Tuesday Injury Report
on October 16, 2007 @ 14:39:29 PDT

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Arizona Cardinals
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Kurt Warner: Updating previous reports, Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner (elbow) had an MRI, and the results revealed that Warner has torn ligaments in his left elbow. However, he does not need surgery and is expected to make an attempt to practice this week.

Atlanta Falcons
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Byron Leftwich: ESPNews reports Atlanta Falcons QB Byron Leftwich (ankle) has been demoted to third-string quarterback.
--FB Corey McIntyre: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons FB Corey McIntyre (hamstring) injured his hamstring during Week 6. The severity of the injury is not yet known.

Baltimore Ravens
Current Updates
Offense
--OT Jonathan Ogden: Edward Lee, of the Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens may place OT Jonathan Ogden (foot, toe) on Injured Reserve if he is not able to play after the teamís bye week. ďYou've asked me many times, am I worried about this being it for J.O. in terms of him not coming back this season. And I, watching him work, keep holding off that idea that it looks like he might be ready to go. But if not by then [Week 8], then yeah, it's a very legitimate question," head coach Brian Billick said.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Kevin Everett: ESPN.com reports Buffalo Bills TE Kevin Everett (spine) has been able to walk to some extent as part of his rehabilitation, according to a Buffalo television station. Doctors in Houston, where Everett's rehab has been ongoing since mid-September, are optimistic that once Everett completes his rehab he will regain his ability to walk independently.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB David Carr: Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox declined to say who the starting quarterback would be after the team's Week 7 bye. QB David Carr (back) is expected to be healthy by Week 8. Fox said the coaching staff will continue to evaluate the quarterback situation.
--RB Nick Goings: Carolina Panthers RB Nick Goings (concussion) could return to practice this week or next. Goings has been suffering from a concussion.
--OG Mike Wahle: Carolina Panthers OG Mike Wahle (concussion) suffered a concussion during Week 6. Wahle should be fine after the team's Week 7 bye.
Defense
--LB Dan Morgan: Carolina Panthers LB Dan Morgan (Achilles') has been making progress and could return to practice this week or next.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Tab Perry: The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have placed WR Tab Perry (hip) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.
Defense
--SS Ethan Kilmer: The Cincinnati Bengals have announced they have placed SS Ethan Kilmer (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Defense
--LB Greg Ellis: Calvin Watkins, of The Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Greg Ellis (Achilles') is expected to see his playing time increase as the season continues.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Fred Taylor: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor (groin) played in Week 6. Taylor was limited in the second half. He is expected to play during Week 7.
--TE George Wrighster: Jacksonville Jaguars TE George Wrighster (knee) played in Week 6. Wrighster is expected to be available during Week 7.
--OG Chris Naeole: Jacksonville Jaguars OG Chris Naeole (knee) played in Week 6. Naeole is expected to play during Week 7.
Defense
--DL Reggie Hayward: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Reggie Hayward (hamstring) is expected to be limited in practice this week. Hayward should play during Week 7.
--DL Paul Spicer: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Paul Spicer (thigh) played in Week 6. Spicer had six tackles, one sack and forced a fumble that was returned for a touchdown.

Kansas City Chiefs
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Priest Holmes: Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Priest Holmes (neck) is eligible to return to practice this week. Head coach Herman Edwards, however, does not know at this point when Holmes will see action. "I donít know. Iíd like to see him practice first. Iíll be able to answer that Wednesday after practice or Thursday," Edwards said. Holmes has been on the team's non-football injury list since the start of the season. Under NFL rules, Holmes was ineligible to practice or play until the Chiefs had finished their sixth game.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Defense
--CB Jason David: New Orleans Saints CB Jason David (forearm) is expected to miss at least two more weeks.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Brandon Jacobs: Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (neck, ankle) rushed for 86 yards on 13 carries in the teamís Week 6 game.
--RB Derrick Ward: New York Giants RB Derrick Ward (ankle) aggravated a left ankle injury in the fourth quarter of the teamís Week 6 game but was able to return to the game.
--WR Steven Smith: New York Giants WR Steven Smith (shoulder) expects to do more during practice this week. Smith ran around and caught passes in pads during practice last week.
--WR Plaxico Burress: New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) caught six passes for 97 yards and one touchdown in the teamís Week 6 game.
Defense
--CB Aaron Ross: New York Giants CB Aaron Ross (cramps) left the teamís Week 6 game in the third quarter because he was experiencing cramps and did not return to the game. He is not expected to miss any practice time, but the Giants are concerned because it was the second time he had to leave a game because of cramps.

Oakland Raiders
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Josh McCown: Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown (foot) worked out for the teamís coaching staff Monday, October 15. McCown said his injury is getting to a point where the pain is ďtolerable.Ē

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Santonio Holmes: Pittsburgh Steelers WR Santonio Holmes (hamstring) has recovered from a hamstring injury and will play Week 7 after missing the team's last game.
--WR Hines Ward: Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee) will practice Wednesday, Oct. 17, and appears to be fully recovered from a knee sprain.
--TE Jerame Tuman: Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jerame Tuman (back) will be limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 17, and is questionable for Week 7.
Defense
--DL Casey Hampton: Pittsburgh Steelers DL Casey Hampton (hamstring) will be limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 17.
--CB Bryant McFadden: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (ankle) is doubtful for the team's Week 7 game with a high ankle sprain.
--SS Troy Polamalu: Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did not mention SS Troy Polamalu (rib) in his injury report Tuesday, Oct. 16. Tomlin does not expect Polamalu's injury to be an issue, but he did say, "I've been surprised before."

San Diego Chargers
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Eric Parker: San Diego Chargers WR Eric Parker (toe) received another opinion Monday, Oct. 15, on his injured toe and there is now fear that Parker will continue to be sidelined indefinitely.

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