Saturday Injury Report

by KFFL Staff on September 23, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 


Arizona Cardinals

Current Updates

Defense
--CB Matt Ware: Jim Gintonio and Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals CB Matt Ware will start at cornerback Week 3 in place of CB Eric Green (groin). Green will likely not play in the game and is looking to return Week 4.
--CB Eric Green: Jim Gintonio and Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic, reports Arizona Cardinals CB Matt Ware will start at cornerback Week 3 in place of CB Eric Green (groin). Green will likely not play in the game and is looking to return Week 4.

Previous Updates

Defense
--DL Langston Moore: Kate Brandt, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green has been impressed with backup DL Langston Moore, who has worked his way back from a shoulder injury last year to compete and contribute to this year’s squad. “On a close call, we drafted two defensive linemen, but he is too good to cut,” admitted Green. “Normally you wouldn’t have more than eight defensive linemen when you take two in the draft but he is holding his own and he is the one that is playing, and the other two are learning how to play. He has come back and done a good job.”
--LB James Darling: Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals LB James Darling (calf) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will not play in Week 3. Darling is listed as questionable for the game.


Atlanta Falcons

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Roddy White: Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to start in Week 3.

Defense
--DL John Abraham: Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (groin) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is unlikely to play in Week 3.
--LB Edgerton Hartwell: Atlanta Falcons LB Edgerton Hartwell (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is unlikely to play in Week 3.


Baltimore Ravens

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Jamal Lewis: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Jamal Lewis (thigh) was slightly limited during practice Friday, Sept. 22, but he has been upgraded to probable and is expected to start in Week 3.
--RB Musa Smith: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Musa Smith (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is unlikely to play in Week 3.
--OT Jonathan Ogden: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens OT Jonathan Ogden (knee) practiced on a limited basis Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to start in Week 3.
--OL Chris Chester: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens OL Chris Chester (thigh) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and has been upgraded to probable for Week 3.

Defense
--DL Aubrayo Franklin: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Aubrayo Franklin (thigh) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and has been upgraded to probable for Week 3. Franklin is expected to start this week.
--DL Haloti Ngata: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DT Haloti Ngata (back) practiced on a limited basis Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to start in Week 3.
--LB Ray Lewis: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Ray Lewis (neck) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and has been upgraded to probable for Week 3. Lewis is expected to start this week.
--LB Adalius Thomas: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Adalius Thomas (foot) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and has been upgraded to probable for Week 3. Thomas is expected to start this week.
--CB Samari Rolle: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and has been upgraded to probable for Week 3. Rolle is expected to start this week.


Buffalo Bills

Previous Updates

Defense
--LB Takeo Spikes: The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills LB Takeo Spikes (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will be a game-time decision Week 3. Spikes remains listed as questionable.
--SS Matt Bowen: The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills SS Matt Bowen (leg) will be a game-time decision Week 3. Bowen has been kept out of team drills during practice all week.


Carolina Panthers

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Nick Goings: The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers RB Nick Goings (thigh) returned to practice Friday, Sept. 22, and remains listed as questionable for Week 3.
--WR Steve Smith: The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and will likely be a game-time decision Week 3.
--WR Drew Carter: The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers WR Drew Carter (finger) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3. Carter is listed as questionable this week.
--C Justin Hartwig: The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers C Justin Hartwig (groin) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will likely sit out Week 3.

Defense
--LB Dan Morgan: Carolina Panthers LB Dan Morgan (concussion) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will miss Week 3.
--LB Jason Kyle: Carolina Panthers LB Jason Kyle (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and should be able to play in Week 3.
--CB Ken Lucas: The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers CB Ken Lucas (neck) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3. Lucas is listed as questionable this week.


Chicago Bears

Current Updates

Defense
--LB Jamar Williams: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Jamar Williams will likely remain on special teams when DL Israel Idonije (ankle) returns from his injury. Williams replaced Idonije on special teams and has excelled. Williams would probably move to a new spot when Idonije is healthy.

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Airese Currie: Chicago Bears WR Airese Currie (shoulder) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and has been downgraded to questionable for Week 3. Currie is not expected to play this week.
--C Patrick Mannelly: Chicago Bears LS Patrick Mannelly (illness) is questionable but is expected to play in Week 3.

