NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on December 1, 2006 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (chest) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and will play in Week 13. Roethlisberger is listed as probable for the game.

QB | Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre (elbow) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (hand) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (ribs) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he will play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

QB | Jon Kitna | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Detroit Lions QB Jon Kitna has a established a new franchise record by throwing for 200 passing yards in each of the team's first 11 games of the season. The 11-game mark passed the previous high set by former Lions QB Scott Mitchell in 1995, who threw for 200 yards in nine consecutive games.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play in Week 13.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (calf) practiced Friday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

QB | Jeff Garcia | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Jeff Garcia (forearm) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

QB | Byron Leftwich | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Transaction, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Byron Leftwich (ankle) was placed on the Injured Reserve Friday, Dec. 1, ending his season. The team signed CB David Richardson from the practice squad to take his place on the roster.

QB | Daunte Culpepper | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Harvey Fialkov, of the Miami Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins QB Daunte Culpepper (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on his right knee Thursday, Nov. 30. The operation revealed the cartilage behind Culpepper's knee which has been bothering him and keeping him off the field. Culpepper's rehab will be stopped until further evaluation is done on the knee and the quarterback has admitted that he may not be able to play for the rest of the year.

QB | Chris Simms | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Free Agency News
Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Chris Simms (spleen) was offered a two-year deal by the club that the quarterback described as a "starting point". "They offered a contract," Simms said. "There's still a few things that have got to be worked out or whatever. I can't tell you what they are. My agents are working on that. Hopefully everything can work out." Simms, who is scheduled to become a free agent after the season, has been sidelined due to a ruptured spleen suffered earlier this year.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Updating an ongoing story, Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (knee) underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ACL and meniscus damage to his right knee Tuesday, Nov. 28. Head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder said that he is optimistic McNabb, barring any setbacks, has a good chance to be ready for the team's season-opening game in 2007. "I think everything lines up perfectly, time-wise," said Burkholder. "The percentages say he has a good chance to play."

QB | Jake Plummer | Denver Broncos | Fantasy
Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan would like QB Jake Plummer to remain with the team as a No. 2 quarterback, although with Plummer's cap number that might not be a possibility. It also could depend on whether Plummer will accept a role as the team's backup. "I think that all depends on him. Would I like him here long term? As long as he'd like to be here. . . . I'd love him in that role - if he wants to be in that role. Time will tell," said Shanahan. Plummer is set to make $8 million in each of the next three years, and that might not be feasible under the salary cap.


Running Back

RB | Ahman Green | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (shin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and should play in Week 13.

RB | Chester Taylor | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings CB Chester Taylor (wrist) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and was upgraded to probable for Week 13.

RB | Tatum Bell | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos RB Tatum Bell (toe) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is ready to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

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, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

RB | Cedric Houston | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Cedric Houston (knee) was held out of some team drills Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13.

RB | Aaron Stecker | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Aaron Stecker (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (hip) returned to practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he should play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

RB | Reuben Droughns | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Reuben Droughns (foot) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

RB | Thomas Jones | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears RB Thomas Jones (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and was removed from the team's injury report for Week 13. Jones will be healthy enough to play.

RB | Willis McGahee | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills RB Willis McGahee (illness) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, however head coach Dick Jauron says McGahee should play Week 13.

RB | Leon Washington | New York Jets | , Fantasy
Dave Hutchinson, of the Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets RB Kevan Barlow may be inactive for the team's Week 13 game. RB Cedric Houston worked with the first team during practice Thursday, Nov. 30, while RB Leon Washington worked with the second team.

RB | Michael Pittman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Pittman will be a game-time decision.

RB | DeShaun Foster | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers RB DeShaun Foster (elbow) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

RB | Chris Brown | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans RB Chris Brown could be activated for the team's Week 13 game if RB LenDale White (hip) is unable to play. "If LenDale's not able to go, Chris will step right up and get his chance and will definitely get carries," head coach Jeff Fisher said.

RB | Michael Turner | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers RB Michael Turner (hamstring) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 30.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (foot) appears 100 percent and is showing no effects from his heavy workload in Week 12.

RB | Rock Cartwright | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins RB Rock Cartwright (thigh) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 30, and is probable for Week 13.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers RB DeShaun Foster (elbow) practiced Thursday, Nov. 30, and is questionable for Week 13. Foster will likely return to his starting role this week, but RB DeAngelo Williams is likely to receive considerable playing time as well.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB LaMont Jordan (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 29, and is out for Week 13.

