Friday Practice Report
on October 26, 2007 @ 16:01:25 PDT

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Atlanta Falcons
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Byron Leftwich: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons QB Byron Leftwich (ankle) underwent surgery to help stabilize his ankle. Screws were put in ligaments near the ankle. He is expected to miss 3-4 weeks.
--TE Alge Crumpler: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons TE Alge Crumpler (knee, ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, because he was resting. He is expected to practice Thursday, Oct. 25, and will likely play after the teamís bye week.
--OT Todd Weiner: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons OT Todd Weiner (knee) is expected to test his knee and try to run this week. He is not expected to play Week 9.
--OL Renardo Foster: Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports Atlanta Falcons OT Renardo Foster (knee) has been placed on Injured Reserve with a left knee injury and will miss the rest of the season.
Defense
--LB Stephen Nicholas: D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (ankle) started to run Tuesday, Oct. 23, after injuring his ankle Week 5. He may be able to play after the teamís bye week.

Buffalo Bills
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Ryan Neufeld: Buffalo Bills TE Ryan Neufeld (quadriceps) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
--WR Sam Aiken: Buffalo Bills WR Sam Aiken (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
Defense
--DL Chris Kelsay: Buffalo Bills DE Chris Kelsay (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--DL Ryan Denney: Buffalo Bills DE Ryan Denney (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as out for Week 8.
--LB Josh Stamer: Buffalo Bills LB Josh Stamer (calf) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--LB Leon Joe: Buffalo Bills LB Leon Joe (leg) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as out for Week 8.
--CB Ashton Youboty: Buffalo Bills CB Ashton Youboty (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
--FS Jim Leonhard: Buffalo Bills FS Jim Leonhard (calf) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.

Carolina Panthers
Current Updates
Offense
--QB David Carr: Carolina Panthers QB David Carr (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, but is not expected to start Week 8. Carr should be available to play.
--RB DeShaun Foster: Carolina Panthers RB DeShaun Foster (toe) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to start Week 8.
Defense
--LB Dan Morgan: Carolina Panthers LB Dan Morgan (Achilles') did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is not expected to play Week 8.
--LB Adam Seward: Carolina Panthers LB Adam Seward (calf) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is not expected to play Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Nick Goings: The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers RB Nick Goings (concussion) was placed on Injured Reserve Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Chicago Bears
Current Updates
Offense
--OG Ruben Brown: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OG Ruben Brown (shoulder) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--OT Fred Miller: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears OT Fred Miller (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
Defense
--DL Tommie Harris: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Tommie Harris (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--DL Darwin Walker: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DL Darwin Walker (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--LB Jamar Williams: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears LB Jamar Williams (illness) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--CB Nathan Vasher: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, but is unlikely to play Week 8.
--FS Brandon McGowan: Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears FS Brandon McGowan (elbow) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is not expected to play Week 8.

Cincinnati Bengals
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Rudi Johnson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Rudi Johnson (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
--RB Chris Perry: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Chris Perry (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is still on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
--WR Antonio Chatman: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Antonio Chatman (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 26. Chatman should be available to play but is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--WR Chad Johnson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Johnson (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
Defense
--LB Corey Mays: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Corey Mays (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 26. Mays is listed as probable and should be available to play Week 8.
--LB Ahmad Brooks: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Ahmad Brooks (groin) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8.
--LB Caleb Miller: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Caleb Miller (back) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8.
--FS Dexter Jackson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals FS Dexter Jackson (hip) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and should be available to play Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--OT Willie Anderson: Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals OT Willie Anderson (knee) is not participating in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Cleveland Browns
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Jamal Lewis: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (foot) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26. Lewis is listed as questionable and is a game-time decision for Week 8.
--WR Joe Jurevicius: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Joe Jurevicius (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--TE Darnell Dinkins: Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns TE Darnell Dinkins (hand) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26. Dinkins was wearing a new cast on his hand. He is listed as questionable and is a game-time decision for Week 8.
--C LeCharles Bentley: Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the Cleveland Browns will likely wait until the Nov. 6 deadline before determining whether C LeCharles Bentley (knee) will play at all this season. Bentley remains on the league's physically unable to perform list but must resume practicing by Nov. 6 if he is to return to action this season. "I think at this point, it remains to be seen whether he is going to be cleared to practice or not," general manager Phil Savage said. "What I've said all the way through, (is that) we want to maximize the chance for LeCharles to have a successful return. If that means using up every minute, all the way up until the last minute, it might be."
Previous Updates
Defense
--CB Gary Baxter: Jeff Walcoff, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns CB Gary Baxter (knees) was placed on Injured Reserve Tuesday, Oct. 23.

