CB Travis Daniels: Harvey Fialkov, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins CB Travis Daniels (ankle) could miss the teamís season opener.


Minnesota Vikings

Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Mewelde Moore: Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings RB Mewelde Moore (knee) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28. His status for the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31, is still uncertain.
--WR Kevin Kasper: Mark Craig and Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports WR Kevin Kasper (ankle) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.

Defense
--CB Fred Smoot: Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said CB Fred Smoot (ribs) will be a game-time decision Thursday, Aug. 31, for the teamís preseason finale.
--CB Devonte Edwards: NFL.com reports Minnesota Vikings CB Devonte Edwards (arm) was injured during the teamís preseason finale Thursday evening, Aug. 31.


New England Patriots

Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Laurence Maroney: Michael Felger, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (undisclosed) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--FB Patrick Pass: Mark Farinella, of the Sun Chronicle, reports New England Patriots FB Patrick Pass (undisclosed) did not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--WR Chad Jackson: Michael Felger, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots WR Chad Jackson (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--C Nick Kaczur: Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots OT Nick Kaczur (shoulder) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.

Defense
--DL Dan Klecko: Mark Farinella, of the Sun Chronicle, reports New England Patriots DL Dan Klecko (undisclosed) did not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--DL Ty Warren: Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots DT Ty Warren (undisclosed) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--DL Marquise Hill: Michael Felger, of the Boston Herald, reports New England Patriots DL Marquise Hill (undisclosed) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB Barry Gardner: NFL.com reports New England Patriots LB Barry Gardner (unknown) was injured during the teamís preseason finale Thursday evening, Aug. 31.
--LB Tedy Bruschi: Mark Farinella, of the Sun Chronicle, reports New England Patriots LB Tedy Bruschi (wrist) did not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--LB Chad Brown: Mark Farinella, of the Sun Chronicle, reports New England Patriots LB Chad Brown (hand) did not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--FS Tebucky Jones: Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots FS Tebucky Jones (thumb) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--SS Guss Scott: Mark Farinella, of the Sun Chronicle, reports New England Patriots S Guss Scott (undisclosed) did not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.


New York Giants

Previous Updates
Offense
--FB Derrick Ward: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants RB Derrick Ward (foot) is not expected to play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--WR David Tyree: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants WR David Tyree (ankle) did not play in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--WR Sinorice Moss: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (quadriceps) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--C Shaun O'Hara: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants C Shaun O'Hara (knee) returned to practice on a limited basis Monday, Aug. 28.
--OG Rich Seubert: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants OG Rich Seubert (toe) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--OT Luke Petitgout: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants OT Luke Petitgout (back) returned to practice on a limited basis Monday, Aug. 28.
--OL Matt Lentz: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants OG Matt Lentz (elbow) is expected to play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.

Defense
--DL Michael Strahan: NFL.com reports New York Giants DE Michael Strahan (unknown) was injured during the teamís preseason finale Thursday evening, Aug. 31.
--LB Carlos Emmons: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants rookie LB Gerris Wilkinson could take over as the starter at weak-side linebacker for the team. With incumbent starter LB Carlos Emmons (burner) having trouble staying on the field, Wilkinson has taken advantage of the extra playing time to impress the coaches. He is competing with Emmons and LB Brandon Short (knee) for the starting job.
--LB LaVar Arrington: New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said LB LaVar Arrington (knee) did not play in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--CB E.J. Underwood: Vinny DiTrani, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Giants CB E.J. Underwood (shoulder) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28, and could end up on Injured Reserve.


New York Jets

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Tim Dwight: During his press conference Wednesday, Aug. 30, New York Jets head coach Eric Mangini said WR Tim Dwight (leg) would not play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--WR Sloan Thomas: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans WR Sloan Thomas (quad) could play in the teamís preseason game Friday, Sept. 1.
--C Trey Teague: Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets head coach Eric Mangini announced C Trey Teague (ankle) will be activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list.
--OG Pete Kendall: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers LB T.J. Slaughter (quadriceps) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--OT Anthony Clement: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans WR Tyrone Calico (hamstring) could play in the teamís preseason game Friday, Sept. 1.


Oakland Raiders

Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Andrew Walter: The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders QB Andrew Walter (shoulder) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28, and should play in the teamís preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.
--OG Barry Sims: Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders OG Barry Sims (elbow) will not play in the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31, as a precautionary measure, according to head coach Art Shell.

Defense
--CB Duane Starks: Paul Newberry, of the Associated Press, reports the Atlanta Falcons head coach Jim Mora hasn't ruled out LB Edgerton Hartwell (knees) from playing in the Sept. 10 season opener against Carolina, even though he just underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees. Mora said the surgery went well and Hartwell is eager to get back on the field. "He's tired of missing games," the head coach said. "I'm sure that will motivate him to do everything he possibly can to get ready for Carolina."
--SS Michael Huff: Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff (ankle) has resumed practicing and is expected to play in the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.