RB | Kevin Jones | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Steve Pate, of The Oakland Daily Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones (ankle) practice Wednesday, Nov. 29, and is not listed on the team's injury report for Week 13.

RB | Ronnie Brown | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Miami Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown (hand) is out for Week 13. Head coach Nick Saban acknowledged it "may take a few weeks" for Brown to return.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Jamal Lewis (foot) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 29, and will start in Week 13.

RB | Larry Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports the Kansas City Chiefs rushing offense has moved into the top ten in rushing offense after dropping as low as 25th in mid-October. The lead has come as RB Larry Johnson has taken the league lead in rushing yards with 1,202. The Chiefs have finished in the top ten in rushing eight of the last 11 seasons.


Fullback

FB | Mike Sellers | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins FB Mike Sellers (shoulder) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

FB | B.J. Askew | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FB B.J. Askew (foot) was held out of some team drills Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13.

FB | Jameel Cook | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans FB Jameel Cook (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and will be a game-time decision for Week 13.

FB | Derrick Wimbush | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Derrick Wimbush (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

FB | Josh Parry | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Transaction
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks FB Josh Parry (foot) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.


Wide Receiver

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram (illness) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, although he is not expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

WR | Darrell Jackson | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks WR Darrell Jackson (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Marcus Robinson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings WR Marcus Robinson (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and should play in Week 13.

WR | Javon Walker | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos WR Javon Walker (foot) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Chad Jackson | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots WR Chad Jackson (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, but might miss Week 13.

WR | David Patten | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR David Patten (hamstring) has been downgraded to questionable on the team's injury report.

WR | Justin McCareins | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Justin McCareins (foot) practiced Friday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

WR | Jerry Porter | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders WR Jerry Porter (hip) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he will likely be out of the team's Week 13 game. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Donte' Stallworth (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (chest) practiced Friday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

WR | Tim Dwight | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Tim Dwight (thigh) was held out of some team drills Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13.

WR | Joe Horn | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

WR | Keenan McCardell | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
ESPNews reports San Diego Chargers WR Keenan McCardell (calf) practiced Friday, Dec. 1.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 13, although he is leaning towards playing. From observing him in practice, and how he has felt this week, he feels he is further along than he was last week. 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 (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Moss will be a game-time decision and is not likely to play.

WR | Cortez Hankton | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Cortez Hankton (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

WR | Brandon Stokley | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts WR Brandon Stokley (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play Week 13. Stokley is listed as questionable.

WR | Josh Reed | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills WR Josh Reed (kidney) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play Week 13. Reed is listed as questionable.

WR | Corey Bradford | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Steve Pate, of the Daily Oakland Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Corey Bradford (illness) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play Week 13. Bradford is listed as probable.

WR | Kelley Washington | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Kelley Washington (hamstring) will return for the team's Week 14 game.

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh caught 10 passes for a season-high 106 yards during the Week 13 game. Houshmadzadeh also caught a 40-yard touchdown pass on a flea-flicker to help give the Bengals a 13-7 victory over the Baltimore Ravens.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson (thigh) practiced Thursday, Nov. 30, and is making progress from a thigh bruise.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 29, and is out for the Week 13 game.

WR | Troy Williamson | Minnesota Vikings | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings WR Troy Williamson has been demoted to the team's No. 5 receiver.


Tight End

TE | Itula Mili | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks TE Itula Mili (concussion) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he is not expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

TE | Eric Johnson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Eric Johnson (knee) missed practice Friday, Dec. 1, and will not play in Week 13.

TE | Jermaine Wiggins | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings TE Jermaine Wiggins (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and is unlikely to play in Week 13.

TE | Tony Gonzalez | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs TE Tony Gonzalez (shoulder) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

TE | Daniel Graham | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots TE Daniel Graham (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play in Week 13.

TE | Kellen Winslow Jr. | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow Jr. (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (knee) will not play in the team's Week 13 game.

TE | Alex Smith | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Alex Smith (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Smith will be a game-time decision for the game.

TE | Ernie Conwell | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Jimmy Smith, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints have placed TE Ernie Conwell (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his season.