Dallas Cowboys
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Patrick Crayton: Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys WR Patrick Crayton (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 25.
--OT Flozell Adams: Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys OT Flozell Adams (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 25.
Defense
--LB Justin Rogers: Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys LB Justin Rogers (calf) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 25.
--CB Anthony Henry: Rob Phillips, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Anthony Henry (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. Henry said his ankle feels good, and he should be able to play after the teamís bye week.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Terry Glenn: DallasCowboys.com reports Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn (knee) is progressing from his knee injury, but head coach Wade Phillips said the team will not rush him to return. Phillips said Glenn is trying to strengthen his quadriceps before he starts running full speed. Glenn has not placed a timetable for his return, but he appears a few more weeks away.

Denver Broncos
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Travis Henry: The Sports Network reports Denver Broncos RB Travis Henry (ribs) returned to practice Friday, Oct. 26, but is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--WR Javon Walker: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos WR Javon Walker (knee) is out for Week 8.
Defense
--CB Dre' Bly: The Sports Network reports Denver Broncos CB Dre' Bly (shoulder) is listed as probable for Week 8.
--CB Champ Bailey: The Sports Network reports Denver Broncos CB Champ Bailey (quadriceps) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, but is listed as questionable for Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Rod Smith: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos WR Rod Smith (hip) practiced Thursday, Oct. 25. There is a chance the team activates him for Week 8.
--TE Tony Scheffler: Bill Williamson, of The Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos TE Tony Scheffler (leg) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 24. He is considered day-to-day.
Defense
--DL Simeon Rice: Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan said DL Simeon Rice (shoulder) must show in practice this week that his left shoulder is ready before he will be activated for the team's Week 8 game. "Last week, he had a better week than he had the week before, so Iím going to judge him this week, and if he practices at the level I hope he does, heíll probably dress for the game," Shanahan said.

Detroit Lions
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Troy Walters: Detroit Lions WR Troy Walters (thigh) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
Defense
--DL Kalimba Edwards: Detroit Lions DL Kalimba Edwards (knee) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
--CB Fernando Bryant: Detroit Lions CB Fernando Bryant (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--FS Gerald Alexander: Detroit Lions FS Gerald Alexander (thigh) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--FS Idrees Bashir: Detroit Lions FS Idrees Bashir (ribs) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as doubtful for Week 8.

Green Bay Packers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB DeShawn Wynn: Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has named RB DeShawn Wynn (neck) the No. 1 running back on the team, showing support for the running back when asked who the best running back on the roster is. "He's in the No. 1 slot right now," McCarthy said. "He has an opportunity to take it and do something with it. We'll see what he can do."
--RB Vernand Morency: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Vernand Morency (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8 and is expected to play in the game.
--WR Ruvell Martin: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Ruvell Martin (back) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--TE Bubba Franks: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers TE Bubba Franks (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as out for Week 8.
--C Scott Wells: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers C Scott Wells (eye, illness) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--OG Junius Coston: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OG Junius Coston (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--OT Chad Clifton: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers OT Chad Clifton (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is no longer on the injury report.
Defense
--DL Mike Montgomery: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Mike Montgomery (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--DL Justin Harrell: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DT Justin Harrell (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as out for Week 8.
--CB Will Blackmon: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Will Blackmon (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as out for Week 8. The team will probably examine him next week to determine if they should put him on Injured Reserve.
--CB Frank Walker: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Frank Walker (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
--CB Al Harris: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--CB Charles Woodson: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Charles Woodson (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Brandon Jackson: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers RB Brandon Jackson (shin) received more practice time at halfback Tuesday, Oct. 23, because of the absence of RB DeShawn Wynn (neck).
Defense
--DL Cullen Jenkins: Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DE Cullen Jenkins (knee) was limited in practice Tuesday, Oct. 23. He may be able to play Week 8.

