Thursday Practice Report
on October 4, 2007 @ 16:45:20 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) practiced Thursday, Oct. 4. He is expected to play in Week 5.
--WR Anquan Boldin: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (hip) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He seems unlikely to play in Week 5.
--OT Levi Brown: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals OT Levi Brown (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He seems unlikely to play in Week 5.
Defense
--LB Karlos Dansby: Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals LB Karlos Dansby (shoulder) practiced Thursday, Oct. 4. He is expected to play in Week 5.

Atlanta Falcons
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Alge Crumpler: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons TE Alge Crumpler (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4, because the team wanted him to rest. Crumpler is expected to play Week 5.
--OT Todd Weiner: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons OT Todd Weiner (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
Defense
--DL Rod Coleman: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DT Rod Coleman (quadriceps, knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Coleman may be able to play Week 5.
--LB Keith Brooking: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Keith Brooking (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Brooking will play Week 5 with the injury.
--FS Chris Crocker: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FS Chris Crocker (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Crocker will play Week 5.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Steve McNair: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Steve McNair (groin) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. McNair is expected to start Week 5.
--WR Derrick Mason: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Mason may be a game-time decision for Week 5.
--WR Yamon Figurs: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Yamon Figurs (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Figurs will likely be listed as questionable for Week 4.
--TE Todd Heap: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Heap may not play Week 5.
--TE Daniel Wilcox: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Daniel Wilcox (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but said he expects to play Week 5. Wilcox may start at tight end if TE Todd Heap (hamstring) is not able to play.
--OT Jonathan Ogden: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens OT Jonathan Ogden (toe) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Ogden did not work with the first team during practice. He is not expected to play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Trevor Pryce: Mark Duffy, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Trevor Pryce (wrist) said he plans on returning Sunday, Nov. 5 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
--DL Terrell Suggs: Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell Suggs (eye) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Suggs is expected to start Week 5.
--LB Dan Cody: Edward Lee, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens LB Dan Cody (knee, leg) appeared to injure his left leg Wednesday, Oct. 4. Cody was working with linebackers coach Jeff FitzGerald and was limping off the field after the workout. Cody is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--QB J.P. Losman: Buffalo Bills QB J.P. Losman (knee) is out for Week 5.
Defense
--LB Keith Ellison: Buffalo Bills LB Keith Ellison (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and is probable for Week 5.
--CB Ashton Youboty: Buffalo Bills CB Ashton Youboty (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and is doubtful for Week 5.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Jake Delhomme: Pat Yasinskas, of The Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers QB Jake Delhomme (elbow) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--QB David Carr: The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers QB David Carr appears likely to start in place of QB Jake Delhomme (elbow).
--RB Nick Goings: Pat Yasinskas, of The Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers RB Nick Goings (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
Defense
--LB Adam Seward: Pat Yasinskas, of The Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers LB Adam Seward (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--LB Dan Morgan: Pat Yasinskas, of The Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers LB Dan Morgan (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

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 Thursday, Oct. 4.
--OG Ruben Brown: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OG Ruben Brown (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Brown is expected to play during Week 5.
--OT Fred Miller: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OT Fred Miller (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Miller is expected to play during Week 5.
--OT John Tait: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OT John Tait (ankle) was held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Tait could miss Week 5.
Defense
--DL Tommie Harris: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Harris is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Lance Briggs: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (hamstring) was held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Briggs had a court appearance for charges regarding his one-vehicle Lamborghini accident.
--CB Charles Tillman: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (ankle) was held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (groin) was held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Vasher is not expected to play during Week 5.
--FS Brandon McGowan: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears FS Brandon McGowan (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Rudi Johnson: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Rudi Johnson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--WR Tab Perry: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Tab Perry (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--WR Chad Johnson: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Johnson (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--OT Levi Jones: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Levi Jones (knee) will start at left tackle Week 6.
--OT Willie Anderson: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Willie Anderson (heel, ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
Defense
--LB Anthony Schlegel: Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Anthony Schlegel (toe) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--LB Rashad Jeanty: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Rashad Jeanty (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but worked on the sidelines with a strength coach.
--LB Caleb Miller: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Caleb Miller (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--LB Ahmad Brooks: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Ahmad Brooks (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--SS Ethan Kilmer: Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals SS Ethan Kilmer (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Kellen Winslow: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Winslow is expected to play during Week 5.
--OG Eric Steinbach: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns OG Eric Steinbach (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Steinbach is expected to play during Week 5.
Defense
--DL Orpheus Roye: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DL Orpheus Roye (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Roye is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Willie McGinest: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (back) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. McGinest is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Antwan Peek: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Antwan Peek (foot) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Peek is expected to play during Week 5.
Special Teams
--P Dave Zastudil: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns P Dave Zastudil (back) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. The team may be cautious and give Zastudil another week's rest.

