NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on October 29, 2007 @ 15:54:42 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Josh McCown | Oakland Raiders | Injury News, Fantasy
Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown (foot) was active for the team's Week 8 game and suited up as the No. 2 quarterback.

QB | Damon Huard | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Damon Huard (soreness) was limited in practice Monday, Oct. 29.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (hamstring) should be fine for Week 9 after resting during the bye week.

QB | Tarvaris Jackson | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson (finger) will do some throwing Tuesday, Oct. 30 to see where he is at in his recovery. Head coach Brad Childress said that "if Tarvaris can play he will play."

QB | Kelly Holcomb | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings QB Kelly Holcomb (neck) underwent an MRI and CT scan that showed no fractures, but he does have a whiplash-like injury that will likely sideline him for a couple of weeks.

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) played Week 8 and should be available to play Week 9. He said his shoulder felt better Monday, Oct. 29, and he believes he will continue be able to play with it.

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) participated in practice Monday, Oct. 29. He is expected to start Week 9.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady has thrown 30 touchdown passes so far this season, which is one behind former NFL QB Vito Parilli for the team's single-season touchdown record. His 30 touchdowns are the most ever by a quarterback in his first eight games. He is on pace to throw 60 touchdowns this season.

QB | Marc Bulger | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (thumb) missed part of one series with a bruised thumb on his throwing hand in Week 8 but returned to finish the game.

QB | Sage Rosenfels | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (concussion) is considered day-to-day after suffering a concussion during the team's Week 8 game. He is not expected to start Week 9. QB Sage Rosenfels would start the game if Schaub is not able to play.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (concussion) is considered day-to-day after suffering a concussion during the team's Week 8 game. He is not expected to start Week 9. QB Sage Rosenfels would start the game if Schaub is not able to play.

QB | Vinny Testaverde | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers QB Vinny Testaverde (Achilles') will be evaluated Wednesday, Oct. 31. His status for Week 9 is uncertain. He said he is improving and hopes to be able to play in the game.

QB | David Carr | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Carolina Panthers QB David Carr (back) will be evaluated Wednesday, Oct. 31. His status for Week 9 is uncertain. He said he is improving and hopes to be able to play in the game.

QB | Trent Edwards | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
Buffalo Bills QB Trent Edwards' (hand) x-rays were negative and is considered questionable for Week 9.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets QB Chad Pennington (ankle) was listed as probable and started Week 8. Pennington was ineffective and has lost the starting job to QB Kellen Clemens.

QB | Cleo Lemon | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News, reports Miami Dolphins QB Cleo Lemon completed 17-of-30 passes for 149 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions in the team's Week 8 game.

QB | Kellen Clemens | New York Jets | Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, The Bergen Record reports New York Jets head coach Eric Mangini officially named QB Kellen Clemens the starting quarterback for the team's Week 9 game. He would not comment on if Clemens will be the starter for the foreseeable future.

QB | Jon Kitna | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
Tom Kowalski, of The Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions QB Jon Kitna has one goal, to win the Super Bowl. "I don't play this game for any other reason than to win a Super Bowl. I'm not trying to go to the playoffs, I'm not trying to win 10 games, I'm not trying to do moral victories. I'm trying to win a Super Bowl. If I don't feel like I can win a Super Bowl, I'm out."

QB | Quinn Gray | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB Quinn Gray won his first career start in the NFL. Gray completed 7 of 16 passes (43.8 percent) for 100 yards and one touchdown in his team's 24-23 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 8.

QB | Philip Rivers | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers completed seven of his 11 passes for 130 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 8 game.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees completed 31-of-39 passes for 336 yards, four touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 8 game.

QB | Jeff Garcia | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jeff Garcia completed 19-of 41 passes for 267 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions in the team's Week 8 game. He had a streak of 217 consecutive passes not being intercepted snapped during the game.

QB | J.P. Losman | Buffalo Bills | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills QB J.P. Losman completed 3-of-5 passes for 113 yards and one touchdown in the team's Week 8 game. He replaced QB Trent Edwards (hand), who injured his hand in the third quarter.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning was just 8-for-22 for 59 yards passing Week 8 against the Miami Dolphins. He did run the ball five times for 25 yards, including a 10-yard touchdown run, during the game. It was the first time this season Manning failed to throw a touchdown pass.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young was just 6-for-14 for 42 yards Week 8 against the Oakland Raiders.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning completed 14-of-30 passes for 255 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 8 game. Manning broke the team's career touchdown record with his 288th touchdown pass, passing former NFL QB Johnny Unitas.

