NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on November 27, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (knee) struggled in his return from a knee injury Week 12, but he was able to walk away with a win. Hasselbeck completed 17-of-36 passes for 157 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions. RB Shaun Alexander said, "I think Matt went through what I went through last week. The game is so fast. It's one of those things, he's trying to throw and make plays, and at times the ball was getting away or was a little bit behind, or he was just one step off. You could tell in the second half he just got a little bit better, a little bit better, and got used to the speed."

QB | Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre threw three interceptions Week 12 against the Seattle Seahawks. Favre completed 22-of-36 passes for 266 yards with one touchdown during the 34-24 loss. Favre's record when the temperature is 34 degrees or below fell to 41-9. His record on Monday nights also dropped to 17-15 and his record against Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren, his former coach, fell to 3-2.

QB | Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
Stan Olson, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox is not planning to remove QB Jake Delhomme from the starting quarterback role. "I think he's proven he's the right guy. Until he proves otherwise, we'll stay the same. I can't sit here and predict the future, but I don't want to give any inclinations that we're thinking about changing the quarterback. We evaluate as we go with everybody, but I think it's not all Jake's fault that we lost the five games or all because of him that we won the six. It's been a team effort," Fox said.

QB | Sage Rosenfels | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Sage Rosenfels (thumb) is out for the rest of the 2006 season with a broken thumb.

QB | Chris Simms | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made a contract offer to QB Chris Simms (spleen).

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (ribs) revealed following the team's Week 12 game that he has been receiving shots of pain killer for a rib injury for the last several weeks. Bulger aggravated the injury Week 12 and missed the last three plays of the first half but returned to finish the game.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins QB Daunte Culpepper (knee) did not practice Monday, Nov. 27, and he is unlikely to be available for Week 13.

QB | Jake Plummer | Denver Broncos | Depth Chart Tidbit, Breaking News
Updating a previous report, the Associated Press reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan announced rookie QB Jay Cutler would be the club's starting quarterback for Week 13, replacing QB Jake Plummer.

QB | Jay Cutler | Denver Broncos | Depth Chart Tidbit, Breaking News
Updating a previous report, the Associated Press reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan announced rookie QB Jay Cutler would be the club's starting quarterback for Week 13, replacing QB Jake Plummer.

QB | Jeff Garcia | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Jeff Garcia (forearm) suffered a forearm strain late in the team's Week 12 game but should be ready to play Week 13.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
PhiladelphiaEagles.com reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (knee) is expected to undergo surgery Tuesday, Nov. 28, to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning became the fastest quarterback ever to reach 3,000 completions. Manning reached the milestone after 139 games, beating former Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino and Dallas Cowboys QB Drew Bledsoe's record of 146 games. Manning completed 14-of-20 passes for 183 yards with one touchdown and one interception against the Philadelphia Eagles.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports the Tennessee Titans recorded their biggest fourth-quarter comeback in franchise history Week 12 against the New York Giants. The Titans erased a 21-point deficit to win 24-21 over the Giants. QB Vince Young threw two touchdown passes and ran for one touchdown in the final 9:35. He finished the game with a career-high 249 passing yards while completing 24-of-35 passes. According to Elias Sports Bureau, it was the biggest fourth-quarter comeback by a rookie quarterback ever. Former Denver Broncos QB John Elway came back from a 19-point deficit Dec. 11, 1983 against the Indianapolis Colts for a 21-19 win.

QB | Rex Grossman | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears QB Rex Grossman threw three interceptions Week 12, all to New England Patriots CB Asante Samuel. Grossman finished the game 15-of-34 passing for 176 yards as the Bears lost 17-13 to the Patriots.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger was sacked nine times during the team's 27-0 loss to the Baltimore Ravens Week 12. Roethlisberger completed just 21-of-41 passes for 214 yards with two interceptions.