Philadelphia Eagles

Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Brian Westbrook: Bob Kent, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (foot) will return to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--RB Reno Mahe: Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said RB Reno Mahe (ankle) will not play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--WR Hank Baskett: Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said WR Hank Baskett (ankle) is a gametime decision for the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1. Baskett is dealing with a slight sprained ankle.

Defense
--DL Darwin Walker: Bob Kent, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles DL Darwin Walker (ribs) will return to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--DL Jerome McDougle: Bob Kent, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles DL Jerome McDougle (ribs) will return to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--DL Keyonta Marshall: Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said DL Keyonta Marshall (illness) is a gametime decision for the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--LB Chris Gocong: Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said LB Chris Gocong (neck) will not play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Hines Ward: Mike Prisuta, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (hamstring) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--TE Jerame Tuman: Mike Prisuta, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jerame Tuman (hamstring) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--C Chukky Okobi: Mike Prisuta, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (neck) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--OG Ulish Booker: Steelers.com reports the Pittsburgh Steelers placed OT Ulish Booker (knee) on the Reserved/Injured List Monday, Aug. 28.
--OT Barrett Brooks: The Post-Gazette reports Pittsburgh Steelers backup OT Barrett Brooks (knee) appeared to be the most serious injury casualty when he was carted from the field with an injured right knee during the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31. The extent of the injury was not determined.
--OT Max Starks: Mike Prisuta, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers OT Max Starks (undisclosed) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.

Defense
--CB Deshea Townsend: Mike Prisuta, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers CB Deshea Townsend (thumb) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--CB Chidi Iwuoma: NFL.com reports Pittsburgh Steelers CB Chidi Iwuoma (unknown) was injured during the teamís preseason finale Thursday evening, Aug. 31.
--FS Mike Logan: The Post-Gazette reports Pittsburgh Steelers S Mike Logan (knee) appeared to injure his knee in the second quarter of the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31, and never returned. However, he was not listed among the injured.
--FS Anthony Madison: Mike Prisuta, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers CB Anthony Madison (hamstring) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.


San Diego Chargers

Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Philip Rivers: Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers (shoulder) said his shoulder was a little sore but he noted if the team had to play now he'd be able to play.
--TE Aaron Shea: Casey Pearce, of Chargers.com, reports San Diego Chargers TE Aaron Shea (back) missed practice Wednesday, Aug. 30.
--OT Leander Jordan: Casey Pearce, of Chargers.com, reports San Diego Chargers OT Leander Jordan (shoulder) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 29.
--OT Roman Oben: The San Diego Chargers announced Monday, Aug. 28, that they have placed OT Roman Oben (foot) on the Reserve Ė Physically Unable to Perform list.
--OT Marcus McNeill: Casey Pearce, of Chargers.com, reports San Diego Chargers OT Marcus McNeill (hand) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 29, and could play in the teamís preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.

Defense
--DL Chase Page: Casey Pearce, of Chargers.com, reports San Diego Chargers DL Chase Page (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Aug. 30.
--LB Donnie Edwards: Jay Posner, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers LB Donnie Edwards (back) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB Carlos Polk: Casey Pearce, of Chargers.com, reports San Diego Chargers LB Carlos Polk (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Aug. 30.
--LB Marques Harris: Casey Pearce, of Chargers.com, reports San Diego Chargers LB Marques Harris (hamstring) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 29.
--FS Bhawoh Jue: Casey Pearce, of Chargers.com, reports San Diego Chargers FS Bhawoh Jue (knee) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 29.


San Francisco 49ers

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Jason McAddley: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Jason McAddley (finger) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--C Ben Sobieski: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers OG Ben Sobieski (stinger) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--OG Adam Snyder: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers OT Adam Snyder (biceps) has been practicing on a limited basis since suffering a strained biceps.

Defense
--LB T.J. Slaughter: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers LB T.J. Slaughter (quadriceps) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB Brandon Moore: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Brandon Moore (knee) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28. He is expected to be ready to play this week.
--LB Parys Haralson: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Parys Haralson (foot) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--CB Shawntae Spencer: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (hamstring) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--SS Vickiel Vaughn: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers S Vickiel Vaughn (finger) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.


Seattle Seahawks

Current Updates
Offense
--FB Leonard Weaver: The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Leonard Weaver (ankle) sustained a high left ankle sprain during the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31. X-rays were negative and Weaver said that "everything's good."

Defense
--DL Grant Wistrom: The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks DL Grant Wistrom (rib) did not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.

Previous Updates
Offense
--TE Jerramy Stevens: Clare Farnsworth, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports Seattle Seahawks TE Will Heller could be the teamís starting tight end due to injuries to TEs Jerramy Stevens and Itula Mili (knee). Stevens is definitely out for the opener and the team does not know if Mili will be ready by the start of the season to fill in. Heller, who is mainly a blocking tight end, will look to take advantage of the additional playing time to work on his pass catching skills.
--TE Itula Mili: Mike Kahn, of Seahawks Insider, reports Seattle Seahawks TE Itula Mili (knee) could possibly be ready for the regular-season opener, according to head coach Mike Holmgren. He is definitely out for the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--C Robbie Tobeck: Jim Cour, of the Associated Press, reports Seattle Seahawks OC Robbie Tobeck (elbow) returned to practice this week, two weeks after having some bone chips removed from his left elbow. Tobeck said it was his ninth surgery as an NFL player and his second arthroscopic surgery to have bone chips taken out of his left elbow in two years. Seahawksí head coach Mike Holmgren said Tuesday, Aug. 29, that he likes having Tobeck back and Tobeck will OL Chris Spencer at center when Seattle opens its regular season Sept. 10 in Detroit.