Defense
--FS Cameron Worrell: Chicago Bears S Cameron Worrell (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and could miss Week 3. Worrell is listed as questionable this week.
--FS Chris Harris: Chicago Bears S Chris Harris (ankle) has been added to the Week 3 injury report as questionable due to an ankle injury.


Cincinnati Bengals

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chris Henry (groin), who is listed as probable for Week 3, will start in place of WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (heel), even if Houshmandzadeh is ready to play.
--WR Antonio Chatman: Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Chatman (groin) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will not play in Week 3.
--WR Chris Henry: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chris Henry (groin), who is listed as probable for Week 3, will start in place of WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (heel), even if Houshmandzadeh is ready to play.
--OG Eric Steinbach: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals OL Eric Steinbach (back) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is listed as probable for Week 3.
--OT Levi Jones: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals OL Levi Jones (ankle) took part in 11-on-11 drills Friday, Sept. 22, for the first time this week. Jones is listed as probable for the game and head coach Marvin Lewis has said that Jones is ready to play.

Defense
--DL Sam Adams: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Sam Adams (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is listed as probable for Week 3.
--LB Brian Simmons: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Brian Simmons (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is listed as probable for Week 3.
--CB Deltha O'Neal: Cincinnati Bengals CB Deltha O'Neal (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.


Cleveland Browns

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Reuben Droughns: Cleveland Browns RB Reuben Droughns (shoulder) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 22, but is expected to play in Week 3. However, Droughns could be limited on the amount of action he receives this week.
--WR Joe Jurevicius: Cleveland Browns WR Joe Jurevicius (ribs) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is doubtful to play in Week 3.
--TE Darnell Dinkins: Cleveland Browns TE Darnell Dinkins (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is doubtful for Week 3.
--TE Kellen Winslow: Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 22, but is expected to start in Week 3.

Defense
--DL Orpheus Roye: Cleveland Browns DL Orpheus Roye (shoulder) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will miss Week 3.
--LB Willie McGinest: Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (calf) did some jogging before practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will be a game-time decision for Week 3.
--CB Gary Baxter: Cleveland Browns CB Gary Baxter (pectoral) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is unlikely to play in Week 3.
--FS Brian Russell: Cleveland Browns S Brian Russell (elbow) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.


Dallas Cowboys

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Terrell Owens: The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens (hand) says he will "definitely" play Week 5 against the Philadelphia Eagles. There is a chance Owens will not miss any time with a broken right hand. "The swelling is down and he's running. So it will just be a question of when he can catch. Soon as he can do that, we're good to go," head coach Bill Parcells said. Parcells added it "would be a little ambitious" to expect Owens to practice Monday, Sept. 25.


Denver Broncos

Current Updates

Offense
--RB Cedric Cobbs: DenverBroncos.com reports Denver Broncos RB Cedric Cobbs (ankle) has been officially ruled OUT for the team's Week 3 game.

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Mike Bell: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos RB Mike Bell (finger) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--WR Rod Smith: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos WR Rod Smith (concussion) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

Defense
--DL Courtney Brown: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos DL Courtney Brown (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and is not expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.


Detroit Lions

Previous Updates

Offense
--OG Barry Stokes: Detroit Lions OL Barry Stokes (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is not expected to play in Week 3.
--OG Ross Verba: Detroit Lions OG Ross Verba (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3. Verba will not be at 100 percent due to a hamstring injury.
--OG Rex Tucker: Detroit Lions OT Rex Tucker (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will miss Week 3.

