NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on October 16, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins QB Daunte Culpepper (knee) will probably serve as the team's No. 3 quarterback during the Week 7 game.

QB | Trent Green | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Trent Green (concussion) will not play Week 7 against the San Diego Chargers.

QB | Steve McNair | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Steve McNair (neck, concussion) was still "groggy" Monday, Oct. 16, after suffering a neck injury and a concussion during Week 6. Head coach Brian Billick stated McNair should be available to play after the club's Bye in Week 7. "We feel fortunate to have two good quarterbacks," Billick said. "We feel like Kyle Boller is an excellent quarterback who still has a lot to prove. Our confidence is well bore out in having Kyle. But Steve is clearly the starting quarterback."

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Teresa Varley, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger threw for 238 yards on 16-for-19 passing with two touchdowns in the team's Week 6 game.

QB | David Carr | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Jerome Solomon, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Texans rushed for only 34 yards in the team's Week 6 game, matching their second-worst performance in franchise history. QB David Carr led the team with 15 yards on three rushes.

QB | Chris Simms | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Chris Simms (spleen) will not play in Week 7.

QB | Mark Brunell | Washington Redskins | Injury News
ESPNews reports Washington Redskins QB Mark Brunell (toe) had a toenail removed during the second half of the Week 6 game versus the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Oct. 15.

QB | Philip Rivers | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers set a career-high for passing yards during the Week 6 game when he threw for 334 yards against the San Francisco 49ers. Rivers finished the game 29-of-39 passing with two touchdowns as the Chargers improved to 4-1 on the season.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger threw his first interception of the 2006 season Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks. Bulger had gone 204 passing attempts into the season without throwing an interception. He finished the game 26-of-39 yards for 360 yards with three touchdowns.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (ankle) won his first NFL game Week 6 against the Washington Redskins. "It means a whole lot to me. Just last week, I was real upset. I thought we were better than 0-5," said Young. The Titans won 25-22 over the Redskins to improve to 1-5 on the season. Young completed 13-of-25 passes for 161 yards and one touchdown. The rookie quarterback played most of the fourth quarter with a sprained left ankle after he injured it while scrambling.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme threw for a career-high 365 yards during the Week 6 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. Delhomme tossed two touchdown passes as the Panthers won 23-21 for their fourth straight win. He completed 23-of-39 passes during the game and also threw two interceptions. One of his touchdown passes went to WR Steve Smith, who scored on a 72-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. Smith finished the game with eight receptions for 189 yards.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees continues to perform well after undergoing offseason surgery on his throwing shoulder. Brees finished the Week 6 game 27-of-37 passing for 275 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions.


Running Back

RB | Curtis Martin | New York Jets | Injury News
Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Curtis Martin (knee) could begin practicing with the team Oct. 29, after the Week 8 game against the Cleveland Browns. Martin has been on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list all year and the team will have a three-week window to place him on their active list. Head coach Eric Mangini said, "We're going to just see how it goes. I've felt good about his progress and his approach throughout the whole thing. You just can't ask for a better approach and a better person. He's been great and working really hard at it."

RB | Michael Bennett | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Michael Bennett (hamstring) is unlikely to play Week 7 against the San Diego Chargers.

RB | Shawn Bryson | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions RB Shawn Bryson (knee) will not play in the team's Week 7 game.

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during Week 6, but had it popped back into place and missed the second half of Sunday's game, Oct. 15. Fargas hopes to play in Week 7, but he will likely be sidelined this week. If Fargas were unable to play, RB ReShard Lee would serve as the No. 2 RB this week.

RB | Ahman Green | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (rib, hamstring) practiced Monday, Oct. 16, and is expected to play Week 7.

RB | Chris Perry | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Chris Perry (ankle) could return to the lineup Week 7, according to head coach Marvin Lewis.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Injury News
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (stinger) suffered a stinger during Week 6. Jacobs' status for Week 7 has yet to be determined.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (leg) missed practice Monday, Oct. 16, but he is expected to play in Week 7.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Teresa Varley, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker had 109 yards rushing on 21 carries with two touchdowns Week 6 while RB Najeh Davenport added 12 carries for 78 yards and one touchdown.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (ankle) did not play in Week 6 due to an ankle injury and his condition will be re-evaluated later this week leading up to Week 7.

