NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on October 12, 2007 @ 17:39:07 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | David Carr | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Panthers.com reports Carolina Panthers QB David Carr (back) will be a game-time decision to start the team's Week 6 game, according to head coach John Fox.

QB | Trent Green | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins QB Trent Green (concussion) is out for the Week 6 game.

QB | Josh McCown | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown (foot) is out for the team's Week 6 game.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (ribs) is listed as questionable for Week 6. He will be the primary backup to QB Gus Frerotte (ankle) during the game.

QB | Gus Frerotte | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams QB Gus Frerotte (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as probable for week 6 and will start the game.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (groin) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12 Jackson is listed as probable and is expected to start Week 6.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will play Week 6.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will play Week 6.

QB | Byron Leftwich | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons QB Byron Leftwich (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12, because of an injured left ankle. He is questionable for Week 6.

QB | Damon Huard | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Damon Huard (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will start Week 6.

QB | Steve McNair | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Steve McNair (back) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. McNair is not expected to play but is a game-time decision for Week 6.

QB | Alex D. Smith | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Alex D. Smith (shoulder) did not throw the ball Thursday, Oct. 11. He plans the throw sometime during the weekend. Smith is expected to practice Monday, Oct. 15, and wants to make a decision on his status by Wednesday, Oct. 17.

QB | Trent Dilfer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Steve Kroner, of the San Francisco Chronicle, reports a decision will likely be made Wednesday, Oct. 17, on who will start at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers in Week 7. With the team on bye for Week 6, QB Alex D. Smith (shoulder) is preparing himself to be ready to go next week, but may not be healthy enough to start. QB Trent Dilfer would get the nod if Smith cannot play.

QB | Vinny Testaverde | Carolina Panthers | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers QB Vinny Testaverde participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 11. Head coach John Fox wouldn't say whether Testaverde or QB Matt Moore would play if QB David Carr (back) does not play during Week 6.

QB | J.P. Losman | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Mark Gaughan, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild said QB Trent Edwards, QB J.P. Losman (knee) and QB Craig Nall all got the same amount of snaps during practice Wednesday, Oct. 11.


Running Back

RB | Derrick Ward | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants RB Derrick Ward (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 12, and he is expected to play Week 6.

RB | LaMont Jordan | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders RB LaMont Jordan (back) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is not expected to play Week 6 and is doubtful for the game.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (groin) is listed as out for Week 6. He could miss another week or two, but has started to jog and do some light work on the sidelines during practice.

RB | Fred Taylor | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor (groin) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Taylor is listed as questionable. He said he feels he will be ready to play. If he does play he may be limited.

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, Oct. 12.

RB | DeShawn Wynn | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB DeShawn Wynn will likely start Week 6.

RB | Vernand Morency | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Vernand Morency (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will play Week 6, and will likely be the third-down back.

RB | Brandon Jackson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Brandon Jackson (shin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12, but may not play Week 6.

RB | Rudi Johnson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Rudi Johnson (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Johnson is listed as probable. He is expected to start but is a game-time decision.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. Head coach Bill Belichick said Maroney is making progress and he will be a game-time decision.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Lewis is listed as questionable for Week 6.

RB | Tatum Bell | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Mike O'Hara, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions RB Tatum Bell asked to be traded earlier in the week because of his involvement in the offense. Bell's agent, Jeffrey Griffin, spoke with Lions president Matt Millen about a trade but was told the Lions plan is to keep Bell.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (abdomen) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Westbrook is listed as probable. He is expected to play but could be limited during Week 6.

RB | Jason Wright | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
Jeff Walcoff, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports teammates of Cleveland Browns RB Jason Wright are not worried if he has to start for the injured RB Jamal Lewis (foot). "Jason Wright is a very consistent player. When he gets his number called he does a fine job for us. He's an overall back," TE Kellen Winslow said.