Defense
--FS Daniel Bullocks: Chrissie Zavicar, of DetroitLions.com, reports Detroit Lions rookie S Daniel Bullocks, who will see significant playing time in place of injured S Kenoy Kennedy (foot) during Week 3, believes he has the physical tools to succeed at this level, but the mental aspect needs some maturation. “I feel like I’m right in the mix, it’s just that the mental part of it you kind of have to work your way up in,” said Bullocks. “Everybody’s much smarter – they out-think you. That’s the hard part to come in and try adapt to; [players] getting much smarter on the field, watching film and learning tendencies of the players. I’ve got to keep poised at the beginning of the game so I don’t get too excited or overexcited – just be patient and let it come to me.”
--SS Kenoy Kennedy: Chrissie Zavicar, of DetroitLions.com, reports Detroit Lions rookie S Daniel Bullocks, who will see significant playing time in place of injured S Kenoy Kennedy (foot) during Week 3, believes he has the physical tools to succeed at this level, but the mental aspect needs some maturation. “I feel like I’m right in the mix, it’s just that the mental part of it you kind of have to work your way up in,” said Bullocks. “Everybody’s much smarter – they out-think you. That’s the hard part to come in and try adapt to; [players] getting much smarter on the field, watching film and learning tendencies of the players. I’ve got to keep poised at the beginning of the game so I don’t get too excited or overexcited – just be patient and let it come to me.”
--SS Marcus Demps: USAToday.com reports the Detroit Lions have placed S Marcus Demps (undisclosed) on injured reserve.


Green Bay Packers

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Ahman Green: Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is questionable for Week 3 due to a hamstring injury. Green will be a game-time decision this week and if he were unable to play, RBs Noah Herron and Vernand Morency would share the workload.
--RB Vernand Morency: Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is questionable for Week 3 due to a hamstring injury. Green will be a game-time decision this week and if he were unable to play, RBs Noah Herron and Vernand Morency would share the workload.
--RB Noah Herron: Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is questionable for Week 3 due to a hamstring injury. Green will be a game-time decision this week and if he were unable to play, RBs Noah Herron and Vernand Morency would share the workload.
--TE David Martin: Green Bay Packers TE David Martin (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3, but he could be limited due to a knee injury.
--OG Junius Coston: Green Bay Packers OT Junius Coston (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will miss Week 3 due to a knee injury.
--OL Jason Spitz: Green Bay Packers OG Jason Spitz (thigh) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and if he is able to play in Week 3, he will not start. Spitz is listed as questionable this week.

Defense
--CB Al Harris: Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to start in Week 3.
--CB Will Blackmon: Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (foot) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will miss Week 3 due to a foot injury.


Houston Texans

Current Updates

Defense
--CB Phillip Buchanon: HoustonTexans.com reports Houston Texans CB Phillip Buchanon (ankle) is expected to play Week 3 and handle punt returns, according to head coach Gary Kubiak.

Previous Updates

Offense
--C Mike Flanagan: Houston Texans C Mike Flanagan (foot) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to dress for the game. However, he might not be able to start the game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
Defense
--DL Antwan Peek: Houston Texans DL Antwan Peek (groin) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and is unlikely to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--LB Morlon Greenwood: Houston Texans LB Morlon Greenwood (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.


Indianapolis Colts

Current Updates

Offense
--WR Brandon Stokley: ESPN reports Indianapolis Colts WR Brandon Stokley (ankle) is out for the Week 3 game.

Defense
--DL Corey Simon: ESPN reports Indianapolis Colts DL Corey Simon (groin) is out for the Week 3 game.
--FS Bob Sanders: ESPN reports Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) is out for the Week 3 game.

Special Teams
--PK Adam Vinatieri: ESPN reports Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (groin) is out for the Week 3 game.

Previous Updates

Offense
--QB Jim Sorgi: Indianapolis Colts QB Jim Sorgi (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to be available for Week 3.
--RB Ran Carthon: Indianapolis Colts RB Ran Carthon (finger) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--RB DeDe Dorsey: Indianapolis Colts RB DeDe Dorsey (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, but may not be active for Week 3.
--TE Ben Utecht: Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Utecht (concussion) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--TE Ben Hartsock: Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Hartsock (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is not expected to play in Week 3.
--OG Ryan Lilja: Indianapolis Colts OG Ryan Lilja (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--OT Ryan Diem: Indianapolis Colts OT Ryan Diem (hand) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will be a game-time decision for Week 3.