Houston Texans
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Ahman Green: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26. It is uncertain whether he will play Week 8.
--WR Andre Johnson: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson (knee) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8.
--WR Harry Williams: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Harry Williams (quadriceps) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, but is unlikely to be active Week 8.
--OG Kasey Studdard: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans OG Kasey Studdard (groin) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8.
Defense
--DL Jeff Zgonina: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans DL Jeff Zgonina (chest) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is likely to play Week 8.
--LB Shawn Barber: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB Shawn Barber (neck) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and should be available to play Week 8.
--LB DeMeco Ryans: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to start Week 8.
Special Teams
--PK Kris Brown: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans PK Kris Brown (foot) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--QB Matt Schaub: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (ankle, hip) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, and he will either start Week 8 or act as QB Sage Rosenfelsí backup.
--QB Sage Rosenfels: Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (ankle, hip) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, and he will either start Week 8 or act as QB Sage Rosenfelsí backup.

Indianapolis Colts
Current Updates
Offense
--WR Marvin Harrison: Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26. His status is uncertain and is a game-time decision for Week 8.
--WR Aaron Moorehead: Indianapolis Colts WR Aaron Moorehead (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--TE Ben Utecht: Indianapolis Colts TE Ben Utecht (concussion) was removed from the participation report Friday, Oct. 26. Utecht should be available to play Week 8.
--TE Bryan Fletcher: Indianapolis Colts TE Bryan Fletcher (leg) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26. His status is unknown for Week 8.
--OL Tony Ugoh: Indianapolis Colts OT Tony Ugoh (shoulder) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is a game-time decision for Week 8.
--OL Charlie Johnson: Indianapolis Colts OT Charlie Johnson could replace OT Tony Ugoh (shoulder) if Ugoh does not play Week 8.
Defense
--LB Freddie Keiaho: Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (concussion) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26. His status is uncertain and he is a game-time decision for Week 8.
--LB Rocky Boiman: Indianapolis Colts LB Rocky Boiman could fill in for LB Tyjuan Hagler if Hagler replaces LB Freddie Keiaho (concussion) in Week 8.
--LB Tyjuan Hagler: Indianapolis Colts LB Tyjuan Hagler could replace LB Freddie Keiaho (concussion) if Keiaho does not play Week 8.
--CB T.J. Rushing: Indianapolis Colts CB T.J. Rushing (hamstring) was removed from the participation report Friday, Oct. 26. Rushing should be available to play Week 8.
--FS Bob Sanders: Indianapolis Colts SS Bob Sanders (ribs) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to start Week 8. He is not on the participation report.
--SS Matt Giordano: Indianapolis Colts SS Matt Giordano (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is a game-time decision but is not expected to play Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Joseph Addai: Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai (back, shoulder) played Week 7, but he split carries with RB Kenton Keith.
--RB Kenton Keith: Updating a previous item, Indianapolis Colts RB Kenton Keith (head) suffered a minor head contusion Week 7 when his helmet came off and he kept playing.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Current Updates
Offense
--QB David Garrard: Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8. Garrard is out at least two weeks but it may be closer to four weeks. He is in a walking boot.
--RB Maurice Jones-Drew: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and may be available to play Week 8.
--TE George Wrighster: Jacksonville Jaguars TE George Wrighster (head) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
Defense
--DL Tony McDaniel: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tony McDaniel (wrist) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and may not be available to play Week 8.
--DL Marcus Stroud: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Marcus Stroud (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--DL Reggie Hayward: Jacksonville Jaguars DL Reggie Hayward (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and may not be available to play Week 8.
--LB Daryl Smith: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Daryl Smith (hip) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--CB Brian Williams: Jacksonville Jaguars CB Brian Williams (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and may not be available to play Week 8.
Previous Updates
Special Teams
--PK Josh Scobee: Jacksonville Jaguars PK Josh Scobee (quadriceps) is expected to be out one to two weeks with a quadriceps injury.

