NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on October 28, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Damon Huard | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Elizabeth Merrill, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Damon Huard (groin) is optimistic he will be able to start in the team's Week 8 game. Huard said an MRI on his injured groin did not reveal a tear and that he is feeling better. "I don't think it's the end of the world," Huard said. "I don't think it's really that big of a deal. And hopefully on Sunday I can go out there, feel good and just play ball."

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to start in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

QB | Steve McNair | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Steve McNair (head) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play Week 8. McNair was upgraded to probable for the game.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (concussion) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will likely play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Updating previous reports, Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard will start during Week 8.

QB | Byron Leftwich | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Correcting previous reports, ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB Byron Leftwich (ankle) is still listed as questionable for Week 8 and has not been ruled out of the game. He, however, is not slated to start the game.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (calf) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Pennington is listed as probable for the game.

QB | Trent Green | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Trent Green (head) participated in individual drills during practice Friday, Oct. 27, and will not play Week 8.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins QB Daunte Culpepper (knee) is progressing well in his rehabilitation from knee surgery and has increased his work during practice. ''He's done a lot this week and improved,'' head coach Nick Saban said. "I think it's still a management to not overdo it. He did a nice combination this week of his rehab as well as being able to do some of the football stuff, like he did the first couple of weeks before he got sore... We made progress the last couple of days. I think he's made some progress.''

QB | Aaron Brooks | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders QB Aaron Brooks (pectoral) missed practice Thursday, Oct. 26 and is doubtful for Week 8.


Running Back

RB | Kevin Faulk | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots RB Kevin Faulk (ankle) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

RB | Rudi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Rudi Johnson (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play this week. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Ahman Green | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB LaMont Jordan (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

RB | Deuce McAllister | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints RB Deuce McAllister (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will play in Week 8. McAllister is listed as probable for the game.

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (shoulder) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Tatum Bell | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos RB Tatum Bell (toe) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Cedric Houston | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Cedric Houston (thigh) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is not expected to play in Week 8. Houston is listed as questionable for the game.

RB | Kevan Barlow | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Kevan Barlow (calf) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Barlow is listed as probable for the game.

RB | LaBrandon Toefield | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars RB LaBrandon Toefield (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Westbrook is listed as probable for the game.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is questionable for Week 8. Williams is not expected to play in the game.

RB | Cedric Benson | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Cedric Benson will see increased playing time. Offensive coordinator Ron Turner said Benson will play by the second or third series Week 8.

RB | Ron Dayne | Houston Texans | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ron Dayne may serve as the team's No. 2 back during Week 8.

RB | Wali Lundy | Houston Texans | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Wali Lundy will return to the starting lineup during Week 8.


Fullback

FB | Jeremi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FB Jeremi Johnson (chest) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play this week. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

FB | Obafemi Ayanbadejo | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals FB Obafemi Ayanbadejo (leg) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is not expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

FB | Kyle Johnson | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos FB Kyle Johnson (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

FB | Thomas Tapeh | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Tapeh is listed as questionable for the game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Travis Taylor | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Travis Taylor (concussion) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Bethel Johnson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings WR Bethel Johnson (hamstring) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Troy Williamson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Troy Williamson (concussion) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

WR | Marcus Robinson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings WR Marcus Robinson (back) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is not expected to play this week. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

WR | Nate Washington | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Nate Washington (thumb) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Santonio Holmes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Santonio Holmes (toe) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is not expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (ankle) will run before the team's Week 8 game, however, because he hasn't practiced this week he is unlikely to play.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (back) missed practice Friday, Oct. 27, although he is expected to play this week. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Dennis Northcutt | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports that WR Dennis Northcutt (ribs) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is a gametime decision. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

WR | Sinorice Moss | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (quadriceps) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is out for Week 8.

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (illness) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, although he is still tiring too easily and will not play this week. He is scheduled to undergo more tests Monday, Oct. 30.

WR | Eric Moulds | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans WR Eric Moulds (thigh) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Moulds is listed as probable for the game.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (heel) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Tim Dwight | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Tim Dwight (thigh) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Dwight is listed as questionable for the game.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (calf) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Coles is listed as questionable for the game.

WR | Terrence Wilkins | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts WR Terrence Wilkins (shin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play. He was upgraded to probable on the injury report.

WR | Brandon Jones | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Brandon Jones (chest) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

WR | Brandon Stokley | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Brandon Stokley (knee) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and will not play. He is listed as questionable on the injury report.

