NFL Players in the News

by KFFL Staff on December 17, 2007 @ 06:44:36 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Shaun Hill | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Shaun Hill (finger) started Week 15 and is expected to start Week 16.

QB | Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) played in the team's Week 15 game and finished the game without any problems. He will be able to play Week 16.

QB | Trent Dilfer | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers QB Trent Dilfer (head) is unlikely to return to play the remaining two games of the regular season.

QB | Jason Campbell | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins QB Jason Campbell (knee) is out for Week 16 and is likely out for the season.

QB | Kellen Clemens | New York Jets | Injury News, Depth Chart Tidbit, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets head coach Eric Mangini would not name a starting quarterback for Week 16 while meeting with reporters Monday, Dec. 17. He said QB Kellen Clemens (thigh, ribs) will be evaluated during the week.

QB | Kyle Boller | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick said QB Kyle Boller (concussion) should be able to practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. Billick said Boller is expected to start Week 16.

QB | Tom Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News, Fantasy
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder) started in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Tony Romo | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (thumb) had his right thumb taped up after the team's Week 15 game because he sprained the thumb during the game. He did not have to undergo an MRI on the thumb. The team expects Romo to play Week 16.

QB | Sage Rosenfels | Houston Texans | Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Sage Rosenfels is expected to start Week 16.

QB | Matt Schaub | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub (shoulder) practiced Monday, Dec. 17. Schaub is deciding on whether to have surgery to repair his dislocated left shoulder.

QB | Kurt Warner | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner (elbow) played in the team's Week 15 game and is fine.

QB | Eli Manning | New York Giants | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Giants QB Eli Manning was 18-for-52 for 184 yards with one touchdown during the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb was 23-for-41 for 208 passing yards with one touchdown during Week 15. He had nine carries for a season-high 53 rushing yards during the game.

QB | Jon Kitna | Detroit Lions | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions QB Jon Kitna went 26-for-45 passing for 302 yards, two touchdowns and five interceptions in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Josh McCown | Oakland Raiders | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Oakland Raiders QB Josh McCown went 13-for-24 passing for 94 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning went 22-for-39 passing for 276 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck went 27-for-41 passing for 274 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Matt Moore | Carolina Panthers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers QB Matt Moore went 19-for-27 passing for 208 yards, zero touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Chris Redman | Atlanta Falcons | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Atlanta Falcons QB Chris Redman went 4-for-15 passing for 34 yards, zero touchdowns and two interceptions in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Jeff Garcia | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jeff Garcia went 15-for-25 passing for 105 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | David Garrard | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard went 17-for-33 passing for 197 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees went 26-for-30 passing for 315 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Chad Pennington | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New York Jets QB Kellen Clemens (undisclosed) suffered an undisclosed injury after being driven to the ground by New England Patriots DE Richard Seymour in the first quarter of the team's Week 15 game and did not return. He was replaced by QB Chad Pennington.

QB | Troy Smith | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens QB Kyle Boller (concussion) suffered a mild concussion during the team's Week 15 game. He was replaced by QB Troy Smith during the game.

QB | Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre went 19-for-30 passing for 227 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in the team's Week 15 game. Favre became the all-time leader in passing yards with 61,405 career yards, breaking the record held by former NFL QB Dan Marino.

QB | Brodie Croyle | Kansas City Chiefs | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Kansas City Chiefs QB Brodie Croyle went 25-for-43 passing for 217 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Vince Young | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans QB Vince Young went 16-for-26 passing for 191 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions in the team's Week 15 game.

QB | Carson Palmer | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer was 19-for-31 for 251 yards with one touchdown pass in Week 15. The touchdown pass was his 100th, making him the fifth-fastest passer in NFL history to reach the milestone.


Running Back

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) played Week 15 and is expected to play Week 16.

RB | Kenton Keith | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts RB Kenton Keith (thumb) played in the team's Week 15 game. He is expected to play Week 16.

RB | Larry Johnson | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News, Fantasy
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs RB Larry Johnson (foot) is unlikely to play Week 16.

RB | Willis McGahee | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee (foot) started in the team's Week 15 game. He is expected to play Week 16.

RB | Jesse Chatman | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, , Fantasy
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins RB Jesse Chatman (ankle) was inactive for Week 15 and is uncertain to play Week 16.