Miami Dolphins
Current Updates
Offense
--TE David Martin: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins TE David Martin (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He will likely not play Week 8.
Defense
--DL Vonnie Holliday: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DT Vonnie Holliday (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is not expected back until after the teamís bye week.
--LB Zach Thomas: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Zach Thomas (neck) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is out for week 8.
--FS Courtney Bryan: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins FS Courtney Bryan (quadriceps) is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--SS Travares Tillman: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins SS Travares Tillman (knee) is not expected to be back until after the teamís bye week.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Ronnie Brown: Jackie Friedman, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports the Miami Dolphins have placed RB Ronnie Brown (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.
Defense
--DL Keith Traylor: Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DT Keith Traylor (ankle, knee, illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. Head coach Cam Cameron said he expects Traylor to be healthy enough to play Week 8.
--DL Chase Page: MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins DL Chase Page (shoulder) underwent surgery Tuesday, Oct. 23, to repair his injured shoulder. He has been placed on Injured Reserve.
--FS Renaldo Hill: Jackie Friedman, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports the Miami Dolphins have placed FS Renaldo Hill (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

Minnesota Vikings
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tarvaris Jackson: Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (groin, finger) said it does not look good for him to play Week 8. He is listed as questionable for the game and is not expected to play. Head coach Brad Childress said Jackson will either start the game or be the No. 3 quarterback.
--RB Naufahu Tahi: Minnesota Vikings RB Naufahu Tahi (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--RB Chester Taylor: Minnesota Vikings RB Chester Taylor (groin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--TE Visanthe Shiancoe: Minnesota Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe (groin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--OG Anthony Herrera: Minnesota Vikings OG Anthony Herrera (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
Defense
--DL Erasmus James: Minnesota Vikings DL Erasmus James (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--LB Vinny Ciurciu: Minnesota Vikings LB Vinny Ciurciu (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
--FS Dwight Smith: Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as out for Week 8.

New England Patriots
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Tom Brady: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--RB Sammy Morris: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots RB Sammy Morris (chest) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
--WR Chad Jackson: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Chad Jackson (knee) may be activated off the Physically Unable to Perform list because the team has a spot open on their 53-man roster.
--TE Benjamin Watson: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
Defense
--DL Richard Seymour: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots DL Richard Seymour (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He has not been activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list yet.
--LB Eric Alexander: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots LB Eric Alexander (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--FS Mel Mitchell: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots FS Mel Mitchell (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--FS Eugene Wilson: Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots FS Eugene Wilson (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Troy Brown: Mike Reiss and Christopher L. Gasper, of The Boston Globe, report New England Patriots WR Troy Brown (knee) said he hopes to be able to play this season. He is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform list and must start practicing by the end of the teamís ninth week if he wants to play this season.

New Orleans Saints
Current Updates
Offense
--C Jeff Faine: New Orleans Saints C Jeff Faine (pectoral) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8.
Defense
--DL Brian Young: New Orleans Saints DL Brian Young (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--C Jonathan Goodwin: New Orleans Saints C Jeff Faine (pectoral) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, and is day-to-day. If Faine is not able to play Week 8, C Jonathan Goodwin would take his place.
Defense
--DL Kendrick Clancy: New Orleans Saints DT Brian Young (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, but he will likely play Week 8. If Young is not able to play in the game, DT Kendrick Clancy would take his place.

New York Giants
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Brandon Jacobs: New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He will play Week 8.
--RB Derrick Ward: New York Giants RB Derrick Ward (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He will not play Week 8.
--WR Steven Smith: New York Giants WR Steven Smith (shoulder, hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. It does not appear he will play Week 8.
--WR Plaxico Burress: New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He will play Week 8.
Defense
--FS James Butler: Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants FS James Butler (ankle, hamstring) is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
Special Teams
--AC Sean Ryan: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Sean Ryan (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB Reuben Droughns: New York Giants RB Reuben Droughns could replace RB Derrick Ward (ankle), who is unlikely to play, during Week 8.

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 Friday, Oct. 26, but is listed as probable for Week 8.
--WR Laveranues Coles: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (calf) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--WR Justin McCareins: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Justin McCareins (calf) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
--TE Jason Pociask: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Jason Pociask (back) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
--TE Chris Baker: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Chris Baker (back) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as questionable for Week 8.
Defense
--DL Dewayne Robertson: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--LB Jonathan Vilma: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB Jonathan Vilma (knee) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8.
--LB Matt Chatham: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets LB Matt Chatham (foot) was not activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, Oct. 26.
--CB Hank Poteat: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB Hank Poteat (chest) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
--FS Eric Smith: J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets FS Eric Smith (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.

