Wednesday Practice Report
on October 3, 2007 @ 15:10:15 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Marcel Shipp: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals RB Marcel Shipp (ribs) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR Anquan Boldin: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (hip) is trying to rehab his injured hip, but is still having soreness. Boldin is currently day-to-day.
--OT Levi Brown: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals OT Levi Brown (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Defense
--LB Karlos Dansby: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals LB Karlos Dansby (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He should be able to play Week 5.

Atlanta Falcons
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Dwayne Blakley: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons TE Dwayne Blakley (pectoral) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and he had his shoulder heavily wrapped. Blakley will be out for at least one more week.
--OT Todd Weiner: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons OT Todd Weiner (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Weiner was resting during practice. He will likely play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Jonathan Babineaux: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Babineaux will likely miss the next two weeks.
--DL Rod Coleman: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DT Rod Coleman (quadriceps, knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and has a huge sleeve over his knee. Coleman is likely out at least one more week.
--LB Keith Brooking: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Keith Brooking (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Brooking will likely play Week 5.
--FS Chris Crocker: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FS Chris Crocker (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Crocker was resting during practice. He will likely play Week 5.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Steve McNair: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Steve McNair (groin) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. McNair is expected to start during Week 5.
--FB Justin Green: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FB Justin Green (thigh) is expected to play special teams during Week 5.
--WR Demetrius Williams: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Demetrius Williams (heel) is expected to start during Week 5.
--WR Mark Clayton: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Mark Clayton (calf) is considered as questionable for Week 5.
--WR Derrick Mason: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Mason is expected to start during Week 5.
--TE Daniel Wilcox: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Daniel Wilcox (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Wilcox will likely try and play during Week 5. He has missed the past two games due to an ankle injury.
--OT Jonathan Ogden: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens OT Jonathan Ogden (toe) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Ogden is considered a game-time decision for Week 5.
Defense
--DL Trevor Pryce: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Trevor Pryce (wrist) is expected to be out for Week 5. Pryce will likely be replaced by DL Dwan Edwards.
--DL Dwan Edwards: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Dwan Edwards is expected to replace DL Trevor Pryce (wrist) if Pryce does not play during Week 5.
--LB Gary Stills: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Gary Stills (knee) is expected to play on special teams during Week 5. Stills was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--LB Ray Lewis: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Ray Lewis (ankle) is expected to start Week 5. Lewis was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--CB David Pittman: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB David Pittman could replace CB Samari Rolle (illness) if Rolle does not play during Week 5.
--CB Corey Ivy: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Corey Ivy could replace CB Samari Rolle (illness) if Rolle does not play during Week 5.
--CB Samari Rolle: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (illness) is expected to be out for Week 5 due to his medication making him lethargic.
--FS Ed Reed: Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (wrist) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Reed had his wrist wrapped during practice. He is expected to start during Week 5.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Defense
--LB Keith Ellison: Buffalo Bills LB Keith Ellison (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Ellison is considered questionable for Week 5.
--CB Ashton Youboty: Buffalo Bills CB Ashton Youboty (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Youboty is considered doubtful for Week 5.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB David Carr: Carolina Panthers QB David Carr is expected to replace QB Jake Delhomme (elbow) if Delhomme does not play during Week 5.
--QB Jake Delhomme: Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme (elbow) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--RB DeShaun Foster: Carolina Panthers RB DeShaun Foster (team decision) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Head coach John Fox said it was a team decision and Foster is not injured.
