NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on November 2, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher said he has no intentions of changing quarterbacks. QB Ben Roethlisberger said he would support Cowher's decision if he decided to start QB Charlie Batch. Roethlisberger said, "I want what's best for the team. If that's Charlie Batch being in there, then that's Charlie Batch being in there. I want what's best for this team to help it win. I'm not going to cry and complain about getting pulled. My job is to go out and play good football, so that there isn't even a decision to be made."

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (knee) is out for Week 9 and will probably sit out Week 10.

QB | Aaron Brooks | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders QB Aaron Brooks (pectoral) is doubtful for the Week 9 game. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.

QB | Anthony Wright | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Anthony Wright (appendix) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

QB | Byron Leftwich | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Byron Leftwich (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and will likely start the Week 9 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins QB Daunte Culpepper (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is listed as doubtful for the Week 9 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) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, but will not play Week 9.

QB | Mark Brunell | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins QB Mark Brunell (ribs) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

QB | Chris Simms | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Chris Simms (spleen) remained out of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and remains out indefinitely. He will not play during Week 9.

QB | Brad Johnson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said QB Brad Johnson will start the Week 9 game. Johnson was pulled during the Week 8 game after throwing three interceptions.

QB | Luke McCown | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Katherine Smith, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Luke McCown (knee) will likely be activated soon. Head coach Jon Gruden said, "We like the fact that Luke has come back from his injury as quickly as he has. He has taken some snaps on the practice field. We will make that determination here in the next four or five days. But we are gaining confidence in his return." The team will likely place QB Chris Simms (spleen) on Injured Reserve to make room for McCown. He is not expected to challenge rookie QB Bruce Gradkowski for the starting job.

QB | Damon Huard | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Damon Huard (groin) will likely play Week 9.

QB | Andrew Walter | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders head coach Art Shell said during his press conference Monday, Oct. 30, QB Andrew Walter will remain the team's starting quarterback, even though QB Aaron Brooks (pectoral) could return to practice this week. Brooks will have to show he is capable of making all the throws necessary before he can be considered for the starting job.

QB | David Carr | Houston Texans | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
ESPNews reports Houston Texans QB David Carr will remain in the starting lineup during Week 9 despite being benched during Week 8.


Running Back

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (foot) is out for the Week 9 game. There is not guarantee Alexander will be ready for the Week 10 game, but the team is hopeful he will be able to play.

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB Justin Fargas (shoulder) sat out practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but is probable for Week 9.

RB | Maurice Hicks | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Maurice Hicks (concussion) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB LaMont Jordan (back) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

RB | Kevin Faulk | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots RB Kevin Faulk (ankle) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

RB | Dominic Rhodes | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Dominic Rhodes (back) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (wrist) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9.

RB | Fred Taylor | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor (thigh) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but is likely to start Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (thigh) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but is likely to play Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play in the Week 9 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

RB | Ahman Green | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (knee) was rested Wednesday, Nov. 1, but he is expected to play Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Vernand Morency | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers RB Vernand Morency (back) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and will miss several weeks with an apparent injury to a disk in his back. He is not expected to miss the rest of the season with the injury.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (knee) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is not listed on the team's injury report for Week 9.

RB | Curtis Martin | New York Jets | Injury News
New York Jets RB Curtis Martin (knee) revealed Wednesday, Nov. 1, he never pushed the front office to select a running back in last year's draft, even though Martin faced the prospect of never playing again. "There has been speculation, and I heard about it. But no, and for one thing, what goes on in the front office is like Vegas. It stays there. We all knew my condition. I believe that if I was 100 percent or if I was retired, the decisions that were made here, it would be the same decisions," Martin said.

RB | Larry Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
KCChiefs.com reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Larry Johnson was named the American Football Conference's Offensive Player of the Week for Week 8. Johnson ran for 155 rushing yards on 39 carries, while also picking up three touchdowns on the ground. He also caught two passes for 26 yards and one touchdown. The 39 carries in the game were a franchise record for the team.