RB | Larry Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Elizabeth Merrill, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Larry Johnson rushed for just 26 yards on 15 carries in the team's Week 6 loss.

RB | Deuce McAllister | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints RB Deuce McAllister (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during Week 6, but should be ready to play in Week 8. The Saints have a Bye for Week 7.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Jay Posner, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson has rushed for over 100 yards only once in five games while his yards-per-carry average is down from 4.3 in his first five seasons to 3.7 this season. Tomlinson has averaged 81.4 rushing yards per game, down from his career average of 93.2 yards per game. "I knew early on in the season it was going to be kind of tough to run the ball because everybody was going to be looking for us to run," Tomlinson said. "The safeties are running down and filling the holes."

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Sports Illustrated's Peter King reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (foot) is expected to miss two more games due to a broken foot. It was previously reported that Alexander would be ready to play in Week 7.

RB | Tiki Barber | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Giants RB Tiki Barber ran for 185 yards on 26 carries during the Week 6 game. Barber added another 42 receiving yards with three receptions as the Giants won 27-14 over the Atlanta Falcons. The Giants have won six straight games over the Falcons in Atlanta and have not lost there since 1978.

RB | Warrick Dunn | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Atlanta Falcons RB Warrick Dunn set the franchise record for longest run in team history during the Week 6 game with a 90-yard touchdown run during the third quarter. Dunn finished the game with 146 yards rushing on 14 carries.

RB | Willis McGahee | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
NFL.com reports Buffalo Bills RB Willis McGahee (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury during the Week 6 game.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (undisclosed) was shaken up during the Week 6 game after he was brought down with a horse collar tackle. He was able to return to the game.

RB | Adrian Peterson | NCAA | Draft Information
Joe Schad, of ESPN.com, reports Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson expects RB Adrian Peterson (collarbone) to enter the 2007 NFL Draft. Wilson believes Peterson would be among the top four picks in the next draft and added, "I have always thought that this was Adrian's last year. And why wouldn't it be? He stands to make a boatload of money. He has done everything we've ever asked of him here." The junior running back broke his collarbone Saturday, Oct. 14 and will miss the rest of the 2006 season. Peterson has said only a "major" injury would bring him back to the school for his senior season. Wilson added, "This is not what I would consider a 'major' injury. His NFL career will in no way be affected by this. He's going to be a very high draft choice. I mean, don't you think?"


Fullback

FB | Ronnie Cruz | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs FB Ronnie Cruz (knee) will miss the rest of the 2006 season with a knee injury. He is scheduled for surgery Monday, Oct. 16 and will leave the team without another true fullback. TE Kris Wilson will get snaps at the position, but the team will likely bring in some fullbacks for workouts.

FB | Cory Schlesinger | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions FB Cory Schlesinger (hamstring) is listed as day-to-day with a hamstring injury suffered in the team's Week 6 game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks hope to have WR Bobby Engram (illness) back in time for the Week 8 game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

WR | David Patten | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR David Patten (thigh) missed the Week 6 game and his status for Week 7 is unknown.

WR | Marty Booker | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins head coach Nick Saban is optimistic WR Marty Booker (chest) will be able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 18 and possibly play Week 7.

WR | Dante' Hall | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Dante' Hall (hip) will be probable for the Week 7 game.

WR | Drew Bennett | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Drew Bennett (ankle) is expected to be limited during practice this week due to an ankle injury. The club has a Bye in Week 7.

WR | David Givens | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR David Givens (thumb) is not expected to practice this week leading into the club's Bye due to a thumb injury, but he could return to practice next week.

WR | Brandon Jones | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Brandon Jones (sternum) suffered a bruised sternum during Week 6 and could miss practice time heading into the club's Bye in Week 7.

WR | Robert Ferguson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers WR Robert Ferguson (foot) did not practice Monday, Oct. 16, and is questionable for the team's Week 7 game.

