NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on September 21, 2007 @ 16:00:00 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Josh McCown | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown (foot) practiced Friday, Sept. 21, and he is expected to start Week 3. He is listed as probable for the game.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is doubtful for Week 3.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Brady is listed as probable for Week 3.

QB | Trent Green | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins QB Trent Green (ankle) injured his ankle during practice Friday, Sept. 21, and has been listed as probable for Week 3.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants QB Eli Manning (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Manning was not listed on the injury report. He is expected to start Week 3.

QB | Steve McNair | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Steve McNair (groin) participated in practice with the first team Friday, Sept. 21. McNair is listed as probable for Week 3.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 21. Pennington is listed as questionable for Week 3, but he is expected to start Week 3.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (ribs) is listed as probable for Week 3. Bulger participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Bob Kent, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (knee) participated in practice without a brace on his surgically repaired right knee Friday, Sept. 21.


Running Back

RB | LaMont Jordan | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB LaMont Jordan (back) was unable to finish practice Friday, Sept. 21, but he will play Week 3. He is listed as probable for the game.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (wrist) is probable for Week 3.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (knee) will play Week 3.

RB | Kevin Jones | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones (foot) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Jones is listed as questionable for Week 3. He is expected to play in limited capacity.

RB | Vernand Morency | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers RB Vernand Morency (knee) is listed as doubtful for Week 3.

RB | Ahman Green | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (knee) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Green is listed as probable for Week 3, and he is expected to start in the game.

RB | Chester Taylor | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Chester Taylor (hip) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 21. Taylor is listed as questionable for Week 3, but may play in the game. He said he feels pretty good.

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (foot) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21 and is not on the injury list. White is expected to start Week 3.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 21.

RB | Deuce McAllister | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Deuce McAllister (knee) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is not on the injury list.

RB | Thomas Jones | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Thomas Jones (calf) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Jones is listed as probable for Week 3 and will start in the game.

RB | Travis Henry | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Travis Henry (ankle) will play Week 3.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
John Crumpacker, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore is expected to practice Thursday, Sept. 20. Gore missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 19, to attend his mother's funeral.


Wide Receiver

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 3.

WR | Arnaz Battle | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Arnaz Battle (groin) practiced Friday, Sept. 21, and is expected to start Week 3.

WR | Darrell Jackson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Darrell Jackson (back) practiced Friday, Sept. 21, and is expected to start Week 3.

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (knee) is expected to play Week 3. He is listed as probable for the game.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis (quadriceps) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and will play Week 3.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (hamstring) is expected to play during Week 3.

WR | Donte' Stallworth | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Donte' Stallworth (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Stallworth is listed as questionable for Week 3.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Burress is expected to be a game-time decision. He does not know how much he will play during Week 3.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 21. Cotchery is listed as questionable for Week 3 and may play in the game.

WR | Patrick Crayton | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Norris, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips said WR Patrick Crayton (finger) is having no problems catching passes or fielding punts during practice after he dislocated his pinky finger Week 2.

WR | Chris Chambers | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Harvey Fialkov, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Chris Chambers (calf) has a strained calf. His status for Week 3 is unknown.

WR | James Jones | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR James Jones (hamstring) injured his hamstring during practice Thursday, Sept. 20. His availability for Week 3 is in doubt.

WR | Randy Moss | New England Patriots | Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Randy Moss (team decision) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 20.


Tight End

TE | Dallas Clark | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (neck) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Clark is expected to play and is listed as questionable for Week 3.

TE | Bubba Franks | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers TE Bubba Franks (knee) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Franks is listed as probable for Week 3.

TE | Alge Crumpler | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons TE Alge Crumpler (knee) returned to practice Friday, Sept. 21. Crumpler is expected to play during Week 3.

TE | Greg Olsen | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears TE Greg Olsen (knee) participated in practice Friday, Sep. 21, and will play Week 3.

TE | L.J. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Bob Kent, of PhiladelhiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (groin) underwent surgery on his injured groin. Smith is listed as out for Week 3. His rehab and recovery is said to be week-to-week.

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis told head coach Mike Nolan he wants to be more involved in the offense so the offense can be more productive. Davis has only caught four passes this season.


Place Kicker

PK | David Akers | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles PK David Akers (quadriceps) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and will play Week 3.

PK | Josh Scobee | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars PK Josh Scobee (quadriceps) will not play Week 3.


Defensive Line

DL | Derrick Burgess | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (calf) missed the team's practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is questionable for Week 3.

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (elbow) practiced Friday, Sept. 21, and is expected to play Week 3.

DL | Jevon Kearse | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles DE Jevon Kearse (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and will play Week 3.

DL | Cullen Jenkins | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers DL Cullen Jenkins (wrist) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Jenkins is listed as probable for Week 3.

DL | Aaron Kampman | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers DL Aaron Kampman (ribs) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Kampman is listed as probable for Week 3.

DL | Kendrick Clancy | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints DT Kendrick Clancy (toe) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 21. Robertson is listed as questionable for Week 3, but should be able to play in the game.