RB | Michael Pittman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Charles Gonzalez, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) said he tore some ligaments in his ankle during the team's Week 5 game. His right ankle is currently in a hard cast, but it should come off Monday, Oct. 15. He is expected to be out six to eight weeks, but is targeting Week 11 as the week he will return. "That's what the doctors said, 6 to 8 weeks, but I am a quick healer. I took care of my body before I got hurt so I already know what kind of vitamins to take to heal the ligaments that I damaged and what I need to do to get myself back as fast as I can. So that's what I'm going to do, that's what I plan on doing. If I have to stay here extra and do the extra things I have to do to get back on the football field, that's what I will do," Pittman said.

RB | Kevan Barlow | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers recently worked out free-agent RB Kevan Barlow (Steelers).


Fullback

FB | Mike Sellers | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins FB Mike Sellers (heel) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Sellers is listed as probable and is expected to play during Week 6.

FB | Oliver Hoyte | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys FB Oliver Hoyte (stinger) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct 11. Hoyte was in pads at practice for the first time in two weeks. He has missed the last three games due to injury.


Wide Receiver

WR | Derek Hagan | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Derek Hagan (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 12, but he is not expected to play Week 6.

WR | Steven Smith | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants WR Steven Smith (shoulder) is out for the Week 6 game. He may return to practice next week.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) missed the team's practice Friday, Oct. 12, but he is expected to play Week 6. He is listed as questionable for the game.

WR | Torry Holt | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Torry Holt (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as probable for Week 6 and will start in the game.

WR | Isaac Bruce | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Isaac Bruce (hamstring) is listed as out for Week 6.

WR | Dante' Hall | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
St. Louis Rams WR Dante' Hall (ankle) is listed as out for Week 6. He could miss a few more weeks. WR Marques Hagans will fill in for Hall at wide receiver and as a returner.

WR | Marques Hagans | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
St. Louis Rams WR Dante' Hall (ankle) is listed as out for Week 6. He could miss a few more weeks. WR Marques Hagans will fill in for Hall at wide receiver and as a returner.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Johnson is out and is just starting to run again.

WR | Jacoby Jones | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Jacoby Jones (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Jones should be available to play as the No. 4 wide receiver and on special teams during Week 6.

WR | Greg Jennings | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings (shoulder, hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will play Week 6.

WR | Vincent Jackson | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
San Diego Chargers WR Vincent Jackson (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Jackson is expected to play during Week 6.

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (ankle) will not play Week 6.

WR | Joe Jurevicius | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Joe Jurevicius (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Jurevicius is listed as questionable for Week 6.

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (foot) will not play Week 6. His foot is in a protective boot.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for Week 6.

WR | Justin McCareins | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Justin McCareins (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for Week 6.

WR | Ike Hilliard | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Ike Hilliard (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Hilliard is expected to play during Week 6.

WR | Bernard Berrian | Chicago Bears | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears WR Bernard Berrian (toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Berrian is listed as questionable but is expected to start Week 6.

WR | Derrick Mason | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Derrick Mason (illness) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Mason is expected to play during Week 6.

WR | Eddie Kennison | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will not play Week 6.

WR | Antwaan Randle El | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Randle El is listed as questionable and is a game-time decision for Week 6.

WR | Santana Moss | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (groin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Moss is listed as probable and is expected to play during Week 6.

WR | Bryant Johnson | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Bryant Johnson (quadriceps) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He should be able to play Week 6.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News, Fantasy
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12, and is listed as doubtful for Week 6.

WR | Brandon Jones | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans WR Brandon Jones (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Head coach Jeff Fisher said he is a game-time decision. Jones has not practiced this week.

WR | Antonio Chatman | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit
Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Chatman will be the team's No. 3 receiver Week 6 because of the injury to WR Tab Perry (hip).


Tight End

TE | George Wrighster | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars TE George Wrighster (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Wrighster is listed as probable and may be limited during Week 6.

TE | Bubba Franks | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Bubba Franks (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will play Week 6.

TE | Marcus Pollard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks TE Marcus Pollard (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12, but is listed as questionable for Week 6.

TE | Kellen Winslow | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Kellen Winslow (shoulder) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Winslow is listed as probable for Week 6.

TE | Alge Crumpler | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News, Fantasy
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons TE Alge Crumpler (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as probable for Week 6, and will likely play in the game.