RB | LaDainian Tomlinson | San Diego Chargers | Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson has become the second player in NFL history to rush for at least 1,200 yards in each of his first seven seasons. Former NFL RB Eric Dickerson is the other to accomplish the feat.

RB | Michael Turner | San Diego Chargers | Injury News, Fantasy
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers RB Michael Turner (shoulder) may be limited during practice this week. His status for Week 16 will be determined later in the week.

RB | Reggie Bush | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints RB Reggie Bush (knee) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a knee injury. He is expected to return to practice Wednesday, Dec. 19, and may be able to play Week 16.

RB | Brandon Jacobs | New York Giants | Fantasy
The New York Giants receivers dropped 12 passes during the team's Week 15 game. RB Brandon Jacobs had five of the team's drops.

RB | Ron Dayne | Houston Texans | Injury News, Fantasy
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans RB Ron Dayne (ankle) did not practice Monday, Dec. 17, but is likely to start Week 16.

RB | Correll Buckhalter | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles RB Correll Buckhalter (concussion) missed the team's Week 15 game, however the team is hopeful he can return Week 16.

RB | Brian Westbrook | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (knee) played effectively in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Michael Pittman | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News, Fantasy
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said RB Michael Pittman (ankle) is not 100 percent healthy but is getting healthier.

RB | Jerious Norwood | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons RB Jerious Norwood (knee) is likely to play Week 16 after suffering a minor knee injury in Week 15.

RB | Dominic Rhodes | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders RB Dominic Rhodes had seven carries for 41 yards in Week 15. Rhodes could start the team's Week 16 game depending on the status of RB Justin Fargas (knee).

RB | Justin Fargas | Oakland Raiders | Injury News
Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers, reports Oakland Raiders RB Dominic Rhodes had seven carries for 41 yards in Week 15. Rhodes could start the team's Week 16 game depending on the status of RB Justin Fargas (knee).

RB | Clinton Portis | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis had 25 carries for 126 yards with one rushing touchdown during the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Joseph Addai | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai rushed for 44 yards on 15 carries in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Shaun Alexander | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander rushed for 17 yards on seven carries in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Earnest Graham | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Earnest Graham rushed for 79 yards and one touchdown on 22 carries in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Willie Parker | Pittsburgh Steelers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Steelers RB Willie Parker rushed for 100 yards on 14 carries in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Fred Taylor | Jacksonville Jaguars | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor rushed for 147 yards and one touchdown on 25 carries in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Aaron Stecker | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints RB Aaron Stecker rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries as well as six receptions for 46 yards in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Laurence Maroney | New England Patriots | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New England Patriots RB Laurence Maroney rushed for 104 yards and one touchdown on 26 carries in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Steven Jackson | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson rushed for 143 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries in the team's Week 15 game.

RB | Jamal Lewis | Cleveland Browns | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns RB Jamal Lewis rushed for 163 yards on 33 carries in the team's Week 15 game. Lewis surpassed the 1,000-yard mark for the season during the game.


Wide Receiver

WR | Arnaz Battle | San Francisco 49ers | Injury News, Fantasy
Matt Maiocco, of The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers WR Arnaz Battle (ankle) returned to the starting lineup in Week 15 and should be available to play Week 16.

WR | Marvin Harrison | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News, Fantasy
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison (knee) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a knee injury. He is not expected to play Week 16.

WR | James Thrash | Washington Redskins | Injury News, Fantasy
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR James Thrash (ankle) played for the first time in five games in Week 15. Thrash appeared to make it through the game fine.

WR | T.J. Houshmandzadeh | Cincinnati Bengals | Fantasy
Mark Curnutte, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh leads the league with 101 receptions and is fourth in the league with 11 receiving touchdowns.

WR | Brad Smith | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Brad Smith (back) started at wide receiver in the team's Week 15 game. He also ran eight plays as the quarterback during the game. He rushed for 10 yards on three carries, and his only passing attempt was incomplete.

WR | Justin McCareins | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Justin McCareins (thigh) played extensively during the team's Week 15 game.

WR | Koren Robinson | Green Bay Packers | Injury News, Fantasy
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers WR Koren Robinson (knee) played Week 15 and has not missed a game since returning from his suspension.

