Wednesday Practice Report
on September 12, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals
Current Updates
Offense
--C Al Johnson: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals C Al Johnson (knee) does not need surgery on his knee, but will miss Week 2 and possibly another week. There is optimism that he will be back within a month.
--OG Nick Leckey: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals C Nick Leckey (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Defense
--DL Alan Branch: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Alan Branch (hand) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. His hand will be re-evaluated Thursday, Sept. 13.

Atlanta Falcons
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Laurent Robinson: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Laurent Robinson (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Defense
--DL Rod Coleman: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DT Rod Coleman (quadriceps, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and will not play Week 2.
--FS Chris Crocker: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FS Chris Crocker (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Steve McNair: ESPN.com reports Baltimore Ravens QB Steve McNair (groin) may not start the team's Week 2 game. McNair said, "I think the soreness is kind of going away. I'm getting treatment three or four times a day. Hopefully every day gets better and hopefully I can get out there on Sunday and play. That's my goal. That's my ultimate thing. I've been through this before, as far as injury-wise not participating much in practice and then playing and playing well. If it comes down to it, that's what I'll do."
--OT Jonathan Ogden: ESPN.com reports Baltimore Ravens OT Jonathan Ogden (toe) will almost certainly miss the team's Week 2 game. Ogden aggravated his hyperextended toe during the team's Week 1 game. He is confident he will return sometime this season.
Defense
--LB Ray Lewis: ESPN.com reports Baltimore Ravens LB Ray Lewis (triceps) had an MRI taken of his right triceps, which showed no tear to the main muscle, according to ESPN's Sal Paolantonio. Lewis declared himself ready to go for the Week 2 game.
--CB B.J. Sams: The Baltimore Ravens announced Wednesday, Sept. 12, that they have placed CB B.J. Sams (knee) on Injured Reserve.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Marshawn Lynch: Updating a previous item, Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch (illness) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but he will play Week 2.
--WR Josh Reed: Updating a previous item, Buffalo Bills WR Josh Reed (thigh) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but he will play Week 2.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Defense
--DL Stanley McClover: Carolina Panthers DL Stanley McClover (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--SS Nate Salley: Carolina Panthers SS Nate Salley (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Greg Olsen: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears TE Greg Olsen (knee) participated in parts of practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. Olsen will have to show improvement before he is allowed to play Week 2.
--OG Terrence Metcalf: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OG Ruben Brown (shoulder) was held out of practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. If Brown is not able to play Week 2, OG Terrence Metcalf would replace him in the lineup.
--OG Ruben Brown: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OG Ruben Brown (shoulder) was held out of practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. If Brown is not able to play Week 2, OG Terrence Metcalf would replace him in the lineup.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but is expected to play Week 2.
--WR Antonio Chatman: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Chatman (hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but his status for Week 2 is uncertain.
--OT Willie Anderson: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Willie Anderson (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is expected to play Week 2.
Defense
--DL Frostee Rucker: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DE Frostee Rucker (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is out for Week 2.
--CB Deltha O'Neal: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Deltha O'Neal (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but is expected to play Week 2.
--FS Nedu Ndukwe: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FS Nedu Ndukwe (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and his status for Week 2 is uncertain.
Special Teams
--PK Shayne Graham: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals PK Shayne Graham (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and his status for Week 2 is uncertain.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Josh Cribbs: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Josh Cribbs (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--WR Joe Jurevicius: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Joe Jurevicius (elbow) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Defense
--LB Antwan Peek: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Antwan Peek (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. Peek was in a protective boot during practice.
--CB Daven Holly: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Daven Holly (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Special Teams
--P Dave Zastudil: Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns P Dave Zastudil (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but was scheduled to do some kicking.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Terry Glenn: Todd Archer and Calvin Watkins, of the Dallas Morning News, report Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn (knee) received a second opinion on his knee from Dr. James Andrews, and Andrews confirmed the extent of Glenn’s knee injury. Glenn will now have to decide to undergo either arthroscopic surgery or microfracture surgery.
Defense
--DL Jason Ferguson: Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys NT Jason Ferguson (biceps) said during a radio interview that retirement did enter his mind after his season-ending injury. "Oh yeah, no doubt. This is something you do your whole career, this job is fun while you you're young. That's all me and my wife have been thinking about. At the same time, that competitiveness that keeps me going, and right now, I'm telling myself, if this is it, this is it. But I'm going to work my butt off to get ready for the next season," Ferguson said.
--LB Greg Ellis: Dallas Cowboys LB Greg Ellis (Achilles') was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and may play Week 2. If Ellis plays Week 2, the Cowboys will likely work him in slowly. Ellis could be a factor as a situational pass rusher in the game.
--CB Terence Newman: Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (foot) was in pads working with the scout team during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is continuing to improve.