--RB Nick Goings: Carolina Panthers RB Nick Goings (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Defense
--LB Adam Seward: Carolina Panthers LB Adam Seward (calf) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--LB Dan Morgan: Carolina Panthers LB Dan Morgan (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Adrian N. Peterson: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Adrian N. Peterson (calf) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--OG Ruben Brown: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OG Ruben Brown (shoulder) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but is expected to play Week 5.
--OT John Tait: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OT John Tait (ankle) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Tait may not be able to play Week 5.
--OT Fred Miller: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OT Fred Miller (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but is expected to play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Tommie Harris: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Tommie Harris (knee) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but is expected to play Week 5.
--LB Lance Briggs: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (hamstring) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--CB Charles Tillman: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (ankle) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but did some running on the side.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (groin) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is not expected to play Week 5.
--FS Brandon McGowan: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears FS Brandon McGowan (shoulder) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--SS Adam Archuleta: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears SS Adam Archuleta (hand) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Chris Perry: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Chris Perry (ankle) was at practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Perry was not participating but appeared to be going to work out with trainers.
--RB Rudi Johnson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Rudi Johnson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR Tab Perry: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Tab Perry (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR Chad Johnson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Johnson (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Johnson was in a protective walking boot and stood on the field talking with offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski during the early portion of practice.
Defense
--DL Domata Peko: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Domata Peko (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--DL Jonathan Fanene: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DL Jonathan Fanene (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--LB Rashad Jeanty: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Rashad Jeanty (calf) was working on the sideline with strength and conditioning coaches during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He has not played a game all season due to a calf injury.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Kellen Winslow: Scott Petrak, of The Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Winslow is expected to play Week 5, but head coach Romeo Crennel said the injury will likely linger all season.
--OG Eric Steinbach: Scott Petrak, of The Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OG Eric Steinbach (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He said he is fine.
Defense
--DL Orpheus Roye: Scott Petrak, of The Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DE Orpheus Roye (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Roye is expected to play Week 5.
--LB Willie McGinest: Scott Petrak, of The Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (back) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and will play Week 5.
--LB Antwan Peek: Scott Petrak, of The Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Antwan Peek (foot) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and will play Week 5.
--CB Gary Baxter: Scott Petrak, of The Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Gary Baxter (knees) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Special Teams
--P Dave Zastudil: Scott Petrak, of The Medina Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns P Dave Zastudil (back) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and may be able to play Week 5.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Oliver Hoyte: Dallas Cowboys FB Oliver Hoyte (neck) has missed the last two games due to a neck injury. FB Deon Anderson has started the last two games in Hoyte's place.
Defense
--CB Anthony Henry: Dallas Cowboys CB Anthony Henry (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Henry was wearing a protective boot. He may not play during Week 5.
--CB Courtney Brown: Dallas Cowboys CB Courtney Brown (biceps) did not play during Week 4. Brown could miss a few weeks due to a biceps injury.
--SS Keith Davis: Dallas Cowboys SS Keith Davis (pectoral) may not be available to play during Week 5 due to a pectoral injury.

