Wednesday Practice Report
on September 6, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals

Current Updates

Offense
--QB Matt Leinart: Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals rookie QB Matt Leinart (shoulder) is probable for Week 1. He is expected to be available in a reserve role.
--OT Oliver Ross: Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals OT Oliver Ross (knee) remains out indefinitely. He will not be able to play during Week 1 and there is not a timetable for his return.

Defense
--LB Karlos Dansby: Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals LB Karlos Dansby (toe) has been ruled out for Week 1. The team hopes he will be able to return to action the following week.

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR LeRon McCoy: Kate Brandt, of AzCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR LeRon McCoy (hand) remained out of practice Sunday, Sept. 3.

Defense
--DL Bertrand Berry: Kate Brandt, of AzCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DE Bertrand Berry (knee) returned to practice Sunday, Sept. 3. "Everything is fine," said Berry following the morning practice. "It is a matter of getting the timing down, getting the rhythm down and getting back into the mix. It just felt good to be back out there with my teammates." Even with just one practice back under his belt, Berry says he is ready to get back out on the field Sunday afternoon, Sept. 10, for the teamís Week 1 game.
--DL Gabe Watson: Kate Brandt, of AzCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Gabe Watson (calf) remained out of practice Sunday, Sept. 3.


Atlanta Falcons

Current Updates

Offense
--FB Fred McCrary: Atlanta Falcons FB Fred McCrary (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and could miss the Week 1 game. He is listed as probable for the season opener.

Defense
--LB Edgerton Hartwell: Atlanta Falcons LB Edgerton Hartwell (knee) will not play Week 1 against the Carolina Panthers. He could also miss the Week 2 and Week 3 games. LB Demorrio Williams will likely play weakside linebacker with LB Keith Brooking moving inside.

Previous Updates

Defense
--CB Jason Webster: Atlanta Falcons CB Jason Webster (ankle) could miss practice Wednesday, Sept. 6.


Baltimore Ravens

Current Updates

Offense
--RB P.J. Daniels: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB P.J. Daniels (thigh) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, but is questionable to play Week 1.

Defense
--DL Aubrayo Franklin: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Aubrayo Franklin (thigh) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, but is questionable to play Week 1.
--CB Chris McAlister: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Chris McAlister (thigh) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and said he would start the Week 1 game. He is listed as questionable for the game.

Previous Updates

Offense
--FB Justin Green: Edward Lee, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FB Justin Green (knee) is expected to play in the teamís season opener.
--WR Clarence Moore: Edward Lee, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Clarence Moore (knee) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 4.

Defense
--LB Mike Smith: Edward Lee, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Mike Smith (knee) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 4.
--FS Gerome Sapp: Edward Lee, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FS Gerome Sapp (intestinal infection) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 4.


Buffalo Bills

Current Updates

Defense
--SS Matt Bowen: Buffalo Bills S Matt Bowen (leg) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable to play Week 1.


Carolina Panthers

Current Updates

Offense
--OG Evan Mathis: Carolina Panthers OG Evan Mathis (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.

Defense
--DL Jordan Carstens: Carolina Panthers DT Jordan Carstens (elbow) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable for Week 1.
--LB Na'il Diggs: Carolina Panthers LB Na'il Diggs (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable for Week 1.
--LB Dan Morgan: Stan Olson, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers LB Dan Morgan (head) said he feels fine and he will play in the teamís Week 1 game. Morgan left Carolina's second preseason game after a head-jarring collision, and didn't play in the final two. He said Tuesday, Sept. 5, his absence was merely a precaution.
--CB Ken Lucas: Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said CB Ken Lucas (arm) suffered a bruised left arm during practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. However, he is not on the injury report for Week 1.
--FS Kevin McCadam: Carolina Panthers S Kevin McCadam (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.
--SS Shaun Williams: Carolina Panthers S Shaun Williams (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.


Chicago Bears

Current Updates

Offense
--FB J.D. Runnels: Chicago Bears FB J.D. Runnels (ankle) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. However, he may be inactive for Week 1 because the team is likely to only have one active fullback on their game day roster.
--WR Justin Gage: Chicago Bears WR Justin Gage (side, ribs) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and there is a good chance he may miss the team's Week 1 game.
--WR Airese Currie: Chicago Bears WR Airese Currie (knee) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is not on the team's Week 1 injury report.
--TE Gabe Reid: Chicago Bears TE Gabe Reid (hip, back) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. He remains day-to-day.