Oakland Raiders
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Josh McCown: Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown (toe) is listed as probable and is expected to be the No. 2 quarterback in Week 8.
--OT Cornell Green: Oakland Raiders OT Cornell Green (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable and is expected to start Week 8.
Defense
--DL Gerard Warren: Oakland Raiders DL Gerard Warren (quadriceps) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is out for Week 8.
--CB Chris Carr: Oakland Raiders CB Chris Carr (calf) practiced Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable and is expected to play Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--RB LaMont Jordan: Oakland Raiders RB LaMont Jordan (back) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is expected to play Week 8.
--WR Jerry Porter: Oakland Raiders WR Jerry Porter (shoulder) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is expected to play Week 8.
--C Jeremy Newberry: Oakland Raiders C Jeremy Newberry (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is expected to play Week 8.
Defense
--DL Warren Sapp: Oakland Raiders DT Warren Sapp (ankle) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is expected to play Week 8.
--SS Hiram Eugene: Oakland Raiders SS Hiram Eugene (calf) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is considered probable for Week 8.

Philadelphia Eagles
Current Updates
Offense
--TE Brent Celek: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE Brent Celek (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8, and will play in the game.
--TE L.J. Smith: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (groin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He said he feels better than he has in a while. He expects to play Week 8.
--OT Jon Runyan: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles OT Jon Runyan (tailbone) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8. He has started 166 consecutive games.
--OT William Thomas: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles OT William Thomas (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He said he will play Week 8. He is listed as probable for the game.
Defense
--LB Takeo Spikes: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles LB Takeo Spikes (shoulder) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--CB Lito Sheppard: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles CB Lito Sheppard (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--FS Brian Dawkins: Reuben Frank, of phillyBurbs.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FS Brian Dawkins (neck) still has not been cleared for upper-body weight training since his neck injury and appears to have lost some weight as a result. "That always happens with me," Dawkins said. "I lose weight when I can't lift." However, Dawkins feels the weight loss has made him faster.
--SS Sean Considine: Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles SS Sean Considine (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8. He said he is going to play in the game.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Current Updates
Defense
--DL Aaron Smith: Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as out for Week 8.
--LB Clint Kriewaldt: Pittsburgh Steelers LB Clint Kriewaldt (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--CB Bryant McFadden: Pittsburgh Steelers CB Bryant McFadden (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Hines Ward: Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 24.
--TE Jerame Tuman: Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jerame Tuman (back) is expected to play Week 8, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.
--OT Marvel Smith: Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marvel Smith (back) returned to the teamís practice Thursday, Oct. 25.
Defense
--FS Ryan Clark: Pittsburgh Steelers FS Ryan Clark (spleen) missed the teamís practice Thursday, Oct. 25.

San Diego Chargers
Current Updates
Offense
--FB Andrew Pinnock: San Diego Chargers FB Andrew Pinnock (knee) is expected to play Week 8 against the Houston Texans.
--WR Craig Davis: San Diego Chargers WR Craig Davis (ankle) missed the teamís practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is questionable for Week 8.
Defense
--DL Jamal Williams: San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is questionable for Week 8.
--CB Drayton Florence: San Diego Chargers CB Drayton Florence (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and he will play Week 8 against the Houston Texans.
Previous Updates
Offense
--C Nick Hardwick: San Diego Chargers C Nick Hardwick (foot) will likely miss two to three more weeks with a sprained foot.
--OG Mike Goff: San Diego Chargers OG Mike Goff (thumb) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 24, and he will play Week 8.
Defense
--DL Jacques Cesaire: San Diego Chargers DL Jacques Cesaire (ankle) practiced Thursday, Oct. 25. Cesaire is not listed on the participation report.