WR | Kelley Washington | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Kelley Washington (hamstring) will not play in the team's Week 7 game.

WR | Tab Perry | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Tab Perry (hip) will not play in the team's Week 7 game.

WR | Sinorice Moss | New York Giants | Injury News
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (quadriceps) is expected to do some more individual work during practice this week leading up to Week 7 as he attempts to return from a quadriceps injury, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

WR | Brandon Stokley | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts WR Brandon Stokley (ankle) did not practice Monday, Oct. 16, and is not expected to play Week 7.

WR | Matt Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones (groin) missed practice Monday, Oct. 16, but will do some running later this week despite a groin injury. Jones is not sure whether he will play in Week 7.

WR | Bethel Johnson | Minnesota Vikings | Transaction
Minnesota Vikings WR Bethel Johnson, who was recently signed during the club's Bye week, is expected to become the team's kickoff returner heading into Week 7. There is a chance Johnson could also handle punt returns.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports the status of Philadelphia Eagles WR Donte' Stallworth (hamstring) is uncertain heading into Week 7. Stallworth did not play Week 6 due to a hamstring injury.

WR | Reggie Brown | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown (quadriceps) was able to play in Week 6 despite a quadriceps injury.

WR | Roscoe Parrish | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills WR Roscoe Parrish (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 7 due to a hamstring injury.

WR | Dennis Northcutt | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns head coach Romeo Crennel said WR Dennis Northcutt (ribs) could play in Week 7 if he is able to tolerate the discomfort of a minor rib injury.

WR | Devery Henderson | New Orleans Saints | Injury News,
New Orleans Saints WR Devery Henderson (shoulder) was inactive during Week 6 despite practicing the past two weeks. Henderson has been nursing a shoulder injury.

WR | Roy Williams | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Roy Williams had 10 receptions for 161 yards during the Week 6 game, both career highs for Williams. He also caught a 28-yard touchdown pass as the Lions earned their first win of the season and head coach Rod Marinelli's first win of his career.

WR | Torry Holt | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams WR Torry Holt caught three touchdown passes during the Week 6 game, but the team still lost 30-28 to the Seattle Seahawks. Holt had 154 yards on eight receptions, including touchdown receptions of 9, 10 and 67 yards.

WR | Terrell Owens | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terrell Owens scored three touchdowns in the second half Week 6 to help blow open a game against the Houston Texans. The Cowboys were down 6-3 at halftime, but scored on five of six possessions in the second half to finish the easy win 34-6. Owens caught touchdown passes of 3, 21 and 2 yards and finished the game with five receptions for 45 yards.

WR | Joe Horn | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn found the end zone for the first time during the Week 6 victory as the Saints won 27-24 over the Philadelphia Eagles. Horn caught six passes for 110 yards with touchdown catches of 14 and 48 yards. Saints head coach Sean Payton said, "I've got to keep doing a better job of getting him involved early on. He plays hard and has been fantastic. He is everything you want in a player. If he has two catches and we win he is happy. ... I admire that about him." During the game, Horn tied former Saints WR Eric Martin for career touchdown receptions with the team at 48.

WR | Clarence Moore | Baltimore Ravens | Transaction
Baltimore Ravens WR Clarence Moore has been waived from the team.


Tight End

TE | Jerramy Stevens | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks TE Jerramy Stevens (knee) is expected to play Week 7, but it will depend on how his knee feels.

TE | Daniel Graham | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots TE Daniel Graham (ankle) said his ankle feels better after taking a week off to rest it.

TE | Randy McMichael | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins TE Randy McMichael (ribs) did not re-aggravate his injury Sunday, Oct. 15 and should start the Week 7 game.

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (leg) will not be able to play in the Week 8 game following their Bye in Week 7, and head coach Mike Nolan said it's possible Davis will not be available until a Nov. 12 game versus the Detroit Lions.

TE | Kellen Winslow Jr. | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow Jr. (knee) will have his knee condition monitored weekly for the remainder of the season due to wear and tear and scar tissue.