QB | Derek Anderson | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns QB Derek Anderson completed 18-of-25 passes for 248 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 8 game.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb was 23-for-36 for 333 yards with one touchdown pass Week 8 against the Minnesota Vikings.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger completed 19-of-26 passes for 230 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in the team's Week 8 game.

QB | Brian Griese | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears QB Brian Griese completed 22-of-40 passes for 208 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions in the team's Week 8 game.

QB | Gus Frerotte | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
NFL.com reports St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger (thumb) suffered a right thumb injury during the team's Week 8 game. He was replaced by QB Gus Frerotte before returning in the fourth quarter.

QB | Brooks Bollinger | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
FOX Sports reports Minnesota Vikings QB Kelly Holcomb (neck) suffered a neck injury during the team's Week 8 game and was questionable to return. QB Brooks Bollinger replaced Holcomb in the game.


Running Back

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (rib) suffered a rib injury during the team's Week 8 game. He will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Oct. 31.

RB | DeShawn Wynn | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
ESPN reports Green Bay Packers RB DeShawn Wynn (neck) will start the team's Week 8 game and earn the majority of the workload.

RB | Chester Taylor | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News, Fantasy
Minnesota Vikings RB Chester Taylor (groin) played in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Maurice Hicks | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Maurice Hicks (ankle) is uncertain to play Week 9.

RB | Kenny Watson | Cincinnati Bengals | Injury News, Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals RB Kenny Watson (concussion) underwent standard testing Monday, Oct. 29, according to head coach Marvin Lewis. Lewis said more would be known Wednesday, Oct. 31, about his status for Week 9.

RB | Frank Gore | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore (ankle) expects to play Week 9 but does not expect to be 100 percent.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (groin, back) played Week 8 after missing four games with a groin injury. However, he left the game in the first quarter, with what is being diagnosed as a bulging disc in his back Monday, Oct. 29. Jackson is expected to receive treatment during the team's Week 9 bye and is considered questionable for Week 10.

RB | Sammy Morris | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots RB Sammy Morris (chest) did not play in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Adimchinobe Echemandu | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Adimchinobe Echemandu (hamstring) could get more opportunities Week 9 if RB Ahman Green (knee) does not play in the game.

RB | Travis Henry | Denver Broncos | Injury News, Fantasy
Michelle Tafoya, of ESPN, reports Denver Broncos RB Travis Henry (ribs) is out for Week 8.

RB | Ahman Green | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ahman Green (knee) hopes he will be able to play Week 9. His knee swelled up prior to the team's Week 8 game, making him miss the game. He may be held out until after the bye week.

RB | Anthony Thomas | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (eye) did not play Week 8 but is considered probable for Week 9.

RB | Mewelde Moore | Minnesota Vikings | Depth Chart Tidbit
Kevin Seifert, of The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings RB Mewelde Moore could return punts Week 9 in relief of WR Bobby Wade (knee).

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Jason La Confora, of The Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (hand) missed a few series with a bruised hand after trying to recover a fumble. Portis returned to play most of the game. The injury is not believed to be serious.

RB | Ron Dayne | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Nick Schenck, of HoustonTexans.com, reports Houston Texans RB Ron Dayne (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during the team's Week 8 game, but he was able to return to the game.

RB | Marshawn Lynch | Buffalo Bills | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch (hip) injured his hip in the second half of the team's Week 8 game but returned to the game. He rushed for 80 yards on 21 carries in the game.

RB | Maurice Jones-Drew | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 48 yards on 10 carries in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Fred Taylor | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor rushed for 68 yards on 24 carries in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Jesse Chatman | Miami Dolphins | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Miami Dolphins RB Jesse Chatman carried the ball 16 times for 79 yards Week 8 against the New York Giants. He also caught three passes for another 21 receiving yards.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs carried the ball 23 times for 131 yards Week 8 against the Miami Dolphins. It was the second consecutive week Jacobs set a career high.

RB | DeShaun Foster | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers RB DeShaun Foster rushed for 62 yards on 19 carries and one touchdown in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai rushed for 100 yards on 23 carries and two touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game. He also caught two passes for nine yards and one touchdown in the game.