TE | L.J. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News, Fantasy
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (groin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Smith is listed as questionable. He should be available to play but could be limited during Week 6.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Heap is expected to play during Week 6.

TE | Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (knee) is expected to practice Wednesday, Oct. 17, and is expected to play Week 7. He said he is running at near full speed.

TE | Chris Cooley | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
Philip Zaroo, of MLive.com, reports Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley said the Detroit Lions quit in the second half of their Week 5 game. "I think it was a contributing factor in why we won the game," Cooley said. "I mean, Detroit's not practicing in 90-degree heat. We have been. We were pretty used to it. They were dead in the second half. They didn't care. It seemed like they didn't care what happened."


Place Kicker

PK | Lawrence Tynes | New York Giants | Fantasy
Paul Schwartz, of the New York Post, reports New York Giants PK Lawrence Tynes missed three consecutive field goals during practice Thursday, Oct. 11. He missed from 30, 35 and 39 yards. He was able to made two other field goal tries during practice.

PK | Olindo Mare | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints PK Olindo Mare (groin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Mare is listed as probable for Week 6.

PK | Billy Cundiff | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the New Orleans Saints worked out free-agent PK Billy Cundiff (Falcons) this week.

PK | Martin Gramatica | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the New Orleans Saints worked out free-agent PK Martin Gramatica (Cowboys) this week.

PK | Mike Vanderjagt | Free Agent Players | Free Agency News
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the New Orleans Saints worked out free-agent PK Mike Vanderjagt (Cowboys) this week.


Defensive Line

DL | Vonnie Holliday | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Vonnie Holliday (ankle) is out for the Week 6 game.

DL | Osi Umenyiora | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants DE Osi Umenyiora (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 12, and he is expected to play Week 6.

DL | Derrick Burgess | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders DE Derrick Burgess (calf) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is not expected to play Week 6 and is doubtful for the game.

DL | Gerard Warren | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders DT Gerard Warren (thigh) is out for the team's Week 6 game.

DL | James Hall | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams DE James Hall (pectoral) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as probable for Week 6 and is expected to start in the game.

DL | Erasmus James | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings DL Erasmus James (shoulder) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. James is listed as questionable but is expected to play during Week 6.

DL | Reggie Hayward | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Reggie Hayward (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Hayward is listed as questionable and it is uncertain if he will play during Week 6.

DL | Paul Spicer | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Paul Spicer (thigh) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Spicer is listed as probable and is expected to play during Week 6.

DL | Marcus Stroud | Jacksonville Jaguars | Injury News
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcus Stroud (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Stroud is listed as probable and is expected to play during Week 6.

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers DL Jamal Williams (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Williams is expected to play during Week 6.

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks DE Rocky Bernard (groin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12, but is listed as questionable for Week 6.

DL | Shaun Ellis | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DE Shaun Ellis (foot) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for Week 6.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets NT Dewayne Robertson (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for Week 6.

DL | Grady Jackson | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DL Grady Jackson (back) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as probable for Week 6, and will likely play Week 6.

DL | Albert Haynesworth | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Albert Haynesworth (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Haynesworth is expected to play during Week 6.

DL | Rod Coleman | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DT Rod Coleman (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12, because the team wanted him to rest. He is listed as questionable for Week 6, but should be able to play in the game.

DL | Tommie Harris | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Harris is expected to start Week 6.

DL | Darwin Walker | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Darwin Walker (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Walker is listed as doubtful and is not expected to play during Week 6.

DL | Trevor Pryce | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Trevor Pryce (wrist) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Pryce is not expected to play during Week 6.

DL | Travis Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DT Travis Johnson (knee, neck) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 11. He is expected to be able to play Week 6.

DL | Darrion Scott | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings DE Darrion Scott (foot) underwent surgery Thursday, Oct. 11, to repair his broken left foot. He has been placed on Injured Reserve.


Linebacker

LB | Jason Taylor | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Jason Taylor (neck) practiced Friday, Oct. 12, and he is expected to play Week 6.

LB | Channing Crowder | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Channing Crowder (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 12, and he is expected to play Week 6.