TE | Ernie Conwell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints TE Ernie Conwell (knee) suffered a knee injury during Week 6 and will undergo tests later this week to determine the severity of his condition. Conwell will be re-evaluated during the club's Bye in Week 7.


Place Kicker

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (groin) practiced Monday, Oct. 16, though his status for the team's Week 7 game is uncertain.

PK | Shaun Suisham | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction
Todd Archer, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys have re-signed PK Shaun Suisham to their practice squad.


Defensive Line

DL | Cornelius Griffin | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Cornelius Griffin (hip) missed the Week 6 game and his status for Week 7 is unknown.

DL | Joe Salave'a | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Joe Salave'a (calf) missed the Week 6 game and his status for Week 7 is unknown.

DL | Shaun Cody | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions DT Shaun Cody (toe) will not play in the team's Week 7 game.

DL | Travis LaBoy | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DE Travis LaBoy (back, elbow) is expected to be limited during practice this week due to back and elbow injuries. The club has a Bye in Week 7.

DL | Montae Reagor | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DT Montae Reagor (knee) did not practice Monday, Oct. 16, but is expected to play Week 7.

DL | Marcellus Wiley | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcellus Wiley (groin) missed practice Monday, Oct. 16, but he hopes to play in Week 7 despite a groin injury. Wiley is realistically targeting Week 8 as a return date.

DL | Marcus Stroud | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DT Marcus Stroud (ankle) did not practice Monday, Oct. 16, but he expects to play in Week 7.

DL | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney (buttock, shoulder) did not practice Monday, Oct. 16, but is expected to play Week 7.

DL | Darren Howard | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DE Darren Howard (groin) suffered a groin injury during Week 6 and is currently day-to-day heading into Week 7.

DL | Al Wallace | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers DE Al Wallace (arm) is suffering from an arm injury and his condition will be re-evaluated later this week leading up to Week 7.

DL | Seth Payne | Houston Texans | Injury News
HoustonTexans.com reports Houston Texans DT Seth Payne (knee) will miss the rest of the 2006 season with a torn ACL.

DL | Anthony Hargrove | Buffalo Bills | Transaction
Updating a previous report, the Associated Press reports the St. Louis Rams acquired a 2007 fifth-round draft choice from the Buffalo Bills in exchange for DE Anthony Hargrove.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons DL John Abraham (groin) left the Week 6 game in the third quarter when his groin tightened up and he did not return.

DL | Patrick Kerney | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons DL Patrick Kerney (hamstring) left the Week 6 game in the third quarter with a hamstring injury and did not return.

DL | Rod Coleman | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons DL Rod Coleman (toe) left the Week 6 game in the third quarter with a toe injury and did not return. He was replaced in the lineup by DL Darryl Shropshire.

DL | Simeon Rice | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Simeon Rice is reportedly available at the trade deadline. One team executive said he believes Rice has been included in the group of players the Buccaneers are offering.


Linebacker

LB | Alex Lewis | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions LB Alex Lewis (knee) could practice Wednesday, Oct. 18, and is doubtful for Week 7.

LB | Ernie Sims | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions LB Ernie Sims (elbow) will have an MRI on his injured elbow Monday, Oct. 16. Sims is listed as day-to-day.

LB | Brian Simmons | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Brian Simmons (neck) is questionable for the team's Week 7 game.

LB | Rashad Jeanty | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Rashad Jeanty (foot) is questionable for the team's Week 7 game.

LB | Ben Taylor | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers LB Ben Taylor (hamstring) is expected to practice this week and could play Week 7.

LB | Carlos Emmons | New York Giants | Injury News
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants LB Carlos Emmons (pectoral) is expected to do some work during practice this week as he attempts to return from a pectoral injury.

LB | Gary Brackett | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (thigh) practiced Monday, Oct. 16, and is expected to play Week 7.

LB | Shawn Barber | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles LB Shawn Barber (neck) suffered a strained neck during Week 6 and is currently day-to-day heading into Week 7.

LB | Thomas Davis | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis (ribs) is suffering from a ribs injury and his condition will be re-evaluated later this week leading up to Week 7.