Defense
--DL Alex Brown: Chicago Bears DE Alex Brown (shoulder) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is hopeful of playing during Week 1.
--DL Israel Idonije: Chicago Bears DE/DT Israel Idonije (ankle) was held out of practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and may not play in Week 1.
--SS Mike Brown: Chicago Bears SS Mike Brown (Achilles') practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable for Week 1. He is expected to play, but in a reserve role.

Previous Updates
Defense
--CB Nathan Vasher: K.C. Johnson, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith expects CB Nathan Vasher (back) to return to practice Monday, Sept. 4.


Cincinnati Bengals

Current Updates

Offense
--WR Antonio Chatman: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Chatman (groin, pelvis) is OUT for Week 1, versus the Kansas City Chiefs.

Defense
--DL Sam Adams: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Sam Adams (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable to play Week 1.
--LB David Pollack: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis announced Wednesday, Sept. 6, that LB David Pollack (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 1, versus the Kansas City Chiefs.
--CB Deltha O'Neal: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis announced Wednesday, Sept. 6, that CB Deltha O'Neal (knee) is listed as questionable for Week 1, versus the Kansas City Chiefs.


Cleveland Browns

Current Updates

Offense
--TE Darnell Dinkins: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns TE Darnell Dinkins (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is questionable for Week 1.
--OG Joe Andruzzi: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns OG Joe Andruzzi (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is questionable for Week 1.
--OT Nat Dorsey: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns OT Nat Dorsey (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is questionable for Week 1.
--OL Isaac Sowells: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns OG Isaac Sowells (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is questionable for Week 1.

Defense
--LB Mason Unck: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns LB Mason Unck (knee) is questionable for Week 1 and missed portions of practice Wednesday, Sept. 6.
--CB Daylon McCutcheon: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns CB Daylon McCutcheon (knee) is out for Week 1. He did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. Instead, he rode a bike on the sidelines.
--CB Gary Baxter: Steve King, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns CB Gary Baxter (shoulder) is listed as the starting right cornerback in the teamís depth chart, released Tuesday, Sept. 5.
--CB Leigh Bodden: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns CB Leigh Bodden (pectoral) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is questionable for Week 1.
--CB Antonio Perkins: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns CB Antonio Perkins (groin) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is questionable for Week 1.
--FS Brian Russell: Scott Petrak reports Cleveland Browns S Brian Russell (elbow) is doubtful for Week 1. He did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 6.

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Braylon Edwards: Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards (knee) is expected to see extensive playing time in the teamís season opener, although head coach Romeo Crennel did not say whether Edwards would start.


Dallas Cowboys

Current Updates

Offense
--OT Flozell Adams: Dallas Cowboys OLT Flozell Adams (calf) is questionable for Week 1 but practiced again Wednesday, Sept. 6. However, coming off of major knee surgery as well could affect his stamina during the game.

Defense
--LB Bradie James: Dallas Cowboys LB Bradie James (groin) is questionable for Week 1. He returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and has improved since suffering the injury.

Previous Updates

Defense
--LB Ryan Fowler: Dallas Cowboys LB Bradie James (groin) missed practice Monday, Sept. 4, and his status for Wednesday, Sept. 6, is unknown. LB Ryan Fowler will start if James is unable to play.


Denver Broncos

Current Updates

Defense
--DL Courtney Brown: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos DL Courtney Brown (knee) is day-to-day after undergoing surgery Aug. 9, to repair cartilage in his left knee.

Previous Updates

Offense
--OL Greg Eslinger: Sid Hartman, of the Star Tribune, reports Denver Broncos rookie OL Greg Eslinger (shoulder) suffered a serious right shoulder injury the second week of NFL training camp. He didn't play in any preseason games and the injury is serious enough that he might need surgery. As previously noted, he was placed on the teamís Injured Reserve list. The hope is that the doctors will find a solution so he can play next season.