TE | Bennie Joppru | Chicago Bears | Transaction, Free Agency News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed free agent TE Bennie Joppru (Bears) to the active roster.

TE | Joe Klopfenstein | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams TE Joe Klopfenstein (concussion) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 29, and is not listed on the team's injury report for Week 13.

TE | Daniel Wilcox | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Daniel Wilcox (thigh) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 29, and could play in Week 13. Wilcox is questionable this week.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (back) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 29, and will start in Week 13.

TE | Marcedes Lewis | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis scored his first career touchdown on a 1-yard pass from QB David Garrard with 5:21 left in the second quarter of the team's Week 12 game. Lewis has caught a total of seven passes for 67 yards this season.


Place Kicker

PK | Sebastian Janikowski | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski (back) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, although it is uncertain if he will play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

PK | Paul Edinger | Free Agent Players | Injury News, Free Agency News
Free agent PK Paul Edinger (Vikings) worked out with the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Nov. 30. The team is considering signing the place kicker in case PK Sebastian Janikowski (back) is unable to play Week 13.

PK | Mike Vanderjagt | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
The Oakland Raiders have contacted free agent PK Mike Vanderjagt (Cowboys), but were told the place kicker is not interested in kicking on a week-to-week basis.

PK | Shayne Graham | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports with the Dallas Cowboys releasing PK Mike Vanderjagt, Cincinnati Bengals PK Shayne Graham is now the National Football League's active leader in field goal accuracy.

PK | Shaun Suisham | Washington Redskins | Transaction, Free Agency News
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports the Washington Redskins have signed free agent PK Shaun Suisham (49ers) to their practice squad.


Defensive Line

DL | Shaun Rogers | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions DL Shaun Rogers (knee) will not play Week 13.

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (illness) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He has been removed from the team's injury report.

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Rocky Bernard (foot) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, although he should still play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Kendrick Clancy | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Kendrick Clancy (ankle) missed practice Friday, Dec. 1, and will not play in Week 13.

DL | Darnell Dockett | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of the East Valley Tribune, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and will play in Week 13.

DL | John Thornton | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL John Thornton (knee) missed the Week 13 game, ending his streak of 75 consecutive regular season starts. He is listed as probable for the Week 14 game.

DL | Pat Williams | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings DT Pat Williams (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, but has been upgraded to questionable for Week 13. Williams is expected to play this week.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dewayne Robertson (foot) practiced Friday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

DL | Richard Seymour | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots DL Richard Seymour (elbow) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play in Week 13.

DL | Lance Johnstone | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders DL Lance Johnstone (toe) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he probably won't play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Rashad Moore | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Rashad Moore (hand) was held out of some team drills Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13.

DL | Luis Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
ESPN's John Clayton reports San Diego Chargers DT Luis Castillo (ankle) missed practice Friday, Dec. 1, and is not expected to play in Week 13.

DL | Will Smith | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints DL Will Smith (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 13, although it is not looking like he will play. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Antwan Odom | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Antwan Odom (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he is out for the team's Week 13 game. The team has talked about getting him on the practice field, however, there is a chance he could wind up on the Injured Reserve.

DL | Robaire Smith | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Robaire Smith (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Mario Williams | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans DL Mario Williams (foot) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play in Week 13.

DL | Thomas Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury News
Houston Texans DL Thomas Johnson (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and will not play in Week 13.

DL | Orpheus Roye | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DT Orpheus Roye (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and will not play in Week 13.

DL | Michael Strahan | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants DL Michael Strahan (foot) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and is listed as doubtful for Week 13. Strahan is not expected to play.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants DL Osi Umenyiora (hip flexor) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is listed as questionable for Week 13. Umenyiora is expected to play.

DL | Marcus Stroud | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcus Stroud (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

DL | Keith Traylor | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins DL Keith Traylor (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13. Traylor will be healthy enough to play.

DL | Montae Reagor | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Montae Reagor (head) will not play in the team's Week 13 game.

DL | Tommie Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13. Harris is expected to start.

DL | Raheem Brock | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DL Raheem Brock (chest) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play Week 13. Brock is listed as questionable.

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers DL Jamal Williams (ankle) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 30, but he will play Week 13.

DL | Tyoka Jackson | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Steve Pate, of The Daily Oakland Press, reports Detroit Lions DL Tyoka Jackson (foot) missed the team portion of practice Thursday, Nov. 30, and is probable for Week 13.