Denver Broncos
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Stephen Alexander: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos TE Stephen Alexander (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is considered day-to-day.
--OG Ben Hamilton: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos OG Ben Hamilton (concussion) will be out at least another week because of a concussion.
--OL Ryan Harris: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos OT Ryan Harris (back) said he will be out for two more weeks at the most.
Defense
--DL Tim Crowder: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos DE Tim Crowder (ankle) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and may play Week 2.
--LB Louis Green: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos LB Louis Green (neck) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is expected to play Week 2.
--CB Domonique Foxworth: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos CB Domonique Foxworth (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but expects to practice Thursday, Sept. 13. Foxworth also expects to play Week 2.
--CB Karl Paymah: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos CB Karl Paymah (concussion) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and should be able to play Week 2.
--FS John Lynch: Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos FS John Lynch (ankle) is expected to play Week 2.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Dan Orlovsky: Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky (toe) has been limited during practice and will likely be the team’s No. 3 quarterback Week 2.
--RB T.J. Duckett: Detroit Lions RB T.J. Duckett (ankle) is listed as day-to-day, but walked off the practice field Wednesday, Sept. 12, in a boot because of a mild high ankle sprain. Head coach Rod Marinelli has not ruled Duckett out for Week 2, but said it would be tough for Duckett to play.
--RB Kevin Jones: Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones (foot) has been practicing and has not suffered any setbacks. Jones is still considered week-to week and his status for Week 2 is unknown.

Green Bay Packers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Vernand Morency: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Vernand Morency (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. His status for Week 2 will not be determined until later in the week.
--RB Ryan Grant: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (hamstring) was not listed on the team's injury report Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--WR Donald Driver: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Donald Driver (foot) was not listed on the team's injury report Wednesday, Sept. 12, and he should be full speed for Week 2.
--WR Carlyle Holiday: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Carlyle Holiday (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, after suffering from some swelling in his knee. He could be available for the team's Week 2 game.
--WR Greg Jennings: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. He could be available for the team's Week 2 game.
--OL Tony Moll: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OT Tony Moll (neck, shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and he appears another week away.
--OL Jason Spitz: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OG Jason Spitz (calf) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and his status for Week 12 is in doubt.
Defense
--DL Mike Montgomery: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Mike Montgomery (knee) is out for Week 2 and possibly a couple more. He may have a torn MCL and some cartilage damage.
--DL Aaron Kampman: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Aaron Kampman (ribs) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but he is expected to play Week 2.
--CB Will Blackmon: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (thumb) is still wearing a protective cast and is unlikely to return punts or kickoffs until the cast is removed.
--CB Al Harris: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (elbow) wore a brace on his right elbow Wednesday, Sept. 12, and was limited in practice. He could participate in the Week 2 game.
--SS Aaron Rouse: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers S Aaron Rouse (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and his status for Week 2 is uncertain.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--OG Dylan Gandy: Indianapolis Colts OG Dylan Gandy (groin) is expected to play Week 2.
--OL Charlie Johnson: Indianapolis Colts OT Charlie Johnson (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is considered doubtful for Week 2.
Defense
--LB Freddie Keiaho: Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (elbow) hopes to play Week 2 after dislocating his right elbow Week 1. Head coach Tony Dungy is also hoping Keiaho can play, but Keiaho's status for Week 2 is still uncertain.
--CB Tim Jennings: Indianapolis Colts CB Tim Jennings (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is considered doubtful for Week 2.

Kansas City Chiefs
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Eddie Kennison: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. Kennison is out for Week 2 and there is no timetable for his return, but the injury is not considered a long-term injury.
Defense
--CB Patrick Surtain: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Patrick Surtain (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and should be ready to play Week 2.
--SS Jon McGraw: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs SS Jon McGraw (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. His status for Week 2 is unknown.

Miami Dolphins
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Jesse Chatman: Miami Dolphins RB Jesse Chatman (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and was walking around with a noticeable limp. His status for Week 2 is currently unknown.