WR | Laveranues Coles | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Laveranues Coles (ankle) played in only one play in the team's Week 15 game. He aggravated his ankle injury Saturday, Dec. 15, when the table he was receiving treatment on accidentally fell. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

WR | Jerricho Cotchery | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery (finger) started in the team's Week 15 game. He had six receptions for 53 yards in the game.

WR | Marty Booker | Miami Dolphins | Injury News, Fantasy
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Marty Booker (knee) played Week 15 without any limitations. Booker had a career-high eight catches.

WR | Demetrius Williams | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Demetrius Williams (ankle) did not play in the team's Week 15 game. He may miss the rest of the season.

WR | Brandon Jones | Tennessee Titans | Injury News, Transaction
Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans have placed WR Brandon Jones (groin) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

WR | Patrick Crayton | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Patrick Crayton (foot) played in the team's Week 15 game and finished the game without any problems.

WR | Terry Glenn | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News, Fantasy
Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn (knee) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a knee injury. He hopes he will be able to practice with the team Tuesday, Dec. 18. He may be able to play Week 16.

WR | Amani Toomer | New York Giants | Fantasy
New York Giants WR Amani Toomer did not catch a pass in the team's Week 15 game. He did have two drops in the game.

WR | Plaxico Burress | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress (knee, ankle) played in the team's Week 15 game.

WR | Joe Jurevicius | Cleveland Browns | Injury News, Fantasy
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns WR Joe Jurevicius (knee) played in the team's Week 15 game and finished the game without any problems. He is expected to play Week 16.

WR | Larry Fitzgerald | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (groin) played in the team's Week 15 game and will continue to be listed as day-to-day.

WR | Anquan Boldin | Arizona Cardinals | Injury News
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Arizona Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin (toe) played in the team's Week 15 game and will continue to be listed as day-to-day.

WR | Ike Hilliard | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Ike Hilliard (back) played regularly during the team's Week 15 game. He may miss some practice time this week but he should play Week 16.

WR | Bobby Engram | Seattle Seahawks | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks WR Bobby Engram caught nine passes for 84 yards in the team's Week 15 game. He surpassed the 1,000-receving yard mark for the season during the game.

WR | Marques Colston | New Orleans Saints | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports New Orleans Saints WR Marques Colston caught eight passes for 114 yards and one touchdown in the team's Week 15 game.

WR | Isaac Bruce | St. Louis Rams | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams WR Isaac Bruce caught four passes for 72 yards in the team's Week 15 game. Bruce is now fourth on the career yards receiving list with 13,983 yards, surpassing Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison.

WR | Roydell Williams | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans WR Roydell Williams caught four passes for 94 yards and two touchdowns in the team's Week 15 game.

WR | Darrell Jackson | San Francisco 49ers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers WR Darrell Jackson caught a season-high eight passes for 86 receiving yards in Week 15.


Tight End

TE | Chris Baker | New York Jets | Injury News, Fantasy
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets TE Chris Baker (back) started in the team's Week 15 game.

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) has missed the team's last eight games. Franks has practiced in the past two weeks but has not been healthy enough to play. He is uncertain to play Week 16.

TE | Todd Heap | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News, Fantasy
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 15 game. Head coach Brian Billick said Heap will not be placed on Injured Reserve.

TE | Kyle Brady | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots TE Kyle Brady (ankle) left the team's Week 15 game in the first half after injuring his ankle.

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 15 game.

TE | Eric Johnson | New Orleans Saints | Injury News, Fantasy
New Orleans Saints TE Eric Johnson (groin) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a groin injury. He will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 19.

TE | Jeremy Shockey | New York Giants | Injury News, Fantasy
New York Giants TE Jeremy Shockey (fibula) will need to undergo surgery on his broken fibula this week because there is ankle instability. He will miss the rest of the season.

TE | L.J. Smith | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles TE L.J. Smith (knee) missed the team's Week 15 game and will likely not play in Week 16 as well.

TE | Jason Witten | Dallas Cowboys | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten caught eight passes for 113 yards during the team's Week 15 game. He became the first Dallas tight end to break 1,000 yards receiving in a season.


Place Kicker

PK | David Akers | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Philadelphia Eagles PK David Akers successfully converted a 21-yard field goal during the team's Week 15 game to become the franchise's scoring leader with 884 points. Akers also missed a 47-yard field goal during the game, the first time he ever missed a field goal in Texas Stadium. Akers was 12-for-12 in seven career games in the stadium entering Week 15.

