Friday Injury Report
on January 19, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

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Carolina Panthers
Previous Updates
Offense
--OT Travelle Wharton: Brett Borden, of Panthers.com, reports Carolina Panthers OT Travelle Wharton (knee) is making progress in his recovery from a serious left knee injury that sidelined him for most of the 2006 season. Itís been a long process,Ē said Wharton. ďBut I can see improvement and Iím able to do something different every week.Ē Wharton is uncertain when he will return to the practice field, but he knows his rehab is on the right track. ďIím steadily improving,Ē he said. ďThatís one thing Iím looking forward to is being back out there on the field with these guys again. I just want to keep active. It keeps me in shape because itís not just the knee, itís the whole body working everyday.Ē

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Muhsin Muhammad: Chicago Bears WR Muhsin Muhammad (illness) is expected to play in the team's playoff game against the New Orleans Saints this weekend. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--WR Mark Bradley: Chicago Bears WR Mark Bradley (ankle) is not expected to play in the team's playoff game against the New Orleans Saints this weekend. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
Previous Updates
Defense
--DL Adewale Ogunleye: Chicago Bears DE Adewale Ogunleye (quadriceps) practiced Thursday, Jan. 18, and was removed from the team's injury report for this upcoming week. He will start the NFC Championship Game against the New Orleans Saints.

Cincinnati Bengals
Previous Updates
Offense
--OT Levi Jones: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Levi Jones (knee) has been able to rehab his knee so far this offseason and does not have any surgery scheduled.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Ricky Proehl: Indianapolis Colts WR Ricky Proehl (hamstring) practiced Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots if he is needed. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--OG Ryan Lilja: Indianapolis Colts OG Ryan Lilja (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--OT Ryan Diem: Indianapolis Colts OT Ryan Diem (shoulder) practiced Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
Defense
--LB Rob Morris: Indianapolis Colts LB Rob Morris (knee) did not practice Friday, Jan. 19, although he is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He was added to the injury report as questionable.
--LB Cato June: Indianapolis Colts LB Cato June (concussion) practiced Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--CB Nick Harper: Indianapolis Colts CB Nick Harper (ankle) practiced Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--FS Bob Sanders: Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Joseph Addai: Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (shoulder) practiced Thursday, Jan. 18, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots.
--WR Marvin Harrison: Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (wrist) practiced Thursday, Jan. 18, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the New England Patriots.

Miami Dolphins
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Sammy Morris: MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins RB Sammy Morris (shoulder) underwent arthroscopic debridement on his right shoulder on Thursday, Jan. 16.
Defense
--CB Andre' Goodman: MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins CB Andre' Goodman (shoulder) underwent arthroscopic debridement on his left shoulder.

NCAA
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Steve Slaton: The Associated Press reports West Virginia RB Steve Slaton (wrist) underwent surgery on his right wrist and will miss spring practice, according to head coach Rich Rodriguez. Slaton had injured the wrist during the 2005 season. Slaton is expected to resume workouts by the end of the spring.

NFL Draft Prospect
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Brady Quinn: ESPNews reports Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn (knee) will not play in the Senior Bowl.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tom Brady: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) practiced Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Indianapolis Colts. He is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
--WR Troy Brown: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots WR Troy Brown (illness) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 19, although he is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Indianapolis Colts. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--OT Ryan O'Callaghan: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots OT Ryan O'Callaghan (illness) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Indianapolis Colts. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
Defense
--DL Mike Wright: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots DL Mike Wright (illness) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Indianapolis Colts. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--SS Rodney Harrison: Michael Parente, of the Woonsocket Call, reports New England Patriots SS Rodney Harrison (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 19, and is not expected to play in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Indianapolis Colts. He is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Joe Horn: New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn (groin) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 19, and will be a game-time decision for the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Chicago Bears, although he is not expected to play. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.
--TE Mark Campbell: New Orleans Saints TE Mark Campbell (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 19, and is expected to play in the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Chicago Bears. Campbell is listed as probable on the team's injury report.
Defense
--SS Omar Stoutmire: New Orleans Saints SS Omar Stoutmire (hip) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 19, and will be a game-time decision for the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 21, against the Chicago Bears, although he is not expected to play. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

Philadelphia Eagles
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Donovan McNabb: Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid believes QB Donovan McNabb (knee) could be available to play in the 2007 season opener as he continues to recover from a serious knee injury. ďYeah, I think it will be close. I was happy to see what happened (Thursday, Jan. 18). I think it was a big step today,Ē Reid said. ďAgain, it was his first time running. He did it in the pool and he didn't have a limp. All of those things together are very important." McNabb suffered a torn ACL and meniscus damage to his right knee last season.

San Francisco 49ers
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Arnaz Battle: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Arnaz Battle (hand) underwent surgery to remove screws and scar tissue from his left hand. Battle should be healthy in time for the team's first minicamp.
--TE Delanie Walker: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Delanie Walker (shoulder) underwent surgery to stabilize his right shoulder. Walker could be ready to return in time for the team's offseason minicamps.
--OG Justin Smiley: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OL Justin Smiley (shoulder) underwent surgery to stabilize his left shoulder. Smiley is facing three months of rehabilitation and could be ready to participate in the team's offseason minicamps.
--OT Jonas Jennings: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OL Jonas Jennings (shoulder) is set to have surgery in the next few days to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Jennings is likely facing a three-month rehabilitation following the operation, meaning he should be ready for some of the team's minicamps during the offseason.

Seattle Seahawks
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Hasselbeck: Updating a previous report, Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (shoulder) underwent shoulder surgery Thursday, Jan. 18, and he could miss four to six months. Hasselbeck could miss the teamís minicamps from April to June, but is hoping to return in time for training camp, which begins in July.
--RB Maurice Morris: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris (ankle) will probably undergo arthroscopic ankle surgery this offseason. He is not expected to be sidelined for a long period of time.
--OT Walter Jones: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks OT Walter Jones (shoulder, knee) will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder and knee after the Pro Bowl. He is not expected to be sidelined for very long.
--OT Tom Ashworth: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks OT Tom Ashworth (hip) will have arthroscopic surgery on his hip this offseason. He is not expected to be out for a long period of time.
Defense
--DL Marcus Tubbs: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks DL Marcus Tubbs (knee) underwent microfracture knee surgery Friday, Jan. 19, and it will be tough for him to return by training camp. Regardless of how his rehab goes, the Seahawks will likely look hard at improving the defensive line through free agency and the draft.
--SS Michael Boulware: Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks SS Michael Boulware (shoulder, ankle) might need shoulder and ankle surgeries. If Boulware does go ahead with the surgeries, it would be arthroscopic procedures, and he would likely not be sidelined very long.

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