RB | Tatum Bell | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Andrew Mason, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos RB Tatum Bell (toe) will not be 100 percent this week, however, he believes he will be healthy enough to play. "I'm going to have to deal with it," said Bell. "I'm not going to be 100 percent, but I can get to the point where I'm going to be able to cut and be comfortable. If I can be explosive like I've been, I'll be alright." Bell had nine carries for 24 yards in the first half of the Broncos Week 8 game, however, he had only four carries for three yards in the second half as he was replaced by RB Mike Bell.

RB | Tyson Thompson | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Transaction
Todd Archer, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys RB Tyson Thompson (ankle) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.

RB | Cedric Humes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Transaction, Free Agency News
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed free agent RB Cedric Humes (Steelers) to their practice squad.

RB | Verron Haynes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
The Pittsburgh Steelers placed RB Verron Haynes (knee) on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Oct. 31.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook's (ankle) status for Week 10 is unknown.

RB | Najeh Davenport | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Najeh Davenport saw action as a third-down back during Week 8 after RB Verron Haynes (knee) left the game due to injury.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker saw action as a third-down back during Week 8 after RB Verron Haynes (knee) left the game due to injury.

RB | Duce Staley | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Duce Staley will probably suit up during Week 9 to replace injured Verron Haynes (knee).


Fullback

FB | Kyle Johnson | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos FB Kyle Johnson (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9.

FB | Dan Kreider | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Dan Kreider (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

FB | Derrick Wimbush | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Derrick Wimbush (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is out for the Week 9 game.

FB | Jim Finn | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants FB Jim Finn (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.


Wide Receiver

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (illness) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

WR | Darrell Jackson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Darrell Jackson (foot) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but he should start the Week 9 game. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Kelley Washington | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Kelley Washington (hamstring) is out for Week 9.

WR | Chad Jackson | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots WR Chad Jackson (hamstring) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

WR | Jabar Gaffney | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots WR Jabar Gaffney (hand) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

WR | Reche Caldwell | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots WR Reche Caldwell (knee) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

WR | David Givens | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR David Givens (thumb) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

WR | Bobby Wade | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Bobby Wade (shoulder) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

WR | Cedrick Wilson | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Cedrick Wilson (groin) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

WR | Santonio Holmes | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Santonio Holmes (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

WR | Marcus Robinson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings WR Marcus Robinson (back) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is listed as questionable on the team's injury report for Week 9.

WR | Terrence Wilkins | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts WR Terrence Wilkins (shin) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9.

WR | Brandon Stokley | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts WR Brandon Stokley (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is not expected to play Week 9.

WR | Ernest Wilford | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Ernest Wilford (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

WR | David Patten | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR David Patten (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

WR | Antwaan Randle El | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El (heel) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

WR | Joe Horn | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn (groin) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play in the Week 9 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (ankle) did not take part in team drills Wednesday, Nov. 1, but he did take part in the jog-through, individual and group drills. If he experiences no swelling in his ankle, he might try to practice in full Thursday, Nov. 2.

WR | Dennis Northcutt | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Dennis Northcutt (ribs) missed a portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

WR | Sinorice Moss | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (quadriceps) is doubtful for the Week 9 game, but he will likely not play.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Stan Olson, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith said he is done returning punts after his Week 8 game. Smith returned one punt 16 yards, but he fumbled the second with the team starting the drive at their 2-yard line. "That'll be my last time back there," said Smith. When asked if that was his decision to make, Smith responded: "Last time I checked I've only got one person to answer to. That's my maker." When asked about Smith's statement, head coach John Fox said, "Well, I don't know what he said after the game, but that could have been in frustration. I don't know; I've not talked to him about it. "He was very open-minded to do it in that game, so we'll revisit that as we move forward."

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) is expected to play Week 10.

WR | Donald Driver | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (ankle) is expected to play Week 9 after suffering a sprained ankle Week 8.

WR | Az-Zahir Hakim | Free Agent Players | Transaction
The Detroit Lions released WR Az-Zahir Hakim Monday, Oct. 30.

WR | Marty Booker | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins WR Marty Booker (finger) practiced without restriction Monday, Oct. 30, and should be ready to play Week 9.