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 Thursday, Oct. 4. Henry will be a game-time decision for Week 5.
--FB Paul Smith: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos FB Paul Smith (neck) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--FB Mike Bell: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos FB Mike Bell (concussion) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but does not know if he will play Week 5.
--WR Javon Walker: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos WR Javon Walker (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Walker will be a game-time decision for Week 5.
Defense
--DL John Engelberger: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos DL John Engelberger (shoulder) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and will play Week 5.
--FS John Lynch: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos FS John Lynch (groin) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and will play Week 5.
--FS Hamza Abdullah: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos FS Hamza Abdullah (hip) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
Special Teams
--PK Jason Elam: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos PK Jason Elam (groin) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and will play Week 5.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Brian Calhoun: Mike O'Hara, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions RB Brian Calhoun (knee) was placed on Injured Reserve Thursday, Oct. 4.
--RB T.J. Duckett: Detroit Lions RB T.J. Duckett (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Duckett is considered day-to-day.
--WR Calvin Johnson: Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (back) ran through drills during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Johnson appears likely to return to play during Week 5 and is considered day-to-day.
--OG Damien Woody: Detroit Lions OG Damien Woody (ribs) appears likely to return for Week 5. Woody is not expected to start and is considered day-to-day.
--OT Stephen Peterman: Detroit Lions OT Stephen Peterman could start in place of OG Damien Woody (ribs) for Week 5.
Defense
--DL Kalimba Edwards: Detroit Lions DL Kalimba Edwards (ankle) appears likely to return for Week 5. Edwards missed two games due to an ankle injury. He is considered day-to-day.
--DL Corey Smith: Detroit Lions DL Corey Smith (groin) is considered day-to-day with a groin injury.
--LB Alex Lewis: Detroit Lions LB Alex Lewis (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Lewis seems unlikely to play during Week 5 and is considered day-to-day.
--LB Anthony Cannon: Detroit Lions LB Anthony Cannon (quadriceps) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Cannon is considered day-to-day.
--CB Keith Smith: Detroit Lions CB Keith Smith (ankle) was at practice riding an exercise bike during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Smith is considered day-to-day.

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) remains off the team's injury report for Week 5 and took part in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He is expected to play during Week 5 and may be available for an increased workload.
--RB Brandon Jackson: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Brandon Jackson (shin) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and appears likely to miss the team's Week 5 game.
--WR Greg Jennings: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (hamstring) was extremely limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. While he probably won't see a lot of work until Friday, Oct. 5, he is still expected to play during Week 5.
--TE Bubba Franks: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Bubba Franks (knee) is expected to play during Week 5 after being removed from the team's injury report Thursday, Oct. 4.
--C Scott Wells: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers C Scott Wells (hamstring) took part in full practice Thursday, Oct 4, and is expected to start during Week 5.
--OT Chad Clifton: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OLT Chad Clifton (illness) took part in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, on a limited basis. He is expected to play during Week 5.
Defense
--DL Corey Williams: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DT Corey Williams (back) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but that was better than he did in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. It appears likely he will be available during Week 5.
--DL Cullen Jenkins: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DT Cullen Jenkins (ribs) was extremely limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but may be available to play in Week 5.
--DL Colin Cole: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DT Colin Cole (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 4, after suffering a slight concussion the day before. His status for Week 5 is uncertain.
--DL Mike Montgomery: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Mike Montgomery (knee) was limited during practice again Thursday, Oct. 4, but may still be available for Week 5.
--CB Will Blackmon: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (foot) broke his right foot during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. This is the same foot he broke during the spring of 2006. He is likely to miss the remainder of the season.
--CB Al Harris: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (back, hand) was extremely limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. His status for Week 5 will come down to how well he responds during practice Friday, Oct. 5, as well to how he feels Saturday, Oct. 6.
--CB Charles Woodson: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (foot, hip) is dealing with a sore hip flexor and a sore foot, which is the greater concern. He was extremely limited during practice again Thursday, Oct. 4.
--FS Nick Collins: Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers S Nick Collins (knee) was extremely limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but appears to have a chance at playing during Week 5.