QB | Brad Johnson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Vikings snapped a four-game losing streak Week 12 after their 31-26 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. Vikings QB Brad Johnson completed 27-of-41 passes for 271 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. RB Chester Taylor ran for 136 yards with one touchdown and added three receptions for another 35 yards.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington completed 24-of-31 passes for 286 yards during the Week 12 win over the Houston Texans. Pennington threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to WR Laveranues Coles, who caught nine passes for 111 yards during the game.

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins QB Jason Campbell earned his first career win Week 12 against the Carolina Panthers. Campbell completed 11-of-23 passes for 118 yards, including a 66-yard game-winning touchdown pass to TE Chris Cooley. Campbell threw two touchdowns during the 17-13 win, but also threw an interception.

QB | Michael Vick | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick ran for 166 yards on 12 carries during the team's Week 12 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Vick completed just 9-of-24 passes for 84 yards during the game, but his receivers dropped five passes.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees threw for 349 yards Week 12, the fifth consecutive 300-yard game for Brees. He completed 21-of-30 passes with two touchdowns during the Saints' 31-13 win over the Atlanta Falcons. The Saints swept the season series against the Falcons with a combined score of 54-16.


Running Back

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander ran for a season-high 201 yards Week 12 as the Seahawks defeated the Green Bay Packers 34-24. Alexander also had a career-high and franchise record 40 carries on the night.

RB | Kevin Jones | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones (ankle) practiced Monday, Nov. 27. He was able to run and cut, but said he still has some pain.

RB | Chris Perry | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Chris Perry (fibula) underwent surgery Monday, Nov. 27, and will be placed on Injured Reserve later this week.

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Transaction
Jim Flynn and Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed RB Earnest Graham to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the contract was for multiple years.

RB | Michael Turner | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers RB Michael Turner (hamstring) will be examined Wednesday, Nov. 29. He did not play in the Week 12 game.

RB | Aaron Stecker | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints RB Aaron Stecker (ankle) did not play in the team's Week 12 game.

RB | Michael Pittman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (shoulder) will be questionable for the Week 13 game.

RB | Sammy Morris | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (hand) will not play in Week 13 due to a hand injury. Brown is also unlikely to return for the Week 14 game as he recovers from a fractured hand. Backup RB Sammy Morris will start in Brown's place while RB Travis Minor will see some action as Morris' backup.

RB | Travis Minor | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (hand) will not play in Week 13 due to a hand injury. Brown is also unlikely to return for the Week 14 game as he recovers from a fractured hand. Backup RB Sammy Morris will start in Brown's place while RB Travis Minor will see some action as Morris' backup.

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (hand) will not play in Week 13 due to a hand injury. Brown is also unlikely to return for the Week 14 game as he recovers from a fractured hand. Backup RB Sammy Morris will start in Brown's place while RB Travis Minor will see some action as Morris' backup.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (leg) suffered two bruises to his right leg during Week 12, but should be fine heading into Week 13.

RB | Anthony Thomas | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (ankle) turned his ankle during Week 12, but the injury is not serious. Thomas is expected to play in Week 13.

RB | Willis McGahee | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills RB Willis McGahee (ribs) was able to play during Week 12 despite an injury to his ribs, and he did not suffer any setbacks during the game Sunday, Nov. 26.

RB | Reuben Droughns | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Reuben Droughns (foot) had only two carries in the team's Week 12 game and may no longer be the team's featured running back. Head coach Romeo Crennel said he would make a final decision on Droughns' status once he is fully recovered from a foot sprain.

RB | DeShaun Foster | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers RB DeShaun Foster (elbow) will have his status regarding his injured elbow updated Wednesday, Nov. 29.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook carried the ball 20 times Week 12 for 125 yards and one touchdown. Westbrook became the first Eagles player since former RB Wilbert Montgomery in 1981 to reach 100 yards rushing in three consecutive games.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai ran for 171 yards Week 12 and tied a franchise record with four touchdowns. He set a rookie record for scoring and topped the previous high of 18 points in one game.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson scored two rushing touchdowns during the Week 12 game. He did throw a 19-yard touchdown pass to TE Antonio Gates. Tomlinson has 24 touchdowns on the season and needs five in the last five games to break the NFL record of 28 set in 2005 by Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander. Tomlinson finished the game with 109 rushing yards on 19 carries.