Tight End

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 Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is doubtful for Week 9. An X-ray taken last week on his leg showed the fracture is nearly 100 percent healed.

TE | Daniel Graham | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots TE Daniel Graham (ankle) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

TE | Jeb Putzier | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans TE Jeb Putzier (ankle) will return for Week 9.

TE | Ernie Conwell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints TE Ernie Conwell (knee) is out for the Week 9 game.

TE | Kellen Winslow Jr. | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow Jr. (knee) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and will play Week 9. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten caught six passes for 80 yards and one touchdown Week 8, his first of the season, and appears to be emerging into a focal point of the offense.


Place Kicker

PK | Adam Vinatieri | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts PK Adam Vinatieri (groin) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9.


Defensive Line

DL | Grady Jackson | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Atlanta Falcons DL Grady Jackson (knee) sat out practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DL John Abraham (groin, abdomen) is out for the Week 9 game. DL Chauncey Davis will start in his place.

DL | Chauncey Davis | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DL John Abraham (groin, abdomen) is out for the Week 9 game. DL Chauncey Davis will start in his place.

DL | Warren Sapp | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders DL Warren Sapp (hip) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

DL | John Thornton | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL John Thornton (wrist) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

DL | Robert Geathers | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Robert Geathers (neck) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

DL | Ty Warren | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DL Ty Warren (shoulder) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

DL | Richard Seymour | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DL Richard Seymour (elbow) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

DL | Igor Olshansky | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers DL Igor Olshansky (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is out for Week 9.

DL | DeQuincy Scott | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL DeQuincy Scott (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

DL | Antwan Odom | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Antwan Odom (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is out for the Week 9 game.

DL | Shaun Cody | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Steve Pate, of The Daily Oakland Press, reports Detroit Lions DL Shaun Cody (toe) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is out for Week 9.

DL | James Hall | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Steve Pate, of The Daily Oakland Press, reports Detroit Lions DL James Hall (shoulder) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

DL | Mario Williams | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DL Mario Williams (foot) is expected to play Week 9.

DL | Anthony Weaver | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DL Anthony Weaver (knee) is expected to play Week 9.

DL | Gerard Warren | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos DL Gerard Warren (toe) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and said he expects to practice for the remainder of the week.

DL | Kevin Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings DL Kevin Williams (ankle) missed a portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but said he would be ready for the Week 9 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Pat Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings DL Pat Williams (knee) missed a portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is listed as questionable for Week 9.

DL | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts DL Dwight Freeney (buttock, shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9.

DL | Montae Reagor | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Montae Reagor (face) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is out for Week 9.

DL | John Henderson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL John Henderson (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but is likely to start Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Marcellus Wiley | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcellus Wiley (groin) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and will likely play Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Marcus Stroud | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcus Stroud (ankle) is out for the Week 9 game and will likely miss the rest of the 2006 season.

DL | Cornelius Griffin | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Cornelius Griffin (hip) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

DL | Corey Williams | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers DL Corey Williams (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but is probable for the Week 9 game.

DL | Ryan Denney | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills DL Ryan Denney (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

DL | Orpheus Roye | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DL Orpheus Roye (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants DL Osi Umenyiora (hip) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and probably will not practice this week. Umenyiora could be out several weeks with a strained hip flexor, but head coach Tom Coughlin continues to list Umenyiora as questionable.

DL | Simeon Rice | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Simeon Rice (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but is expected to play during Week 9. He is questionable on the injury report.

DL | Kendrick Clancy | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Kendrick Clancy (ankle) is expected to play Week 10.

DL | Trevor Pryce | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DE Trevor Pryce (thigh) will play in the team's Week 9 game. Pryce suffered a thigh bruise Week 8 and missed a couple of plays.


Linebacker

LB | Edgerton Hartwell | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Atlanta Falcons LB Edgerton Hartwell (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

LB | Brian Simmons | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Brian Simmons (neck) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

LB | Rashad Jeanty | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Rashad Jeanty (foot) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (calf) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is out for Week 9.

LB | David Thornton | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB David Thornton (shoulder) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

LB | Clark Haggans | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Clark Haggans (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

LB | Larry Foote | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Larry Foote (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is out for Week 9.