PK | Mason Crosby | Green Bay Packers | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers PK Mason Crosby made all four of his field goal attempts during the team's Week 15 game. He also made all three of his extra point attempts during the game.

PK | Rob Bironas | Tennessee Titans | Fantasy
The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans PK Rob Bironas made all four of his field goal attempts as well as both of his extra point attempts in the team's Week 15 game.


Defensive Line

DL | Cornelius Griffin | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Cornelius Griffin (finger) left the team's Week 15 game with an injury and did not return. Griffin is expected to play Week 16.

DL | Phillip Daniels | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins DL Phillip Daniels (knee) played Week 15 and made it through the game fine.

DL | Robert Mathis | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis (knees) did not play in the team's Week 15 game. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

DL | Ryan Pickett | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Ryan Pickett (groin) was injured during the team's Week 15 game but finished the entire game. He is uncertain to play Week 16.

DL | Justin Harrell | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Justin Harrell (thumb) left the team's Week 15 game with a dislocated thumb but did return. Harrell is expected to play Week 16.

DL | Aaron Kampman | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers DL Aaron Kampman (back) played Week 15 and is expected to play Week 16.

DL | Dewayne Robertson | New York Jets | Injury News
J.P. Pelzman, of The Bergen Record, reports New York Jets DL Dewayne Robertson (knee) started in the team's Week 15 game.

DL | Haloti Ngata | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens DT Haloti Ngata (knee) started in the team's Week 15 game. He will be able to start Week 16.

DL | Matt Roth | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Matt Roth (groin) played Week 15 but is likely to sit out practice this week.

DL | Vonnie Holliday | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DL Vonnie Holliday (ankle) played Week 15 but is likely to sit out practice this week.

DL | Albert Haynesworth | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Albert Haynesworth (hamstring) was limited during the team's Week 15 game, but did not suffer ant setbacks during the game. He is expected to be questionable for Week 16.

DL | Luis A. Castillo | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (ankle) did some running Monday, Dec. 17. He hopes to be able to play Week 16.

DL | Jamal Williams | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers DT Jamal Williams (ankle) played briefly in the team's Week 15 game. He will get a lot of rest during the week.

DL | Brian Young | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints DL Brian Young (pneumonia) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because he has pneumonia. He is currently in the hospital. He is not expected to play Week 16.

DL | Orpheus Roye | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns DE Orpheus Roye (knee) played in the team's Week 15 game and finished the game without any problems. He is expected to play Week 16.

DL | Greg Spires | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Injury News
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Greg Spires (calf) did not play Week 15, but he could return to the lineup for Week 16 as a result of the injury suffered by DL Patrick Chukwurah (hamstring) in Week 15.

DL | John Abraham | Atlanta Falcons | Injury News
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DL John Abraham (knee) is having an MRI on his injured left knee. Abraham is unlikely to play Week 16.

DL | Julius Peppers | Carolina Panthers | Injury News, Fantasy
Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Carolina Panthers DE Julius Peppers (knee) suffered a sprained knee in Week 15 and was not able to return, according to head coach John Fox.

DL | Jevon Kearse | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
The Philadelphia Eagles have declared RB Correll Buckhalter, DL Jevon Kearse, QB Kevin Kolb, TE L.J. Smith, DL LaJuan Ramsey, SS Marcus Paschal, OG Scott Young, CB William James inactive for Week 15.

DL | Raheem Brock | Indianapolis Colts | Fantasy
The Indianapolis Colts have declared FS Antoine Bethea, LB Clint Session, WR Craphonso Thorpe, CB Keiwan Ratliff, WR Marvin Harrison, DL Raheem Brock, DL Robert Mathis, OT Ryan Diem inactive for Week 15.


Linebacker

LB | Gary Brackett | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts LB Gary Brackett (hip) played in the team's Week 15 game. He is expected to play Week 16.

LB | Rocky McIntosh | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Rocky McIntosh (knee) was injured during the team's Week 15 game and is out for the season.

LB | Donnie Edwards | Kansas City Chiefs | Injury News
Adam Teicher, of The Kansas City Star, reports Kansas City Chiefs LB Donnie Edwards (hamstring) will likely play Week 16.