Defense
--DL Russell Davis: Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers RB Samkon Gado (rib) left the team's preseason game Monday, Aug. 28, with a rib injury.
--FS Mike Green: The Seattle Times reports Seattle Seahawks S Mike Green (foot) will miss the entire 2006 season with a knee injury. He is headed to the teamís Injured Reserve list. He'll require surgery for a broken bone in his left foot he suffered in last Saturday's preseason game, Aug. 26, at San Diego. "It's too bad, but now we're going to fix this and then he'll be back next year," head coach Mike Holmgren said.


St. Louis Rams

Current Updates
Defense
--SS Jerome Carter: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams SS Jerome Carter (arm) left the game in the first quarter Thursday, Aug. 31, but was able to return.

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Isaac Bruce: Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams WR Isaac Bruce (hamstring) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28, and participated fully in drills. Head coach Scott Linehan said he could be available for the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--OG Blaine Saipaia: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams OT Blaine Saipaia (elbow) left the game in the first quarter Thursday, Aug. 31, with a sprained elbow but was able to return.
--OG Claude Terrell: ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports St. Louis Rams OL Claude Terrell (wrist) will undergo season-ending surgery to repair an injured right wrist that has plagued him for virtually all of training camp. It will be his second surgery on the wrist. The first surgery occurred in early January. The latest procedure, which is expected to be extensive and of an experimental nature, will take place once Terrell settles on a surgeon. Terrell had been projected as the Rams' starting left guard entering camp. "He doesn't feel like he can play with the wrist as it is right now, and this is a recommendation from three different specialists, that this be something we try," head coach Scott Linehan said. "It's something that is an experimental procedure, but hopefully it will be something that alleviates the problem." OL Richie Incognito has claimed the starting job at left guard.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Mark Jones: Joanne Korth and Stephen F. Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mark Jones (ankle) sprained his right ankle Saturday, Aug. 26, and is not expected to play in the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31. He does not expect the injury to keep him from making the team.
--OG Dan Buenning: Buccaneers.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Dan Buenning (ankle) suffered a left ankle injury in the first quarter of the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31. He will not return to the game.


Tennessee Titans

Previous Updates
Offense
--FB Troy Fleming: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans FB Troy Fleming (knee) could play in the teamís preseason game Friday, Sept. 1.
--WR David Givens: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans WR David Givens (hamstring) likely will not play in the teamís preseason game Friday, Sept. 1.
--WR Tyrone Calico: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans WR Tyrone Calico (hamstring) could play in the teamís preseason game Friday, Sept. 1.
--WR Brandon Jones: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans WR Brandon Jones (knee) could play in the teamís preseason game Friday, Sept. 1.
--TE Erron Kinney: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans TE Erron Kinney (knee) is not expected to play in the teamís preseason game Friday, Sept. 1.
--TE Gregg Guenther: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans TE Gregg Guenther (hip flexor) will not play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.

Defense
--DL Kyle Vanden Bosch: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer (knee) had an impressive preseason debut Monday, Aug. 28, throwing for 140 yards on 9-for-14 passing with three touchdowns and a passer rating of 136.9.
--DL Antwan Odom: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans DL Antwan Odom (knee) will not play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.
--DL Jared Clauss: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans DT Jared Clauss (ankle) could play in the teamís preseason game Friday, Sept. 1.
--LB Cody Spencer: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans LB Cody Spencer (abdominal/groin) will not play in the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 1.


Washington Redskins

Previous Updates
Offense
--FB Mike Sellers: Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins FB Mike Sellers (illness) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28, with a stomach virus. He is expected to be out a few days.
--WR Jimmy Farris: The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins WR Jimmy Farris (hamstring) sustained a hamstring injury during the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.
--OT Jim Molinaro: Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins OT Jim Molinaro (knee) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 28. Molinaro practiced with the No. 2 team at left tackle.

Defense
--DL Cornelius Griffin: Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins DL Cornelius Griffin (knee) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--DL Demetric Evans: Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins DL Demetric Evans (wisdom tooth) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28, to have an infected wisdom tooth extracted.
--DL Phillip Daniels: Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins CB Phillip Daniels (back) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--DL Renaldo Wynn: Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins CB Renaldo Wynn (ankle) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB Khary Campbell: Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins LB Khary Campbell (knee) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--LB Robert McCune: Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins LB Robert McCune (hamstring) missed practice Monday, Aug. 28.
--CB Shawn Springs: The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (abdomen) did not play in the teamís preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 31.

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