Defense
--DL Dwight Freeney: Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney (gluteal) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will be a game-time decision for Week 3.
--DL Montae Reagor: Indianapolis Colts DT Montae Reagor (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--DL Josh Thomas: Indianapolis Colts DL Josh Thomas (hip) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and he will be a game-time decision for Week 3.
--DL Darrell Reid: Indianapolis Colts DL Darrell Reid (elbow) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--DL Ryan LaCasse: Indianapolis Colts DL Ryan LaCasse (foot) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--LB Gary Brackett: Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (calf) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--LB Gilbert Gardner: Indianapolis Colts LB Gilbert Gardner (hand) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--LB Freddie Keiaho: Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and could be active for Week 3.
--CB Nick Harper: Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--CB Kelvin Hayden: Indianapolis Colts CB Kelvin Hayden (groin) is listed as questionable for Week 3 with a groin injury and he will be a game-time decision.
--SS Mike Doss: Indianapolis Colts S Bob Sanders (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will be a game-time decision for Week 3. If Sanders were unable to play, S Mike Doss would replace him in the lineup.

Special Teams
--PK Martin Gramatica: Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (groin) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, but will handle field goals and extra points in Week 3. Newly signed PK Martin Gramatica will handle kickoffs.


Jacksonville Jaguars

Previous Updates

Offense
--FB Derrick Wimbush: Jacksonville Jaguars FB Derrick Wimbush (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and is unlikely to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.
--WR Matt Jones: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones (groin) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and could be a game-time decision for the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--WR Chad Owens: Jacksonville Jaguars WR Chad Owens (ribs) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and should play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--TE Marcedes Lewis: Jacksonville Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and could play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--OG Chris Naeole: Jacksonville Jaguars OG Chris Naeole (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and should play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

Defense
--DL Marcus Stroud: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcus Stroud (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and should play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--DL Paul Spicer: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Paul Spicer (groin) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and should play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--DL Marcellus Wiley: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcellus Wiley (groin) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and is unlikely to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.
--LB Mike Peterson: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (ribs) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and will play in the Week 3 game. He has been upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.
--LB Pat Thomas: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Pat Thomas (hamstring) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.
--CB Rashean Mathis: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and will play in the Week 3 game. He has been upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.
--SS Donovin Darius: Jacksonville Jaguars SS Donovin Darius (back) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and should play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--SS Gerald Sensabaugh: Jacksonville Jaguars SS Gerald Sensabaugh (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and will play in the Week 3 game. He has been upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.


Miami Dolphins

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Marty Booker: Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Marty Booker (ankle) practiced at full speed Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play Week 3.
--OT Joe Berger: Miami Dolphins OL Joe Berger (foot) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will miss Week 3.

Defense
--LB Derrick Pope: Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Derrick Pope (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is not expected to play Week 3.
--CB Travis Daniels: Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins CB Travis Daniels (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play Week 3.


Minnesota Vikings

Previous Updates

Offense
--QB Tarvaris Jackson: Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (knee) is going to have arthroscopic surgery Monday, Sept. 25 to clean up his knee after it locked up in practice. Jackson is expected to miss a month of action.
--WR Marcus Robinson: Minnesota Vikings WR Marcus Robinson (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--WR Troy Williamson: Minnesota Vikings WR Troy Williamson (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to start in Week 3.
--OG Artis Hicks: Minnesota Vikings OG Artis Hicks (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and showed improvement with his injured shoulder. Hicks plans to play Week 3.


New England Patriots

Previous Updates

Offense
--QB Tom Brady: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and will start the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--WR Doug Gabriel: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots WR Doug Gabriel (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--WR Chad Jackson: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots WR Chad Jackson (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--C Nick Kaczur: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots OT Nick Kaczur (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 but might not play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--OT Matt Light: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots OT Matt Light (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

Defense
--LB Junior Seau: Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New England Patriots LB Junior Seau has been fined $7,500 for a hit near the knees of New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (calf) during the Week 2 game. Seau was flagged on the play for roughing the passer and Pennington suffered a slight calf injury on the hit.
--CB Artrell Hawkins: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots CB Artrell Hawkins (thigh) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.


New York Giants

Current Updates

Defense
--CB Sam Madison: Tara Sullivan, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Giants CB Sam Madison (foot) left practice early Friday, Sept. 22 with a foot injury. He was added to the team's injury report as probable.