Denver Broncos
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Travis Henry: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos RB Travis Henry (knee, ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. His availability for Week 5 will be determined later in the week. Henry is listed as day-to-day.
--FB Mike Bell: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos FB Mike Bell (concussion) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but does not know if he will be able to play Week 5
--WR Javon Walker: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos WR Javon Walker (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is considered day-to-day. Walker said the fluids in his knee need to drain.
Defense
--DL John Engelberger: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos DE John Engelberger (shoulder) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is listed as day-to-day.
--FS John Lynch: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos FS John Lynch (groin) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is expected to play Week 5.
Special Teams
--PK Jason Elam: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos PK Jason Elam (groin) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Offense
--RB T.J. Duckett: Detroit Lions RB T.J. Duckett (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--RB Brian Calhoun: Detroit Lions RB Brian Calhoun (knee) will have his knee re-evaluated because it is hurting. Calhoun tore his ACL last season and it continues bother him.
--WR Calvin Johnson: Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Head coach Rod Marinelli is optimistic Johnson will be able to play Week 5.
--OG Damien Woody: Detroit Lions OG Damien Woody (ribs) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and should be able to play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Corey Smith: Detroit Lions DE Corey Smith (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--DL Kalimba Edwards: Detroit Lions DE Kalimba Edwards (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Edwards will likely play Week 5.
--LB Alex Lewis: Detroit Lions LB Alex Lewis (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is unlikely to play Week 5.
--LB Anthony Cannon: Detroit Lions LB Anthony Cannon (quadriceps) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Houston Texans
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Schaub: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (thigh) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 3, and will play Week 5.
--RB Ahman Green: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. The team is hopeful he will play Week 5.
--WR Jerome Mathis: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Jerome Mathis (leg) did not practice much Wednesday, Oct. 3, and he will likely miss Week 5.
--WR Jacoby Jones: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Jacoby Jones (shoulder) was on the teamís practice field Wednesday, Oct. 3, but he did not participate.
Defense
--DL N.D. Kalu: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DE N.D. Kalu (hand) barely practiced Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is likely out for Week 5.
--CB Dunta Robinson: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans CB Dunta Robinson (hand) practiced Wednesady, Oct. 3, and is expected to play Week 5.
--CB Fred Bennett: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans CB Fred Bennett (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 3, and will play Week 5.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Joseph Addai: Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (shoulder, back) will likely miss a day or two of practice this week but is expected to play Week 5.
--WR Marvin Harrison: Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) is not expected to practice until Friday, Oct. 5. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--TE Ben Utecht: Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Utecht (concussion) is considered doubtful for Week 5.
Defense
--LB Freddie Keiaho: Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (elbow) is expected to play Week 5.
--LB Rob Morris: Indianapolis Colts LB Rob Morris (knee) underwent knee surgery and will be placed on Injured Reserve Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Offense
--TE George Wrighster: Jacksonville Jaguars TE George Wrighster (knee) was somewhat limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--C Brad Meester: Jacksonville Jaguars C Brad Meester (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is out for Week 5.
--OG Vincent Manuwai: Jacksonville Jaguars OG Vincent Manuwai (hip) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He should be ready for Week 5.
--OT Khalif Barnes: Jacksonville Jaguars OL Khalif Barnes (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Defense
--DL John Henderson: Jacksonville Jaguars DT John Henderson (head) will return to the teamís lineup Week 5.
--LB Justin Durant: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Justin Durant (knee) should be ready for Week 5.
--LB Clint Ingram: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Clint Ingram (ankle) will return to the lineup Week 5.
Special Teams
--PK Josh Scobee: Jacksonville Jaguars PK Josh Scobee (quadriceps) tried to kick Tuesday, Oct. 2, but he stopped after the first attempt. He is likely out another two or three weeks.