LB | Ben Leber | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (illness) missed a portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is listed as probable for Week 9.

LB | Napoleon Harris | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings LB Napoleon Harris (wrist) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

LB | Gary Brackett | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (knee) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9.

LB | Adalius Thomas | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Adalius Thomas (neck) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is will play Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Channing Crowder | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (foot) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and should start the Week 9 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report and practiced in a red injury jersey Wednesday.

LB | Pisa Tinoisamoa | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (hand) is questionable for Week 9. After missing the team's last game, the swelling in his broken left hand has gone down. However, he was very limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 1.

LB | Willie McGinest | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Patrick McManamon, of the Akron Beacon Journal, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman will reportedly drop his appeal this weekend and begin serving his suspension. Merriman has been suspended four games for violating the league's steroids policy.

LB | Teddy Lehman | Detroit Lions | Injury News
The Detroit Lions could activate LB Teddy Lehman (foot) off the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, Nov. 1.


Cornerback

CB | Ellis Hobbs | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots CB Ellis Hobbs (wrist) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

CB | Champ Bailey | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos CB Champ Bailey (leg) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to be full speed for Week 9.

CB | Corey Ivy | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Corey Ivy (kidney) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game. He will likely need another week of practice before playing.

CB | Rashean Mathis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but is likely to start Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Terry Cousin | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Terry Cousin (groin) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is out for the Week 9 game.

CB | Travis Daniels | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins CB Travis Daniels (knee) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, but will probably need to show improvement by the end of the week to play Week 9. He practiced in a red injury jersey Wednesday.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is doubtful for the Week 9 game. He might try to practice Friday, Nov. 3.

CB | Leigh Bodden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Leigh Bodden (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for the Week 9 game.

CB | Corey Webster | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Corey Webster (back) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

CB | Frank Walker | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Frank Walker (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is day-to-day to practice for the rest of the week.

CB | Adam Jones | Tennessee Titans | Transaction, Fantasy
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Tennessee Titans CB Adam Jones was suspended one game by the Titans and will not play during Week 9. Head coach Jeff Fisher also said Jones will be fined. Furthermore, Jones faces potential punishment from the NFL under violation of their personal conduct policy.

CB | William James | Philadelphia Eagles | Transaction, Free Agency News
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports free agent CB Will Peterson (Giants) passed his physical exam Tuesday, Oct. 31, and has signed with the Philadelphia Eagles.

CB | Donald Strickland | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction, Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent CB Donald Strickland to their active roster.

CB | Fakhir Brown | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams CB Fakhir Brown (ankle) played in the Week 8 game after missing the past two games with an ankle injury. His ankle was not 100 percent for the game, but he made it through without any setbacks.


Strong Safety

SS | Michael Huff | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders S Michael Huff (shoulder) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers FS Troy Polamalu (foot) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

SS | Donovin Darius | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars S Donovin Darius (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but is likely to play Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

SS | Matt Bowen | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills S Matt Bowen (shin) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is not on the team's injury report for the Week 9 game.

SS | Kenoy Kennedy | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions SS Kenoy Kennedy (foot) practiced Monday, Oct. 30, and is probable for Week 9.


Free Safety

FS | Dexter Jackson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals S Dexter Jackson (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for the Week 9 game.

FS | Kevin Kaesviharn | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals S Kevin Kaesviharn (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.

FS | Eugene Wilson | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots S Eugene Wilson (hamstring) missed portions of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable for Week 9.

FS | Bhawoh Jue | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers S Bhawoh Jue (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but will likely play Week 9.

FS | Clinton Hart | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers S Clinton Hart (hip) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, but will likely play Week 9.

FS | Darren Sharper | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings S Darren Sharper (knee) missed a portion of practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is listed as probable for Week 9.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts S Bob Sanders (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is questionable to play Week 9.

FS | Gerome Sapp | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens S Gerome Sapp (thigh) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

FS | Dawan Landry | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens S Dawan Landry (knee) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 1, and is expected to play Week 9. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

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