WR | David Givens | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR David Givens (hand) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report, and he is expected to play although he could be limited.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Donte' Stallworth (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Stallworth is listed as probable for the game.

WR | Mark Bradley | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears WR Mark Bradley (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and may not play in the team's Week 8 game. Bradley is listed as questionable for the game.

WR | Reggie Brown | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown (quadriceps) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Brown is listed as probable for the game.

WR | Mark Jones | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mark Jones (hip) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will be a game-time decision Week 8.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson (groin) practiced Thursday, Oct. 26 and will play Week 8.

WR | Chris Henry | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Chatman (groin) has been downgraded to doubtful for the Week 8 game. WR Chris Henry could be activated if Chatman can not play.

WR | Matt Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones (hamstring) practiced Thursday, Oct. 26 and is questionable for the Week 8 game.

WR | Kelley Washington | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Kelley Washington (hamstring) is out for the Week 8 game.

WR | Chris Chambers | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Jeff Darlington, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins WR Chris Chambers could be moved to the slot receiver position in order to help jump-start his production.

WR | Robert Ferguson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports the Green Bay Packers want to keep WR Robert Ferguson (foot) next season, provided he is healthy. Because of a high salary, and the fact he likely won't be starting, it is thought the team would negotiate an injury settlement. However, general manager Ted Thompson has refuted those reports, saying, "Absolutely not, no. We want Robert with us. We want him to be a Packer. This doesn't have anything to do with any history he's had in the past and any injury he's had. This is just a bad-luck injury. It's just part of the price you pay in the National Football League." Ferguson was placed on the Injured Reserve Monday, Oct. 23, ending his season.


Tight End

TE | George Wrighster | Jacksonville Jaguars | Transaction
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars TE George Wrighster has been given a five-year contract extension worth $7.5 million. The deal will keep Wrighster with the team through the 2011 season. The team added $1.5 million to Wrighster's base salary for the 2006 season, which acts almost like a signing bonus.

TE | Daniel Graham | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots TE Daniel Graham (ankle) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he may not play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

TE | Kellen Winslow Jr. | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports that TE Kellen Winslow Jr. (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

TE | Jeb Putzier | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans TE Jeb Putzier (foot) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will be a game time decision for Week 8. Putzier is listed as questionable for the game and is not likely to play.

TE | Ernie Conwell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints TE Ernie Conwell (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is listed as out for Week 8.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (hip) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

TE | L.J. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Smith is listed as questionable for the game.

TE | Anthony Becht | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Anthony Becht (finger) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will be a game-time decision Week 8. Becht likely will play in the game.

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (leg) missed practice Thursday, Oct. 26 and is out for the Week 8 game.


Place Kicker

PK | Rob Bironas | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans PK Rob Bironas (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play. He was upgraded to probable on the injury report.

PK | Shaun Suisham | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent PK Shaun Suisham (Cowboys) to their practice squad.


Defensive Line

DL | Rod Coleman | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Atlanta Falcons DL Rod Coleman (toe) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he may be active in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Jonathan Babineaux | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Atlanta Falcons DL Jonathan Babineaux (heel) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he may play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Ty Warren | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DL Ty Warren (shouler) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and it is likely he will play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Richard Seymour | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DL Richard Seymour (elbow) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and may not play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Sam Adams | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Sam Adams (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play this week. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Pat Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings DL Pat Williams (foot) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He was upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Kenechi Udeze | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings DL Kenechi Udeze (hip) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Casey Hampton | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers DL Casey Hampton (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he was downgraded to doubtful on the team's injury report.

DL | Kendrick Clancy | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Kendrick Clancy (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is not expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.

DL | Bryant Young | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers DL Bryant Young (back) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, although he will play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Darnell Dockett | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals DL Darnell Dockett (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants DL Osi Umenyiora (hip) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is not expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Marcus Tubbs | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Marcus Tubbs (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will likely play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Igor Olshansky | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers DL Igor Olshansky (knee) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is out for Week 8.

DL | Anthony Weaver | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans DL Anthony Weaver (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Weaver is listed as probable for the game.

DL | Willie Whitehead | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints DL Willie Whitehead (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will likely be inactive in Week 8. Whitehead is listed as questionable for the game.

DL | Warren Sapp | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders DL Warren Sapp (hip) missed practice Friday, Oct. 27, although it was for precautionary reasons, and he will likely play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Dan Klecko | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Dan Klecko (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play. He is listed as questionable on the injury report.