RB | Chester Taylor | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Vikings snapped a four-game losing streak Week 12 after their 31-26 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. Vikings QB Brad Johnson completed 27-of-41 passes for 271 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions. RB Chester Taylor ran for 136 yards with one touchdown and added three receptions for another 35 yards.


Fullback

FB | Moran Norris | San Francisco 49ers | Transaction
Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports the San Francisco 49ers have confirmed the team re-signed FB Moran Norris to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

FB | Patrick Pass | New England Patriots | Injury News
Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports the New England Patriots activated RB Patrick Pass (foot) off the Physically-Unable-to-Perform list Saturday, Nov. 25.


Wide Receiver

WR | Kelley Washington | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Kelley Washington (hamstring) is questionable for the Week 13 game.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPNews reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee) has a broken bone in his knee and is undergoing surgery. As previously reported, he is out for at least the Week 13 game.

WR | Eric Parker | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers WR Eric Parker (knee) should practice this week and participate in the Week 13 game.

WR | Keenan McCardell | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Keenan McCardell (calf) should practice this week. McCardell did not play in the Week 12 game.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (ankle) did not play in the team's Week 12 game.

WR | Jerry Porter | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders WR Jerry Porter (hip) did not play in the team's Week 12 game.

WR | Sinorice Moss | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants WR Sinorice Moss (quad) did not play in the team's Week 12 game and is not expected to play Week 13.

WR | Brandon Stokley | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts WR Brandon Stokley (knee) did not play in Week 12 due to a knee injury, but there is a chance he could practice this week heading up to Week 13. Stokley will be a game-time decision.

WR | Josh Reed | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills WR Josh Reed (liver) did not play in Week 12 due to a bruised liver. Reed is questionable for Week 13.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Donte' Stallworth (hamstring) played in the team's Week 12 game and should play Week 13.

WR | Marcus Robinson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Marcus Robinson (ankle) sustained an ankle contusion in Week 12. X-rays on the ankle did not reveal any more damage.

WR | Ricky Proehl | Indianapolis Colts | Transaction
ESPNews reports the Indianapolis Colts have signed WR Ricky Proehl (Panthers). Details of the contract were not disclosed.

WR | Drew Carter | Carolina Panthers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Carolina Panthers WR Keary Colbert was inactive during Week 12 and has dropped behind WR Drew Carter for the team's third wide receiver spot.

WR | Keary Colbert | Carolina Panthers | Depth Chart Tidbit
Carolina Panthers WR Keary Colbert was inactive during Week 12 and has dropped behind WR Drew Carter for the team's third wide receiver spot.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington completed 24-of-31 passes for 286 yards during the Week 12 win over the Houston Texans. Pennington threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to WR Laveranues Coles, who caught nine passes for 111 yards during the game.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (hamstring) will play Week 12.


Tight End

TE | Itula Mili | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks TE Itula Mili (concussion) suffered a concussion in the first half of the Week 12 game and did not return.

TE | Tony Stewart | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals TE Tony Stewart (kidney) is questionable for the Week 13 game.

TE | Joe Klopfenstein | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams TE Joe Klopfenstein (concussion) sustained a concussion in the team's Week 12 game and did not return. Klopfenstein is expected to play Week 13.

TE | Alex Smith | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Alex Smith (ankle) will be questionable for the Week 13 game.

TE | Randal Williams | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders TE Randal Williams (back) aggravated a lower back injury Week 12 and did not return to the game. Head coach Art Shell is hopeful Williams will return for Week 13.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants TE Jeremy Shockey (finger) sustained a compound dislocation to his left ring finger during pregame warmups prior to Week 12 but played in the game after team trainers popped the bone back into place and sewed the wound. Shockey should be available for Week 13.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (knee) sustained a knee injury Week 12 and could be out for the remainder of the season.