DL | John Henderson | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars DL John Henderson (concussion) did not practice Friday, Sept. 21. Henderson is listed as doubtful for Week 3.

DL | Alan Branch | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals DT Alan Branch (hand) practiced in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and has been medically cleared to play Week 3. Branch will be a game-time decision.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (quadriceps) did not practice due to a team decision Friday, Sept. 21. Abraham is listed as probable for Week 3.

DL | Phillip Daniels | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Phillip Daniels (foot) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

DL | Alex Brown | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DE Alex Brown (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Sep. 21, and should be able to play Week 3.

DL | Tommie Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Tommie Harris (hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Sep. 21, and should be able to play Week 3.

DL | Mike Montgomery | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Mike Montgomery (knee) was extremely limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 20. He is out for Week 3.

DL | Leonard Little | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams DL Leonard Little (toe) participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 20. Little is expected to play during Week 3.


Linebacker

LB | Rob Morris | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Rob Morris (oblique) did not practice Friday, Sept. 21. Morris is listed as questionable and is a game-time decision for Week 3.

LB | Stephen Cooper | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Stephen Cooper (neck) practiced Friday, Sept. 21, and he will play Week 3.

LB | Ahmad Brooks | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Ahmad Brooks (groin) is not expected to play Week 3. He is listed as doubtful for the game.

LB | Lemar Marshall | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Lemar Marshall (groin) has a chance to play Week 3. He is listed as doubtful for the game.

LB | Willie McGinest | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (back) did not practice Friday, Sept. 21. McGinest is listed as out for Week 3.

LB | Zach Thomas | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Zach Thomas (head) has been ruled out for Week 3.

LB | Pisa Tinoisamoa | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 3. Tinoisamoa has done individual drills during practice this week and has worked with the scout team. He is likely a week awat from returning.

LB | Ian Gold | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos LB Ian Gold (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is expected to play Week 3.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Friday, Sep. 21, but is expected to start Week 3.

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (quadriceps) practiced Thursday, Sept. 20, and is expected to play Week 3.

LB | Greg Ellis | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys LB Greg Ellis (Achilles') did individual drills during practice Thursday, Sept. 200, but none with the team. He will miss the Week 3 game.

LB | Landon Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Depth Chart Tidbit
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Landon Johnson will likely start at middle linebacker Week 3, if LB Ahmad Brooks (groin) is not able to play in the game.


Cornerback

CB | Lito Sheppard | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Lito Sheppard (knee) is listed as doubtful for Week 3.

CB | Al Harris | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (back) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Harris is listed as probable for Week 3.

CB | Leigh Bodden | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of the Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Leigh Bodden (groin) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Bodden is listed as questionable and should play during Week 3.

CB | Cortland Finnegan | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans CB Cortland Finnegan (hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Finnegan is listed as questionable for Week 3, but he is expected to play in the game.

CB | Terrence McGee | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills CB Terrence McGee (ribs) is expected to start Week 3, but he may not be able to finish the game.

CB | Tye Hill | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (back) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is out for Week 3. Hill is expected to miss the next three to five weeks.

CB | Brian Kelly | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Brian Kelly (groin) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Kelly is listed as questionable for Week 3, but he may be able to play Week 3.

CB | Deltha O'Neal | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Deltha O'Neal (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. O'Neal is listed as probable for Week 3.

CB | Fred Smoot | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is listed as questionable for Week 3. Smoot may play in the game.

CB | Terence Newman | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (foot) practiced Thursday, Sept. 20, and he worked with the first-team nickel. Head coach Wade Phillips said Newman appears closer to playing, but he will still be a game-time decision for Week 3.


Strong Safety

SS | Clinton Hart | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers SS Clinton Hart (hamstring) practiced Friday, Sept. 21, and he will play Week 3.

SS | Sean Considine | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles SS Sean Considine (knee) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and will play Week 3.

SS | Aaron Rouse | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers SS Aaron Rouse (hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Rouse could play on special teams during Week 3.

SS | Darren Sharper | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings SS Darren Sharper (hip) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 21. Sharper is listed as questionable for Week 3, and he will be a game-time decision.

SS | Jay Bellamy | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints SS Jay Bellamy (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and will not play Week 3.

SS | Donovin Darius | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Updating a previous report, MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins SS Donovin Darius (calf) is out for Week 3.


Free Safety

FS | Dexter Jackson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FS Dexter Jackson (back) is expected to play Week 3. He is listed as probable for the game.

FS | Brian Dawkins | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FS Brian Dawkins (neck) has a good chance to play Week 3.

FS | Mike Doss | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings FS Mike Doss (calf) is listed as probable for Week 3.

FS | Eugene Wilson | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of the Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots FS Eugene Wilson (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 21. Wilson is listed as questionable for Week 3.

FS | Eric Smith | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Eric Smith (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 21. Smith is listed as questionable for Week 3, but he should be able to play in the game.

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