RB | LenDale White | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans RB LenDale White carried the ball 25 times for a career-high 133 yards Week 8 against the Oakland Raiders.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis (foot) rushed for 61 yards on 17 carries and zero touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was held to 70 rushing yards on 20 carries Week 8 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook carried the ball 21 times for 46 yards Week 8 against the Minnesota Vikings. He also caught four passes for 46 receiving yards. Westbrook scored on a 1-yard touchdown run and he caught a 6-yard pass for a touchdown.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker rushed for 126 yards on 22 carries and one touchdown in the team's Week 8 game. It is his fifth 100-yard game this season.

RB | Cedric Benson | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears RB Cedric Benson rushed for 50 yards on 13 carries and zero touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Kevin Jones | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones rushed for 105 yards on 23 carries and one touchdown in the team's Week 8 game.

RB | Brian Leonard | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson (back) left the team's Week 8 game with back pain. RB Brian Leonard replaced Jackson in the lineup.


Wide Receiver

WR | Deion Branch | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR Deion Branch (knee) is expected to practice Wednesday, Oct. 31. He should be able to play Week 9.

WR | D.J. Hackett | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News, Fantasy
Seattle Seahawks WR D.J. Hackett (ankle) participated in practice Monday, Oct. 29. He will be able to play Week 9.

WR | Eddie Kennison | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison (hamstring) took part in individual drills Monday, Oct. 29, and his status for Week 9 is uncertain.

WR | Calvin Johnson | Detroit Lions | Injury News, Fantasy
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (back) aggravated his lower back during the team's Week 8 game. Head coach Rod Marinelli said Johnson was sore, but the injury wasn't as bad as when he originally hurt it. He is considered day-to-day.

WR | Terry Glenn | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn (knee) is expected to miss at least two more weeks because he is building up strength in his quadriceps and will then practice. He may be back by Week 12.

WR | Bobby Wade | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings WR Bobby Wade (knee) is unlikely to miss any time after suffering a hpyerextended knee and a bone bruise Week 8.

WR | Darrell Jackson | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Darrell Jackson (quadriceps) did not play Week 8 and is uncertain to play Week 9.

WR | Randy Moss | New England Patriots | Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots WR Randy Moss caught his 11th touchdown pass Week 8, which is one behind former NFL WR Stanley Morgan for team's single-season touchdown reception record.

WR | Dante' Hall | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams WR Dante' Hall (ankle) did not play Week 8 and is considered doubtful for Week 10 after the team's Week 9 bye.

WR | Andre Johnson | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson (knee) may be able to practice this week but will likely not play Week 9. He is not expected to play until after the team's bye week.

WR | Andre' Davis | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans WR Andre' Davis (ribs) is expected to play Week 9 after bruising his ribs during the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Drew Bennett | St. Louis Rams | Injury News, Fantasy
St. Louis Rams WR Drew Bennett (hamstring) played Week 8 and will likely be taken off the injury list.

WR | Matt Jones | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones caught the eventual game winning 8-yard touchdown pass Week 8.

WR | Kevin Curtis | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Justin Kunkel, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Kevin Curtis caught three passes for 76 yards in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (calf) was listed as questionable but started Week 8.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) did not play in the team's Week 8 game but could have if it was a playoff game. He is expected to play Week 9.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Fantasy
Gary Myers, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) caught two passes for 14 yards in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Javon Walker | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos WR Javon Walker (knee) is expected to continue his rehabilitation from minor surgery on his right knee and could return sooner than the six-week window originally estimated by his surgeon. The team hopes Walker will try to return after missing three to four more games.

WR | David Patten | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints WR David Patten caught five passes for 109 yards in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston caught eight passes for 85 yards and three touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Reggie Wayne | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne caught seven passes for 168 yards and one touchdown in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Steve Smith | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith caught two passes for 18 yards and zero touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Joe Jurevicius | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns WR Joe Jurevicius caught five passes for 76 yards and zero touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Torry Holt | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams WR Torry Holt caught six passes for 110 yards and one touchdown in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Braylon Edwards | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns WR Braylon Edwards caught eight passes for 117 yards and two touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Reggie Brown | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown caught eight passes for 105 yards Week 8 against the Minnesota Vikings.