TE | Jermaine Wiggins | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings TE Jermaine Wiggins (knee) has a slight sprain of his medial collateral ligament.

TE | Kellen Winslow Jr. | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow Jr. (knee) played in the team's Week 12 game.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson scored two rushing touchdowns during the Week 12 game. He did throw a 19-yard touchdown pass to TE Antonio Gates. Tomlinson has 24 touchdowns on the season and needs five in the last five games to break the NFL record of 28 set in 2005 by Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander. Tomlinson finished the game with 109 rushing yards on 19 carries.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins QB Jason Campbell earned his first career win Week 12 against the Carolina Panthers. Campbell completed 11-of-23 passes for 118 yards, including a 66-yard game-winning touchdown pass to TE Chris Cooley. Campbell threw two touchdowns during the 17-13 win, but also threw an interception.


Place Kicker

PK | Martin Gramatica | Dallas Cowboys | Transaction
Ed Werder, of ESPN, reports the Dallas Cowboys have signed PK Martin Gramatica (Colts). Details of the contract were not disclosed.

PK | Mike Vanderjagt | Free Agent Players | Transaction
Ed Werder, of ESPN, reports the Dallas Cowboys have released PK Mike Vanderjagt.


Defensive Line

DL | Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
ESPN reports Green Bay Packers DL Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (cramps) was dehydrated and needed an IV in the locker room. He has returned to the Week 12 game.

DL | Shaun Cody | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Transaction
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions DL Shaun Cody (toe) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.

DL | John Thornton | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL John Thornton (knee) is doubtful for the Week 13 game.

DL | Anthony Weaver | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DL Anthony Weaver (knee) practiced Monday, Nov. 27, and he should play Week 13.

DL | Antwan Peek | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DL Antwan Peek (knee) is hoping to return for the Week 13 game. He has missed the past two games.

DL | Brandon Green | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams DE Victor Adeyanju (forearm) will miss the next three-to-four weeks with a radius fracture in his right forearm. DL Brandon Green will take Adeyanju's place in the lineup.

DL | Victor Adeyanju | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams DE Victor Adeyanju (forearm) will miss the next three-to-four weeks with a radius fracture in his right forearm. DL Brandon Green will take Adeyanju's place in the lineup.

DL | Luis Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers DL Luis Castillo (ankle) appears doubtful for the Week 13 game.

DL | Antwan Odom | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DE Antwan Odom (knee) could practice this week, but is unlikely to play in Week 13 due to a knee injury.

DL | Travis LaBoy | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DE Travis LaBoy (concussion) will be listed as questionable for Week 13.

DL | Ellis Wyms | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Ellis Wyms (ankle) will be questionable for the Week 13 game.

DL | Jimmy Wilkerson | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs DT James Reed (groin) will not play in Week 13 due to a groin injury. Either DT Jimmy Wilkerson or DT Ryan Sims will replace Reed in the starting lineup.

DL | Michael Strahan | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants DE Michael Strahan (foot) did not play in the team's Week 12 game. Although Strahan is expected to participate in individual drills during practice this week, he is not expected to be available for Week 13.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants DE Osi Umenyiora (hip) did not play in the team's Week 12 game and is not expected to be available for Week 13.

DL | Dwight Freeney | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney (shoulder) played in the team's Week 12 game and is expected to play Week 13.

DL | Kendrick Clancy | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Kendrick Clancy (ankle) aggravated the right ankle sprain which forced him to miss some time earlier in the season. Head coach Dennis Green said Clancy would likely miss some time with the injury. DL Gabe Watson or DL Chris Cooper could take Clancy's spot in the lineup.

DL | Gabe Watson | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Kendrick Clancy (ankle) aggravated the right ankle sprain which forced him to miss some time earlier in the season. Head coach Dennis Green said Clancy would likely miss some time with the injury. DL Gabe Watson or DL Chris Cooper could take Clancy's spot in the lineup.