Minnesota Vikings
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Naufahu Tahi: Minnesota Vikings RB Naufahu Tahi (ankle) should be able to play Week 2.
--RB Chester Taylor: Minnesota Vikings RB Chester Taylor’s (oblique) status for Week 2 is in question because of an oblique injury.
--FB Tony Richardson: Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings FB Tony Richardson (forearm) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--WR Robert Ferguson: Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Robert Ferguson (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Defense
--LB Vinny Ciurciu: Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings LB Vinny Ciurciu (hand) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--FS Mike Doss: Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings FS Mike Doss (calf) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tom Brady: Albert Breer, of the Metrowest Daily News, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) rested Wednesday, Sept. 12, and he had his shoulder treated. He will not miss any time.
--TE David Thomas: Albert Breer, of the Metrowest Daily News, reports New England Patriots TE David Thomas (foot) is day-to-day with a foot injury.
Defense
--DL Jarvis Green: Albert Breer, of the Metrowest Daily News, reports New England Patriots DE Jarvis Green (shoulder) is day-to-day with a shoulder injury.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Mark Campbell: New Orleans Saints TE Mark Campbell (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is considered questionable for Week 2.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Eli Manning: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said the status of QB Eli Manning (shoulder) for Week 2 will depend on how he feels during the week. “It depends on how he feels. It ends up being a day-to-day thing. The doctors come to me, they tell me how he feels, Ronnie Barnes comes to me and tells me how he feels, we talk it over and we’ll see what his status will be,” Coughlin said.
Defense
--DL Osi Umenyiora: New York Giants DL Osi Umenyiora (knee) is listed as day-to-day but is considered unlikely to play Week 2.
--CB Kevin Dockery: New York Giants CB Kevin Dockery (ankle) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and instead rode on the stationary bike. He is listed as day-to-day.
Special Teams
--PK Lawrence Tynes: ESPN.com reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes (calf) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. Tynes is expected to return to practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

New York Jets
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Chad Pennington: ESPNews reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (ankle) has been informed he will not play Week 2.
--RB Thomas Jones: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Thomas Jones (calf) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--FB Stacy Tutt: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FB Stacy Tutt (foot) participated fully in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--WR Chansi Stuckey: Randy Lange, of NewYorkJets.com, reports the New York Jets placed WR Chansi Stuckey (knee) on Injured Reserve.
--TE Joe Kowalewski: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Joe Kowalewski (finger) participated fully in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--OG Brandon Moore: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets OG Brandon Moore (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Defense
--DL Dewayne Robertson: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DT Dewayne Robertson (knee) participated fully in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--CB Andre Dyson: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB Andre Dyson (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--CB Justin Miller: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB Justin Miller (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--FS Eric Smith: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Eric Smith (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Oakland Raiders
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Josh McCown: Steve Corkran, of MediaNews, reports Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown (finger) is considered day-to-day and has not been ruled out for Week 2, according to a person close to McCown.
--C Jeremy Newberry: Oakland Raiders C Jeremy Newberry (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and he is unlikely to play Week 2.
Defense
--LB Isaiah Ekejiuba: Oakland Raiders LB Isaiah Ekejiuba (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is out for Week 2.
--CB Duane Starks: Oakland Raiders CB Duane Starks (groin) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and he may miss the team's Week 2 game.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Defense
--LB Marquis Cooper: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Marquis Cooper (hamstring) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but he is expected to play Week 2.
--CB Deshea Townsend: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Deshea Townsend (groin) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but he is expected to play Week 2.

San Francisco 49ers
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Billy Bajema: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Billy Bajema (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, after aggravating a high ankle sprain he suffered during training camp. Bajema’s status for Week 2 is unknown.
Defense
--CB Shawntae Spencer: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Shawntae Spencer (elbow) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but should be available for Week 2.
--CB Marcus Hudson: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Marcus Hudson (quadriceps) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but should be available for Week 2.
--FS Dashon Goldson: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers FS Dashon Goldson (elbow) participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but his status for Week 2 is uncertain.

Seattle Seahawks
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Maurice Morris: Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris (hip) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is questionable to play Week 2.
Defense
--LB LeRoy Hill: Seattle Seahawks LB LeRoy Hill (foot) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but is probable for Week 2.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Drew Bennett: St. Louis Rams WR Drew Bennett (quadriceps) returned to practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and appeared to take a regular turn in practice.
--C Richie Incognito: St. Louis Rams OG Richie Incognito (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 12. He is doubtful to play Week 2 against the San Francisco 49ers, and he could miss a couple of games with the injury.
--OT Orlando Pace: The St. Louis Rams have announced they have placed OT Orlando Pace (shoulder) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.
Defense
--DL Victor Adeyanju: St. Louis Rams DE Victor Adeyanju (knee) took part in the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.
--LB Chris Draft: St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is questionable for Week 2. LB Chris Draft took Tinoisamoa's place at weakside linebacker during practice Wednesday.
--LB Pisa Tinoisamoa: St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (ankle) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and is questionable for Week 2. LB Chris Draft took Tinoisamoa's place at weakside linebacker during practice Wednesday.
--FS O.J. Atogwe: St. Louis Rams FS O.J. Atogwe (ankle) practiced Wednesday, Sept. 12, and will play Week 2.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Cadillac Williams: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams (ribs) did not participate in the padded portion of practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but is making progress and may play Week 2.
Defense
--DL Chris Hovan: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Chris Hovan (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, but should be able to play Week 2.
--DL Patrick Chukwurah: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Patrick Chukwurah (knee) is out for Week 2.
--CB Brian Kelly: Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Brian Kelly (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12, and will likely not play Week 2.

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