WR | Hines Ward | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward caught eight passes for 88 yards and two touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Shaun McDonald | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Shaun McDonald caught six passes for 64 yards and zero touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

WR | Roy Williams | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Roy Williams caught eight passes for 77 yards and zero touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.


Tight End

TE | Marcus Pollard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks TE Marcus Pollard (knee) hopes to be ready to play Week 10. He underwent arthroscopic surgery last week.

TE | David Martin | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins TE David Martin (groin) did not play in the team's Week 8 game. He should be limited during practice this week.

TE | Visanthe Shiancoe | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings TE Visanthe Shiancoe (groin) played in the team's Week 8 game.

TE | Daniel Wilcox | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Daniel Wilcox (foot) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 29. He may be placed on Injured Reserve this week.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (hamstring) was extremely limited during practice Monday, Oct. 29. He is considered questionable for Week 9.

TE | Benjamin Watson | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Benjamin Watson (ankle) did not play in the team's Week 8 game.

TE | Owen Daniels | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels (ankle) suffered a high ankle sprain during the team's Week 8 game. He is considered day-to-day, and his status for Week 9 is uncertain. He may be held out until after the bye week.

TE | Alge Crumpler | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons TE Alge Crumpler (knee, ankle) did not play Week 7 but is expected to return to practice Wednesday, Oct. 31.

TE | Chris Baker | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Chris Baker (back) was listed as questionable but started Week 8.

TE | Antonio Gates | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates caught three passes for 92 yards and two touchdowns in the team's Week 8 game.

TE | Greg Olsen | Chicago Bears | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears TE Greg Olsen caught six passes for 59 yards and one touchdown in the team's Week 8 game.


Place Kicker

PK | Lawrence Tynes | New York Giants | Fantasy
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said the team will stick with PK Lawrence Tynes, despite the fact he missed a 29-yards field goal Week 8. He did make his two other attempts during the game.

PK | Sebastian Janikowski | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders PK Sebastian Janikowski kicked three field goals during the team's Week 8 game. Janikowski kicked field goals of 50, 43 and 54 yards. Janikowski passed former Raiders PK Chris Bahr for the most field goals in franchise history with his performance. He now has 178 career field goals.


Defensive Line

DL | Rocky Bernard | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks DT Rocky Bernard (groin) should be able to play Week 9.

DL | Darryl Tapp | Seattle Seahawks | Injury News
Seattle Seahawks DL Darryl Tapp (hand) is expected to play Week 9. He underwent surgery on his hand last week.

DL | Keith Traylor | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DT Keith Traylor (ankle, knee) played a limited number of snaps during the team's Week 8 game.

DL | Vonnie Holliday | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Vonnie Holliday (ankle) said he has been cleared to practice after the team's bye week.

DL | Kalimba Edwards | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions DE Kalimba Edwards (knee) was held out of the team's Week 8 game because of a knee injury, but head coach Rod Marinelli said Edwards wanted to play in the game. He remains day-to-day.

DL | Trevor Pryce | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DL Trevor Pryce (wrist) participated in practice Monday, Oct. 29. He is expected to start Week 9.

DL | Richard Seymour | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots DL Richard Seymour (knee) played Week 8.

DL | Leonard Little | St. Louis Rams | Injury News
St. Louis Rams DL Leonard Little (toe) did not play Week 8 and is expected to see a specialist this week about the torn ligament in his left toe.

DL | Simeon Rice | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Michelle Tafoya, of ESPN, reports Denver Broncos DE Simeon Rice (shoulder) will be active for Week 8. He will only be used on passing downs.

DL | Darwin Walker | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears DT Darwin Walker (knee) played sparingly in the team's Week 8 game.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) was listed as questionable but started Week 8.

DL | Greg Spires | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Greg Spires (calf) suffered a calf injury in the team's Week 8 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. His status should be determined later this week.

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers DL Jamal Williams (knee) is expected to return to work this week after being deactivated for Week 8. Williams practiced late last week but did not respond well.

DL | Charles Grant | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports New Orleans Saints DE Charles Grant (ankle) left the team's Week 8 game with an ankle injury.

DL | Shaun Rogers | Detroit Lions | Injury News
NFL.com reports Detroit Lions DT Shaun Rogers (arm) left the team's Week 8 game with an undisclosed right arm injury. Trainers wrapped up his right arm and he returned later in the game.