Defense
--DL Patrick Chukwurah: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos DE Patrick Chukwurah (ankle) also was back at practice Monday, Sept. 4, after aggravating an ankle injury Thursday, Aug. 31, at Arizona.
--DL Gerard Warren: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos DT Gerard Warren (toe) is almost a lock to play during Week 1 after practicing for the past week.


Detroit Lions

Current Updates

Offense
--WR Shaun Bodiford: Detroit Lions WR Shaun Bodiford (knee) is listed as OUT for Week 1 on the team's injury report and missed the team portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 6.
--TE Casey FitzSimmons: Detroit Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons (wrist) is listed as OUT for Week 1 on the team's injury report and missed the team portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 6
--OG Rex Tucker: During his press conference, Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli said OT Rex Tucker (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6.

Defense
--DL Shaun Rogers: During his press conference, Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli said DL Shaun Rogers (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6.
--DL Marcus Bell: Dallas Cowboys OLT Flozell Adams (calf) is questionable for Week 1 but practiced again Wednesday, Sept. 6. However, coming off of major knee surgery as well could affect his stamina during the game.
--DL Shaun Cody: Detroit Lions DL Shaun Cody (shoulder) is listed as OUT for Week 1 on the team's injury report and missed the team portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. Head coach Rod Marinelli said, "Shaun Cody is probable, he worked in the individual periods, got his pads on today but we kept him out of some periods."


Green Bay Packers

Current Updates

Offense
--FB William Henderson: Green Bay Packers FB William Henderson (knee) remains a question mark for the Packers entering Week 1. He looked improved Wednesday, Sept. 6.
--OG Junius Coston: Green Bay Packers OL Junius Coston (knee) remained out of practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is not expected to play in Week 1.

Defense
--CB Will Blackmon: Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (foot) practiced again Wednesday, Sept. 6, but will not be available for Week 1. He is still getting his football legs back under him after missing all of training camp.


Houston Texans

Previous Updates

Offense
--C Steve McKinney: Houston Texans OG Fred Weary will start in place of OG Steve McKinney (ankle) Week 1.

Defense
--CB Demarcus Faggins: Houston Texans CB Demarcus Faggins (foot) should miss the first month of the 2006 season.


Indianapolis Colts

Current Updates

Offense
--QB Jim Sorgi: Indianapolis Colts QB Jim Sorgi (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--RB DeDe Dorsey: Indianapolis Colts RB DeDe Dorsey (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and will not play Week 1.
--WR Brandon Stokley: Indianapolis Colts WR Brandon Stokley (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is 50-50 to play Week 1. He is not expected to return to practice until Friday, Sept. 8.
--TE Ben Hartsock: Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Hartsock (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--OG Ryan Lilja: Indianapolis Colts OG Ryan Lilja (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is not expected to play Week 1.
--OL Charlie Johnson: Indianapolis Colts OT Charlie Johnson (foot) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.

Defense
--DL Corey Simon: Indianapolis Colts DL Corey Simon (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is not expected to play Week 1.
--DL Montae Reagor: Indianapolis Colts DL Montae Reagor (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--DL Josh Thomas: Indianapolis Colts DL Josh Thomas (hip) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--LB Rob Morris: Indianapolis Colts LB Rob Morris (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--LB Gary Brackett: Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--LB Gilbert Gardner: Indianapolis Colts LB Gilbert Gardner (hand) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--LB Freddie Keiaho: Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is not expected to play Week 1.
--CB Nick Harper: Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (ribs) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, but is expected to play Week 1. If Harper can not play, CB Kelvin Hayden or CB Marlin Jackson will start with the other playing as the nickel back.
--CB Jason David: Indianapolis Colts CB Jason David (groin) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--CB Tim Jennings: Indianapolis Colts CB Tim Jennings (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.
--SS Mike Doss: Indianapolis Colts S Mike Doss (leg) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.

Special Teams
--P Hunter Smith: Indianapolis Colts P Hunter Smith (groin) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play Week 1.


Jacksonville Jaguars

Current Updates

Offense
--TE Marcedes Lewis: Jacksonville Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable to play Week 1.