Houston Texans
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Schaub: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (thigh) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and will play Week 5. Schaub had an MRI done on his thigh, but the Texans are saying the injury is not serious.
--RB Ahman Green: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (knee) did not practice much Thursday, Oct. 4. The Texans hope Green will play Week 5 but are not overly confident he will be able to play.
--WR Jacoby Jones: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Jacoby Jones (shoulder) was on the practice field, but did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He is not expected to play Week 5.
--WR Jerome Mathis: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Jerome Mathis (leg) went to see a specialist Thursday, Oct. 4, to figure out what is wrong. The Texans do not know that his injury is, but Mathis will likely he out for an extended period of time.
Defense
--CB Dunta Robinson: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans CB Dunta Robinson (hand) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He is expected to play Week 5.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Roy Hall: Indianapolis Colts WR Roy Hall (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He is expected to be out for a couple more weeks.
--WR Marvin Harrison: Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Harrison may practice Friday, Oct. 5. He is considered questionable for Week 5.
--TE Ben Utecht: Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Utecht (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Utecht is considered doubtful and is not expected to play during Week 5.
Defense
--LB Clint Session: Indianapolis Colts LB Clint Session (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Session is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Freddie Keiaho: Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He is considered questionable for Week 5.
--LB Rob Morris: Updating a previous report, the Indianapolis Colts have placed LB Rob Morris (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.
--CB T.J. Rushing: Indianapolis Colts CB T.J. Rushing (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Rushing is expected to play during Week 5.
--FS Bob Sanders: Indianapolis Colts FS Bob Sanders (ribs) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Sanders is not expected to play during Week 5.

Kansas City Chiefs
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Larry Johnson: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Larry Johnson (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Johnson is expected to play during Week 5.
--WR Eddie Kennison: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Kennison is expected to play during Week 5.
--OT Kyle Turley: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs OT Kyle Turley (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Turley is unlikely to play during Week 5.
Defense
--LB Keyaron Fox: Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Keyaron Fox (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Fox is considered 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 Thursday, Oct. 4. Sapp is considered 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 Thursday, Oct. 4. Patterson is considered out for 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) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Traylor expects to play during Week 5.
--DL Vonnie Holliday: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Vonnie Holliday (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Holliday is expected to be out at least a few weeks due to an ankle injury.
--LB Zach Thomas: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Zach Thomas (concussion) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Thomas has not been cleared to play during Week 5.
--LB Jason Taylor: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Jason Taylor (leg) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Taylor is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Channing Crowder: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Crowder classified himself as a game-time decision for Week 5.
--SS Travares Tillman: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins SS Travares Tillman (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Tillman had arthroscopic surgery on his knee Wednesday, Oct. 3, and is expected to be out at least two weeks.
--SS Donovin Darius: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins SS Donovin Darius (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Offense
--WR David Patten: New Orleans Saints WR David Patten (calf) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He should be able to play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Kendrick Clancy: New Orleans Saints DT Kendrick Clancy (toe) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He should be able to play Week 5.
--LB Scott Fujita: New Orleans Saints LB Scott Fujita (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He should be able to play Week 5.
--SS Jay Bellamy: New Orleans Saints SS Jay Bellamy (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He should be able to play Week 5.
Special Teams
--PK Olindo Mare: New Orleans Saints PK Olindo Mare (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He should be able to play Week 5.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Brandon Jacobs: New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--RB Derrick Ward: New York Giants RB Derrick Ward (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and is expected to play Week 5.
--WR Plaxico Burress: New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He will play Week 5.
--WR Steven Smith: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Steven Smith (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 5.
--OG Chris Snee: New York Giants OG Chris Snee (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Snee should be able to play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Osi Umenyiora: New York Giants DE Osi Umenyiora (knees) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but said he will play Week 5.
--DL Michael Strahan: New York Giants DE Michael Strahan (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and is expected to play Week 5.
--SS Gibril Wilson: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants SS Gibril Wilson (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct 3. He said his injury is no big deal.

New York Jets
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Chad Pennington: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (ankle) practiced on a limited basis Thursday, Oct. 4. Pennington will 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 Thursday, Oct. 4.
--FB Darian Barnes: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FB Darian Barnes (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--WR Jerricho Cotchery: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--TE Joe Kowalewski: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Joe Kowalewski (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--OG Brandon Moore: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets OG Brandon Moore (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
Defense
--DL Dewayne Robertson: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets NT Dewayne Robertson (knee) practiced on a limited basis Thursday, Oct. 4.
--DL David Bowens: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB David Bowens (hand) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--CB David Barrett: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB David Barrett (thigh) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--CB Andre Dyson: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB Andre Dyson (foot) practiced on a limited basis Thursday, Oct. 4.
--FS Eric Smith: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Eric Smith (hamstring) practiced on a limited basis Thursday, Oct. 4.
--FS Erik Coleman: J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Erik Coleman (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Ben Roethlisberger: Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (foot contusion) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--WR Hines Ward: Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee) did not practice for a second consecutive day Thursday, Oct. 4. He intends to try to practice Friday, Oct. 5, after doing some light running Thursday. If his knee responds well Friday, he is expected to play during Week 5. A second MRI showed only a small amount of fluid on his knee. While he wants to play, he said he won't if there is risk of further injury.
Defense
--DL Casey Hampton: Pittsburgh Steelers NT Casey Hampton (hamstring) did not practice for a second consecutive day Thursday, Oct. 4. He is, however, expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Clint Kriewaldt: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Clint Kriewaldt (illness) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--CB Bryant McFadden: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (ankle) remained out of practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He probably will miss the team's Week 5 game.
--SS Troy Polamalu: Pittsburgh Steelers S Troy Polamalu (abdominal strain) did not practice for the second consecutive day Thursday, Oct. 4. He is, however, expected to play during Week 5.