DL | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Dwight Freeney (shoulder) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play. He is listed as questionable on the injury report.

DL | Raheem Brock | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Raheem Brock (elbow) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play. He was upgraded to probable on the injury report.

DL | Gerard Warren | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos DL Gerard Warren (toe) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 8. If Warren does play, he will likely be in a part-time role. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Kimo von Oelhoffen | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Kimo von Oelhoffen (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Von Oelhoffen is listed as probable for the game.

DL | Bobby Hamilton | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Bobby Hamilton (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Hamilton is listed as probable for the game.

DL | Darren Howard | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DL Darren Howard (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Howard is listed as probable for the game.

DL | Adewale Ogunleye | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears DE Adewale Ogunleye (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, but is expected to be a game-time decision for the team's Week 8 game. Ogunleye is listed as questionable for the game.

DL | Marcus Stroud | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DT Marcus Stroud (ankle) has been downgraded to OUT for the team's Week 8 game.

DL | Marcellus Wiley | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcellus Wiley (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in the team's Week 8 game.

DL | Simeon Rice | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Simeon Rice (shoulder) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will be a game-time decision Week 8. Rice likely will play in the game.

DL | Montae Reagor | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
John Oehser, of Colts.com, reports Indianapolis Colts DL Montae Reagor (head) issued a statement Thursday, Oct. 26, saying he felt "fine" and he was in "good spirits." "I want to thank everyone for the concern and support in the days after my accident," said Reagor. "I am resting and feeling fine after surgery yesterday. I feel fine and am in good spirits. I know there is a road of recovery ahead, and I am looking forward to the comeback. The surgery was successful and again, I am grateful for the wonderful show of concern and well-wishes from our fans. I appreciate the great support of my teammates and the Colts' organization."

DL | Bruce Smith | Retired | Fantasy
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DL Aaron Schobel currently sits at fourth on the Bills all-time sack list with 51.5 career sacks. LB Cornelius Bennett sits third on the list with 52.5, while DL Phil Hansen sits second, with 61.5. The all-time Bills sack leader is DL Bruce Smith, with 171.

DL | DeQuincy Scott | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Transaction, Free Agency News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans have signed free agent DL DeQuincy Scott (Vikings). Scott did not practice with the Thursday, Oct. 26 because he is still slowed by a foot injury. He did pass his physical, but he is not up to the proper conditioning level.

DL | Mathias Kiwanuka | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants DL Osi Umenyiora (hip) is not likely to play Week 8 and will be replaced by DL Mathias Kiwanuka. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Jason Babin | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DE Jason Babin (back) practiced Thursday, Oct. 28, and is about 95 percent recovered from back issues.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DL John Abraham (groin, abdomen) is out for the Week 8 game and will miss the next four weeks. DL Chauncey Davis will start in his place.

DL | Keith Traylor | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DT Keith Traylor (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 25.

DL | Cornelius Griffin | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Jason La Canfora and Rich Campbell, both of the Washington Post, report Washington Redskins DL Cornelius Griffin (hip) missed the team's Week 7 game, although he is expected to begin practicing again next week.


Linebacker

LB | Don Davis | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots LB Don Davis (leg) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He was upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Brian Simmons | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Brian Simmons (neck) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play this week. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Pisa Tinoisamoa | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 27, and was downgraded to questionable on the team's injury report.

LB | Clark Haggans | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Clark Haggans (ankle) practices Friday, Oct. 27, and he will start in Week 8. He was upgraded from questionable to probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Joey Porter | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Joey Porter (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Karlos Dansby | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals LB Karlos Dansby (hip) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is not expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.

LB | James Darling | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals LB James Darling (calf) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Carlos Emmons | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants LB Carlos Emmons (pectoral) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will play in Week 8. He was upgraded to probable on the team's injury report. Emmons is expected to start in LB LaVar Arrington's (Achilles') strongside linebacker spot.

LB | Al Wilson | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos LB Al Wilson (thumb) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Matt Chatham | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB Matt Chatham (foot) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Chatham is listed as probable for the game.

LB | Rocky Boiman | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Rocky Boiman (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, but his status for Week 8 is uncertain. He was added to the injury report as questionable.

LB | Derrick O. Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick O. Johnson (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will play Week 8. Johnson is listed as probable for the game.

LB | Shelton Quarles | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Shelton Quarles (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will be a game-time decision Week 8. Quarles likely will play in the game.