Defense
--DL Marcus Stroud: Jacksonville Jaguars DT Marcus Stroud (ankle) rolled his ankle near the end of practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. He will have his condition updated Thursday, Sept. 7.
--LB Mike Peterson: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable to play Week 1.
--CB Scott Starks: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Scott Starks (ribs) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable to play Week 1.
--SS Gerald Sensabaugh: Jacksonville Jaguars S Gerald Sensabaugh (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable to play Week 1.


Kansas City Chiefs

Current Updates

Offense
--OG Will Shields: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs ORG Will Shields (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play during Week 1.
--OT Kevin Sampson: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs ORT Kevin Sampson (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, but is likely to play during Week 1.

Previous Updates

Offense
--FB Ronnie Cruz: Elizabeth Merrill, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs FB Ronnie Cruz (shoulder) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 4.


Miami Dolphins

Previous Updates

Offense
--OT Joe Berger: Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins OG Joe Berger (foot) will meet with doctors this week to further evaluate a mid-foot sprain suffered in the teamís preseason finale. Berger is expected to be out for two to three weeks.

Defense
--CB Travis Daniels: Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins CB Travis Daniels (ankle) practiced on a limited basis Sunday, Sept. 3, for the first time since a serious ankle sprain early in the preseason. Daniels would likely be replaced by CB Andre' Goodman in the starting lineup if he is unable to play against Pittsburgh in the teamís Week 1 game.


Minnesota Vikings

Current Updates

Defense
--CB Fred Smoot: Minnesota Vikings CB Fred Smoot (ribs) should be able to play during Week 1 after practicing Wednesday, Sept. 6.

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Mewelde Moore: Minnesota Vikings RB Mewelde Moore (knee) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 4, and should be able to play Week 1.

Defense
--CB Dovonte Edwards: Minnesota Vikings CB Dovonte Edwards (arm) is expected to undergo surgery Tuesday, Sept. 5.


New England Patriots

Current Updates

Offense
--RB Laurence Maroney: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is not listed on the team's injury report and appears to be ready to play Week 1.
--WR Doug Gabriel: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots WR Doug Gabriel (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6. He is listed as probable for Week 1 on the team's injury report.
--WR Chad Jackson: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots WR Chad Jackson (hamstring) missed portions of the team practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. Jackson is listed as questionable for Week 1 on the team's injury report.
--C Nick Kaczur: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots OT Nick Kaczur (shoulder) missed portions of the team practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. Kaczur is listed as questionable for Week 1 on the team's injury report. OT Ryan O'Callaghan could replace him in the lineup.
--OG Stephen Neal: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots OG Stephen Neal (ankle) missed portions of the team practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. Neal is listed as probable for Week 1 on the team's injury report.

Defense
--DL Ty Warren: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DL Ty Warren (shoulder) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6.
--LB Tedy Bruschi: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots LB Tedy Bruschi (wrist) missed portions of the team practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. Bruschi is listed as questionable for Week 1 on the team's injury report.

Previous Updates

Offense
--TE David Thomas: Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots TE David Thomas (unknown) wore a red, non-contact jersey at practice Monday, Sept. 4.
--C Dan Koppen: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots C Dan Koppen (shoulder) will start the team's Week 1 game.
--OT Matt Light: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots OT Matt Light (ankle) is expected to start the team's Week 1 game.

Defense
--LB Mike Vrabel: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel is expected to start Week 1, but his position for the game is uncertain. Vrabel would likely start at inside linebacker if LB Tedy Bruschi (wrist) can not play, but could start at outside linebacker if Bruschi is in the lineup.
--SS Rodney Harrison: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (knee) is expected to start the team's Week 1 game.


New Orleans Saints

Current Updates

Offense
--RB Aaron Stecker: New Orleans Saints RB Aaron Stecker (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable to play Week 1.

Defense
--DL Rodney Leisle: New Orleans Saints DL Rodney Leisle (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is doubtful to play Week 1.
--CB DeJuan Groce: New Orleans Saints CB DeJuan Groce (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable to play Week 1.
--FS Bryan Scott: New Orleans Saints S Bryan Scott (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is doubtful to play Week 1.

Previous Updates

Special Teams
--P Mitch Berger: New Orleans Saints P Mitch Berger (pelvis) has been placed on Injured Reserve.