San Diego Chargers
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Antonio Gates: San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (illness) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 5. He went home sick but is expected to play during Week 5.
--OT Marcus McNeill: San Diego Chargers OT Marcus McNeill (knee) practiced Thursday, Oct. 5, and is expected to play during Week 5.
Defense
--DL Jamal Williams: San Diego Chargers DL Jamal Williams (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 5, but is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Matt Wilhelm: San Diego Chargers LB Matt Wilhelm (calf) practiced Thursday, Oct. 5, and is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Marques Harris: San Diego Chargers LB Marques Harris (concussion) practiced Thursday, Oct. 5, and is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Carlos Polk: San Diego Chargers LB Carlos Polk (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 5. He was rested due to soreness and is expected to play during Week 5.
--LB Brandon Siler: San Diego Chargers LB Brandon Siler (thigh) practiced Thursday, Oct. 5, and is expected to play during Week 5.
--CB Antonio Cromartie: San Diego Chargers CB Antonio Cromartie (ribs) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 5, but the team is hopeful he will be available to play during Week 5.

San Francisco 49ers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Alex D. Smith: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Alex D. Smith (shoulder) said he would like to play Sunday, Oct. 21, against New York Giants. The swelling in Smith’s shoulder is going down and the pain is subsiding. He would like to start throwing a tennis ball next week and work his way up to a football. Smith does not believe he will need a cortisone shot when he is able to play, but may need to take some type of pain medication. He said he will not undergo surgery now or after the season.
--WR Jason Hill: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Jason Hill (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--TE Billy Bajema: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Billy Bajema (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--TE Vernon Davis: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 4, and remains 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 Thursday, Oct. 4, and is available to play in Week 5 if needed.

Seattle Seahawks
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Maurice Morris: Seattle Seahawks RB Maurice Morris (hip) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but is likely to play during Week 5.
Defense
--LB Will Herring: Seattle Seahawks LB Will Herring (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4, but should be able to play during Week 5.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Marc Bulger: St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (ribs) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Bulger will not start Week 5.
--WR Dane Looker: St. Louis Rams WR Dane Looker (thigh) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Looker is not expected to play Week 5.
--WR Isaac Bruce: St. Louis Rams WR Isaac Bruce (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Bruce is not expected to play Week 5.
--OG Richie Incognito: St. Louis Rams OG Richie Incognito (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He is expected to start at right guard Week 5.
Defense
--DL James Hall: St. Louis Rams DE James Hall (pectoral) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Hall not expected to play Week 5.
--LB Raonall Smith: St. Louis Rams LB Raonall Smith (knee) has been ruled out for Week 5.
--CB Tye Hill: St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (back, ribs) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Hill is not expected to play Week 5.
--FS Corey Chavous: St. Louis Rams FS Corey Chavous (pectoral) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He is not expected to play Week 5.
Special Teams
--P Donnie Jones: St. Louis Rams P Donnie Jones (thigh) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. He is expected to play Week 5.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Ike Hilliard: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Ike Hilliard (ankle) should be able to play Week 5.
Defense
--DL Greg Spires: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Greg Spires (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Spires should start Week 5.
--CB Phillip Buchanon: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Phillip Buchanon (foot) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Buchanon will likely be a game-time decision for Week 5.

Tennessee Titans
Current Updates
Offense
--RB LenDale White: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White (illness) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 4. White did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 3, due to an illness. He is expected to play during Week 5.
--TE Casey Cramer: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans TE Casey Cramer (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Cramer has not played all season but is expected to be available to play during Week 5. He was not listed on the team's injury report.
Defense
--LB David Thornton: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB David Thornton (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Thornton is considered questionable for Week 5. Head coach Jeff Fisher said he expects Thornton will be able to practice Friday, Oct. 5.
Special Teams
--P Craig Hentrich: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans P Craig Hentrich (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4. Hentrich is considered 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) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--FB Mike Sellers: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins FB Mike Sellers (heel) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--WR Santana Moss: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--WR Brandon Lloyd: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Brandon Lloyd (shin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
Defense
--CB Fred Smoot: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
--FS Sean Taylor: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins FS Sean Taylor (hamstring) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

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