DL | Orpheus Roye | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DE Orpheus Roye (knee) left the team's Week 12 game with a knee sprain and did not return. Roye underwent an MRI and is awaiting results to determine the severity of his injury.

DL | Will Smith | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints DL Will Smith (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury Week 12 and has been replaced by DL Willie Whitehead.


Linebacker

LB | Brian Simmons | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Brian Simmons (neck) is questionable for the Week 13 game.

LB | DaShon Polk | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB DaShon Polk (knee) should play Week 13.

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (calf) might sit out practice Wednesday, Nov. 29, but he will play Week 13.

LB | Shelton Quarles | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Shelton Quarles (knee, ankle) will be questionable for the Week 13 game.

LB | Mark Simoneau | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints LB Mark Simoneau (hand) sustained a hand injury Week 12 and will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Nov. 29.

LB | Robert Thomas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders LB Robert Thomas (heel) played in the team's Week 12 game.

LB | Dan Cody | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Dan Cody (knee) is likely out for the Week 13 game with a knee sprain. He could miss an extended period of time with the injury.

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) will likely play in Week 13 despite an ankle injury.

LB | Mike Vrabel | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots LB Tully Banta-Cain will likely be the starting outside linebacker heading into Week 13 in place of LB Mike Vrabel, who is expected to move to insider linebacker now that LB Junior Seau (arm) suffered a season-ending arm injury during Week 12.

LB | Junior Seau | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots LB Tully Banta-Cain will likely be the starting outside linebacker heading into Week 13 in place of LB Mike Vrabel, who is expected to move to insider linebacker now that LB Junior Seau (arm) suffered a season-ending arm injury during Week 12.

LB | Tully Banta-Cain | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots LB Tully Banta-Cain will likely be the starting outside linebacker heading into Week 13 in place of LB Mike Vrabel, who is expected to move to insider linebacker now that LB Junior Seau (arm) suffered a season-ending arm injury during Week 12.

LB | Brandon Short | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants LB Brandon Short (quad) is expected to increase his workload during practice this week and could return for Week 13.

LB | Gary Brackett | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (hamstring) played in the team's Week 12 game and is expected to play Week 13.

LB | Jeff Ulbrich | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Jeff Ulbrich (thumb) underwent surgery Monday, Nov. 27, to repair a tendon in his left thumb. Ulbrich is not expected to miss any time heading into Week 13.

LB | Rocky Boiman | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Rocky Boiman (arm) played in the team's Week 12 game and is expected to play Week 13.

LB | Freddie Keiaho | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (shoulder) was able to play in Week 12 despite a shoulder injury and is expected to play in Week 13.

LB | Gilbert Gardner | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Gilbert Gardner (ribs) did not play in Week 12 due to a rib injury, but is expected to play in Week 13.

LB | Shawn Barber | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles LB Shawn Barber (knee) did not play Week 12, but head coach Andy Reid said Monday, Nov. 27, Barber is making progress in his rehabilitation.

LB | Manny Lawson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Manny Lawson (ribs) suffered a rib contusion during the Week 12 game.


Cornerback

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (forearm) suffered a forearm injury Week 12, but he was able to return on the next defensive series.

CB | Deltha O'Neal | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Deltha O'Neal (shoulder) is questionable for the Week 13 game.

CB | Tye Hill | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (quad) aggravated a quadriceps injury Week 12. Hill's status for the team's Week 13 game is uncertain.

CB | Andre Woolfolk | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Andre Woolfolk (ankle) did not play in Week 12 due to an ankle injury, but he is expected to play in Week 13.

CB | Fred Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints CB Fred Thomas (thumb) did not play in the team's Week 12 game.

CB | Juran Bolden | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Juran Bolden (hip, foot, ankle) will be questionable for the Week 13 game.