New York Giants

Current Updates

Offense
--FB Derrick Ward: New York Giants RB Derrick Ward (foot) is out for Week 1. His broken right foot remains in a protective boot.
--WR Sinorice Moss: New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (quad) picked up his workload during practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, but is questionable for Week 1. If he plays at all, he could be used more as a decoy than anything else.
--C Shaun O'Hara: New York Giants C Shaun O'Hara (knee) went through another practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and should start during Week 1.
--OG Rich Seubert: New York Giants OG Rich Seubert (turf toe) practiced again Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.
--OT Luke Petitgout: New York Giants OT Luke Petitgout (back) continued to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and should be able to start during Week 1. He'll continue to be monitored the remainder of the week.

Defense
--LB LaVar Arrington: New York Giants LB LaVar Arrington (knee) practiced again Wednesday, Sept. 6, and appears on track to start during Week 1.


New York Jets

Current Updates

Offense
--WR Tim Dwight: Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Tim Dwight (leg) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable for Week 1.
--C Trey Teague: Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets C Trey Teague (leg) is out for Week 1.
--OG Pete Kendall: Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets OG Pete Kendall (leg) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.

Defense
--LB Matt Chatham: Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB Matt Chatham (leg) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.
--CB David Barrett: Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (leg) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable for Week 1.


Oakland Raiders

Current Updates

Offense
--WR Alvis Whitted: Oakland Raiders WR Alvis Whitted (groin) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to start Week 1 against the San Diego Chargers.
--TE John Madsen: Oakland Raiders TE John Madsen (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is doubtful for Week 1.
--C Jake Grove: Oakland Raiders C Jake Grove (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, but is still doubtful for the Week 1 game. C Corey Hulsey will likely start if Grove can not play.

Defense
--DL Lance Johnstone: Oakland Raiders DL Lance Johnstone (shin) remains questionable for the Week 1 game. DL Kevin Huntley might be active if Johnstone is unable to play.

Previous Updates

Offense
--OG Barry Sims: Oakland Raiders OG Barry Sims (elbow) practiced without restrictions Monday, Sept. 4, and expects to start the Week 1 game.


Philadelphia Eagles

Current Updates

Offense
--RB Reno Mahe: Bob Kent, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Reno Mahe (ankle) will not practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and his status for Week 1 is uncertain.

Defense
--DL Darwin Walker: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DL Darwin Walker (rib) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.
--DL Jerome McDougle: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DL Jerome McDougle (rib) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.
--SS Quintin Mikell: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles S Quintin Mikell (thumb) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is probable for Week 1.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Current Updates

Offense
--TE Jerame Tuman: Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jerame Tuman (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and will not play Week 1.
--C Chukky Okobi: Pittsburgh Steelers C Chukky Okobi (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and will play Week 1.
--OT Max Starks: Pittsburgh Steelers OT Max Starks (knee) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and will play Week 1.
--OT Willie Colon: Pittsburgh Steelers OT Willie Colon (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and will play Week 1.

Defense
--FS Mike Logan: Pittsburgh Steelers S Mike Logan (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and will play Week 1.

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Hines Ward: Joe Rutter, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (hamstring) is listed as questionable for the teamís season opener, although head coach Bill Cowher feels his No. 1 wideout should be good to go.

Defense
--CB Chidi Iwuoma: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Chidi Iwuoma (concussion) practiced Tuesday, Sept. 5, and will play Week 1.


San Diego Chargers

Current Updates

Offense
--TE Aaron Shea: San Diego Chargers TE Aaron Shea (back) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and will not play Week 1.
--TE Ryan Krause: San Diego Chargers TE Ryan Krause (hamstring) missed a portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable for Week 1.
--OT Leander Jordan: San Diego Chargers OT Leander Jordan (shoulder) will not play Week 1.
--OT Marcus McNeill: San Diego Chargers OT Marcus McNeill (hand) will play Week 1.

Defense
--CB Cletis Gordon: San Diego Chargers CB Cletis Gordon (wrist) might play Week 1.

Previous Updates

Defense
--LB Steve Foley: Updating previous reports, the Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley's agent, David Levine, told The Associated Press that Foley was shot three times and had surgery for wounds to his leg, arm and chest. "He's out of danger at this point," Levine said. Sheriff's officials wouldn't say how many times Foley was shot. Coronado police also declined to give any information about the off-duty officer. "All we're worried about is that he's OK," Chargersí head coach Marty Schottenheimer told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.