Kansas City Chiefs
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Larry Johnson: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Larry Johnson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but will likely play Week 5.
--WR Samie Parker: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison (hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is expected to start Week 5, and take the place of WR Samie Parker.
--WR Eddie Kennison: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison (hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is expected to start Week 5, and take the place of WR Samie Parker.
--OT Kyle Turley: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs OT Kyle Turley (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. His status foe Week 5 is uncertain.
Defense
--LB Keyaron Fox: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Keyaron Fox (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is out for Week 5.
--CB Dimitri Patterson: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Dimitri Patterson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is out for Week 5.
--CB Benny Sapp: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs CB Benny Sapp (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is unlikely to play Week 5.

Miami Dolphins
Current Updates
Defense
--DL Keith Traylor: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Keith Traylor (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Traylor said he expects to play during Week 5.
--DL Vonnie Holliday: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Vonnie Holliday (ankle) is likely out a few weeks due to an ankle injury.
--LB Channing Crowder: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (ankle) worked on rehab drills with a team trainer during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Crowder is considered doubtful for Week 5.
--LB Zach Thomas: Updating a previous report, Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Zach Thomas (concussion) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Thomas was limited during contract drills. He is expected to play during Week 5.
--SS Travares Tillman: Updating a previous report, Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins SS Travares Tillman (knee) is expected to be out at least two weeks due to a knee injury. Tillman had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday, Oct. 3.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tom Brady: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--RB Laurence Maroney: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (groin) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR Donte' Stallworth: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Donte' Stallworth (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR Kelley Washington: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Kelley Washington (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--TE David Thomas: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE David Thomas (foot) was placed on Injured Reserve Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--C Dan Koppen: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots C Dan Koppen (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--OG Stephen Neal: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots OG Stephen Neal (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Defense
--LB Rosevelt Colvin: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots LB Rosevelt Colvin (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--CB Randall Gay: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots CB Randall Gay (thigh) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Offense
--WR David Patten: New Orleans Saints WR David Patten (calf) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is considered questionable for Week 5.
Defense
--DL Kendrick Clancy: New Orleans Saints DT Kendrick Clancy (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is considered questionable for Week 5.
--LB Scott Fujita: New Orleans Saints LB Scott Fujita (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is considered questionable for Week 5.
--CB Jason Craft: New Orleans Saints CB Jason Craft will replace CB Jason David (forearm) in the lineup. David is expected to miss four to six weeks.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Brandon Jacobs: New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--RB Derrick Ward: New York Giants RB Derrick Ward (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Ward is expected to play Week 5.
--WR Steven Smith: New York Giants WR Steven Smith (shoulder) has not been cleared to practice as of yet.
--WR Plaxico Burress: New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, because he was receiving treatment on his injured ankle.
--OG Chris Snee: New York Giants OG Chris Snee (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Snee appeared to be moving well during practice, and he should be able to play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Michael Strahan: New York Giants DE Michael Strahan (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but did ride a stationary bike on the side. Strahan is expected to practice Thursday, Oct. 3. He should be able to play Week 5.
--CB Sam Madison: New York Giants CB Sam Madison (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is not on the injury list.

New York Jets
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Chad Pennington: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Pennington is expected to start Week 5.
--RB Thomas Jones: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets RB Thomas Jones (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--FB Darian Barnes: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FB Darian Barnes (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR Jerricho Cotchery: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--TE Joe Kowalewski: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Joe Kowalewski (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--OG Brandon Moore: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets OG Brandon Moore (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Defense
--DL David Bowens: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB David Bowens (hand) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--DL Dewayne Robertson: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--LB Cody Spencer: Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets LB Cody Spencer (illness) hopes to play next season, according to sources. Spencer was placed on the Non-Football Injury list and will list the rest of the season.
--CB David Barrett: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (thigh) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--CB Andre Dyson: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB Andre Dyson (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--FS Erik Coleman: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Erik Coleman (head) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--FS Eric Smith: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Eric Smith (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Ben Roethlisberger: Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (foot) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but he is expected to play Week 5.
--WR Hines Ward: Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee) is expected to have an MRI Wednesday, Oct. 3. The MRI is to help him determine whether he will play during Week 5. Head coach Mike Tomlin considered Ward day-to-day.
Defense
--DL Casey Hampton: Pittsburgh Steelers DT Casey Hampton (hamstring) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but will probably play Week 5.
--LB Clint Kriewaldt: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Clint Kriewaldt (illness) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. His illness is not considered serious.
--CB Bryant McFadden: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (ankle) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and he probably will not play Week 5. He is doubtful to play in the game.
--SS Troy Polamalu: Pittsburgh Steelers S Troy Polamalu (abdomen) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but will probably play Week 5.

Retired
Current Updates
Defense
--CB Kevin Smith: Detroit Lions CB Kevin Smith (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

San Francisco 49ers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Alex D. Smith: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers are disputing an ESPN report that stated QB Alex D. Smith (shoulder) will see Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion, and that he will have surgery if the initial diagnosis is confirmed. "The only thing that's right is that we're sending the lab results to Dr. Andrews. I don't know who talked to him, but it wasn't right," 49ers director of public relations Aaron Salkin said. The team is sending the lab results to Dr. Andrews because they want him to examine them and offer an opinion.
--WR Jason Hill: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Jason Hill (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but he has a chance to play Week 5. He is expected to get some time as the No. 3 wide receiver when he is healthy.
--TE Billy Bajema: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Billy Bajema (ankle) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is questionable for Week 5.
--TE Vernon Davis: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (knee) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is out for Week 5.
Defense
--CB Tarell Brown: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Tarell Brown (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 3, and he should be available for Week 5.