LB | Brandon Short | New York Giants | Injury News
Aron Angel, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants LB Brandon Short, who replaced LB Carlos Emmons (pectoral) in the starting lineup, recorded two sacks and one forced fumble during Week 6 versus the Atlanta Falcons.

LB | Shelton Quarles | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Buccaneers.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Shelton Quarles (knee) suffered a knee strain during the third quarter of the Week 6 game. He was considered questionable to return.


Cornerback

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Carlos Rogers (thumb) broke his thumb during the Week 6 game and might need surgery. His status for the Week 7 game is unknown.

CB | Shawn Springs | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (groin) played in his first game of the season Week 6 and came out of the game in good shape.

CB | Andre' Goodman | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins CB Andre' Goodman (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury Week 6 and left the locker room with his left arm in a sling. Head coach Nick Saban said Goodman was the worst off of any of the team's injured players and his availability for Week 7 is in doubt.

CB | Travis Daniels | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins CB Travis Daniels (knee) will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Oct. 18 to determine if he will be able to return to practice.

CB | Fabian Washington | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders CB Fabian Washington (hamstring) will attempt to practice this week and expects to play in Week 7 despite a hamstring injury.

CB | Phillip Buchanon | Free Agent Players | Transaction
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Texans released CB Phillip Buchanon Monday, Oct. 16.

CB | Demarcus Faggins | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans CB Demarcus Faggins (foot) will play Week 7.

CB | Marlin Jackson | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Marlin Jackson (concussion) practiced Monday, Oct. 16, and is expected to play Week 7.

CB | Nick Harper | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (groin) is not expected to play in the team's Week 7 game.

CB | Roderick Hood | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports the status of Philadelphia Eagles CB Roderick Hood (heel) is uncertain heading into Week 7. Hood did not play Week 6 due to a heel injury.

CB | Brian Kelly | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Brian Kelly (turf toe) is listed as doubtful for Week 7 due to turf toe.

CB | Gary Baxter | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports the Cleveland Browns are optimistic that CB Gary Baxter (pectoral) will be able to return to play in Week 7.

CB | Leigh Bodden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Leigh Bodden (ankle) is nursing a sprained ankle, but head coach Romeo Crennel is hoping Bodden will play in Week 7.

CB | Curtis Deloatch | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints CB Curtis Deloatch (hamstring) was inactive during Week 6 despite practicing for the past two weeks. Deloatch has been nursing a hamstring injury.


Strong Safety

SS | Mike Brown | Chicago Bears | Injury News
ESPN reports Chicago Bears SS Mike Brown (foot) was carted off the sidelines Week 6 with a sprained right foot. He is unlikely to return to the game.

SS | Kenoy Kennedy | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions SS Kenoy Kennedy (foot) could practice Wednesday, Oct. 18, and is doubtful for Week 7.

SS | Glenn Earl | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans SS Glenn Earl (neck) is expected to play Week 7.

SS | Mark Roman | San Francisco 49ers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers S Mark Roman has replaced S Tony Parrish in the starting lineup heading into Week 7. The club has a Bye this week. The demotion for Parrish will mark the first time he has not been in the starting lineup during his career, a span of 126 games.

SS | Gibril Wilson | New York Giants | Injury News
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports the status of New York Giants S Gibril Wilson (toe) is uncertain heading into Week 7 due to a toe injury.


Free Safety

FS | Marcus Coleman | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports the Dallas Cowboys are looking to re-sign free agent S Marcus Coleman. Coleman was at the team's facility Monday, Oct. 16.

FS | Dexter Jackson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FS Dexter Jackson (ankle) is questionable for the team's Week 7 game.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) did not practice Monday, Oct. 16, and is not expected to play Week 7.

FS | Dawan Landry | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens S Dawan Landry (knee) suffered a sprained knee during Week 6 and will be listed as questionable for Week 8. The club has a Bye in Week 7. If Landry were unable to play, S Gerome Sapp would replace him in the lineup.

FS | Brian Russell | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports the Cleveland Browns are optimistic that S Brian Russell (ankle) will be able to return to play in Week 7.

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