San Francisco 49ers

Current Updates

Defense
--DL Parys Haralson: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Parys Haralson (foot) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 6.
--CB Shawntae Spencer: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to start Week 1.

Previous Updates

Offense
--TE Delanie Walker: Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Delanie Walker (shoulder) missed practice Sunday, Sept. 3. Head coach Mike Nolan said he is unlikely.


Seattle Seahawks

Current Updates

Defense
--DL Russell Davis: Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (foot) practiced again Wednesday, Sept. 6, but will not be available for Week 1. He is still getting his football legs back under him after missing all of training camp.

Previous Updates

Offense
--TE Itula Mili: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks TE Itula Mili (knee) is expected to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and play Week 1.
--C Robbie Tobeck: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks C Robbie Tobeck (elbow) resumed work with the No. 1 offense Monday, Sept. 4, and should start Week 1.
--OT Walter Jones: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks OT Walter Jones (shoulder) missed practice Monday, Sept. 4. He is expected to return to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and should start Week 1.

Defense
--DL Marcus Tubbs: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Marcus Tubbs (Achilles') practiced Monday, Sept. 4, and is expected to be available Week 1.


St. Louis Rams

Current Updates

Defense
--DL Anthony Hargrove: St. Louis Rams DE Anthony Hargrove (elbow) was held out of some contact work during practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, but took part in everything else. He is not on the injury report for Week 1.
--LB Jamal Brooks: St. Louis Rams MLB Jamal Brooks (knee) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play during Week 1. He is not on the team's injury report.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Current Updates

Offense
--OG Sean Mahan: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RG Davin Joseph (knee) was hurt Wednesday, Sept. 6. The severity of his injury is not yet known, but he's been listed as questionable for Week 1. If he cannot play, OL Sean Mahan would likely start in his place.
--OG Dan Buenning: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LG Dan Buenning (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 6.
--OG Davin Joseph: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RG Davin Joseph (knee) was hurt Wednesday, Sept. 6. The severity of his injury is not yet known, but he's been listed as questionable for Week 1. If he cannot play, OL Sean Mahan would likely start in his place.

Defense
--DL Anthony McFarland: Katherine Smith, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Anthony McFarland (groin) is expected to return to practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, to prepare for the teamís season opener against the Baltimore Ravens. DL Ellis Wyms will start in McFarlandís place if he is still unable to play.
--LB Shelton Quarles: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers MLB Shelton Quarles (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 6. He's questionable on the injury report.


Tennessee Titans

Current Updates

Offense
--OG Benji Olson: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans OG Benji Olson (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable for Week 1. He is, however, expected to play.
--OG Jacob Bell: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans OT Jacob Bell (back) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is expected to play. He's listed as questionable on the injury report.

Defense
--DL Antwan Odom: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DE Antwan Odom (knee) has been ruled out for Week 1.
--SS Lamont Thompson: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans S Lamont Thompson (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 6, and is questionable for Week 1.

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Brandon Jones: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Brandon Jones (knee) will be questionable for Week 1 against the New York Jets.
--TE Erron Kinney: Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans TE Erron Kinney (knee) has been ruled out for Week 1 against the New York Jets.


Washington Redskins

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Clinton Portis: ESPNews reports Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs will let RB Clinton Portis (shoulder) decide whether or not he will play in Week 1. His status is considered to be ďuncertainĒ.

Defense
--DL Cornelius Griffin: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Cornelius Griffin (knee) has been cleared to practice. DL Ryan Boschetti would start if Griffin can not play Week 1.
--DL Phillip Daniels: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Phillip Daniels (back) has been cleared to practice. DL Demetric Evans would start if Daniels can not play Week 1.
--DL Renaldo Wynn: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Renaldo Wynn (ankle) is "touch and go" to practice Tuesday, Sept. 5. DL Demetric Evans would start if Daniels can not play Week 1.
--CB Shawn Springs: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs' (abdominal) status for Week 1 remains uncertain. CB Kenny Wright will start if Springs can not play.

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