Seattle Seahawks
Current Updates
Defense
--DL Rocky Bernard: Seattle Seahawks DT Rocky Bernard (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is questionable for Week 5.
--LB Will Herring: Seattle Seahawks LB Will Herring (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is questionable for Week 5.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Gus Frerotte: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams QB Gus Frerotte has been elevated to starting quarterback for at least one week with QB Marc Bulger (ribs) out with two broken ribs.
--QB Marc Bulger: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (ribs) will sit for a week or two in order to give his ribs a chance to heal.
--WR Isaac Bruce: St. Louis Rams WR Isaac Bruce (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Bruce is not expected to play during Week 5.
--WR Dane Looker: St. Louis Rams WR Dane Looker (thigh) is considered out for Week 5.
--WR Drew Bennett: St. Louis Rams WR Drew Bennett is likely to replace WR Isaac Bruce (hamstring) if Bruce does not play during Week 5.
--OG Richie Incognito: St. Louis Rams OG Richie Incognito (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Incognito has missed all four regular season games due to an ankle injury. He said he expects to start Week 5.
--OT Brandon Gorin: St. Louis Rams OT Brandon Gorin is likely to start Week 5 if OT Adam Goldberg (knee) does not start during Week 5.
Defense
--DL James Hall: St. Louis Rams DL James Hall (pectoral) was very limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--DL Leonard Little: St. Louis Rams DL Leonard Little (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Little is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Raonall Smith: St. Louis Rams LB Raonall Smith (knee) is expected to be out for Week 5. Smith is expected to be out two to three weeks.
--CB Tye Hill: St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (back, ribs) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Hill has missed the last three games due to a back and rib injury. He is likely out at least one more week.
--FS Corey Chavous: St. Louis Rams SS Corey Chavous (pectoral) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Chavous is not expected to play during Week 5.
--SS Todd Johnson: St. Louis Rams SS Todd Johnson, along with SS Jerome Carter, is expected to replace SS Corey Chavous (pectoral) if Chavous does not play during Week 5.
--SS Jerome Carter: St. Louis Rams SS Jerome Carter, along with SS Todd Johnson, is expected to replace SS Corey Chavous (pectoral) if Chavous does not play during Week 5.
Special Teams
--P Donnie Jones: St. Louis Rams P Donnie Jones could replace WR Dane Looker (thigh) as holder if Looker does not play during Week 5.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Cadillac Williams: Charles Gonzalez, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.
--OT Luke Petitgout: Charles Gonzalez, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Luke Petitgout (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.
Defense
--DL Greg Spires: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Greg Spires (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Spires is likely to play during Week 5.

Tennessee Titans
Current Updates
Offense
--RB LenDale White: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, but is expected to play Week 5.
--TE Casey Cramer: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans TE Casey Cramer (hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is no longer on the injury report. Cramer is expected to be available Week 5.
Defense
--LB David Thornton: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB David Thornton (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. He is expected to play Week 5.
Special Teams
--P Craig Hentrich: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans P Craig Hentrich (back) punted before practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, according to head coach Jeff Fisher. Hentrich is listed as questionable for Week 5.

Washington Redskins
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Clinton Portis: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR Santana Moss: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--WR Brandon Lloyd: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Brandon Lloyd (shin) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Defense
--DL Phillip Daniels: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Phillip Daniels (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--CB Fred Smoot: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--FS Sean Taylor: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins FS Sean Taylor (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
--SS Vernon Fox: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins SS Vernon Fox (groin) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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