DL | Trevor Johnson | New Orleans Saints | Transaction, Free Agency News
Jimmy Smith, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports the New Orleans Saints have added free agent DE Trevor Johnson (Jets) to their roster. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
Atlanta Falcons DL John Abraham (groin) mpracticed Wednesday, Nov. 29, and is probable for Week 13.

DL | Grady Jackson | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Atlanta Falcons DL Grady Jackson (knee) missed at least a portion of team practice Wednesday, Nov. 29, and is probable for Week 13.

DL | Jacques Cesaire | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers DL Jacques Cesaire (finger) will play Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

DL | Langston Moore | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports the Denver Broncos worked out free agent DT Langston Moore (Cardinals) Tuesday, Nov. 28.


Linebacker

LB | Joey Porter | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Joey Porter (elbow) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and will play in Week 13. Porter is listed as probable for the game.

LB | James Harrison | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and will play in Week 13. Harrison is listed as probable for the game.

LB | Clark Haggans | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Clark Haggans (hip) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and will play in Week 13. Haggans is listed as probable for the game.

LB | Ben Taylor | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers LB Ben Taylor (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 13. He has been upgraded to questionable on the team's injury report.

LB | Nick Barnett | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers LB Nick Barnett (hand) practiced Friday, Dec. 1 and he is expected to play in Week 13, although he will be playing with a cast on his injured hand which he can't grab anything with. However, the team feels he will be effective enough to go. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

LB | D.D. Lewis | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks LB D.D. Lewis (toe) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he is not expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.

LB | Isaiah Kacyvenski | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams LB Isaiah Kacyvenski (concussion) will be out of the team's Week 13 game.

LB | Jeff Ulbrich | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Jeff Ulbrich (thumb) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and should play in Week 13.

LB | Derrick O. Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick O. Johnson (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Napoleon Harris | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings LB Napoleon Harris (wrist) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and should play in Week 13.

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, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

LB | Jason Short | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles LB Jason Short (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

LB | Robert Thomas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders LB Robert Thomas (heel) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he will play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Mark Simoneau | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints LB Mark Simoneau (hand) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

LB | Willie McGinest | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (pectoral) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

LB | Brandon Short | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants LB Brandon Short (quadriceps) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is listed as questionable for Week 13. Short is expected to play.

LB | Carlos Emmons | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants LB Carlos Emmons (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is listed as questionable for Week 13. Umenyiora is expected to play.

LB | Antonio Pierce | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants LB Antonio Pierce (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13. Pierce is expected to play.

LB | Keith Newman | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins LB Keith Newman (shoulder) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Newman will be healthy enough to play.

LB | Leon Joe | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears LB Leon Joe (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and is doubtful for Week 13. Joe could be out for another two weeks.

LB | Shelton Quarles | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Shelton Quarles (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Quarles will be a game-time decision.

LB | Na'il Diggs | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers LB Na'il Diggs (chest) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play in Week 13. He was upgraded to probable on the team's injury report.

LB | Al Wilson | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Don Schwartz, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos LB Al Wilson (thumb) is listed as probable on the team's Week 13 injury report.

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (calf) practiced Thursday, Nov. 30.

LB | Randall Godfrey | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Randall Godfrey (hamstring) practiced Thursday, Nov. 30.

LB | Caleb Miller | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Caleb Miller will start the Week 13 game at middle linebacker. LB Brian Simmons (neck) is active for the game.

LB | Ian Gold | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos LB Ian Gold (hamstring) practiced Thursday, Nov. 30, and is expected to play in Week 13.

LB | Shawn Barber | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles LB Shawn Barber (knee) practiced Thursday, Nov. 30, and is questionable for Week 13.

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


Cornerback

CB | Ike Taylor | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ike Taylor (concussion) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and will play in Week 13. Taylor is listed as probable for the game.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (shoulder) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Tye Hill | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (thigh) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he will play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Shawntae Spencer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (ankle) missed practice Friday, Dec. 1, and is unlikely to play in Week 13.

CB | Darrent Williams | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos CB Darrent Williams (shoulder) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Chad Scott | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots CB Chad Scott (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and might play in Week 13.

CB | Ellis Hobbs | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots CB Ellis Hobbs (wrist) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play in Week 13.