LB | Thomas Davis | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis (ribs) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is questionable for Week 8. Davis is expected to play in the game.

LB | Cornelius Bennett | Retired | Fantasy
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills DL Aaron Schobel currently sits at fourth on the Bills all-time sack list with 51.5 career sacks. LB Cornelius Bennett sits third on the list with 52.5, while DL Phil Hansen sits second, with 61.5. The all-time Bills sack leader is DL Bruce Smith, with 171.

LB | LaVar Arrington | New York Giants | Injury News, Transaction
New York Giants LB LaVar Arrington (Achilles') has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.

LB | Dexter Coakley | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 26 but remains probable for the Week 8 game. LB Dexter Coakley received a lot of work at weakside linebacker during practice Thursday.


Cornerback

CB | Ellis Hobbs | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots CB Ellis Hobbs (wrist) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and it is likely he will play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

CB | Matt Ware | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals CB Matt Ware (shoulder) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and he is out for Week 8.

CB | Leigh Bodden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports that CB Leigh Bodden (ankle) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, but could play. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report. Bodden feels his situation has improved since last week.

CB | Antrel Rolle | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals CB Antrel Rolle (hip) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Frank Walker | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Frank Walker (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is not expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report. DB Kevin Dockery may fill in for Walker.

CB | Kevin Dockery | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Frank Walker (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is not expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report. DB Kevin Dockery may fill in for Walker.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (hamstring) missed practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is not expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report. CB R.W. McQuarters is expected to start in place of Madison.

CB | Jason Bell | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Jason Bell (concussion) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

CB | Walt Harris | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Walt Harris (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | David Barrett | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (hip) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is listed as questionable for the game. Barrett may be held out to recover for another week because CB Drew Coleman has impressed the coaching staff.

CB | Adam Jones | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Adam Jones (illness) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

CB | Roderick Hood | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Roderick Hood (heel) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Hood is listed as questionable for the game.

CB | Lito Sheppard | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Lito Sheppard (hand) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Sheppard is listed as probable for the game.

CB | Ricky Manning Jr. | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears CB Ricky Manning Jr. (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play Week 8. Manning is listed as probable for the game.

CB | Juran Bolden | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Juran Bolden (hip) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and will be a game-time decision Week 8. Bolden likely will play in the game.

CB | Ken Lucas | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers CB Ken Lucas (hip) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play Week 8.

CB | Terry Cousin | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Terry Cousin (groin) missed practice Thursday, Oct. 26 and is out for the Week 8 game.

CB | Fakhir Brown | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams CB Fakhir Brown (ankle) practiced Thursday, Oct. 26 and is expected to return to the starting lineup for the Week 8 game. He is not listed on the team's injury report for the week.

CB | Brian Kelly | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Transaction
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed CB Dion Byrum to their 53-man roster to take the spot vacated by CB Brian Kelly (toe).

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Jason La Canfora and Rich Campbell, both of the Washington Post, report Washington Redskins LB Carlos Rogers (thumb) has had his cast removed from his broken thumb and is expected to return to practice next week.


Strong Safety

SS | Tyrone Carter | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Tyrone Carter (shoulder) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he will play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

SS | Adrian Wilson | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

SS | Glenn Earl | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans SS Glenn Earl (neck) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Earl is listed as questionable for the game.

SS | Keith Davis | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys FS Keith Davis (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Davis is listed as probable for the game.

SS | Donovin Darius | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars SS Donovin Darius (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in the team's Week 8 game.

SS | Mike Doss | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Transaction
Indianapolis Colts SS Mike Doss (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.


Free Safety

FS | Eugene Wilson | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots FS Eugene Wilson (hamstring) missed a portion of practice Friday, Oct. 27, and it is unlikely he will play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

FS | Dexter Jackson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FS Dexter Jackson (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play this week. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

FS | Brian Russell | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports that FS Brian Russell (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

FS | Bhawoh Jue | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers FS Bhawoh Jue (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and he is expected to play in Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

FS | Kerry Rhodes | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Kerry Rhodes (thigh) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play in Week 8. Rhodes is listed as probable for the game.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) did not practice Friday, Oct. 27, and is not expected to play. He is listed as questionable on the injury report.

FS | Mike Minter | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play Week 8.

FS | Mike Logan | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers S Mike Logan (hamstring) missed practice Thursday, Oct. 26 and is out for the Week 8 game.

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