CB | Brian Williams | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Brian Williams (hamstring) missed Week 12 due to a hamstring injury and his status for Week 13 will be updated Wednesday, Nov. 29. Head coach Jack Del Rio hopes Williams can play this week.

CB | Terry Cousin | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Terry Cousin (groin) did not play in Week 12 due to a groin injury and he is doubtful for Week 13. Cousin will have his condition updated Wednesday, Nov. 29.

CB | Artrell Hawkins | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots S Eugene Wilson (hamstring) is making progress from a hamstring injury, but will likely be listed as questionable for Week 13. Backup S Artrell Hawkins would start if Wilson were unable to play.

CB | Corey Webster | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Corey Webster (toe) did not play Week 12 and may not be ready to start practicing Wednesday, Nov. 29. Webster's status for Week 13 is uncertain.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 12 game and is not expected to play Week 13.

CB | Chad Scott | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots CB Chad Scott (groin) did not play in Week 12 due to a groin injury and will likely be questionable for Week 13.

CB | Shawntae Spencer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (ankle) did not play in Week 12 due to a sprained ankle and he likely will be listed as questionable for Week 13.

CB | Nick Harper | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (hip) was able to play in Week 12 despite a hip injury and is expected to play in Week 13.

CB | Leigh Bodden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Leigh Bodden (ankle) missed his third consecutive game Week 12 and will be questionable for the team's Week 13 game.

CB | Asante Samuel | New England Patriots | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears QB Rex Grossman threw three interceptions Week 12, all to New England Patriots CB Asante Samuel. Grossman finished the game 15-of-34 passing for 176 yards as the Bears lost 17-13 to the Patriots.

CB | Fred Smoot | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings CB Fred Smoot (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury late in the fourth quarter of the Week 12 game.


Strong Safety

SS | Kenoy Kennedy | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions S Kenoy Kennedy (ankle) practiced Monday, Nov. 27.

SS | Travares Tillman | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins S Travares Tillman (hand) missed practice Monday, Nov. 27, and his status for Week 13 is unknown at this point.

SS | Rodney Harrison | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots S Rodney Harrison (shoulder) is likely OUT for Week 13 due to a shoulder injury.

SS | Dwight Smith | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (shoulder) suffered an acromioclavicular joint sprain in his shoulder in Week 12. The injury is not considered to be serious.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (knee) is out for Week 13 due to a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee. It will be the first game Polamalu will miss in his professional career, and he will likely be sidelined for more than one game. However, surgery is not required and he is hopeful to return to the field at some point in the season.


Free Safety

FS | Nick Collins | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
ESPN reports Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during the Week 12 game and is questionable to return.

FS | Marlon McCree | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers S Marlon McCree (calf) should practice this week and participate in the Week 13 game.

FS | Troy Vincent | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins FS Troy Vincent (hamstring) did not play Week 12 and is expected to be listed as questionable for Week 13.

FS | Eugene Wilson | New England Patriots | Injury News
Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots S Eugene Wilson (hamstring) is making progress from a hamstring injury, but will likely be listed as questionable for Week 13. Backup S Artrell Hawkins would start if Wilson were unable to play.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts S Bob Sanders (knee) did not play in Week 12 due to a knee injury, but there is a chance he could practice this week heading up to Week 13. Sanders will be a game-time decision.

FS | Antoine Bethea | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts FS Antoine Bethea (shoulder) sustained a shoulder injury Week 12 but is expected to play Week 13.

FS | Todd Johnson | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears S Todd Johnson (ankle) suffered a right ankle injury during Week 12 and did not return to the game. Johnson was seen wearing a walking boot on his right foot following the game and underwent an MRI Monday, Nov. 27. Head coach Lovie Smith does not believe the injury is serious, although Johnson could miss some time heading into Week 13. Backup S Chris Harris filled in for Johnson during Sunday's game, Nov. 26.

FS | Mike Adams | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Chrissy Mauck, of SF49ers.com, reports San Francisco 49ers S Mike Adams (stinger) suffered a stinger during the Week 12 game.

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