CB | Andre Dyson | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB Andre Dyson (neck) practiced Friday, Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

CB | Shawn Springs | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Shawn Springs (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Fred Thomas | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints CB Fred Thomas (thumb) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Leigh Bodden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Leigh Bodden (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play in Week 13.

CB | Brian Williams | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Brian Williams (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 13, although he thinks he will play. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

CB | Terry Cousin | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Terry Cousin (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 13, although he thinks he will play. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

CB | Corey Webster | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Corey Webster (toe) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and is listed as questionable for Week 13. Webster is not expected to play.

CB | Ahmad Carroll | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars CB Ahmad Carroll (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

CB | Sam Madison | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants CB Sam Madison (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is listed as questionable for Week 13. Madison is expected to play.

CB | Will Allen | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins CB Will Allen (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Allen will be healthy enough to play.

CB | Nick Harper | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (groin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play Week 13. Harper is listed as questionable.

CB | Juran Bolden | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Juran Bolden (shin) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Bolden will be a game-time decision.

CB | Deltha O'Neal | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Deltha O'Neal (shoulder) will return for the team's Week 14 game.

CB | Jimmy F. Williams | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Atlanta Falcons CB jimmy F. Williams (ankle) practiced Thursday, Nov. 30, and is questionable for Week 13.

CB | Jason Webster | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
Atlanta Falcons CB Jason Webster (groin) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 30, and is out for Week 13.

CB | Donald Strickland | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (ankle) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 30, and appears he will not be available for the Week 13 game. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report. CB Donald Strickland would start in Spencer's place if he is unable to play.

CB | B.J. Sams | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
NFL Network reports Baltimore Ravens CB B.J. Sams (fibula) broke his fibula during the Week 13 game and was carted off. He will likely miss the rest of the 2006 season.

CB | Kelly Herndon | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks CB Kelly Herndon (toe) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 30, and was added to the injury report as probable for Week 13.

CB | Ken Lucas | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers CB Ken Lucas (groin) has missed the last two games with a groin injury, but was able to practice Wednesday, Nov. 29, and is not on the team's injury report for Week 12. Rookie CB Richard Marshall has been assuming Lucas' starting role and may retain it even with Lucas healthy.

CB | Derrick Johnson | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
AtlantaFalcons.com reports the Atlanta Falcons have placed CB Derrick Johnson (arm) on Injured Reserve, ending his season.


Strong Safety

SS | Dwight Smith | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings S Dwight Smith (shoulder) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and should play in Week 13.

SS | Rodney Harrison | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots S Rodney Harrison (shoulder) will not play in Week 13 due to a shoulder injury.

SS | Gibril Wilson | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants SS Gibril Wilson (shoulder) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is listed as questionable for Week 13. Wilson is expected to play.

SS | Travares Tillman | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Miami Dolphins SS Travares Tillman (hand) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Tillman will be healthy enough to play.

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers S Troy Polamalu (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 29, and is out for the Week 13 game.


Free Safety

FS | Nick Collins | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Green Bay Packers FS Nick Collins (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he will be a game-time decision in Week 13. He has been upgraded to questionable on the team's injury report.

FS | Eugene Wilson | New England Patriots | Injury News
New England Patriots S Eugene Wilson (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and might play in Week 13.

FS | Troy Vincent | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins FS Troy Vincent (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

FS | Bryan Scott | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints FS Bryan Scott (foot) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and he is expected to play in Week 13. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.

FS | Nick Sorensen | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars FS Nick Sorensen (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and he is not expected to play in Week 13. He has been downgraded to doubtful on the team's injury report.

FS | Brian Russell | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns S Brian Russell (elbow) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is probable for Week 13.

FS | Bob Sanders | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is expected to play Week 13. Sanders is listed as questionable.

FS | Todd Johnson | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Chicago Bears FS Todd Johnson (ankle) did not practice Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Johnson could be downgraded and FS Chris Harris is expected to start.

FS | Will Allen | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers FS Will Allen (ankle) practiced Friday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Allen will be a game-time decision.

FS | Marlon McCree | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers FS Marlon McCree (calf) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 30. He will attempt to take part in practice Friday, Dec. 1.

FS | Sean Taylor | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins S Sean Taylor has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 12. Taylor had five tackles, two passes defended and one interception during the game.

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