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) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He will start Week 8.
--RB Frank Gore: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as questionable for Week 8. Gore and head coach Mike Nolan both said he is expected to play in the game.
--WR Darrell Jackson: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Darrell Jackson (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8 and is not expected to play Week 8.
--OT Jonas Jennings: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OT Jonas Jennings (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8 and will not play in the game.
--OL Damane Duckett: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers practice squad OL Damane Duckett (cramps) had full body cramps Thursday, Oct. 25 due to dehydration and was taken to an area hospital. He was released later in the day and returned to the team Friday, Oct. 26, but did not practice.
Defense
--LB Tully Banta-Cain: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Tully Banta-Cain (ankle) has been removed by the injury report.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Ashley Lelie: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Darrell Jackson (quadriceps) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, and is listed as questionable for Week 8. WR Ashley Lelie would start at split end if Jackson does not play.
--TE Vernon Davis: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis (knee) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is expected to play Week 8.
--OG Adam Snyder: Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers OT Jonas Jennings (ankle) missed the teamís practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, and is listed as questionable for Week 8. OT Adam Snyder would start if Jennings does not play.
Defense
--SS Michael Lewis: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers SS Michael Lewis (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is expected to play Week 8.
--SS Keith Lewis: Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers SS Keith Lewis (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 25. He is considered doubtful for Week 8.

St. Louis Rams
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Marc Bulger: St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (ribs, knee) was taken off the injury report Thursday, Oct. 25. He does still have some soreness in his bruised left knee.
--RB Steven Jackson: St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (groin) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--WR Torry Holt: St. Louis Rams WR Torry Holt (knee) was taken off the injury report Thursday, Oct. 25. He will play Week 8.
--WR Drew Bennett: St. Louis Rams WR Drew Bennett (hamstring) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as probable for Week 8.
--WR Dane Looker: St. Louis Rams WR Dane Looker (thigh) will play Week 8. He will be the holder for field goal and extra point attempts.
--C Brett Romberg: St. Louis Rams C Brett Romberg (ankle) should be able to play after the teamís bye week. He will not play Week 8.
--OT Orlando Pace: Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams OL Orlando Pace (shoulder) plans to play in the 2008 season despite rumors of his pending retirement.
Defense
--LB Quinton Culberson: St. Louis Rams LB Quinton Culberson (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--SS Corey Chavous: St. Louis Rams SS Corey Chavous (pectoral) is listed as probable for Week 8 and will start in the game.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Dante' Hall: St. Louis Rams WR Dante' Hall (ankle) has been ruled out for the teamís Week 8 game.
--C Andy McCollum: St. Louis Rams C Brett Romberg (ankle) has been ruled out for the teamís Week 8 game by head coach Scott Linehan. C Andy McCollum will start in his place.
Defense
--DL Leonard Little: St. Louis Rams DE Leonard Little (toe) will see a foot specialist during the teamís Bye Week during Week 9 and he may need surgery. DE Victor Adeyanju will start at left defensive end.
--DL Victor Adeyanju: St. Louis Rams DE Leonard Little (toe) will see a foot specialist during the teamís Bye Week during Week 9 and he may need surgery. DE Victor Adeyanju will start at left defensive end.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Michael Pittman: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Pittman (ankle) is listed as out for Week 8.
--WR Michael Clayton: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
--TE Alex Smith: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Alex Smith (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as doubtful for Week 8.
Defense
--DL Patrick Chukwurah: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Patrick Chukwurah (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--CB Brian Kelly: Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Brian Kelly (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as questionable for Week 8.
Previous Updates
Offense
--WR Mark Jones: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced they have placed WR Mark Jones (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

Tennessee Titans
Current Updates
Offense
--QB Vince Young: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young (quadriceps) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to start Week 8.
--RB Chris Brown: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans RB Chris Brown (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26. Brown is listed as questionable and is a game-time decision for Week 8.
--WR Chris Davis: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Chris Davis (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.
--WR Brandon Jones: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans WR Brandon Jones (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, but is a game-time decision for Week 8.
Defense
--FS Donnie Nickey: Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans FS Donnie Nickey (ankle) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is expected to play Week 8.

Washington Redskins
Current Updates
Offense
--RB Rock Cartwright: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins RB Rock Cartwright (quadriceps) did not practice Friday, Oct. 26. Cartwright is listed as questionable for Week 8.
--C Casey Rabach: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins C Casey Rabach (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
--OT Stephon Heyer: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins OT Stephon Heyer (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
Defense
--LB Marcus Washington: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Marcus Washington (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
--CB Carlos Rogers: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Carlos Rogers (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
--CB Fred Smoot: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot (hamstring) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
--SS Pierson Prioleau: Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins SS Pierson Prioleau (undisclosed) practiced Friday, Oct. 26, and was not on the participation report.

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