Linebacker

LB | Sam Williams | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Oakland Raiders LB Sam Williams (stinger) missed the team's Week 8 game. It was the third consecutive game he missed.

LB | Zach Thomas | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Zach Thomas (neck) did not play in the team's Week 8 game. His status for practice this week is unknown.

LB | Vinny Ciurciu | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings LB Vinny Ciurciu (ankle) did some running Monday, Oct. 29, at the team's training facility.

LB | Matt Wilhelm | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers LB Matt Wilhelm (ankle) injured his ankle in Week 8 but is expected to play Week 9.

LB | D'Qwell Jackson | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns head coach Romeo Crennel was vague about the availability of LB D'Qwell Jackson (ankle) for Week 9.

LB | Shaun Phillips | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips (groin) injured his groin in Week 8 and may not be available to play Week 9.

LB | Rocky McIntosh | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Rocky McIntosh (shoulder) is expected to play Week 9.

LB | Marcus Washington | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Marcus Washington (hamstring) played Week 8 after missing two games.

LB | Dan Morgan | Carolina Panthers | Injury News
Carolina Panthers LB Dan Morgan (Achilles') will be evaluated Wednesday, Oct. 31. His status for Week 9 is uncertain.

LB | Leon Joe | Buffalo Bills | Injury News
Buffalo Bills LB Leon Joe (leg) did not play Week 8 and is considered questionable for Week 9.

LB | Freddie Keiaho | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Freddie Keiaho (concussion) did not play in the team's Week 8, His status for Week 9 is uncertain.

LB | Brian Urlacher | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher (back) told FOX Sports Sunday, Oct. 28, that he has been dealing with a back injury all season. "It's a problem that started all the way back in [training] camp. We've done x-rays, bone scans, MRIs, cat scans and this week I flew to Pittsburgh and met with a specialist. He confirmed what the team told me, that they think it's an arthritis type of thing. The thing that's so frustrating is there is no clear-cut solution to give me relief. I just have to deal with the pain," Urlacher told FOX Sports' Jay Glazer. Urlacher revealed that the pain is severe.


Cornerback

CB | Travis Fisher | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions CB Travis Fisher (back, hip) was wearing a wrap on his lower back, and head coach Rod Marinelli said Fisher was bruised in his hip area during the Week 8 game. Fisher is considered day-to-day.

CB | Anthony Henry | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys CB Anthony Henry (ankle) may be used as the team's third cornerback Week 9, with CB Terence Newman playing nickelback at times during the game.

CB | Chris McAlister | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Updating a previous report, Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Chris McAlister (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 29. He is considered questionable for Week 9.

CB | Quentin Jammer | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers CB Quentin Jammer (hamstring) injured his hamstring in Week 8 but should be available to play Week 9.

CB | Walt Harris | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Walt Harris (knee) is uncertain to play Week 9.

CB | Champ Bailey | Denver Broncos | Injury News
Michelle Tafoya, of ESPN, reports Denver Broncos CB Champ Bailey (quadriceps) will play Week 8.

CB | Fred Smoot | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot (hamstring) did not play Week 8 but is expected to play Week 9.

CB | Carlos Rogers | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins CB Carlos Rogers (knee) is out for the season and will require surgery on his knee.

CB | Nathan Vasher | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (groin) did not play in the team's Week 8 game. He may be able to play after the team's bye week.

CB | Hank Poteat | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets CB Hank Poteat (chest) was listed as probable and started his second straight game Week 8.

CB | Marlin Jackson | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts CB Marlin Jackson (neck) is expected to play Week 9.


Free Safety

FS | Idrees Bashir | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions S Idrees Bashir (ribs) missed the team's Week 8 game and his status for Week 9 is uncertain. He is considered day-to-day.

FS | Brian Dawkins | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FS Brian Dawkins (neck) says he plans to play Week 9 if he doesn't suffer any setbacks.

FS | Dwight Smith | Minnesota Vikings | Injury News
Minnesota Vikings S Dwight Smith (hamstring) "ran well" Monday, Oct. 29, according to head coach Brad Childress. Smith could play in the team's Week 9 game.

FS | Eugene Wilson | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots FS Eugene Wilson (ankle) did not play in the team's Week 8 game.

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