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Tiki Barber: Updating previous reports, New York Giants RB Tiki Barber (forearm) has a bruised left forearm. He has practiced all week and is not on the team's injury report. Barber said it's no big deal; he just had it checked out recently to make sure his original fracture from several years ago has not become displaced. It has not and he is expected to start during Week 3.
--WR Plaxico Burress: New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (back) still has some soreness in his back, though is expected to play Week 3, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.
--WR Tim Carter: New York Giants WR Tim Carter (back) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--WR Sinorice Moss: Updating a previous report, Vinny DiTrani, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Giants rookie WR Sinorice Moss (thigh) re-injured his thigh during practice Wednesday, Sept. 20, and fears he could miss another month or so with the injury. Moss will not play in Week 3.
--TE Jeremy Shockey: Updating a previous report, Vinny DiTrani, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Giants TE Jeremy Shockey (ankle) said he would definitely play in Week 3 despite a lingering ankle injury suffered during the preseason and re-aggravated during Week 2. "I'm going to play this week, for sure," Shockey said. "It's a nagging injury and hopefully I can go the high end and then [next week's] bye week will save me. I'm glad we have an early bye week this year. It's an unfortunate accident, and what can you do?"

Defense
--FS James Butler: New York Giants FS James Butler (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and will not play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.


New York Jets

Previous Updates

Offense
--QB Chad Pennington: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (calf) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3. Pennington is listed as probable for the game.
--WR Laveranues Coles: Dave Hutchinson, of the Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (calf) will play Week 3.
--WR Tim Dwight: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Tim Dwight (thigh) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 22. Dwight has been fielding punts, but his status is still uncertain in the game. He is listed as questionable on the injury report.
--C Trey Teague: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets OL Trey Teague (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 22, and isn’t likely to play in Week 3. Teague is listed as doubtful for the game.
--OG Pete Kendall: Dave Hutchinson, of the Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets OG Pete Kendall (thigh), listed as questionable, is unlikely to play Week 3.

Defense
--DL Kimo von Oelhoffen: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Kimo von Oelhoffen (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and will play in Week 3. Von Oelhoffen is listed as probable for the game.
--DL Dave Ball: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dave Ball (thigh) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3. Ball is listed as probable for the game.
--LB Matt Chatham: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB Matt Chatham (foot) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and will play in Week 3. Chatham is listed as probable for the game.
--CB David Barrett: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (hip) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 22, but should still play in Week 3. Barrett is listed as questionable for the game.
--FS Kerry Rhodes: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Kerry Rhodes (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and will play in Week 3. Rhodes is listed as probable for the game.


Philadelphia Eagles

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Brian Westbrook: Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and remains listed as questionable for Week 3.
--RB Reno Mahe: Philadelphia Eagles RB Reno Mahe (ankle) could handle both punt and kick returns Week 3. Mahe is listed as probable for the game.
--WR Donte' Stallworth: Philadelphia Eagles WR Donte' Stallworth (hamstring) suffered a minor hamstring injury and had to leave practice early Friday, Sept. 22, according to head coach Andy Reid. Stallworth is expected to play Week 3.
--WR Reggie Brown: Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--TE Mike Bartrum: Philadelphia Eagles TE Mike Bartrum (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3. Bartrum has been upgraded to probable this week.
--TE L.J. Smith: Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--OG Shawn Andrews: Philadelphia Eagles OG Shawn Andrews (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.

Defense
--DL Darren Howard: Philadelphia Eagles DE Darren Howard (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--CB Lito Sheppard: Philadelphia Eagles CB Lito Sheppard (ankle) has been downgraded to OUT and will not play Week 3.
--CB Roderick Hood: Philadelphia Eagles CB Roderick Hood (heel) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and remains listed as doubtful for Week 3.
--SS Michael Lewis: Philadelphia Eagles S Michael Lewis (quadriceps) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.
--SS Quintin Mikell: Philadelphia Eagles S Quintin Mikell (thumb) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Hines Ward: Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--WR Nate Washington: Pittsburgh Steelers WR Nate Washington (finger) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--WR Santonio Holmes: Pittsburgh Steelers WR Santonio Holmes (foot) remains questionable for Week 3 and did not practice again Thursday, Sept. 21.