LB | Ray Lewis | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick said LB Ray Lewis (finger) should be able to play Week 16 with a splint on his dislocated finger.

LB | Joey Porter | Miami Dolphins | Injury News
Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins LB Joey Porter (shoulder) played Week 15 despite having a shoulder injury.

LB | Mike Vrabel | New England Patriots | Injury News
Shalise Manza Young, of The Providence Journal, reports New England Patriots LB Mike Vrabel (thigh) started in the team's Week 15 game.

LB | Keith Bulluck | Tennessee Titans | Injury News
Jim Wyatt, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans LB Keith Bulluck (knee) injured his left knee during the team's Week 15 game and is scheduled to undergo tests. He will be questionable for Week 16.

LB | Shawne Merriman | San Diego Chargers | Injury News
Mike Sullivan, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shawne Merriman (knee) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a knee injury. He hopes he will be able to play Week 16, but it will depend on how his knee responds to treatment.

LB | Willie McGinest | Cleveland Browns | Injury News
Scott Petrak, of The Medina County Gazette, reports Cleveland Browns LB Willie McGinest (hip) played in the team's Week 15 game and finished the game without any problems. He is expected to play Week 16.

LB | DeMeco Ryans | Houston Texans | Injury News
Megan Manfull, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Texans LB DeMeco Ryans (knee) practiced Monday, Dec. 17, and is expected to start Week 16.

LB | Takeo Spikes | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles LB Takeo Spikes (rotator cuff) will need postseason surgery on his torn rotator cuff, however his status for Week 16 is uncertain as the team will determine this week whether he can play with the injury.

LB | Paris Lenon | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions LB Paris Lenon (eye) was wearing a patch over his right eye following Week 15 after he was poked in the eye during the first quarter. Lenon played through the injury and is expected to play Week 16.


Cornerback

CB | Ike Taylor | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ike Taylor (knee) is expected to play Week 16. His knee injury is considered to be minor.

CB | Al Harris | Green Bay Packers | Injury News
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers CB Al Harris (heel) played Week 15 and appeared to be fine after the game. Harris is expected to play Week 16.

CB | Samari Rolle | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle (shoulder) did not play in the team's Week 15 game. He is not expected to play Week 16.

CB | Terence Newman | Dallas Cowboys | Injury News
Dallas Cowboys CB Terence Newman (foot, knee, toe) played in the team's Week 15 game. He reported no additional soreness Monday, Dec. 17.

CB | Nathan Vasher | Chicago Bears | Injury News
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears CB Nathan Vasher (groin) is expected to see light duty during the team's Week 15 game. Vasher has not played since being injured Sept. 23.

CB | Travis Fisher | Detroit Lions | Injury News
Detroit Lions CB Travis Fisher (hamstring) will be evaluated this week after sustaining a hamstring injury during Week 15. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.


Strong Safety

SS | Troy Polamalu | Pittsburgh Steelers | Injury News
Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (knee) played in the team's Week 15 game and finished the game without any problems. He will be able to play Week 16.

SS | LaRon Landry | Washington Redskins | Injury News
Ryan O'Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins SS LaRon Landry (quadriceps) was injured during the team's Week 15 game.

SS | Gibril Wilson | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants SS Gibril Wilson (knee) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a knee injury. Wilson should increase his workload this week and said he expects to play Week 16. SS Michael Johnson started in his place.


Free Safety

FS | Antoine Bethea | Indianapolis Colts | Injury News
Indianapolis Colts SS Antoine Bethea (knee) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a knee injury. His status for Week 16 is uncertain.

FS | Ed Reed | Baltimore Ravens | Injury News
Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (hip) started in the team's Week 15 game. He will be able to play Week 16.

FS | Josh Bullocks | New Orleans Saints | Injury News
New Orleans Saints FS Josh Bullocks (quadriceps) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a quadriceps injury. He will be re-evaluated Wednesday, Dec. 19.

FS | James Butler | New York Giants | Injury News
New York Giants FS James Butler (hamstring) did not play in the team's Week 15 game because of a hamstring injury. It is not known if he will be able to practice Wednesday, Dec. 19. FS Craig Dahl started in his place.

FS | Brian Dawkins | Philadelphia Eagles | Injury News
Philadelphia Eagles FS Brian Dawkins (back) played effectively in the team's Week 15 game.

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