LB | Ben Leber | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Leber (ribs) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Leber is listed as questionable but is expected to play during Week 6.

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Ryans is expected to play during Week 6.

LB | Greg Ellis | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys LB Greg Ellis (Achilles') participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is expected to play Week 6.

LB | Adalius Thomas | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots LB Adalius Thomas (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for Week 6.

LB | Dan Morgan | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers LB Dan Morgan (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Morgan is listed as out for Week 6.

LB | Barrett Ruud | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Barrett Ruud (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Ruud is expected to play during Week 6.

LB | Keith Brooking | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Keith Brooking (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for week 6, but should be able to play in the game.

LB | Lance Briggs | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Briggs is listed as questionable but is expected to start Week 6.

LB | Randall Godfrey | Washington Redskins | Depth Chart Tidbit
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Randall Godfrey would likely start for LB Marcus Washington (hamstring) if Washington does not start Week 6.

LB | Marcus Washington | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Marcus Washington (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Washington is listed as doubtful for Week 6.

LB | Caleb Miller | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Caleb Miller (back) is listed as doubtful for Week 6.

LB | Ahmad Brooks | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Ahmad Brooks (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12, and is listed as doubtful for Week 6.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher (back) was held out of practice Friday, Oct. 12. However, Urlacher will start Week 6.

LB | Dhani Jones | Cincinnati Bengals | Depth Chart Tidbit
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Dhani Jones will probably start at middle linebacker Week 6, if LB Ahmad Brooks is unable to play in the game.


Cornerback

CB | Lenny Walls | St. Louis Rams | Transaction
Nick Wagoner, of StLouisRams.com, reports St. Louis Rams CB Lenny Walls has been released from the team.

CB | Tye Hill | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams CB Tye Hill (back, ribs) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as probable for Week 6 and will likely come off the bench during the game.

CB | Charles Woodson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (foot) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will play Week 6.

CB | Al Harris | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (back) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. He will play Week 6.

CB | Anthony Henry | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys CB Anthony Henry (ankle) is listed as out for Week 6.

CB | Asante Samuel | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots CB Asante Samuel (foot) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for Week 6.

CB | Randall Gay | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots CB Randall Gay (thigh) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for Week 6.

CB | Ken Lucas | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers CB Ken Lucas (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Lucas is listed as probable and is expected to play during Week 6.

CB | Brian Kelly | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Brian Kelly (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Kelly is listed as doubtful for Week 6.

CB | Nathan Vasher | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Vasher is listed as doubtful and is not expected to play during Week 6.

CB | Lito Sheppard | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Lito Sheppard (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Sheppard is listed as questionable and may not be available to play during Week 6. He did not practice with the starters all week. Head coach Andy Reid said he could see a limited role if he plays.

CB | Samari Rolle | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (illness) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Rolle is expected to play barring a setback during Week 6.

CB | Fred Smoot | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot (flu) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Smoot is listed as probable and is expected to play during Week 6.

CB | Charles Tillman | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (ankle) missed practice Friday, Oct. 12.

CB | Gary Baxter | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns CB Gary Baxter (knees) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 11.

CB | Jason David | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints CB Jason David (forearm) is likely out at least four weeks with a forearm injury. David will likely be replaced by CB Jason Craft.


Strong Safety

SS | Corey Chavous | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams SS Corey Chavous (pectoral) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as questionable for Week 6 and will probably miss the game.

SS | Brodney Pool | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns SS Brodney Pool (thigh) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Pool is listed as questionable for Week 6.


Free Safety

FS | Dwight Smith | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Smith is listed as probable for Week 6.

FS | Dexter Jackson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FS Dexter Jackson (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Jackson is listed as probable and is expected to play during Week 6.

FS | Erik Coleman | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Erik Coleman (concussion) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He thinks he will be able to play Week 6.

FS | Chris Crocker | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FS Chris Crocker (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12. He is listed as probable for Week 6, and will likely play in 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) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12. Dawkins is listed as out for Week 6. Head coach Andy Reid said it is not a season-ending injury.

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