Defense
--LB Larry Foote: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Larry Foote (groin) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--CB Bryant McFadden: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (quadriceps) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--SS Troy Polamalu: Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play in the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.


San Francisco 49ers

Previous Updates

Offense
--WR Taylor Jacobs: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Taylor Jacobs (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and will not play Week 3. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.
--TE Vernon Davis: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (shin) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play Week 3. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--TE Delanie Walker: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Delanie Walker (shoulder) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and will not play Week 3. He is listed as out on the team's injury report.
--OG Larry Allen: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco OG Larry Allen (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22 and will not play Week 3. He is listed as out on the team's injury report.
--OG Justin Smiley: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OG Justin Smiley (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play Week 3. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--OG Adam Snyder: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OG Adam Snyder (foot) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play Week 3. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--OT Jonas Jennings: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OT Jonas Jennings (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play Week 3. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

Defense
--DL Anthony Adams: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DL Anthony Adams (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play Week 3. He has been upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.
--DL Ronald Fields: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DL Ronald Fields (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to play Week 3. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.


Seattle Seahawks

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Shaun Alexander: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (foot) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and will start in Week 3.
--TE Jerramy Stevens: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks TE Jerramy Stevens (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will not play in Week 3.
--TE Itula Mili: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks TE Itula Mili (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and will play in Week 3, but might not start. Backup TE Will Heller might start ahead of Mili this week.
--OG Floyd Womack: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks OL Floyd Womack (knee) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and will not play in Week 3.


St. Louis Rams

Previous Updates

Offense
--OT Orlando Pace: St. Louis Rams OT Orlando Pace (concussion) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and should play Week 3 unless he suffers a setback. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

Defense
--LB Pisa Tinoisamoa: St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (elbow) practiced Friday, Sept. 22 and is expected to start the Week 3 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Previous Updates

Defense
--DL Chris Hovan: Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Chris Hovan (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3. He is listed as questionable this week.
--CB Brian Kelly: Katherine Smith, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Brian Kelly (toe) will miss Week 3 due to a turf toe injury. Cornerback Juran Bolden will replace Kelly in the starting lineup this week.


Tennessee Titans

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Travis Henry: Tennessee Titans RB Travis Henry (toe) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3. Henry could serve a larger role due to RB Chris Brown (toe) potentially being limited by a toe injury.
--RB Chris Brown: Teresa M. Walker, of the Associated Press, reports Tennessee Titans RB Chris Brown (toe) is questionable for Week 3.
--FB Ahmard Hall: Tennessee Titans FB Ahmard Hall (ankle) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is not expected to play in Week 3.
--TE Erron Kinney: Tennessee Titans TE Erron Kinney (knee) will not play in Week 3 due to a knee injury and could be a few more weeks away from returning.
--OG Jacob Bell: Tennessee Titans OG Jacob Bell (toe) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.

Defense
--DL Robaire Smith: Tennessee Titans DL Robaire Smith (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and will be a game-time decision for Week 3.
--DL Albert Haynesworth: Teresa M. Walker, of the Associated Press, reports Tennessee Titans DT Albert Haynesworth (shoulder) left practice early Thursday, Sept. 21, with a shoulder burner.
--DL Antwan Odom: Tennessee Titans DE Antwan Odom (knee) will not play in Week 3 due to a knee injury and could be a few more weeks away from returning.
--LB Robert Reynolds: Tennessee Titans LB Robert Reynolds (thigh) missed practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is not expected to play in Week 3.
--CB Reynaldo Hill: Tennessee Titans CB Reynaldo Hill (knee) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is expected to play in Week 3.


Washington Redskins

Previous Updates

Offense
--RB Clinton Portis: Ryan O’Halloran, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (shoulder) practiced Friday, Sept. 22, and is ready to start in Week 3. Portis is listed as probable for the game.

Defense
--DL Joe Salave'a: Ryan O’Halloran, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins DL Joe Salave'a (calf) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is a game-time decision for Week 3. Salave'a is listed as questionable for the game.
--CB Shawn Springs: Ryan O’Halloran, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (abdomen) did not practice Friday, Sept. 22, and is will not play Week 3. Springs is listed as out for the game.

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